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?
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
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.