5 Popular Movies that Became Slot Games

Roulette, Blackjack and other casino card games might be very popular but have definitely not evolved as much as slot games did in the last decade. in today’s gaming scenario, you can find slot games that cover all types of themes.  There was a time when slots used to be simple fruits games, but now today we have slots which not only use state of the art three-dimensional graphics but also have diversified themes.

Top rated popular Hollywood movies are one such theme.  More and more developers are now opting for Hollywood movies as a base for their new slot games.  This sudden spurt can be attributed to the fact that players prefer to play the games which got something familiar and what can be more attractive and entertaining than popular Hollywood movies?

The five most popular movies which have been used for developing online video slots include the following.


Rocky Balboa a.k.a. “Italian Stallion” is probably one of the most popular movie characters of the 80s.   Rocky is a series of boxing sports based Hollywood movies starred by Sylvester Stallone.  The first movie of this series was released in 1976.

Rocky depicted the struggles of a small-time boxer from Philadelphia who fights against all odds for a showdown with the current heavyweight World champion Apollo Creed.  This movie was an instant hit throughout the world and was extended to become a series comprising of five movies. Other additional movies were also added to this series, the latest one being the Creed II which was released in 2018.

Playtech opted to develop a slot of the same name in 2010.  The Rocky slot is five reels and twenty-five pay-lines slot game that features all the major characters for the movie.  This slot comprises of two bonus rounds along with a gambling feature.  The highest payout of this slot currently stands at 10,000x.   

Planet of The Apes

Planet of The Apes is an American science fiction franchise which is based on the novel written by Pierre Boulle in 1963. The first Hollywood movie of the same name was released in 1968 and was further extended to become a series comprising of five movies.  The last movies of this series called Battle for the Planet of The Apes was released in 1973.

The remake of the original movie was released in 2001 and was followed by three other reboots which included “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and “War for the Planet of the Apes”.  The last one was released in 2017.

NetEnt developed “The Planet of the Apes” slot based on the 2001 Hollywood edition of this movie and released it in 2017.  The storyline of this slot includes the first two parts of the trilogy.   The Planet of the Apes slot provides cool bonuses in the form of free spins and extra cashouts.  The maximum payout of this slot currently stands at 1000x.  


The Superman slot series is based on the Marvel’s Super Heroes movie adaptation by Marvel Studios.  The first slot was released in February of 2017.  The storyline of these slots revolves around the adventures of Superman in which he is forced to fight against an assortment of villains hellbent on destroying the earth.

Even though there are many slots based on this movie series, but the most popular one is the slot series developed by Playtech.

The animation used in the Superman slot series by Playtech is state of the art and accompanied by the original soundtrack from the movies.  Currently, these series include the following slots.

  • SupermanTM The Movie
  • Superman II
  • Man of Steel
  • Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity is a supernatural horror genre based movie series.  The first movie of this series was released in 2007.  The first three parts of this series including Paranormal Activity 2 and Paranormal Activity 3 revolve around a young family haunted by a demon.  The other three parts deal with other storylines.

iSoftBet developed a slot game based on this movie and released it in 2016.  Paranormal Activity video slot is five reels and 243 ways to win slot game.  This game provides a randomly activated Paranormal Event which can add up to five wilds on the reels.  Along with all other usual features this slot also provides a bonus wheel feature and 5 Paranormal winning Spins.  The highest payout of this slot stands at 750x.     

Terminator 2

The Terminator movie series is part of the science fiction franchise owned by James Cameron And Gale Anne Hurd.  The storyline of this movie series revolves around the war between the human race and Skynet’s artificial intelligence and killer robots.  The most striking character of this movie is a terminator model T-800  played by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The first movie of this series was released in 1984 called “The Terminator”.  It was followed by Terminator 2: Judgement Day in 1991.  The second movie was a huge success and grossed over $500 million.  The other movies of this series include Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Terminator Salvation and Terminator Genisys.   The Terminator 6 movie is all set to be released in 2019.

Microgaming developed Terminator 2 slot game based on the second movie of this series.  Terminator 2 slot comes with five reels and 243 ways to win.  Apart from the usual features, this slot provides bonuses in form of Free Spins, T-800 Vision randomly activated bonus round and Paytable Achievements.  The highest payout of this slot stands at 1500x.