13 popular movie posters cliches

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

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A loner viewed from behind, accompanied only by their weapon of choice

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Back to back, viewed from the side

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The between-the-legs shot

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In bed

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The eyes have it

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Movies about nature have one acceptable color scheme

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This action movie isn’t black and white, but most of the poster will be.

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Running in the street, at a tilt, and tinted blue

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Building a face out of other objects

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Lady in red

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Justice is blind

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Big block font right over the face

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