List of longest movies in history

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This is a list of the some of the longest movies ever released.

Title Running Time Country Released
The Cure for Insomnia (video) 80 hours USA 1987
The Longest Most Meaningless Movie in the World 48 hours UK 1970
The Burning of the Red Lotus Temple
(Huo shao hong lian si)
37 hours
(or is it 27 (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0165127/trivia)?)
China 19281931
(serial (http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0165127/plotsummary))
Berlin Alexanderplatz 15.5 hours Germany 1931
Shoah 9.5 hours USA 1985
War and Peace 511 minutes (UK) Soviet Union 1968
Empire (Andy Warhol) 480 minutes USA 1964
Satan's Tango (Béla Tarr)
(Sátántangó)
450 minites Hungary 1994
1900
(Novecento)
318 minutes Italy 1976
Fanny and Alexander (director's cut)
(Fanny och Alexander)
312 minutes Sweden 1983

Note: The original version of Erich von Stroheim's Greed (1925 movie) ran 'over 8 hours' in length, however it was only ever shown once at this length. The final (edited against von Stroheim's wishes) release length was approximately 2 hours.

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