The Resident Evil
movies may not have reached the dizzying heights of Capcom's audacious video game series, but you can't get away from the fact that the Milla Jovovich
/Paul WS Anderson action-horrors represent the only commercially successful, ongoing game-to-film franchise.
Where the likes of Super Mario Bros
, Street Fighter
and Wing Commander
have proved to be box office kryptonite, the five big screen Resident Evil
outings have wracked up an impressive $675 million in box office receipts.
With Resident Evil: Retribution
hitting UK cinemas on Friday (September 28), Digital Spy
takes a look at 10 game-to-screen stinkers...
Super Mario Bros
The very first game-to-movie adaptation saw Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo take on the roles of Nintendo's famous Italian plumbers Mario and Luigi. The film was plagued with production problems, and tanked at the box office taking just $20 million against its $48 million budget.
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