Movies that Share the Same Title s a Video Game, But Aren't Based On Video Games...

by Guernicaman | created - 03 May 2014 | updated - 26 Apr 2015 | Public

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1. Commando (1985)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.7
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A retired elite Black Ops Commando launches a one man war against a group of South American criminals who have kidnapped his daughter.

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells

Votes: 123,069 | Gross: $35.10M

The original Japanese title of this Capcom arcade classic translated into "Wolf of the Battlefield".

2. Stargate (1994)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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42 Metascore

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 157,398 | Gross: $71.57M

Shares the same title as a 1984 ATARI 2600 game by Williams Electronics, Inc.

3. Solaris (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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65 Metascore

A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Ulrich Tukur, Viola Davis

Votes: 71,379 | Gross: $14.97M

George Clooney is nowhere to be found in this 1986 action title on the ATARI 2600.

4. Rampage (2009)

R | 85 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.3
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A man with a thirst for revenge builds a full body armor from Kevlar and goes on a killing spree.

Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Brendan Fletcher, Shaun Sipos, Michael Paré, Matt Frewer

Votes: 16,299

5. Rampage (1987)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Liberal district attorney decides to seek the death penalty for a man who slaughtered a family at Christmastime, then drank their blood. He escapes, though, and starts killing again.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Michael Biehn, Alex McArthur, Nicholas Campbell, Deborah Van Valkenburgh

Votes: 1,638 | Gross: $0.80M

6. Warlords (1988)

R | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.1
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Dow is an ex-soldier searching the wasteland for his wife who was taken from him by the Warlord. With only a disembodied, wisecracking head and a renegade woman named Danny as his ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: David Carradine, Dawn Wildsmith, Sid Haig, Ross Hagen

Votes: 194

7. Berserk (1997–1998)

Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Guts is a skilled swordsman who joins forces with a mercenary group named 'The Band of the Hawk', lead by the charismatic Griffith, and fights with them as they battle their way into the royal court.

Stars: Nobutoshi Canna, Marc Diraison, Carrie Keranen, Kevin T. Collins

Votes: 19,983

8. Vigilante (1982)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Eddie Marino is a factory worker in New York City. He has a wife named Vickie and a son named Scott. Eddie's friend and co-worker Nick and some of the factory's other workers have formed a ... See full summary »

Director: William Lustig | Stars: Robert Forster, Fred Williamson, Richard Bright, Rutanya Alda

Votes: 2,106

9. Vigilante (II) (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action

3.0
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When Luke is viciously attacked and his fiancée is raped and murdered, he pledges to train himself in deadly hand to hand combat and use it against any wrong doers who dare to cross his path.

Director: Aash Aaron | Stars: Robert Díaz, Margot Robbie, Kazuya Wright, Ozzie Devrish

Votes: 330

10. Rampage (1963)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Romance

5.7
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A German zoo hires two hunters to catch a rare breed of panther in Malaysia. The girlfriend of one of the hunters accompanies them on their hunt, which tenses the situation as the other ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Elsa Martinelli, Jack Hawkins, Sabu

Votes: 418

11. Asteroide (2014)

102 min | Drama

6.2
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Siblings, it is said, are the only people we truly spend our entire lives with. Perhaps that longevity explains the unique and edgy dynamic that brothers and sisters carry through their ... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Tobar | Stars: Sophie Alexander-Katz, Arturo Barba, Sofía Espinosa, Ari Brickman

Votes: 30

12. Battle Zone (1952)

Approved | 81 min | War

5.4
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Danny, a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, re-enlists when the Korean War breaks out. He joins a Marine motion picture unit specializing in combat footage. There he re-encounters Mitch,... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Hodiak, Linda Christian, Stephen McNally, Martin Milner

Votes: 120

13. Combat (2006)

Unrated | 57 min

5.9
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Told in three parts, Patrick Carpentier's "The Irregularity of the tearing" is a three part cine-diary on intimacy, sensuality and desire. Part one, "God is a Dog" (2004) is shot on Super 8... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Carpentier | Stars: Léo Joris, Tomas Matauko

Votes: 69

14. The Defender (2004)

R | 90 min | Action

5.1
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Today - the global war on terror rages on. The United States will not give an inch against terrorists, especially Mohamed Jamar, considered to be the worst of them all. Jamar has been ... See full summary »

Director: Dolph Lundgren | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Jerry Springer, Shakara Ledard, Thomas Lockyer

Votes: 1,394

15. Othello (1995)

R | 123 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.

Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Kenneth Branagh, Irène Jacob, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 8,048 | Gross: $2.11M

16. Outlaw (2007)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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45 Metascore

A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.

Director: Nick Love | Stars: Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, Rupert Friend, Sean Harris

Votes: 11,666

17. Fast Food (1989)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy

4.3
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What would happen if a sex drug ended up in the Secret Sauce of a new burger joint?

