These Co-Stars Got Matching Tattoos For The Sweetest Reason

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Filming a movie or Netflix series for several months is the kind of bonding experience most people could never fully understand. (Although we imagine it would be a lot like an expensive summer camp filled with catered food and ridiculously good looking people.) The result of that on-set chemistry can end in award nominations, industry esteem, and sometimes, even matching tattoos.
Actors have been marking their artistic experiences with permanent tink for eons. Like BFF tattoos, plenty of co-stars from Game of Thrones to the Lord of the Rings have taken that bond and manifested it into cool ink that will last a lifetime — even if their roles don't. Click through the slides ahead to check out some of our favorites.
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Game of Thrones

Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner are among some of our favorite celebrity best friends in the industry, and both HBO stars have the date August 7, 2009 inked in red on their forearms. The timestamp is in honor of the date they both found out they landed their respective roles on Game of Thrones.
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Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings trilogy may have premiered years ago, but the cast was one of the first we remember celebrating the journey with a round of matching tattoos. Nine co-stars — including Orlando Bloom, Elijah Wood, Dominic Monaghan, Sean Bean, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Billy Boyd, Sean Astin, and John Rhys-Davies' stunt double (Davies declined) — all got the number nine in Elvish script, the language created by J. R. R. Tolkien for the series, somewhere on their bodies.
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Pretty Little Liars

This year will forever be known as the year Pretty Little Liars ended. To mark the historic event, the cast, including Sasha Pieterse, Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell, and Janel Parrish, visited Shamrock Social Club for tattoos. Each one is as symbolic as the next, and includes their character's initials on the pointer finger. (You know, the finger you whisper "Shhh" with.)
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Hunger Games

While Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, and Josh Hutcherson were all supposed to get matching tattoos when the Hunger Games trilogy wrapped, only Lawrence went through with it. Her tattoo of choice? The chemical name for water, "H2O," which, according to Lawrence, looks more like a scar than ink.
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Suicide Squad

Out of all the body art that came from this list, it's the Suicide Squad cast who took the biggest risk. The entire crew took over a tattoo parlor during a break from filming to give each other tattoos — some even now have the word "skwad" their bodies... forever.
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Mad Max: Fury Road

Another ensemble of stars who recently celebrated their film together are the women from Mad Max: Fury Road. Courtney Eaton told Vanity Fair that her co-stars in the film (which include Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Zoë Kravitz, Riley Keough, Abbey Lee) got matching tattoos after their close bond bloomed. "We all got the same tattoo—three little dots and a triangle," she said.
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