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10 Actors You Didn't Know Own Famous Movie Props

DiCaprio owns THE Maltese Falcon!

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As much as movies are made iconic by great actors speaking terrific dialogue as directed by talented filmmakers, there's no denying that a well-placed prop can become immediately iconic in of itself, elevating the entire film in the process.

Where would Indiana Jones be without his whip, or the Ghostbusters without their proton packs? Would Citizen Kane land with quite as much impact without that distinctive sled?

A skilled prop-master can either source or create the object that a given scene needs, adding a cherry on top of everything else that goes into it.

And sometimes, these props are awesome enough that they can fetch hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars from buyers, or even end up in the hands of celebrity fans - that is, other actors.

Then there are those performers who love the props in their own movies enough to either flat-out steal them or, more politely, ask permission before shoving them into their car.

Whatever the means, these 10 actors all own some of the most memorable and eye-opening movie props of all time...

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