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Have you ever wondered how much your favourite movie props would cost in real life? How much you would have to part with for Darth Vader's mask or the Batmobile?

Here at H&T, we can value anything from 14ct gold rings to Rolex watches, letters from Princess Diana and even props used in the biggest Hollywood blockbusters. We’ve looked at some of the world's most iconic movie props to put a real-life price on fictional products.

How much would your favourite movie props cost in real life?

Hollywood movies are known for their big budget productions, but which of the most iconic movie props reign supreme? From millions to mere pounds this is how much you would need to bring these items into reality.

Coming in at the top of the price range at an eye-watering £7,500,000 ($10,000,000) is the Heart of the Ocean, the treasured piece of jewellery from The Titanic. Harry Winston produced a replica necklace for the 1997 Academy awards, consisting of a 170cts Sapphire surrounded by 103 diamonds. It was valued at the time at £2,900,000 ($4,000,000) but now would have a value above £7,500,000 ($10,000,000).

Second on our list is the famous Batmobile, costing a hefty £3,234,000 ($4,200,000). Featured in the original Batman series with Adam West, this modified 1955 Ford Lincoln Futura is well known for being the vehicle that Batman used regularly in his fight against crime. Now that’s the type of car we’d like to take for a spin.

In third place is Captain America’s Shield. Made from a unique combination of Vibranium, steel alloy and Proto-Adamantium, we’ve valued this at £415,800 ($540,000). Quite an expensive shield if you ask us.

Darth Vader’s helmet and mask, carved out to fit his head perfectly, would set you back £346,500 ($540,000) putting it in fourth place.

The One Ring is one of the most powerful artefacts ever created in Middle-Earth. Lord of the Rings fans would find themselves spending £63,140 ($82,000) if they wanted to get their hands on the real 18-carat-gold precious.

A golden foil ticket from the classic 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is higher than standard entry, as we estimate it to be worth £38,500 ($50,000). The ticket is followed by the pink and orange hoverboard from Back to the Future which would cost £30,800 ($40,000).

For Harry Potter fans, the Golden Snitch could be the ultimate piece of memorabilia. The quidditch ball is made from magical gold and would cost you a neat £5,390 ($7,000) to buy in real life.

Next on the list is a replica of the famous Aladdin’s lamp, which would cost Disney fans an estimated £250 ($335). Rounding off the top ten is the classic £23 ($30) box of chocolates from Forrest Gump.

Golden rings from Sonic the Hedgehog are worth more than £5bn!

Every gamer has a favourite item that they wish they could have in real life, and we’ve looked at how much it would cost you to get these fantasy items.

The most expensive item on the list is one of Sonic the Hedgehog’s golden rings, valued at £5,800,000,000 ($7,700,000,000). At a hefty 256lb per ring, these rewards pack an expensive punch!

In second place is the diamond pickaxe from Minecraft. If made of solid diamond, it would set you back an eye watering £5,000,000,000 (46,700,000,000). The pickaxe weighs an estimated 1,167Kg which equates to 4667.48cts, making it the largest diamond ever mined.

The Master Sword from the Zelda franchise is next, costing fans £1,800 ($2,394). This carbon steel sword is a must-have for any Zelda fan.

Are you a true Animal Crossing fan? If so, we know you’ll want to get your hands on a froggy chair which is fourth on our list. An iconic item among fans, this chair would cost £34($46) in real life.

The Pip-Boy is a well-known item from the Fallout series that is used in a variety of ways. This electronic device manufactured by RobCo is an essential tool for any wandering explorer, and fans could get their hands on one for just £19 ($25).

The brick block from the Mario franchise is one of the more common blocks seen in Nintendo games. We estimate that there are about 18 bricks in a block, making the total cost of one about £14 ($19).

The lawn flamingo has been a classic garden staple since The Sims was first released in the year 2000. If you want one of your own, it will only cost you £8 ($11).

In eighth place is the crowbar, which has been Gordon Freeman’s signature weapon since Half-Life was released for PC in 1998. Any fan of the game can get their hands on one for just £5 ($7), although we don’t condone using it for anything other than DIY.

At the bottom end of our list is the recycled pasteboard box featured in Metal Gear Solid. Appearing in a variety of states since 1987, you can get your hands on this staple item for just 62p (83¢). This is followed by a Mario Kart banana peel which you can find in any given supermarket for just 2p (1¢).

The engagement ring from Miracle on 34th Street is worth a staggering £2.1m

Who wouldn’t want a part of their favourite Christmas film? This is how much these iconic items would cost to get your own slice of Christmas movie magic.

The stunning emerald-cut Cartier ring, seen in the 1994 remake of the classic Christmas film ‘Miracle on 34th Street’, is now worth an estimated £2,100,000 million ($2,800,000). The rock would make anyone look twice, especially with a price tag like that!

Fans of the 1996 Christmas classic, Jingle All The Way, will know all about the trials and tribulations that Arnold Schwarzenegger went through to get his hands on the 13” Turbo-Man action figure for his son. If you’ve got £450 ($599) to spare, it’ll be a lot easier for you than it was for Arnie.

Whilst the 14k gold necklace represents a heartbreaking realisation in Love Actually, demand for replicas still soared after its release. The necklace featured a heart-shaped pendant with a ruby enclosed and would cost you an estimated £440 ($585).

In the 1990 classic Home Alone, we catch a glimpse of baddie Harry’s gold tooth. If you wanted to get yourself a similar one now it would set you back about £210 ($279).

Throughout The Holiday we watch Cameron Diaz typing away on her white Macbook. As this version is now outdated, you could get your hands on the same model of Macbook for just £100 ($133).

The Talkboy was a handheld voice recorder that started as a fictional electronic device. Demand for it following Home Alone grew so much that Tiger Electronics decided to make a real one, and it retails at £90 ($120).

Jim Carrey’s 2000 version of ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ is a family favourite worldwide. We witness a young Grinch trying to shave his face (unsuccessfully) to fit in. We’ve valued the razor at £70 ($93).

2003 favourite Elf is eighth on the list. In one scene we watch Buddy draw the Mona Lisa on an Etch-a-Sketch. If you want to give it a go yourself you can buy one for just £40 ($53).

One of the most affordable props is the bell from the classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”. To buy this exact bell, we’ve estimated it would cost £27 ($35), a lovely Christmas present for yourself or a loved one.

Last on our list is the constantly debated film, Die Hard. Is it a Christmas film? Who knows? But the iconic Zippo lighter can be purchased for £25 ($33).

Wondering the valuation of your own iconic items?

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