20 Amazing Movie Posters

Oct 26, 2008

Movie posters are the main visual representation you have to get someone to see your movie. Most are safe. Some, however, push beyond a simple advertisement to a work of art.

These are 20 posters that dare to be different, all from films released in the past year or so. Be inspired and enjoy.

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

IMDb

Bottle Shock

Trailer | IMDb

Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Trailer | IMDb

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

Trailer | IMDb

Burn After Reading

Trailer | IMDb

Back to Africa

IMDb

Blindness

Trailer | IMDb

The Air I Breathe

Trailer | IMDb

JCVD

Trailer | IMDb

Charlie Bartlett

Trailer | IMDb | [amazonify]B00175VSBC::text::::Amazon[/amazonify] | Netflix

Choke

Trailer | IMDb

What We Do Is Secret

Trailer | IMDb

The Dark Knight

Trailer | IMDb

Flow

Trailer | IMDb

A Girl Cut in Two

Trailer | IMDb

Goliath

Trailer | IMDb | Netflix

The Intervention

IMDb

Man on Wire

Trailer | IMDb

Shoot Down

Trailer | IMDb

Taxi to the Dark Side

Trailer | IMDb

Written by Joey Daoud

Joey Daoud is an award-winning documentary producer. When not filming he likes to climb mountains and brew coffee.

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10 Comments

  1. fluentworks co.

    very cool.
    JCVD. very well done.

  2. web design company

    arie – Some refreshingly different (yet totally contemporary) movie posters

  3. Jessica Stylus

    Great choices – I especially love bottle shock

    Did you hear Caleb’s involvement with the choke poster?

    Goliath, girl cut in 2 are both really cool. burn after reading is nicely old Bond/Hitchcock – that font is back like woah.

    I love many of the dark knight’ posters but i remember looking at this one for quite a while the first time I saw it in a theatre. Something felt especially vulgar about it and I kept feeling like there was some rule about advertising it was disobeying but I suppose it wasn;t.

    Who made that what we do is secret poster?

    and Dear Zachary – wow, where did that one come from?

  4. bill

    Not outstanding posters.

    Seems like a quickly done list for the sake of making a list.

  5. chord

    Thank you very much great list…thanks for share this

  6. charlie

    thanks for the inspirational materials

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    Simple but great movie posters. I love the “Shoot Down” poster! Keep it coming mate!

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    Simple but great movie posters. I love the “Shoot Down” poster! Keep it coming mate! Thanks!

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