Best Short Movies

by nell2day | created - 31 Mar 2019 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

my favorite SHORT MOVIES

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1. Self Service (1974)

10 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

Hungry mosquitos, in search of a meal, find that fruit, flowers and other such fare doesn't satisfy. One enterprising bug hits the jackpot - a human! However, the victim vigorously resists ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Bozzetto

Votes: 112

2. The Pearce Sisters (2007)

9 min | Animation, Short, Horror

An amusingly bleak hearted tale of two weather lashed old spinsters. Lol and Edna Pearce live on a remote and austere strip of coast. They scrape out a miserable existence from the sea. The... See full summary »

Director: Luis Cook | Stars: Len Gray, Dan Williamson

Votes: 257

3. Hunger (1974)

12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Cruel, and utterly effective, Peter Foldes' experimentation with computer animation employs a bold speechless narrative to draw attention to the grave effects of consumerism. Who needs ethics when everything is within arm's reach?

Director: Peter Foldes

Votes: 556

4. The Forest (IV) (2010)

6 min | Animation, Short

Antonia doesn't like her life and daydreams all day long in an imaginary forest, which she doesn't want to leave. Her father will take the right steps to bring her girl to her senses, but when she comes to them, she will shock everybody.

Director: David Scharf | Stars: Neath Champion-Weeks, Stephen Taylor

Votes: 68

5. Mount Head (2002)

Not Rated | 10 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

A sad rakugo of a stingy old man experiencing the unforeseen consequences of eating a few cherries whole, without throwing the pits away.

Director: Koji Yamamura | Stars: Takeharu Kunimoto, Bruno Metzger

Votes: 1,333

6. Anna & Bella (1984)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Two sisters look back on their life together.

Director: Børge Ring | Stars: Tonny Huurdeman, Annemieke Ring, Peter Ring

Votes: 820

7. But Milk Is Important (2012)

11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A man with social phobia gets followed by a naive and clumsy creature...

Directors: Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen, Anna Mantzaris

Votes: 106

8. The Old Lady and the Pigeons (1997)

25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

In seductive central Paris, an undernourished gendarme willing to go to great lengths to feed himself hatches a desperate, yet utterly cunning plan.

Director: Sylvain Chomet | Stars: James Pidgeon, Michoue Sylvain, Andrea Usher-Jones

Votes: 2,488

9. The Man Who Planted Trees (1987)

30 min | Animation, Short, Drama

The story of a shepherd's single handed quest to re-forest a barren valley.

Director: Frédéric Back | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 5,278

10. Get Out (2009)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A doctor unrelentingly tries to convince a phobic guy to come out of his isolation room.

Directors: Charlotte Boisson, Julien Fourvel, Pascal Han-Kwan, Tristan Reinarz, Fanny Roche | Stars: Jacques Briere, Philippe Peythieu

Votes: 308

11. Lavatory Lovestory (2007)

TV-G | 10 min | Animation, Short

In the strangest of places, a lonely public lavatory attendant who dreams of romance will find excitement and perhaps love, when a chivalrous secret admirer keeps leaving flowers in her tip jar. But, what good is an invisible lover?

Director: Konstantin Bronzit

Votes: 1,575

12. The Windmill Farmer (2010)

5 min | Animation, Short, Family

A nurturing farmer in is danger of losing his crop of windmills due to the cyclical forces of nature.

Director: Joaquin Baldwin

Votes: 100

13. Vincent (1982)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Family

Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.

Director: Tim Burton | Star: Vincent Price

Votes: 21,058

14. Destino (2003)

PG | 7 min | Animation, Short

The story of Chronos and his ill-fated love for a mortal woman named Dahlia, as she dances through surreal scenery inspired by Dalí's paintings.

