With Bitter Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)

Not Rated | 62 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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90 Metascore

Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.

Votes: 8,646

2. World of Tomorrow (2015)

G | 17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.2
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A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Julia Pott, Winona Mae, Sara Cushman

Votes: 7,614

3. Rejected (2000)

Unrated | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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A hilarious collection of animated television commercials that were rejected because of their creator's failing grip on sanity.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Robert May, Jennifer Nyholm, Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 7,204

4. It's Such a Beautiful Day (2011)

23 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.6
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Don Hertzfeldt closes his trilogy as Bill struggles to piece together his shattering psyche.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Sara Cushman, Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 1,993

5. World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (2017)

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

8.2
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Emily is visited by a backup clone of herself from the even-more distant future, as they must venture into eachother's psyche in order to restore the clone's deteriorating mind.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Julia Pott, Winona Mae

Votes: 394

6. Everything Will Be Ok (2006)

17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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A series of dark and troubling events forces Bill to reckon with the meaning of his life - or lack thereof.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Star: Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 2,105

7. I Am So Proud of You (2008)

22 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.2
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Dark shadows are cast over Bill's recovery, in this second chapter to "Everything Will Be OK".

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Star: Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 1,363

8. The Meaning of Life (2005)

Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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The evolution of humanity, through countless eons.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Murwarid Abdiani, Jaden Alexander, Lance Anderson, Karin Anger

Votes: 1,429

9. Billy's Balloon (1998)

Unrated | 6 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.3
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A balloon wraps itself around a young child's hand, bringing him higher and higher, much to the child's delight... but...

Director: Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 2,354

10. Wisdom Teeth (2010)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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Help from a friend to pull the wisdom teeth does not end as expected.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Don Hertzfeldt, Roxanna Hibdon

Votes: 858

11. Atama-yama (2002)

Not Rated | 10 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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A sad rakugo of a stingy old man experiencing the unforeseen consequences of eating a few cherries whole, without throwing the pits away.

Director: Koji Yamamura | Stars: Takeharu Kunimoto, Bruno Metzger

Votes: 1,233

12. Lily and Jim (1997)

Unrated | 13 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Lily and Jim are interviewed about their disastrous blind date.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Robert May, Karin Anger

Votes: 1,491

13. Genre (1996)

Unrated | 5 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.4
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A hapless cartoon character is dragged through a spectrum of cinematic situations by his frustrated animator.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 1,370

14. Intro (2017)

2 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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Don Hertzfeldt introduces his new film from the dark underground caverns of a strange planet.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Star: Don Hertzfeldt

15. Ah, L'Amour (1995)

Unrated | 2 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.3
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A guy keeps getting painfully rejected (bodily harm) when he asks girls out.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 1,475

16. Welcome to the Show/Intermission in the Third Dimension/The End of the Show (2003)

Unrated | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.2
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A "trilogy" of surreal and funny cartoons, produced exclusively to book-end the first year of The Animation Show's travelling theatrical tour.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Don Hertzfeldt, Robert May

Votes: 716

17. Cartoon Sushi (1997–1998)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1997)

Animation, Comedy

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In "Broccoli: Taxicab Confessions", a broccoli taxi driver rants to a rider. In "The Raven", a raven raps the famous Edgar Allen Poe poem. In "Nanna & Lil' Puss Puss: Common Cents", Nanna ... See full summary »

Directors: Joe Byrnes, Magnus Carlsson, John Fountain, Derek Lamb, John Schnall, Karl Staven, Paul Kevin Thomason | Stars: Michael Adams, Dave Avellone, Ross Cobin, Steven Dovas

18. Cartoon Sushi (1997–1998)
Episode: Episode #1.9 (1998)

Animation, Comedy

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In "Nanna and Lil' Puss Puss", Nanna temporarily dies but is sent back to Earth to feed Lil' Puss Puss. And in "Lily & Jim", a man and woman go on an awkward blind date. Also contains two "... See full summary »

Directors: Keith Alcorn, Xeth Feinberg, Chris Ligon, Heather McAdams, Bill Plympton | Stars: Keith Alcorn, Karin Anger, Brian Capshaw, Paul Claerhout


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