How do I cite different versions of a movie trailer from a website like IMDb?
Note: This post relates to content in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. For up-to-date guidance, see the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook.
Whenever different versions of a work are available, you must cite the version you are using. If you cite more than one version of a work in your paper, create an entry for each version.
Thus, if you cite different versions of a movie trailer from a website, create an entry for each one. Follow the MLA format template. List the title of the trailer and the date of the trailer, if given, in the middle optional-element slot after the title. Then list the name of the site as the title of the container, the publisher of the site—if different from the name of the site—the copyright date of the site, and the URL where the trailer can be found:
“International Trailer: A Wrinkle in Time.” 2018. IMDb, 1990-2019, www.imdb.com/title/tt1620680/videoplayer/vi1357101081?ref_=vp_pl_2.
“Teaser Trailer: A Wrinkle in Time.” 2018. IMDb, 1990-2019, www.imdb.com/title/tt1620680/videoplayer/vi3569924377.