Top 20 Fan-Favorite Movies of 1995: A Nostalgic Cinematic Journey

Fasten your seatbelts, folks! We’re about to take a cinematic DeLorean ride back to 1995, a year that gifted us with an unforgettable array of movies that still hold a special place in our hearts. From heart-wrenching dramas to adrenaline-pumping action flicks, 1995 was a year that truly had it all. So, grab your popcorn, dim the lights, and prepare to be transported back to a time when Brad Pitt was the ultimate heartthrob, and Pixar was just beginning to change the animation game. Whether you’re a film buff, a nostalgia junkie, or just someone who appreciates a good flick, this list of the top 20 fan-favorite movies of 1995 is sure to stir up some fond memories. So, without further ado, let’s rewind the tape and dive into a year of cinema that was truly one for the books.


Release Date: 1995-09-22

Genres: Crime, Mystery, Thriller

“Se7en” is a gripping crime thriller from 1995 that follows two detectives, played by Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, as they embark on a relentless pursuit of a serial killer who bases his murders on the seven deadly sins. With a dark and haunting atmosphere, the movie takes you on a chilling journey from one victim to the next, as the seasoned detective delves into the killer’s twisted mind while his rookie partner remains skeptical. Released on September 22, 1995, this film is a must-watch for fans of suspenseful and thought-provoking mysteries.

Cast: Brad Pitt (Detective David Mills) , Morgan Freeman (Detective Lt. William Somerset) , Gwyneth Paltrow (Tracy Mills) , R. Lee Ermey (Police Captain) , John C. McGinley (California) , Julie Araskog (Mrs. Gould) , Mark Boone Junior (Greasy F.B.I. Man) , John Cassini (Officer Davis) , Reg E. Cathey (Dr. Santiago) , Peter Crombie (Dr. O’Neill) , Richard Roundtree (Dist. Atty. Martin Talbot) , Richard Schiff (Mark Swarr) , Hawthorne James (George, Library Night Guard) , Michael Massee (Man in Booth at Massage Parlor) , Leland Orser (Crazed Man in Massage Parlor) , Richard Portnow (Dr. Beardsley) , Daniel Zacapa (Detective Taylor) , Alfonso Freeman (Fingerprint Technician) , Harris Savides (911 Operator) , Andrew Kevin Walker (Dead Man) , Pamala Tyson (Thin Vagrant) , Richmond Arquette (Delivery Man) , Emily Wagner (Detective Sara) , Shannon Wilcox (Woman Cop Behind Desk) , George Christy (Workman at Door of Somerset’s Office)

Directors: David Fincher

Writers: Andrew Kevin Walker

Tags: self-fulfilling prophecy, detective, s.w.a.t., rain, drug dealer, evisceration, rage and hate, pride and vanity, immoderateness, insomnia, sadism, investigation, pension, police, psychopath, murder, serial killer, religion, seven deadly sins, depravity, neo-noir, misanthropy

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

Release Date: 1995-07-19

Genres: Drama, Crime, Thriller

“The Usual Suspects” is a gripping crime thriller released in 1995. Set in an L.A. interrogation room, the movie follows Verbal Kint as he weaves an incredible tale about a legendary crime lord named Keyser Soze. With an all-star cast including Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Spacey, and Benicio del Toro, this film keeps you on the edge of your seat as you try to unravel the truth behind a multi-million dollar heist and a devastating explosion in San Pedro harbor.

Cast: Gabriel Byrne (Dean Keaton) , Stephen Baldwin (Michael McManus) , Kevin Spacey (Roger ‘Verbal’ Kint) , Chazz Palminteri (US Customs Agent Dave Kujan) , Kevin Pollak (Todd Hockney) , Peter Postlethwaite (Kobayashi) , Suzy Amis (Edie Finneran) , Giancarlo Esposito (FBI Agent Jack Baer) , Benicio del Toro (Fred Fenster) , Dan Hedaya (Sgt. Jeffrey “Jeff” Rabin) , Paul Bartel (Smuggler) , Carl Bressler (Saul Berg) , Christine Estabrook (Dr. Plummer) , Clark Gregg (Dr. Walters) , Morgan Hunter (Arkosh Kovash) , Louis Lombardi (Agent Strausz) , Frank Medrano (Agent Rizzi) , Ron Gilbert (Daniel “Dan” Metzheiser) , Peter Greene (Redfoot the Fence) , Castulo Guerra (Arturro Marquez) , Vito D’Ambrosio (Arresting Officer) , Gene Lythgow (Cop on Pier) , Smadar Hanson (Keyser’s Wife) , Christopher McQuarrie (Interrogation Cop (uncredited)) , Bert Williams (Old Cop)

