Short Films

A list of all the short films I have seen. As always, recommendations are welcome.
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1.
Day of the Fight (1951 Documentary)
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Based on Kubrick's pictorial for Look Magazine (January 18, 1949) entitled "Prizefighter," "Day Of The... (16 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
2.
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
 
3.
A Story of Water (1961 Short Film)
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A young woman is going to Paris by bus, but when she steps out of her house she discovers that her garden and the whole village is flooded with water... (18 mins.)
 
4.
Herakles (1962 Short Film)
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Weight lifting men who compete to achieve individual bodily perfection through muscle building. (12 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
5.
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
 
6.
Dinner for One (1963 Short Film)
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An elderly upper-class woman celebrates her birthday, with her butler standing in for her deceased friends. (11 mins.)
Director: Franco Marazzi
 
7.
Time Piece (1965 Short Film)
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A surreal stream of consciousness montage about time and related bizarreness. (9 mins.)
Director: Jim Henson
 
8.
The Plank (1967)
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Classic short British comedy, full of stars, about two workmen delivering planks to a building site... (45 mins.)
Director: Eric Sykes
 
9.
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
 
10.
Amblin' (1968 Short Film)
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They were both wanderers but to be more specific...Hippies. (26 mins.)
 
11.
It's Your Move (1982 Short Film)
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A young married couple unwisely entrust an inept removals team with their move into a new home. (30 mins.)
Director: Eric Sykes
 
12.
Zvahlav aneb Saticky Slameného Huberta (1971 Short Film)
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Lewis Carroll's poem is read and followed by a free-form animated depiction of images and toys from childhood, repeatedly overturned by a live cat. (14 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
13.
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
 
14.
Nocturne (1980 Short Film)
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It's night. Perhaps after a dream of an intruder crashing through a window, a woman who's sensitive... (8 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
 
15.
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
 
16.
The Snowman (1982 Short Film)
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On Christmas Eve, a young boy builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him to the North Pole to meet Santa Clause. (26 mins.)
 
17.
Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983 Video)
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A night at the movies turns into a nightmare when Michael and his date are attacked by a hoard of bloodthirsty zombies - only "Thriller" can save them now. (13 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
18.
A Grand Day Out (1989 Short Film)
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Wallace and Gromit have run out of cheese and this provides an excellent excuse for the animated duo to take their holiday on the moon... (23 mins.)
Director: Nick Park
 
19.
Gisèle Kérozène (1990 Short Film)
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In a modernistic city, three odd fellows seem to worship a small bird-like statue when a fourth bizarre person steals it... (5 mins.)
Director: Jan Kounen
 
20.
World of Glory (1992 Short Film)
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A plain, ordinary man tells us about his work as a real-estate broker, his dead father, his ordinary home and so on in a naturalistic voice... (14 mins.)
Director: Roy Andersson
 
21.
Epilogue (1992 Short Film)
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A love story has come to its end. When a man steps into the room where his beloved one lives, she tells... (13 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
 
22.
The Wrong Trousers (1993 Short Film)
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Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers. (30 mins.)
Director: Nick Park
 
23.
Le batteur du boléro (1992 Short Film)
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Probably no one in the public listening to the orchestra's rendition of Ravel's Bolero notices him but the drummer is a regular hero... (8 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
 
24.
A Close Shave (1995 Short Film)
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Wallace falls for Wendolene, a wool shop owner, while Gromit is framed for the sheep rustling. (30 mins.)
Director: Nick Park
 
25.
El secdleto de la tlompeta (1996 Short Film)
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(17 mins.)
Director: Javier Fesser
 
26.
Fridge (1995 Short Film)
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***WARNING-MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS*** 'Fridge' takes place in the back yard of a Glasgow tenement. Two... (20 mins.)
Director: Peter Mullan
 
27.
Wild Australia: The Edge (1996 Short Film)
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Rappel into a world of exotic creatures, beautiful and treacherous waterfalls, canyons, and underground rivers carved by streams as our modern bushwackers explore a natural wonderland as it was ninety million years ago. (37 mins.)
Director: John Weiley
 
28.
T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (1996 Short Film)
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Three freedom fighters attack a large corporation to prevent a future apocalypse. (12 mins.)
 
29.
Il giorno della prima di Close Up (1996 Short Film)
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The work and obsessions of director Nanni Moretti when the Iranian movie "Close Up" is scheduled to open in the movie theater he owns in Rome. Attention to details and above all a great love for cinema at its best. (7 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
30.
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
 
31.
Talk (1997 Short Film)
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Birger is old and retired from work. Still, he goes back to work since he has nothing else to do. Back... (14 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
 
32.
Election Night (1999 Short Film)
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On election night we meet Peter, an idealistic young man, who suddenly discovers he has forgotten to vote... (11 mins.)
 
33.
405 (2000 Short Film)
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A section of a highway is blocked off so that a plane can make an emergency landing on it. However, there are two people still driving on the highway: a man in an SUV and an old lady in a Lincoln. (3 mins.)
 
