Cinecouch Top 1000 Short Films, Part II

A comprehensive list of short films of all kinds, from all eras, for all ages. This is 251-500 of 1000 films For more information and updates, please visit www.cinecouch.com

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1.
Puss Gets the Boot (1940 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Tom (Jasper) gets told that if he breaks one more thing he is getting thrown out, Jerry Tried his best to make the Jasper "Get the Boot". (9 mins.)
 
2.
The Public Voice (1988 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(10 mins.)
Director: Lejf Marcussen
 
3.
Snowman in July (1944 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(13 mins.)
 
4.
Chickamauga (1962 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Adapted from a short story by Ambrose Bierce, a young, deaf-mute witnesses the carnage of the American Civil War as a surrealistic dream. (30 mins.)
Director: Robert Enrico
 
5.
Patriotism (1966 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two characters on a Noh stage dramatize the rite of love and death of Lieutenant Shinji Takeyama and his wife Reiko... (30 mins.)
 
6.
Une bombe par hasard... (1969 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(8 mins.)
 
7.
Elasticity (1976 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
(25 mins.)
Director: Chick Strand
 
8.
N.Y., N.Y. (1957 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A day in the life of the city and citizens of New York as seen through the fantastic eye, and the incredibly distorted optic lenses, of filmmaker Francis Thompson. (15 mins.)
 
9.
Zemlya lyudey (1966 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Essay praising human life and work, the everlasting beauty and expression of human thought. (10 mins.)
 
10.
The Walls (1988 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(7 mins.)
Director: Piotr Dumala
 
11.
Padal proshlogodniy sneg (1983 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Surreal misadventures of a lazy drunkard with speech impediment trying to get a New Year tree on a short notice. Loosely based on folk fairy tales. (20 mins.)
 
12.
Pass the Gravy (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Max's neigbour Schultz is breeding chicken, that are always after Max's flower seed, and Schultz bride is his rooster Brigham... (23 mins.)
Director: Fred L. Guiol
 
13.
Sisyphus (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The film is an artistically spare depiction of the Greek myth of Sysiphus, sentenced to eternally roll a stone up a mountain... (3 mins.)
 
14.
Break! (1985 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An unusual boxing match. (11 mins.)
Director: G. Bardin
 
15.
Street Musique (1972 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Ryan Larkin's final animated short mixes live-action black-and-white footage of typical street musicians in the city of Montreal with animation synchronized with the music. (9 mins.)
 
16.
Alone. Life Wastes Andy Hardy (1998 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland are cloned in an experimental backyard musical. The starting point is... (15 mins.)
Director: Martin Arnold
 
17.
The Bead Game (1977 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
To a percussive soundtrack, a succession of more complex animals forms and is consumed by their successors (all formed from beads). Finally, We reach man, who develops ever more sophisticated forms of war. (6 mins.)
Director: Ishu Patel
 
18.
Beginning of an Unknown Era (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Three unconnected episodes united by a common theme: the establishment of the Soviet rule in Russia during the civil war of the early 1920s. Depicts dramatic events in simple lives of peasants and soldiers. (73 mins.)
“ Segment "Home of Electricity" ” - jerryluogaz
 
19.
Snehulák (1966 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
(9 mins.)
 
20.
A Movie (1958 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Clips of atomic explosions, pornography, and B-movies are spliced together to evoke certain emotions. (12 mins.)
Director: Bruce Conner
 
21.
Aleph (1966 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(8 mins.)
Director: Wallace Berman
 
22.
Cosmic Ray (1962 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Experimental short uses Ray Charles' "What'd I Say" as accompaniment to constantly shifting collage of female nude, cartoons, and newsreels of atomic bomb explosions. (4 mins.)
Director: Bruce Conner
 
23.
Groteszk (1963 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
 
24.
The Sandman (1991 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
On a dark night, as the clock strikes eight, a mother sends her child upstairs to bed with only a candle for light... (10 mins.)
Director: Paul Berry
 
25.
Narcissus (1983 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A balletic interpretation of the Greek myth in which dancers enact the tragedy of the beautiful youth who condemns himself to a trapped existence through excessive self-love. (22 mins.)
Director: Norman McLaren
 
26.
The Night It Rained (1967 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(35 mins.)
Director: Kamran Shirdel
 
27.
Le Horla (1966 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
(38 mins.)
 
28.
The Pilgrim (1923 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The Tramp is an escaped convict who is mistaken as a pastor in a small town church. (47 mins.)
 
29.
The Smiling Madame Beudet (1923)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
One of the first feminist movies, The Smiling Madame Beudet is the story of an intelligent woman trapped in a loveless marriage... (54 mins.)
Director: Germaine Dulac
 
30.
Le chapeau (2000 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An exotic dancer recalls an incident from her childhood where she was physically abused by a male visitor. (6 mins.)
 
31.
The Club of the Laid Off (1989 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Laid-off old mannequins spend their cracked and broken lives in an old, abandoned warehouse. New mannequins are brought to the warehouse... (25 mins.)
Director: Jirí Barta
 
32.
Wait (1968 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
(7 mins.)
Director: Ernie Gehr
 
33.
White Morning (1965 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A day in the life of Ako, a 16 year old Japanese girl, and her friends and co-workers. An alarm clock... (29 mins.)
 
34.
Przekladaniec (1968 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of a racing car driver who undergoes so many transplants that it can no longer be determined which people have contributed to his make-up. (35 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
35.
The Bed (1968 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(20 mins.)
Director: James Broughton
 
36.
Tusalava (1929 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
With the screen split asymmetrically, one part in positive, the other negative, the film documents the... (9 mins.)
Director: Len Lye
 
37.
Labor on the Douro River (1931 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A documentary that looks at the people working in the river Douro, around the city of Porto. (20 mins.)
 
38.
Franz Kafka (1992 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Animated scenes from the Kafka's life, as told in his diaries. (16 mins.)
Director: Piotr Dumala
 
39.
Free Radicals (1958 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Display the graph that follows traditional African music's voice strains of sway, between music and graphics so mix and so gave the impression of beauty in the melting pot of musical art and graphics. (5 mins.)
Director: Len Lye
 
40.
The Old Man and the Sea (1999 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life. (20 mins.)
 
41.
Father and Daughter (2000 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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.)
 
42.
Outer and Inner Space (1966 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
(33 mins.)
Director: Andy Warhol
 
43.
My Love (2006 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
(26 mins.)
 
44.
Charlotte and Her Boyfriend (1960 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A jilted man (Jean-Paul Belmondo) rants at his mostly silent former lover (Anne Collette). (13 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
45.
Felix in Exile (1994 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Artistic animation film on the human violence and feelings of guilt caused by South African apartheid. (9 mins.)
 
46.
Camera (2000 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
While a veteran actor laments the state of film and film acting, a group of young children sneak a Panavision camera into the apartment where the actor resides and decide to make a film with it. (6 mins.)
 
47.
Mickey's Trailer (1938 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Goofy's in the driver's seat, Mickey's in the kitchen, and Donald's in bed in Mickey's high-tech house trailer... (7 mins.)
 
48.
The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes (1971 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
At a morgue, forensic pathologists conduct autopsies of the corpses assigned. (32 mins.)
Director: Brakhage
 
49.
Grasshoppers (1990 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Men killing each other through the ages for various reasons. (9 mins.)
Director: Bruno Bozzetto
 
50.
Christopher Crumpet (1953 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Through drawings, an illustrator tells his dog the story of a boy named Christopher Crumpet. Christopher... (6 mins.)
Director: Robert Cannon
 
51.
Mighty Like a Moose (1926 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After a homely married couple separately undergo plastic surgery, they unwittingly plan an extramarital affair with each other. (22 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
52.
Dead Times (1965 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
What is man ? Man makes war, man kills man, man hunts, man is executed. A montage mixing original drawings by Topor, original shots and stock shots that ironically analyze what man is. (10 mins.)
Director: René Laloux
 
53.
Powers of Ten (1977 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A scientific film essay, narrated by Phil Morrison. A set of pictures of two picnickers in a park, with... (9 mins.)
 
54.
Hapax Legomena II: Poetic Justice (1972 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
This Experiment is a Scenario who Have 4 Act titled (1-4) Tableau. Poetic Justice is story about lovers who holding camera, Third Tableau is have Middle Shot and other Tableau is on various camera shot. (31 mins.)
Director: Hollis Frampton
 
55.
Philips-Radio (1931 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An industrial film which shows the operations inside the Philips Radio plant: In a mêlée of activity... (36 mins.)
Director: Joris Ivens
 
56.
An Optical Poem (1937 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A dance of shapes. A title card tells us this is an experiment in conveying the mental images of music in a visual form... (6 mins.)
 
57.
The Music Lover (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The leader of a marching band demonstrates an unusual way of writing music. (3 mins.)
 
