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Post by JuddWack » Mon Apr 17, 2006 7:06 am

So far i've been pretty unimpressed with the adaptions from game to film and I was just wondering what you thought would work well.

Personally, I think The Secret of Monkey Island would be a great dark comedy. I see Tim Burton directing this.
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Post by az_bont » Mon Apr 17, 2006 7:44 am

The original story of Final Fantasy VII would make a pretty decent Lord Of The Rings style triple-movie twelve-hour epic, with a similar combination of live action and CGI.

Headhunter might make a decent action movie, I suppose. Deus Ex had quite a movie-ish feel to it, too.

About a year ago I stumbled across the original script for a Resident Evil movie adaptation written by George Romero, which was infinitely better, even in plain text, than the movie that ended up being made.
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Post by ace » Mon Apr 17, 2006 7:50 am

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Post by Specially Cork » Mon Apr 17, 2006 8:19 am

Farenheit / Indigo Prophecy

Simply because it felt like a really over-extended movie in game-form, and wouldve probably worked better just in movie form to begin with.
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Post by Matisfaction » Mon Apr 17, 2006 10:26 am

Metal Slug, like an animated movie of the the Samurai Jack ilk.
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Post by Jeeba Jabba » Mon Apr 17, 2006 10:46 am

Madden 2001
Tetris
Seaman
Sim City 4
Civilization II
Virtua Tennis
Pong

























Ok, really.


The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
Halo
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Final Fantasy VI
Final Fantasy VIII
Lunar: Silver Star Story
Metal Gear Solid

Also, I think Golden Sun could make a potentially badass family movie.
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Post by Roofus » Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:56 am

Indigo Prophecy
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Post by armada » Mon Apr 17, 2006 12:45 pm

SNATCHER!!


golden axe

altered beast

halo

kotor

streets of rage

toejam and earl

shenmue

phantasy star
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Post by mankrip » Mon Apr 17, 2006 1:01 pm

I'd like to see a good adaptation of Mortal Kombat 1.

The Doom movie wasn't bad, but it feels as if it isn't finished because there are a good number of elements missing, and they shouldn't have put the last fight after the FPS sequence, because the FPS sequence is the climax of the movie.

By the way, Road Rash could be turned into a very good movie.
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Post by S. Thompson » Mon Apr 17, 2006 1:35 pm

Ice Climber :lol:

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Post by Caboose » Mon Apr 17, 2006 2:06 pm

armada wrote: shenmue

phantasy star
Phantasy Star could make a pretty good sci-fi TV series. Shenmue is already a movie, but I assume you guys mean one that isn't just a long FMV. Like with proper actors and lines :lol:
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Post by zero » Mon Apr 17, 2006 2:36 pm

Shenmue.
FF7
FF8
Star Ocean.
Shadow Hearts 1,2 & 3.
Metal Gear Solid.
Zelda OOT.
Splinter Cell.
Project Zero/Fatel Frame.
Onimusia <--Spelling?.
Devil May Cry <--Maybe this would work better as an anime?.

I think all them have a good enough story/theme to be made into a film, and if done right each of them could be great.
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Post by FETUS » Mon Apr 17, 2006 2:43 pm

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Post by Veggita2099 » Mon Apr 17, 2006 3:16 pm

az_bont wrote:The original story of Final Fantasy VII would make a pretty decent Lord Of The Rings style triple-movie twelve-hour epic, with a similar combination of live action and CGI.

Headhunter might make a decent action movie, I suppose. Deus Ex had quite a movie-ish feel to it, too.

About a year ago I stumbled across the original script for a Resident Evil movie adaptation written by George Romero, which was infinitely better, even in plain text, than the movie that ended up being made.
Yea it would take 3 long movies to tell the story of Final Fantasy 7, but it would make a excellent movie. I agree with you on that. I think it should either be 100% CGI or 100% actors though, I don't thinking mixing the two would look right.

Problem with most of these video game to movie deals is the movie is usualyl completey different then the game. I personally thought the Resident Evil movies was decent, but I still wouldn't say they was great. I found RE1 reminded me too much of the Alien movies.

OF course the original Final Fantasy movie once again had nothign to do with any of the games other then a charactor with the name Cid. I won't even go into the details of the Mario movie where Yoshi was a wild dinosaur, Bowser was a human like creature, and the princess was a young hot women without a dress who hatched from a egg.

The Silent Hill movie looks like it might be decent. Just out of curiousity where was Silent Hill in the games? I played a little bit of Silent Hill 2, but I just couldn't get into it. I thought Silent Hill was in a town near the ocean or something?
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Post by Smiley » Mon Apr 17, 2006 3:18 pm

None..for the most part, and with a few excpetions, they are never as good.

the super mario bros movie was considered to be one of the worst, but personally, it wasn't that bad and I was kinda hoping for a sequel. I also thought that the guy playing mario in the movie (his name slips my mind right now) did an exceptional job. Leguizano, on the other hand, didn't.
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Post by FETUS » Mon Apr 17, 2006 3:21 pm

I liked the mario bros movie, it wasn't trying to get a great story line but it hit everything it needed to to please the games fans.
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Post by Smiley » Mon Apr 17, 2006 3:24 pm

Matisfaction wrote:Metal Slug, like an animated movie of the the Samurai Jack ilk.
personally, I wouldn't mind seeing that either. Have you seen the screenshots for the new 3d metal slug that snk is planning? at best, it looks like a n64 launch title... :lol:
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Post by Vlad Tepes » Mon Apr 17, 2006 5:04 pm

Guilty Gear (Too many details for a movie...would probably work as an anime series...like Gungrave)
MGS
Quake II and 4
Duke Nukem
Halo
Killzone
Shenmue
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Post by gamedudex2 » Mon Apr 17, 2006 6:07 pm

Smiley wrote:
Matisfaction wrote:Metal Slug, like an animated movie of the the Samurai Jack ilk.
personally, I wouldn't mind seeing that either. Have you seen the screenshots for the new 3d metal slug that snk is planning? at best, it looks like a n64 launch title... :lol:

3d metal slug? wtf?
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Post by butters » Mon Apr 17, 2006 6:20 pm

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