The summer 2012 movie season kicked off in a big way this past weekend with The Avengers - racking up a record breaking $207 million domestic opening weekend box office haul. While you can read our review of The Avengers, hear us talk about the film in a special edition of the Screen Rant Underground podcast, as well as chat about the movie in our Avengers spoilers discussion - we're already looking forward to what the rest of the summer has to offer movie-lovers.
In honor of our favorite season for film, we're continuing the tradition of crafting one big all-encompassing sneak peek at the summer blockbuster schedule with an Ultimate 2012 Summer Movie Trailer (which you can find above).
In prior years, our intrepid friend Mike Eisenberg edited-together footage from the most anticipated films in the upcoming release slate - creating both the Ultimate 2010 Summer Movie Trailer and Ultimate 2011 Summer Movie Trailer. This year, Mike has been keeping busy with his own film, Stitches (you can find out more about the film at the Tall Tale Productions Facebook page) - so we've handed mash-up duties over to fellow video editor extraordinaire Chris Molinaro.
In the Ultimate 2012 Summer Movie Trailer, you'll see plenty of highly-anticipated releases including The Dark Knight Rises, The Amazing Spider-Man, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Prometheus, and more.
As mentioned, check out the video at the top of the page (if you haven't already) as well as the full list of included movies (and their respective release dates) below.
- The Avengers - May 4th
- Dark Shadows - May 11th
- The Dictator - May 11th
- Battleship - May 18th
- What to Expect When You're Expecting - May 18th
- Men in Black 3 - May 25th
- Moonrise Kingdom - May 25th (Limited Release)
- Piranha 3DD - June 1st
- Snow White and the Huntsman - June 1st
- Apartment 143 - June 1st (Limited Release)
- Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted - June 8th
- Prometheus - June 8th
- Rock of Ages - June 15th
- That's My Boy - June 15th
- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - June 22nd
- Brave - June 22nd
- Seeking a Friend for the End of the World - June 22nd
- G.I. Joe Retaliation - June 29th
- Magic Mike - June 29th (Limited Release)
- The Amazing Spider-Man - July 3rd
- Savages - July 6th
- Ice Age: Continental Drift - July 13th
- Ted - July 13th
- The Dark Knight Rises - July 20th
- The Bourne Legacy - August 3rd
- Total Recall - August 3rd
- The Expendables 2 - August 17th
- ParaNorman - August 17th
- Lawless - August 31st
Overall, a pretty solid line-up this summer with some especially high-profile film releases. Of course, the trailer itself isn't all-inclusive so for the full listing of movie releases this summer check out our Summer 2012 Movie Preview article - which contains info on a number of other buzz-worthy projects.
We have some other cool video content ideas in the pipeline but, in the meantime, make sure to tell all your friends about this latest Screen Rant trailer mash-up!
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