Funny Font Friday 1

Ratatouille movie poster

Here are five movies (of many) from fontmeme.com to make you giggle, laugh, or perhaps snort. See also my post Funny Font Friday 2, a silly alphabet book ca. 1850. 


Parks and Recreation Font

parks and recreation tv

Parks and Recreation is an American television sitcom starring Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department of Pawnee, a fictional town in Indiana. It uses the same filming style used in The Office, with the same implication of a documentary crew filming everyone.

The font used for the title of the TV show is Champion Gothic Heavyweight. Originally developed for Sports Illustrated, the Champion Gothic is a sans serif font created by Hoefler & Co. and it is inspired by the American woodtypes of the late nineteenth century. You can view more details about it on typography.com

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Champion Gothic Typeface in Use

In addition to Parks and Recreation, Champion Gothic typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: Messengers, Tourist History, Straight Outta Compton, Made in the A.M..


Ratatouille Font

Ratatouille font here refers to the font used in the poster of Ratatouille, which is a 2007 computer-animated comedy movie produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The movie tells the story of an anthropomorphic rat named Remy who dreams of becoming a chef and tries to achieve his goal by forming an alliance with a Parisian restaurant’s garbage boy.

The movie title in the poster features a serif font with very small serifs, which is probably Copperplate Condensed Medium designed by Frederic W. Goudy and released by the American Type Founders in 1901. You can view more details about it here. For the fonts used for the Disney and Pixar logo, you can find them here and here respectively.

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Copperplate Typeface in Use

In addition to Ratatouille, Copperplate typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: King, Golden State Warriors Logo.


Louie Font

Louie font here refers to the font used in the title of Louie, which is an American comedy-drama television series that revolves around the life of Louie, a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.

The font used for the title in the promotional poster and the DVD box above is probably Mr Bubble, a comic font designed by Gaut Fonts. You can download it for free here. For the title card in the TV show, it is probably Cooper Black, a heavily weighted, old style serif typeface designed by Oswald Bruce Cooper in 1921. You can view more details about it here.

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Cooper Black Typeface in Use

In addition to Louie, Cooper Black typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: Gold Star Chili, Eat, Sleep, Rave, Repeat, Total Girl, Everybody Hates Chris, Burlington Coat Factory, Goblin, Roseanne, Pet Sounds, Odd Future, Key Club International, Electra Heart, EasyJet, Derek, Comfort Inn, Who is Harry Nilsson.


 

Arrested Development Font

Arrested Development font here refers to the font used in the title of Arrested Development, which is an American television sitcom originally aired on Fox for three seasons and the fourth season was released on Netflix in 2013.

The font used for the title of the TV series is probably Antique Olive Black designed by Roger Excoffon for the French type foundry Olive. More details about it can be found here.

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Antique Olive Typeface in Use

In addition to Arrested Development, Antique Olive typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: Goin’ in Your Direction, The Fast and the Furious, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Rebirth of a Nation, See You Again, General Mills, Fear of a Black Planet, If You Go Away, Close Encounters of the Third Kind.


 

Hangover Font

Hangover font here refers to the font used in the poster title of The Hangover, which is an American comedy film released in 2009. The story follows that three guys travel to Las Vegas for a bachelor party to celebrate their friend’s coming marriage but they end up having to find their friend before the wedding after they waken up from drunkenness.

The font used for the poster title lettering of the film is very similar to Futura Medium, which is a commercial font and it is available for purchase here.

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The Futura font identified above is not available for free, please follow the link above and purchase the font. Meanwhile, you can take a look at our collection of fonts for cars, pop music and apparel as well as round-ups of new & fresh fonts around the web.

Futura Typeface in Use

In addition to Hangover, Futura typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: Beautiful Creatures, People Like Us, Maroon 5, Liv and Maddie (TV Show), Destiny, Supreme, 2001 A Space Odyssey, Forza Horizon, V for Vendetta, The Guilt Trip, Lemme Freak, Chicago, Warframe, Just Do It, Gravity.

Fantasy Font Friday

Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV show poster

Escape to a world that never was in these movies and TV shows. A better world? A worse one? You decide. Via fontmeme.com. Here are six but there are many more.


Spirited Away Font

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Spirited Away is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film tells the story of Chihiro Ogino, a sullen ten-year-old girl who, while moving to a new neighborhood, enters the spirit world. After her parents are transformed into pigs by the witch Yubaba, Chihiro takes a job working in Yubaba’s bathhouse to find a way to free herself and her parents and return to the human world.

The font used for the film title in the poster above is probably Palatino, Hermann Zapf’s first popular typeface, based on his own elegant calligraphy. Designed for the Stempel foundry in 1950, Palatino is said to be one of the top ten most-used typefaces in the world.

