Best Movies Based on Video Games

Since the early 1990s, Hollywood has been adapting videogames for the big screen. ChiliMovie made this list of well-made film adaptations of video games, which including games with large gamer base  live-action movies such as Resident Evil Sequel, Lara Croft Tomb Raider, Silent Hill, Assassin's Creed. Just save or share this super cool movie list. 

Release Date
2016-12-21
  • Rate : 5.40
  • Production Companies : Regency Enterprises, Ubisoft, DMC Films,
  • Director : Justin Kurzel, Lisa Vick,
  • Stars : Michael Fassbender,Marion Cotillard,Michael Kenneth Williams,
  • Lynch discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. After gaining incredible knowledge and skills he’s poised to take on the oppressive Knights Templar in the present day.
Release Date
2016-12-23
  • Rate : 5.90
  • Production Companies : Constantin Film, Davis Films, Sony Pictures,
  • Director : Tamarin Kotze,
  • Stars : Milla Jovovich,Wentworth Miller,Ali Larter,
  • Alice, Jill, Claire, Chris, Leon, Ada, and Wesker rush to The Hive, where The Red Queen plots total destruction over the human race.
Release Date
2002-03-15
  • Rate : 6.40
  • Production Companies : Impact Pictures, Davis-Films, New Legacy,
  • Director : Caroline Sax, Jan Sebastian Ballhaus, Simon Emanuel,
  • Stars : Milla Jovovich,Michelle Rodriguez,Eric Mabius,
  • When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain are charged with leading the mission. But they only have three hours before the pathogen becomes airborne and infects the world.
Release Date
2016-05-25
  • Rate : 6.30
  • Production Companies : Universal Pictures, Atlas Entertainment, Legendary Pictures,
  • Director : Jessica Clothier,
  • Stars : Paula Patton,Travis Fimmel,Ben Foster,
  • The origin story of the initial encounters between the humans and the orcs, with an emphasis upon both the Alliance's and Horde's sides of their conflict. Featuring characters such as Durotan and Lothar, the film will take place in a variety of locations established in the video game series.
Release Date
2006-04-21
  • Rate : 6.30
  • Production Companies : TriStar Pictures, Silent Hill DCP Inc., Davis-Films,
  • Director : Christophe Gans,
  • Stars : Radha Mitchell,Sean Bean,Laurie Holden,
  • The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric care, Rose flees with her child, heading for the abandoned town in search of answers – and ignoring the protests of her husband. It's soon clear this place is unlike anywhere she's ever been. It's smothered by fog, inhabited by a variety of strange beings and periodically overcome by a living 'darkness' that literally transforms everything it touches. As Rose searches for her little girl, she begins to learn the history of the strange town and realizes that her daughter is just a pawn in a larger game.
Release Date
2001-06-11
  • Rate : 5.70
  • Production Companies : Paramount Pictures, Toho-Towa, Mutual Film Company,
  • Director : Simon West, Sarah Hinch, Lisa Vick,
  • Stars : Angelina Jolie,Jon Voight,Iain Glen,
  • English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's in search of a powerful relic.
Release Date
2007-11-21
  • Rate : 5.90
  • Production Companies : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Dune Entertainment, Anka Film,
  • Director : Xavier Gens,
  • Stars : Timothy Olyphant,Dougray Scott,Olga Kurylenko,
  • The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic targets for a top-secret organization. But when he's double-crossed, the hunter becomes the prey as 47 finds himself in a life-or-death game of international intrigue.
Release Date
2014-03-13
  • Rate : 6.10
  • Production Companies : DreamWorks SKG, Reliance Entertainment, Bandito Brothers,
  • Director : Anna Rane,
  • Stars : Aaron Paul,Dominic Cooper,Imogen Poots,
  • The film revolves around a local street-racer who partners with a rich and arrogant business associate, only to find himself framed by his colleague and sent to prison. After he gets out, he joins a New York-to-Los Angeles race to get revenge. But when the ex-partner learns of the scheme, he puts a massive bounty on the racer's head, forcing him to run a cross-country gauntlet of illegal racers in all manner of supercharged vehicles.
Release Date
1995-08-18
  • Rate : 5.5
  • Production Companies : New Line Cinema, Threshold Entertainment,
  • Director : Paul W.S. Anderson, Jules Stewart,
  • Stars : Christopher Lambert,Robin Shou,Linden Ashby,
  • For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must overcome seemingly insurmountable odds, their own inner demons, and superhuman foes in this action/adventure movie based on one of the most popular video games of all time.
Release Date
2008-10-15
  • Rate : 5.20
  • Production Companies : Dune Entertainment, Firm Films, Collision Entertainment,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Mark Wahlberg,Mila Kunis,Beau Bridges,
  • Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a DEA agent whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.