Director: Dominique Monfery | Stars: Jennifer Esposito, Dora Luz

Votes: 3,908

15. Fallin' Floyd (2013)

9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A humoristic turbo drama. Floyd, after being dumped by his girlfriend, suffers from psychological problems manifested as a little demon who disrupts his everyday life. Floyd has to go through great depths before he can continue his life.

Directors: Albert 't Hooft, Paco Vink

Votes: 133

16. The Kinematograph (2009)

TV-G | 13 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A 19th-century inventor is close to perfecting motion pictures but doesn't want to reveal his invention to the public until he can show films with sound and color.

Director: Tomasz Baginski | Stars: Tim Everett, Melanie O'Connell, Maxim Baldry, Ben Bishop

Votes: 588

17. More (1998)

6 min | Sci-Fi, Short, Animation

A worker in a factory learns a lesson about life. When is enough?

Director: Mark Osborne

Votes: 5,376

18. Birthday Boy (2004)

10 min | Animation, Short, Drama

During the Korean War in 1951, little Manuk is playing on the streets of his village and dreaming of life at the front where his father is a soldier. He returns home to find a parcel on the... See full summary »

Director: Sejong Park

Votes: 552

19. Dia de los Muertos (I) (2013)

4 min | Animation, Short, Family

A little girl gets taken to the land of the dead, where she learns the true meaning of the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos

Directors: Ashley Graham, Kate Reynolds, Lindsey St. Pierre | Star: Luisa D'Orey

Votes: 132

20. The Backwater Gospel (2011)

Not Rated | 9 min | Animation, Short, Horror

Backwater is doomed by the regular visits of the undertaker and its dwellers blame a tramp.

Director: Bo Mathorne | Stars: Zebulon Whatley, Lucien Dodge, Phillip Sacramento, Laura Post

Votes: 1,194

21. Estória do Gato e da Lua (1997)

6 min | Short, Animation

A poem. A tale made of silence and complicity. Light and shadows, the charm of the night, the moon as a passion... This is a tale about someone who tried to make the dream come true. This ... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Serrazina | Star: Joaquim de Almeida

Votes: 318

22. Not About Us (2011)

4 min | Animation, Short

A touching entanglement in black and white

Director: Michael Frei

Votes: 31

23. Danny Boy (I) (2010)

10 min | Animation, Short

A young poet falling in love. A city that awaits a drama to unfold. A time of sadness and conformity, a time of decisions. There is light, there is hope, there is poetry behind the dark clouds of our world.

Director: Marek Skrobecki

Votes: 256

24. Reach (I) (2009)

7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A tiny robot is given the gift of life with only one limitation, the length of his power cable.

Director: Luke Randall

Votes: 233

25. The Danish Poet (2006)

15 min | Animation, Short, Romance

A woman ponders over the strange coincidences that made her forefathers and -mothers meet and create the premises for her becoming the person that she is.

Director: Torill Kove | Star: Liv Ullmann

Votes: 2,212

26. Le papillon (II) (2002)

4 min | Animation, Short

A man witnesses a woman being pursued by three ninjas towards a shrine.

Directors: Antoine Antin, Jenny Rakotomamonjy

Votes: 94

27. French Roast (2008)

TV-PG | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

In a fancy Parisian Café, an uptight businessman discovers he forgot to bring his wallet and bides his time by ordering more coffee.

Director: Fabrice Joubert

Votes: 2,603

28. Feast (I) (2014)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The love life of a man as told through the meals he gives his adopted dog, Winston.

Director: Patrick Osborne | Stars: Stephen Apostolina, Kirk Baily, Ben Bledsoe, David Cowgill

Votes: 21,548

29. Eternal Gaze (2003)

15 min | Animation, Short

An exceptionally moving portrayal of the work of sculptor Alberto Giacometti, whose work with wire and clay figures in his Paris studio is shown at two different points in his life: once ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Chen

Votes: 158

30. Bob's Birthday (1994)

12 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

A devoted and happily-married housewife organises a surprise party on the occasion of her husband's birthday, unbeknownst to her that her dentist spouse is experiencing a sudden mid-life crisis at his office.

Directors: David Fine, Alison Snowden | Stars: Andy Hamilton, Alison Snowden, Harry Enfield, Andrew MacLachlan

Votes: 798

31. Method Actor (2011)

5 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

A short film which presents the monologue of a single actor. Through his reminiscences the audience gets an insight into a dark, confused and embittered mind.

Director: Justin Stokes | Star: John Shrapnel

Votes: 82

32. Rabbit and Deer (2012)

Not Rated | 17 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The friendship of Rabbit and Deer is put to the test by Deer's new obsession to find the formula for the 3rd dimension...

Director: Péter Vácz | Stars: Dániel Czupi, Adrienn Mórocz

Votes: 1,107

33. The Ark (2007)

8 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi

An unknown virus has destroyed almost the entire human population. Oblivious to the true nature of the disease, the remaining survivors escape to the sea in great ships.

Director: Grzegorz Jonkajtys

Votes: 854

34. Every Child (1979)

6 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

An abandoned baby is repeatedly left on a series of doorsteps in a well to do community, only to be rejected by each in turn until the infant arrives at the one social group that shows any ... See full summary »

Director: Eugene Fedorenko | Stars: Bernard Carez, Sophie Cowling, Raymond Pollender

Votes: 777

35. Logorama (2009)

R | 16 min | Animation, Short, Action

Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos.

Directors: François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy, Ludovic Houplain | Stars: Bob Stephenson, Sherman Augustus, Aja Evans, Joel Michaely

Votes: 5,532

36. The Employment (2008)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A man prepares and goes to work in a bizarre world, where the meaning of human workforce is taken to another level.

Directors: Santiago Bou Grasso, Patricio Plaza

Votes: 2,993

37. The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello (2005)

26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

Set in a world of iron dirigibles and steam powered computers, this gothic horror mystery tells the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself.

Director: Anthony Lucas | Stars: Joel Edgerton, Helmut Bakaitis, Tommy Dysart, Jude Beaumont

Votes: 2,209

38. The Old Crocodile (2005)

Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short

A very old crocodile is shunned by his family after eating one of them.

Director: Koji Yamamura | Star: Peter Barakan

Votes: 208

39. Kafuka: Inaka isha (2007)

21 min | Animation, Short

Surreal events occur when a hapless country doctor visits an ill boy one cold night.

Director: Koji Yamamura | Stars: Sensaku Shigeyama, Shigeru Shigeyama, Doji Shigeyama, Shime Shigeyama

Votes: 1,011

40. The Cat Piano (2009)

8 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

A city of singing cats is preyed upon by a shadowy figure intent on performing a twisted feline symphony.

Directors: Ari Gibson, Eddie White | Star: Nick Cave

Votes: 958

41. Changing Batteries (2015)

5 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A elderly lady's sun can not visit her at summer so he sends her a help-o bot. She starts to love it with a heartbreaking story.

Director: Casandra N.G.

Votes: 140

42. Papiroflexia (2007)

3 min | Animation, Short

A burly man lives with his cat in a flat on a busy city street. He sits at his table making origami figures. He decides he's had too much of noise and pollution, so he goes outside and ... See full summary »

Director: Joaquin Baldwin

Votes: 204

44. Inside (I) (2002)

8 min | Short

A short film describing the essence of the diagnosis of multiple personality

Director: Trevor Sands | Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Reedy Gibbs, Michael Bailey Smith, Alexandra Brandl

Votes: 1,029

45. Two Sisters (1991)

10 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Two sisters live alone on an island. Viola, whose face is terribly disfigured, writes beautiful novels in her room. Marie is protective and won't let anyone see her sister. Then, a fan of Viola's books swims up on shore.

Director: Caroline Leaf | Stars: Kathleen Fee, Michael Rudder, Jane Woods

Votes: 267

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