These clever Lord of the Rings posters have cast a spell over the internet

Some alternative movie poster designs make such an impact that fans remain entranced by them years after they first appeared. This Lord of the Rings poster is has to be one of the most talked-about that we've seen. It continues to cast a spell over Tolkien fans long after the limited edition prints sold out, and some say it's their favourite movie poster of all time.

One of three designs representing Tolkien's Ring trilogy that was brought to film by Peter Jackson, the poster is back at the top of a subreddit, and we can see why. Want to make your own? See our pick of the best online poster makers and our favourite poster designs for inspiration.

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Joseph Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment for creatives, from monitors to accessories and office supplies. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives, where he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and collaterals for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.