How do you follow up a Super Bowl ad staring Eminem's music and one of 2011's most successful taglines? If you're Chrysler, you call in Clint Eastwood and revisit the city of Detroit's comeback story for a progress update.

Appropriately titled "Halftime in America," Chrysler's Super Bowl ad made its impactful debut immediately following the game's halftime show. Starring American icon Clint Eastwood, the ad's theme mimics the game itself, reminding Americans that even though times are tough, Detroit has proven that comebacks are possible.

Stirring? We think so. See for yourself after the jump and let us know in the comments if you think Chrysler has created a worthy follow up to last year's commercial.


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      • 3 Years Ago
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      Ron Faldik
      • 3 Years Ago
      Clint Eastwood for President..... I can hear him telling Irans leaders...."Do you fell lucky punk"
      Avinash Machado
      • 3 Years Ago
      Emotional stuff.
      Elaine Dolezal
      • 3 Years Ago
      For me, that ad wasn't about Chrysler or even politics. What was so stirring and inspirational about it was the interwoven theme of a "comeback America". It was more about patriotism and what we as Americans are made of. Just close your eyes and listen to the ad. Or listen and watch SEE Americans.
      tony36619
      • 3 Years Ago
      AND AANNDDD a Charger SRT-8
      AMG THIS
      • 3 Years Ago
      Autoblog should pay Chrysler, every post about Chrysler on here gets 300 comments a piece. As for the commercial I thought it was great and put another positive spot light on Chrysler..AGAIN. By far the vest marketers in the auto biz today. GO MOPAR!!!!
      David Hu
      • 3 Years Ago
      Is that Dennis Haysbert from 24 and the All State commercials at 1:07?
      Jesus!
      • 3 Years Ago
      Great commercial!
      tony36619
      • 3 Years Ago
      I want a 300 SRT-8
      Kevin Braend
      • 1 Year Ago
      I hope millions of Americans will rethink there spending habits with this commercial. The best way to bring China to it's knees is to simply buy American. When the greedy CEO's figure out that we will not buy there inferior, imported product. Jobs will come back to USA.
      Alec Kasperski
      • 3 Years Ago
      People care too much about patriotism in America, it is more socially acceptable to **** yourself over by purchasing a shitty, unreliable 'Murican made car versus saving a ton of cash on a nice import.
        caddy-v
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Alec Kasperski
        attitudes like that explain why America is headed to hell in a handbasket.
          David
          • 3 Years Ago
          @caddy-v
          Dude, you've been a racist troll ever since you signed on to Autoblog.
        eskimo810
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Alec Kasperski
        You're kind of an idiot. I won't agree that these cars are shitty, not anymore. Do they still have some work to do? Of course, but even the Civic isn't looking so hot right now. And the idea of buying American isn't just being patriotic, the Big Three are vital to the nation's economy. They are the last truly major manufactured "good" still made in the US, and they provide thousands of jobs to this nation. If you're interested in living in a country with a low unemployment rate and a healthy GDP, these companies are pretty ******* essential. It is a consumers market, but saying American cars suck and imports are better just from history's bullet points is no way to move forward. Maybe you should stop whining and do something useful.
        Adrian
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Alec Kasperski
        So you think all imports are superior? Please. I'd challenge some imports (Mitsubishi Galant, Honda Civic, any Suzuki besides the Kizashi) make up the worst of most car segments.
        moparman
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Alec Kasperski
        I'll trade you my challenger for your import for a month and we'll see who has the most trouble, the most fun, and yes, gets the better mileage. Even wtih 370 HP, I'm getting as high as 29 MPG on the highway. Go ahead, sacrafice quality and HP for a cheaper car, that's what it will be, cheap. Also, and it might seem old fashioned, but my dad was a soldier during WWII, and I just can't see myself buying a Japanese vehicle. It would be like disrespecting my dad. Speaking of which, Nissan Armada.....really, a french run-japanese auto maker selling a car named after a huge fleet of ships....in the U.S. of A..? Noone sees the irony of that? Glad my dad is not aroudn to see it.....
        Johnny
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Alec Kasperski
        How much did you save yourself on that shitty haircut?
        Quen47
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Alec Kasperski
        Did you watch that commercial on a 19" tube TV? Just asking because you seem to think it's 1988.
      Alec Kasperski
      • 3 Years Ago
      Blah blah blah blah 'Murica.
        Adrian
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Alec Kasperski
        Hope you're on the first plane out of here, then.
        LUSTSTANG S-197
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Alec Kasperski
        Love it or leave it!! No one is forcing you to stay. But hey, I get it. It's cool to hate "Murica" in some circles, right. You all do it to appear different bur are really just a bunch of sheep.
          mrpinto
          • 3 Years Ago
          @LUSTSTANG S-197
          This is the internet... how do you know he's in America?
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