I saw the trailer for “American society of magical Negroes” and it looked kinda funny in the first 20 seconds, then the trailer went on to show what I’m pretty sure was literally everything in the movie.

Are there any other trailers that made you lose all interest in seeing it because it showed literally everything?

  • @andrewta
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    Basically all trailers in the last ten years. They reveal so much you are just watching a cliff notes version of the movie.

  • @Today
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    The worst is when you go see a comedy and the only funny parts were in the trailer.

    • @ericbombOP
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      “Oh that has funny jokes!”

      “Oh… they were the only good jokes.”

      • @[email protected]
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        Holy cow, yes. I didn’t hate the movie, but it definitely was not what was presented in the trailer.

    • @[email protected]
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      More often in my experience, all the funny jokes from the trailer were cut from the actual film.

  • @[email protected]
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    Terminator 2. The ad campaign and trailers revealed what had the potential to be an amazing reversal of expectations well ahead of time. I actually got to see it with a friend who was out of touch enough to not have seen any spoilers; I wish I’d had his experience.

    • @[email protected]
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      A friend of mine told the The Matrix was about a guy who could move really fast.

      I was so glad he didn’t spoil it for me.

    • @[email protected]
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      829 days ago

      It was an amazing movie with the twist given away in the trailer. I can’t imagine how much more amazing it would be without knowing the twist.

      • Björn Tantau
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        I’m eagerly counting down the hours until my kids are old enough to watch Terminator with me. Hopefully they can stay spoiler free until then. Luckily the franchise did everything it could to not stay relevant.

  • Trollivier
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    As ridiculous as this movie was, I always thought that the trailer for Star Wars Episode I : The Phantom Menace shouldn’t have shown Darth Maul’s double bladed lightsaber.

    • @[email protected]
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      Yes, but that cool factor was more valuable as a marketing tool than a reveal in the film. It wasn’t a plot point so, I don’t blame them too much but it did reduce the impact in the cinema.

    • @[email protected]
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      After that happened in the movie, I was angry that a big moment had been denied me. I basically stopped watching trailers of any film I intended to see that day.

      People who are into movies say that the trailer is a part of the experience. But I’d prefer to go in completely unspoiled.

      • @[email protected]
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        This happened for me with the scene in one of the new star trek movies where they play beastie boys while busting out of a cloud or something. Idk, it was a really cool scene, but I was mad that I’d already seen it in the trailer. It’s ludicrous. I still complain about it to my wife to this day.

      • @[email protected]
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        I’m the same. If I know I’m going to watch some thing I don’t what the trailer. People get pissed off when I ask them not to talk about the trailer in front of me too.

  • MentalEdge
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    I basically don’t watch trailers anymore. I’ll read a synopsis and look at some aggregate scores.

    Ideally though I’ll just ask someone I know for what they’ve seen that’s good.

    The only time I watch trailers anymore is when I trust the people involved to leave me with nothing but confusion and questions. Like the Death Stranding trailers that Kojima puts together.

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    I saw Get Out without knowing anything about it. Very effective movie if you were expecting a romantic comedy like Meet the Parents, lol. If I’d seen a trailer I wouldn’t have been nearly as blindsided by the horror turn of events.

    • Color 🎨
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      Oh yeah, it’s definitely a movie you should watch completely blind! I went in not knowing what to expect at all and felt delightfully unsettled throughout. I’m not sure how I somehow managed to avoid all the trailers 😂

  • @[email protected]
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    Also, that couple second teaser before the trailer starts. Why do they do that shit now?

    • @TastyWheat
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      explosion TRAILER random shocked face BEGINS dog taking a piss outside next to stuntmen NOW

      Yes guys that’s why I fucking clicked it, I know how the play button works you idiots!

    • @wildcardology
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      They put the video as ads., If people didn’t skip it after that 2 second bit then the trailer continues.

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    Prometheus showed literally every good shot from the movie including the titular spacecraft colliding with an alien spaceship at the very end, but then maybe that’s ok because the trailer was much better than the actual movie.

  • FlashMobOfOne
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    For me it was Marvel Studios’ Civil War.

    Leaking Spiderman’s appearance was too much. I don’t watch movie trailers at all anymore.

      • FlashMobOfOne
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        Yeah, that would have been so much more fun if it hadn’t been spoiled ahead of time.

  • Björn Tantau
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    Terminator: Genisys has the big reveal right in the trailer. I think if they had left that out it could have at least redeemed that steaming pile of shit a little bit.

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      I was a kid when it came out and I’d never seen the first one by that point, but Terminator 2 did the same as nobody knew Arnie was a good guy in the second one until they spoiled it in the trailer.

      • @ours
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        Old trailers were either enigmatic and gave you the vibe of the movie or would just show you “hey, here’s all what this movie is about” and go over each major plot point.

  • Meowing Thing
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    Basically all mainstream ones since the 2000s. Nowadays I skip trailers entirely to not spoil the movies for me.

  • @[email protected]
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    I mute trailers and just watch the first 20 seconds to see if the film’s atmosphere matches my current mood. Haven’t had a trailer spoil the film in years this way

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    The trailer for Green Lantern gave away the best parts of the show, but it wasn’t actually good. I saw the trailer in the theater, turned to my girlfriend and said, “I think we may have seen everything good about that movie.” Turned out I was right.