So this is either a stroke of brilliance or a case of someone with too much time on their hands.

There are obviously a lot of elements that go into the production of a movie and particularly into creating a given mood. From writing, editing, acting to directing and even the sound, these are some of the most important parts of film creation.

However, a crucial part of movie creation that is underappreciated and often goes unnoticed is the essence of using the right color. Apart from highlighting characters and their actions, color is important in creating the mood and manipulating the way the viewer feels about the movie.


In following the footsteps of hashtag #ExplainAFilmPlotBadly, Twitter user @CinemaPalettes has revealed the inner workings of the world’s most popular and iconic movie scenes in terms of the combination of colors used in creating those scenes.

With over 250-plus movies already analyzed by the account, this is a completely new perspective in what it takes to come up with the colors of various scenes in every single film. Browsing through this cool collection will give you an interesting and simplified look at diverse themes that a movie’s color palettes create.