Weak Point: 10 Terrible Movies Adapted from Video Games

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The thing about the worst movies adapted from video game source material is the insidious way they reinforce the most ignorant criticisms of the medium. “What do you expect?” elitists sniff about dross such as Far Cry. “It was made from a video game.” Yes, it was… by opportunistic producers, hack directors and actors looking for an easy paycheck. Pulling off the jump from console to cinema can be hard enough, but, when the film-making’s bad on top of it all, there’s hardly any point. To illustrate this point, here’s a few cautionary tales from the games-to-movies hall of shame.

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