Fight Club (1999), "Apartment Fire"
Fight Club had a unique story, and an even more unique way of telling it. "Narrator" Edward Norton often flashes back in time to describe an action in meticulous detail. In one scene, which shows the moment an apartment gas leak explodes, the camera zooms impossibly close to the stovetop, swirls around, then launches out again at the moment of the blast -- all in one shot.
To create that detail, director David Fincher, visual-effects supervisor Kevin Haug, and VFX studio BUF employed state-of-the-art photogrammetry techniques that involved taking hundreds of still photographs of the real kitchen scene, and later producing photoreal 3D models of the same objects. That way, BUF could move around the scene anywhere in space to create "frozen moment" views of the kitchen as the narration unfolds. Since the scene is essentially as accurate as the real photography, the transition between live-action and photogrammetry appears seamless to the audience.