Short films I want to see

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1. I? (2005)

17 min | Short, Drama

A young dancer, haunted by a tragic car accident, struggles to come to terms with his purpose in life.

Director: Wade Robson | Stars: Robert Hoffman, Sharon Lawrence, Kevin Scaringi, Maurissa Tancharoen

Votes: 22

2. A Good Story (2013)

TV-G | 20 min | Short, Drama, History

This film is about an elder woman Helga Landowsky who wants to buy a jug in an antiques shop in Goerlitz but the shop assistant does not want to sell it for money. Jakub Lato would only sell the jug for a good story - her story.

Director: Martin Christopher Bode | Stars: Petra Kelling, Patrick Mölleken, Andrej Reimann, Michael Seidel

Votes: 42

3. Detainment (2018)

R | 30 min | Short, Crime, Drama

Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case, which shocked the world in 1993.

Director: Vincent Lambe | Stars: Ely Solan, Leon Hughes, Will O'Connell, David Ryan

Votes: 2,378

4. Uncanny Valley (II) (2015)

9 min | Short, Sci-Fi

A glimpse into a future where First Person Shooters have become a new drug for those disillusioned with society. The films examines the consequences of this on the global society.

Director: Federico Heller | Stars: Marcela Sandra Ballestero, Steve Kisicki, Iván Steinhardt, Agustin Olcese

Votes: 555

5. Lou (II) (2018)

12 min | Short, Drama

Lou, a teenage tomboy in a small Californian town, idolizes her single father. When he has a date over one night and she is cast out of the house, Lou wanders to the outer reaches of town and into a new era of teenage identity.

Director: Clara Balzary | Stars: Isabelle Albuquerque, Sasha Frolova, Joaquin Phoenix, Odessa Young

Votes: 42

6. We All Fall Down (I) (2005)

Drama, Short, Horror

During the Great Plague of 1666, an affluent family flees to the countryside, only to be haunted by those they left behind.

Directors: Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer | Stars: Kim Kutner, Carly Schroeder, Robert Pierce, Tish Hicks

Votes: 116

7. Jonestown (2013)

23 min | Short, Drama, History

A thriller that dramatizes the last 24 hours in the lives of Jim Jones and The Peoples Temple Church through the eyes of a reporter.

Director: David B. Berget | Stars: Kym Jackson, Leandro Cano, William Russ, Noel Arthur

Votes: 65

8. Across My Land (2017)

16 min | Short, Drama

Father and son 'minutemen' patrol the American/Mexican border near their home in Nogales, Arizona.

Director: Fiona Godivier | Stars: Preston Bailey, Timothy V. Murphy, Summer Phoenix, Gaia Peddy

Votes: 14

9. The Last Time I Saw Richard (2014)

Not Rated | 23 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

In 1995, Jonah is proud to be the loner at the teen mental health clinic. But when a new patient, Richard, is admitted and the boys are forced to share a room, Jonah finds himself forming a... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Verso | Stars: Toby Wallace, Cody Fern, Brian Lipson, Melissa Godbold

Votes: 507

10. Milo (I) (2014)

10 min | Short, Horror | Completed

Meet Milo, a boy from Far Rockaway on his way to Times Square to meet an older man he met via the Internet. But who is predator and who is prey? A horror postcard of New York City.

Director: Michael O'Shea | Stars: Harley Kaplan, Ippokratis Georgiadis

11. Prisoner (I) (2015)

22 min | Short, Drama, War

Trapped behind German lines in the closing months of WWII, an American takes a young German hostage and forces him to lead the way back to safety.

Director: Matt Edwards | Stars: Frederick Lau, Wyatt Russell, Brian Ceponis, Adam Findley

Votes: 7

12. Emily (IV) (2013)

12 min | Short, Drama

EMILY puts two English characters within the framework of a stereotypically French film, deconstructing a common sexual fantasy to explore the moment two strangers meet and attempt to fill their loneliness with each others' need.

Director: Caroline Harvey | Stars: Felicity Jones, Christopher Eccleston, Vic Waghorn

Votes: 39

13. Gregory Go Boom (2013)

TV-MA | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A paraplegic man leaves home to be on his own.

