On Feb. 10, "Star Wars - Episode I: The Phantom Menace" gets re-released in 3D. There are many things about "The Phantom Menace" not to like: Jar Jar Binks, Jake Lloyd, the taxation of galactic trade routes. There is one thing that we all did seem to like: Darth Maul.

The only problem? Darth Maul is in "The Phantom Menace" for about ten minutes. If that. Of course, Maul's lack of screen time did not prevent Lucasfilm from putting him front and center on the new re-release posters. "Hey, remember this guy? You liked him. Come see this movie again." Maul's dominant presence on the poster is borderline false advertising.

To illustrate this, we've prepared six more re-release movie poster from some of your favorite films, and what they might look like if they were prepared for a re-release in the same manor as "The Phantom Menace."


"In 1986, Oliver Stone released his groundbreaking account of the Vietnam War. This spring, Johnny Depp returns as... Lerner."

"The Thin Red Line"

"Golden Globe winner George Clooney is Capt. Charles Bosche!"

"J.D. & Thelma & Louise"

"Hey, it's Brad Pitt!"

"Saving Private Ryan"

"You loved him in 'Fast Five.' Now, relive Vin Diesel as Private First Class Adrian Caparzo!"

"Top Gun"

"Experience the magic of Tim Robbins as Merlin in 'Top Gun,' again!"

"Apocalypse Now"

"This summer, the man who brought you Indiana Jones and Han Solo is back, as Colonel Lucas!"

(Images by Catarina Ferreira)

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