Thursday, December 9, 2010

Top 10 Fake Brands In A Real World

Product placement has become an integral part of the movie making process.  When the script calls for a product as a prop, sometimes the directors and writers seize this opportunity to create their own fake brand.  The decision for creating these brands could be anything from budget issues, trademark infringements, an inside joke by the director, or the product just doesn't exist.  Whatever the reason for their inception, these brands have become cult classics and will live on in infamy...

10.   Slurm - It's highly addictive!

9.  Dapper Dan -  I don't want FOP damn it, I'm a Dapper Dan man!

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

8.  Spatula City - We're all spatulas and that's all!

7.  Mooby the Golden Calf -  A false god/idol.

Dogma/Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back/Clerks II

6.  Duff Beer - Can't get enough of that wonderful Duff!

The Simpsons

5.  Sex Panther Cologne -  60% of the time, it works every time.


4.   Red Apple Cigarettes -  Preferred brand for all of Quentin Tarantino's iconic creations.

Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Four Rooms, From Dusk Till Dawn, Kill Bill, Planet Terror

3.  Nails Cigarettes - "Hey Silent Bob, let me get busts on that Nails Cigarettes."

Clerks, Mallrats,Chasing Amy, Dogma,  Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks 2

2.  Soul Glo - Let your soul shine through.  Let your soul glo...

Coming to America

1.  Paper Street Soap Company -  All Natural.  Handmade.  You are not a unique snowflake.

Fight Club

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