Modern Times isn't just one of Charlie Chaplin's best movies, and it's not just one of the best movies from the 1930s. It arguably can be considered among the greatest movies of all time full-stop.  

'Modern Times' (1936) - 87 minute

Image from Studio Ghibli of Chu-Totoro, My Neighbor Tortoro Director Hayao Miyazaki's My Neighbor Totoro is a straightforward, endearing, and vibrant family movie that is regarded as one of Studio Ghibli's finest works. The story revolves around the discovery of a fantasy forest full of supernatural animals and magic by two young girls who have lately moved to the country with their father.

'My Neighbor Totoro' (1988) - 86 minute

One of the top Disney movies of recent years and something of a modern classic is Beauty and the Beast. With an ambitious plot filled with fantasy, romance, humour, real conflict, and fantastic, enduring characters, it accomplishes a lot in a short period of time.

'Beauty and the Beast' (1991) - 84 minute 

Ingmar Bergman, a renowned Swedish director, created the original movie Persona. It's the closest he came to directing a psychological thriller rather than a traditional drama because of its plot involving two women whose personalities start to blend as they become close. Like many of his most famous films, it is dark and shot in black and white.

'Persona' (1966) - 83 minute

One of the oldest films found within the IMDb Top 250, The Passion of Joan of Arc is a retelling of the final days of the famed historical figure's life. 

'The Passion of Joan of Arc' (1928) - 82 minute

Even though it is one of their shortest (81 minutes), Pixar's first major motion picture is still among their greatest. Even yet, it's amazing how much character growth, plot, and ingenuity can fit into a movie about sentient toys finding their place in the world.

'Toy Story' (1995) - 81 minute

Modern Times isn't just one of Charlie Chaplin's best movies, and it's not just one of the best movies from the 1930s. It arguably can be considered among the greatest movies of all time full-stop.  

'Modern Times' (1936) - 87 minute

The General is likely Buster Keaton's best film, and he was a legendary silent film icon on par with Charlie Chaplin. One of the earliest action films ever made, it follows a hapless but brave hero as he attempts to flee the Union army with his train and the woman he loves during the American Civil War.

'The General' (1926) - 79 minute

The Kid, one of Charlie Chaplin's earliest features, is merely a feature. It almost qualifies as a short film because the most common cut-offs are 40 or 45 minutes.

'The Kid' (1921) - 53 minute

The shortest movie in the IMDb Top 250 right now is Sherlock, Jr., which clocks in at little under three and a half hours. One of Buster Keaton's most well-known films, it tells the funny, small-scale tale of a man who makes every effort to develop the skills of Sherlock Holmes-style detective.

'Sherlock, Jr.' (1924) - 45 minute