Ever since we scored our fuzzy, VHS copy of Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation almost a dozen years ago, we’ve had a special place in our hearts for the mad world of the fan film, where the potent combination of passion, talent, and too much free time can produce wonders (or hilarious blunders). Spielberg isn’t the only one who has inspired fans to pick up their cameras—while the phenomenon is rooted in sci-fi movies, many video game franchises have seen their fair share of fan films made. So on the occasion of Mortal Kombat: Legacy finally hitting the interwebz, we've rounded up our 10 favorite gaming x cinema labors of love. Lights, camera, cock back the hammer...

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By Stu Horvath