Bond. James Bond. Not only was he the best known agent from the movies, his array of Braun watches too was top notch. Right from Breitling to Rolex, it is the best known brands that this 007 sports. Right from the Omega watch in From Russia With Love to the Seiko Quartz timepiece from The Spry Who Loved Me….the collection of James Bond watches is truly mesmerizing.
Also, in the hall of fame of watches worn in the movies is the Casio CA53W Databank Twincept Calculator Watch in the movie Back to the Future I and II. Then was the Ventura by Hamilton unit used in Men in Black. This Ventura is the same model as the watch used by Elvis Presley in Blue Hawaii.
Another very famous timepiece is the one used in Apollo 13. This unit, the Omega Speedmaster was also the one worn by Neil Armstrong when he walked on the moon. Another point of credit of this watch is that it is one of the few watches which is approved by NASA.
The IWC Pilot’s chronograph watch in Top Gun is another unit to watch out for. The Tag Heur Link Chronograph CT1111 from The Bourne Identity is yet another really glamorous timepiece. It is a fact that this was worn in the movie which hinged on the Robert Ludlum novel. This unit is easily visible in several sequences of the film.
The Vintage Lancet watch from Pulp Fiction is the one which Captain Koons gives to the son of another prisoner of war. This watch is not easy to find these days. Then comes the Reverso Jaeger-LeCoultre watch from Batman Begins. The version of the watch worn in Batman Begins and The Dark Knight was the Reverso Grande Taille. However, for The Dark Knight Rises, a new version called the Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Tribute to 1931 was created.
The IWC Vintage Ingenieur Automatic IW3233 was used in Collateral by Cary Grant. Another famous watch is the Patek Philippe worn by Ryan Gosling in Drive. A really classic looker, this piece is truly a runaway hit. One of the most important watches in the movies is the Lancet used by Bruce Willis in Pulp Fiction. Also playing an essential role was the Casio CA53W Twincept Databank used in Back to the Future. Equipped with an eight digit calculator, a 1/100 second stopwatch, an auto calendar and alarm, this piece is water resistant up to one hundred meters.
The Rolex Deepsea-Dweller in Argo is a unit made by Rolex. The watch, termed the DSSD is weightier than some the other models of its ilk. The Rolex Cosmograph Daytona used in 15 Minutes is a classic sports watch. Also in the glam hall of watch fame is the Rolex Datejust from Amercian Psycho. Also well known is the Breitling Chrono Avenger from Blood Diamond. This is equipped with a black dial and a solid titanium 44 mm case with a brown calf leather strap.