There are always chances that a movie being animated purely inspired from a video game can turn into a great movie or on the other side as the past has proved it comes to poor quality movies disappointing everyone including non gamers. Read further to find out why we say so..
Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Do you want to know why Nintendo has not made a movie in over two decades? Well, let’s say the first time Mario was just an experience. The movie revolves around the same story line of the game where the Mario Brothers have to save the world and Princess Daisy from the Evil King Koopa.
The sad part was the characters in the movie being nothing like videogame characters we all know about. The movie was a mess and resembles nothing like any other Mario property ever.
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Even though I enjoyed the movie, it wasn’t all that great and has not aged well. Unlike Mario Mortal Kombat sticks to the concept of the games, fighting for Earth’s protection and preventing the evil from invading Earth’s realm. While the main cast does relatively well, some important side casts were compromised and of them all the most unforgivable were Scorpion and Sub-zero working together.
Resident Evil series (2002-2016)
Do not go for the Series with the game play story experience but if you are looking for just some stupid, fun action this series is for you. Regulars from the games makes appearances like Chris and Claire Redfield, Albert Wesker, Jill Valentine, and Leon Kennedy, but the main focus is on a girl named Alice who is a super human after being infected by the T-Virus. She becomes an insanely good fighter and kicks butt in the whole series. Elements in the movies are definitely borrowed from the games though.
Max Payne, 2008
As for the movie itself, it’s weird. Mark Wahlburg plays Max Payne who is a detective obsessed with finding the murderer of his wife and kid. Along the line of trying to find who killed them he gets caught up in this drug situation that turns some people into warriors, and makes others go insane from hallucinations. The movie looks like they will bring something big to the table, but at the end of the day this is a movie drowning in mediocrity.
Tomb Raider (2001)
The highlight of the movie is that Jolie does a good job as Lara Croft, but this movie is filled with so many wire jumps and flips and pure nonsense. The Illuminati are trying to find a talisman before the planets are aligned just right that will allow them to control time so Lara is going to stop them. Even though it doesn’t make much of a sense Daniel Craig trying to speak like an American was hilarious. With the new Tomb Raider movie coming out in the future and baring some resemblance to the reboot games, we are really excited to see what is to come.
Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
The movie was a reboot of Hitman a movie franchise which failed eight years before which was written by the same writer and has tried hard to make it serious but was plagued with bad stunts. The movie character was boring that we hope the cinema leaves this game in the future out to be a good game alone as it is now.
Assassin’s Creed (2016)
This was one movie from the entire list we all hoped to be good so bad. The game is so interesting that we connect our self to the character emotionally. With Michael Fassbender we all were overly excited and sure to see the movie break records.
Fassbender is killed by lethal injection and subsequently revived by Abstergo who are looking for the Apple of Eden which they can use to stop violence in the world by controlling human’s free will. Fassbender and Abstergo are able to see his ancestor’s past by being put in a machine called the Animus which reads his genetic memories.
Everything was forgivable but the focus on unwanted Game series things which no one actually cared about. Even though the movie was not up to rank Division movie Ubisoft is making in the future as well.
There are many more to come in the future but with so many bad examples it’s better not to hope but to see what the future holds for us. We suggest you to stick with the Video games as it have proven never to disappoint us and you can even buy video games online quite easily these days.