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1. The Big Snit (1985)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A couple have a fight over a scrabble game unaware that a full scale nuclear war has started.

Director: Richard Condie | Stars: Jay Brazeau, Ida Osler, Randy Woods, Bill Guest

Votes: 1,510

2. The Lunch Date (1989)

12 min | Short, Drama

A woman misses her train and buys lunch in a café. When she returns to her table, a man is eating her salad.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Scotty Bloch, Clebert Ford, Bernard Johnson, Paul Sarnoff

Votes: 1,199

3. The Great Cognito (1983)

4 min | Animation, Short

In clay animation, the impersonator known as The Greath Cognito literally transforms into countless faces of famous people.

Director: Will Vinton | Stars: John Morrison, Tim Conner, Brian Bressler, Frank Jeffords

Votes: 225

4. Room 8 (2013)

7 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

A prisoner discovers a magical box with a baneful secret that he falls foul to.

Director: James W. Griffiths | Stars: Tom Cullen, Michael Gould, Yuri Klimov, Franc Zalewski

Votes: 1,756

6. Munro (1961)

9 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

A four-year-old boy is drafted into the army.

Director: Gene Deitch | Stars: Howard Morris, Seth Deitch, Marie Deitch, Jules Feiffer

Votes: 357

7. 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: 13,635

8. Friday (II) (2012)

18 min | Short, Drama

FRIDAY is the story of a teenager struggling to come to terms with the death of his mother on the one-year anniversary of the tragic event.

Director: Sebastian Rice-Edwards | Stars: Shammi Aulakh, Richard Driscoll, Rudy Valentino Grant, Reece Noi

Votes: 30

9. Irish Folk Furniture (2012)

9 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

An animated documentary about repair and recycling in an Irish village.

Director: Tony Donoghue

Votes: 73

10. No Comment (III) (2012)

Not Rated | Short, Comedy

A girl makes two different unexpected encounters in the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris.

Director: Alexandra Naoum | Stars: Jonathan Burteaux, Oliver Maltman, Alexandra Naoum

Votes: 35

11. #30 (2013)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A bright and talented performer, Chelsea Johnston auditions for a role in Hamlet. When informed she has learned the wrong piece and asked to do a cold read, Chelsea does everything she can ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Wilde | Stars: Jessica Vickers, Daryl Kirkness, Gareth Davis, Rose Cooper

Votes: 25

12. Pitääkö mun kaikki hoitaa? (2012)

TV-PG | 7 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A chaotic morning in a family with kids, and a mother who is determined that it's best to take care of everything herself.

Director: Selma Vilhunen | Stars: Joanna Haartti, Santtu Karvonen, Ranja Omaheimo, Ella Toivoniemi

Votes: 902

13. Black Metal (2013)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Drama, Music

When a teen murders his math teacher in the name of a black metal band, the mid 30s lead singer will have to re-evaluate the two things he loves most, his music and his family. Black Metal,... See full summary »

Director: Kat Candler | Stars: Jonny Mars, Heather Kafka, Addisyn Stevenson, Lowell Bartholomee

Votes: 148

14. I Am a Big Ball of Sadness (2013)

10 min | Short, Drama

Set at a swanky New York City roof-top party three party guests chat before the guest of honor arrives. Two of the guests full of pretense condescend to the third, younger member talking to... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Tyler, Chase Voorhees | Stars: David Bernstein, David Bernstein, Brian McManamon, Jennifer Taher

Votes: 26

15. Kismet Diner (2013)

9 min | Short, Romance

A shy young diner waitress entertains her patrons with her beautiful singing voice. One handsome patron appears oblivious to her music, much to her consternation. A light bulb moment and ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Nunneley | Stars: Ilinca Rae, Matt Kyle, Jean Paul Dal Monte, Ian Chaplain

Votes: 201

16. The Pale of Settlement (2013)

Not Rated | 18 min | Short, Drama, History

The Pale of Settlement, based on true events, tells the story of a 10 year old Jewish boy, Moische, who escapes forced conscription into the Russian Army during the Crimean War.

Director: Jacob Sillman | Stars: Kyle Catlett, Pasha Pellosie, Temur Mamisashvili, Brandon deSpain

Votes: 61

17. The Black Hole (2008)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

A sleep-deprived office worker photocopies a "Black Hole" late one night. Suddenly, the possibilities seem endless. Will greed get the better of him?

