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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life20191 added Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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Mark Holmes added Fight Club Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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

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CodyFiorentini added A Clockwork Orange Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

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Hunter Arnold added Napoleon Dynamite Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader

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

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Hunter Arnold added Juno Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

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

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shannon.mccormacknpt added Requiem for a Dream Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn

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MadameLil added Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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

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

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PeteBoyle added Léon Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

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

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

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Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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wiabux added 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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BriBurke-Carroll added The Perks of Being a Wallflower Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd

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life20191 added The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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JillianMaguire added 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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Kel Varnsen added 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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artinge3 added American Pyscho Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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

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whoisaffiq added Superbad Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

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Boogie Nights Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham

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Hunter Arnold added High Fidelity Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black

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Lon Harris added Zombieland Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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Hunter Arnold added Fantastic Mr. Fox George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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jaivster added Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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

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life20191 added Reality Bites Winona Ryder, Renée Zellweger, Ben Stiller

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

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heypedroishere added Her Scarlett Johansson, Joaquin Phoenix

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

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

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EnriqueVega added Stranger than Fiction Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

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MadameLil added 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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Hunter Arnold added Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist Kat Dennings, Michael Cera, Mimi Imfurst

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JoelAït-AliColomina added Ghost World Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr

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DamianoZatti added The Fifth Element Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman

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

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Hunter Arnold added I Heart Huckabees Naomi Watts, Isla Fisher, Mark Wahlberg

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julian-matthias added Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles