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This is a list of the best interactive movie games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated interactive movie games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest interactive movie games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these interactive movie games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging interactive movie games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new interactive movie games.

List games include Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, Heavy Rain and many more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best interactive movie games?" and "What is the greatest interactive movie game of all time?"
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The Beast Within: A Gabriel Kn... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1995 The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery is an interactive movie point-and-click adventure game released by Sierra On-Line in 1995. Unlike the first Gabriel Knight game, released in 1993, The ...more

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Phantasmagoria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1996 Phantasmagoria is an interactive movie survival horror point-and-click adventure game released by Sierra On-Line and designed by Roberta Williams for Windows, MS-DOS and Macintosh. Made at the ...more

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Heavy Rain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
2010 Heavy Rain is an interactive drama action-adventure video game developed by Quantic Dream and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation 3 in February 2010. The ...more

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Dragon's Lair is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1983 Dragon's Lair is a laserdisc video game published by Cinematronics in 1983 as the first game in the Dragon's Lair series. In the game, the protagonist Dirk the Daring is a knight attempting to ...more

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The X-Files Game is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
The X-Files Game 1998 The X-Files Game is an interactive movie point-and-click adventure game for the PC and PlayStation and is based on the television series The X-Files. The series inspired a second game, The ...more

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Time Gal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
Time Gal is an interactive movie arcade video game developed and published by Taito, and was released in Japan in 1985. It is an action game which uses full motion video to display the on-screen ...more

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Time Traveler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1991 Time Traveler or Hologram Time Traveler is a stereographic laserdisc FMV arcade game released in 1991 by Sega and designed by Dragon's Lair creator Rick Dyer. It is called the "World's ...more

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Ripper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1996 Ripper is an interactive movie point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Take-Two Interactive for Microsoft Windows. The game has a cast that includes celebrities such as ...more

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Policenauts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1994 Policenauts is an interactive movie/visual novel/adventure game with a hard science fiction storyline, written and directed by Hideo Kojima, and published by Konami. It was initially released ...more

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Fahrenheit is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
2005 Fahrenheit is a cinematic interactive drama action-adventure video game developed by Quantic Dream and published by Atari for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. The director's cut and uncut versions ...more

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The 11th Hour is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1995 The 11th Hour is a 1995 interactive movie puzzle adventure game with a horror setting. It is the sequel to the 1993 game The 7th Guest. It was developed by Trilobyte and used a later version of ...more

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The Daedalus Encounter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1995 The Daedalus Encounter is a 1995 interactive movie puzzle adventure game published by Virgin Interactive for the PC, Macintosh and 3DO. The premise of the game is that there are three space ...more

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BioForge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1995 BioForge is an adventure game developed by Origin Systems and published by Electronic Arts for DOS and Windows. The game was marketed as a movie-like production, because of its in-depth plot and ...more

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Road Blaster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1992 Road Blaster is a 1985 interactive movie arcade game developed and published by Data East, with the help from Toei Animation in illustrating the animation. After Data East became defunct due to ...more

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Heart of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1998 Heart of Darkness is a cinematic platform video game developed by Amazing Studios and published by Ocean Software in Europe and Interplay Entertainment in North America for the PlayStation and ...more

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Solar Crusade is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1996 Solar Crusade is an on-rails FMV shoot 'em up designed and published by Infogrames Multimedia, created using Softimage 3D, and modeled on Silicon Graphics workstations hardware for the Windows ...more

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Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Fl... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1996 Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh is also known as Phantasmagoria 2 and released as Phantasmagoria II: Fatal Obsessions in European countries. It is an interactive movie survival horror ...more

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Cliff Hanger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1983 Cliff Hanger is a laserdisc video game that was released by Stern Electronics in 1983. It used animation from Lupin III films, mostly from The Castle of Cagliostro and a couple of scenes from ...more

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Black Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1998 Black Dahlia is an interactive movie point-and-click adventure game that was released on February 28, 1998 by Take-Two Interactive. The story, while fictional, is inspired by the real life ...more

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Astron Belt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1983 Astron Belt is an early laserdisc video game and third-person space combat rail shooter, released in 1983 by Sega in Japan and licensed to Bally Midway for release in the United States. ...more

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Night Trap is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1992 Night Trap is a survival horror interactive movie video game that was released in North America on October 15, 1992 for the Sega CD. It was filmed in Culver City, CA over a three-week period in ...more

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Double Switch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1993 Double Switch is an adventure interactive movie video game released for Sega Mega-CD, Sega Saturn and PC. The game is produced by Digital Pictures and has a similar "trap-em-up" format ...more

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Psychic Detective is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1995 Psychic Detective is a 1995 interactive movie video game that uses extensive amounts of live-action footage and features dozens of professional character actors. It was written by Michael Kaplan ...more

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Urban Runner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
Urban Runner 1996 Urban Runner is a French produced computer game developed by Coktel Vision and published by Sierra On-line. The game is an interactive movie spanning four CD-ROMs. The plot follows an American ...more

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Sherlock Holmes: Consulting De... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best FMV Games of All Time
1992 Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Vol. II is the title of a full motion video computer game released for the Mega-CD, TurboGrafx-CD, and DOS. The game is a sequel to Sherlock Holmes: ...more