The Best Movies of 1995 Films
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The Best Movies of 1995

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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    the people's #1 David Fincher

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    Bryan Singer

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    most listed Mel Gibson

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    Ron Howard

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    Michael Mann

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    Martin Scorsese

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    Tim Robbins

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    Joe Johnston

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    Terry Gilliam

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    Ang Lee

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    John Lasseter

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    Martin Campbell

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    Kevin Smith

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    John McTiernan

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    ranked low on reranks Peter Segal

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    Steve Oedekerk

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    Scott Kalvert

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    Tamra Davis

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    Kathryn Bigelow

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    Mike Figgis

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    Tony Scott

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Roland Joffé

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    John N. Smith

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    F. Gary Gray

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    Gus Van Sant

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    Wolfgang Petersen

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    John Singleton

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    Michael Bay

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    Michael Caton-Jones

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    Jon Amiel

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    Oliver Stone

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    Amy Heckerling

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    Chris Noonan

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    Sam Raimi

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    Stephen Herek

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    Joel Schumacher

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    Roger Donaldson

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    Roger Michell

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    Irwin Winkler

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    Barry Sonnenfeld

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    Allan Moyle

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    Larry Clark

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    Robert Rodriguez

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    Edward Burns

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    Paul W. S. Anderson

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Kevin Reynolds, Kevin Costner

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    Iain Softley

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    Paul Verhoeven, Alan Smithee

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    ranked low on reranks & added by looksharp Sydney Pollack

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    new! Edward Holzman

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