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HTML

              
                <div id="container">
  <video autoplay muted loop>
    <source src="http://ak4.picdn.net/shutterstock/videos/4170274/preview/stock-footage-beautiful-girl-lying-on-the-meadow-and-dreaming-enjoy-nature-close-up-slow-motion-footage.mp4" type="video/mp4">
  </video>
</div>
              
            
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CSS

              
                * {
  margin: 0; padding: 0;
}

#container {
  overflow: hidden;
  height: 400px;
  background: #edeae8;
  position: relative;
}

video {
  position: absolute;
  
  /* Vertical and Horizontal center*/
  left: 50%; top: 50%;
  transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
}
              
            
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JS

              
                var video = document.querySelector('video')
  , container = document.querySelector('#container');

var setVideoDimensions = function () {
  // Video's intrinsic dimensions
  var w = video.videoWidth
    , h = video.videoHeight;
  
  // Intrinsic Ratio
  // Will be more than 1 if W > H and less if W < H
  var videoRatio = (w / h).toFixed(2);
  
  // Get the container's computed styles
  //
  // Also calculate the min dimensions required (this will be
  // the container dimentions)
  var containerStyles = window.getComputedStyle(container)
    , minW = parseInt( containerStyles.getPropertyValue('width') )
    , minH = parseInt( containerStyles.getPropertyValue('height') );
  
  // What's the min:intrinsic dimensions
  //
  // The idea is to get which of the container dimension
  // has a higher value when compared with the equivalents
  // of the video. Imagine a 1200x700 container and
  // 1000x500 video. Then in order to find the right balance
  // and do minimum scaling, we have to find the dimension
  // with higher ratio.
  //
  // Ex: 1200/1000 = 1.2 and 700/500 = 1.4 - So it is best to
  // scale 500 to 700 and then calculate what should be the
  // right width. If we scale 1000 to 1200 then the height
  // will become 600 proportionately.
  var widthRatio = minW / w
    , heightRatio = minH / h;
  
  // Whichever ratio is more, the scaling
  // has to be done over that dimension
  if (widthRatio > heightRatio) {
    var newWidth = minW;
    var newHeight = Math.ceil( newWidth / videoRatio );
  }
  else {
    var newHeight = minH;
    var newWidth = Math.ceil( newHeight * videoRatio );
  }
  
  video.style.width = newWidth + 'px';
  video.style.height = newHeight + 'px';
};

video.addEventListener('loadedmetadata', setVideoDimensions, false);
window.addEventListener('resize', setVideoDimensions, false);
              
            
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