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What If Marvel's 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron' Was Released in 1995?

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April 7, 2015

The Avengers: Age of Ultron in 1995

There was a time when bringing something like Marvel's cinematic universe to the big screen was an insane and seemingly impossible idea. But that doesn't mean there weren't several attempts to bring The Avengers to the big screen for decades before it actually happened. Well, Vulture decided to commission editor Sleepy Skunk (who delivers year-end cinematic retrospectives that we feature) to create a trailer for The Avengers: Age of Ultron if it was getting released in 1995, and the result is just awesome. Complete with cheesy voiceover, the old Disney logo and video tape tracking issues, it's a fun little video. Watch it!

Here's the trailer for The Avengers: Age of Ultron from 1995 (via Vulture):

The Avengers: Age of Ultron in 1995

You can still watch the latest real trailer for The Avengers: Age of Ultron right here.

he Avengers: Age of Ultron is written & directed by Joss Whedon (The Avengers, Serenity). Earth's mightiest heroes must once again assemble when a super intelligent robot created by Tony Stark created to help fight any threats that might harm the world actually turns against him and the human race. Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson all return in the sequel to Marvel's The Avengers with new names like Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen joining the team. Disney & Marvel release the film this summer on May 1st. You ready?

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Reader Feedback - 20 Comments

1

And Don LaFontain's voiceover...something in my eye...

Nick Perkins on Apr 7, 2015

2

Haha, nice.

ProjectionistHP on Apr 7, 2015

3

And I suddenly remember how bad trailers used to be.

Tuomas Lassila on Apr 7, 2015

4

People in 2035 will be saying that about 2015. "What's with all the BWOMMM's?!?"

Benjamin Hunter on Apr 7, 2015

5

Yeah that's likely me after 20 years :3

Tuomas Lassila on Apr 7, 2015

6

could use a bitch'n Metallica soundtrack for the trailer, you know sort of like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ-wU5RXw2o

Dan Hibiki on Apr 7, 2015

7

The special FX are too good

TheOct8pus on Apr 7, 2015

8

That "Bow to Me" was from Mortal Kombat...The first movie...Shao Kahn...lol...

zeldaprimed on Apr 7, 2015

9

i thought of doctor claw until you mentioned Shao Kahn https://youtu.be/V1j7lyRnxVE

OmegaD on Apr 7, 2015

10

Drop the Oldsmobile.

Xerxexx on Apr 7, 2015

11

Is it too nerdy that I recognize the "floppy-disk-ejected-from-the-PowerMac" to be from The Net starring Sandra Bullock?

Ben Gott on Apr 7, 2015

12

I'd actually go and see this movie

SallySpider on Apr 7, 2015

13

Same.

Ry on Apr 7, 2015

14

The people involved spent some time on this, but they have absolutely NO IDEA of how to process footage to look like bad quality old stuff. Ugh. THIS is how you do it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4k-Dd71CqnM

HyperJ on Apr 7, 2015

15

I'm fairly certain the difference is in the camera used. It's much easier to use an old video-camera than convert modern high-quality digital footage. That said, they didn't do it as well as here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fPgIIB67bw

Snev De la Fontaine on Apr 8, 2015

16

Needs more Don LaFontaine. // RIP DLF.

DAVIDPD on Apr 8, 2015

17

Actually that makes me even more interested in seeing it!

Brian Layman on Apr 8, 2015

18

Do you really think that Key & Peele used an old camera? I suggest you look closer. No,all it takes it understanding what made old footage "bad", and how video signals deteriorate. They didn't even bother to make it 4:3 aspect ratio.

HyperJ on Apr 9, 2015

19

I looked closer, and I think you're right. Bravo to them though, because it's often much more noticeable even in bigger budget films when they edit modern-day camera-footage to make it appear old.

Snev De la Fontaine on Apr 9, 2015

20

Um, where's the tracking in the begining??

Nick Sears on Apr 20, 2015

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