Movie trailers can be as dull and formulaic as movies themselves can be. But also like movies, sometimes a movie trailer can be a real work of art in its own right. Sometimes a movie trailer can be better than the movie it’s advertising. For Episode 50’s Top 6 segment, we’ve compiled lists of our favorite movie trailers. What are yours?
As always, we recommend listening to the episode before reading further.
- The Shining (1980) [Trailer]
- Alien (1979) [Trailer]
- The Matrix (1999) [Trailer]
- Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) [Trailer]
- I, Robot (2004)
- Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
- Comedian (2002) [Trailer]
- Any Movie Trailer In Which Alfred Hitchcock Appears In Person [Psycho Trailer, The Birds Trailer, Marnie Trailer, North By Northwest Trailer, Frenzy Trailer]
- Every Movie Trailer Made Between Roughly 1930 and 1950
- Kill Bill, Vol. 1 (2003) [Trailer]
- The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) [Trailer]
- Twister (1996) [Trailer]