15 Movie Scenes That Were Only In The Trailer

Making a movie is no easy job. Hours and hours of footage are filmed before the director picks a few minutes that actually make it to the final cut. How often do you see clips in movie trailers that get you super excited about the film but are nowhere to be found in the actual release? Here are 15 movie scenes that were only in the trailer.

Spider-Man (2002)

Only In The Trailer

The teaser of Tobey Maguire starrer Spider-Man featured a bank robbery scene which later showed snippets of the twin towers in the background. This scene never featured in the final cut though.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Only In The Trailer

This million-dollar shot with mighty Avengers running behind Captain America to fight Thanos was never added to the original cut of Avengers: Infinity War.

Back To The Future (1985)

Only In The Trailer

A scene in the Back To The Future trailer featured Marty getting asked in an elevator “How far are you going” to which he replied, “About thirty years”.

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Rogue One (2016)

Only In The Trailer

“It’s a rebellion, isn’t it? I rebel.” This line and much of the original ending are still visible in the trailer, including a shot that was made specifically for it.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Only In The Trailer

The line which said, “They call themselves the Guardians of the Galaxy” and this entire line-up never made it to the final cut of the film.

Prometheus (2012)

Most of Guy Pearce’s role film was relegated to trailers featuring Peter Weyland waxing poetic about his tech and firm.

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

The clip in the trailer where Hans Solo yells “whoo-hoo!” was cut (among other scenes) when the film switched directors halfway through the production.

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (Episode VI)

Only in the trailer, you can see the first meeting of the Star Wars trio taking place in a sandstorm.

Iron Man 2 (2010)

The snippet in the trailer where Pepper Potts tosses Tony’s helmet off the plane never made it to the final cut of the film.

The Goonies

The octopus that tries attacking the kids can only be seen in the trailer but nowhere else in the film.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Episode VII)

The scene from the trailers where the lightsaber gets passed from one hand to another in the Rebel base was cut from the original film.

Black Christmas (2006)

Most of the scenes shot for the trailer didn’t actually appear in Black Christmas at all.

Batman Returns (1992)

In one of the scenes where the Catwoman was laughing, Michelle Pfeiffer laughed so hard that her voice squeaked. This scene was present in the trailer but got deleted in the final cut.

Anchorman (2004)

Wake up, Ron Burgundy is actually an alternate cut of the movie that has trailer clips that weren’t added to the original film.

The Addams Family (2019)

An entire fake scene that featured the family sitting at the movies was shot for the trailer. This scene wasn’t added anywhere in the original cut.


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Written by Muneer

Muneer is an Indian writer at FandomWire who plans to visit all countries in this world to eat the food on their streets. Obsessed with joggers, he sings and plays the strings too.