Is there a movie idea on your Start Menu?

Minesweeper: the movie Where does Hollywood get its ideas for those summer blockbusters? Producers don’t just borrow from novels, plays, TV, and comic books, but also from major computer games like Tomb Raider, Mario Brothers, Wing Commander, and Doom.

But what about the little computer games that come free with Windows, the ones millions of people enjoy every day? The folks at CollegeHumor.com found some inspiration there and crafted a hilarious trailer for Minesweeper: The Movie. Watch the video
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