10 Best Poster Designs From Movie

Best Movie Poster Design in History Top 10

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01. Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine is a road comedy-drama released in 2006 directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. Little Miss Sunshine is a great poster design because it shows how to include a bunch of characters using a minimalist style and avoid making a busy nightmare, also it’s a great example of creating a story with only one image and this cause that the viewer want to know more about that story. The Little Miss Sunshine Poster Design is made by BLT Communications.

Little Miss Sunshine poster, Best Movie Poster Design in History

02. Clockwork Orange

Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film adapted and produced by iconic director Stanley Kubrick. The poster design of Clockwork Orange makes the viewer feel uneasy, seeing  a guy popping from the design with a knife looking at you. The design is made by former graphic designer Bill Gold, who also made posters for movies like Casablanca or The Exorcist.

Clockwork Orange Best Movie Poster Design in History

03. Metropolis

Metropolis is a classic cinema movie released on 1927 and directed by Fritz Lang, the poster design is an art deco masterpiece, but Metropolis poster design is also very advanced for his time, take a look at the the font used for the name, that nowadays still looks actual, so it’s really a success that your poster is still creative after one century, and this poster design is made by Karine Savard.

Metropolis poster, Best Movie Poster Design in History

04. Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a murder is an american courtroom drama crime film produced and directed by Otto Preminger an it was released on 1959. This Poster Design is also made by the iconic Graphic Designer Saul Bass, the poster at the firs watch might be simple, but it speaks volumes, the title is inside the clever imagery and you see the outline of a body, that evokes of the chalk outline at a murder, but the body is divided in different parts to indicate the anatomy.

Anatomy of a murder Best Movie Poster Design in History


05. Gone With The Wind

Gone with the wind is a classic that was released on 1939 and directed by Victor Fleming based on Margaret Mitchell 1936 novel. Everybody remembers the passion, fire and sheer drama from this Poster Design designed by Howard Terpning is a thirtieth anniversary re-lease and not the original one.

Gone with the wind Best Movie Poster Design in History
Gone with the wind Best Movie Poster Design in History

06. Blade Runner

Blade Runner is a 1982 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and starring with Harrison Ford, blade runner poster design is hand-painted illustration, a element that has always been popular in movie posters, specially in science fiction movies. The artist behind the blade runner poster design is John Alvin.

Blade Runner Best Movie Poster Design in History

07. Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction is a american crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and released on 1994. The film was inspired by the gritty, steamy stories in pulp magazines and that was the essence that the designer wanted to transmit and it worked, the poster design it’s a pulp magazine cover and it uses retro font and ten cent price tag. The Designer from pulp fiction cover is James Verdesoto.

Pulp Fiction poster, Best Movie Poster Design in History

08. Vertigo

Vertigo is American Film noir psychological thriller released on 1958 and directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock. The poster design from this movie was made by legendary Hollywood designer Saul Bass. The vertigo poster design is complex and hypnotically simple to disorient the audience, every elements is carefully placed including the hand-drawn typography that is inspired on 1920s German Expressionist films.

Vertigo Best Movie Poster Design in History

09. Jaws

Jaws is a 1975 American Thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg. The poster design works really well with the movie because it gives the audience the first scare before seeing the film, by putting yourself in the swimmer’s position and imagine that the shark will attack you. To maximize the horror effect, the shark size is exaggerated to dramatize it, and this Poster Design is made by Tony Seiniger.

Jaws poster, Best Movie Poster Design in History

10. Casablanca

Casablanca is a classic movie in cinema, is an american romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and released in 1942. The Poster Design was made by Bill Gold.

Casablanca Best Movie Poster Design in History


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