Gremlins poster easter egg: The hidden E.T./Amblin silhouette you never knew was there (PHOTO).

The Gremlins Easter Egg You Never Knew Was There

The Gremlins Easter Egg You Never Knew Was There

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June 26 2014 2:29 PM

The Gremlins Easter Egg You Never Knew Was There


Companies like Disney and Pixar are well known for the Easter eggs they hide throughout their movies, but some hidden gems are more difficult to find than others. The latest such example, from the classic poster for Gremlins, was apparently unknown until this week, around the movie’s 30th anniversary, when a reader brought it to the attention of /Film

You’re unlikely to spot it looking at the full poster:

The original Gremlins poster.

Movie poster courtesy of Warner Bros.


But if you zoom in:

gremlins poster

That’s the E.T.-inspired logo of Steven Spielberg’s production company, Amblin Entertainment, which also produced Gremlins.


(Left) Image courtesy of Amblin. (Right) Poster courtesy of Warner Bros.

(Via Cinema Blend.)

Aisha Harris is a Slate culture writer and host of the Slate podcast Represent.