‘Super 8’ Trailer

J.J. Abrams directs Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, and Ron Eldard in this sci-fi thriller about a mysterious train crash in a sleepy West Virginia town.

Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for the highly-anticipated Super 8, which hits theaters nationwide on June 10. Click on the video player below for the latest video glimpse at J.J. Abrams' sci-fi adventure.

In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.

Super 8 was released June 10th, 2011 and stars Joel Courtney, Jessica Tuck, Joel McKinnon Miller, Ryan Lee, Zach Mills, Riley Griffiths, Gabriel Basso, Kyle Chandler. The film is directed by J.J. Abrams.

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  1. epic_movie_goer

    Michael Giacchino's score sounds so fraking epic!!!!

    4 years agoby @epic-movie-goerFlag

  2. Zak Lee Ferguson

    Doesn't spring anything to mind but, bore!!!!!!

    4 years agoby @Zak-Lee-FergusonFlag

  3. ollie-styrene

    YES!!!!!!! Bring this on!!

    4 years agoby @ollie-styreneFlag

  4. Dan

    @k-man Exactly. I loved that old school build up, building the tension and intrigue until it's almost unbearable, and then you let loose and go nuts in the 3rd act, like how Super 8 appears to be structured. Thank God they didn't show the monster in the trailer, people need to use their heads...

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  5. K-Man

    @rjh094 & @yveske - Uh, I'm not sure what you guys are upset about? Hell, why do you think Jaws was so great.....because we didn't even see the shark until over an hour into the movie.

    That's the problem with movies do these days, especially thrillers......they dont leave it to the audience's imagination as to what is "lurking in the shadows" which, by the way, is always scarier than seeing the creature jump out and run after someone.

    Everything has to be spelled out for audiences these days...

    Now I'm not saying that they wont show the creature because I'm sure they will (and I look forward to seeing what it looks like)......but I say more power to them if they dont have some "big reveal" in the first act of the movie. I say make it mysterious and make the audience anticipate what's to come and whats actually out there.

    Either way, I'm not worried. It's J.J. Abrams.....the guy's a genius. This movie will be fantastic! Cant wait!

    4 years agoby @k-manFlag

  6. Shadow Of The Day

    Nice Trailer.

    4 years agoby @asifFlag

  7. Lane

    HOLY CRAP! Elle Fanning got BIG! (yes, that was my first thought, lol)

    4 years agoby @lane1Flag

  8. Yveske

    rjh994 is right another movie where we 'll never see the monster. E.T gone bad

    4 years agoby @yveskeFlag

  9. rjh094

    another movie when we'll never really see the monster

    4 years agoby @rjh094Flag

  10. skywise

    I hope it can live up to the hype. I personally am not only a huge Spielberg fan but Abrams as well. Cant wait to see this.

    4 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  11. Xybernetic

    OK that butt close up at 1:42 was unnecessary. Nice ass though.

    4 years agoby @xyberneticFlag

  12. Edwardwood

    In my top 5 must see list for this year. Looks so great.

    4 years agoby @edwardwoodFlag

  13. Dyld021

    I can honestly say as a young adult i feel the excitement that the kids in the past felt with close encounters and E.T.

    4 years agoby @dyld021Flag

  14. Daveactor7

    E.T. one of my fave movies and a homage damn im sticking with this one. (Im a drama/scifi sort of person)

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  15. K-Man

    The second trailer for X-men: First Class will be pretty awesome, I'll be willing to bet

    4 years agoby @k-manFlag

  16. K-Man

    @shuabert - True, that will be a good one as well.

    4 years agoby @k-manFlag

  17. Diaigma

    @dan1 - either way, I'm sold months in advance. Good enough for me :P

    4 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  18. Josh

    You guys are completely forgetting Hugo Cabret! Scorsese + children's fare + scifi/fantasy + 3D = possibly the best film of the year.

    4 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  19. Dan

    @k-man Why? It's pretty common to get teasers in late November/December for the next years summer releases. I'm betting we'll get all 3 before January 2012.

    Well you guys can have your doubts, but I await the Captain trailer. Just my person preference.

    I'm sure the TF3 trailer will be good, but so was TF2's. Those are easy for Bay, since all they ever show off is the effects, which even I'll admit is his expertise.

    We kinda already got the HP7P2 trailer, it was mixed in with the first part's, but I know what you mean, its own stand alone one. I'm awaiting that as well.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  20. K-Man

    @daveactor7 - Agree with you on that! Joe Johnston sucks.

    @dan1 - I think it would be fair to say that it's by far the best trailer *thus far* this year. Now there is no telling whether this will be the best trailer all year but there is a pretty good chance AND there is absolutely no way (and this is my opinion) that Captain America could ever come close to Super 8, even in trailers, because it directed by Joe Johnston, who's really done nothing all that great.

    However, I do agree with you about Mission Impossible and War Horse, those are two films that are big on my list, which I am eagerly awaiting a trailer. Dont forget, we will be getting trailers for the Deathly Hallow's Part II and Transformers 3 very soon, both of which should be exciting trailers. Its hard for me to include Transformers in that list considering how bad TF2 was, but I have a feeling TF3 is going to be pretty awesome.

    I seriously doubt we will be getting a trailer for Spiderman, TDKR or Avengers.....they are just too far off. But you never really know for sure.

    4 years agoby @k-manFlag

  21. Daveactor7

    @dan1 I agree on all accounts except for Captain America lol. I don't think any trailer from that movie will be the best. Joe Johnston never pulls me in with his trailers lol

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  22. Dan

    @daveactor7 Still gotta disagree. You guys are jumping to conclusions. I'm not trying to be stubborn here, but we've yet to see the full length Captain America trailer, let alone War Horse, which is a Spielberg movie as well, or Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol.

    Don't get me wrong, this was very, VERY good, and it may end up being the best, as you say, but let's wait and see before we say 'best of the year'. The year still has 9 months left in it. We also might get a Spidey teaser, TDKR teaser, Avengers teaser, etc.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  23. Daveactor7

    @dan1 I'd say this is the best live action trailer of this year

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  24. Gonzo23

    Had this attached to Battle LA

    4 years agoby @gonzo23Flag

  25. Dan

    @diaigma Much too early to say that. You haven't seen your Tintin trailer yet.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  26. Diaigma

    Best. Trailer. Of. 2011! :D

    4 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  27. Dan

    Nolan, Abrams, Del Toro, Aronofsky, Fincher, Jones, Blomkamp. The best of the best of the new school :D

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  28. Joker's Apprentice

    what's up with using the soundtrack from cocoon? That's why everyone got an 80's feel...we heard this music before!! Awesome looking, aside from the lack of original trailer music. I'm looking forward to seeing this either way.

    4 years agoby @lude8282Flag

  29. Pjwolsker

    JJ is a genius

    4 years agoby @pjwolskerFlag

  30. CUPID

    Damn i just watch it again.

    4 years agoby @cupidFlag

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