Settle in for a long time and a good time! You'll want to clear your schedule for these movies on Netflix that each offer you hours worth of enjoyment. Familiar faces, household titles, and high ratings are in-store to ensure that even the biggest film buffs are well entertained. 

What does it take to make this list? An audience score on Rotten Tomatoes of 85% or higher is the first step followed by a running time of two hours or longer.

Many of these dozens of flicks fall in the drama, adventure, action, and thriller categories and follow enticing storylines about crime, romance, and deep investigations. 

Plus, famous stars including Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Al Pacino, and Mark Wahlberg make an appearance in tons of these jaw-dropping films. 

Jackie Brown 

Rating: 85% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 34 minutes 

A flight attendant gets caught smuggling gun money and faces the difficult decision of whether to rat out her dealer or stay quiet and go to prison.

Marriage Story 

Rating: 85% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 16 minutes 

A husband and wife in the acting industry go through an exhausting divorce that pushes both of them to their limits and places their son in the messy middle.

The Matrix

Rating: 85% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 16 minutes

Successful computer hacker Neo leads an underground war after he finds out that his entire reality was constructed using The Matrix system.

The Blind Side

Rating: 85% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 8 minutes 

A homeless African-American boy gets adopted by a white family who gives him the dream life and even helps advance him into the sport of football.

Mudbound

Rating: 85% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes 

After returning home from fighting in World War II, a pair of men face the haunting past of their time in combat while trying to adjust back to normal life working on a farm. 

Coach Carter

Rating: 85% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 16 minutes 

A man who owns a sports store gets offered the opportunity to become a coach of the basketball team he once played for in high school but isn't impressed with the attitudes of his new players.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Rating: 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 38 minutes 

An inquisitive journalist hires a computer hacker to help look for a woman that's been missing for decades but they discover more than they anticipated.

Silver Linings Playbook

Rating: 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 2 minutes 

A man spends eight months in a mental health facility after attacking his ex-wife's lover and once he leaves he's faced with mending their relationship while also forming a new friendship with a troubled woman.

The Irishman 

Rating: 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 3 hours, 29 minutes 

An old man recalls his time working for a mobster in the 50s including the work it took to get to the top of the organized crime pyramid.

The Social Network

Rating: 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours

Based on the real-life story of Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg and the lies, setbacks, and lawsuits it took to get the world's most popular social media site on its feet. 

Moneyball

Rating: 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 13 minutes 

A baseball team general manager has the bright idea to ditch the old school method of selecting players in favour of trying a new computer-generated system to find athletes. 

Patriots Day

Rating: 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 13 minutes 

Based on the true story about the Boston Marathon bombings, a police sergeant, FBI agent, and commissioner join together with investigators, first responders, and survivors to find the suspects and get justice for victims.

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Rating: 87% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 27 minutes 

An IMF team set out to stop a group of terrorists from detonating a bomb in a planned nuclear attack on multiple cities.

Legends of the Fall

Rating: 87 % on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 12 minutes 

Set in the early 1900s where three brothers move to a new home in the countryside with their father but face familial tensions when they all fall in love with the same woman. 

Lone Survivor

Rating: 87% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 1 minute 

A team of Navy SEALs travel to Afghanistan to find the Taliban leader but end up having to fight for their own lives when they become the targets of their enemy. 

Blow

Rating: 87% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 3 minutes 

Based on the true story of George Jung and his involvement with Pablo Escobar as they navigate the drug cartel and cocaine industry in the 70s. 

Palm Trees in the Snow 

Rating: 88% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 43 minutes 

A young Spanish woman finds a piece of a letter from her father following his tragic death and sets out to find answers that bring her all the way to her family's past life in Africa. 

The Big Short

Rating: 88% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes 

Set in the mid-2000s, a group of financial investors discover major flaws in the US housing market that leads them to predict its collapse. 

Inglourious Basterds 

Rating: 88% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 33 minutes 

A group of Jewish soldiers go undercover in hopes of taking down the Nazi government and ending World War II but collide with a theatre owner who has the same plans. 

