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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    added by Celeb Spotter Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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    added by CodyFiorentini Malcolm McDowell, Steven Berkoff, Warren Clarke

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    added by WarrenMitchell Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig

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

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

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    ranked low on reranks & added by artinge3 American Pyscho

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    added by Celeb Spotter Paul Giamatti, Josh Hutcherson, Molly Shannon

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    Gael García Bernal, Adriana Barraza, Goya Toledo

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    Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Released: 2001

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    added by timgillam22 Steve Buscemi, John Malkovich, Anjelica Huston

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    added by timgillam22 Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels

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    added by PeteBoyle Takeshi Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki

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    added by Celeb Spotter Sigourney Weaver, Jack Black, Mos Def

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    added by JosieAnna Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent

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

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

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

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    Owen Wilson, James Caan, Leslie Mann Released: 1996

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    added by Dbo878 Eliza Dushku, Chris Pine, Alan Rickman

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

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    added by EnriqueVega Keeley Hazell, Michelle Ryan, Jared Harris

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

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    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore

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

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    Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, James Caan

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    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal Released: 2001

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    ranked low on reranks & added by PeteBoyle Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

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    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Anthony Michael Hall

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    added by MadameLil Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk

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    added by life20191 Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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    added by Celeb Spotter George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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

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    added by Mark Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Jared Leto

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    Natalie Portman, Jim Parsons, Ian Holm Released: 2004

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

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    ranked low on reranks Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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    added by timgillam22 Chloë Sevigny, James Baker, Harmony Korine

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    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater Released: 1988

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    added by heypedroishere Scarlett Johansson, Joaquin Phoenix

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    added by whoisaffiq Natalie Portman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn Wilson

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

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

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

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    added by DamianoZatti Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn, William Hurt

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    added by EnriqueVega Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham, Viola Davis

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    added by MorganHallé James Franco, Michael Moriarty, Edward Herrmann

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    added by JosieAnna Susan Sarandon, Jason Segel, Judy Greer

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

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