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Leo Logan
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There have been so many video games that have been turned into movies and yet not all of them have been very good by following closely to the games. The films are:

Super Mario Bros. (1993) - Bob Hoskins (Mario), John Leguizamo (Luigi), Dennis Hopper (King Koopa), Samantha Mathis (Daisy)
Double Dragon (1994) - Mark Dacascos (Jimmy), Scott Wolf (Billy), Robert Patrick, Alyssa Milano (Marian)
Street Fighter (1994) - Jean-Claude Van Damme (Guile), Raul Julia (M. Bison), Ming-Na (Chun-Li), Kylie Minogue (Cammy), Damian Chapa (Ken), Byron Mann (Ryu), Wes Studi (Sagat)
Mortal Kombat (1995) - Robin Shou (Liu Kang), Linden Ashby (Johnny Cage), Bridgette Wilson (Sonya Blade), Christopher Lambert (Raiden), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Shang Tsung), Talisa Soto (Kitana), Trevor Goddard (Kano)
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997) - Robin Shou, Talisa Soto, James Remar (Raiden), Sandra Hess (Sonya Blade), Lynn "Red" Williams (Jax), Brian Thompson (Shao Kahn)
Wing Commander (1999) - Freddie Prinze, Jr., Saffron Burrows, Matthew Lillard, Tcheky Karyo
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) - Angelina Jolie (Lara Croft), Jon Voight, Noah Taylor, Daniel Craig
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
Resident Evil (2002) - Milla Jovovich (Alice), Michelle Rodriguez (Rain)
House of the Dead (2003)
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life (2003) - Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) - Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory (Jill Valentine)
Alone in the Dark (2005) - Christian Slater, Tara Reid, Stephen Dorff
Doom (2005) - Karl Urban, Dwayne Johnson, Rosamund Pike
Bloodrayne (2006) - Kristanna Loken, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Rodriguez, Michael Madsen, Meat Loaf
Silent Hill (2006)
DOA: Dead or Alive (2007) - Jaime Pressly, Devon Aoki, Sarah Carter, Natassia Malthe, Holly Valance, Eric Roberts
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) - Milla Jovovich
Hitman (2007) - Timothy Olyphant
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2008) - Jason Statham, Leelee Sobieski, Burt Reynolds, Ray Liotta, Claire Forlani, Matthew Lillard, John Rhys-Davies
Max Payne (2008) - Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009) - Kristin Kreuk (Chun-Li), Neal McDonough (M. Bison), Chris Klein (Nash), Moon Bloodgood, Robin Shou, Michael Clarke Duncan (Balrog)
Tekken (2009)
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) - Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) - Milla Jovovich

In fact, what are some of your favorites or least favorites?

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Pyro
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I agree...almost every Video Game based film I've seen has been pretty crappy.

One I can think of off the top of my head though that isn't too bad is:

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)
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For a CGI film, I actually think this one is pretty good.

[ 24. December 2011, 15:38: Message edited by: Pyro ]

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