Top Ten ‘Medieval’ Commercials

Using the Middle Ages is always a good way to sell stuff! Here are our top ten commercials that have something medieval in them.

1) Pepsi – a 2004 commercial featuring David Beckham, Ronaldinho, Roberto Carlos and Totti doing what they do best, even if it happens to be on a medieval battlefield

2) Netflix – what would you leave for your fair maiden before going on a quest?

3) Dominoes – the person who posted this wasn’t very happy with the company!

4) Intel Round Table Ultrabook – What’s a king to do!

5) Marines – in the 1980s this is how the US government got men to join the military



6) Capital One – in 2009 this credit card company started a series of ads featuring the Norsemen. Here is one of their best…

7) Drambuie – this commercial is more just weird than good. It starts with a guy being shot at by arrows, but then fast-growing trees come after him.

8) BBC – this 2006 commercial promotes the show Dragon’s Den

9) Grunwald – this 2010 commercial was part of a Polish campaign to generate interest in the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Grunwald

10) Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism – as a Canadian, I’ve seen this commercial many times. It promotes the L’Anse aux Meadows, the site of the only known Viking settlement in North America

Top Ten 'Medieval' Commercials

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