Swiss Watches have also had their chance of having lead roles in the big screen while being worn by some of the most well-known celebrities. Today we bring you a top 7 watches that appeared in Hollywood movies.
Breitling Chrono Avenger worn by Leonardo DiCaprio in Blood Diamond (2006)
Danny Archer, a gunrunner-turned-diamond-smuggler played by Leonard Di Caprio has a 44 mm titanium Breitling Chrono Avenger with a brown leather strap and black dial throughout the movie. DiCaprio is usually associated with Tag Heuer however in this case he decided to give another brand a chance.
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Rolex Submariner Ref. 6538 worn by Sean Connery in Dr. No (1962)
We’ve already mentioned the “James Bond Rolex” which was sold last year for $567K at Phillips’s Auction. Worn by Sean Connery while “Mr. Bond” was tracking down the mysterious Dr. No this watch has created great interest from the public since then.
Porsche Design Orfina 7176s worn by Tom Cruise in Top Gun (1986)
There’s no doubt that Top Gun is still regarded as one of greatest flight films of all time, catapulting Tom Cruise to the fame he enjoys today. For the longest time, people assumed he wore an IWC, however, it was really a Porsche Design Orfina 7176s. Fun fact: there was a rerelease of the watch in 2010.
Panerai PAM 332 worn by Sylvester Stalone in The Expendables I (2010)
Sylvester Stallone is a watch collector and this Panerai PAM 332 was put on the map form any buyers thanks to him. His watch, however, is oversized to match his huge figure. The watch comes equipped with an Incabloc anti-shock device which is a practical feature, particularly in an action film.
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Bremont worn by Colin Firth and the rest of the cast of Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Fun fact: the co-founder of Bremont, Nick English, had a cameo in Kingsman: The Secret Service. Which is why we’ve managed to spot Colin Firth as well as the rest of the cast wearing special edition watches for the feature film. Colin Firth and Michael Caine wore a world timer, apprentice agent Eggsy (Taron Egerton) wore a DLC model and the head of new recruits (Mark Strong) wore a steel world timer.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin Perpetual worn by Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange (2016)