Director: Janicza Bravo | Stars: Michael Cera, Sarah Burns, Brett Gelman, Anna Rose Hopkins

Votes: 546

14. Man Rots from the Head (2016)


A salesman on a bum route runs in to an odd lot.

Director: Janicza Bravo | Stars: Michael Cera, Alex Borstein, Michael McMillian, Octavio Gómez Berríos

Votes: 25

15. The Secret World of Foley (2014)

G | 14 min | Documentary, Short, Family

'The Secret World of Foley', takes us on a journey into the little known world of Foley Artists, who bring films to life by adding sound effects in post-production. We follow a multi-award ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Jewel | Stars: Peter Burgis, Sue Harding, Glen Gathard, John Balls

Votes: 112

16. Insania (II) (2016)

30 min | Short, Horror

When a stressed out nursing student covers a night shift in a hospital's morgue...things start to become strange.

Director: Derrick Childers | Stars: Brittany Rachelle Smith, Scott Hankins, Shaun Walling, Rebekah Bruni

17. Kassel (2016)

26 min | Short, Drama, History

After losing his family, Friedrich becomes a deserter. As chaos closes in, he fights an even tougher internal War. Hostility awaits, and he has to make the choice to whether or not allow the horrors of War dictate his humanity.

Directors: Earl Crabtree II, Earl Crabtree | Stars: Lec Zorn, Hauke Bahr, Mikael Drobny, Dalton Edington

Votes: 6

18. Side/Walk/Shuttle (1992)

41 min | Short

An experimental short in which San Francisco is viewed from an elevator moving up and down 24 floors.

Director: Ernie Gehr

Votes: 130

19. Wasp (2003)

26 min | Short, Drama

Zoë is a single mother who lives with her four children in Dartford. She is poor and can't afford to buy food. One day her ex-boyfriend drives by and asks her to go on a date with him. ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Natalie Press, Danny Dyer, Jodie Mitchell, Molly Griffiths

Votes: 2,681

20. Ryan (2004)

TV-PG | 14 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

The movie talks about the life of Ryan Larkin, a gifted Canadian animator of the late '60s and the early '70s.

Director: Chris Landreth | Stars: Ryan Larkin, Chris Landreth, Felicity Fanjoy, Derek Lamb

Votes: 2,625

21. Trevor (1994)

Not Rated | 23 min | Comedy, Short, Drama

Upon hitting puberty, a high-school boy realizes he is homosexual and faces prejudice from his parents and friends.

Director: Peggy Rajski | Stars: Brett Barsky, Judy Kain, John Lizzi, Jonah Rooney

Votes: 1,412

22. Mona Lisa Descending a Staircase (1992)

TV-G | 7 min | Animation, Short

Two-dimensional clay animations melding and merging the work of 35 famous artists.

Director: Joan C. Gratz | Star: Jean G. Poulot

Votes: 657

23. The Capsule (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 35 min | Short, Drama

Seven girls, a mansion perched on a Cycladic rock, a cycle of lessons on discipline, desire and demise-infinitely.

Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari | Stars: Ariane Labed, Clémence Poésy, Isolda Dychauk, Evangelia Randou

Votes: 203

24. Neon (III) (2018)

15 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

A man is forbidden by higher powers from pursuing love, so he plans to end his life and finally escape his heartbreaking existence.

Director: Mark J. Blackman | Stars: Joe Absolom, Kerry Bennett, Bill Hutchens, Eddie James

Votes: 16

25. Reunited (II) (2015)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

Dave seeks shelter in a dangerous post-apocalyptic setting. What he doesn't realize is that he's about to enter into a complicated situation where he might have to deal with his past before he can have a future.

Director: George Nienhuis | Stars: Malcolm Barrett, Burnie Burns, Bree Essrig, Gavin Free

Votes: 25

26. Hit (II) (2015)

16 min | Short, Action, Comedy

Brandon thinks he's met the girl of his dreams, until she brings a dead body on their first date.

