This year's commercials were full of celebrity endorsements and humor.

The Super Bowl provides advertisers with the chance to show what they’re really made of — pre-mature births caused by Doritos and a monkey, pug dog, test tube infant. 

It’s no secret advertisers shell out the big bucks for Super Bowl commercials. This year, the commercials cost a whopping $166,666 per second. That means a normal 30-second spot is just shy of $5 million.

Super Bowl 50's commercials were nothing exceptional. A few stood out, but previous year's have exceeded expectations. They were not short of celebrity appearances. Christopher Walken, Helen Mirren, Willem Dafoe and Amy Schumer are just a few of the famous people who took time out of their busy schedules to help out some well-known brands. Here are some of the best commercials from Super Bowl 50:

1. Budweiser: #GiveADamn 

Budweiser got rid of the puppy and hired Helen Mirren — “a notoriously frank and uncensored British lady.” In a humorous but serious way, she warns everyone of the dangers of driving drunk. So, just listen to Helen Mirren. If you don’t, her credentials in some action movies will tell you otherwise and she can probably kick your butt.

2. Bud Light: The Bud Light Party 

Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen are the reason you should watch this commercial. They introduce The Bud Light Party to be elected because beer brings America together. The comedic pair delivers the most politically interesting lines, “Just wait till you see our caucus. We have the biggest caucus in America.” This is sure to be one of the most talked about commercials of Super Bowl 50.

3. Snickers: Willem Dafoe or Marilyn Monroe? 

Marilyn Monroe isn’t herself when she’s hungry. In fact, she turns into Willem Dafoe. The commercial alludes to the famous scene from The Seven Year Itch and Dafoe plays Monroe’s character. By the way, the Spider-Man villain does not look good in a dress.

4. Heinz Ketchup: Wiener Dogs 

Did anyone else find this commercial oddly disturbing? The dachshunds dressed up as hot dogs were kind of cute, but the humans dressed up as condiments were not. The cheesy music in the background made it even more weird. Despite all of this, it will probably still be talked about a lot.

5. Mountain Dew: PuppyMonkeyBaby 

I am going to have nightmares about the mutant creation in this commercial. Mountain Dew thought it would be OK to combine a pug, monkey and baby into a creature that fetches the new Kickstart. It claims to combine three awesome things into one, just like Kickstart. I find it completely disturbing.

6. Hyundai: GPS Locator 

Forget the “I have a gun” speech every guy gets when they go out on a date with a girl — every overprotective dad in America will be going out and buying a new Hyundai instead. It now has a built in GPS locator that can be accessed through a watch and controls the vehicle. The moral of this commercial: If your dad tells your date they can take his new Hyundai, don’t accept the offer — unless you want your father following you all night.

7. Doritos: Ultrasound 

•Doritos, you never fail to produce the most memorable Super Bowl commercials. This one was taken to a whole other level. If this were to actually happen, childbirth would be so much easier.

8. Audi R8: “Okay, Commander. Come with me.” 

If you just got over David Bowie’s death, do not watch this commercial. You will end up in tears. “Starman” plays in the background as a former astronaut relives what it’s like to be in a rocket. It is a truly beautiful and touching commercial.

9. T-Mobile: Steve Harvey 

After his minor mix-up at the Miss Universe Pageant, Steve Harvey was recruited by T-Mobile to expose Verizon Wireless’s mistake. You know that Verizon commercial with all of the colorful balls? Well, the other cell providers are responding and claiming it’s false by creating their own commercial with their own balls.

10. Hyundai: Reynoldsville 

Hyundai is killing it with the commercials this year. The always gorgeous Ryan Reynolds is featured in this commercial. Can someone please clone Reynolds like they did in this advertisement? It would be a blessing to all of humankind.

11. Toyota Prius: Police Chase 

Who knew a Prius could be the perfect get-away car? I love how the robbers — who are actors from the classic HBO series The Wire — steal the Prius, but not without using some of the money from the bank to pay back the owner of the car. The whole commercial is noticeably ironic.

12. Pokémon: Train On 

Pokémon is 20 years old?! Here’s a news flash for all of you born in 1996: You are as old as Pokémon. Let that sink in while you watch this commercial, which brings new light to trading and fighting the creatures we grew up with.

13. LG Oled: Man From the Future

OK, the only reason this commercial is so good is because Liam Neeson is in it. That deep, serious voice is hypnotizing. It made me believe that I am the future. If acting falls through for Neeson, he should become a motivational speaker.

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14. Kia: Walken Closet 

Christopher Walken and Liam Neeson should team up and both become motivational speakers. The whole world would be a better place. Walken got a dude to leave his “beige life” by putting socks on his hands. If that’s not impressive, I don’t know what is.

15. Honda: Singing Sheep 

A commercial that plays a Queen song earns top honors in my books. Those sheep can really sing too.

16. NFL: Super Bowl Babies Choir 

Who knew there were Super Bowl babies? The NFL gathered up all of the kids conceived on the night of the Super Bowl and had them sing a parody of “Kiss From A Rose.” Oh, and the singer Seal made a guest appearance too. But the stars of this commercial were the 2014 Super Bowl babies who couldn’t sing and instead just cried.

17. No More: Domestic and Sexual Assault Awareness 

It’s great the ad brought light to the problem when so many people have their eyes on the TV screen.

Head to this website to watch all of Super Bowl 50’s commercials.


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