21 Great Movies Under 100 Minutes to Stream on Netflix Right Now

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Are you in the mood for a movie but not ready to commit to a two-hour storyline? You’ve come to the right place. Keep reading for a list of movies under 100 minutes that are now streaming on Netflix.

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‘Zion’ (2018)

 Length: 12 minutes

This short—but sweet—Sundance film focuses on a young wrestler, Zion Clark, who was born without legs.

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‘The Trader’ (2018)

Length: 23 minutes

A documentary about a man who sells second-hand items. The catch? Potatoes are the only currency. Just let that sink in.

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‘Resurface’ (2017)
Length: 27 minutes

Iraq war veteran Bobby Lane documents how he uses surfing to help his PTSD. (Don’t worry, it’s oddly calming.)

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‘The Gruffalo’ (2009)
Length: 28 minutes

Based on the best-selling children’s book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, this endearing short features the voices of James Corden and Helena Bonham Carter.

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‘Heroin(e)’ (2017)
Length: 39 minutes

You probably remember this documentary, which sheds light on the opioid epidemic in West Virginia, as a nominee from the 2018 Oscars.

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‘Long Shot’ (2017)
Length: 40 minutes

Can Juan Catalan use a popular TV show to prove he’s innocent of murder? Tune in to this documentary to find out.

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‘The White Helmets’ (2016)
Length: 41 minutes

An Oscar-winning documentary about the Syrian War. (Disclaimer: It’s a heavy one.)

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‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ (1993)
Length: 76 minutes

Holiday classics FTW.

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‘The Overnight’ (2015)
Length: 78 minutes 

Adam Scott and Taylor Schilling in a raunchy comedy about a dinner turned sex party. 

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‘Frances Ha’ (2012)
Length: 86 minutes 

Long before Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig starred in this similar coming-of-age film…in black-and-white.

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‘Tangerine’ (2015)
Length: 87 minutes

This guerilla-style movie tells the story of a transgender sex worker, and it’s the perfect balance of comedy and drama.

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‘Win It All’ (2017)
Length: 88 minutes

This indie flick stars Jake Johnson (New Girl) as a compulsive gambler who agrees to watch a duffel bag for a locked-up acquaintance... and then realizes it's full of cash.

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‘Chasing Coral’ (2017)
Length: 89 minutes 

If you love Planet Blue, then we highly recommend this marine-life documentary.

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‘Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection’ (2015)
Length: 89 minutes

A collection of 12 short films, including “Frozen Fever” about Anna’s birthday party gone awry.

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‘Drinking Buddies’ (2013) 
Length: 90 minutes

Two co-workers try (and fail) to ignore their chemistry as they frequent the bar scene. Two words: Anna Kendrick.

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‘A Christmas Prince’ (2017)
Length: 92 minutes 

We highly recommend you watch this Netflix original before the sequel comes out on November 30. 

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‘Sixteen Candles’ (1984)
Length: 92 minutes 

Cue “If You Were Here” by The Thompson Twins.

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‘The Open House’ (2018)
Length: 94 minutes

A jump-scare horror movie starring Dylan Minnette (13 Reasons Why).

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‘The Holiday Calendar’ (2018)
Length: 95 minutes

The story of a struggling photographer who receives a magical Advent calendar from her grandpa. (Because everyone loves a cheesy Christmas movie.)

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‘The Kindergarten Teacher’ (2018)
Length: 97 minutes

Maggie Gyllenhaal plays an optimistic teacher who goes above and beyond for a gifted five-year-old boy.

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‘The Lake House’ (2006)
Length: 98 minutes

A man develops a pen pal relationship with the woman who used to live in his lake house. Keanu Reeves + Sandra Bullock = our kind of Sunday night.


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