Hamilton Watches Hollywood Movies: With its pioneering watch designs, Hamilton continues to be a steady favorite of movie makers. The brand’s watches have been cast in over 450 Hollywood movies.
A renowned luxury watchmaking brand, the very first watches to come out of the Hamilton stable were pocket watches in the 1890’s. This was followed by production of wristwatches in the 1900’s with several models being introduced in succession.
In 1957, Hamilton’s Ventura, the first watch in the world to run on battery power, was introduced. Hamilton followed this with another milestone in 1970 when it gave the world its first LED digital watch. Hamilton also became one of the first watch brands to introduce automatic chronographs.
The very first movie in which Hamilton watches made an appearance was The Frogmen. Later, the brand adorned the wrists of several leading actors making it one of the most sought-after movie watch brands.
3 Hamilton Watches Spotted in Hollywood Movies
1) Elvis Presley Wearing Hamilton Ventura in Blue Hawaii
The legend that popularized the rock and roll genre of music wore a handpicked Ventura model for his 1961 film Blue Hawaii. The film set in the backdrop of Hawaii, featured Presley in the role of an army officer named Chad.
The musical with romance and comedy interspersed in it had Presley wearing the Ventura in multiple scenes including his introduction scene where he is shown to be returning to Hawaii after his military tenure.
Hamilton launched a new version of the Ventura, naming it Ventura Elvis80 Auto in commemoration of Presley, who would have been 80 in January 2015. Ventura Elvis80 Auto features the famous asymmetrical face, and a lustrous jet-black design.
The stainless steel curved case is surrounded by a black bezel with a black crown completing the face setup. The model is powered by Hamilton’s in-house mechanical self-winding movement with 80 hours of power backup. An open case back gives a view of the movements inside the watch.
2) Matthew McConaughey Wore Hamilton Khaki Pilot in Interstellar
Directed by ace director Christopher Nolan, Interstellar, released in 2014, is a story of humans entering the wormhole – a spatial element believed to serve as a connecting bridge between two different destinations in space–seeking alternative shelter for humankind.
The science fiction movie had Mathew McConaughey in the lead playing Cooper, an ex-NASA pilot, who is entrusted with the mission of seeking answers to human survival in space.
Cooper wears a Hamilton Khaki Pilot Day Datemodel in the movie. Cooper’s daughter Murph (Jessica Chastain) wears a Hamilton model custom-built for the movie. A member of Hamilton’s Aviation range, Khaki Pilot Day Date features a large 42mm stainless steel case with a clear black dial bearing hands with illumination capability.
The case is covered by a sapphire crystal and the case back is transparent, lending a view of the mechanical self-winding movements inside. A stainless steel bracelet completes the design. A day window appears at 120 clock position and a date aperture appears at the 60 clock position. The model comes with a chronograph feature.
3) Matt Damon Sports a Hamilton BeLOWZERO in The Martian
Released in 2015, this science fiction movie, directed by Ridley Scott, features talented star Matt Damon in the role of an astronaut, Mark Watney. The plot revolves around Mark and his team who are on a mission to Mars.
After a disaster, Mark finds himself alone and stranded on Mars, presumed to be dead by his teammates. How Mark goes about surviving on an alien planet even while struggling to inform of his whereabouts to his team, forms the story.
Matt Damon sports a Hamilton BeLOWZERO in the movie. A member of Hamilton’s Navy collection, BeLOWZERO features a water resistance depth of up to 1000 meters.
Other diver watch features include a helium escape valve that prevents the watch from damage due to environmental gas-pressure differences; screw down crown that facilitates water resistance;damage-resistant sapphire crystal; and a dial-view-friendly large 46mm stainless steel watch case. So these are the 3 Hamilton watches Hollywood movies. Source: Hamilton official website.