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1.
Vincent (1982 Short Film)
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Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother. (6 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
2.
Lifted (2006 Short Film)
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A teenage alien tries to abduct a sleeping human, but with so many switches to do so, it's nearly impossible. (5 mins.)
Director: Gary Rydstrom
 
3.
Boundin' (2003 Short Film)
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A sheep dances proudly in his southwestern landscape, until one day his wool is sheared and he is left naked. He's depressed and shy, until a cheerful jackalope comes along and shows him how to leap proudly and not to be ashamed. (5 mins.)
Stars: Bud Luckey
 
4.
For the Birds (2000 Short Film)
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A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just desserts when a goofy bird drops in. (3 mins.)
Director: Ralph Eggleston
 
5.
One Man Band (2005 Short Film)
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Two buskers engage in a petty feud over a child's donation. (4 mins.)
 
6.
Luxo Jr. (1986 Short Film)
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A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling. (2 mins.)
Director: John Lasseter
 
7.
Red's Dream (1987 Short Film)
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With a sale tag hanging from his seat, propped up in the corner of a bicycle store on a rainy night, Red the unicycle dreams about a better place. (4 mins.)
Director: John Lasseter
 
8.
Tin Toy (1988 Short Film)
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A tin one-man-band toy tries to escape a destructive baby. (5 mins.)
Director: John Lasseter
 
9.
Knick Knack (1989 Short Film)
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A snow globe snowman wants to join the other travel souvenirs in a hot party, but the glass dome that surrounds him gets in his way, despite all his efforts. (4 mins.)
Director: John Lasseter
 
10.
André and Wally B. (1984 Short Film)
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A brainless android wakes up to be taunted by a large bee. (2 mins.)
Director: Alvy Ray Smith
 
11.
Geri's Game (1997 Short Film)
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Geri sets up a chess game to play his greatest opponent - himself. (4 mins.)
Director: Jan Pinkava
 
12.
Mike's New Car (2002 Video)
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Mike's bought a new 6-wheel-drive car, and he can't wait to show it off to Sulley. Only problem is, Mike hasn't exactly mastered the controls yet, and they're pretty complicated. (4 mins.)
 
13.
Jack-Jack Attack (2005 Video)
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The Parrs' baby Jack-Jack is thought to be normal, not having any super-powers like his parents or siblings. But when an outsider is hired to watch him, Jack-Jack shows his true potential. (5 mins.)
Director: Brad Bird
 
14.
Mater and the Ghostlight (2006 Video)
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In this short featuring the characters of the movie Cars, Mater is told the story of a Ghostlight, which causes him to be scared. (7 mins.)
 
15.
No Time for Nuts (2006 Video)
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Scrat comes across a time machine and is transported to various times all in pursuit of his beloved acorn. (7 mins.)
 
16.
Doodlebug (1997 Short Film)
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In a ratty flat, a man is on his hands and knees, holding a shoe by its toe, trying to kill a bug of some sort that so far has managed to evade him... (3 mins.)
Director: Chris Nolan
 
17.
Un Chien Andalou (1929 Short Film)
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Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present seventeen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery. (16 mins.)
Director: Louis Bunuel
 
18.
Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation (2011 Short Film)
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The toys throw Ken and Barbie a Hawaiian vacation in Bonnie's room. (6 mins.)
Director: Gary Rydstrom
 
19.
The Lost Thing (2010 Short Film)
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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. (15 mins.)
 
20.
The Chubbchubbs! (2002 Short Film)
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A janitor at an alien nightclub gets his wish to be a singer. (6 mins.)
Director: Eric Armstrong
 
21.
Guard Dog (2004 Short Film)
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Why do dogs bark at such innocent creatures as pigeons and squirrels... what are they afraid of? This film answers that eternal question. (5 mins.)
Director: Bill Plympton
 
22.
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011 Short Film)
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After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life. (15 mins.)
 
