A movie's poster is one of its best marketing tools. Without a good poster hanging in the theaters that catches the eye, briefly explains what the movie is about, and grabs your attention, how do you expect to fill seats?
Well, there are literally limitless directions designers of movie posters can go in to try to make an attractive poster. It's always cool when fans go ahead and re-imagine them like Polish illustrator Gabz (Grzegorz Domaradzki) did with some of these classics.
Check 'em out!
The Terminator 1 and 2
There was really no point in doing Terminator 3...
Awesome job here on one of my favorite films of all time.
The Dark Knight
Really cool font here. I like the subtlety to this poster - while it's minimalistic, it still captures the feel of the film.
This is one of my favorites. The sheer artistry and detail of it is impressive, and the movie is a classic. There are a few spoilers in here though...
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
This movie wasn't great, but this poster sure is. The motion and movement in here is very cool.
The original poster is much more bland than this. If I was some kind of art critic (which I am not), I think I would point out the symmetry and use of color here - but, like I said, I'm not an expert on that kind of thing... at all.
Classic and straightforward. Steve McQueen is a bad-ass, so why not just highlight him?
I think Kanye said that [Pacific Rim](movie:204401) was one of his top 3 favorite movies of all time. Potentially an outrageous sentiment, but it was solid. The original poster was pretty sick, but I think this might be better!