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At Back to the Past we have a wide array of original movie posters, lobby cards, and other movie and TV show memorabilia. Vintage Hollywood memorabilia and posters new and old!

Mankind does not live on comics and vintage toys alone, we need movie posters, too!

At Back to the Past Collectibles, we love our movies. From classic sci-fi like Star Wars, Aliens, Forbidden Planet, and Blade Runner, or adventure films like Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, and so many more – we are always on the hunt for anything we can find about the movies.

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Movie Posters for Sale

We carry Onesheet posters, both original release and reprints, personality posters, programs, press kits, even film clips, clocks and mugs about our favorite films. The weirder, the better!

Vintage TV Show Collectibles

But these great collectible finds don’t just stop with the movies, they are also found for great TV shows like Twilight Zone, Star Trek, I Love Lucy and many others pass through our doors.

Here’s just a few of the types of TV and Movie Materials we handle:

  • 20th Century Fox
  • Ghostbusters
  • Onesheet posters
  • Star Wars
  • Coffee mugs
  • I Love Lucy
  • Publicity Stills
  • Indiana Jones
  • Handbills
  • Jurassic Park
  • Threesheet posters
  • Star Trek
  • Press kits
  • Paramount
  • Aliens
  • Personality posters
  • E.T.
  • …and lots more!

Our Back to the Past Collectibles HQ is in Wixom, Michigan, in the Metro-Detroit area.

Click here for hours, location and directions.



Frequently asked questions about buying movie posters.

How can I tell if a movie poster is original?

Mostly by paper quality and age. The older a movie poster is, the better chance it is original. Many older movie posters contain, and NSS information tag number, but this is not always true. Each poster has its own fingerprints for ways of determining when it was printed.

What details are on a movie poster?

Movie posters almost always contain the title of the film, and often the names of main actors or production crew. Additionally, movie posters will contain other information to inform viewers about the movie.

Is it worth buying original movie posters?

It depends on what you are after. If the most important thing to you is strictly the image, there are many cheaper ways of finding a reproduction. But, if the pedigree of the poster itself has value to you, then yes, it is worth investing in original movie posters. Generally speaking, original posters for fan favorite movies will appreciate in value over time.

Why are movie posters so expensive?

Most original movie posters were displayed in theaters, which means that the great majority of them have damage from use. This includes tack holes, dogears, rips, or other damage. Because of this, finding original movie posters in high grade is very rare. Thus, they are pricey.

Are original movie posters double-sided?

Before the 1980s, most movie posters are one-sided, but around that time it became normal for posters to be printed double sided so that their colors would pop better in lit marquees.

Is it worth it to frame a movie poster?

Framing is expensive, so before spending a lot of money to frame an 8-dollar poster you want to make sure that the poster is worth it. Original, high value movie posters are definitely worth framing to protect their condition and value.

Are movie posters a good investment?

Blue chip fan favorite movie posters are a great investment, as they will maintain and appreciate in value over time. It is important that the posters are original and high grade to achieve the best return.

What is the most valuable movie poster?

Metropolis (1927) sold for a record breaking 700 thousand dollars in recent history.

Are movie posters worth anything?

Original movie posters for fan favorite films, in a high grade, can be worth substantial amounts of money. But to be honest, the majority of modern movie posters are worth between ten and twenty dollars.

Is there a market for movie posters?

Yes, there is a substantial market for movie posters, especially if they are rare and high-grade examples.

How do people get movie posters?

Online sources like eBay have a lot of movie posters, as well as reputable dealers like Back to the Past Collectibles which is a great source!


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Back to the Past Collectibles is the premier auction house for vintage collectibles and memorabilia of all kinds!

We offer treasures from both our own warehouse and other consignors from across the country.

Main event auctions are held in our physical showroom (COVID-safety permitting) and are broadcast online via, so you can attend whether or not you’re from our local neighborhood. Most auction events have a 1-hour inspection and registration window, so you can take your time looking over the lots.

The buzz you’ve heard is real. It’s a lot of fun to attend our onsite live events, so we invite you to come and check it out!

If you’re unable to join us in person on auction day, we highly recommend using Proxibid to place absentee bids and attend online.


Cool People With Cool Stuff!

Purveyors of the Best in Vintage Collectibles Since 1990

When you step into our Wixom headquarters it’s obvious that we possess a relentless passion for vintage treasures. You’ll always find something new in our weekly online auctions and on our massive eBay store, with new inventory listed every week!

If you’re looking to make some cash or do some trading with your comic books, figurines, vinyl, magazines or just about any vintage collectibles or memorabilia, we’d love to meet you.

Come and visit! You’ll feel right at home.