Top 5 Expensive and Iconic Cars from Movies & TV
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Movies are a part of nearly every person’s life. If you have never seen a movie, you are most certainly in the minority, and it’s a safe bet to assume that you have seen at least one big screen flick. In some movies, cars are just as big of a part of the film as the actors who drive them. To celebrate the history of vehicles in major motion pictures, we thought we would bring you a list of the most iconic cars ever to appear on the big screen. Oh, and one more thing they have in common – they are all worth a lot of money. Check out just how much below.
5 Most Iconic Cars to Appear in Movies, and How Much They are Worth
1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder
This beauty appeared in the iconic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and played a central role in the John Hughes film. In 2008, the same car from the movie went for $10,894,900 at auction.
Stylist George Barris designed the original bat mobile using a blueprint of Ford’s Lincoln Futura. The car sold at a Barrett-Jackson auction in 2013 for $4.6 million
Aston Martin DB5
Used in the 1964 film, Goldfinger, is easily one of the most iconic cars from the James Bond franchise. One of the cars used in the film sold at auction for $4.6 million.
1969 Shelby Mustang GT500
Known as Eleanor in the film Gone in 60 Seconds, this iconic American classic sold for $1 million at an Indianapolis auction back in 2013
Chitty Chitty Car
From the 1968 film, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, this was a custom built car made specially for the movie. While the car was only a prop, it could still be driven around and managed to sell for $805,000