In this age and time, it is hard creating something original and the same applies to movie marketing. But every now and then, a trailer comes that makes everything look fresh thus demanding your attention and teasing you to have a glimpse of the movie itself.
Here are the top 10 movie trailers that you might just love
10. The Lord of The Ring: The Fellowship of The Ring
The trailer of The Lord of The Ring: The Fellowship of The Ring took viewers into a fantasy of its own, thus making this 2001 epic fantasy film to scoop four Oscars at the 74th Academy Awards in different categories: Best Original Score, Best Makeup, Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects.
9. Back To The Future
This is a science film directed which star Christopher Lloyd, Crispin Glover, Lea Thompso, Michael J. Fox, and Thomas F. Wilson and was directed by Robert Zemeckis. Much as the movie was a novel, its trailer too was a novel of its own.
8. The Matrix Reloaded
The trailer of The Matrix, which is a 2003 science fiction action film was a hit just like the movie itself. Directed by Wachowski Brothers, the trailer of this movie made the audience to eagerly await for the sequel of The Matrix. The trailer promised that the sequel will be more intense than the prequel.
7. Saving Private Ryan
This is a 1998 epic war film which was directed by Steven Spielberg. What made this movie tick to the extent that it gathered $481,840,909 is its trailer. It helped to generate the buzz for this movie.
6. Forrest Gump
This is a 1994 epic romantic drama and comedy directed by Robert Zemeckis and which starred Mykelti Williamson, Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sally Fields and Robin Wright. It won six Oscars which included: Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Picture, Best Film Editing and Best Visual Effects. The character Forrest Gump which was played by Tom Hanks even from the trailer, became the favorites to audiences.
5. The Blair Witch Project
Directed by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez, this 1999 movie though a low budget film, became a commercial success due to its trailer. It earned the film 11 times its budget.
This is a 2008 science fiction directed by Matt Reever and it was the most talked about 2008 film due to its trailer. Fans were not disappointed at all when they watched the film based on its trailer.
3. Terminator 2 : Judgement Day
This 1991 film was one of the most awaited for film due to its trailer which marketed it so well and made the audience to eagerly want to watch the movie on its release.
2. The Godfather Part III
This is a 1990 crime film and it is credited for bringing out one of the finest trailers of all times and which made it to be sold out! This film was directed by Francis Ford Coppola and it starred, Diane Keaton, Andy Gracia and Al Pacino. It featured George Hamilton, Bridget Fonda, Eli Wallach, Sofia Coppola and Joe Mantegna. Due to its trailer, it bagged seven Oscar nominations at the 63rd Academy Awards.
This 1979 film was a landmark on its own which starred Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Sigourney Weaver, Harry Dean Stanton, Ian Holmes and Yaphet Kotto. The director of this superb movie was Ridley Scott. Alien is considered to be among the best horror movie and science fiction to ever be made. The trailer was equally horrific and it depicted the claustrophobia, horror and tension that the characters of the film experienced thus making it one of the best trailers of all times.
From the above, trailers can make or break a movie. Trailers have made movies sell in large numbers like the Godfather, Saving Private Ryan and the likes. This is just but a caution to film makes to put as much effort in their trailers as they put in their film production.