‘The Avengers’ Trailer Sets Download Record

The Marvel superhero ensemble shatters the previous record with 10 million downloads in one day on Apple’s iTunes site.

The Avengers trailer was downloaded over 10 million times in one day
The Avengers trailer was downloaded over 10 million times in one day
Marvel Studios announced today that the trailer for next summer's most highly anticipated movie, Marvel's The Avengers, has been downloaded over 10 million times in its first 24 hours on iTunes Movie Trailers (Apple.com/Trailers), shattering the most-viewed trailer record in the site's history.

The trailer, which debuted Tuesday, October 11, exclusively on iTunes Movie Trailers, gives fans a sneak peak at Marvel's The Avengers - the Super Hero team up of a lifetime-based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series The Avengers, first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since.

The film unites the world's greatest Super Heroes when Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) join S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) to protect the world from the dangerously powerful villain, Loki (Tom Hiddleston).

An exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, Marvel's The Avengers is from Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures, produced by Kevin Feige and directed by Joss Whedon from a screenplay by Joss Whedon.

Marvel's The Avengers will be released on May 4, 2012.

About Marvel's The Avengers:

Marvel Studios presents Marvel's The Avengers - the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon, Marvel's The Avengers is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series The Avengers, first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when Marvel's The Avengers assemble in summer 2012.

Marvel's The Avengers is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures, directed by Joss Whedon from a screenplay by Joss Whedon, is being produced by Marvel Studios' President, Kevin Feige, and executive produced by Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Jon Favreau, Patricia Whitcher and Louis D'Esposito. Marvel Studios' Jeremy Latcham and Victoria Alonso will co-produce. The film will be released May 4, 2012.

Marvel's The Avengers was released May 4th, 2012 and stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg. The film is directed by Joss Whedon.

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  1. sandra baum


    3 years agoby @sandra-baumFlag

  2. Nicholaus XX

    @ROFLitschristian -- Overall, yeah. I just didn't like it much because I didn't enjoy it much, ha. The dialogue was sometimes cheesy on 'Avatar', not to mention the horrible, nearly unbelievable villain.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  3. ROFLitschristian

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx LMAO, whoops. I was still on the Avatar discussion. XD So Star Trek was okay?

    3 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  4. Nicholaus XX

    @ROFLitschristian -- Which one? I was talking about 'Star Trek', if you didn't catch me the first time.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  5. ROFLitschristian

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx I felt like the dialogue was sometimes cheesy. XD

    3 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  6. Nicholaus XX

    @ROFLitschristian -- No, I don't mean it like that. It was okay-not my kind of movie, but over-rated. The cinematography, costumes, sound effects, and make-up were great. The acting was good, the action scenes were decent, and they added a nice sense of humor. If I had to rate it based on everything, I'd probably give it a 6.0-7.0 -- It's just that I didn't "enjoy" it much, I wasn't compelled to watch it and I wasn't entertained in the process. Albeit, I did really like the beginning. I say it is over-rated because of the feedback make it look outstanding, and while everything was executed nicely, it's not a film I enjoyed watching and I found the melodrama defrauding. (Check IMDb.com, along with Rottentomatoes.com and Yahoo movies).

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  7. ROFLitschristian

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx As for Avatar, if you took away all the pretty scenery and the outstanding blue giants, how much money would it have really made? Less then $800,000,000 considering how bland it was.

    3 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  8. ROFLitschristian

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Yeah. I've seen bits and pieces of Gran Torino and I was bored to death. But don't tell me Star Trek was bad! I have such high hopes for that movie! I'll be crushed if it's bad.

    3 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  9. Nicholaus XX

    @ROFLitschristian -- Holy crap! You're nearly spot on! I saw half of 'The Hangover', and I kinda liked it. But I absolutely abhor 'Paranormal Activity', and 'Avatar' was OKAY, nothing more, nothing less. I personally feel the most over-rated movie of all-time would have to be 'The Shawshank Redemption' . It's a really good movie, but when people hail it as "the greatest movie of all-time", and the only film they actually love-it's a complete over-statement. I think a lot of other films are over-rated, even if it's a tad bit over-rated. 'Collateral' would be an example. Along with 'Hotal Rwanda', 'Star Trek' and 'Gran Torino'. I kind of really liked 'Gran Torino', but some of the ratings its' been getting is absolutely ridiculous-especially considering how bad the acting was at some points for that one kid, etc.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  10. ROFLitschristian

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx *Coughcough Where do I begin... Let's see, The Hangover, Avatar, and Paranormal Activity to name a few.

