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    The Best And Worst Video Game Movie Adaptations, According To IMDb Film And Game Scores

    The Best And Worst Video Game Movie Adaptations, According To IMDb Film And Game Scores

    The gaming storage experts at Crucial have taken it upon themselves to crunch the numbers to arrive at a comprehensive list of the top video game movie adaptations of all time.

    Rather than another subjective option, the report uses a methodology that weighs data from the IMDb scores for the films and their most relevant games.

    Without further ado, here are the best video game adaptations of all time, ranked:

    Title Release Date Worldwide Box Office IMDb Score IMDb Score (Game) Difference vs Game
    Resident Evil: Damnation 27/10/2012 $2,325,035 6.4 6.7 -0.3
    The Angry Birds Movie 2 14/08/2019 $147,792,047 6.4 6.8 -0.4
    The Angry Birds Movie 20/05/2016 $352,333,929 6.3 6.8 -0.5
    Need for Speed 14/03/2014 $203,277,636 6.4 7.5 -1.1
    Monster Hunter 18/12/2020 $42,145,959 5.2 6.4 -1.2
    Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within 11/07/2001 $85,131,830 6.4 7.7 -1.3
    Warcraft 10/06/2016 $439,048,914 6.7 8 -1.3
    Rampage 13/04/2018 $428,028,233 6.1 7.4 -1.3
    DOA: Dead or Alive 07/09/2006 $7,516,532 4.8 6.3 -1.5
    Sonic the Hedgehog 14/02/2020 $319,715,683 6.5 8.1 -1.6

    The full report from Crucial highlights what makes the top video game movies so great. With the smallest difference between the IMDb Film and Games scores, Resident Evil Damnation tops the list. This film highlights the balance needed between meeting fan expectations while at the same time providing something new, both in the games themselves and in the films that try to emulate this experience.

    Below are the video game adaptations with the largest difference in IMDb Film and Game scores:

    Title Release Date Worldwide Box Office IMDb Score IMDb Score (Game) Difference vs Game
    Wing Commander 12/03/1999 $11,578,059 4.3 8.2 -3.9
    In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale 11/01/2008 $13,097,915 3.8 7.8 -4
    BloodRayne 06/01/2006 $3,650,275 2.9 7.1 -4.2
    Silent Hill: Revelation 26/10/2012 $52,302,796 4.9 9.4 -4.5
    Mortal Kombat: Annihilation 21/11/1997 $51,376,861 3.6 8.2 -4.6
    Far Cry 02/10/2008 $743,634 3.2 7.9 -4.7
    Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li 27/02/2009 $12,764,201 3.7 8.4 -4.7
    Super Mario Bros. 28/05/1993 $38,912,465 4.1 8.9 -4.8
    House of the Dead 10/10/2003 $13,818,181 2.1 7.5 -5.4
    Alone in the Dark 28/01/2005 $10,442,808 2.4 7.9 -5.5

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