Favourite short film from each year

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1.
“ 7 Days in Hell ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
2.
Lava (2014 Short Film)
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A story that takes place over millions of years and is inspired by the beauty of tropical islands and the allure of ocean volcanoes. (7 mins.)
 
4.
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
 
5.
Born to Be Wild (2011 Documentary)
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This heartwarming film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them-saving endangered species one life at a time. (40 mins.)
Director: David Lickley
 
6.
Fuck Me, Ray Bradbury (2010 Short Film)
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A sexy pop homage to the science fiction author Ray Bradbury. (3 mins.)
Director: Paul Briganti
 
8.
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008 Mini-Series)
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An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder. (42 mins.)
 
9.
The Substitute (2007 Short Film)
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There's something strange about the new substitute teacher in class. (17 mins.)
Director: Andrea Jublin
 
10.
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
“ Snow (Hey Oh)

Everything Will Be Ok
Kiwi!
Laid Off ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
11.
The Children of Leningradsky (2005 Documentary)
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AIDS, drug abuse, police brutality, and other social ills in post-Soviet Russia. (35 mins.)
“ Maybe Next Year ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
12.
This Land (2004 Short Film)
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The cut-out heads of George W. Bush and John Kerry alternate singing verses and choruses of a partisan... (2 mins.)
 
13.
Chernobyl Heart (2003 Documentary)
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This Academy Award-winning documentary takes a look at children born after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster who have been born with a deteriorated heart condition. (39 mins.)
Director: Maryann DeLeo
“ Harvie Krumpet
The Babysitter
Underground ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
14.
CinéMagique (2002 Short Film)
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George is a modern-day traveler literally stuck in movie history, looking for a way out. Ever so soon having fallen in love with Marguerite...
Director: Jerry Rees
 
16.
The 10th Kingdom: The Making of an Epic (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of "The 10th Kingdom", a mini-series about a fairy tale adventure that spills over into our world... (30 mins.)
Director: Bill Elliott
“ Spice Girls: Let Love Lead the Way ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
17.
Spice Girls: Viva Forever (1998 Video)
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A music video for the Spice Girls song 'Viva Forever'. (4 mins.)
Director: Steve Box
 
19.
Spice Girls: 2 Become 1 (1996 Video)
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(4 mins.)
“ Genre
Survival Island
Une robe d'été ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
20.
Anything Can Happen (1995 Documentary)
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An energetic six-year-old boy talks to elderly strangers relaxing in the park. He confronts his childish knowledge of the world with their life-long experience. (39 mins.)
Director: Marcel Lozinski
 
21.
M.A. Numminen Sings Wittgenstein (1994 Short Film)
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M.A. Numminen, accompanied by Pedro Hietanen, sings an excerpt from Ludwig Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus in his inimitable style. (2 mins.)
Director: Claes Olsson
 
22.
Educating Peter (1992 Documentary)
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Peter Gwazdauskas, a child with Down Syndrome, attends a normal school with regular students. The documentary follows Peter and how much he has improved throughout the school year. (30 mins.)
 
23.
Désenchantée (1991 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
“ Losing My Religion
The Sandman ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
24.
Why, Charlie Brown, Why? (1990 TV Movie)
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Linus falls for a new girl who soon must go to the hospital for cancer treatment. (30 mins.)
Director: Sam Jaimes
 
25.
Madonna: Like a Prayer (1989 Video)
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Music video for Madonna's song Like a Prayer. (6 mins.)
Stars: Madonna, Leon
“ Metallica: One ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
26.
Beavers (1988 Documentary)
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A story about several beaver families in their wild surroundings. The interesting process of building... (31 mins.)
Director: Stephen Low
“ Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
27.
A-Ha: Take on Me (1985 Video)
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This classic clip presents the story of a young girl reading a comic book about a heroic guy and his fantastic adventures... (4 mins.)
Director: Steve Barron
 
28.
Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983 Short Film)
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The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece. (26 mins.)
Director: Burny Mattinson
 
29.
The Small One (1978 Short Film)
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A young Judean boy tries to sell his beloved old donkey to someone who would care for him as much as he does. (26 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
 
30.
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977 Short Film)
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An outcast donkey in Roman era Judea with overlong ears finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem. (24 mins.)
 
