2015 movies The Best Movies of 2015

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List Rules Films released (or wide-released) in the US during 2015

This list of the best movies of 2015 includes all major releases as well as critically acclaimed independent films in order to rank the greatest films of 2015 and to find out which you think is the best movie of the year. It seems like each year, Hollywood tries to top itself with new movies, eagerly anticipate sequels, and reboots of old favorites. And 2015 is no exception!

Blockbuster films like American Sniper, Fifty Shades of Grey, and Kingsman: The Secret Service are included in this list along with every major movie release of 2015. From dramas and romantic comedies, to thrillers, sci-fi epics, and even documentaries, the best films of 2015 run the gamut and there's plenty of entertainment to be had, no matter what kind of movies you like!

Upvote the movies you think are the best films of 2015 and downvote the ones you think shouldn't have even been released in the first place. Keep checking back throughout the year as we'll continue to update this list with the latest releases and biggest films to determine the best movie of 2015.

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Mad Max: Fury Road Charlize Theron, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Tom Hardy

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Star Wars Episode VII: the Force Awakens Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Mark Hamill

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Kingsman: The Secret Service Colin Firth, Taron Egerton Samuel L. Jackson

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Inside Out Amy Poehler, Diane Lane Mindy Kaling

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr. Cobie Smulders

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The Martian Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain Kristen Wiig

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Minions Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm Allison Janney

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Jurassic World Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt Vincent D'Onofrio

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Ant-Man Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas Paul Rudd

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Ex Machina Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Revenant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 2015
The Revenant Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy Domhnall Gleeson

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Deadpool Ryan Reynolds

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The Hateful Eight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 2015
The Hateful Eight Kurt Russell

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Creed Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan Tessa Thompson

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Room William H. Macy, Joan Allen Brie Larson

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Mission: Impossible 5 - Rogue Nation Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner Rebecca Ferguson

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The Big Short Christian Bale, Steve Carell Ryan Gosling

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Sicario Laureano Olivares, Gledys Ibarra

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Furious 7 Dwayne Johnson, Iggy Azalea Vin Diesel

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Spectre Daniel Craig

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Bridge of Spies Tom Hanks, Alan Alda Amy Ryan

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks Woody Harrelson

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Straight Outta Compton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 2015
Straight Outta Compton Paul Giamatti, Aldis Hodge Alexandra Shipp

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Spy Jude Law, Rose Byrne Jason Statham

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Cinderella Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter Hayley Atwell

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Southpaw Rachel McAdams, Jake Gyllenhaal Naomie Harris

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Hotel Transylvania 2 Selena Gomez, Steve Buscemi Mel Brooks

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Hugh Grant, Henry Cavill Armie Hammer

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Pitch Perfect 2 Skylar Astin, John Michael Higgins Ester Dean

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Steve Jobs is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 2015
Steve Jobs Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet Seth Rogen

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Brooklyn Saoirse Ronan, Julie Walters Jim Broadbent

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Trainwreck Amy Schumer, Tilda Swinton Brie Larson

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Chappie Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver Sharlto Copley

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The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials Patricia Clarkson, Giancarlo Esposito Lili Taylor

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Beasts of No Nation is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 2015
Beasts of No Nation Idris Elba, Ama K. Abebrese

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It Follows Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist Linda Boston

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San Andreas Dwayne Johnson, Kylie Minogue Alexandra Daddario

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Taken 3 Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker Maggie Grace

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Tomorrowland George Clooney, Hugh Laurie Tim McGraw

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Terminator Genisys Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke Matt Smith

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Black Mass Kevin Bacon, Joel Edgerton Jesse Plemons

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The Peanuts Movie Bill Melendez

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Paddington Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins Julie Walters

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Ted 2 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 2015
Ted 2 Amanda Seyfried, Morgan Freeman Mark Wahlberg

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The Wedding Ringer Kevin Hart, Josh Gad Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

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Carol Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara Sarah Paulson

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Pixels Adam Sandler, Ashley Benson Peter Dinklage

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Crimson Peak Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston Charlie Hunnam

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Insurgent Kate Winslet, Naomi Watts Shailene Woodley