Best Movies of 2015

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1Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

I really hope the people who voted for this are right. It is definitely one of the biggest and most hyped movies this year, but don't count your chickens before they've hatched. Won't it be embarrassing to vote for this and then Disney botches this? Wait for the movie to be amazing and THEN vote for it. This is not me taking away from how good this movie COULD be, as I have high expectations and hopes for this movie as well, and it could be awesome. I just think that it is not a good idea to assume it will be amazing, which I would say for any unreleased movie, not just this one. Combine that with the fact that it is being made by a different producer and company and such, and you shouldn't just already say this is gonna be the movie of the year. Also, if you read this after the movie is out, how was it? Haha

I have always loved the star wars movies (which means the originals, not the prequels), and when I first heard it was being made by Disney, I was a little worried. I mean Disney is Disney, so I was afraid they would botch it up or something. Boy, was I wrong. I know this might sound crazy, but I almost like this one better than the 4th one. Let's face it the 4th one and the 7th one are almost the same movie. Same structure. The only three differences I can see, are that the "death star" or whatever they call is like a planet now and not a moon, there are new characters in this movie, while also keeping old classic characters, and they can make jokes about the originals, that they couldn't make in the originals, as how could a single movie, make jokes about a movie that would come out almost 4 decades later. And for these three reasons, I think this movie is almost better than the original. It may be better than the 4th, but there is no way this one is better than the 5th. The Empire ...more - cbrann10

Even though the story lacks a little bit of originality which is kinda disappointing but it wasn't much of an issue cause I thought the rest of the movie was amazing. It's definitely a Star Wars movie a lot of us have been waiting to see. After the disappointment of Phantom Menace, The Force Awakens is the total opposite of it. A movie that proves that from all the hype and anticipation it was totally worth the wait. Great acting, great dialogue, great humor, awesome action scenes, brilliant visual effects, some nostalgic and emotional moments and another terrific musical score from none other than John Williams. What can I say? it's an amazing movie

Best movie ever

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2Inside Out

Yeah I going to be honest, best movie of the year, really deserves the one

Very good. But they could've done more honestly. Still a great movie though

Best animation of this year.. Almost of all time too

Really a masterpiece

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3Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road is a jaw-dropping action masterpiece! I haven't been this entertained and impressed by an action film for quite a while. It's pure pulse-pounding entertainment and satisfaction that Mad Max: Fury Road brings. This is with the utmost certainty one of the greatest action films ever made and simply a spectacular piece of cinema overall. A thrilling quality film from start to finish. Every element of the film is beautifully constructed and brought together seamlessly. An instant buy as soon as it comes out on blu ray. What a lovely day, indeed! - DamnFineCupOfCoffee

The reasons than this movie need to been in the top is for the next reasons

1- The action here is awesome, since transformers was popular there was a little examples of a clever and intelligent action movies, and this movie show to us how the action movies are

2- The acting, I'm not telling the acting in some movies are worser or this movie got the best acting, but the actors actually show they entusiasm in make the movie

3- The excitiness, in this movie you actually feel when the things are happening, you feel the chase, you feel the stunts, you feel explosions, you feel everything real in this movie

4- underrated, I liked the avengers and jurassic world, but the only reason that are in the top is because they are underrated, and that is ridicoulouss because if a movie are number one in the box doesn't mean that is the best movie of the year, so... transformers 4 is the best movie of 2014? Of course not, and if a movie is underrated, doesn't mean that the ...more

I'll start this off by asking why is this movie not even in the top 3? It is absolutely the greatest, most beautifully shot, and just jaw dropping action movie EVER. The movie is almost perfect, a rare thing these days, and it's so simple yet so beautiful. Avengers was flawed and cheesy, but I can see why it would be number 2. But please make this movie rank higher than JurASSic Turd! - JoshuaToback

Simply the greatest action film ever made. - iangrant007

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4Jurassic World

I couldn't believe how good this was! Having loved the original films, I didn't go into the cinema with high expectations as delayed sequels aren't always that great. I was totally blown away with the story, acting, and special effects! The scene with Chris Pratt riding on his bike through the woods with the raptors alongside him is just awesome on so many levels! - imbo1993

