10 Ways Trailers Let You Know A Movie Is Secretly Awful

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  • Published: 02 October 2019
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  • J L
    J L  5 minutes back

    Inglorious bastards was a great movie! Even A Star is Born! How come they put their scenes in here?

    • C-BIZ OFFICIAL
      C-BIZ OFFICIAL  4 hours back

      Why do they keep using joker footage in this ?

      • Callum Brunton
        Callum Brunton  6 hours back

        Thick of it reference, nice.

        • Dustin Reed
          Dustin Reed  9 hours back

          There is no secret they made it obvious. Birds Of Prey and Black Christmas are going to be complete garbage.

          • ReelKev
            ReelKev  9 hours back

            Good content but a lot of the movies here are good ones.

            • Winston Smith
              Winston Smith  9 hours back

              ALL MATTRESS SETS INCLUDE A 10 YEAR WARRANTY

              • Jeff Mcleod
                Jeff Mcleod  12 hours back

                Before watching this video: The less dialogue from the movie is shown in the trailer, the worse the movie is.

                • Golden moments
                  Golden moments  17 hours back

                  What a pointless video.

                  • Joshua Plotkin
                    Joshua Plotkin  19 hours back

                    did you seriously put Dunkirk as a terrible movie? that movie was fucking awesome you idiot!!!!!

                    • Elijahvincent coronado
                      Elijahvincent coronado  20 hours back

                      11. If the poster for the movie is basically the plot

                      • d.marie_radha
                        d.marie_radha  22 hours back

                        who tf chose the images for this video? like... maybe try relevant choices? next time? for funsies?

                        • Sam Handwich
                          Sam Handwich  1 days back

                          How many of these actually indicate a bad movie? Showing reviews from random critics, not showing the main actor and meh jokes. Sound bite overuse, fades and giving away plot points is just bad trailer design more than anything.

                          • aliquidcow
                            aliquidcow  1 days back

                            Occasionally though, you get a trailer that makes the movie looks terrible and/or completely misrepresents it, but the movie turns out to actually be good. A recent example would be Booksmart - based on the trailer alone I would not have touched that movie with a ten foot pole, but it turned out they'd just taken the most broad comedy moments from a film that's nothing like that. Another much older example is the film East is East, where again they trailed it as a wacky comedy whereas it's actually more of a drama (and a very good one, though I only appreciated that on second watch). I guess in these cases they feel it's impossible to accurately convey the tone of the film in two minutes, so they sell it as something else instead.

                            • Kai Anderson
                              Kai Anderson  1 days back

                              the "better" looking the trailer, the worse the movie usually.

                              • Mimah 101
                                Mimah 101  1 days back

                                The Birds of Prey one I already knew. It looks stupid as hell and in starting to hate Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, never even liked Harley as a character to begin with but I like her in Suicide Squad.

                                • david mckay
                                  david mckay  1 days back

                                  This is not a good way to judge a movie like actually watch the movie

                                  • Zoe Ann Jordan
                                    Zoe Ann Jordan  1 days back

                                    *gets shitty trailer advertisement during this video*

                                    • McSwiggins Inc.
                                      McSwiggins Inc.  1 days back

                                      You haven't a fucking clue what you're talking about

                                      • AnzuP
                                        AnzuP  1 days back

                                        Yet the original terminator 2 trailer gave away that Arnold is the good guy this time around...

                                        • Julian Zabala
                                          Julian Zabala  2 days back

                                          Yeah but sometimes even great movies doubt themselves and use some of these elements in trailers. It's humble, I'm cool with that.

                                          • dimXlights
                                            dimXlights  2 days back

                                            The first ever movie trailer I've ever seen that I knews was going to be a bad movie, was rocket man. You can tell they were copying Bohemian Rhapsody but didn't have the same quality.

                                            • The Troll Killer
                                              The Troll Killer  2 days back

                                              A gay list made by a gay man.




                                              Nah, I'm just kidding. But for real though this list is pretty terrible.

                                              • Terri Register
                                                Terri Register  2 days back

                                                Thank you for this video! These tips will save me lots of time and money. I am forever grateful to you for that. Thanks again 😇

                                                • MsTriangle
                                                  MsTriangle  2 days back

                                                  Birds of Prey is going to be a stinker

                                                  • Aegon the Spartan
                                                    Aegon the Spartan  2 days back

                                                    The joker trailer was the best trailer i have ever seen. You are a 0 in cinema man. You are just a real joke

                                                    • Eva BK
                                                      Eva BK  2 days back

                                                      This would be better with examples from the actual trailers he describes

                                                      • Andrew Wishon
                                                        Andrew Wishon  2 days back

                                                        Forgot the random sound effect repeated over and over faster and faster and then the screen flashes with every repeated sound effect.

