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
Here's a list of films that share the same titles as famous video games, but are in no way based on the video game that shares the same title. You follow?
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1. Commando (1985)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A retired elite Black Ops Commando launches a one man war against a group of South American criminals who have kidnapped his daughter.
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
An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
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
A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Votes: 71,379 | Gross: $14.97M
George Clooney is nowhere to be found in this 1986 action title on the ATARI 2600.
5. Rampage (1987)
R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 1,638 | Gross: $0.80M
6. Warlords (1988)
R | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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 »
7. Berserk (1997–1998)
Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
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.
8. Vigilante (1982)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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 »
9. Vigilante (II) (2008)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action
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.
10. Rampage (1963)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Romance
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 »
11. Asteroide (2014)
102 min | Drama
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 »
12. Battle Zone (1952)
Approved | 81 min | War
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 »
13. Combat (2006)
Unrated | 57 min
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 »
14. The Defender (2004)
R | 90 min | Action
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 »
15. Othello (1995)
R | 123 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 8,048 | Gross: $2.11M
16. Outlaw (2007)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
18. Fast Food (1999)
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.
19. Freeway (1996)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 23,350 | Gross: $0.30M
20. Fainaru faito - Saigo no ichigeki (1989)
100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
23. No Escape (1994)
R | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A soldier convicted for murdering his commanding officer is dumped and left to die on a prison island inhabited by two camps of convicts.
Votes: 16,658 | Gross: $15.34M
24. The Sea Hawk (1940)
Approved | 127 min | Action, Adventure, History
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.
25. SeaQuest 2032 (1993–1996)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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.
26. Shark Attack (1999 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Horror, Action
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.
27. Sorcerer (1977)
PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.
29. Subterranea (2015)
99 min | Drama, Mystery
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.
32. The Castle (1997)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 12,859 | Gross: $0.86M
33. Dead or Alive (1999)
R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
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.
Votes: 6,474 | Gross: $0.00M
34. Dead or Alive (1944)
Approved | 56 min | Western
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 »
35. Fire and Ice (1983)
PG | 81 min | Animation, Fantasy, Adventure
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 »
Votes: 7,340 | Gross: $0.76M
37. Quartet (2012)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 16,928 | Gross: $18.39M
38. Quartet (1981)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
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.
39. Quartet (1948)
Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
40. Renegade (2004)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Western
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 »
44. Shanghai (2012)
120 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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.
45. Shanghai (2010)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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.
Votes: 8,227 | Gross: $0.04M
49. Remember Me (2010)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 122,406 | Gross: $19.07M
51. Primal Rage (1988)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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 »