'Super 8' hits theaters June 10, and the viral marketing campaigns for it have been spinning like mad. Director J.J. Abrams loves a good viral campaign and is probably one of the few directors who actually thinks about it as he's constructing the initial movie. The success of 'Super 8''s marketing remains to be seen, but there are plenty of online hints and movie references that nerds (ourselves included) will be digging through for months.

'Super 8' already has intrigue and mystery down, which you'll see are two big factors in a successful online promotion. Below, we take a look at the seven best viral marketing campaigns in movie history.
Toy Story 3
Based on 39 critics

When Andy leaves for college, Woody, Buzz and the rest of the toys wind up at a day-care center. Read More

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Snakes on a Plane
Based on 31 critics

An assassin releases a swarm of deadly serpents aboard an airliner to kill an important witness. Read More

The Dark Knight: Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service
Based on 39 critics

Batman (Christian Bale) battles a vicious criminal known as the Joker (Heath Ledger). Read More

Based on 37 critics

Terrified New Yorkers witness a monstrous creature's attack on their city. Read More

Paranormal Activity
Based on 24 critics

A couple set up video cameras throughout their home to capture evidence of a haunting. Read More

Based on 42 critics

A thief (Leonardo DiCaprio) steals people's secrets from their subconscious while they dream. Read More

The Blair Witch Project
Based on 33 critics

Filmmakers (Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard) seek clues about a legendary witch. Read More