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They say an adaptation can only ever be as good as its source material. With so many game-to-film adaptations stemming summer blockbusters and cheesy action movies, perhaps this explains why most movie tie-in games are so lousy.

Given that the 2014 Oscars are happening today, we take a look at a handful of best picture nominees to see just how they could be transformed from award winning flicks to awe-inspiring interactives.

We've paired the 5 most game-worthy nominees with a radical design concept and a dream developer to execute the vision. From the depths of outer space to the shores of Somalia, the selection here runs a gamut from existential puzzlers, to sleazy tycoon simulators. Will any of these ever get made? Probably not. Though, it's worth dreaming about isn't it?