We see hundreds of movie posters every year, but did you notice that most of them are actually more similar than they appear? If you look at movie posters belonging to the same genre of movie, you’ll notice that creativity is rare among the creators of those posters.
Thanks to French Blogger Christophe Courtois we can take a look at the montages that he put together, and value how much copied ideas there are around.
Here we are with 13 over used movie posters cliches. If you want to advice other cliches don’t hesitate to write a comment.
Website: Christophe Courtois
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A silhouette in front of the ocean
A loner viewed from behind, accompanied only by their weapon of choice
Back to back, viewed from the side
The between-the-legs shot
The eyes have it
Movies about nature have one acceptable color scheme
This action movie isn’t black and white, but most of the poster will be.
Running in the street, at a tilt, and tinted blue
Building a face out of other objects
Lady in red
Justice is blind
Big block font right over the face