Best shorts to view on IMDbby galenhoward82 | created - 16 Jun 2011 | updated - 01 Jul 2011 | Public
A great number of short films have been uploaded to IMDb over the last several years. These are the best of those that I have seen thus far.
1. Tunnel (1998)
23 min | Fantasy, Short, Horror
Fantastic and surreal voyage through a dark and impressive universe. This short actually captures a world that is in our fears: When the mute hero of the story falls in front of the subway,... See full summary »
4. The Terms (2000)
11 min | Comedy, Short
A father and son live in a caravan in the middle of nowhere. When the son burns down the caravan, his father decides to kill him in a bizarre and convoluted execution pact. Having agreed to... See full summary »
5. Johnny Flynton (2002)
37 min | Drama, Short
Johnny Flynton is good at one thing: boxing. He's not too bright, and there's clearly some issues in his past, but what's worse, when he's boxing, his temper flares up. His wife, Samantha, ... See full summary »
6. Maelstrom (2002)
14 min | Short, Fantasy
At a point between life and death, a Man is judged. But pleasing the judges can lead to even more horrors. Maelstrom is a surreal film where a Man's spirit is severely tested, and where all he can rely on is the eternal will to live.
7. Side Effects (2002)
Unrated | 18 min | Short
When a shy, 20-something guy becomes a human guinea pig in an experimental drug test, he meets the girl of his dreams, but the drug that brings them together may be the very thing that keeps them apart.
8. The End and Back Again (2002)
10 min | Drama, Short
Following an innocent game of strip poker in a derelict hut fourteen-year-old Penny struggles with her encroaching sexuality and the blurring of boundaries between childhood games and adult fantasies.
11. The Select Fit (2004)
4 min | Short
In a world of sound-bytes, two angelic messengers challenge a young man to find lifes true meaning. Will he accept the challenge or will he just sink back into his artificial reality?
12. Heavy Soul (2005)
14 min | Short, Drama
1959. In a world of teenage lust and twisted morals, it is hard to keep one's innocence. With a simple roll of the dice, the child becomes a predator. The saint, a sinner.
13. Return to Sender (I) (2005)
11 min | Short
Gil Dunmeyer isn't your typical high school senior. He drives a Hearse for a living. Saul Burrows isn't your typical corpse. He's alive and breathing. The odd couple team up for their first... See full summary »
14. Sons of the Rodeo (2005)
13 min | Short, Sci-Fi, Western
"Sons of the Rodeo" is a rite-of-passage film about a small-town Texas boy who gains independence from his domineering brother at a futuristic rodeo. Shooter assists his overbearing, older ... See full summary »
16. Twitch (2005)
10 min | Short
Twitch portrays a young girl's conflicted relationship with her disabled mother and her irrational fear that the disability is contagious. Slamdance Grand Jury Prize winner and Student Academy Awards finalist.
17. A Taste of Nate (2006)
4 min | Short
A look at Nate Wiley and his trio, the Crowd Pleasers, performing at Bob and Barbara's Lounge in Philadelphia: Nate on tenor, Cliff Lamar on drums, and Howard Candie on the Hammond B3. Each... See full summary »
18. Onion Underwater (2006)
26 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
Ten minutes into the future a drug is invented called "GOD". This drug allows its user to actually commune with God. There is one drawback however... the user will die. This hasn't stopped thousands of people from taking it.
24. I Fucking Hate You (2008)
9 min | Short, Drama
A raw, compelling glimpse into a young man's charmingly ill-conceived scheme to redeem himself in the eyes of his ex-girlfriend. Ron lures Carol back to his apartment under the pretense ... See full summary »
25. Interpretation (2008)
7 min | Short, Crime, Thriller
A romantic couple's brief encounter with a few philosophical thugs unfolds in an unusual way. After this night, no one will be the same. Everyone will learn something new.
26. The Secret Adventures of the Projectionist (2008)
R | 5 min | Short, Adventure
A cinema projectionist becomes supernaturally entangled in a dangerous liaison with a silver screen femme fatale.
27. Mixtape (II) (2009)
2 min | Short, Musical, Romance
Ben spends his time listening to his Dad's old 70's vinyl and making mixtapes on an old double deck tape recorder. He makes a tape to try and woo the girl next door, Lily, the girl of his dreams.
28. The Last Temptation of Chris (2010)
11 min | Short, Drama, Romance
Chris has found happiness being a marriage guidance therapist. One day, his first girlfriend and her husband walk in looking for his help. Old flames are rekindled. Now Chris has to choose between the job and the married woman.