Out-of-Context Posters

Movie posters often use their most iconic scene as their focus. Think Tom Cruise hanging off a plane for the Mission Impossible 5 poster. But what would happen if instead those posters would feature something completely out-of-context?

Indiana Jones

Out-of-Context Posters #28: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

If I, like Indiana Jones, was ever trapped in a place nicknamed the "Temple of Doom," I think this would be the exact expression...
jurassic park iii

Out-of-Context Posters #35: Jurassic Park III (2001)

JURASSIC PARK III - what may honestly be our ultimate JURASSIC PARK Out-of-Context Movie poster. Certainly more terrifying than anything in the movie...

Out-of-Context Posters #26: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

His adventure on earth indeed. Our E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Out-of-Context Poster celebrates the connections between Steven Spielberg films and George...
Top 13

Hilarity by Default’s Top 13 “Out-of-Context Posters”

A countdown of my Top 13 Favorite Out-of-Context Movie Posters! Movie posters often use their most iconic scene as their focus but what would happen if...

Out-of-Context Posters #15: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

I've always been shocked at how many people love 2000's live-action re-imagining of Dr. Seuss's classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas. To this day, this movie...

Out-of-Context Posters #20: Thor (2011)

I wonder just how successful the Marvel Cinematic Universe would have been had they gone with this poster for 2011's Thor...

Out-of-Context Posters #13: Rio (2011)

After seeing the trailer for 2011's animated Rio, I have to admit that I had little interest in seeing it. The Caribbean Happy Feet with parrots was...
Close Encounters

Out-of-Context Posters #18: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

One of my biggest annoyances will all subsequent posters for Close Encounters of the Third Kind is that they have been reworked from the ambiguous...

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