23.
Day & Night (2010 Short Film)
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The personifications of daytime and nighttime learn to get along. (6 mins.)
Director: Teddy Newton
Stars: Wayne Dyer
 
24.
Father and Daughter (2000 Short Film)
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A father says goodbye to his young daughter. In time the daughter grows old, but within her there is always a deep longing for her father. (8 mins.)
 
25.
The Little Matchgirl (2006 Short Film)
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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. (7 mins.)
Director: Roger Allers
 
26.
Balance (1989 Short Film)
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A group of fishermen on a precariously balanced platform fight over a trunk. (7 mins.)
 
27.
Rejected (2000 Short Film)
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A hilarious collection of animated television commercials that were rejected because of their creator's failing grip on sanity. (9 mins.)
Director: Don Hertzfeldt
 
28.
Maestro (2005 Short Film)
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Five minutes before his big performance, the Maestro and his persistent mechanical assistant are getting ready. As the clock ticks, life at the top is not all it seems. (5 mins.)
Director: Géza M. Tóth
 
29.
Destino (2003 Short Film)
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To a song of love lost and rediscovered, a woman sees and undergoes surreal transformations. Her lover's face melts off... (7 mins.)
 
30.
Gone Nutty (2002 Video)
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Scrat is putting one last acorn into a huge and very neatly arranged stash, but it keeps popping up... (5 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saldanha
 
31.
Scrat in Love (2009 Video)
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Scrat's ever-going search for acorns leads him to a girl. However, she has an acorn with her. What will Scrat choose - survival or love? (2 mins.)
 
32.
More (1998 Short Film)
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A worker in a factory learns a lesson about life. When is enough? (6 mins.)
Director: Mark Osborne
 
33.
Lavatory Lovestory (2007 Short Film)
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A single middle aged lady working as receptionist and cleaner in a public lavatory for men spends her... (10 mins.)
 
34.
The House of Small Cubes (2008 Short Film)
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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. (12 mins.)
Director: Kunio Kato
 
35.
Logorama (2009 Short Film)
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Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos. (16 mins.)
 
36.
Harvie Krumpet (2003 Short Film)
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The odd biography of a man who has Tourette's Syndrome, chronic bad luck, menial jobs, nudist tendencies, and a book of "fakts" hung around his neck. (23 mins.)
Director: Adam Elliot
 
37.
The Old Man and the Sea (1999 Short Film)
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An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life. (20 mins.)
 
38.
Mermaid (1997 Short Film)
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An elderly monk, while training the young novice who will succeed him, recalls the mysterious lost love of his past - just as his young successor appears to be encountering her himself. (10 mins.)
 
39.
Neighbours (1952 Short Film)
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A surreal story of two neighbours' destructive feud over a flower. (8 mins.)
Director: Norman McLaren
 
40.
Peter & the Wolf (2006 Short Film)
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An animated retelling set to Prokofiev's suite. Peter is a slight lad, solitary, locked out of the woods by his protective grandfather... (32 mins.)
Director: Suzie Templeton
 
41.
Partly Cloudy (2009 Short Film)
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Babies both human and animal are created up in the stratosphere, by the clouds themselves. One cloud specializes in "dangerous" babies, creating a challenge for his loyal stork that has to deliver them. (6 mins.)
Director: Peter Sohn
 
42.
Presto (2008 Short Film)
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A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats. (5 mins.)
Director: Doug Sweetland
 
43.
Alma (2009 Short Film)
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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. (6 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Blaas
 
44.
Zero (2010 Short Film)
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Born into a world of numbers, an oppressed zero discovers that through determination, courage, and love, nothing can be truly something. (13 mins.)
 
45.
The Dirty Ones (2009 Short Film)
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Two girls, members of a Mennonite community in the USA Deep South, have a first encounter with the outside world, which the short movie lets you view through their innocent, alien eyes. "The dirty ones" may be their term for all outsiders. (11 mins.)
Director: Brent Stewart
 
46.
The Big Shave (1968 Short Film)
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In the process of shaving, a young man cuts himself. A lot. (6 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
47.
Meshes of the Afternoon (1946 Short Film)
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A woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality. Through repetitive images and complete mismatching of the objective view of time and space, her dark inner desires play out on-screen. (14 mins.)
 
