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50 Best Movie Posters Of All Time Part 2

This 1931 stone litho Frankenstein 6-sheet may be the most valuable film poster in the world. There is only one known copy.

24. Some Like it Hot
Marilyn Monroe and her bosom companions
some like it hot

23. It Happened One Night
it happened one night

22. Easy Rider
easy rider

21. Pulp Fiction
Poster is in perfect condition ... designed to look like a old pulp paperback.
pulp fiction

20. North by Northwest
This poster captures one of the most memorable scenes in film.
north by northwest

19. 12 Angry Men
It explodes like 12 sticks of dynamite.
12 angry men

18. Tootsie
What do you get when you cross a hopelessly straight, starving actor with a dynamite red sequined dress?

17. Taxi Driver
taxi driver

16. Star Wars
star wars

15. American Graffiti
Where were you in '62?
american graffiti

14. Rear Window
Love the labels on the windows:
"Miss Torso"
"The Strangers"
"The Honeymooners"
"YOU won't be able to tear your eyes away from this window"
"Miss Lonelyhearts"
rear window

13. Raging Bull
raging bull

12. Schindlers List
Steven Spielberg is the master of movie posters.
schindlers list

11. Wuthering Heights
Great tagline: I am torn with Desire .. tortured by hate!
wuthering heights

10. The Royal Tenenbaums
the royal tenenbaums

9. Empire of the Sun
War and innocence with the Japanese flag as the horizon ... this poster works on so many levels.
empire of the sun


7. Jaws
This poster is almost as suspenseful as the film.

6. Vertigo

5.Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Simple and effective.
close encounters of the third kind

4. Attack of 50 Foot Woman
The poster is better than the movie.
attack of 50 foot woman

3.Apocalypse Now
This terrifying poster perfectly captures the essence of this great film.
apocalypse now

2. Bride of Frankenstein
More fearful than the monster himself! Love this poster, one of many used to promote Bride of Frankenstein (1935). An interesting aspect of film posters of this age is that they represent the black and white characters in the film in full color.
bride of frankenstein

1. Metropolis
Originals of this much loved 1927 classic movie poster have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars. The poster's modernist, art deco design crosses the line from advertising to art.

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