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Top 10 Fictional Ads From Movies

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Moviemaker’s have had a lot of fun creating fake ads for fictitious products over the years. A lot of the times, they’re in Sci-Fi movies, but look carefully and you can sometimes find a gem in a comedy or thriller. We’ve dug through the movies of the last 40 years to find the best 10 fictional ads from the movies.  There are a lot of spots from Paul Verhoeven movies on the list, and with good reason. Verhoeven’s sense of satire and irony is highly underrated and overlooked, and his movies are often misunderstood because of this. You may not agree with the order, or the list, but you have to admit some of the ads in here are better than ads ever created for real products.

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