Tattoo movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tattoo movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological and rough films and TV shows about / with tattoo, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, blood, death, crimes, male nudity, violence and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tattoo: Blindspot (2015), The Tattooist (2007), Anarchy Parlor (2015), Spider Lilies (2007), Tattoo (2002), An Adolescent (2001), The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973), Papillon (2017), Perfect Skin (2018), Shot Caller (2017).

List of tattoo movies

 7.3
 72K
Blindspot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. But there's one tattoo that is impossible ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: fbi, memory loss, puzzle, strong female character, terrorist, investigation, secret organization, tattoo, killings, fbi agent, memory, martial arts ...
Place: new york
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The Tattooist (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, Netherlands, Singapore
Duration: 92 min.
Story: American tattoo artist Jake Sawyer wanders the world, exploring and exploiting ethnic themes in his tattoo designs. At a tattoo expo in Singapore, he gets his first glimpse at the exotic world of traditional Samoan tattoo (tatau), and, in a ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: tattoo, tattoo artist, mysticism, ghost, supernatural, curse, evil spirit, curses spells and rituals, murder, revenge, supernatural power, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand, singapore
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Anarchy Parlor (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Six young college hopefuls vacationing and partying in Lithuania get more than they bargained for when they unwittingly get caught up in a maniacal tattoo artist's fiendish side business.
Style: scary, suspense, surprise ending, enigmatic, bleak
Plot: tattoo, torture, murder, captive, violence, rivalry, club, family secret, cult, friendship, kidnapping, female nudity ...
Place: lithuania
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Spider Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Jade, a web-cam girl, visits Takeko's tattoo studio she becomes entranced with the image of the spider lily and with Takeko as well. In order to get closer to the object of her desire, Jade asks Takeko to give her the same lily tattoo, ...
Style: sexy, psychological, realistic, captivating, erotic ...
Plot: tattoo, romance, femme fatale, introspection, haunted by the past, lifestyle, power relations, lesbian interest, soul mate, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: taiwan, asia, taipei
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 6.3
 3K
Tattoo (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marc Schrader, a rookie cop caught red-handed with drugs in a police raid of an illegal rave, joins a homicide investigation conducted by Chief Inspector Minks. The victim is a naked young woman with the skin stripped off her back, killed as she ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: tattoo, psychopath, serial killer, police investigation, mind game, master criminal, law enforcement, crimes, murder, rapist, nudity (full frontal - brief), art collector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, japan
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 6.5
 501
An Adolescent (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Tomokawa is a tough guy turned bored cop who spends much of his time sating lonely housewives and looking after retarded teen Sukemasa. One day while hanging out at a bar, he is approached by a 15-year-old enjo kosai named Yoko, offering a round of ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: teenage girl, mentally challenged, tattoo, tough heroes, life is a bitch, teenage life, introspection, family problems, couples, society, romance, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cyclops, good versus evil, island, pirate, adventurer, treasure hunt, map, adventure, tattoo, supernatural, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
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 7.2
 72K
Papillon (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Spain
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Henri "Papillon" Charrière is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous ...
Style: homoerotic, factual, suspense, brutal
Plot: prison escape, prison, island prison, survival, solitary, prison life, life sentence, safecracker, friendship, human spirit, escape, jungle ...
Time: year 1931, 1930s, year 1970, year 1969
Place: south america, france, colombia, venezuela, paris france
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 5.2
 809
Perfect Skin (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Katia, a young Polish woman adrift in London, meets Bob, an American tattoo artist. Katia is drawn to his mysterious aura and the taboo culture of body modification, but Bob has a dark, secret desire to leave his mark on the world and little does ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: tattoo artist, kidnapped woman, captivity, masochism, tattoo, sadism, crimes, penetration, murder, cell, basement, polish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 7.3
 84K
Shot Caller (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A newly-released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.
Style: clever, harsh, twist ending, suspense, tense
Plot: prison, prison gang, skinhead, prisoner, criminal, gang, prison life, tattoo, violence, criminal heroes, prison riot, estranged father ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Teresa's Tattoo (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during the College spring break. But her friends, who want her to live a little, drag her out to parties. The next thing she knows, she has been drugged, kidnapped, made a redhead, tattooed, and wearing ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: tattoo, kidnapping, ransom, fbi, farce, hostage, nasa, beach, disorder, special agents, rescue, espionage ...
Time: 90s
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 5.2
 793
Tattoo (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Karl Kinsky, an unbalanced tattoo artist, becomes obsessed with Maddy, a model he meets when he is hired to body-paint several women for a photo shoot, making the women look like they have large tattoos. As Kinsky grows more obsessed with Maddy, he ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, tattoo, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, mentally unstable, sexual content, graphic violence, bondage, woman in danger, voyeurism, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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The Crow: City of Angels (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Ashe and his little son are murdered violently for no reason by Judah's men, he returns from the dead to take revenge. One after one, Judah's people face the power of the dark angel. The second film based on James O'Barr's ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, neo noir, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: tragic hero, afterlife, superhero, supernatural, good versus evil, vigilantism, duel, crow, murder, heroes, tattoo, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, hacker, rape, strong female character, sexual abuse, missing person, uncover truth, journalist, crimes, serial killer, partners, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2010s, year 1966 ...
