Updated: Sat, 27 Apr 2013 07:15:00 GMT | By Stephanie Wood
19 most iconic movie hairstyles

The best ever hairdos from films



Iconic movie hairstyles (© Rex Features)
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This week, the unthinkable happened - Jennifer Aniston came second (yes, SECOND) in a poll about hair.

Jen was beaten to the top spot in a survey on the most influential on-screen hairstyles by Anne Hathaway as Fantine in Les Misérables. To be fair, Anne did resort to pretty extreme measures for her movie mane (as in she cut it all off), so it's only deserving of the top spot.

The poll of 1,000 people by the Hairdressing Council of Britain and Universal Studios also saw Audrey Hepburn, Veronica Lake and Molly Ringwald all make the top five.

Celebrity hairdresser Charles Worthington said of the list: "Film can inspire people to do many things and in particular change the way they look.

"The versatility of Jennifer Aniston’s cut ensures it appeals to so many people while there really is nothing like an up do for that Hollywood glamour as sported by Hepburn."

Amen on that, Charles.

The list got us thinking about the most lustworthy locks we've ever seen on the silver screen, and so in the gallery above we chart the top five movie hairstyles that feature on the poll's list, plus 14 of our own personal favourites. Prepare yourself for a serious case of hair envy...

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    1 %
    Aditi Rao Hydari
    471 votes
  2.  
    16 %
    Aishwarya Rai
    6,234 votes
  3.  
    5 %
    Alia Bhatt
    1,833 votes
  4.  
    2 %
    Anushka Sharma
    818 votes
  5.  
    1 %
    Bipasha Basu
    311 votes
  6.  
    19 %
    Deepika Padukone
    7,024 votes
  7.  
    2 %
    Dia Mirza
    668 votes
  8.  
    1 %
    Elli Avram
    210 votes
  9.  
    1 %
    Huma Qureshi
    449 votes
  10.  
    2 %
    Ileana D'Cruz
    760 votes
  11.  
    1 %
    Jacqueline Fernandes
    329 votes
  12.  
    0 %
    Kalki Koechlin
    65 votes
  13.  
    1 %
    Kangana Ranaut
    415 votes
  14.  
    9 %
    Kareena Kapoor
    3,349 votes
  15.  
    10 %
    Katrina Kaif
    3,979 votes
  16.  
    6 %
    Madhuri Dixit
    2,367 votes
  17.  
    2 %
    Nargis Fakhri
    612 votes
  18.  
    2 %
    Parineeti Chopra
    742 votes
  19.  
    4 %
    Priyanka Chopra
    1,509 votes
  20.  
    2 %
    Shraddha Kapoor
    825 votes
  21.  
    2 %
    Sonakshi Sinha
    868 votes
  22.  
    1 %
    Sonam Kapoor
    423 votes
  23.  
    5 %
    Sunny Leone
    1,991 votes
  24.  
    2 %
    Vidya Balan
    859 votes
  25.  
    3 %
    Yami Gautam
    1,172 votes

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