Top 10 fan movies of your favorite heroes

When a saga comes to an end or a film does not meet the expectations of fans, they take over and make their favourite heroes live or relive extraordinary adventures. Little top of those fan movies.
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Fan movies, when Hollywood leaves a taste of too little

They are diverse and varied, more or less well done, with budgets ranging from zero to several thousand euros, fan movies prolong the adventures and bring back to life heroes who are often neglected.

1- Voldemort: The origins of the heir

He comes from Italy, with a budget of €15,000 and more than 10 million views on YouTube, Voldemort: The Origins of the Heir is one of the best fan films in existence. It will never be able to generate profit for the various actors, directors or other team members because of a lawsuit with Warner Bros. for copyright infringement, but it has been a real international success.

2- Vader episode 1 – Shards of the past

Everything starts with videos made on the channel Star Wars Theory. After a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, the owner of the channel hired a director, graphic designer, make-up artist and costume designer to put together a team capable of releasing the short film. The success was such that the project was finally turned into a web series, the first episode of which was released at the end of 2018. A saga to follow, then.

3- Beren and Lùthien

Lord of the Rings fan? Many fan films exist such as The Hunt for Gollum or Born of Hope, but the choice fell on Beren & Lùthien. Why? Evoked by Aragorn in a song, the love story of a human and an Elven princess was published by J.R.R. Tolkien’s son, Christopher, from an unfinished story by the creator of the Lord of the Rings universe. In addition to being a French production, the screenplay is based on the text of this novel published in 2017. Renewal in Middle-earth.

4- Batman VS The Terminator

Animated short film, but big fan film. Two legends clash in a post-apocalyptic Los Angeles with an aging but ever-ready Batman and a Terminator more determined than ever. A battle of titans.

5- Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope

A huge international success, this fan film by two young Frenchmen exceeds all expectations, outperforming the blockbuster Dragon Ball: Evolution, a real flop at the box office. so much so that the RobotUnderDog collective is planning a sequel. They are eagerly awaited.

6- Spider-Man: Eclipse

A troubled Spider-Man, much more human than the “super” version of the Marvel studio films, is what you’ll find in Spider-Man: Eclipse. The spider-man has been captured and, badly injured, he must find a way to escape. a must see.

7- Tomb Raider Reborn

The French are very popular in fan films, here’s the proof. After a smoothly running campaign on KissKissBankBank, Aurélien Sallé, his team and the company Oniryk Productions have made a short film about the adventures of the most badass archaeologist in the gaming and film world. A most successful fan film in a professional setting.

8- Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar

In 2014, at the famous Comic Con in San Diego, fans will present their brand new short film, Prelude to Axanar. Incredible special effects, stunning acting and Hollywood-style direction, Paramount and CBS then take fright and sue the project for non-ownership of rights. Despite these obstacles, the film will be released, but under conditions imposed by the two companies. From now on, fan films from the Star Trek universe must comply with certain rules or risk being sued for several thousand dollars, depending on the production budget. Long life and non-prosperity so…

9- The Confined : Silent Hill

Inspired by the video game Silent Hill, the short film The Confined respects all its codes. Terrifying, disturbing and oppressive, the fan film is horrifying but terribly epic.

10- GTA VR

An exciting video game for millions of gamers around the world since 1997, GTA VR is based on GTA V and features Steven Ogg, the interpreter of Trevor in this version of the game, also playing Simon in The Walking Dead. For seven minutes, the French YouTube channel Corridor Digital resumes the game in an explosive, high-voltage VR version.

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By Damien Duarte

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Passionné par la culture pop depuis son enfance, ses références vont de Donald Duck à Batman en passant par Marty McFly. Fantripper dans l'âme, voyager sur les traces de Ghostbusters, James Bond ou des héros de romans comme Cotton Malone fait partie d'un séjour idéal et réussi !

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