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1. The Lion King (1994 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

8.0
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To survive and grow into a powerful adult lion, Simba must perfect his savage pounce and master fighting with all four paws. Scrap with hyenas, dash through an elephant grave-yard, defeat your evil uncle Scar and recapture the Pridelands.

Stars: Jeremiah Hake, Robert Guillaume, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones

Votes: 1,332

2. Super Mario Bros. (1985 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

9.0
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A plumber named Mario and his brother Luigi travel through the Mushroom Kingdom to save the princess from the evil Bowser.

Director: Shigeru Miyamoto

Votes: 4,450

3. Wreck-It Ralph (2012 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure

6.5
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An Arcade-game character Ralph is tired of always being the "bad guy" and losing to his "good guy" opponent, Felix. Finally, after decades of seeing all the glory go to Felix, Ralph decides to take matters into his own hands.

Stars: Brian T. Delaney, Daniel McGraw

Votes: 123

4. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008 Video Game)

T | Action, Family, Fantasy

8.7
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The third Super Smash Bros. title, featuring a number of new additions, including an Adventure Mode with story lines and co-op play, new characters, new stages, and online combat.

Director: Masahiro Sakurai | Stars: Pat Cashman, Charles Martinet, Makiko Ômoto, Jim Walker

Votes: 3,717

5. Spider-Man: Web of Shadows (2008 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Spider-Man is forced to bond with the black suit once again when Venom begins a symbiotic infestation of New York City,

Stars: Mike Vaughn, Tricia Helfer, Robert Wisdom, Steve Blum

Votes: 935

6. Sonic Forces (2017 Video Game)

E10+ | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.1
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When 99% of the world has been taken over - and an alternate version of Sonic has been summoned by Dr. Eggman, Sonic and friends create a resistance to fight back his evil forces.

Director: Morio Kishimoto | Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Mike Pollock, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Travis Willingham

Votes: 523

7. Super Mario World (1990 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

9.3
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While Mario and Luigi are vacationing in Dinosaur Land, Bowser kidnaps the Princess. Mario and his new dino friend Yoshi go on a mission to save her.

Director: Takashi Tezuka

Votes: 3,437

8. Lethal Weapon (1992 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Crime

6.3
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Side-scroller game for the SNES based on the film. Battle it out with criminals around the city of Los Angeles using fists, guns and grenades.

Votes: 123

9. Friday the 13th (1989 Video Game)

Not Rated | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

5.5
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Friday the 13th the video game is a horror adventure game where the object of the game is to save kids of the camp and battle Jason.

Star: Marc Noles

Votes: 296

10. Sonic the Hedgehog (I) (1991 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

8.2
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A blue hedgehog with supersonic speed must rescue animals from being turned into robots by a mad scientist.

Votes: 2,217

11. Donkey Kong Country (1994 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.7
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Waking to find his banana hoard clean gone, Donkey Kong sets out with his nephew Diddy Kong through jungle and cavern, past temples and reef, across pine forests, factories, and mountains to rid the island of the wicked Kremlings and reclaim his bananas.

Director: Tim Stamper | Star: Chris Sutherland

Votes: 1,992

12. New Super Mario Bros. Wii (2009 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

8.2
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Princess Peach's birthday is ruined by the evil Koopalings that trap Peach inside a cake. The cake is loaded onto Bowser's airship and takes off, with Mario, Luigi, and the two Toads giving chase.

Directors: Shigeyuki Asuke, Takumi Kawagoe | Stars: Dan Falcone, Kenny James, Samantha Kelly, Charles Martinet

Votes: 1,874

13. The Simpsons (1991 Video Game)

E | 58 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

8.5
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Smithers kidnaps Maggie so Homer, Marge, Bart and Lisa set off across Springfield, from Krustyland to Moe's Tavern, to Channel 6 and finally to the power plant to take on Smithers and Mr. ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Hiroshi Iuchi, M. Samejima

Votes: 551

14. Super Mario Maker 2 (2019 Video Game)

E | Action, Family

8.9
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Sequel to Super Mario Maker (2015). In Super Mario Maker 2's story, Princess Peach's castle has been destroyed, you have to play and finish specific levels to gain coins, with which you build Princess Peach's castle up again.

Director: Yosuke Oshino | Stars: Kenny James, Samantha Kelly, Charles Martinet, Lani Minella

Votes: 104

15. Sonic CD (1993 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

8.1
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Sonic must save the past, present, and future of Little Planet, as well as rescue Amy Rose from his evil double, Metal Sonic.

Director: Naoto Ohshima | Stars: Lynn Harris, Tomoko Sasaki

Votes: 595

16. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game (1989 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Shredder has kidnapped television reporter April O'Neill and the awesome foursome: Leonardo, Michaelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael must kick into gear and defeat Foot Soldiers and some bogus bosses and defeat the evil Shredder.