Release Date
2010-05-19
  • Rate : 6.20
  • Production Companies : Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films,
  • Director : Mike Newell, Beverly Winston,
  • Stars : Jake Gyllenhaal,Gemma Arterton,Ben Kingsley,
  • A rogue prince (Jake Gyllenhaal) reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess (Gemma Arterton) and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time—a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world. Based on the action-adventure video game of the same name.
Release Date
1994-12-22
  • Rate : 4.10
  • Production Companies : Universal Pictures, Capcom,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Jean-Claude Van Damme,Raúl Juliá,Ming-Na Wen,
  • Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.
Release Date
2008-01-01
  • Rate : 3.10
  • Production Companies : Boll Kino Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG, Brightlight Pictures Inc., Far Cry Productions,
  • Director : Joecy Shepherd, Debra Margolis,
  • Stars : Til Schweiger,Emmanuelle Vaugier,Udo Kier,
  • Jack Carver, a former member of the Special Forces takes the journalist Valerie Cardinal to an Island to visit her uncle Max who is working in a Military complex on the Island. As they arrive Valerie gets captured by the minions of Doctor Krüger. After the destruction of his boat Jack finds out about the true purpose of the Facilities on the Island, which is the creation of genetic soldiers.
Release Date
2015-08-20
  • Rate : 5.5
  • Production Companies : Ingenious Media, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Dayday Films,
  • Director : Aleksander Bach, Zoe Simijonovic,
  • Stars : Rupert Friend,Zachary Quinto,Hannah Ware,
  • An assassin teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.
Release Date
2010-03-20
  • Rate : 5.10
  • Production Companies : Namco, Light Song Films,
  • Director : Dwight H. Little,
  • Stars : Jon Foo,Kelly Overton,Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa,
  • In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this dystopia, Mishima sponsors Tekken, a tournament in which fighters battle until only one is left standing.
Release Date
2006-09-07
  • Rate : 5
  • Production Companies : Impact Pictures, Constantin Film Produktion, Mindfire Entertainment,
  • Director : Corey Yuen Kwai,
  • Stars : Jaime Pressly,Devon Aoki,Holly Valance,
  • Four beautiful rivals at an invitation-only martial-arts tournament join forces against a sinister threat. Princess Kasumi (Devon Aoki) is an aristocratic warrior trained by martial-arts masters. Tina Armstrong (Jaime Pressly) is a wrestling superstar. Helena Douglas (Sarah Carter) is an athlete with a tragic past. Christie Allen (Holly Valance) earns her keep as a thief and an assassin-for-hire.
Release Date
2005-01-28
  • Rate : 3.10
  • Production Companies : Boll Kino Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG, Brightlight Pictures, Herold Productions,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Christian Slater,Tara Reid,Stephen Dorff,
  • Edward Carnby is a private investigator specializing in unexplainable supernatural phenomena. His cases delve into the dark corners of the world, searching for truth in the occult remnants of ancient civilizations. Now, the greatest mystery of his past is about to become the most dangerous case he has ever faced.
Release Date
2003-04-11
  • Rate : 2.80
  • Production Companies : Boll Kino Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG, Brightlight Pictures, Herold Productions,
  • Director : Bryan C. Knight, Patti Henderson, Rob Duncan,
  • Stars : Jonathan Cherry,Tyron Leitso,Clint Howard,
  • Set on an island off the coast, a techno rave party attracts a diverse group of college coeds and a Coast Guard officer. Soon, they discover that their X-laced escapades are to be interrupted by zombies and monsters that attack them on the ground, from the air, and in the sea, ruled by an evil entity in the House of the Dead... Prequel to the House of the Dead video games.
Release Date
1999-03-11
  • Rate : 4
  • Production Companies : Carousel Picture Company, The, No Prisoners Productions, American Entertainment Investors,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Freddie Prinze Jr.,Saffron Burrows,Matthew Lillard,
  • The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher Blair and Todd "Maniac" Marshall as they arrive at the Tiger Claw and are soon forced to stop a Kilrathi fleet heading towards Earth.
Release Date
1994-11-04
  • Rate : 3.90
  • Production Companies : Gramercy Pictures,
  • Director : James Yukich, James Yukich,
  • Stars : Robert Patrick,Mark Dacascos,Scott Wolf,
  • Set 15 years in the future in post-earthquake California, where San Diego and Los Angeles are merged into one city, two teenage brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader named Bo Abobo has the other half, and determines to get the brothers' half and have a complete medallion so he can gain absolute power of the magical Double Dragon medallion.
Release Date
1993-05-28
  • Rate : 4
  • Production Companies : Hollywood Pictures, Cinergi Pictures Entertainment, Allied Filmmakers,
  • Director : Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton,
  • Stars : Bob Hoskins,John Leguizamo,Dennis Hopper,
  • Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.