One Year, 189 Movies

If you care to browse through the full list(s) below, feel free. Please note that I do consider standup and other specials valid, as they fit the Academy’s “feature length” definition of 40 minutes.

2015 movies I saw, ranked

Other than the absolute worst and the top 20 or so, take most of this with a grain of salt. You don’t want to spend time debating the merits Taken 3 or Terminator: Genisys.

And yes, there are some gaps. As of the time of this writing, I haven’t seen The Revenant, Sicario, or a few others. Shame on me, I know.

80. Funny Bunny
79. Entertainment
78. Christmas, Again
77. Pitch Perfect 2
76. Paul Blart 2
75. 50 Shades of Grey
74. Tangerine
73. Pixels
72. Jupiter Ascending
71. Aloha
70. Blackhat
69. San Andreas
68. Magic Mike XXL
67. The Ridiculous 6
66. Circle
65. The Duff
64. The Lazarus Effect
63. Tomorrowland
62. Taken 3
61. Soaked in Bleach
60. Focus
59. Vacation
58. The SpongeBob Movie
57. Get Hard
56. Run All Night
55. Unexpected
54. Woman in Gold
53. Ten Thousand Saints
52. Cinderella
51. Fantastic Four
50. Terminator: Genisys
49 Poltergeist
48. Entourage
47. Self/Less
46. Hot Tub Time Machine 2
45. The D Train
44. The Gunman
43. A Very Murray Christmas
42. Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
41. True Story
40. Avengers: Age ofUltron
39. Paper Towns
38. Unfriended
37. Manson Family Vacation
36. End of the Tour
35. Ted 2
34. Cop Car
33. Jon Mulaney: The Comeback Kid
32. Jim Norton: Contextually Inadequate
31. Minions
30. People, Places, Things
29. Spy
28. Ant-Man
27. Furious 7
26. The Overnight
25. Krampus
24. The Gift
23. Jurassic World
22. The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
21. Sisters
20. Trainwreck
19. Spectre
18. Steve Jobs
17. Beasts of No Nation
16. Peanuts
15. Kingsmen: The Secret Service
14. Dope
13. Knock Knock
12. Star Wars Episode VII
11. Ex Machina
10. Southpaw
9. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
8. Love & Mercy
7. Bridge of Spies
6. The Martian
5. Straight Outta Compton
4. Spotlight
3. Inside Out
2. Mad Max: Fury Road
1. The Hateful Eight

Total: 80

Non-2015 movies I hadn’t seen before, unranked:

The Bronze
The Loft
All Is By My Side
Wet Hot American Summer
They Came Together
Hits
Chris D’Elia: Incorrigible
Jim Jeffries: Bare
Bill Burr: I’m Sorry You Feel That Way
First Period
Paranormal Whacktivity
The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
Citizen Four
Ghost in the Shell
White God
Kumiko the Treasure Hunter
American Sniper
It Follows
Wild Tales
If All Goes Wrong
Madea’s Big Happy Family
A Madea Christmas
The Story of Funk: One Nation Under a Groove
The Public Enemy
Leave Her to Heaven
Out of the Past
Kiss Me Deadly
Le Samouri
Battles Without Honor and Humanity
Dirty Harry
Serpico
Falling Down
The Killer
Princess Aurora
Good Copy Bad Copy
ReStart
The Babadook
The Royal Tennenbaums
Super Troopers
Craig Ferugson: Does This Need to Be Said?
Force Majeure
You’re Next
The Guest
Pain & Gain
Chef
The Ladies Man
Frank
Mad Max
Fargo
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
This Is Spinal Tap
Mission: Impossibe
Groundhog Day
Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey
Swingers
Big Trouble in Little China
The Warriors
Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot American Summer
The Skeleton Twins
Teen Wolf
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?
Trainspotting
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Fletch
The Wrong Guy
Zoolander
Top Secret!
Super
Running Man
The Power of Salad and Milkshakes
Analyze This
The Crow
Blankman
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Dear White People
Rambo: First Blood
Rambo: First Blood, Part II
Rambo III
John Dies at the End
Johnny Dangerously
Monster Squad
Hackers
Road House
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
The November Man
The History of Future Folk
Live From New York!
The Master of Disguise
God Bless America
The Punisher
Kingpin
Chinatown
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves
Don’t Be a Menace to South Central
Pi
Burke and Hare
Housebound
eXistenZ
Bronson
Boogie Nights
Half Baked
The Addams Family
The Addams Family Values
Death Proof
Without a Paddle
Leon: The Professional
Re-Animator
The Iceman

