Over the years, Hollywood has produced hundreds upon hundreds of movie classics that film fans love to watch over and over again. Many of these titles have inspired music, TV shows, and other forms of art, while some movies have entered casino floors, combining the undeniable Hollywood magic with the entertainment of slot machines.
There are dozens of exciting online slots based on popular movie and TV titles but in this article, we have selected only the most original and fun tributes to our favorite pictures and this list is not only about how popular slot machines are. Below, you can explore six of the best slots games for movie lovers and choose the ones that appeal to you the most.
Gladiator Jackpot by Playtech
This video slot by Playtech is kicking off our list not because of its stunning graphics and unique gameplay, although it does look really well for a game that was developed more than five years ago. As suggested by its title, Gladiator Jackpot is a progressive jackpot slot with 5 reels and 25 pay lines and is based on the fantastic Ridley Scott film from 2000. It features characters such as Commodus, Lucilla, Gracchus, Juba, and Proximo, but unfortunately, Maximus (Russell Crowe) is missing from the list of symbols. Still, there are Wilds, Scatters, free spins, and of course, an amazing progressive jackpot.
Terminator 2 by Microgaming
Another incredibly popular movie-inspired slot is Terminator 2, a 5-reel video slot by Microgaming which comes with 243 ways to win. The game stays true to the film and its futuristic theme of robot killers and features all the main characters, including the Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger). During the free spins, another row of symbols is added to the grid, allowing you to play with 1024 ways to win – unlike regular pay lines, win ways are combinations of adjacent symbols appearing from left to right.
Planet of the Apes by NetEnt
Created by leading software provider NetEnt, Planet of the Apes slot follows the events of the two films from 2011 and 2014, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and its sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Now, this game is certainly one of the best examples of how to take an amazing movie and transform it into an online slot. It has state-of-the-art graphics and animations, fantastic soundtrack and all the authentic images from the two movies. That is right, it features symbols from the two pictures as it has two sets of reels, each with a 5×3 layout and 40 pay lines. There are Wilds, Scatters, free spins, Stacked Wilds, as well as exciting Dawn and Rise Bonus Features.
Highlander by Microgaming
Highlander is a 5-reel video slot by Microgaming set against spectacular views and featuring 243 ways to win. Based on the iconic film about Connor MacLeod (Christopher Lambert) and his battles against immortal warriors, the slot was launched in late 2017 and boasts beautiful graphics. Of course, you can expect the retro 1980’s style but also, all the original imagery of the cult movie. The slot has Scatter symbols, two Wild features, free spins, and electric reels. When they trigger, they turn various symbols into Wilds.
Paranormal Activity by iSoftBet
Whereas all online slots listed above do have a certain element of darkness, the 5-reel video slot Paranormal Activity by iSoftBet takes that concept to a whole new level. Inspired by the famous movies of the same name, the game explores the chilling genre of horror with movie-inspired icons and spooky music in the background. Despite the haunted atmosphere, the slot is pretty popular among casino players as it has 243 ways to win, Wilds, Scatters and Bonus symbols, multipliers, and a Bonus Feature.
Emoji Planet by NetEnt
Let us take a look for something more cheerful – one of the newest and most entertaining video slots on the list, Emoji Planet is a fun game based on the famous 2017 Emoji Movie. The amusing theme is represented by a great range of fun emojis including the ROFL (rolling on the floor laughing) emoji, a slice of pizza, hearts, and the pile of poo emoji. The game has a very interesting layout, as well – it has 6 reels, 20 paylines, and the Emoji Meter Feature, which fills up whenever a symbol is destroyed. The, a special feature is activated and players can win one of several types of rewards.
Jumanji by NetEnt
This video slot by NetEnt is inspired by the cult 1995 Jumanji movie and its dangerous, adventure-filled board game. Imagery includes rhinos, monkeys, the classic game, lions crocodiles, etc. Instead of being chased by wild animals, players here will be able to trigger the incredible ten bonus features, including four types of free spins, three Wild features, a Mystery feature, and more. The slot has 5 reels, which come in a diamond-shaped structure, perfectly fitting the adventurous theme of the game.