Resident Evil is a science fiction action-horror hexalogy film series loosely based on the Japanese video game franchise of the same name by Capcom. The plot of this film circles a fictional company that acts of the antagonist in the film, Umbrella Corporation. Responsible for the zombie apocalypse, a previous employee of the Umbrella Corporation, Alic, is the main protagonist. So prepare yourself for some zombie killing fun based off of one of America’s favorite video game.
American Psycho is a 2000 American black comedy horror film co-written and directed by Mary Harron, based on Bret Easton Ellis’s 1991 novel. Featuring fan favorite Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman, American Psycho chronicles the life of a businessman who is also a murderer.
House of Dead
House of the Dead is a 2003 German-Canadian-American zombie film, and the adaptation of the 1996 light gun arcade game of the same name produced by Sega. Our second film on this list based on a video game is about two college students who plan to go to a rave but end up island riddled with zombies. Although it received poor reviews, IGN gave it three out of five stars, citing it as “an unabashed B-movie that does an incredibly decent job with a limited budget, unknown cast, and routine storyline.”
Last but not least, Silent Hill is a 2006 horror film directed by Christophe Gans. Our third film based on a video game series tells the story behind a young girls nightmares. We quickly find her connected to Silent Hill and the fanatical cult that’s based there.
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