Thursday, January 05, 2012

The awesome Vinnie Jones stars in the most awesome CPR ad ever.

I haven't been this excited about a CPR ad since, well, since this one (for much different reasons, obvs.). The legendary football (the real game) thug (evidence), and the man who makes Guy Ritchie films more watchable strikes again for the British Heart Foundation. All I can say is: focking brillyant.
Ad agency: Grey, London.


Blogger Dan said...

Dear awards shows: here is your measuring stick.

3:52 PM  
Anonymous Matt said...

Loved it. Especilly the victim's entrance.

4:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Vinnie Jones was about the worst player ever to make it pro. He could trap a ball further than I could kick it. Still, he was a legitimate "nutter" on the field and you wouldn't want to play against him. Was much relieved that when I played against Hollywood United a couple of years back......he was on a sojourn doing UK's "Big Brother" at the time. Great spot. Also.

5:33 PM  
Blogger copyranter said...

I was aware that he didn't have the moves of say...Drogba.

6:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

copyranter -- believe me, Betty White probably had more moves. He was a thug on the field, nothing more....nothing less. Not that there's anything wrong with's a man's game....etc...etc.

You've seen the pic of him grabbing Gaza's balls, right?

6:49 PM  
Blogger copyranter said...

Now I have.

6:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

There's an ad in there for athletic cups....shurely????

7:14 PM  
Anonymous RobbieR said...

So nearly perfect.

Why the pun on 'handy' at the end.


8:14 PM  
Blogger Vinnie said...

Seriously, I wish agencies would stop ripping off the truly brilliant Super Sexy CPR viral by Fortnight Lingerie. I find this new execution just ok. I wouldn't call it brilliant.

8:34 PM  
Anonymous jimh said...

Right on the sovereign.

Informative, too. I will always remember the Stayin' Alive tempo trick!

10:24 PM  
Anonymous KILL_ALL_HUMANS said...

for saying "football (the real game)" for a US guy

3:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cracking ad, but was "Focking Brillyant" an attempt at cockney, mr Copyranter? If it was, you'd be better off saying "Faakin' Briwwiant". I take it back if you weren't trying to speak like a cockney.

9:01 PM  
Blogger copyranter said...

No no, a lame attempt at...more of an average Londoner accent.

7:19 AM  

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