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'Monopoly,' 'Action Man' & 'Hungry Hungry Hippos' Movies Get Backing, Are Actually Happening

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 4, 2012 4:54 PM
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While a truly original and interesting movie like Charlie Kaufman's "Frank or Francis" struggles to scrape together the $10 million dollars more it needs to get made, it's a pretty good indication of where we're at these days that movies based on Hasbro games/toys "Monopoly," "Action Man" and "Hungry Hungry Hippos" are happening. Because who among us hasn't been sitting down during the fourth hour of a grueling game of "Monopoly" only to say, "Man, this would make a really great movie!"

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