Check These Out: The Greatest Vintage Kick-Ass Posters Yet

March 13, 2010
Source: MTV


And I thought the marketing for this couldn't get any better. In honor of the premiere of Matthew Vaughn's Kick-Ass last night at the SXSW Film Festival, Lionsgate whipped up three new posters and then debuted them on MTV last week. They're designed like vintage US Army posters and I totally love them. I think these posters kick as much ass as the movie, which I've seen, and is awesome as you're all hoping it is. Following the premiere, reviews have started to pour in for Kick-Ass, so you can read a few from: Film School Rejects, The Playlist, HitFix, Hey U Guys and Twitch. And don't forget to check out the three new posters below, too!

Kick-Ass Poster

Kick-Ass Poster  Kick-Ass Poster

Dave Lizewski one day decides to be a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or any reason.

Kick-Ass is both written and directed by British filmmaker Matthew Vaughn, of Layer Cake and Stardust previously. The screenplay was co-written by Vaughn and his writing partner Jane Goldman, of Stardust as well. The story is an adaptation of Mark Millar's comic of the same name that is currently in the middle of its first series. Kick-Ass was funded entirely by Matthew Vaughn and his own private investors and sold once finished earlier this year. Lionsgate is bringing Kick-Ass to theaters everywhere on April 16th this spring.

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Reader Feedback - 23 Comments



Nick Sears on Mar 13, 2010


Red Mist FTW!!!!!

Perseus on Mar 13, 2010


First one is def my favorite

Nick Sears on Mar 13, 2010


There really is no bad choice for favorite, Nick, but, honestly, if I were to choose, I would probably side with you. This movie sure will be fun.

Perseus on Mar 13, 2010


Ya okay.

Daniel Felts on Mar 13, 2010


IGNs foreign reviews already gave this film a 5/5, though IGN usually isn't exactly on the ball with there reviews, it drives me to see it opening night seeing as I'm a sucker for super-stylized action flicks let enough a 12 year old killing grown men I mean come on that's so damn kick-ass.

Cody w on Mar 13, 2010


I feel like I have been waiting for this movie for a decade.

Perseus on Mar 13, 2010



Xerxex on Mar 13, 2010



godius333 on Mar 13, 2010


Is there something wrong with me? I think this movie looks terrible. And I usually have pretty good taste, liking both critics picks and pure popcorn movies. But I just have no desire to see this one.

jackson Isaacson on Mar 13, 2010


#10 There is nothing wrong with your taste in movies, what's wrong is you coming into leave a comment about a movie no one is forcing upon you and making it seem like the worst movie ever. It's an original concept, and usually people that go on to say stuff like "I just have no desire to see this one" are first in line for their tickets. Nice try, though.

Perseus on Mar 13, 2010


Sweet! Can you buy these anywhere?

Ben on Mar 14, 2010


I can understand where #10 is coming from I too, I thought that this movie was going to be stupid but after seeing the trailers this movie is now on my list of must see movies for 2010. When I first saw pictures of this movie I really thought it was going to be totally stupid but after watching even the first trailer I was totally blown away by how awesome this movie will be I can't wait to see it this and Iron Man 2 will be the best movies of 2010 with out a doubt.

Anti-Fox on Mar 14, 2010


Whoa now, #11. The whole point of these message boards is for people to give their opinions and discuss, so I'm completely justified in offering mine. I never said anything to imply it is "the worst movie ever". And I never acted as if it was being forced upon me. I merely said it didn't look so good to my movie-going appetite. I'll definitely give it a chance and a watch. Hopefully it'll prove me wrong, because I never hope a movie will be bad. I won't be first in line though, and I probably won't pay $10 to see it. But I'll get it on Netflix. Plus, it just doesn't even make sense that the people who don't care to see a movie would be "first in line for their tickets" if they don't care to see it.

jackson Isaacson on Mar 14, 2010


jackson Isaacson: get a life

Marshmalou on Mar 14, 2010


jeeze why is everybody hating on jackson, he is completely entitled to his opinion and its not like he is trolling around saying "this movie sux balllllls!!!!" or anything, he is giving his opinion... get off his nuts. with that being said, these are AWESOME!! and i am super stoked for this movie, i think i too am in love with hit girl, she is just so amazing...

FritzHatesAlex on Mar 14, 2010


I'm on the fence on this movie. I'll check it out, but if I walk out disappointed I wont be surprised,

People's Champ on Mar 14, 2010


#17 got it right? is there to mutch hype about this movie Kick ass, it better be good after all this press or people are going to be disappointed.

Cineprog on Mar 15, 2010


The first poster works, the other two look like they were done in Microsoft word and someone added a texture in photoshop. Vintage posters have amazing typography, these don't. Quite looking forward to the film anyways.

Crapola on Mar 15, 2010


I'll wait for DVD

Big John on Mar 15, 2010


I met Christopher Minz-Plasse aka Red Mist bka McLovin last weekend in Austin at a sushi restaurant and he was a very nice, appreciative young man. Word around SXSW was that Kick-Ass lived up to and extended the hype for it's full-on premiere coming up soon.

branden on Mar 15, 2010


#16 pedophile? kidding.

Xerxex on Mar 15, 2010


high dollar garbage....I'll save my $$$ for something good....

slopshoe smith on Mar 17, 2010

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