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Six Homes Inspired by Hollywood

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Whether it's a Harry Potter-inspired room under the stairs or an entire ghost town in the backyard, Americans love to incorporate movies into their homes. Not convinced? Perhaps these six homes featuring a tribute to an American films will convince  you. Also, they're for sale. You can buy them, but they are expensive.

 

1) The Wizard of Oz:  Laguna Beach, CA -- $4,699,000. View the entire home here.

Featuring an Emerald City mural in the background and carpet emblazoned with a yellow brick road, this Oz-themed room even has a Tin Man hidden behind the curtain. Trust me. In addition to this home, there's also a home owned by Bert Lahr, who played the Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz, and another home once owned by the family of L. Frank Baum, author of The Wizard of Oz.

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2) Batman: Santa Fe, CA -- $3,795,000. View the entire home here.

This award-winning media room pays tribute to Gotham's hero, a theme that's not uncommon in the home theater world. There are others out there, including this spectacular one by Elite Home Theater Seating and a $2 million one in Greenwich, Connecticut. Batman is kind of a big thing in home decor.

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3) Flintstones: Malibu, CA -- $3,250,000. View the entire Flintstone-themed compound here.

This mountaintop retreat belonged to the late Dick Clark and it's one of the most frequently viewed real estate listings on the internet. The Malibu, California home has been listed on Estately's site for over a year, but has yet to find a buyer. Just imagine yourself eating a bowl of Fruity Pebbles while watching Dino snooze by the fire as the sun sets over the Pacific. Nice, huh? Do you have $3.25 million? No? Let's move on...

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4) Pirates of the Caribbean: Duluth, GA -- $994,950. View the entire home here.

It's not hard to guess who has the most popular pool parties in this neighborhood. However, this pool is in close competition with this awesome home theater reproduction of the Pirates of the Caribbean.
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5) The Dark Knight (Batman #2): Hinsdale, IL -- $2,550,000. View the more Bruce Wayne-like portion of the home.

Look, Batman is a popular theme, but if the owners of this home had received a dollar for every article written about their bat pool they'd be close to reaching the $2,550,000 asking price. Still, the bat pool is awesome and if there's a person out their with a Joker-themed pool they need to come forward and be recognized.

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6) Gone with the Wind:  Newport Beach, CA-- $16,900,000. View the rest of this massive compound here.

The home of philanthropists John and Donna Crean was inspired by the Southern plantation home Tara from the movie Gone with the Wind. This house is massive and loaded with amenities.

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These homes are all impressive, but it's understandable you're disappointed this list doesn't include a cavernous home with a Fraggle Rock theme, a converted tractor trailer in honor of Over The Top, or an underwater castle inspired by The Little Mermaid. And if that's too much to ask we'd at least like to see the house from The Goonies go back on the market.