Dutch graphic designer Ard Gelinck makes time travel possible. At least, for popular celebrities. Gelinck has been photoshopping famous people as if they're hanging out with their younger selves, and the side-by-side comparisons come out so cool, you can't help but wonder if some of his subjects have them framed.

Gelinck has worked on these photomontages for about 10 years now, but it doesn't look like he's running out of ideas. On the contrary. The graphic designer continues to delight his 258K Instagram followers with regular photo comparisons. Continue scrolling to check out the latest ones, and for his earlier works, fire up Bored Panda's older articles here and here.

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Matt Leblanc

Matt Leblanc

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1 year ago

How you doin'?

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The graphic designer said he's always trying to challenge himself when it comes to Photoshop. "The 'Then and Now' series is quite old when you consider that me and my brother made the first image for it about 10 years ago," Gelinck told Bored Panda. "About 5 years ago, I edited pictures for a lot of Dutch celebrities and it was a success, so I then started working with foreign celebrity photos. The first one was Madonna, and she even posted my image on her own Instagram."

The Queen of Pop, however, isn't the only Gelinck subject who has publicly admired his work. Rob Lowe, Tina Turner, Lionel Richie, Annie Lennox, BeeGees, Jason Priestly, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Carice van Houten, Sylvester Stallone, Robbie Williams, Michael Douglas, Ricky Gervais, and many more have also given him a shoutout. "When I think about it, the list is quite impressive," Gelinck said.

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Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

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Jezergirl
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1 year ago

This makes me cry a bit...

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When the Photoshop wizard is composing the pictures, he's often trying to make the subject and their former self embrace one another, be it an arm on the shoulder on a hug. "[The actual pose] depends on a lot of things. I'm trying to find one where they're standing next to each other."

The graphic designer thinks that his project has become so popular because people enjoy taking a trip down memory lane and remember the celebrities when they were young. Each of Gelinck's images is like a shot of nostalgia that brings back past moments of enjoying music chart hits, TV shows, and movies.

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Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe

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Sandra Simpson
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1 year ago

Kind of looks like Harry and James.

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#4

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth

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Tori Duffek Flores
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1 year ago

she was beautiful!!!

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#5

Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan

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Bored Seb
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1 year ago

Now he could play James Bond

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Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro

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Iris
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1 year ago

And another one of my favorite actors ❤❤

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#7

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Love how his personality and sense of humor shines through.

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David Bowie

David Bowie

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Hisseefit
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1 year ago

Wish they would of used a Ziggy Stardust pic. 1972 vs 1986

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#9

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

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troufaki13
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1 year ago

I think she has aged well

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Will Smith

Will Smith

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Jezergirl
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1 year ago

He didn't change much!

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Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis

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Kathy Smith
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1 year ago

I admire her immensely. Also, she’s a wonderful actress, and beautiful.

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Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

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Lilly's happy place
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1 year ago

she is my favorite actress, she is beautiful and she has never made a bad movie.

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#13

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

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Aria Whitaker
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1 year ago

Like fine wine :)

Kathy Smith
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1 year ago

Exactly!

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Clavelle
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1 year ago

Younger Brad looks panicked.

Monday
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1 year ago

"help me"

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Katie Hutcheon
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1 year ago

Even better with age

Jezergirl
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1 year ago

Always handsome.

Iris
Community Member
1 year ago

One of my favorite actors ❤❤

Weezer
Community Member
1 year ago

Damn. Those lines on his face look good. Wish mine would do that for me!

Sheila Skolsky
Community Member
1 year ago

Awesome looking then and now!

Maria Munoz
Community Member
1 year ago

Stop with the wine comments. Its getting old. Lol

Joanne Webster
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1 year ago

He could read the phone book and still be the best ever!!😘😘😘😘

Jaye Rodger
Community Member
1 year ago

Just keeps getting better and better

Denis Brown
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1 year ago

I like that his face shows his life. He looks great.

Leslie Alexander
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1 year ago

Perfect example of how those character lines make you more handsome.

Michele Orcholski
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1 year ago

STILL HOT!!!!😍😍😍😍😍😍

Mia Lukie
Community Member
1 year ago

Was and will always be my first love :)

Steve
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1 year ago

How could they NOT make this a Fight Club scene?

Curry on...
Community Member
1 year ago

Still 'pretty.'

Debbie Ramsay Hibbert
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1 year ago

Still as handsome as ever Brad.

Leslie Cully
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1 year ago

He looks better. He was way too cutesie-pie when he was young.

Bonnie Jay
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1 year ago

The nose is certainly different.

Dorothy Cloud
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1 year ago

.......one of his sons looks so much like his younger self.

