The Best Punk Movies Films

The Best Punk Movies

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List Criteria: Movies must have the punk rock mentality.

A list of the best punk movies. These are movies about punk culture, feature either punk characters, or punk culture as a central theme in the film genre punk. We believe we've got them all, but if your favorite punk film isn't on the list of the best punk films, please feel free to add it to the list yourself. Punk was a music movement born in the late 1970s in both America and Great Britain.

At the heart of punk was the concept of "being yourself". Today though, with mainstream retailers still trying to cash in on "punk culture", punk has become more of an image than a set of values. The music has also become plagued with "mallcore" bands pre-packaged to appear punk.

The best punk bands often play for years before they're discovered. And like those bands that play to a hard-core audience before they're discovered, some of these punk films may be new discoveries for you. If you're into punk, then these are the punk movies for you.

What are the best punk movies? The funnest thing is that not all of these movies are about punk rock or music. They can be about people acting like punks, like in Fight Club or A Clockwork Orange, just to name a few. 
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    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter Released: 1999

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    Courtney Love, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke

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    Jimmy Buffett, Emilio Estevez, Harry Dean Stanton Released: 1984

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    Exene Cervenka, Billy Zoom, John Doe Released: 1981

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    Jason Segel, Matthew Lillard, Devon Sawa

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    Clint Howard, Dick Miller, Mary Woronov Released: 1979

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    Sid Vicious, John Lydon, Steve Jones

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    Parker Posey, Giovanni Ribisi, Steve Zahn Released: 1983

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    Joe Strummer, Siouxsie Sioux, Shane MacGowan

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    Mike Ness, Adam Stern, Keith Morris Released: 1984

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    Debbie Harry, Rob Zombie, Joey Ramone Released: 2005

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    Samantha Morton, Toby Kebbell, Alexandra Lara

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    Sting, Ray Winstone, Timothy Spall Released: 1979

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    Flea, Chris Pedersen, Derek O'Brien

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    Steve Jones, Malcolm McLaren, Glen Matlock Released: 2000

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    Bijou Phillips, Shane West, Lauren German

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    Nina Hagen, Lene Lovich

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    Russell Crowe, Jacqueline McKenzie, Daniel Wyllie Released: 1992

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    Jim Broadbent, Jonathan Pryce, Jonathan Ross

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    Released: 1998

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    Noise and Resistance is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Punk Movies

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    Diy or Die is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Punk Movies

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