Marlon Brando, one of the greatest actors of all time, would have turned 99 on April 3, 2023. He was known for his raw and naturalistic acting style and for bringing complex and unforgettable characters to life on the screen. Brando's performances in films like The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, and On the Waterfront have made him an enduring icon of Hollywood's golden age.
To commemorate his 99th birth anniversary, we've compiled a list of our most creative and unique fan art and alternative posters inspired by some of his most famous films.
The Godfather is perhaps Brando's most famous film, and it has inspired countless artists and designers to create their own interpretations of the iconic mafia drama. One of our most striking alternative minimalist posters for the film features a closing door symbolizing the iconic last scene from the film.
Another creative fan art piece for The Godfather features the two fishes facing opposite directions which is a Sicilian message that signifies the death of Luca Brasi. The overall design is simple yet powerful, capturing the essence of the movie and the iconic character.
On the Waterfront
On the Waterfront is another classic film that features Brando in a powerful and emotional role. One of the most striking alternative posters for the film features a stylized double-exposure image of a pigeon with a ship at sea set against the backdrop of a city. The poster captures the gritty and emotional tone of the film and is a tribute to Brando's unforgettable performance.
In Apocalypse Now, Brando plays Colonel Walter E. Kurtz, a rogue military officer who has gone insane in the jungles of Vietnam. One of the most striking alternative minimalist posters for the film features a snail crawling along the edge of a blade. The poster captures the film's dark and surreal tone and Brando's intense and unforgettable performance.
Another creative fan art piece for Apocalypse Now features a silhouette of a US soldier with a surfboard on a beach, surrounded by the film's iconic imagery of helicopters flying on the horizon. The artwork captures the film's haunting and immersive atmosphere.
Marlon Brando's legacy lives on through his iconic performances, and the fan art and alternative posters that we've highlighted in this post showcase the incredible creativity and talent that his work has inspired. Whether you're a fan of The Godfather, On The Waterfront, or Apocalypse Now, there's a piece of fan art or alternative poster available at Popate for you.
If you want to own a piece of this incredible artwork, we encourage you to purchase them. Many of these posters and fan art pieces are available for purchase online, and owning one is a great way to pay tribute to one of the greatest actors of all time.
So why not commemorate Marlon Brando's 99th birth anniversary by adding a unique and creative piece of fan art or alternative poster to your collection? Not only will you be supporting talented artists, but you'll also have a piece of cinematic history that you can treasure for years to come.