The Chronicles of Narnia: Price Caspian (Production cost: $225 million)
The creation of the world of Narnia was what contributed the most to this cost.
200 carpenters were employed to construct the set and over 7000 props used.
35 professional full-time prop designers were hired for making the props.
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The Dark Knight Rises (Production cost: $230 million)
Most of the money was spent on designing the action and suspense scenes in the movie.
Directed by Christopher Nolan, it became one of the most expensive movies made in 2012.
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Avatar (Production cost: $237 million)
Ground breaking filming techniques and graphics were extremely costly to do.
Director James Cameron wanted his characters to speak an entirely different language.
A special linguist Paul Frommer was given the job to create this new language.
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Ben Hur (Production cost: $15 million)
Shot in 1959, the producers spent $1 million to build a huge chariot arena.
1000 builders were employed to work over a year to carve out the track, place wooden structures and make grandstands.
White sand was imported from Mexico.
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