Short films Worthy of Watchingby hesam_110 | created - 17 Aug 2011 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
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1. Manon sur le bitume (I) (2007)
TV-MA | 15 min | Short, Drama, Romance
A woman gains a new insight of life while she's near death.
2. Powder Keg (2001)
Not Rated | 8 min | Action, Short
January 13, 2001. Times war photographer Harvey Jacobs is wounded while witnessing a massacre at Nuevo Colon by terrorists. In a desperate effort, the United Nations sends a vehicle to get ... See full summary »
3. Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1962)
TV-PG | 28 min | Short, Adventure, Drama
In 1862, during the American Civil War, a Southern civilian is about to be hanged for attempting to sabotage a railway bridge. When the execution takes place from the bridge, the rope breaks and he begins his escape toward home.
4. Kiwi! (2006)
3 min | Animation, Short, Action
The story of a Kiwi who spends his whole life working towards achieving his dream.
Director: Dony Permedi
5. Balance (1989)
7 min | Animation, Short, Drama
A group of fishermen on a precariously balanced platform fight over a trunk.
6. Tango (1981)
8 min | Animation, Short
Subsequent characters appear in a poorly-decorated room, intertwining but never colliding, all possessed by never-ending rituals.
Director: Zbigniew Rybczynski
8. The Critic (1963)
Approved | 4 min | Animation, Comedy, Short
Mel Brooks is an old man watching abstract animations. He doesn't understand them, so he heckles with strange commentary, to the annoyance of those around him.
9. Quest (1996)
12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A being made of sand wakes up in the desert. It finds a bottle near him, but it's empty. The noise of dropping water can be heard not far away. When the being finds the place the ground ... See full summary »
Director: Tyron Montgomery
10. Pas de deux (1968)
G | 13 min | Animation, Short, Musical
Two ballet dancers perform a dance enhanced with surreal multi and after-image effect visuals.
11. Son smeshnogo cheloveka (1992)
20 min | Animation, Short, Drama
Dostoevsky's "The Dream of a Ridiculous Man" tells the story of a desperate man disenchanted with the world and at the verge of committing suicide. But when a little girl comes his way ... See full summary »
Director: Aleksandr Petrov
12. Validation (2007)
16 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
A fable about a parking attendant who gives his customers REAL validation -- dispensing both free parking and free compliments.
13. Sounds from a Town I Love (2001 TV Short)
3 min | Short, Comedy
Woody Allen's short film was his contribution to the Concert for New York City in October 2001. The short film features New Yorkers on the street talking about life in the City That Never Sleeps.
14. The House of Small Cubes (2008)
12 min | Animation, Short, Drama
To save his house from rising flood waters, an old man uses bricks to build it higher, then he relives events from his past while searching for his dropped pipe.
15. The Old Man and the Sea (1999)
20 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.
16. 9 (2005)
11 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
A rag doll fights a monster that has been stealing the souls of his people.
Director: Shane Acker
17. Signs (I) (2008)
12 min | Short, Romance
Where do you find love? Sometimes all you need is a sign.
18. The Confession (IV) (2010)
26 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
Quiet and sincere 9-year-old Sam is worried about making his first confession. His conscience is clear, therefore he cannot hope for any relief from the experience. He and his friend Jacob ... See full summary »
19. Most (2003)
29 min | Short, Drama
A poetic and powerful story of a father forced to choose between love and duty.
20. Vincent (1982)
G | 6 min | Short, Animation, Family
Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.
21. True (2004)
10 min | Short, Romance
The phone rings, startling Tomas, who is seated in front of the computer. He feels for the telephone receiver. Tomas is blind. His girlfriend, Francine, tells him that it's all over and ... See full summary »
22. Logorama (2009)
R | 16 min | Animation, Short, Action
Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos.
23. The Lost Thing (2010)
Not Rated | 15 min | Animation, Short, Drama
A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to.
