The first film recordings were made back in the decade of the 1890's and the first call on a handheld mobile phone was made by Motorola on 1973 so, for a long time, cellphones were not something you would see frequently in movies, as it happens nowadays.
These are three examples of cellphones used by famous characters in movies, before it was cool.
Although none of these phones can be unlocked, most probably, your phone does. Visit unlock-direct.com to find out.
Nokia 8110, in The Matrix (1999)
Most probably, if you're reading this, you saw The Matrix. Do you remember, at the beginning, when Thomas Anderson (Neo's initial name) tries to escape from his office?
Well, that's a Nokia 8110. a phone announced on 1998. Its screen had a resolution of 4x13 characters, but with 79 hours battery reliability. Older means durable.
Nokia Mobira Talkman, in Lethal Weapon (1987)
Back on 1987, the first movie of the all too famous Lethal Weapon series was released. The police couple conformed by Riggs and Murtaugh was to be remembered by many for a long time. This was not the case for the 5.5kg Nokia Mobira Talkman, held by Danny Glover during the movie.
Siemens ME45, in Bourne Supremacy (2004)
In Bourne Supremacy, Jason Bourne uses a Siemens ME45 cell phone and another device to clone a sim card, as part of his elaborate plan to save his life from the CIA hitmen and remember his past.