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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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989 318
The Last of Us is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
wiabux added 2013

2
851 378
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
2007

3
964 303
God of War is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
2005

4
624 401
Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

5
754 340
Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

6
710 239
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

7
579 343
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

8
730 295
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

9
446 291
Metal Gear Solid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

10
412 352
Gears of War is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

11
440 191
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
CosmicDestiny added

12
409 166
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
squeengeebanjo added 2008

13
355 172
Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
hippocrip added 2011

14
287 294
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
1998

15
364 244
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Fla... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
Mabie1 added 2013

16
315 355
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

17
401 230
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

18
232 247
Heavy Rain is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
wiabux added 2010

19
303 205
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
Mabie1 added 2009

20
287 250
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
2004

21
179 140
Far Cry 3 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
hippocrip added 2012

22
154 136
L.A. Noire is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
hippocrip added 2011

23
187 356
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

24
207 236
Metroid Prime is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies

25
208 195
Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Video Games That Should Be Movies
alexwoodward29 added 2013