34.
Copy Shop (2001 Short Film)
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Wordless story about a man who awakes in his bed wearing his clothes (including a check vest). He rises... (12 mins.)
Director: Virgil Widrich
 
35.
Ambush (2001 Short Film)
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A mysterious BMW driver must protect an eccentric old foreigner from criminals. (6 mins.)
 
36.
Chosen (2001 Short Film)
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The Driver is carrying an East Asian child who has been chosen for a strange rite. He must drive him... (6 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
37.
The Follow (2001 Short Film)
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The Driver is now spying on a celebrity's wife suspected of adultery. (8 mins.)
Director: WKW
 
38.
Star (2001 Short Film)
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The Driver now carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city (not Pittsburgh as earlier believed)... (7 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
 
39.
Powder Keg (2001 Short Film)
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January 13, 2001. Times war photographer Harvey Jacobs is wounded while witnessing a massacre at Nuevo Colon by terrorists... (8 mins.)
 
40.
Hostage (2002 Short Film)
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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. (9 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
41.
Ticker (2002 Short Film)
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The Driver finds himself in a dangerous, yet highly political situation; this time being pursued by... (8 mins.)
Director: Joe Carnahan
 
42.
Beat the Devil (2002 Short Film)
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Decades ago, the legendary James Brown sold his soul to the devil for fame and fortune. Now he wishes to renegotiate... (9 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
43.
My Wrongs 8245-8249 and 117 (2002 Short Film)
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Adapted from a monologue in his "Blue Jam" radio series, Chris Morris' first short film is a haunting... (12 mins.)
 
44.
The Man Without a Head (2003 Short Film)
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Phelps, a solitary man who lives in a big industrial city by the sea, is very happy tonight. He is getting ready for a ball... (18 mins.)
 
45.
Six Shooter (2004 Short Film)
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A black and bloody Irish comedy about a sad train journey where an older man, whose wife has died that morning, encounters a strange and possibly psychotic young oddball.... (27 mins.)
Director: Martin McDonagh
 
46.
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
 
47.
Shrek the Halls (2007 TV Movie)
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This half-hour animated TV special features the Shrek characters putting their own spin on holiday traditions. (30 mins.)
Director: Gary Trousdale
 
48.
Sweet Rabbit (2012 Short Film)
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(13 mins.)
 
49.
Elevated (1997 Short Film)
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Ben and Ellen are thrust into adventure when Hank, a blood covered security man of the building rushes into their elevator, claiming that there's a dangerous creature in the building. (17 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
 
50.
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
 
51.
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
 
52.
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
 
53.
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
 
54.
Koncert zyczen (1967 Short Film)
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A young couple leave a lake campsite on motorbike at the same time as a bus full of youths. The boy... (16 mins.)
 
55.
The Heist (2000 Short Film)
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Fire young men are sitting in a car at a train crossing and waiting for the train to pass. (6 mins.)
 
56.
Connected (2009 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
 
57.
Eastern Army (2010 Short Film)
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In a post-apocalyptic future mankind survives by either killing or hiding. The only hope is that the... (30 mins.)
 
58.
The Last Warrior (2010 Short Film)
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After a chemical war in 2019, all men on the planet die. Many years have passed and the male existence is merely a legend and an infamous myth... (23 mins.)
Director: Shaky González
 
59.
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.)
 
60.
The Official Rare Exports Inc. Safety Instructions 2005 (2005 Short Film)
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In this sequel to 'Rare Exports Inc' we are shown the horrendous results of abusing Father Christmas. (10 mins.)
 
61.
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014 Short Film)
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It's a post Christmas play date and the toys have to go up against the fearsome and aggressive new dino toys. (22 mins.)
Director: Steve Purcell
 
62.
Eve: The Temptation (2002 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Britt Randle
 
63.
Dada Dum (2007 Short Film)
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A surreal dance narrative set within the aesthetic of an old black-and-white silent film. (6 mins.)
Director: Britt Randle
 
64.
These Vagabond Shoes (2009 Short Film)
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A man travels across New York City to get a Nathan's Famous hot dog. (6 mins.)
 
65.
Apocrypha (2009 Short Film)
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A young boy picks up his father's camera using which he accidentally films a dying romance. (13 mins.)
 
66.
Legend of the Chihuahua (2009 Video)
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The history of the Chihuahua is told through animation and photo collage. (3 mins.)
Director: Philip Pignotti
 
67.
Ruin (2011 Short Film)
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In a future where cities have crumbled and been reclaimed by nature we join a lone man exploring the ruins of the company Haven Nanosystems... (8 mins.)
Director: Wes Ball
 
68.
Super Manny (2013 Short Film)
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(5 mins.)
Director: David Feiss
 
69.
Earl Scouts (2013 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
Director: David Feiss
 
70.
Banana (2010 Short Film)
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The minions chase a banana and apple around the lab. (4 mins.)
 
71.
Orientation Day (2010 Short Film)
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Three freshly cloned minions go through the wacky orientation process at the evil laboratories of Gru. (4 mins.)
 
72.
Home Makeover (2010 Short Film)
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A social worker is coming to Gru's house to check if it's suitable for children. Margo, Edith, Agnes and the Minions must take care of the situation. (5 mins.)
 
73.
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
 
74.
The Cannibalistic Councillor (2009 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
Director: Mateo Blanco