24. 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 »
TV-G | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
All alone in her room, a solitary elderly widow lying on her deathbed yearns to reunite with her beloved late husband, nevertheless, the road to the afterlife can be long, while on the other hand, today's modern medicine works miracles.
26. 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.
27. Wish 143 (2009)
24 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Tells the story of a young man desperate to come of age before time runs out.
28. Spielzeugland (2007)
TV-PG | 14 min | Short, Drama, War
A German mother lies to her son about where the Nazis are sending their Jewish neighbors.
29. The Big Shave (1967)
Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Drama, Horror
In the process of shaving, a young man cuts himself. A lot.
30. Plastic Bag (2009)
18 min | Short, Drama
A plastic bag, thrown out in the trash, attempts to find his way back to his owner and along the way discovers the world.
31. Music for One Apartment and Six Drummers (2001)
10 min | Short, Comedy, Music
A gang in a Volvo have staked out a flat; when its occupants leave to walk their dog, the six break into the place. One keeps his eyes on a stopwatch: they have only ten minutes before the ... See full summary »
9 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
A writer named Algernon (but called Harry by his friends) buys a picture of a boat on a lake, and his obsession with it renders normal life impossible. He attempts to function again by ... See full summary »
33. Un Chien Andalou (1929)
Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror
34. The Lunch Date (1989)
12 min | Short, Drama
A woman misses her train and buys lunch in a café. When she returns to her table, a man is eating her salad.
35. Katedra (2002)
7 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi
A space fantasy about an explorer who pays a visit to an unusual cathedral built with organic materials.
36. Fallen Art (2004)
6 min | Comedy, Animation, Short
A volunteer soldier plummets to his death. A photograph is taken and sent by courier to a huge man, who adds it to his macabre collection.
37. Strangers (I) (2003)
7 min | Short, Drama
A short story of two strangers meeting in a train journey, not knowing that something stranger is coming their way.
38. Copy Shop (2001)
12 min | Drama, Short, Comedy
Unknowingly, a copy shop employee sets off a bizarre series of events with utterly unforeseen consequences.
39. My Heart Laid Bare (2008)
7 min | Short
Inspired to Boccaccio's Decameron, the story takes place in the Roman suburbs between the Port of Fiumicino and Ostia: it is about the end of love.
40. The Last 3 Minutes (2010)
5 min | Short, Drama
The last 3 minutes of William Turner's life and his beloved crystal.
41. Das Rad (2003)
8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Apparently, rocks are having conversations all around us, but they talk very, very slowly...
42. Security (I) (2006)
13 min | Short
43. A légy (1980)
3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A fine day in the life of a fly presented completely from the fly's point of view. A fine day until something dreary happens, that is.
Director: Ferenc Rófusz
44. El empleo (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.
Director: Santiago Bou Grasso
45. Ghosts Before Breakfast (1928)
6 min | Short
Hans Richter, noted for his abstract shorts, has everyday objects rebelling against their daily routine.
46. Black Rider (1993)
12 min | Short, Comedy
A young black man is verbally harassed by an older woman on a streetcar, while the other passengers remain silent. He finally exacts his revenge.
47. Still Life (III) (2005)
9 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi
A pill-popping, over-caffeinated driver accidentally hits something. Panic-stricken, he searches for help in a strange and desolate town that offers very little in the form of human kindness.
48. Offside (II) (2006)
7 min | Short, Drama, War
One fence, four fans, and the game of their lives. This is a story about 4 men and a radio.
49. J'attendrai le suivant... (2002)
4 min | Comedy, Short, Romance
A man falls in love while in a subway station.
50. High Maintenance (I) (2006)
9 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
In the near-future, a woman whose robotic husband fails to meet her standards returns and upgrades him for a better version with standards that she now fails to meet.
51. Korova (1989)
10 min | Animation, Short, Drama
In the Russian countryside, a family lives next to a railroad track. A boy remembers when he and his parents had a cow, living off its milk and using it as a beast of burden. The cow has a ... See full summary »
52. World Builder (2007)
9 min | Short, Romance, Sci-Fi
A strange man builds a holographic world for the woman he loves.
