Abandonware DOS title

Games based on movies

In the 80s and the 90s we all saw a lot of good blockbuster movies come out. Some of them were good, some of them were bad. Unfortunately, most of video games based on movies (called 'tie-in') were really bad. Developers tried to put everything they could in those games and divided gameplay in different parts, each of them with a different gameplay: platform, driving sim, puzzle, etc. The best games based on a movie are those that focus on a single genre: Indiana Jones games, Star Wars games etc.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

DOS19914/5 Syntetic Dimensions
Terminator 2: Judgment Day is one of the many adaptations of the Terminator franchise. This one is based on the movie of the same name, but it's not as good as the movie, according to critics. Terminator 2 is an action game developed by Syntetic Dimensions and released by Ocean Software in 1991 for DOS. It was also published for C64, ZX Spectrum, A...

The Beverly Hillbillies

DOS19933.4/5 Synergistic Software

The Black Cauldron

DOS1986freeware3.7/5 Sierra On-Line

The Blues Brothers

DOS19914.2/5 Titus Interactive
The Blues Brothers is a platformer that follows the adventures of Jake and Elwood Blues as they try to put their band back together. The player controls one of the Blues Brothers through various levels, each filled with obstacles, enemies, and puzzles. The ultimate goal is to collect musical notes and instruments to assemble the band. develope...

The Blues Brothers 2: Jukebox Adventure

DOS19933.8/5 Titus Interactive

The Godfather

DOS19913.4/5 Creative Materials

The Goonies

DOS19853.9/5 Datasoft

The Great Escape

DOS1986protected4.1/5 Denton Designs
As a prisoner of war, you must find a way to escape a prison in Germany in 1942. The prisoner has a daily routine which will follow if not controlled by the player for a certain amount of time.

The Lion King

DOS19944.1/5 Westwood Studios

The Rocketeer

DOS19912.8/5 NovaLogic

The Taking of Beverly Hills

DOS19914/5 Off The Wall Productions

The Terminator: Future Shock

DOS19954.1/5 Bethesda Softworks
The Terminator: Future Shock is an abandoned science fiction first-person shooter game based on the popular Terminator movies franchise, set in a dystopian world where machines has taken over the Earth. The Terminator: Future Shock was developed by Bethesda Softworks and released in 1995 for DOS.

The Terminator: Rampage

DOS19934/5 Bethesda Softworks

The Three Stooges

DOS1987freeware3.6/5 Cinemaware

The Train Escape to Normandy

DOS1988protected4.2/5 Artech Studios

The Untouchables

DOS19894/5 Ocean Software

Top Gun

DOS19873.4/5 Ocean Software
Top Gun is an abandoned flight combat simulation game developed by Ocean Software and released by Thunder Mountain in 1987 for DOS and a number of other 8 bit platforms. As the title suggests, Top Gun is based on the movie of the same name starring Tom Cruise.

Wayne's World

DOS19933.9/5 Capstone
Wayne's World is an abandoned point and click adventure game based on the movie of the same name. In Wayne's World you control both the characters of Wayne and Garth (created by Mike Myers and Dana Carvey) in a quest to save their TV show. Wayne's World was developed and released by Capstone in 1993.

Who framed Roger Rabbit

DOS19883.8/5 Silent Software


DOS19883.9/5 Brian A. Rice