It is perhaps the most viewed form of art in mainstream culture: the movie poster. It may not make or break the success of a film, but a beautifully-crafted piece of visual marketing can go great lengths in building hype, raising eyebrows, piquing curiosity, and promising a unique vision.
In some cases, the inspiration and execution of poster possesses more clarity of intent and artistic skill than the film itself. Fans who had their hopes raised by a promising poster must sometimes face the reality of a disappointing film – but doesn’t that make the quality of the poster even more impressive?
To help answer that question, we’ve assembled a select few of our personal favorite posters that outclassed their respective films. We hope you enjoy our collection of 10 Great Posters For Bad Movies.