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Submitted on Jun 1, 2006
by mibishibi

Identified fonts

Melior
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Identified by emechip
Major Production NF (Nick's Fonts)
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Identified by Mike F.
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anyone know the font of the movie ratings?

3647d 15h 16m 3s ago

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J-Louise Heron:
3647d 14h 44m 45s ago
philippedada:

also, the ‘NC’ is not the same font as the ‘RPG’

3647d 14h 37m 41s ago
Mike F.:

Font identified as Major Production NF.

My understanding is that there is no font. These are just graphics (and, as Philippe alluded to, inconsistent in style). I knew, though, that I had seen a new release font that mimics these but couldn’t find it until now (it was referred to on Typophile.com).

I predict that this font, which incorporates both movie titling and MPAA ratings symbols, becomes a best seller for Nick Curtis.

3640d 23h 57m 58s ago
Eyehawk:

Great find, Mike!

3640d 22h 56m 6s ago
philippedada:

jus' LOVE it when mixed mess becomes the STANDARD '

3640d 19h 44m 53s ago
Eyehawk:

Yes, that ‘C’ will always look out of place.

3640d 19h 40m 1s ago
dafont_n00b:

Believe me, it’s definitely a font. I saw a poster at the movie theater yesterday that all the text was written with the font. I don’t think they would make characters and not a whole font family.

3322d 2h 16m 55s ago
J-Louise Heron:

John - are you part of dafont.com?

And it was not unusual for each movie production house to stick whatever font they wanted for a rating system...

Maybe one day they will get their act together.

3322d 2h 11m 13s ago
imagi:

Pretty font !!

3320d 19h 7m 11s ago
emechip:

Font identified as Melior.

Appears to be derived from old Linotype version of the Melior font, possibly extended to some degree.

2876d 23h 5m 3s ago
drlaporksha:

Case marked solved.

2681d 16h 4m 39s ago
nskyers@[17345].com:

Melior is a good guess, but it’s not the same. You can see that the serifs in the movie rating font are rounded. Although Melior has similar rounded brackets, (as seen on the ‘P’ or the ascender of the ‘R’) the serifs are square.

Also, there is a rectangular shape caused by the drastic contrasting stroke weight that is quite noticeable in forms such as ‘G’ and in the bowl of the ‘R’ or the ‘P’. Melior, being a very circular typeface, lacks this.

The contrasting stroke widths in the poster font create a more rectangular shape that is quite noticeable in forms such as ‘G’ and in the bowl of the ‘R’ or ‘P’.

2314d 13h 54m 41s ago

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