Short Films I've Seen

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1. A Matter of Loaf and Death (2008)

30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Wallace and his dog, Gromit, open a bakery and get tied up with a murder mystery. But when Wallace falls in love, Gromit is left to solve the case.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Sally Lindsay, Melissa Collier, Sarah Laborde

Votes: 14,457

2. Hall Monitor (2011)

16 min | Short, Action, Comedy

Hall Monitor, a short film on the dangers of hall safety.

Director: David Ross | Stars: Steven Ilijanich, James Couch, Sidney Sholdice, Clinton Hammond

3. Yes, Virginia (2009 TV Short)

TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Short

An eight-year-old girl living in New York City in 1897 learns about belief and Christmas when her classmates question if Santa is even real.

Director: Pete Circuitt | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Bea Miller, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alfred Molina

Votes: 489

4. Share (I) (2015)

13 min | Short, Drama

A 15-year-old girl returns to school after an explicit video of her goes viral.

Director: Pippa Bianco | Stars: Taissa Farmiga, Keir Gilchrist, Andre Royo, Madisen Beaty

Votes: 168

5. Usetocould (2015)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

After a failed attempt at exercise, a man's lunch break is almost ruined by a mildly profound and harrowing thought.

Director: Drew Maynard | Star: Drew Maynard

6. Father, Son and Holy Moses! (2015)

25 min | Short, Comedy, Family

In order to receive a portion of his father's lofty inheritance, a renounced Hebrew must return to his roots and complete his Bar Mitzvah--all against the wishes of his older brother, the ... See full summary »

Director: William Middleton | Stars: Joshua Childs, Jeremy Childs, Nan Gurley, Lindsey Shope

Votes: 11

7. Contrary to Likeness (2014)

Not Rated | Short, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Contrasting worlds collide when a man lost in the monotony of daily life receives a mysterious gift.

Director: Motke Dapp | Stars: Liz Boliver, Colleen Helm, Jes Mercer, Keri Pagetta

Votes: 23

8. Paternity Leave (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Four years into his first stable relationship, a man finds out that he is pregnant with his partner's baby.

Director: Matt Riddlehoover | Stars: Jacob York, Charlie David, Chris Salvatore, Britten Tillinghast

Votes: 1,576

9. The Open Window (2003)

10 min | Short

In the middle of his crazy day, a man tries to remember if he closed a window at home.

Director: Philippe Barcinski | Stars: Enrique Diaz, Eugenio Puppo

Votes: 122

10. Un Chien Andalou (1929)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present 21 minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil, Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí

Votes: 44,510

11. VeggieTales: Lord of the Beans (2005 Video)

Unrated | 51 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A lesson in using your gifts told in a manner of JRR Tolkien's classic "The Lord of the Rings."

Director: Mike Nawrocki | Stars: Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Lisa Vischer, Joe Spadaford

Votes: 527

12. Larry-Boy and the Rumor Weed (1999 Video)

Unrated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

Any rumors caught your ear lately? Junior Asparagus and Laura Carrot start spreading rumors, which spread over Bumblyburg like a weed - threatening to engulf the whole town. Larry-Boy ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Vischer | Stars: Mike Nawrocki, Phil Vischer, G. Bock, Lisa Vischer

Votes: 606

13. A Horror Story (2017)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

Estranged from his wife, a man attempts to save his marriage at their friend's annual Halloween Party.

Director: Philip Donohue | Stars: Kaitlyn Benetz, Paul Dietz, Will Guerin, Kate Huffman

15. Mr. Johnson's Julius Caesar (2015)

10 min | Short, Drama

A grieving widower finds solace by taking on his wife's directing gig at the local teen theater.

Director: Lesley Powers | Stars: Kristopher Wente, Brenda Bass, Ariel Boyle, Heather Liddington

16. The Counselor (II) (2017)

11 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

At a crisis center in late 1971, a freshly minted counselor on the late shift takes his first call: a suicidal teenager whose parents won't let her come home for Christmas. The call exposes... See full summary »

Director: Guy Bauer | Stars: Taylor Bostwick, Miles Fisher, Megan Skord

Votes: 38

17. Lorne (2016)

15 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

Lorne, a wasteland traveler dealing with the oppressing boundaries of isolation, is confronted by a mysterious stranger, who helps him realize his existential fears.

