Philadelphia Font

About Philadelphia Font

Philadelphia font here refers to the font used in the poster of Philadelphia, which is an American drama movie released in 1993 starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington.

The font used for the movie title in the poster is probably Compacta Light Compressed. Designed by Fred Lambert in 1963, Compacta is reminiscent of the extremely narrow, sans serif stenciled typefaces of the 1920s. The typeface is a commercial one and you can view more details about it here.

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Compacta Typeface in Use

In addition to Philadelphia, Compacta typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: The Fugitive, Disney Bolt, The Last of Us, Borderlands, Pillowtalk (Zayn), Wild Wild West, Lego Dimensions, How to Train Your Dragon, Hell’s Highway, Road To Hill 30, Team Fortress 2, Pitch Perfect, Gazprom, Straw Dogs, Pretty Woman.

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