31.
No One Will Play with Me (1976 Short Film)
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(14 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
32.
Like a Bird on a Wire (1975 TV Movie)
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Staged as a TV show, in a TV studio, set up like Brigitte Mira living room. She recounts her four husbands. Inspired by Leonard Cohen's "Bird on a wire". (44 mins.)
“ Bohemian Rhapsody ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
33.
The Phone Box (1972 Short Film)
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A man gets trapped inside a telephone box and nobody is able to free him. (35 mins.)
Director: Antonio Mercero
“ The Lorax ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
34.
The Crunch Bird (1971 Short Film)
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A woman goes into a pet store seeking a gift for her husband. She decides to get him a bird with a most unusual talent, but her gift brings about an unforeseen result. (2 mins.)
Director: Ted Petok
 
35.
The Bread and Alley (1970 Short Film)
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A child carrying a bread is going home but in the alley on his way to home, there is a frightening dog and he doesn't seem to pass it alone. (10 mins.)
 
36.
Now (1965 Documentary)
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A documentary short about racism in the United States (5 mins.)
Stars: Lena Horne
“ Le poulet ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
37.
Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963 Documentary)
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The home movie footage that caught the assassination of the American President, John F. Kennedy. (1 mins.)
 
38.
The Wall (1962 Documentary)
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A propaganda film describing the evils of the Berlin Wall. (9 mins.)
 
39.
Fish Hooked (1960 Short Film)
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(6 mins.)
Director: Paul J. Smith
 
40.
All the Boys Are Called Patrick (1959 Short Film)
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Two French college girls each meet a boy named Patrick and quickly realize that it is less a coincidence then they think. (21 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
41.
Good Will to Men (1955 Short Film)
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A group of young mice is in the ruins of a church, practicing singing for an upcoming service. After singing an adulterated version of "Hark... (8 mins.)
 
42.
Johnnie Fedora and Alice Bluebonnet (1954 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
Director: Jack Kinney
 
43.
How to Dance (1953 Short Film)
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Goofy learns the basics of ballroom dancing. (6 mins.)
Director: Jack Kinney
“ By the Old Mill Scream
Father's Week-end ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
44.
Lambert the Sheepish Lion (1952 Short Film)
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A delivery stork mistakenly delivers Lambert, a lion cub, to a flock of sheep. The mother won't let the stork take him back... (8 mins.)
Director: Jack Hannah
 
45.
No Smoking (1951 Short Film)
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Goofy (again playing George Geef) is a nicotine addict to the extreme. He smokes while doing income tax... (6 mins.)
Director: Jack Kinney
“ Fathers are People
Nature's Half Acre ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
46.
Lion Around (1950 Short Film)
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Donald's nephews use a mountain lion costume to scare Donald away so they can grab a pie off the windowsill. The deception is exposed, but a short while later, a real mountain lion comes along. (7 mins.)
Director: Jack Hannah
 
47.
Tennis Racquet (1949 Short Film)
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Two Goofys play a tennis match in typical Goofy style. The announcer sometimes has trouble following the action... (7 mins.)
Director: Jack Kinney
 
48.
Old Rockin' Chair Tom (1948 Short Film)
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Mammy Two-Shoes replaces Tom with a younger cat who is a lightning-quick mouser. Tom and Jerry form an alliance in order to get rid of this dangerous newcomer. (8 mins.)
 
