Video game movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant video game movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, entertaining, suspenseful, humorous, surprise ending and serious films and TV shows about / with video game, danger, catastrophe, chase, friendship, rivalry, mentor, dialogue, virtual reality and brutality plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, Japan, Canada and other countries.
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 723
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TOP 10 movies tagged as video game: Ready Player One (2018), Pixels (2015), Glitch Techs (2020), Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), Stay Alive (2006), Ender's Game (2013), Best Player (2011), Doom (2005), Jumanji (2017), Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012).

List of video game movies

Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, cyberpunk, teenage boy, quest, teenage protagonist, friendship, adventure, teamwork, virtuality, love, teenage hero ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, 21st century, near future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 5.5
 134K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: 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, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: video game, adventure, save the world, danger, heroes, geek, alien attack, family, imaginary, nerd, escapades, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982, year 2015 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., london, india ...
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 7.9
 696
Glitch Techs (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Game-world monsters are wreaking real-world havoc. Here comes tech support!
Style: futuristic, funny, semi serious, captivating, 2d animation
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: video game, teenage protagonist, gamer, hunting, friendship, adventure, female protagonist, teenage life, good versus evil, robot, arcade, arcade game ...
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Bofuri: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, So I'll Max Out My Defense (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Honjou Kaede is invited by her friend Shiramine Risa to play a virtual reality MMO game with her. While Kaede doesn't dislike games, what she really, truly dislikes is being in pain. She creates a character named Maple, and decides to put all ...
Style: light, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: video game, friends, female protagonist, competition, virtual world, virtual reality, girl, friend, survival, pain
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Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: exciting, psychotronic, scenic, suspenseful, epic ...
Plot: sorcerer, fantasy world, wizards, kingdom, magic, giant creature, good versus evil, warrior, creature, adventure, demon, invasion ...
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 5.1
 31K
Stay Alive (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After the mysterious, brutal death of an old friend, a group of teenagers find themselves in possession of "Stay Alive," an ultra-realistic 3-D videogame based on the spine-chilling true story of a 17th century noblewoman, known as ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: video game, murder, ghost, teenage life, technology gone awry, characters killed one by one, virtual reality, baroness, hacker, survival horror, group of friends, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
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 6.6
 226K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, space wars, young heroes, save the world, intelligence, prodigy, child prodigy, space and aliens, space battle, basic training, adventure, space station ...
Time: future
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 5.8
 2K
Best Player (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: video game, ambition, lifestyle, friendship, teenage life, family relations, youth, rivalry, parents and children, tournament, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
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Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After discovering that they work at the same company, a gaming crazed otaku and a fujoshi reunite for the first time since middle school. After some post-work drinking sessions they begin dating, but will it be a perfect relationship for the two?
Style: sweet, romantic, entertaining, light, josei
Plot: everyday life, office, romance, coworker relationship, workplace situations, video game, couple relations, lifestyle, friendship, hobby, opposites attract, slice of life ...
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My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! (2020)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: After hitting her head particularly hard one day, Duke Claes' daughter, Katarina, suddenly recalls all the memories of her past life: that of a teenage Japanese girl. Just before her untimely death, this girl recalls playing an otome game... ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining, unusual plot structure
Plot: dating, female villain, past life, obsessive quest, memories, video game, aristocrat, school, villain played by lead actor, romance
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 5.2
 109K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, deadly creature, danger, mars, good versus evil, video game, quarantine, gory, teleportation, future dystopia, marines, future war ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
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 6.9
 329K
Jumanji (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, breathtaking ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventurer, teenage boy, jungle, team, game, animal attack, mission, quest, video game, fright, explorer, zoologist ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, year 2016, 2010s, 1990s
Place: new hampshire
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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of a UNSC military academy, a group of highborn cadets are training to be the next generation of soldiers in the UNSC’s ongoing war with insurrectionists in the outer colonial planets. Among these cadets, Thomas Lasky ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: invasion, space and aliens, heroes, evil alien, cadet, video game, escapades, soldier, academy, battles, alien invasion, basic training ...
Time: future
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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings.
Style: psychedelic, tech noir, interactive, non-linear, twists and turns ...
Plot: technology, video game, computer, computer game, programmer, repeated scene, free will, time travel, male protagonist, conspiracy, alternate reality, flashbacks ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
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Assassin's Creed: Lineage (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 36 min.
