Atari Asteroids : The Movie!

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  1. PeteB macrumors 6502a

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  2. Dagless macrumors Core

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    Heh, I quite liked Race to Witch Mountain (if it's the film I'm thinking of). Good kids film.

    But an Asteroids movie? This should be fun.
     
  3. whooleytoo macrumors 603

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    How utterly devoid of original ideas must the film industry be, that they're bidding to make a move from Asteroids, of all games? (Only a movie version of Pac-Man or Frogger would be more weird..).

    Isn't it bad enough they're re-making every movie, over and over?
     
  4. telecomm macrumors 65816

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    This could be OK, as long as they don't mess with the original story line.
     
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    Why do you need the rights at all? :confused: It's a movie with such a generic base that any story that's created using this base would never occur to anyone that they've taken the idea of a storyless, pointless video game.
     
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    I've already seen too many asteroid based movies. There was the one with Bruce Willis blowing up an asteroid. The one where an asteroid hits New York. The one where TWO asteroids are headed for Earth. And finally to mix it up, the one where a comet has to be stopped before it hits the Earth. Heck even Star Trek got into the asteroid stopping business.:rolleyes: I'm all asteroid out.:p

    I remember the watching a Pac-Man and Frogger cartoons back in the 80's on saturday mornings. They weren't too terribly bad.:D
     
  7. whooleytoo macrumors 603

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    Really? :p

    Plus, the worst thing about an Asteroids movie is you just KNOW the spoof will be out within a year "Haemorrhoids Movie", about a mission to Uranus fighting off Klingons without crashing into the evil Haemorrhoids.. (sorry to drag the tone of a good thread down...)
     
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    It was hard enough trying to imagine how they could make a movie from The Sims, but Asteroids?
     
  9. duncyboy macrumors 6502a

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    Best movie review I've ever seen was:

    "Armageddon. I have to be honest, I was rooting for the comet." :D

    What's next then? Pong The Directors Cut, by David Lynch. (Running time approx 197 mins, may contain scenes of mild peril and strobe effects. Refunds not available)
     
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    Wow, you have a lot of personal experience. I've managed to avoid most astroid movies. I may have missed a few gems, but I'll take my chances. ;)
     
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    Win!
     
  12. erickkoch macrumors 6502a

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    I think it could work. "Doom" was pretty good. :rolleyes:
     
  13. gkarris macrumors 604

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    Sorry, those were Meteors... :eek:

    LOL...
     
  14. Sun Baked macrumors G5

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    I'm having a real problem with Asteroids up here sir, could you send me some help.

    Sorry, I used the last of the Preparation-H for mine last night.
     

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