Did Battleship use real veterans?
It’s a blockbuster in the Simpson/Bruckheimer tradition. In addition to casting actual wounded veteran Greg Gadson as one of its heroes, the movie features vets who fought on a real battleship — the USS Missouri, also in the film — during World War II.
What is the most famous US battleship?
The USS Missouri
The USS Missouri has been described as the most famous battleship ever built. Nicknamed “Mighty Mo,” the Missouri was an Iowa-class battleship that saw combat in World War II, the Korean War and the Gulf War.
How much money was spent on the battleship movie?
Universal Pictures sunk $220 million (not including its massive advertising budget) into the new Peter Berg Battleship movie, which was torpedoed at the North American box office with a meager $9.5 million opening day and a $25.4 million opening weekend.
Why was battleship a flop at the box office?
But at least Disney based its movie on a classic sci-fi book series from author Edgar Rice Burroughs, not a board game devoid of plot or characters. Universal execs were expecting Battleship to perform much better at the box office, trying to cash in like Paramount Pictures has with another Hasbro Games property — the Transformers movies.
Are there any games based on the movie Battleship?
Developer Double Helix, which last summer released a half-decent Green Lantern game based on Warner Bros. horrible $200 milion movie (which made only $116 million in domestic box office). This year, they’ve crafted a first-person shooter for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 that puts players in the role of a new character not in the film, Cole Mathis.
Which is the biggest box office bomb of all time?
Retrieved January 1, 2020. ^ Cutthroat Island was once listed as having the “largest box office loss” by Guinness World Records, but the category has since been retired. ^ Susman, Gary (April 14, 2015). “The 19 Biggest Box Office Bombs in Movie History”. Moviefone. Retrieved August 15, 2015. ^ Anders, Charlie Jane (January 31, 2011).