Uncharted Is Now Fifth-Highest Grossing Video Game Movie All Time

Sony's video game movie based on Naughty Dog's PlayStation game is doing big numbers at the box office.

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Sony's Uncharted movie continues to climb the charts. The Tom Holland/Mark Wahlberg film based on Naughty Dog's popular action-adventure series is now the 5th highest-grossing video game movie of all time. It's now made $337.3 million globally, surpassing 2010's Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time [$336.4 million] to rank fifth on the all-time charts for video game movies.

Uncharted still trails The Angry Birds Movie [$352.3 million], Rampage [$428 million], Detective Pikachu [$433.5 million], and Warcraft [$439 million].

While Uncharted might ranked fifth globally, the film is the third highest-grossing video game film ever in the US--and that's important. Uncharted has made $125.9 million, or 37.3% of its global gross, from the domestic market, only trailing Sonic the Hedgehog [$148.9 million] and Detective Pikachu [$144 million] for domestic results.

The highest-grossing video game movie ever, Warcraft, only made $47.4 million in the US, which is part of the reason why it never got a sequel despite such massive global box office results.

Uncharted, meanwhile, has already been labeled Sony Pictures' next "franchise," so a sequel is expected. Director Ruben Fleischer has said he wants to make a sequel, and one of his ideas for it is to put Uncharted 4's epic car chase scene in the film. Fleischer and Holland might also make a Jak and Daxter movie.

Here at GameSpot, our Uncharted review scored the movie a 7/10. Reviewer Phil Hornshaw said, "Uncharted is a lot of fun a lot of the time. It might not do much that the games haven't already, but fans will enjoy a new Uncharted tale that at least brings its own flashy, death-defying treasure hunt into the fold."

The movie's success is also bringing up renewed talk about the future of the Uncharted game series. Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection released in January, bundling Uncharted 4 and Lost Legacy on PS5, but no brand-new entries in the main series have been announced. Recently, however, developers from Naughty Dog said they have a "never say never" attitude about making Uncharted 5.

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