Saturday, October 1, 2016

80 Textless Movie Posters

Here's a great gallery of 80 different movie posters, all hi-resolution, and all without text.




13 comments:

  1. Besides the art by Drew Struzan for the Big Trouble in Little China poster, any ideas on the other illustrators? Thanks

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    1. That's a good question. It's surprisingly difficult to find out who painted some movie posters sometimes.

      Off the top of my head though, Struzan also did a few of the others, including Hook, The Goodies and The Muppet Movie. Richard Amsel did the first poster for Raiders of the Lost Ark. Robert McGinnis did a couple of the Bond posters (OHMSS, and Live and Let Die, I think). Bob Peak did at least one other - The Spy Who Loved Me, and possibly Diamonds are Forever. Peak also did the first few Star Trek films, and I think he also did the first Nightmare on Elm Street. Finally, the Jaws poster was by Roger Kastel. And that exhausts my knowledge without doing any real research.

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    2. Goodies should read Goonies. Autocorrect.

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    3. We don't know all of them, but know a bunch. Let us know if there is one in particular you're interested in.

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    4. McGinnis actually painted the poster for DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (they had him repaint Connery slightly to be taller than the women flanking him).

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    5. Also, it was Matthew Joseph Peak that painted the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET poster, but it was Bob Peak that painted ENTER THE DRAGON. :-)

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    6. Thank you Arnie - got my Peaks muddled.

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    7. Thank you Arnie - got my Peaks muddled.

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  2. I've always wondered who was the artist on the Jaws poster, and if you know who did "Moonraker" in the Bond series. Thanks for the great posts!

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  3. Dan Goozee is the artist for MOONRAKER.

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  4. Ahh, found Roger Kastel, artist for Jaws, as well as the original Empire Strikes Back Poster.

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  5. Inherent Vice? Isn't an 80's movie??

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  6. oh sorry - read that wrong... lol - Thought it was 80's Textless Movie Posters ... sorry :-)

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