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7th May '16 1:07:51 AM babyhenchy1
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* In the first two Mad Max films, many actions scenes are sped up massively to make the cars appear to be driving faster.

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* In the first two Mad Max films, ''Film/MadMax'' [[Film/MadMax2TheRoadWarrior films]], many actions scenes are sped up massively to make the cars appear to be driving faster.faster. The fourth movie, ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'', is a nearly non-stop, two-hour long car chase, and over half the movie is either undercranked or overcranked to a degree.
17th Mar '16 12:19:18 AM Statzkeen
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Generally, the frame rate isn't lowered to less than 21 frames per second, as anything beyond this makes the effect too glaring. More extreme undercranking tends to be used for supernatural characters (to emphasise their unnatural speed), or comedic effect (because it's easy to make it look [[RuleOfFunny funny]]). As with overcranking and the ''ChariotsOfFire'' theme, if someone's running, [[StandardSnippet expect to hear]] "[[Series/TheBennyHillShow Yakety Sax]]" either onscreen (if it's a comedy) or in your head (if it's not).

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Generally, the frame rate isn't lowered to less than 21 frames per second, as anything beyond this makes the effect too glaring. More extreme undercranking tends to be used for supernatural characters (to emphasise their unnatural speed), or comedic effect (because it's easy to make it look [[RuleOfFunny funny]]). As with overcranking and the ''ChariotsOfFire'' theme, [[ParodiesOfFire theme]], if someone's running, [[StandardSnippet expect to hear]] "[[Series/TheBennyHillShow Yakety Sax]]" either onscreen (if it's a comedy) or in your head (if it's not).
16th Feb '16 11:15:41 AM BlackRoo1967
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* ''Series/MyFavoriteMartian'' had a few of these moments, too, especially when [[AlienAmongUs Uncle Martin]] and Tim were trying to hide something from the nosy neighbor/air-headed landlady [[Cloudcukoolander Mrs. Brown]], or worse, [[PoliceAreUseless Detective]] [[Jerkass Brennan]].
23rd Jan '16 5:36:17 AM KeithM
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* A CGI equivalent was used in the trailer for a ''Warhammer'' videogame. During a battle, there's a brief glimpse of an elf fighting an ork. While the motion of everything else appears realistic for the size of what's moving, the elf's movements are animated so he is wielding his swords inhumanly fast to show he ''isn't'' human.
10th Dec '15 12:18:22 PM Azreal
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* During the three-way sex scene in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', with the William Tell Overture as a soundtrack.
7th Dec '15 4:59:37 AM IncoG5nito
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* ''Series/MisterRogersNeighborhood'' occasionally featured "[[AlliterativeTitle Funny Fast Film]]", sped-up videos of people doing mundane things.

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* ''Series/MisterRogersNeighborhood'' occasionally featured "[[AlliterativeTitle "[[AddedAlliterativeAppeal Funny Fast Film]]", sped-up videos of people doing mundane things.
7th Dec '15 4:57:00 AM IncoG5nito
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* ''Series/MisterRogersNeighborhood'' occasionally featured "[[AlliterativeTitle Funny Fast Film]]", sped-up videos of people doing mundane things.
10th Sep '15 4:19:45 AM TyrantT100
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* In the first two Mad Max films, many actions scenes are sped up massively to make the cars appear to be driving faster.
25th Aug '15 10:38:25 PM Roxor
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Beyond extreme undercranking, where you are still counting in frames exposed per second, comes "time lapse" shooting, where you are counting in seconds (or hours, or longer) per frame exposed. Popular subjects for time lapse are blooming flowers, the movement of the clouds or stars, building concert stages, and city streets.

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Beyond extreme undercranking, where you are still counting in frames exposed per second, comes "time lapse" "TimeLapse" shooting, where you are counting in seconds (or hours, or longer) per frame exposed. Popular subjects for time lapse are blooming flowers, the movement of the clouds or stars, building concert stages, and city streets.
29th Jul '15 1:54:48 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''PlanetDinosaur'' does it in various scenes, and it's a major reason why the CGI of that show gets trashed so much. But truth be told, it ''is'' a very distracting effect, especially when there's no motion-blur, and the animals you're watching are supposed to be several-ton beasts, yet jerk around like frantic mice.
* ''{{Koyaanisqatsi}}'' was largely based around exploring how this and the {{Overcrank}} could be used in creative ways.

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* ''PlanetDinosaur'' ''Series/PlanetDinosaur'' does it in various scenes, and it's a major reason why the CGI of that show gets trashed so much. But truth be told, it ''is'' a very distracting effect, especially when there's no motion-blur, and the animals you're watching are supposed to be several-ton beasts, yet jerk around like frantic mice.
* ''{{Koyaanisqatsi}}'' ''Film/{{Koyaanisqatsi}}'' was largely based around exploring how this and the {{Overcrank}} could be used in creative ways.
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