Top Movies Of 1995

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Top Movies Of 1995

Ever watched these Top Movies Of 1995? We bet you'll find some new picks. Here are 25 of the top ones.

Se7en (1995)

Se7en
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From David Fincher, starring Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker
Rated R

Se7en is a psychological horror-thriller directed by David Fincher, and starring Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Kevin Spacey. The story follows two detectives, William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) and David Mills (Brad Pitt), as they investigate a series of gruesome murders that appear to be inspired by the seven deadly sins. As the detectives get closer to unraveling the mystery, they discover that the murderer is John Doe (Kevin Spacey), a brilliant and diabolical killer who has a plan to carry out a horrific act of vengeance on the world. The film follows the detectives as they race against the clock to stop Doe from fulfilling his deadly plan, and deals with themes of fate, morality, and the inherent darkness of human nature. Se7en is a gripping and dark exploration of the dark corners of the human psyche, and one of the most influential psychological thrillers of its time.

The Usual Suspects (1995)

The Usual Suspects
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Bryan Singer, starring Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin
Rated R

The Usual Suspects is a 1995 American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by Bryan Singer and written by Christopher McQuarrie. It stars Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio del Toro, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Pollak, Pete Postlethwaite, and Kevin Spacey. The film follows the interrogation of Roger "Verbal" Kint (Spacey), a small-time con man, who is one of only two survivors of a massacre and fire on a ship docked at the Port of Los Angeles. He tells an interrogator (Palminteri) a convoluted story about events that led him and his partners in crime to the boat, and of a mysterious criminal mastermind known as Keyser Söze. The film follows Verbal’s story and the investigations of Detective Dave Kujan (Byrne). As Kujan pieces together the events that led to the massacre, Verbal’s story and his own investigations reveal that Keyser Söze may be a much more powerful and dangerous criminal than he initially thought. Ultimately, the truth is revealed in an ending twist that has become one of cinema’s most memorable and iconic moments.

Braveheart (1995)

Braveheart
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Mel Gibson, starring Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen
Rated R

Braveheart is a 1995 epic war drama film directed by and starring Mel Gibson. The story follows William Wallace, a 13th century Scottish warrior who leads the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England. Wallace rallies the Scottish nobility in a revolt against the English occupation and ultimately succeeds in leading his people to freedom. Wallace's heroic actions and passionate speeches inspire the Scots to fight for their freedom and ultimately win the war. The movie is an inspiring tale of passion, courage, and sacrifice.

Heat (1995)

Heat
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Michael Mann, starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight
Rated R

Heat is a 1995 American crime film directed by Michael Mann, starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, and Val Kilmer. The story follows a group of professional bank robbers, led by Vincent Hanna (Pacino), as they clash with a group of career criminals, led by Neil McCauley (De Niro). As McCauley and his crew carry out a daring heist, Hanna is determined to bring them to justice. The movie is filled with intense action sequences and powerful performances, and examines the lives of both the robbers and the detectives, exploring themes of loyalty, morality, and the eternal struggle of good versus evil.

Toy Story (1995)

Toy Story
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From John Lasseter, starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney
Rated G

Toy Story is a classic family adventure film directed by John Lasseter and released in 1995. It follows the story of a group of toys coming to life when their owners, Andy and his sister, are not present. Led by Woody, a pull-string cowboy doll, the toys must work together to stop the villainous Buzz Lightyear from taking over and becoming Andy's favorite toy. Along the way, Woody and Buzz learn to put aside their differences and become friends. With the help of the other toys, they embark on a wild adventure filled with hilarious antics, danger, and ultimately, a powerful message about friendship and loyalty.

Casino (1995)

Casino
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Martin Scorsese, starring Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods
Rated R

Casino is a 1995 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Sharon Stone. The film tells the story of Sam "Ace" Rothstein, a Jewish American gambling expert who is sent by the Chicago Mafia to oversee the day-to-day operations at the Tangiers Casino in Las Vegas. Along the way, Ace gets embroiled in a love triangle with his wife Ginger and best friend Nicky, as well as a multitude of mob-related conflicts. The film follows the rise and fall of Ace, who struggles to maintain his power, wealth, and status in a world that is constantly changing. In the end, Ace is forced to confront his inner demons and make difficult choices between loyalty and betrayal.

12 Monkeys (1995)

12 Monkeys
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Terry Gilliam, starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Joseph Melito
Rated R

12 Monkeys is a 1995 science-fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam and starring Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt. Set in a post-apocalyptic future, the story follows James Cole (Willis), a convict sent back in time to gather information about the source of a deadly virus that wiped out most of humanity. During his journey, Cole is aided by Dr. Kathryn Railly (Madeleine Stowe) and Jeffrey Goines (Pitt), a mental patient and the suspected leader of an underground group of animal rights activists. Together, they must avoid being recaptured by the authorities, as well as uncovering the truth behind the virus and preventing its release in the present. Along the way, they find themselves caught in a loop of time, finding that the future they are trying to prevent has already happened.

Crumb (1994)

Crumb
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Terry Zwigoff, starring Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Charles Crumb, Maxon Crumb
Rated R

Crumb is a 1994 documentary film directed by Terry Zwigoff about the life of cartoonist Robert Crumb and his family. The film explores the development of Crumb's unique drawing style, his dysfunctional relationship with his brothers, and his impact on the underground comic movement. Through interviews with family and childhood friends, Crumb provides an intimate look at the artist's tumultuous life, from his troubled childhood to his rise to fame and notoriety. Additionally, the film delves into the inner lives of Robert and his brothers, illustrating the complex psychological forces that have shaped their lives. Ultimately, the film serves as a portrait of an artist struggling to make sense of his place in the world, while maintaining his artistic integrity.

