Most Popular Short Films


1. The Strange Thing About the Johnsons (2011)

28 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A dark domestic melodrama/satire about the ties that bind and the ties that really bind.

Director: Ari Aster | Stars: Matt Baker, Kay Benjamin, Angela Bullock, Mark Campbell

Votes: 415

2. Break Free (2014)

5 min | Short

8.1
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A short film about gender roles, Trans, and what it is like to have an identity that deviates from the status quo.

Director: Phillip Lopez | Star: Ruby Rose

Votes: 248

3. Kung Fury (2015)

Not Rated | 31 min | Short, Action, Comedy

8.1
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In 1985, Kung Fury, the toughest martial artist cop in Miami, goes back in time to kill the worst criminal of all time - kung fuhrer Hitler.

Director: David Sandberg | Stars: David Sandberg, Jorma Taccone, Steven Chew, Leopold Nilsson

Votes: 42,234

4. Stripped (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Drama

8.0
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An unconventional mother's fight to keep her children.

Director: India Dupré | Stars: Katheryn Winnick, Boyd Austin, Melissa Bickerton, Alan Shearman

Votes: 26

5. The Audition (III) (2015)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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A short film promoting the opening of Melco-Crown's movie-themed resort and casino in Macau.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Martin Scorsese

Votes: 998

6. Whiplash (2013)

18 min | Short, Drama, Music

7.8
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A ferocious, bullying music teacher teaches a dedicated student.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Johnny Simmons, Nate Lang, J.K. Simmons, C.J. Vana

Votes: 2,473

7. Home (VIII) (2016)

20 min | Short, Drama

8.0
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Thousands of men, women and children struggle to get into Europe as a comfortable English family leave, on what appears to be a holiday.

Director: Daniel Mulloy | Stars: Jack O'Connell, Holliday Grainger, Tahliya Lowles, Zaki Ramadani

Votes: 48

8. Team Thor (2016)

Not Rated | 4 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

8.2
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The story of what the hammer-wielding Nordic god Thor was up to while the rest of the Avengers were battling each other in "Captain America: Civil War". He moves into a flat with office worker Darryl Jacobson in Australia.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Daley Pearson

Votes: 3,209

9. Neighbors 3: Zombies Rising (2016)

Not Rated | 2 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

6.6
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After dealing with 2 sororities, Mac and Kelly now have to face a Zombie Uprising.

Director: Ira Rosensweig | Stars: Zac Efron, Mick Ignis, Seth Rogen

Votes: 366

10. Piper (2016)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.5
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A mother bird tries to teach her little one how to find food by herself. In the process, she encounters a traumatic experience that she must overcome in order to survive.

Director: Alan Barillaro

Votes: 15,027

11. The Escape (VI) (2016)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Action, Drama

7.0
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Short movie Homage to the 15th anniversary, The Escape, is a short BMW film featuring the release of a new model series.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Clive Owen, Jon Bernthal, Dakota Fanning, Vera Farmiga

Votes: 487

12. The White Helmets (2016)

TV-14 | 41 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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As daily airstriks pound civilian targets in Syria, a group of indomitable first responders risk their lives to rescue victims from the rubble.

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel | Stars: Khalid Farah, Mohammed Farah, Abu Omar, Raed Saleh

Votes: 1,750

13. The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Live Action (2017)

132 min | Short

8.3
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Collective screening of the Academy Award nominated short films from the Live Action category for 2017.

Votes: 30

14. The Black Ghiandola

Short, Horror | Post-production

The Black Ghiandola is a story about a young man risking his life to save a young girl he has grown to love, after his family has been killed in the Apocalyptic world of Zombies.

Directors: Catherine Hardwicke, Theodore Melfi, Sam Raimi | Stars: Johnny Depp, Laura Dern, J.K. Simmons, David Lynch

15. Silent Nights (2016)

30 min | Short

5.8
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A volunteer at a housing shelter falls for a Ghanaian refugee.

Director: Aske Bang | Stars: Vibeke Hastrup, Ali Kazim, Malene Beltoft Olsen

Votes: 232

16. Mindenki (2016)

25 min | Short, Drama

8.2
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'Sing' is a childhood drama with a lot of music, set in 1990s Budapest, Hungary. Inspired by a true story, it follows an award winning school choir and the new girl in class who just might uncover the ugly secret behind their fame.

Director: Kristóf Deák | Stars: Zsófia Szamosi, Dorka Hais, Dorka Gáspárfalvi, Mónika Garami

Votes: 718

17. Power Rangers (2015)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A dark and gritty re-imagining of the classic franchise.

