They Live


1988 Japanese B2 20x28" (51x72cm)

Grade: Very Fine to Near Mint



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English title: They Live

Poster title: ゼイリブ

Poster Year: 1988

Poster Origin: Japanese

Size: B2  20x28"  (51x72cm)

Film title: They Live

Film Year: 1988

Film Origin: USA

Film Directors: John Carpenter

Film Actors: Roddy PiperKeith DavidMeg FosterGeorge 'Buck' Flower

Film Genres: Action| Horror| Sci-Fi

Film Plot: A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

Categories: AuteurCultFilm

Keywords: 1980salienobeypop artpsychedelicskullsunglasses

Grade: C8-C9  Very Fine to Near Mint. Rolled, single-sided. Very minimal handling wear, very slight compression marks along left side

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Price: $175

Long before Quentin Tarantino got famous for making homage genre films, John Carpenter eked out a living in the 70s and 80s doing nearly the same thing but with much less fanfare. They Live was Carpender’s attempt at a body snatchers-type sci-fi invasion film. It’s an amazing critique of Reagan-era economic policies and has developed quite the cult following over the years. Recently, it has only gained in popularity due to the artist Shepard Fairey more or less adopting the film’s anti-consumerism and anti-authority messages with his “obey” series of art.

Brain-wash horror! This Japanese poster has an awesome design that Shepard fairy would definitely dig!


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