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1. Paní Le Murie (1993)

39 min | Documentary, Short

A documentary about Baroness Le Murie who contemplates her lonely life and the dilapidated castle she lives in.

Director: Petr Václav

Votes: 58

2. Night and Fog (1956)

Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, History

The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Reinhard Heydrich, Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 14,675

3. Staplerfahrer Klaus - Der erste Arbeitstag (2000)

10 min | Short, Action, Comedy

Short film depicting a fictional educational film about fork lift truck operational safety. The dangers of unsafe operation are presented in gory details.

Directors: Stefan Prehn, Jörg Wagner | Stars: Konstantin Graudus, Gustav Adolph Artz, Jürgen Kittel, Sönke Korries

Votes: 4,167

4. Vincent (1982)

G | 6 min | Short, Animation, Family

Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.

Director: Tim Burton | Star: Vincent Price

Votes: 19,637

5. Presto (2008)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats.

Director: Doug Sweetland | Star: Doug Sweetland

Votes: 19,506

6. Darkness Light Darkness (1989)

Not Rated | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A human body gradually reconstructs itself as its various component parts crowd themselves into a small room and eventually, after much experimentation, sort out which part goes where.

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 3,656

7. The Key to Reserva (2007)

10 min | Short

Finding an unfinished script written by Alfred Hitchcock himself, Martin Scorsese attempts to recreate it himself as Hitchcock would have.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Simon Baker, Kelli O'Hara, Michael Stuhlbarg, Christopher Denham

Votes: 2,631

8. Foutaises (1989)

8 min | Short, Comedy

A 9 minute comedy starring Dominique Pinon (Delicatessen). Featuring muted colors with a sepia black and white, Pinon takes the viewer through various examples of what he "likes and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Dominique Pinon, Chick Ortega, Marie-Laure Dougnac, Diane Bertrand

Votes: 1,889

9. Rendezvous (1976)

9 min | Short, Action

A high-speed drive through the streets of Paris.

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Gunilla Friden, Claude Lelouch

Votes: 2,984

10. A Trip to the Moon (1902)

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

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

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

Votes: 35,633

11. 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: 11,937

12. The Crimson Permanent Assurance (1983)

16 min | Adventure, Short, Comedy

A group of down-and-out accountants mutiny against their bosses and sail their office building onto the high seas in search of a pirate's life.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Sydney Arnold, Guy Bertrand, Andrew Bicknell, Ross Davidson

Votes: 4,211

13. Beastie Boys: Fight for Your Right Revisited (2011)

Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Music

Following the conclusion of the storyline in the "Fight For Your Right" music video, the Beasties break into a liquor store, drop acid with groupies, and get into a breakdance competition with time-traveling future versions of themselves.

Director: Adam Yauch | Stars: Elijah Wood, Danny McBride, Seth Rogen, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 4,294

14. Un Chien Andalou (1929)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present 17 minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.

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

Votes: 39,532

15. Neighbors (1920)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

A young couple who live next to each other in tenement apartments do everything they can to be together despite of their feuding families.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Joe Keaton

Votes: 3,012

16. The Goat (1921)

23 min | Comedy, Short

A series of adventures begins when an accident during photographing causes Buster to be mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil badguy.

Directors: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Malcolm St. Clair

Votes: 2,968

17. The Scarecrow (1920)

Not Rated | 19 min | Comedy, Short, Family

Two inventive farmhands compete for the hand of the same girl.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Luke the Dog, Joe Keaton

Votes: 2,847

18. Ménilmontant (1926)

38 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

A couple is brutally murdered in the working-class district of Paris. Later on, the narrative follows the lives of their two daughters, both in love with a Parisian thug and leading them to separate ways.

Director: Dimitri Kirsanoff | Stars: Nadia Sibirskaïa, Yolande Beaulieu, Guy Belmont, Jean Pasquier

Votes: 1,799

19. Sipurim Kzarim Al Ahava (1997– )
Episode: Ba'al Ba'al Lev (1997)

35 min | Drama

Young love blossoms amid the inhabitants of a small town in Israel in this gay fantasy. Guri want to relocate to Tel Aviv before he's "outed". Nohav want to win a local song contest and who can tell what stud Merito wants?

Director: Eytan Fox | Stars: Tzak Berkman, Uri Omanuti, Sami Huri, Gisele Silver

Votes: 109

20. Sberné surovosti (1965)

31 min | Comedy, Short

Juraj Herz adapts Bohumil Hrabal's story about a man who works in a junk shop.

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Václav Halama, Frantisek Ketzek, Libuse Palecková, Bobina Marsatová

Votes: 165

21. Scorpio Rising (1963)

28 min | Short, Music

An army of gay/nazi bikers make their engines roar and ride the way to pain/pleasure as sexual and sadistic symbols are intercut into the dazing chaos and rhythmic experiences of this ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Anger | Stars: Ernie Allo, Bruce Byron, Frank Carifi, Steve Crandell

Votes: 3,702

22. Gadajace glowy (1980)

16 min | Documentary, Short

People of different age, profession and social status answer two simple questions: who they are and what they want from life.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Votes: 1,946

23. Princess Nicotine; or, The Smoke Fairy (1909)

Unrated | 5 min | Comedy, Short, Fantasy

A smoker falls asleep, and two mischievious fairies play with his pipe. He discovers this, and imprisons them in a cigar box. He removes a flower from the box, which contains a fairy ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Paul Panzer, Gladys Hulette

Votes: 743

24. Konec stalinismu v Cechách (1991)

10 min | Animation, Short

A bust of Stalin is cut open on an operating table, leading to an elaborate animated depiction of Czech history from 1948 (the Communist takeover) to 1989 (the Velvet Revolution). Some ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 1,003

25. Kiwi! (2006)

3 min | Animation, Short, Action

The story of a Kiwi who spends his whole life working towards achieving his dream.

Director: Dony Permedi

Votes: 7,298

26. Dumb-Hounded (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

The Wolf escapes from prison but is hounded by the police dog named Droopy. Wherever The Wolf goes, the little fellow is there, too.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, Frank Graham

Votes: 762

27. Bad Luck Blackie (1949)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

A cute and very tormented kitten is bullied by an incomparably evil bulldog, who lives to know better after a black cat crosses his path.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Dick Nelson

Votes: 1,164

28. The Heart of the World (2000)

Not Rated | 6 min | Short

Nikolai, a mortician, and Osip, an actor playing Christ in a play, are brothers in love with the same woman. Anna, a state scientist and said woman, is in love with both brothers and ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Leslie Bais, Caelum Vatnsdal, Shaun Balbar, Greg Klymkiw

Votes: 2,878

29. Je t'aime John Wayne (2000)

10 min | Short

Belmonde lives in 1990's London as an iconic, cool Frenchman modeled on the new wave cinema of the 1960's. Really he is English and middle class - a fact that his family won't let him forget!

Director: Toby MacDonald | Stars: Kris Marshall, Camilla Rutherford, Laura Lumley, Mark Rex

Votes: 777

30. The Wrong Trousers (1993)

Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers.

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

Votes: 45,087

31. Harvie Krumpet (2003)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

The odd biography of a man who has Tourette's Syndrome, chronic bad luck, menial jobs, nudist tendencies, and a book of "fakts" hung around his neck.

Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Kamahl, John Flaus, Julie Forsyth

Votes: 7,486

32. A Sense of History (1992 TV Short)

25 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

The 23rd Earl of Leete shares brief moments of his life, the truth behind his family estate and his particular glorious moment when he murdered his wife and his brother.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Stephen Bill, Belinda Bradley, Edward Bradley

Votes: 895

33. The Seahorse (1934)

15 min | Documentary, Short

Examines the sea horse, the only fish that swims upright. We watch it use its prehensile tail to wrap around plants and other sea horses. A frontal bulge houses organs including an air ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Painlevé

Votes: 417

34. Winnie-the-Pooh (1969)

11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Winnie Pooh finds a beehive on the top of a big oak tree and tries to get to the honey with the help of Piglet.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Vladimir Osenev

Votes: 2,943

35. Winnie-the-Pooh Pays a Visit (1971)

10 min | Animation, Short, Family

Winnie the Pooh and Piglet visit their friend the rabbit. After a hearty breakfast of honey, Pooh finds it hard to leave.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Anatoliy Shchukin, Vladimir Osenev

Votes: 2,332

36. Sissy-Boy Slap-Party (2004)

2 min | Short, Comedy

Musical mantra derived from machine-gun micro-montage.

