The Literal Movie Poster Series


Designer Danish Ahmed recently took a very close look at a selection of popular movie titles and then, taking their literal meaning, created a poster for each movie. The highly original poster series has been called ‘Literal Movie Posters’, and as you will see from all of the posters below, they ‘literally’ do take things to-the-letter.

He has illustrated a couple of web avatars to represent the movie Avatar, a salt shaker for Salt, a wolf for the Wolf of Wall Street, Transformers by an actual electrical transformer… well, just check the rest for yourselves…

Literal Movie Posters from Danish Ahmed

man of steel literal posters illustration
Man of Steel

Good Day to Die Hard literal poster illustration
Good Day to Die Hard

After Earth literal poster illustration
After Earth

Salt literal movie posters illustration

avatar literal movie posters illustration

Kick Ass literal movie poster illustration
Kick Ass

Life of Pi literal poster illustration
Life of Pi

Gravity literal movie poster illustration

Iron Man 3 literal poster illustration
Iron Man 3

Transformers literal poster

This Means War literal movie posters illustration
This Means War

Wolf of Wall Street literal movies poster illustration
Wolf of Wall Street

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