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Indie Game: The Movie

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About the Movie

INDIE GAME: THE MOVIE looks at the underdogs of the video game industry, indie game developers, who sacrifice money, health and sanity to realize their lifelong dreams of sharing their creative visions with the world. Following the making of the games SUPER MEAT BOY, FEZ and BRAID, this Sundance award-winning film captures the tension and drama by focusing on these developers' vulnerability and obsessive quest to express themselves through a 21st-century art form.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 29
  • Fresh: 27
  • Rotten: 2
  • Average Rating: 7.7/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: "Indie Game: The Movie" lays bare the passion behind the pixels, revealing the sweat, tears and sleep deprivation that go into trying to make the latest gaming sensation. – Nicolas Rapold, New York Times, May 18, 2012

Fresh: The pic scores big points by drawing a sharp distinction between corporate vidgame programmers and indies. – Rob Nelson, Variety, Jan 30, 2012

Fresh: [A] smart, involving documentary... – Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times, May 18, 2012

Fresh: Compelling glimpse into artistic compulsion in video games. – Duane Byrge, Hollywood Reporter, May 14, 2012

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Customer Reviews

Just get it..

Now I know.
Awesome, just awesome.

I feel attached to these games and their creators now

I felt sad, excited, and now that it is over, I'm smiling.

A deep, personal, and inspiring film

I really connected to every developer in the film and after hearing the filmmakers on KCRW's The Business I had to check this out. I'm glad I did.

Indie Game: The Movie
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  • $5.99
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Released: 2012

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