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Still shot from the movie: Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story.

Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story

On the 75th anniversary of the iconic game Monopoly, the documentary Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story introduces viewers to the history of the classic game and some of the participants from around the world who are wrangling for the title of Monopoly champion. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: B+
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 88
Theater Release: 04 Mar 2011
Video Release: 14 Feb 2012
MPAA Rating: G
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How We Determine Our Grades

After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

Elizabeth Magie invented The Landlord’s Game that became the precursor to Monopoly. The game was designed to point out the flaws of land grabbing and instead promote social and economic justice among players. What do you think caused a change in direction in Monopoly?

What is your favorite game piece and why?

Do you think that the addition of a red speed die improves the game? Why or why not?

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About the Reviewer: Kerry Bennett

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