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

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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 EnriqueVega Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham, Viola Davis

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

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

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    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Anthony Michael Hall

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

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    Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, Jude Law

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

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    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore

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    added by life20191 Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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    often listed & added by Celeb Spotter Seth Rogen, Michael Cera, Demetri Martin

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

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

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    added by NapoleonCrudup Curtis Snow, Young Blo, Adrienne Lockett

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    added by timgillam22 Steve Buscemi, John Malkovich, Anjelica Huston

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

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    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater Released: 1988

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    ranked low on reranks & added by PeteBoyle Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini

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    added by timgillam22 Ian Holm, Roy Scheider, Peter Weller

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    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 wiabux Edward Furlong, Edward Norton, Beverly D'Angelo

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

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    added by whoisaffiq Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones

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

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

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

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    added by DamianoZatti Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton, Heidi Klum

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    added by whoisaffiq Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

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    added by EnriqueVega Alicia Silverstone, Emma Roberts, Rita Wilson

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

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    added by ohaiashleybarcus Tom Waits, Will Arnett, Leslie Bibb

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    added by WarrenMitchell Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig

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    Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Released: 2001

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    Gael García Bernal, Adriana Barraza, Goya Toledo

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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 Celeb Spotter Rooney Mara, Steve Buscemi, Zach Galifianakis

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

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

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

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

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    added by MorganHallé James Franco, Michael Moriarty, Edward Herrmann

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    added by wiabux Sienna Miller, Daniel Craig, Tom Hardy

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