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10 Times Product Placements In Movies Went Just A Little Too Far

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Making a movie is expensive, and even though Hollywood studios seem to have all the money in the world, they still look for any chance they can get to save a couple of bucks. A big way this happens is with product placement in movies, where advertisers pay movie studios to advertise their products. Sometimes this is done in a subtle way, but in the case of these 10 movies, they were anything but.

I, Robot (2004)

Future Will Smith suuuuuure is excited to get his "vintage 2004" converse sneakers. Convenient, given the movie happened to come out in 2004...

Little Nicky (2000)

The son of the Devil just loves him some fried chicken, what can we say?

E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)

Seriously, Reese's Pieces are actually a major plot device throughout the movie. Anyone else want some now?

Cast Away (2000)

The opening literally zooms in on a Fed Ex truck, and then follows a Fed Ex packaged during its path to being delivered. Subtle.

Seriously, these next few are just awful...

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