Resident EvilWhen the first trailer for 'Resident Evil: Afterlife' hit, it downplayed the swords, zombies, and Ali Larter-in-the-rain aspects of the film in favor of a technical detail that rarely gets its props: the Fusion Camera System, which makes this the first post-'Avatar' film to have utilized Cameron's invention.

It surely won't be the last, of course -- any time a technological breakthrough is partly responsible for a film grossing almost three billion dollars worldwide, we'll be seeing a lot of it. We took a look at some of the movies that spawned innovations we've since come to take for granted.
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