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It’s an elite group that Rooney Mara is about to join. As Noomi Rapace did before her, Mara, playing "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," will take a spot in film lore as one of the very few female lead characters sporting major body art.
Usually, on-screen tattooing signifies toughness, edginess and a certain amount of invincibility, qualities that Mara’s character, computer hacker Lisbeth Sander, has in spades.
With the dragon tattoo itself being a key part of the murder mystery story, here's a look at some other top body artistry in movies -- mostly sported by heavily muscled and bare-chested bad guys. We think you’ll agree that some of the imagery is practically museum-worthy.
With critics figuratively swooning and audiences literally fainting, Danny Boyle's disarming new film "127 Hours" has become the "Dare I see it?" movie of the season.
The inspirational tale chronicles the real-life ordeal of hiker Aron Ralston (James Franco), who became trapped under a boulder and cut off his own arm to escape. The graphic depiction has left the squeamish running for the exits and us reminiscing about scenes we love to watch through our fingers. Get More »