Arcade game movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant arcade game movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, suspense, surprise ending, cult film, exciting and psychotronic films and TV shows about / with arcade game, chase, danger, violence, escape, brutality, police officer, transformation, friendship and explosion plots mostly in Comedy, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as arcade game: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), Pixels (2015), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), The Last Starfighter (1984), Level Up (2012), The New Girlfriend (1999), TRON (1982), Ready to Rumble (2000), Monster House (2006), Dinosaur King (2007).

List of arcade game movies

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, Canada, UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.
Style: exciting, biting, psychotronic, cliffhanger, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: jungle, adventurer, teenage boy, game, video game, team, quest, animal attack, mission, fright, explorer, zoologist ...
Time: year 1996, year 2016, 90s, 2010s, 1990s
Place: new hampshire
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 5.5
 138K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: video game, adventure, geek, save the world, danger, heroes, alien attack, family, imaginary, nerd, escapades, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 2015, year 1982 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., taj mahal, india ...
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 7.7
 398K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, not serious, humorous, touching, heroic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, imaginary, adventure, heroes, villain, escapades, lifestyle change, car race, nothing goes right, computer animation, misfit, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, california
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The Last Starfighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: space wars, outer space, alien, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, battles, fighter pilot, human in outer space, space war, alien contact ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
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 4.4
 948
Level Up (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Level Up was a live-action television series that is broadcast on Cartoon Network. A film with the same title, which served as a pilot for the series, premiered on November 23, 2011. The series premiered on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, at 8 p.m. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, tense, captivating, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, best friends, parallel world, imaginary, danger, youth, rivalry, high school, escapades, video game, arcade game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The New Girlfriend (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A romantic story of young love is not what it seems. Rachel meets Matt on his way home from school. Matt falls for her, but Rachel has other ideas. Rachel and her boyfriend Nick use Matt to exact a revenge on his parents. What follows is an ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: suburbs, obsession, vengeance, revenge, drowning, theft, sexual relations, murder, dysfunctional family, teenage life, death in the family, suburban life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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 6.8
 117K
TRON (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Kevin Flynn searches for proof that he invented a hit video game, he is "digitalized" by a laser and finds himself inside The Grid, where programs suffer under the tyrannical rule of the Master Control Program. With the help of TRON, a ...
Style: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, alternate reality, computer game, cyberpunk, video game, cyberspace, fighting the system, heroes, programmer, oppression, corporate world, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, pentagon
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Ready to Rumble (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wrestling, friendship, goofy hero, athlete's life, ambition, follow your dream, underdog, disorder, down on your luck, life is a bitch, nothing goes right, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
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 6.6
 110K
Monster House (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.
Style: suspenseful, dark, semi serious, scary, humorous ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: halloween, computer animation, haunted house, ghost, children, supernatural, neighbor, family, monster, suburbs, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 644
Dinosaur King (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dinosaur King is a card-based arcade game from Sega that uses the same gameplay mechanics from Mushiking but uses super-powered dinosaurs instead of beetles. The game was revealed in JAMMA 2005 and is available in Japanese and English versions. A ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, entertaining, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, heroic mission, parallel world, adventure, danger, rivalry, parents and children, best friends, heroes, escapades, survival ...
Place: russia, mexico, argentina, hawaii, china ...
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 52K
Boss Level (2020)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired special forces officer is trapped in a never-ending time loop on the day of his death.
Style: ambiguous ending, psychotronic, intense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: time loop, repeated event, time traveler, hitman, tough guy, martial arts, time travel, one against many, time machine, trapped, end of the world, male protagonist ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 65K
The Signal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, secret laboratory, danger, imaginary, cyborgs, alien contact, supernatural, life turned upside down, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disability, laboratory, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, future
Place: nevada, usa
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Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Spencer returns to the world of Jumanji, prompting his friends, his grandfather and his grandfather’s friend to enter a different and more dangerous version to save him.
Style: funny, breathtaking, captivating, surprise ending, colourful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, adventurer, body swapping, superhuman powers, magic, female martial artist, quest, violence, friendship, teamwork, surrealism ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
Place: new hampshire
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 5.8
 75K
Jaws 2 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, rescue, panic, boat accident, great white shark, survival, ocean, island, death, swimming, danger, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new england
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The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: goofy hero, adventure, bomb, eccentric family, parents and children, save the day, snow, president, contamination, danger, irresponsible, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle washington, seattle, oregon ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 90K
Brightburn (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?
