Total Nerd The Best Video Game Movies  

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A list of the best video game movies. All of the best video game movies have been included, but if you believe we missed any of your favorite films based on video games, please feel free to add it to the list of the best films based on video games yourself. While every major genre has been included, most of the best video game films are either sci-fi, fantasy, or action. In Hollywood, video game movies are almost synonymous with "bad movies". That said, there have been some relatively decent ones, such as the "Prince of Persia" film, and the "Final Fantasy" animated feature, thought there is still a relatively undefined question about what the best video game movies are. If you're a gamer though, then you're bound to enjoy at least a few of the films based on video games on this list.
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Resident Evil Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs - Released: March 15, 2002

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Mortal Kombat Bridgette Wilson, Frank Welker, Talisa Soto - Released: July 13, 1995

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Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Video Game Movies
JuanGabrielGomezAlvarado added Wreck-It Ralph Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling

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Silent Hill Sean Bean, Radha Mitchell, Laurie Holden - Released: April 21, 2006

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BrandonCalton added Pokémon: The First Movie Megumi Hayashibara, Mayumi Iizuka, Shin-ichiro Miki

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BrandonCalton added Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Maaya Sakamoto, Kenichi Suzumura, Toshiyuki Morikawa

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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Angelina Jolie, Daniel Craig, Jon Voight - Released: June 11, 2001

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Resident Evil: Apocalypse Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Sienna Guillory - Released: September 10, 2004

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Hitman Olga Kurylenko, Timothy Olyphant, Dougray Scott - Released: November 21, 2007

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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Gemma Arterton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ben Kingsley - Released: May 9, 2010

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Resident Evil: Extinction Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Ashanti - Released: September 21, 2007

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CosmicCastaway added Warcraft Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Clancy Brown

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JuanGabrielGomezAlvarado added Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie Hiromi Tsuru, Hideyo Amamoto, Jōji Nakata

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clay.aquasoft added Clue Tim Curry, Christopher Lloyd, Madeline Kahn

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Final Fantasy: The Spirits Wit... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Video Game Movies
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, James Woods - Released: July 2, 2001

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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, Djimon Hounsou - Released: July 21, 2003

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JuanGabrielGomezAlvarado added Resident Evil: Afterlife Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Wentworth Miller - Released: September 9, 2010

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Doom Dwayne Johnson, Rosamund Pike, Karl Urban - Released: October 20, 2005

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JuanGabrielGomezAlvarado added Resident Evil: Retribution Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Michelle Rodriguez

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JuanGabrielGomezAlvarado added Pokémon The Movie 2000 Megumi Hayashibara, Tomokazu Seki, Mayumi Iizuka

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Street Fighter Kylie Minogue, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ming-Na Wen - Released: December 23, 1994

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Super Mario Bros. Dennis Hopper, Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo

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jpower added Need for Speed Michael Keaton, Dakota Johnson, Imogen Poots

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Max Payne Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Olga Kurylenko

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Mortal Kombat: Annihilation Talisa Soto, Ray Park, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa - Released: November 21, 1997

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DOA: Dead or Alive Jaime Pressly, Kevin Nash, Sarah Carter - Released: September 7, 2006

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ChrisTanakis added Tekken Mircea Monroe, Tamlyn Tomita, Cung Le

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Cablogula added Hitman: Agent 47 Zachary Quinto, Ciarán Hinds, Rupert Friend

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Cablogula added Wing Commander Mark Hamill, Freddie Prinze, Jr. - Released: March 12, 1999

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Logan2011 added In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale Jason Statham, Burt Reynolds, Claire Forlani

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Ken Carlson added Assassin's Creed

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charlesminorversion1 added BloodRayne Michelle Rodriguez, Ben Kingsley, Meat Loaf - Released: October 23, 2005

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nohbdy added Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li Kristin Kreuk, Moon Bloodgood, Michael Clarke Duncan - Released: February 25, 2009

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Cablogula added Alone in the Dark Tara Reid, Christian Slater, Anthony Anderson - Released: January 28, 2005

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Cablogula added Far Cry Emmanuelle Vaugier, Clint Howard, Anthony Bourdain

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RyuKang1995 added Tekken: Blood Vengeance Maaya Sakamoto, Yuki Matsuoka, Mamoru Miyano

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Ken Carlson added Resident Evil: Degeneration Laura Bailey, Johnny Yong Bosch, Kari Wahlgren

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Ken Carlson added Resident Evil: Damnation Dave Wittenberg, Robin Sachs, Michael McConnohie

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CIVICMINDED added Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie Lloyd Kaufman, Eddie Pepitone, Bear McCreary

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Cablogula added The King of Fighters Maggie Q, Ray Park, Sean Faris

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Bloodrayne 2: Deliverance is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Video Game Movies
Cablogula added Bloodrayne 2: Deliverance