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Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story
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Under the Boardwalk

This Emmy Award-winning film presents the captivating story of how a classic board game became a worldwide cultural phenomenon, and follows the colorful players who come together to compete for the title of Monopoly World Champion.

Culminating with the high-stakes world championships held every four years, with the exciting coronation of a new champion in Las Vegas, the film follows some of the most colorful players in the game. They are lawyers and math teachers, defending champions and underdogs, all brought together by a shared love of the game.

From helping WWII POWs escape to cropping up in movies and television since its inception, MONOPOLY's rich history is revealed in this fascinating documentary, narrated by Zachary Levi (Chuck).

Audience Award for Best Documentary, Anaheim International Film Festival

Winner, Regional Emmy, Outstanding Achievement in Documentary and Editing, Musical Arrangement/Composition and Achievement in Directing

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As a kid growing up, MONOPOLY was a game that always present in my house. It’s probably one of the first games that I played in which I had to handle cash as well as have to negotiate trades with my opponents. By the time I was 12, I could no longer get my family to play with me as they ...Read more