Top 6 Movie Themed Slot Machines
Movies are big business with some movies costing millions of dollars. It, therefore, comes as no surprise that many big name movies also have slot machines. Just as there are so many great movies to choose from, the same is true with movie-themed slots. We have hand-picked the best movie-themed slots that stand out from the rest.
The games that have made the cut all come from three software types, WMS, Playtech, and Microgaming (Quickfire). Playtech powered casinos accept players from the USA while Microgaming accepts players from everywhere. Aforementioned are not the only software types that have movie themed slots, take a look the casinos in our Play For Real tab on the left, many casinos also offer free play.
Where To Play Movie Themed Slots?
Playtech powers many casinos, one that we recommend is Omni Casino.
There are many Microgaming casinos to choose from, one we highly recommend is Royal Vegas Casino.
Top 3 Movie Themed Slots by Playtech.
Overview: The Gladiator slots, based on the award winning film Gladiator (2000). The slot features video clips and sound bites from the movie. It also includes characters from the film but oddly seems to be missing the main character.
Powered by Playtech the slot has an excellent software provider behind it.
The lowest bet amount in this game is $0.01 per spin, and the highest bet amount is a massive $1,250 per spin making it not only a penny slot but a high-roller slot as well.
Features: The slot has twenty-five pay lines on the usual five reels layout. It also features a progressive jackpot, as with all progressive jackpots, it's only active when playing with real money. There is a Gladiator Jackpot bonus that you can win in free play mode.
The characters that feature in the slot are Commodus played by Joaquin Phoenix, Lucilla played by Connie Nielsen, Gracchus played by Derek Jacobi, Proximo played by Oliver Reed, and Juba played by Djimon Hounsou. Sorry Russell Crowe fans, he doesn't initially appear in the slot. There is a symbol of Maximus Decimus Meridius helmet which of course who Russell Crowe played in the film. When the Helmet makes a winning pay line, there is a movie clip where Russell Crowe appears in the helmet, and the camera zooms out to show him standing ready to fight.
Symbols: Maximus helmet symbol is the Gladiator Jackpot Bonus symbol that appears on reels two, three, and four substituting all symbols except the scatter symbol. When the bonus symbol appears on all three reels, it activates the Gladiator Jackpot Bonus round.
The scatter symbol is an image of the Coliseum with the world Scatter across the bottom. Three or more scatters on an active pay line will activate the Coliseum Bonus.
Other character symbols include portrait shots of Commodus, Lucilla, Gracchus, and Proximo. There's also high-value playing card symbols A, K, Q, J, 9, and 10.
There are three bonus rounds in the Gladiator slot, Gladiator Jackpot Bonus, Coliseum Bonus, and Gamble Bonus.
The Gladiator Jackpot bonus as mentioned previously is activated by three or helmets appearing on reel 2, 3, and 4. In the bonus game, the game picks nine helmets at random, gold, silver, and bronze helmets. Depending on the color of the helmet a different value is assigned to them. The prize is the sum of all the values from all nine helmets. The higher the initial bet, the bigger the chances of winning the jackpot.
The Coliseum bonus is activated by three or more scatter symbols on an active pay line. The bonus is free spins with a twist. In the bonus, you get to select one stone from each row starting from the bottom. Depending on your selection, the first row is how many free spins you're awarded. The second row is the multiplier that is granted in the free spins. The third-row awards an extra scatter for the free spins. Last but not least the fourth-row awards an additional wild symbol for the free spins.
The gamble bonus activates after every winning spin. It allows you to gamble your win and double your winnings up to $1,000. You have to pick either black or red to predict the color of a playing card that turns over after you've made your selection.
The Mummy Slot
Overview: The mummy is another slot powered by Playtech, as the name suggests, and because it's on this page, it is based on first two original Hollywood Blockbuster movies 'The Mummy' and 'The Mummy Returns.' Not the 2017 movie with the same name 'The Mummy.'
This slot is not a penny slot with the lowest bet amount being $1.25 per spin and the highest bet amount being $25 per spin.
Features: The game has twenty-five fixed pay lines on five reels.
The game includes all the main characters from the films including the High Priest Imhotep played by Arnold Vosloo, Evelyn O'Connell played by Rachel Weisz, Anck Su Namun played by Patricia Velasquez, Mathayus played by Dwayne Johnson, and Richard 'Rick' O'Connell played by Brendan Fraser.
Symbols: All the characters mentioned previously have a symbol within the game. Other symbols on the reels are the Mummy logo, Ricks guns, the Scorpion kings bracelet, The Mummy's Book Of The Dead, a Beetle, and three Canopic Jars.
The wild symbol is a picture of the mummy not looking his best. It substitutes all symbols except for the mummy symbol, the bonus symbol, and free games symbol.
The scatter symbol is the Mummy logo. The bonus symbol is the Mummy hunt symbol, and free games symbol is the airship.
There are also other symbols such as a Scorpion scatter that are winnable features in the Lost City Adventure bonus round.
Bonus Rounds: The Lost City Adventure bonus round is triggered randomly in the main game. In the Lost City Of Hamunaptra, you pick boxes for cash and to unlock more game features. If you have not unlocked all eight features, collect will also open the book of the dead where a new game feature is revealed and awarded.
Each feature collected adds to the game in different ways. One of the ways is the Mummy Hunt bonus game; this is activated if the Mummy Hunt symbol lands anywhere on reels one and five. In this bonus round, your aim is to find the treasure in the middle of the Pyramid by selecting the correct tunnel. If you pick the wrong tunnel, mummies ambush you, and the bonus round ends.
