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50 Beautiful Movie Posters

      Movie posters are art and, unfortunately, the forgotten one. In the early years of cinema history, they were used just like advertising material. Displayed in theatres only, movie posters had the same function as a menu in a restaurant: what feast can I enjoy this evening? Nowadays, movie posters play a big role in cinema memorabilia collection. They have lost the “informative” tone to wear a more artistic and decorative dress. We want to change it with this post.

      Movie posters are art and, unfortunately, the forgotten one. In the early years of cinema history, they were used just like advertising material. Displayed in theaters only, movie posters had the same function as a menu in a restaurant: what feast can I enjoy this evening? Nowadays, movie posters play a big role in cinema memorabilia collection. They have lost the “informative” tone to wear a more artistic and decorative dress. We want to change it with this post.

      Made in many different sizes and versions, and released in different moments all along a movie’s life, posters immortalize in one static image the feeling and the atmosphere of a motion picture. Some posters can be dark or try to frighten the audience, others bedazzling with bright colors; some can be someway informative, while others can be fully teasing and may provide you only the date when movie will be released, even if you may not know what the movie is about.

      In this post we present you a showcase of 50 beautiful movie posters. We went through different decades of movie history and different genre, different graphical approach, colors and style. Movies the posters are about may be famous or not, this is not the point. Movie posters put together the love for for two different visual arts: cinema and graphics. Enjoy!

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      50 Beautiful Movie Posters

      Star Wars (1977)

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      Walk the line (2005)

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      Grindhouse (2007)

      Grindhouse
      Grindhouse

      The Spirit (Upcoming, December 2008)

      The Spirit

      Vacancy (2007)

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      Moulin Rouge (2001)

      Moulin Rouge

      V For Vendetta (2006)

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      La Feria De Cepillin (2008)

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      The Thing (1982)

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      Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (2007)

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      Dexter (TV-show)

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      The Dark Knight

      The Dark Knight
      The Dark Knight

      Kill Bill (2003)

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      Fearless (2006)

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      Cloverfield (2008)

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      The Birds (1963)

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      A Clockwork Orange (1971)

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      Mean Streets (1973)

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      Amadeus (1984)

      Grindhouse

      THX 1138 (1971)

      THX II38

      Pulp Fiction (1994)

      Pulp Fiction

      28 Weeks Later (2007)

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      The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)

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      Forrest Gump (1994)

      Forrest Gump

      Day Watch (2007)

      Day Watch

      Vertigo (1958)

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      Invasion (2008)

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      Planet of the apes (2001)

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      The Memory Thief (2007)

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      The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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      Death Proof (2007)

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      The Good German (2006)

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      Perfume (2007)

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      The Shining (2008)

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      W (2008)

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      American Beauty (1999)

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      The Bank Job (2007)

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      Man With One Red Shoe (1985)

      Man With One Red Shoe

      The Dark Crystal (1982)

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      Excalibur (1981)

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      Unforgiven (1992)

      Unforgiven
      Zodiac (2007)
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      Dr. Strangelove (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb) (1964)
      Dr. Strangelove
      Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
      Indiana Jones
      Rocky (1976)
      Rocky

      Last Click

      Blestenation (2007)

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      The Fountain (2006) Screenshot Screenshot

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