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Haven’t you heard? Film props are the hottest new luxury collectibles.

There have always been collectors passionate about owning pieces of their favorite films, but in recent years, the business of buying and selling movie props has become an entirely different ballgame.

It might seem silly to liken film props to the kinds of luxury goods that fetch thousands at auctions. But for the people featured in director Juan Pablo Reinoso’s new documentary Mad Props (in select theaters February 23rd), the prop-collecting life couldn’t be more serious.