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14 Reasons Why Movie Makeup Is Amazing

What sorcery is this? They say magicians can never reveal their secrets, but see how the pros make these whimsical transformations reality on Syfy’s new season of Face Off, Tuesdays at 9/8c.

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1. The Joker (Heath Ledger)

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The Dark Knight (2012)

2. Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton)

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Beetlejuice (1988)

3. The Grinch (Jim Carrey)

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How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

4. Darth Maul (Ray Park)

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Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

5. Edward Scissorhands (Johnny Depp)

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Edward Scissorhands (1990)

6. Edna Turnblad (John Travolta)

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Hairspray (2007)

7. Fauno (Doug Jones)

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Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

8. Hook (Dustin Hoffman)

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Hook (1991)

9. Roy L.'Rocky' Dennis (Eric Stoltz)

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Mask (1985)

10. Hellboy (Ron Perlman)

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

11. Mystique (Rebecca Romijn)

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X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

12. Gimli (John Rhys-Davies)

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

13. Abe Sapien (Doug Jones)

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

14. The Penguin (Danny DeVito)

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Batman Returns (1992)

Check out Syfy’s Face Off to see how the pros make this makeup magic happen!

Tuesdays starting August 13th at 9/8c on Syfy.