U.S. Marine Corps | "Chess"

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prospermusic : I am one of the singers in this commercial! A privilege!

Squee Gee : Shit makes me wanna LARP rather than enlist in the Corps.

steve klarke : What a badass commercial i remember this !!

Robert Coleman : Happy 239th birthday to my fellow Marines...

sardukar : How come gangam style and rihana are more famous than this piece of epic music?

Joe Lubas : The Black Queen is a hottie!

imtheonlysane1here : This and "Gauntlet" are the two Marine ads that got me to enlist. Good memories.

hezbollah95818 : you'll always be a pawn...

Alan Bourbeau : I could never join the marines because of 2 reasons. 1, i'm flat footed. 2, I have asthma. And besides, I'm a solder of the messianic savior Jesus Christ. He's recruited me in God's holy army. So that's good enough for me.

Kreszentia Bichlmaier : I remember this spot from AFRTS as well.  Enjoyed the music a lot.  Just loved Tim Tebow's comment below!  Wish I could still comment on it or give it a thumbs up!

Chris Hennick : So if I join the Marines I can... be a pawn in your game of chess?

Chris Hennick : From groups.google.c om/forum/#!topic/rec.music.classical/9sJGRAVwya4, it's an unpublished song that's only 30 seconds long and used only for ads. Maybe ES Posthumus or Immediate Music will do an extended cover if enough of us ask.

DoUEvenOper8Bro : Yut

Matthew Russell : The greatest commercial of all time.

MotoGuy75aaa : One of my favorite Marine commercials, and I was in the Army.

Chuck Joseph : Love this commercial. They don't make them like they used to. This was probably an intricated setup if you look at all the detail they put into it..Kinda wish it was longer.

pointman127 : I thought the slaying the dragon commercial was the one that got most of you guys:)

Jeffrey Cavanaugh : A more accurate depiction as a pawn was probably not the visual they wanted. 

TheRavenfreak : ...Am I the only one who was afraid of this commercial when I was a kid? Whenever it would air I'd beg my mother to turn down the tv, and I'd close my eyes. Sometimes in the middle of the night if this commercial would air I'd wake my mom up so she could mute the tv... xD I must have been 3 or 4 years old. :V

brized : Fuck the rules of chess, Marines Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome. ;)

Eileen O'Brien : God, what a wonderful recruitment ad this is!  And what a blast from my (checkered) past!  This spot played in place of real commercials over on AFN/AFRTS in Germany when I lived there and was active duty.  I just loved this ad, especially the music.  I even recorded it on VHS, but my collection got lost when we moved back to the US.  It is so great to find this!  Thanks for uploading!  

Tsuneo625 : Why hasn't this commercial been remastered yet?

TheRagingBerserker : @samisyosam First of all I am not a marine. Second of all there are two types of marines, the psycho killer type, and then there are the people who join for personal improvement but you clearly would rather paint people with broad negative brush. You are clearly to lazy to find the good in people, you are truly pathetic I am blocking you.

gxxxumpy : the white horse was mine his name was ace,,,he pasted away @ 32 years of age 2014 the rider is dale gibson A stunt man,,outstanding commercial 

Jennifer Harris : The Marines:  both strong and smart.Their Commander in Chief:  neither strong nor smart.

risingsonseven : Best advertising for military recruitment ever

TheRagingBerserker : @samisyosam How dare you dishonor the marines you'll feel different when you are kidnapped by terrorists. You should be ashamed of yourself you little fag.

Andre Pringle : Capt. Richard McCormick from Portland, Oregon. 0:55

Johnny Boi223 : Lets see the ranks... 1. Pawn 2. Pawn first class 3. Pawnance corporal 4. Pawn corporal 5. Pawn sergeant 6. staff pawn sergeant 7. Pawnery sergeant 8. Master pawn sergeant , First pawn sergeant 9. Master Pawnery sergeant, sergeant pawn major. Sergeant pawn major of the pawn corps...

gxxxumpy : dale taught him to do the rear up in less than 4 days before the commercial thank all of you for your great comments,,it was a privilege...he was a very kind spirited horse,

MrOmnos : The few 195,338 of them.

Matthew Young : Got to be smart to be a marine? Haha

SolidusSnake604 : Way better than the commercial with the dragon.

JeffreyG61 : When America was Great...

Gary V : Oh shit! I used to see this ad every morning! Forgot all about it

tehsma : I appreciate they straight up lifted the light sabet on / off noises from Star Wars.

River Shaw : love the music .. what is the name of this piece?

thesnare100 : What language are the song's lyrics in? German, I think.

Tetsuya Sayuki : Can you tell me what is the name of that particular song they using in that marine commercial?

Mark VanElls : Would anyone happen to know the song for this commercial?

stardazed18 : I remember watching this as a kid & always thinking he was going to slice his ear off.

tim tebow : Imagine my disappointment when I got to boot camp and we didn't do this.

Sargonarhes : Or maybe ask Two Steps from Hell to make an extended version of it.

Dietpepsiahh : Nah, their candy arsed librals

Gibson Ranch : I remember this commercial, but then again I was the white knight.

Hal Howell : This is one of the best ads ever. Right up there with the 1984 Apple ad. One of my favorites.

Weedlord Bonerhitler : join the mariens and we'll let you play wizard chess

mrmacross : I think the Marine in this commercial was on American Gladiators. He didn't win his season, but he did pretty well. As for the white knight, I think he moved out of turn a few times. :)

Excalibur01 : Marines are the ultimate larpers!

Norman Doucet : Greatest tv commercial the Marine Corps ever put out. Best slogan ever put out:"We're looking for a few good men."