Here’s How Much Your Favorite Movie Houses are Worth IRL

updated Jul 16, 2020
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We love movies because they offer us an escape from everyday life. A chance to—even just for a moment—pretend that we’re the ones touring the Italian countryside or living lavishly in a beach house in Malibu. But have you ever wondered what the real price tag would be on your fantasy life?

Here are 12 homes you might recognize from your favorite movies, and right below them, the dollar amount it would actually take to live there.

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Regina George’s Mansion from “Mean Girls”

This 20,000 square foot Canadian palace was listed in 2015 for $14.8 million.

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Samantha Jones’ Malibu Beach House from “Sex and the City”

This 5-bed, 6-bath stunner will cost you $100,000 in rent, monthly.

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Cameron’s Dad’s Mid-Century Treehouse from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

In a suburb of Chicago, this 4-bed, 4-bath home (plus garage), fetched $1.06 million in 2014.

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The South Carolina Vacation Home from “The Big Chill”

This 7,300-foot estate sold in April 2016 for $2.78 million.

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Villa Bramasole from “Under the Tuscan Sun”

The 10-bed, 10.5-bath villa Bramasole in Tuscany is actually called Villa Laura, and will run you anywhere from $2000 per night up to almost $4,000 per night.

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The Banks’ House from “Father of the Bride”

This this 4,397-square-foot California colonial home hit the market in 2016 for $1.98 million.

The Long Island Mansion from “The Money Pit”

They fixed-up this 8-bedroom fixer upper; it went on the market in 2014 for $12.5 million.

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The McCallisters’ Home from “Home Alone”

This 4,000 square foot home in Illinois was sold for $1.585 million in 2012. No word on if it’s still booby trapped.

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The Eatentons’ House in “Steel Magnolias”

This Natchitoches, La., home is now a historic bed & breakfast, sold in 2013 for $544,500. But you can stay there for a night anytime.

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The Tenenbaums’ House in “The Royal Tenenbaums”

This 4-story home in Harlem, N.Y., has a contentious history. According to Curbed, “the ‘sale’ for the 3,920-square-foot home went through in September 2010 for a puzzling $0.

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Samantha Baker’s House in “Sixteen Candles”

Located near Chicago, this six-bedroom brick home was listed in 2016 for $1.499 million.

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Holly Golightly’s Apartment Building in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”

This Upper East Side brownstone was converted into a 4-bed, 5-bath single family home and sold in 2015 for $7.4 million.

Re-edited from a post originally published 7.26.2016 – TW