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Top Gun (1986) movie poster

Contributed by Jayce Wheeled on Mar 29th, 2021. Artwork published in .
    British movie poster, signed by Tom Cruise.
    Source: www.sothebys.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    British movie poster, signed by Tom Cruise.

    From Wikipedia:

    Top Gun is a 1986 American action drama film directed by Tony Scott, and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, in association with Paramount Pictures. The screenplay was written by Jim Cash and Jack Epps Jr., and was inspired by an article titled “Top Guns” published in California magazine three years earlier. The film stars Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, and Tom Skerritt.

    The Top Gun logo uses ITC Machine Medium. The unknown designer added wing-like features to both sides of the text, and increased the counter size of the O, P, G and U. The taglines use ITC Franklin Gothic Black Italic. Blurb set in Univers Extended. The movie credits use Univers Ultra Condensed.

    US one sheet
    Source: ic.pics.livejournal.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    US one sheet

    US Subway one sheet
    Source: filmartgallery.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    US Subway one sheet

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    • Univers Ultra Condensed

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    1 Comment on “Top Gun (1986) movie poster”

    1. Isn’t that Futura (Condensed Bold Italic?) for the tagline on the US one-sheet version ?

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