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33 Beautiful Tattoos That Were Inspired By Movies

Beautiful films and even better ink.

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their tattoos that were inspired by movies. Here are the beautiful results.

1. The Lion King

"I've always loved The Lion King. It has always helped me be true to who I am, not let the past define me, and taught me to never be afraid to make fun of yourself and be a fool! Hakuna Matata!" –Bilbo15
Bilbo15

"I've always loved The Lion King. It has always helped me be true to who I am, not let the past define me, and taught me to never be afraid to make fun of yourself and be a fool! Hakuna Matata!" –Bilbo15

2. Harry Potter

"Harry Potter helped me overcome my depression." –meganf47dc1d38a
meganf47dc1d38a

"Harry Potter helped me overcome my depression." –meganf47dc1d38a

3. Star Wars

"My best friend and I have known each other since the day we were born and we grew up watching Star Wars together. We always knew we wanted matching tattoos but didn't want them to be cliché, so we went with nerdy instead." –Kasey Durham
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"My best friend and I have known each other since the day we were born and we grew up watching Star Wars together. We always knew we wanted matching tattoos but didn't want them to be cliché, so we went with nerdy instead." –Kasey Durham

4. Toy Story

"My grandmother and I watched Toy Story a million times when I was a kid. Buzz Lightyear was always my favourite. This tattoo reminds me I'll always have a friend in her." –nicka4a3856d0b
nicka4a3856d0b

"My grandmother and I watched Toy Story a million times when I was a kid. Buzz Lightyear was always my favourite. This tattoo reminds me I'll always have a friend in her." –nicka4a3856d0b

5. Almost Famous

"The movie means SO much to me. Got it as soon as I turned 18." –sassymccartney
sassymccartney

"The movie means SO much to me. Got it as soon as I turned 18." –sassymccartney

6. Where The Wild Things Are

"My tattoo from the children's book and movie, Where The Wild Things Are." –Bri Donnelly
Bri Donnelly

"My tattoo from the children's book and movie, Where The Wild Things Are." –Bri Donnelly

7. Suicide Squad

"I'm kind of obsessed with Harley Quinn, so this is a Suicide Squad-style forearm tattoo I got recently." –leahf49241ad6b
leahf49241ad6b

"I'm kind of obsessed with Harley Quinn, so this is a Suicide Squad-style forearm tattoo I got recently." –leahf49241ad6b

8. Jurassic Park

"I felt as excited as a little kid watching it in cinema, and I wanted to keep that feeling." –klarag
klarag

"I felt as excited as a little kid watching it in cinema, and I wanted to keep that feeling." –klarag

9. Cinderella

"Here's mine. I just got it and I love it. By far my favourite Disney movie." –maggiejacobson23
maggiejacobson23

"Here's mine. I just got it and I love it. By far my favourite Disney movie." –maggiejacobson23

10. How to Train Your Dragon

"The entire How to Train Your Dragon series is what got me through the worst of my depression. This dragon and his journey were the source of my emotions when I felt nothing. When days are especially bad I remind myself to train my dragons: Be fierce in the face of futility and be loyal to my loved ones. This Night Fury reminds me that I am enough." –ginalynm
ginalynm

"The entire How to Train Your Dragon series is what got me through the worst of my depression. This dragon and his journey were the source of my emotions when I felt nothing. When days are especially bad I remind myself to train my dragons: Be fierce in the face of futility and be loyal to my loved ones. This Night Fury reminds me that I am enough." –ginalynm

11. Forrest Gump

"'Jenny and me was like peas and carrots.'" –courtneyr4375e2e49
courtneyr4375e2e49

"'Jenny and me was like peas and carrots.'" –courtneyr4375e2e49

12. Lilo and Stitch

"It's pretty generic, but it's incredibly important to me. In my early teens, I struggled to find my place. I attended a summer camp where I met people who were just like me - passionately nerdy and accepting. I had never felt so at home among my peers before then, and when they played Lilo and Stitch one rainy afternoon, the concept of 'ohana' cemented my friendship with everyone I met there. It's been five years since that camp, and I still keep in touch with everyone, and they are family that I will never leave behind or forget." –tsotroublesome
tsotroublesome

