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  • Published date12 December 2023  
  • AuthorGayle Mitchell

Since the first Kinetoscope demonstration in the late 19th century, we have fallen in love with the magic of movies. The endless possibilities of the infinite worlds brought to us by amazing directors, actors and producers have become an important part of our global cultures. With the popularity of movies, it’s only natural that their influence has spread across all forms of entertainment, including online slots.

Our countdown of some of the best movie-themed slots available online today has a little something for everyone. Whether you love action, sci-fi, or hilarious comedy, you’ll be on the edge of your seat until the final credits roll.

1. King Kong

King kong start screen
Join the giant gorilla on top of a tall building and help him swat away aeroplanes.

Playtech‘s take on Peter Jackson’s 2005 blockbuster King Kong, is a 5-reel, medium volatility game that captures the stylish action of the movie with changing city and jungle backgrounds, the actors from the film as symbols, and some thrilling interactive bonuses.

Land 3 or more scatter symbols to be transported to Skull Island where you click on highlighted points in the jungle until you reveal 3 matching dinosaur icons to claim a corresponding prize. After this, you join the giant gorilla on top of a tall building and help him swat away aeroplanes for instant cash rewards. The action continues in Wild Jungle Respins and Wild Kong Respins where wild symbols lock in place for enhanced winning potential.

2. The Matrix

Matrix start screen
Neo, Trinity, Morpheus, and Agent Smith all show up as symbols.

The Matrix redefined the sci-fi genre with slick CGI action and a mind-blowing plot. The online slot by Playtech invites you to dive into this digital thriller that plays out on a 5-reel, 50 payline grid with the iconic green matrix code scrolling against a black background. Neo, Trinity, Morpheus, and Agent Smith all show up as symbols while mind-bending bonus features rbring you rich rewards.

When the black cat wild stacks up on reel 5, the Déjà Vu Shuffle feature kicks in, turning reel 1 wild, and re-arranging all other symbols to give you a big win. If 3 scatters land on the same spin, you get to choose between Agent Smith and Nebuchadnezzar free spins, with extra high-value symbols and sticky wilds.

3. Green Lantern

Green lantern start screen
The 5x3 reel layout features a Collapsing Wins mechanic.

The story of the Green Lantern who wields a powerful cosmic ring with which he can create whatever he imagines with, was brought to the silver screen in 2011. 5 years later, Playtech released an online slot adaptation with heroes and villains from the film appearing as symbols. The 5x3 reel layout features a Collapsing Wins mechanic that removes winning symbol combinations so that new symbols can land in their place and trigger successive wins.

As you land consecutive wins, a power bar fills up to activate a trio of free spins bonus features where extra wilds and win multipliers boost your bankroll. The game’s real prize comes with the randomly triggered progressive jackpot game where you could win millions of dollars if you match up the right tiles.

4. Jurassic Park Gold

Jurassic Park Gold feature
The bonus round is unleashed when 3, 4, or 5 scatters land.

Based on the most successful dinosaur film franchise in history, Stormcraft Studios’ Jurassic Park Gold is a 5x4 reel, high volatility title, set in a leafy jungle where prehistoric dangers lurk. Ferocious dinosaurs and characters from the movie are the game’s symbols and a trio of bonus features will keep you on your toes.

The Link & Win bonus round kicks off when 6 or more Powerball symbols appear on the reels, giving you 3 respins that reset every time new symbols appear. The more power balls you land, the more hidden rows you unlock and a jackpot worth 8000x your bet could be yours. The trio of free spins options feature multiplier wilds and wild reels, while the Wild Chase sub-feature throws expanding wilds into the mix.

5. Highlander

Highlander game
Triggering free spins requires 3 scatters to appear on the same spin.

The hit 1980s fantasy action Highlander film with immortal swordsmen on a mission to take each other’s heads still thrills fans to this day and its crazy premise makes it ideal inspiration for an online slot. Games Global’s slot version takes you on a journey from the Scottish Highlands to New York City, with characters from the movie as symbols on the reels. There’s over 3000x your stake waiting to be claimed if you can beat your opponents in the 5-reel game.

Triggering free spins requires 3 scatters to appear on the same spin. You will get 10 free spins and the chance to retrigger the feature if more scatters land. While the feature is active, sticky wilds can appear and random lightning strikes can add extra wild symbols to the reels.

6. The Creature from The Black Lagoon

The Creature from The Black Lagoon
The Creature from The Black Lagoon became one of the most important sci-fi horror films ever created.

The Creature from The Black Lagoon horrified audiences in 1954 and became one of the most important sci-fi horror films ever created. NetEnt’s dedication to capturing the essence of this movie shows in the brilliant design and graphics of this 5-reel, 20-payline title. Adventuring gear and characters from the film appear on reels submerged in eerie murky water, and the bonus features pack a few surprises.

Land 3-5 scatter symbols to activate the free spins round and rescue a damsel in distress from the clutches of the creature. Collect target symbols to trigger respins with wilds that spread across the reels. Defeat the beast and you could walk away with over 1000x your stake.