Directors: Bryan Singer

Writers: Christopher McQuarrie, John Coven

Tags: new york city, relatives, flashback, heist, gay interest, police corruption, whodunit, theft, criminal, criminal mastermind, cargo ship, mind game, neo-noir, mystery villain



Release Date: 1995-11-22

Genres: Crime, Drama

“Casino” is a thrilling crime drama set in early-1970s Las Vegas. It follows the story of Sam “Ace” Rothstein, who is chosen to run the Tangiers Casino by his bosses. As Sam’s success grows, he finds himself entangled in a dangerous web of corrupt politicians, a loose-cannon enforcer, his ex-hustler wife, and her con-artist ex. With an incredible cast including Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, and Joe Pesci, this movie, released on November 22, 1995, is a must-watch for fans of gripping and suspenseful storytelling.

Cast: Robert De Niro (Sam ‘Ace’ Rothstein) , Sharon Stone (Ginger McKenna) , Joe Pesci (Nicky Santoro) , James Woods (Lester Diamond) , Don Rickles (Billy Sherbert) , Alan King (Andy Stone) , Kevin Pollak (Phillip Green) , L.Q. Jones (Pat Webb) , Dick Smothers (Senator) , Frank Vincent (Frank Marino) , John Bloom (Don Ward) , Pasquale Cajano (Remo Gaggi) , Melissa Prophet (Jennifer Santoro) , Bill Allison (John Nance) , Vinny Vella (Artie Piscano) , Oscar Goodman (Himself) , Catherine Scorsese (Piscano’s Mother) , Philip Suriano (Dominick Santoro) , Erika von Tagen (Older Amy) , Frankie Avalon (Himself) , Steve Allen (Himself) , Jayne Meadows (Herself) , Jerry Vale (Himself) , Joseph Rigano (Vincent Borelli) , Gene Ruffini (Vinny Forlano)

Directors: Martin Scorsese

Writers: Martin Scorsese, Nicholas Pileggi

Tags: poker, gambling, casino, italian american, drug abuse, 1970s, fbi, overdose, greed, rise and fall, car bomb, organized crime, mafia, money, jewish american, las vegas, desert, 1980s

Before Sunrise

Before Sunrise

Release Date: 1995-01-27

Genres: Drama, Romance

“Before Sunrise” is a captivating romantic movie released in 1995. Set in Europe, it follows the story of a young man and woman who meet on a train and decide to spend one magical evening together in Vienna. With a stellar cast including Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, this film beautifully captures the bittersweet essence of a fleeting connection between two strangers.

Cast: Ethan Hawke (Jesse Wallace) , Julie Delpy (Céline) , Andrea Eckert (Wife on Train) , Hanno Pöschl (Husband on Train) , Haymon Maria Buttinger (Bartender) , Erni Mangold (Palm Reader) , Karl Bruckschwaiger (Guy on Bridge) , Tex Rubinowitz (Guy on Bridge) , Dominik Castell (Street Poet) , Harold Waiglein (Guitar Player in Club) , Bilge Jeschim (Belly Dancer) , Kurti (Percussionist) , Hans Weingartner (Cafe Patron) , Liese Lyon (Cafe Patron) , Peter Ily Huemer (Cafe Patron) , Otto Reiter (Cafe Patron) , Hubert Fabian Kulterer (Cafe Patron) , Branko Andrić (Cafe Patron) , Constanze Schweiger (Cafe Patron) , John Sloss (Cafe Patron) , Alexandra Seibel (Cafe Patron) , Georg Schöllhammer (Cafe Patron) , Christian Ankowitsch (Cafe Patron) , Wilbirg Reiter (Cafe Patron) , Barbara Klebel (Musician on Boat)

Directors: Richard Linklater

Writers: Richard Linklater, Kim Krizan

Tags: sunrise, talking, soulmates, walking, austria, vienna, austria



Release Date: 1995-05-24

Genres: Action, Drama, History, War

“Braveheart” is a captivating historical drama released in 1995. Starring Mel Gibson, Catherine McCormack, and Sophie Marceau, the film tells the story of Scottish warrior William Wallace, who seeks revenge after his bride is brutally killed by English soldiers. Fueled by his love for his country, Wallace leads a village uprising that eventually sparks a nationwide rebellion against English rule.

