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20 best blockbuster posters

As we enter another summer season of explosions, chases, robots, aliens and models pretending to be actors, we thought it a suitable time to celebrate the art of the blockbuster poster.

Aiming to provide an iconic image that has you desperately scrambling to book your ticket/buy an action figure, they might not always be subtle but they're damn effective.

Here are our 20 favourites. Let us know if we've missed off your favourite at the bottom.

  • 20 best blockbuster posters

    The Dark Knight

    Year: 2008

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    Raiders Of The Lost Ark

    Year: 1981

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    Star Wars Episode 1: Phantom Menace

    Year: 1999

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    Jurassic Park

    Year: 1993

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    Jaws

    Year: 1975

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    Inception

    Year: 2010

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    E.T. The Extra Terretrial

    Year: 1982

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    Ghostbusters

    Year: 1984

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    Independence Day

    Year: 1996

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    Back To The Future

    Year: 1985

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    The Perfect Storm

    Year: 2000

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    I Am Legend

    Year: 2007

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    Batman

    Year: 1989

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    Twister

    Year: 1996

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    2012

    Year: 2009

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    Tron Legacy

    Year: 2010

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    Star Wars

    Year: 1977

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    Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

    Year: 2001

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    The Day After Tomorrow

    Year: 2004

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    Spider-Man 3

    Year: 2007