These pictures are pinback buttons that I have owned at one time or another that promote science fiction movies. These were giveaways. Most are from the 1980 and 1990s. Back then, it was very common to promote a movie this way. Most I received from attending science fiction conventions. Now, film companies rarely promote a film with free
Sphere pinback button
Species pinback button
Promotional pinback for the film "Soldier" starring Kurt Russell
Pinback button for the Alec Baldwin film
Teaser promo button for the first Matrix film.
Pinback Button for the film The Puppet Masters, very loosely based on the
classic Robert A. Heinlein book.
The Adventures of Pinocchio
Naked Lunch Pinback button
This is a tiny 1" button. Guess they didn't think the third Lethal Weapon
film was worth full-size buttons.
Pin to promote the first Men In Black (M.I.B.) film
Promo button for the animated film The Iron Giant
Yes, I actually went to the opening weekend of E.T. (I'm that old), and this
was the button given away at the movie theater.
Pin to promote the summer 1994 premiere of the Flintstones movie
Back before they were "Syfy", the
Sci-Fi channel distributed these pinback buttons to promote their launch in
September of 1992.
Another great promotional pin from the Sci Fic Channel, used to promote
their Friday night original programming Farscape.
Stargate Pinback Button
Not science fiction, but definitely fantasy, The Green Mile starring Tom
Event Horizon pinback button
The Devil's Advocate pinback button showing Keanu Reaves and Al Pacino