The job of a movie poster is to sell a film in a single image, but what if that image gives too much away? Sometimes, in a marketing teams' excitement to show off their product, sometimes a movie poster can inadvertently give away a surprise twist or ruin an ending. Here are a few examples of movie posters that spoiled the film they were supposed to promote.
- Photo: Warner Bros.
On the poster for the director's cut version of 1993's Menace II Society, the final scene featuring a major character death is featured on the top of the poster.Spoiled?
- Photo: MGM
The poster for Rocky IV clearly reveals the winner of the big fight.Spoiled?
- Photo: Paramount Pictures
The poster for Terminator: Genisys reveals fate of John Connor.Spoiled?
- Photo: 20th Century Fox
In the DVD poster for 2003's Phone Booth, the mysterious caller (Kiefer Sutherland) whose identity isn't revealed until the end of the film is featured on the poster.Spoiled?