Directors: Philip Sansom, Olly Williams | Star: Napoleon Ryan

Votes: 2,306

18. For the Birds (2000)

G | 3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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

Director: Ralph Eggleston | Star: Ralph Eggleston

Votes: 24,109

19. Creature Comforts (1989)

5 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

A humourous and thought provoking view of what animals in zoos might be thinking about their captivity and surroundings.

Director: Nick Park | Star: Julie Sedgewick

Votes: 5,483

20. The Critic (1963)

Approved | 4 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

Mel Brooks is an old man watching abstract animations. He doesn't understand them, so he heckles with strange commentary, to the annoyance of those around him.

Director: Ernest Pintoff | Star: Mel Brooks

Votes: 746

21. Charade (1984)

5 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

A talented, but doomed, gentleman tries to participate in a properly British game of charades.

Director: John Minnis | Star: John Minnis

Votes: 546

22. The Lost Thing (2010)

Not Rated | 15 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to.

Directors: Andrew Ruhemann, Shaun Tan | Star: Tim Minchin

Votes: 3,077

23. Idiot with a Tripod (2010 Video)

4 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

Documents the December 26th blizzard in NYC -- from B&W to color and back, everything becomes stuck then free again.

Director: Jamie Stuart

Votes: 38

24. 23 Skidoo (1965)

8 min | Short

An experimental film that features busy urban areas, but does so without a soul in sight.

Director: Julian Biggs

Votes: 72

25. Your Face (1987)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A man's head transforms and contorts bizarrely as he sings "Your Face," an original song.

Director: Bill Plympton | Star: Maureen McElheron

Votes: 898

26. George and Rosemary (1987)

9 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

An old shy man works up the gumption to meet a woman whom he has a crush on.

Directors: David Fine, Alison Snowden | Stars: Cec Linder, Doris Malcolm, Marty Myers, Alexander Weldon

Votes: 205

27. How They Get There (1997)

3 min | Short, Comedy

A guy and a girl play copycat with each other from opposite sides of the street, that is, until a slightly abrupt & uncopyable event occurs.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Rico Bueno, Lauren Curry, Mark Gonzales

Votes: 883

28. Evidence (1995)

8 min | Documentary, Short

A haunting look at children watching television.

Director: Godfrey Reggio

Votes: 356

29. Bottle Rocket (1994)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

Dysfunctional friends Dignan and Anthony plan and execute a robbery with their pot-growing friend, Bob.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Robert Musgrave, Elissa Sommerfield

Votes: 4,465

30. 7:35 de la mañana (2003)

8 min | Musical, Short

A woman enters a restaurant one morning - only to be met with silence instead of people talking.

Director: Nacho Vigalondo | Stars: Marta Belenguer, Nacho Vigalondo, Antonio Tato, Borja Cobeaga

Votes: 1,854

31. The Alphabet (1968)

4 min | Animation, Short, Horror

A woman's dark and absurdist nightmare vision comprising a continuous recitation of the alphabet and bizarre living representations of each letter.

Director: David Lynch | Star: Peggy Lynch

Votes: 5,977

32. Storytime (1968)

9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A bizarre comedy short by Terry Gilliam telling various absurdly comic stories.

Director: Terry Gilliam

Votes: 694

34. Reflections (IV) (2013)

6 min | Animation, Short, Family

Barnie, a grown man, Play around with his childish reflection in an urban landscape. But the fun come to an end when other adults around change him and turn him into one of them.

Directors: Bosmat Agayoff, Alon Ziv

Votes: 21

35. A Brief History of John Baldessari (2012)

6 min | Documentary, Short

The epic life of a world-class artist.

Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman | Stars: John Baldessari, Tom Waits

Votes: 127

36. One Man's Loss (2012)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A shoeless vagabond is fatefully thrown the chance at a new life, after treading on a piece of glass outside the apartment of an arguing couple.

Director: Philip Sansom | Stars: Tracy Feith, Hande Kodja, Jeremy Mitchell

Votes: 135

37. Plastic Bag (2009)

18 min | Short, Drama

A plastic bag, thrown out in the trash, attempts to find his way back to his owner and along the way discovers the world.

Director: Ramin Bahrani | Stars: Werner Herzog, Barbara Weetman

Votes: 1,018

38. Emilie Muller (1994)

20 min | Short, Comedy

Emilie Muller a young petite woman goes to her first audition, the director asks her to talk about what is inside her handbag. Then she shows many objects (photographs, book...) and tells what those things remind her.

Director: Yvon Marciano | Stars: Veronika Varga, Olivier Ramon, Marie David, Lise Bèraha

Votes: 336