66 sick board games for people who love TV and movies

From Star Wars to Stranger Things

Did you know there were so many versions of Clue? Well now you do. Because of this guy, in the office, with too much time on his hands.

Stranger Things Monopoly Amazon

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Houses and hotels are out. Forts and hideouts are where it’s at. The Stranger Things Monopoly is full of series-inspired goodies. For example, it’s got Walkie-Talkie and Blinking Lights cards instead of Community Chest and Chance. $22.

Rick and Morty Clue Amazon

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A classic game of whodunit with a character named Mr. Poopybutthole. You must solve who took the plans to Rick’s portal gun, where they are hiding, and what they used to steal it. $29.

Walking Dead survival game Amazon

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Pick a character—including favorites Rick, Daryl, and Glenn—and strategize on how to best defend your people and home from walkers. The game includes four locations and lasts for 12 rounds. Don’t be a zombie’s dinner. $23.

Big Trouble in Little China Amazon

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The battling co-operative Big Trouble in Little China game has over 400 cards. Work together to defeat the evil forces of Lo Pan and The Three Storms. $30.

Where is the World is Carmen San Diego Game Amazon

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Where in the world is my Carmen Sandiego reboot? Seems like everything else is coming back. Why not her? Wait never mind. It’s coming to Netflix. In this game, you’ve got to track down Carmen Sandiego and retrieve everything she stole.The card game can be played with 2-4 people. $18.

E.T. board game Amazon

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Collect items and help navigate E.T. back to his spaceship. $30.

The Goonies card game eBay

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The Goonies adventure card game makes let’s you truffle shuffle your way to finding One-Eyed Willy’s pirate treasure. Each player is a character from the Goonies and you must work together and pool your resources. $40.

Goosebumps board game Amazon

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Pick your favorite Goosebumps monster and try to make it to the typewriter before your opponents do. $22.

Guardians of the Galaxy Monopoly Amazon

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Get this version of Monopoly if only because Baby Groot is so ca-yute. Plus! The Chance cards look like cassette tapes. $29.

Hulk Operation Amazon

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I’m green with envy. Ever since I was a boy I wanted a green thing to growl at me. $60.

Jumanji board game Amazon

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It’s like the movie—not the ridiculous new one with The Rock—but you won’t be in danger of being eaten by any wild animals. Unless someone you are playing with is hangry. Roll the dice, beware the danger cards, and work your way to the center of the board. $16.

Mars Attacks dice game Amazon

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In the Mars Attacks dice game, you are a Martian trying to destroy Earth. Succeed. Please. The 3-6 player game lasts about 20 minutes. $16.

Planet of the Apes Amazon

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Take your stinking paws off my game, you damned dirty ape! The game lasts up to two hours, is for 1-4 players, and has characters and events inspired by the original movie. $34.

Scooby-Doo! Fright at the Fun Park Amazon

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The gang travels around the board, using a mystery decoder to rid a theme park of ghouls. $17.

The Uncanny X-Men Alert! adventure game Amazon

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I spy with my cyclops eye something I want to buy: the X-Men board game. You command two X-Men characters traveling to three battle areas to recruit heroes or fight villains. Roll the dice to see whether you are taking or giving damage. The game comes with 18 figurines. $45.

Game of Thrones board game Amazon

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This is one of those games you play until sunrise, forming alliances, passing notes, and ruining lifelong friendships. It’s great. $54.

Star Wars Risk Amazon

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The only risk here is choosing the wrong Star Wars version of the classic strategy game. Ye gods look at all those options: $19 or $33 or $76.

Star Wars Trivial Pursuit Amazon

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Try answering these 1,800 Star Wars questions. Think you are a Jedi fact master? We’ll see. $23.

Star Wars Trouble Amazon

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The only trouble with Star Wars is there isn’t enough of it. That being said, there are a lot of Star Wars Trouble games. $17 and $20 and $18.

Supernatural Clue Amazon

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Supernatural Clue, with supernatural clues. $35.

X-Files board game Amazon

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I want to believe that this 2-5 player game is amazing. $60.

And here’s the expansion pack.

Star Trek board game Amazon

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Beam me up, Scotty. Jim Beam. On the rocks. Game on. $32.

Star Trek Five-Year Mission Amazon

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Play as members from the Original Series or the Next Generation. Crossover game? Count me in. $34.

Star Trek Panic Amazon

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A cooperative game through space. Complete five missions without be thwarted by intergalactic obstacles. $30.

Star Trek Risk Amazon

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Risk, but Star Trek. $50.

Star Wars Battleship Amazon

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The classic two-player Battleship, but down spacecraft from Star Wars rather than patrol boats or aircraft carriers. $20.

Star Trek Settlers of Catan eBay

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Catan’t wait to play this one. $50.

Alice in Wonderland board game Amazon

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I sure hope the game is more enjoyable than the movie! $19.