Apollo 13 (1995)

Apollo 13
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Ron Howard, starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise
Rated PG

Apollo 13 is a 1995 historical drama directed by Ron Howard and featuring an all-star cast, including Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, and Ed Harris. Based on the real-life Apollo 13 mission of 1970, the film follows the crew of Apollo 13 as they launch from Cape Canaveral, bound for the Moon. When an onboard explosion cripples their spacecraft, the astronauts must work together to attempt a safe return to Earth, despite numerous obstacles in their path. As the crew struggles to survive, an array of experts on the ground must come up with solutions to get them safely home. With the guidance of mission control, the crew perseveres through their harrowing ordeal and makes it back to Earth alive.

Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)

Die Hard with a Vengeance
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John McTiernan, starring Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson, Graham Greene
Rated R

Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995) is the third installment in the Die Hard franchise, directed by John McTiernan. The film follows NYPD Detective John McClane (played by Bruce Willis) and his unlikely partner, Harlem shopkeeper Zeus Carver (played by Samuel L. Jackson) as they race to solve a series of complicated puzzles set by a mysterious terrorist leader known as Simon (played by Jeremy Irons). Together, they must battle their way through a series of dangerous scenarios in order to prevent the terrorist from setting off a nuclear bomb in New York City. As the two men race against time, they must also overcome their mutual distrust and hatred for each other in order to complete their mission. Along the way, they must battle both the terrorist and the police force, as the later has declared McClane a wanted criminal. In the end, with the help of Zeus and the police, McClane is able to thwart Simon's plan and save the city from destruction.

Dead Man Walking (1995)

Dead Man Walking
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Tim Robbins, starring Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky, Raymond J. Barry
Rated R

Dead Man Walking is a 1995 American drama film starring Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon and directed by Tim Robbins. The film tells the story of Matthew Poncelet (Penn), a convicted murderer on death row and the relationships he forms with Sister Helen Prejean (Sarandon), a nun and a spiritual adviser, and a young lawyer, Rita Boyle (Robert Prosky). Through Sister Helen's guidance, Matthew discovers his own humanity and takes responsibility for his crimes. The film questions the morality of the death penalty and is a powerful examination of redemption and forgiveness.

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Leaving Las Vegas
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Mike Figgis, starring Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands, Richard Lewis
Rated R

Leaving Las Vegas is a 1995 romantic drama directed by Mike Figgis and starring Nicolas Cage and Elisabeth Shue. The story follows Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who has lost everything. After his wife leaves him and he is fired from his job, Ben decides to move to Las Vegas, where he plans to drink himself to death. On his way to Las Vegas, he meets a prostitute named Sera and the two form a unique bond. Despite the odds, they fall in love and spend their last days together in the city of sin. The film is a powerful exploration of love and addiction, and their consequences.

The City of Lost Children (1995)

The City of Lost Children
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Ron Perlman, Daniel Emilfork, Judith Vittet, Dominique Pinon
Rated R

The City of Lost Children is a 1995 French-German fantasy film directed and co-written by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet. The story follows a former circus strongman, One (Ron Perlman), as he searches for a stolen child, Denree. His journey leads him to the city of lost children, a dark and twisted place ruled by a mad scientist, Krank (Daniel Emilfork). With the help of a gang of orphans, One must battle Krank and his henchmen, the Cyclops, in order to save Denree and return him to his mother. Along the way, One discovers the secret behind the city and Krank's plan to kidnap children and steal their dreams. A thrilling and visually stunning film, The City of Lost Children is an imaginative and unique take on the classic fairytale genre.

The Basketball Diaries (1995)

The Basketball Diaries
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Scott Kalvert, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio
Rated R

Shallow Grave (1994)

Shallow Grave
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Danny Boyle, starring Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor, Ken Stott
Rated R

Crimson Tide (1995)

Crimson Tide
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Tony Scott, starring Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven, George Dzundza
Rated R

Nixon (1995)

Nixon
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Oliver Stone, starring Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, Powers Boothe, Ed Harris
Rated R

Strange Days (1995)

Strange Days
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Kathryn Bigelow, starring Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore
Rated R

Desperado (1995)

Desperado
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Robert Rodriguez, starring Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida, Cheech Marin
Rated R

In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

In the Mouth of Madness
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From John Carpenter, starring Sam Neill, Jürgen Prochnow, Julie Carmen, David Warner
Rated R

Kids (1995)

Kids
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Larry Clark, starring Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chloë Sevigny, Sarah Henderson
Rated Not Rated

Mighty Aphrodite (1995)

Mighty Aphrodite
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Woody Allen, starring Woody Allen, Mira Sorvino, Pamela Blair, Rene Ceballos
Rated R

Swimming with Sharks (1994)

Swimming with Sharks
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From George Huang, starring Kevin Spacey, Frank Whaley, Michelle Forbes, Benicio Del Toro
Rated R

Clueless (1995)

Clueless
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Amy Heckerling, starring Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd
Rated PG-13

Get Shorty (1995)

Get Shorty
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Barry Sonnenfeld, starring Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, John Travolta
Rated R

 



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