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe ...
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In the Aisles (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After losing his brick laying job, Christian begins to work at a supermarket.
Style: psychological, melancholic, touching, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: supermarket, suicide, ex convict, birthday, christmas, cemetery, funeral, tattoo, fall in love, shy man, workplace, shyness ...
Place: germany
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 6.0
 574
Littlerock (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A pair of Japanese siblings get stranded in small-town California and become friends with other twentysomethings they meet, despite the complete lack of a common verbal language.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, gloomy
Plot: small town, family relations, social relations, fish out of water, communication problem, society, small town life, siblings relations, white trash, promiscuous woman, party, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Princess Sakura: Forbidden Pleasures (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One evening, Princess Sakura (Kyoko Hinami) is attacked by a man. At that time, the Princess could not see his face. and only sees a tattoo on his body. Because of that that night, Princess Sakura falls in love with the man. In order to find the man ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: brothel, vengeance, princess, prostitute, sexual fantasy, tattoo, sex scene, secret identity, secret, criminal, bandit, female protagonist ...
Place: japan
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 8.6
 288K
Sons of Anarchy (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, biker, gang, motorcycle, power struggle, crimes, family relations, group of criminals, arms dealing, friends, prison, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, northern california
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The Illustrated Man (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man who has a body almost completely covered in tattoos is searching for the woman who cursed him with the "skin illustrations". Each tattoo reveals a bizarre story, which is experienced by staring at the scene depicted. When the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: end of the world, virtual reality, survival, stranded, obsession, tattoo, lion, alien planet, drifter, conundrum, spacecraft, a vision ...
Time: future, 1930s, distant future
Place: africa
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Comforting Skin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A lonely young woman's desperate need for emotional and sexual companionship draws her into a surreal and ultimately destructive relationship with a shifting and whispering tattoo she has willed to life on her skin.
Style: scary, surreal, serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: losing-it hero, supernatural, couples, sexual relations, nightlife, physical appearance, starting over, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), body horror, tattoo, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The King of Staten Island (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Scott has been a case of arrested development ever since his firefighter father died when he was seven. He’s now reached his mid-20s having achieved little, chasing a dream of becoming a tattoo artist that seems far out of reach. As his ambitious ...
Style: psychological, ironic, humorous, touching
Plot: slacker, stoner, tattoo artist, arrested development, re-education, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, tattoo, mother son relationship, firefighter, mother's boyfriend, loss of father ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, usa
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Nature's Playmates (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Chicago private detective Russell Harper and his assistant, Diana, travel to a Florida nudist camp to find a missing husband and both of them soon become embroided with the life of nudists while falling in love with each other.
Plot: tattoo, exploitation, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), nudist camp, male nudity, female nudity, dance contest, bare breasts
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 6.5
 251
Heat Wave (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rin Jyoshima lost her father to death-by-gambling; years later, she's grown up in the Kosugi household and has fallen victim to gambling herself.
Plot: murder, yakuza, gambling, tattoo, elite, mafia, contest, debt, revenge, restaurant, death, sword fight ...
Place: japan
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 4.7
 46
Tattoo Bar (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although she's still hung up on the man who broke her heart (Miguel Molina), club dancer Simona (Mercedes Ortega) pledges to eradicate all memories of him by removing the tattoos he put on her body. Complicating matters is Mariel (Alexis ...
Plot: love, tattoo, adultery, tattooed woman, sex, female nudity, male full rear nudity, labia, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, vagina
Place: barcelona
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 3.4
 140
Praxis (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Praxis peels away the layers of narrative even as Brian, the film's axis, struggles to create his true self. Brian, a writer on the verge of a breakdown, is aided by Joe and an Elusive Woman as he sifts through the fragments of his persona to ...
Plot: loneliness, dream, tattoo, gay interest, pills, skinny dipping, male nudity, bisexual, gay
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The Suburbans (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An 80s one-hit wonder band named The Suburbans reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in the audience and decides to give the now 40-ish performers a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: scout, wedding, tattoo, friends, couples, thirtysomething life, filmmaking, ego clash, desire for fame, musician's life, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 90s
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Promised Land (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three recent high school grads - star athlete Hancock, his cheerleader girlfriend, Mary, and the awkward Senator - aim to leave their small town behind and realize big dreams, but their idealistic plans collide with life's harsh realities.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: wedding, tattoo, basketball, disaster, catastrophe, college, high school, small town life, dangerous attraction, innocence lost, small town, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, utah
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 4.3
 372
Mask of Death (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, hitman, betrayal, undercover, assassination attempt, gangsters, fbi, plastic surgery, timebomb, tattoo, fistfight, helicopter ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle
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Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jesse and Chester, two bumbling stoners, wake up one morning from a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car. They encounter a variety of people while looking for it, including their angry girlfriends, an angry street gang, ...
Style: not serious, parody, humorous, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: stoners, teenager, stupidity, idiot, alien, obsessive quest, dumb, friendship, memory loss, nothing goes right, save the world, cannabis ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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 7.1
 38K
Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: disturbing, rough, cynical, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: prison, criminal, brutality, convict, murder, self destructing, judge, dark humor, criminal heroes, notoriety, prison life, drug use ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1986, year 1978
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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