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The Best Movies With Long in the Title

Updated December 4, 2018 789 votes 44 voters 8.0k views

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with long in the name? This list ranks the best movies with long in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with long in the name? This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with long in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with long in the title includes movies like The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Long Good Friday, and The Long Goodbye. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word long in it.
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    The Long Kiss Goodnight

    Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis

    Released1996

    Directed byRenny Harlin

    The Long Kiss Goodnight is a 1996 action film directed and produced by Renny Harlin, written and produced by Shane Black and starring Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson....  more

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    The Long Good Friday

    Pierce Brosnan, Helen Mirren

    Released1980

    Directed byJohn Mackenzie

    The Long Good Friday is a British film starring Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. It was completed in 1979 but, because of release delays, it is generally credited as a 1980 film. It was voted at number...  more
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    The Long Goodbye

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elliott Gould

    Released1973

    Directed byRobert Altman

    The Long Goodbye is a 1973 neo-noir film directed by Robert Altman and based on Raymond Chandler's 1953 novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Leigh Brackett, who cowrote the...  more
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    A Very Long Engagement

    Jodie Foster, Marion Cotillard

    Released2004

    Directed byJean-Pierre Jeunet

    A Very Long Engagement is a 2004 French romantic film, co-written and directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and starring Audrey Tautou. It is a fictional tale about a young woman's desperate search for her...  more

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    Daddy Long Legs

    Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron

    Released1955

    Directed byJean Negulesco

    Daddy Long Legs is a Hollywood musical comedy film set in France, New York City, and the fictional college town of Walston, Massachusetts. The film was directed by Jean Negulesco, and stars Fred...  more

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    Released1976

    Directed byJohn Badham

    The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings is a comedic sports film about a team of enterprising ex-Negro League baseball players in the era of racial segregation. Loosely based upon William...  more

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    The Long Voyage Home

    John Wayne, Barry Fitzgerald

    Released1940

    Directed byJohn Ford

    The Long Voyage Home is a 1940 American drama film directed by John Ford. It features John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Barry Fitzgerald, Wilfrid Lawson, John Qualen, Mildred Natwick, and Ward...  more
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    Long Pigs

    Vik Sahay, Chris Power

    Released2007

    Directed byNathan Hymes, Chris Power

    Long Pigs is a "Mocumentary" horror/comedy about two documentary filmmakers who follow a serial killer who has a taste for cooking with human flesh. Acting and the special effects were provided by...  more
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    The Long Shot

    Julie Benz, Denis O'Hare

    Released2004

    Directed byGeorg Stanford Brown

    The Long Shot, sometimes called The Long Shot: Believe in Courage, is a Hallmark Channel original movie that aired April 18, 2004. It stars Julie Benz and Marsha Mason and centers around a dressage...  more
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    Long John Silver

    Rod Taylor, Robert Newton

    Released1954

    Directed byByron Haskin

    Long John Silver, also known as Long John Silver's Return to Treasure Island, is a 1954 United States film production made in Australia about the eponymous pirate from Treasure Island, starring...  more
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    Daddy Long Legs

    Janet Gaynor, Una Merkel

    Released1931

    Directed byAlfred Santell

    Daddy Long Legs is a film about an orphan who is taken under the wing of a wealthy benefactor. The original story, written in 1912 by Jean Webster, compared the childhood of the wealthy to those in...  more
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    A Love Song for Bobby Long

    Scarlett Johansson, John Travolta

    Released2004

    Directed byShainee Gabel

    A Love Song for Bobby Long is a 2004 American drama film written and directed by Shainee Gabel. The screenplay is based on the novel Off Magazine Street by Ronald Everett Capps....  more

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    Long Gone

    Virginia Madsen, Dermot Mulroney

    Released1987

    Directed byMartin Davidson

    Long Gone is a 1987 baseball film by HBO that is based on Paul Hemphill's 1979 book of the same name. The made-for-television film was directed by Martin Davidson and starred William Petersen,...  more
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    The Long Walk Home

    Whoopi Goldberg, Sissy Spacek

    Released1990

    Directed byRichard Pearce

    The Long Walk Home is a 1990 film starring Sissy Spacek and Whoopi Goldberg, and directed by Richard Pearce. Set in Alabama, it is based on a screenplay about the Montgomery Bus Boycott by John Cork...  more

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    The Long Run

    Armin Mueller-Stahl, Paterson Joseph

    Released2001

    Directed byJean Stewart

    The Long Run is a 2000 film starring Oscar nominee Armin Mueller-Stahl and Nthati Moshesh. It was directed by Jean Stewart and written by Johann Potgieter. The Comrades marathon is an ultra-marathon...  more
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    The Long, Long Trailer

    Lucille Ball, Keenan Wynn

    Released1953

    Directed byVincente Minnelli

    The Long, Long Trailer is a 1954 romantic comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli....  more
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    Long Time Dead

    Marsha Thomason, Lukas Haas

    Released2002

    Directed byMarcus Adams

    This film is a 2002 thriller horror film set in the United Kingdom in which a group of college students experiment with an Ouija board and inadvertently summon a djinn - an Arabic spirit of fire. The...  more
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    Long Weekend

    Briony Behets, John Hargreaves

    Released1978

    Directed byColin Eggleston

    Long Weekend is an Australian horror film shot in 1977 and first shown in 1978. The film was directed by Colin Eggleston and stars John Hargreaves and Briony Behets....  more
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    At Long Last Love

    Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd

    Released1975

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    At Long Last Love is a 1975 American musical romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and stars Burt Reynolds and Cybill Shepherd. The film pays homage to the great...  more

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    Girltrash: All Night Long

    Heather Thomas, Michelle Lombardo

    Released2014

    Directed byAlexandra Kondracke

    Girltrash: All Night Long is a 2014 crime drama film written by Angela Robinson and directed by Alexandra Kondracke....  more
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    Long Day's Journey into Night

    Katharine Hepburn, Jason Robards Jr.

    Released1962

    Directed bySidney Lumet

    Long Day's Journey into Night is a 1962 film adaptation of the Eugene O'Neill play. It was directed by Sidney Lumet and produced by Ely Landau with Joseph E. Levine and Jack J. Dreyfus, Jr. as...  more
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    Long Time Gone

    Eva Longoria, Aly Michalka

    Released2013

    Directed bySarah Siegel-Magness

    Long Time Gone is a 2012 drama film directed by Sarah Siegel-Magness....  more
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    The Long Weekend

    Cobie Smulders, Evangeline Lilly

    Released2006

    Directed byPat Holden

    The Long Weekend is a 2005 Canadian film starring Chris Klein and Brendan Fehr as two brothers, Cooper and Ed Waxman. It also stars Chelan Simmons, Paul Campbell, Chandra West, and Cobie Smulders....  more
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    The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay

    Released1962

    Directed byTony Richardson

    The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner is a 1962 film, based on the short story of the same name. The screenplay, like the short story, was written by Alan Sillitoe. The film was directed by Tony...  more
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    I've Loved You So Long

    Kristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein

    Released2008

    Directed byPhilippe Claudel

    I've Loved You So Long is a 2008 French-language drama film written and directed by Philippe Claudel. It tells the story of a woman struggling to interact with her family and find her place in...  more