Viral Friday: Dumb & Dumber Inception Style
Viral Friday is the weekly viral video chart of ViralBlog, showing the 5 most popular viral videos, commercials, games or user-generated videos, carefully selected and ranked by popularity, viral impact & spread.
This week’s Viral Friday #1 position goes to Dumb & Dumber Inception Style. Inception is everywhere. Already named one of the best movies of the year, but remember that psychological thriller “Dumb & Dumber” released back in 1994? The runner up spot is for Geico. The American insurance company, launched a campaign with the tagline “Can Geico really save you 15% or more on you car insurance?” Jackass completes this week’s top 3. The boys from Jackass are back for the third time on the big screen and they are in 3D. This is the trailer.
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1. Dumb & Dumber Inception Style
Inception is everywhere. Already named one of the best movies of the year, but remember that psychological thriller “Dumb & Dumber” released back in 1994? No? Andrew Fischer of nurv.com went to work with the question: What if Dumb & Dumber was an adrenaline packed suspenseful thriller? The result: a fast paced, Inception style movie trailer with over 550,000 views on YouTube alone. Brace yourself!
2. Geico Commercial Featuring Andres Cantor
Geico, the American insurance company, launched a campaign with the tagline “Can Geico really save you 15% or more on you car insurance?” And to answer that question they released a series of 3 hilarious videos. The most successful one stars American sportscaster Andres Cantor answering the question if he can make ANY sport exciting. Together the videos got over half a million views. Curious if Abe Lincon was an honest man or if having a snowball fight with Randy Johnson is a bad idea? You better watch these other videos!
3. Jackass 3D Trailer
The boys from Jackass are back for the third time on the big screen and they are in 3D. Time Magazine called ‘3D the future of movies’ even the voice-over evens doubts if this is what they had in mind. So if need some inspiration for stunts that you nor your dumb little buddies should attempt, have a look! Want to stay updated with the latest Jackass new and facts then you should ‘follow’ them on Twitter and ‘like’ them on Facebook. The video is now almost one weeks live and almost reaching the million views.
4. YouTube Movie – The Video Website
By now I’m sure most of you will be aware of the fact that Facebook the Movie is coming out soon. With 500 million members worldwide it is clear that a lot of people love Facebook. But people also love a good parody, which is why Jeff Loveness decided to create a mocumentary style version of the early days of YouTube. With almost 300,000 views and over 2,500 YouTube likes this video has certainly hit a note with the online audience.
5. K-Swiss Tubes – Get Championy
It looks like the obnoxious former professional baseball pitcher Kenny Powers from the HBO show Eastbound And Down is getting his act together again. He teamed up with K-Swiss and is now the star in the K-Swiss Tubes videos with some real big athletes. You can watch all the videos on the YouTube channel or even better at the K-Swiss website. Are you cheering for Kenny Powers then join his fan club on Facebook. The video is two weeks live and has almost 200 thousand views.