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The 25 Most Memorable Sunglasses on Film

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The 25 Most Memorable Sunglasses on Film

When we say the word sunglasses, do you think of the slick Wayfarers donned in Reservoir Dogs or do you think of your old fluorescent sunnies from Maccy D's, floating around in the bottom of your wardrobe?

If it's the latter, firstly discard the Big Mac-stained excuses for protective eye wear, and secondly, take note, for we have compiled a list of the best sunglasses on the big screen.

From Dirty Harry's wrap-arounds to Bond's classic Aviators, the next time you're thinking of "rocking" some questionable shades, you'll have no excuses.

(Image: Rex Features)

Dirty Harry (1971)

Character: Police Inspector Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood)


They Live (1988)

Character: Nada (Roddy Piper)


The Blues Brothers (1980)

Characters: 'Joliet' Jake Blues (John Belushi) and Elwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd)


Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Character: Raoul Duke (Johnny Depp)


Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

Characters: Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) and Alan Ruck (Cameron Frye)


The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

Character: Thomas Crown (Steve McQueen)


The Lost Boys (1987)

Character: Michael (Jason Patric)


Risky Business (1983)

Character: Joel Goodsen (Tom Cruise)


The Breakfast Club (1985)

Character: Brian Johnson (Anthony Michael Hall)


Drive (2011)

Character: Driver (Ryan Gosling)


Scarface (1983)

Character: Tony Montana (Al Pacino)


X-Men (2000)

Character: Scott Summers/ Cyclops (James Marsden)


Easy Rider (1969)

Character: Wyatt (Peter Fonda)


The Hangover (2009)

Character: Phil (Bradley Cooper)


Fight Club (1999)

Character: Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt)


Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Character: Mr. Blonde - Vic Vega (Michael Madsen)


Back to the Future (1985)

Character: Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox)


Lé‎on (1994)

Character: Lé‎on (Jean Reno)


True Romance (1993)

Character: Clarence Worley (Christian Slater)


Pulp Fiction (1994)

Character: Winston 'The Wolf' Wolfe (Harvey Keitel)


The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

Character: Freddie Miles (Philip Seymour Hoffman)


The Big Lebowski (1998)

Character: Walter Sobchak (John Goodman)


Men In Black (1997)

Character: J (Will Smith)


The Terminator (1984)

Character: Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger)


Skyfall (2012)

Characters: James Bond (Daniel Craig)