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Movie Posters That Secretly Spoiled The Movie

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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. 

Warning: Spoilers! 

  • The poster shows exactly how Willy freed himself. 

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  • The final minutes of the movie is the main focus for one of the 10 Cloverfield Lane posters. 

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  • Sandy's (Olivia Newton-John) surprise makeover is no longer a surprise. 

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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    The scene in which E.T. almost dies loses its momentum once the view remembers the poster and realizes that the moon scene hasn't happened yet.

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