Movie marquee designs in America are closely related to the social, political, and economic forces of the 20th century. The invention of the automobile influenced many elements of theater architecture. The marquee in particular became larger, and stood out from the street to serve as a physical and aesthetic landmark from other businesses along the sidewalk. The shape also evolved from a small rectangle to a trapezoid, making it more readable to automobile traffic. Sometimes, you’ll see two (or more) movies that probably shouldn’t be placed next to each other. Continue reading for more.

10. 40 Year Old Virgin / March of the Penguins

9. Vampires Suck / Other Guys

8. Just Go With It / Sucker Punch / Justin Bieber: Never Say Never

7. There Will Be Blood / Definitely, Maybe

6. Harry Potter / Knocked Up / Evan Almighty

5. Spy Kids / Blow / Pokemon

4. Lincoln / Bullet to the Head

3. Seven / Show Girls / To Die For / Halloween

2. Erin Brockovich / Screwed / My Dog Skip

1. Transformers / Sex Tape