Cast: Mel Gibson (William Wallace) , Catherine McCormack (Murron MacClannough) , Sophie Marceau (Princess Isabelle) , Patrick McGoohan (King Edward) , Angus Macfadyen (Robert the Bruce) , Brendan Gleeson (Hamish Campbell) , James Robinson (Young William Wallace) , James Cosmo (Campbell) , Sean McGinley (MacClannough) , Gerda Stevenson (Mother MacClannough) , Mhairi Calvey (Young Murron MacClannough) , Jeanne Marine (Nicolette) , Sean Lawlor (Malcolm Wallace) , Sandy Nelson (John Wallace) , Alan Tall (Elder Stewart) , Andrew Weir (Young Hamish Campbell) , Brian Cox (Argyle Wallace) , Peter Hanly (Edward, Prince of Wales) , Stephen Billington (Phillip) , Tommy Flanagan (Morrison) , Rupert Vansittart (Lord Bottoms) , Tam White (MacGregor) , Ian Bannen (Robert Bruce Sr.) , David O’Hara (Stephen, Irish Fighter) , Peter Mullan (Veteran)

Directors: Mel Gibson

Writers: Randall Wallace

Tags: 勇敢的心, braveheart



Release Date: 1995-12-15

Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

“Heat” is a gripping crime thriller released in 1995 that made it to the top 20 voted movies of that year. Starring legendary actors Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, the movie follows the intense cat-and-mouse game between a determined detective and an obsessive master thief, as they clash during daring heists across Los Angeles. With a stellar cast and a story filled with tension and respect between the two main characters, “Heat” is a must-watch for fans of thrilling crime dramas.

Cast: Al Pacino (Lt. Vincent Hanna) , Robert De Niro (Neil McCauley) , Val Kilmer (Chris Shiherlis) , Jon Voight (Nate) , Tom Sizemore (Michael Cheritto) , Diane Venora (Justine Hanna) , Amy Brenneman (Eady) , Ashley Judd (Charlene Shiherlis) , Mykelti Williamson (Sergeant Drucker) , Wes Studi (Detective Casals) , Ted Levine (Bosko) , Dennis Haysbert (Donald Breedan) , William Fichtner (Roger Van Zant) , Natalie Portman (Lauren Gustafson) , Tom Noonan (Kelso) , Kevin Gage (Waingro) , Hank Azaria (Alan Marciano) , Susan Traylor (Elaine Cheritto) , Kim Staunton (Lillian) , Danny Trejo (Trejo) , Henry Rollins (Hugh Benny) , Jerry Trimble (Schwartz) , Martin Ferrero (Construction Clerk) , Ricky Harris (Albert Torena) , Tone Loc (Richard Torena)

Directors: Michael Mann

Writers: Michael Mann

Tags: robbery, detective, obsession, chase, thief, honor, murder, heist, betrayal, gang, los angeles, california, cat and mouse, bank robbery, criminal mastermind, cult film, ex-con, one last job, loner, bank job, neo-noir, crime epic

The Bridges of Madison County

The Bridges of Madison County

Release Date: 1995-05-28

Genres: Drama, Romance

“The Bridges of Madison County” is a heartfelt movie released in 1995, starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. Set in the 1960s, it tells the story of a chance encounter between a wandering photographer named Robert Kincaid and a housewife named Francesca Johnson. Over the course of four days, their lives intertwine, creating a captivating tale of love and longing.

Cast: Clint Eastwood (Robert Kincaid) , Meryl Streep (Francesca Johnson) , Annie Corley (Caroline Johnson) , Victor Slezak (Michael Johnson) , Jim Haynie (Richard Johnson) , Sarah Kathryn Schmitt (Caroline as a young girl) , Christopher Kroon (Michael as a young boy) , Phyllis Lyons (Betty) , Debra Monk (Madge) , Richard Lage (Lawyer Peterson) , Michelle Benes (Lucy Redfield) , Alison Wiegert (Child #1) , Pearl Faessler (Wife) , Brandon Bobst (Child #2) , R.E. ‘Stick’ Faessler (Husband) , Sarah Zahn (Young Carolyn) , Tania Burt (Waitress #1) , Billie McNabb (Waitress #2) , Art Breese (Cashier) , Lana Schwab (Saleswoman) , Larry Loury (UPS Driver) , James Rivers (James Rivers Band) , Mark A. Brooks (James Rivers Band) , Peter Cho (James Rivers Band) , Eddie Dejean Sr. (James Rivers Band)

Directors: Clint Eastwood

Writers: Richard LaGravenese, Robert James Waller

Tags: adultery, love at first sight, based on novel or book, photographer, husband wife relationship, iowa, love of one’s life, mother role, bridge, housewife, love letter, peasant, marriage crisis, photography, unsociability, secret love

Twelve Monkeys

Twelve Monkeys

“Twelve Monkeys” is a gripping sci-fi thriller released in 1995. Starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, and Brad Pitt, the movie follows convict James Cole as he is mistakenly sent back in time to 1990 instead of 1996. Imprisoned in a mental hospital, he encounters a psychiatrist and a patient who may hold the key to unraveling the mystery behind a deadly virus that devastated humanity. With its intriguing plot and stellar cast, this film is definitely worth a watch for fans of mind-bending time travel stories.

