A young naval officer, Alex Hopper, is in love with the Vice Admiral's daughter, and must win his heart. Life is normal, till Hopper and his crew-mates chance upon aliens who are trying to wipe out humankind. The rest of the movie is about how the Navy tries to outsmart them.
Hasbro, one of the largest toy and board game manufacturers in the world, has a lot to be grinning about. With their Transformers series becoming a film franchise, their most popular board game, Battleship, was an obvious choice for a movie. It was inevitable, so to speak, and the result is an overhyped Hollywood flick, with more emphasis paid on the fact that Rihanna debuts as an actor, than on any strategic or logical movements in the story.
Lt. Alex Hopper (Taylor Kitsch) is the underdog naval officer who is in love with Samantha (Brooklyn Decker), and has to therefore impre....