Movie posters help sell tickets, but more importantly they can be considered art. Some posters reveal the exact plot of the movie while others highlight the stars of the movie. Some are even an abstract representation of a key moment in the film. We looked at the best poster for each year, which meant leaving off of some classics. Take a look through history.

The 100 Best Movie Posters of the Past 100 Years

Movie posters help sell tickets, but more importantly they can be considered art. Some posters reveal the exact plot of the movie while others highlight the stars of the movie. Some are even an abstract representation of a key moment in the film. We looked at the best poster for each year, which meant leaving off of some classics. Take a look through history.

Minimalist movie poster for "Rocky", great use of typography to create the stairs from the iconic training montage in the film.

Rocky (1976)

Minimalist movie poster for "Rocky", great use of typography to create the stairs from the iconic training montage in the film.

rocky | Rocky Balboa – “The Italian Stallian” on the Big Screen@ the ...

rocky | Rocky Balboa – “The Italian Stallian” on the Big Screen@ the ...

«Tous les champions ont un jour été prétendant, refusant d'abandonner» Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone)

«Tous les champions ont un jour été prétendant, refusant d'abandonner» Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone)

"The more I go to church, and the more I turn myself over to the process of believing in Jesus and listening to His Word and having Him guide my hand, I feel as though the pressure is off me now."  Sylvester Stallone.

"The more I go to church, and the more I turn myself over to the process of believing in Jesus and listening to His Word and having Him guide my hand, I feel as though the pressure is off me now." Sylvester Stallone.

Sylvester Stallone (Rocky Balboa)  Talia Shire (Adrian Pennino) - Rocky directed by John Avildsen (1976)

Sylvester Stallone (Rocky Balboa) Talia Shire (Adrian Pennino) - Rocky directed by John Avildsen (1976)

"Yo Adrian!" / Best movie quotes of all time - Rocky (1976) starring Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa and Talia Shire as Adrian Pennino.

"Yo Adrian!" / Best movie quotes of all time - Rocky (1976) starring Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa and Talia Shire as Adrian Pennino.

We feature Pumping Iron (1977), Rocky (1976), Ali (2001), 300 (2006), and The Karate Kid (1984) in guide to 5 Movies Perfect for Workout Motivation.

We feature Pumping Iron (1977), Rocky (1976), Ali (2001), 300 (2006), and The Karate Kid (1984) in guide to 5 Movies Perfect for Workout Motivation.

Still of Sylvester Stallone and Talia Shire in Rocky (1976) http://www.movpins.com/dHQwMDc1MTQ4/rocky-(1976)/still-54559744

Still of Sylvester Stallone and Talia Shire in Rocky (1976) http://www.movpins.com/dHQwMDc1MTQ4/rocky-(1976)/still-54559744

Saul Bass (1920 –1996) was an American graphic designer and filmmaker, perhaps best known for his design of film posters and motion picture title sequences.  Bass also designed some of the most iconic corporate logos in North America

Saul Bass (1920 –1996) was an American graphic designer and filmmaker, perhaps best known for his design of film posters and motion picture title sequences. Bass also designed some of the most iconic corporate logos in North America

Most inspirational workout has got to be Rocky Balboa! Especially those Philadelphia steps!!

Most inspirational workout has got to be Rocky Balboa! Especially those Philadelphia steps!!

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