53. Tanghi argentini (2006)
14 min | Short, Comedy
An office clerk with a hankering to tango enlists the support of a workplace colleague as he prepares for a date. It's Christmas time and the concept of giving assumes fairy tale proportions in this beguiling modern story.
54. Lille mand (2006)
13 min | Short
55. The Bloody Olive (1997)
12 min | Crime, Short, Comedy
Mylene and Werner are going to make their flat up for Christmas. Then Sam comes with a bottle of Veuve Cliqot. Sam tells Werner that he knows Werner has stolen money at work. Werner murders... See full summary »
56. Delivery (2005)
9 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi
An old man lives a lonely life under the dark shadows of industrial smog. One day he receives a mysterious package which gives him the ability to change his environment.
Director: Till Nowak
57. I Want to Be a Pilot (2006)
10 min | Short
Omondi lives in the biggest slum in East Africa. Everyday he sees airplanes fly over him. He dreams of becoming an airline pilot and flying far away.
58. Mona Lisa Descending a Staircase (1992)
7 min | Animation, Short
Two-dimensional clay animations melding and merging the work of 35 famous artists.
59. Ernst & lyset (1996)
Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Comedy
The businessman Ernst has just landed in the airport and is on his way home to his wife. Its raining heavy outside and therefore he takes a hitchhiker with him. They start a conversation ... See full summary »
60. Post-It Love (2009)
3 min | Short, Romance
Girl meets boy in quirky office romance. Two like minded souls, too shy to approach each other, find a new way to show their love for each other.
61. L'ultimo pistolero (2002)
8 min | Short, Western
A man roves the vastity of a deserted industrial plant ready to grasp his gun. Hat, boots, belt, the last pistolero is going to face the hardest of challenges...
62. 120 Seconds to Get Elected (2006)
2 min | Short
A politician has just a couple of minutes to convince people to vote for him, and tries to seduce his audience with promises he thinks they want to hear.
63. Omnibus (1992)
8 min | Comedy, Short
A commuter suddenly realizes he's mistakenly boarded the express train and desperately tries to get off between stations.
64. Spider (2007)
R | 9 min | Short, Action, Drama
A young man tries to make things right again in his relationship after he and his girlfriend get in a fight.
65. I Am (Not) Van Gogh (2005)
4 min | Short
In glorious stop motion pixilation an artist (David Russo) applies for a grant to make the film that we are watching. It unfolds as he describes it. The grant committee is not impressed.
66. The Old Negro Space Program (2004)
10 min | Short, Comedy
The suppressed history of America's Black space program, in mockumentary form broadly satirizing Ken Burns and histories of the Negro Baseball Leagues.
67. Sign Language (II) (2010)
5 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Meet Ben - he holds a sign for a living, and he loves his job more than almost anything. But today is his last day.
68. Des majorettes dans l'espace (1997)
6 min | Short
Dimitri, a Soviet cosmonaut of Soyouz 27 likes majorettes. Catherine and Laurent like making love. Jean-Paul II loves airports. Vincent loves boys.
69. Playing Hard to Get (2001 Video)
5 min | Short
Musicians in a jazz quartet dispute the attention of a beautiful lady in a bar, playing their instruments to the limit.
70. Maybe Tomorrow (II) (2008)
13 min | Short
71. Keith Reynolds Can't Make It Tonight (2008)
7 min | Animation, Short
Keith Reynolds leaves his hat in his car. This isn't the only mistake he makes today.
72. Hamsafare khamoosh (2004)
15 min | Short, Drama
73. One Week (1920)
TV-G | 25 min | Short, Comedy
A newly wedded couple attempts to build a house with a prefabricated kit, unaware that a rival sabotaged the kit's component numbering.