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Maleficent Font

Maleficent font here refers to the font used in the poster of Maleficent, which is a 2014 fantasy film directed by Robert Stromberg from a screenplay by Linda Woolverton. The film is a live-action re-imagining of Walt Disney’s 1959 animated film Sleeping Beauty.

The title of the film features a gothic style font, which is very similar to PentaGram’s Malefissent. The font is available in uppercase letters and limited punctuation marks. You can download it for free here.


Return of the Jedi Font

Return of the Jedi font here refers to the font used in the poster of Return of the Jedi, which is an American epic space opera movie released in 1983.

The font use for the movie title in the poster is very similar to Times New Roman Regular. Times New Roman is a commercial typeface but it is available in Windows systems, most Microsoft products as well as Mac OS, where it is called Times Roman. Details about the font family can be found here.

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Times New Roman Typeface in Use

In addition to Return of the Jedi, Times New Roman typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: AirTran Airways, Guess, The Pursuit of Happyness, The Blind Side, Amour.


Avatar Font

Avatar font here refers to the font used in the title of Avatar, which is an epic science fiction film released in 2009. The film tells the story of Pandora, a fictional planet where there are full of rare natural resources and how human beings from Earth travel to Pandora to mine the mineral there.

The font used in the poster title of the movie is very similar to a font called Papyrus designed by Chris Costello. The font is very popular and is considered to be one of the most overused fonts. The font is available as a commercial font and you can purchase it here.

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The Papyrus font identified above is not available for free, please follow the link above and purchase the font. Meanwhile, you can take a look at our collection of fonts for cars, pop music and apparel as well as round-ups of new & fresh fonts around the web.

Papyrus Typeface in Use

In addition to Avatar, Papyrus typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: The Crocodile Hunter, New American Gospel, Catharsis, Resolution, You and Me, Serenity, Sacrament.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer Font

Buffy the Vampire Slayer font here refers to the font used in the logo of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which is an American television series that was broadcast from 1997 to 2003.

The font used in the logo of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is very similar to a font called Buffied designed by GemFonts. The font is available in both uppercase letters and lowercase letters with incomplete punctuation marks and diacritical letters. You can download the font for free here.


The Lord of the Rings Font

The Lord of the Rings font here refers to the font used in the poster title of fantasy adventure film series The Lord of Rings. Based on the novels of J R R Tolkien, the series includes The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King. The trilogy is the sixth highest-grossing film series so far behind Harry Potter, James Bond, Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean and Shrek.

The font used in the poster title for the film is very similar to a font called Ringbearer, which was created by Pete Klassen. The font is free for non-commercial use only. You can download the font for free here.

Family Font Friday

Fun fonts from family films! Via fontmeme.com. Here are five titles but there are many more.


Marley & Me Font

Marley & Me font here refers to the font used in the poster of Marley & Me, which is a 2008 American comedy drama movie about the adorable but naughty and neurotic dog, Marley, from which a family learns important life lessons.

The font used for the movie title in the poster is probably Classical Garamond. The font is a commercial one and you can view more details about it here.

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Classical Garamond Typeface in Use

In addition to Marley & Me, Classical Garamond typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: Mr. & Mrs. Smith.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Font

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory font here refers to the font used in the poster of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which is a 2005 movie based on the 1964 book of the same name by Roald Dahl. The movie centers on Charlie’s tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world.

The movie title in the poster was probably hand drawn, but a font named Chocolate Factory  was created to imitate the “chocolate factory” part lettering. The font is free to use and available in capital letters only. You can download the font for free here.


Bewitched Font

Bewitched font here refers to the font used in the logo of Bewitched, which is an American situation comedy that was broadcast from 1964 to 1972 on ABC.

The font used in the logo of Bewitched is very similar to a font called Witched designed by Mischa Hof. The font is available in both uppercase and lowercase letters and it is free to use. You can download the font for free here.


Battlestar Galactica Font

Battlestar Galactica font here refers to the font used in the logo of Battlestar Galactic, which is an American science fiction television series that was broadcast from 1978 to 1979 on ABC.

The font used in the logo Battlestar Galactica is very similar to a font called Battlestar. The font is only available in capital letters. You can download the font for free here.


Chronicles of Narnia Font

The Chronicles of Narnia font here refers to the font used in the poster title for the film series of The Chronicles of Narnia in 1999. Based on the series novels The Chronicles of Narnia by C S Lewis, the fantasy film series now includes: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Price Caspian and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. The series mainly tells the adventure story of children in the fictional world of Narnia, under the guidance of Aslan, the lion who can talk and also the king of Narnia.

The font used in the poster title for the film is very similar to a font called Narnia Bll created by Bajo La Luna Producciones. The font is free to use. You can download the font for free here.