‘The Nice Guys’ Retro Trailer Brings the ’70s Back to Life

The Nice Guys Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe
Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe star in ‘The Nice Guys,’ a Silver Pictures production, a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo © 2016 Nice Guys, LLC)

The latest trailer for the R-rated action comedy The Nice Guys is straight out of the ’70s. From the voice-over to the video quality, the coloring, and the bizarre editing, the new The Nice Guys trailer perfectly captures everything about classic movie trailers from the 1970s. Directed by Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang), The Nice Guys stars Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Margaret Qualley, Keith David, Beau Knapp, and Kim Basinger.

Shane co-wrote the script with Anthony Bagarozzi. The film’s executive produced by Ken Kao, Hal Sadoff, Alex Walton, and Michael J. Malone. Warner Bros Pictures is opening The Nice Guys in theaters on May 20, 2016.

The Plot: Set in 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and hired enforcer Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.

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