Best Drama Movies of 1995

1.

The Usual Suspects

6.8
8.5/10 IMDB

Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro harbor – leaving few survivors. Verbal lures his interrogators with an incredible story of the crime lord's almost supernatural prowess.

Starring: Stephen Baldwin, Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Pollak, Pete Postlethwaite, Suzy Amis, Giancarlo Esposito, Benicio del Toro, Dan Hedaya ..
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Release date: 1995-07-19
2.

Braveheart

6.8
8.3/10 IMDB

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Catherine McCormack, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen, Brendan Gleeson, James Robinson, James Cosmo, Sean McGinley, Gerda Stevenson ..
Directed by: Mel Gibson
Release date: 1995-05-24
3.

Heat

6.7
8.2/10 IMDB

Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the other even though they are aware their cat-and-mouse game may end in violence.

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight, Tom Sizemore, Diane Venora, Amy Brenneman, Ashley Judd, Mykelti Williamson, Natalie Portman ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 1995-12-15
4.

Casino

6.7
8.2/10 IMDB

In early-1970s Las Vegas, low-level mobster Sam "Ace" Rothstein gets tapped by his bosses to head the Tangiers Casino. At first, he's a great success in the job, but over the years, problems with his loose-cannon enforcer Nicky Santoro, his ex-hustler wife Ginger, her con-artist ex Lester Diamond and a handful of corrupt politicians put Sam in ever-increasing danger.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods, Don Rickles, Alan King, Kevin Pollak, Pasquale Cajano, L.Q. Jones, Dick Smothers ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 1995-11-22
5.

Before Sunrise

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. departs the next morning and he has no money for lodging, they wander the city together, taking in the experiences of Vienna and each other.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert, Hanno Pöschl, Karl Bruckschwaiger, Tex Rubinowitz, Erni Mangold, Dominik Castell, Haymon Maria Buttinger, Harold Waiglein ..
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Release date: 1995-01-27
6.

The Bridges of Madison County

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Clint Eastwood, Annie Corley, Victor Slezak, Jim Haynie, Sarah Kathryn Schmitt, Christopher Kroon, Phyllis Lyons, Debra Monk, Richard Lage ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1995-05-28
7.

Apollo 13

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1970, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from Earth, the astronauts work furiously with the ground crew to avert tragedy.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Emily Ann Lloyd, Miko Hughes, Max Elliott Slade ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 1995-06-30
8.

Sense and Sensibility

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.

Starring: Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Tom Wilkinson, Alan Rickman, Imogen Stubbs, Greg Wise, Hugh Laurie, Imelda Staunton, Robert Hardy ..
Directed by: Ang Lee
Release date: 1995-12-13
9.

The Basketball Diaries

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, James Madio, Mark Wahlberg, Bruno Kirby, Patrick McGaw, Juliette Lewis, Michael Imperioli, Ernie Hudson, Manny Alfaro ..
Directed by: Scott Kalvert
Release date: 1995-04-21
10.

Outbreak

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White House.

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Patrick Dempsey, Benito Martinez, Malick Bowens, Zakes Mokae ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Release date: 1995-03-10

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