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2009 Superbowl Trailers Roundup

2009 Superbowl Trailers Roundup

The Superbowl always has a few film trailers and this year was no exception. Straight off the first one to catch my eye and I consider the winner over all the trailers (Up and Transformers a close second) is the G.I. Joe teaser.

Have a look at the trailers below and tell us which one gets you more excited.

Star Trek Superbowl Trailer

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A chronicle of the early days of James T. Kirk and his fellow USS Enterprise crew members.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Superbowl Trailer

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Decepticon forces return to Earth on a mission to take Sam Witwicky prisoner, after the young hero learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. Joining the mission to protect humankind is Optimus Prime, who forms an alliance with international armies for a second epic battle.

Up Superbowl Trailer

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By tying thousands of balloon to his home, 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Right after lifting off, however, he learns he isn’t alone on his journey, since Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years his junior, has inadvertently become a stowaway on the trip.

Fast & Furious Superbowl Trailer

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As he is released from prison, Brian O’Conner teams up with Dominic Toretto work with the feds to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.

Year One Superbowl Trailer

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When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers (Black and Cera) are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.

Land of the Lost Superbowl Trailer

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Three adults inadvertently stumble into a mysterious land populated by dinosaurs and other creatures, including the mysterious and dangerous race of Sleestak.

G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra Superbowl Trailer

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An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.

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7 Responses to “2009 Superbowl Trailers Roundup”
  1. avatar Genuwine Jon Hammer says:

    I notice you guys are missing the Monsters vs. Aliens trailer and the Angels and Demons trailer, by the way do you guys know how they are going to work the story for the movie, as it is technically a prequel, but it seems like they are making it look more like a sequel to the first movie instead of a prequel. Great coverage of trailers otherwise.

  2. avatar Vampir says:

    Thanks for the trailers!

    Some of those look like they might be watchable…

  3. avatar Vampir says:

    It’s good to see the trailers in one place… some of those might actually be pretty cool films…

  4. avatar Mike aka otakursed says:

    From fave to least interested, they’d go thus:

    Transformers 2
    GI Joe
    Fast and Furious
    Star Trek
    Year One
    Up
    Land of the Lost

    In truth, GI Joe kind of started off with an ominous whiff of Tomb Raider, boobies being at the forefront(not bad, per se, but a concern with it being the main selling point). However, the effects and action redeemed it, imho. And while I’m all for mocking the fundies, Jack Black alone won’t carry it, imho. And Up? Oh my, what a ground breaking concept, delving into the difficulties of a generation gap while being put into stressful situations. How original. i.e. bleah. In all honesty, there’s only two films this year I’ll likely take the trouble to hit the theaters for, Watchmen and Angels & Demons.

  5. avatar Wendy Comeau says:

    Wow. If you’d told me that I was going to be interested in a G.I. Joe film, I would have said you were cracked. Of course, if you’d said Christopher Eccleston and Dennis Quaid were going to be in it, I wouldn’t have believed that either.

    I feel like I’m really cranky and judgmental tonight, but aside from G.I. Joe the rest of the trailers seemed (to me) a big, steaming pile of meh. The Star Trek film had a few visual echoes of the past ones, but it hasn’t interested me yet. More Transformers? Pretty, but not a big fan. Up looks like standard kid-fare…I have yet to see the hook. Fast & Furious — cars go boom. Probably brainless action film. Year One — um, no. And Land of the Lost could have been fun if they’d done it straight. And maybe all the schtick is in the trailer…but I will definitely wait for the reviews on that one.

    Thanks for pulling these all together into one place!

  6. avatar Genuwine Jon Hammer says:

    I just realized the one trailer missing from the superbowl was a new trailer or simply a reshowing of a trailer for the new Terminator Salvation film. I figured they would have one. I guess maybe not considering that Terminator Sarah Connor Chronicles is on FOX, but still that movie is supposed to be huge. Odd…

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