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Don't Ever Cross Alex Cross: The 10 Most Awful Movie Poster Taglines

Photo of Oliver Lyttelton By Oliver Lyttelton | The Playlist October 17, 2012 at 12:16PM

This week marks the less-than-eagerly awaited release of "Alex Cross," which sees inexplicably popular drag artist Tyler Perry take up the mantle of the titular police psychologist played by Morgan Freeman in "Kiss The Girls" and "Along Came A Spider." There are many amusing/baffling things about the film, but perhaps first among them is the poster tagline: "Don't Ever Cross Alex Cross." Presumably thought up by a frazzled intern during a toilet break after alternatives like 'Don't Make Alex Cross Cross," "You're Across From A. Cross" and "Cross Alex Cross Alex Cross Cross Cross," it'll be impressive if anything dumber appears on a movie poster this year.

5. "Hombre"

"Hombre means man. Paul Newman is Hombre."

Thanks for clearing that one up. We hope we get a knock-off of this for the poster for the "Arrested Development" movie. "Hermano means brother. Michael Bluth is Hermano."

Hombre poster

This article is related to: Features, Alex Cross, Tyler Perry