Style: macabre, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil child, evil, super villain, supernatural ability, adoption, baby, escape attempt, little boy, bloody violence, child, adopted son, super strength ...
Time: 21st century, year 2016, 2000s, 2010s, year 2006
Place: kansas
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 6.5
 233K
It Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, slasher, epic ...
Plot: evil, killer clown, clown, evil clown, asthma, inhaler, creature, kids in trouble, good versus evil, killing spree, group of friends, panic ...
Time: 2010s, year 1989, 80s, year 2016
Place: maine, usa, new york, los angeles
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, loss of virginity, first sex, high school, friendship, high school life, abortion, teenage love, unwanted pregnancy, youth, teacher, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 62K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, fish out of water, tv show, misfit partners, reluctant partners, partners against crime, crime, crimes, police operation, reality tv, odd couple, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, captivating, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, spy, save the day, cia agent, female villain, ruse, explosion, chase, conspiracy, female protagonist, female assassin, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, prague, los angeles, austria, berlin germany ...
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 16K
Kin (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.
Style: suspense, serious, brutal, social, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: brother, abusive parent, adopted son, teenage boy, gun shooting, released from prison, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, murder, rescue, chase, surrealism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nevada, iowa, detroit, nebraska, las vegas
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 188
Tori Girl! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yukina Toriyama (Tao Tsuchiya) enters a university of science after prepping for one year for her entrance exam. At first, she is shocked by the atmosphere at her school. She becomes attracted to senior student Kei (Mahiro Takasugi). Due to Kei, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, university, love and romance, romance, friends, love, society, friendship, temple, public relations ...
Time: contemporary
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The four turtles travel back in time to the days of the legendary and deadly samurai in ancient Japan, where they train to perfect the art of becoming one. The turtles also assist a small village in an uprising.
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, ninja, martial arts, superhero, master warrior, rescue, good versus evil, heroes, vigilantism, teleportation, anthropomorphic animal, adventure ...
Time: 17th century, 1500s, 16th century, 1600s, 1990s ...
Place: japan, asia, new york
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, cyborgs, time travel, future dystopia, robot vs. robot, post apocalypse, save the world, terminator, killer robot, artificial intelligence, chase ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, year 1997, year 1995 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states, north america
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Return of the Living Dead III (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Colonel Reynolds and his group of government scientists continue their work on re-animating the dead for military use. His son Curt uses a stolen security pass to sneak in with his thrill-seeking girlfriend Julie, with shocking, deadly results!
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, zombie, experiment gone awry, laboratory, obsessive quest, criminal's revenge, deadly, danger, soldier, homeless, gory, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 21K
Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, resort, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, dangerous animal, deadly, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
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Ninja III: The Domination (1984)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A female aerobic instructor is possessed by an evil spirit of a fallen ninja when coming to his aid. The spirit seeks revenge on those who killed him and uses the female instructor's body to carry out his mission. The only way the spirit will ...
Style: serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, one man army, supernatural, danger, revenge, female ninja, vengeance, master criminal, master warrior, good versus evil, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 519
Our Town (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kyung-ju is a struggling novelist who writes violent and gory murder mysteries. When a fierce argument with his landlady ends in her death, he stages the killing so that it looks like the act of the serial killer that has been terrorizing his ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, serial killer, psychopath, crimes, track down, danger, rivalry, mystery, who done it, law enforcement, wannabe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 374
A Foolish Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of a young man who every day watches the inhabitants of the apartment across the street. They have a very beautiful daughter, but after a few days he finds himself in love with the mother...
Plot: greek, romance, infatuation, widow, husband wife relationship, astronomy, motorcycle, listening to music, solitude, female nudity, neighbor, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, athens greece, athens, hellas
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On the Right Track (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lester is a homeless shoeshine boy living in a railway station. He's got this funny knack for picking the winning horses' names out of the paper while shining shoes. When word gets around, though, everyone wants a piece of the action.
Style: fable
Plot: railway station, juvenile detention, shower, fear, adoption, train, chase, pizza, railway, boy, mayor, arcade game ...
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