2015 Movies That I Watched, Rankedby lance135 | created - 10 Nov 2015 | updated - 05 Jan 2016 | Public
List of 2015 movies I've seen in 2015, ranked most favourite to least favourite.
2015 has been a great year for movies! Really surprising, too.
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1. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper and a drifter named Max.
Director: George Miller | Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz
Votes: 1,030,315 | Gross: $154.06M
For the first time in a long time, I felt like I was seeing something I've never seen before.
2. The Martian (2015)
PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive and can survive until a potential rescue.
Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara
Votes: 879,447 | Gross: $228.43M
Scientists are heroes!
3. The Peanuts Movie (2015)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their archnemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life.
Director: Steve Martino | Stars: Noah Schnapp, Bill Melendez, Hadley Belle Miller, Francesca Capaldi
Votes: 47,802 | Gross: $130.18M
Everything you want a Charlie Brown and Snoopy movie to be.
4. Terminator Genisys (2015)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.
Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney
Votes: 284,489 | Gross: $89.76M
Fun time at the movies with Arnold. Robots, action.
5. Ant-Man (2015)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, pull off a plan that will save the world.
Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, Evangeline Lilly
Votes: 693,201 | Gross: $180.20M
Marvel movies can be fun.
6. Jupiter Ascending (2015)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry.
Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean
Votes: 191,386 | Gross: $47.39M
The cleaning lady is royalty.
7. Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Ethan and his team take on their most impossible mission yet when they have to eradicate an international rogue organization as highly skilled as they are and committed to destroying the IMF.
Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg
Votes: 384,031 | Gross: $195.04M
Fun action. Simon Pegg.
8. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.
Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth
Votes: 885,758 | Gross: $459.01M
Epic eye candy.
9. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As a new threat to the galaxy rises, Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, an ex-stormtrooper, must join Han Solo and Chewbacca to search for the one hope of restoring peace.
Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson
Votes: 947,465 | Gross: $936.66M
Yeah, Star Wars is back!
10. Jurassic World (2015)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A new theme park, built on the original site of Jurassic Park, creates a genetically modified hybrid dinosaur, the Indominus Rex, which escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Director: Colin Trevorrow | Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Judy Greer
Votes: 657,017 | Gross: $652.27M
Run from dinosaurs - again.
11. Cinderella (I) (2015)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
When her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming stepsisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.
Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter
Votes: 182,701 | Gross: $201.15M
Excellent live action adaptation of the story.
12. Minions (2015)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Directors: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Pierre Coffin
Votes: 247,123 | Gross: $336.05M
Funny little yellow guys. They have their own language.
13. Sisters (III) (2015)
R | 118 min | Comedy
Two sisters decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home.
Director: Jason Moore | Stars: Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Ike Barinholtz
Votes: 67,997 | Gross: $87.04M
Funny, raunchy, for adults. Tina & Amy are always charming.
14. Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky | Stars: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James
Votes: 134,082 | Gross: $169.70M
Adam Sandler does his Dracula accent again.
15. Tomorrowland (2015)
PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
Director: Brad Bird | Stars: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy
Votes: 186,357 | Gross: $93.44M
How Walt Disney pictured the future.
16. Spy (2015)
R | 120 min | Action, Comedy
A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, Jude Law, Jason Statham
Votes: 250,306 | Gross: $110.83M
Melissa McCarthy being funny.
17. Pan (2015)
PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Twelve-year-old orphan Peter is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and danger, and ultimately discovers his destiny: to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.
Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund, Rooney Mara
Votes: 65,886 | Gross: $35.09M
Fun adventure and origin story for Peter Pan.
18. Inside Out (I) (2015)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.
Directors: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen | Stars: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling
Votes: 736,511 | Gross: $356.46M
Intentionally plays your heart strings.
19. Trainwreck (2015)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.
Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin Quinn
Votes: 139,504 | Gross: $110.21M
Amy Schumer being funny.
20. Ted 2 (2015)
R | 115 min | Comedy
Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he's a person in a court of law.
Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Barth
Votes: 219,170 | Gross: $81.48M
More Seth McFarlane type humour.
21. Get Hard (2015)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime
When millionaire James King is jailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars.
Director: Etan Cohen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie, T.I.
Votes: 141,505 | Gross: $90.41M
Funnier than expected.
22. The Wedding Ringer (2015)
R | 101 min | Comedy
Two weeks shy of his wedding, a socially awkward guy enters into a charade by hiring the owner of a company that provides best men for grooms in need.
Director: Jeremy Garelick | Stars: Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, Kaley Cuoco, Affion Crockett
Votes: 78,140 | Gross: $64.46M
Kevin Hart, Josh Gad. It's fine, fun for a couple hours.
23. Spectre (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A cryptic message from James Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover the existence of a sinister organisation named SPECTRE. With a new threat dawning, Bond learns the terrible truth about the author of all his pain in his most recent missions.
Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes
Votes: 450,961 | Gross: $200.07M
Decent James Bond! It follows the tried and true Bond movie formula, as it should. There's sex, violence, gadgets and great villains.
24. American Ultra (2015)
R | 96 min | Action, Comedy
A stoner - who is in fact a government agent - is marked as a liability and targeted for extermination. But he's too well-trained and too high for them to handle.
Director: Nima Nourizadeh | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, John Leguizamo
Votes: 93,848 | Gross: $14.43M
Possible cult favourite.
25. Pixels (2015)
PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games.
Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage
Votes: 150,594 | Gross: $78.75M
It's not that bad. Lots of video game references.
26. Home (II) (2015)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An alien on the run from his own people makes friends with a girl. He tries to help her on her quest, but can be an interference.
Director: Tim Johnson | Stars: Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez
Votes: 106,870 | Gross: $177.40M
It's okay, not great animated. Good voice acting.
27. Vacation (I) (2015)
R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy
Rusty Griswold takes his own family on a road trip to "Walley World" in order to spice things up with his wife and reconnect with his sons.
Directors: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein | Stars: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins
Votes: 116,579 | Gross: $58.88M
Really funny in parts, but enough, already.
28. Hot Pursuit (2015)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An uptight and by-the-book cop (Reese Witherspoon) tries to protect the outgoing widow (Sofia Vergara) of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.
Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Sofía Vergara, Matthew Del Negro, Michael Mosley
Votes: 52,567 | Gross: $34.51M
Charismatic actresses can't save it.
29. Burnt (I) (2015)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
Adam Jones is a chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.
Director: John Wells | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl, Riccardo Scamarcio
Votes: 126,094 | Gross: $13.65M
Bradley Cooper is great, but it's not that fun. Food porn.
30. Mortdecai (2015)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Juggling angry Russians, the British Mi5, and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part-time rogue Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain a code that leads to lost gold.
Director: David Koepp | Stars: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Olivia Munn
Votes: 74,876 | Gross: $7.61M
Better than people think, but still not great.
31. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015)
PG | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
After six years of keeping our malls safe, Paul Blart has earned a well-deserved vacation. He heads to Las Vegas with his teenage daughter before she heads off to college. But safety never takes a holiday and when duty calls, Blart answers.
Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Kevin James, Raini Rodriguez, Eduardo Verástegui, Daniella Alonso
Votes: 39,261 | Gross: $71.04M
There won't be a Paul Blart 3.
32. Fantastic Four (2015)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.
Director: Josh Trank | Stars: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell
Votes: 171,445 | Gross: $56.12M
33. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back.
Directors: Paul Tibbitt, Mike Mitchell | Stars: Tom Kenny, Antonio Banderas, Bill Fagerbakke, Clancy Brown
Votes: 58,067 | Gross: $162.99M
For kids only.
34. Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
When Lou's shot in the groin, Nick and Jacob drag him in the Hot Tub Time Machine to go back in time and save Lou. The three end up 10 years in the future, where they need to go to find the shooter.
Director: Steve Pink | Stars: Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Adam Scott
Votes: 40,197 | Gross: $12.28M
Waste of an hour and half.
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