Star Wars Rebellion Amazon

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Play out the battle between the Galactic Empire and Rebel Alliance in this 2-4-player board game. Obi-Wan Ke-nobody will turn down an invite to your game night. $90.

Star Wars Chess Amazon

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There are innumerable chess variants. This one uses characters from Star Wars—and is just $40. $40.

Star Wars Clue Amazon

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Never did trust that C-3P0. Those eyes are lifeless. $25.

Star Wars Monopoly Amazon

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Only a real jerk puts a hotel on Tatooine. Again, there are several options here: $19 or $34 or $25.

Star Wars Operation Amazon

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It’s Operation, but with droids. $13.

Lego Creator Amazon

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A game where you win by stealing Legos from your friends? 6-year-old me was crushing this game before he knew it existed. $42.

Mario Chess Amazon

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8bit Super Mario Bros checkers? I ain’t 1bit mad at it. $20.

Labyrinth board game Amazon

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Long live Jareth the Goblin King. $34.

Mega Man: The Board Game Amazon

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Bomb your way around the board collecting powers and battling robot masters. $50.

Nightmare Before Christmas Monopoly Amazon

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Monopoly with a Tim Burton twist. $60.

Nightmare Before Christmas Operation Amazon

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Explore Oogie Boogie’s insides. $38.

Star Wars Monopoly Amazon

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Mari-oh-goodness. Lui-gee i’m excited. Nintendo’nt get in my way. $50.

The Simpsons Clue Amazon

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You can kill someone with a poisoned doughnut. $58.

Doctor Who Trivial Pursuit Amazon

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Think you know Doctor Who? This version of Trivial Pursuit will probably prove you wrong. $25.

Doctor Who Monopoly Amazon

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Travel around this villain’s edition Doctor Who Monopoly board in the Tardis or as K-9. $20.

Doctor Who Yahtzee Amazon

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This version of the old-timey classic comes with a collectible, bronze Dalek dice cup. $30 or $40.

Seinfeld Festivus Amazon

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I’m drooling. Make your way around the board while airing your grievances? Make every day a holiday. $14.

Firefly board game Amazon

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In this cooperative game, you and your friends are the Serenity crew managing a series of heists. $20.

Ghostbusters Monopoly Amazon

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Ghostbusters! Monopoly! $37.

The Hobbit board game Amazon

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Get this game. Play it. Make a Hobbit of it. $24.

Hunger Games board game Amazon

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As a resident of District 12, try to avoid the reaping. Collect food, water, and clothing to stay alive. $10.

Big Bang Theory board game Amazon

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A trivia game where you also get to play Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard and Spock. $10.

Big Bang Theory Monopoly Amazon

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Section 3 of clause 21a in the roommate agreement clearly states that you must own this game. $6.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer board game Amazon

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Defeat evil forces on the Hellmouth as one of the Scooby gang. $72.

Doctor Who Chess eBay

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It’s chess, but with Doctor Who. Not much more to say. $19.

Doctor Who Clue Amazon

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The Doctor is not in the house. Repeat. The doctor is not in the house. The Doctor has been taken and someone in the game’s mind has been altered. $60.

Doctor Who board game Amazon

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Choose any reincarnation of the Doctor to defeat the Daleks in their scheme to erase the the Doctor from history. $25 or $33.

Doctor Who Risk Amazon

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Play as one of five Dalek armies trying to conquer the world. $28.

The Batman Game Amazon

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This vintage-y Batman board game glows in the dark. $90.

Are You Afraid of the Dark? Amazon

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No, but I am afraid of losing. A game inspired by my favorite childhood show? There is only one left, so I’ll buy it if you don’t. $92.

Avatar board game Amazon

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Two to four people are Na’vi warriors tasked with protect the Tree of Souls. $65.

The Avengers Risk Amazon

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Two games in one! The Avengers Risk—which spans the entire Marvel universe—also includes a Guardians of the Galaxy card game. $21.

Disney’s Tower of Terror Clue Amazon

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Disneyland’s Tower of Terror is closing, but this Clue game could help keep the magic alive. $75.

Back to the Future board game Amazon

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Repair broken timelines and ensure the film’s most iconic scenes actually happen. $25.

Or travel back to the classics with this Back to the Future Yahtzee game.

Star Wars Bop It! Amazon

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Bop him? I hardly know him. $11.

Batman Arkham City Escape board game Amazon

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Batman oh man I am running out of jokes. $64.

The Avengers Monopoly Amazon

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A super version of an old standard. $100.

The Thing Board Game Amazon

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This’ll be The Thing to play at your next board game night. $60.

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Billy Cadden
Billy Cadden

Billy Cadden is the Director of Commerce for the Camden Media tech group. He was part of NYC indie rock band The Postelles, and currently releases solo music under his name. His latest work is available on all streaming platforms. Contact the author here.