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10 Insane Things You Won’t Believe Movies Spent Money On

Deadpool spent a LOT of money on that Golden Girls gag...

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The cost of a movie is, on the surface, pretty cut and dry. You've got money spent on sets, travel, the actual filming, actors, editing and behind the scenes things like music, costumes, food and so on. All of this is needed to see a film out to completion, but every now and again a movie, its studio or even its stars can decide to spend a ridiculous sum adding completely pointless or inconsequential things.

The following list is dedicated to such weird uses of movie budgets. Many make zero sense whatsoever, others seem to make sense on paper but ultimately add nothing to the film and seemed unnecessary in hindsight.

Of course, you have to respect the amount of work that goes into making a film, but with the following movies, you can't help but think that the cast and crew were just making things difficult for themselves.

Whether a stupid prop, an insane marketing campaign, an extravagant world premiere or just a T-shirt, here are 10 totally bonkers things movies actually wasted money on.

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