George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) blew audiences away with over-the-top action scenes, highlighted by some of the most intense vehicular carnage ever committed to the screen. But in a blockbuster landscape dominated by computer-generated special effects, it's easy to overlook Miller's dedication to practical stunt work on the film.

In the above video, courtesy of ESPORTS TV, you can see how Miller and his team filmed Fury Road's spectacular car wrecks in real life, before using CGI to polish them off. The footage is basically four minutes of twisted metal, pole-vaulting stuntmen and women, and a never-ending supply of chaotic pyrotechnics strewn across the vast sands of what would become a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Don't be surprised if this leaves you with the urge to revisit Fury Road all over again.

[h/t io9]

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