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JASON'S BEST: The 30 Best Film Trailers of all Time (Return to Jason's Best Main Page)


Who doesn't love the movie previews? Over the years, there have been some thoroughly original, entertaining, haunting, and unique film trailers that have gone above and beyond the standard film trailer. Here are 30 that rank as some of the best. Either they were great because of the anticipation they managed to build for a long awaited film, or a teaser that created such an amazing excitement for the film, these were the ones I thought were the best.

30. FORREST GUMP

29. CASABLANCA

28. MILK

27. THE MATRIX RELOADED

26. BACK TO THE FUTURE (First Teaser Trailer)

25. THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT

24. CLOVERFIELD (Teaser Trailer)

23. LITTLE CHILDREN

22. FIGHT CLUB

21. ALL 3 TRAILERS FOR THE LORD OF THE RINGS MOVIES


20. STAR WARS EPISODE III REVENGE OF THE SITH (First Trailer)

19. INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE (Early production trailer)

18. GODZILLA (Teaser trailer)

17. SCHINDLER'S LIST

16. NIXON

15. TAXI DRIVER

14. PSYCHO

13. THE SHINING (The Blood in the Hallway Trailer)

12. SAVING PRIVATE RYAN (First Trailer)

11. 300

10. SPIDER-MAN (Original Teaser Trailer with World Trade Center towers banned after 9/11)

9. EYES WIDE SHUT

8. SOUTH PARK: BIGGER, LONGER, & UNCUT (Teaser Trailer)

7. LADY IN THE WATER (Teaser Trailer)

6. THE GODFATHER PART III

5. ALIEN

4. STRANGE DAYS (Teaser Trailer)

3. THE EXORCIST

2. COMEDIAN

1. TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY (Assembly Line First Teaser Trailer)