The Movies

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The Movies is a business simulation game created by Lionhead Studios for Microsoft Windows and subsequently ported to Mac OS X by Feral Interactive.wikipedia
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Feral Interactive

The Movies is a business simulation game created by Lionhead Studios for Microsoft Windows and subsequently ported to Mac OS X by Feral Interactive.
In 2006, the Mac version of The Movies won a BAFTA award for the best game in the Simulation category.

Lionhead Studios

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The Movies is a business simulation game created by Lionhead Studios for Microsoft Windows and subsequently ported to Mac OS X by Feral Interactive. Lionhead Studios eventually chose Activision.
In 2005, Lionhead released The Movies and Black & White 2.

The Movies: Stunts & Effects

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On 6 June 2006, an expansion pack was released, The Movies: Stunts & Effects.
The Movies: Stunts and Effects is an expansion pack for the PC business simulation game The Movies.

British Academy Games Awards

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It won Best Simulation Game at the BAFTA Video Games Awards and was nominated for best game at the Game Developers Choice Awards.
Simulation – The Movies

Machinima

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Much has been made about the film-making aspect of the game, as it allows players to easily create viewable works or machinima.
Products such as Lionhead Studios' 2005 business simulation game The Movies, Linden Research's virtual world Second Life, and Bungie's 2007 first-person shooter Halo 3 encourage the creation of user content by including machinima software tools.

Peter Molyneux

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The idea began when Peter Molyneux came up with a new idea for a simulation game.
The Movies (2005) (executive designer)

Daniel Pemberton

The soundtrack for The Movies was composed by British film and television composer Daniel Pemberton with the orchestral elements recorded by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
He also has composed music for video games such as LittleBigPlanet, Kinect Adventures, LittleBigPlanet 2, The Movies and Trackmania Turbo.

Activision

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Lionhead Studios eventually chose Activision.
The Movies (2005)

Jamie Cullum

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DJ: English Hughie (until 2025) (voiced by Jamie Cullum)
This was around the same time he voiced future-era DJ English Hughie in the 2005 business simulation PC game The Movies.

Kyle Eastwood

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DJ: Andy Wright (voiced by Kyle Eastwood)
Kyle Eastwood provided the voice of "Daddy" in "Daddy and Son" (2007) and the voice of 1980s-era DJ Andy Wright for the computer game The Movies (2005).

Tony Guida

At certain times newsworthy events will occur (and be read out on KMVS, but not by the current DJ; instead by real life TV and radio news anchor Tony Guida).
In 2005 Guida supplied the voice of the Newsreader in the Activision PC video game The Movies.

Business simulation game

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The Movies is a business simulation game created by Lionhead Studios for Microsoft Windows and subsequently ported to Mac OS X by Feral Interactive.

Microsoft Windows

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The Movies is a business simulation game created by Lionhead Studios for Microsoft Windows and subsequently ported to Mac OS X by Feral Interactive.

MacOS

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The Movies is a business simulation game created by Lionhead Studios for Microsoft Windows and subsequently ported to Mac OS X by Feral Interactive.

Hollywood

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The game allows players to take the role of a Hollywood film mogul, running a studio and creating films.

Film

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The game allows players to take the role of a Hollywood film mogul, running a studio and creating films.

Game Developers Choice Awards

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It won Best Simulation Game at the BAFTA Video Games Awards and was nominated for best game at the Game Developers Choice Awards.

Stunt

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This expansion added a host of new features, among which were stunts (and stunt doubles), and special effects, as well as the ability to designate custom camera angles.

Stunt double

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This expansion added a host of new features, among which were stunts (and stunt doubles), and special effects, as well as the ability to designate custom camera angles.

Special effect

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This expansion added a host of new features, among which were stunts (and stunt doubles), and special effects, as well as the ability to designate custom camera angles.

Mobile home

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In order to keep stars in a positive mood, the player will need to give them a salary the stars deem satisfactory (relative to their success), an image the stars deem decent, a trailer of good quality, and a large entourage.

Entourage

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In order to keep stars in a positive mood, the player will need to give them a salary the stars deem satisfactory (relative to their success), an image the stars deem decent, a trailer of good quality, and a large entourage.

Alcoholism

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If stars get stressed, they will resort to alcoholism or over-eating.

Eating disorder

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If stars get stressed, they will resort to alcoholism or over-eating.