Best award winning movies with a societal issue from 2015

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a societal issue from 2015! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a societal issue from 2015, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Second Mother (2015)

After leaving her daughter Jessica in a small town in Pernambuco to be raised by relatives, Val spends the next 13 years working as a nanny to Fabinho in São Paulo. She has financial stability but has to live with the guilt of having not raised Jessica herself. As Fabinho’s university entrance exams approach, Jessica reappears in her life and seems to want to give her mother a second chance. However, Jessica has not been raised to be a servant and her very existence will turn Val’s routine on its head. With precision and humour, the subtle and powerful forces that keep rigid class structures in place and how the youth may just be the ones to shake it all up.

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2015-06-04 | Drama

Cast

Regina Casé, Camila Márdila

Rating

rating icon 8.038
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #183 for
    smart and witty dialogue
  2. Ranked #221 for
    masterpiece
  3. Ranked #256 for
    interpersonal relation

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2 Mr. Six (2015)

Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a narrow alley. One day Six's son, Xiaobo, is abducted by some spoiled punks after he scratches their precious Ferrari. Mr. Six realizes that he must do whatever it takes to get his son back — even if that means returning to the life he thought he had left behind.

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2015-12-18 | Crime / Action

Cast

Feng Xiaogang, Xu Qing

Rating

rating icon 6.809
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #132 for
    broad perspective
  2. Ranked #214 for
    bamboozled
  3. Ranked #223 for
    smug

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3 Spotlight (2015)

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

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2015-11-06 | Drama / History

Cast

Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton

Rating

rating icon 7.817
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #35 for
    exceptional
  2. Ranked #69 for
    masterpiece
  3. Ranked #86 for
    great story

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4 Wildlike (2015)

Fourteen-year-old Mackenzie is sent to live with her uncle in Juneau when her mother can’t care for her anymore. The living situation quickly takes a turn for the worse, and she runs away to rejoin her mother in Seattle. While on her dangerous journey of sleeping in cars and breaking into hotel rooms, she’s drawn to Rene, a lonesome backpacker looking for tranquility in the wilderness.

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2015-09-25 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Bruce Greenwood, Ella Purnell

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #30 for
    travelogue
  2. Ranked #88 for
    perfect casting
  3. Ranked #122 for
    healing

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5 Straight Outta Compton (2015)

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels—armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent—stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.

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2015-08-11 | Drama / Music

Cast

O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins

Rating

rating icon 7.785
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #49 for
    hagiography
  2. Ranked #67 for
    moron
  3. Ranked #71 for
    trending now

Trailer

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6 Cartel Land (2015)

In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as "El Doctor," shepherds a citizen uprising against the Knights Templar, the violent drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Meanwhile, in Arizona's Altar Valley—a narrow, 52-mile-long desert corridor known as Cocaine Alley—Tim "Nailer" Foley, an American veteran, heads a small paramilitary group called Arizona Border Recon, whose goal is to halt Mexico’s drug wars from seeping across our border.

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2015-07-03 | Drama / Documentary

Cast

Robert Hetrick, José Manuel Mireles Valverde

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #94 for
    eschatological
  2. Ranked #151 for
    cutthroat
  3. Ranked #260 for
    engaging directing

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7 The Danish Girl (2015)

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

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2015-11-27 | Drama

Cast

Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander

Rating

rating icon 7.591
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #91 for
    Oscar bait
  2. Ranked #145 for
    museum piece
  3. Ranked #176 for
    trailblazer

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8 The Big Short (2015)

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

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2015-12-11 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Christian Bale, Steve Carell

Rating

rating icon 7.353
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #86 for
    smart and witty dialogue
  2. Ranked #95 for
    exceptional
  3. Ranked #107 for
    masterful story

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9 Tangerine (2015)

It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles, including an Armenian family dealing with their own repercussions of infidelity.

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2015-07-10 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor

Rating

rating icon 6.921
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #118 for
    harridan
  2. Ranked #150 for
    brash
  3. Ranked #176 for
    drama queen

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10 Last Cab to Darwin (2015)

Rex is a loner, and when he's told he doesn't have long to live, he embarks on an epic drive through the Australian outback from Broken Hill to Darwin to die on his own terms; but his journey reveals to him that before you can end your life, you have to live it, and to live it, you've got to share it.

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2015-08-06 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Michael Caton, Jacki Weaver

Rating

rating icon 6.853
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #87 for
    weak link in cast
  2. Ranked #152 for
    stoic
  3. Ranked #207 for
    brusque

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