49.
Straight Shooters (1947 Short Film)
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Donald runs a shooting gallery. His nephews come by and he offers them a free shot, but when the first one hits all the targets... (6 mins.)
Director: Jack Hannah
“ Bootle Beetle ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
50.
Johnnie Fedora and Alice Bluebonnet (1946 Short Film)
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Two hats fall in love in a department store window, but are separated when each are purchased by different owners.
Director: Jack Kinney
“ Double Dribble
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Wet Paint ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
51.
Hockey Homicide (1945 Short Film)
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Two hockey teams of Goofies play a game that quickly degenerates into a riot. (8 mins.)
Director: Jack Kinney
 
52.
Theresienstadt (1944 Short Film)
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Nazi propaganda film depicting the notorious Theresienstadt concentration camp as a sort of idyllic rest stop, in an attempt to convince world opinion that there was no such thing as Nazi death camps. (28 mins.)
“ Mouse Trouble
Movie Pests
The Private Life of a Cat ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
53.
Education for Death: The Making of the Nazi (1943 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young German boy is indoctrinated into conforming with the Nazi social mindset (10 mins.)
“ I Can Hardly Wait
Spies ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
54.
Little Gravel Voice (1942 Short Film)
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A little burro is beloved by all the cute woodland creatures until he opens his mouth and they hear the horrible braying... (8 mins.)
 
55.
Truant Officer Donald (1941 Short Film)
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Donald catches his nephews swimming on a school day. He thinks he's made an easy catch, but the boys are much more resourceful than that... (8 mins.)
Director: Jack King
“ The Field Mouse
The Night Before Christmas ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
56.
Bedtime for Sniffles (1940 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Christmas eve, and Sniffles is determined to stay awake to see Santa. Not an easy task. (8 mins.)
Director: Charles Jones
“ Donald's Dog Laundry ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
57.
Ugly Duckling (1939 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A newborn cygnet searches for a family that will accept him. (9 mins.)
“ Donald's Cousin Gus
The Standard Parade ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
58.
The Playful Polar Bears (1938 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
59.
Elmer Elephant (1936 Short Film)
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The other children at a birthday party mock Elmer Elephant for his big nose, but it proves useful when he needs to save the birthday girl from a fire in her tree house. (8 mins.)
“ Erbkrank
Mickey's Polo Team
The Blow Out ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
60.
Pluto's Judgement Day (1935 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Pluto chases a kitten through a window and right into Mickey's lap. Mickey scolds him, and goes off to wash the kitten... (7 mins.)
Director: David Hand
“ The Tortoise and the Hare
Three Lazy Mice ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
61.
Camping Out (1934 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
While out camping, Mickey and friends make battle with a horde of angry mosquitoes. (7 mins.)
 
62.
Parade of the Award Nominees (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Academy Award nominees march in a parade grand marshaled by Mickey Mouse. (2 mins.)
“ Mickey's Good Deed
Nursery Scandal ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
63.
The Ugly Duckling (1931 Short Film)
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A black duckling is rejected by its mother, a hen, but manages to prove his worth when a tornado threatens the hen's chicks. (7 mins.)
 
64.
Felix Gets the Can (1925 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Felix the Cat is fishing, but has not caught anything. He goes into a restaurant and tries to steal a fish... (10 mins.)
Director: Otto Messmer
 
65.
A Christmas Accident (1912 Short Film)
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Well-to-do Mr. and Mrs. Gilton live next door to a large family that struggles to make ends meet. Despite their desire to be friendly... (15 mins.)
Director: Harold M. Shaw
 
66.
Edgar Allan Poe (1909 Short Film)
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The story, while not biographical, is founded on incidents in his life, showing his devotion for his sick wife...
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
67.
The Sick Kitten (1903 Short Film)
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A girl gives a spoonful of medicine to a kitten. (1 mins.)
 
68.
The Countryman's First Sight of the Animated Pictures (1901 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A satire on the way that audiences unaccustomed to the cinema didn't know how to react to the moving images on a screen - in this film... (1 mins.)
Director: Robert W. Paul