Imagine if you could go back in time and meet your younger, wilder self? What words of advice would you have? Dutch artist Ard Gelinck hasn't invented the time machine just yet, but his brilliantly photoshopped images of iconic people and their younger versions might just be the next best thing.

The seemingly posed photographs depict celebrities such as Freddy Mercury, Tom Hanks and Madonna side by side in before-and-after versions of themselves, looking for all the world like best buddies hanging out and having a great time together. We here at Bored Panda have selected our favorite of Ard's works, which you can see below. Which are your favorites? Let us know in the comments!

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#1

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

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Nancy Jeckells
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1 year ago

I love Tom Hanks, best actor of his generation by far !

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Matt Leblanc

Matt Leblanc

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Ms.Maria
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1 year ago

How you doin? How you doin?

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Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

He still looks just as charming as he did forty years ago!

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Richard Gere

Richard Gere

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Nancy Jeckells
Community Member
1 year ago

he has aged well.

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Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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TheReader19
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1 year ago

Growing up beautifully

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

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Ms.Maria
Community Member
1 year ago

The epitome of classiness.

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Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury

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FortnitePlayerGirl
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1 year ago (edited)

Awesome. I'm such a big fan of Queen, I have a cat named after Freddie Mercury. Would give infinity upvotes if I could.

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Barack Obama

Barack Obama

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Nancy Jeckells
Community Member
1 year ago

I love this man!

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Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood

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Ms.Maria
Community Member
1 year ago

*swoon*

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David Bowie

David Bowie

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago

He was such an icon!

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Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck

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Roger Haywood
Community Member
1 year ago

Aged well.

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Will Smith

Will Smith

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Loki
Community Member
1 year ago

he..looks..the...same...?????

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Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

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Danny Boi
Community Member
1 year ago

LOOK! Twins!!

Liam Walsh
Community Member
1 year ago

The bridge of her nose was trimmed.

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SarahofBorg
Community Member
1 year ago

Wait which picture is older and younger?

boredmonkey
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm think THINK right is younger left is older

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Riz Leslie
Community Member
1 year ago

Liked her old nose so much better. Her original Greek features. She’s still pretty but the nosejob made her look more basic.

Ash Kirch
Community Member
1 year ago

She doesn't age

Meike Henneman
Community Member
1 year ago

Her eyes have changed colour!

Peter Dylan
Community Member
1 year ago

I love this woman and her laugh :)

kathryn stretton
Community Member
1 year ago

Stunning g, hardly any difference

Ash Kirch
Community Member
1 year ago

she doesn't age.

Chauncey Walters Jr.
Community Member
8 months ago

Okay, this is just not fair. Which one's the YOUNGER one?!?!?!

MiguelAngel Principal
Community Member
1 year ago

Bella siempre mi novia.

Mike Procaccini
Community Member
1 year ago

How is it possible that she is prettier now? and she was really pretty then!

Ann Rii
Community Member
1 year ago

Because of plastic surgery...

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Laurie Ostergaard-Overbey
Community Member
1 year ago

damn!!

Barry Nolan
Community Member
1 year ago

Did Jennifer have work done on her srón?

Daniel Nilssen
Community Member
1 year ago

Also immortal

Roberto Durante
Community Member
1 year ago

so cute always

Tara Trainor
Community Member
1 year ago

Her eye color sure changed!

David S
Community Member
1 year ago

awet muda

Notsoboredpanda
Community Member
1 year ago

She just looks stunning at any age.

Bluebell Rizzi
Community Member
1 year ago

I love Jennifer Aniston ^ ^

Susan Gardner
Community Member
1 year ago

Her eye color changed lol

Chris Jones
Community Member
1 year ago

Should have gone to Specsavers

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Sara Mccracken
Community Member
1 year ago

go back to the old makeup... much kinder!

Jonny Chevalier
Community Member
1 year ago

Again little change.

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 year ago

Lovely, aged well !!!

Coreen Kerr
Community Member
1 year ago

I think she looks so much better now.

Ann Rii
Community Member
1 year ago

I bet after all that plastic surgery...

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Joshua Max
Community Member
1 year ago

Swear, she looks even better now - if not younger even (?!).

clay
Community Member
1 year ago

smashable

Barbara Baxendale
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks better now !!

Madonna Rose
Community Member
1 year ago

Pretty in a row!

Alev Dikmen
Community Member
1 year ago

Just a few touches but better than her younger version...

