Did you know that over 800 new movies were released in the United States last year? That was just in 2018, imagine how many movies have come out of Hollywood in the last 100 years!
If you have a favorite classic movie, one of the most popular ways to show your love is with a vintage movie poster. But finding one isn’t always easy.
In this short guide, we’ll help you figure out where to get your favorite poster and how to proudly display it in your home.
Where Can You Find Classic Movie Posters?
First of all, let’s discuss what vintage movie posters are. When a new movie comes out, there are posters for it hanging at the theater. For recent movies, you can buy copies of this poster at any large retailer.
But what if you want a poster from a movie that came out forty years ago and shows that famous celebrity? Those are called vintage movie posters, which in simple terms means they are really old! Sometimes finding them is a little trickier than going to the mall. Here are some ways to get your hands on your own old movie poster.
If you check out eBay or other popular online stores, you can often find authentic old posters. Places like eBay are good because there are tons of people selling off their old possessions. In some cases, what seems like junk to them is actually an authentic movie poster from decades ago!
Depending on the movie you want the poster for, prices will vary. But buying from an individual person is often a great way to get it at a good price. There are also auction sites where you can bid on old posters.
Poster Specialty Stores
If you are only interested in having a poster for an old movie, and it doesn’t necessarily have to be an authentic poster, you can get reprints. There are plenty of stores that only have movie posters for sale.
You can browse from thousands of options and will usually find what you are looking for, and the prices are good. The only downside is that they are new, and weren’t made fifty years ago.
Make One Yourself
Again, if you don’t need an original copy, there are cheap ways to get an old movie poster exactly how you want it. One popular option is to make one yourself.
How to Display Your Posters
The traditional way to display a vintage movie poster is to have it framed and hang it on the wall. You can also prop the frame up against the wall for a more laid back look.
A vintage movie poster can look great in any room, but most people like to have a theme. For example, you can have some of your favorite movie posters in the living room or man cave near the big screen TV.
Get the Vintage Movie Posters You Want
Now you know what vintage movie posters are, where to get them, and how to display them in your home. Everyone loves to have a poster of their favorite movie to show off.
But don’t just live in the past! We can give you the latest news on celebrities and upcoming movies and maybe you’ll decide you want a poster for a new movie too!