Director: Michael A. Simpson | Stars: Clark Brandon, Randal Patrick, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard

Votes: 496 | Gross: $0.47M

18. Fast Food (1999)

99 min

5.3
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A reformed young man with a steady job, Benny, returns to the city of his youth to find the girl he's been in love with since childhood and that's home to his four petty criminal friends, Jacko, Zac, Bisto and Flea.

Director: Stewart Sugg | Stars: Douglas Henshall, Emily Woof, Miles Anderson, Stephen Lord

Votes: 190

19. Freeway (1996)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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61 Metascore

A twisted take on 'Little Red Riding Hood' with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker traveling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer/pedophile.

Director: Matthew Bright | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Kiefer Sutherland, Bokeem Woodbine, Paul Perri

Votes: 23,350 | Gross: $0.30M

20. Fainaru faito - Saigo no ichigeki (1989)

100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.7
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Years after retiring from the world of free fighting martial arts, a man returns to the deadly world of fighting after his best student is killed in the tournament.

Director: Shuji Goto | Stars: Yasuaki Kurata, Simon Yam, Meg Lam, Anzu Lawson

Votes: 349

21. Kung Fu Master (2005)

200 min | Action

6.3
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Director: Gordon Chan

Votes: 48

22. The Night Stalker (1986)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
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A tough homicide cop is assigned to track down a serial killer who is murdering prostitutes.

Director: Max Kleven | Stars: Charles Napier, Michelle Reese, Katherine Kelly Lang, Robert Viharo

Votes: 152

23. No Escape (1994)

R | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A soldier convicted for murdering his commanding officer is dumped and left to die on a prison island inhabited by two camps of convicts.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Ray Liotta, Lance Henriksen, Stuart Wilson, Kevin Dillon

Votes: 16,658 | Gross: $15.34M

24. The Sea Hawk (1940)

Approved | 127 min | Action, Adventure, History

7.8
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Geoffrey Thorpe, a buccaneer, is hired by Queen Elizabeth I to nag the Spanish Armada. The Armada is waiting for the attack on England and Thorpe surprises them with attacks on their galleons where he shows his skills on the sword.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp

Votes: 7,641

25. SeaQuest 2032 (1993–1996)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.7
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In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.

Stars: Jonathan Brandis, Don Franklin, Ted Raimi, Roy Scheider

Votes: 5,175

26. Shark Attack (1999 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Horror, Action

3.4
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In a once serene African fishing village, a marine biologist goes in search of some answers when his friend becomes a victim in one of a series of brutal shark attacks.

Director: Bob Misiorowski | Stars: Cordell McQueen, Casper Van Dien, Chris Olley, Jacob Makgoba

Votes: 2,496

27. Sorcerer (1977)

PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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68 Metascore

Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou

Votes: 11,909

28. Stampede (1936)

Passed | 57 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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A cowboy out to find out who murdered his brother discovers that the killers may not be who he thought they were.

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Charles Starrett, Finis Barton, J.P. McGowan, William Millman

Votes: 38

29. Subterranea (2015)

99 min | Drama, Mystery

4.3
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Having spent his entire life in a dark cell, never seeing the light of day or another human being, the "Captive" is released into society and must learn how to live for the first time as an adult.

Director: Mathew Miller | Stars: Bug Hall, William Katt, Nicholas Turturro, Lily Gladstone

Votes: 486

30. Kuro-obi (2007)

95 min | Action, Drama, Sport

7.0
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A Karate masters three students compete for to be the new master against events of historical events.

Director: Shunichi Nagasaki | Stars: Akihito Yagi, Tatsuya Naka, Yûji Suzuki, Kenji Anan

Votes: 1,304

31. Blackbelt (1992)

R | 85 min | Action

5.4
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Ex-cop protects a singer from a psycho serial killer.

Directors: Charles Philip Moore, Rick Jacobson | Stars: Don Wilson, Deirdre Imershein, Matthias Hues, Richard Beymer

Votes: 408

32. The Castle (1997)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A working-class family from Melbourne, Australia fights city hall after being told they must vacate their beloved family home to allow for infrastructural expansion.

Director: Rob Sitch | Stars: Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Anthony Simcoe

Votes: 12,859 | Gross: $0.86M

33. Dead or Alive (1999)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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49 Metascore

A yakuza of Chinese descent and a Japanese cop each wage their own war against the Japanese mafia. But they are destined to meet. Their encounter will change the world.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi, Renji Ishibashi, Hitoshi Ozawa

Votes: 6,474 | Gross: $0.00M

34. Dead or Alive (1944)

Approved | 56 min | Western

5.6
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The Rangers are after Yackey and his gang. Posing as an outlaw, Dave arrives as Panhandle's prisoner and works his way into the gang. Tex arrives and joins Wright's committee. Tex plans a ... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Marjorie Clements

Votes: 30

35. Fire and Ice (1983)

PG | 81 min | Animation, Fantasy, Adventure

6.6
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In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the evil Ice Lord, Nekron. The only survivor is a young warrior, Larn, who ... See full summary »

Directors: Ralph Bakshi, Tom Tataranowicz | Stars: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor, Sean Hannon

Votes: 7,340 | Gross: $0.76M

36. The Ninja (1982)

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Votes: 15

37. Quartet (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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64 Metascore

At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.

