Longest Movies Ever

All of these movies are 5 hours or longer. Some of the times listed are extended cuts or director's cuts. Miniseries that were not also theatrically released are not included.

Movies not in the Letterboxd Database:

Untitled #125 (Hickory) (2011) 5 Days
Happy (2013) 1 Day
Bordeaux Piece (2004) 13 Hours, 43 Minutes
The White House (2006) 11 Hours, 30 Minutes
The Wake (2000) 7 Hours, 42 Minutes

Also not included are movies that were filmed at once or together with no break, but were released in separate parts.

The Burning of the Red Lotus Temple (1928-1931) 1 Day, 3 Hours
Dream of the Red Chamber (1989) 12 Hours, 15 Minutes
Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) 11 Hours, 21 Minutes…

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  • Logistics

    1

  • Modern Times Forever

    2

  • Cinématon

    3

  • Beijing 2003

    4

  • Matrjoschka

    5

  • The Cure For Insomnia

    6

  • The Longest Most Meaningless Movie in the World

    7

  • ****

    8

  • 24 Hour Psycho

    9

  • The Clock

    10

  • 15 Hours

    11

  • The Journey

    12

  • Crude Oil

    13

  • La flor

    14

  • Out 1

    15

  • How Yukong Moved the Mountains

    16

  • Evolution of a Filipino Family

    17

  • Circus Savage

    18

  • Shoah

    19

  • Paint Drying

    20

  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks

    21

  • Death in the Land of Encantos

    22

  • Heremias: Book One - The Legend of the Lizard Princess

    23

  • Taiga

    24

  • Dead Souls

    25

  • Empire

    26

  • A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery

    27

  • Imitation of Christ

    28

  • Photo-Drama of Creation

    29

  • El protegido de Satán

    30

  • Baa Baa Land

    31

  • O.J. Made in America

    32

  • Mefisto

    33

  • Melancholia

    34

  • Hitler: A Film from Germany

    35

  • Satantango

    36

  • Lamentations: A Monument for the Dead World

    37

  • The Movie Orgy

    38

  • Arshin Takes a Wife

    39

  • The Satin Slipper

    40

  • Star Spangled to Death

    41

  • Bábolna

    42

  • The Best of Youth

    43

  • Les Vampires

    44

  • I paisan

    45

  • Parisette

    46

  • Babel - A Letter to My Friends Left Behind in Belgium

    47

  • The French Revolution

    48

  • Little Dorrit

    49

  • Century of Birthing

    50

  • Florentina Hubaldo, CTE

    51

  • Bevezetés a filmkészítés rejtelmeibe

    52

  • Les misérables

    53

  • The Fight for Moscow

    54

  • Near Death

    55

  • Fragments: Jerusalem

    56

  • Karamay

    57

  • River of Fundament

    58

  • La Commune (Paris, 1871)

    59

  • Peron, a Symphony of Feeling

    60

  • Carlos

    61

  • From What Is Before

    62

  • L'idole des jeunes

    63

  • Вкус хлеба

    64

  • Napoleon

    65

  • Diary

    66

  • Mahatma: Life of Gandhi, 1869-1948

    67

  • Beauty Lives in Freedom

    68

  • Spiritual Voices

    69

  • Nymphomaniac

    70

  • Sleep

    71

  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

    72

  • Vindicta

    73

  • 1900

    74

  • Happy Hour

    75

  • Tsahal

    76

  • The Deluge

    77

  • West Side Avenue

    78

  • Fanny & Alexander

    79

  • Nightmare

    80

  • Legend About Thiel

    81

  • Les Misérables

    82

  • QB VII

    83

  • The Confessions of Winifred Wagner

    84

  • Das Boot

    85