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The Movies

Windows - 2005

Alt names 电影, The Movies: Фабрика грез
Year 2005
Platform Windows
Released in United States
Genre Simulation, Strategy
Theme Managerial
Publisher Activision Publishing, Inc.
Developer Lionhead Studios Ltd.
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Free-roaming camera
4.45 / 5 - 105 votes

Description of The Movies Windows

If you haven't played The Movies or want to try this strategy video game, download it now for free! Published in 2005 by Activision Publishing, Inc., The Movies (aka 电影) is still a popular managerial title amongst retrogamers, with a whopping 4.4/5 rating.

The Movies has an addon available: The Movies: Stunts & Effects, don't miss it!

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Comments and reviews

Red_Priest 2019-07-07 0 point

how do I turn off the tutorial that plays when you start a new game, shoudln't it be skippable ?

UnholyHandGrenade 2019-06-26 0 point

So now my game is installed and ready, but... for some ungodly reason, it refuses to actually start up. I went through the headache of deinstalling Media Player and downloading 9, but now the game doesn't even try to load, it just gives up after a second or two. What gives!?

MightyTeaRex 2019-06-25 1 point

Okay, so I've got the first disc installation done, now onto disc 2 and... it's not working. It refuses to allow me to continue after firing up Disc 2.

no 2019-06-25 1 point

the cd files are all .cue files which are useless and dont work.

UnholyHandGrenade 2019-06-25 1 point

A bit confused on what to do here, all I've got is the 3 CD files but no start up for applications. What am I missing?

Person 2019-06-22 -1 point

I dont know if I can download this, can anyone give me confirmation its safe?

Jack 2019-06-15 0 point

Does anyone have a fix to help run this game on Windows 10, have followed all tip and have got the game running, however when I start a new game there are many issues... the game crashed every time I try to play it, often when I try to save the game. I have seen a few people have complained online about combability issues so I was just wondering if I was making a mistake as I haven't seen so many complaints on here (only that it crashes after the first awards ceremony, which I have also encountered). Appreciate any help on this!

Tolbiny 2019-06-07 0 point

Wannabe Director's comment helped a lot - thank you so much!

Sirlulu 2019-05-12 3 points

A version for Mac please ?

Bluesynate 2019-04-30 1 point

This does include star maker

Improv 2019-04-29 0 point

Would love to play this with Stunts and Effects again if somebody out there knows what's going on with that version!

curious cat 2019-04-22 1 point

does this include the star maker....

Wannabe Director 2019-04-20 1 point

I solved the problem!
Did all kinds of things for that administrator problem I found on the internet but none worked.
I right clicked the icon on the desktop and chose open file location (program location).
I opened the extracted folder that was created when I used Power ISO. Inside there is a "Crack" folder. It has an application file. I coped that file over to the (program location) folder and replaced the one there. Works perfectly!
Good luck and have fun with the game.
I owned this game when it first came out but had lost the discs. So glad to get to play again!

Wanna Be Director 2019-04-20 0 point

Did anyone ever find a way to solve the problem about running as administrator?

When I try to run it - I am told to run as admin. I am logged in to a windows 10 admin account. I right click and choose "run as admin." It brings up a permission dialog and I click ok. Then nothing happens. The starmaker program that comes with it opens just fine.

TheSekunda 2019-04-19 0 point

Thank you so much. Although the resolution is small, but is working for my Windows 10

help 2019-04-06 1 point

does anyone know how to get the game to run in 1080p on windows 10

Yes, sir i have a nickname. 2019-03-27 0 point

When I run it as a Admistrator nothing happenend help?

Dave33333 2019-03-13 10 points

Sorry for the 3rd comment in a row, but I will leave a few notes for everyone trying to get this game to work:

#1: If your game is failing to start, PLEASE use the cracked file, or else the game will not boot.

#2: Use WinCDEmu to make several fake disc drives so you can mount the 3 discs, PowerISO is a questionable piece of software that seems to contain malware from what I've heard. I might be wrong, this is just my opinion. Mounting the 3 drives will make you able to install the game. There are possibilities that merging all 3 discs can result in installation issues.

#3: Be weary of the expansion pack for now, the packs installation from what I've learned can make your game unplayable, causing things such as sets and messages to be shown as placeholder texts. Especially in the start of the game under the expansion pack showing a placeholder button that does not function. It can also result in your game to crash when it reaches an award ceremony.

These are just my notes so far, if you know a fix for the stunt pack, let me know so I can use it, and others who are having very similar issues.

Dave33333 2019-03-13 -2 points

Nevermind, got it fixed. But I do want to note, several things in the game seem to have issues. Some things are displaying weird placeholders like REM_DELETEBUILDING and also I can't get past the first awards ceremony. It always crashes.

Dave33333 2019-03-13 -2 points

Tried running the game on my Windows 8.1 laptop, failed to start, and I don't understand why.

It just doesn't open up at all.

BidEmy 2019-02-26 4 points

I get the error "Please login with administrator privileges and try again", but when I run it as administrator nothing happens.

MR jiggle 2019-02-17 0 point

after i got it runing all of my people turn pure black, any ideas on how to fix this?

lil uzy 2019-02-09 0 point

it's great!

