The longest film ever made according to Yahoo.com is The Burning of the Red Lotus Temple, which clocks in at 27 hours long. The film was never shown in its entirety due to its length. Instead it was split into 18 features that were shown from 1928 through 1931. Even though the film was split, it was produced as one major film as a whole. I wonder if anyone here at Spill can sit here in a cinema for 27 hours watching a film that's in black and white. Some consider The Cure For Insomnia to be the longest film ever produced with a running time of 87 hours, but the film has no plot. With no plot/charecters it really isn't considered a film. It consists of a man reading a poem throughout the movie with occasional clips of pornography and heavy metal.