10 movies that went from reel to real bad games

Film licensed titles have been the mainstay of developers’ bank balances ever since the release of Some Like It Hot Pong and Gone With The Wind Invaders. It’s just a case of squeezing out a simple platforming game and letting the brand sell itself. But it’s not always so easy. Some films, no matter what, just won’t work as games. If only someone could tell the developers.

3 Stooges- NES

How best to represent 190 short films? Why, minigames, of course. Playing as the Depression era’s favorite bumbling trio, the aim is to earn cash by scooping out oysters as they open, chucking custard pies, running face first into lampposts and - for all you lucky Stooge-heads out there - poking a man in the eyes.

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