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14 Times Hollywood Made Trailers So Misleading Audiences Actually Got Pissed

Movie studios sure love doing the ol' bait and switch.

I assume it's pretty difficult to market a movie. You have to create trailers that give just enough away to pique audiences' interest, but not give too much away as to spoil the movie. And, of course, you have to accurately represent the film, right?

Well sometimes in order to reach a broader audience and make the most amount of money, production companies just completely forget about that last one, and make trailers that are just...wrong.

Sometimes, they create trailers that suggest a movie is an entirely different genre or has an entirely different tone. Or, they take out-of-context scenes or quotes and form a false narrative. Or, even worse, they shoot new scenes just for the trailer, all while having no intention of putting them in the movie.

This happens pretty often, and with some big movies too. Here are 14 examples of movies with very misleading trailers:

1. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

tom cruise in combat gear

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2. Jennifer's Body (2009)

megan fox

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3. Drive (2011)

ryan gosling driving

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4. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

character saying, please let me keep this memory

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5. Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

a giant in the forest

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6. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

Stacy smiling in the classroom

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7. Kangaroo Jack (2003)

character groping another

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8. Catfish (2010)

someone driving through the woods mentioning that it's creepy

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9. Red Eye (2005)

character on a plane

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10. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2006)

close up of the characters

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11. Black Christmas (2006)

four of the characters looking confused near a doorway

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12. Predators (2010)

someone aiming

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13. Fantastic Four (2015)

four of the heroes asking wht their name should be

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14. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

jeanie flipping off Ferris

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Have you ever been misled by a movie trailer? If so, which one? Let us know in the comments!