The 1990s is remembered as a decade of relative peace and prosperity. It is the time when the Soviet Union fell, which ended the decades-long Cold War. It is also the period when the rise of the Internet steered in a radical new era of communication, business, and as well as entertainment. If you are born in the 90s, or if you grew up during that time, what are the things you most remember? What music did you listen to? Are you a fan of any band or artist? And what movies do you like the most in the 90s?
There are a lot of ways we can remember all our favorite things in the 90s. Maybe you’ve kept some memorabilia of them like CDs, DVDs, photographs, and t-shirts. Aside from those, another thing that can make you remember a lot of things in the 90s are posters. You can hang them in your home or room, and it is great, especially for those who are creating a 90s-inspired space.
If you are looking into collecting posters from the 90s, we are happy to help you. Here’s a list of the iconic posters of the 90s we found that you might like.
Titanic Movie Poster
Titanic is an epic romance and disaster film that was released in 1997, and this is the theatrical release poster of the movie. It has a size of 27×40 inches, which is the same size that you see in theaters. Titanic is indeed one of the most iconic movies in the 90s. Even if it is tragic, a lot of people still watched it over and over again.
The Matrix Poster
The Matrix was a science fiction action film in 1999, and this is the theatrical release poster of the movie. It has a size of 27×40 inches. A lot of people got attracted to this movie back in the 90s because of the idea and the plot that was being pushed forward. In the 90s, anything this groundbreaking was bound to be a hit.
The Silence of the Lambs Poster
The Silence of the Lambs is a psychological thriller film in 1991. Its poster looks like a basic picture that does not say much about the movie. In fact, the title of the movie and the image did not really have a whole lot to do with the entire plot. But this poster was what drew people in the 90s to watch the film before they knew what it was really about.
Forrest Gump Poster
Forrest Gump was a comedy-drama film in 1994. Its poster is simple yet so expressive. This 90s movie tells us that everyone has a story to tell, but not everyone is eager to take a trip back down that particular lane. It is what made the movie so iconic.
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace Poster
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace was an epic space-opera film in 1999. Its poster held such promise and the beginnings of something so grand that it made everyone go to the theater to be a part of it. If you are a fan of Star Wars, this movie poster is a must-have for you.
Goodfellas is a crime film that was released in 1990 and was an adaptation of the non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi. This movie poster is a certified print with holographic sequential numbering for authenticity. This movie was iconic in the 90s because of its criminal element, which has always been an easy draw in movies.
The Lion King Poster
The original Lion King animated musical film was released in 1994 by Walt Disney Feature Animation and Walt Disney Pictures. Its poster is very iconic because it features the powerful scenery in the film. It is the story of the circle of life, and as well as a tale of revenge and redemption. People in the 90s were hooked because of its elegant and powerful imagery.
Jurassic Park Poster
Jurassic Park is a 1993 sci-fi adventure film by Steven Spielberg. Its poster kind of says it all because when it was released with the first trailer, all who saw it knew they were in for an adventure and danger. This poster is perfect for your home, office, and as a gift for fans of Jurassic Park.
The Nightmare Before Christmas Poster
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is a 1993 stop-motion animated musical dark fantasy film. It has a spooky but playful poster that showcases Tim Burton’s trademark gothic style. It features an oddly shaped terrain, sinister pumpkins, and as well as an orange title text popping out. If you’ve enjoyed this film in the 90s, then this poster is a must-have for you.
Fight Club Poster
Fight Club is a 1999 film that is based on a 1996 novel of the same title by Chuck Palahniuk. Its movie poster made a pink bar of soap look cool. In fact, the bar of soap image on the poster is actually a constant element throughout the film. The tagline written on the poster is “Mischief. Mayhem. Soap.”, which is what you’ll actually get in the film.
Independence Day Poster
Independence Day was a sci-fi action film in 1996. This is one of the film’s three primary posters for its release. It emphasizes the size of massive spaceships in comparison to the Earth. It has a one-sheet tagline that says, “We’ve always believed we weren’t alone. Only July 4, we’ll wish we were.” This movie was considered to be the Godfather of mass destruction films.
Pretty Woman Poster
This is a great poster for those fans of romantic comedies. Pretty Woman is a film in 1990 starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts. It has a simple poster, but did you know that it features Julia Robert’s head superimposed on the body of Shelley Michelle? Yes, because the producers of the film preferred the curves of the double more.
Pearl Jam Vintage Lollapalooza Concert Poster
This is a vintage concert poster of Pearl Jam’s Lollapalooza II tour in 1992. Listed on this poster are other bands, including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ice Cube, Ministry, and more. This poster is reproduced to look exactly like the original one. It is printed on a smooth one-side cardboard substrate. It is a great gift for the fans of Pearl Jam.
Rage Against the Machine Concert Poster
This concert replica poster is taken from the phenomenal Rage Against the Machine 1993 concert series. This poster is great décor for any home, office, dorm, or man cave. It is also an excellent gift for all the fans of Rage Against the Machine.
Nirvana 1991 Cleveland Concert Poster
This is the concert poster of Nirvana’s concert at the Empire Concert Club on October 10, 1991. It was the first Nevermind Tour and also their first appearance in the Northeast Ohio area. This poster is a high-quality reprint by the original artist. It is a great piece of art for any media room, rec room, office, or den. It is also a wonderful gift for the fans of Nirvana.
These are some of the most iconic posters of the 90s that we found. All of these posters truly bring a nostalgic feeling to those who grew up in the 1990s. Seeing them will make you remember how you felt when you first saw the movies or heard the songs.