Twentieth Century Movies by Duration

Ever had a precise number of minutes to invest in watching a good movie?

A personally-curated list of 100 films released between 1900 to 1999 that are longer than one hour, ordered by their duration in minutes (61 to 160).

Starting with "The Raven" (1922, 61 minutes) and ending with "Amadeus" (1984, 160 minutes).

Honourable mentions:
"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" (1966, 161 minutes)
"Saving Private Ryan" (1998, 169 minutes)
"The Godfather" et al (1972, 175 minutes)
"Schindler's List" (1993, 195 minutes)
"Seven Samurai" (1954, 207 minutes)
"Lawrence of Arabia" (1962, 216 minutes)
"Once Upon a Time in America" (1984, 229 minutes)

Suggestions for swaps in and out welcome.

  • The Raven

    1

  • The Return of Doctor X

    2

  • L'Âge d'Or

    3

  • Freaks

    4

  • The Black Cat

    5

  • A Bucket of Blood

    6

  • The Cameraman

    7

  • The Kid

    8

  • Lonesome

    9

  • Safety Last!

    10

  • The Circus

    11

  • Fantastic Planet

    12

  • Cat People

    13

  • The Scarlet Claw

    14

  • Bride of Frankenstein

    15

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    16

  • Monkey Business

    17

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    18

  • Zelig

    19

  • Rope

    20

  • Toy Story

    21

  • This Is Spinal Tap

    22

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    23

  • Beauty and the Beast

    24

  • Persona

    25

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    26

  • Modern Times

    27

  • Paths of Glory

    28

  • The Lion King

    29

  • The Browning Version

    30

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    31

  • His Girl Friday

    32

  • Trainspotting

    33

  • Nosferatu

    34

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    35

  • 12 Angry Men

    36

  • Out of the Past

    37

  • Fargo

    38

  • Reservoir Dogs

    39

  • The Maltese Falcon

    40

  • Groundhog Day

    41

  • Casablanca

    42

  • The Truman Show

    43

  • A Matter of Life and Death

    44

  • Before Sunrise

    45

  • The Usual Suspects

    46

  • Double Indemnity

    47

  • On the Waterfront

    48

  • Psycho

    49

  • Leon: The Professional

    50

  • Ace in the Hole

    51

  • Rear Window

    52

  • Taxi Driver

    53

  • White Heat

    54

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    55

  • Life Is Beautiful

    56

  • Alien

    57

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    58

  • Citizen Kane

    59

  • Platoon

    60

  • Star Wars

    61

  • American Beauty

    62

  • Cinema Paradiso

    63

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    64

  • The Great Dictator

    65

  • Good Will Hunting

    66

  • Se7en

    67

  • Vertigo

    68

  • To Kill a Mockingbird

    69

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    70

  • Unforgiven

    71

  • Brazil

    72

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    73

  • Princess Mononoke

    74

  • Return of the Jedi

    75

  • A Clockwork Orange

    76

  • Aliens

    77

  • L.A. Confidential

    78

  • Fight Club

    79

  • Le Cercle Rouge

    80

  • Rio Bravo

    81

  • The Shawshank Redemption

    82

  • High and Low

    83

  • Carlito's Way

    84

  • Army of Shadows

    85

  • GoodFellas

    86

  • Paris, Texas

    87

  • Becket

    88

  • Das Boot

    89

  • The Dirty Dozen

    90

  • Papillon

    91

  • West Side Story

    92

  • Apocalypse Now

    93

  • Pulp Fiction

    94

  • Boogie Nights

    95

  • Downfall

    96

  • The Insider

    97

  • Fitzcarraldo

    98

  • Nashville

    99

  • Amadeus

    100