"It's pretty generic, but it's incredibly important to me. In my early teens, I struggled to find my place. I attended a summer camp where I met people who were just like me - passionately nerdy and accepting. I had never felt so at home among my peers before then, and when they played Lilo and Stitch one rainy afternoon, the concept of 'ohana' cemented my friendship with everyone I met there. It's been five years since that camp, and I still keep in touch with everyone, and they are family that I will never leave behind or forget." –tsotroublesome

13. Beauty And The Beast

"A 'Chip on my shoulder' inspired by Beauty And The Beast." –callies48cb4936d
callies48cb4936d

"A 'Chip on my shoulder' inspired by Beauty And The Beast." –callies48cb4936d

14. Tuck Everlasting

"Tuck Everlasting. A young girl, Winnie, must decide whether or not to drink from a spring that grants eternal life." –Katherine Marshall Eastman
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"Tuck Everlasting. A young girl, Winnie, must decide whether or not to drink from a spring that grants eternal life." –Katherine Marshall Eastman

15. Inception

"My very first tattoo was the spinning top from Inception. That movie blew me away. To me, it says - who cares if dreams and fantasy aren't, strictly speaking, real? If you experience it, it's a part of YOUR reality. It really resonated with me as a fantasy artist and game designer." –siljeekevalls
siljeekevalls

"My very first tattoo was the spinning top from Inception. That movie blew me away. To me, it says - who cares if dreams and fantasy aren't, strictly speaking, real? If you experience it, it's a part of YOUR reality. It really resonated with me as a fantasy artist and game designer." –siljeekevalls

16. Blade Runner

"My husband and I have inverse Blade Runner tributes." –a47ce3b236
a47ce3b236

"My husband and I have inverse Blade Runner tributes." –a47ce3b236

17. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

"My tattoo was inspired by Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. The last challenge that Indy faces to get to the Holy Grail is a leap of faith called 'Path of God'. 'Only in a leap from the lion's head will prove his worth.' It combines my love of the Indiana Jones movies and my faith. The artist also incorporated symbols from the trilogy into the design as well (ears are the staff piece of Ra, the grail and the cruciform cross on the nose)." –shanelw2
shanelw2

"My tattoo was inspired by Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. The last challenge that Indy faces to get to the Holy Grail is a leap of faith called 'Path of God'. 'Only in a leap from the lion's head will prove his worth.' It combines my love of the Indiana Jones movies and my faith. The artist also incorporated symbols from the trilogy into the design as well (ears are the staff piece of Ra, the grail and the cruciform cross on the nose)." –shanelw2

18. Star Wars

"This one is my Star Wars-inspired tattoo, because I'm a huge fan and R2D2 is my favourite character." –siestaz
siestaz

"This one is my Star Wars-inspired tattoo, because I'm a huge fan and R2D2 is my favourite character." –siestaz

19. A Nightmare on Elm Street

"I love horror movies and my favourite is a A Nightmare on Elm Street, so I got a pin-up inspired by Freddy." –karajeanne
karajeanne

"I love horror movies and my favourite is a A Nightmare on Elm Street, so I got a pin-up inspired by Freddy." –karajeanne

20. Meet the Robinsons

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21. Spirited Away

"Spirited Away has been my favourite movie for as long as I can remember. I love it so much that I got a No Face tattoo! Miyazaki will always be my favourite artist." –claryssa339
claryssa339

"Spirited Away has been my favourite movie for as long as I can remember. I love it so much that I got a No Face tattoo! Miyazaki will always be my favourite artist." –claryssa339

22. Deadpool

I love Deadpool insane amounts, and I actually planned this before I had even seen the movie. Some die hard fans may notice that this is from the comic book cover with Cable." –c439d615fb
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I love Deadpool insane amounts, and I actually planned this before I had even seen the movie. Some die hard fans may notice that this is from the comic book cover with Cable." –c439d615fb

