Ridiculous Television Ads Inspired by Horror Films


Like everything else, your favorite fright flicks have been watered-down and commercialized for consumer culture. Creepy imagery and horror cinema’s nastiest characters are an easy way to get the attention of boob tube drones that perk up when baddies and bloodthirsty villains slice and dice their way through product placement. Here are a few of the most ridiculous television commercials — horror cinema-inspired. Which ones are the saddest? Leave us your favorite picks below.

Rob Zombie’s Woolite commercial

Horror villains do digital TV

The Exorcist happened because of Dirt Devil

Zombies don’t want flesh, they want Doritos

Nicole Kidman’s The Others gets the Polish cell phone company revamp

Poor Vincent Price sells Tilex

Monsters sell Heineken

Nike helps you become the final girl