This trailer for Paul W.S. Anderson's Resident Evil (2002) highlights every aspect of the movie that made it a personal favorite horror game adaptation of mine. With a huge focus on action and horror, a winning trailer for horror game movie crossovers. Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, and Ryan McCluskey star in Resident Evil.
David Fincher's Alien 3 (1992) movie trailer delivers a short version of what we are in store for in this installment of the Alien franchise. The background music fits, but some may find it a little too eerie for this film. Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, and Charles Dance star in Alien 3.
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.