The list of movies adapted from a board game begins and ends with 1985's Clue. That movie has its fans, but after watching the first teaser trailer for director Peter Berg's Battleship, which doesn't arrive in theaters until next Memorial Day weekend, we're willing to say the bar for future game-to-film adaptations has been raised. Unlike the Milton Bradley game, the movie has a plot (something about aliens), giant robotic bugs that leap out of the sea and onto the fullback from Friday Night Lights, and Liam Neeson. That's what having a budget reportedly upwards of $200 million can do for a movie.
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