Worst DVD Covers...ever! (Part 4)

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#1276 Post by Big Ben » Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:59 am

Looks like one of those early internet memes created from incredibly poor family or personal photos.

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#1277 Post by McCrutchy » Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:09 am

The next soon-to-be-classic from Travolta:

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#1278 Post by Big Ben » Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:14 am

He looks mildy perturbed that his wife is taking a photo of him.

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#1279 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:43 pm

Can someone photoshop this with the entrance of a massage parlor below Travolta but the same tagline?

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#1280 Post by domino harvey » Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:50 pm

Travolta really just needs to take his cue from late period Ray Milland and lose the bad hairpieces. He'd look so much more natural bald and graying and less uncanny valley like does now

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#1281 Post by CSM126 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:36 pm

Looks like they ‘shopped his face onto someone else’s head. Or maybe he just looks like that.

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#1282 Post by mfunk9786 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:24 pm

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#1283 Post by domino harvey » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:44 pm

What's wrong with that, it's a cute idea

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#1284 Post by bottled spider » Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:13 pm

Also, for the first time in the history of cinema, the names up top line up with the pictures below. I just felt my blood pressure drop ten mmHg.

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#1285 Post by mfunk9786 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:59 pm

I think my primary concern with that one is that it looks terrible.

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#1286 Post by tenia » Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:04 pm

I think the issues are the 2 pictures that had to be put sideways to fit in. Other than this, it'd probably be OK-ish. However, seeing that the front cover and spine total 6 times Ferrell and Reilly's face, I'm very curious if the backcover continues this.
EDIT : found it, and it's sadly more conventional (but the sole picture IS Ferrell and Reilly again).

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#1287 Post by swo17 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:06 pm

That's how they would print out a page of school photos though

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#1288 Post by domino harvey » Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:37 pm

Yeah, this may be an American-specific reference that doesn't translate

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#1289 Post by Cameron Swift » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:45 am

domino harvey wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:28 am
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I think I can see my reflection in the cellophane somewhere in there.

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#1290 Post by McCrutchy » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:17 pm

I like how if you just glance at this, the submarine looks like a breast that's had its nipple pumped:

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The UK cover is even worse for a variety of reasons, but my favorite is subtle. Notice the bizarre placement of "Academy Award Winner" under Gary Oldman's name, as though even the filmmakers are trying not to acknowledge it:

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#1291 Post by domino harvey » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:23 pm

I've never even heard of that movie

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#1292 Post by mteller » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:30 pm

McCrutchy wrote:
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I like how if you just glance at this, the submarine looks like a breast that's had its nipple pumped:
Um, what?

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#1293 Post by McCrutchy » Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:45 pm

domino harvey wrote:
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I've never even heard of that movie
What's surprising to me is that while it didn't do well, its theatrical advertising in the US made a big deal about Usual, er, sorry, Common and Linda Cardellini being in the movie. Obviously, the international press materials didn't, and so it looks like Lionsgate has opted to go that route in the US for home video, and try to appeal totally to older men who watch loads of these kinds of films.

In this day and age, it's pretty egregious to leave two of the film's four stars off of the video cover, though, especially when those two actors aren't white men.

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#1294 Post by domino harvey » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:29 pm

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#1295 Post by Big Ben » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:44 pm

Chinese bootleg covers are the best because they just don't care. I don't even understand how Finding Neverland fell into the mix.

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#1296 Post by fdm » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:54 am

Something got lost in translation...

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#1297 Post by McCrutchy » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:59 am

This is original poster art, but still, I can't stop laughing:

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#1298 Post by Big Ben » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:10 am

The taglines are amazing contrasted with the stretched image. Just incredible.

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#1299 Post by Monterey Jack » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:30 pm

At least the superior VHS/DVD art will be on the reverse of the insert.

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Re: Worst DVD Covers...ever! (Part 4)

#1300 Post by Brian C » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:48 pm

Man, imagine the naked misogyny required to draw Ally Sheedy as an actual dog.

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