10 Ways Trailers Let You Know A Movie Is Secretly Awful

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  • Published: 02 October 2019
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  • Buk kak3 Sunrise
    Buk kak3 Sunrise  2 hours back

    When it says directed by Zack Snyder

    • Cerpuj Films
      Cerpuj Films  5 hours back

      Whenever I’m trying to find something to watch with my mum and there’s a trailer that reveals everything about the movie, we just look at each other and say ‘well we’ve seen it now’ and look for something else. Thanks McDonald’s.

      • Crystal Summer
        Crystal Summer  5 hours back

        What we want: Suicide Squad 2 with the same main characters

        What they gave us: Birds of Prey with only the same Harley Quinn

        • Elchicolastic Cordova
          Elchicolastic Cordova  7 hours back

          I notice the dialogue , if its bad than the movie might be bad since trailers are a colección of many scenes with dialogue

          • Marc Tradler
            Marc Tradler  18 hours back

            Yes, Birds Of Prey will be toxic trash. Oh well...

            • TheName IsRED
              TheName IsRED  22 hours back

              giving away major plot points is a sign that there's nothing else to offer

              • TheName IsRED
                TheName IsRED  22 hours back

                I hate being in the cinema and wanting to watch every movie because the trailers are so aesthetic

                • Thomas Miles
                  Thomas Miles  1 days back

                  Was Midsommar, A Star is Born, or Halloween considered an awful movie?

                  • Evett C
                    Evett C  1 days back

                    So Onward is going to suck. Since they gave out their entire plot with the newest trailer.

                    • aplsos112
                      aplsos112  1 days back

                      Does a youtube video not make money if it's below 10 mins? Gawd, that intro was neverending

                      • Oskand
                        Oskand  2 days back

                        You're right, this video was terrible. Like most of the clip you showed was from good movies, not bad ones

                        • Nico Bally
                          Nico Bally  2 days back

                          10 Ways People Are Judging and Hating a Film Just Because the Trailer is Not Perfect

                          • Jake Waterfall
                            Jake Waterfall  2 days back

                            Why put the best joke in the trailer?

                            • Deimos Cain
                              Deimos Cain  2 days back

                              Bright Burn and Joker are Both GOOD Movies!!!!

                              • BaldeBalde SaPagkaPogi

                                Simple TRUE REASON a youtube video is bad - it makes hasty generalizations (almost all on your list) - which is a logical fallacy and no way to base a criteria whether a movie will be good or bad.

                                • Kevin Murry
                                  Kevin Murry  2 days back

                                  Got to remember this.

                                  • Julian Donnell
                                    Julian Donnell  3 days back

                                    Some of the movies you have on this background feed are Oscar winners with huge critics and audience scores that are actually good but yea I agree with most of this.

                                    • Crazy Guy
                                      Crazy Guy  3 days back

                                      Why show a clip for the joker trailer for a bad trailer then

                                      • Arielle Macuch
                                        Arielle Macuch  19 hours back

                                        I was wondering that, too. I fucking loved The Joker !

                                    • kim jj chou
                                      kim jj chou  3 days back

                                      Basically any film the critics dont like is a good film

                                      • leesway
                                        leesway  3 days back

                                        You keep showing Detective Pikachu, but I ended up enjoying that.

                                        • thatbratshinji
                                          thatbratshinji  3 days back

                                          Midsommar wasn't bad tho...

                                          • Sergio Vicencio
                                            Sergio Vicencio  4 days back

                                            Why the heck is Midsommar a bad film example? The movie is brilliant!

                                            • Paul Laing
                                              Paul Laing  4 days back

                                              Starring Kristen Stewart.

                                              • Mike Andersen
                                                Mike Andersen  4 days back

                                                OK, some good points. BUT I bet if we were all to go back and watch trailers to our favorite movies, most would have at least a couple of these infractions. I think the bigger problem is that the trailer making industry just follows popular formulas. Yes they try to make bad movies seem good, but in the same ways they try to make good movies look good.

                                                • screaminmeani
                                                  screaminmeani  4 days back

                                                  Hey. Just a quick fyi, "gyp" as in cheated is a word based on gypsy which is a slur.

                                                  • Elijah Wolfe
                                                    Elijah Wolfe  4 days back

                                                    "'Two thumbs up!' Says Chang's Chinese takeout menu!"

                                                  • Jackamoly
                                                    Jackamoly  4 days back

                                                    Producers often do lots more than just the budget, they can be involved creatively and have a massive impact. Just look at ‘The nightmare before Christmas’ it’s got Tim Burton written all over it but he only produced. So maybe do your research before spouting shit.

                                                    • Col. Commissar Ibram Gaunt

                                                      When its show a bit that's is obviously the end, you know its going to suck.

