The best and worst movie posters of 2023

best movie posters of 2023
(Image credit: Paramount / Warner Bros / LucasFilm / Lionsgate Films)

This year has seen some unforgettable movies. In the summer, the world was gripped by the ‘Barbenheimer’ phenomenon, as two vastly different yet similarly big-budget films came out on the same day in July. Then there was Disney Pixar’s Elemental, the supernatural horror Five Nights At Freddy’s, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Wes Anderson’s retro-futuristic comedy-drama Asteroid City and cult teen comedy Bottoms. 

And with so many huge movies come myriad movie posters designs. Some of the best movie posters were brilliant, but there were also plenty of less successful designs. Here we recap the hits and misses.

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Adam England

Adam is a freelance journalist covering culture and lifestyle, with over five years’ of experience and a Master’s degree in Magazine Journalism from Cardiff University. He’s previously written for publications including The Guardian, The Independent, Vice and Dazed, and was Senior Editor at from 2022 to 2023. When he’s not writing, he’s probably drinking coffee, listening to live music, or tinkering with his Apple devices.

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