Although the Internet and DVR allow for the skipping of ads, there will always be that one inescapable marketing ploy: product placement. Instead of featuring the product in a separate commercial, the product gets integrated into the narrative of a TV show or film. Meant to be seamless, a character will suddenly sip from a familiar brand of drink or tinker with a well-known device.
Displaying the product to the movie’s audience while the studio gets paid, product placement is a win-win for both the filmmakers and the sponsors. But throughout movie history, it’s also led to plenty of fails, with the product’s inclusion in the film being awkwardly noticeable. With that, we present 25 Hilariously Obvious Product Placements in Movies.
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