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Incredible Hidden Details In Sci-Fi Movie Posters

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List RulesVote up the posters with the coolest details you missed on first glance.

A movie poster is much more than a simple marketing tool meant to broadcast the title and the release date. Within a single image, a movie poster has to convey the themes, the plot, and characters featured in a movie. A good poster can let the audience know what they are about to see, not just where and when. But great movie posters do even more than that. 

Artists sometimes use the visual medium to hide images and messages about the movie, or the people who made it, as an inside joke. From subtle nods to the plot to hidden images, these hidden details can elevate a poster from a mere marketing tool to high art, all thanks to a few well-placed graphics.  

In these posters for popular science-fiction movies, artists have hidden everything from secret messages to possible spoilers. Vote up the posters with the most surprising hidden details.

  • In addition to the image of person trapped in the mail box, there is a Bad Robot hiding in the grass to the left of the house and the name "Megan" (John Goodman's daughter in the film) is scrawled on the post.

    • Actors: John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher, Jr.
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Dan Trachtenberg
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  • Text under the "Summer 2008" tagline is mixed up and flipped to read "A Taste For The Theatrical."

    • Actors: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Christopher Nolan
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  • The title in the Ready Player One maze is a functional maze with the "O" at the end of the maze containing an Easter egg.

    • Actors: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Mark Rylance, Simon Pegg
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
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    Captain Marvel

    Goose the Flerken is hidden on the left-hand side of the poster, near the door.

    • Actors: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
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