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Aronofsky's Arc and the 8 Most Massive Set-Pieces of All Time

By Brandon Specktor Jul 26, 2012

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Darren Aronofsky dreams big. This pic he recently tweeted of the arc he's building for his upcoming epic, Noah, came with a personal message: "I dreamt about this since I was 13. And now it's a reality. Genesis 6:14." What drives modern directors to pursue their expansive, expensive creations with the passion of Biblical visionaries? Who knows—maybe they do it just because they can. We decided to look into this crazy, world-building ambition by finding the following 8 colossal movie props and sets, all of which have been described at some point as "the largest ever." Start craning your necks…now.
Tags: movies, slideshows, darren aronofsky, movie sets

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Brandon Specktor

For 22 years, Brandon was a fat kid living in Tucson, AZ, which gave him lots and lots of time to write. He now works at a magazine in New York City, but still loves writing almost as much as he loves muffins.

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