Cast: Bruce Willis (James Cole) , Madeleine Stowe (Dr. Kathryn Railly) , Brad Pitt (Jeffrey Goines) , Christopher Plummer (Dr. Goines) , David Morse (Dr. Peters) , Jon Seda (Jose) , Christopher Meloni (Lt. Halperin) , Joey Perillo (Detective Franki) , LisaGay Hamilton (Teddy) , Matt Ross (Bee) , Annie Golden (Woman Cabbie) , Michael Chance (Scarface) , H. Michael Walls (Botanist) , Bob Adrian (Geologist) , Bill Raymond (Microbiologist) , Ernest Abuba (Engineer) , Nell Johnson (Ward Nurse) , Rozwill Young (Billings) , Joseph Melito (Young Cole) , Frank Gorshin (Dr. Fletcher) , Aaron Michael Lacey (WWI Sergeant) , Vernon Campbell (Tiny) , Simon Jones (Zoologist) , Carol Florence (Astrophysicist / Jones) , Irma St. Paule (Poet)

Directors: Terry Gilliam

Writers: Janet Peoples, David Webb Peoples, Chris Marker

Tags: schizophrenia, philadelphia, pennsylvania, stockholm syndrome, underground, time travel, post-apocalyptic future, dystopia, mental institution, lethal virus, paradox, psychiatrist, monkey, cult film, subterranean, recurring dream, 1990s, 2030s, cassandra syndrome

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Release Date: 1995-12-13

Genres: Drama, Romance

“Sense and Sensibility” is a heartwarming and captivating period drama from 1995. Starring talented actors like Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, and Hugh Grant, the movie tells the story of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, who face the challenges of love and marriage after their family loses their fortune. Set in a society obsessed with wealth and status, the film beautifully explores the sisters’ journey to find happiness while navigating the complexities of money and relationships. Released on December 13, 1995, this film is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys a touching tale of love, resilience, and the balancing act between reason and emotion.

Cast: Emma Thompson (Elinor Dashwood) , Kate Winslet (Marianne Dashwood) , Alan Rickman (Colonel Christopher Brandon) , Hugh Grant (Edward Ferrars) , Gemma Jones (Mrs. Dashwood) , Greg Wise (John Willoughby) , Elizabeth Spriggs (Mrs. Jennings) , Imogen Stubbs (Lucy Steele) , Harriet Walter (Fanny Ferrars Dashwood) , James Fleet (John Dashwood) , Imelda Staunton (Charlotte Jennings Palmer) , Hugh Laurie (Mr. Palmer) , Emilie François (Margaret Dashwood) , Robert Hardy (Sir John Middleton) , Richard Lumsden (Robert Ferrars) , Tom Wilkinson (Mr. Dashwood) , Ian Brimble (Thomas) , Isabelle Amyes (Betsy) , Alexander John (Curate) , Allan Mitchell (Pigeon) , Josephine Gradwell (Maid to Mrs. Jennings) , Lone Madsen (Miss Grey) , Oliver Ford Davies (Doctor Harris) , Eleanor McCready (Mrs. Bunting) , Lindsay Doran (Maid Admitting Col. Brandon (uncredited))

Directors: Ang Lee

Writers: Emma Thompson, Jane Austen

Tags: london, england, based on novel or book, servant, country life, widow, pneumonia, secret love, inheritance, military officer, period drama, english countryside, rainstorm, decorum, horse carriage, young love, dowry, 19th century, penniless, social elite, bloodletting, free spirited, sussex, 1800s, sisters love, social classes, marry for money, secret engagement, devonshire, england

Apollo 13

Apollo 13

Release Date: 1995-06-30

Genres: Drama, History

“Apollo 13” is a captivating movie based on the true story of the 1970 lunar mission that encountered technical difficulties, putting the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew at risk. Starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, and other talented actors, this thrilling saga of heroism unfolds as the astronauts find themselves drifting over 200,000 miles from Earth, working tirelessly with the ground crew to prevent a tragedy. Released in 1995, this film is a must-watch for anyone seeking an inspiring and gripping tale of human resilience in the face of adversity.

