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A recent survey asking “Which game would you like to see Hollywood make a film of?” has provided some interesting results, with games like Dragon Quest and Metal Gear topping the list.

The ranking ranges from unsurprising to mysterious:

1. Dragon Quest
2. Takeshi no Chosenjo
3. Metal Gear
4. Tetris
5. Spelunker
6. Legend of Zelda
7. MOTHER (Earth Bound)
8. Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban)
9. Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken
10. Grand Theft Auto

Sadly, we do not hear how respondents proposed Tetris be turned into a Hollywood movie.

Other titles making a potent showing included witch probing game DokiDoki Majo Shinpan, the more plausibly adaptable Devil May Cry series, and DS Brain Training, another mysterious choice.

The survey itself was conducted online with some 5,000 participants, with varied backgrounds.

Via GetNews.

Given the results, we have to wonder…


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    Comment by Riiku
    05:01 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    They forgot the Minesweeper

    Comment by Supakitsune
    03:15 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Oh god no.

    GTA could be a live action movie. So could Metal Gear. Ace Attorney series... God no. I wouldn't mind an animated film, but not live action. Please, no. D:

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:26 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    ... Tetris??

    Seriously, I'd prefer NO game-movie adaptions at all

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:28 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    They can think Enix and S-E for never marketing it worth a damn, past or present.

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    Comment by ManaYagami
    15:06 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Because that's totally related with shitty Hollywood adaptations of epic games.

    Comment by blue_blue
    13:58 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    WTF? Tetris? =_='

    Comment by halotoo
    12:43 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    FEAR would make agood movie,ALMA anyone.Beside that MGS and ZELDA, wonder what happen to HALO and GEAR OF WARS movie.

    Comment by ManaYagami
    15:05 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Alma? Do you mean Sadako?

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:08 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I find absolutely baffling how Ouendan isn't in that list.

    Comment by Hikikomori-Kun
    02:48 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    warcraft3?...Heard,some,news,about,it,getting,done.Didn't,follow
    up,on,it,though.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:06 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Check out black20.com and the tetris movie will become clear

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    Comment by motaku96
    01:03 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Lol at Tetris. Metal Gear might actually be good.

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    Comment by Tate
    02:24 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    4. Tetris.

    this.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:31 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I have a better idea for hollywood -

    why not create something original?

    stop ruining the "image" of these legendary titles (be it anime or games)

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    Comment by vesper_nova
    02:05 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    everyone one talking about Metal gear but no one is saying anthing about Metal Slug. Metal Slug would work as a Hollywood movie. good action scenes, some comic elements, a guy who doen't dead no mater how many times you kill him and a big final over the top final battle to end the game. MS2 MS3 and MS6 would make good choices. other games that could work is Helo (which was probly part made by hollywood anyways) and Onimusha

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    Comment by Muzaffar
    01:58 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    MGS would definitely make for a great Hollywood film, if the director don't fuck it up!!!! Not sure about the others, but Tetris? Why the fuck.....

    Comment by TerrawindX2
    14:16 15/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Why has everyone forgotten about Kingdom Hearts?

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:45 16/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    noo i dont want them to ruin them like dbz

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:50 14/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I was hoping that Metroid would make it on the list. Hopefully get a super hawt blonde actress for Samus' role. Suggestions anyone?

    Comment by suzacu
    14:41 14/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I found Japanese web page on which they announced the results of the survey and I knew two items were excluded from the ranking.

    http://find.2ch.net/enq/result.php/31646/l50?SF

    uncut version of the ranking

    1. none (there is no need for Hollywood to make a film out of a game)
    2. Dragon Quest
    3. Takeshi no Chosenjo
    4. Metal Gear
    5. Tetris
    6. Spelunker
    7. Legend of Zelda
    8. various eroge (hentai games)
    9. MOTHER (Earth Bound)
    10. Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban)
    11. Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken
    12. Grand Theft Auto
    13. Momotaro Dentetsu
    14. Moritabo
    15. Metroid
    16. Tactics Ouga
    17. Ace Combat

    In this survey the top answer is "Hollywood? No, thanks" lol

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    Comment by hide1000
    13:49 01/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    well, honestly, if any of you studied films, you will know that hollywood makes crap. they just re-use the same idea over and over again but dress them up differently. but this is where all the monies' at and it would be hard to find investors to finance the making of such movies else where. Oh, and i wouldn't want hollywood touching any of these games, b/c they make crap. i dont want they ruining Tetris. lol

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:11 30/10/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I can see it now... "Tetris: The Movie"

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    Comment by Zeick
    23:54 02/01/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Tetris the movie! itwould be about giant blocks falling from the sky and crushing people and every time a line is forme d they exsplode

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:42 17/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK NO. Don't fuck up Dragon Quest, dammit.

