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#PulseList 2015 10 best Hollywood movies of the year

2015 has been an exciting and interesting movie year for all movie lovers. From "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" to "Straight Outta Compton," check out our 10 favourite movies of the year.

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From our best female actors of the year  and best male actors of the year, best web series of the year and best 10 Nollywood movies of the year, Pusle Nigeria has put together her top 10 Hollywood movies of the year. 

2015 has been a great movie year, and that makes it quite tasking to come up with just 10 best movies.

From "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" to "Straight Outta Compton," check out our 10 favourite movies of the year.

In no particular order, check them out;

1. “Mad Max: Fury Road”

George Miller delivered good in this fourth installment of the Mad Max series. From its vision to shocking action, perfect cast to a so detailed creative, “Fury Road” is is arguably the best action movie of the year, and what’s even more interesting is that the ladies were in charge.



2. “Beasts of No Nation”

Though a difficult watch, the movie is one of those movies you wouldn’t want to miss this 2015. From Idris Elba’s commanding performance as the "Commandant” to Abraham Attah’s performance as Agu, from its storyline to production as a whole, the Netflix’s first feature film offered us a glimpse at the harsh truth of war, and it was everything and more.

play Beasts of No Nation


3. “The Martian”

Ridley Scott's screen adaptation of Andy Weir's novel of same name is everything. Well written, perfectly set, and wildly thrilling with outstanding performance from Matt Damon as a botanist stranded on Mars.

From Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels, Mackenzie Davis and Michael Peña, “The Martian” delivered an intriguing and perfect supporting cast.

Matt Damon in The Martian movie play

Matt Damon in The Martian movie



4. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

J.J. Abrams' continuation of the Star Wars Saga isn’t only breaking box office records, it’s also that movie that would take you on to a high state of excitement, happiness, giving you a fulfilling 2015 movie year.

What’s more euphoric than watching a movie which could emerge as the highest grossing film of all time, and watching two generations of jedis blend?

play Official Poster for Star Wars: The Force Awakens


5. “Inside Out”

From sadness to anger, joy to fear, “Inside Out” is that 2015 movie that took us on an interesting emotional journey.

The feature-length cartoon which revolves around a little girl coping with the emotional trauma of moving to a new city, brought on an intelligent plot, indepth characterization, and was inddeed a perfect interesting watch.

  play Inside Out poster


6. “Straight Outta Compton”

Revealing the harsh truth of the happenings surrounding the lives of African-American rap group N.W.A, the movie was recently declared the highest grossing music biopic of all time.

An interesting and somewhat emotional watch, the movie also delivered an exceptional cast with deep passion for music enough to make a rap fan out of anyone.

Straight Outta Compton play Straight Outta Compton (google)


7. “Creed”

Creed which sees former boxing champion Rocky Balboa, played by Sylvester Stallone, serve as trainer and mentor to the son of his late rival Apollo Creed, Is an unmissable watch, which delivered stellar performances from Michael B Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Tessa Thompson, and also has fans screaming for more.

Michael. B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone in 'Creed' play Stallone and Michael Jordan in "Creed"


8. “Jurassic World”

Probably not as interesting as its first, but the movie’s box office records is enough to earn it a spot on every top 10 movie list.

Jurassic World ranks No. 3 in all-time worldwide grosses with  $1.66B, only behind Avatar($2.78B) and Titanic ($2.18B).

Jurassic World play Jurassic World (Press)


9. “Furious 7”

Ranking No. 5 in all-time worldwide grosses, behind Marvel’s ‘The Avengers,” the movie grossed  $1.5B worldwide, and also joined “Avatar”and “Titanic” as the third film in history to reach $1.B  internationally.


10. “Sicario”

“Sicario” is an intelligent, beautifully composed story, which is well shot with an indepth characterization by cast.

Starring Emily Blunt as an FBI agent drafted onto a government task force led by Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro, the movie is a tension-packed one with right doze of horror and shocking violence.

play Sicario


Which of these is your best Hollywood movie of the year 2015?»

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