what a difference a day makes

films where the majority of the story takes place over the course of a single day/night. recommendations welcomed!

  • The Invitation
  • Bad Times at the El Royale
  • Climax
  • Enter the Void
  • Daylight
  • Fix
  • Everly
  • Burning Bright
  • The Party
  • Fail Safe
  • 25th Hour
  • Anna and the Apocalypse
  • Run
  • Executive Decision
  • West Side Story
  • Hard Rain
  • Assault on Precinct 13
  • Night Is Short, Walk on Girl
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Dazed and Confused
  • What Happened Was...
  • Rope
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Hail, Caesar!
  • Superbad
  • Hard Candy
  • Happy Death Day
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
  • Run Lola Run
  • Bunny Lake Is Missing
  • Wild Strawberries
  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe
  • Knife in the Water
  • My Night at Maud's
  • The Cabin in the Woods
  • Edge of Tomorrow
  • The Fire Within
  • Perfect Strangers
  • Vantage Point
  • PlayTime
  • Saw
  • Clerks
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • The Ref
  • The Warriors
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Identity
  • Airheads
  • In Search of a Midnight Kiss
  • Can't Hardly Wait
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Sixteen Candles
  • The Band's Visit
  • Inside Man
  • A Night for Dying Tigers
  • Hotel Mumbai
  • Dogfight
  • Earthquake
  • Free Fire
  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Falling Down
  • Let It Snow
  • The Daytrippers
  • These Final Hours
  • Duel
  • Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Detroit Rock City
  • American Graffiti
  • Gigantic
  • Ulysses
  • Empire Records
  • Rebel Without a Cause
  • Cheap Thrills
  • Booksmart
  • Cheating in Chains
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • All Monsters Attack
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Little Monsters
  • High Noon
  • Mallrats
  • The Anniversary Party
  • Taste of Cherry
  • Cats
  • The Hangover
  • Secuestro Express
  • Tokyo Godfathers
  • Someone Great
  • Buffalo '66
  • Nostalgia
  • Russian Ark
  • The Hangover Part II
  • The Dead
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • One Fine Day
  • Mikey and Nicky