15 Tattoos Inspired By Oscar-Winning Movies


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The Academy announced its nominees this morning for Best Picture, Best Director and beyond. The Billy Crystal-hosted ceremony airs on Feb. 26, but we ask now: Will the Best Picture winner inspire a tattoo? We researched tattoos for the past 40 years’ worth of Oscar winners and found that a lot of them moved people to get an ink tribute. Check out 15 below, from “The Godfather” to “The Departed.” As for this year…a “Moneyball” tattoo? Although the Pitt-led film won’t win, there’s got to be someone who wants a back piece with a puffy Jonah Hill.

“The Godfather” (1972)


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“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” (1978)


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“Rocky” (1976)


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“Annie Hall” (1977)


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“Platoon” (1986)


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“Dances with Wolves” (1990)


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“The Silence of the Lambs” (1991)


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“Unforgiven” (1992)


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“Forrest Gump” (1994)


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“Braveheart” (1995)


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“Gladiator” (2000)


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“The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” (2003)


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“The Departed” (2006)


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“No Country for Old Men” (2007)


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