For a lot of folks, the Super Bowl is more about the commercials in between plays than it is about the actual pro football going down. For movie buffs, the best commercials are always for new movies, usually summer blockbusters. Recently, these commercials have transformed into full-blown trailers, revealing new and exclusive footage deserving of the hype Super Sunday brings with everything else.
We’ve got a breakdown of all the major release trailers you can expect this weekend during the game. Some trailers even came with their own teasers, previews of the previews. Consider this a preview of the previews of the previews. There’s no business like show business.
Brad Bird’s anticipated science fiction adventure stars George Clooney and debuts this May. Disney released a ten second teaser for the 30 second commercial this Sunday.
2. Kingsmen: The Secret Service
Matthew Vaughn is following up his well-regarded comic book adaptations Kick Ass, X-Men: First Class and Kick Ass 2 with another comic blockbuster: Kingsmen: The Secret Service. The high-tech spy flick has a thoroughly British cast including Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Michael Caine and Sir Samuel L. Jackson.
The Despicable Me spin-off stars everyone’s favorite little yellow things that make noises and are funny. Kids are very, very happy this is a movie that is real. Minions is out July 10.
4. Jurassic World
The dinosaurs Michael Crichton and Steven Spielberg made famous return to the big screen after sixteen years in the Chris Pratt-starring Jurassic World. Expect some glimpses at mega-dinosaur Indominus Rex before the film’s June 12 release.
5. The Divergent Series: Insurgent
The sequel to young-adult dystopian adaptation Divergent is exciting a lot of fans of Shailene Woodley, whose star power grows brighter by the day. Insurgent arrives with the dawn of Spring, on March 20.
6. Ted 2
Seth MacFarlane’s adorably crass teddy bear is back with pal Mark Wahlberg for the comedy sequel. Expect some crude jokes and/or lounge singing sometime during the game and see the movie in full when it comes out June 26.
7. Seventh Son
You won’t have to wait long to see Seventh Son in theaters—it’s slated for release February 6. But if you’re that impatient, you can get a sneak peek this Sunday. The movie stars Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Djimon Hounsou and Julianne Moore.
8. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
Everyone’s favorite square-pantsed cartoon character is back with all his friends in this sequel. Expect hijinx both underwater and on land, with new CGI buffed up looks. The film is out February 6.
9. Terminator: Genisys
Finally, expect a big show from the next Terminator entry and the return of ultimate cyborg Arnold Schwarzenegger. Also starring are Emilie Clarke, Jason Clarke, and Oscar nominee J.K. Simmons, who could be Oscar Winner by the time of Terminator’s July 1 release.
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