Power Rankings: Movies Set in One Day

The SAW Power Rankings is our weekly ranking of a certain movie-related topic. Please feel free to comment on our rankings and provide a list of your own in the comments below.

When we started looking at movies set in one day, I knew there were some good ones but I did not realize how many great movies and movies I love that are set in a 24 hour period or less. We have listed numerous ones and there are so many more. I could have easily ranked 10 or 15 of these movies that are favorites of mine. Die Hard, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The Breakfast Club, and Groundhog Day are the usual suspects here but I do love the variety of movies. There are some that had me going, “Oh yea, that is set in one day.” That happen to any of you guys? Give us your ranking of your favorite movies that are set in one day and let us know what you think of our list down in the comments!

Vincent Kane:

  1. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
  2. The Invitation (2015)
  3. Friday (1995)
  4. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
  5. Empire Records (1995)

Marmaduke Karlston:

  1. Halloweentown (1998)
  2. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
  3. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
  4. Run Lola Run (1998)
  5. Groundhog Day (1993)

Sailor Monsoon:

  1. Identity (2003)
  2. Good Time (2017)
  3. Buried (2010)
  4. Cheap Thrills (2013)
  5. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)

Romona Comet:

  1. The Breakfast Club (1985)
  2. Before Sunrise (1995)
  3. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  4. Die Hard (1988)
  5. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

Mitch Roush:

  1. The Breakfast Club (1985)
  2. 25th Hour (2002)
  3. Magnolia (1999)
  4. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  5. Stand by Me (1986)

Jacob Holmes:

  1. Source Code (2011)
  2. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
  3. Happy Death Day (2017)
  4. Groundhog Day (1993)
  5. Die Hard (1988)

Lee McCutcheon:

  1. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  2. Die Hard (1988)
  3. Before Sunrise (1995)
  4. Dr. Strangelove (1964)
  5. 4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days (2007)

Bob Cram Jr.:

  1. Groundhog Day (1993)
  2. Die Hard (1988)
  3. Run Lola Run (1998)
  4. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
  5. Miracle Mile (1988)
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Author: Vincent Kane

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