Cast: Tom Hanks (Jim Lovell) , Bill Paxton (Fred Haise) , Kevin Bacon (Jack Swigert) , Gary Sinise (Ken Mattingly) , Ed Harris (Gene Kranz) , Kathleen Quinlan (Marilyn Lovell) , David Andrews (Pete Conrad) , Xander Berkeley (Henry Hurt) , Christian Clemenson (Dr. Chuck) , Brett Cullen (CAPCOM 1) , Loren Dean (John Aaron – EECOM Arthur) , Clint Howard (Sy Liebergot – EECOM White) , Ben Marley (John Young) , Marc McClure (Glynn Lunney) , Tracy Reiner (Mary Haise) , Joe Spano (NASA Director) , Mary Kate Schellhardt (Barbara Lovell) , Emily Ann Lloyd (Susan Lovell) , Miko Hughes (Jeffrey Lovell) , Max Elliott Slade (Jay Lovell) , Jean Speegle Howard (Blanch Lovell) , Michele Little (Jane Conrad) , Chris Ellis (Deke Slayton) , Tom Wood (EECOM Gold) , Googy Gress (RETRO White)

Directors: Ron Howard

Writers: William Broyles Jr., Al Reinert, Jeffrey Kluger, Jim Lovell, Ricardo F. Delgado

Tags: moon, florida, nasa, spaceman, race against time, houston, based on true story, space, rescue, survival, disaster, explosion, astronaut, hypothermia, apollo program, lunar mission, spacecraft accident

The Basketball Diaries

The Basketball Diaries

Release Date: 1995-04-21

Genres: Drama, Crime

“The Basketball Diaries” is a gripping movie released in 1995 that tells the story of a talented high school basketball player whose life takes a dark turn when he becomes entangled in the dangerous world of drug addiction. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg, this film explores the harrowing journey of a young athlete as he struggles to overcome his demons. With a stellar cast and a release date of April 21, 1995, this movie is definitely worth checking out if you’re a fan of powerful and thought-provoking dramas.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio (Jim Carroll) , Mark Wahlberg (Mickey) , Lorraine Bracco (Jim’s Mother) , Michael Imperioli (Bobby) , Ernie Hudson (Reggie) , Juliette Lewis (Diane Moody) , James Madio (Pedro) , Bruno Kirby (Swifty) , Patrick McGaw (Neutron) , Manny Alfaro (Manny) , Toby Huss (Kenny) , Cynthia Daniel (Winkie) , Brittany Daniel (Blinkie) , Michael Rapaport (Skinhead) , Roy Cooper (Father McNulty) , Josh Mostel (Counterman) , Marilyn Sokol (Chanting Woman) , Alexander Chaplin (Bobo) , Ben Jorgensen (Tommy) , Jimmy Papiris (Iggy) , Nick Gaetani (Referee #1) , Vincent Pastore (Construction Worker) , Barton Heyman (Confessional Priest)

Directors: Scott Kalvert

Writers: Jim Carroll, Bryan Goluboff

Tags: new york city, heroin, sports, basketball, addiction, friends, based on memoir or autobiography, drugs, 1960s, school suspension, gay theme, teenager

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking

Release Date: 1995-12-29

Genres: Drama

“Dead Man Walking” is a powerful and thought-provoking movie released in 1995. Starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn, it tells the gripping story of a death row inmate who seeks solace and guidance from a compassionate nun in the days leading up to his scheduled execution for a heinous crime. With a stellar cast and a compelling storyline, this film is sure to leave you reflecting on the complexities of justice and redemption.

Cast: Susan Sarandon (Sister Helen Prejean) , Sean Penn (Matthew Poncelet) , Robert Prosky (Hilton Barber) , Raymond J. Barry (Earl Delacroix) , R. Lee Ermey (Clyde Percy) , Celia Weston (Mary Beth Percy) , Lois Smith (Helen’s Mother) , Scott Wilson (Chaplain Farley) , Roberta Maxwell (Lucille Poncelet) , Margo Martindale (Sister Colleen) , Barton Heyman (Captain Beliveau) , Steve Boles (Sgt. Neal Trapp) , Nesbitt Blaisdell (Warden Hartman) , Ray Aranha (Luis Montoya) , Larry Pine (Guy Gilardi) , Gil Robbins (Bishop Norwich) , Kevin Cooney (Governor Benedict) , Clancy Brown (State Trooper) , Adele Robbins (Nurse) , Michael Cullen (Carl Vitello) , Peter Sarsgaard (Walter Delacroix) , Missy Yager (Hope Percy) , Jenny Krochmal (Emily Percy) , Jack Black (Craig Poncelet) , Jon Abrahams (Sonny Poncelet)

Directors: Tim Robbins

Writers: Tim Robbins, Helen Prejean

Tags: prison, rape, nun, socially deprived family, penalty, death penalty, despair, death row, therapist, self-discovery, prison cell, court case, death sentence, doomed man, sentence, lethal injection, forgiveness, charity, mercy petition, rage and hate, unsociability, right and justice, court, cowardliness

Dead Man

Dead Man

Release Date: 1995-12-23

Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Western

“Dead Man” is a captivating movie from 1995 that made it to the list of the 20 Best Voted Movies of that year. Starring Johnny Depp and an impressive ensemble cast, the film tells the story of a wounded white man who is discovered by a Native American outcast. As the Native American helps him prepare for the afterlife, the movie takes us on a thought-provoking journey filled with powerful performances and a unique perspective on life and death.

