Hamilton, known as the Movie Brand, has starred in over 500 of the biggest movies ever made. As a brand, they have turned down many other roles! Hamilton chooses which projects to be involved with by considering ‘will the watch help to define the character?’. The very first Hamilton watch featured in a blockbuster way back in 1932 and Hamilton haven’t looked back since.
The most renowned on screen appearances begin with the Shanghai Express starring Marlene Dietrich. This partnership runs deep through history and continues to inspire stylists and designers. The second biggest cinematic appearance was in a film named ‘The Frogmen’ which propels the Hamilton Frogman collection into being as well known as it is today! 10 years later, Hamilton collab with the king himself, Elvis Presley in the film ‘Blue Hawaii’. Elvis was already an avid Hamilton Venture fan/customer.
Block blusters Hamilton have featured in:
Custom Watch – 2001: A Space Odyssey – All Astronauts
Director Stanley Kubrick approached Hamilton to create a set of futuristic clocks and watches to be used in the movie. A space-opera spanning the dawn of man to humanity reaching the stars, 2001: A Space Odyssey tells the story of the Black Monolith, humanity’s evolution and the rise of A.I’s ultimate supercomputer HAL 9000. (Won one Oscar)
Ventura Quartz H24411732 – Men in Black – Will Smith & Tommy Lee Jones
The original Ventura, launched in 1957, made watchmaking history as the world’s first electrical,battery powered watch. The H24411732 is a faithful tribute to the original and mirrors the pioneering shield shaped celebration of Mid-Century Modern design. A police officer joins a secret organisation that policies and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. (Won one Oscar)
Khaki Field Handwinding H69419363 – Pearl Harbour – Ben Affleck
The H69419363 is simplicity at its best. The Khaki Field Officer Handwinding offers basic functions and components for the no-nonsense, rugged watch wearer. A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941 (Won one Oscar)
Ventura Chrono Quartz H24412732 Digital Pulsar – Men in Black II – Will Smith & Tommy Lee Jones
The original Ventura, launched in 1957, made watchmaking history as the world’s first electrical, battery powered watch. With its daring and distinctive design, it quickly became an icon and collector’s item. Ventura’s latest incarnation is a faithful tribute to the original and mirrors the pioneering shield shaped celebration of Mid-Century Modern design in a sporty chronograph model. Agent J needs help so he is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory.
Khaki Eto H77612333 – Live Free or Die Hard – Bruce Willis
Hamilton embraces our passion for aviation and our insistence upon accuracy with the Khaki ETO (Estimated Time Over). With a turn of the bezel to mark appropriate speed, desired arrival time or journey duration, the ETO makes the calculations to help you plan your journey. John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down master cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington D.C.
Khaki Auto H70565133 & H70555533 – The Avengers – Robert Downey Jr & Chris Evans
Both watches have a H-10 calibre; a three-hand movement with a date function and boasting a superior power reserve of 80 hours, the H-10 appears with intricate contrasting snail and pearled patterns for the American Classic models it drives and streamlined surfaces for the pilots’ watches. Earth’s mightiest heroes must come together to learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity. (Nominated for one Oscar)
Ventura Quartz H24412732 & H24411732 – Men in Black III – Will Smith & Tommy Lee Jones
The original Ventura, launched in 1957, made watchmaking history as the world’s first electrical, battery powered watch. With its daring and distinctive design, it quickly became an icon and a collector’s item. Ventura’s latest incarnation is a faithful tribute to the original and mirrors the pioneering shield shaped celebration of Mid-Century Modern design in a sporty chronograph model.Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.’s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.
Khaki Pilot Auto H64615135 Murph Custom – Interstellar – Matthew McConaughey
How it felt to be an early aviator, a pioneering pilot flying an airplane at the turn of the twentieth century is something that can’t be recreated, but Hamilton can give you the look – created using modern materials including stainless steel and sapphire crystal. Add an automatic movement and a perfectly proportioned 42mm case for a new take on a vintage timepiece. A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity’s survival. (Won one Oscar)
Khaki Belowzero H78585333 – The Martian – Matt Damon
Water resistant up to 100 bar (1,000 m) and equipped with a helium escape valve, the Khaki BeLOWZERO is perfect for even the most daring of deep water adventures. The convex sapphire crystal offers high-performance protection during underwater exploration and the black PVD treated 46mm stainless steel case is reminiscent of the bulk of a submarine. This Hamilton is a nautical classic designed for marine pioneers. An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. (Nominated for 7 Oscars)
Ventura Elvis80 Custom – Spider-Man Homecoming – Robert Downey Jr
Having first appeared on the wrist of the character Iron Man in the movie Spider-Man: Homecoming, this Ventura has earned its cinematic stripes. Featuring an intricate spiderweb design skeletonized dial in pure black that offers a glimpse of the decorated H-10-S movement inside, it is limited to just 999 pieces. Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trial of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.
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