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Kia and X-Men take top spot

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The king has been dethroned.

Volkswagen’s “The Force,” the 2011 Super Bowl ad that took the top spot on our All Time viral video rankings for the last three years, no longer reigns supreme.

The new No. 1: Kia’s “Kia X-Car.”

The campaign is a mashup between X-Men and Kia’s sponsorship of the 2016 Australian Open. The premise is that tennis star Rafael Nadel’s right arm is unnaturally super strong, one might even say mutant. The featured spot then devolves into a series of clips from the rebooted X-Men films with shots of the Kia Sportage transforming from one frame to the next. It’s a chaotic flash sequence of seemingly disconnected clips – which, apparently, is just what the internet demands.

The spot shot to the top with 97,559,276 views.

As for Volkswagen, don’t cry too many tears. “The Force” is still comfortable at No. 2 with 89,470,007 views.

1
 
Kia X-Car
Kia X-Car Kia

True Reach: 97,559,276
 
2
 
The Force
The Force Volkswagen
Deutsch (Los Angeles)
True Reach: 89,470,007
 
3
 
The Chase
The Chase Audi
Anomaly
True Reach: 77,314,356
 
4
 
A Message to Space
A Message to Space Hyundai
Innocean Worldwide (Seoul)
True Reach: 73,168,795
 
5
 
Fiesta Movement 2013
Fiesta Movement 2013 Ford
Team Detroit
True Reach: 65,310,935
 
6
 
The Lexus Hoverboard
The Lexus Hoverboard Lexus
CHI & Partners
True Reach: 50,408,592
 
7
 
#withdad
#withdad Nissan
TBWA/Chiat/Day (Los Angeles)
True Reach: 45,219,436
 
8
 
The Chase
The Chase Hyundai
INNOCEAN Worldwide
True Reach: 44,472,363
 
9
 
The Dog Strikes Back
The Dog Strikes Back Volkswagen
Deutsch (Los Angeles)
True Reach: 43,921,965
 
10
 
Hyundai + Euro 2016
Hyundai + Euro 2016 Hyundai

True Reach: 41,030,050
 
UPDATED: 6/6/2016 1:20 pm US ET - updates historic list
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