Tomb Raider is best game movie adaptation, survey finds


2018’s Tomb Raider tops UK survey examining which video game movie adaptations are gamers’ favorites

New survey reveals that 2018 Grave robber is the UK’s favorite video game film.

The survey, which was conducted by Compare The Market, sampled 1,001 adults in the UK who had previous experience of both ‘playing video games and watching movies’. 33.2% of respondents chose Roar Uthaug’s cinematic interpretation of the long-running action-adventure Grave robber franchise as one of their favorites. Further illustrating the Grave robber love, 19.5% of voters praised the years 2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, which brought the film starring Angelina Jolie to third place.

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2020s Sonic the hedgehog, which was directed by Jeff Fowler and stars Ben Schwartz as the main character, was ranked as the UK’s second favorite video game film with 29.5% of the vote. Other films that made the top ten list include those from 2021 Mortal combat at number four, 2017 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter at number five, 2017 Assassin’s Creed at number six, the 2020s Monster hunter at number seven, 2019 Detective Pikachu at number eight, 2016’s Warcraft at number nine and 2015 Hitman: Agent 47 at number 10.

the Grave robber The franchise began with the original game from Eidos Interactive in 1996. Since then, there have been over a dozen individual titles, which have sold over 85 million copies worldwide this year. Lara Croft is one of the most popular and recognizable video game protagonists of all time; she has her own place on the Walk of Game – the video game industry’s answer to the Hollywood Walk of Fame – and currently holds six Guinness World Records.

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While 2018 Grave robber received mixed reviews from critics, Compare The Market survey indicates the film resonated with a relatively large proportion of gamers and moviegoers compared to other video game-based films . While Warner Bros. Pictures has given the green light for a sequel, filming has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). In a recent interview, Alicia Vikander, who plays Lara, said she was hopeful the project would keep moving forward, stating, “I can talk about the great action sets and stunts that we want to do. . I hope we get on the right track and do something together. “

While it will likely be some time before the sequel hits theaters, there are several more Grave robber adaptations in preparation to the delight of gamers and fans. An anime based on the Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics reboot trilogy is in the works on Netflix, and Captain Carter’s Hayley Atwell has been cast as the voice of the Armed Explorer. In addition, a Grave robber A tabletop role-playing game is launched to celebrate the franchise’s 25th anniversary.

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Source: Compare The Market


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