'Cars 3' Zooms to No. 1 on Top Movie Trailers Chart

3:22 PM 12/2/2016

by Kevin Rutherford

Pixar's animated threequel leads THR's first Top Movie Trailers Chart, which ranks film spots by weekly overall views.

'Cars 3'
'Cars 3'
Disney/Pixar

Pixar’s Cars 3, due in the summer, storms onto the Top Movie Trailers Chart, Powered by ZEFR, premiering with 40 million views on the Dec. 10-dated chart.

The weekly chart ranks the top film trailers of the week, with data provided via ZEFR, a video technology company, using a Monday through Sunday tracking week. The report prioritizes trailers based on overall view counts on YouTube, combining a sum of official and fan trailer uploads.

Cars 3 takes the top spot after racking up 40.5 million views in the tracking week ending Nov. 27, according to ZEFR, with its debut teaser trailer, which premiered Nov. 21.

Meanwhile at No. 2, the second trailer for Warner Bros.' Kong: Skull Island snags 4.4 million views in its second week out, down from 13.8 million in its first after premiering Nov. 18.

Check out the full list below.

  • 10. 'Silence' Trailer 1

    Release Date: Jan. 1, 2017 | 01 Distribution

    Last week: n/a

    This week's views: 1.3 million (percent change: n/a)

  • 9. The Book of Love' Trailer 1

    Release Date: Jan. 13, 2017 | Electric Entertainment

    Last week: n/a

    This week's views: 1.3 million (n/a)

  • 8. 'Smurfs: The Lost Village' Trailer 1

    Release Date: April 7, 2017 | Sony

    Last week: n/a

    This week's views: 1.4 million (n/a)

  • 7. 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Trailer 3

    Release Date: Dec. 16, 2016 | Lucasfilm

    Last week: n/a

    This week's views: 1.5 million (n/a)

  • 6. 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Trailer "Trust the Force"

    Release Date: Dec. 16, 2016 | Lucasfilm

    Last week: n/a

    This week's views: 1.8 million (n/a)

  • 5. 'Solace' Trailer 1

    Release Date: Dec. 16, 2017 | Lionsgate Premiere

    Last week: n/a

    This week's views: 2.9 million (+425%)

  • 4. 'Ghost in the Shell' Trailer 1

    Release Date: March 31, 2017 | Paramount

    Last week: n/a

    This week's views: 3.4 million (-91%)

  • 3. 'Beauty and the Beast' Trailer 1

    Release Date: March 17, 2017 | Disney

    Last week: n/a

    This week's views: 4.4 million (-87%)

  • 2. 'Kong: Skull Island' Trailer 2

    Release Date: March 10, 2017 | Warner Bros.

    Last week: n/a

    This week's views: 4.4 million (-68%)

  • 1. 'Cars 3' Trailer - Teaser

    Release Date: June 16, 2017 | Disney/Pixar

    Last Week: n/a

    This week's views: 40.5 million (n/a)

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