Best Things With Less than 250 Ratingsby thepartyoftea | created - 02 Apr 2011 | updated - 01 Jan 2014 | Public
There's many users on this site. Some items have well over 500,000 ratings from the users. These are some titles that deserve some more people rating them. Yes, there's plenty more that could be listed and I'll add more as some leave the list.
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1. Yellow Sticky Notes (2007)
6 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
An animator finds a unique way to deal with the fact that yellow sticky notes are taking over his life.
Director: Jeff Chiba Stearns
Name dropping for one of my former teachers, view it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IeSqVboADw
2. Les exploits d'Arsène Lupin (1996– )
24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The adventures of the gentleman thief, Arsene Lupin.
If you liked Batman: The Animated series which was not afraid of treating it's audience like adults, then try this one for the same noir feel. Based off the book series of Arsène Lupin.
3. Xenosaga: The Animation (2005– )
TV-14 | Animation, Action, Adventure
4000 years have passed since humanity abandoned Earth. Forced to fight an alien form of life, Gnosis, mankind developed KOS-MOS - a battle android with amazing capabilities. When a ship ... See full summary »
10 min | Animation, Short
Black and white drawings blended with photographic images depict an old man, with various tiny gadgets, trying to find the anatomy of the wings of an angel.
A Wonderfully dark short, watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRHVzbJVx8I
5. The Optician (2008)
15 min | Short, Comedy
Shy Optometrist John is in love with his assistant Barbara, but too scared of rejection to ask her out. When he discovers a pair of magic glasses that see 10 seconds into the future, he ... See full summary »
6. Latte America (2009)
10 min | Short, Action, Comedy
Explores coffee addiction in an action comedy format that makes you think. Acted backwards and dialog delivered backwards to create a new reality.
The way this short was filmed is just bat *beep* insane and makes a wonderful experiance.
7. Pirate Santa (2009)
6 min | Short, Comedy
It doesn't matter if you're naughty or nice.
Pirate Santa, need I SAY MORE?!? Also it's in rhyme!
9. Zombie Gets a Date (2008)
3 min | Animation, Short
Zombie has a date tonight, but his poor partner doesn't seem as excited as he is. Truth be told, dating an undead corpse isn't exactly this side of glamorous. In fact, it can be quite shocking.
Wonderful lead up to a great joke, watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLpSoC7S-6M
11. Generic Thriller (2009)
81 min | Comedy, Drama
The writer can do anything he wants, right? Or maybe not...as Steven, a handsome young theater history professor discovers when he sets out to write a stage thriller - a plain, old generic ... See full summary »
A find on Netflix, a low budget film which is clever, and meant for people who've worked in the film/stage/entertainment industry.
12. Neutral Territory (2011)
76 min | Drama
Trying desperately to forget his roots, Henry is drawn back into the fray with his father when finances get the better of him. Returning with him to sell the family farm, his fiance soon ... See full summary »
13. Shut Up and Kiss Me (2010)
R | 78 min | Comedy, Romance
A modern day take on the trials and tribulations of dating. We follow Ben as he faces the world of dating as a 35 year old who is looking for more then sex. After testing out different ... See full summary »
14. U (2006)
75 min | Animation, Family, Musical
Mona lives in a ruined castle by the sea. She is a princess but lives a life of misery, mistreated by an odious pair of rats. But one day an adorable little unicorn appears and declares that she is there to assure her happiness.
A strange and off beat animation about a Unicorn.
15. Barn of the Blood Llama (1997)
79 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Inbred hillbillies trap various passersby at their World o Wool llama farm where an animal coroner is conducting genetic experiments which turn the animals into sex-starved toxic beasts. A ... See full summary »
The biggest train wreck of a film I've ever seen. That's saying a lot.
16. Geobreeders (1998– )
Not Rated | 120 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
The Kagura Total Security Inc. gang is back with more guns and firepower then ever before.
Cat Girls with guns. Fun and over the top. IMDb.com here lists it as both parts, I think.. but then again a lot of anime goes unreconized on this site.
17. Intervention (I) (2007)
14 min | Short, Drama
There comes a time in every crack addict's life where he can still beat the addiction and get clean. Once that time has come and gone, the addiction will take him over. This is that moment. What will he choose?
Name dropping for another friend like the nerd I am. You can watch it here on Youtube, share it with your friends: http://youtu.be/Z5d1RA8OnAg
18. Dark Myth (1990 Video)
100 min | Animation, Fantasy
Takahashi, is the living embodiment of Atman (the energy of the Human Spirit) and he has been called upon to fight the forces of darkness single handedly. He is haunted by the murder of his... See full summary »
19. Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride (2009)
PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Before the 30th anniversary, Vancouver's Gay Pride Parade director examines relevance of Pride celebrations internationally. He travels to places where Pride is steeped in protest to ... See full summary »
It's true that documentries don't get much love here on IMDb.com, even I tend to shy away from them, but this one is an interesting one to see.
