The 15 Highest Grossing Video Game Movies of All Time
Movies based on video games are notoriously sketchy when it comes to their quality and do not have a great track record often missing some of the finer points of what makes the games so great or completely altering the characters and storylines to suit the cinematic storytelling process better (remember the Super Mario Bros. film?). Cynics amongst the movie going audiences may suggest that it is because the film already has a guaranteed fan base who will pay to see it that filmmakers don't have to try too hard.
Whatever the case may be, these movies can still generate some serious cash and that's, probably, why they keep getting made. Here we look at some of the biggest money spinners from the video game movie genre.