5 Video Games That Could Work As Movies But Aren’t Yet

Assassin's Creed finally released as a film – a full nine years after the video game broke ground in Nov. 2007 – and, while market flooding of Assassin's Creed content and a release date that competes with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story might be what's ultimately does it in at the box office, the movie is also, by all accounts, really bad.

It has a 37 on Metacritic and a 19 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, and it also appears that fans don't like it too much either. Alas, it seems the hopes of a truly great, or even good, video game movie are dwindling, and Assassin's Creed was not the answer to the decades-old question – "Can a movie based on a video game work?"

I think it can, but, for whatever reason, it just hasn't yet. Here is a list of five video games that could work adapted to the screen.