The high tech devices and machines in futuristic movies never cease to amaze us. Many of us dream about having those devices. But you’ll be surprised to know that some of those items are already there in our homes. Don’t believe me? Let’s have a look at all the unusual props used in your favorite movies.
1. Jesse uses a high tech device in an episode of Mutant X, but it is actually an eyeshadow compact.
3. Qui Gonn’s commlink in Phantom Menance is a Gillette Women’s Razor.
4. The mask that was used for Halloween (1978) was a William Shatner mask painted white.
5. In Resident Evil(2002), the transmitter that cracks access codes is a glucose meter with an antenna.
6. Jawas in The Mandalorian have Volkswagen fuel injection rails.
7. The specialized locker cutting tool in Alias (2005) is a crème brûlée torch.
8. The first order officer wears a chest thing in The Kyle Ren Snl. It is a pack of gums.
9. In Batman Returns, Batman’s boots are just Air Jordans 6s with foam glued on an extended top.
10. The cryo chamber used in The Expanse (2018) for Mei is a repurposed Thule 624 cargo box.
11. A Krupps Coffee Machine became Mr. Fusion on the Delorean in Back to The Future (1985).
12. The mechanic’s tool in Mandalorian season 1 is a thermometer.
13. Dark Crystal used a die cast tie fighter for this foe’s eye.
14. Taneleer Tivan drinks his martini from an ice cream bowl in the last scene of Guardians of the Galaxy.
15. The high tech device used by the doctor in Stargate Sg-1, Season-2, Episode-22, is a nose and hair trimmer.
16. In Terra Nova (2012), The guns are actually spray painted Nerf guns.
17. Windows 2000 runs in automated trash bin in Firefly.
18. Baby Yoda in the Mandalorian is in a US military marmite can.
19. The detonator used in The Fifth Element (1997) is a school locker padlock.
20. Obi-Wan’s lightsaber’s parts list.
21. Dany’s chalice in Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 4 is a Starbucks coffee cup.
22. The military crew members in Netflix’s Lost in Space (2019) wear foam Airsoft vest.
23. Greef Karga’s buckle is a cheap folding knife.
24. Watchmen’s interrogation chamber’s remote is a Dyson fan controller.
25. Young Anakin’s tool is a silver painted dog toy.
After scrolling through this list, we can’t help but wonder what other high tech devices can we find at home. Good luck to everyone for searching more repurposed props in the movies!