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1980s Movie Posters

Original Vintage Movie Posters @ Film/Art Gallery

1980s Movie Posters


Original Vintage Movie Posters @ Film/Art Gallery

The 1980s was a remarkable decade for memorable movies. For those who look back fondly at this cinematic time period, a 1980s era movie poster could be a great way to relive their youth. Film/Art Gallery has an amazing collection of movie posters featuring some of the most memorable films from this time period.

We only sell original movie posters, never copies, so if you are looking for a specific piece, a gift for a loved one or to expand your collection, trust Film/Art Gallery for your 1980s film art needs. 

1980s: A GOLDEN DECADE OF CINEMA

Here are some descriptions of our most popular 1980s Movie Posters.

  • #1. Jaws

    Millions of people vowed never to step in ocean water again after seeing this popular Steven Spielberg horror movie in 1975 featuring Roy Schneider, Richard Dreyfus, and Robert Shaw.

    Amongst our collection for sale is a featured Jaws movie poster from Turkey that depicts a terrifying shark and a woman being devoured in a bathing suit by the shark. This one is an instantly recognized classic.

  • #2. The Shining

    This is is a real beauty, because it is a Silkscreen Poster approved personally by
    Director Stanley Kubrick.

    The Shining is a 1980 film featuring Jack Nicholson and Shelly Duval about a would-be writer and a part-time caretaker left alone to take care of a resort hotel in the winter. Jack, listed as Jack Torrance in the film, gradually goes crazy and nearly kills his family.

    The most popular movie poster features the iconic image of a haunting Jack Torrance looking ominous through a door opening.

  • #3. The Empire Strikes Back

    This 1980 film was the second put out in the Star Wars series. Directed by Irvin Kershner, it features actors Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Hans Solo), and Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia) escaping from the Evil Empire.

    Film/Art Gallery has several The Empire Strikes Back original posters, with one featuring Luke riding a snow lizard, while Hans and Princess Lei appear ready to kiss, and a second poster features portraits of Hans, Skywalker, Princess Lei, Lando Calrissian, and Yoda.

  • #4. Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Featuring Harrison Ford as explorer Indiana Jones, and Karen Allen as Marion Ravenwood, this tale about getting to the Arc of the Covenant before the Nazis do is a classic Steven Spielberg's adventure.

    Film/Art Gallery features several Raiders of the Lost Ark movie posters, including a 27x41 piece and a 40x60 poster which is rather extraordinary.

    The larger poster has only Indy, in full color, while the smaller one features Indy with a whip, together with small portraits of the other castmates.

  • #5. Blade Runner

    A dramatic Ridley Scott Film released in 1982. Harrison Ford steps in to play police officer Rick Deckard and Sean Young plays the lovely, sexy replicant. The film is about a blade runner who must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space.

    Film/Art Gallery offers a number of Blade Runner posters, including some highly collectible items from France and Japan. The poster features Harrison, Young, and a couple of rockets. Any of these stunning posters would be valued by any collector who loves a classic 1980s Movie Poster.

  • #6. Back to the Future

    A 1985 film by Director Robert Zemeckis, this lighthearted comedy/action-adventure is about Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student who is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.

    Michael J. Fox plays Marty, and Christopher Lloyd plays the crazy Doc.

    We have a wide variety of Back to the Future film art, including a rare Polish movie poster