Battleship Sucked As a Movie, But Might Not as a Fundraiser for the USS Missouri

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Critics and moviegoers alike have panned the recent film Battleship, part of which was filmed on the USS Missouri -- our state's namesake vessel (on whose deck, by the way, the Japanese surrendered to the Allies in 1945). But the cinematic flop might at least draw in some funds to help maintain the old ship, thanks to this new spot from director Peter Berg:

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