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pretty much the same thing that happen with Jaws and Aliens. and we know they both flopped.
Jaws was one of the best movies ever made. Unless you're talking about a game called jaws?
post #42 of 49
Movie studios dont think there is enough market for a game inspired movie. Just like how all the comic movies sucked until Spiderman/Batman made it big, and more importantly PROFITABLE. Now you see good movies like Iron Man/The Incredible Hulk, and the workings for more.

Though many of these 1st party titles would make a hell of a lot of money (as they already do now) it wont happen until someone within the industry that can do something like this has the mentality and the vision to make it a great film, until that person (or group) comes along, we'll just be waiting a while sadly lol

EDIT: Halo and Metal Gear would be excellent movies, BOTH have a structured and inspiring story lines, but again, it falls to budget :/
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post #43 of 49
this makes me happy....and why you may ask? i was looking forward to this movie, but you know what after reading this im happy its not being made....and thats becuase the director is putting his foot down and saying "im not making garbage...i want it to be great and since nobody wants to back it, im not doing it"

This is good...sad yes that we wont see big daddy's on screen running around and creepy little sisters but happy because they can keep it the master piece that it is. the first bioshock game is probably one of the best and most original storylines i have ever seen in a game.....

I was really hopeing that Bioshock didnt turn into a Mortal Kombat or Doom type movie where they just destroy it in and out and make it nothing more then something to watch when you are beyond bored or want a quick laugh (even though i didnt hate doom, jsut looked at it as more of an action movie not doom the movie).

all in all..i want to say thank you for not ruining this....thank you for taking a step back and saying "im going big, or going home" .....fantastic
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pretty much the same thing that happen with Jaws and Aliens. and we know they both flopped.
wait are you actually refering to Jaws and Alien the movies? the first Jaws movies is one of the most amazing pieces of cinema ever made....its iconic...and will always be.....even the second Jaws movie was great...after that not so much

and the first 2 alien movies? incredible....both had great stories, great acting for the time and great special effects.....

i dont know what your talking about when you say they flopped...because im pretty sure Jaws 1 and Alien 1 will be ranked as 2 of the most iconic movies to ever be made.....

im not trying to flame just pointing out that i dont know why you said this....
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i dont know what your talking about when you say they flopped...because im pretty sure Jaws 1 and Alien 1 will be ranked as 2 of the most iconic movies to ever be made.....

For a movie hermit like myself, I know of both of these movies, seen them too and enjoyed them lol. There are not many movies in the tier 1 scale, but I would like to add terminator to that
    
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I want to see MW2 movie, you don't even have to write a script, a game is already like a movie.
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post #47 of 49
Jaws isn't in the same league as this movie. Not even close. That movie was lucky to have been made.

At least a movie based on Bioshock would have a good foundation under it.
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I want to see MW2 movie, you don't even have to write a script, a game is already like a movie.
Yes and in that sense its already been done 1000 times. Spec ops + terrorist threat isnt a new idea

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I would prefer them to just make another video game to be honest you all... I don't know why they spend the time making games into movies when the whole point of video games is to play them... Just make more games, and you will sell the game very well, games that get turned into movies aren't usually that good anyways (and vice versa).
     
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