Celebs Bring Star Power To The Biggest Sunday Of The Year
And we don't just mean in the halftime show.
For as long as the Super Bowl has been broadcast, there have always been commercials. And after the game blew up to such great proportions, the ads did as well... which means celebrities have become a mainstay in Super Bowl ads. And 2016 was no exception.
But today, we are taking a look back at the best and the greatest 20 celeb Super Bowl ads of ALL TIME.
In this blog, Hollywood Branded counts down the top 20 celeb Super Bowl ads of all time and what exactly made those ads so memorable.
Bud Light - Charlton Heston (1995)
Charlton Heston wasn't exactly a celebrity who did many endorsements. That is what made this Bud Light commercial so special, as Heston rarely did endorsements, especially in his later years. The astonishment and hilarity of the fan makes the commercial however, as does Heston playing off his well-known persona to make it come full circle.
Supercell - Liam Neeson (2015)
It doesn't get any more Liam Neeson than this commercial for Supercell game "Clash Of Clans". AngryNeeson52 swears ruthless revenge against his opponent in the game, evoking memories of his promise for revenge in the Taken series. His intense demeanor makes the spot hilarious and very memorable.
Diet Pepsi - Michael J. Fox (1986)
Nothing can stop the Back To The Future star from finding a Diet Pepsi for his gorgeous neighbor who won't accept any substitute. A fire escape, Pepsi machine, and locked window later he returns to his apartment with a Diet Pepsi - only to find that his neighbor is joined by her equally as attractive roommate... who also wants a Diet Pepsi.
BMW - Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel (2015)
This brilliant commercial from BMW begins with footage of Katie Couric struggling to understand the concept of the internet on the air with Bryant Gumbel after admitting she thought '@' meant "about" or "around." Flash forward to 2015 and the duo is sitting in the new BMW i3, entirely electric and built with wind power, experience a familiar feeling of wrapping their heads around a big idea. And who doesn't love Katie Couric?
Hulu - Alec Baldwin (2008)
Alec Baldwin comes clean in this commercial. He explains that television is a plot by aliens like himself to turn humanity's brains soft so they can eat them with a spoon. And how will they do this? By Hulu, of course. After all, when you can stream your favorite TV right to your computer for free, why would you ever turn it off?
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