Movies with Misleading Trailers


The Top Ten

1 Bridge to Terabithia

It is not a fantasy movie, those elements were included as part of the kids' dreams.

2 Jarhead
3 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
4 The Rules of Attraction
5 Executive Decision
6 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

If the trailer was made better, I would have liked the movie more. - listotaku17

The trailer really shouldn't have put so much focus on the live-action segments if said live-action segments only make up about LESS than half of the film. Still a pretty decent movie, though. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

7 The Place Beyond the Pines
8 Hook
9 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
10 Adventureland

The Newcomers

? Star Wars: A New Hope
? Brave

The Contenders

11 Sucker Punch

Even though this one was intentional.
The movie tried to lure in voyeurist viewers, and then exposed them on-screen. The trailer suggested a light hearted fantasy action flick with "hot chicks", but the movie is more psychological, dwelling on the emotional pain of the female characters who are sold to men. It has three parallel storylines: in the first one, a girl in an asylum is about to be lobotomized, being helpless to the men who judge her fate. The second one is symbolic, the asylum turns to a brothel, the lobotomy to being sold to a costumer. In the second storyline also has the protagonist and the ther women in captivity trying to get items needed to flee. The third storyline is the only containing fantasy and action elements. It is symbolic for getting the items, by featuring the women as heroines on a mission. This storyline is the only one in which the girls dominate and are able to defeat many enemies and overcome obstacles. This is again symbolic: with each item ...more - Martin_Canine

12 The Emoji Movie

Honestly, the trailer wasn't that misleading. Because it already showed that the movie was going to suck. And it did. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

13 Drive
14 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
15 Transformers: The Last Knight

The plot of the film is recycled and it felt scribbled with crayons. Special effects and explosions looked great which was the best part. Anything else? Don't waste your time watching it.

16 Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice
17 Suicide Squad
18 Alien 3
19 The Invisible (2007)
20 Angel Eyes (2001)
21 Godzilla (2014)
22 Pan's Labyrinth
23 Ghost World
24 The Skeleton Twins
25 Kingsman: The Secret Service
26 Contagion
27 The Cabin in the Woods
28 Funny People
29 Birdman
30 Kick-Ass
31 Our Idiot Brother
32 Blue Valentine
33 Avengers: Infinity War
34 Scream
35 The Cable Guy
36 Colossal
37 Transformers: Age of Extinction
38 Passengers
39 Unbreakable
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