Ad Nut
Dec 3, 2015

Only two ads from Asia make Gunn Report list of century's best (so far)

The Gunn Report has released a popular poll of the 20 best ads of the 21st Century (so far). Only two ads from Asia appear: one from India and Ad Nut bets you can guess the other one. Hint: It did fairly well at Cannes.

Only two ads from Asia make Gunn Report list of century's best (so far)

Three ads on behalf of Asia-based brands also appear, two for Honda and one for Sony. However, in all three cases the credit goes to London-based agencies. 

The organisation compiled the list, which is not ranked in any order, by asking readers to choose 10 ads each from a pre-selected list of 30. Provisions were also made for "other nominations".

In total, 1,754 people completed the questionnaire, allowing The Gunn Report to create a list of the most popular ads released between 2000 and 2015. Here we go:

 

BGH Silent Aircon "Dads in briefs" by Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi, Buenos Aires

 

Budweiser "Wassup/true" by DDB, Chicago

 

Cadbury's Dairy Milk "Gorilla" by Fallon, London

 

Canal+ "Closet"by BETC Euro RSCG, Paris

 

Canal+ "The bear" by BETC Euro RSCG, Paris

 

Chipotle "Back to the start" by Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles

 

Dove Self Esteem Fund "Evolution" by Ogilvy & Mather, Toronto

 

Guinness "Noitulove" by Abbott, Mead Vickers BBDO, London

 

Happy Dent Teeth Whitening Gum "Happy dent palace" by McCann Erickson, Mumbai

 

Honda "Cog" by Wieden & Kennedy, London

 

Honda "Grrr" by Wieden & Kennedy, London

 

John West Salmon "Bear" by Leo Burnett London

 

Metro Trains "Dumb ways to die" by McCann, Melbourne

 

Nike "Tag" by Wieden & Kennedy, Portland

 

Nike "Write the future" by Wieden & Kennedy, Amsterdam

 

Old Spice "The man your man could smell like" by Wieden & Kennedy, Portland

 

Peugeot 206 "The sculptor" by Euro RSCG MCM, Milan

 

Sony Bravia LCD TV  "Balls" by Fallon, London

 

Volkswagen Golf DSG "Kids on steps" by DDB, Berlin

 

Volvo Trucks "Epic split" by Forsman & Bodenfors, Gothenburg

Hat tip to our colleagues at Marketing (UK) for posting the list

 

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