Most Popular "Short Story" Titles
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1. The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
R | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A year after their father's funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other.
2. Anne of Avonlea (1987 TV Movie)
230 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Anne Shirley accepts a teaching position at a girls boarding school in a town dominated by a rich and belligerant family determined to make her life miserable.
4. Lady in the Lake (1947)
Approved | 105 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
The lady editor of a crime magazine hires Philip Marlowe to find the wife of her boss. The private detective soon finds himself involved in murder.
5. Bukowski: Born into This (2003)
R | 130 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary on Charles Bukowski, author of 'Notes of a Dirty Old Man', 'Love Is a Dog from Hell', and the autobiographical novels, 'Women', 'Hollywood', and 'Post Office'.
6. The Gift of the Magi (2001)
20 min | Short, Drama
A romantic tale of a young married couple who have little money to buy each other Christmas presents. And so she cuts off and sells her beautiful hair.
7. The Inner Life of Martin Frost (2007)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Internationally acclaimed novelist Paul Auster ("New York Trilogy", "The Book of Illusions", "Man in the Dark") explores the art of writing in the darkly comical THE INNER LIFE OF MARTIN ... See full summary »
8. Short Stories (2012)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A young writer brings a collection of short stories to a big Moscow publishing house. The manuscript stays at the office and mysteriously influences the lives of anyone who opens it and ... See full summary »
10. Buttoners (1997)
102 min | Comedy
Twist of fate and the twists of mind of the characters (mostly couples) combine in just the right twinkled absurd way in the interweaving episodes of this comedy. Each of the characters ... See full summary »
11. Ray Bradbury's Kaleidoscope (2012)
17 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi
We were hurdling through space, five of us living, each going to a separate and irrevocable fate.
12. Sorry, Right Number (2005)
19 min | Short, Thriller
Katie receives a distressing phone call from an unknown source that is abruptly disconnected. Fearing someone is in danger, she desperately tries to contact family members. Based on the ... See full summary »
13. Queen for a Day (1951)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
The film was based on the popular daytime Mutual Broadcasting Company radio program that originated from New York on April 30, 1945 as "Queen For Today" and moved to Hollywood a few months ... See full summary »
15. Walls (2006)
15 min | Short, Drama
It's midnight at The Court, a dirty ashtray of a rock club, and the tension is high. Music is blaring, beer is flowing and singer Keith Waters is about to get decked. "You didn't have to ... See full summary »
17. Dinner at Eight (2007)
26 min | Short, Drama, Mystery
Molly-Sue is the perfect wife and soon-to-be mother. Granted, she's a little peeved at the small annoyances in life... but she can always count on dinner at eight.
18. Nightmares from the Mind of Poe (2006)
93 min | Biography, Drama, Horror
As depicted in the film, Edgar Allan Poe was plagued with nightmares and the deaths of those he loved throughout his life. Those nightmares and his tragic life were many times the basis for... See full summary »
20. Coster Bill of Paris (1922)
TV-G | 50 min | Drama
A poor vegetable peddler in Paris runs afoul of the law and finds himself ground up in the cogs of the corrupt French judicial system.
21. The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg (1980 TV Short)
37 min | Comedy, Short
A mysterious stranger descends on the small town of Hadleyburg to teach its deceitful residents a lesson. Inspired by writer Mark Twain's short story.
22. Juego peligroso (1967)
94 min | Comedy, Crime
Two stories set in Río de Janeiro. The first one (HO) is about a man who picks up a couple of newlyweds on the highway to Río. The couple's car is wrecked and the man offers his help to ... See full summary »
23. The Oval Portrait (1997)
25 min | Short, Drama, Romance
A man discovers that in his former life he was an artist that killed his newlywed wife by painting her soul into an Oval Portrait. The dead wife reappears in the present to haunt and kill him for his crime.
25. Nabokov on Kafka (1989 TV Short)
30 min | Short
Vladimir Nabokov, widely considered one of the world's greatest writers for such works as _Lolita_, was also a remarkable professor at Cornell University. Here, Plummer portrays the witty ... See full summary »
26. Saul Goodman (2006)
R | 27 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Midnight in an empty rail station, and two strangers await the last train out of Boston. One, a retired politico with an endless supply of crude jokes, anecdotes and campaign war stories, ... See full summary »
27. David & Dee (2004)
18 min | Short, Animation, Comedy
Imagine for a moment, you're a child again. You find a note from your mother. It reads, she won't be coming home tonight. Would you call up all your friends and throw a party? Would you ... See full summary »
28. Magnificent Max (2007)
14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
The uplifting coming-of-age/identity crisis dramedy revolving around the second coming of a 48-year old pro wrestling has-been.
30. Clive Hole (2008 TV Movie)
35 min | Comedy
Clive Hole is the head of commissioning at the BBC, but the pressure is getting to him, so he decides not to make any more television. Incredibly he seems to be getting away with it, until ... See full summary »
33. Elroy: The Potato Head Boy (2006)
8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A charming and poignant tale following the quest of the rejected Daniella DuPrey's yearn for her parents affection. She does whatever it takes only to be pushed aside by her 'brother'. The ... See full summary »
35. The Enormous Radio (2006)
9 min | Short, Drama
Irene and Jim are a wealthy couple that realize the radio they purchased allows them to hear into the apartments of their neighbors. As they become obsessed with listening into the lives of... See full summary »
36. Hot Summer Daze (2006)
3 min | Short, Comedy
A whimsical piece about kids trying to stay cool when the weather gets warm. Based on the silent film model, we follow two young girls as they struggle with financial woes, transportation ... See full summary »
37. Etgar Keret What Animal R U? (2012)
59 min | Documentary
The Director, follows his friend and most appreciated writer Etgar Keret around the big apple on a book promotion tour, during which they don't stop talking, a bit about writing and a lot about the rest.
39. Pizza Amore (2005)
15 min | Short, Comedy
Hannes, rejected from his Ex-girlfriend for the second time, finds himself lost in the streets. His rescue seems to be the idea of a Pizza delivery to his house he taking the ride with it- ... See full summary »
43. Be Your Own Boss (2005)
15 min | Short, Horror
Five people on the hunt for a job wind up at the same interview. However, soon they realize they'll be fighting for their lives.
47. The Candid Kid (1938)
Approved | 20 min | Comedy, Musical, Short
Singer Josephine Huston is featured as a member of a Candid Camera Club. The club stages a contest, in which each member is assigned to go out and get some difficult and unusual picture. ... See full summary »
48. 6 Down (2008)
25 min | Short, Romance
Daily bus journeys to work provide the modern battle lines that two potential lovers, Daniel and Sophie, must cross in order to get that all important first date. Their friends offer advice... See full summary »
49. Rifle Workbook (2007)
6 min | Short, Drama
A mysterious and angelic figure presides over a ceremony populated with surrealistic hill-folk as they perform a series of bizarre, miniature rituals... leading to a most unexpected climax.
50. Dragonrage (2005)
30 min | Short, Action, Thriller
A profesional hitman wants to retire. The "Boss" does not allow that and instead of the payoff he orders his kill. But the kill fails and the hitman is out to get revenge.