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"Rampage" 1980's Video Game to Become a Movie

Posted: November 18th, 2011 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
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New Line Cinema is developing a big screen adaptation of the classic 1980s "Rampage" video game that features apes and monsters destroying cities.

John Richard (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Horrible Bosses) is producing the new movie and is now meeting with writers to develop a story. The concept of the game revolves around a trio of mild-mannered humans who are mutated into a giant Godzilla-like lizard, a werewolf and a gorilla, and fight the military while destroying buildings. Players controlled the monsters and moved up levels when a city was destroyed.

The game was acquired by Warner Bros from Midway Games back in 2009 for $33 million. The goal is to use the game's title and visuals to develop a big-budget movie.

Source: THR


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trailertrash writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 7:59:20 AM

Like the idea of Del Toro's Pacific Rim more, Don't even rember the game
trailertrash writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 8:03:07 AM

#Remember
pornfly writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 8:03:27 AM

Got this game on a compilation cd. STOP bitin off Pacific Rim,talk about scrapin the bottom of the barrel, Pitfall movie coming soon
boogiel writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 8:09:13 AM

I'm really fed-up with this old video game to movie idea. Apparently no one in Hollywood is thinking straight anymore.
Kurskij writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 8:21:29 AM

This was acuqired for $33mil.?

Good deal, guys.

Very smart considering you could've acuqired 10 screenplays from the best writers out there.
-Chewy- writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 8:40:44 AM

Good arcade game. Will be a sh*tty movie.

That is all.
BadChadB33 writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 10:13:55 AM

I remember this game lol
Tanman32123 writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 11:11:21 AM

LOL @ Pornfly Pitfall movie coming soon, if they ever f*cking do that... so stupid..
Frank_Castle writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 11:32:01 AM

they should make a movie based on Streets of Rage, Double Dragon, and those other badass ShootEmUp VG based movies instead.
Assclown writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 11:50:47 AM

@ Frank_Castle they already did a Double Dragon movie it was horrible. But if done right Rampage could make a good movie. Then again done right anything could be good. And people how do we know Hollywood didn't get the idea 4 Pacific Rim from Rampage
zyban03 writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 12:05:23 PM

Double Dragon could have been one of the worst movies of all time. Worse than Street Fighter, the chairman from Iron Chef America was in it.
President Baltar writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 1:03:29 PM

So all these (famous!) producers are embracing the idea of board/arcade games to movie, before they even know whether it's economically viable?
I bet they're going to be one long series of flops, and further bring this economy to hell.
Farradin writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 1:29:16 PM

They've already made this film, it's called destroy all monsters.

Godzilla, King Gidorah, Rodan, Mothra, Gamera... this sh*t just got real!
BadChadB33 writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 3:21:58 PM

Will Lohvag's clit monster be a special guest?
mustardayonnaise writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 4:15:06 PM

i can't believe they paid $33 million for the rights to this game. that makes no goddamn sense. i call bull$hit
Gates writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 5:00:34 PM

I'm wearing the worst pants to have an erection in. f*ck!
Johnnyb writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 7:39:40 PM

I think Warner is a little late to develop this.....
Bluegirl285 writes:
on November 18th, 2011 at 9:07:07 PM

Oh man, this was my favorite video game.
Kill-the-director writes:
on November 19th, 2011 at 1:57:29 PM

great game. Can't see it being a great movie
japaninmotion writes:
on November 19th, 2011 at 4:58:17 PM

what a coin eater this was. it never ended. i liked to eat me freinds when they changed back to human

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