Trailer Report: 'Godzilla' Teaser Outpaces New Previews for '300: Rise of an Empire,' 'Maleficent'
The first teaser for the new Godzilla update was the most-viewed coming attraction on YouTube for the week ending Jan. 26.
The trailer recorded 4.8 million views on YouTube, according to technology company Zefr, which tracks the numbers. The flame-throwing monster's preview has notched 27.8 million total views since its release on Dec. 10. The movie starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen opens May 16.
New coming attractions held the second and third spots in the week's rankings of the ten most-viewed trailers. At No. 2 was the third trailer for 300: Rise of An Empire with 3.1 million views. The movie's first trailer has notched more than 46.8 million views since arriving in June. The swords-and-sandals epic hits theaters the first week of March.
Maleficent's new "Dream" trailer placed third, with 1.7 million views. The Angelina Jolie-Elle Fanning spin on the classic story of Sleeping Beauty opens May 30.
The rest of the top ten represented a reshuffling of last week's most-watched trailer. 300: Rise of an Empire (trailer No. 1) dropped from first to fourth. Last week's No. 2--X-Men:Days of Future Past--dropped to fifth. Amazing Spider-Man 2 moved down two spots from No. 4 to No. 6.
Noah, which was No. 3 last week, dropped out of the top ten. The new teaser for Peaboy and Mr. Sherman, which debuted in the No. 9 spot last week, also dropped out of the top ten.