How Much Would Darth Vader’s Suit Cost?

Lizzie Robinson
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The breathing mechanism for the Darth Vader suit alone cost $45,000 dollars to make in real life.

It’s difficult to forget the character of Darth Vader, even if you’ve never seen the Star Wars movies.

He’s scary, cool and memorable, mainly due to his unique outfit.

He first appeared in the original 1977 Star Wars movie “A New Hope“, but his iconic suit has been a favorite for generations.

While we often see cheap knock-off Darth Vader outfits worn at costume parties by both adults and children, the real outfit would be much more difficult (and way more expensive!) to get your hands on.

To make this suit in real life, it would cost a staggering $18.3 million, but which parts were the most expensive?

This fun infographic will definitely please any Star Wars fans as well as just about anybody who’s interested in finding out the sheer cost of this iconic and unforgettable suit.

How Much Darth Vader’s Suit Would Cost Infographic

How Much Would Darth Vader's Suit Cost Infographic

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Lizzie Robinson
Lizzie Robinson

Lizzie Robinson was born in England and has been a freelance writer since 2011. She is currently studying English Literature at university and enjoys sailing, reading & playing the piano in her free time.

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