Super Bowl Sunday is probably the only day all year that we find ourselves excited about commercials, and the ads for the 2019 game definitely lived up to the hype.
From Hollywood cameos to meme-worthy moments, check out our top picks for the best 2019 Super Bowl commercials:
The Mountain vs The Knight
We love the Bud folks even more that they had fun with the whole Dilly Dilly campaign. Plus HBO managed to surprise and entertain us without giving away about the next season:
Delco Steals the Show
Yes, that was Delco Proper star, Tommy Pope trying to have a calm conversation with his wife who is casually ignoring the fact that she has a screw stuck in her head:
The Best Commercial That Wasn’t Really Selling Anything
If you’re still trying to name everyone: Roger Goodell, Dick Butkus, Joe Greene, Aaron Donald, Peyton Manning, Orlando Pace, Alvin Kamara, Drew Brees, Michael Strahan, Rob Gronkowski, Brian Urlacher, Tyler Blevins (Ninja), JuJu Smith-Schuster, Marshawn Lynch, Beth Mowins, Eli Manning, Ndamukong Suh, Mike Singletary, Christian McCaffrey, Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Michael Irvin, Deion Sanders, Larry Little, Paul Warfield, Larry Csonka, Todd Gurley, Barry Sanders, Emmitt Smith, LaDainian Tomlinson, Larry Fitzgerald, Ed Reed, Jim Brown, Baker Mayfield, Tom Brady, Terry Bradshaw, Patrick Peterson, Odell Beckham Jr., Derwin James, Jalen Ramsey, Franco Harris, Russell Wilson, Patrick Mahomes, Sarah Thomas, Ron Torbert, Tony Gonzalez, Von Miller, Richard Sherman, Saquon Barkley, and featuring, Utah Girls Tackle Football League running back and football activist, Sam Gordon.
Pepsi Goes for the Big ‘OK’
Over the last few weeks, Pepsi dropped major hints that it was going big for its Super Bowl LII commercial. The ad, starring Steve Carell with appearances from Cardi B and Lil Jon, demonstrated the brand’s newfound ability to not take itself too seriously:
The Dude’s New Drink
When you think of iconic characters with iconic drinks, The Dude from The Big Lebowski and Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City are about as solid as they come. But for this Stella Artois ad, the two forego their usual picks of a White Russian and a Cosmo, respectively, for the beer instead. The ad came with a lot of hype and just about as many mixed reviews, but we’re including it because it’s definitely one that has people talking.
Amazon Pokes Fun at Their Failures With Harrison Ford
Alexa seems to be everywhere these days, but as Amazon jokes about in their latest ad, not every idea they’ve had has been a good one. Check out their star-studded “beta” ad, featuring cameos from Harrison Ford (and his dog), Forrest Whitaker and astronaut Mark Kelly.
Michael C. Hall makes Poor Career Choices
The Dexter star has signed on to do a Super Bowl commercial that will never air….
Hyundai Taps Jason Bateman as the Elevator Operator to Hell
Jason Bateman plays an elevator operator taking you to some of life’s least enjoyable moments in this ad for Hyundai’s Shoppers Assistance program. It’s hilarious, which is hardly surprising considering its star. Check it out below.
Serena Williams Inspires for Bumble
You can always count on inspiration from Serena Williams. The tennis phenom comes through with some serious motivation for women to get to work on their dreams in this ad for Bumble. Check it out below:
Doritos and Chance The Rapper Make it Hot
If you’re looking for pop music nostalgia, you’ll be so excited to see appearances from The Backstreet Boys and Lionel Ritchie in Doritos’ new Flamin Hot Nacho ads, featuring Chance The Rapper. Check out the hilarious clips below:
Sarah Michelle Gellar Is Back as a Scream Queen for Olay
It’s been a while since Sarah Michelle Gellar, 41, outran a monster onscreen, but the Buffy The Vampire Slayer star hasn’t lost her touch. In a clever ad for beauty brand Olay, the actress escapes evil and pesky wrinkles. Check it out: