Short Films That Have Been Remade As Features

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1.
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
“ Remade as Twelve Monkeys ” - Erik
 
2.
Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967 Short Film)
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While monitored and pursued, a man races to escape through a futuristic labyrinth. (15 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ Remade as THX 1138 ” - Erik
 
3.
Within the Woods (1978 Short Film)
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A group of friends spend a weekend at a remote cabin, and one of them accidentally desecrates an Indian burial ground... (31 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Remade as The Evil Dead ” - Erik
 
4.
Diversion (1980)
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Gary is a happily married man, devoted to his wife, their kid and the family dog. A weekend without... (50 mins.)
Director: James Dearden
“ Remade as Fatal Attraction ” - Erik
 
5.
Stryker's War (1980 Video)
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A wounded Vietnam Vet and his pal's save a small town from a crazed cult leader and his maniac killer gang. (45 mins.)
Director: Josh Becker
“ Remade as Stryker's War ” - Erik
 
6.
Frankenweenie (1984 Short Film)
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A young boy sets out to revive his dead pet using the monstrous power of science. (29 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Remade as Frankenweenie ” - Erik
 
7.
Futsû saizu no kaijin (1986 Short Film)
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A man gradually transforms into a robotic, metal-encrusted monster. (18 mins.)
“ Remade as Tetsuo ” - Erik
 
8.
The Dirk Diggler Story (1988 Short Film)
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The rise and fall of Dirk Diggler. (32 mins.)
Director: Paul Anderson
“ Remade as Boogie Nights ” - Erik
 
9.
12:01 PM (1990 Short Film)
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A man is stuck living his life in the same 59 minute time frame. He tries various methods of finding out why, eventually consulting a physicist. (25 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Heap
“ Remade as 12:01 ” - Erik
 
10.
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School (1990 Short Film)
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Worse than having your glove stolen, worse than Chinese water torture, even worse than the earth spinning off its axis and careening into Mars... (34 mins.)
Director: Randall Miller
 
11.
Office Space (1991 Short Film)
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Poor Milton can't get any respect. He works at an evil corporation called Initech and his "office" has been shoved into the basement... (2 mins.)
Director: Mike Judge
Stars: Mike Judge
“ Remade as Office Space ” - Erik
 
12.
Joe's Apt. (1992 Short Film)
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Joe's apartment is infested with a peculiar kind of pest. Things do not go well when he brings home a hot date. (2 mins.)
Director: John Payson
“ Remade as Joe's Apartment ” - Erik
 
13.
Flirt (1993 Short Film)
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(23 mins.)
Director: Hal Hartley
“ Remade as Flirt ” - Erik
 
14.
Bottle Rocket (1994 Short Film)
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Dysfunctional friends Dignan and Anthony plan and execute a robbery with their pot-growing friend, Bob. (13 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ Remade as Bottle Rocket ” - Erik
 
15.
Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade (1994 Short Film)
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Twenty-five years after commiting a double murder, Karl Childers is going to be released from an institution for the criminally insane... (25 mins.)
“ Remade as Sling Blade ” - Erik
 
16.
Catalina (1994 Short Film)
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Short film depicting a gay man's crush on a straight man. (5 mins.)
Director: Tommy O'Haver
“ Remade as Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss ” - Erik
 
17.
Boys Don't Cry (1995 Short Film)
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The original short film that inspired the 1999 version of Boys Don't Cry.
Director: Kimberly Peirce
“ Remade as Boys Don't Cry ” - Erik
 
18.
If it Don't Fit, Use a Bigger Hammer (1997 Short Film)
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An illegal Polish worker on a building site falls from the scaffolding in the Ruhr region. Everyone... (15 mins.)
“ Remade as Was nicht passt, wird passend gemacht ” - Erik
 
19.
Snake Feed (1997 Short Film)
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Snake Feed is a glimpse into the lives of Irene and Rick, two people struggling with life-long addiction and marginal employment... (23 mins.)
Director: Debra Granik
“ Remade as Down to the Bone ” - Erik
 
20.
A Day Without a Mexican (1998 Short Film)
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News reports, with dramatizations within the faux documentary footage, explain that people across California... (28 mins.)
Director: Sergio Arau
“ Remade as A Day Without a Mexican ” - Erik
 
21.
Larger Than Life (1998 Short Film)
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A young woman battles against a series of giant spiders, spawned by toxic waste, in her new suburban home. (13 mins.)
Director: Ellory Elkayem
“ Remade as Eight Legged Freaks ” - Erik
 
22.
Hank and Mike (2000 Short Film)
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Two foul-mouthed chain-smoking Easter Bunnies get drunk at a strip joint when they are fired from "Easter Inc." (15 mins.)
Director: Matthiew Klinck
“ Remade as Hank and Mike ” - Erik
 
23.
Roslyn (2001 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
Director: Will Canon
“ Remade as Brotherhood ” - Erik
 
24.
Ellie Parker (2001 Short Film)
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A comic portrait of a young woman's struggle with contemporary life in Los Angeles, as she juggles an acting career, friends and lovers. (16 mins.)
Director: Scott Coffey
“ Remade as Ellie Parker ” - Erik
 
25.
Peluca (2003 Short Film)
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A day in the life of Seth, super nerd extraordinaire; rocking the megalopolis of Preston, Idaho, and soon the world, with his illegal ninja moves and his sweet fanny pack. GOSH!! (9 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
“ Remade as Napoleon Dynamite ” - Erik
 
26.
Saw (2003 Short Film)
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David, an orderly at a hospital, tells his horrific story of being kidnapped and forced to play a vile game of survival. (9 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ Remade as Saw ” - Erik
 