I saw it in theaters the day it came to them. This is an amazing film, so many memories and throwbacks to the first 3. Hell opening weekend it got half a billion dollars - RustyNail

I know a lot of people do in fact like this film. It's got big action, big stars and dinosaurs, how is that a bad thing? It's not. However, just because a film has these characteristics doesn't mean it's good. Case and point for Jurassic World. Whilst there are some positive elements about it: Its musical score, CGI and its design of the park, but that's about it. Jurassic World is a film driven by nostalgia rather than its plot and characters. Don't get me wrong, nostalgia is a good thing. It lets the audience reminisce in what made this film series legendary, but going overboard with it degenerates the film into being 2 hours of cramming everything that is great about Jurassic Park rather than focusing on its plot points and characters, and possibly trying to create new things. Speaking of characters, the main cast were cliche, lacking depth and boring. Whilst the two leads were entertaining enough to watch, but that was only thanks to the performances of Chris Pratt and Bryce ...more - TNH

No Doubt, One Of 2015's Best Movies. - masoncarr2244

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5The Avengers: Age of Ultron

It was alright. Unfortunately, not what I expected it to be. They can do better. - PositronWildhawk

Vision+Handing Thor his Hammer = Pure Awesome

The lead in was tied absolutely perfect earlier in the film and meant to seem as though it was the whole joke. Then the package timed so well that when it was delivered I was so entirely surprised it's likely that for a moment I started to annoy the other patrons failing despite my best efforts to keep my laughter contained.

Flipping now to the other side of the coin, while I know little about the methods involved to successfully hack Stark tech I can see that it's possible such required no more than a few hours to complete which also should have given Ultron control of it. My counter to this is that Jarvis was protecting far more than nuclear missiles. Though I was still a little disappointed that I had such a hard time when trying to suspend my disbelief since all the various tech the Avengers had such the team's Quinjet, Col. Rhodes War Machine armor, Tony's Iron Man, and Hulk Buster armors. My additional counter is that ...more

Would definitely win for "movie people most wanted to be great". I loved the first movie and I had high hopes for AoU. I left the theater with a lingering feeling of disappointment when I first saw it, but I dismissed it as the product of the annoying kids that cried through the whole thing. I thought a second viewing would clear things up. It didn't. The pacing and editing were awful, the dialogue was trying way too hard to be witty and funny and came off as forced and awkward (the whole "language" thing with Cap at the beginning really stands out but it happened throughout the movie), the new characters introduced were either lame (Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch) or plain ridiculous (Vision), the Banner-Romanov romance was poorly written and forced, and the CGI really came up short in a year of visually stunning movies (Force Awakens' CGI, Mad Max's practical effects and Inside Out's animation were all incredible). Because of how good Winter Soldier and Guardians ...more

Notice how there is a superhero movie on every top ten movies (by year) list in the top ten.

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6The Martian

Great movie with awesome plot and they do it so it feels like it actually happened. Good work on this one!

This movie's plot is so much better than the big ones like jurassic world and age of ultron and it felt much more like you were really in the movie. I feel like people are just voting them for the sake of the action and buildup. not gonna lie, I loved both those movies, but this one takes the number 1 spot for me.

This is an amazing movie and by far one of the best I've seen- which says a lot because honestly I am strictly only into comedy and action. But this was really entertaining and by far one of the best of 2015.

This movie should be number one!

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7Ant-Man

I've got to say, I was pleasantly surprised by this one. I wasn't really looking forward to seeing it because I thought it was a superhero movie, a genre I'm not a fan of, but it had a really good storyline despite the seemingly silly premise.

Pleasant surprise thought it would be terrible but Disney/Marvel works complete a complete miracle and makes this great, for those who have watched I thought the final scene was a bit to explosion filled...

It was so amazing. It should be in the top 5! I was laughing the whole time. - CatnissNevergreen

Ant-Man, seriously? The movie is a joke, ants cannot even act. Pixels is better.