Director: Joseph Kahn | Stars: Katee Sackhoff, James Van Der Beek, Russ Bain, Will Yun Lee

Votes: 2,463

18. Predator Dark Ages (2015)

27 min | Short, Action

6.2
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Follows a group of war-torn Templar knights who are put to the test against a strange beast that stalks the lands of England. This battle is what Myths and Legends are made of. An independent fan film.

Director: James Bushe | Stars: Adrian Bouchet, Amed Hashimi, Sabine Crossen, Ben Loyd-Holmes

Votes: 1,864

19. Frozen Fever (2015)

G | 8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.0
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On Anna's birthday, Elsa and Kristoff are determined to give her the best celebration ever, but Elsa's icy powers may put more than just the party at risk.

Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee | Stars: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad

Votes: 8,848

20. Pear Cider and Cigarettes (2016)

35 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.0
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The brutally honest story of Robert's turbulent relationship with a self-destructive, yet charismatic friend from childhood, who cries out for help from a military hospital in China and sets Rob on a wild ride to get him home to Vancouver.

Director: Robert Valley

Votes: 272

21. Ape (2017)

Short

8.8
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To take control of his life, Travis Wilker must conquer the hallucinations that plagued his childhood.

Director: Josh Hutcherson | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Savannah Jayde, Rebecca Pidgeon, Scott Patterson

Votes: 25

22. Fast & Furious: Supercharged (2015)

Short, Action

7.5
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In this all new ride at Universal Studios Hollywood, join the all-star cast from the hit movies on an exhilarating high-speed chase that exceeds 120 miles per hour and catapults you into ... See full summary »

Director: Thierry Coup | Stars: Jonny Bogris, Chris Andrew Ciulla, Matt Crabtree, Elena Diaz

Votes: 466

23. Borrowed Time (I) (2015)

7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

7.7
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A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on.

Directors: Andrew Coats, Lou Hamou-Lhadj | Stars: Greg Dykstra, Nick Pitera, Steve Purcell

Votes: 2,515

24. Purple Lamborghini (2016)

4 min | Short, Music

6.8
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A music video for the song "Purple Lamborghini" by Skrillex and Rick Ross. The Joker, clown prince of crime, teams up with the DJ and the rapper as they wander around a night club, push low riders around the city and speed off in a boat.

Director: Colin Tilley | Stars: Jared Leto, Rick Ross, Skrillex

Votes: 560

25. Hotel Chevalier (2007)

R | 13 min | Short, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A prologue of one heart-breaking history of love and the prologue of the travel told in The Darjeeling Limited (2007).

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Natalie Portman, Waris Ahluwalia, Michel Castejon

Votes: 24,492

26. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey (2010)

5 min | Short, Adventure

8.1
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Amusement ride at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in the Island of Adventure Park, Orlando, Florida.

Director: Thierry Coup | Stars: Ken Bones, Claire Carroll, Robbie Coltrane, Tom Felton

Votes: 1,477

27. Extremis (2016)

TV-PG | 24 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Witness the wrenching emotions that accompany end-of-life decisions as doctors, patients and families in a hospital ICU face harrowing choices.

Director: Dan Krauss | Stars: Monica Bhargava, Jessica Zitter

Votes: 1,028

28. A Love Story (V) (2016)

7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.7
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Two creatures fall in love, weaving a colourful world together. but when darkness threatens to consume one of them, the other must fight to stay together, or risk being torn apart.

Director: Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara

Votes: 11

29. Quay (2015)

8 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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This short documentary film reveals the inner workings of the Brothers' studio.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay

Votes: 453

30. Pearl (II) (2016)

6 min | Animation, Short, Music

7.0
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Set inside their home, a beloved hatchback, Pearl follows a girl and her dad as they crisscross the country chasing their dreams. It's a story about the gifts we hand down and their power ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Osborne | Stars: Nicki Bluhm, Kelley Stoltz, Emma Grace Eisenmann, Emerson Rose Orr

Votes: 670

31. Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience (2016)

G | 44 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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77 Metascore

This documentary examines the origins of the universe, including the beginning of life on Earth.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Jamal Cavil, Maisha Diatta, Yagazie Emezi

Votes: 247

32. Come Together: A Fashion Picture in Motion (2016)

4 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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Lone passengers are traveling to join their loved ones for the Christmas holiday, but winter weather conspires to way-lay them.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Adrien Brody, Leo Hatton, Garth Jennings

Votes: 1,044

33. La femme et le TGV (2016)

30 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.9
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A touching story between a lonely woman and a TGV train driver.