27.
Rare Exports Inc. (2003 Short Film)
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An elite trio of expert hunters venture into the woods to track and capture an especially rare and dangerous prey for the Christmas season. (8 mins.)
“ Remade as Rare Exports ” - Erik
 
28.
D.E.B.S. (2003 Short Film)
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A quartet of girls from a prep high school are recruited by a secret paramilitary academy to conduct cloak-and-dagger missions. (11 mins.)
Director: Angela Robinson
“ Remade as D.E.B.S. ” - Erik
 
29.
Fairies (2003 Short Film)
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Screened in over 75 international film festivals (including the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival), "Fairies" is a musical fantasy come true... (20 mins.)
“ Remade as Were the World Mine ” - Erik
 
30.
Jesus Henry Christ (2003 Short Film)
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St. Agnes Academy has a new principal, Father Benet, and a classroom of ten-year-olds that includes Sister Mary Gilbert... (18 mins.)
Director: Dennis Lee
“ Remade as Jesus Henry Christ ” - Erik
 
31.
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
“ Remade as Cashback ” - Erik
 
32.
Tetra Vaal (2004 Short Film)
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A police robot patrols the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa. (2 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
“ Remade as Chappie ” - Erik
 
33.
9 (2005 Short Film)
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A rag doll fights a monster that has been stealing the souls of his people. (11 mins.)
Director: Shane Acker
“ Remade as 9 ” - Erik
 
34.
Dare (2005 Short Film)
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High school senior Ben secretly lusts after bad boy classmate Johnny. After Ben gives Johnny a ride home one night, the boys end up in Johnny's swimming pool and have an encounter that breaks the rules and blows Ben's mind. (16 mins.)
Director: Adam Salky
“ Remade as Dare ” - Erik
 
35.
Across the Hall (2005 Short Film)
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(25 mins.)
Director: Alex Merkin
“ Remade as Across the Hall ” - Erik
 
36.
Side Walls (2005 Short Film)
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(28 mins.)
Director: Gustavo Taretto
“ Remade as Medianeras ” - Erik
 
37.
Neon Flesh (2005 Short Film)
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Pura, Ricky's mother , just left jail. A simple fact that changes the whole existence of Ricky. In a desperate try to show a regular life... (15 mins.)
Director: Paco Cabezas
“ Remade as Carne de neón ” - Erik
 
38.
The World of Tomorrow (2005 Video)
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As a reporter covers a story on a missing scientist, giant robots attack New York City. (6 mins.)
Director: Kerry Conran
“ Remade as Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow; released after Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. ” - Erik
 
39.
Alive in Joburg (2005 Short Film)
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An eerie tale of a close encounter of the third kind in Johannesburg. (6 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
“ Remade as District 9 ” - Erik
 
40.
Repo! The Genetic Opera (2006 Short Film)
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A teenage girl raised in a world of addiction to drugs, cosmetic surgery and artificial organ transplant and upgrades. (10 mins.)
“ Remade as Repo! The Genetic Opera ” - Erik
 
41.
Grace (2006 Short Film)
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A woman must make a mother's ultimate choice when the dead baby she has carried to term returns to life... With an appetite. (6 mins.)
Director: Paul Solet
“ Remade as Grace ” - Erik
 
42.
Jay and Seth Versus the Apocalypse (2007 Short Film)
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Jay and Seth are at each other's throats while holed up in a messy apartment during an apocalyptic crisis. (10 mins.)
Director: Jason Stone
“ Remade as This Is the End ” - Erik
 
43.
Dennis (2007 Short Film)
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When Dennis, an introvert bodybuilder, invites a local girl out on a date his mother is hurt and disappointed. Despite the pressure she puts on him to cancel the date, Dennis ventures into a night that he will never forget. (18 mins.)
Director: Mads Matthiesen
“ Remade as Teddy Bear ” - Erik
 
44.
The Brass Teapot (2007 Short Film)
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When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go. (22 mins.)
Director: Ramaa Mosley
“ Remade as The Brass Teapot ” - Erik
 
45.
Hobo with a Shotgun (2007 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A vagabond with a 20-gauge shotgun (changed to a 12-gauge for the actual movie) who becomes a vigilante. (2 mins.)
Director: Jason Eisener
“ Remade as Hobo with a Shotgun ” - Erik
 
46.
Pariah (2007 Short Film)
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A lesbian teenager unsuccessfully juggles multiple identities to avoid rejection from her friends and family. Mounting pressure from home, school, and within wears the line between her personas thin with explosive consequences. (27 mins.)
Director: Dee Rees
“ Remade as Pariah ” - Erik
 
47.
Mamá (2008 Short Film)
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A young girl wakes up and tells her sister that their mother has returned home. (3 mins.)
Director: Andy Muschietti
“ Remade as Mama ” - Erik
 
48.
Short Term 12 (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A day at a group home for troubled adolescents. Denim is the head counselor, involved somehow with Natalia... (21 mins.)
Director: Destin Cretton
“ Remade as Short Term 12 ” - Erik
 
49.
(Uno de los) primos (2010 Short Film)
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(3 mins.)
“ Remade as Primos ” - Erik
 
50.
Curfew (2012 Short Film)
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At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his nine-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours. (19 mins.)
“ Remade as Before I Disappear ” - Erik
 
51.
Whiplash (2013 Short Film)
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A ferocious, bullying music teacher teaches a dedicated student. (18 mins.)
Director: Damien Chazelle
“ Remade as Whiplash ” - Erik