Design Fails: What Bad Movie Posters Teach Us

The movies are one of the most glam industries in America, but movie theaters are home to some of the worst print marketing in the world. Jumbled layout, unreadable fonts, and excessive (i.e., bad) photoshopping are trademarks of today’s movie posters.

So are bad movie poster designs good for anything? Actually, yes. You can learn a lot from other people’s mistakes because they teach you what not to do. That makes bad movie posters a treasure trove of information on how you can improve your own designs. So grab some popcorn, sit back, and see what you can learn.

Just in case you weren’t creeped out enough by the bad movie posters in the infographic, here are a few more flawed designs to make your stomach turn.

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