Cult classics: Movie and TV illustrations

Official posters have been a huge staple for marketing movies since the medium was first debuted, and their design has attracted great artists from all over the world — designers like Reynold Brown, Saul Bass, Drew Struzan and many more.

But as more and more films gain cult status, designers are embracing not only their favorite movies but television shows as well, in creative and original design work. Whether commissioned by alternative viewing locations like the Alamo Draft House, or just for the love of design and cult classics, these pieces are often produced in short numbers and sell out quick — for big bucks.

So, nerds of the world, unite! Over this collection of epically designed film posters by some of the best illustrators around, celebrating some of the cult-iest classics around. And don’t forget to click on the links underneath, for a specially selected scene of each the movies illustrated 🙂

Olly Moss

Moss

Star Wars and Lord of the Rings

 

Phantom City Creative

Phantom

The Goonies and The Exorcist

 

Tom Whalen

Whalen

Ghostbusters and The 5th Element

 

Laurent Durieux

Durieux

King Kong and The Mummy

 

DKNG Studios

DKNG

True Blood and The Walking Dead

 

Ken Taylor

Taylor

Poltergeist and Star Trek: First Contact

 

Martin Ansin

Ansin

Game of Thrones and Scott Pilgrim

 

Graham Erwin

Erwin

A Nightmare on Elm Street and Arrested Development

 

Kevin Tong

Tong

Jurassic Park and The Transformers

 

Gary Pullin

Gary

Dawn of the Dead and Teen Wolf

 

Jason Edmiston

Edmiston

Star Wars and G.I. Joe

 

César Moreno

Moreno

Breaking Bad and James Bond

 

JJ Harrison

Harrison

Adventure Time and Samurai Jack

 

Tyler Stout

Stout

Blade Runner and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Any favorite posters? Let us know in the comments!

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Kaitlyn Ellison
Kaitlyn Ellison

Kaitlyn is part of the Community Team at 99designs.com. She grew up in Boulder, CO and went to school at Northwestern University in Chicago. When she's not blogging, she spends her time having adventures and being generally creative. She's all about having new experiences as often as possible!

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