Director: Timo von Gunten | Stars: Jane Birkin, Julie Dray, Lucien Guignard, Nicolas Heini

Votes: 242

34. Anyone Can Quantum (2016)

12 min | Short, Comedy

7.6
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Paul Rudd faces off against Stephen Hawking in a highly advanced game of Quantum Chess.

Director: Alex Winter | Stars: Paul Rudd, Keanu Reeves, Stephen Hawking, Alex Winter

Votes: 179

35. A Trip to the Moon (1902)

TV-G | 13 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the Moon.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Georges Méliès, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet

Votes: 30,914

36. Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts (2014)

6 min | Short, Adventure

8.8
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Guests enter the vaults of Gringotts Bank at the same time the break-in from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) occurs.

Director: Thierry Coup | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Warwick Davis, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon

Votes: 277

37. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands: War Within the Cartel (2017)

30 min | Short, Action, Drama

8.2
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The Santa Blanca cartel, led by the tattoo-faced kingpin El Sueño, has transformed Bolivia into a narco-state. Opening with an unexpected attack on the cartel, the story follows El Sueño ... See full summary »

Director: Avi Youabian | Stars: D.J. Cotrona, Jose Rosete, Esteban Cueto, Kesia Elwin

Votes: 33

38. Timecode (2016)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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Luna and Diego are the parking lot security guards. Diego does the night shift, and Luna works by day.

Director: Juanjo Giménez Peña | Stars: Lali Ayguadé, Pep Domenech, Vicente Gil, Nicolas Ricchini

Votes: 348

39. Code 8 (2016)

10 min | Short, Action, Crime

8.0
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A desperate young man possessing special powers clashes with a militarized police force after committing a petty crime.

Director: Jeff Chan | Stars: Stephen Amell, Robbie Amell, Sung Kang, Chad Donella

Votes: 925

40. Death and the Robot (2013)

11 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.0
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Two lonely souls, bored of their safe havens, venture into new worlds and share an encounter that will nurture a friendship and an everlasting legacy.

Director: Austin Taylor

Votes: 33

41. Axiom (I) (2015)

15 min | Short, Action, Drama

5.4
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A high fashion action film set in the near future about robotic assassins causing female genocide in peaceful communities for an unknown reason.

Director: Ashley Eberbach | Stars: Hannah Landberg, Aqueela Zoll, Kaley Victoria Rose, Patrick Barnitt

Votes: 5

42. Something's Got to Give (1962)

37 min | Comedy, Short

Unfinished remake of "My Favorite Wife," due to the firing of Marilyn Monroe from the film. She was eventually re-hired, but died in August, 1962. Film was never completed.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Cyd Charisse, Tom Tryon

43. Come Swim (2017)

17 min | Short, Drama

7.4
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Come Swim is a diptych of one man's day; half impressionist and half realist portraits.

Director: Kristen Stewart | Stars: Josh Kaye, Sydney Lopez

Votes: 45

44. Blind Vaysha (2016)

8 min | Animation, Short

7.3
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From the moment she was born, Vaysha was a very special girl. With her left eye she can only see into the past, and with her right she can only see the future. The past is familiar and safe... See full summary »

Director: Theodore Ushev | Star: Caroline Dhavernas

Votes: 413

45. Ennemis intérieurs (2016)

27 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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During the 90s, Algerian terrorism reaches France. Two men. Two identities. One battle.

Director: Selim Azzazi | Stars: Hassam Ghancy, Najib Oudghiri, Stéphane Perrichon, Nasser Azazi

Votes: 254

46. Touch of Evil (2011)

12 min | Short

7.0
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Some of 2011's stand-out film actors appear in "a video gallery of cinematic villainy" for New York Times Magazine.

Director: Alex Prager | Stars: Jessica Chastain, George Clooney, Glenn Close, Viola Davis

Votes: 418

47. Fuck Me, Ray Bradbury (2010)

3 min | Short, Comedy

7.7
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A sexy pop homage to the science fiction author Ray Bradbury.

Director: Paul Briganti | Stars: Drew Armstrong, Taylor Armstrong, Rachel Bloom, David Bluvband

Votes: 119

48. Un Chien Andalou (1929)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

7.8
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Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present seventeen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil, Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí

Votes: 35,762

49. Rise (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 5 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A dystopian future, where man's attempt to create artificial intelligence has spun wildly out of control, leading to a war between man and machine.

Director: David Karlak | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Anton Yelchin, Kerry Bishé, Sarah Dumont

Votes: 282

50. 9 Kisses (2014)

9 min | Short

6.8
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The 2014th most prominent actors pair up in a series of intimate encounters.

Director: Elaine Constantine | Stars: Patricia Arquette, Chadwick Boseman, Steve Carell, Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 403