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John Alvin (II) (1948–2008)

John Alvin is the entertainment industry's preeminent designer and illustrator of film posters. From "Blazing Saddles" to "E.T." to "The Lion King," John has designed and illustrated some of the world's most recognized film posters. His poster for "The Phantom of the Paradise" was exhibited in the Smithsonian Museum as one of the best posters of ... See full bio »

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 2008 The Music Box (Short) (poster artist - uncredited)
 2007 Enchanted (poster artist)
 2007 Luna: Spirit of the Whale (TV Movie) (poster artist)
 2006 Shipwrecked (Short) (poster artist)
 2001 The Majestic (poster artist)
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (poster artist - uncredited)
 2000 The Emperor's New Groove (poster artist)
 2000 Dinosaur (poster artist)
 1999 Fantasia/2000 (poster artist)
 1999 The Iron Giant (poster artist - uncredited)
 1999 Pokémon: The Movie 2000 (poster artist)
 1999 Tarzan (poster artist)
 1998 Mulan (poster artist - uncredited)
 1998 Quest for Camelot (poster artist)
 1997 Mousehunt (poster artist)
 1997 Hercules (poster artist)
 1997 Cats Don't Dance (poster artist)
 1996 Space Jam (poster artist)
 1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (poster artist)
 1996 DragonHeart (poster artist - uncredited)
 1995 Waterworld (poster artist)
 1995 Judge Dredd (poster artist - uncredited)
 1995 Batman Forever (poster artist - uncredited)
 1995 Fluke (poster artist)
 1995 A Goofy Movie (poster artist - uncredited)
 1995 Tall Tale (poster artist)
 1994 The Jungle Book (poster artist)
 1994 A Troll in Central Park (poster artist)
 1994 North (poster artist - uncredited)
 1994 Little Big League (poster artist)
 1994 The Lion King (poster artist - uncredited)
 1994 Thumbelina (poster artist)
 1994 Greedy (poster artist - uncredited)
 1994 Iron Will (poster artist)
 1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (poster artist - uncredited)
 1993 The Three Musketeers (poster artist)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (poster artist - uncredited)
 1993 The Saint of Fort Washington (poster artist)
 1993 The Man Without a Face (poster artist)
 1993 Wilder Napalm (poster artist)
 1993 Heart and Souls (poster artist)
 1993 My Boyfriend's Back (poster artist - uncredited)
 1993 Jurassic Park (poster artist - uncredited)
 1993 Made in America (poster artist - uncredited)
 1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn (poster artist - uncredited)
 1992 Scent of a Woman (poster artist - uncredited)
 1992 Toys (poster artist - uncredited)
 1992 Leap of Faith (poster artist - uncredited)
 1992 Under Siege (poster artist)
 1992 1492: Conquest of Paradise (poster artist - uncredited)
 1992 Innocent Blood (poster artist)
 1992 Sarafina! (poster artist)
 1992 Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (poster artist)
 1992 Stay Tuned (poster artist - uncredited)
 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (poster artist - uncredited)
 1992 Cool World (poster artist)
 1992 Patriot Games (poster artist)
 1992 Far and Away (poster artist - uncredited)
 1992 Leaving Normal (poster artist)
 1992 Year of the Comet (poster artist - uncredited)
 1992 The Babe (poster artist - uncredited)
 1992 Sleepwalkers (poster artist)
 1992 Newsies (poster artist)
 1992 Radio Flyer (poster artist)
 1991 JFK (poster artist - uncredited)
 1991 Hook (poster artist - uncredited)
 1991 The Addams Family (poster artist - uncredited)
 1991 Cape Fear (poster artist - uncredited)
 1991 The Butcher's Wife (poster artist)
 1991 Ernest Scared Stupid (poster artist - uncredited)
 1991 By the Sword (poster artist)
 1991 Deceived (poster artist)
 1991 Meeting Venus (poster artist)
 1991 Showdown in Little Tokyo (poster artist)
 1991 Doc Hollywood (poster artist - uncredited)
 1991 Regarding Henry (poster artist - uncredited)
 1991 Dying Young (poster artist - uncredited)
 1991 The Rocketeer (poster artist)
 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (poster artist)
 1991 Soapdish (poster artist - uncredited)
 1991 Oscar (poster artist)
 1991 Talent for the Game (poster artist)
 1991 Nothing But Trouble (poster artist)
 1991 Flight of the Intruder (poster artist)
 1991 Once Around (poster artist)
 1991 New Jack City (poster artist)
 1990 The Godfather: Part III (poster artist - uncredited)
 1990/I Havana (poster artist)
 1990 The Nutcracker Prince (poster artist)
 1990 The Rescuers Down Under (poster artist)
 1990/I Jacob's Ladder (poster artist - uncredited)
 1990 Mr. Destiny (poster artist - uncredited)
 1990 Texasville (poster artist - uncredited)
 1990 Come See the Paradise (poster artist)
 1990 Darkman (poster artist)
 1990 Flatliners (poster artist - uncredited)
 1990 The Freshman (poster artist - uncredited)
 1990 Arachnophobia (poster artist)
 1990 Lisa (poster artist - uncredited)
 1990 Joe Versus the Volcano (poster artist - uncredited)
 1990 Lionheart (poster artist)
 1989 Always (poster artist - uncredited)
