best movie genres The Best Hipster Movies  

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

Grab your mason jars, mustache comb, and ironic glasses, it’s time to rank the most hipster movies of all time! As any self-respecting hipster knows, liking anything, even a great hipster movie, is inherently uncool. That’s what makes figuring out which of these hipster films is the best especially difficult. Some may be considered among the best movies of all time, but since a real hipster could never like anything someone else does (even another hipster), it’s up to you to decide which one should be at the top.

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 probably wear flannel while listening to Arcade Fire on vinyl. 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.

Despite stereotypes, the hipster subculture is about more than vintage bicycles and ironic T-shirts. They value 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 consider yourself a hipster, then one of these films may well be your favorite movie of all time.

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The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid - Released: 1998

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Donnie Darko Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal - Released: 2001

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Fight Club Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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Napoleon Dynamite Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader

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A Clockwork Orange Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

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Trainspotting Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller

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The Royal Tenenbaums Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray - Released: 2001

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Juno Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

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Clerks Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier - Released: 1994

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Requiem for a Dream Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn

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Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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(500) Days of Summer Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloë Grace Moretz

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Pan's Labyrinth Doug Jones, Ivana Baquero, Sergi López i Ayats

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Lost in Translation Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris - Released: 2003

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Léon: The Professional Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

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Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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American Beauty Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari - look closer... 

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American History X Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf

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Amélie Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett - Released: 2001

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd

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The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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Moonrise Kingdom Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

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Rushmore Bill Murray, Alexis Bledel, Brian Cox - Released: 1998

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Shaun of the Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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Garden State Natalie Portman, Jim Parsons, Ian Holm - Released: 2004

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American Pyscho Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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Superbad Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

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Boogie Nights Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham

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High Fidelity Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black

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Zombieland Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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Fantastic Mr. Fox George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe - Released: 2004

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Reality Bites Winona Ryder, Renée Zellweger, Ben Stiller

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Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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Fargo Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand

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Her Scarlett Johansson, Joaquin Phoenix

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Y Tu Mamá También Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Maribel Verdú

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Breakfast at Tiffany's Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Mel Blanc

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Stranger than Fiction Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

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Silver Linings Playbook Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper

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Girl, Interrupted Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist Kat Dennings, Michael Cera, Mimi Imfurst

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Ghost World Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr

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The Fifth Element Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman

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I Heart Huckabees Naomi Watts, Isla Fisher, Mark Wahlberg

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Benny & Joon Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy

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Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles