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50 Greatest Mondo Posters

Scream (1996)

The Poster: Unapologetically squelchy, clearly inspired by the movie’s famous opening stab scene.

Coolest Detail: It’s just so frickin’ clever, what with the shoes making Ghostface’s eyes, and the innards his grisly mouth. Wonder if Drew Barrymore's seen it...

Halloween (1978)

The Poster: Dark and chilling, forcing us to remember the film’s showcase opening scene in which a young Michael stabs his sister to death.

Coolest Detail: The mask mash-up, which pairs the familiar William Shatner original with the clown mask Michael wears as a kid.

The Goonies (1985)

The Poster: Promises pirate madness and a weird-looking chap with funny eyes. Shame Chunk’s not doing the truffle shuffle.

Coolest Detail: Its rustic aesthetic makes it look like one of the Goonies genuinely drew this.

Total Recall (1990)

The Poster: Featuring just about every major character from Arnie’s classic sci-flick, even finding space for the useless robotic cab driver. But where’s the chick with three boobies?

Coolest Detail: The head-splitting costume that Quaid uses.

Carrie (1976)

The Poster: Suitably bloody, with Carrie pulling the iconic pose that says she means business.

Coolest Detail: The fractured glass is a simplistic but canny nod to Carrie’s broken mind.

The Lost Boys (1987)

The Poster: Newspaper cuttings compete with rock ‘n’ roll posters, not to mention the entire cast – though sadly Grandpa’s not included.

Coolest Detail: A never-cooler Kiefer Sutherland.

Mad Max (1979)

The Poster: Max. In his car. With the exposed engine. Looking bad-ass. Ho mama!

Coolest Detail: The whole thing reeks of cool – though the lightning bolt in ‘Mad’ is a fun flourish.

Spaced (1999-2001)

The Poster: The kind of poster that would do Simon Pegg and Nick Frost proud, displaying their Spaced characters alongside the best of their sci-fi favourites.

Coolest Detail: It’s a ‘Where’s Wally’ for geeks, crammed with geeky film references.

Iron Man (2008)

The Poster: A mechanical marvel (ahem) that focuses solely on our favourite bionic man.

Coolest Detail: The Iron Man logo is a blinder.

Blade Runner (1982)

The Poster: Noir-ish replicant showing off all our favourite characters – and handily translating the title for future audiences.

Coolest Detail: Zhora has her synthetic snake!