Director: Jesse Leaman | Star: Guy Pearce

Votes: 89

18. The Saurus (2016)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A man with a robust vocabulary must write a scornful letter to an old friend.

Director: Drew Maynard | Star: Aaron Munoz

Votes: 7

19. The Unconventional Gourmet (2016)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

A Dark Comedy short about a woman stuck in the 50's searching for the perfect ingredients in the ultimate family recipe.

Director: Wendy Keeling | Stars: Wendy Keeling, Wynn Reichert, Manon Guy, Grayson Thorne Kilpatrick

Votes: 33

20. Pregnant Pause (2016)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Pee. Wait. Panic. Steph is in a happy, long-term relationship, but now she might be pregnant she has no idea what she wants.

Director: Alice Seabright | Stars: Alexandra Roach, Sally Phillips, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Jake Davies

Votes: 27

21. Saturn Devours (2017)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Every 27-30 years, the planet Saturn returns to the place in the sky it occupied at the moment of your birth. According to astrologists, the planet (tied to the cruel and bloodthirsty Roman... See full summary »

Director: Johnnie Walker | Stars: Johnnie Walker, Ron Kelly, Rielle Braid, Kat Letwin

22. Bloom (III) (2015)

G | 2 min | Animation, Short

On a dream-like journey through nature, a glimpse of the circle of life and the connectedness of everything is explored from the serenity of a meadow to the unknown depths of space.

Director: Daniel Højlund

23. Totem (I) (2016)

29 min | Short, Adventure, Family

Boy Scout Vincent is sent on a trip with his patrol to earn his totem. Will they manage to return on time for the totemisation?

Directors: Nathan Horemans, Vincent Slock | Stars: Miki Beddeleem, Michel Cardon, Pieterjan De Wachter, Lennert De Witte

Votes: 9

24. Stitched (2016)

4 min | Short, Drama, Horror

A sheltered woman, reeling from the death of her mother, shows her sister how far she will go to be heard.

Director: Heather Taylor | Stars: Jen L. Burry, Deborah Green

25. Ctrl Z (2007)

Short, Comedy

A broken computer keyboard gives the office loner a chance to undo his life's mistakes.

Director: Robert Kirbyson | Stars: Emy Coligado, Tony Hale, Zachary Levi, Javier Ronceros

Votes: 152

26. The Tiffany Problem (2008)

10 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

30 year old Sam has his Trick or Treating plan's foiled when his wife stays home sick for the night.

Directors: Adam Green, Ryan Schifrin | Stars: Joel David Moore, Corri English, Marcus Dunstan, Anil Raman

Votes: 96

27. La tortue (2016)

Short, Drama

Since the death of his parents, 10-year-old Leo has been on his own. His brother Bastien is unable to face his responsibilities. Their lives intersect without ever ending up, until the meeting with Julie will change everything.

Directors: Thomas Blumenthal, Roman Dopouridis | Stars: Bastien Bouillon, Léo Lorléac'h, Antoine Millet, Lou Roy-Lecollinet

28. John Henry (2000)

G | 10 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Disney's retelling of the legend of John Henry, the steel-driving man.

Director: Mark Henn | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Geoffrey Jones, Tim Hodge, Dave Murray

Votes: 1,503

29. Lorenzo (2004)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A gluttonous self-centered cat, Lorenzo, gets punished for his selfishness when his beautiful giant tail develops a personality of its own.

Director: Mike Gabriel

Votes: 1,424

30. The Little Matchgirl (2006)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A poor young girl has a burning desire to find comfort and happiness in her life. Desperate to keep warm, the girl lights the matches she sells, and envisions a very different life for herself in the fiery flames.

Director: Roger Allers

Votes: 4,049

31. Ernie (2016)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

When Ernie's suicide attempt rips a hole in the floor of the apartment above, he begins to form a friendship with the young boy who lives there.

Director: Hadley Hillel | Stars: Gary Gorland, Tony McCahill, Bill Johns, Evelyn DeHais

Votes: 13

32. Early Departure (2017)

15 min | Short, Drama

A group of travelers' fateful encounter while stuck in a bus depot overnight.

Director: Mason W. Dixon | Stars: Jason Burkey, Clay Brocker, Michaele Chappell, Daniel Danca

33. At Ease (2016)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Following an absence of three years, an on-leave Marine returns home to make amends with his ex-girlfriend on her wedding day.

Director: Jacob Kirby | Stars: Adam Cole, Hannah Elizabeth Smith, Brandon Gregory, Elizabeth Ann Miller

Votes: 25

34. Las Cenizas (The Ashes) (2016)

7 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

In the wake of a domestic tragedy, a turbulent pair of siblings travel to Cuba in hopes of finding peace with their estranged father in his home-land.

Director: Jacob Kirby | Stars: Fiona Gorman, Matt Yocum

35. Whiplash (2013)

18 min | Short, Drama, Music

A ferocious, bullying music teacher teaches a dedicated student.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Johnny Simmons, Nate Lang, J.K. Simmons, C.J. Vana

Votes: 3,878

36. Byron Phillips: Found (2009)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Byron Phillips has lost his soul. Literally. After a near death experience, he watches his soul walk away from his body. Byron is left searching, finally finding it in the most peculiar of ... See full summary »

Director: Joel David Moore | Stars: Zachary Levi, Alesha Rucci, Anil Raman, Katy Chase

Votes: 31

37. Thunder Road (2016)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Jimmy Arnaud eulogizes his mother.

Director: Jim Cummings | Stars: Jim Cummings, Kitty Barshay, Francesca I. Biasiolo, Melissa Papel

Votes: 1,169

38. Locked In (II) (2017)

15 min | Short, Drama

Samira and Nazim, asylum seekers who fled after torture find themselves in the UK again detained by the state. They are on the fast track system, soon to be deported. With the clock ticking, the memories of their torture and what awaits on their return torment them. Will they be able to gain asylum in time? What will the cost be to their relationship?

Directors: Pavel Shepan, Nadira Murray | Stars: Levko Esztella, Uriel Emil, Johnny Vivash, Joanna Waters

39. When to End (2015)

7 min | Short, Drama

A sex phone operator finds herself in a surprising and heart wrenching conversation with one of her regulars customers.

Director: Travis Slagle | Stars: Robin Daugherty, Rebecca Lines, Kyler Wilson

Votes: 10

40. The Assassination of Kelly Clarkson (2016)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A dim witted private eye is asked by a husband to follow his husband whom thinks his husband is having him followed. Confusing, isn't it?

Directors: Travis Slagle, Travis Slagle | Stars: Wynn Reichert, Chris Roman, Robin Daugherty, Susannah Devereux

41. Between Rock and a Hard Place (2015)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

A romantic comedy about a young girl struggling in her everyday job as a singing telegram while dreaming of rock and roll stardom.

Directors: Bennett Rodgers, Michael Butts | Stars: Alyssa Meyer, Brandon Davis, Nathan Alongi, Don Day

42. The Purloined Guitar (2016)

35 min | Short, Crime

Songwriting private detective Maxwell Miller gets more than he bargained for when he agrees to recover a client's stolen guitar.

Director: Allan McCall | Stars: Kevin Burnes, Jason Bynum, Steven Prince, Wynn Reichert

43. Libertas

30 min | Short, Drama, Thriller | Completed

A handful of enslaved citizens puts their fate in the hands of an uprising power, where the winner gets to live in a free society, mindgames begins to emerge.

Director: Namo Safideen | Stars: Göran Svensson, Ronja Kruus, Claudio Oyarzo, Sandro Khafor

45. Bones (II) (2017)

Unrated | 19 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

A battered girl must journey through a dark and violent world to discover the truth behind why her boyfriend mysteriously vanished.

Director: Matthew Underwood | Stars: Brianne Angarole, Michelle J. Fine, Clark Harris, Jessejames Locorriere

46. Minh Tâm (2016)

25 min | Short, Drama

At the age of 33, Minh Tâm has given up on love. Devoted to the education of her autistic son, overwhelmed by a domineering mother, she uses men just to escape briefly from daily life. ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Maury | Stars: Leanna Chea, Tawan-François Asselain, Nicolas Giraud, Liên Ton My

47. From San Francisco with Love (2016)

26 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Jeanne, a political science student, meets James, a young african american jazzman who came to take a year off in Paris.

Director: Yohann Kouam | Stars: Constance Rousseau, Ade Oyefeso, Camille Claris, Fabian Wolfrom

Votes: 5

48. Getting Fat in a Healthy Way (2015)

22 min | Short, Comedy, Drama