This 1408 (2007) trailer is another trailer for a Stephen King movie adaptation; this film is directed by Mikael Hafstrom. This trailer is an excellent example of how to set up the premise for the film and introduce the characters. John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, and Mary McCormack star in 1408.
Robert Rodriguez's From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) trailer does a terrific job of highlighting all the elements you want to see in this film. Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, and Juliette Lewis star in From Dusk Till Dawn.
Frank Darabont's The Mist (2007) trailer teases Stephen King's movie adaptation. This trailer focuses a great deal on the crowd that is sheltering in the grocery store with some teases of the creatures outside. Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, and Laurie Holden star in The Mist.
Before the Scream franchise became trash, Wes Craven delivered Scream (1996). This trailer focuses a great deal on the intro scene and then introduces us to Sidney. Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette star in Scream.
Francis Lawrence's Constantine (2005) was one of the very first Rated R comic book adaptation movies, the Hellblazer comic books. There was just so much detail in here and references that many folks did not understand the film but looking back at the trailer again now, after streaming on Netflix too, I have a lot of appreciation for what this movie was able to deliver now. This trailer shows in the first fifteen seconds that…
I have so many fond memories of Neil Jordan's Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994). This trailer spliced so many of the great scenes together in a fantastic way. All the beauty, horror, despair, and action summed up in this trailer. Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, and Antonio Banderas star in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles.
Until we can get a Hellboy 3 movie made, we are just stuck watching the first two movies. Here is the trailer for the first Hellboy (2004) film directed by Guillermo del Toro. The first 30 seconds of this trailer make you feel like you are about to see a James Bond intro then the direction changes back to the supernatural realm. Ron Perlman, Doug Jones, and Selma Blair star in Hellboy.
This trailer for Gore Verbinski's The Ring (2002) sets up the basic premise of the film in the first 30 seconds of watching the video. The rest of the trailer introduces you to the characters that will need to overcome this supernatural haunting. Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, and Brian Cox star in The Ring.
I remember watching this movie trailer for Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow (1999) thinking Johnny Depp fits the role of Ichabod Crane so well. Tim Burton's style of making movies fit this film interestingly. Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, and Miranda Richardson star in Sleepy Hollow.
Watching Alejandro Amenabar's The Others (2001) trailer brought back memories of the film and looking at the trailer again, the whole thing was teased throughout the video. I watch it now thinking, "Yeah I know what you are talking about" with a little chuckle. Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, and Fionnula Flanagan star in The Others.
Matt Reeves' Cloverfield (2008) delivered another version of the POV movie style. This trailer spares no shaky-cam but shows a lot of action scenes because of it. Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, and Lizzy Caplan star in Cloverfield.
Watching this trailer for John McTiernan's Predator (1987) brings back so many fond memories of the action hero, specifically Arnold Schwarzenegger. Another classic trailer with that heavy narrative voice at every scene. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, and Kevin Peter Hall star in Predator.
James Wan's Saw (2004) became an instant horror fan favorite, and it all started when I saw this movie trailer. The Saw movie trailer pulls no punches with Jigsaw. Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, and Danny Glover star in Saw.
Ruben Fleischer's Zombieland (2009) was another hit with most zombie fans and left them wanting more, but the Zombieland sequel has only been rumored throughout the years. This movie trailer is great in every aspect and deserves to be watched again. Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, and Woody Harrelson star in Zombieland.
A cult favorite to many zombie fans, Edgar Wright's Shaun of the Dead (2004) trailer serves as an awesome refresher to the comedy horror film. Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Kate Ashfield star in Shaun of the Dead.
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960) movie trailer is a classic movie trailer that splices so many of the classic scenes featuring Norman Bates. This trailer is a real treat as it shows that black and white trailers can be just as good. Agree or disagree, tell us what you think in the comments below. Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, and Vera Miles star in Psycho.
James Cameron directed Aliens (1986), the sequel to Ridley Scott's Alien (1979) film. Such a significant difference watching an older trailer that you forget the magic back then. Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, and Carrie Henn star in Aliens.
Ridley Scott's Alien (1979) took horror fans into outer space and resulting from great scenes, and we loved it. I know many of you may not remember this movie trailer or perhaps, never even saw it so enjoy. Tell us what you think of this trailer below. Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, and John Hurt star in Alien.
Christopher Nolan's Inception (2010) broke new ground, and this trailer brings back those memories. Watch the trailer again and tell us what you think. Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Ellen Page star in Inception.
John Campopiano and Justin White are bringing us their Pet Sematary (1989) documentary film about the process of making the film and more titled Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary (2015) via Terror Films. Oddly, this film has been five years in the making, so you already know it is fully featured with many aspects of the films not seen before. Watch the trailer below and leave us your thoughts on it. You…
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