‘Captain America’ and ‘Super 8’ Trailers Get Super Bowl Premiere

‘Transformers 3’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’, and ‘Cowboys and Aliens’ ads will also debut during the big game.
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Fans will get their first look at Captain America during the Super Bowl Super Bowl XLV is just around the corner, with the NFL championship game to air on February 6. Several high-profile 2011 movies will be showcased during the highly-anticipated commercial breaks. Paramount will premiere new ads for Super 8, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, representing the largest studio presence for the Super Bowl commercials.

Disney is also rolling out a new ad for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, while Universal has bought ad time for a new Cowboys and Aliens commercial. Relativity Media is also getting in the game with a TV spot for Limitless.

Prices for a 30-second TV spot will cost a record $3 million for the Fox telecast, which has prompted other studios to air movie commercials during the pre-game coverage. Sony movies such as Just Go with It, Battle: Los Angeles and Priest will be featured during the pre-game show and Focus Features will premiere a TV spot for The Eagle before the game.

Paramount will also have a pre-game presence with ads for Rango and Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom. Warner Bros. and Fox haven't purchased air time for Super Bowl XLV yet, although that still could change.

Super 8 was released June 10th, 2011.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon was released June 29th, 2011.

Thor was released May 6th, 2011.

Captain America: The First Avenger was released July 22nd, 2011.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides was released May 20th, 2011.

Limitless was released March 18th, 2011.

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  • MadJohnsonProductions • 5 years ago

    Captain America, Pirates 4, Super 8, Thor, and Transformers. Can'T Wait!!!


    • saints18 • 5 years ago

      As great as it is to see the trailers on February 6th, I think airing these trailers on Super Bowl Sunday in a 30 second spot is a cop out! Right now my glass is half empty~


      • bud2fresh • 5 years ago

        Captain America is the one i'll be watchin for!!!!!


        • ed-wood • 5 years ago



          • the-movieghost • 5 years ago

            Wicked awesome! Can't wait for the Superbowl again! :D


            • photoman • 5 years ago

              Transformers 3 is the real deal for me, I'm freakin excited !!!!!


              • dan1 • 5 years ago

                @Chi I was there in Chicago when the Bears went to the Super Bowl a couple years ago, it was brutal lol. The news showed people looking as depressed as I've ever seen people, and people were texting in saying things like "Die Rex Grossman Die" lmao. It was funny and sad at the same time. If they make it this year again, I hope they win to wipe away that bad memory.


                • cupid • 5 years ago

                  @TheMime damn right


                  • fanboy • 5 years ago

                    Sweet, Superbowl here I come


                    • jimthar • 5 years ago

                      ha these trailers are the only reason i'd watch the bowl this year. but then maybe i'll just skip it and watch the trailers on here the next day. that sounds like a better plan.


                      • rufio • 5 years ago



                        • themime • 5 years ago

                          Finally.......... trailers is always the next step.... and these trailers will either make it or break it......


                          • narrator • 5 years ago

                            Agreed @Moviegeek. Could definitely go either way.


                            • elmaschingon • 5 years ago

                              Cool might actually watch the super bowl this year... maybe..


                              • ChiRep-1 • 5 years ago

                                Well whatever trailers your looking forward to, if the Chicago Bears win this weekend make sure your rooting for them to win it all!!


                                • moviegeek • 5 years ago

                                  Well I've seen a lot of films premiere trailers during the super bowl and it can either go extremely well, or extremely poorly (G.I. Joe). It makes the film vulnerable to instant popularity or shunning. I'm not worried for Super 8, but Captain America is taking a risk. I hope it pays off! Can't wait!


                                  • felipe-11 • 5 years ago

                                    Gotta love football


                                    • kguy • 5 years ago

                                      An I realized... They don't have the new Battle: Los Angeles poster, that has been hanging in my theater for weeks!


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