Blueboybob's favourite shorts

by idi_i_smotri | created - 22 Feb 2014 | updated - 26 Feb 2014 | Public
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1. Signs (I) (2008)

12 min | Short, Romance

8.2
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Where do you find love? Sometimes all you need is a sign.

Director: Patrick Hughes | Stars: Nick Russell, Kestie Morassi

Votes: 4,023

2. I'm Here (2010)

29 min | Short, Drama, Romance

7.9
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A young man faces the abrupt loss of his friend.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sienna Guillory, Annie Hardy, Daniel London

Votes: 6,785

3. The Landlord (I) (2007)

3 min | Short, Comedy

8.1
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An angry landlord hassles her behind-in-rent tenant.

Directors: Drew Antzis, Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Pearl McKay

Votes: 4,125

4. The House of Small Cubes (2008)

12 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.3
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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.

Director: Kunio Kato | Star: Masami Nagasawa

Votes: 7,765

5. Alma (I) (2009)

6 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.3
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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.

Director: Rodrigo Blaas

Votes: 2,141

6. Kiwi! (2006)

3 min | Animation, Short, Action

8.2
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The story of a Kiwi who spends his whole life working towards achieving his dream.

Director: Dony Permedi

Votes: 7,176

7. Heartless: The Story of the Tinman (2010)

22 min | Short, Fantasy, Music

8.3
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The tragic beginning of the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz that begins with the tin man as a normal man in love with a girl.

Director: Brandon McCormick | Stars: Mark Ashworth, Charles Black, Atha Dalton, Joshua Harrison

Votes: 94

8. Validation (2007)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

8.2
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A fable about a parking attendant who gives his customers REAL validation -- dispensing both free parking and free compliments.

Director: Kurt Kuenne | Stars: T.J. Thyne, Vicki Davis, Dave Kuhr, Pam Cook

Votes: 3,766

9. Vincent (1982)

G | 6 min | Short, Animation, Family

8.4
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Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.

Director: Tim Burton | Star: Vincent Price

Votes: 19,250

10. Alive in Joburg (2005)

6 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.5
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An eerie tale of a close encounter of the third kind in Johannesburg.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Braam Greyling, Godfrey Seome, Dawie Ackermann, Sweetness Hlomza

Votes: 3,240

11. Partly Cloudy (2009)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.2
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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.

Director: Peter Sohn | Stars: Tony Fucile, Lori Richardson

Votes: 16,097

12. Geri's Game (1997)

4 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.0
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Geri sets up a chess game to play his greatest opponent - himself.

Director: Jan Pinkava | Star: Bob Peterson

Votes: 18,166

13. Presto (2008)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.4
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A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats.

Director: Doug Sweetland | Star: Doug Sweetland

Votes: 18,955

14. Rubber Johnny (2005)

6 min | Animation, Short, Horror

7.4
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An experimental music video about a wheelchair-bound boy and morphs and moves to an Aphex Twin song. The experience gets weirder when he takes cocaine and everything gets out of control.

Director: Chris Cunningham | Stars: Elvis, Percy Rutterford, Chris Cunningham

Votes: 2,632

15. Day & Night (2010)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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The personifications of daytime and nighttime learn to get along.

Director: Teddy Newton | Star: Wayne Dyer

Votes: 13,262

16. One Man Band (2005)

G | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.8
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Two buskers engage in a petty feud over a child's donation.

Directors: Mark Andrews, Andrew Jimenez

Votes: 12,109

17. La Luna (2011)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.0
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A young boy helps his father and grandfather harvest stars from the moon.

Director: Enrico Casarosa | Stars: Krista Sheffler, Tony Fucile, Phil Sheridan

Votes: 10,147

18. Mei to Koneko basu (2002)

13 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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This is the story of Mei and her friend the kittenbus (the child of the catbus from My Neighbor Totoro). The film chronicles their adventure during which they fly into the forest with many ... See full synopsis »

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Hayao Miyazaki, Chika Sakamoto

Votes: 1,076

19. Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983 Video)

PG | 13 min | Short, Horror, Music

8.6
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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 a "Thriller" can save them now.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Michael Jackson, Ola Ray, Vincent Price, Tiana Davidson 'Thelma' Davis

Votes: 12,691

20. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Short)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.4
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Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Ann Altieri, Chris Doran, Sally Dryer, Bill Melendez

Votes: 24,682

21. The Snowman (1982)

G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.2
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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 Claus.

