Asked • 06/21/19

How are water scenes (with flooding) achieved without injuring actors?

Sometimes you see scenes in movies where characters are in a boat below deck, or in some other circumstance where water comes rushing in and knocks them over and they go sliding off camera.How do they do these scenes without drowning the actors/stuntmen? Is it on some set where the water can drain? Are they left to their own devices? It seems like a risky stunt if an actor slips or something they could easily die.

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Kevin M. answered • 04/28/20

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Award-winning filmmaker and USC film school graduate

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