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By Neecey

When I was producing my list of original movie posters, I came across an art genre I had never seen before. I had never imagined that there was such a wealth of fabulous art in movie posters that were different from the official and originals produced by the studios and distributors. There are some very clever artists and graphic designers out there who have created some excellent and fascinating minimalist movie posters.

1 Peter Pan

Peter PanVia Minimalist Posters of Disney Movies

Minimalist movie posters pick on a single aspect of the movie that everyone recognizes and can relate to.

2 Thor

ThorVia Items similar to Thor Movie ...

Like Thor's mighty hammer.

3 The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of OzVia Wizard of Oz

Or maybe they choose a quote.

4 The Walking Dead

The Walking DeadVia Minimal Movie Posters

This is the 1995 movie, not the current TV series. The movie is about US marines on a mission to rescue prisoners of war from Vietnam.

5 Inception

InceptionVia Inception - Alternate Edition

This movie confused the life out of me.

6 Gone with the Wind

Gone with the WindVia Gone With the Wind,Classic Movie ...

Love that the artists chose a different quote to “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

7 Alice in Wonderland

Alice in WonderlandVia Minimal Movie Posters

Millions of us made a date to attend this madcap party.

8 The Birds

The BirdsVia Community Post: Re-envisioned Hitchcock Movie ...

This was really scary and somehow, the poster doesn’t really capture the threat of menace.

9 Pulp Fiction

Pulp FictionVia Minimal Movie Posters

That's a pretty f**king good milkshake. I don't know if it's worth five dollars but it's pretty f**king good

10 Return of the Jedi

Return of the JediVia 48 Minimal Movie Poster Designs

Is it just me but do you get a subliminal hint to Darth Vader’s helmet, even though this is Boba Fett's distinctive headgear?

11 Breakfast at Tiffany's

Breakfast at Tiffany'sVia Minimal Movie Posters

The inimitable Audrey Hepburn – as svelte and lithe as ever, even in stylistic form.

12 Edward Scissorhands

Edward ScissorhandsVia

Looks more like a poster for a cute Disney movie!

13 Psycho

PsychoVia Domestika

They’d never have been even this graphic back when this fantastic movie was released.

14 The Hunger Games

The Hunger GamesVia Canvas Prints | Society6

I’ve not seen the movie but I’m sure this means something to the many millions of Hunger Games fans out there.

15 Finding Nemo

Finding NemoVia Minimalist movie posters: SATC

Oh so clever.

16 Jurassic Park

Jurassic ParkVia

Did you hold your breath the first time the water in the cup shook?

17 American Beauty

American BeautyVia 12 Minimalist Movie Poster Designs

This is beautifully simple but it still reminds me of that fantastic shot of Mena Suvari and the rose petals.

18 Back to the Future

Back to the FutureVia Minimal Movie Posters

We all know what happened when lightning struck the clock tower.

19 Stand by Me

Stand by MeVia Stand By Me 11x17 movie ...

Hands up who hasn’t seen this?

20 Ratatouille

RatatouilleVia Minimalist Vintage-Style Pixar Poster Set

A rat. Paris. I think they missed off the sense of food though.

21 Man of Steel

Man of SteelVia Items similar to Man of ...

A tad boring!

22 Dirty Dancing

Dirty DancingVia Poster Dirty Dancing Poster Movie ...

I think “I brought a watermelon” would be a good subject for minimalist Dirty Dancing movie posters.

23 V for Vendetta

V for VendettaVia Eric Palmer 8-bit Movie Posters

Loving the Lego look.

25 Harry Potter

Harry PotterVia Unavailable Listing on Etsy

Aww bless! It’s Hedwig.

26 Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Transformers: Dark of the MoonVia Transformers Movie Poster

Every time I see something to do with the Transformer movies, the theme tune from the animated series runs through my head. All together now - "Transformers. Robots in Disguise"

27 Casablanca

CasablancaVia Casablanca Movie Quote Poster Casablanca ...

Very artistic and clever.

28 The Goonies

The GooniesVia The Goonies Inspired Minimalist Movie ...

Sorry – another I haven’t seen so I don’t get this.

29 Great Gatsby

Great GatsbyVia 20 Swanky Pieces Of "Great ...

The car that’s central to the plot.

30 The Truman Show

The Truman ShowVia

The door to the real world outside.

31 Home Alone

Home AloneVia 20 Brilliant Minimalistic Movie Posters

I can’t help but smile when I think of those two hapless crooks and the measures Kevin took to protect his home.

32 Titanic

TitanicVia 48 Minimal Movie Poster Designs

Iceberg ahead!

33 Superman

SupermanVia 20 Brilliant Minimalistic Movie Posters

Now that’s what you call minimalist!

34 Fight Club

Fight ClubVia Minimal Movie Posters

What’s the first rule of Fight Club?

35 Spider-Man

Spider-ManVia Items similar to Spider-Man Movie ...

Spider-man, Spider-man. Does whatever a spider can.

36 Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise KingdomVia Etsy :: Your place to ...

Did you fall in love with Sam and Suzy? I did!

37 The Matrix

The MatrixVia 20 Brilliant Minimalistic Movie Posters

Doesn’t that look a bit like a percentage sign?

38 Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and JulietVia Romeo and Juliet Vintage Movie ...

Our favorite star crossed lovers.

