Tattoos from Scorsese Films to Pair with Watching 'The Irishman' - Tattoo Ideas, Artists and Models

To say that Martin Scorsese has had a storied career would be one of the world's greatest understatements. The number of classic films that he has directed is seemingly endless: "Taxi Driver," "Raging Bull," "Goodfellas," "Casino," "Gangs of New York," "Wolf of Wall Street," "The Departed" and on and on. The man is a titan in Hollywood. 

That's why it was such a shock when it was announced that his newest film, "The Irishman," would be coming out on Netflix. There was a small limited release in theaters starting at the beginning of the month, but if you lived anywhere other than New York or Los Angeles you would be hard pressed to find a theater showing it. Instead, the movie is available right on the device you are reading this article on thanks to Netflix. 

Scorsese made some headlines during the lead up to "The Irishman" when he said that Marvel movies shouldn't be considered to be "films." The internet exploded, as it is wont to do at least eight times per day, with people blasting Scorsese's take. In reality, it was a more nuanced opinion that the Marvel movies are such money-making behemoths that they end up making it almost impossible for art films to find a place in local theaters. When you consider that Scorsese had to turn to Netflix to find a home for "The Irishman," well, then I think he has a pretty solid point. 

Here at Inked we love both Marvel movies and Scorsese films. When it comes to creating memorable characters that would look great as a tattoo, both worlds are solid. In the gallery below we've collected a ton of tattoos inspired by Scorsese's oeuvre. We really wish that there was a tattoo of Morrie and his terrible wig. Please get out there and get it, then show it to us. Thanks! Enjoy "The Irishman."