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8The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

Why do people vote for movies that aren't even out yet? Yes, I add movies to lists like this before they come out but I don't want them to be voted on until after it comes out. What if this movie is horrible? It'd be like voting for 'Jupiter Ascending' before it came out. AND THAT MOVIE WAS AWFUL. - BKAllmighty

I have to say, having read the books (and thinking the books were amazing), the "Part 1" was a serious let down. I had such high expectations for it, but it just didn't cut it for me. I still had high expectations for this one, and it absolutely went miles above my expectations. The acting was excellent, the special effects were amazing, and I think this movie perfectly portrayed the book. I loved it. Especially the epilogue.

Of course it is The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2! I love the books and even the movie's

Pretty good, but it just proves that Catching Fire is the best in the movie series.

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9Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service is a highly entertaining and stylish film filled with charm, humor and a heavy dose of dazzling violent action. The cast is spot on and the characters are completely brilliant. A really well made and great looking film with a stunning soundtrack. Everyone shines in their roles and Colin Firth just knocked it out of the park, effortlessly cool and plainly awesome. Exciting and fun all the way through. - DamnFineCupOfCoffee

Kick Ass + James Bond = Kingsman The Secret Service. That's exactly how I describe this film, a mixture of the stylized violent scenes from Kick Ass and the storyline and concept of spies from James Bond. But the greatest thing about the movie isn't just the awesome action scenes, and cool characters, it's also the unique storyline that sets it apart from other stories full of cliches. That church scene though

What I like about this movie is the tricks and how smart people think to solve problem quickly and under pressure. For example, there are scenes where they had to jump like a skydiver from the airplane and one of them didn't get a parachute on their back. So they had to help the one friend who didn't bring parachute and landed safely.
Another scenes that insane for me is when they were sleeping suddenly there was a lot of water, it will drown them if they don't work together to survive from it.
And absolutely there's a lesson you can take, it doesn't matter if you born as poor and you're nobody, what matter is what you do to everybody and that is what makes you worthy.

Best action film I've seen in quite some time. That church scene may be one of my favorite action scenes ever. - iambrandonscoggins

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10Straight Outta Compton

One of the best movies I have seen in a long time. In my opinion the best movie of the year so far. I see no reason why this isn't at least in the top 5. Is it the racism that scares people away? Well it shouldn't because it's a pretty accurate depiction of what really happened. WATCH IT!

Never expected a rap movie to make me cry haha, but seriously this should be in the top 10, really good film and educational too!

One of the best movies of all times it touches on so many issues facing america today

it teaches you never to judge a book by the cover as you learned about how these rappers shaped a nation and inspired so many people todau

Everybody had to see this

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The Contenders

11Creed

An amazing movie starring Michael B. Jordan. Was an awesome movie, plot is amazing.

I'm just going to point out that jurassic world is above this and probably 25 other movies top 3 for sure - moviegoerJ

FLAT OUT BEST MOVIE OF 2015! The ring entrances before the final fight gave me chills.

Best movie of 2015. - RobertdDowneyRobertDowneyJr

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12Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Number 14 on the list? Are you kidding me? You're telling me that Hotel Transylvania 2 and San Andreas were better than Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation? Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens hasn't even come out yet and it's number 5! come on now!

This is the best movie EVER! The storyline was well written and so reminiscent of the old Mission T.V. shows. The cast was great, especially the female lead. Cruise always delivers, just always! Plot twists, action, appropriate violence, car chases, high tech, special effects, it's all in this movie. Only thing missing was maybe a cameo by old T.V. mission stars.

This is a crime that it is not in the Top 5 at least. Great suspenseful plot, great acting and a good amount of humor as well. My favorite movie of the year. - alexcousins

Best movie of 2015 EVER

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13The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight definitely deserves top 3 for 2015. The hype around Star Wars will make it unbeatable, but for it to be 14? come on!? This film was vintage Tarantino. Does no one appreciate real story telling, character building, dialogue driven, cinematic art any more? If it's not got enough explosions to shame Michael Bay or a simple plot where it's the world on the line, people won't see it anymore. If Die Hard came out this year, it wouldn't be appreciated and that's a sad time.