39 Rear Window

Rear WindowVia Community Post: Re-envisioned Hitchcock Movie ...

There is a bit of a faux pas in this one. The protagonist in Rear Window is confined to a wheelchair and this guy is standing up.

40 Amélie

AmélieVia Minimal Movie Posters

Such a beguiling smile so cleverly captured.

41 Batman

BatmanVia 16 More Minimalist Movie Posters

Brilliant. This reminds me so much of the Adam West TV series.

42 Up

UpVia Minimal Movie Posters

What no balloons?

43 Aliens

AliensVia Cool Collection of Minimalist Movie ...

How very inventive.

44 Big

BigVia Minimalist Movie Posters by Matt ...

Are you wishing you had a big floor piano right now?

45 Wall-E

Wall-EVia Minimal Movie Posters

Wasn’t Wall-E he cutest robot ever (was he a robot?)

46 Harry Potter

Harry PotterVia Harry Potter Poster Alternatives | ...

I don’t like this much. The bird looks like an overgrown budgie rather than a majestic beautiful owl.

47 Donnie Darko

Donnie DarkoVia Donnie Darko (2001)

Scary old rabbit.

48 Juno

JunoVia 48 Minimal Movie Poster Designs

Life is like a packet of Tic Tacs. (Oops wrong movie!)

49 Bringing up Baby

Bringing up BabyVia BRINGING UP BABY Original Movie ...

An heiress, a paleontologist and a leopard. Now there’s a threesome to contemplate.

50 Alien

AlienVia Awesome Collection of Minimalist Movie ...

Guess who’s carrying the alien.

51 Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir DogsVia 16 More Minimalist Movie Posters

Mr. Brown, Mr. Orange, Mr. Blonde, Mr. Blue, Mr. Pink, Mr. White.

52 X Files

X FilesVia Dang it, Mulder - 12x18 ...

The truth is out there.

53 Kill Bill

Kill BillVia Minimal Movie Posters

This could be Volume 1 or 2. There was much blood letting in both.

54 Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones & the Temple of DoomVia 24 Unofficial Movie Posters That ...

Which was your favorite of the Indiana Jones Series?

55 The Little Mermaid

The Little MermaidVia Etsy :: Your place to ...

Can someone explain the fork?

56 Grease

GreaseVia Behance

Grease is the word, the word. Grease is theee word,

57 Iron Man

Iron ManVia 20 Brilliant Minimalistic Movie Posters

There’s no doubting tony Stark’s exo-suit.

58 Clueless

CluelessVia Clueless Inspired Minimalist Movie Poster

Not just a dumb teen movie.

59 Dumb and Dumber

Dumb and DumberVia Etsy :: Your place to ...

Are you looking forward to Dumb and Dumber To?

60 Die Hard

Die HardVia Awesome Collection of Minimalist Movie ...

Ouch! I felt that.

61 The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast ClubVia Other

Where would you have sat?

62 Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3Via Minimal Movie Posters

Aww. All sad now the toys are packed in a box.

63 The Godfather

The GodfatherVia Minimal Movie #Posters

Careful He’s ready to make you an offer you can’t refuse.

64 The Usual Suspects

The Usual SuspectsVia The Usual Suspects 16x12 Movie ...

Who is Keyser Soze?

65 Bambi

BambiVia 10 beautiful alternative Disney movie ...

Ooh! That deer looks quite menacing. Where’s cute cuddly Bambi?

66 The King's Speech

The King's SpeechVia

Even royalty have their problems.

67 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanVia prongsifyme: Minimalist movie poster for ...

I’m sure Gary Oldman would be quite flattered by this.

68 Mulan

MulanVia Minimal Movie Posters

Shooting for the Moon.

69 The Shining

The ShiningVia No094 My The Shining minimal ...

Here’s Johnny! Oh no, it’s not. He’s busy writing his book.

70 Monsters, Inc

Monsters, IncVia Monsters, Inc.

Well hi there, Mike Wazowski. Pleased to meet you.

71 Forrest Gump

Forrest GumpVia Minimal Movie #Posters

How could a lone bench be so evocative of so much?

72 The Big Lebowski

The Big LebowskiVia 48 Minimal Movie Poster Designs

Hey Dude.

73 Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private RyanVia 24 Unofficial Movie Posters That ...

A fitting tribute.

74 The Nightmare before Christmas

The Nightmare before ChristmasVia Unavailable Listing on Etsy

Movie posters for Tim Burton’s films should be as fittingly dark and weird as his movies.

75 Sweeney Todd

Sweeney ToddVia Tim Burton Minimalist Movie Poster ...

Haircut madam?

76 Pretty Woman

Pretty WomanVia Really Good Time - Pretty ...

At least for this one Julia Roberts didn’t need a body double.

77 Spirited Away

Spirited AwayVia Spirited Away

Who wasn’t moved by this stunning animated movie?

78 Midnight in Paris

Midnight in ParisVia Minimal Movie Posters

Would Hemingway have approved of this movie poster?

79 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindVia Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless ...

You can still recognize Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet. Cool!

80 Mary Poppins

Mary PoppinsVia Style | Babble


81 Shutter Island

Shutter IslandVia Minimal Movie Posters

Not half as scary as the island itself.

I’ve been really impressed by the creativity of these movie posters. ‘m wondering if they would mean something to the people who haven’t seen the movies though. Were there any where you didn’t get the references?

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