58.
To Speak or Not to Speak (1972 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In a world where people are easily indoctrinated by speech, a reporter wants to know what people think about the actual political situation? (10 mins.)
Director: Raoul Servais
 
59.
Re-entry (1964 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(7 mins.)
Director: Jordan Belson
 
60.
The Garden (1968 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Frank visits his friend Josef, who introduces him to his pedigree rabbits and his wife Mary. Frank is... (17 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
61.
Eaux d'artifice (1953 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A woman dressed elegantly walks purposely through the water gardens at the Villa d'Este in Tivoli, as... (12 mins.)
Director: Anger
 
62.
The Body Beautiful (1991 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(23 mins.)
Director: Ngozi Onwurah
 
63.
Paradise (1984 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In this short animation film, a magnificent bird performs for the Emperor inside a glittering palace... (15 mins.)
Director: Ishu Patel
 
64.
Rock-a-Bye Bear (1952 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Spike gets a job running the house for a hibernating bear. Only problem is that same bear is VERY noise-sensitive... (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
65.
Now (1965 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A documentary short about racism in the United States (5 mins.)
Stars: Lena Horne
 
66.
Les astronautes (1959 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Concerns a scientist's flight into outer space. (14 mins.)
 
67.
Le songe des chevaux sauvages (1960 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
(11 mins.)
 
68.
The Ashlad and His Good Helpers (1961 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
(15 mins.)
Director: Ivo Caprino
 
69.
San Pietro (1945 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
This documentary movie is about the battle of San Pietro, a small village in Italy. Over 1,100 US soldiers... (32 mins.)
 
70.
A Girl's Own Story (1984 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A look at three girls, young teens, in the era of the Beatles. Pam lives with parents who haven't spoken directly to each other in two years... (27 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
 
71.
Illusion (1975 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A magician tries to lure the children away from nature with his tricks. (12 mins.)
Director: Frédéric Back
 
73.
Charleston Parade (1927 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Shot in three days, this surreal, erotic silent short shows a native white girl teaching a futuristic African airman the Charleston dance. (17 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
74.
Human Remains (1998 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Film clips of the 20th century's great dictators with narration in first person combine to form a fascinating portrait of power and evil. (30 mins.)
Director: Jay Rosenblatt
 
75.
Regen (1929 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Rain falls on a Dutch city. (14 mins.)
 
76.
La femme 100 têtes (1968 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(21 mins.)
Director: Eric Duvivier
 
77.
Precious Images (1986 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A cross-cut of nearly 100 years of American movies. We see the most precious film sequences that we all remember: From "Citizen Kane" to "Star Wars"... (8 mins.)
Director: Chuck Workman
 
78.
The Mysteries of the Chateau de De (1929 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Mannequin hands hold a pair of dice. A castle is perched on a hilltop. Below it, a posh, modern villa... (27 mins.)
Director: Man Ray
 
79.
Fuji (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
(8 mins.)
Director: Robert Breer
 
80.
Solo (1980 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(29 mins.)
 
81.
The Electric House (1922 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After being mistakenly certified as an electrical engineer, Buster is hired to wire a house. (23 mins.)
 
82.
Bankiet (1977 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(8 mins.)
 
83.
Konflikt (1983 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
(7 mins.)
Director: G. Bardin
 
84.
Snow (1963 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Documental account of trains, railway workers, passengers and landscapes in the winter of 1963 in the UK (The Big Freeze). (9 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Jones
 
85.
L'amour existe (1960 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A social commentary on post-war France's urban developments. (21 mins.)
Director: Maurice Pialat
 
86.
Zupa (1975 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(8 mins.)
 
87.
Pagan Rhapsody (1970 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(25 mins.)
Director: George Kuchar
 
88.
Story of a Certain Street Corner (1962 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(38 mins.)
 
89.
Media (1980 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(2 mins.)
 
90.
Why Man Creates (1968 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
(29 mins.)
Director: Saul Bass
 
91.
Universal Hotel (1986 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Universal Hotel combines objective and subjective elements. In it, Thompson chronicles his research into experiments by Dr... (20 mins.)
Director: Peter Thompson
 
92.
Tableaux d'une exposition (1972 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(10 mins.)
 
93.
The Inn Where No Man Rests (1903 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A traveler is shown to a room in an inn. After a brief dispute with the hostess and a porter, he is left to himself... (5 mins.)
 
94.
Two Tars (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stanley and Oliver, two sailors on shore leave, rent a car and go on a drive with their dates, but soon... (21 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
95.
Pay Day (1922 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Charlie is an expert bricklayer. He has lots of fun and work and enjoys himself greatly while at the saloon... (21 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
96.
Chess Fever (1925 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
With an international chess tournament in progress, a young man becomes completely obsessed with the game... (28 mins.)
 
97.
Âme noire - Black Soul (2001 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
(10 mins.)
 
98.
The Three Inventors (1980 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In a white lace universe, three inventors create machine which are both pretty and useful. Unfortunately people do not understand them... (13 mins.)
Director: Michel Ocelot
 
99.
The Mysteries of a Hairdresser's Shop (1923 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Karl Valentin plays a journeyman in a barber shop who prefers to stay in bed than to take care of his (already heavily bearded) customers... (32 mins.)
 
100.
The March (1964 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(33 mins.)
Director: James Blue