Good makeup is key to create believable fictional characters. That's why moviegoers at Cinefix decided to pay homage to the best movie makeup artists by putting together this list of the best ten makeup transformations of all time:

Here's the full list:

Mystique from X-Men (2000) Makeup Artist: Gordon Smith

Tootsie (1982) Makeup Artist: Allen Weisinger

The Fly (1986) Makeup Artist: Chris Walas

The Elephant Man (1980) Makeup Artist: Christopher Tucker

Frankenstein (1931) Makeup Artist: Jack Pierce

Planet of the Apes (1968) Makeup Artist: John Chambers

The Godfather (1972) Makeup Artist: Dick Smith

Monster (2003) Makeup Artist: Toni G

21 Jump Street (2012)

Pan's Labyrinth (2006) Makeup Artist: David Martí


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