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High-Tech Movie Props That Are Secretly Everyday Objects  

Dean Ritter
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Just because a movie is set in an futuristic world doesn't mean the filmmakers have an unlimited budget, even in beloved properties like Star Trek and Star Wars. Sometimes creative solutions need to be used. That slick-looking retinal scanner could just be a book light that's been painted silver. Here are some examples where household objects doubled as high-tech props.

The Dark Crystal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list High-Tech Movie Props That Are Secretly Everyday Objects
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Mutant X is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list High-Tech Movie Props That Are Secretly Everyday Objects
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Total Recall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list High-Tech Movie Props That Are Secretly Everyday Objects
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Z Nation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list High-Tech Movie Props That Are Secretly Everyday Objects
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