Total: 109

Total movies watched in 2015: 189

11 thoughts on “One Year, 189 Movies

  1. Wow! I thought I watched a lot of movies. For the last three years, I have kept a running list of all the movies I watch including whether they are first time viewings and/or theatrical viewings. In 2013, I watched 122. In 2014, I watched 160. In 2015, I watched 151.

    My Top Ten of 2015:
    10. Kingsman: The Secret Service
    9. Creed
    8. Ex Machina
    7. The Final Girls
    6. Circle
    5. The Hateful Eight
    4. Inside Out
    3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
    2. Mad Max: Fury Road
    1. It Follows
    Honorable Mentions: Cop Car, The Hive, Knock Knock, The Martian

  2. I have several end-of-year releases I need to see (The Big Short, Carol, The Danish Girl, etc.). And I’m tapping out on Tarantino. I’ve never been a fan, and each movie gets longer and more self indulgent than the previous. Anyway, my tentative bets of 2015:

    1. Spy
    2. Ant-Man
    3. It Follows
    4. Spectre
    5. Spotlight
    6. Straight Outta Compton
    7. The Man from UNKLE
    8. Mission Impossible 5
    9. Learning to Drive
    10. Avengers 2

    I didn’t see enough bad movies to make a “worst of” list, but if I did, Listen to me Marlon would be number 1 with a bullet. Straight up insufferable nonsense.

  3. I’ve seen 124 films in 2015. 37 of which were 2015 releases. My top 10 of 2015 as of right now are:

    1. Inside Out
    2. Mad Max: Fury Road
    3. Amy
    4. The End of the Tour
    5. The Martian
    6. When Marnie Was There
    7. Dope
    8. The Walk
    9. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
    10. Steve Jobs

  4. My Favorite Films of 2015 (no order):
    Mad Max: Fury Road
    Creed
    Ex Machina
    It Follows
    Kingsman
    Spotlight
    Sicario
    Crimson Peak
    Hateful Eight
    Honorable Mentions: Jurassic World, Man From UNCLE, Bone Tomahawk. Also, Dil Dhadakne Do and Titli (Indian films).
    Films that I want to see but haven’t yet: The Revenant, Inside Out, The Martian, Anomalisa, Room.

  5. Better late than never to see the Ladies man brotha! Still surprised capcom didn’t sue Jake G for using Ryu’s dragons punch uppercut at the end of the film yo! Shoryuken!!!!!!

  6. Ok here are my Top Ten films of 2015

    1)The Force Awakens
    2)Kingsmen
    3)Inside Out
    4)Mad Max:Fury Road
    5)Age of Ultron
    6)Trainwreck
    7)Sicario
    8)Ant-Man
    9)Paper Towns
    10)Pitch Perfect 2

    I haven’t seen The Revenant,Sisters or Hateful 8 yet as Australia tends to release movies that came out at the end of the year in January. Happened to me at the start of the year with Birdman and Into the Woods. Also, shame on you for putting three Happy Madison films over Pitch Perfect 2!

  7. Damn that’s a whole lot of watching stuff.

    Just for fun, I don’t even know if I’ve seen ten new movies this year:

    1. Mad Max
    2. Sicario
    3. Hateful Eight
    4. Inherent Vice
    5. Star Wars: TFA
    6. Jurassic World
    7. Avengers: AOU
    8. Mission Impossible 5

    Uh…

    I think that’s it.

  8. I still need to watch several of these including the Martian and Hateful Eight which I’m hoping to go see this weekend or next. Inside out was definitely an emotional rollercoaster for me and I would definitely rank it as Pixar’s best film to date.

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