kierkegaardian's favorite short filmsby Prufrock-7 | created - 23 Apr 2013 | updated - 23 Feb 2014 | Public
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1. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
Passed | 45 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.
Votes: 45,810 | Gross: $0.98M
2. Powers of Ten (1977)
9 min | Documentary, Short
A scientific film essay, narrated by Phil Morrison. A set of pictures of two picnickers in a park, with the area of each frame one-tenth the size of the one before. Starting from a view of ... See full summary »
6. A Dream Walking (1934)
7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Popeye and Bluto each wants to save Olive as she sleepwalks onto a construction site. But most of their efforts go into preventing each other from being the hero.
8. 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.
11. Ménilmontant (1926)
38 min | Short, Drama
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.
13. Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)
Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Fantasy, Mystery
A woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality. Through repetitive images and complete mismatching of the objective view of time and space, her dark inner desires play out on-screen.
15. Hold Anything (1930)
6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Bosko is a construction worker who impresses Honey by making music from everything in sight, including a decapitated mouse, a typewriter and a goat filled with hot air.
18. ...No Lies (1973)
R | 16 min | Short, Drama
A young filmmaking student turns his camera on a female friend as she gets ready to go out for the night. His questions strip away the young woman's defenses, and soon she reveals her ... See full summary »
19. Perfect Day (1929)
Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy
The boys and their wives are preparing for a drive to a Sunday picnic but infighting is ruining their plans and a sudden feud with a next-door neighbor completes the disaster.
1 min | Documentary, Short
A black and white short in which a moving rear facing camera documents people running towards it on the street.
Director: Gabriel Veyre
32. The Pawnshop (1916)
TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Short
Charlie competes with his fellow shop assistant. He is fired by the pawnbroker and rehired. He nearly destroys everything in the shop and himself. He helps capture a burglar. He destroys a client's clock while examining it in detail.
33. 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.
37. There It Is (1928)
Approved | 19 min | Short, Comedy
When a mysterious figure appears to cause a series of disruptions at the Frisbie Home in New York, word goes out to Scotland Yard that the Fuzz-Faced Phantom is at work. Soon, Charley ... See full summary »
38. The 'High Sign' (1921)
Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Action, Comedy
A drifter at an amusement park finds himself both the bodyguard and hit man of a man targeted by a criminal gang.
45. Mothlight (1963)
4 min | Short