Movie Website Designs: Examples and Current Practices

Sometimes it can be an interesting experience for web designers looking around at sites that differ from web design industry. And it is even more interesting for movie lovers who are not satisfied with just watching a movie .they always search for all the details related to their favorite film like the cast, inspiration behind a story, fresh news about it and etc.

Movies are a big part of the entertainment industry and from past few years, their websites have become a critical part of their overall success.

The main purpose behind movie website is to do well at the box office in order to make it financially successful. Also, makers run their trailers and other videos on the internet that help them to engage audiences and encourage them to buy tickets online.

A movie website is the best solution to help them find what they looking for and provide some entertainment at the same time.For details visit this site.

A movie website must include

• Plenty of videos, including trailers,
• Easy access to showtimes and online ticket purchasing,
• Cast bios and other general info.

In today’s article, we’ll look at the websites of major motion pictures to see what types of websites are being created.

Trends of Current Movie Websites

1. FLASH

Flash

2. LARGE BACKGROUND IMAGES

Background Image

3. VIDEO/TRAILERS

Gran Torino Trailer

4. SHOW TIMES AND TICKET INFO

Ticket Info

5. SPLASH PAGES

Paul Blart Splash Page

6. DISPLAY OF NOMINATIONS AND AWARDS

Benjamin Button Nominations
7. SHORT PAGE LENGTH

Unborn

8. SOCIAL NETWORKING /MEDIA INTERACTION

Social Networking - Revolutionary Road

9. DOWNLOADS

Downloads

10. WIDGETS

Widget

Showcase of Movie Websites

TAKEN 

Taken

PAUL BLART: MALL COP 

Paul Blart: Mall Cop

THE UNINVITED 

The Uninvited

HOTEL FOR DOGS 

Hotel for Dogs uses a splash page that allows visitors to find local showings and get tickets, but not much else.

Hotel for Dogs
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GRAN TORINO 

The website of Gran Torino is fairly similar to that of Taken, with a large dark background image and the trailer playing in the center of the screen.

Gran Torino

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE 

Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire has a splash page that displays the movie’s many nominations, awards, and positive reviews.

UNDERWORLD: RISE OF THE LYCANS 

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

If you are involved in creating movie websites, hope this article will help you to improve your movie website designs. Do you like movie websites? What are your thoughts on this? Please share with us in the comments section.

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