Beautiful Tattoos Inspired by Film and Literature

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Tattoos are a great way to express yourself. More and more people in the Millennial generation are choosing to ink up. What better way to pay tribute to the films and books that you love best?

 From Our Childhood

1.  James and the Giant Peach

james and the giant peach tattoo

An amazing James and the Giant Peach tattoo!

2. Alice in Wonderland

alice in wonderland tattoo

An incredibly detailed Alice in Wonderland Tattoo.

3. Harry Potter

harry potter tattoo

Collect your own horcruxes just like Voledemort!

harry potter tattoo

‘Tale of the Three Brother’s from Harry Potter













4. Labyrinth

labyrinth tattoo

A quote from the film Labyrinth

5. Beetlejuice

beetlejuice tattoo

A childhood favorite. Credit: F Yeah Tattoos

6. Ghostbusters

ghostbusters tattoo

Stay Puft from Ghostbusters. Credit: Pinterest

7. Every Disney Movie

disney tattoo

A tattoo that pays tribute to all your favorite Disney movies! Credit: Instagram

8. Batman

batman starry night tattoo

A Starry Night for Batman. Credit: Blog.Tattoodo.com


What Shaped Us During our Teen Years

 9.  Perks of Being a Wallflower

perks of being a wallflower tattoo

Quote from Perks of Being a Wallflower

10. Fight Club

fight club tattoo

Awesome Fight Club Tattoo. Credit:Best-Tattoos.tumblr.com

11. Farenheit 451

fahrenheit 451 tattoo

Amazing cover art from the novel Fahrenheit 451. Credit: Tattoolit.com

12. The Great Gatsby

great gatsby tattoo

The green light from The Great Gatsby. Credit: F Yeah Tattoos

13. Star Wars

star wars tattoo

This Star Wars design is pretty amazing. Credit: F Yeah Tattoos

14. Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale

margaret atwood the handmaiden's tale tattoo

This quote loosely translates to “Don’t let the bastards grind you down.” Credit: 1337 Tattoos

15. Frankenstein

frankenstein tattoo

Amazing Frankenstein design. Credit: Ten Speed Tattoo

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16. Sherlock

sherlock holmes tattoos

Check out this amazing Sherlock and Moriarty tattoo from BBC’s Sherlock! Credit: Buzzfeed

17. Game of Thrones

game of thrones tattoo

This amazing Game of Thrones ink… Credit: instagram.


Regardless of whether you love disney movies or horror movies, fantasy novels or memoirs, getting a literary/film inspired tattoo is a great way to celebrate the things you love in in an artistic and creative way!


Artists and Shops

Chuck DeNise

Niki Woltja

Daniel Scott

Alin Tomoroga

Chicago Tattoo

Ten Speed Tattoo

Studio XIII Tattoo


Additional Inspiration

F Yeah Tattoos

Tattoo Lit

Best Tattoos on Tumblr


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