Games that would work well as a movie - an IFDB Poll

by Karl Ove Hufthammer
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As a contrast to games with impossible-to-film moments, which games do you think would work well if they were adapted to the big screen, either as a feature film or a short film (live action or animation)?

A game might work well because it has an interesting or cinematic story, well-developed characters, exciting action sequences, clever plot twists, funny dialogue, or perhaps a marvellous setting (you have an unlimited budget)†≠Ė itís up to you.

Games based on a book that has already been turned into a movie (e.g., The Hobbit) are obvious, but not very interesting, candidates, so letís exclude them. But if a game has major changes from the book (e.g., 80†Days) or is an original story inspired by a book or a book series (e.g., a new Sherlock Holmes mystery), feel free to include it.

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Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry
4 votes
"Who doesn't love a good Lovecraftian horror story?" [+]"Who doesn't love a good Lovecraftian horror story?: Throughout the game, it's easy to envision a cinematic cutscene in many places: from the pensive feeling of the ugly town, to the quiet disturbed feeling from reading Anna's diary, to the silent dread while hiding from the monster, to the climax just offshore near the lighthouse." ( - Full review) --mjhayes... "It's got a..." [+]"It's got a compelling enough storyline that it would be a successful narrative without the puzzles, nor do the puzzles loom so large that they would make a film unintelligible." () --mg51... (No comment) [+](No comment) ( - Full review) --IFonthebrain...

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Border Zone, by Marc Blank
2 votes
(No comment) [+](No comment) --IFonthebrain...

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Time: All Things Come to an End, by Andy Phillips
2 votes
"My review is titled "I want to see this movie!"" [+]"My review is titled "I want to see this movie!"" ( - Full review) --Rovarsson... (No comment) [+](No comment) --IFonthebrain...

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Trinity, by Brian Moriarty
2 votes
"Surreal and dark, but could be awesome." [+]"Surreal and dark, but could be awesome." () --Max Fog... (No comment) [+](No comment) --IFonthebrain...

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A Mind Forever Voyaging, by Steve Meretzky
1 vote
"Beautiful scenery." [+]"Beautiful scenery." () --Max Fog...

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Delusions, by C. E. Forman
1 vote
"An Inception-like simulation-within-simulation plot perhaps. " [+]"An Inception-like simulation-within-simulation plot perhaps. " ( - Full review) --Rovarsson...

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The Duel That Spanned the Ages, by Oliver Ullmann
1 vote
"Fast-moving plot, lots of action and a mecha of sorts." [+]"Fast-moving plot, lots of action and a mecha of sorts." ( - Full review) --Rovarsson...

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