23. Up

"I have several movie tattoos, mainly from Star Wars, but somehow Carl and Ellie are my favourite." –evid
evid

"I have several movie tattoos, mainly from Star Wars, but somehow Carl and Ellie are my favourite." –evid

24. Bambi

"Thumper from Bambi. He's pretty badass. He stepped up and kept Bambi from losing his shit. He's a good guy." –pinkdeedle
pinkdeedle

"Thumper from Bambi. He's pretty badass. He stepped up and kept Bambi from losing his shit. He's a good guy." –pinkdeedle

25. The Count of Monte Cristo

"The Count of Monte Cristo was always my favourite movie growing up. The chess piece is symbolic of the victories the two main characters face, and every time one of them experiences a triumph in their life they say 'King's to you' and hand over the chess piece. I got it to remind me to always seek my adventures, follow what I love, and appreciate even the smallest victories." –shealynb
shealynb

"The Count of Monte Cristo was always my favourite movie growing up. The chess piece is symbolic of the victories the two main characters face, and every time one of them experiences a triumph in their life they say 'King's to you' and hand over the chess piece. I got it to remind me to always seek my adventures, follow what I love, and appreciate even the smallest victories." –shealynb

26. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

"Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Probably my favourite movie in existence. It just cheers me up every time I watch it." –heygirlsname
heygirlsname

"Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Probably my favourite movie in existence. It just cheers me up every time I watch it." –heygirlsname

27. The Silence of the Lambs

"I'm a big horror fan, so for my first tattoo I got the death's-head moth from The Silence of the Lambs. Still my favourite movie." –lizowar
lizowar

"I'm a big horror fan, so for my first tattoo I got the death's-head moth from The Silence of the Lambs. Still my favourite movie." –lizowar

28. The Mummy

"My friend and I got matching tattoos inspired by The Mummy." –allisonp43bdf018e
allisonp43bdf018e

"My friend and I got matching tattoos inspired by The Mummy." –allisonp43bdf018e

29. Interstellar

"I got the word 'stay' in morse code from Interstellar. I saw it when I was 17 and immediately fell in love with the film. The score, the cinematography, the story, and the science behind it were so captivating, I decided to have it permanently showcased on my body!" –musicalphrase
musicalphrase

"I got the word 'stay' in morse code from Interstellar. I saw it when I was 17 and immediately fell in love with the film. The score, the cinematography, the story, and the science behind it were so captivating, I decided to have it permanently showcased on my body!" –musicalphrase

30. Chronicles of Narnia and Lord of the Rings

"Mine is a combination of Chronicles of Narnia and Lord of the Rings that I drew myself. Each series was incredibly important to me, as a child, teen, and adult. The quote is from Narnia that I translated into elvish, 'Courage, Dear Heart.'" –kristens40b749e5f
kristens40b749e5f

"Mine is a combination of Chronicles of Narnia and Lord of the Rings that I drew myself. Each series was incredibly important to me, as a child, teen, and adult. The quote is from Narnia that I translated into elvish, 'Courage, Dear Heart.'" –kristens40b749e5f

31. If I Stay

"'Sometimes you make choices in life, and sometimes, choices make you.'" –katelynl4a6848426
katelynl4a6848426

"'Sometimes you make choices in life, and sometimes, choices make you.'" –katelynl4a6848426

32. Edward Scissorhands

"I was a guinea pig for one of the girls at my shop who wanted to start doing colour portraits so she contacted me knowing I wanted an Edward Scissorhands portrait. She did a damn good job for the first time out." –ehaverstick
ehaverstick

"I was a guinea pig for one of the girls at my shop who wanted to start doing colour portraits so she contacted me knowing I wanted an Edward Scissorhands portrait. She did a damn good job for the first time out." –ehaverstick

33. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

"I got this line from Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. The film taught me so much about love and fate. If you're meant to be with someone, you'll be with them, no matter the circumstances keeping you apart." –americal4043a631a
americal4043a631a

"I got this line from Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. The film taught me so much about love and fate. If you're meant to be with someone, you'll be with them, no matter the circumstances keeping you apart." –americal4043a631a

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