74. Beat the Devil (2002)
Not Rated | 9 min | Action, Short, Adventure
Decades ago, the legendary James Brown sold his soul to the devil for fame and fortune. Now he wishes to renegotiate. Hired to take Mr. Brown to a rendezvous with the devil (Gary Oldman), ... See full summary »
75. Ticker (2002)
Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Action, Adventure
The Driver finds himself in a dangerous, yet highly political situation; this time being pursued by a helicopter gunship while carrying a passenger with a suitcase, the contents of which will decide the fate of a nation.
76. Countdown (1995)
9 min | Short
77. Darkness Light Darkness (1989)
6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A human body gradually reconstructs itself as its various component parts crowd themselves into a small room and eventually, after much experimentation, sort out which part goes where.
Director: Jan Svankmajer
78. Election Night (1998)
Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Comedy
On his way to the polls, an idealist, yet absent-minded voter has to endure continuous waves of racist cab drivers and their offensive remarks.
79. Alive in Joburg (2005)
6 min | Short, Sci-Fi
An eerie tale of a close encounter of the third kind in Johannesburg.
80. Miracle Fish (2009)
TV-PG | 17 min | Short, Drama
8-year-old Joe has a birthday he will never forget. After friends bully him, he sneaks off to the infirmary, wishing everyone in the world would go away. He wakes up to find his dream may have become a reality.
10 min | Short, Comedy, Horror
The epic story of one man's encounter with what could be the most relentless murderer of all time.
82. 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.
83. The Follow (2001)
Not Rated | 8 min | Action, Short, Mystery
The Driver is now spying on a celebrity's wife suspected of adultery.
84. Hostage (2002)
Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Action, Adventure
The driver races to locate a kidnapped victim locked in the trunk of an abandoned car somewhere on the water's edge. Linked to her only by cell phone, the driver narrows in on her location in a desperate race against time and tide.
85. A Close Shave (1995)
Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Wallace falls for Wendolene, a wool shop owner, while Gromit is framed for the sheep rustling.
86. Lady Blue Shanghai (2010)
16 min | Short, Drama, Mystery
A nameless woman (Marion Cotillard) enters her Shanghai hotel room to find a vintage record playing and a blue Dior purse that seems to come from nowhere. The security guards that search ... See full summary »
87. 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.
89. Spin (2005)
8 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy
A mysterious DJ is sent to a city block to mend a series of chain reactions that occur in our everyday lives.
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.
91. Ambush (2001)
Not Rated | 6 min | Action, Short
A mysterious BMW driver must protect an eccentric old foreigner from criminals.
92. Terry Tate, Office Linebacker (2002)
Unrated | 5 min | Comedy, Short
Retired NFL Linebacker, "Terrible" Terry Tate enforces the office rules at the Felcher and Sons' headquarters the only way he knows how: with bone-crushing tackles and hard-core trash-talk.... See full summary »
93. There's Only One Sun (2007)
9 min | Short, Drama, Romance
A woman is haunted by memories of a dangerous mission she undertook while working as a secret agent.
94. Panic Attack! (2009)
5 min | Short, Sci-Fi
Giant robots invade Montevideo.
95. The Black Hole (2008)
3 min | Short, Comedy, Crime
A sleep-deprived office worker photocopies a "Black Hole" late one night. Suddenly, the possibilities seem endless. Will greed get the better of him?
96. Meska sprawa (2001)
26 min | Drama, Short
13-year-old Bartek tries desperately to hide the fact that his father beats him. Lonely and with no support from his mother or his school, tyrannised by his soccer coach, the boy finds his only friend in an old dying stray dog.
97. Alma (I) (2009)
6 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
Alma, a little girl, skips through the snow-covered streets of a small town. Her attention is caught by a strange doll in an antique toy shop window. Fascinated, Alma decides to enter.
Director: Rodrigo Blaas
98. Mylène Farmer: California (1996 Video)
5 min | Short, Drama, Music
Farmer appears in the movie in two images: as a woman of high society, and as a street prostitute. The partner of the singer in the video was an American TV actor Giancarlo Esposito, who ... See full summary »
99. Fait d'hiver (2001)
7 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
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.