Movies about computer games

Movies about computer games
List of the best movies about computer games selected by visitors to our site: Free Guy, Ready Player One, Noobz, Pixels, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Dark Web: Cicada 3301, Nirvana, Loudspeaker, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, The Last Starfighter.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Country
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersProgrammers, Heroes
PlotVirtual Reality, Computer games, Survival, Bank robbery, Technology
StyleFascinating, Vivid, Uplifting

A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a background character in an open world video game called Free City that will soon go offline.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, India
Duration01:58
CharactersTeens, Hackers, Programmers
PlotLove, Racing, Adventure, Cars, Virtual Reality
PlaceFantastic worlds
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Spectacular, Beautiful, Atmospheric, Fascinating

When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFriends, Partners
PlotAdventure, Computer games, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleLight, For men

Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration02:02
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Family, Losers, Presidential
PlotAdventure, Computer games, Friendship, Alien invasion, Chase
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, India, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany
Duration02:35
CharactersDogs, Teens, Crocodiles, Blonde girls, Thieves
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Adventure, Martial Arts, Fight
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Jungle, Nature
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting

The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Geniuses
PlotComputer games, Computers, Mystery, Mystery, Sects
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Makes me think, Intellectual

Genius hacker Connor discovers Cicada 3301, an online treasure hunt that could be a recruiting tool for a secret society. Soon Conner, art-expert friend Avi, and secretive librarian Gwen are dashing from graffiti sites to ancient libraries to uncover real-world clues. But they must outrun aggressive NSA agents, also hot on the trail of Cicada, who want the glory for themselves.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:36
CharactersHackers
PlotVirtual Reality, Chase, Rivalry
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Gloomy, Cyberpunk, Serious, For men

Jimi, a computer game designer, finds that his latest product has been infected by a virus which has given consciousness to the main character of the game, Solo. Tormented by the memory of his fled girlfriend Lisa and begged by Solo to end its useless "life", Jimi begins a search for people who can help him both to discover what happened to Lisa and to delete his game before it is released.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:36
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotLove, Relationship, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceParty
StyleFascinating, Touching, For a group of friends

Gathered together in a country house, seven friends play an entertaining game, in which participants have to read aloud all of their incoming text messages, and can only answer their calls using loudspeaker mode. They can’t even imagine what stunning surprises about each other they will discover.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersMonsters, Programmers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists
PlotTime travel, Karate, Computer games, Computers, Technology
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Psychedelic, Intellectual

In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Computer games, Fate, Space wars, Rivalry
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Caves, College
StyleExciting, Light

A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the attack.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersTeens, Hackers, Girlfriends
PlotSurvival, Money, Computer games, Friendship, Jealousy
PlaceParty, USA
StyleExciting, Tense

Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds herself caught up in the thrill of the adrenaline-fueled competition partnered with a mysterious stranger, the game begins to take a sinister turn with increasingly dangerous acts, leading her into a high stakes finale that will determine her entire future.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountryNew Zealand, United Kingdom, Germany
CharactersSuperhero, Hackers, Heroes
PlotLove, Survival, Abduction, Fight, Virtual Reality
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

An ordinary guy suddenly finds himself forced to fight a gladiator-like battle for a dark website that streams the violence for viewers. Miles must fight heavily armed Nix and also save his kidnapped ex-girlfriend.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, military
CountryRussia, Belarus
CharactersHeroes, Military
PlotFriendship
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleExciting, Heavy

The film is based on real events. This is a story about exciting events that occurred in the life of the smallest soldier - the hero of the Great Patriotic War, six-year-old Sergei Aleshkov. He lost all his relatives and got into the army. With a six-year-old boy, they started playing the soldier game in order to preserve his childhood, and he, in order to comply with this honorary title, became a real defender of the Motherland.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Heroes, Friends, Inventors
PlotAdventure, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Computer games, Teleportation
StyleExciting, Cyberpunk

As Kevin Flynn searches for proof that he invented a hit video game, he is "digitalized" by a laser and finds himself inside The Grid, where programs suffer under the tyrannical rule of the Master Control Program. With the help of TRON, a security program, Flynn seeks to free The Grid from the MCP.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Strong women, Killers, Blonde girls
PlotMotorcycles, Investigation, Death, Weapon, Internet
PlaceSchool, Trains, Cemetery, USA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Japan, France
Duration01:44
CharactersDinosaurs, Monsters, Heroes, Family, Plumbers
PlotAdventure, Computer games, Saving the World
PlaceParallel worlds, New York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, By games, Fascinating

Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:30
CharactersStrong women, Family, Brides, Newlyweds
PlotSurvival, Survival, Pursuit, The escape, Wedding
PlaceCastle, Estate, Mansions
TimeDark ones
StyleTwisted plot, Tense, Fancy, Womens in main roles, Vivid