Overview: The last in our list of top movie themed slots by Playtech is Rocky. Based on Rocky I to Rocky IV. The is another video slot machine that can be played for as little as just $0.01 per spin or as much as $1,250 per spin if you're spare change is weighing you down.
Features: The game features all the main characters from the film such as Apollo Creed played by Carl Weathers, Captain Ivan Drago played by Dolph Lungren, Clubber Lang played by Mr. T, Adrian Pennino played by Talia Shire, Paulie Pennino played by Burt Young, and Rocky Balboa himself played by Sylvester Stallone.
The game features video clips and sound tracks from the Rocky films. Making it great for fans of the original Rocky films.
Symbols: On the reels, there is a symbol for each of the characters mentioned above. There's a symbol for each letter of the word Rocky. There is also an Italian Stallion Rocky logo symbol that is the scatter symbol that triggers up to 25 free spins with X2 multiplier.
The wild symbol is the image of Rocky. The wild symbol substitutes all symbols except the scatter symbol, bonus symbol, and the ROCKY feature.
There is also a white boxing glove symbol and a red boxing glove symbol which are the bonus symbols.
Bonus Feature: To go along with the free spins bonus feature mentioned above there is a ROCKY bonus which awards 5X the bet. To activate this, you need to get the word ROCKY across the reels.
Getting the white boxing glove on reel one and the red boxing glove on reel five at the same time activates the knockout bonus feature. In the knockout bonus round, you get to choose Rocky's opponent which is Apollo Creed, Ivan Drago or Clubber Lang. Rocky then fights them in a 10-round match. You win a cash prize for every round that Rocky wins. If Rocky wins by knockout before the 10th round, all the un-fought rounds are classed as wins.
Top 3 Microgaming Movie Themed Slots.
Jurassic Park Slot
Overview: The first of our three top Microgaming movie themed slot games is Jurassic Park Slot which is a 3D video slot with footage from the Jurassic Park movies.
Features: The game has 243ways wins instead of standard pay lines. Characters from the movie appear on the reels along side various dinosaurs. There is not one but five free spins modes and T-Rex Alert!
The lowest bet amount is 0.30 credits per spin, and the highest bet amount is 60.00 credits per spin.
Symbols: The symbols are of dinosaurs from the film which includes a Tyrannosaurus Rex, Velociraptor, Triceratops, Brachiosaurus, and Dilophosaurus.
There are also symbols for the characters of the movie which include Ian Malcolm played by Jeff Goldblum, Ellie Sattler played by Laura Dern, John Hammond played by Richard Attenborough, and Alan Grant played by Sam Neill.
The scatter symbol is the fossil that awards free spins. Getting five scatters on a winning line awards an impressive 6.000.00 credits
Bonus Rounds: In the bonus rounds you can win up to a staggering 380,000.00 credits. There are five different free spins mode as well as a T-Rex alert. A T-Rex sighting will activate the alert mode, and your chance to win is increased with 35 extra wilds on the reels. The alert mode is active for six paid spins.
Terminator 2 Slot
Overview: Terminator 2 Slot not surprisingly is based on Terminator 2 the movie. It's another video slot with video footage and music from the film.
Features: The game features 243 ways to win, auto play option, and several bonus features.
Symbols: The symbols feature the main characters from the film including Sarah Connor played by Linda Hamilton, John Connor played by Edward Furlong, T-1000 played by Robert Patrick, T-800 played by a robot, and Terminator played by Arnold Schwarzenegger
The special symbols include a T2 symbol which is the wild symbol that substitutes all symbols except the scatter symbol and the free spins symbol. The scatter symbol is the blue teleport symbol with the word SCATTER over it.
The other symbols are playing card suit symbol Heart, Diamond, Spade, and Club all of which are black.
Bonus rounds: There are several bonus features including a free spins mode randomly activated by a red scatter symbol which is a red version of the blue teleport scatter symbol. The free spins are called the T-800 Vision mode which awards cash for any of the main characters appearing on the reels.
Between three and five blue scatters awards free spins which are played in 1024 ways. During the free spins, the T-800 symbol can transform into any other character symbol to award the highest possible win.
In the bonus rounds, you can win up to a jaw dropping 440,000.00 credits. Not bad for a slot that can be played for as little as 0.30 credits per spin or as much as 150 credits per spin.
Tomb Raider Slot
Overview: Not strictly based on a film as Tomb Raider was originally a computer game. As we are sure you know, there is a Tomb Raider movie which was released in 2001 and 2003 starring Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft. There is also another Tomb Raider movie set for release 2018 starring Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft.
The overall look of the slot is more of a cartoon/comic strip rather than a movie. It doesn't feature any clips from the Tomb Raider films.
Features: The slot is a fifteen pay line slot with five reels. It's classed as a video slot machine that can be played for $1.00 or up to $375.00 per spin.
Symbols: The symbols include the Tomb Raider Logo as the wild symbol, this substitutes all symbols except the bonus idol symbol.
The bonus symbol is the Idol symbol and triggers the Tomb bonus round if three or more land on an active pay line.
The Scatter symbol is Lara Croft with two guns, it activates up to 10 free spins with all wins tripled when three or more scatter symbols appear on an active pay line.
Other symbols include Lara Croft symbol with one gun, a tiger, a puzzle, and the usual high-valued playing cards A, K, Q, J, and 10.