Midnight Express 

Rating: 89% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours

An American gets caught smuggling drugs into the country of Turkey and is immediately thrown into prison but hashes up an escape plan when his conviction is set for 30 years. 

Catch Me If You Can 

Rating: 89% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 21 minutes 

A well-known and successful con artist scams millions of dollars out of innocent people but his clever deceptions go one step too far when he gets an FBI agent on his tail. 

A Twelve-Year Night 

Rating: 89% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 2 minutes 

Recalling the true story of Pepe Mujica, the future president of Uruguay who spent 12 years tortured in confinement with two other men.

Into the Wild 

Rating: 89% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 28 minutes 

Recently graduated from university, a young man abandons his possessions, money, and life in order to hitchhike to his new home in Alaska and meet some interesting characters along the way.

Kill Bill: Volume 2 

Rating: 89% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 17 minutes 

A pregnant woman nicknamed "The Bridge" sets out for vengeance against her lover, former boss, and all of the other survivors of the deadly assassination squad.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Rating: 89% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 26 minutes 

The second movie in The Hunger Games franchise sees Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark get targetted by the Capitol when residents spark a rebellion following their win. 

Inception

Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 28 minutes 

A brilliant thief targets individuals he wants to steal information from by entering their dreams and gets offered a chance to wipe his criminal history by performing risky activity on a CEO's brain.

Adhadhun 

Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 17 minutes 

A piano player pretending to be blind accidentally witnesses the murder of an actor and gets caught up in a mess when he has to decide whether to admit he saw it. 

Django Unchained

Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes 

Recently freed from slavery, a man sets out to rescue his wife from a plantation owner in Mississippi with the help of a powerful bounty hunter.

Scent of a Woman 

Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 36 minutes 

A student in desperate need of quick cash agrees to babysit a blind man for the weekend but finds that the colonel has other plans for their time together. 

True Romance 

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours

A comic-book nerd and prostitute fall in love and on their way out to escape her pimp, he accidentally grabs a suitcase of cocaine instead of clothes that they decide to sell which gets the mob hot on their heels.

Howl's Moving Castle 

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 2 minutes 

One of the dozens of Studio Ghibli movies recently added to the platform follows the story of a young girl that gets cursed by an evil witch and sets out to find the wizard who can reverse the spell.

The Dark Knight 

Rating: 94% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 32 minutes 

The psychopathic Joker wreaks havoc on the city of Gotham which forces Batman to put his skills to the test in an attempt to save innocent people from the dangerous criminal. 

Icarus

Rating: 94% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 1 minute

Filmmaker Bryan Fogel explores athletes doping in sports in what was meant to be an investigative documentary and ends up uncovering truths that turn it into a geopolitical thriller. 

The Departed 

Rating: 94% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 31 minutes 

An undercover cop and spy are both trying to infiltrate an Irish gang while also trying to out each other and protect their identity.

Se7en 

Rating: 95% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 6 minutes 

A pair of detectives at different stages in their career team up to hunt down a serial killer that's wreaking havoc on innocent people based on the seven deadly sins. 

Forrest Gump

Rating: 95% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 22 minutes 

An Alabama man with incredibly low IQ recounts his own perspective on historical events including the war and presidencies while trying desperately to reconnect with his childhood sweetheart.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Rating: 95% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 58 minutes 

The first film in The Lord of the Rings trilogy follows young hobbit Frodo who discovers the sacred One Ring but sets out to destroy it in order to save humanity from Dark Lord Sauron.

Pulp Fiction

Rating: 96% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 34 minutes 

A series of events intertwine strangers' lives together including a pair of mobsters, a boxer, two criminals, and a notorious gangster and his wife.

The Godfather 

Rating: 98% on Rotten Tomatoes

Running Time: 2 hours, 57 minutes 

The patriarch of a mafia family decides it's time to hand down his throne to his son but that big decision ends up putting the lives of his loved ones at risk. 

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