Top Movies of 1995


The top movies of 1995 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

11. Whisper of the Heart ( Mimi wo sumaseba )

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Drama
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Yoshifumi Kondo
Actors: Youko Honna, Kazuo Takahashi, Takashi Tachibana, Shigeru Muroi, Shigeru Tsuyuguchi, Keiju Kobayashi
Plot: A young girl who reads a lot of fairy tales has a typical life, but something is missing. One day, on a whim, she follows a cat riding a train - this leads her to a chance meeting with a young boy who dreams of being a violin-maker and his grandfather's antique store where a statue of a cat gives her inspiration to follow her own dream: to write.

12. Friday

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: F. Gary Gray
Actors: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, John Witherspoon, Anna Maria Horsford
Plot: Follows the hilarious events of a typical Friday of two friends.

13. Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John McTiernan
Actors: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons, Graham Greene, Colleen Camp, Larry Bryggman
Plot: McClane is back trying to stop terrorists, only this time he has to play games as a bomb squad with an unwanting friend (Jackson) around NYC.

14. Dead Man Walking

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tim Robbins
Actors: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky, Raymond J. Barry, R. Lee Ermey, Celia Weston
Plot: A man is sentenced to death for murder. And, while on death row, he is counseled by a nun.

15. Wallace and Gromit in A Close Shave

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Comedy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Nick Park
Actors: Peter Sallis, Anne Reid
Plot: During a window washing job, Wallace finds himself falling for wool store owner Wendolene. But Gromit finds himself framed for sheep rustling and thrown in jail. Wallace, Wendolen (and the sheep) work together to get Gromit freed.

16. Sense and Sensibility

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Ang Lee
Actors: James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter, Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant
Plot: A rich scion dies, but, buy rules of inheritance, his second wife and three daughters are left practically broke. They find a cousin, but suddenly the marriage prospects of the practical Elinor and romantic Marianne are now up in the air.

17. City of Lost Children, The ( Cite des enfants perdus, La )

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro
Actors: Daniel Emilfork, Ron Perlman, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Dominique Pinon, Judith Vittet, Odile Mallet
Plot: Set in a fictional world in the future, a scientist thinks that if he can steel the dreams of young children he can prevent himself from aging. He tries kidnapping children as they try to figure out a way to escape or not be kidnapped.

18. Leaving Las Vegas

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Mike Figgis
Actors: Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands, Richard Lewis, Steven Weber, Emily Procter
Plot: A man trying to drink his problems away winds up in Las Vegas where he meets a prostitute in a bar. The two broken souls move in together and try to find solace within each other.

19. Kingdom, The ( Riget )

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Danish
Genre: Drama/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Morten Arnfred, Lars von Trier
Actors: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Holger Juul Hansen, Søren Pilmark, Ghita Nørby, Jens Okking
Plot: This mini-series explores the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark - a bastion of scientific achievement. Yet despite this modern wonder, supernatural events plague the halls - a phantom ambulance appears and disappears, voices echo in the elevator shaft and a pregnant doctor finds her child developing unnaturally fast - some residents aren't willing to let these events rest - but they may not like what they find.

20. A Little Princess

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Family
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Actors: Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, Rusty Schwimmer, Arthur Malet, Vanessa Lee Chester
Plot: When her father enlists to fight for the Brits during World War I, Sara Crewe goes to New York to attend boarding school and clashes with an overbearing headmistress, who attempts to stifle her creativity and sense of self-worth. But she's severely tested when word comes that her father has been killed in action and that his vast estate has been seized.

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