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.

31. Shallow Grave

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Danny Boyle
Actors: Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor, Ken Stott, Colin McCredie, Robert David MacDonald
Plot: A series of interviews lead to a new roommate for a group of British flatmates. But when the new tenant winds up dead, and surprisingly loaded with cash, they have to decide what to do with the body... and the money.

32. Living in Oblivion

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tom DiCillo
Actors: Steve Buscemi, Catherine Keener, Dermot Mulroney, Peter Dinklage, Kevin Corrigan, James LeGros

33. The Bridges of Madison County

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Clint Eastwood
Actors: Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Annie Corley, Victor Slezak, Jim Haynie, Sarah Kathryn Schmitt
Plot: A man working on a National Geographic article documenting historic bridges, comes across Francesca Johnson looking for directions. Instead, the pair form a bond and, although it may have lasted just four days, make an indelible impact on her life.

34. Desperado

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Actors: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida, Cheech Marin, Steve Buscemi, Carlos Gómez
Plot: A traveling musician is once again mistaken for a hit man and gets embroiled in web of drugs, violence and saving a beautiful woman. The bullets will fly leading to the ultimate one-on-one showdown.

35. Exotica

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Atom Egoyan
Actors: Mia Kirshner, Sarah Polley, Elias Koteas, Bruce Greenwood, Victor Garber, Arsinée Khanjian
Plot: Zoe owns the Toronto Exotica nightclub where Christina is the star attraction - and also the ex-girlfriend of DJ/MC Eric, who is forced to watch her every night on stage. Meanwhile Thomas owns a pet shop where rare eggs and opera tickets come into play.

36. In the Mouth of Madness

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Carpenter
Actors: Sam Neill, David Warner, Jürgen Prochnow, Peter Jason, Julie Carmen, John Glover
Plot: When horror author Sutter Cane disappears, an insurance agent has to track him down. But the closer he gets to finding him, the more he finds the walls of reality and fiction bleeding together.

37. Dolores Claiborne

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Taylor Hackford
Actors: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christopher Plummer, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, Judy Parfitt
Plot: Mother struggles to protect herself and daughter from alcoholic father. After years of separation the daughter returns to defend her mother for murder and become closer.

38. A Walk in the Clouds

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Alfonso Arau
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Anthony Quinn, Freddy Rodríguez, Debra Messing, Giancarlo Giannini
Plot: A man returning from war meets a young, pregnant woman and decides to help her by pretending to be her husband to placate her domineering father. But the ruse turns into passion and the two must overcome the obstacles thrown at them in order to be together.

39. Balto

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Family/Animation
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Simon Wells
Actors: Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins, Bridget Fonda, Jim Cummings, Phil Collins, Miriam Margolyes
Plot: Stray Balto, who is half wolf and half dog, endures the taunts of disapproving humans and the evil canine pack-leader Steele as he guides a precious cargo of serum through the Alaskan winter. Loosely based on a true 1920s tale of a diphtheria outbreak in the village of Nome.

40. Mr. Holland's Opus

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Stephen Herek
Actors: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis, William H. Macy, Alicia Witt
Plot: An aspiring musician and composer takes a teaching job to pay the rent while he writes his masterpiece. His life is forever changed by the impact he has on students and the impact they in turn make on him.

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