Year in Tattoos

2001 in Tattoos

Blink-182’s fourth studio album, Take Off Your Pants and Jacket, released on June 12, 2001, became the first punk album to debut at number 1.

Nightmare Before Christmas x Blink 182 tattoo by @paulacastletattoos

Directed and co-written by Ben Stiller, Zoolander was released in cinemas on September 28, 2001.

Mugatu kewpie tattoo by @staceymartintattoos

The Baz Luhrmann motion picture musical, Moulin Rouge was released on May 25, 2001 in Australia.

Neo trad Moulin Rouge tattoo by @nicolereidtattoo

The first Animal Crossing game was made for the Nintendo 64 and released in Japan on April 14, 2001.

Floral Animal Crossing tattoo by @cxllxm_tattoo

Lizzie McGuire with Hilary Duff as the titular character – premiered on the Disney Channel on January 12, 2001.

Lizzie McGuire tattoo by @curlsjrtattoos

Produced by Drew Barrymore’s Flower Films, Donnie Darko was released on October 26, 2001.

New school Donnie Darko tattoo by @kellydotylovessoup

Following the success of The Fairly OddParents shorts on Nickelodeon’s Oh Yeah! Cartoons series, the network greenlit the show with the first episode airing on March 30, 2001.

Stylised Cosmo tattoo by @jrodtattoos

Elle Woods proved all her detractors wrong while attending Harvard Law School in the feature film, Legally Blonde, released on July 13, 2001.

Elle Woods tattoo by @rachelbaldwintattoo

Written and directed by Kevin Smith, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back was released on August 24, 2001.

Colour realism Jay and Silent Bob portrait tattoos by @amyedwardstattoo

Invader Zim premiered on Nickelodeon on March 30, 2001.

Invader Zim tattoo by @tattoos_by_brandon

My Chemical Romance formed in Newark, New Jersey in 2001.

My Chemical Romance tattoo by @mylestattooer

After four seasons on Nickelodeon, the final episode of The Angry Beavers aired on May 26, 2001.

Angry Beavers tattoo by @curtisaldrich

Monsters, Inc. was released in US cinemas on November 2, 2001.

Neo trad Sully and Boo tattoo by @tattooyauu

Ric Flair was revealed to be the co-owner of the then WWF when appearing on Monday Night RAW on November 19, 2001.

Ric Flair tattoo by @gooneytoons

The first book in the Harry Potter series was adapted to the big screen with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone released in November of 2001.

Neo trad stylised Harry Potter tattoo by @meganfelltattoo