Top Movies of 2015


The top movies of 2015 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

1. Inside Out

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Pete Docter
Actors: Bill Hader, Mindy Kaling, Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Lewis Black
Plot: On the outside, Riley is just like any typical young girl - dealing with the ups and downs of life - but on the inside, things are much different. When her father gets a new job in San Francisco and moves the family from the Midwest to the West Coast, "Headquarters" the place in Riley's mind that contains her emotions, goes into overdrive. Joy, Fear, Sadness, Anger, Disgust - each one plays a role - and with a new city, home and school - there is going to be some major conflict.

2. The Revenant

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson, Forrest Goodluck, Lukas Haas
Plot: Based on a true story: In the 1820s, in the uncharted wilderness of America, Hugh Glass set out with a hunting party on an expedition. Glass was mauled by a bear and left for dead but through sheer will and to get back to his family, Glass survived - but that wasn't the only thing on his mind as he set out to payback the men who left him behind.

3. Room

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Lenny Abrahamson
Actors: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, Tom McCamus, William H. Macy, Sean Bridgers
Plot: Explores the relationship between a mother and son as she raises him while confined to a 10x10 room and what happens when they finally get out.

4. The Martian

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Kristen Wiig, Sean Bean, Mackenzie Davis
Plot: On a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is separated from his party following a fierce storm and left behind after being presumed dead. But he has survived and with few supplies, he will have to rely on his own ingenuity to survive and figure out a way to Earth that he is still alive.

5. Beasts of No Nation

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.4 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/War
Director: Cary Fukunaga
Actors: Idris Elba, Ama Abebrese, Abraham Attah, Richard Pepple, Opeyemi Fagbohungbe
Plot: Follows the life of Agu, a child soldier forced into fighting a civil war in an African nation.

6. Spotlight

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Thomas McCarthy
Actors: Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, Stanley Tucci, Brian d'Arcy James
Plot: The Boston Globe investigates the local Catholic Archdiocese and uncovers secrets long buried - a massive cover-up of child molestation that shakes the foundations of the Catholic church to its core.

7. Mad Max: Fury Road

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: George Miller
Actors: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Riley Keough
Plot: In a post-apocalyptic wasteland - the fight for survival has twisted the remnants of mankind, turning most into mad, vicious gangs. In this chaotic world two rebels may be able to restore order while seeking their own forms of redemption: Max, a man who just wants peace after losing his wife and child and Furiosa - who thinks finding her childhood home is the answer.

8. Phoenix

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.5 out of 4 stars
Language: German
Genre: Drama/Historical
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Christian Petzold
Actors: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf, Michael Maertens, Imogen Kogge, Kirsten Block

9. Ex Machina

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alex Garland
Actors: Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander, Sonoya Mizuno, Corey Johnson, Chelsea Li
Plot: An everyday programmer working as cog in the machine of the world's largest internet company finds himself as a winner of a competition to spend a week at the private mountain retreat of the secretive CEO of the company. But once he arrives, he finds himself as part of an experiment - interacting with world's most advanced A.I. - housed in the body of a beautiful female robot.

10. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: J.J. Abrams
Actors: John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
Plot: Thirty years after the events in "Return of the Jedi", the New Republic has been formed and now-General Leia leads an offshoot called The Resistance against the remnants of the Empire who have risen from the ashes to for The First Order. With Luke Skywalker missing following a betrayal leading to the destruction of his nascent Jedi Academy, The First Order, led by the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke and his apprentice Kylo Ren, will stop at nothing to destroy the last Jedi. Leia sends her best pilot, Poe Dameron on a mission for a crucial piece of information that may lead The Resistance to Luke before The First Order can find him...

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