by Craig Davies

Movie posters come in all colors, shapes and sizes. Well, not really shapes, but let’s agree on how inventive designers can be when it comes to creating a poster for a film. And sometimes, apart from inventive, they tend to be caustic and full of ideas when it comes to designing a poster for a thriller, a PG13 or an 18+ movie.

We’ve collected some of the most provocative, controversial and slightly inappropriate posters of all times to celebrate what they have offered to the cinema and media industries and pop culture in general.

 5thehillshaveeyes-900x1332  6zack_and_miri_make_a_porno-900x1275finaldestination5-900x1332  3shame-900x1350  2nymphomaniac2-900x1223 4sincity2-900x1200I-Spit-on-Your-Grave-2-2013-900x1334 larryflynt-900x1331silent-night-deadly-night-900x1350 0love-900x1200  man-bites-dog-900x1282 banned-movie-posters-ali-g-indahouse__width_580 girlwiththedragontattoo-900x1354