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Poll: Movies That Took Forever to Make

A single movie can absorb years of people’s lives to make. Sometimes the result would seem worth it but, often it would not. Luckily for you, the longest of these movies would only involve less than 4 hours of your time.

The making time of which one of these films is most surprising to you?

[Note: List contains only those films which took at least 5 years to be made.]

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    Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

    37 Years
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    Schindler's List (1993)

    30 Years
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    A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

    30 Years
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    The Thief and the Cobbler (1993)

    28 Years
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    Lowlands (1954)

    21 Years
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    Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

    17 Years
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    The Manson Family (1997)

    15 Years
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    Pakeezah (1972)

    14 Years
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    Blood Tea and Red String (2006)

    13 Years
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    Boyhood (2014)

    12 Years
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    Roar (1981)

    11 Years
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    Avatar (2009)

    10 Years
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    Escape from L.A. (1996)

    10 Years
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    The Simpsons Movie (2007)

    9 Years
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    Cronos (1993)

    8 Years
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    Vegas in Space (1991)

    8 Years
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    Sleeping Beauty (1959)

    8 Years
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    8 Years
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    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

    7 Years
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    Eraserhead (1977)

    5 Years
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    Silence (2016)

    28 Years

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