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1. Six Shooter (2004)

Not Rated | 27 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A black and bloody Irish comedy about a sad train journey where an older man, whose wife has died that morning, encounters a strange and possibly psychotic young oddball....

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Rúaidhrí Conroy, David Wilmot, Aisling O'Sullivan

Votes: 9,418

3. The Lottery (1969)

18 min | Short, Horror, Mystery

An adaptation of Shirley Jackson's short story of the same name, "The Lottery" tells the story of a shocking annual tradition in a small village.

Director: Larry Yust | Stars: Olive Dunbar, William 'Billy' Benedict, William Fawcett, Joe Haworth

Votes: 335

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: 1,973

5. Water Song (2013)

7 min | Short, Drama

A competitive swimmer so desperate for victory that she considers cheating, but is it worth the cost?

Director: Henry Mason | Stars: Larissa Kouznetsova, Leonie Spilsbury

Votes: 62

6. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

65 Metascore

A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Tom Waits, Roberto Benigni, RZA

Votes: 54,186 | Gross: $1.97M

7. Maybe Another Time (2013)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Action, Drama

Marc and Julia just found each other, yet they already have to say good bye...

Director: Khris Burton | Stars: Gloriah Bonheur, Vincent Vermignon

Votes: 46

8. West Bank Story (2005)

21 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

A musical comedy set in the fast-paced, fast-food world of competing falafel stands on the West Bank. David, an Israeli soldier, falls in love with Fatima, a beautiful Palestinian cashier, ... See full summary »

Director: Ari Sandel | Stars: Ben Newmark, Noureen DeWulf, A.J. Tannen, Joey Naber

Votes: 1,512

9. Tanghi argentini (2006)

14 min | Short, Comedy

An office clerk with a hankering to tango enlists the support of a workplace colleague as he prepares for a date. It's Christmas time and the concept of giving assumes fairy tale proportions in this beguiling modern story.

Director: Guy Thys | Stars: Dirk van Dijck, Koen van Impe, Hilde Norga, Mathias Sercu

Votes: 653

10. Síðasti bærinn (2004)

TV-PG | 17 min | Short, Drama

In a remote and windswept valley somewhere in the rugged landscapes of Iceland, a solitary elderly couple prepares for the forthcoming winter; however, the urge to work in such a feverish haste remains unknown.

Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson | Stars: Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir, Jón Sigurbjörnsson, Sigurður Skúlason, Kristjana Vagnsdottir

Votes: 1,021

11. Our Time Is Up (2004)

TV-MA | 14 min | Comedy, Short

When therapist Dr. Leonard Stern discovers he has six weeks to live, he adopts a fresh method of treatment: brutal honesty.

Director: Rob Pearlstein | Stars: Kevin Pollak, Frankie J. Allison, Vivian Bang, Michael Cornacchia

Votes: 834

12. The Saviour (2005)

TV-G | 17 min | Short, Drama

A young Church elder struggles with his faith when the married woman he has been seeing breaks off their relationship.

Director: Peter Templeman | Stars: Thomas Campbell, Susan Prior, Rhys Muldoon, David Somerville

Votes: 359

13. Binta y la gran idea (2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Family, Short

Binta, a little girl from Senegal, tells us about the everyday life in her village, the importance of education for the girls, and about her father's great idea to make the world a better place.

Director: Javier Fesser | Stars: Zeynabou Diallo, Agnile Sambou, Aminata Sane

Votes: 472

14. Il supplente (2007)

17 min | Short, Comedy

There's something strange about the new substitute teacher in class.

Director: Andrea Jublin | Stars: Valentino Campitelli, Arianna Dal Buono, Lorenzo de Cicco, Nicola De Feo

Votes: 438

15. The Mozart of Pickpockets (2006)

31 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

Richard and Philippe live hand to mouth, backing up a gang of Spanish pickpockets on the streets of Paris, posing as policemen who arrest a gang member while the others rifle the pockets ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Pollet-Villard | Stars: Matteo Razzouki-Safardi, Philippe Pollet-Villard, Richard Morgiève, Samir Guesmi

Votes: 693

16. At Night (2007)

39 min | Short, Drama

Christmas and New Year. Three girls between 18 and 20, are hospitalized with cancer. All three of them have serious problems, not just in terms of health, but also in terms of their ... See full summary »

Director: Christian E. Christiansen | Stars: Julie R. Ølgaard, Laura Christensen, Neel Rønholt, Henrik Prip

Votes: 358

17. Helmer & søn (2006)

TV-MA | 13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

After an elderly man locks himself in a closet at a nursing home, his son and daughter try to persuade him to come out.

Director: Søren Pilmark | Stars: Per Pallesen, Steen Stig Lommer, Ditte Hansen, Margrethe Koytu

Votes: 395

18. The Runaway (2004)

TV-G | 23 min | Short

On a winter day, Walter Dahlman is getting ready for a job interview; he's an unemployed architect in Hamburg. As he leaves his flat with little time to spare, a boy of about eight stops ... See full summary »

Director: Ulrike Grote | Stars: Peter Jordan, Maximilian Werner, Monica Bleibtreu, Albert Niehörster

Votes: 345

19. Hotel Chevalier (2007)

R | 13 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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: 27,891

20. Cashback (2004)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Ben is an art college student in London, whose imagination runs wild as he works the late-night shift at the local supermarket. What do he and his colleagues do to pass the long, endless hours of the night?

Director: Sean Ellis | Stars: Sean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox, Stuart Goodwin, Michael Dixon

Votes: 9,339

21. Still Life (III) (2005)

9 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi

A pill-popping, over-caffeinated driver accidentally hits something. Panic-stricken, he searches for help in a strange and desolate town that offers very little in the form of human kindness.

Director: Jon Knautz | Stars: Trevor Matthews, Kyle Brydges, Joe Newton, Sam Pollack

Votes: 957

22. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Short)

Not Rated | 26 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Ben Washam | Stars: Boris Karloff, Thurl Ravenscroft, June Foray, Dal McKennon

Votes: 40,289

23. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Cheney Vase (1955)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When Lyle Endicott is fired from his job at an art museum, he comes up with a plan to take advantage of a trusting invalid whom he befriended at the museum.

Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Patricia Collinge, Darren McGavin, Carolyn Jones

Votes: 692

24. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1962)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A magician takes a simple-minded runaway under his wing. But the magician's wife has a sinister idea for the easily manipulated young man.

Director: Joseph Lejtes | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Diana Dors, Brandon De Wilde, David J. Stewart

Votes: 343

25. The Wrong Trousers (1993)

Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Wallace takes in a new lodger, a devious penguin. Sporting some techno-trousers, the penguin plans a grand theft, a plan that involves putting Wallace in danger.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins

Votes: 46,432

26. A Grand Day Out (1989)

Not Rated | 23 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

Wallace takes a break from trying to decide on a holiday destination only to find he has no cheese for his crackers. The solution to both problems is a trip to the moon, with dog Gromit, because everybody knows the moon's made of cheese.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins

Votes: 27,710

27. A Matter of Loaf and Death (2008)

30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Wallace and his dog, Gromit, open a bakery and get tied up with a murder mystery. But, when Wallace falls in love Gromit is left to solve the case.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Sally Lindsay, Melissa Collier, Sarah Laborde

Votes: 12,634

28. Laughing Gas (1914)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Comedy

Charlie pretends to be a dentist though he is only his assistant. When a patient can't stop laughing from the anesthesia Charlie knocks him out with a club. He is sent to the drug store, ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Fritz Schade, Alice Howell, Slim Summerville

Votes: 1,093

29. Those Love Pangs (1914)

Not Rated | 16 min | Comedy, Short

Charlie and a rival vie for the favors of their landlady. In the park they each fall for different girls, though Charlie's has a male friend already. Charlie considers suicide, is talked ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Cecile Arnold, Vivian Edwards

Votes: 784

30. The Face on the Barroom Floor (1914)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Comedy

The plot is a satire derived from Hugh Antoine D'Arcy's poem of the same title. The painter courts Madeleine but loses to the wealthy client who sits for his portrait. The despairing artist... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Cecile Arnold, Jess Dandy, Vivian Edwards

Votes: 789

31. In the Park (1915)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Comedy

A tramp steals a girl's handbag, but when he tries to pick Charlie's pocket loses his cigarettes and matches. He rescues a hot dog man from a thug, but takes a few with his walking stick. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Leona Anderson, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon

Votes: 1,211

32. Mabel's Married Life (1914)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Comedy

Accosted by a masher in the park and unable to motivate husband Charlie into taking action, Mabel gets him a boxing mannequin to sharpen his fighting skills.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain, Eva Nelson