Directors: H. Ohyama, H. Toyoda

Votes: 1,101

17. The Addams Family (1992 Video Game)

Unrated | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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The Addams Family's crooked lawyer, Tully Alfford, has kidnapped members of the family and turned their friendly spooks and monsters against them. As Gomez, you must defeat evil and save your family.

Votes: 126

18. Sonic Generations (I) (2011 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

8.1
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An unknown enemy causes the appearance of multiple "time holes", forcing Sonic and his friends back in time. As a result, Sonic must band together with his past self to defeat this enemy and fix the timestream.

Director: Hiroshi Miyamoto | Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Kate Higgins, Mike Pollock, Kyle Hebert

Votes: 692

19. Big Trouble in Little China (1987 Video Game)

Action, Fantasy

8.8
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Side-scrolling beat 'em up loosely based on the film of the same name. In the underworld, the film's protagonists Jack Burton, Wang Chi and Egg Shen must fight henchmen, the three Storms and avoid monsters to reach Lo Pan and save Gracie.

Director: Mevlut Dinc

Votes: 10

20. Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

7.7
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Mario, Luigi, Princess Toadstool and Toad enter a mysterious door to save the people of Sub-Con from the evil frog Wart and his minions.

Director: Kensuke Tanabe

Votes: 2,290

21. Castlevania (I) (1986 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Adventure, Family

7.9
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In the late 15th century, vampire slayer Simon Belmont must destroy Count Dracula by infiltrating his sanctuary, Castlevania.

Director: Hitoshi Akamatsu

Votes: 942

22. New Super Mario Bros. (2006 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

8.1
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On a relaxing walk with Mario, Princess Peach gets kidnapped by Bowser Jr, and Mario must travel across 8 different themed worlds to save her.

Director: Shigeyuki Asuke | Stars: Charles Martinet, Nicole Mills, Dolores Rogers, Kazumi Totaka

Votes: 1,666

23. Super Metroid (1994 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

9.1
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Samus Aran returns to the brooding planet Zebes to recover the last metroid from the Space Pirates.

Director: Yoshio Sakamoto | Stars: Kenji Yamamoto, Dan Owsen

Votes: 1,493

24. Batman Returns (1992 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.4
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The game follows the storyline of the movie. Batman must fight two new criminals, The Penguin and Catwoman, which threaten the peace in Gotham.

Votes: 314

25. Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (1995 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.6
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Kaptain K. Rool kidnaps Donkey Kong and imprisons him high atop Crocodile Isle. Diddy Kong and his friend Dixie Kong must brave pirate ships, volcanoes, swamps, demented theme parks and deep, dark forests to rescue the gormless gorilla.

Director: Tim Stamper | Star: Chris Sutherland

Votes: 1,187

26. Lost Vikings 2 (1997 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.0
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Stars: Jeff Bennett, Jim Cummings, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

Votes: 29

27. Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (1995 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

8.6
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When the Evil Magikoopa, Kamek, is out to kidnap Baby Mario, Yoshi is on a mission to successfully carry Baby Mario back to his parents in the Mushroom Kingdom.

Directors: Shigefumi Hino, Hideki Konno, Toshihiko Nakago, Takashi Tezuka

Votes: 1,445

28. Prince of Persia (1989 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

8.2
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In ancient Persia, the sultan's vizier, Jaffar, seizes power. With his only obstacle to the throne being the sultan's daughter, he locks her up. In order to free her, you must escape dungeons, get to the palace tower and defeat Jaffar.

Directors: Jordan Mechner, Keisuke Yasaka

Votes: 984

29. Double Dragon (1987 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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Martial arts siblings Billy and Jimmy Lee must battle a tough gang known as the Black Warriors in order to rescue Billy's girlfriend, Marian.

Directors: Yoshihisa Kishimoto, Shinichi Saitou

Votes: 1,084

30. Yoshi's Crafted World (2019 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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Director: Masahiro Yamamoto | Stars: Kazumi Totaka, Atsushi Masaki, Caety Sagoian

Votes: 54

31. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (I) (1992 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

8.5
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Sega Genesis version of Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Sonic teams up with Miles "Tails" Prower to stop Dr. Robotnik from taking over the world with his new space fortress, the Death Egg.

Director: Masaharu Yoshii

Votes: 1,893

32. Hook (1992 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

7.0
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The story of Peter Pan grown up. His 2 kids gets kidnapped by Captain Hook and Peter has to go to Neverland to fight Hook and rescue his 2 kids.

