Best Slow Paced Movies

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There's a huge number of action movie fans .All the action movies usually become famous quickly .But not always only action and fast paced movies are good .There have been many great movies which are slow paced .

Slow paced doesn't mean that movies have to be long .Like 3 or 4 hours .Even a movie of 1 hour and 30 minutes can also be slow paced .Slow paced means the whole movie is running slowly .The story is progressing slowly.

And slow paced movies aren't boring.Though some don't like slow paced movies .But I have been a huge fan of good slow paced movies .And these movies prove that slow paced movies aren't bad or boring.

Note:Some may disagree with me that some movies here aren't slow .But all these movies seem to be slow paced to me .So feel free to say anything.Correct me if I am wrong somewhere.Cross out the movies on dishonorable mention if you don't like them.

And also add your favorite slow paced movies .

The Top Ten

1 2001: A Space Odyssey

Good choice for #1 - Strobo

2 The Godfather

The acting of Marlon Brando was also slow paced. - zxm

3 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
4 Into the Wild

This movie is slow paced - zxm

5 Zodiac
6 12 Angry Men
7 There Will Be Blood
8 The Shawshank Redemption
9 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

What could you expect more when the beginning of the movie took almost 10 minutes to finish a person's meal. - zxm

10 The Bridge on the River Kwai

Much more than a military/war movie; a good look at 3 strong personalities. - Billyv

The Contenders

11 Solaris
12 Once Upon a Time in the West
13 The Hateful Eight
14 Barry Lyndon
15 The Straight Story
16 A Beautiful Mind
17 Blow-Up
18 Baraka
19 Pierrot le Fou
20 Koyaanisqatsi
21 127 Hours
22 Nebraska

Forgot about this movie. this movie is very slow paced. and it's a good movie - zxm

23 Boyhood

Its quite a slow movie. - zxm

24 Take Shelter

Saw it this year. this movie is quite slow - zxm

25 The Machinist

This movie is also slow. - zxm

26 Stalker

It's a very very very slow paced movie. I almost went to sleep when I was watching this movie. - zxm

27 Escape from Alcatraz

Its about a prisoner. he tries his best to escape from the prison. and yes its slow. but it isn't boring - zxm

28 Unforgiven

Another slow paced movie. as I remember it was about to chase some criminals. the scenes were very slow - zxm

29 True Grit

Not very slow. that's why I didn't want to add it higher. - zxm

30 Nightcrawler

Half slow, half fast. - zxm

31 Prisoners

This is also slow. the movie gets into deeper till the true criminal shows up. - zxm

32 Donnie Darko

One of the most complicated movies. I it deserves to be here - zxm

33 Serpico

The story progression of this movie is quite slow. even though the scenes weren't very slow. - zxm

34 Cast Away

The island life part of Tom Hanks were quite slow. - zxm

35 Manchester by the Sea

I believe this movie is quite slow paced. But its very good. - zxm

36 Blade Runner 2049
37 Leaving Las Vegas
38 Last Exit to Brooklyn
39 Marvel's The Avengers
40 Taxi Driver
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