Must Watch: Greg Mottola's Adventureland Red Band Trailer

February 25, 2009
Source: IGN

Adventureland Red Band Trailer

Miramax has debuted a crazy red band trailer for Adventureland, the 80's coming-of-age comedy from Superbad director Greg Mottola, on IGN tonight. The funny thing is that I wasn't sure why they'd need a red band trailer for this movie at first, but obviously it's pretty self explanatory once you watch it, with text and all. It's actually a great movie, whether or not this trailer or the previous trailer does a better job of showing that. I saw this up at Sundance and thoroughly enjoyed it, so if you enjoyed this, I'd also suggest you read my review. Just don't forget to actually see this in theaters once it hits in the next month or so.

Watch the red band trailer for Adventureland:

Watch the Adventureland Trailer!

A comedy set in the summer of 1987 and centered around a recent college grad who takes a nowhere job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

Adventureland is both written and directed by filmmaker Greg Mottola, of The Daytrippers and Superbad previously. The story is based on Mottola's own experience working at the Adventureland Amusement Park in Long Island. Miramax is debuting Adventureland in theaters everywhere on April 3rd this year.

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Reader Feedback - 17 Comments


The preview looks funny enough. A solid tuesday night flick

Rick on Feb 25, 2009


looks....still pretty awful.

Al on Feb 25, 2009


I thought the trailer for superbad looked completely horrible, and it ended up on my 10 fav movies list. So im deffinately going to check this one out

Cory on Feb 25, 2009


I love the last line in the preview. It seems like it totally sums up the humor in this movie. Completely uncalled for, but still completely hilarious.

ImaginaryVisionary on Feb 25, 2009


I'm there! "Don't get all drunk and fall asleep." "Why?" "Cause I'll jack-off all over your face!" classic.

xerxex on Feb 25, 2009


weird my cousin is in this trailer.

hoffin on Feb 25, 2009


green band trailer... "meh" red band trailer... "I WANNA SEE IT" I'm that easily convinced.

-Peter- on Feb 25, 2009


Yep, this is gonna be a classic. i LOVE that song from Violent Femmes. Good to keep their tracks spinning.

Conrad on Feb 25, 2009


hahaha i'm sure it won't be as funny as Superbad, but it looks solid. Definitely better than the greenband trailer.

matt on Feb 25, 2009


If I'm not mistaken, one of those kids is from those AT&T commercials,right?

Daniel on Feb 25, 2009


Great trailer, def going to be in my top 20. Whats the song at the end of the trailer?

Simon on Feb 25, 2009


^ The song at the end of the trailer is: Blister in the Sun by Violent Femmes LOL "Jack-off on your face"

Zwandaba on Feb 26, 2009


I don't know about the movie but I think the trailer was great. loved the concept.

Janet on Feb 26, 2009


Sounds like it's going to be similar to American pie, but more vulgar, and less cheesy.. and probably less funny without Eugene Levy =P

Hand Knotted Rugs on Feb 26, 2009


looks good

shutupmrburton on Feb 26, 2009


Most random trailer ever. lol

Lauren on Mar 6, 2009


SWEET! That's the kid from the rollover commercials for sure! It looks pretty funny! I'm definitely going to see this one.

Lacey on Mar 6, 2009

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