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Movies Turning 25 In 2020 

Jason Bancroft
Updated January 7, 2020 3.7k votes 149 voters 2.4k views 100 items

List Rules Vote up the movies that came out in 1995 that you still enjoy today.

How well do you remember the movies that came out in 1995? We're willing to bet you have very fond memories of that year's most notable motion pictures. Who could forget Apollo 13, GoldenEye, or the original Toy Story? There are also plenty of films from that year that you probably forgot existed. When was the last time you thought about Operation Dumbo Drop, A Kid in King Arthur's Court, or Circle of Friends

Our look back at movies turning 25 this year includes several Oscar winners. Susan Sarandon took home the Best Actress prize for Dead Man Walking, while Nicolas Cage snagged Best Actor for Leaving Las Vegas. Mel Gibson's Braveheart, meanwhile, was named Best Picture. We also remember the blockbusters released that year, from Batman Forever to Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, and from Die Hard with a Vengeance to Clueless. 1995 was the year Waterworld became an all-time notorious flop and Friday turned into a cult sensation that spawned several sequels. All in all, it was a very memorable year for cinema.

Which movies released in 1995 do you still enjoy watching today? Vote up the ones that continue to bring you viewing pleasure, twenty-five years after their initial debuts. 

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Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

Released: 1995

Directed by: John Lasseter

Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more
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Jumanji is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson

Released: 1995

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Jumanji is a 1995 American fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Johnston. It is an adaptation of the 1981 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. The film was directed by Joe ...more
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Clueless is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

Released: 1995

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills ...more
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Casper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty

Released: 1995

Directed by: Brad Silberling, Phil Nibbelink

Casper is a 1995 American family comedy fantasy film starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle, and Amy Brenneman, based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost comic books and ...more
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Pocahontas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

Released: 1995

Directed by: Eric Goldberg, Mike Gabriel

Pocahontas is a 1995 American animated musical romantic-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 33rd film in the Walt Disney Animated ...more
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Friday is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long

Released: 1995

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Bernie Mac, Tiny 'Zeus' Lister Jr, and John ...more
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Ace Ventura: When Nature... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Jim Carrey, Sophie Okonedo, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Released: 1995

Directed by: Steve Oedekerk

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls is a 1995 American film and the sequel to the 1994 American film Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey reprises his role as the title character Ace Ventura, a ...more
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Apollo 13 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ed Harris

Released: 1995

Directed by: Ron Howard

Apollo 13 is a 1995 American historical docudrama film directed by Ron Howard. The film stars Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, and Ed Harris. The screenplay by William Broyles, ...more
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Seven is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

Released: 1995

Directed by: David Fincher

Seven is a 1995 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher. The film stars Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, with Gwyneth Paltrow, R. Lee Ermey, John C. McGinley, and Kevin ...more
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Billy Madison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley

Released: 1995

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Billy Madison is a 1995 American family comedy film directed by Tamra Davis. It stars Adam Sandler in the title role, along with Bradley Whitford, Bridgette Wilson, Norm Macdonald, and Darren ...more
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Bad Boys is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Will Smith, Téa Leoni, Martin Lawrence

Released: 1995

Directed by: Michael Bay

Bad Boys is a 1995 American action comedy film produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, producers of Top Gun and Beverly Hills Cop, and directed by Michael Bay in his directorial debut. It ...more
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Major Payne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Damon Wayans, Karyn Parsons, Bam Bam Bigelow

Released: 1995

Directed by: Nick Castle

Major Payne is a 1995 comedy film, starring Damon Wayans.
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Dangerous Minds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Michelle Pfeiffer, Andy Garcia, Paula Garcés

Released: 1995

Directed by: John N. Smith

Dangerous Minds is a 1995 American drama film directed by John N. Smith, and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer. It is based on the autobiography My Posse Don't Do Homework by retired ...more
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Die Hard with a Vengeanc... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

Released: 1995

Directed by: John McTiernan

This film is a 1995 American action film and the third in the film series. It was produced and directed by John McTiernan, written by Jonathan Hensleigh, and stars Bruce Willis as New York City ...more
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Babe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes

Released: 1995

Directed by: Chris Noonan

Babe is a 1995 comedy-drama film, co-written and directed by Chris Noonan. It is an adaptation of Dick King-Smith's 1983 novel The Sheep-Pig, also known as Babe: The Gallant Pig in the USA, ...more
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Tommy Boy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Bo Derek

Released: 1995

Directed by: Peter Segal

Tommy Boy is a 1995 American road comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by Bonnie and Terry Turner, produced by Lorne Michaels, and starring former Saturday Night Live castmates and close ...more
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Father of the Bride Part... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

Released: 1995

Directed by: Charles Shyer

Father of the Bride Part II is a 1995 comedy film starring Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and Martin Short. The film is a sequel to Father of the Bride and a loose remake of the 1951 film Father's ...more
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Now and Then is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Demi Moore, Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell

Released: 1995

Directed by: Lesli Linka Glatter

Now and Then is a 1995 American coming-of-age film directed by Lesli Linka Glatter and starring Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell, Thora Birch, Melanie Griffith, Gaby Hoffmann, Demi Moore, ...more
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Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

Released: 1995

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Braveheart is a 1995 epic historical medieval war drama film directed by and starring Mel Gibson. Gibson portrays William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First ...more
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The Indian in the Cupboa... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Steve Coogan, Richard Jenkins, Vincent Kartheiser

Released: 1995

Directed by: Frank Oz

The Indian in the Cupboard is a 1995 American fantasy-adventure film directed by Frank Oz. It was based on the children's book of the same name by Lynne Reid Banks. The story is about a boy who ...more
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Batman Forever is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey

Released: 1995

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Batman Forever is a 1995 American superhero film directed by Joel Schumacher and produced by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is the third installment of the initial ...more
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A Goofy Movie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Pauly Shore, Joey Lawrence, Wallace Shawn

Released: 1995

Directed by: Kevin Lima

A Goofy Movie is a 1995 American animated musical comedy film directed by Kevin Lima The film's plot revolves around the father-son relationship between Goofy and Max as Goofy believes that he's ...more
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Grumpier Old Men is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Sophia Loren, Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah

Released: 1995

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Grumpier Old Men is a 1995 romantic comedy film, and a sequel to the 1993 film Grumpy Old Men. The film stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, and Sophia Loren, with Burgess Meredith, ...more
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Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 1995

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Outbreak is a 1995 American medical disaster film directed by Wolfgang Petersen and based on Richard Preston's non-fiction book The Hot Zone. The film stars Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, and ...more
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Waterworld is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movies Turning 25 In 2020
Kevin Costner, Jack Black, Dennis Hopper

Released: 1995

Directed by: Kevin Costner, Kevin Reynolds

Waterworld is a 1995 American post-apocalyptic science fiction action film directed by Kevin Reynolds and co-written by Peter Rader and David Twohy. It was based on Rader's original 1986 ...more