Super-sized Rocket and Groot re-created in Lego

Rocket Raccoon and Groot from "Guardians of the Galaxy" look even cooler when made out of hundreds of Lego bricks.

We are Groot. We are Lego. Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Fans of the blockbuster sci-fi movie "Guardians of the Galaxy" already know that Marvel's intergalactic misfits have their own Lego set and a movie trailer made in Lego, but it's even cooler to see fans build super-sized versions of Rocket Raccoon and Groot -- brick by brick.

In this time-lapse video, originally shot at this year's San Diego Conic-Con International and the European movie premiere, eight pro-builders construct Rocket and Groot entirely from Lego pieces. The whole process took 300 hours, but you can see the laborious event in a little over two minutes.

About the author

Crave freelancer Bonnie Burton is the best-selling author of "The Star Wars Craft Book" and host of the Web show "Geek DIY." When she's not writing or vlogging about sci-fi pop culture, robot fighters, and taco-delivery drones, she enjoys acting out Benedict Cumberbatch replicant fantasies with her Admiral Sackbar puppet. E-mail Bonnie.


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