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Eight of the best Christmas adverts of 2016

Expect emotional scenes, bouncing dogs and a singing monster.
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Every year the Christmas ad haul gets better and better, and 2016 looks like being the best yet.

Top marks to the Brits who’ve produced five of the eight ads on this list, including the most popular ad this year from British department store John Lewis.

Our roundup promises plenty of cheer, a few tearful scenes and some incredible dance moves.


John Lewis Christmas 2016 – #Bustertheboxer.

Buster the boxer can’t wait to bounce on a new trampoline.

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Marks & Spencer Christmas 2016 – With love from Mrs Claus

Mrs Claus goes on a present giving mission.

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Sainsbury’s – “The Greatest Gift”

An animated short featuring James Corden on vocals.

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Polish firm Allego with “English for beginners”

A Polish grandpa learns English in time for Christmas with his family.

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Apple – “Frankie’s Holiday”

Frankenstein’s monster befriends a little girl who gives him a chance and joins in on a rendition of “There’s No Place Like Home For The Holidays.”

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H&M – “Come together”

This Wes Anderson short stars Adrien Brody as a train conductor who saves Christmas.

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The Tale of Thomas Burberry – Burberry festive film 2016

This three minute clip tells the story of the company’s founder. Packed with stars including Sienna Miller, Lily James, Domhnall Gleeson, and Dominic West.

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House of Fraser – “Christmas is coming to get you

UK retailer House of Fraser’s quirky ad features a catchy version of The Fugees hit Ready or Not and some epic dance moves.

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