Painted movie posters rules, particularly when they take gonzo creative liberties with the films' plots, as Ghanaian and Thai posters sometimes do.

But in each of these hand-painted Russian posters, something is fantastically askew. Maybe it's Shrek screaming silently at passers-by or Heath Ledger's Joker looking like he's extremely bored. Here are a dozen posters where everything looks terribly off.

Alice in Wonderland.

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Anaconda 2.

Avatar.

Bruce Almighty.

The Dark Knight.

Hancock.

Harry Potter.

One of The Matrix films.

Star Trek.

Surrogates.

One of the Terminator films.

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