The ranking of the most popular video game movies has just fallen and it will clearly be debated. You are not at the end of your surprises…
Video game adaptations are on the rise. There are countless series and films to come on streaming platforms. The Last of Us, Life is Strange, Ghost of Tsushima, Super Mario, Fallout, Bioshock… there are dozens of names. However, this is not new because many have tried the exercise before with clearly mixed success. Today a ranking reveals the most popular video game movies and there are big surprises in the lot.
Here are the most popular video game movies in the world
Video games and Hollywood have never gone well together. Today, the situation is changing with several adaptations that are a hit at the box office, like the films Sonic, Uncharted or even Detective Pikachu. A recent study has looked into the case of the tenth art in cinema and reveals to us the most popular video game films in the world. The ranking is surprising.
- Tomb Raider (2018)
- Monster Hunter and Mortal Kombat (1995)
- Hitman: Agent 47
- Need For Speed
- Resident Evil: Retribution
- Resident Evil Rampage
- Assassin’s Creed
- The Angry Birds Movie
- OA: Dead or Alive
The first Mortal Kombat film nevertheless tops the charts in North and Latin America, while Canada prefers Resident Evil and Resident Evil: Retribution. Europe, for its part, places it in second place, behind Tomb Raider, which could ultimately not have a sequel. The most observant will have noticed that most of the films on the list have received rather harsh reviews and yet they are the ones that have the most interest in the eyes of Internet users. Looking at the reviews on reputable sites like Rotten Tomatoes, none of them made the list. In reality, this ranking is based on the frequency of Internet searches and not on a survey of players or moviegoers. Like what people are looking for anything and everything.