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What do all movies have in common? Well, one of them is their promotion methods. In this article, we will be presenting to you a series of promotional movie posters, or more specifically, minimalist movie posters for your enjoyment. Minimalism is a form of art which effort is set out to represent the bare ideas, identity or theme of a subject. This is done by removing all unnecessary forms, features and designs from the work of art.

There are many types and designs of movie posters in the cinemas nowadays. Poster designs range from being detailed and sophisticated to those which are just plain and simple. We are sure that you are similarly attracted to the wide ranges of movie posters as the designers have cleverly designed the posters to be striking and intriguing at the same time, no matter whether the posters are complicated or simple.

What makes simple minimalistic posters to attractive to the audience? Basically, minimalist movie posters aim to bring the movie’s core message and theme to the potential audience group, by utilizing the least complex design and words to do so. The resulting work aims to leave different impressions on the audience. Some might want to leave a clear theme in the audience’s mind, some might want to leave a question mark while other minimalist posters just aims to promote the movie’s title and producer.

Minimalist posters are especially useful in situations where the audience cannot get enough time to absorb an abstract movie poster. For example, while driving along the highway or surfing the Internet, it is essential that the movie poster gets the message across to the viewer in a short period of time and attract the audience to want to check out the movie. A person will not have to time to stop by the highway to see a beautiful but sophisticated movie poster on a billboard, right?

Do you recall any minimalist movie posters that managed to catch your attention in the past? If not, do not fret. We present to you a collection of minimalist movie posters which are simple, yet convey a strong message about the movie to the viewers. We bet that you have watched some of the movies below, and maybe, you might even remember some of the following posters! Have fun!

The Thing

What thing?
The Thing

Blood Diamond

Death for diamonds
Blood Diamond

How To Train Your Dragon

For dragon riders only.
How To Train Your Dragon

Home Alone

Lonely at home.
Home Alone

Drive

Heading towards?
Drive

Star Wars Trilogy

Of Lightsabers and Sith Lords.
Star Wars Trilogy

Catch Me If You Can

Run!
Catch Me If You Can

Tron:Legacy

Enter the digital world.
Tron:Legacy

Zombieland

Zombies everywhere.
Zombieland

Inner Space

What’s inside?
Inner Space

Seven

Seven and a box?
Seven

Jurassic Park

Dinosaurs! Rawrrr!
Jurassic Park

A Clockwork Orange

Orange for orange.
A Clockwork Orange

The Help

Black and white.
The Help

Ghostbusters

Ready to get some ghosts.
Ghostbusters

Donnie Dark

Shoot me in the eye?.
Donnie Dark

Mr & Mrs Smith

Love and War.
Mr & Mrs Smith

Predator

Be careful.
Predator

Firestarter

Dangerous Fire.
Firestarter

Nightmare Before Christmas

Silent night, holy night.
Nightmare Before Christmas

We Wood

Girls stuff.
We Wood

The Matrix

Battery and the real world?
The Matrix

The Exorcist

Be prepared for evil.
The Exorcist

The Shining

Axe.
The Shining

Taxi Driver

Yellow for taxi.
Taxi Driver

Batman

Our superhero.
Batman

Back To The Future

Past and present.
Back To The Future

District 9

Aliens and humans.
District 9

Alien

It’s in me!
Alien

Sucker Punch

Punching around.
Sucker Punch

The Emperor’s New Groove

Emperor goat?
The Emperor's New Groove