6 November

Watches in Movies

Posted under Watch News

Movies seem to be perfect opportunities for product placement, so watches make no exception to this trend. More and more celebrities appear in movies wearing complicated mechanical timepieces or highly precise quarts watches.

But which timepieces got a part in Hollywood productions? Below there is a list of 10 movies where actors can be seen wearing some popular brand watches.

1.James Bond series
James Bond has a special connection with wrist watches. The famous spy has transformed each timepiece he worn into a star. His enormous influence even made watches brands release special James Bond edition timepieces.
Some of the watches the 007 agent worn along the time are: Rolex Submariner 6538 (Dr. No, From Russia with Love), Breitling Top Time (Thunderball), Rolex GMT Master (Casino Royale), Rolex Chronograph, ref. 6238 (In Her Majesty`s Secret Services), Hamilton Pulsar ‘P2 2900′ LED (Live and Let Die), Seiko 0674 (The Spy Who Loved Me), Seiko TV Watch (Octopussy), TAG Heuer Professional Night-diver PVD (The Living Daylights), Omega Seamaster Professional (Goldeneye, Tomorrow Never Dies, Die Another Day, Casino Royale), and Omega Planet Ocean (Casino Royale).

2.Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon (2011)
The action in latest Transformers movie presents the main character Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) wearing a Bvlgari Diagono X-Pro, while Major Lennox (Josh Duhamel) can be spotted with a MTM Warrior Black Special Ops watch.

3. Iron Man (2008)
The beginning of the acclaimed action movie presents main character Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) wearing a Bvlgari Diagono Chronograph.

4.Burn after Reading (2008)
George Clooney as Harry Pfarrer wears a Casio G-Shock GW5600BJ-1JF in this Cohen brothers` black comedy.

5.I Am Legend (2007)
Trying to be a hero in a post-apocalyptic world, Will Smith`s character wears a Swiss Army Victorinox 25077 Sportech 4000 and a Hamilton Khaki XWind.

6. Blood Diamond (2006)
In his attempt to get a priceless diamond, Danny Archer (Leonardo DiCaprio) compliments his wrist with Breitling Chrono Avenger. For his part, DiCaprio received a Best Actor nomination.

7.The Departed (2006)
Academy winner for Best Picture, The Departed includes a scene where Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon) wears a TAG Heuer Link.

8.Miami Vice (2006)
In this drama about two undercover detectives whose mission is to fight drug trafficking operations, detective Rico (Jamie Foxx) wears two watches: IWC Aquatimer Split Minute Chronograph and IWC Portuguese Chrono-Automatic.

9.Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Action reaches the highest points with John Smith (Brad Pitt) wearing an IWC Spitfire Chronograph 3706 and Jane Smith wearing a Tissot T-Touch. Even if they wear different watches brands in the movie, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie found common ground and they became a solid couple in real life.

10. The Bourne Identity (2002)
Jason Borne (Matt Damon) can be spotted wearing a TAG Heuer Link Chronograph in this famous action movie.

As you can see, great watches go to great actors, but these exquisite timepieces are also available for those who are not Hollywood stars.
Choice can be difficult with so many tempting watches on the market. The best is to coordinate your option with your requirements, so choose a watch that matches all your expectations. Enjoy it!