Amaze your Friends with these 5 Great Movie Props for your Home
We are quite sure that most of you will have either a favourite movie or a character from a movie, from those romantic comedies to the action packed super hero blockbusters. Movies have been around since 1888 and there is apparently a total of 500,000 to choose from the early day silents to black and whites, animations to colour and even 3D if you prefer.
“The world’s earliest surviving motion-picture film, showing actual consecutive action is called Roundhay Garden Scene. It’s a short film directed by French inventor Louis Le Prince. While it’s just 2.11 seconds long, it is technically a movie – Released in 1888.” Boyslife.org
Icons have been created and words adopted in to our daily vocabulary thanks to movies, don’t say that you have never quoted a line or two from a movie be it “May the force be with you” or ‘Here’s another fine mess you’ve gotten me in to“… Actors and actresses spread across many decades and many personalities, and being instantly recognisable such as Marilyn Monroe, Bruce Willis, Sean Connery, Charlie Chaplin, Julia Roberts and a very, very long list of others behind them.
“Gone with the Wind—first released in 1939—is generally considered to be the most successful film, with Guinness World Records in 2014 estimating its adjusted global gross at $3.4 billion.” Wikipedia.org
For those of us that do carry that burning flame inside us that is our favourite movie, or scene, that character of even that famous line, then in most cases you have a chance to liven up that memory by way of a permanent feature in your home. If you ever have that spare corner area, space on the wall or even if you want to change your duvet cover, then you can bring those memories back to life without having to take the DVD out of the case, again!
We spent some time online to find some perfect movie themed items that you can decorate your home with, most of which are easy to order, fairly priced and will certainly give that WOW factor when you have friends and family visiting.
5 Great Movie Props for your Home:
Han Solo in Carbonite Life-Size Figure – This famous item can be seen in the movie The Empire Strikes Back from 1980. The full size unofficial replica would be a proud addition to the home of any Star Wars fan and in fact is quite easy to obtain. Manufactured from Fibreglass and supplied by Fibre Moulds UK – You can purchase yours today for £300 with free postage and have one manufactured and delivered within a few days.
Ghostbusters Movie Poster -The 1984 blockbuster that keeps movie buffs around the world totally love struck with the theme and characters even today some 30+ years later. From the soundtrack to Slimer, this movie is instantly recognisable and has a popular selection of merchandise available – Here we are going back to basics with the original movie poster which comes ready to hang up on your wall from a company called Digital Pharaoh. Just £60 + £10 postage each is a real bargain!
Life size E.T. figure – “E.T. Phone Home” we all know don’t we? Do not tell me that you did not shed a tear or two during this movie – Who wished that their BMX could suddenly raise up from the pavement and glide up high across that famous moonlight evening… Back to the real world and here we have a Life-Sized Stunt Puppet Foam Replica Figure of E.T. himself (E.T. was male or female or A.N.Other?). $449 will get you this family movie favourite in your home via L.M. Treasures in the U.S.A.
Terminator 3: The Rise of the Machines Pinball Machine – Liberty Games, ‘The Games Room Specialists’, facilitate you finding iconic pinball machines of which many have been dedicated to famous movies. We see many of these pinball machines in man caves or as part of interior design decor – £5329.17 + VAT with free postage will get you this reconditioned pinball based on the Arnold Schwarzenegger blockbuster!
The Shining Rug – “Here’s Johnny” is a famous quote from the movie The Shining the 1980 psychological horror film staring Jack Nicholson. In fact if this movie is one of your favourites then there is a host of items for your home you can obtain that will make your place look that bit more spooky – from rugs to lampshades and duvet sets. Start you search online for changing your home to the isolated hotel that Jack and his family move into by visiting the Threadless website who are selling a duvet set at $120.