Cinematography has long turned from an attraction for the elite into an integral part of the life of the vast majority of people on our planet. Therefore, International Cinema Day, which is celebrated annually on December 28, can be considered a truly national holiday. Film culture has not only penetrated into the daily lives of millions of people, but has also served as a driving factor for the development of other entertainment areas. In the gambling industry, this topic is widely used when creating slot machines and finds a lively response from gamblers. The world’s best video slot developers have presented gamblers with dozens of slots based on popular movie universes: Jurassic Park and Jurassic World from Microgaming, Psycho and King Kong from NextGen, Rocky and Justice League from Playtech, Jumanji and The Invisible Man from NetEnt and Basic Instinct and Paranormal Activity from isoftbet. We have compiled our own top 5 slot machines dedicated to legendary films and key moments from the history of world cinema. Silent Movie slot machine from IGT Silent Movie slot has collected the best moments from the history of the film industry. The basis for the project from IGT was the cult films of the early 20th century: Journey to the Moon, Dirty Romance, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and a series of films about Keystone Kops. The black and white design of the slot machine is complemented by silent movie music. The logo of the slot plays the role of a wild in the main game – a symbol that replaces other images in prize combinations. Movie tickets got a bonus feature. There are also the usual symbols on the game reels: a cracker, a camera, a director’s chair, portraits of Dr. Jekyll, a Keystone Kops police officer, the main character of Dirty Romance, etc. A combination of two movie tickets with a movie poster unlocks one of the four bonus games. On tour Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the usual images are replaced by portraits of Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and his beloved Alice, and the gambler gets a x3 multiplier. In the A trip to the Moon round, the user is given from 10 to 15 free spins and the opportunity to meet the hero of Frans Lallemand. In the bonus game A Muddy Romance, Lady Mabel awards the player from 6 to 12 free spins, and her portrait becomes a scatter and activates the Super Scatter Wins feature. In Keystone Kops, the lucky one gets 10 free spins, multipliers from x2 to x5 and a chance to spend an evening in the company of movie cops. Each bonus game begins with inserts from films – a gift for ardent movie fans. Slot machine Terminator 2 (Terminator 2) from Microgaming Terminator 2 is a tribute to James Cameron and the second part of his blockbuster “Terminator”. The main role in the film and in the slot went to Arnold Schwarzenegger. The actor again transforms into a T-800 and goes in search of John and Sarah Connor. Photos of all the heroes, as well as Robert Patrick, who played the T-1000, replace the standard symbols on the game reels. The ball delivering cyborgs to the past has become a scatter in the slot machine. A combination of three energy fields takes the player to the Skynet factory and launches a bonus game with free spins and frames from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day. With luck, the gambler will hear the cult phrase “I’ll be back” from Iron Arnie himself or enjoy the game of the incomparable Linda Hamilton. During free spins, the T-1000 transforms into any character and increases the chances of winning. The second bonus game of the slot is T-800 Vision. The tour starts randomly and turns the gambler into a famous cyborg. The user looks at the field through the eyes of the T-800, reads information about the characters and receives bonuses and free spins for reincarnation. The slot from Microgaming uses the original soundtrack from the blockbuster, and this enhances the effect of immersion in the fantastic atmosphere of your favorite movie. Terminator 2, released in 2014, has a competitor – Playtech’s Terminator Genisys slot, based on the movie of the same name with Emilia Clarke. However, it is the version from Microgaming that rightfully occupies the top lines in the collection of the best movie-themed slots. The Planet of the Apes slot machine from NetEnt Planet of the Apes is a slot based on two films at once: Rise of the Planet of the Apes from 2011 and Planet of the Apes: Revolution from 2014. The playing field of the machine consists of two parts combined into one. Rice contains all the characters from Rise of the Planet of the Apes: Dodge Landon, Caroline Aranha, Charles Rodman, Caesar and Koba. Dawn also features famous primates and other key characters from The Revolution: Malcolm, Dreyfus and Ellie. Part of Rice is made in light colors, Dawn is in dark. Each field has 5 reels, its own scatters, wilds and bonus symbols. The functions of scatters in the slot are performed by portraits of Caesar with movie titles. Sets of 3 or more scatters activate bonus rounds. In the Rice field – free spins, in the Dawn field – free spins with an extra wild and the Extra Free Spins feature. The slot machine also has bonus symbols. The Rice Bonus, which drops out in the right field, gives additional prizes for images of people and monkeys. Dawn Bonus turns all main characters into one random symbol. The transition to bonus games is accompanied by animated inserts with primates and frames of epic battles between monkeys and humans. Slot machine Mars Attacks! (Mars Attacks!) by Blueprint Mars Attacks! is a 2018 slot from Blueprint Gaming. The basis for the slot machine was one of the most controversial films by Tim Burton “Mars Attacks”, created in 1996. Designers and developers have tried to preserve the unique atmosphere and non-standard humor from the picture of the eminent director. The action takes place against the backdrop of the White House – the residence of President Jack Nicholson. Big-headed aliens play the main role in the slot. The portrait of the commander-in-chief Martian acts as a scatter and a bonus symbol. A set of 3 hostile aliens unlocks a mini-game in which the gambler chooses which part of the planet to attack. If the Martian fleet does not meet worthy resistance and captures the continent, the head of the operation will have access to one of 5 bonus rounds: Spy Hunter, We Come in Peace, DNA Analysis, Martian Takeover and Final Stand – the most interesting round in which the Martians will again fight with people for power. The slot from Blueprint Gaming is filled with alien themed images, alien weapons and accessories. At the very beginning, the slot machine offers you to choose one of 5 additional features, which is activated randomly during the rotation of the reels and brings sticky or additional wilds, expansion of rows or mystical symbols. Slot machine Classic Cinema (Classic cinema) from Multislot The Classic Cinema slot is not dedicated to a single film, but to the theme of cinema as a whole. The slot machine is filled with classic attributes: popcorn, 3D glasses, films and stars from the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The director’s clapperboard in the product from Multislot replaced the wild and the film projector with a bonus symbol that triggers a series of free spins: 3 images give 10 free spins, 4 – 30, and 5 – as many as 60! The developers of Classic Cinema are so in love with classic cinema that even the ordinary symbols of king, ace, queen and jack are more reminiscent of the 20th Century Fox logo. And during the spins, the slot plays sound effects from cowboy pictures, horror films and tapes of other popular genres.