Why Are Streets Wet in Movies?

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Many movies are filmed with the streets wet to offer more of a visual appeal. Another reason that streets are wet in movies is to give them more depth. Light bounces off the wet streets and keeps them from blending with the dark surroundings.
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Like Nic said, it looks better, from a lighting point of view, but it also has the added benefit of protecting the scene if it DOES rain later. Embed Quote
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On film, black shining asphalt shows more contrast, and is
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The only reason I can think of would be shadows. If there's a thin film of water over the road, it would make it harder for the shadows of the film crew to show up in the footage.
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