 1989 We're No Angels (poster artist - uncredited)
 1989 Blaze (poster artist)
 1989 Enemies: A Love Story (poster artist)
 1989 The Little Mermaid (poster artist - uncredited)
 1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys (poster artist - uncredited)
 1989 Old Gringo (poster artist - uncredited)
 1989 Blind Fury (poster artist - uncredited)
 1989 Batman (poster artist - uncredited)
 1989 Renegades (poster artist)
 1989 Leviathan (poster artist)
 1989 Chances Are (poster artist - uncredited)
 1989 Skin Deep (poster artist)
 1989 Gleaming the Cube (poster artist)
 1988 Rain Man (poster artist - uncredited)
 1988 Cocoon: The Return (poster artist - uncredited)
 1988 The Last Temptation of Christ (poster artist - uncredited)
 1988 The Blob (poster artist)
 1988 Willow (poster artist)
 1988 The Milagro Beanfield War (poster artist - uncredited)
 1987 Ironweed (poster artist - uncredited)
 1987 Empire of the Sun (poster artist - uncredited)
 1987 The Sicilian (poster artist)
 1987 The Princess Bride (poster artist - uncredited)
 1987 Innerspace (poster artist - uncredited)
 1987 Spaceballs (poster artist - uncredited)
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons (poster artist - uncredited)
 1987 Project X (poster artist)
 1986 King Kong Lives (poster artist)
 1986 The Golden Child (poster artist - uncredited)
 1986 Solarbabies (poster artist - uncredited)
 1986 The Mosquito Coast (poster artist - uncredited)
 1986 Tai-Pan (poster artist)
 1986 One Crazy Summer (poster artist)
 1986 Running Scared (poster artist - uncredited)
 1986 The Manhattan Project (poster artist - uncredited)
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off (poster artist)
 1986 Raw Deal (poster artist)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (poster artist - uncredited)
 1986 Short Circuit (poster artist)
 1986 Black Moon Rising (poster artist)
 1985 The Color Purple (poster artist - uncredited)
 1985 A Chorus Line (poster artist)
 1985 Spies Like Us (poster artist)
 1985 Legend (poster artist - uncredited)
 1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure (poster artist)
 1985 Cocoon (poster artist - uncredited)
 1985 The Goonies (poster artist - uncredited)
 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary) (poster artist)
 1984 The River (poster artist - uncredited)
 1984 Red Dawn (poster artist)
 1984 Rhinestone (poster artist)
 1984 Gremlins (poster artist - uncredited)
 1983 Scarface (poster artist - uncredited)
 1983 Deal of the Century (poster artist)
 1983 Eddie and the Cruisers (poster artist)
 1983 Curse of the Pink Panther (poster artist - uncredited)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (poster artist)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (poster artist - uncredited)
 1983 Losin' It (poster artist)
 1982 Fanny and Alexander (poster artist - uncredited)
 1982 The Verdict (poster artist - uncredited)
 1982 Trail of the Pink Panther (poster artist - uncredited)
 1982 My Favorite Year (poster artist - uncredited)
 1982 The Pirate Movie (poster artist)
 1982 The World According to Garp (poster artist - uncredited)
 1982 Blade Runner (poster artist - uncredited)
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (poster artist - uncredited)
 1982 Victor Victoria (poster artist)
 1982 Missing (poster artist - uncredited)
 1981 So Fine (poster artist)
 1981 S.O.B. (poster artist - uncredited)
 1981 History of the World: Part I (poster artist - uncredited)
 1981 Outland (poster artist - uncredited)
 1981 Excalibur (poster artist - uncredited)
 1980 Melvin and Howard (poster artist - uncredited)
 1980 Flash Gordon (poster artist - uncredited)
 1980 Smokey and the Bandit II (poster artist - uncredited)
 1980 Wholly Moses! (poster artist)
 1980 Serial (poster artist)
 1979 The Frisco Kid (poster artist - uncredited)
 1979 Hanover Street (poster artist - uncredited)
 1978 The Wiz (poster artist - uncredited)
 1978 Mother, Juggs & Speed (TV Short) (poster artist)
 1978 Big Wednesday (poster artist - uncredited)
 1977 High Anxiety (poster artist - uncredited)
 1977 The Turning Point (poster artist - uncredited)
 1977 Bobby Deerfield (poster artist)
 1977 Sorcerer (poster artist)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (poster artist - uncredited)
 1976 From Noon Till Three (poster artist - uncredited)
 1976 The Last Hard Men (poster artist)
 1975 Lucky Lady (poster artist - uncredited)
 1975 Royal Flash (poster artist)
 1975 Smile (poster artist - uncredited)
 1975 Bite the Bullet (poster artist)
 1975 Rancho Deluxe (poster artist - uncredited)
 1974 Young Frankenstein (poster artist - uncredited)
 1974 Phantom of the Paradise (poster artist - uncredited)
 1974 The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (poster artist)
 1974 The Nickel Ride (poster artist - uncredited)
 1974 Our Time (poster artist)
 1974 Conrack (poster artist)
 1974 Blazing Saddles (poster artist - uncredited)
 1972 Fritz the Cat (poster artist)
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