Fast & Furious movies used to train actuaries?

Insurance companies often use films like Fast & Furious series as training for their actuaries to determine loss. They watch every film, keep careful tally of the vehicles damaged and destroyed, and then assign a value. Based on the research of British insurance firm Insure the Gap,

Really? Wasn’t part of my training. Are we adding movies to exams?

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We had “Billion Dollar Bubble.”


Real question is, how many were actual cars and not simply CGI? Or, stand-ins of expensive cars? That article mentions:

The most expensive car destroyed was a W Motors Lykan Hypersport, valued at $3.5 million, which was trashed as the main characters drove the car out the window of one building in Abu Dhabi, and crashed it into a nearby building.

But, was it really one of those cars or a facsimile?

I knew I was made to be an actuary when I’d already seen it

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I think The Blues Brothers is the leading car-destroying movie

Not even close.
Trannsformers had 532 (previously flood-damaged) cars destroyed to Blues Brothers’ 104.
Here is one source, might not be THE source:

This latest movie reminds me to recalculate every so often.