Best and Worst Movie-to-Game Translations

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  1. Boringman54

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    What are the best and worst movie-to-game translations? I think the best would be King Kong (excluding the DS and GBA adaptions). They were actually a decent FPS. The worst is either ET for the Atario 2600 or Charlie's Angels for Gamecube. They were just awful.
     
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    Chronicles of Riddick EFBB hands down is the best movie to game adaptation
     
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    I would have to say Golden eye for the best. Ridick comes in second.
     
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    Best? Goldeneye.

    Worst? I can't be sure, but it seems that the worse the movie, the worse the game. Case in point: check out GR's review for Catwoman (the game).
     
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    Best (Besides Goldeneye): Definitely The Warriors (PRobably the best "Beat Em Up" I've ever played).

    Worst: Bad Boys (Just an obligatory post, really).
     
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  6. Boringman54

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    Oh, I forgot Goldeneye was a movie. That too.
     
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  7. used44

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    I agree with ROH_mark.

    Warriors is a stellar beat 'em up. Good movie translation on top of that.
     
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    the crow is a movie to game adaptation... yeah
     
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  9. HK-47

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    catwoman as the worst
     
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    Worst - Mission Impossible/ Reservoir Dogs

    Best - [havent played riddick] Spiderman 3
     
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    Spiderman 3 was shit.

    Spiderman 2 however was A-Ok.
     
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  12. snowseph

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    Easily GoldenEye for me. Can't count the number of days spent playing that with buddies.

    The worst, that I can remember, was probably Judge Dredd for the Playstation. I barely ever played game adaptations (on account of their notoriety), but for some reason I had a copy of Judge Dredd that someone must have picked out of the bargain bin. Light-gun games are usually pretty plain on their own, but when you factor in movie adaptation levels of badness... things get ugly. :sick:
     
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    There are also some terrific Star Wars games out there. Though, those mostly aren't true movie-to-game adaptations.
     
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    I'm not sure if this counts, but i'm going with KOTOR as the best movie-game. If I can't choose that, i'll go with Riddick, Tron 2.0 and King Kong (that was a pretty good game).

    As for the worst......well...I have a brain and know that I should avoid movie-based games.
     
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    Ever play the PSOne Men In Black game? Don't even bother.
     
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  16. HK-47

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    I don't think KotOR counts, since it takes place a few thousand years before the movies
    how about all those disney games? from their medicore (some of them are) movies to even crappier games
     
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  17. Grey

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    Some of them were quite good actually. Fantasia, Aladdin and the Lion King for the Sega Genesis were all good games. From what I remember of Hercules for the PS One, that wasn't bad either.
     
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    The lion king on the genesis was a fantastic game, I never played the others so I can't comment on them.
     
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    I only have played Aladdin, but I loved it as a kid.
     
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  20. ghostlymatty

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    goldeneye and the warriors for best, fantastic four for worst
     
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