The Best Movies of 1995

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List Criteria: Only movies that were in theatres in 1995

A list of the best movies of 1995, from children's movies like Toy Story to gritty dramas like Kids. The '90s were a decade where Hollywood thrived. In were new stars and big blockbusters and 1995 was no exception. Some the best movies of this year are some of the best teen, coming of age, adventure, comedies and dramas in history. The films on here are very memorable and had audiences on the edges of their seats, and still pack a punch so many years after they were first released. You shouldn't be too surprised by the movies listed on here. As stated before, some of the best action movies of the decade were released in 1995. Who could forget In Heat with Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, Die Hard With A Vengeance, and of course, Bad Boys starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. And let's not forget about Seven with Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Spacey The best movies of 1995 featured some of the biggest stars in the movie business. Whether it was the aforementioned stars continuing their success or the breakout performances featured in Billy Madison and Tommy Boy, or established stars like Mel Gibson in Braveheart. Some of the best movies of all time were released in 1995. This is the ultimate list of the best movies of 1995, which shouldn't feature the best movies of 1993. Vote and re-rank this list according to how you think the best movies of that year should be reflected. If you notice that there's a movie from this year that should be on this list but is missing, feel free to add it.
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    Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 1995

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    Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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    Seven is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Seven Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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    Apollo 13 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Apollo 13 Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ed Harris

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    Heat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies of 1995

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    Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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    Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Braveheart Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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    The Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    The Usual Suspects Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

  7. 7
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    Casino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Casino Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, James Woods

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    Jumanji is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Jumanji Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson

  9. 9
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    12 Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    12 Monkeys Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

  10. 10
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    Ghost in the Shell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 1995

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    Ghost in the Shell Maaya Sakamoto, Akio Ōtsuka, Kōichi Yamadera

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    Babe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Babe Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes

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    Before Sunrise is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Before Sunrise Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Adam Goldberg

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    Leaving Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Leaving Las Vegas Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay, Elisabeth Shue

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    GoldenEye is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    GoldenEye Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench

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    Die Hard with a Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Die Hard with a Vengeance Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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    Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 1995

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    Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Jim Carrey, Sophie Okonedo, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

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    Clueless is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 1995

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    Clueless Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

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    Dead Man Walking is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 1995

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    Dead Man Walking Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

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    Tommy Boy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 1995

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    Tommy Boy Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Bo Derek

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    Sense and Sensibility is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 1995

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    Sense and Sensibility Kate Winslet, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson

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    Billy Madison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Billy Madison Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley

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    Mallrats is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Mallrats Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani

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    The Basketball Diaries is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    The Basketball Diaries Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Juliette Lewis

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    Mr. Holland's Opus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Mr. Holland's Opus Alicia Witt, William H. Macy, Terrence Howard

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    Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Outbreak Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman

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    A Goofy Movie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    A Goofy Movie Pauly Shore, Joey Lawrence, Wallace Shawn

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    Bad Boys is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Bad Boys Will Smith, Téa Leoni, Martin Lawrence

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    Get Shorty is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Get Shorty John Travolta, John Wayne, Danny DeVito

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    Friday is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Friday Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long

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    Crimson Tide is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Crimson Tide Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen, Gene Hackman

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    Dangerous Minds is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Dangerous Minds Michelle Pfeiffer, Andy Garcia, Paula Garcés

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    Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey

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    Strange Days is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 1995

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    Strange Days Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis

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    To Die For is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    To Die For Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, Matt Dillon

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    Major Payne is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Major Payne Damon Wayans, Karyn Parsons, Bam Bam Bigelow

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    Desperado is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Desperado Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi

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    The Quick and the Dead is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    The Quick and the Dead Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe

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    Nixon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Nixon Anthony Hopkins, James Woods, Ed Harris

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    Empire Records is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Empire Records Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger, Tobey Maguire

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    Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall

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    Rob Roy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Rob Roy Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt

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    Waterworld is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Waterworld Kevin Costner, Jack Black, Dennis Hopper

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    While You Were Sleeping is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    While You Were Sleeping Sandra Bullock, Monica Keena, Bill Pullman

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    Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Tony Perez

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    Evita is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 1995

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    Evita Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Billie Piper

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    Michelle Williams, Ben Kingsley, Natasha Henstridge

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    Johnny Mnemonic is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    Johnny Mnemonic Keanu Reeves, Ice-T, Henry Rollins

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    The American President is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    The American President Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox, Michael Douglas

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    First Knight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies of 1995


    First Knight Sean Connery, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond

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    Robin Williams, Julianne Moore, Hugh Grant

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