Total Nerd Video Games That Should Be Movies  

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What video games should be movies? Several of the most well known and popular video games of all time could easily be made into potentially excellent feature films. This list includes several of the biggest and best video games ever: Assassin's Creed, BioShock and some of the Zelda and Grand Theft Auto games as well. Vote for the games you think would make the best movies, vote down any that you don't think would work and of course, add any that might be missing. You can also rerank this list in any order you want.

Adapting a great video game into a movie is a risky proposition. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it just doesn't. You can't blame Hollywood for trying though, because the video gaming industry is a billion dollar business. Combine that with a hit feature film, and you've got tens of billions in potential profit. Examples? How about 1995's 'Mortal Kombat' or the 'Lara Croft Tomb Raider' series? And of course, the 'Resident Evil' movies have done quite well at the box office too.

Which current video games should be made, immediately, into a movie? Some of the best include 'Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic' and 'Batman: Arkham Asylum.' Here's a great fancast for 'Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic' as an example. The main requirement to make a successful video game to movie adaptation? You need the most compelling video game storylines. Start with the basics, and go from there - you can't lose!

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Assassin's Creed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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The Last of Us is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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BioShock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
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Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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God of War is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
God of War 2005

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Assassin's Creed II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
Half-Life 1998

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Gears of War is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Metal Gear Solid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Fla... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Heavy Rain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
Heavy Rain 2010

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World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
Halo 2 2004

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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Metroid Prime is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
Fallout 3 2008

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Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
Diablo III 2012

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Assassin's Creed III is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Indiana Jones and the Fate of ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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God of War III is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Far Cry 3 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
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Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
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Assassin's Creed III: Liberati... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Dragon Age: Origins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Metroid is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Req... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Injustice: Gods Among Us is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Dragon Age: Inquisition is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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The Witcher is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

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Loaded is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies