best short movies to watch

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1. Paperman (2012)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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: 28,340

a cute story about a man, a woman and airpaper planes :-)

2. I'm Here (2010)

29 min | Short, Drama, Romance

A young man faces the abrupt loss of his friend.

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

Votes: 6,899

3. Spider (2007)

R | 9 min | Short, Action, Drama

A young man tries to make things right again in his relationship after he and his girlfriend get in a fight.

Director: Nash Edgerton | Stars: Nash Edgerton, Mirrah Foulkes, Chum Ehelepola, Bruno Xavier

Votes: 2,325

4. The Crush (I) (2010)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

An 8 year old schoolboy is so besotted with his teacher that he challenges her boyfriend to a duel...to the death.

Director: Michael Creagh | Stars: Olga Wehrly, Rory Keenan, Oran Creagh, Charlie Bonner

Votes: 1,115

5. J'attendrai le suivant... (2002)

4 min | Comedy, Short, Romance

A man falls in love while in a subway station.

Director: Philippe Orreindy | Stars: Sophie Forte, Thomas Gaudin, Pascal Casanova

Votes: 1,345

6. Signs (I) (2008)

Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Romance

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

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

Votes: 4,093

7. Lifted (2006)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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: 15,080

8. Zero (III) (2010)

13 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Born into a world of numbers, an oppressed zero discovers that through determination, courage, and love, nothing can be truly something.

Director: Christopher Kezelos | Stars: Nick McKay, Reina McAndrew, Shelley Hepworth, Anthony Clarke

Votes: 1,275

9. Invention of Love (2010)

10 min | Animation, Short, Drama

An inventor tries to impress the woman he loves. Will she love him back?

Director: Andrey Shushkov

Votes: 889

10. French Roast (2008)

TV-PG | 8 min | Animation, Short

In a fancy Parisian Café, an uptight businessman discovers he forgot to bring his wallet and bides his time by ordering more coffee.

Director: Fabrice Joubert

Votes: 2,428

11. Validation (2007)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

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: 3,835

12. I Love Sarah Jane (2008)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Horror, Romance

Jimbo is 13 and can think of only one girl -- Sarah Jane. And no matter what stands in his way-bullies, violence, chaos, or zombies-nothing will stop him from finding a way into her world.

Director: Spencer Susser | Stars: Brad Ashby, Mia Wasikowska, Vladimir Matovic, Beau South

Votes: 1,177

13. Peter & the Wolf (2006)

G | 32 min | Animation, Short, Family

An animated retelling set to Prokofiev's suite. Peter is a slight lad, solitary, locked out of the woods by his protective grandfather, his only friend a duck. In town, he's bullied. When a... See full summary »

Director: Suzie Templeton

Votes: 3,505

14. 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: 1,026

15. Insidious (II) (2010)

8 min | Short, Thriller

A troubled Chicago detective finds a family poisoned to death and must race against the clock to solve the murders before the killer strikes again.

Director: Brian Caunter | Stars: Roy Anderson, Lily Fortin, Douglas Rainey, Michael Oberholtzer

Votes: 124

16. Madame Tutli-Putli (2007)

17 min | Animation, Short, Thriller

Madame Tutli-Putli boards the Night Train, weighed down with all her earthly possessions and the ghosts of her past. She travels alone, facing both the kindness and menace of strangers. As ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowski | Star: Laurie Maher

Votes: 2,222

17. Aquaman (2006 TV Short)

42 min | Short, Action, Adventure

A young twenty-something diver living in the Florida Keys discovers he has the power to breathe underwater.

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Justin Hartley, Lou Diamond Phillips, Denise Quiñones, Rick Peters

Votes: 1,692

18. Grapple! (2010)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Family

If you thought high school was tough, try wearing a singlet! Two high school age brothers grapple on and off the mat over their love of the same woman.

Director: Luke Slendebroek | Stars: Josue Anthony, Tristen Bankston, Janda Chasse, Taylor Evans

Votes: 37

19. Pitch Black Heist (2011)

13 min | Short, Crime, Drama

Liam (Liam Cunningham) and Michael (Michael Fassbender) are professional safe crackers who meet on a simple job to relieve an office safe from its contents. The catch is a light activated ... See full summary »

Director: John Maclean | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Alex Macqueen

Votes: 1,008

20. Krueger: Another Tale from Elm Street (2013)

7 min | Short, Horror

In Springwood, long before he became a demon of dreams, Freddy Krueger stalked the streets under another name - The Springwood Slasher. A little girl will learn why she should never get into a stranger's car.

Director: Chris R. Notarile | Stars: Roberto Lombardi, Breanna Lakatos

Votes: 247

21. 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: 885

22. The Red Balloon (1956)

Not Rated | 34 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris.

Director: Albert Lamorisse | Stars: Pascal Lamorisse, Sabine Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Vladimir Popov

Votes: 14,119

23. Walking Dead (2008)

6 min | Short, Drama, Horror

An old man looks death in the face when a stranger's car hits a tree off an icy road.

Director: Theodore Collatos | Stars: Jared Barron, Michael Houlahan, Carolina Monnerat

Votes: 147

24. Invention of Love (2010)

10 min | Animation, Short, Drama

An inventor tries to impress the woman he loves. Will she love him back?

Director: Andrey Shushkov

Votes: 889

25. Mamá (2008)

3 min | Short, Horror

A young girl wakes up and tells her sister that their mother has returned home.

Director: Andy Muschietti | Stars: Victoria Harris, Berta Ros, Irma Monroig

Votes: 2,413