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More and more trailers are having spoilers in them. I was gonna watch Jessabelle. The trailer for it had one of the major movie changing twists in it that ruined it all for me. Now I don't even want to watch the movie anymore :cuss:

imo it's better off if we just pick movies to watch by reading their ratings alone instead of watching their trailers or reading their full reviews. Because every trailer is guaranteed to have some spoilers in them. Some like Jessabelle's are downright moronic.

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Agreed Dib. If there is a movie I know I'm going to watch then I try to avoid any and all trailers because they do ruing the movie. Trailers actually follow the rule of the movie. The trailer will cover the first, second and third act and in that order in the trailer. Not sure what they are thinking with that.
 

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I love the idea of trailers, but holy shit I hate it when they show WAY to much of the movie in the trailers before it's released in cinemas.

TASM2 just recently suffered from this problem, I saw the whole bloody movie by watching the 3-4 trailers it put out during the months leading up the release.
 

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As with most things, the French do it better. :punk
 

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I wish they would only show trailers in the theaters before movies. That is the only time I really want to see them anyway. Get me hyped for the next movie I will want to see while watching a current one.
 

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It's getting out of control now. There should be a maximum of 2 maybe 3 trailers at most and they should only be about 2 minutes long.

Legendary so far have done a good job of promoting Godzilla, they've shown just enough to get us excited but nothing spoiler'ish.

I am going to try my best to avoid everything to do with Interstellar, I want to approach that movie with a blank canvas.
 

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The Place Between The Pines has the best trailer because you think it is giving a lot away, but its setting you up to be shocked and surprised.
 

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I love the idea of trailers, but holy shit I hate it when they show WAY to much of the movie in the trailers before it's released in cinemas.

TASM2 just recently suffered from this problem, I saw the whole bloody movie by watching the 3-4 trailers it put out during the months leading up the release.
Spiderman 2 is one of the worse offenders, it shows the very last scene of the movie with Rhino in it and also shows what happens to Gwen.
 

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Honestly don't have this complaint at all. It occasionally happens with comedies that aren't that funny but that's really all I can think if.
 

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The Place Between The Pines has the best trailer because you think it is giving a lot away, but its setting you up to be shocked and surprised.
This was also the case with Lake Placid. I went to see it thinking it would be a monster/horror movie based on the trailers and laughed myself silly upon discovering it was a comedy. That actually made it a better experience overall.
 

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I'm grateful for The Cabin in the Woods's trailer not ruining it.

But I'm pretty sure I'll never see Neighbors (which has gotten stellar reviews!?!?) because the constant, unfunny trailers have ruined my impression of it.
 

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Godard made fun of this on the trailer of Film Socialisme, which is basically the full movie on fast-foward


But yeah, Trailers give too much away and not only that, most of the times they advertise the movie like an entire different entity of what the movie really is, which in perspective ends putting the crowd off when they see a completely different thing than what they are expecting. The more blatant case of this is The Village.

Even more, sometimes the trailer are better movies than the movies they're advertising :lmao

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As with most things, the French do it better. :punk

And this :p
 

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Probably the most spoilerific trailer was Terminator Salvation. The trailer TOLD US that Sam Worthington's character was a Terminator. They didn't tease it or allude to it. They flat out told us, point blank.

I watch the movie and the entire first half of the film is dedicated to setting up the big reveal that he's a Terminator. WHAT?!? So your trailer spoiled your big twist? On paper, the idea of a man not knowing he's a Terminator and having that revealed to him is actually pretty interesting, but not if you FREAKING SPOIL IT!!!

For me, trailers should establish mood. I shouldn't know everything about the movie before I see it. I should be interested in wanting to see it. Probably the best trailers I've ever seen were the original previews for The Exorcist. Those trailers showed almost nothing, but they are haunting and had I been around at the time the movie originally came out, those trailers would have made me want to see it.
 

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There was a film a couple of years ago with Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz & Naomi Watts (Dream House? something like that) and the trailer flat out spoiled the big twist. fpalm
 
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