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25 Modern Conceptual Movie Posters

Modern Hollywood graphic designers are lazy — and that’s a fact. I’ve heard it straight from the mouth of a Disney executive, who stated that he’s actually tried to get fired a few times for creating terrible movie posters full of floating heads and cheesiness. While the rest of the world doesn’t seem to mind, things like the stereotypical or obvious solution make us designers cringe and want to cry ourselves to sleep at night. However, there is a ray of hope for these modern examples of recent movie posters that have chosen to gone in the conceptual route. The result: a movie poster you’d be proud to frame.

Star Wars Episode 1
Star Wars Episode 1

28 Days Later
28 Days Later

American Psycho
American Psycho

Beauty and the Beast
Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Bug
Bug

Burn After Reading
Burn After Reading

Crank
Crank

Crash
Crash

The Crazies
The Crazies

The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight

District 9
District 9

Duets
Duets

Identity
Identity

Kill Bill Vol. 2
Kill Bill Vol. 2

King Arthur
King Arthur

The Machinist
The Machinist

Matrix Revolutions
Matrix Revolutions

Munich
Munich

Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor

Poseidon
Poseidon

Rocky II
Rocky 2

Taxi to the Dark Side
Taxi to the Dark Side

The Ugly Truth
The Ugly Truth

Up In the Air
Up in the Air

X Files: I Want To Believe
X Files

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