The Best Hipster Movies Films
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The Best Hipster Movies

List Criteria: Movies must convey a hipster mentality and/or be beloved by "hipsters"

The best hipster films are a cross-section of the best movies of all time that appeal specifically to an audience that doesn't care. If you subscribe to the traditional hipster mantra, liking something and/or bringing it to the public's attention makes it immediately uncool and not likable so, in reality, this list is really a bit of an oxymoron, since a real hipster could never like anything someone else does (even another hipster).

But if you get away from trying to understand hipsters and just look at the movies made by and/or featuring hipsters, you get a look at some of the greatest hipster movies ever. From Lost in Translation to Garden State to anything made by Wes Anderson (Rushmore, Bottle Rocket, Royal Tenenbaums... the hipster movie list goes on), these great hipster films are fine pieces of movie making that just happen to feature characters who wear tighter clothing than the Joe Average movie person.

This list of the best hipster movies includes films that are either beloved by hipsters, or feature a hipster as one of the central characters. If your favorite hipster movie isn't on this hipster movies list, make sure to add it to the list yourself. All genres have been included. Hipsters are a youthful subculture that values progressive, independent thinking, and counter-culture tastes. They tend to lean towards androgyny, because classic male/female imagery is considered too mainstream and even offensive. In many ways, they are modern beatniks. If you yourself are a hipster then one of these films may well be one of your favorites.

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    often listed & added by NapoleonCrudup Joe Swanberg, Keegan DeWitt, C. Mason Wells

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    Gael García Bernal, Adriana Barraza, Goya Toledo

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    added by Dbo878 Sandra Oh, Paul Giamatti, Virginia Madsen

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    often listed & added by MadameLil Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Diana Bracho

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Alexander Kaidanovsky, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Alisa Freindlich

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    added by whoisaffiq Liev Schreiber, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eugene Levy 2009

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    added by EnriqueVega Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham, Viola Davis

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    often listed & added by life20191 Winona Ryder, Renée Zellweger, Ben Stiller

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    added by DamianoZatti Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton, Heidi Klum

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    ranked low on reranks & added by MadameLil Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Mel Blanc

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    added by heypedroishere Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Ironside

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    added by timgillam22 Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths

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    added by Dbo878 Sofía Vergara, Heath Ledger, Jeremy Renner

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    added by heypedroishere Vanessa Hudgens, Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Olivia Peterman Kristen Bell, Aubrey Plaza, Jeff Garlin

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    added by SusanPeckham Justin Timberlake, Christina Ricci, Samuel L. Jackson

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    added by JosieAnna Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson

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    added by NapoleonCrudup Curtis Snow, Young Blo, Adrienne Lockett

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    added by MadameLil Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller

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    added by shannon.mccormacknpt Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn

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    added by timgillam22 Ian Holm, Roy Scheider, Peter Weller

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    added by Mark Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Jared Leto

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    often listed & added by MadameLil Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk

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    new! Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini

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    added by Celeb Spotter Naomi Watts, Isla Fisher, Mark Wahlberg

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    added by MadameLil Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro

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    added by Lons Elizabeth Banks, Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler

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    added by timgillam22 Brad William Henke, Michael Harding, Alvaro Orlando

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    often listed & added by AdamSherbell Heather Graham, Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau

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    added by whoisaffiq Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page, Kristen Wiig

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    added by heypedroishere Mary Tyler Moore, Kevin Spacey, Kaya Scodelario

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    added by Kel Varnsen Bill Nighy, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Kel Varnsen Anna Kendrick, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aubrey Plaza

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    added by EnriqueVega Alicia Silverstone, Emma Roberts, Rita Wilson

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    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore

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    added by heypedroishere Palo Alto Val Kilmer, James Franco, Emma Roberts

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    added by ohaiashleybarcus Tom Waits, Will Arnett, Leslie Bibb

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    George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey

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    added by whoisaffiq Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

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    added by WarrenMitchell Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig

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    Doug Jones, Ivana Baquero, Sergi López i Ayats

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    added by heypedroishere Taylor Momsen, Christopher Doyle, Gabe Nevins

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    added by timgillam22 Chloë Sevigny, James Baker, Harmony Korine

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    added by JelmerSteijger Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, James Franco

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    Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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    added by Dbo878 Jason Segel, Devon Sawa, Matthew Lillard

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    often listed & added by Celeb Spotter Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader

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    added by Celeb Spotter Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

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    added by JosieAnna Susan Sarandon, Jason Segel, Judy Greer

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    Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Released: 2001

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