Great writing, acting, and plot. Tarantino has created a masterpiece yet again! A must see for any serious moviegoer.

Why don't surprise me than Tarantino create another masterpiece? I surprise more than I can't seen this movie on the top

Come on! The Avengers number 5 and this masterpiece here?

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14The Revenant

The way it was shot was breathtaking, with cinematography being over the top, and with Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy as the two main roles, who couldn't say no to this bear fighting movie madness!

If Leo doesn't get an Oscar for this, he never will.

I loved The Revenant. I can understand that it was a little hard to watch at times, but the acting was incredible and the cinematography was some of the best I have ever seen, among other things. What I absolutely cannot understand is this movie being below Minions. Minions is an absolute piece of garbage made for the sole purpose of extracting as much money as possible from young children.

Great movie deserves to be in top 5 - RobertdDowneyRobertDowneyJr

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15Furious 7

Why isn't this in top 5! One of the best movies of the year after Inside Out

Best car racing and full action packed movie series, amazing visual stunts and entertaining one.

I agree this is like a really good movie this should be number 1 man!

This Fast and Furious movie should get an Oscar for Best Original Song for Paul Walker's tribute at the end of the movie

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16Spectre

I was told it wasn't that great because there wasn't enough action, but I was pleasantly surprised-great movie.

Maybe not the best bond movie, but it's still a solid 8/10 movie. I loved the whole beginning sequence with the day of the dead. My only criticism of the movie is the main bad guy wasn't in the movie enough. But another great bond flick.

Why did it have so many drinking liquor scenes. Every time they are in a building, they take a sample cup, pour the liquor in it, and chug it down.

Great, not the best bond, but 4/5.

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17Hotel Transylvania 2

I hate Hotel Transylvania 2 for so many reasons, but I do get amazed by the swift animation and Sandler's performance. But Selena Gomez as Mavis? At least it is not Ariana Grande as Mavis.

It hasn't even come out yet, I remember watching it and it was much better than Frankenwinne and Paranormal (A kid's film) although Paranormal was realistic because it had run-down schools - Harri666

It's a stupid movie what is it doing here

This movie sucked

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18Minions

I am only voting so I can say how despicable the minions are, I detest them with a passion. Destroy them, these commercialised animations, the crappy Facebook version of Pepe

Yeah, yeah, I know, I know. You are all tired of minions. Whatever. I'm not. I liked this movie, the jokes were good, the climax was nicely done, there was plenty of creativity, good animation, and I still enjoy that minion humor. Minions are pretty much the zombies of kids movies, though.

This movie is nothing more than a cash grab! The humor is heartless fart jokes, lazy slapstick, etc. and most of the characters (especially the main villain, I forgot her name) are extremely bland. The entire minion cult needs to die!

Its targeted at kids. Kids would find this a good movie, adults wouldn't - Aey

Minions can go stick their sweaty banana up their despicable donkey

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19Spotlight

Spotlight won Best Picture, but I guess Ted 2 and Terminator Genisys were just as good...

Kidding, Spotlight was powerful, deeply moving and driven by incredible performances from an all star cast who executed beautifully written lines from the mind and direction of Tom McCarthy. - Cpett

This movie deserves the Oscar and has no business being so low on this list.

Seriously? Pixels is better than the Best Picture Winner?

This won best movie from nomination awards of 2015.

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20Ex Machina

Just because it wasn't a box office smash doesn't mean it's not a great movie. This is the best movie I've seen in a while - superb effects, editing, directing, and storytelling - and a movie that isn't even coming out this year is ahead of it.

A movie OUT OF THIS WORLD. People are robots. That's the message here. We are programmed by our surroundings. Our brain is our computer. We can sacrifice ourselves for love. Robots don´┐Ż't. It's called Soul. How can you give that to a robot. SEE the movie. See it in a quiet environment. You will feel like one.

This is only so low because hardly anyone has seen it, but if you see it, you will think it is amazing also

One of the greatest movies I've ever seen. Its understandable that some people don't like it but the storyline is breathtaking and so are the special effects.

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