                                                        • Jadyn Sauro
                                                          Jadyn Sauro  2 days back

                                                          GOOD BOYS WAS GREAT WHAT EVEN

                                                          I feel like there are some great movies shown in this (like midsommar?? which i didnt even watch but I've watched so many videos about it, I basically have AND JOKER WHICH WAS AMAZING)

                                                          But i think we can all agree that the new fantastic four was a waste of time and money

                                                          • rashelley89
                                                            rashelley89  2 days back

                                                            I know a 'The Thick Of It' quote when I hear one.

                                                            • Andrew Hart
                                                              Andrew Hart  2 days back

                                                              I think you should have called the tropes of modern movies trailers

                                                              • Emilie
                                                                Emilie  2 days back

                                                                I will never not notice this stuff now. DAMN IT! Or, thank you. Either way, I'll always be looking for this stuff in trailers now.

                                                                • my crazy life
                                                                  my crazy life  2 days back

                                                                  I kind of feel like this isnt what the video says it is and is just whatculture nitpicking like a little b*tch just so people can hear them for no reason.

                                                                  • my crazy life
                                                                    my crazy life  2 days back

                                                                    Childs play had the whole from the producers thing and that was great

                                                                    • Septien Patterson
                                                                      Septien Patterson  2 days back

                                                                      Number 1 is the most egregious of all

                                                                      • Violet Blue
                                                                        Violet Blue  2 days back

                                                                        Midsommar, maleficent 2, brightburn are kinda great. IDK what are you talking about...

                                                                        • Katie Cheshire
                                                                          Katie Cheshire  2 days back

                                                                          Subscribing purely because you referenced The Thick of It

                                                                          • Robert Madsen
                                                                            Robert Madsen  2 days back

                                                                            I want my "In a World...." trailers back.

                                                                            • Gerardo Cardona
                                                                              Gerardo Cardona  3 days back

                                                                              If it’s an all female cast, you’re going to have a bad time

                                                                              • Lucian David
                                                                                Lucian David  3 days back

                                                                                Dude, your WhatCulture vids are bad. I’m not subscribing!

                                                                                • One Monty
                                                                                  One Monty  3 days back

                                                                                  How many ads must we sit through?? 🤬🤬

                                                                                  • Fabian Holzmann
                                                                                    Fabian Holzmann  3 days back

                                                                                    Why showing a clip of „Midsommar“ then?

                                                                                    • b1bbs g0t h4nds
                                                                                      b1bbs g0t h4nds  12 hours back

                                                                                      exactly. that movie was incredible and the trailer didn't give it away or show it would be bad because it wasn't bad

                                                                                    • F.B.I - Wall Breaker
                                                                                      F.B.I - Wall Breaker  13 hours back

                                                                                      Because if, with no explanation what so ever.

                                                                                  • recentevil
                                                                                    recentevil  3 days back

                                                                                    #11) If you see the name JJ Abrams or Rian Johnson anywhere in the trailer, it's a stinker for sure.

                                                                                    • Kc Wit
                                                                                      Kc Wit  3 days back

                                                                                      another hint I find extremely reliably is millennial/modern times pandering. If you see a reference to Facebook, a selfie, or any other caricature of modern times that does not really belong in the movie, don't both seeing it.


                                                                                      one of my favorites has to be the fantastic four, when they land on the alien planet and someone "takes a selfie for Instagram". if a movie is pandering down at this level, it has nothing to offer but pandering.

                                                                                      • Tanuki Man
                                                                                        Tanuki Man  3 days back

                                                                                        There was one good thing in the Fantastic Four movie: Kate Mara. Rowr!

                                                                                        • JC Trashie
                                                                                          JC Trashie  3 days back

                                                                                          Amazing Spider-Man 2 had SUCH potential?! If only Sony wasn’t so damn stupid?!

                                                                                          • joseph remiasz
                                                                                            joseph remiasz  3 days back

                                                                                            God this was useless..

                                                                                            • Brent Pilgrim
                                                                                              Brent Pilgrim  3 days back

                                                                                              Yup...I’m getting the same vibe from Birds of prey that I got from suicide squad

                                                                                              • The Mad Titan
                                                                                                The Mad Titan  4 days back

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