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33 Beautiful Tattoos That Were Inspired By Movies

Beautiful films and even better ink.

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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

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


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


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

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


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


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


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

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


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

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

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