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.

21. 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.

22. Bandit Queen

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Hindi
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Shekhar Kapur
Actors: Seema Biswas, Aditya Srivastava, Agesh Markam, Ajai Rohilla, Aseem Bajaj, Anupam Shyam
Plot: Phoolan Devi was known as the Bandit Queen - prosecuted by the Indian police while the press fawned over her.

23. Tommy Boy

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Peter Segal
Actors: Chris Farley, David Spade, Brian Dennehy, Bo Derek, Rob Lowe, Dan Aykroyd
Plot: After the sudden death of his father, an incompetant slacker and a know-it-all wimp team up to save the company on a cross-country road trip.

24. Empire Records

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Allan Moyle
Actors: Anthony LaPaglia, Maxwell Caulfield, Ethan Embry, Renée Zellweger, Liv Tyler, Rory Cochrane
Plot: The dying breed of the independent music store is the setting for a group of employees, many with personal crisis rearing their ugly heads, who need to come together to keep the store from being swallowed by a mega corporation.

25. The Basketball Diaries

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Biography
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Scott Kalvert
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, James Madio, Mark Wahlberg, Lorraine Bracco, Patrick McGaw, Bruno Kirby
Plot: A group of teens growing up in streets of New York City get mixed up in drugs and their innocence is lost. Jim Carroll, DiCaprio, just wants to be a great writer but the drugs get a hold of him too.

26. Lessons of Darkness ( Lektionen in Finsternis )

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: German
Genre: Documentary/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Werner Herzog
Actors: Werner Herzog
Plot: Werner Herzog's documentary about the burning of the Kuwaiti oil fields eschews formal interviews and commentary and lets music and striking visuals tell the tale.

27. Dead Presidents

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Actors: Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, Freddy Rodríguez, Rose Jackson, N'Bushe Wright
Plot: A black Vietnam War veteran returns home and struggles to adapt to life back home. He eventually turns to a life of crime when all else fails.

28. Before the Rain

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Other
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Milcho Manchevski
Actors: Katrin Cartlidge, Rade Serbedzija, Grégoire Colin, Labina Mitevska, Jay Villiers, Silvija Stojanovska

29. Crimson Tide

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tony Scott
Actors: Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, Matt Craven, George Dzundza, Viggo Mortensen, James Gandolfini
Plot: Hackman vs Washington: a showdown hundreds of feet beneath the ocean. Ordered to unleash their nuclear payload onto a former Soviet army base, two principled men fight for what they believe is the right thing to do.

30. Goldeneye

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Martin Campbell
Actors: Pierce Brosnan, Sean Bean, Izabella Scorupco, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench, Robbie Coltrane
Plot: James Bond tries to stop the stealing of a nuclear space weapon.

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