    3 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  11. moviegeek

    Just wait till a real Dark Knight Rises trailer comes out...

    4 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  12. Nicholaus XX

    @ROFLitschristian -- It really is awesome to know that I'm not the only person that thinks some of these trailers and such are over-rated. What do you think is quite possibly the most over-rated movie(s)?

    4 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  13. Sean

    Well, i'm sure they'll both make a whole lot of money in the box office when they're released, and i'm sure they'll both be good movies.

    4 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  14. slysnide

    @themoviefanatic: But "The Avengers" is so far certainly not the MOST anticipated film of summer 2012. "TDKR" has a good 3yrs on it already, and with Marvel we're familiar with the format, but with Nolan he likes to completely deliver a different type of Batman film with each installment.

    4 years agoby @slysnideFlag

  15. Sean

    I wouldn't say that. Both those movies will probably be really good.

    4 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  16. ROFLitschristian

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx FINALLY SOMEONE UNDERSTANDS! I watched it and all I thought was, "Hmm, looks cool," while everyone else was splooging over it (sorry if that's a gross image :P). It was an okay trailer.

    4 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  17. Ghostman

    I would have loved to see TDKR and The Avengers to be released the same weekend as each other...that would be the ultimate comic-book movie showdown! But I'm sure fans have been waiting longer for an all star superhero movie like Avengers (which has never been down before) than the finale of a Batman trilogy which happens to be the 7th Batman movie. In the end, these films are equally as anticipated for me and i can't wait to see them compete with eachother!

    4 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  18. Nicholaus XX

    @newtron -- I like your outlook on it, especially in the last sentence. Almost makes me want to actually look forward to the Avengers, ha.

    4 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  19. Newtron

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx: I'm not sure just yet. I am a huge Bat-fan (Batman being my favorite comic hero) and am rarely, truly impressed with a Marvel movie, but for some reason, I have a feeling the Avengers might win out on this one. For one, Joss Whedon is directing, and he is far from being a crappy director, or writer for that matter, which is a trait both Nolan and Whedon share as filmmakers. But like I said, The Avengers is something fresh, and the genius of Marvel's promotion of this film is undeniable. But this is going to be very interesting to see, because I think it's going to be two of the best comic/action films we've ever seen going head-to-head, and I can't wait to see it.

    4 years agoby @newtronFlag

  20. Nicholaus XX

    @newtron -- Good point, and while I do respect it, I still have my firm opinion on the subject. It may be a showdown, but I personally feel the winner is quite obvious, how about you?

    4 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  21. Newtron

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx: I don't know. Although I think the trailer for TDKR will attract major attention and hits, I'm not so sure it it'll beat out The Avengers trailer record. I say this because there have been two installments of Nolan's Batman universe, but The Avengers is something that has never been seen before. This is my opinion, of course. We'll just have to see. But clearly, next year is a major battle between DC and Marvel. Batman vs. The Avengers LOL

    4 years agoby @newtronFlag

  22. Nicholaus XX

    @thesymbiote@slysnide -- That was a teaser-trailer, just wait until the full-length trailer for 'The Dark Knight Rises' comes out.

    4 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  23. Nicholaus XX

    @ROFLitschristian -- And this site, may I include A LOT of others? It was a decent trailer, but it wasn't that good..

    4 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  24. skywise

    cant wait to see this

    4 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  25. RingWraither


    4 years agoby @ringwraitherFlag

  26. J.P.

    @ROFLitschristianYou may not have access to the internet all the time so you download it to watch it even when your not online.

    4 years agoby @jptheredskullFlag

  27. J.P.

    @k-man That song, We're in this togther by Nine Inch Nails, is actually very fitting.

    4 years agoby @jptheredskullFlag

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