7. Top Gun

Top gun
Take to the skies in iconic fighter jets with Iceman, Goose, and the rest of the crew.

Time will tell if the hyper-successful 2023 reboot of Top Gun gets its own online slot title, but if you would like to experience the original 1986 movie on digital reels, Playtech has the game for you. Take to the skies in iconic fighter jets with Iceman, Goose, and the rest of the crew, and claim up to 1500x your stake from a single spin.

The Dogfight Wilds bonus feature adds wilds to random positions, and they show up on every spin during the Danger Zone free spins round, which is triggered by landing 3 scatters on the odd-numbered reels.

8. Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four
Mr Fantastic, the Human Torch, The Invisible Woman, and The Thing online slot by Playtech.

The film adaptation of the Marvel comic Fantastic Four with Mr Fantastic, the Human Torch, The Invisible Woman, and The Thing was turned into a 5-reel, 20-payline online slot by Playtech in 2012. The game puts the powers of these 4 superheroes on display, putting them to work when you trigger the bonus round.

Landing at least 3 scatters gets you 12 free spins where special modifiers will activate depending on which superhero appears on the middle reel. Extra free spins, increasing multipliers, sticky wilds, and expanding wilds will increase your chances of grabbing the game’s maximum prize.

9. Blade

Blade slot
Unleash the free spins round by landing 3 symbols.

Wesley Snipes brought the street-smart wisecracking half-vampire from Marvel comics to life on the screen and Playtech transformed it into a thrilling 5-reel online slot experience. The protagonist, Blade, is one of the game’s symbols along with his weapons of choice and a scary vampire.

Unleash the free spins round by landing 3 symbols and watch an increasing multiplier boost your winnings. The special Split symbol makes 6-symbol combinations possible by dividing in 2 when it lands on the fifth reel in any position the previous symbol of a winning combination. This means you could walk away with much more than just vampire blood on your hands.

10. Halloween

Halloween jack walking wild
3 or more bonus symbols to trigger the Trick or Treat Wheel Bonus.

Halloween is one of the most iconic horror movie franchises in history, and this online slot version, brought to you by Games Global, features portraits of characters from the 1978 film floating on invisible reels in front of a creepy cabin. Escape the clutches of the seemingly immortal killer, Mike Myers, and claim wins worth up to 500x your stake.

3 reels merge for the Wandering Reels feature where 3x4 Jumbo blocks dominate the screen, making it much easier to land winning combos. Suspense builds when you land 3 or more bonus symbols to trigger the Trick or Treat Wheel Bonus, which can reward you with instant prizes or access to 2 other bonus features. The wheel can activate the Boogeyman Bonus game with prizes worth up to 20x your bet, or the Free Spins round with wandering jumbo blocks.

11. Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids Slot
TLand 3 or more cupcake scatters to bring out the bonus wheel.

Bridesmaids is a 2011 romcom with an all-star cast of funny female actors and a story filled with crazy twists and turns. Games Global created its online slot version 4 years later and brought back the gut-busting humour along with a quartet of rewarding bonus features and a pink-saturated theme.

Land 3 or more cupcake scatters to bring out the bonus wheel that spins to award you cash prizes or access to a bonus feature. The Flying High free spins round comes with rolling reels and growing wilds and the Friendship free spins have stacked symbols and a pay-both-ways mechanic. In the Boutique Bonus, you uncover matching bridesmaid symbols to win a cash prize, and flip over photographs to claim prizes worth up to 350x in the Magic Moments feature.

12. Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz
The Winged Monkey round comes with 8 free spins!

The whimsical psychedelic fantasy story dreamt up by Frank Baum was re-imagined as a family-friendly movie in the golden age of Hollywood filmmaking. Play the WMS slot adaptation of Wizard of Oz to follow Dorothy down the yellow brick road and live the fantasy in this 5-reel, 30-payline game where characters from the iconic film represent the game’s symbols.

The wicked witch symbol can turn up to 4 wheels entirely wild and landing 3 or more bonus symbols triggers the Oz Pick round where you can enter 2 bonus features or claim cash prizes. The Winged Monkey round comes with 8 free spins and an increasing multiplier, while the Road to Emerald City round has you pick from 30 emeralds, which reward you with entertaining scene changes and big cash payouts.

13. Phantom of the Opera

Phantom of the Opera
Unmask this game’s true potential to win over 7700x your stake.

The Phantom of the Opera has had several film adaptations over the years and this Games Global-developed online slot version is based on the 2004 remake. This 5x3 game keeps elements of the original heart-wrenching soundtrack and offers medium volatility gameplay. Beautiful images of binoculars, perfume, musical scores, and roses are some of the symbols along with portraits of the story’s characters.

Landing a letter symbol on reel 5 triggers the Letter Bonus feature where you can quickly nab prizes worth up to 20x your stake. The randomly triggered Chandelier Bonus sends an opera house chandelier crashing into the reels, turning up to 3 reels wild. Unmask this game’s true potential to win over 7700x your stake.

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