Director: Katie Trew Cheline | Stars: Stephanie Ard, Burnie Burns, Haley Alea Erickson, Kirk C. Johnson

Votes: 6

27. Bear (I) (2011)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Follows the continuing adventures of Jack, who always takes things too far. This time he is organizing a surprise for his girlfriend, with unintended consequences.

Director: Nash Edgerton | Stars: Nash Edgerton, Teresa Palmer, Warwick Thornton

Votes: 894

28. Rise (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 5 min | Short, Sci-Fi

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: Anton Yelchin, Rufus Sewell, Kerry Bishé, Tim Kang

Votes: 558

29. At the Tattooist (2010)

9 min | Short, Drama

In a dark tattoo parlour over one tumultuous afternoon, a group of schoolgirls flirt with boys and danger and are shocked by what they discover.

Director: Sophie Miller | Stars: Adelaide Clemens, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Cariba Heine, Indiana Evans

Votes: 87

30. Doodlebug (1997)

3 min | Short, Fantasy, Mystery

In his squalid apartment, a man tries to squash with his shoe an insect of some kind that is moving around the room.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Star: Jeremy Theobald

Votes: 14,739

31. The Smiling Man (2015)

8 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

A little girl home alone finds herself face-to-face with pure evil.

Director: A.J. Briones | Stars: Abbi Chally, Strange Dave, Mellisa Chally, Richard Dorton

Votes: 638

32. Darling Darling (2005)

TV-PG | 13 min | Short, Comedy

Harold must do his best to make a good first impression on his date's one-of-a-kind father, Mr. Darling.

Director: Matthew Lessner | Stars: Michael Cera, Steven Barry, Michelle McGinty, Seana McGaha

Votes: 192

34. Prey (2005)

15 min | Short, Thriller

A Hitchcockian psychological thriller about a woman who fears she's being hunted.

Director: Fernandel Almonor | Stars: Annemette Andersen, Michael John Galvin, Cooper Barnes, Lisa Temple

Votes: 32

35. Herbert White (2010)

14 min | Short

A short film about a psychopath told from his point of view.

Director: James Franco | Stars: Michael Shannon, Coby Batty, Ramon Frazier, Amanda Gall

Votes: 153

36. Maniac (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 10 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

Short horror mockumentary about a camera crew that follows two serial killers.

Director: Shia LaBeouf | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Kid Cudi, Chris Palko, Ron Ayers

Votes: 878

37. Suspense 101 (2012)

16 min | Short, Mystery, Thriller

A girl wakes up in an underground hallway, her back against a closed door. She is hurt, she can barely move, and she hears strange noises behind the door. Whatever it's out there, it's coming in.

Director: George Dorobantu | Star: Iulia Verdes

Votes: 22

38. Everything's Gone Green (2005)

19 min | Short, Comedy

A man, who has not left the building he works and lives in for 14 years, meets a receptionist eager to understand more about his mysterious life.

Director: Aaron Ruell | Stars: Veronica Bero, Michael Childers, Alexandra Holden, Hamish Linklater

Votes: 98 | Gross: $0.02M

39. Sea Wall (2012)

33 min | Short, Drama

A man makes sense of his life, love, family and the possibility of faith whilst facing an emotional abyss.

Directors: Andrew Porter, Simon Stephens | Star: Andrew Scott

Votes: 782

40. Jay and Seth Versus the Apocalypse (2007)

10 min | Short, Comedy

Jay and Seth are at each other's throats while holed up in a messy apartment during an apocalyptic crisis.

Director: Jason Stone | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen

Votes: 704

41. The Hipster Games: Blowing Smoke (2013)

Short, Comedy

No one fights it anymore. The hipsters, with their bangs, beards and beers, are here to stay. And so it only makes sense that this strong-in-numbers LA population would respond to one of ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Guerrero | Stars: Jello Biafra, Camille Campbell, Max Baumgarten, Ani Kyd Wolf

Votes: 6

42. I Came Back (2012)

16 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Nathan Crowley is a fresh zombie trying to find an answer for why he came back from the dead.

Director: Sean Elwood | Stars: Joey Basham, Kaylee Nagel, Trevante Rhodes, Peggy Schott

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