Funeratic members voted these movies to be the best of 2015. Voters included Erik Bates, Samir Mehta, and Scott Hardie. A breakdown of each ballot appears at the bottom.


1: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

18 points | 3 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"I loved every minute of it. I want to go back and see it again. And again." -Erik Bates (#1 pick)

"This is really good entertainment, and pure catnip to Star Wars fans." -Scott Hardie

"It was so very fun and so much better than the prequels." -Samir Mehta



2: Mad Max: Fury Road

18 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"It's hard to discuss this movie without going to hyperbole. It is singular and magnificent. It's bold, innovative, and full of ideas." -Samir Mehta (#1 pick)

"The movie has all kinds of subtexts if you want to read in to them, but the wild spectacle on the surface is more than entertaining enough if that's all you want out of a summer movie." -Scott Hardie



3: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

12 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"A fitting end to the series. I found it to be a thoroughly entertaining movie." -Erik Bates

"This is a genuinely great movie." -Samir Mehta



4: Aloha

10 points | 1 vote | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"I loved this movie. I loved the way this movie made me feel. When it was over, I watched it again. I couldn't stop smiling." -Scott Hardie (#1 pick)

"There are standout scenes. Emma Stone is wonderful." -Samir Mehta



5: Inside Out

9 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"Loved this movie. Clever writing. Excellent voice acting." -Erik Bates

"It's another good Pixar film, if a minor one." -Scott Hardie



5: Avengers: Age of Ultron

9 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"The Ultron-as-God allegory was odd for me." -Erik Bates

"The action is plentiful and very satisfying, particularly a Hulk vs Iron Man face-off, and there's no shortage of humor either." -Scott Hardie



7: Brooklyn

9 points | 1 vote | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"This is a lovely, quiet, moving film. It's so moving and poetic that I think it tells the tale of immigrants from anywhere to anywhere." -Samir Mehta



7: What Happened, Miss Simone?

9 points | 1 vote | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"She was a musical genius and an emotional conduit during tumultuous times, and this film is a fine tribute to her." -Scott Hardie



9: Straight Outta Compton

8 points | 1 vote | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"Great performances from all the leads. One of the best openings I've seen to a movie in years (and one I'll remember for a long time)." -Samir Mehta



10: Spy

7 points | 2 votes | read reviews | watch it on Netflix

"I love Melissa McCarthy to an almost unreasonable degree and this movie is flat-out her best film. She soars as a lead, killing everything she does well." -Samir Mehta

"All-around, a good movie with some good laughs." -Erik Bates



Ballot Breakdown

Samir Mehta's List

1. Mad Max: Fury Road (10pts)
2. Brooklyn (9pts)
3. Straight Outta Compton (8pts)
4. Sicario (7pts)
5. The Gift (6pts)
6. Spy (5pts)
7. Trainwreck (4pts)
8. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (3pts)
9. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2pts)
10. Sisters (1pt)

Scott Hardie's List

1. Aloha (10pts)
2. What Happened, Miss Simone? (9pts)
3. Mad Max: Fury Road (8pts)
4. Cake (7pts)
5. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (6pts)
6. Kung Fury (5pts)
7. Avengers: Age of Ultron (4pts)
8. Inherent Vice (3pts)
9. American Ultra (2pts)
10. Inside Out (1pt)

All 2015 Movies

These are all 2015 movies reviewed by Funeratic members. Click on any to read the reviews.