Google Movie & 7 Other Website-Inspired Flicks We'd Love to See

google movieWith the success of The Social Network, the movie based on the creation of Facebook, I can't say that I'm too surprised to see that a Google movie is in pre-production, aiming to hit theaters in 2012.

A film adaptation of Ken Auletta's book, Googled: The End of the World as We Know It, will tell the story of Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, who were working on their PhDs at Stanford when they founded Google more than 10 years ago. According to producer Michael London:

"The heart of the movie is their wonderful edict, 'Don't be evil.' At a certain point in the evolution of a company so big and powerful, there are a million challenges to that mandate. Can you stay true to principles like ..."

Zzzzz ... Oh god, giant pop-up ad ... I'm awake now!

If website-turned-movie is the trend that we're going after, well, log on and watch my friends ...


Tumblr: A picture of a rainbow fades into a picture of a cute kitten hugging a teddy bear, which fades into a hipstamatic shot of a brick wall, which fades into ...

MySpace: The made-for-TV movie starring Tom who just wants to be your friend.

Twitter: No movie, the CEO saw this coming and got the heck outta there the other day, remember? He knows what's up.

StumbleUpon: Two minutes into the first movie, another one starts. Five minutes later, that one ends and another begins. And then another. Perfect for those of us with ADHD.

eHarmony: Listed as the love story of the year, eHarmony follows two 30-something Christians as they fall in love with each other's personalities over email. But what will happen when they meet?

Wikipedia: A historical movie made by YOU, the viewers.

Craigslist: A thriller about a serial killer who selects his victims based on their poor choice of furniture.

What website would you like to see turned into a movie?


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