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If your toy chest is looking a little empty lately, blame Hollywood. After great success adapting franchises like Transformers and G.I. Joe — which grossed over $3 billion combined (with an ?additional $1.6 billion in merchandising revenue) — ?Tinseltown producers have been attempting to turn other childhood playthings into box-office mojo.

Brian Goldner, the president and CEO of Hasbro — the toy and game company responsible for the inspirations behind Transformers, G.I. Joe and the latest big-screen adaptation, this month’s Battleship — says more are on the way. “We have some amazing brands that have rich stories,” he promises.

In fact, over the next two years, the multiplex will feature no fewer than five feature films based on kids’ favorite games. Here’s a rundown:

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BATTLESHIP  
(out May 18)
An effects-heavy battle between a U.S. Navy crew — headed by Taylor Kitsch and Liam Neeson — and malignant aliens wreaking planetary devastation.


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CANDY LAND
(2013)
Adam Sandler ventures through the Peppermint Forest in this adventure-comedy based on the sexagenarian board game.


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CLUE
(2013)
After several previous adaptations of this smash 1949 game, once more a pack of quirky, color-coded suspects try to outsleuth one another — this time, with Pirates of the Caribbean helmer Gore Verbinski calling the shots.


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OUIJA
(2013)
Though it has made cameos in more than a dozen films, Ouija’s now ready for its close-up as director McG prepares to wow moviegoers with a supernatural thriller.


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MONOPOLY  
(in development)
Ridley Scott passes Go and collects (presumably more than) $200 directing a film based on the iconic board game about market dominance.