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Battleship & 7 Other Board Game Movies (PHOTOS)

Most of these projects have little to do with their inspiration; the board game tie-in is primarily retained in order to reap the benefits of brand recognition. So while James Cameron has a point when he accuses Hollywood of , most of the upcoming board game movies are essentially just standard genre films that are in part just using the title of an established commodity for marketing purposes.

Most of these projects have little to do with their inspiration; the board game tie-in is primarily retained in order to reap the benefits of brand recognition. So while James Cameron has a point when he accuses Hollywood of , most of the upcoming board game movies are essentially just standard genre films that are in part just using the title of an established commodity for marketing purposes.

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    lol. Yes, the difference is that their joke was better. The idea of Nicholas Cage being in Hungry Hungry Hippos is just too good.

    I tried to find the link to a Penny Arcade post Gabe wrote once, where several people reported some comedian / show stole a Penny Arcade joke, but I couldn’t find it. In the post Gabe said something like, “I’m sure they didn’t intend to steal our joke. In the world of comedy people just tend to arrive to the same joke sometimes.”

    During the time when Battleship was coming out, a lot of people were probably making similar jokes. Hungry Hungry Hippos is simply the silliest, well-known board game title. I suspect that this joke exists in several places: conversations, talk shows, etc. And it is likely that in each of those situations the similarity was unintentional, as it was here.

    I predict you will see this exact joke again the next time a board game movie comes out. Provided the generation that played the game isn’t already dead …

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    Most of these projects have little to do with their inspiration; the board game tie-in is primarily retained in order to reap the benefits of brand recognition. So while James Cameron has a point when he accuses Hollywood of , most of the upcoming board game movies are essentially just standard genre films that are in part just using the title of an established commodity for marketing purposes.

    Originally, screenwriters and producers saw Monopoly as the story of a man transported to a candy-colored world filled with rainbow-colored money. Then Scott stepped in and said, “Nope, this is going to be about the financial crisis.” Yes, a family fun board game movie about the sub-prime mortgage meltdown.