18 Real Movie Posters That Are Amateurish Crap (And Why)

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Movie posters are one of the last holdouts from print-based graphic design. Because of that, you'd think artists would do a better job on them. You'd be thinking wrong. We're constantly subjected to terrible Photoshop jobs, cookie-cutter layouts, and just plain amateurish-looking crap.

So we asked our readers to point out, with diagrams, how blatantly awful these official movie posters are. The winner is below, but first, the runners-up:

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Entry by Kevin King

18 Real Movie Posters That Are Amateurish Crap (And Why)

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Entry by Kevin King

What are they looking at? Actor's OWEN FD IK KATT TER VNG CHRISTOPHER GLENN WILSON HELM SIMMONS WILLIA S BRAD RHAMES WALKEN CLOSE heads taken from dif

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GRACKED What is this, a weather report? Focus on the characters! No names on the poster -they're either not famous or embarrassed about the film. X-ME

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Entry by Sonny Time

CRACKED.COM pamela anderson denise richards White smoke on ground. Only the front end of the car was added to the photo. BLOLDE BLONDER and Golf bag i

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Entry by Badreanimator

DRACULA UNTOLD COPYING BATMAN BEGINS CAPE OF BATS THE LEGEND Is BOMN BNLE CANE OMES OLDMAN FREEMN BATMAN B EGINS DRACULA UNTOLD COMING SOON JUNE 17 Di

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Entry by nevio

GO FORTH AND PART THE BORING RED POSTER!!! RED SPARROW

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Entry by MrDrew

1 -JOHN TRAVOLTA'S NAME SEEMS TO BE THE MOST DISTINCTIVE TRAIT ABOUT THIS FILM JOHN TRAVOLTAI 2TERRIBLY PHOTOSHOPPED BOBBLEHEAD 3-OUT OF PROPORTION FA

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Take a bunch of screened characters and a logo, and place them on top of a city background. + AyENEERS MARVEL BOOM! You just made a Marvel poster. AIN

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Where is she 0 swear his head isn't even looking touching at? that woman's (or somebody's)arm JON CRYER Someone's HIT BY too lazy touse SOHTNING the p

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Entry by Scott Laffey

CRACKED.COM THEY YAGE HOME NOT SURE, MAYBE A RTTE M PINBALL? THEY TRANE ED BACK WHERE 23RD NTURY MAN HAD NEVER E BEFORE TO A CRAZY. OUTRAODUS TIME. AR

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Entry by MrDrew

CRACKED.COM ANEW VISION FROMTHE PRODUCERS OFTHE ORIGINAL CLASSIC THE MOST NON-DESCRIPTIVE AND SENSATIONALIST TEPRIFOING TAGLINE FILM YOU WILL EWER EXP

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Entry by Hildifons

Gritty reboot? Dial the filters up to eleven. CRACKEDCON Don't like the actress's real neck? Photoshop it to look like a dinosaur's! Female lead? You

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Entry by gimsa

The bullet holes looks terribly photoshopped. what is he doing with this arm? It looks like he was supposed to be holding NICOLAS O something but it F

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Entry by Sonny Time

B A PAUL LEVESQUE TRIPLE H IS THE CHAPERONE C D E Her dad did time... now he wants quality time RLRCT THEATERE FEBRUARY 18 UIMTET CON A. Shouldn't be

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Entry by SkellyRobots

TRULY The UNFORTUNATE MOVIE POSTER Rubbery body and difficult pose? We know it's Jim Carrey but COME ON. JIm CARREY LEMONY SNICKET'S A SERIES UNFORTUN

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Entry by bazooka

BASE D Based on the kind of photo you'd delete right away. A blurry image is not always arty or impressionistic. Alternating Script with CAPITAL BLOCK

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Entry by brandondandon

CRACKED A Guide to Movie Posters (regardless of genre) Step 1: Take Matt Damon's face. YO U KNo w Step 2: Put text on HIS the face. N A M E JASONBOURN

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Entry by Busteq

A long time ago in a galaxy for, for OWOY... Omnipresent VUm father figure judging. Light isn't a liquid. That's clearly not how lightsabers work. The