48.
La Jetée (1962 Short Film)
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Time travel, still images, a past, present and future and the aftermath of World War III. The tale of a man... (28 mins.)
Director: Chris Marker
 
49.
The Red Balloon (1956 Short Film)
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A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris. (34 mins.)
 
50.
Darkness Light Darkness (1989 Short Film)
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A human body gradually reconstructs itself as its various component parts crowd themselves into a small room and eventually... (6 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
51.
Dimensions of Dialogue (1983 Short Film)
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A three-part depiction of various forms of communication. 'Factual Discussion' depicts three heads (made up of fruit... (12 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
52.
La Luna (2011 Short Film)
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A young boy helps his father and grandfather harvest stars from the moon, while the latter two battle out their different opinions on how to do things. (7 mins.)
Director: Enrico Casarosa
 
53.
Paperman (2012 Short Film)
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After meeting the gal of his dreams on a commuter train, an office worker uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention after spying her again in a skyscraper window. (7 mins.)
Director: John Kahrs
 
54.
Tangled Ever After (2012 Short Film)
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Rapunzel and Flynn Rider have their wedding, but Pascal and Maximus must recover the rings they lose in mid-ceremony. (6 mins.)
 
55.
Rabbits (2002)
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In a nameless city deluged by continuous rain, three rabbits live with a fearful mystery. (50 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
56.
Cashback (2004 Short Film)
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Ben is an art college student in London, whose imagination runs wild as he works the late-night shift at the local supermarket. What do he and his colleagues do to pass the long, endless hours of the night? (18 mins.)
Director: Sean Ellis
 
57.
Simon of the Desert (1965 Short Film)
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Simon, a deeply religious man living in the 4th century, wants to be nearer to God so he climbs a column. The Devil wants him come down to Earth and is trying to seduce him. (43 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
58.
The Killers (1956 Short Film)
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Two men besiege a lunch bar looking for a third man they must kill. (19 mins.)
Director: M. Beiku, A. Gordon
 
59.
Feast (2014 Short Film)
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The love life of a man as told through the meals he gives his adopted dog, Winston. (6 mins.)
Director: Patrick Osborne
 
60.
Whiplash (2013 Short Film)
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A ferocious, bullying music teacher teaches a dedicated student. (18 mins.)
Director: Damien Chazelle
 
61.
Carne (1991 Short Film)
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After he thinks that his mute daughter is attacked, a butcher stabs and beats a man, which changes his whole life in a very short time. (40 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
 
62.
A Trip to the Moon (1902 Short Film)
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A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the Moon. (13 mins.)
 
63.
The Great Train Robbery (1903 Short Film)
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A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels. (11 mins.)
 
64.
The House Is Black (1963 Documentary)
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Set in a leper colony in the north of Iran, The House is Black juxtaposes "ugliness," of which there is much in the world as stated in the opening scenes, with religion and gratitude. (20 mins.)
 
65.
Kung Fury (2015 Short Film)
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In 1985, Kung Fury, the toughest martial artist cop in Miami, goes back in time to kill the worst criminal of all time - kung fuhrer Hitler. (31 mins.)
Director: David Sandberg
 
66.
A Dog's Life (1918 Short Film)
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The Little Tramp and his dog companion struggle to survive in the inner city. (33 mins.)
 
67.
The Goat (1921 Short Film)
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A series of adventures begins when an accident during photographing causes Buster to be mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil badguy. (23 mins.)
 
68.
Piper (2016 Short Film)
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A mother bird tries to teach her little one how to find food by herself. In the process, she encounters a traumatic experience that she must overcome in order to survive. (6 mins.)
Director: Alan Barillaro