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44 Cinematic Commercial Ads

From the Trial of the Three Little Pigs to James Bond-Inspired Driving

— March 12, 2012 — Luxury
Growing tired of the “hard-sell” methods from advertising ventures of the past, the consumer is looking for a new form of sales tactic to pique their interest and many marketers are using cinematic commercial advertisements to do so.

Instead of continuously blasting the product name, and its attributes, in the face of the viewer these new advertisements take a page out of the books of filmmakers and offer a commercial that focuses on the overall viewing experience instead of force-feeding the product down the consumer’s throat. These cinematic commercial advertisements feature vivid imagery, interesting story-lines and sometimes do not mention the product name until the absolute end of the commercial.

The appeal of this type of marketing is the cultural connection it generates between the seller and the buyer and the way that it subtly demonstrates how the product can fit into, and improve, a certain lifestyle.  They are also entertaining to watch and eliminate the likelihood that the viewer will simply zone out.

Anything from insinuating that Batman may drive the car being advertised or using the mock trial of the Three Little Pigs to promote newspapers encourages viewers to turn up the volume during commercials -- rather than hitting mute.
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Pro-Stupidity Sing-Alongs
Pro-Stupidity Sing-Alongs
The Diesel Island Constitution Musical Ad is Full of Tomfoolery
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Branded Fashion Films
Branded Fashion Films
The Victoria Beckham Denim Line Mixes Mediums for Marketing
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Wager War Sports Ads
Wager War Sports Ads
ESPN 'Shake On It' Commercials Shows the Hefty Price of Losing
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40
Fictional Championship Commercials
Fictional Championship Commercials
The 'Cubs Win' MLB 12 Advertisement Pulls Heart Stings for Fans
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Immersed Audio Commercials
Immersed Audio Commercials
The Sony Binaural Technology is Exemplified in a Video Clip
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38
Movie-Trapped Commercials
Movie-Trapped Commercials
Canal Digital Presents a Man Who Can't Escape Film
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37
Moroccan Fashion Films
Moroccan Fashion Films
The Marni for H&M Line Releases its New Commercial
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36
Hovering Human Commercials
Hovering Human Commercials
The Mercedes-Benz 'Thanks Airbag' Video is Solemn
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35
Sweet Escape Perfume Commercials
Sweet Escape Perfume Commercials
The L'Eau de Chloe Advertising Campaign is Fresh and Spring-Like
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Groundbreaking Watch Commercials
Groundbreaking Watch Commercials
The Ad for Dee and Ricky's G-Shock Watch Design is Creative
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Seaside Fashion Films
Seaside Fashion Films
Bless Mazarura Presents a Tale of Chic Seduction
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Dreamscape-Inspired Ads
Dreamscape-Inspired Ads
L'Odyssée de Cartier Seems to Hail From Another Dimension
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Fresh Water Fashion Films
Fresh Water Fashion Films
Pierre Debusschere 'The Lake' Will Inundate you in Splendor
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Manly Fashion Marketing
Manly Fashion Marketing
The Old Navy Dress Like A Guy Campaign Takes Aim at Luxury Designer Ads
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Luminous Fashion Ads
Luminous Fashion Ads
The Isabel Marant Commercial Film Focuses on Luxurious Living
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Psychedelic Fashion Videos
Psychedelic Fashion Videos
The Mania Film by Barnaby Roper Uses Illuminati Iconography
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James Bond Coupe Commercials
James Bond Coupe Commercials
The Aston Martin V12 Vantage Ad is Dark and Delightful
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New Media Fashion Films
New Media Fashion Films
JN Motion Showcases The Styles Current In Fashion Film Production
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Suicidal Fashion Films
Suicidal Fashion Films
The Placebo/Love Drops Video by Bless By Bless is a Morbid Tale of Love
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Survival Fashion Films
Survival Fashion Films
The Reform Clothing Co. Ad Promotes Apocalyptic Apparel
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Sensual Fashion Films
Sensual Fashion Films
Going Mad by Dequeker and Mello Combines Sexiness and Vibrant Video Effects
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Brazen Seduction Commercials
Brazen Seduction Commercials
Dolce & Gabbana Jewellery Video is Sensually Sinful
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Voyeuristic Fashion Films
Voyeuristic Fashion Films
Terry Richardson Directs Kate Moss 'Spy Game' Video for Mango
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Emotional Family Value Ads
Emotional Family Value Ads
This Bernas Chinese New Year Commercial Will Render You Speechless
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Culinary Fashion Films
Culinary Fashion Films
Retro Pizza-Making in Precious by Monica Menez for Willems Wonderglasses
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Stripped Down Pop Stars
Stripped Down Pop Stars
The Lady Gaga You and I Nymph Video is Stunningly Simple
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Elemental Fashion Films
Elemental Fashion Films
The Gareth Pugh Spring 2010 Interactive Cube Video Installation
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Moody Men's Fashion Films
Moody Men's Fashion Films
A Preview of the Dior Homme ‘The Time I Had Some Time Alone'
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15
Fairy Tale Murder Commercials
Fairy Tale Murder Commercials
The Three Little Pigs Advert by The Guardian Tells a Dark Story
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14
Scary Fashion Films
Scary Fashion Films
Alexander McQueen & David Sims Present Spooky Menswear
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13
Doomsday Fashion Films
Doomsday Fashion Films
The Six Lee Fall/Winter 2012 Line is Astronomical
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12
Picturesque Punk Fashion Films
Picturesque Punk Fashion Films
The Polarizing James Henry ‘Poetic Punk' Short
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11
Digital Graffiti Fashion Films
Digital Graffiti Fashion Films
The Patrick Rochon 'Supernovae' Video Shines Through
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10
Futuristic Fashion Films
Futuristic Fashion Films
Ruth Hogben Takes the Gareth Pugh Fall 11 Collection to Heavenly Heights
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9
Dubstep Fashion Films
Dubstep Fashion Films
Kristin Cavallari Sexes It Up in New Donna Mizani Ad Campaign
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8
3-D Fashion Films
3-D Fashion Films
Nada Shepherd "Future Fashion/Fashion Future" Replaces Her Runway Show
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7
Tropical Fashion Films
Tropical Fashion Films
Tutti Frutti for Vs Magazine Takes a Retro-Inspired Trip to Paradise
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6
Nightmarish Fashion Films
Nightmarish Fashion Films
The Dior 'Lady Blue Shanghai' David Lynch Short Film
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5
Floating Fashion Films
Floating Fashion Films
The Rodarte + Maggie Cheung Short Film by Wing Shya
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4
Preppy Fashion Films
Preppy Fashion Films
The Polo Ralph Lauren Fall 2010 Video Sells Smart Style
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3
Dichromatic Fashion Films
Dichromatic Fashion Films
Striking 'Black/White' for British Vogue March 2009
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2
Puppet Fashion Films
Puppet Fashion Films
The Double Identity by Karolina Zmarlak Sickly Sweet
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Retro Fall Fashion Films
Retro Fall Fashion Films
The Prada Fall 2011 Film Campaign is Sultry and Smoldering
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