Top 15 Films of 2015
15. The Martian
Director: Ridley Scott | Writer: Drew Goddard
During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
Director: Denis Villeneuve | Writer: Taylor Sheridan
An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.
Director: Neill Blomkamp | Writers: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.
12. The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Director: Guy Ritchie | Writers: Guy Ritchie, Lionel Wigram
In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons.
Director: Brian Helgeland | Writer: Brian Helgeland
The film tells the story of the identical twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most notorious criminals in British history, and their organised crime empire in the East End of London during the 1960s.
Director: Peyton Reed | Writers: Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Adam McKay, Paul Rudd
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, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
9. Inside Out
Directors: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen | Writers: Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley
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.
8. MAD MAX: FURY ROAD
Director: George Miller, Ronnie Del Carmen | Writers: George Miller, Brendan McCarthy, Nick Lathouris
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in post apocalyptic Australia in search for her homeland with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.
Director: Sam Mendes | Writers: John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Jez Butterworth
A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
6. The Revenant
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Ronnie Del Carmen | Writers: Mark L. Smith, Alejandro González Iñárritu
In the 1820s, a frontiersman named Hugh Glass sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
5. The Age of Adaline
Director: Lee Toland Krieger | Writers: J. Mills Goodloe, Salvador Paskowitz
A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.
4. Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Writer: Christopher McQuarrie
Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
3. The Hateful Eight
Director: Quentin Tarantino | Writer: Quentin Tarantino
In post-Civil War Wyoming, bounty hunters try to find shelter during a blizzard but get involved in a plot of betrayal and deception. Will they survive?
Director: David O. Russell | Writer: David O. Russell
Joy is the story of a family across four generations and the woman who rises to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.
1. Steve Jobs
Director: Danny Boyle | Writer: Aaron Sorkin
Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.