Best Things With Less than 250 Ratings

by 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

Votes: 106

Name dropping for one of my former teachers, view it here:

2. Les exploits d'Arsène Lupin (1996– )

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The adventures of the gentleman thief, Arsene Lupin.

Stars: Daniel Brochu, Michael Caloz, Luis de Cespedes, Richard M Dumont

Votes: 80

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 »

Stars: Stephanie Wittels, Blake Shepard, Clint Bickham, Brittney Karbowski

Votes: 153

4. How Wings Are Attached to the Backs of Angels (1996)

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.

Director: Craig Welch | Star: Louise Leroux

Votes: 264

A Wonderfully dark short, watch it here:

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 »

Director: Jane McGee | Stars: Chris Barrie, Carolyn Tomkinson, Nick Ewans, Claire Duttson

Votes: 26

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.

Director: Jesse Clark | Stars: Kerry Blouin, Damon Calderwood, Heather Doerksen, Lowela Jotie

Votes: 6

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.

Director: Jeremy Lutter | Stars: Kassianni Austin, Adar Harlson, Chaii Ross, Rubee Storm

Pirate Santa, need I SAY MORE?!? Also it's in rhyme!

8. The Misadventures of Moon Kitty (2008 Video)

12 min | Animation, Short

Loving feline mother ward's off evil while raising her kitten in the harsh environment of the moon

Director: Dewayne Austin | Star: Mandy Lin

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.

Director: Leetal Platt | Star: Hamilton Longyear

Votes: 22

Wonderful lead up to a great joke, watch it here:

10. Nurse.Fighter.Boy (2008)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

An urban love story about the soul of a mother, the heart of a fighter, and the faith of a child.

Director: Charles Officer | Stars: Clark Johnson, Karen LeBlanc, Daniyah Ysrayl, Walter Borden

Votes: 217

11. Generic Thriller (2009)

81 min | Comedy, Drama

The writer can do anything he wants, right? Or maybe Steven, a handsome young theater history professor discovers when he sets out to write a stage thriller - a plain, old generic ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Sublett | Stars: Chloe Bronzan, Daniel Hart Donoghue, Lance Gardner, Rosemary Griggs

Votes: 65

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 »

Director: Josias Tschanz | Stars: Josias Tschanz, Dan Probst, Kris Shively, Todd Gutteridge

Votes: 17

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 »

Director: Devin Hamilton | Stars: Ron Smith, Scott Gabelein, Kindall Kolins, Joseph Russo

Votes: 418

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.

Director: Serge Elissalde | Stars: Bernard Alane, Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat, Maud Forget, Guillaume Gallienne

Votes: 231

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 »

Director: Kevin L. West | Stars: Clive Barker, David Boone, Connie Campbell, Kirsten Carter

Votes: 112

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.

Stars: Shin'ichirô Miki, Satomi Kôrogi, Aya Hisakawa, Akiko Yajima

Votes: 85

Cat Girls with guns. Fun and over the top. 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?

Director: Ian J. MacLeod | Stars: Jason Hills, Ingrid Sivorot, Cory Dagg, Paul Mathers-MacLeod

Votes: 5

Name dropping for another friend like the nerd I am. You can watch it here on Youtube, share it with your friends:

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 »

Directors: Takashi Annô, Tomomi Mochizuki | Stars: Nozomu Sasaki, Alan Marriott, Mizuho Suzuki, Peter Marinker

Votes: 81

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 »

Director: Bob Christie | Star: Ken Coolen

Votes: 118

It's true that documentries don't get much love here on, 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.

Directors: Rose Bianchini, Kirby Ferguson, Craig Macnaughton, Chris McCawley, Jim Munroe, Jon Sasaki, Benny Zenga | Stars: Danielle Baker, Andrea Battersby, Pascal Boisvert, Julia Burton

Votes: 11

Shoe string budget sci-fi film, just given away for free online... if you can find it.

The voice of Bender from Futurama stars in an offbeat short, watch it here:

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.

Directors: Junichi Masuda, Satoshi Tajiri

Votes: 895

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.

Stars: Cory Perkins, Ross Wilson, Ashley Boivin, Kevin Tissock

Votes: 126

A cute Canadian cartoon, watch an episode here:

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

Votes: 19

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 »

Director: Asher Coffield | Stars: Elyse Alberts, Lissa Brennan, Nathan Hollabaugh, Jayden Noel Iwanonkiw

Votes: 10

Very well done 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 »

Director: Anna Sikorski | Stars: Kaniehtiio Horn, Susan Glover, François Arnaud, Julian Casey

Votes: 12

29. Empty Spaces (2010)

20 min | Short, Drama

A office security guard provides shelter for a beaten prostitute on a cold winter night. Neither of them predict that they would find a strange solace in each other.

Director: David Roncin | Stars: Nicole Fraissinet, Joshua Hinkson

Votes: 16

30. The Mischievous Case of Cordelia Botkin (2011)

18 min | Short, Biography, Crime

A tragic tale of love, chocolate, and murder most foul.

Director: Cat Youell | Stars: Rajia Baroudi, Brian Carpenter, Daniel Kash, Jessica Aldridge

Votes: 18

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.

Director: Jonathan Martin | Stars: Wendy Macy, Michele Turner Wilson, Missy Hill, Rick Macy

Votes: 98

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.

Director: Paul Plett | Stars: James Gitau, Marion Maloba, Steve Ocheing, Crispin Owuor

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 »

Director: Ashlyn Anstee | Star: Patrick Sweeney

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 »

Director: J.D. Scott | Stars: Nancy Amelia Bell, Katie Bennison, Dalj Brar, Michelle Brezinski

Votes: 13

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.

Director: Chad Costen | Stars: Emma Karwandy, Jeny Cassady, John Prowse, William MacDonald

Votes: 41

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 »

Director: Michael Rymer | Stars: Vince Colosimo, Luke Ford, Matthew Newton, Sigrid Thornton

Votes: 317

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.

Director: Kyle Rideout | Stars: Emily Kozak, Kelly Metzger, William Samples, Ian Butcher

Votes: 41

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

Director: Wes Hurley | Stars: Marc Kenison, Sarah Rudinoff, Marya Sea Kaminski, Erin Douglass

Votes: 59

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 »

Director: Simon Chung | Stars: Pierre-Matthieu Vital, Qilun Gao, Yung Yung Yu, Jian Jiang

Votes: 377

40. The Adonis Factor (2010)

Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

Gay men and their pursuit of physical perfection.

Director: Christopher Hines | Stars: Anthony O'Brien, Shane Stiel, Dakota Rivers, Bruce Vilanch

Votes: 180

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.

Director: Seth A. Smith | Stars: Chik White, Kate Hartigan, Mitchell Wiebe, John Urich

Votes: 53

Lynch meets Cronenberg.

42. Donkey Love (2012)

84 min | Documentary, Comedy

An award-winning documentary that introduces the unknown tradition of Colombians having sex and falling in love with donkeys.

Director: Daryl Stoneage | Stars: Daryl Stoneage, Tyler Chandler, Ricardo Ramos, Father Sanchez

Votes: 47

43. Him Indoors (2012)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

Gregory Brewster is a serial killer, only problem is, he's agoraphobic.

Director: Paul Davis | Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Pollyanna McIntosh, David Schofield, Seelan Gunaseelan

Votes: 394

44. Where the Bears Are (2012–2019)

Comedy, Mystery

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.

Stars: Rick Copp, Ben Zook, Joe Dietl, Ian Parks

Votes: 473

View the series at

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 »

Director: Rob Beare | Stars: Rob Beare, Michael Bemister, Adam Besse, Shane Croucher

Votes: 33