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Video games better than the movie they came from

When the franchise strikes back

Video games better than the movie they came from

As watching Bob Hoskins playing a dungaree-clad Brooklyn plumber will tell you, films based on video games are, for the most part, abysmal.

This isn't true for video games based on movies, though. Often they’re as well-crafted as the film they're supposed to be helping to promote, and sometimes actually a class above.

So here are the ten greatest games that bettered their cinematic makers.

Image: Games Press

Goldeneye

GoldeneyeGoldeneye



X-men Origins: Wolverine

X Men Origins: Wolverine



Star Wars Racer

The Phantom Menace



Aladdin

Prince of PersiaAladdin



King Kong





Alien vs Predator

Alien ResurrectionPredatorAliens vs PredatorPredator 2Citizen Kane



Die Hard 2: Die Harder

Die Hard TrilogyPoint BlankTime CrisisCall of Duty: Modern Warfare 2



Enter the Matrix

MatrixEnter the MatrixReloadedRevolutions



Terminator 3: Redemption

T3: RedemptionTerminator gameT2



The Fast and the Furious

Fast and the Furious