Movies have influenced us for a long time. we’re entertained by them. We cry watching them, and we laugh. Movies fill us with many different emotions and often capture our imagination like no other art form.
This is why we have carefully curated a list of wall art that are inspired by popular movies. This selection could help you pick out tonight’s movie but your future home decor.
If you’re looking to decorate your movie room, bedroom, or want to add some quirky and inspiring in the home, check out these wall arts inspired by popular movies.
The Little Prince
From being a beloved book to becoming a popular movie, The Little Prince has inspired many of us since its publication. With the release of a new film based on the book in 2015, a new generation of dreamers was inspired by Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s story. Inspire your family with a print of this much-loved story by hanging this canvas art in your home.
Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop
Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010) follows an ordinary shopkeeper and amateur filmmaker as he rises to become one of the art world’s biggest and brightest stars, seemingly overnight. This documentary is filled with street art from across the globe, featuring work by Invader, Shephard Fairey, and more.
Alice in Wonderland
Talking white rabbits, a Queen of Hearts, a Mad Hatter, and endless adventures makes Alice in Wonderland a timeless classic. It’s a story that has been adapted into a movie several times over. This canvas art is inspired by Tim Burton’s 2010 version, with the pictured Mad Hatter played by Johnny Depp.
Elvis Films Classics
While Elvis Presley was known as a superstar musician, one of the first that became a household name, he also starred in popular movies. King Creole (1958) and Viva Las Vegas (1964) are two of his most recognised movies. Capture the essence of Elvis with this wall art, a sure way to inspire passion and love for music and movies.
Australian film director Baz Luhrmann made a big splash in the water of his career with the debut of Moulin Rouge in 2001. The film tells the love story between a writer and a star performer of the Moulin Rouge. Established in Paris, the Moulin Rouge attracted many people across Paris, including the artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Toulouse-Lautrec had been associated with the club since its opening and had drawn it several times over.
At Eternity’s Gate
One of the latest Vincent van Gogh-inspired films is At Eternity’s Gate (2018). The film looks at the tumultuous final years of the artist and is set in Arles, the South of France. It was here that van Gogh painted many of his most famous artworks, such as Starry Night, The Night Café, and Bedroom in Arles. The film magically captures Arles, and we can see just how inspired van Gogh was by this scenic landscape.
The Colosseum features heavily in Gladiator (2000), one of the biggest blockbuster films to come out of Hollywood. Directed by Ridley Scott, the film follows Maximus as he is sent to fight as a gladiator in the Colosseum until his death. Let the Colosseum inspire awe and heroism within you. It’s an ancient structure that has baffled many architects and engineers to this day. And a timeless beauty at that.
Popular Cities Featured in Popular Films
New York City in Film
New York City has an undeniable cinematic quality. From the staircases winding up outside buildings to the unimaginably tall skyscrapers and the unique people that dwell in the city. It’s featured in countless movies, from timeless classics like King Kong (1933) and Manhattan (1979) to action movies like Escape from New York (1981) and Ghostbusters (1984). Every year, there seems to be at least one film centred in the ‘city that never sleeps’. This skyline of Manhattan will inspire you to browse through your collection of New York films.
Paris in Film
Paris is the city of fashion, art, and culture. This, combined with a rich history, has made it a favourite destination for not only tourists but film scouts eager to hunt out the best parts of the city. Popular movies like Before Sunset (2004) and Amelie (2001) are set in the magical series. There are endless stories that can be found in the city, as seen in the anthology film Paris, Je t’aime (2006). The best recognised Parisian-set film comes from the American director Woody Allen. His film Midnight in Paris (2011) inspired many people to roam the streets at night and find a thrilling adventure.
Rome in Film
Rome has been the favoured location for many movies. It’s no surprise why as the city has iconic monuments at every corner you turn, from the colossal Colosseum to the Pantheon, the picturesque cobblestone streets and quaint cafes serving endless espressos. Some of these places have been made immortal in film, like the pristine Trevi Fountain by Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita (1960). The laugh out loud comedy by the Monty Python team has set their film Life of Brian (1979) in ancient Rome while Audrey Hepburn’s Roman Holiday (1953) sweeps us on a dream adventure through the city.