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Poll: Movie Poster Clichés

Which of these movie poster designs do you think it's the most overused? Discuss here.

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    Leonardo DiCaprio in Inception (2010)

    Back/silhouette of a character, generally holding a weapon

    (Also seen in V for Vendetta, The Dark Knight, Resident Evil: Extinction, Puss In Boots posters)

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    The Eye (2008)

    Close-up of an eye

    (Also seen in Seed of Chucky, Godzilla (1998), Avatar, Requiem for a Dream posters)

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    Jim Carrey in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

    Text over character's eyes

    (Also seen in Julia's Eyes, Spartan, Syriana posters)

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    Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman (1990)


    (Also seen in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Two Weeks Notice, No Reservations posters)

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    Jesse Eisenberg in The Social Network (2010)

    Overlaid text

    (Also seen in Evil Dead, Thor, The King's Speech posters)

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    The Descent (2005)

    Something forming a face or skull

    (Also seen in Cabin Fever, The Truman Show, Thir13en Ghosts, Premonition posters)

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    Megamind (2010)

    The DreamWorks face

    (Also seen in every DreamWorks poster)

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    Michael Gambon and Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

    Reflection in an eye or glasses

    (Also seen in Spider-Man 2, They Live, The Matrix Reloaded posters)

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    Sylvester Stallone in The Expendables 2 (2012)

    Sparks and/or floating debris

    (Generally seen in action movie posters)

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    Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman, and Emma Watson in Noah (2014)

    Floating heads

    (Also seen in X-Men: First Class, The Wolf Man, Iron Man posters)

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    Matt Damon in The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

    Character running down the street

    (Also seen in Body of Lies, Taken, Tell No One posters)

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    Alex Pettyfer in I Am Number Four (2011)

    Blue and orange contrast

    (Also seen in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Tron: Legacy, The Bourne Identity posters)

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    Roger Moore and John Wyman in For Your Eyes Only (1981)

    Between a woman's legs

    (Also seen in Sex Drive, Transporter 2, Naked posters)

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    Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer, and Emma Stone in The Help (2011)

    Super-saturated bright yellow backgrounds

    (Mostly seen in independent movies: The Shining, The King's Speech, Capitalism: A Love Story)

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