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Iconic Movie Posters

posted by Nell Minow

Trailers are so accessible these days that we sometimes overlook the power of a really great movie poster.  I like this list of the greatest movie posters of all time because it is a great reminder of some iconic images and because it includes commentary from designers on what makes those posters so good.  Not surprisingly, most of the film posters are horror/sci-fi/fantasy, as that provides the greatest opportunities for imagination, but there are also strong images for crime movies like “Pulp Fiction” and “The Usual Suspects.”  Without looking, can you guess what they picked as the all-time best?  You might also want to compare it to the list of best-selling movie posters.

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