There is nothing like being able to enter a new world through a good video game. Knowing every detail and discovering the secrets that are hidden for the player to find them produces a satisfaction within the gamers which is almost indescribable. Like movies, video games are an escape route to putting yourself in the shoes of a fictional character and giving free rein to your imagination.
We present you a list of the best video game movies you can find. From living in a village full of animals to finding a cure for a deadly virus, these video game movies won’t let you get out of your seat to enjoy them from start to finish.
Animal Crossing: The Movie (Dir. Jōji Shimura, 2006)
On Animal Crossing: The Movie you will see the same formula that is presented in video games: a human comes to a town inhabited by anthropomorphic animals to create a new life. In the film we see the story of Ai, a girl who will come to town to befriend Rosie, Margie, Alfonso and Yu. She and her friends will live a year full of mysteries and fun that will reveal a secret of the town.
Animal Crossing It is one of the best Nintendo franchises and there is no doubt about that. These games in which there is no main purpose other than to enjoy life with your furry neighbors have won the hearts of the gamers with his cheerful gameplay and variety of characters.
Sonic, the movie (Dir. Jeff Fowler, 2020)
The speedy blue hedgehog got its first film adaptation in 2020 and it didn’t disappoint its fans. A mixture between live action and animation that helped capture the essence of the character at its best. Plus, the movie gave us one of Jim Carrey’s most recent performances.
A few months after production began, the Paramount Pictures team delivered the first glimpse of the real-world Sonic and discontent among the gamers It was so big that they were forced to redesign the character and it was honestly the best thing for the film. You find it for sale on Amazon Prime.
Pokémon: detective Pikachu (Dir. Rob Letterman, 2019)
Based on the video game of the same name, Pokémon: detective Pikachu it’s the first movie live action of the Pokémon saga. Starring Ryan Reynolds and Justice Smith, the film is a crime comedy full of fun and mysteries to be solved.
In addition to its intriguing history, Pokémon: detective Pikachu It gives fans of the series the opportunity to see their favorite Pokémon set in the real world. From Psyduck to Jigglypuff, every Pokémon in the movie is a delight for kids. gamers. You find it on Amazon Prime.
Tomb Raider: The Adventures of Lara Croft (Dir. Roar Uthaug, 2018)
After the disastrous 2001 adaptation starring Angelina Jolie, this film came to revive the legacy of video games. What do you get when you mix an Oscar-winning actress and a faithful recreation of the saga? Nothing less than this action-packed, adventure-filled movie that keeps Lara Croft’s story alive.
The film is based on the 2013 video game reboot in which we saw Lara Croft travel to an island in Japan to find answers to the dark secret of the Queen of the Sun.
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Assasin’s Creed (Dir. Justin Kurzel, 2016)
Fans of the hitman video game series found in Assasin’s Creed a representation faithful to the aesthetics and feel of the video game. Filled with action scenes and chases in 15th century cities, the film makes you see the world through the eyes of Cal Lynch, who experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar.
The film has a stellar cast consisting of Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Ariane Labed and Jermy Irons, among others. You can find it on Amazon Prime Video.
Need for speed: la película (Dir. Scott Waugh, 2014)
Two hours full of cars, high speed crashes and a villain that is impossible not to hate. It may sound familiar, but we’re sure the movie of Need for Speed he has nothing to ask of the Dominic Toretto film saga.
Aaron Paul stars in the film and it was one of his first jobs after finishing his participation in Breaking Bad. Maybe you can see some traces of Jesse Pinkman in his character.
Resident Evil: The Cursed Guest (Dir. Paul WS Anderson, 2002)
Don’t be fooled by the release date of Resident EvilIt is one of the best video game movies of the last twenty years. Starring none other than Milla Jovovich, this film became a benchmark in video game movies, showing that you don’t necessarily have to trace the game’s story to deliver a good film.
The saga of Resident Evil it positioned the character of Milla Jovovich as a cinema icon thanks to her lively personality and her way of dealing with the problems that are presented to her.
German Ramirez Hi, I’m Germán, but I’m not a youtuber. My love for movies was born when I rented the Heavy Girls DVD from Blockbuster. I love coming of age movies and I’m scared of dinosaurs.