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25 Most Epic Ads That Aren't Apple's '1984'


Stella Artois5

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"Pilot"
Lowe, 2004
Click to view. Some British pilots shot down during World War I were lucky enough to be rescued by French peasants. Unfortunately, some French peasants were dicks.

Johnnie Walker4

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"The Man Who Walked Around the World"
BBH, 2009
Click to view. Most ads try to go epic by creating a cast of thousands, but sometimes you can get more impact from one great actor, a bagpiper, a foggy road and a hat rack.

Carlton Draught3

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"Big Ad"
George Patterson Partners, 2005
Click to view. It's the commercial that proved epic ads can still have a great sense of humor, and it's probably the only reason anyone outside of Australia has heard of Carlton Draught.

Philips2

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"Carousel"
TribalDDB, 2009
Click to view. Two-hour movies wish they could be half as good as this two-minute ad.

Pantene1

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"Chrysalis"
Grey, 2008
Click to view. If this ad doesn't give you chills, you have antifreeze for blood.

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