                                                      • SilverSparrow9 / Matchst1ckk

                                                        Twitter reviews in the trailer. Everytime, the movie is a dud.

                                                        • Glenda Johnson
                                                          Glenda Johnson  4 days back

                                                          Most of the films you showed in this video are great movies so I’m confused 😐

                                                          • even1313
                                                            even1313  4 days back

                                                            "From the producers of..."


                                                            *looks weirdly at the Zombieland II trailer*

                                                          • Guadalupe Peters
                                                            Guadalupe Peters  5 days back

                                                            Talks too much!

                                                            • Sour Official
                                                              Sour Official  5 days back

                                                              Is it just me or is what culture just hating on movies now

                                                              • David Evans
                                                                David Evans  5 days back

                                                                “How to spot a bad movie” *shows scenes from multiple good movies*

                                                                • Dragon Associates
                                                                  Dragon Associates  5 days back

                                                                  Fraternity level jokes? Kinda like the annoying guy who makes at least one crude Mother/Sex joke that's really dumb and tries to be as lewd and sexual as possible? hmm, I wonder if this WhatCulture channel on YouTube is worth my limited time on this planet.


                                                                  I am glad he isn't hosting this video though. Something about when a guy with herpes breakouts all over his mouth makes a point to make a lude sexual mom joke (Not limited to but includes horses and bestiality more often than not.)

                                                                  • Euan Smith
                                                                    Euan Smith  5 days back

                                                                    I went to watch "Joker" last Friday, which wasn't bad; but I got my money's worth, as they showed the trailer to "Gemini Man" which included the entire plot, so I can save my money and not have to go and watch that. It's a shame really, as it looks like "Gemini Man" could be quite fun... If I didn't know the entire plot.

                                                                    • Unimaginative Username

                                                                      when trailers do that fast stuttering baseline accompanied by flickering on screen that shows you a glimpse but nothing substantial

                                                                      • ImmaPandaRawr
                                                                        ImmaPandaRawr  5 days back

                                                                        “The blockbuster movie of the summer”
                                                                        “The best romantic comedy this year”
                                                                        “Critics agree, this movie is great fun”
                                                                        *Well known actor slowly turns to camera and says a cheesy one liner at the end of the trailer to tease that they are in the film.*

                                                                        My favorite though is the trailers that play crazy epic music but shows scenes that don’t match the music lol. Like the song alone can somehow convince us this movie will be great.

                                                                        • bub777
                                                                          bub777  1 days back

                                                                          Oh and my favorite: "#1 Movie in America".

                                                                      • Clara Schneuwly
                                                                        Clara Schneuwly  5 days back

                                                                        from producer....one-off my favorite : world arward nominee, or at the time of vh Siskel’s and Herbert’s two thumb’s up. . Have a look to the trailer of the hitchhiker’sguide to the galaxy, the trailer of trailers, cheers. Avoid the names Ridley Scott, and J J Abraham’s

                                                                        • Grunthos The Flatulent

                                                                          I've NEVER eaten macdonalds

                                                                          • Grunthos The Flatulent

                                                                            Man of steel was FUCKING AMAZING. Michael Shannon was a freak

                                                                            • Grunthos The Flatulent

                                                                              You all know what berk means, don't you? It's rhyming slang.

                                                                              • Matthew Duncan
                                                                                Matthew Duncan  5 days back

                                                                                Please tell me I'm not the only one.

                                                                                • Matthew Duncan
                                                                                  Matthew Duncan  5 days back

                                                                                  Did no one like Brightburn? I loved it.

                                                                                  • Amelia Edwards
                                                                                    Amelia Edwards  5 days back

                                                                                    I loved the Dunkirk trailers I saw when the film was approaching release. They gave you a 10 second (if that) snippet of a plane flying or a bomb dropping on sand. They then gave the title of the film. One, they didn't give anything about the plot away besides the basic setting. Two, they trusted audiences to know enough about the historical event to add in whatever else we needed to know rather than spoon feeding it to us like most war film trailers do.

                                                                                    • dannie holzer
                                                                                      dannie holzer  5 days back

                                                                                      The Horse and Hound Easter egg 😂

                                                                                      • T 2017
                                                                                        T 2017  5 days back

                                                                                        Update.

                                                                                        Having 90 percent of the film in the trailer.
                                                                                        Having a director and main star come out and say fans are toxic and (insert hateful stereotype generalisation of a whole group to prove you are nice and virtuous)
                                                                                        Scoring 90 percent and higher on rotten tomatoes
                                                                                        Appearing on late night comedy shows all who love your movie

                                                                                        • Shane O' Mac
                                                                                          Shane O' Mac  5 days back

                                                                                          Sometimes trailers don't give enough info, like it's just a mashup of images and scenes that make no dam sense and the dialog is so vague it could be about anything, I hate those, they're usually first trailers