Film fans can be some of the most passionate fans in the world. Many cinephiles have their rooms filled and walls covered with posters, models, books, and strange odds and ends. Some of the wealthier movie fanatics are privileged (and slightly crazy) enough to take home pieces of cinema history themselves at great costs.
Robot Mafia has an inforgraph created by Joe MacFarland that details the prices of the 33 most expensive props in history. There are some obvious ones like Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber from Star Wars at $240,000, the Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz at $660,000, and James Bond’s Aston Martin from Godleneye at a whopping $4,408,456.
The most recent prop on the list is a vial of the soldier soldier serum from 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger at $3,959. The oldest item is King Kong himself, or at least what remains of him in the form of the metal armature that was used to give life to the beast, in 1933’s King Kong at $200,000.
Beating out Audrey Hepburn’s $4,551,000 dress from My Fair Lady for the title of most expensive prop in history at a monstrous $4,600,000 is Marilyn Monroe’s iconic white dress from The Seven Year Itch. Check all of them out below.