Original Film Posters by Category: 1980s Classics, the Wild West and More

Original Film Posters by Category: 1980s Classics, the Wild West and More


O riginal Film Posters Online returns with an action-packed offering of vintage movie posters of blockbusters, sci-fi, classics and more. Discover some of the sale's star lots below and watch our video film with poster expert Bruce Marchant’s top tips on starting a collection.

Signed Posters

Original film posters are pieces of cinematic history, used to promote films when they are first released. The following posters go one step further, touched by and bearing the signatures of those who were involved in bringing these stories to life in the first place.

Heroes and Monsters

Terrifying creatures, human or otherwise, are always out to get us. Only true heroes can save the day. This sale has plenty of both.

Original Artworks

Some of the most exciting lots in the sale are the array of original and unique artworks that went on to be used in the films’ final posters. Here are just a few examples of the cinematic art on offer.

1980s Classics

The hair, the shoulder pads, the emotions - everything was bigger in the 1980s. These iconic films, and their posters, represent the decadence and drama of that dynamic decade.

Icons of Cinema

They made cinematic history and have stood the test of time to become some of the most memorable, well-loved and recognisable films.

Wild Wild West

West of the Mississippi you'll encounter rough but golden-hearted cowboys, opportunists looking to make a fortune no matter the cost, and the ever-present promise of adventure. It’s no wonder the American frontier has captured our imagination for decades.


Not for the faint hearted: these posters heralded some of the most famous horror films of all time. How many nightmares, how much adrenaline, how many beating hearts and held breaths have been caused by them over the years? Hang one on your wall, if you dare.

Cuban Design

Classic films with a twist. These posters were used to advertise famous titles in Cuba. Their strong designs and vibrant colours recall Havana in its heyday.

Love Stories

These posters represent some of the most well-known and romantic love stories of all time. Sometimes tragic, sometimes joyful, but always capturing hearts.

Science and Popular Culture

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