Jack Nicholson’s 'The Shining' ax nets big money at auction

A famous movie prop has sold for big money.

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The ax Jack Nicholson’s character used to terrorize his family in “The Shining” sold at auction in England for more than $200,000, according to the New York Post.

The sale was conducted in London by the Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction.

Prop Store CEO Stephen Lane holds Jack Nicholson's "Jack Torrance" hero axe from the Stanley Kubrick film "The Shining" in Waterloo, London. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)

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The prop from the 1980 Stanley Kubrick horror flick features a three-foot-long wooden handle and a blade that is about one foot long and an inch thick.

Nicholson’s character, Jack Torrance, has a mental breakdown while a caretaker at the Overlook Hotel.

Torrance chases his family around the hotel with the weapon, at one point using the ax to break down a bathroom door where his terrified wife was hiding.

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