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Prince of Persia: Sands of Time (2006)

Old 11-19-05, 02:37 PM
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Prince of Persia: Sands of Time (2006)

I guess it's finally happening. This was announced so long ago and no mention of it since that I assumed it was never to become reality.

Here's hoping it's as good as Pirates of the Caribbean.

Also, Jordan Mechner is writing it so that's a definite plus.
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This is interesting. PotC is a good analogy. I thought that would be horrible but turned out pretty good.
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I noticed this listed on IMDB a few days ago. Hope it works out ok.
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I hope Uwe Boll is directing it.
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wow that should be interesting. I'd like to see grand theft auto movies....oh wait 50 cents already beaten everyone to that idea
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You're giving 50 Cent a bit too much credit there. Grand Theft Auto is a good series. A Grand Theft Auto movie would deserve an "actor" (and not someone with down syndrome) playing the lead role.
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This whole game to movie thing is just getting sad.
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Ive never played it but from what I have heard the game has a pretty good story and is told well. With that in mind wouldnt it be kinda like watching the game...
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Well Jordan Mechner early on had stated that it wouldn't be an adaptation of any of the games (which leads me to assume that the subtitle is to draw in the fans of the fourth game in the series) but rather a new story that weaves together elements that have been present in the first four games. Kind of how Pirates of the Caribbean had certain homages to the ride but was actually a fantasy/adventure story all its own.
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Originally Posted by Johny Boy
You're giving 50 Cent a bit too much credit there. Grand Theft Auto is a good series. A Grand Theft Auto movie would deserve an "actor" (and not someone with down syndrome) playing the lead role.
How true
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Originally Posted by Comfort Eagle
This whole game to movie thing is just getting sad.
If only we could return to the glory days of award winning video game adaptations...
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There has yet to be a movie that is excellent that is based on a videogame, actually, even good. Don't give me that Mortal Kombat crap, either. A movie based on Maniac Mansion would be awesome, though or a straight adaptation of Another World (better title and original title of Out of this World) without any understood dialogue.
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Originally Posted by Ovid
If only we could return to the glory days of award winning video game adaptations...
Think it's more the "Well, after 20 chances they still haven't got it right." than getting back to the glory days of Super Mario Bros and Street Fighter.
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The story for Prince of Persia was pretty simple and straightforward, so as long as they don't mess that up, it should be pretty fun. And as long as they get the acrobatics and stunts right, I'll be happy: http://www.spikedhumor.com/articles/...erobatics.html
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It sounds like it could be interesting. Though it seems that the name is only necessary to draw in the game's fan base. It reminds me a little of the new Miami Vice movie, in that regard.

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