Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Remarkable Movies about Diamonds

There is something mysterious about diamonds which attracts us to them. From diamond heists, blood diamonds to the most heart wrenching romantic stories, there are various movies that revolving around diamonds. Here is a look at some of the most remarkable movies made with diamonds in the pivotal setting –

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) – Gentlemen may or may not prefer blondes, but one thing is for sure that diamonds are preferred by everyone. Everyone remembers Marilyn Monroe igniting the silver screen wearing a stunning pear shaped diamond and singing “Diamonds are a girl’s best friends.” No points in guessing why diamonds are a girl’s, as well as, a man’s best friends as well.

Titanic (1997) – Jack and Rose have become immortal in our minds and so has the diamond, ‘The Heart of the Ocean’. The heart warming tale of selfless love and sacrifice went on to break box office records and touch billions of hearts around the globe. And who could forget Rose throwing the exquisite blue diamond necklace in the ocean as a token of her love to Jack.

To Catch a Thief (1955) – Alfred Hitchcock was the master of his game and this classic movie depicts Cary Grant trying to clear his name as a suspect in a recent diamond heist. With diamonds and Grace Kelly adding spark to the plot, this is a must watch movie for all the Hitchcock fans.

The Bank Job (2008) – One of the most enthralling movies ever made about diamond heists, The Bank Job also happens to be based on a true story of the diamond heist that took place in 1971, in Baker Street, London. With spine chilling thrills in the plot, The Bank Job succeeds in hinting at what the government tried to conceal. We are not revealing much and watch the movie to believe it.

A Fish Called Wanda (1998) – A Fish Called Wanda is a comedy involving a diamond heist revolving around Jamie Lee Curtis, who plays con artist Wanda and Otto West, played by Kevin Kline, who are brought into a plot to steal diamonds. There starts a hilarious ride when all the four involved in the diamond heist try to double cross each other.

Diamonds have always been a part of our lives whether it is movies, weddings or simply wearing them on daily basis. Choose the best jeweler and buy the best Toronto wedding rings or anniversary rings, as diamonds are forever.


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