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The Movies of 1995: U.S. Releases
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Original Top Ten List

When I built this website in January 1998, as a junior in college, I retroactively posted Top 10 lists for the years 1995, 1996, and 1997. Attending university in a large city enabled enough filmgoing opportunities that, for the first time, I could offer appraisals that weren't based on embarrassingly small fractions of what got released in a given year. These original Top 10 lists were based on U.S. theatrical release dates.

1. Nixon Dir. Oliver Stone. With Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, James Woods, J.T. Walsh A
2. The Bridges of Madison County Dir. Clint Eastwood. With Meryl Streep, Clint Eastwood A
3. Dead Man Walking Dir. Tim Robbins. With Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Raymond J. Barry A
4. Babe Dir. Chris Noonan. With James Cromwell, Magda Szubanska, voice of Christine Cavanaugh A
5. Wild Reeds Dir. André Téchiné. With Gaël Morel, Élodie Bouchez, Stéphane Rideau A
6. Toy Story Dir. John Lasseter. Animated. Voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Wallace Shawn A
7. Leaving Las Vegas Dir. Mike Figgis. With Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands A
8. Strange Days Dir. Kathryn Bigelow. With Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis A–
9. Safe Dir. Todd Haynes. With Julianne Moore, Xander Berkeley, Peter Friedman A–
10. Georgia Dir. Ulu Grosbard. With Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mare Winningham, Ted Levine A–

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