A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersTeens, Demons, Friends, Actors
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Death, Mystery, Excavations
PlaceDeserts, Castle
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Six friends test their intelligence in a game that takes a dark turn.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersHackers, Heroes, Friends, Losers, Good people
PlotRacing, Adventure, Travel, Computer games, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StyleFor children, Exciting, Light, Cute, Fancy

Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph escapes his game and lands in Hero's Duty, a first-person shooter where he helps the game's hero battle against alien invaders. He later enters Sugar Rush, a kart racing game set on tracks made of candies, cookies and other sweets. There, Ralph meets Vanellope von Schweetz who has learned that her game is faced with a dire threat that could affect the entire arcade, and one that Ralph may have inadvertently started.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersHeroes
PlotVirtual Reality, Computer games, Death
PlacePrison, USA
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, Explicit scenes, Serious, For men

Mind-control technology has taken society by a storm, a multiplayer on-line game called "Slayers" allows players to control human prisoners in mass-scale. Simon controls Kable, the online champion of the game. Kable's ultimate challenge becomes regaining his identity and independence by defeating the game's mastermind.

Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, India
Duration02:00
CharactersTeens, Police, Friends, Street children, Orphans
PlotLove, Travel, Relationship, Money, True love
PlaceIndia
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Oscars, Touching, Serious

Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends
PlotComputer games, Friendship, Rivalry

Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy thinks that Quincy is her Internet date. Quincy lies to Tracy on their first date saying that he is a Home Ec. teacher at Chris' school. Right before the tournament, Chris figures out that Quincy was lying about everything. So, Chris decides that she will "destroy" him at the tournament. Quincy ends up forfeiting the tournament to show that he is sincerely sorry. Tracy takes him back, and they go to Chris' prom. Chris decides to go with her love interest in the movie, Ash.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlotSurvival, Death, Mystery, Birthday
StyleTense, Disturbing

Four friends who partake in a popular Los Angeles escape room find themselves stuck with a demonically possessed killer. They have less than an hour to solve the puzzles needed to escape the room alive.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, France, Denmark
Duration01:36
CharactersTeens, Gangsters, Mutant, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Revenge, Superpowers, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, By games, Serious, Disturbing

Two brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader has the other half, and determines to get the brothers' half and have a complete medallion so he can gain absolute power.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersTeens, Hackers
PlotVirtual Reality, Computer games, Friendship, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceHotels
StyleTwisted plot, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

After the mysterious, brutal death of an old friend, a group of teenagers find themselves in possession of "Stay Alive," an ultra-realistic 3-D videogame based on the spine-chilling true story of a 17th century noblewoman, known as "The Blood Countess." The gamers don't know anything about the game other than they're not supposed to have it... and they're dying to play it. Not able to resist temptation, the kids begin to play the grisly game but soon make a chilling connection -- they are each being murdered one-by-one in the same way as the characters they played in the game. As the line between the game world and the real world disappears, the teens must find a way to defeat the vicious and merciless Blood Countess, all the while trying to... stay alive.

CharactersStreamers
PlotComputer games, Competitions, Esports

Five star players, five world-class pros with fabulous fees. They are 20 years old, they already know what it means to win. This is the NaVi esports team. The filmmakers talk about a difficult time in their life associated with a major defeat and loss of champion status. Ahead of the guys is the final of the 2020 championship in Poland, which can once again raise them to the top.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration01:37
CharactersFriends
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Superpowers, Computer games
PlaceRussia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Disturbing

After a stunning victory at a cyber sport tournament, the winning gamers are awarded CDs with a brand new game. After playing this game, each of them is affected with some force, turning their gaming abilities into real ones. They each become the best fighters, shooters and racers in real life. However, this does not go unnoticed. Through blackmail, cheating and bribes, authorities offer the gamers a "job". But as soon as the lies are revealed it becomes clear that they are not heroes saving their country but nothing more than paid assassins. Moreover, the producer of the game is keeping many more of the same CDs, so many more "heroes" like themselves could also be produced. Now the gamers have to find the CDs and either destroy them or create an army of gamers and rule over all. The team becomes divided into two, each pitted against the other

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersPsychopath, Brothers, Strangers
PlotSurvival, Money, Sects, Quests
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Tense

A bright but meek salesman, drowning in debt as he's about to get married, receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a multi-million dollar cash prize.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryBelgium, Netherlands
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Autistic, Losers
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Computer games, Mental disorders, Rivalry
StylePsychological problems, By books, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

Harassed by bullies because of his mild autism, teen Ben (Greg Timmermans) finds refuge in an online computer game, which leads him to his virtual dream girl, Scarlite (Laura Verlinden). Together, the odd couple seeks revenge against Ben's tormentors. Director Nic Balthazar's beguiling mix of kitchen-sink drama and full-blown fantasy was Belgium's Oscar submission for Best Foreign Language Film.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryAustria
Duration01:48
CharactersSerial killers
PlotMental disorders, Vacation
PlaceLake
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric

Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.





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