There are things that do not necessarily go hand in hand. But it seems that if the advance of a cinematographic title is attractive and sweeps through social networks, it could be a foretaste that at least succeed at the box office … although it is not necessarily a great story. This is demonstrated by the most watched movie trailers on YouTube, which includes some of the highest-grossing titles in film history.
From the selected ranking of advances or teasers of movies most viewed on YouTube during its first 24 hours of exhibition, the first three places are occupied by movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which coincidentally also form part of the highest-grossing films in the history of cinema. Without further ado, we present you the selection of the most viewed movie trailer on YouTube.
Avengers: Endgame (289 million)
The first trailer of Avengers: Endgame, One of the latest installments of the successful Marvel universe, begins with a dejected Iron Man inside a spaceship, warning that this is the end. The trailer was published on December 7, 2018 and totaled 289 million views in its first 24 hours, breaking all current records. The film also holds the record of being the one with the highest collection in the history of cinema.
Avengers: Endgame (268 million)
Although during its initial 24 hours of exhibition it did not reach the success of the first advance, the second trailer of Avengers: Endgame Anyway, he managed to place himself in second place in this ranking. With an Iron Man thrown to his fate on an inhospitable planet, after apparently having landed, the video accumulated 268 million views on its first day.
Avengers: Infinity War (230 million)
If the first two places are occupied by a film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (UCM), it should not surprise you that the predecessor of this third place. With Peter Parker, Iron Man and a strikingly bearded Captain America, Avengers: Infinity War accumulate 230 million visits during its first 24 hours. The film, released in 2018, ranks fifth in the world worldwide.
The Lion King (224.6 million)
The image of the African savannah, with birds flying, animals drinking water from a lagoon and the characteristic and shocking voiceover of James Earl Jones give life to the first seconds of the remake of the successful animated film The lion king from 1994, now in computer animation version. James Earl Jones plays the voice of Mufasa, the king of the Jungle and father of little Simba. In its first 24 hours of exhibition, the video reached 224 million views and captivated the audience for its realistic images.
It (197.0 million)
With 197 million views, the advance of the horror movie Item in 1997 it became the most watched during the first 24 hours, displacing the one who until that date occupied that position of leadership, The Fate of the Furious (Fast and Furious 8). The trailer for this adaptation of the 1986 Stephen King novel anticipates the terror that when the spooky Pennywise clown manifests itself under a sewer to one of the children in the small town of Derry, Maine.