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

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    added by asofia.poropat Christopher Lee, Peter Sellers, Shelley Winters

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    Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Robert Aldrich

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    added by CodyFiorentini Malcolm McDowell, Steven Berkoff, Warren Clarke

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    new! John Waters, Divine, Mink Stole

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    Susan Sarandon, Meat Loaf, Tim Curry

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    added by MadameLil Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk

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

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

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    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater Released: 1988

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    added by NapoleonCrudup Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Lawrence, Spike Lee

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    Andie MacDowell, James Spader, Laura San Giacomo

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    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Anthony Michael Hall

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    new! Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini

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    added by timgillam22 Ian Holm, Roy Scheider, Peter Weller

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    Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits

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    added by JosieAnna Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy

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    added by asofia.poropat Hugh Grant, Stockard Channing, Emmanuelle Seigner

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    new! Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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    added by PeteBoyle Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier Released: 1994

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

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    added by BriBurke-Carroll Rosario Dawson, Chloë Sevigny, Harmony Korine

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    added by NapoleonCrudup Heather Matarazzo, Ken Leung, Eric Mabius

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    Owen Wilson, James Caan, Leslie Mann Released: 1996

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    added by DamianoZatti Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand

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    added by AdamSherbell Heather Graham, Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau

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

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Julianne Moore, Heather Graham, Mark Wahlberg

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    added by timgillam22 Chloë Sevigny, James Baker, Harmony Korine

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    added by DamianoZatti Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman

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    added by wiabux Edward Furlong, Edward Norton, Beverly D'Angelo

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    Bill Murray, Alexis Bledel, Jason Schwartzman Released: 1998

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    added by Dbo878 Jason Segel, Devon Sawa, Matthew Lillard

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    most listed Julianne Moore, Tara Reid, Jeff Bridges Released: 1998

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    added by heypedroishere Kevin Spacey, Mena Suvari, Annette Bening look closer... 

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    added by Celeb Spotter Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Charlie Sheen

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    added by Mark Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Jared Leto

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    Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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    often listed & added by life20191 Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    ranked low on reranks & added by heypedroishere Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

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    often listed & added by Celeb Spotter Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black

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    Gael García Bernal, Adriana Barraza, Goya Toledo

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    added by PeteBoyle Takeshi Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki

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

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    Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Released: 2001

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    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal Released: 2001

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    added by JoelAït-AliColomina Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, David Cross

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    added by MorganHallé James Franco, Michael Moriarty, Edward Herrmann

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    added by JosieAnna Naseeruddin Shah, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Mira Nair

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