15 Real Movie And TV Props You Can Buy

List Rules
Vote up the movie and TV props you'd like for your office/bedroom/man cave/woman cave.

When movies become beloved over time, they go into the ether, becoming some combination of Netflix-server 1's and 0's, millions of DVDs and Blu-rays, reels of celluloid packed in vaults, and human memories, all of which add up to something that transcends physicality. A movie isn't in one place; it's just "out there."

Yet movies were of course made with physical objects, and those objects can lie around for decades after the film has seeped into the cultural consciousness. Thanks to sites like eBay and PropStore, it's easier than ever for people without Hollywood connections to get their hands on a little piece of movie immortality. This stuff isn't free, but sometimes you can acquire something really cool for less than you'd expect. A key term of art to check for is "screen used" - that indicates the prop for sale actually ended up in the final film.

(Note: these are live listings, so some of them might get snapped up. Prices are also subject to change at the discretion of the sellers.)


  • 1
    96 VOTES

    T-1000 Shotgun Wounds From 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day': $2,000

    The chilling scenes of the T-1000 suffering - and recovering from - gunshot wounds that should be lethal were done with a combination of practical effects and CGI. Here are some of the practical bits.

    See the listing here.

    96 votes
  • 2
    78 VOTES

    A Sarcophagus From 'National Treasure': $2,409

    A Sarcophagus From 'National Treasure': $2,409
    Photo: eBay / Buena Vista Pictures

    Treasure-hunt movies like National Treasure (or the Indiana Jones films) require a lot of cool props to lurk in the background and at the edges of frames while the heroes go about their business. Here's one of them.

    78 votes
  • 3
    80 VOTES

    Captain Hook's Globe From 'Peter Pan' (2003): $3,250

    Although this pirate-era globe is a beautiful prop, its practical utility is somewhat limited. Best not use it as reference for a grade-school geography class.

    See the listing here.

    80 votes
  • 4
    70 VOTES

    An Animatronic Head From 'Ghoulies': $2,500

    An Animatronic Head From 'Ghoulies': $2,500
    Photo: eBay / Empire Pictures

    One of the joys of schlocky '80s horror movies is watching all the latex work, animatronics, and other practical tricks, before CGI became the go-to visual effects solution. Truly, they don't make 'em like they used to.

    70 votes
  • 5
    66 VOTES

    A Laser Gun From 'Flash Gordon': $3,100

    A Laser Gun From 'Flash Gordon': $3,100
    Photo: eBay / Universal Pictures

    In 1980's Flash Gordon, the crew of War Rocket Ajax uses these rifles in a vain attempt to repel a force of Vultan's hawkmen.

    66 votes
  • 6
    57 VOTES

    A Stunt Head For Enik From 'Land of the Lost' (2009): $3,000

    Granted, an Enik mask from the original 1970s Land of the Lost TV series would be even cooler, but this is still a very nice piece of Sleestak-tastic craftmanship.

    See the listing here.

    57 votes