These Movie Poster Clichés Reveal More About The Film Than You Think

You’ve watched films in the cinema, on VHS, DVD, blu ray and now, it’s more likely to be Netflix that you go to when you need a movie to watch on a chilled Friday night in.

In all the years you’ve been fans of the big screen, you will have watched plenty, but have you ever taken much notice of the movie posters?

As it turns out, we’ve been looking at the same few for all of this time – and they reveal a lot more about a movie than you realise. Have you spotted the trends?


Used to either make the lead look mysterious or tougher.