TV show
Story: Giovanni is an assassin living during the Renaissance in 15th century Italy. At this dawn of a new era, a conspiracy is being plotted by one corrupt family to overthrow the powerful Medici family and destroy a unified Italy. As an assassin, Giovanni ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassin, assassination, secret identity, video game, secret life, adventure, injustice, danger, undercover, deadly, family secret, family secrets ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance
Place: italy, rome italy, venice, florence italy, florence
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 5.5
 10K
Beta Test (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While testing the latest first person shooter from global game developer, Sentinel, video game champion Max Troy discovers the events happening within the game are being reflected in the real world. He soon determines that the game's ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: video game, sword fight, gamer, conspiracy, martial arts, gun, fight, champion, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 3.7
 2K
Pulse 3 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Seven years after the last attack by the "soulless ghosts" who haunted the human race twice before, the world is left void of all deadly electronics that almost destroyed it... or so we thought. Living a primitive existence on the ...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: computers and web, nuclear explosion, full moon, suicide, ghost, supernatural, chaos, future dystopia, danger, afterlife, video game, post apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: houston texas
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Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Taking place six years following the events of the first film, the story will center on Ralph's adventures in the Internet data space when a Wi-Fi router gets plugged into the arcade as he must find a replacement part to fix Sugar Rush.
Style: captivating, exciting, futuristic, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, internet, adventure, friendship, computer, save the day, girl, video game, giant, deadly virus, best friends, rabbit ...
Place: california
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How to Make a Monster (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Video game developer Clayton Software enlists the talents of a misfit group of programmers to develop the scariest computer combat game: EVILUTION. With four weeks to bring the game to market and a million-dollar bonus on the line, they utilize a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, virtual reality, video game, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, survival, a.i., save the day, supernatural, vengeance, technology gone awry, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
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Darwin's Game (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Sudou Kaname, an ordinary high school student, receives an invitation email to try a mysterious app called "Darwin's Game." Kaname, upon launching the app, is drawn into a game where players fight one another using superpowers called ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, brutal, enigmatic
Plot: game of death, killings, mortal combat, danger, survival, showdown, team, supernatural ability, game, student, video game, friendship ...
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 7.8
 6K
Overlord (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2138, virtual reality gaming is booming. Yggdrasil, a popular online game is quietly shut down one day. However, one player named Momonga decides to not log out. Momonga is then transformed into the image of a skeleton as "the most ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, stylized, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: virtual reality, game, magic, monster, war, super powers, video game, master servant relationship, computer, adventure, battles, teamwork ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 11K
Brainscan (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A lonely teenage horror-movie fan discovers a mysterious computer game that uses hypnosis to custom-tailor the game into the most terrifying experience imaginable. When he emerges from the hypnotic trance he is horrified to find evidence that the ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, rough, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, murder, video game, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry, danger, crimes, technophobia, hypnosis, deadly, trance, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 14K
The Wizard (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Corey (Fred Savage) refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy (Luke Edwards) be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl (Jenny Lewis), who notices that Jimmy has a special ...
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: adventure, on the road, video game, family, family relations, siblings relations, contests and competitions, competition, hopes, rivalry, computer game, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, nevada, usa, utah, las vegas ...
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 5.8
 3K
Nightmares (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A collection of short stories. In one a woman who leaves her house late at night to drive to the store while a killer is loose encounters some problems. In the second an arcade whiz kid's obsession with a game leads to deadly consequences. In ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, slasher, anthology, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, urban legend, serial killer, monster, maniac, priest, obsession, video game, mind game, crimes, hidden identity, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 115K
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, cyberpunk, alternate reality, cyberspace, fighting the system, heroes, programmer, oppression, corporate world, computer game, adventure, video game ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, pentagon
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 95K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, psychological, tense, surreal ...
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, escape from reality, video game, distopia, cyberspace, technology gone awry, computers and web, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, danger, alternate reality ...
Time: future, near future
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Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Carmen's caught in a virtual reality game designed by the Kids' new nemesis, the Toymaker. It's up to Juni to save his sister, and ultimately the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, child hero, secret agents, rescue, adventure, mission, video game, save the world, escapades, undercover, master villain, good versus evil ...
Time: 2000s, 80s
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Video Game High School (2012)
Genre: Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Video Game High School is an action comedy web series (Later, the show was edited into a two-hour movie and released on other media, including DVD, Blu-ray, and streaming video (Netflix)) from Rocket Jump Studios. The series is set in the near ...
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, semi serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, computers and web, teenage love, student, roommate, video game, humiliation, youth, rivalry, opponent, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 448
Free Guy (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Story: A bank teller realizes he's a background character in an open world action game.
Style: captivating, exciting, entertaining, uplifting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: video game, game, heroes, programmer, code, bank teller, gun, bank robbery, expose, friendship, male protagonist, virtuality ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 62K
Elle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Michèle, the CEO of a gaming software company, is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant, she refuses to let it alter her precisely ordered life. She manages crises involving family, all the while becoming engaged in a game of cat and ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, intense, stylized, enigmatic ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, video game, death of father, strong female character, dark past, violence against a woman, violence against women, ex husband ex wife relationship, female protagonist, obsession, divorced woman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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