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Noam Gonick, Caelum Vatnsdal, Simon Hughes, Michael Powell

Votes: 694

37. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988)

Not Rated | 43 min | Short, Biography, Drama

Karen Carpenter's battle with anorexia nervosa and the cultural influence of the Carpenters in the 70s.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Merrill Gruver, Michael Edwards, Melissa Brown, Rob LaBelle

Votes: 2,277

38. Star (I) (2001)

Not Rated | 7 min | Action, Short, Comedy

The Driver now carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city (not Pittsburgh as earlier believed). Played by Madonna, this title character wants to get away from her bodyguards... See full summary »

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Clive Owen, Michael Beattie, Toru Tanaka Jr., DTeflon

Votes: 6,666

39. Alma (I) (2009)

6 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

Alma, a little girl, skips through the snow-covered streets of a small town. Her attention is caught by a strange doll in an antique toy shop window. Fascinated, Alma decides to enter.

Director: Rodrigo Blaas

Votes: 2,221

40. Antoine and Colette (1962)

32 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

This short film is the first segment of five in the multinational feature Love at Twenty (1962), all five segments on the theme of first adult love. After indulging in much delinquency in ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Patrick Auffay, Jean-François Adam

Votes: 2,728

41. The Diane Linkletter Story (1970)

10 min | Comedy, Short

A John Waters film where Divine plays Diane Linkletter, daughter of Art Linkletter and commits suicide.

Director: John Waters | Stars: David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Divine

Votes: 381

42. Zamilované maso (1989)

1 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Two pieces of meat fall in love.

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 1,666

43. Red Hot Riding Hood (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

The characters of the traditional fairy tale demand a new approach to the story as a sexy urban comedy with Red as an adult nightclub dancer.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Sara Berner, Daws Butler, June Foray, Frank Graham

Votes: 1,974

44. Fuga na cerných klávesách (1965)

34 min | Short, Drama

Fati Farari, a black man from Africa, is completing his studies in classical piano at the Music Academy of Prague. It's the day before his first solo concert, where he is going to play Bach... See full summary »

Director: Drahomíra Vihanová | Stars: Julian Diaz, Frantisek Rauch, S.N. Munyua, Mohi El Din Diab

Votes: 16

45. Oratorio for Prague (1968)

26 min | Documentary, Short, War

A unique document of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, the movie was begun as a documentary about the liberalization of Czechoslovakia and then became a record of the entry of ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Nemec | Star: Gene Moskowitz

Votes: 85

46. Lucifer Rising (1972)

29 min | Short, Fantasy

Egyptian gods summons the angel Lucifer - in order to usher in a new occult age.

Director: Kenneth Anger | Stars: Kenneth Anger, Bobby Beausoleil, Donald Cammell, Haydn Couts

Votes: 2,221

47. The Discipline of D.E. (1982)

9 min | Comedy, Short

Gus Van Sant's early short film about "The Discipline of D.E.," which is an extremely efficient way of doing things.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Frank Birney, David Worden, Ken Shapiro, Tom Sherohman

Votes: 559

48. Odchádza clovek (1968)

28 min | Documentary, Short

Documentary on Bulgarian funeral rites.

Director: Martin Slivka

Votes: 41

49. Voda a praca (1964)

9 min | Documentary, Short

A short film which documents early lumber and textile manufacturing processes.

Director: Martin Slivka

Votes: 37

50. Hapax Legomena I: Nostalgia (1971)

36 min | Short

Frampton burning slowly his an nostalgia black and white photograph who his taken on a hot plate.

Director: Hollis Frampton | Star: Michael Snow

Votes: 502