Top 5 Super Bowl Commercials

By Ryan Koss

Super Bowl commercials have become almost as popular as the big game itself. The coveted Super Bowl commercial spot has itself become a tradition over the past few decades. Whether you enjoy watching football or not, the Super Bowl has something for everyone, thanks to the excellent (and often hilarious) commercials.

This year it will cost you $4.5 million to get you a 30-second spot on TV during the Super Bowl. Here are past MVP commercials, famous for their high quality and comedic value.

Doritos Time Machine (2014)

As a promotional event, Frito-Lay decided to allow their fans to make a Doritos commercial for the Super Bowl. After receiving countless submissions of varying quality, Frito-Lay was sent Doritos Time Machine, a 30-second short about a young boy and his dog, who are looking for a quick snack.

The Force (2011)

We have all pretended to be our favorite superhero (or villain) at one point or another. Volkswagen’s Super Bowl commercial depicts a young Star Wars fan dressed as Darth Vader as he struggles to harness the Force. Hopefully, this commercial will be enough to hold you over until the new Stars Wars breaks box office records.

Parisian Love (2009)

When you have a product that advertises itself like Google’s search engine, you don’t need to run commercials or put up billboards. But in 2009, Google decided to air a commercial during the Super Bowl. Consisting of simple screen recordings, Google has showed us how an individual has used Google to make life-changing decisions on his quest for adventure.

Carrier Pigeons (2008)

Instead of drone delivery, this commercial brings back the idea using carrier pigeons to move their product and it doesn’t seem to be going too well. Want to create cool CGI effects like the ones you see here? Check out our 3D Modeling & Animation summer camps at top universities throughout the U.S. and Canada and start creating this summer!

“Hey Kid, Catch!” (1979)

Known as one of the most iconic Super Bowl commercials to ever air, Coca-Cola’s heartwarming ad starring Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle “Mean Joe” Greene seems to make every top Super Bowl commercial list around.

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