Just Carmen
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1 year ago

He's aged well.

Debbie Plett
Community Member
1 year ago

Whoa!

Kathryn Freeman
Community Member
1 year ago

Whoop whoop

Terren Kreisler
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1 year ago

Who the hell is looking at his hands!! Hot!

Teresa Groth
Community Member
1 year ago

Again gorgeous!

Janice Humbertson
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1 year ago

This one is not so good, the "younger versions" hand is older than he is-just doesn't fit.

Stacey Gates
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1 year ago

It seems to be out of proportion. I noticed that on another one as well.

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Colleen Stadnick
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1 year ago

Again.... stil HOT! 😍🥰

Deborah Brown
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1 year ago

He's actually much hotter now than when he was younger. Mark Harmon is another one

Steve Attwood
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1 year ago

Great guy

Claire Armstrong
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1 year ago

Is it strange that I find most of them more attractive when they're older? I'm even thinking that Keith Richards is attractive now and he definitely wasn't that attractive when he was younger lol

Stacey Gates
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1 year ago

It's our self defense against aging. Or maybe you just like older guys. I did when I was younger 😉.

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Cathy Carey
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1 year ago

That hand looks like it's from a middle aged person not a young guy.

Stacey Gates
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1 year ago

It's out of proportion to the rest of the photo.

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Kathi Keegan Chang
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1 year ago

Always a Very Handsome, Believable actor, with or without Ms. Jolie.

Dinah McDiffitt Keyser
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1 year ago

always the heart breaker.

Basabi Banerjee
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1 year ago

OMG!

Migue Avendaño
Community Member
1 year ago

The hand of the purple shirt looks pretty old for a young Brad Pitt version

Diana Hockley
Community Member
1 year ago

Always was a gorgeous lad. I really liked him in Meet Joe Black.

Deborah Miller
Community Member
1 year ago

Dammmnnnn 💋

Sharon Madsen
Community Member
1 year ago

Aged well too!

Mairlady
Community Member
1 year ago

SUPER!

Mary Barry
Community Member
1 year ago

Looking better and better!

Tracy Wood
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh Brad,still beautiful ❤️

Michele Orcholski
Community Member
1 year ago

STILL HOT!!!!!!!!😍😍😍

Rita Hamer
Community Member
1 year ago

I was never into him....he looks ok.

Theresa Lloyd
Community Member
1 year ago

Aged like a fine wine!

Tessa Miller
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1 year ago

y his hand so big

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Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry

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Sandra Simpson
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1 year ago

Could this photoshop 𝘣𝘦 any better?

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#15

Peter Venkman (Bill Murray)

Peter Venkman (Bill Murray)

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Mark
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1 year ago

"I feel so funky" one of the best lines ever in a film, I know it's coming and it still makes me smile :)

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Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
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1 year ago

Okay, but this is two of his characters, not how he actually looks. I'd like to see a side by side without costuming.

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George Clooney

George Clooney

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Jennifer Gould
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1 year ago

Wished they used his pic from his time on Rosanne! lol With his curly hair! :)

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Harrison Ford

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Aragorn II Elessar
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1 year ago

So amazing that he needs to be on here twice

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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

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N G
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1 year ago

Ricky, please explain yourself

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Mark Hamill

Mark Hamill

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Aragorn II Elessar
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1 year ago

Ah, the good old days when Luke preferred a blaster over a lightsaber, wanted to go to Tosche Station for power converters, and had two biological hands

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#21

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

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Aria Whitaker
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1 year ago

I. LOVE. DOLLY. My daughter subscribes to her "Imagination Library" and has gotten a free book, every month since she was born! She has a heart of gold and is a true role model.

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The Rock

The Rock

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Zoe Murphy
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1 year ago

I think he looks better now.

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Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant

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Robin DJW
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1 year ago

He has aged better than many.

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Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 year ago

this dude aged like fine wine

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#25

Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

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fro_st puppy
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1 year ago

Kevin! wow i hardly recognize him now he looks to different

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#26

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

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JessG
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1 year ago

When did Whoopie's hair go completely white?!?!

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#27

George Michael

George Michael

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ADHORTATOR
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1 year ago

RIP

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Sean Astin

Sean Astin

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LoPandas
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1 year ago

YES!!!! I WAS WAITING FOR THIS ONE

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Conan O’brien

Conan O’brien

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Granny Square
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1 year ago

That T-shirt! LOL

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Tom Felton & Draco Malfoy

Tom Felton & Draco Malfoy

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Mark
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1 year ago

I personally don't think he has aged well, probably comes from playing a evil character!

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