Directors: Dianne Jackson, Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: David Bowie, Raymond Briggs

Votes: 9,858

22. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Short)

Unrated | 26 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.4
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A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Ben Washam | Stars: Boris Karloff, Thurl Ravenscroft, June Foray, Dal McKennon

Votes: 36,154

23. Scenes from the Suburbs (2011)

Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Drama, Music

7.3
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A resident of a suburban dystopia tries to reassemble his fragmented memories of life as a teen.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Sam Dillon, Paul Pluymen, Zoe Graham, Ashlin Williamson

Votes: 1,953

24. Paperman (2012)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.3
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An office worker meets the girl of his dreams and uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention.

Director: John Kahrs | Stars: John Kahrs, Kari Wahlgren, Jack Goldenberg, Jeff Turley

Votes: 27,815

25. Rejected (2000)

Unrated | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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A hilarious collection of animated television commercials that were rejected because of their creator's failing grip on sanity.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Robert May, Jennifer Nyholm, Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 6,860

26. For the Birds (2000)

G | 3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just desserts when a goofy bird drops in.

Director: Ralph Eggleston | Star: Ralph Eggleston

Votes: 23,585

27. The Immigrant (1917)

Unrated | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Charlie is an immigrant who endures a challenging voyage and gets into trouble as soon as he arrives in America.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 5,925

28. Lifted (2006)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.9
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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.

Director: Gary Rydstrom

Votes: 14,656

29. Big Business (1929)

19 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.9
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Ollie and Stanley are two Christmas Tree sales reps who get into one of their usual mutual destruction fights with a homeowner.

Directors: James W. Horne, Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Charlie Hall

Votes: 2,301

30. Toy Story of Terror (2013 TV Short)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.6
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Woody and the gang are held up at a roadside motel and members of the group start to disappear from everywhere. Woody and set about getting to the bottom of the mystery.

Director: Angus MacLane | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Carl Weathers

Votes: 10,070

31. Winnie-the-Pooh (1969)

11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.4
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Winnie Pooh finds a beehive on the top of a big oak tree and tries to get to the honey with the help of Piglet.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Vladimir Osenev

Votes: 2,791

32. Rare Exports Inc. (2003)

8 min | Short, Action, Comedy

8.0
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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.

Director: Jalmari Helander | Stars: Otso Tarkela, Tommi Korpela, Jorma Tommila, Tazu Ovaska

Votes: 1,827

33. The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics (1965)

Approved | 10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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A simple line attempts to woo his true love, a dot, away from the unkempt squiggle she prefers. But he'll have to learn to bend before she'll notice him.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble | Star: Robert Morley

Votes: 1,146

34. The Revenge of a Kinematograph Cameraman (1912)

Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.8
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A jilted husband takes his revenge by filming his wife and her lover and showing the result at the local cinema. This was one of Starewicz' first animated films, and stars very realistic ... See full summary »

Director: Wladyslaw Starewicz

Votes: 2,018

35. The Man Who Planted Trees (1987)

30 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.6
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The story of a shepherd's single handed quest to re-forest a barren valley.

Director: Frédéric Back | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 4,836

36. Troe iz Prostokvashino (1978)

17 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.3
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Little Fedor brings a cat to home despite his mother's distaste for cats. He runs away with his talking cat, to make more friends on the way.

Director: Vladimir Popov | Stars: Oleg Tabakov, Valentina Talyzina, Mariya Vinogradova, Boris Novikov

Votes: 1,939

37. Ropáci (1988)

20 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.9
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A zoologist and a biochemist go out into an oilfield with a cameraman and filmmaker to observe and study the elusive oil gobblers.

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Lubomir Benes, Ivo Kaspar, Emil Nedbal, Jiri Nemec

Votes: 479

38. My Name Is Lisa (2007)

6 min | Short, Drama

7.9
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13 year old Lisa deals with her mother's Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Ben Shelton | Stars: Carlie Nettles, Sally Smythe, Jeff Grimm

Votes: 460

39. How to Haunt a House (1999)

Animation, Short

6.4
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Director: Aaron Blaise | Stars: Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer, April Winchell

Votes: 49