Cast: Johnny Depp (William Blake) , Gary Farmer (Nobody) , Crispin Glover (Train Fireman) , Lance Henriksen (Cole Wilson) , Michael Wincott (Conway Twill) , Eugene Byrd (Johnny ‘The Kid’ Pickett) , John Hurt (John Scholfield) , Robert Mitchum (John Dickinson) , Iggy Pop (Salvatore ‘Sally’ Jenko) , Gabriel Byrne (Charlie Dickinson) , Jared Harris (Benmont Tench) , Mili Avital (Thel Russell) , Jimmie Ray Weeks (Marvin, Older Marshal) , Mark Bringelson (Lee, Younger Marshal) , John North (Mr. Olafsen) , Alfred Molina (Trading Post Missionary) , Billy Bob Thornton (Big George Drakoulious) , Michelle Thrush (Nobody’s Girlfriend) , Steve Buscemi (Bartender) , Gibby Haynes (Man with Gun in Alley) , Richard Boes (Man with Wrench)

Directors: Jim Jarmusch

Writers: Jim Jarmusch

Tags: sheriff, bounty hunter, gun, attempted murder, prosecution, dying and death, frontier, murder, black and white, 19th century, fear of dying, wanted dead or alive



Release Date: 1995-07-19

Genres: Comedy, Romance

“Clueless” is a 1995 movie that made it to the list of the 20 Best Voted Movies of that year. It follows the story of Cher, a popular and wealthy high school student in Beverly Hills, who takes it upon herself to play matchmaker for her teachers and give a makeover to a clumsy new student named Tai. However, when Tai becomes more popular than Cher, she realizes her mistakes and falls for her disapproving ex-stepbrother. Starring Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd, and more, this comedy-drama is a fun and entertaining watch.

Cast: Alicia Silverstone (Cher Horowitz) , Stacey Dash (Dionne Davenport) , Brittany Murphy (Tai Frasier) , Paul Rudd (Josh Lucas) , Donald Faison (Murray Duvall) , Elisa Donovan (Amber Mariens) , Breckin Meyer (Travis Birkenstock) , Jeremy Sisto (Elton Tiscia) , Dan Hedaya (Melvin “Mel” Horowitz) , Aida Linares (Lucy) , Wallace Shawn (Mr. Wendell Hall) , Twink Caplan (Ms. Toby Geist) , Justin Walker (Christian Stovitz) , Sabastian Rashidi (Paroudasm) , Herb Hall (Principal) , Julie Brown (Ms. Stoeger) , Susan Mohun (Heather) , Nicole Bilderback (Summer) , Ron Orbach (DMV Tester) , Sean Holland (Lawrence) , Roger Kabler (College Guy) , Jace Alexander (Robber) , Josh Lozoff (Logan) , Carl Gottlieb (Priest) , Joseph D. Reitman (Student)

Directors: Amy Heckerling

Writers: Amy Heckerling

Tags: based on novel or book, puberty, high school, make a match, spoiled child, coming of age, conflict, wedding, makeover, woman director, popular girl, gay theme

Leaving Las Vegas

Leaving Las Vegas

Release Date: 1995-10-27

Genres: Drama, Romance

“Leaving Las Vegas” is a powerful and emotional drama from 1995 that tells the story of Ben Sanderson, a Hollywood screenwriter who hits rock bottom due to his alcohol addiction. Determined to drink himself to death, he heads to Las Vegas where he unexpectedly forms a unique bond with a prostitute named Sera. With outstanding performances by Nicolas Cage and Elisabeth Shue, this film explores the complexities of their relationship and the struggles they face in a city known for its excesses.

Cast: Nicolas Cage (Ben Sanderson) , Elisabeth Shue (Sera) , Julian Sands (Yuri) , Richard Lewis (Peter) , Steven Weber (Marc Nussbaum) , Kim Adams (Sheila) , Emily Procter (Debbie) , Stuart Regen (Man At Bar) , Valeria Golino (Terri) , Graham Beckel (L.A. Bartender) , Albert Henderson (Man at Strip Bar) , Shashi Bhatia (Hispanic Prostitute) , Carey Lowell (Bank Teller) , Anne Lange (Business Colleague) , Thomas Kopache (Mr. Simpson) , Vincent Ward (Businessman 1) , Lucinda Jenney (Weird Woman) , French Stewart (Businessman 2) , Ed Lauter (Mobster 3) , Waldemar Kalinowski (Mobster 2) , Mike Figgis (Mobster 1) , David Kriegel (Hotel Manager) , Bill Thompson (Midwest Man At Poolside) , Marek Stabrowski (Pawn Shop Owner) , R. Lee Ermey (Conventioneer)

Directors: Mike Figgis

Writers: Mike Figgis, John O’Brien

Tags: individual, prostitute, alcohol, casino, love at first sight, lovesickness, movie business, screenwriter, hotel room, dying and death, rage and hate, unsociability, alcoholism, los angeles, california, las vegas, alcohol abuse

Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Release Date: 1995-05-19

Genres: Action, Thriller

“Die Hard: With a Vengeance” is a thrilling action-packed movie released in 1995. Starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jeremy Irons, it follows New York detective John McClane as he teams up with civilian Zeus Carver to stop a dangerous game orchestrated by a genius named Simon. With non-stop excitement and a race against time to save innocent lives, this third installment of the Die Hard series is a must-watch for action movie enthusiasts.”

Cast: Bruce Willis (John McClane) , Jeremy Irons (Simon) , Samuel L. Jackson (Zeus Carver) , Graham Greene (Joe Lambert) , Colleen Camp (Connie Kowalski) , Larry Bryggman (Chief Walter Cobb) , Anthony Peck (Ricky Walsh) , Nicholas Wyman (Mathias Targo) , Sam Phillips (Katya) , Kevin Chamberlin (Charles Weiss) , Sharon Washington (Officer Jane) , Stephen Pearlman (Dr. Fred Schiller) , Michael Alexander Jackson (Dexter) , Aldis Hodge (Raymond) , Mischa Hausserman (Mischa) , Edwin Hodge (Dexter’s Friend) , Robert Sedgwick (Rolf) , Tony Halme (Roman) , Bill Christ (Ivan) , Anthony Thomas (Gang Member #1) , Glenn Herman (Gang Member #2) , Kent Faulcon (Gang Member #3) , Akili Prince (Gang Member #4) , Ardie Fuqua (Gang Member #5) , Mike Jefferson (Gang Member #6)

Directors: John McTiernan

Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh, Roderick Thorp

Tags: new york city, bomb, taxi, riddle, robbery, detective, helicopter, gold, fbi, fistfight, police, sequel, revenge, deception, flashback, shootout, explosion, cargo ship, simon says, dump truck, aqueduct, bomb threat, action hero, federal reserve bank, nyc subway

In the Mouth of Madness

In the Mouth of Madness

Release Date: 1995-02-03

Genres: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

“In the Mouth of Madness” is a thrilling horror movie released in 1995. Starring Sam Neill, Julie Carmen, and Charlton Heston, it follows an insurance investigator who uncovers the unsettling influence a popular horror writer’s books have on his fans. With a release date of February 3, 1995, this film is a must-watch for fans of suspenseful and mind-bending stories.

Cast: Sam Neill (John Trent) , Julie Carmen (Linda Styles) , Jürgen Prochnow (Sutter Cane) , David Warner (Dr. Wrenn) , Peter Jason (Mr. Paul) , Charlton Heston (Jackson Harglow) , John Glover (Saperstein) , Hayden Christensen (Paperboy) , Wilhelm von Homburg (Simon) , Conrad Bergschneider (Axe Maniac) , Bernie Casey (Robinson) , Frances Bay (Mrs. Pickman) , Carolyn Tweedle (Nurse) , Kevin Zegers (Kid)

Directors: John Carpenter

Writers: Michael De Luca

Tags: small town, paranoia, new hampshire, insanity, diner, author, disappearance, church, gothic, crucifix, new england, insurance investigator, ghost town, publisher, horror novel, lovecraftian

Crimson Tide

Crimson Tide

Release Date: 1995-05-12

Genres: Thriller, Drama, Action

“Crimson Tide” is a thrilling 1995 movie set in the aftermath of the Cold War. It follows U.S. submarine Capt. Frank Ramsey, played by Gene Hackman, who recruits a highly recommended but inexperienced Lt. Cmdr. Ron Hunter, portrayed by Denzel Washington, to the USS Alabama. With a breakaway Russian republic posing a global nuclear threat, tensions rise as Ramsey pushes for aggressive action while Hunter fears the consequences. This intense submarine drama, featuring a stellar cast including Matt Craven, George Dzundza, Viggo Mortensen, James Gandolfini, and more, keeps you on the edge of your seat until the very end. Released on May 12, 1995, it’s definitely one of the best movies of that year.

Cast: Denzel Washington (Hunter) , Gene Hackman (Ramsey) , Matt Craven (Zimmer) , George Dzundza (Cob) , Viggo Mortensen (Weps) , James Gandolfini (Lt. Bobby Dougherty) , Rocky Carroll (Lt. Westergaurd) , Jaime Gomez (Ood Mahoney) , Michael Milhoan (Hunsicker) , Scott Burkholder (TSO Billy Linkletter) , Danny Nucci (Danny Rivetti) , Lillo Brancato (Russell Vossler) , Eric Bruskotter (Bennefield) , Ricky Schroder (Lt. Paul Hellerman) , Steve Zahn (William Barnes) , Marcello Thedford (Lawson) , R.J. Knoll (Marty Sotille) , Billy Devlin (Navigator) , Matthew Barry (Planesman) , Christopher Birt (Helmsman) , Jim Boyce (Diving Officer) , Jacob Vargas (Sonarman #2) , Kai Lennox (Sonarman #3) , Michael D. Weatherred (Radioman #1) , Tommy Bush (Admiral Williams)

Directors: Tony Scott

Writers: Michael Schiffer, Richard P. Henrick

Tags: submarine, terrorist, mutiny, missile, nuclear missile, embassy, u.s. navy, battle for power, military, moral dilemma, post cold war, aircraft carrier, chain of command, launch code, sonar, nuclear submarine



Release Date: 1995-04-26

Genres: Comedy

“Friday” is a hilarious 1995 movie that made it to the list of the 20 Best Voted Movies of that year. Starring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker, it follows the story of Craig and Smokey, two friends in Los Angeles who spend their Friday afternoon on the porch, smoking and drinking, while searching for some excitement. With a talented cast and a release date of April 26, 1995, this film is a must-watch for a good laugh and a glimpse into the laid-back vibes of a typical Friday in LA.

Cast: Ice Cube (Craig Jones) , Chris Tucker (Smokey) , Nia Long (Debbie) , Tommy Lister Jr. (Deebo) , John Witherspoon (Mr. Jones) , Anna Maria Horsford (Mrs. Jones) , Regina King (Dana Jones) , Paula Jai Parker (Joi) , Faizon Love (Big Worm) , DJ Pooh (Red) , Tony Cox (Mr. Parker) , Anthony Johnson (Ezal) , Bernie Mac (Pastor Clever) , Meagan Good (Kid #2) , Terri J. Vaughn (China) , F. Gary Gray (Black Man at Store) , Reynaldo Rey (Red’s Father) , Michael Clarke Duncan (Craps Player) , Kathleen Bradley (Mrs. Parker) , Vickilyn Reynolds (Joann) , Yvette Wilson (Rita) , Angela Means (Felisha)

Directors: F. Gary Gray

Writers: Ice Cube, DJ Pooh

Tags: rap music, parent child relationship, drug dealer, male friendship, rapper, urban life, slacker, bully, marijuana, pot smoking, los angeles, california, drugs

Strange Days

Strange Days

“Strange Days” is a thrilling movie set in 1999 Los Angeles, starring Ralph Fiennes and Angela Bassett. It follows a former cop turned street-hustler and his bodyguard as they accidentally stumble upon a conspiracy. With a star-studded cast and a release date in 1995, this film is definitely one of the best voted movies of that year.

Cast: Ralph Fiennes (Lenny Nero) , Angela Bassett (Lornette ‘Mace’ Mason) , Juliette Lewis (Faith Justin) , Tom Sizemore (Max Peltier) , Michael Wincott (Philo Gant) , Vincent D’Onofrio (Burton Steckler) , Glenn Plummer (Jeriko One) , Brigitte Bako (Iris) , Richard Edson (Tick) , William Fichtner (Dwayne Engelman) , Josef Sommer (Palmer Strickland) , Joe Urla (Keith) , Nicky Katt (Joey Corto) , Michael Jace (Wade Beemer) , Louise LeCavalier (Cindy ‘Vita’ Minh) , David Carrera (Duncan) , Jim Ishida (Mr. Fumitsu) , Todd Graff (Tex Arcana) , Malcolm Norrington (Replay) , Anais Munoz (Diamanda) , Ted Haler (Tow Truck Driver) , Rio Hackford (Bobby the Bartender) , Brook Susan Parker (Cecile) , Brandon Hammond (Zander) , Donald ‘Donnie’ Young (Young Zander)

Directors: Kathryn Bigelow

Writers: James Cameron, Jay Cocks

Tags: pornography, prostitute, rape, police brutality, dream, ex-girlfriend, future, bodyguard, rapper, virtual reality, dystopia, minidisc, police, ex-cop, murder, cyberpunk, los angeles, california, criminal, private detective, revolt, tech noir, woman director

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