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    Comment by Dia
    21:08 04/06/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Takeshi no Chosenjo = Japanese Leisure Suit Larry?

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:20 01/03/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well a minesweeper movie is possible. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHY8NKj3RKs Is it really that hard to believe that there could be a tetris movie?

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:33 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Dragon Quest would never be made by Hollywood, so the Japanese should make their own Dragon Quest movie. Takashi Miike can direct it.

    Comment by Overlord Laharl
    17:25 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm glad to see MOTHER 2 up there- though I think MOTHER or MOTHER 3 would make better candidates. A nice, fun film for Earth Bound sounds nice- but I would honestly prefer to see the tale of a boy who's family has been ripped apart, him then fighting the warped army which had done so.

    I'd want them as an anime more than a movie, though.

    Comment by Overlord Laharl
    17:34 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Ah, I misread the list as MOTHER 2 and not MOTHER- but still.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:11 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    A tetris movie could be the best movie ever, if it were simply a complexly symbolic movie where the characters, people, involved represented Tetronimos (maybe even call them by the piece names, like one of them has a hard to pronounce name so everyone just calls him "T"). The whole movie could be hecktic and done to fast paced Tetris music.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:12 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    actually, I'd just vote for it because it's probably the least likely game to be made into a movie, and so I wouldn't really be voting for any of them to be ruined by hollywood.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:06 14/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    A Dragon Quest movie could actually be pretty good, if they take sort of a "Lord of the Rings with humor" angle.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:10 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Takeshi no Chosenjo, of all the whacked old crapola games out there, ranked SECOND?

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! XDDD

    That is just plain awesome.

    Comment by Tatsu
    00:31 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Phoenix Wright film wouldn't be too bad...

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:44 12/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    weirdly there was a spoof trailer for a tetris film that popped up a while back
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMfdnHC2mDA

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    Comment by vesper_nova
    01:58 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    if they did it like that... yeah I'd watch

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:22 15/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    there is even a fake trailer for minesweeper movie
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHY8NKj3RKs

    Comment by Waterfall Towers (The Envoy)
    21:51 12/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Now I really want to watch a Tetris movie!

    Comment by Otakumanichiwa
    18:50 12/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Grand Theft Auto? meh...there's no point of making this to a film since its plot and themes are already based from movies..it'll be just redundant, a movie that is based from a game that has elements based from another movies....

    Comment by Detailoid
    13:40 14/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Not as if that's stopped Hollywood before...

    Comment by SaruDa
    18:33 12/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I was looking for the 6001 rom of Portopia a while back...didn't have much luck, unfortunately.

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    Comment by Palmtop Tiger
    18:32 12/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Snake? SNAAAAKE!

    MGS movie would be awesome and have little chance for screw up.
    WTF at Tetris though.

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    Comment by emc2trooper
    18:54 12/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    T-T-T-TET-TET-TETRIS?

    I'm picturing Shia LaBeouf and Tony Shalhoub playing against an ancient alien civilization to save Earth from catalysm.

    *cue Troika melody*

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    Comment by Vegio
    19:07 12/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    concerning MGS, they already did that movie.
    escape from new york and escape from las vegas anyone ?
    also, i can't think of any other actor than kurt russel as a snake-wannabe.

    but please, leave them alone.
    go get a freakin' writer and go write down a new story, you incompetent hollywoodian fags

    Comment by Firo
    19:03 12/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Hahaha, I LOL'd @ Tetris... BUT, I don't want Hollywood to ruin such an epic game :\

    + this survey leads to destruction.

    As I said earlier: Hollywood - Instant failure

    Comment by Reflectia
    18:10 12/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    US could probably do a good presentation if they are to do a movie on MGS.

    Comment by RSKuroi
    17:32 12/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Tetris?

    Well... maybe an hour and a half of "*click!* *clunk!*" would be a bigger box office hit than some of the movies that've come out recently. I don't think I have to mention names, do I?

    Comment by Olias
    23:56 12/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's clearly a space epic.

    Comment by WondrousWizard
    05:08 13/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wonder what people who voted for tetris were thinking at that moment. I can see a movie of Tetris.

    Big Block : Careful guys!
    L block : They're a empty space right here, captain.
    Big Block : Which kind of space?
    L block : a S shaped space.
    Big block : Send S-Block.
    S-block : right ahead sir.

    Comment by machan
    03:54 14/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    they disappear with the enemies...melodramatic sacrifices galore!?

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    Comment by BeeWhyOhBee
    00:39 14/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    so what happens if they closed a space?? D:





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