The 25 Most Memorable Movie T-Shirts

A great t-shirt speaks volumes. In film, when defining a character, the look they bestow or message they send becomes even more important. Over the years, we’ve seen so many awesome and memorable t-shirts on the big screen. Here are 25 standouts.

Born To Be Bad – Worn by Julius Benedict (Arnold Schwarzenegger) in “Twins”
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Way before we found out he fathered his maid’s child, Arnold was touting what we should have always known about him in the hit comedy “Twins.” (Photo credit: Universal Pictures/Photofest)

Bushwood CC – Worn by Danny Noonan (Michael O’Keefe) in “Caddyshack”
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A membership to Bushwood Country Club may be too expensive for most–and its gophers and explosions too dangerous–but this caddy t-shirt would be worth every penny. (Photo credit: Warner Bros.)

Don’t Hassle Me I’m Local – Worn by Bob Wiley (Bill Murray) in “What About Bob?”
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What would the friendliest maniac stalking his vacationing psychiatrist wear around town? This beautiful blue and yellow number for sure. (Photo credit: Buena Vista Pictures)

Big Fun – Worn by Martha Dunnstock (Carrie Lynn) in “Heathers”
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She’s big, but high school’s not so fun for “Heathers'” Martha Dunnstock. And she apparently doesn’t give that band’s big hit, “Teenage Suicide (Don’t Do It),” the serious attention it deserves. (Photo credit: New World Pictures)

Gimme Head Till I’m Dead – Worn by Booger (Curtis Armstrong) in “Revenge of the Nerds”

Here’s a t-shirt sentiment everyone, not just nerds, can agree with. Now pass that joint! (Photo credit: Twentieth Century Fox)

Mumford Phys. Ed Dept. – Worn by Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) in “Beverly Hills Cop”

Just how cool is Axel Foley? So cool he even makes high school gym wear fashionable. (Photo credit: Paramount Pictures/Photofest)

Vote For Pedro – Worn by Napoleon Dynamite (Jon Heder) in “Napoleon Dynamite”

Simple font on a classic ringer tee is the perfect recipe for a winning campaign. (Photo credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures/Photofest)

Gayby – Worn by O.J. (Chibundu Orukwowu) in “Bruno”

For so many reasons, this sparkly cutoff would turn any Mommy and Me class on its head. (Photo credit: Universal Pictures)

Fu Manchu – Worn by Jack Burton (Kurt Russell) in “Big Trouble in Little China”

When journeying to the underbelly of a supernatural Chinatown, this really may be the only acceptable top one can wear. (Photo credit: 20th Century Fox Film Corp./Photofest)

Public Enemy – Worn by John Connor (Edward Furlong) in “Terminator 2: Judgment Day”

No question John Connor would grow up to be the badass savior of a imperiled, robot-riddled world when he made mischief early on in a badass Public Enemy t-shirt. (Photo credit: TriStar Pictures)

Flash – Worn by Flash Gordon (Sam J. Jones) in “Flash Gordon”

A thin, red ringer with your own bold name emblazoned on the front is the true mark of an interplanetary superhero. (Photo credit: Universal Pictures/Photofest)

Colt 45 – Worn by Jeff Spicoli (Sean Penn) in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”

Like the excited interjection Spiccoli shouts after witnessing the thwarted robbery, his yellow Colt 45 t-shirt is “Awesome! Totally awesome!” (Photo credit: MCA/Universal Pictures)

Bull Shit – Worn by Billy (Jon Leichter) in “The Jerk”

The perfect message for a little bugger who’s got the balls to hijack a miniature carnival train. (Photo credit: Universal Pictures)

One In The Oven – Worn by Carey Mahoney (Steve Guttenberg) in “Police Academy”

Steve Guttenberg ruled the ’80s as evidenced by this sleeveless ringer in that decade’s greatest film contribution, “Police Academy.” Or would that be “Police Academy 4?” Armchair critics, you decide. (Photo credit: Warner Bros.)

AC/DC & Metallica – Worn by Beavis and Butt-Head in “Beavis and Butt-Head Do America”

Which one is better? An equally mind-bending question if asked about their wearers. (Photo credit: Paramount/Photofest)

Bed-Stuy Do Or Die – Worn by Radio Raheem (Bill Nunn) in “Do the Right Thing”
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It’s got beautiful bright colors and is prophetic, for in it, Radio Raheem does both. (Photo credit: Universal/Photofest)

Parental Advisory Explicit Lyrics – Worn by Billy Hoyle (Woody Harrelson) in “White Men Can’t Jump”

He wears a warning and he should. This white man will shock the black dudes on the b-ball court. (Photo credit: 20th Century Fox)

What Are You Looking At Dicknose – Worn by Stiles (Jerry Levine) in “Teen Wolf”

When your high school pal is a werewolf, you gotta do all you can to stand out. This does it. (Photo credit: Atlantic Releasing Corp./Photofest)

Krazy Kat – Worn by Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) in “Pulp Fiction”

While we give Vincent’s Banana Slugs props, it’s Jules’ light blue Krazy Kat tee that proves he can look like one bad motherf**ker in anything. (Photo credit: Miramax/Photofest)

Van Halen – Worn by Ted Logan (Keanu Reeves) in “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure”

Even without the vest, Ted is one stylish time traveler while rocking a Van Halen tee. (Photo credit: Orion Pictures Corporation/Photofest)

Human Tree – Worn by Alan (Zach Galifianakis) in “The Hangover”
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A complex human needs a complex t-shirt. (Photo credit: Warner Bros.)

Raptor – Worn by Enid (Thora Birch) in “Ghost World”

Like the shirt indicates, there’s chaos inside this quiet, brooding hipster. (Photo credit: United Artists)

Sun’s Out Guns Out – Worn by Jenko (Channing Tatum) in “22 Jump Street”

What would an adult police officer posing as a college student on Spring Break wear to the festivities? This gnarly tank. (Photo credit: Columbia Pictures/Photofest)

Sock It To Me – Worn by Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) in “Fight Club”
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9th Rule of Fight Club: You’ve gotta wear a super cool tee. (Photo credit: 20th Century Fox/Photofest)

Shark Eating Kitten – Worn by Saul Silver (James Franco) in “Pineapple Express”

Shark tees and kitten tees are both incredible. Put them together and you’ve got yourself a runway-worthy masterpiece of a garment. (Photo credit: Photofest/Columbia Pictures)