Director: Dustin Hoffman | Stars: Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly, Tom Courtenay

Votes: 16,928 | Gross: $18.39M

38. Quartet (1981)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Marya finds herself penniless after her art dealer husband, Stephan, is convicted of theft. Marya accepts the hospitality of a strange couple, H.J. and Lois Heidler, who lets her live in their house.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Alan Bates, Maggie Smith, Isabelle Adjani, Anthony Higgins

Votes: 996

39. Quartet (1948)

Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Four of Somerset Maugham's short stories are brought to the screen with each introduced by the author himself. In the first story, The Facts of Life, a young man with great potential on the... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French, Ralph Smart | Stars: Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Ian Fleming, Jack Raine

Votes: 623

40. Renegade (2004)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Western

5.2
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Alledged wayward adolescent Louisiana gentleman Michael 'Mike' Blueberry is dumped by his family with a Wild West uncle. The brute's only 'motivation' is a stick. After a nearly fatal ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Kounen | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Michael Madsen, Juliette Lewis, Temuera Morrison

Votes: 9,619

41. Renegade (2011)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.7
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A story of life, love, and gold mining. Lonesome Dove meets Gold Fever in this two hour western. Trouble brings out the truth.

Director: Michael Dohrmann | Stars: Kaylee DeFer, Ric Maddox, Ryan Doom, Danielle Demski

Votes: 98

42. Shadow Dancer (2012)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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71 Metascore

Set in 1990s Belfast, an active member of the IRA becomes an informant for MI5 in order to protect her son's welfare.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough, Gillian Anderson, Aidan Gillen

Votes: 10,777 | Gross: $0.10M

43. Shadow Dancer (1997)

R | 89 min | Mystery, Thriller

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Directors: Stanley Lee, Stanley Yung | Stars: Gabriella Hall, Robert Donavan, Kate McNeil, Ron Johnson

Votes: 38

44. Shanghai (2012)

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Prime leader of a campaign against a big government project is killed in what appears to be a road accident. An IAS officer is ordered to probe the incident and the veils of falsehood begin to drop.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Emraan Hashmi, Abhay Deol, Prasenjit Chatterjee, Kalki Koechlin

Votes: 8,211

45. Shanghai (2010)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.4
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36 Metascore

A '40s period piece which revolves around an American expat who returns to Shanghai in the months before Pearl Harbor due to the death of his friend.

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: John Cusack, Li Gong, Yun-Fat Chow, David Morse

Votes: 8,227 | Gross: $0.04M

46. Spellcaster (1988)

R | 83 min | Horror, Mystery

4.3
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A group of people are killed one by one while participating at a million dollar treasure hunt in a mysterious Italian castle.

Director: Rafal Zielinski | Stars: Adam Ant, Richard Blade, Gail O'Grady, Harold Pruett

Votes: 355

47. Streets of Rage (1994)

Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.1
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A Los Angeles reporter, who is a former Special Forces commando, investigates a child prostitution ring.

Director: Richard Elfman | Stars: Mimi Lesseos, Oliver Page, Christopher Cass, Ira Gold

Votes: 136

48. The Street Fighter (1974)

X | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Tough karate master Terry Tsurugi takes it upon himself to protect a late businessman's daughter from the Yakuza.

Director: Shigehiro Ozawa | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Goichi Yamada, Etsuko Shiomi, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 3,899

49. Remember Me (2010)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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40 Metascore

A romantic drama centered on two new lovers: Tyler, whose parents have split in the wake of his brother's suicide, and Ally, who lives each day to the fullest since witnessing her mother's murder.

Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Caitlyn Rund, Moisés Acevedo

Votes: 122,406 | Gross: $19.07M

50. Target Earth (1954)

Approved | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Giant robots from Venus invade Chicago. Stranded in the deserted city are strangers Frank and Nora.

Director: Sherman A. Rose | Stars: Richard Denning, Kathleen Crowley, Virginia Grey, Richard Reeves

Votes: 814

51. Primal Rage (1988)

R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.5
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A scientist at a Florida university inadvertantly creates a "rage virus" while performing experiments intended to restore dead brain tissue in baboons. When a journalist for the college ... See full summary »

Director: Vittorio Rambaldi | Stars: Patrick Lowe, Cheryl Arutt, Sarah Buxton, Mitch Watson

Votes: 348