My top 25 short films

by gizmomogwai | created - 03 Oct 2010 | updated - 8 months ago | Public

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1. Harvey (2002)

11 min | Short

6.9
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Director: Peter McDonald | Stars: Lisa Angove, Nicholas Hope

Votes: 114

2. Kitchen Sink (1989)

14 min | Short, Horror

7.4
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A woman finds something quaint in her kitchen sink and feels strangely captivated towards it.

Director: Alison Maclean | Stars: Theresa Healey, Peter Tait, Annagretta Christian

Votes: 832

3. Meeting Che Guevara & the Man from Maybury Hill (2003)

18 min | Sci-Fi, Short

6.8
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When an Irish woman stumbles across plans for a secret Martian invasion, her dream world turns upside down as she searches for the one man who can stop the "War of the Worlds" and bring peace to planet Earth, Che Guevara.

Director: Anthony Byrne | Stars: Vincent Fegan, John Hurt, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Karl Shiels

Votes: 36

4. Other People (2002)

18 min | Short

6.4
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Lisa, a thirteen year old girl, is being sexually abused by her cello teacher. He also takes advantage of a young boy in his apartment building. On the day her beloved pet fish dies, Lisa ... See full summary »

Director: Kieran Galvin | Stars: Brett Partridge, Georgia Potter-Cowie, Marilyn Van Der Volk, Paul Raynor

Votes: 19

5. Strange Invaders (2001)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.6
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Roger and Doris are a childless couple who get more than they bargained for when a strange child appears at their door one day.

Director: Cordell Barker | Stars: Cordell Barker, Jennifer Torrance, Jackson Barker

Votes: 468

6. Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2003)

18 min | Comedy, Horror, Short

6.7
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Teen heavy-metal enthusiast, Todd, seeks dating advice from the Prince of Darkness, unleashing the fury of hell to win the heart of the head cheerleader.

Director: Craig David Wallace | Stars: Stephen Arbuckle, Brian Bannan, John Bregar, Robert Gontier

Votes: 155

7. Freakshow (1999)

7 min | Horror, Short

5.4
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Joey and Sarah are a couple of obnoxious kids who are out trick or treating on Halloween. The rude duo get more than they bargained for when they sneak into a sideshow attraction at a local carnival in order to check out the freaks inside.

Director: Marcus Wagner | Stars: Sean Whalin, Alissa Dean, Eric Frandsen, Alice Cooper

Votes: 77

8. BigLove (2001)

10 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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When Sampson and Delilah pack up for school like dutiful children, Mom and Dad employ their own adolescent diversions to try to keep them at home. A whimsical role-reversal story with enough love to go around.

Director: Leif Tilden | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Mary McCormack, Emma Roberts, Kane Ritchotte

Votes: 159

9. Stalker Guilt Syndrome (2002)

11 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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A new form of urban angst rules this neurotic comedy about an inadvertent battle of wills between the sexes. The action begins on the subway, when Marc determines that the woman across from... See full synopsis »

Director: Jonah Kaplan | Stars: Marc Maron, Micheline Auger, Nora Chassier, Lawrence O'Neil

Votes: 142

10. Black People Hate Me and They Hate My Glasses (2000)

12 min | Short

7.3
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A guy tells a shaggy-dog story to a restaurant crew on a ten-minute break. He takes us back to 1992: he's walking down a New York City street with two women when a Black couple asks for ... See full summary »

Director: Salamo Levin | Stars: Andrew Gurland, Al Thompson, Nicole Alifante, Michael Bentt

Votes: 75

11. The Final Days (2000)

6 min | Short, Comedy

8.3
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A tongue-in-cheek look at President Clinton's final days in office.

Director: Philip Rosenthal | Stars: Bill Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Hillary Clinton, Sam Donaldson

Votes: 444

12. Two Cars, One Night (2004)

12 min | Drama, Romance, Short

7.3
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Sometimes first love is found in the most unlikely of places, like in the carpark outside the Te Kaha pub.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Rangi Ngamoki, Hutini Waikato, Te Ahiwaru Ngamoki-Richards, Riwai Waka

Votes: 1,048

13. Ryan (2004)

TV-PG | 14 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.6
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The movie talks about the life of Ryan Larkin, a gifted Canadian animator of the late '60s and the early '70s.

Director: Chris Landreth | Stars: Ryan Larkin, Chris Landreth, Felicity Fanjoy, Derek Lamb

Votes: 2,475

14. George Lucas in Love (1999)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.6
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1967 film student George Lucas has writer's block trying to finish his "Space Wheat" script, until a beautiful fellow student with a familiar hairstyle teaches him that the best stories are in plain sight.

Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Martin Hynes, Lisa Jakub, Jason Peck, Jeff Wiens

Votes: 3,569

15. Cowboys & Indians (2002)

9 min | Comedy, Short

6.6
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Chaos ensues when a run down club is double booked by a country and western appreciation society and an Asian birthday party.

Director: Stuart Grieve | Stars: Eric Barlow, Paul Blair, Jenny Foulds, Archie Lal

Votes: 7

16. Flying Saucer Rock'n'Roll (1998)

12 min | Short

7.2
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Spoof of a 1950s black and white science fiction B-movie.

Director: Enda Hughes | Stars: Ardal O'Hanlon, Tara Costello, Joe Rooney, Tim Loane

Votes: 52

17. Evelyn: The Cutest Evil Dead Girl (2002)

8 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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A darkly twisted comedy about a lonely dead girl who tries to bring herself back to life in order to make new friends.

Director: Brad Peyton | Stars: Nadia Litz, Maurice Dean Wint, Joshua Close, Heidi Ford

Votes: 325

18. Fait d'hiver (2001)

7 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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On a cold winter evening a young manager gets stuck in traffic on his way home from work. He takes his brand new mobile to call his wife, not knowing that by doing so he is about to cause irreparable damage.

Director: Dirk Beliën | Stars: Tom Van Dyck, Ellen Van Cutsem, Aza Declercq, Kris Swinnen

Votes: 703

19. Trappedinfreedom (2002)

5 min | Short

6.9
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Director: Moh Azima | Stars: Clint McCown, Monica Cortez, Richard Hinojosa, Sam Mercer

Votes: 43

20. The Arsonist's Riddle (2002)

4 min | Short, Animation, Comedy

6.1
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What will happen if matchsticks are living beings?

Director: Ben West

Votes: 43

21. Neighbours (1952)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.9
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A surreal story of two neighbours' destructive feud over a flower.

Director: Norman McLaren | Stars: Grant Munro, Jean Paul Ladouceur

Votes: 2,406

22. Walking (1968)

M | 5 min | Animation, Short

7.0
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A cinematic portrait of people walking in their individual ways.

Director: Ryan Larkin

Votes: 634

23. Bambi Meets Godzilla (1974)

Not Rated | 2 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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Bambi is contentedly nibbling the grass, seemingly unaware of his impending encounter with Godzilla. What will happen when the two finally meet?

Director: Marv Newland

Votes: 5,332

24. Vincent (1982)

G | 6 min | Short, Animation, Family

8.4
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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: 19,256

25. Pink (2003)

9 min | Drama, Short

6.6
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In 1970s South Africa, 10-year-old Lucy's black nanny is killed during a peaceful protest march. The insidious nature of racism is put on full display as the child attempts to convince the ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Gass-Donnelly | Stars: Barnita Domenico-Runnings, Sophie Traub

Votes: 71