Votes: 964

33. Triple Trouble (1918)

Not Rated | 23 min | Comedy, Short

As Colonel Nutt is experimenting with explosives, a new janitor is joining his household. The inept janitor proceeds to make life difficult for the rest of staff. Meanwhile, a foreign agent... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Chaplin, Leo White | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Billy Armstrong, Albert Austin

Votes: 817

34. A Night Out (I) (1915)

TV-G | 34 min | Comedy, Short

After a visit to a pub, Charlie and Ben cause a ruckus at a posh restaurant. Charlie later finds himself in a compromising position at a hotel with the head waiter's wife.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Ben Turpin, Charles Allen Dealey, Frank Dolan

Votes: 1,310

35. Police (1916)

34 min | Comedy, Short

Charles Chaplin, a convict, is given $5.00 and released from prison after having served his term. He meets a man of the church who makes him weep for his sins and while he is weeping takes ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Wesley Ruggles, John Rand

Votes: 1,327

36. Mabel's Strange Predicament (1914)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Comedy

In a hotel lobby an inebriated Charlie runs into an elegant lady, gets tied hup in her dog's leash, and falls down. He later runs into her in the hotel corridor, locked out of her room. ... See full summary »

Director: Mabel Normand | Stars: Mabel Normand, Charles Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Alice Davenport

Votes: 1,167

37. The Cure (1917)

Unrated | 24 min | Short, Comedy

An alcoholic checks into a health spa and his antics promptly throw the establishment into chaos.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman

Votes: 2,771

38. His New Job (1915)

TV-G | 31 min | Short, Comedy

Charlie is trying to get a job in a movie. After causing difficulty on the set he is told to help the carpenter. When one of the actors doesn't show, Charlie is given a chance to act but ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Agnes Ayres, Arthur W. Bates

Votes: 1,406

39. Between Showers (1914)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Comedy

Charlie and another man compete in trying to help a young lady cross a muddy street. The rival finds a wooden plank which Charlie takes from him. They fight over an umbrella belonging to ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Lehrman | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Chester Conklin, Edward Nolan

Votes: 1,226

40. Cruel, Cruel Love (1914)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Comedy

A silly aristocrat who believes that he has been jilted attempts suicide but he is saved from death and reunited with his fiancée.

Directors: George Nichols, Mack Sennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edgar Kennedy, Minta Durfee, Eva Nelson

Votes: 992

41. The Masquerader (I) (1914)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Comedy

Charlie is an actor in a film studio. He messes up several scenes and is tossed out. Returning dressed as a lady, he charms the director. Even so, Charlie never makes it into film, winding up at the bottom of a well.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Chester Conklin, Charles Murray

Votes: 1,034

42. By the Sea (1915)

TV-G | 20 min | Short, Comedy

It is windy at a bathing resort. After fighting with one of the two husbands, Charlie approaches Edna while the two husbands themselves fight over ice cream. Driven away by her husband, Charlie turns to the other's wife.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Ed Armstrong, Bud Jamison

Votes: 1,342

43. A Busy Day (1914)

Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Comedy

A jealous wife is chasing her unfaithful husband during a parade, after he starts to flirt with a pretty woman.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Phyllis Allen, Ted Edwards

Votes: 843

44. Recreation (1914)

Not Rated | 7 min | Comedy, Short

Charlie is walking in the park. A girl leaves a seaman on one bench and joins Charlie on another. The seaman wakes up. He and Charlie stage a brick fight. Policemen get hit and arrest both ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Charles Bennett, Helen Carruthers, Edwin Frazee

Votes: 820

45. A Night in the Show (1915)

Not Rated | 24 min | Comedy, Short

Mr. Pest tries several theatre seats before winding up in front in a fight with the conductor. He is thrown out. In the lobby he pushes a fat lady into a fountain and returns to sit down by... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Lloyd Bacon, Lawrence A. Bowes

Votes: 1,412

46. The Immigrant (1917)

Unrated | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Charlie is an immigrant who endures a challenging voyage and gets into trouble as soon as he arrives in America.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 6,450

47. The Floorwalker (1916)

TV-G | 29 min | Short, Comedy

The Tramp is tricked into impersonating an embezzling floorwalker in a department store.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon

Votes: 1,841

48. A Woman (1915)

TV-G | 26 min | Short, Comedy

Mother, Father and Daughter go to the park. The women dose off on a bench while the father plays a hide-and-seek game with a girl, blindfolded. Charlie leads him into a lake. Both dozing ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Marta Golden, Charles Inslee

Votes: 1,385

49. Caught in a Cabaret (1914)

TV-G | 30 min | Short, Comedy