- Movies. the length or duration, usually expressed in minutes, of a feature film: The running time of the average film is 90–100 minutes.
Origin of running time
First recorded in 1950–55
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Examples from the Web for running time
Despite the reduction in running-time, wrecks multiplied alarmingly.The Iron Ration
George Abel Schreiner