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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $209 million. Box office, $65 million (domestic), [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff $302.8 million (worldwide)]]. As with Taylor Kitsch's ''other'' would-be blockbuster that year, ''Film/JohnCarter'', it was one of the big bombs of summer 2012, with Universal Studios posting a loss totaling over $100 million on the production. Coming just 2 weeks after the mega-hit that is the ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' didn't help matters.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $209 $220 million. Box office, $65 million (domestic), [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff $302.8 million (worldwide)]]. As with Taylor Kitsch's ''other'' would-be blockbuster that year, ''Film/JohnCarter'', it was one of the big bombs of summer 2012, with Universal Studios posting a loss totaling over $100 million on the production. Coming just 2 two weeks after the mega-hit that is the ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' didn't help matters.

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* CastTheExpert: Former Navy personnel who served on the USS ''Missouri'' were cast as extras in the film. However, the ship hasn't moved under its own power since its 1992 decommission.


* CastTheExpert: The film shows the actual ''Missouri'' being properly activated by real Navy vets, some of which were actual Missouri crewmembers during her active service.

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* CastTheExpert: The film shows the actual ''Missouri'' being properly activated by real Navy vets, some of which were actual Missouri crewmembers during her active service.


* FollowTheLeader: Besides the original version, there's ''a lot'' of clones of this game, physical or computer versions.



* FollowTheLeader: Besides the original version, there's ''a lot'' of clones of this game, physical or computer versions.


* CashCowFranchise: There have been countless variations of Battleship over the years, including a vaguely realistic fleet-based RTS (Simply packaged under the name Battleship), a vehicular combat game (Battleship: Surface Thunder), and the latest version of half ''VideoGame/NavalOps'', half ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' (more of a tie in with [[Film/{{Battleship}} the movie]] with little else in common with the classic game). The most popular remains "Two people with five ships shout/punch in numbers and reply with 'hit' or 'miss'," which also tends to come packaged (with minor variations) with many of the Battleship spinoffs.



* CashCowFranchise: There have been countless variations of Battleship over the years, including a vaguely realistic fleet-based RTS (Simply packaged under the name Battleship), a vehicular combat game (Battleship: Surface Thunder), and the latest version of half ''VideoGame/NavalOps'', half ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' (more of a tie in with [[Film/{{Battleship}} the movie]] with little else in common with the classic game). The most popular remains "Two people with five ships shout/punch in numbers and reply with 'hit' or 'miss'," which also tends to come packaged (with minor variations) with many of the Battleship spinoffs.

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!!The board game:
* TechnologyMarchesOn: There're versions out there where the aircraft carrier figure has an angled deck as modern ones and change the name of the ships -the battleship is now a cruiser, the cruiser a destroyer, and the destroyer a minesweeper/corvette-, as battleships are no longer in service in any navy.

!!The film:


* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $209 million. Box office, $65 million (domestic), [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff $302.8 million (worldwide)]]. While it was a hit globally, that didn't prevent the U.S. media from pairing up this film with ''Film/JohnCarter'' as one of the big bombs of summer 2012 after it grossed a weak $25.5 million on its opening weekend. Coming just 2 weeks after the mega-hit that is the ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' didn't help matters.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $209 million. Box office, $65 million (domestic), [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff $302.8 million (worldwide)]]. While As with Taylor Kitsch's ''other'' would-be blockbuster that year, ''Film/JohnCarter'', it was a hit globally, that didn't prevent the U.S. media from pairing up this film with ''Film/JohnCarter'' as one of the big bombs of summer 2012 after it grossed 2012, with Universal Studios posting a weak $25.5 loss totaling over $100 million on its opening weekend.the production. Coming just 2 weeks after the mega-hit that is the ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' didn't help matters.


* FakeAmerican: Creator/LiamNeeson (Irish), Taylor Kitsch (Canadian), Alexander Skarsgard (Swedish), and John Tui (New Zealander).

