Some Interesting Horror Movies Based On Video Games

Updated On July 14, 2014 by Pradeep Kumar | Short URL: http://movie.sc/1mlZ4QV  

Two of my favorite topics – Games & Horror Movies. Glad to have a combination of both and present you some interesting horror movies based on video games. Video games are inspiration for many, especially horror movies, they adapt the theme and visualise it as a movie. To prepare a good list I made some research online and I was quite disappointed with the results.

Horror Movies Based On Video Games

The truth is, I’m not actually able to find any good horror movies based on video games. Quite shocked, but I managed to prepare a list containing some worthy movies and I avoided some which may not be good or interesting to you.

Horror Movies Based On Video Games

1. Resident Evil (2002)

Resident Evil (2002) on IMDb | Wikipedia | View Trailer

Interesting Fact about “Resident Evil (2002)”

The crew had a hard time dealing with the dogs who kept licking the blood and meat off themselves.

Resident Evil (2002)

Storyline: A special military unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident.


2. Doom (2005)

Doom (2005) on IMDb | Wikipedia | View Trailer

Interesting Fact about “Doom (2005)”

Dwayne Johnson was offered the lead role of John Grimm but chose the role of Sarge because he thought it was more interesting.

Doom (2005)

Storyline: Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines.


3. Silent Hill (2006)

Silent Hill (2006) on IMDb | Wikipedia | View Trailer

Interesting Fact about “Silent Hill (2006)”

Many of the creatures in the film were played by dancers so they could be flexible enough to create the required disturbing movements.

Silent Hill (2006)

Storyline: A woman goes in search for her daughter, within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill.


4. Dead Space: Downfall (2008)

Dead Space: Downfall (2008) on IMDb | Wikipedia | View Trailer

Interesting Fact about “Dead Space: Downfall (2008)”

It is a prequel to the video game Dead Space and takes place during the events of Dead Space: Extraction.

Dead Space- Downfall (2008)

Storyline: The USG Ishimura, a miner spaceship, is transporting a strange artifact called the Red Marker. It is a prequel to the video game Dead Space.


I’m searching further to find any good horror movies based on video games, I’ll be updating this list if I find any. Meanwhile if you can suggest any movie, kindly let us know in the comments below.

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