PlayStation goes to the movies

As the worlds of games, movies and TV continue to intermingle ever more closely, we take a look at some of the best crossovers.

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Great games based on movies & TV

Movies & TV based on games

Great games starring Hollywood talent

Create your own movies from your console

Great games based on movies & TV

These games take their source material to new heights in boundary-breaking ways.

Coming soon: Hogwarts Legacy

Fans that have been waiting for their Hogwarts acceptance letter will be rewarded with this action RPG for PS4 and PS5 set in the world first introduced in the Harry Potter books. Players will experience the wizarding world in the late 1800s as they attend the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Spells, potions, magical beasts and Ancient Magic await all those brave enough to Live the Unwritten.

Horror & action

From zombies to aliens, the terrifying creatures in these great horror games refuse to be contained by the big screen.

Predator: Hunting Grounds

Inspired by the long-running science fiction horror movie series, Predator: Hunting Grounds is an immersive asymmetrical shooter set in the jungles of South America, where the Predator stalks the most challenging prey. Play as a member of an elite Fireteam and complete paramilitary operations before the Predator finds you. Or, play as the Predator to hunt the most worthy prey, choosing from an array of deadly alien tech to collect your trophies, one by one.

Alien: Isolation

Set 15 years after the events of Ridley Scott's original Alien film, Alien: Isolation follows Ellen Ripley's daughter Amanda as she goes on a mission to discover the truth behind her mother's disappearance. The retro-futuristic design will be familiar to fans of Alien, and expandable content relives scenes directly from the movie. 

Kids & families

Vivid worlds from TV and film are brought to life in these family-friendly titles.

My Friend Peppa Pig

Recommended age: 3+ years

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake

Recommended age: 3+ years

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated

Recommended age: 7+ years


Become a master builder as you dive into brickwork worlds assembled from your favourite movies.

LEGO® Star Wars™: The Skywalker Saga

LEGO® The Incredibles

LEGO® Harry Potter Collection

LEGO® The Hobbit

LEGO® Jurassic World™

Star Wars

Turn your light-saber-wielding dreams into reality with these Star Wars titles inspired by Lucasfilm's beloved sci-fi adventures.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order™

Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series

Star Wars™: Squadrons

Did you know

George Lucas took inspiration for Star Wars from Akira Kurosawa's 1958 samurai flick, The Hidden Fortress. Kurosawa was also one of the inspirations behind hit open-world action game Ghost of Tsushima.

Movies & TV based on games

From blockbuster action adventures to atmospheric gothic horror, some gaming worlds are perfectly suited for big screen adaptation.


An A-list cast picks up the mantle of treasure hunters Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) and Victor Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg) in the hit movie from PlayStation Productions. Watch the creators of the game and film discuss the collaboration in this video.

Ghost of Tsushima

John Wick director Chad Stahelski is set to take the reins for an upcoming feature adaptation of the acclaimed open-world adventure from Sucker Punch Productions.

Twisted Metal

A live-action TV adaptation of the classic vehicular combat game is in the works, with Deadpool writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick penning the script, and Avengers star Anthony Mackie in the lead role.

The Last of Us

A live-action TV series of Naughty Dog's acclaimed survival adventure is in the works at HBO, starring Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian), Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones) and Gabriel Luna (Terminator: Dark Fate), and co-written by Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) and Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann. 

Image courtesy of Netflix

The Witcher

Netflix's acclaimed adaptation starring Henry Cavill as the titular beast-slayer is one of the streaming service's most successful production. While it's based on the original books by author Andrzej Sapkowski, fans of CD Projekt Red's game series will feel right at home in its rich fantasy world. 

Tomb Raider

Alicia Vikander steps into the boots of intrepid adventurer Lara Croft in the 2018 big-screen adaptation of the ground-breaking action franchise, and embarks on a journey to solve the mystery of her father’s disappearance. 

Image courtesy of IFC Films

Werewolves Within 

Part horror, part comedy: this werewolf of a film is a delightfully funny feature adaptation of Ubisoft's popular PlayStation VR party game, with a charming performance from Sam Richardson. 

Image courtesy of Paramount Pictures

Sonic the Hedgehog

The highest-grossing superhero film of 2020 was a big hit with fans of the iconic platformer. A sequel is scheduled to follow speedily along in April 2022, while a third film has already been greenlit. 

Resident Evil

With more than 20 adaptations to film and TV, Hollywood just can't stay away from Capcom's survival horror staple. Fans of the original 2002 Paul W. S. Anderson movie starring Milla Jovovich are in for a treat with Netflix set to release a new live-action series in 2022. The series is hot off the heels of the CGI animated Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness and Sony Pictures own Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon City.

Image courtesy of Netflix


Netflix's animated take on Konami's foundational supernatural platformer was a surprise hit with fans when it debuted in 2017. It ran for four excellent seasons, boasting beautiful animation, sophisticated narrative themes, and plenty of fan service for the franchise faithful.  

Great games starring Hollywood talent

Hollywood actors that gave award-worthy performances in video games.

Death Stranding

Character: Sam 
Played by: Norman Reedus

Did you know

Director Guillermo Del Toro  (Pan's Labyrinth, The Shape of Water) provided his likeness for the character Deadman in Death Stranding.

Twelve Minutes

Character: Husband
Played by: James McAvoy

Character: Wife
Played by: Daisy Ridley

Character: Policeman
Played by: Willem Dafoe

Cyberpunk 2077

Character: Johnny Silverhand
Played by: Keanu Reeves

Until Dawn

Character: Samantha
Played by: Hayden Panettiere

Character: Joshua
Played by: Rami Malek

Far Cry 6

Character: Antón Castillo
Played by: Giancarlo Esposito

Metal Gear Solid V

Character: Venom Snake
Played by: Kiefer Sutherland 

Dishonored 2

Character: Mortimer Ramsey
Played by: Sam Rockwell

Character: Paolo
Played by: Pedro Pascal 

Did you know

Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian used Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4 to create the environments for the show. 

Create your own movies


Feeling inspired? Create movies, games and more with the ever-expanding universe of Dreams. Get started with Art’s Dream, an interactive feature-length musical story made with the same tools you’ll be using in the game. 

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