20. Infest Wisely (2007)
86 min | Sci-Fi
A new, chewable nanotechnology lets people take pictures with their eyes and cures cancer. But the early adopters find out it's hard to uninstall something after it's spread through their bloodstream.
Shoe string budget sci-fi film, just given away for free online... if you can find it.
21. I Lost 20lbs in Two Months, Ask Me How (2002)
7 min | Short, Comedy
The voice of Bender from Futurama stars in an offbeat short, watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK4yz_Jnn-4
22. Pokémon Ruby Version (2002 Video Game)
E | Action, Adventure, Family
In the third generation of Pokemon games, the player roams the Hoenn region of the Pokemon world in hopes of catching all 350+ species of Pokemon and becoming a Pokemon Master.
Pokemon Ruby and Sapphair, the third generation of Pokemon has less then 200 votes. More people played this game, com'on.
23. Untalkative Bunny (2001– )
30 min | Animation, Family
The adventures of a mute yellow rabbit and its life in the big city.
A cute Canadian cartoon, watch an episode here: http://youtu.be/HzwXtrHOJLs
24. Forever Bottom (1999)
4 min | Comedy, Short
First person short bemoaning one of the more tiresome stereotypes about gay asian males.
Director: Ngyen Tan Hoang
About 4 minutes of a gay man moaning in pleasure as he bottoms in several different locations. Billed as a 'comedy'.
25. Dogfuckers (2011)
12 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
When the somewhat young Emma Preston misses her train one morning, she comes home and discovers her almost very nearly fiance's secret habit, she is forced to choose between starting over ... See full summary »
Very well done comedy short.
27. Reason Thirteen (1998)
5 min | Comedy, Short
A short film found on the 'Latter Days' DVD and referanced in the movie as well.
28. Missing (V) (2009)
25 min | Short, Drama
Alice, sixteen years old, wakes up by a pond near a forest. She cannot remember how she arrived there, nor why she is naked and her clothes are hanging in the branches of the trees. Her ... See full summary »
30. The Mischievous Case of Cordelia Botkin (2011)
18 min | Short, Biography, Crime
A tragic tale of love, chocolate, and murder most foul.
Dark Victorian Comedy, awesome.
31. An Evening with My Comatose Mother (2011)
Unrated | 33 min | Short, Horror, Mystery
When Dorothy is invited over to the Poe's on Halloween night, no one ever told her about their decomposing, comatose mother living in the upstairs bedroom. She'll wish somebody had when the storm hits, and Mother wakes up.
Has an 'Are You Afraid of the Dark' feel to it.
32. Sumu (2011)
15 min | Short, Drama, News
This film examines the AIDS epidemic through the eyes of a young man in the slums of Nairobi. It deals with the struggle to find a way out of a conflict instigated by ignorance, hate and assumptions.
33. How to Get the Girl (2011)
3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
'How to Get the Girl' is a parody educational film offering advice on how to win a girl's heart. We follow Ollie, a young boy whose ineptitude is matched only by his enthusiasm. A light ... See full summary »
I'm a sucker for old style PSA style shorts.
34. Karma Inc. (2010)
24 min | Short, Comedy
In a world where luck and divine providence seem to reward or punish at will, it is in actuality a small clerical workhorse called Karma Incorporated that manages the good and bad ratios of... See full summary »
35. Death Wish (2010)
TV-G | 11 min | Short, Comedy, Family
Death touches a little girl's soul by granting her fondest wish on Christmas Eve.
Death Wish and Pirate Santa would make an awesome holiday season pair.
36. Face to Face (2011)
89 min | Drama
Face to Face is adapted from David Williamson's play of the same name which is in turn based on the transcripts from real conflict resolution sessions. The story is about a young scaffold ... See full summary »
Takes a little to get into, but if you liked 12 Angry Men, you'll enjoy this one.
37. Hop the Twig (2010)
10 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Death strikes a mortal blow... to a common house plant. This plunges little Audrey into her deepest fear, that one day her mother will meet the same fate.
38. Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel (2015)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Can Seattle's gender-blending celebrity find love in The Emerald City? Join Waxie Moon in an epic journey (spanning decades) as she learns the value of friendship, family and fashion
An experience, that's for sure!
39. Speechless (2012)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama
A guy is found by the police swimming naked. He can't, or refuses to, speak and is sent to a hospital. Since no diagnosis can be made, he will be transferred to a mental hospital, when his ... See full summary »
41. Lowlife (2012)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A lonely musician's descent into the shadowy world of a living drug leads to a mysterious island where a battle of body and soul is waged.
Lynch meets Cronenberg.
44. Where the Bears Are (2012–2019)
A comedy mystery web-series that follows the exploits of three gay bear roommates living together in Los Angeles, as they attempt to solve the murder of a party guest that turned up dead in their bathtub.
View the series at http://wherethebearsare.tv
45. Eyes of a Beginner (2012 Video)
Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Clay Holman (Rob Beare) had everything a young man could hope for, everything but sight. It wasn't until a group of specialists chose him to undergo a groundbreaking eye surgery, that Clay ... See full summary »
46. Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton (2013)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary