Best Oscar Winning Live Action Short Film Since 2000

by Dibyayan_Chakravorty | created - 11 Mar 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Which of the Oscar winners for Best Live Action Short Film since 2000 is the best in your opinion?

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1. Quiero ser (I want to be...) (2000)

35 min | Short, Drama

The paths of two orphan brothers drastically change over the years, beginning when they were just boys living on the streets of Mexico City.

Director: Florian Gallenberger | Stars: Emilio Perez, Luis Fernando Peña, Chaco, Mario Zaragoza

Votes: 306

73rd Academy Awards.

2. The Accountant (2001)

TV-14 | 35 min | Comedy, Short

The O'Dell farm is on the rocks. A non-traditional accountant comes with a variety of ways to save the farm.

Director: Ray McKinnon | Stars: Ray McKinnon, Walton Goggins, Eddie King, Gary Richardson

Votes: 879

74th Academy Awards.

3. This Charming Man (2002)

30 min | Comedy, Short

Lars Hansen is in a job training program. He finds a potential job at a print shop, but his paperwork gets mixed up with an El Hassan. He is scheduled for a Danish class, since he's ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Strange-Hansen | Stars: Martin Buch, Camilla Bendix, Farshad Kholghi, Martin Hestbæk

Votes: 615

75th Academy Awards.

4. Two Soldiers (2003)

Not Rated | 40 min | Short, Drama, War

Mississippi, just before Pearl Harbor. Two brothers, Pete, about 19 and Willie, about 10 years younger. They are clearly close friends. The news arrives, and Pete goes to enlist. Willie ... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Schneider | Stars: Jonathan Furr, Ben Allison, Ron Perlman, David Andrews

Votes: 304

76th Academy Awards.

5. Wasp (2003)

26 min | Short, Drama

Zoë is a single mother who lives with her four children in Dartford. She is poor and can't afford to buy food. One day her ex-boyfriend drives by and asks her to go on a date with him. ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Natalie Press, Danny Dyer, Jodie Mitchell, Molly Griffiths

Votes: 2,844

77th Academy Awards.

6. Six Shooter (2004)

Not Rated | 27 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A black and bloody Irish comedy about a sad train journey where an older man, whose wife has died that morning, encounters a strange and possibly psychotic young oddball....

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Rúaidhrí Conroy, David Wilmot, Aisling O'Sullivan

Votes: 10,380

78th Academy Awards.

7. West Bank Story (2005)

21 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

A musical comedy set in the fast-paced, fast-food world of competing falafel stands on the West Bank. David, an Israeli soldier, falls in love with Fatima, a beautiful Palestinian cashier, ... See full summary »

Director: Ari Sandel | Stars: Ben Newmark, Noureen DeWulf, A.J. Tannen, Joey Naber

Votes: 1,542

79th Academy Awards.

8. The Mozart of Pickpockets (2006)

31 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

Richard and Philippe live hand to mouth, backing up a gang of Spanish pickpockets on the streets of Paris, posing as policemen who arrest a gang member while the others rifle the pockets ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Pollet-Villard | Stars: Matteo Razzouki-Safardi, Philippe Pollet-Villard, Richard Morgiève, Samir Guesmi

Votes: 707

80th Academy Awards.

9. Toyland (2007)

TV-PG | 14 min | Short, Drama, War

A German mother lies to her son about where the Nazis are sending their Jewish neighbors.

Director: Jochen Alexander Freydank | Stars: Julia Jäger, Cedric Eich, Tamay Bulut Özvatan, Torsten Michaelis

Votes: 2,339

81st Academy Awards.

10. The New Tenants (2009)

TV-14 | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

A nosy neighbor, a drug dealer and an angry husband make for a move-in day that two men will never forget.

Director: Joachim Back | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kevin Corrigan, Liane Balaban, Jamie Harrold

Votes: 1,371

82nd Academy Awards.

11. God of Love (2010)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

A lovestruck, lounge-singing darts champion finds his prayers are answered -- literally -- when he mysteriously receives a box of love-inducing darts.

Director: Luke Matheny | Stars: Luke Matheny, Marian Brock, Christopher Hirsh, Emily Young

Votes: 1,656

83rd Academy Awards.

12. The Shore (2011)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

The story of Joe and Paddy, whose childhood friendship is shattered by the troubles in Northern Ireland. Twenty five years later they are reunited.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Anthony Brophy, Conleth Hill, Packy Lee, Aidan McAteer

Votes: 961

84th Academy Awards.

13. Curfew (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 19 min | Short, Drama

Having reached the lowest point in his life, a self-destructive man on the brink of demise receives an unexpected call from his estranged sister to look after her young daughter for the night. Could this be the beginning of a new reality?

Director: Shawn Christensen | Stars: Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptacek, Kim Allen, Dana Segal

Votes: 5,878

85th Academy Awards.

14. Helium (II) (2013)

Not Rated | 23 min | Short, Drama, Family

A young boy Alfred is dying, but through the stories about HELIUM - a magical fantasy world, told by the hospital's eccentric janitor Enzo, Alfred regain the joy and happiness of his life, and finds a safe haven away from daily life.

Director: Anders Walter | Stars: Casper Crump, Pelle Falk Krusbæk, Marijana Jankovic

Votes: 2,204

86th Academy Awards.

15. The Phone Call (2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Short, Drama

Heather is a shy lady who works in a helpline call centre. When she receives a phone call from a mystery man, she has no idea that the encounter will change her life forever.

Director: Mat Kirkby | Stars: Sally Hawkins, Jim Broadbent, Edward Hogg, Prunella Scales

Votes: 2,237

87th Academy Awards.

16. Stutterer (2015)

PG | 12 min | Short, Drama

A man whose lush inner thoughts are rendered mute by a crippling stutter feels isolated from the world despite a flourishing online relationship.

Director: Benjamin Cleary | Stars: Matthew Needham, Chloe Pirrie, Eric Richard, Serena Armitage

Votes: 2,394

88th Academy Awards.

17. Mindenki (2016)

25 min | Short, Drama, Music

'Sing' is a childhood drama with a lot of music, set in 1990s Budapest, Hungary. Inspired by a true story, it follows an award winning school choir and the new girl in class who just might uncover the ugly secret behind their fame.

Director: Kristóf Deák | Stars: Zsófia Szamosi, Dorottya Hais, Dorka Gáspárfalvi, Péter Bregyán

Votes: 4,775

89th Academy Awards.

18. The Silent Child (2017)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama

A deaf 6-year-old girl named Libby lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her to use sign language to communicate.

Director: Chris Overton | Stars: Rachel Fielding, Philip York, Rachel Shenton, Maisie Sly

Votes: 1,767

90th Academy Awards.

19. Skin (I) (2018)

R | 21 min | Short, Drama

In a small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10-year-old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.

Director: Guy Nattiv | Stars: Jonathan Tucker, Jackson Robert Scott, Danielle Macdonald, Lonnie Chavis

Votes: 3,330

91st Academy Awards.

20. The Neighbors' Window (2019)

21 min | Short, Drama

It tells the story of a middle aged woman with small children whose life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street.

Director: Marshall Curry | Stars: Maria Dizzia, Greg Keller, Juliana Canfield, Bret Lada

Votes: 2,091

92nd Academy Awards.



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