Director: Kenshi Naruse

Votes: 42

33. OK K.O.! Let's Play Heroes (2018 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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Based on Cartoon Network's hit show, this game stars pint-sized K.O. as he fights Lord Boxman's evil bots to save Lakewood Plaza Turbo. In this story-driven adventure meets cartoon-brawler,... See full summary »

Director: Rita Kedineoglu | Stars: Ashly Burch, Jim Cummings, Robbie Daymond, Aaron Eves

Votes: 8

34. Splatterhouse (1988 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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A side-scrolling beat-em-up based on the works of H.P. Lovecraft.

Director: Shigeru Yokoyama

Votes: 130

35. RoboCop versus The Terminator (1993 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A side-scrolling shoot-em-up platformer based on Frank Miller's Dark Horse comic-book.

Director: John Botti | Stars: Robert John Burke, Jose Villeta

Votes: 217

36. Mortal Kombat 3 (1995 Video Game)

M | Action

7.7
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Sindel is reincarnated in Earthrealm, and billions of their souls are being stripped as it becomes a part of Outworld. Shao Kahn unleashes squads to kill any Earthrealm survivors, so Raiden's chosen warriors are send in to repel Shao Kahn.

Stars: Richard Divizio, Kerri Hoskins, John Parrish, Anthony Marquez

Votes: 1,575

37. Mighty No. 9 (2016 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.4
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From famed Mega Man creator creator Keiji Inafune comes Mighty No. 9, a side-scrolling action game that takes the best aspects of the 8- and 16-bit era classics you know and love, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Koji Imaeda, James D. Mortellaro | Stars: Sylvain Agaesse, Francine Baudelot, Steve Blum, Bénédicte Bosc

Votes: 80

38. Mean Streets (1989 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.6
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The first Tex Murphy game. Tensions in post-WWIII San Francisco are on the rise between the normal people and those who began to mutate due to nuclear fallout. A woman hires P.I. Tex to investigate the secret project her dad worked on.

Director: Bruce Carver | Star: Chris Jones

Votes: 33

39. Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse (1989 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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In this prequel to Castlevania (1986), Simon Belmont's ancestor Trevor Belmont takes up the cause of defeating Dracula with the help of three others, including Dracula's own son, Alucard.

Director: Hitoshi Akamatsu

Votes: 415

40. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993 Video Game)

T | Action

7.4
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Martial arts action is defined by only one man: Bruce Lee! Now enter the world of Dragon for the ultimate martial arts showdown...authentic fierce brutal. It's a jeet kune do fight to the ... See full summary »

Votes: 43

41. Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (1994 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

8.4
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On a routine trip to Angel Island, Sonic and Tails encounter a strange Echinda who steals the Chaos Emeralds under direct orders from the evil Dr. Eggman.

Director: Hirokazu Yasuhara

Votes: 1,256

42. Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1987 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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A direct sequel to the original Legend of Zelda, it follows Link as he is on a quest to break the sleeping curse placed upon Princess Zelda.

Directors: Tadashi Sugiyama, Yoichi Yamada

Votes: 1,277

43. Golden Axe (1989 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.4
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Three heroes try to overthrow the evil rule of Death-Adder, who kidnapped and imprisoned the King and his daughter and stole the legendary Golden Axe.

Votes: 776

44. Jurassic Park (II) (1993 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Biosyn is not featured in the Game Boy version. The player controls Grant, whose vehicle at Jurassic Park has stopped functioning as the result of an intentional power outage. Grant moves ... See full summary »

Votes: 13

45. River City Ransom (1989 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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Cyndi has been kidnapped by Slick, and it is up to Cyndi's boyfriend Ryan and his brother Alex to rescue her.

Directors: Hiroyuki Sekimoto, Mitsuhiro Yoshida

Votes: 33

46. Contra (1987 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.4
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A terrorist organization named Red Falcon declares war on humanity and tries to take over the Earth. Two soldiers, Bill Rizer and Lance Bean, are sent to stop the Earth's destruction.

Directors: Koji, Shinji Kitamoto, Shigeharu Umezaki

Votes: 1,221

47. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (I) (1997 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Horror

7.2
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Star: Steve Blum

Votes: 137

48. Spider-Man: The Video Game (1991 Video Game)

Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Spider - Man has now faced his greatest enemy The Green Goblin

Votes: 54

49. Earthworm Jim (1994 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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After a spacesuit falls on Jim, it mutates him into an earthworm hero thus Earthworm Jim is born. He must now defeat the evil Queen Slug-for-a-butt and rescue her sister, Princess What's Her Name.

Director: David Perry | Star: Doug TenNapel

Votes: 682

50. Marvel Super Hero Squad (2009 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure

7.2
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When the Lethal Legion plot to create the Infinity Melder, a version of the Infinity Sword but smaller, the Super Hero Squad rises to the challenge.

Director: Douglas Carrigan | Stars: Charlie Adler, Troy Baker, Alimi Ballard, Ted Biaselli

Votes: 45



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