If you are a diehard sports fans the Super Bowl is all about the action on the field, but for many casual viewers, the real main event is what happens in between.
Super Bowl ad space is a hot — and expensive — commodity where movies, car companies, and various other brands put on one-of-a-kind commercials you won’t find at any other time of the year.
And, boy, did they deliver in 2018. But if you can’t catch the game live, don’t have cable, or really can’t be bothered, don’t worry because ETCanada.com has all the best Super Bowl commercials curated in one place.
Can You Smell What The Rock Is Cooking? A Burning ‘Skyscraper’:
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a big-game star deserving of a big-game spot to plug his upcoming movie “Skyscraper”.
The Super Bowl Goes ‘Jurassic’:
Hollywood leading man Chris Pratt bites off more than he can chew in the brand new trailer for “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”.
Disney Shoots First With Unexpected ‘Solo’ Trailer:
Disney and Lucasfilm shoot from the hip, premiering a totally unexpected teaser for the highly anticipated “Star Wars” spinoff “Solo: A Star Wars Story”.
James Cromwell Goes ‘The Green Mile’ For PETA:
Actor James Cromwell plays a priest who is visited by a meat industry executive confessing to animal cruelty. The PETA commercial won’t air during the game.
Emily Blunt And John Krasinski Are Thrilling:
Husband-and-wife duo Emily Blunt and John Krasinski team up in a new trailer for the film “A Quiet Place”.
Another Super Bowl movie trailer? Impossible:
Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin, Angela Bassett, and a moustachioed Henry Cavill star in the first big look at “Mission: Impossible — Fallout”.
Netflix Puts Everyone In A Frenzy:
Leave it to digital streaming service Netflix to one-up the competition. The company let the giant cat out of the bag, revealing “The Cloverfield Paradox” will stream immediately after Super Bowl LII
A Difference In Taste:
Cleanse your palette of all the big movie trailers with a little help from Pringles’ “Wow” commercial with Bill Hader.
‘Crocodile Dundee’ Was One Big Hilarious Farce:
For weeks, fans have been scratching their heads over what appeared to be a series of trailers for a “Crocodile Dundee” sequel starring Chris Hemsworth and Danny McBride. Turns out, it was all an elaborate tourism campaign for Tourism Australia.
All For One And One For All:
Marvel had every comic book fan shrieking with excitement for the new “Avengers: Infinity War” trailer, showing off just about every superhero in the movie.
HBO Announces Premiere Date For ‘Westworld’ Season 2
HBO made a big impact with the network’s first Super Bowl ad in two decades, teasing the second season of the critically acclaimed “Westworld” and delivering a premiere date.
Steven Tyler Goes Back In Time With Kia:
Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler transports 40 years back in time in the Kia Stinger, promoting the car’s slogan “feel something again.”
Which Super Bowl ad was your favourite?