Whilst watching John Badham’s action-comedy The Hard Way (1991) the other evening, the fake trailer for Michael J Fox’s (entitled film star Nick Lang) movie Smoking Gunn II got me thinking about other examples.
Some we’re all familiar with – such as Tropic Thunder, but I hope to surprise with a couple of unexpected choices, such as this – a trailer for a remake of Tinto Brass’s Roman porno picture Caligula (1979).
Spot the stars:
A Tarantino selection:
The aforementioned Tropic Thunder:
From Adam Sandler’s under-appreciated Funny People (2009)
The Last Action Hero (1993):
SCROOGED (1998) – a fake TV special:
THE ROCKETEER (1991) not exactly a fake trailer, but this is worth a look:
THREE AMIGOS (1986):
Let’s linger with three funny scenes from the flick:
Any others? I know that I must have missed quite a few…