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The 30 Worst Posters Of 2013
One-sheets that you'd rather not have on your wall

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There have been many great posters this year – here are 50 of them, to get you started – but there have also been many terrible posters too. From characterless character banners to good ol’ fashioned Photoshop cock-ups, quite a few one-sheets have got the ignominious one star from Empire. Here are a few of our ‘favourites’.

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Learning the grand total of absolutely nothing from the mistakes made by X-Men: First Class’s poster design team – the horror, the horror – The Stath gets Jenny From The Block on his jacket, and it looks horrible. If Jennifer Lopez wasn’t ghosting through his lapel, this would be a genuinely decent poster. Alas, ‘twas not to be.

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1
The Scary Movie 5 poster was funny, buy the way. More

Posted by Darren47 on Monday December 23, 2013, 20:48

2 Font choice
The big trend I've noticed (not just this year) is the over-reliance on the Bank Gothic font to make movie titles look 'slick' and 'edgy'. More

Posted by Donstuie on Sunday December 22, 2013, 21:20

3 Fully Intended?
I recall the middle poster for Heat from hoardings. I thought it was meant to be terrible. Isn't that part of the joke? Really terrible by design. More

Posted by rwgray on Saturday December 21, 2013, 14:43

4 Page 11...
Anton Yelchin's poster looks funny, as does the Gangster Squad one-is that a gay American Simon Pegg? And Gerard Butler looks like he's crossed himself with Cumberbatch and Jimmy Carr : ) More

Posted by cliff126 on Friday December 20, 2013, 18:11

5 Half finished Billboard
The Paranoia poster looks like a film I'd go see but unfortunately missed because now the latest supernatural teen romance flick is taking its place. More

Posted by Adam Pryor on Friday December 20, 2013, 12:30

6
Good shout on the Jake Abel front! Fixed now. Thank you. More

Posted by Ali Plumb on Friday December 20, 2013, 10:24

7 The Host
That's Jake Abel not Boyd Holbrook in The Host poster. Just saying :) More

Posted by supernaturalfan93 on Friday December 20, 2013, 00:48

8 Thor the Dark World
what have they done to my poor Loki? he looks awful in those... More

Posted by dubhmornie on Thursday December 19, 2013, 20:56

9 Actually...
I like the 80's style one for The Heat. Isn't it a Mondo design? More

Posted by Scruffybobby on Thursday December 19, 2013, 20:48

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The Wolverine one is not official. Turned out to be a fan made poster. More

Posted by Rumpledink on Thursday December 19, 2013, 20:18

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@Judge - Spooky, I just said the same thing on twitter.. More

Posted by officerMarc on Thursday December 19, 2013, 15:49

12 Parker
More to the point is Jennifer Lopez looks absolutely nothing like herself but more like Megan Fox. More

Posted by Judge on Thursday December 19, 2013, 15:40

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