Kevs Build
Community Member
1 year ago

Phwoar

DancingToMyself
Community Member
1 year ago

Ah, love her. She's so funny and adorable. :)

Tina Becerra-Hinsley
Community Member
1 year ago

Vampire!

kghafa* kaggaf
Community Member
1 year ago

She didnt age she just chsnged her hair style 😂

Patricia Alligood
Community Member
1 year ago

She is just so darn beautiful and always was.

Kilo Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

She pretty much looks the same.

jovas rifa
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1 year ago

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Soooo. Is a miror trick?

Adriana Lumbreras
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1 year ago

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I can't tell which one is before and which one is after.

kghafa* kaggaf
Community Member
1 year ago

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Ageing where

LoneWolfie
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1 year ago

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Which is which..?

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Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

my favorite actor. he can play anything and be amazing

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Pink

Pink

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Brodie
Community Member
1 year ago

Alecia smiles the same❤️🌻

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Christina Applegate

Christina Applegate

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TheReader19
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks more beautiful now

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Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi

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Nancy Jeckells
Community Member
1 year ago

gorgeous at any time and with any haircut !

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Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

<3 Julia!

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Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe

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TheReader19
Community Member
1 year ago

Still sexy as ever

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Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

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diane a
Community Member
1 year ago

Shame what he did to himself - he was beautiful as a young man.

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Adele

Adele

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Brodie
Community Member
1 year ago

Awh my god.

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#22

Tina Turner

Tina Turner

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TheReader19
Community Member
1 year ago

Ageing well, like a fine wine

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Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore

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TheReader19
Community Member
1 year ago

Still sweet faced now

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Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago

She's still so gorgeous!

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Madonna

Madonna

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Peter Dylan
Community Member
1 year ago

This!!

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Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

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Nancy Jeckells
Community Member
1 year ago

he just gets better and better with age!

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#27

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

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Carmen Elena
Community Member
1 year ago

Love this. Makes me sad at the same time.It feels like she has a second chance in the pic.

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#28

George Clooney

George Clooney

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Ms.Maria
Community Member
1 year ago

hubba hubba

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#29

Paul Mccartney

Paul Mccartney

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Danny Boi
Community Member
1 year ago

Love that Paul is STILL making music.

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#30

George Michael

George Michael

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ptm45
Community Member
1 year ago

i miss his music

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#31

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
1 year ago

looks like he's taking his little brother to the movies

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#32

Courteney Cox

Courteney Cox

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago

Love her hair in the older picture!

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Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler

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Roger Haywood
Community Member
1 year ago

Heeeeeeyy!

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Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

I love that she is very expressive. after all she been through, she is very strong!

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Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg

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TheReader19
Community Member
1 year ago

He actually looks better now

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#36

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

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Nancy Jeckells
Community Member
1 year ago

still a little ginger man! lovely!

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#37

Sting

Sting

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tuzdayschild
Community Member
1 year ago

Love me some Sting.

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#38

Phil Collins

Phil Collins

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
1 year ago

"I will miss that little peninsula of hair one day"

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Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone

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TheReader19
Community Member
1 year ago

To much unnecessary surgery

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#40

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen

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Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
1 year ago

My boy. Listened to his second album like nuns pray yhe rosary.

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#41

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

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Kimberly Lundy
Community Member
1 year ago

Too much plastic surgery

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#42

Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson

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Aria Whitaker
Community Member
1 year ago

Brilliant actor, terrible person.

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Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
1 year ago

He's earned that face. I saw him in a store in NYC in the early 1980s. Before I recognized him, the fact that he was incredibly sexy registered right away. Whew.

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#44

Beyonce

Beyonce

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Cthulhoop
Community Member
1 year ago

Overrated then and now.

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Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams

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diane a
Community Member
1 year ago

I used to work with his uncle - looked just the same as the older pic.

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Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie

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Roger Haywood
Community Member
1 year ago

Hello hello.

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#47

David Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoff

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Coreen Kerr
Community Member
1 year ago

Most of us go thru stages of life where we are complete buttheads but David came out of it alright. He is a kind man with a great sense of humour. So as they say don't knock it till you've walked a mile in their shoes. Take care Coreen

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Kate Moss

Kate Moss

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Tankut Dogrul
Community Member
1 year ago

well done puberty!

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Carice Van Houten

Carice Van Houten

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Linda Janssen
Community Member
1 year ago

she plays the Red woman in Game of thrones, the artist of these manipulations is Dutch, so it's not weird that she has done this manipulation for one of the biggest Dutch stars.

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Madonna

Madonna

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Flávia Guimarães
Community Member
1 year ago

I love Madonna but she lost the botox battle. She seems more Donatela Versace then Donatela herself.

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