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1.
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007 Documentary)
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Die-hard gamers compete to break world records on classic arcade games. (79 mins.)
Director: Seth Gordon
 
2.
Grandma's Boy (2006)
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A 35 year old video game tester has to move in with his grandma and her two old lady roommates. (94 mins.)
 
3.
The Wizard (1989)
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A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship. (96 mins.)
Director: Todd Holland
 
4.
WarGames (1983)
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A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III. (114 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
5.
TRON (1982)
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A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program. (96 mins.)
 
6.
Indie Game: The Movie (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world. (94 mins.)
 
7.
Nightmares (1983)
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Anthology of four horror tales with a supernatural twist based on urban legends. (99 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
8.
Joysticks (1983)
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When a top local businessman and his two bumbling nephews try to shut down the town's only video arcade, arcade employees and patrons fight back. (88 mins.)
Director: Greydon Clark
 
9.
Cloak & Dagger (1984)
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A young boy and his imaginary friend end up on the run while in possession of a top-secret spy gadget. (101 mins.)
 
10.
The Last Starfighter (1984)
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A discouraged video-gaming boy finds himself recruited as a gunner for an alien defense force. (101 mins.)
Director: Nick Castle
 
11.
The Dungeonmaster (1984)
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A demonic wizard challenges a modern-day computer programmer to a battle of technology vs. sorcery, with the programmer's girlfriend as the prize. (73 mins.)
 
12.
Le petit amour (1988)
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Mary-Jane asks, "Do all women fall in love with a boy, or just those without sons?" She's divorced with two daughters... (80 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
 
13.
The Lawnmower Man (1992)
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A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science. (108 mins.)
Director: Brett Leonard
 
14.
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
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Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would... (93 mins.)
Director: Farhad Mann
 
15.
Arcade (1993 Video)
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A virtual reality game begins taking over the minds of teenagers. (85 mins.)
Director: Albert Pyun
 
16.
Brainscan (1994)
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A teenager is part of an interactive video game where he kills innocent victims. Later, the murders become real. (96 mins.)
Director: John Flynn
 
17.
Nirvana (1997)
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Jimi, a successful computer game designer, finds that his latest product has been infected by a virus... (113 mins.)
 
18.
eXistenZ (1999)
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A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged. (97 mins.)
 
19.
Avalon (2001)
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In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon... (107 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
 
20.
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
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Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker (Stallone). It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world. (84 mins.)
 
21.
Maximum Surge (2003 TV Movie)
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When a super computer is linked to a video game network, a computer programmer who designed the game must enter the virtual reality world of his fantasies and defeat the computer before it causes a worldwide information crash. (90 mins.)
Director: Jason Bourque
 
22.
Game Box 1.0 (2004)
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Charlie Nash is an expert video game tester who escapes reality by playing a mysterious, 3-D fantasy game he received in the mail. (83 mins.)
 
23.
Dance Machine (2006)
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After accidentally killing the albino boa boss, Dani and his colleagues decide to sign up for the first national competition of dancing machine. (109 mins.)
Director: Óscar Aibar
 
24.
Stay Alive (2006)
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For a group of teens, the answer to the mysterious death of their old friend lies within the world of an online video game based on the true story of an ancient noblewoman known as the Blood Countess. (85 mins.)
 
25.
Ben X (2007)
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As an alternative to getting bullied at school, an autistic teenager retreats into the world of online role-playing games. (93 mins.)
Director: Nic Balthazar
 
26.
Press Start (2007 Video)
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Average suburban youth Zack Nimbus is recruited by an ill-tempered ninja and a tough-as-nails space soldier to save the world from a tyrannical, but comically insecure, sorcerer. (100 mins.)
Director: Ed Glaser
 
27.
Press Start 2 Continue (2011 Video)
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In this sequel to the acclaimed videogame comedy PRESS START, the evil sorcerer Count Vile has returned from Hades for a new bid at global domination... (81 mins.)
Director: Ed Glaser
 
28.
WarGames: The Dead Code (2008 Video)
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The United State's Department of Homeland Security is led to believe an American teen hacker playing a terrorist-attack simulator game online is a real terrorist out to destroy the U.S. (100 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gillard
 
29.
Assault Girls (2009)
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In the aftermath of a global thermonuclear war three battle tested women wage war in a virtual video game against giant mutant sand whales. (65 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
 
30.
Gamer (2009)
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In a future mind-controlling game, death row convicts are forced to battle in a 'Doom'-type environment. Convict Kable, controlled by Simon, a skilled teenage gamer, must survive thirty sessions in order to be set free. Or won't he? (95 mins.)
Director: Neveldine, Taylor
 
31.
TRON: Legacy (2010)
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The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world. (125 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kosinski
 
32.
Black Heaven (2010)
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An innocent young man becomes enamored with a mysterious girl. He is lured into "Black Hole" - a dark, obscure video game world of avatars with deadly serious intentions in the real world. (105 mins.)
Director: Gilles Marchand
 
33.
RPG Metanoia (2010)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Luis C. Suarez
 
34.
Ra.One (2011)
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A video game developer's world spirals out of control when his shape-shifting indestructible virtual creation becomes all too real. (156 mins.)
Director: Anubhav Sinha
 
35.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
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A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Rich Moore
 
36.
Video Game High School (2012 TV Series)
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In a futuristic world where gaming is the top sport, a teenager attends a school which specializes in a curriculum of video games in each genre. (42 mins.)
 
37.
Harsh Realm (1999 TV Series)
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Lt. Hobbes is sent into a VR wargame simulation where he is to terminate a renegade General who has taken control of the program. (45 mins.)
 
38.
Storm Watch (2002)
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America's best player is being pulled in to the ultimate cyber-terror. The game's mastermind has stolen his identity... (100 mins.)
 
39.
Noobz (2012)
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Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives? (97 mins.)
Director: Blake Freeman
 
40.
Eiga! Tamagotchi: Uchû ichi happy na monogatari!? (2008)
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Mametchi and his friends must save Tamagotchi world from a book that is beginning to destroy reality, entitled "The World's Happiest Story". (89 mins.)
Director: Jôji Shimura
 
41.
Best Player (2011 TV Movie)
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Gamer Quincy is the master of games until he meets his match. A kid named "Prodigy" keeps beating him... (83 mins.)
 
42.
Pixels (2015)
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When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games. (106 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus