Movie Ratings & Reviews
Last film added: December 16, 2018. There are currently 1603 films in the database (since 1996).
- World of Tomorrow (2015) 10
Brilliant Don Hertzfeldt short. A little girl experiences a mind-bending tour of her distant future.
- Ex Machina (2015) 9
A young programmer is selected to help evaluate a female A.I. dubbed Ava. Thrilling, smart.
- Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, A (2015) 9
In Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a lonesome vampire stalks residents at night. Charming as hell.
- Inside Out (2015) 9
A Minnesota tween is moved to California. What goes on in her head? Pixar brilliance.
- It Follows (2015) 9
A terrifying supernatural entity starts following a young woman after a sexual encounter. Gripping, ingenious.
- Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) 9
The fourth and best chapter. Charlize Theron rebels against tyranny in post-apocalyptic Australia. Car chase!
- Martian, The (2015) 9
Astronaut Matt Damon, accidentally abandoned on Mars, has just one month of supplies. Compelling realism.
- Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) 9
A Pittsburgh high-schooler is deeply changed after befriending a classmate with cancer. Witty and heartbreaking.
- Predestination (2015) 9
Paradoxical head-trip. A temporal agent pursues an elusive terrorist through time, tries to prevent disasters.
- Revenant, The (2015) 9
The resilience of Leonardo DiCaprio, 1820s frontiersman on a fur trading expedition. Epic survival tale.
- Selma (2015) 9
Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via a 1965 Alabama march. Vital.
- Spotlight (2015) 9
True story of Boston Globe journalists uncovering systematic child molestation cover-ups in the Catholic Church.
- Steve Jobs (2015) 9
Explores Jobs's ruthless drive to revolutionize computing. Behind the scenes of three iconic product launches.
- Big Short, The (2015) 8
Breaks the fourth wall to reenact the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s.
- Brooklyn (2015) 8
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, but ends up having to choose between countries/lives.
- Christmas, Again (2015) 8
Life of a dejected Christmas-tree salesman. Small observations about human behavior, the importance of timing.
- CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap (2015) 8
Exposes the lack of women and minorities in tech. Explores reasons why and possible solutions.
- Dope (2015) 8
In a tough L.A. neighborhood, an overachieving teen's life changes following an underground party. Charming.
- Experimenter (2015) 8
True story of social psychologist Stanley Milgram's experiments on human obedience, by using electric shock.
- Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman, A (2015) 8
History of Aardman Animations, the acclaimed British stop-motion animation studio behind Morph, Wallace & Gromit.
- Kung Fury (2015) 8
In 1985, a Miami cop goes back in time to kill Hitler. Over-the-top crowdfunded action-comedy.
- Mistress America (2015) 8
A college freshman in New York meets her spirited stepsister-to-be. Greta Gerwig is brilliant, charming.
- People, Places, Things (2015) 8
Graphic novelist Jemaine Clement, now single-parenting twin girls, can't get let go of his ex.
- Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, A (2015) 8
Series of absurdist episodes, many involving a pair of hapless novelty salesman. Completes Swedish trilogy.
- Reality (2015) 8
Surreal, compelling nonsense from absurdist Dupieux, who has taken a page from Lynch's Mulholland Drive.
- Sicario (2015) 8
Idealistic FBI agent Emily Blunt is enlisted to aid in the escalating inter-American drug trade.
- Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) 8
Abrams redeems the franchise as much as could be expected. WTF, giant Lincoln Memorial Gollum.
- Tangerine (2015) 8
A transgender prostitute tears through L.A. on Christmas Eve seeking her unfaithful pimp. Raunchy, empathetic.
- Tangerines (2015) 8
An Estonian tangerine farmer refuses to leave during the bloody Abkhaz-Georgian conflict. Powerful humanity.
- Advantageous (2015) 7
Dystopian future where a middle-aged woman undergoes a drastic biomedical procedure to support her daughter.
- Chappie (2015) 7
Both brazenly ridiculous and ingenious. Die Antwoord teaches a conscious AI how to do crimes.
- I Cannot Go on as I Am (2015) 7
Silent musical by Edgardo Flores. A woman loses her job and lover. Meaning in stillness.
- Jurassic World (2015) 7
An enjoyably self-conscious, formulaic blockbuster of dinosaur de-extinctions. Part four! Bryce Dallas Howard is fun.
- Soaked in Bleach (2015) 7
Compelling docudrama about the last days of Kurt Cobain. Re-open the death investigation, Seattle PD.
- Son of the Congo (2015) 7
Basketball star Serge Ibaka returns to the Congo with the hope of uplifting communities. Heartwarming.
- Time Lapse (2015) 7
A mysterious device takes pictures 24 hours into the future. Engaging time-machine premise, passable acting.
- Tomorrowland (2015) 7
I can't resist the retro-futurism of 1960s World's Fairs. Magical adventure into an alternate dimension.
- Turbo Kid (2015) 7
Good-natured 1980s nostalgia. A post-apocalyptic wasteland with bicycles. Fun homage. Laurence Leboeuf is a delight.
- Uncanny (2015) 7
A groundbreaking A.I. exhibits emergent behavior. Quite similar to 'Ex Machina' but actually predates it.
- Who Took Johnny (2015) 7
Examination into the famous 1982 disappearance of Iowa paperboy Johnny Gosch. Case appears essentially solved.
- Z for Zachariah (2015) 7
A radioactive global catastrophe. Three survivors? Mesmerizing first half. Weak love triangle. Clever water wheel.
- Embers (2015) 6
Survivors of a global neurological epidemic, unable to make memories, live entirely in the present.
- Extraordinary Tales (2015) 6
Animated anthology of five stories adapted from Edgar Allan Poe. Disjointedly connected via Death character.
- Hot Girls Wanted (2015) 6
Superficial documentary of lost and confused young women being exploited in the amateur porn industry.
- Parallels (2015) 6
A mysterious building is the gateway to infinite parallel Earths. Interesting concept, but mediocre execution.
- Self/less (2015) 6
Explores the premise of transplanting minds into new bodies. Turns into a conventional action movie.
- These Final Hours (2015) 6
Just hours before a global extinction event, most people go crazy. One man finds redemption.
- Trainwreck (2015) 6
Commitment-phobic career woman Amy Schumer grows up. An irreverent and candid comedy about relationships.
- VANish (2015) 6
A drug lord's daughter is taken hostage by amateurs. Entertaining mayhem ensues inside their van.
- Home (2015) 5
Adorable cuttlefish-like aliens attack Earth, then learn to love Rihanna's music. I guess? Zany, underdeveloped.
- Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, The (2015) 5
The downhill slide concludes. Was almost wishing Katniss would shoot every character with an arrow.
- Last Survivors, The (2015) 5
A teen girl tries to evade masked marauders in drought-stricken, post-apocalyptic Oregon. High body count.
- Man with the Iron Fists 2, The (2015) 5
RZA, the kung-fu blacksmith, arrives unceremoniously in an oppressed silver-mining village in feudal China. Fight!
- One and Two (2015) 5
Siblings with teleportation powers live with their abusive father on an isolated Mennonite-like farmstead. WTF.
- Reconstruction of William Zero, The (2015) 5
A geneticist with amnesia awakes under the care of his identical twin. Clever, but clumsy.
2015 ReleasesSearch returned all films from 2015 out of 1603 total rated films.
Statistical ratings distribution of these 55 films (3.4% of total rated films):
With enough films included, it usually approximates a bell curve with a mean near 6.5...
(especially when considering that CRAP is 0-4 combined).
Average rating for these 55 films: 7.4.
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