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Poll: IMDb's Favorite Long Takes

Which of these long take scenes from movies and shows picked by IMDb Editors do you like the most?

Discuss here

[ Link: Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Long Takes ]

Results of 464 votes:

  1. 1.

    George MacKay and Jamie Parker in 1917 (2019)

     
    In 1917, the inspiration for this list, director Sam Mendes and cinematographer Roger Deakins show us the personal reality of World War I by presenting the entire film as one shot. While there were, o…
  2. 2.

    Michael Keaton in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

     
    Birdman was another awards darling styled as a single take. The efforts of director Alejandro G. Iñárritu and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, along with their dedicated cast and crew, allowed audien…
  3. 3.

    Julianne Moore, Pam Ferris, and Clive Owen in Children of Men (2006)

     
    Even though I know exactly what happens in every second of "the car scene" in Children of Men, I tear up and experience high anxiety when I watch it. Knowing that the four-minute scene was a…

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