Nothing could be more familiar than the original Star Wars poster, featuring Darth's head looming over our light saber-wielding heroes. But that poster has gone through a lot of mutations in its lifetime, as the movie journeyed across the globe. Here are some of the weirdest and most obscure Star Wars posters in existence.

The very first Star Wars poster by Brothers Hildebrandt, 1976, before the film was introduced

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A New Hope, Italy, 1977, by Michelangelo Papuzza

A New Hope, Romania, 1977

A New Hope, Israel, 1977

A New Hope, Japan, 1977

A New Hope, US, 1977, Drew Struzan

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A New Hope, Poland, 1978, by Jakub Erol

A New Hope, Hungary, 1979, by András Felvidéki

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A New Hope, Hungary, 1979, by Tibor Helényi

The Empire Strikes Back, Hong Kong, 1980

The Empire Strikes Back, France, 1980

The Empire Strikes Back, Japan, 1980

The Empire Strikes Back, Japan, 1980, Noriyoshi Ohrai

The Empire Strikes Back, Turkey, 1980

The Empire Strikes Back, Hong Kong, 1980

The Empire Strikes Back, Germany, 1980

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The Empire Strikes Back, Romania, 1981

The Empire Strikes Back, Hungary, 1982, by Tibor Helényi

The Empire Strikes Back, Poland, 1982, Jakub Erol

The Empire Strikes Back, Poland, 1983, Miroslaw Lakomski

Return of the Jedi, Hungary, 1984, by Tibor Helényi

Return of the Jedi, Turkey, 1983

Return of the Jedi, Poland, 1984, Witold Dybowski

Russia, 1990, by Yury Bokser and Alexander Chantsev

Russia, 1990, by Yury Bokser and Alexander Chantsev

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Russia, 1990, by Yury Bokser and Alexander Chantsev

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Russia, 1990, by Yury Bokser and Alexander Chantsev

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