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.
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