Movie posters convey the entire content and tone of the film, piquing the audience's interest and persuading them to come to the theatre. As a result, we can confidently assert those movie posters are more than just promotional items. It is also the primary design feature that captures the attention of a viewer. Take a look at some of the most divisive Chinese movie posters.
1. Lao Nan Ren Li Xian Ji
When most people in China think of piracy, they think of the street vendor in Shanghai who sells bootleg DVDs. A Chinese website has made a compelling case that the Chinese film business is plagiarising far more. Wenxuecity.com recently looked at various Chinese movie posters and tried to figure out where they got their ideas. This movie is one of them.
2. Hot Summer Days
A scorching summer heatwave engulfs Chinese land, and the film follows the lives of many characters during this period. There's chauffeur Wah, who uses text messages to woo foot masseur Li Yan, air conditioner repairman Ah Wai, who is smitten by biker girl Ding Dong, a master sushi chef who rejects writer Wasabi's love, and country hick Da Fu, who tries to impress teddy bear factory worker Xiao Qi by standing out in the hot noon sun for 100 days, as well as photographer Leslie Guan and his assistant, who are attempting to.
3. Dear Enemy
A post on Offbeat China, a site about Chinese Internet culture, uncovers cinema posters for some of the films released in the United States and elsewhere that have been repurposed to advertise Chinese films. The use of schmaltzy, second-rate American movies like Valentine's Day, or Daddy Day Camp in Chinese cinema is quite humorous.
4. Sophie’s Revenge
This film is a co-production between Perfect World Pictures and CJ Entertainment from South Korea. South Korean postproduction studios Blue Cap and HFR provided sound and effects support as well. According to reports, China Film Group distributed "Sophie's Revenge" on more than 1,000 screens across China on August 14, although the poster was plagiarised.
The films that have their Chinese counterparts. China is stealing ideas for movie posters. This movie is one of them too.
6. Fit Lover
Zhang Jianya directed Fit Lover, a 2008 Chinese romantic comedy. A divorced man must select between a dozen ladies in the previous film. Karena Lam's character in Fit Lover had to select between various prominent guys. However, the poster was plagiarised.
7. Welcome To Sha-Man Town
Shama Town is well-known for its mythology of buried treasures. When the mayor of Shama Village attempts to promote the town as a tourist attraction, it only attracts a gang of international robbers looking for buried treasures, but the billboard is copied.
The live-action remake of the cartoon classic, which just opened in Chinese theatres today, was expected to attract a new generation of Disney fans in China. Instead, it appears to be a colossal flop. It only made roughly $1 million in advance sales, adding to the picture’s controversy.
9. Cheonma Haenggong
Without authorization, Chinese sci-fi films use Halo artwork for posters. The sign of the master chief in the Halo artwork is inverted left and right, causing controversy in a Chinese sci-fi film. Chinese netizens who spotted the sign have also expressed their displeasure with the film distributor.
10. Star Wars
Although the movie is from a different country, the Chinese movie poster version of it raises many questions. On the previously released international poster for JJ Abrams film, Boyega, who plays rogue stormtrooper Finn, is one of the main leads. However, he is shrunken Shama Town is well-known for its mythology of buried treasures. When the mayor of Shama Village attempts to promote the town as a tourist attraction, it only attracts a gang of international robbers looking for buried treasures, but the billboard is copied. The size of supporting characters in the Chinese version, released after the announcing of a 9 January release date in the world's most populous nation.