In 2016, there were fewer funny commercials on how many were in 2015, but 2016 was a year full of funny advertisements. Unexpected, smart and well executed… This is our TOP 10 Best Funny Commercials of 2016.
Congratulations to all the agencies and clients for making the all funny commercials that make us laugh and feel good!
1 Volkswagen: Laughing horses
The advertising agency Grabarz & Partner, Hamburg, Germany unveiled this hilarious commercial for Volkswagen. Suggestively named Laughing horses, the film features a lot of laughing horses. The spot promotes the Volkswagen Tiguan with optional Trailer Assist.
2 GEICO: Parrot – It’s What You Do
In this spot a pirate captain faces mutiny after his trusty parrot reveals his true feelings about the crew. The tagline ad is “It’s What You Do.” and in the end, the commercial promotes GEICO Car Insurance. The spot was created by The Martin Agency Inc.
3 Nike Nike: Unlimited You
Wieden + Kennedy creates an amazing and funny commercial for Nike. Named “Unlimited You,” the spot features a voice-over by Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor Oscar Isaac. The film was directed by Daniels and features cameos by athletes Aaron Gordon, English Gardner, Giancarlo Stanton, Kevin Durant, Mo Farah, Neymar Jr., Nyjah Huston, Serena Williams, Su BingTian and Zach LaVine.
4 ASUS: The Alien and The Dinosaur
The advertising agency SuperHeroes creates this funny campaign for ASUS. The campaign features Matt and Betsy, well known from New Yorks’s Upright Citizens Brigade. Matt and Betsy interview people on the street, asking them to come up with commercial ideas for the ZenFone 3. A gigantic dinosaur, a disguised alien, and snow blizzards on a tropical beach are just some of the bizarre plot elements and story ideas submitted by people on the streets that were used for The Alien and the Dinosaur commercial.
5 LG: Jason Statham Commercial
The new LG commercial was created by advertising agency Energy BBDO and it features Jason Statham, an actor known from action movies such as The Transporter and The Expendables series. Jason Statham plays multiple roles in this funny commercial that promotes LG’s new G5 smartphone with the strapline: “Life’s good when you play more.”
The film was directed by Fredrik Bond, and it was produced on location in Los Angeles.
6 Coca-Cola: Professional golfer Jordan Spieth encounters rain
The new Coca-Cola commercial features professional golfer Jordan Spieth. The professional golfer Jordan Spieth encounters rain while filming a Coca-Cola commercial and the results it is hilarious.
7 Audi: Desolation
Advertising agency Venables Bell & Partners created this funny commercial for Audi and Airbnb. The spot promotes Audi R8. The tagline of the advert is “For those who live to drive, ” and it was filmed in Death Valley, NV. The house featured in the commercial is available for booking on Airbnb
8 GEICO: Tarzan fights over directions
The Martin Agency Inc. creates this hilarious commercial for GEICO. The advert features Jeff Torres (plays Tarzan) and Jessica Makinson (plays Jane) get into an argument about directions in the jungle…
9 Old Spice: Legendary Man – Rocket Car
The new Old Spice campaign was created by advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy and produced by Biscuit Filmworks. The VFX company is The Mill. Named Legendary Man, the campaign consist of two funny commercials: Rocket Car and Whale, both with the same main character: Legendary Man. According to P&G, the Legendary Man personifies how living a legendary life can lead to unexpected and legendary things.
10 T-Mobile: Drake Hotline Bling
The hilarious T-Mobile commercial was created by Publicis, Seattle. The advert stars rapper Drake and his song “Hotline Bling.” The headline is “What are the carriers doing in Drake’s box? Probably hiding fees.” and the official hashtag is #YouGotCarriered