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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GabrielDylanArteaga added 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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1,337 1,562
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Inside Out Amy Poehler, Diane Lane, Mindy Kaling

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1,531 1,706
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The Avengers: Age of Ultron Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Cobie Smulders

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1,130 1,534
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michael-galvin added The Martian Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig

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Minions Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

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1,566 1,707
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Jurassic World Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio

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1,337 1,607
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Ant-Man Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd

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1,330 1,707
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Ex Machina Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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666 917
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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voting closed at #56 | Random User added Deadpool Ryan Reynolds

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474 854
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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carlybobarly added Room William H. Macy, Joan Allen, Brie Larson

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gschwayze added Creed Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson

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538 1,057
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Maverick1 added Mission: Impossible 5 - Rogue Nation Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Ferguson

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Amy Boal added The Big Short Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling

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Furious 7 Dwayne Johnson, Iggy Azalea, Vin Diesel

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Sicario Laureano Olivares, Gledys Ibarra

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366 550
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BenNicholson added Spectre Daniel Craig

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jtfwrite added Spotlight

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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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474 847
Straight Outta Compton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 2015
josh-gillin added Straight Outta Compton Paul Giamatti, Aldis Hodge, Alexandra Shipp

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Spy Jude Law, Rose Byrne, Jason Statham

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jeremy-ross added Southpaw Rachel McAdams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomie Harris

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Maverick1 added The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Hugh Grant, Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer

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Cinderella Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Hayley Atwell

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Hotel Transylvania 2 Selena Gomez, Steve Buscemi, Mel Brooks

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Pitch Perfect 2 Skylar Astin, John Michael Higgins, Ester Dean

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156 259
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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Amy Boal added Trainwreck Amy Schumer, Tilda Swinton, Brie Larson

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BenNicholson added Brooklyn Saoirse Ronan, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent

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

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Chappie Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, Sharlto Copley

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128 215
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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The Wedding Ringer Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

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It Follows Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Linda Boston

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256 404
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MattBryant added 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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240 382
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Terminator Genisys Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Matt Smith

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129 192
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superfrut added Black Mass Kevin Bacon, Joel Edgerton, Jesse Plemons

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BC D added The Peanuts Movie Bill Melendez

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Paddington Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters

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181 251
Ted 2 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 2015
Ted 2 Amanda Seyfried, Morgan Freeman, Mark Wahlberg

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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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Maverick1 added Insurgent Kate Winslet, Naomi Watts, Shailene Woodley

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AneeshaCasilli added Crimson Peak Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam