10 BEST, 0 CONTEXT: Video Game Movies

Image: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Chris Luckett

Today, I try a new weekly feature on The Apple Box. Each Monday or Tuesday, I’ll have a bite-size “Best Of,” related to whatever’s coming out that week. But, unlike other in-depth rankings of mine, I will be giving no justification for the order, defence of controversial choices, or rambling description of each entry.

This list is as it is. The ten best, with zero context.

This Friday, Rampage opens in theatres, adapted from the ’80s arcade game. In that mindset…

Image: Buena Vista Pictures

10. SUPER MARIO BROS. (1993)

Image: Buena Vista Distribution Company

9. TRON (1982)

Image: Warner Bros.

8. READY PLAYER ONE (2018)

Image: Columbia Pictures

7. FINAL FANTASY: THE SPIRITS WITHIN (2001)

Image: BlinkWorks Media

6. INDIE GAMES: THE MOVIE (2012)

MGM/UA Entertainment Company

5. WARGAMES (1983)

Image: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

4. TRON: LEGACY (2010)

Image: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

3. WRECK-IT RALPH (2012)


Image: Picturehouse/Odeon Films

2. THE KING OF KONG: A FISTFUL OF QUARTERS (2007)


Image: Universal Pictures

1. SCOTT PILGRIM vs. THE WORLD (2010)


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