Quirky Film Posters

150+

UNUSUAL, OBSCURE, OR MADE-FOR-FOREIGN-MARKET MOVIE POSTERS

Percy Adlon’s Sugarbaby (1985), Robert Altman’s Nashville (1975)

William Castle’s The Tingler (1958)

Japanese poster for Poltergeist (1982) and US poster for Liquid Sky (1982)

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Posters for The Amazing Mr. No Legs (1979) starring Ted Vollrath

Movie posters for two Mike Leigh classics: High Hopes (1988) and Life Is Sweet (1990)

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Peter Medak’s Negatives (1968)

HITCHCOCK: Polish and US posters for The Birds (1963); US posters for Shadow of a Doubt (1943); Danish poster for Dial M for Murder (1954)

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Polish posters for Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train (1951) and Vertigo (1958)

Very Annie Mary (2001) and Sid & Nancy (1986)

 VHS Covers from the 1980s

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)

French poster for Ken Russell’s The Devils (1971); German poster for The Tin Drum (1979)

US and Japanese posters for Barbarella (1968)

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Ode to Billy Joe (1976) and Motel Hell (1980)

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Soundtrack covers for Experiment in Terror (1962) and The Pawnbroker (1964)

Japanese posters for She’s Gotta Have It (1986) and Annie Hall (1977)

Unwed Mother (1958); Polish poster for The Omen (1976)

The Meateater (1979); Blondie (1938); Sybil (1976)

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US poster for Gnome-Mobile (1967) and Danish poster for The Trouble with Angels (1966)

Claudine (1974)

Not of This Earth (1957)

Spanish poster for Dark Victory (1939); Japanese poster for Frankenhooker (1990)

Soundtrack covers for Tony (2009) and The Virgin Suicides (1999)

Curtis Harrington’s What’s the Matter with Helen? (1971)

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

The Honeymoon Killers (1969);  Silk Husbands and Calico Wives (1920)

Robert Wise’s I Want to Live! (1958)

Six unauthorized posters from Ghana, Africa:

Cujo, Poltergeist 2, Ghoulies, Anaconda 3, Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Species 3

Robert Altman’s Brewster McCloud (1970); The Ghost & Mr. Chicken (1966)

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Love Before Breakfast (1936)

Yugoslavian posters for Deliverance (1972) and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Japanese poster for The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)

Two posters for The Exorcist (1973)

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L-Shaped Room (1962); Five on the Black Hand Side (1973);

Dracula’s Daughter (1936); Life with Father (1947)

German poster for A Taste of Honey (1961); UK poster for The Leather Boys (1964)

Mildred Pierce (1945);  The Christine Jorgensen Story (1970)

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1973); Cooley High (1975)

The Long, Long Trailer (1953)

 Spanish poster for 9 to 5 (1980); Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954)

 

The Other (1972)

Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)

Hi, Mom! (1970); Min & Bill (1930)

Polish posters for Alien (1979) and Aliens (1986)

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Death on the Nile (1978) with Peter Ustinov

Spanish poster for Carrie (1976); Polish poster for The Shining (1980)

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14 Hours (1951)

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Paper Moon (1973)

Tourist Trap (1979); Sinful Dwarf (1973)

Design for Living (1933)

Homebodies (1974)

The Curse of the Cat People (1944) and A Private Function (1984)

US poster for Compulsion (1959); Italian poster for Hitchcock’s Rope (1948)

Hal Hartley’s Trust (1991)

Passport to Pimlico (1949)

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968); Polish poster for Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Staircase (1969)

Threads (1984); Parents (1989); Martin (1976)

James Ivory’s Savages (1972)

Paris Is Burning (1990) dir. Jennie Livingston

The Patsy (1928)

Todd Solondz’s Palindromes (2004) and Mike White’s Year of the Dog (2006)

French/Dutch poster for Village of the Damned (1960)

 Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me (1971);  Excision (2012)

 

It! (1967); So Fine (1981)

  

Lobby card for The Red House (1947)

Vampyros Lesbos (1971)

Bryan Forbes’ Whistle Down the Wind (1961);

Roy Boulting’s Twisted Nerve (1968)

Herk Harvey’s Carnival of Souls (1962)

Terry Zwigoff’s Louie Bluie (1985); Maiden in Uniform (1931)

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James Mason in Bigger Than Life (1956)

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Sick (1997); The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005)

Italian and French posters for Harold and Maude (1971)

By Polish poster-artist Wieslaw Walkuski: Man of Flowers (1983), Missing (1982), and The Elephant Man (1980)

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Spanish poster for Crucible of Horror (1971)

I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987) and Shadey (1985)

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Lobby card for William Castle’s Bug (1975)

US and French posters for John Waters’ Polyester (1981)

Polish and Spanish posters for Robert Altman’s Three Women (1977)

Posters and VHS covers for four UFO Documentaries from the 1970s

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Bigfoot documentaries from the mid-1970s

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O. Henry’s Full House (1952)OHENRYSFULLHOUSE

US  and Polish posters; French lobby cards for Mandingo (1975), deemed the most racist movie ever made

Lobby card for The Beguiled (1971) with Geraldine Page and Clint Eastwood

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