Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Directed by Kevin Tostado
Rolling the dice is just the beginning…
A worldwide cultural phenomenon, the classic board game Monopoly®has been played by over a billion people in the last 75 years.
UNDER THE BOARDWALK: THE MONOPOLY STORY presents the captivating stories about the game and those who play it, culminating with the high-stakes MONOPOLY® world championships held every four years. Leading up to 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).
2009 World Championship Final Game; “The Methods, Math & Myths of Monopoly”; Narrator Zachary Levi Outtake Reel; Extended Scenes; Interactive Monopoly® quiz
Audience Award for Best Documentary, Anaheim International Film Festival
Official Selection, Austin Film Festival
Winner, Regional Emmy®, Outstanding Achievement in Documentary and Editing
Winner, Regional Emmy®, Outstanding Achievement in Musical Arrangement/Composition
Winner, Regional Emmy®, Outstanding Achievement in Directing
“(A) perky, quirky documentary...the film bounces around enjoyably, giving
a history of the game, talking to people who love it and chronicling the 2009
Monopoly World Championship.” -- Neil Genzlinger, The New York Times
“Whether you play or not, you'll be game for this documentary.”
-- Jennifer Merin, About.com