30 Clever and Amazingly Cool Modern-Day Movie Illustrations

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Aside from being an advertisement for a movie, posters also play the important role of conveying the movie’s atmosphere and message through one static image. Well-designed posters may make you enthusiastically anticipate an upcoming movie while a poorly-made ones may not make you count the days until the movie’s release.

This post is about well-designed movie posters that give a modern take on classic movies. But instead of swamping you with visuals, these super cool posters asks you to draw on your own experiences. From the amazingly simple black and red posters of Olly Moss to Brandon Schaefer’s retro inspired art, here are 30 clever and amazingly cool modern-day movie illustrations.

1. American History X

American History X


2. Back to the Future

Back to the Future


3. Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China


4. Big

Big


5. Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator

Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator


6. Dawn Of The Dead

Dawn Of The Dead


7. Deer Hunter

Deer Hunter


8. Ghost Busters

Ghost Busters


9. Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone

Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone


10. Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets


11. Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban


12. Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire


 

13. Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix

Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix


 

14. Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade


 

15. Inglourious Basterds

Inglorious Bastards


 

16. My Neighbor Totoro

My neighbor Totoro


 

17. Rain Man

Rain man


 

18. Ratatouille

Ratatouille


 

19. Spiderman

Spiderman


 

20. Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back


 

21. The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight


 

22. The Incredibles

The Incredibles


 

23. The Shining

The Shining


24. Die Hard

Die Hard


25. The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz


26. Transformers

Transformers


27. Up

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28. Watchmen

Watchmen


29. Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince


30. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows

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