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    33 Beautiful Tattoos That Were Inspired By Movies

    Beautiful films and even better ink.

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

    1. The Lion King

    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

    meganf47dc1d38a

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

    3. Star Wars

    buzzfeed.com

    "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

    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

    sassymccartney

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

    6. Where The Wild Things Are

    Bri Donnelly

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

    7. Suicide Squad

    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

    klarag

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

    9. Cinderella

    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

    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

    courtneyr4375e2e49

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

    12. Lilo and Stitch

    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

    callies48cb4936d

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

    14. Tuck Everlasting

    katem4b9c9eb3d

    "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

    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

    a47ce3b236

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

    17. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    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

    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

    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

    cydneyw4bef99e2e

    21. Spirited Away

    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

    c439d615fb

    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

    evid

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

    24. Bambi

    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

    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

    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

    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

    allisonp43bdf018e

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

    29. Interstellar

    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

    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

    katelynl4a6848426

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

    32. Edward Scissorhands

    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

    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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