M3T4L279 2019-02-09 2 points

Installed the game but it doesn't run on windows 10. Anyone else having this issue?

Steve 2019-01-15 2 points

In case you're having issues, installing, here's some help: Do what ALDRO360 did, but I'll be a bit more specific. After Downloading the files from this website, download the .iso mounter program like PowerISO. Open the bin files and extract all of their contents. Do this for each "CD" file. Then take the contents of the 2nd CD file and the 3rd CD file, and copy and paste all of them into the 1st CD file. When it asks if you want to replace the existing files, say yes. This is where the .cab errors come from.

MissManda89 2019-01-14 1 point

Can anyone help? I'm getting an error message

MissManda89 2019-01-13 1 point

I have the original game that is in good condition and i can't install past disc 3. Did it in compatibility mode and it still doesn't work. Help me please

i play on mac 2019-01-07 1 point

why isnt the mac port 'the movies superstar edition' availible on this website?

Volker331 2018-12-31 3 points

You need to mount files from CD 2 and 3
oh by the way
Whenever I ran it, it immediately closes, can anyone help?

RaihannahV 2018-12-31 1 point

While I was installing, the CD did not find
Can anyone who knows how help me?

epic 2018-12-26 1 point

can someone tell me if this is real and if my computer will get a virus pleas telll the truth

HiHi 2018-12-23 -2 points

Does the file work for Mac

alrod360 2018-12-12 3 points

I'm going to help out everyone here since not a lot of people know how to run this properly. After an hour or two I was finally able to get this game to run properly by doing a few simple steps:
1. Download both this and an .iso mounter program such as PowerISO
2. Open the .bin files and extract it's contents using your .iso mounter program and place it into a single file (click yes when prompted to replace file). Do this for each of the three CD files.
3. Next I recommend watching and doing all of the steps he has listed since he described them better than I could.

After doing all of this then you should be good to go, I'm playing this classic gem right now and I hope this helps anybody else who is looking to enjoy this game. *Also if you need a key then I would recommend just looking them up since one key can be used by multiple people at once and there has been lots of them shared on the internet.

Apache196 2018-11-29 0 point

How do i download this I lost my original

Heyoooo! 2018-11-05 -4 points

When I download I only get Bin files, what do I do with them?

k 2018-10-24 1 point

Im having the same "no file" problem. Really want a solution!

Joe 2018-10-18 0 point

My download got about half-way through then said "Failed - No file" apparently this means it has been moved, has anyone else had this problem?

royal flush 2018-10-18 -1 point

does this game work on wins7???/

Velcro 2018-10-18 -2 points

I have mounted all three discs but am still getting the (location)\The Movies\ error when trying to install. Any ideas?

RANDOM 2018-10-14 0 point


dan 2018-10-13 0 point

So I have installed the game in a virtual machine, but whenever I have tried to open up the game I get the error saying that I've not mounted CD1... even though I have it mounted in the virtual (E:) disk... what do I do?

helpman 2018-10-10 0 point

noname it is because you did not mount cd 2 and 3

NoName 2018-10-04 6 points

I keep having this error in cd1: Error 1311.Source file not found (location)\The Movies\ Verify that the file exists and that you can access it.
I need help with this if anyone knows how to fix this pls tell me

ml 2018-09-30 2 points

ok i get to a point the it says plx verify i have a file called soundbank_01.lug were can i find this file.

cruz 28 2018-08-24 18 points

here's key code for the movies.. it's mine.... works no matter what if you care to try iT


Maganoo 2018-08-22 0 point

OMG this was the $#!+. I used to play the hell out of this. Loved making stupid funny movies.

Toad 2018-08-22 1 point

.iso means you need a .iso mounter program. the program will read the file as if it is already a cd then open it and install. You do not need to burn to a cd guys.

SaltEgamer 2018-08-20 0 point

I gave up with this

K 2018-08-16 1 point

You guys don't have to burn to a disk, you just use an .iso mounting tool. Grab PowerISO or DaemonTools and open the files there.

SonicBorgJunior 2018-08-05 1 point

I burned it to my disc... Now what?

bobby o 2018-08-01 1 point

it will not download the game it says 2 hours left and when it gets closer to the end of the download it stops and has an error

Zep 2018-07-30 -2 points

If you are looking for a code, it's just a short google from you. I found one by searching "The Movies Keycode"

yostop 2018-07-22 -4 points

THERE IS no exe file you have to burn it into a disk to play it if you read the download it said .iso not .exe

jailbreak sucks 2018-07-14 -1 point

anyone know a key i can use

Rose 2018-07-11 3 points

The download includes 3 BIN files, marked CD 1, 2, and 3. You need to burn them to a disk to play.

Diana_Is_Salty 2018-07-10 3 points

how do you play it. The .exe file is missing so are you supposed to extract something, or what?

leelee 2018-07-07 3 points

The .exe file is missing in the download? Are others having the same problem?

jake 2018-06-25 -1 point

Does this download take like 22 minutes?

Nakita Block 2018-06-17 -3 points

Where's the key?

Abdopasha 2018-06-02 1 point

How can I setup it ??

illya 2018-05-23 4 points

funny game

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