16 Obscenely Over the Top Home Theaters

If you love watching movies but hate the unwashed masses—and happen to have giant heaping truckloads of money—designers and interior architects can offer a simple solution: your very own deluxe in-home movie theater. Here are some of the most amazing in the world, inspired by everything from Star Wars and Star Trek, to Paris and Egypt, to well, okay a little more Star Trek.

Warning: these will make you jealous.


This Star Trek: TNG home theater was named the best theme theater installation at CEDIA 2007.

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This impressive batcave home theater was created by Elite Home Theater Seating.

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Image by Elite HTS


Here's a slightly more sophisticated and detailed batcave, which fuses together the elements of Wayne Manor, with the Art Deco styling of Gotham City. Also designed by Elite HTC, it comes complete complete with Batsuits and a badass Batmobile.

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Image by Elite HTS


The Stargate: Atlantis Home Theater has two Sony megachangers that accommodate 800 DVDs, THX speakers, a ten foot diagonal circuit screen, and a motion sensor that opens the custom air pocket doors. If only Stargate were still a thing.

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Designed by Elite HTS this pirate-themed home theater also kicks ass. The pics are renders, but this is very much a real thing currently being constructed in one luxurious Palm Beach, Florida home.

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Image by Elite HTS


The Bridge home theater is another incredible Star Trek-themed home theater. It took the owner two years to build, at a cost of around $15,000.

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The Kipnis Studio Standard (KSS) Ultimate Media Room is a $6 million theater with a big-big-big-screen and multi-multi-multi-channel surround sound.

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Image by Kipnis Studio Standard/Facebook


This Star Wars-themed home theater was built in a mega-fan's home in Hawaii. Life-size R2-D2 and C-3PO droids come included.

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Image by Modern Home Systems


This private home theater by Dillon Works is based on the Nautilus submarine from the Disney movie classic 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

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Image by Dillon Works


Where better to watch bad television than the control deck of the Death Star? This set-up was designed by Doug Chiang, the lead designer on Episodes I and II, and built by Definitive Audio and Dillon Works.

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Image by Dillon Works


The Evergreen Ultimate Theater is another Star Trek-themed media room. The client wanted to combine tasteful and highly detailed Enterprise architecture—including motorized sliding doors and intelligent concert-type lighting—with speakers that can blow the roof off.

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A not-entirely-historically-accurate Egyptian home theater by Elite Custom Audio Video.

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Image by Elite Custom Audio Video/Facebook


The Titanic theater was designed by Casa Cinema, for those nights you just want to sink into oblivion.

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Image by Donny Hackett Design


The Titans theater by Casa Cinema is every football fan's dream (assuming you live in Tennessee).

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Image by Donny Hackett Design


The Revolution theater is a rotating home theater by Casa Cinema. The front row seats can be rotated 180 degrees face to the second row, so that the screening room transforms into a chatting room.

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Image by Donny Hackett Design


A piece of Notre Dame cathedral in your home, the Au Paris theater was designed by Donny Hackett at Casa Cinema.

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Drum Roll Please by by—again—Casa Cinema.

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Top photo: Alpha Lim

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