The recent success of Oscar-winning movie "The Artist" proved that black and white films can still compete with those shot in color, but these days that's more of an exception than the rule. And that's because color has allowed filmmakers to find new ways to tell stories. It 's not just there to look pretty. It can also convey and instill emotions, create distinct atmospheres and even help to progress the plot.


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Acknowledging the importance of color, Tweeter @cinemapalettes compiled a list of over 200 color palettes used in memorable scenes from famous movies such as Stanley Kubrick’s "Shining", Alejandro Iñárritu’s "Revenant", Hayao Miyazaki’s "Spirited Away", and George Miller’s "Mad Max" and many more.

Check out @cinemapalettes's Twitter page for a full list. Oh, and if your favorite scene is missing, you can also tweet your requests.

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#1 Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Dir. George Miller

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Dir. George Miller

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Ly Nguyen 1 year ago

Mad Max was an artistic masterpiece. The sets, costumes, props, and camerawork was stunning.

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#5 The Truman Show (1998) Dir. Peter Weir

The Truman Show (1998) Dir. Peter Weir

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Ann Ros'a 1 year ago

I want to use these Pantone colors in my kitchen!

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#7 Amélie (2001) Dir. Jean-pierre Jeunet

Amélie (2001) Dir. Jean-pierre Jeunet

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Rhon 1 year ago

Beautiful Autumn colours

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#13 Lost In Translation (2003) Dir. Sofia Coppola

Lost In Translation (2003) Dir. Sofia Coppola

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Gianna Lucci 1 year ago

Just needs a hint of neon red for the city lights that would flash in the background

#14 Deadpool (2016) Dir. Tim Miller

Deadpool (2016) Dir. Tim Miller

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Ann Ros'a 1 year ago

Would be an excellent color palette to paint the different rooms in my house.

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#17 Moonrise Kingdom (2012) Dir. Wes Anderson

Moonrise Kingdom (2012) Dir. Wes Anderson

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Charles Laster 1 year ago

One of the best movies I've seen in quite a time.

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#19 The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013) Dir. Martin Scorsese

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013) Dir. Martin Scorsese

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Ania Jozwiak 1 year ago

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It is missing the blues....great idea overall