Which Nintendo franchise would make the best film?

by FollowtheWolves92 | created - 28 Apr 2016 | updated - 29 Apr 2016 | Public

Which one of these video game franchises by Nintendo do you think would make the best movie? (Excluding the Mario and Animal Crossing franchise since they already have been made into films)

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1. Star Fox (1993 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

After being banished from planet Corneria, the evil scientist Andross declares war on the entire Lylat System. The commanding officer of Corneria's defence force, summons the elite mercenary team Star Fox to defeat Andross.

Director: Katsuya Eguchi | Star: Dan Owsen

Votes: 456

2. The Hyrule fantasy: Zeruda no densetsu (1986 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Follows the story of a young boy named Link that must save a kidnapped princess from the evil, demonic Ganon, who put a spell on his lair which can only be removed with the 3 pieces of the Triforce, a golden triangle with mystical powers.

Directors: Shigeru Miyamoto, Takashi Tezuka

Votes: 1,919

3. Metoroido (1986 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Samus Aran, a bounty hunter, is send to destroy a band of space pirates who stolen a Galactic Federation-owned space research vessel with samples of Metroid, a dangerous parasitic lifeform.

Directors: Yoshio Sakamoto, Satoru Okada

Votes: 968

4. Donkey Kong Country (1994 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Waking to find his banana hoard clean gone, Donkey Kong sets out with his nephew Diddy Kong through jungle and cavern, past temples and reef, across pine forests, factories, and mountains to rid the island of the wicked Kremlings and reclaim his bananas.

Directors: Chris Stamper, Tim Stamper | Star: Chris Sutherland

Votes: 1,693

5. Hoshi no Kirby: Yume no izumi no monogatari (1993 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

After King Dedede breaks The Star Rod, which serves as the power source of the Fountain of Dreams, apart and gives the pieces to his minions, Kirby travels across Dream Land to repair the Star Rod.

Director: Masahiro Sakurai

Votes: 632

6. Super Smash Bros. (1999 Video Game)

E | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Mario and everybody's favorite Nintendo characters battle it out in a no holds barred tournament.

Director: Masahiro Sakurai | Stars: Charles Martinet, Nobuyuki Hiyama, Kazumi Totaka, Makiko Ômoto

Votes: 1,536

7. F-Zero (1990 Video Game)

E | Action, Sci-Fi, Sport

A futuristic racing game where players compete in a high-speed hovercar racing tournament. In the year 2560, multi-billionaires with lethargic lifestyles created a new form of entertainment based on the Formula One races called "F-Zero".

Director: Kazunobu Shimizu

Votes: 309

8. Punch-Out!! (2009 Video Game)

E10+ | Animation, Comedy, Family

Play as Little Mac as he punches his way to being the best boxer! Punch your way through glass joe, the famous donkey Kong! And more!

Directors: Jason Carr, Mike Inglehart | Stars: Christian Bernard, Matt Harty, Riley L. Inge, Mike Inglehart

Votes: 55

9. Hikari shinwa: Parutena no kagami (1987 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

Pit goes on a quest to find three sacred treasures, which he must equip to rescue the Grecian fantasy world Angel Land and its ruler, the goddess Palutena.

Director: Satoshi Okada

Votes: 155

10. Fire Emblem: Rekka No Ken (2003 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The first Fire Emblem game translated into English. You play in 3 different story modes as Lyn, Eliwood and Hector as they set out with their army fighting in war campaigns and to defeat the dark wizard Nergal.

Directors: Taeko Kaneda, Kentarou Nishimura

Votes: 63

11. Pikmin (2001 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

An astronaut stranded on an alien planet must command battalions of plantlike creatures in order to survive and locate his missing spaceship parts.

Directors: Masamichi Abe, Shigefumi Hino

Votes: 311

12. EarthBound Beginnings (1989 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Ninten must go on a journey to collect the eight melodies and save the world

Director: Shigesato Itoi

Votes: 81



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