Who doesn’t love a good movie? The silver screen is almost unrivalled in its ability to transport us to exciting, romantic, and fantastical places. It’s no surprise, then, that many movie-themed slot machines have found themselves lining the walls of almost every casino. The mix of Hollywood glamour, the allure of bright lights, and the chance to win huge jackpots makes playing movie-themed slots a real draw!
Rather than simply describe the appeal of movie-themed slots to you though, we wanted to share our top 10 favourite games with you! Did your favourite make the list?
The first Avenger, and the first movie-themed slot game on our list, Playtech’s Captain America slot game offers the player a whole host of ways to win. The game has plenty of Free Spins, a ton of special features, and even boasts four progressive jackpots – with the top prize being around £5,000! As well as the mechanics of the game, the Captain America slot also includes some of the jaw-dropping graphics and sound effects featured in the Marvel superhero’s first film!
The Dark Knight.
Sticking with superheroes for a moment, our second move-themed slot game is based on Christopher Nolan’s second Batman film! Building on the massive success that The Dark Knight was in the cinemas, Microgaming’s Dark Knight slot game features over 240 different ways for a player to win! There are random cash prizes, a heap of free spins, and – of course – snippets of film and sound effects from Batman’s epic struggle with Heath Ledger’s psychotic Joker!
We guarantee that you’ll be back after playing this movie-themed slot game! Based on James Cameron’s Terminator 2 – arguably the best instalment of the franchise that just won’t die – this game features the usual video clips and sound effects that you’ll come to know and expect from movie-themed games. More importantly, aside from having the aesthetics of a cold-blooded killing machine, this game features a massive jackpot payout of nearly £300,000! Hasta la vista, baby!
Whether you love or loathe the scaly fiends that serve as the bad guys in 1993’s Jurassic Park, this slot game is definitely worth your time. While the graphics, video clips, and sound effects from the movie might not be up to the standards of other slot games on our list, the myriad bonuses and special features are sure to blow your mind! Easy to play – and easy to win – Jurassic Park is as exciting as being chased by a pack of velociraptors, but without the looming sense of dread!
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A classic film – and one of our favourites! Nobody was happier when a slot game based on all three The Godfather films was announced, or more thrilled when we realised how good it is! Drawing the player into the world of Don Corleone and the Corleone clan, this slot game has great bonus features, varying playlines, and easy-to-grab free spins. And, with the game being based on one of the most lucrative films of all time, the payout is definitely worth playing for!
The Lord of the Rings.
Before they worked their magic on The Dark Knight’s movie-themed slot game tie-in, Microgaming waved their wands and created this beautifully epic game. Based on The Lord of the Rings trilogy, this slot is every bit as spectacular as the movies it’s based on. Featuring graphics and sounds from The Lord of the Rings, and positively popping with movie clips that showcase the grandeur of Middle Earth, this movie-themed slot can rightly be considered a true epic. In fact, it’s so involved, it even gives players the ability to save their progress!
If you prefer your games a little more action-packed – like the Terminator 2 slot game we mentioned above – you could do worse than to play Robocop. Based on Detroit’s finest (and only, as far as we’re aware!) cyborg law enforcement officer, this movie-themed slot features full video rounds so that you can enjoy some 80’s action at its finest! There’s also the usual gamut of bonus, free spins, and lucrative jackpots to try for too!
Definitely a guilty pleasure of ours, Reese Witherspoon’s Legally Blonde is an unlikely candidate to become a movie-themed slot game, but it works so well! With bright colours (and plenty of pink!), lots of bling, and even the chance to dress up a puppy, Legally Blonde has all the right features to set itself apart from some of the more serious slot games on our list. If you find an online casino that offers it, definitely have a spin or two!
The Magnificent Seven.
We wanted to round out our list of the best movie-themed slot games with two classic movies. The first, The Magnificent Seven, sees the player attempting to rescue a small town set in the heart of the Wild West! This game doesn’t just transport you to the spaghetti westerns you used to watch on a Sunday afternoon, however – there are also plenty of opportunities for big payouts! Yee-haw!
Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Finally, our last (for this list, anyway!) move-themed slot game is based on the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s – starring, of course, the beautiful and iconic Audrey Hepburn. This game moves away from some of the exciting, action, and danger that some of the other movie-themed slot games we’ve discussed play with. Instead, it captures the romance, joy, and yes – even the naughtiness – of the classic film! With lots of ways to win, plenty of bonuses and symbols, and a temptingly nice jackpot, you won’t want to Golightly on this one!