From Simplistic Silhouette Cinema Posters to Popular Movie Pictograms

By: Susan Keefe - Published: Jan 16, 2012
The creators of these minimalist movie posters took stylistic cues from the legendary designer Saul Bass to render these pared-down visual representations of popular films. Without the use of elaborate detail or description these posters not only communicate the title of the move, but in some instances the plot. Yes, some of these bare-bone representations should come equipped with spoiler warnings.

From simple stick figures to the use of iconic facial hair, these minimalist movie posters are like a playful inside joke among friends. Film aficionados will respect the insider knowledge many of these posters display and will no doubt give most a rare nod of approval.

Not only are these minimalist movie posters wonderfully clever and fetchingly stylized, they also provide AV nerds with ample opportunity to nerd out. Stats for 22 Minimalist Movie Posters Trending: Older & Popular
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