Popular culture is the accumulation ideas, attitudes, images, and other phenomena from cultural creations like music, art, literature, film and television. Pop culture is something that permeates nearly every aspect of our everyday lives.

So naturally, it is a common source of inspiration for tattoos. If someone is really passionate about a movie or show and loves tattoos — it makes sense for them to incorporate that into their skin art. It may be a favorite character, a logo, or something else that symbolizes the fandom they care about.

In no particular order, here are 12 perfectly executed tattoos inspired by film:


1. The Dude, The Big Lebowski


Tattoo Artist: Bryan Merck


2. Raoul Duke, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas


Tattoo Artist: Todo, ABT Tattoo


3. Freddy Kreuger, Nightmare on Elm Street


4. Jeannie, I Dream of Jeannie


Tattoo Artist: Cecil Porter


5. Adventure Time


Tattoo Artist: Daniel Danckert


6. Dr. Frank N. Furter, The Rocky Horror Picture Show


Tattoo Artist: Joshua South


7. Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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Tattoo Artist: Mat Lapping


8. Mr. “Foxy” Fox, Fantastic Mr. Fox


Tattoo Artist: Timothy Boor


9. Wonder Woman


Tattoo Artist: David Mushaney


10. Daryl Dixon, The Walking Dead

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Tattoo Artist: Rich Pineda


11. C3PO, Star Wars


Tattoo Artist: Dane Grannon


12. H.E.L.P.eR (Humanoid Electric Lab Partner Robot), The Venture Bros.


Tattoo Artist: Jay Ripley