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* FakeAmerican: Creator/LiamNeeson (Irish), Taylor Kitsch (Canadian), Alexander Skarsgard (Swedish), Rihanna (Barbadian), and John Tui (New Zealander).


* DisabledCharacterDisabledActor: Gregory D. Gadson (who plays Lt. Colonel Mick Canales) had no acting experience prior and was cast due to being a double amputee combat veteran.



* FanNickname: Due to their prominence in this movie, many members of the Navy have given the movie the nickname "Shipmates and Aliens".

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* FanNickname: Due to their prominence in this movie, many members of the Navy have given the movie the nickname "Shipmates "[[Film/CowboysAndAliens Shipmates and Aliens".Aliens]]".


* ActorAllusion:
** Lt. Col. Canales is played by real life Col. Gadson. [[DisabledCharacterDisabledActor Like his character, he lost both legs in Iraq]]. He was also an honorary co-captain of the New York Giants when they won Super Bowl 42, and wears their hat throughout the movie.
** Many a fan with recognize Stone's usage of the term [[Literature/GenerationKill Stay Frosty]].
** A lot of extras are playing themselves (or at least, their role). It's also BackedByThePentagon.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: If ''[[Trivia/Revolution2016 Unit:E]]'' had managed to launch, the crew of the ''ISN Everest'' from the ''Battleship Galaxies'' game would've fought alongside many other Hasbro heroes.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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If ''[[Trivia/Revolution2016 Unit:E]]'' had managed to launch, the crew of the ''ISN Everest'' from the ''Battleship Galaxies'' game would've fought alongside many other Hasbro heroes.heroes.
** Creator/JeremyRenner was originally set to star, but dropped out.


* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $209 million. Box office, $65 million (domestic), [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff $302.8 million (worldwide)]]. While it was a hit globally, that didn't prevent the U.S. media from pairing up this film with ''Film/JohnCarter'' as one of the big bombs of summer 2012 after it grossed a weak $25.5 million on its opening weekend. Coming just 2 weeks after the mega-hit that is the ''Film/TheAvengers'' didn't help matters.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $209 million. Box office, $65 million (domestic), [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff $302.8 million (worldwide)]]. While it was a hit globally, that didn't prevent the U.S. media from pairing up this film with ''Film/JohnCarter'' as one of the big bombs of summer 2012 after it grossed a weak $25.5 million on its opening weekend. Coming just 2 weeks after the mega-hit that is the ''Film/TheAvengers'' ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' didn't help matters.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $209 million. Box office, $65 million (domestic), [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff $302.8 million (worldwide)]]. While it was a hit globally, that didn't prevent the U.S. media from pairing up this film with ''Film/JohnCarter'' as one of the big bombs of summer 2012 after it grossed a weak $25.5 million on its opening weekend. Coming just 2 weeks after the mega-hit that is the ''Film/TheAvengers'' didn't help matters.


* CashCowFranchise: There have been countless variations of Battleship over the years, including a vaguely realistic fleet-based RTS (Simply packaged under the name Battleship), a vehicular combat game (Battleship: Surface Thunder), and the latest version of half NavalOps, half ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' (more of a tie in with [[Film/{{Battleship}} the movie]] with little else in common with the classic game). The most popular remains "Two people with five ships shout/punch in numbers and reply with 'hit' or 'miss'," which also tends to come packaged (with minor variations) with many of the Battleship spinoffs.

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* CashCowFranchise: There have been countless variations of Battleship over the years, including a vaguely realistic fleet-based RTS (Simply packaged under the name Battleship), a vehicular combat game (Battleship: Surface Thunder), and the latest version of half NavalOps, ''VideoGame/NavalOps'', half ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' (more of a tie in with [[Film/{{Battleship}} the movie]] with little else in common with the classic game). The most popular remains "Two people with five ships shout/punch in numbers and reply with 'hit' or 'miss'," which also tends to come packaged (with minor variations) with many of the Battleship spinoffs.

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* FollowTheLeader: Besides the original version, there's ''a lot'' of clones of this game, physical or computer versions.

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