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The Best or The Worst Terminator Salvation Poster Yet?

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April 9, 2009

The Best or The Worst Terminator Salvation Poster Yet?

Every last poster we've seen for Terminator Salvation up to this point has been pretty awesome. There even was that motion poster where the explosions turned into the face of a Terminator. But then this hits. Well, it comes from a Russian website called Kinopoisk, so its probably not designed by the same people who made all those other posters. I'd like to say the idea is pretty cool, somewhat of a "face-to-face" between Christian Bale and Sam Worthington. The problem is that it looks terrible and the split faces don't really work well. I don't know, maybe it really is a brilliant design and I just can't see it. What do you think?

Terminator Salvation Poster

After Skynet has destroyed much of humanity in a nuclear holocaust, a group of survivors led by John Connor (Christian Bale) struggle to keep the machines from finishing the job that they began.

Terminator Salvation is directed by McG, of both Charlie's Angels movies and also We Are Marshall previously. The script was written by writing duo John D. Brancato and Michael Ferris, of Into the Sun, The Net, The Game, and Terminator 3 previously. Additionally, Christopher Nolan's brother Jonah Nolan helped rewrite the script before shooting. This marks the awaited return of the Terminator franchise after Terminator 3 hit in 2003. Terminator Salvation arrives in theaters on May 21st this summer.

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Reader Feedback - 39 Comments

1

looks like a cheap Mortal Combat poster

GM on Apr 9, 2009

2

Yeah looks like shit. Still waiting for one in mainly black that fits with the Terminator 2/3 posters 🙂

Ryderup on Apr 9, 2009

3

This is definitely an overseas poster since it has Columbia and Sony on the logo instead of WB (they're distributing here in the US). In other words this is not the final poster and we still have a chance of getting a better one soon.

Boxoffice Marco on Apr 9, 2009

4

it looks okay, im assuming because its russian its an international poster and wont be around in the US...

????? on Apr 9, 2009

5

This is shit! Those two guys could be anybody... Its not like they are recognizable... Every 12 year old with an illegal version of photoshop could make this crap.

Rickmeister on Apr 9, 2009

6

Well I think it's awesome. It'd look better without all the text (maybe just "Terminator Salvation") since I think that takes away from the effect of the way the images have been blended together, but I like it. As for Christian and Sam not being recognizable like Rickmeister suggests, I have to disagree. There's enough of both of their faces to be recognizable; Christian for sure since he's better known in the States than Sam Worthington.

Lisa on Apr 9, 2009

7

Face/Off. With a terminator in the middle. Not the best poster I've seen.

GeoffBot on Apr 9, 2009

8

I dont know why ppl are thinking this is bad,I mean this is really a cool poster,I would so like this to have with me,n definetely the cool factor is so there in this poster.

Nali on Apr 9, 2009

9

Doe's anyone else smell poo? Cos this poster looks like FUCKING SHIT!

Hercie on Apr 9, 2009

10

I second #5's rant.

Syphous on Apr 9, 2009

11

awful. not much more to say...

DieHard Indy Fan on Apr 9, 2009

12

man u guys cry even about a poster......

ME on Apr 9, 2009

13

"CHA CHA CHAN CHA CHAAAAN"

theJoker on Apr 9, 2009

14

It's a four-eyed monster!

Tom Brazelton on Apr 9, 2009

15

Sweet. Special Advanced Preview of Terminator Salvation Friday 10th on FOX during Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

woody on Apr 9, 2009

16

Pretty lame.

Rabs on Apr 9, 2009

17

Is this poster official? as a poster fanatic i can confidently say this is 'shit'. The guy who did this should seriously consider other job.

dexter on Apr 9, 2009

18

I agree - this poster is kinda weak. The others were great!

Atlanta Private Investigator on Apr 9, 2009

19

Its about as WACK as the movie will be! You can't touch Cameron's work and try to make it your own! We have seen this plenty of times, with movies like Alien 3-4 and Terminator 3. Do you remember that garbage?! I don't know how this will be any different.

JussHaten on Apr 9, 2009

20

Can't they just bring the movie to end this annoying hype? I bet the movie sucks - that would explain the hysterical advertising...

omfg on Apr 9, 2009

21

T2 had a very similar poster, with half arnolds face and half terminator. So if they were goin for nostalgia I guess its kinda cool, but otherwise im not a big fan.

Sp33dstar on Apr 9, 2009

22

It looks like a Skynet Sandwich!

Barry Burton on Apr 9, 2009

23

It's not terrible, but it's definitely the worst of the T:S posters. It's a style that's been done to death, and it hasn't even been done particularly well here. Does nothing for me.

John Madden on Apr 9, 2009

24

Take his face.....OFF!

Castor Troy on Apr 9, 2009

25

Worst.

SmartGuy on Apr 9, 2009

26

worst

allen sharpe on Apr 9, 2009

27

WORST BY FAR!!!

The Awsome Norwegian Dude With Sunglasses on Apr 9, 2009

28

Indeed, interesting idea, but it looks like an extremely lazy Photoshop job.

Zamora on Apr 9, 2009

29

Umm.. People need to relax. It's a poster for Fuck's sake. It's a straight forward poster for the casual movie goer who probably associates more with the face of the Terminator machine and then sees Christian Bale. Complex posters are great for fanboys but this is great to attract a new audience.

AK on Apr 9, 2009

30

It looks pretty much the same as the poster of "Face Off" with Nic Cage and John Travolta.

Bizzaro on Apr 9, 2009

31

I really like the poster, I don't get all the hate, its just mean to be a flashy, cool looking poster, and I dig it.

Chris G. on Apr 9, 2009

32

yer i agree the first few posters were awesome this just looks like a cheap photoshop mashup

mick on Apr 9, 2009

33

are you sure you don't think this is INCREDIBLE! or AMAZING!

twispious on Apr 10, 2009

34

I'm surprised that everyone's just ranting about the quality of the poster and not the fact that a major spoiler could be right in front of our nose. There were reports that the studios went for a rewrite thanks to the leak last year, OR DID THEY???

CrimZin on Apr 10, 2009

35

salo

Conrad on Apr 10, 2009

36

I like it,i never complain.

Fisherr on Apr 10, 2009

37

Its really very nice..

Andrey on Apr 23, 2010

38

I like it... Terminator - its my love film.

MegaLife on May 6, 2010

39

cool i like it __________

Snake on Apr 21, 2011

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