Top 5 movie trailers released in the past week

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A handful of highly movie anticipated trailers have been released in the last week, and we’re counting down the top five. Which film are you most looking forward to?

1. Snowden

Though the trailer does not show too much, this highly anticipated film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Melissa Leo, Shailene Woodley, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Rhys Ifans and Nicholas Cage is based on the books The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena. Academy Award winner Oliver Stone wrote and directed the film.

In theatres: December 25, 2015

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2. Steve Jobs

From director Danny Boyle and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, Steve Jobs is the second biopic for the deceased Apple founder, but will hopefully perform much better than the Ashton Kutcher film Jobs released in 2013. The trailer shows Michael Fassbender portraying a version of Steve Jobs that looks nothing like the real man. Unfortunately the film’s timeline ends in 1998, missing out on the major revolution Steve Jobs caused with the advent of the iPod, iPhone and iPad. Who knows, maybe there will be a sequel.

In theatres: October 9, 2015

3. Creed

Following the Rocky franchise, Creed portrays Adonis Johnson, son of Apollo Creed, a deceased boxer who once fought legendary Rocky Balboa. A boxer by blood, Johnson wants to be a champion and recruits Rocky to be his trainer. Michael B. Jordon and Sylvester Stallone star.

In theatres: November 25, 2015

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4. London Has Fallen

A sequel to the 2013 film Olympus Has Fallen depicts an attempted assassination of all the world’s leaders during the Prime Minister’s funeral. Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman and Melissa Leo star in the Babak Nafaji directed film.

In theatres: January 22, 2016

5. Bridge of Spies

Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks reunite for this Cold War-era thriller based on the 1960 U-2 incident when a U.S. spy plane was shot down in Soviet air space. Hanks plays lawyer James Donovan who must negotiate for the safe return of captured pilot Francis Gary Powers.

In theatres: October 16, 2015

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