Short films i've seen

by ddrfreak1 | created - 23 Jan 2014 | updated - 04 Aug 2015 | Public
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1. Red Balloon (2010)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

Much to the babysitter's surprise, a little girl who is upstairs in her room is having persisting unnerving nightmares. Could it be the storm outside or does a more sinister reason lurks somewhere in the house's darkest corners?

Directors: Damien Macé, Alexis Wajsbrot | Stars: Gareth Bennett-Ryan, Rachel Bright, Chantal Eder, Taryn Kay

Votes: 434

2. BlinkyTM (2011)

13 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi

A young boy living in the near future looks for an escape from a home with arguing parents. As a way to cope with the recent arguments from his parents he receives a robot companion that he ends up abusing.

Director: Ruairi Robinson | Stars: Max Records, Jenni Fontana, James Nardini, Joe Childs

Votes: 2,057

3. Bugcrush (2006)

Not Rated | 36 min | Short, Drama, Horror

A small-town loner's fascination with the new kid in town leads him into something much more sinister than he could ever have imagined.

Director: Carter Smith | Stars: Josh Caras, Donald Cumming, Eleonore Hendricks, David Tennent

Votes: 1,093

4. Crush (2007)

43 min | Short, Drama

Bella is tormented both by her present and past life; she can't keep them separated, and seems to end up as an emotional looser both then and now.

Director: David Adam | Stars: Mette Riber Christoffersen, Jelena Bundalovic, Anders Hove, Carsten Bjørnlund

Votes: 21

5. Evelyn: The Cutest Evil Dead Girl (2002)

8 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

A darkly twisted comedy about a lonely dead girl who tries to bring herself back to life in order to make new friends.

Director: Brad Peyton | Stars: Nadia Litz, Maurice Dean Wint, Joshua Close, Heidi Ford

Votes: 336

6. Successful Alcoholics (2010)

25 min | Short, Comedy

A couple that are very successful in their jobs and at the same time have a drinking problem try to manage their love life, their social life and their jobs.

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts | Stars: T.J. Miller, Lizzy Caplan, Tony Hale, Nick Kroll

Votes: 1,009

7. Serene Hunter (2007)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A randy gay Parisian moves in with his new boyfriend - just as an old flame from Los Angeles comes back into town.

Director: Jason Bushman | Stars: Eric Debets, Flannan Obé, Jonathan Blanc, Jason Bushman

Votes: 287

8. Le Queloune (2008)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

A couple of schoolgirls visit a graveyard, and for fun, create a geyser using mentos and soda. The liquid seeps down into the earth and into a coffin, reanimating a deceased clown, who ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Boivin | Stars: Dominique Pinon, Peggy Martineau, Adèle Prat-Diquélou, Lison Dallant

Votes: 137

9. Are You the Favorite Person of Anybody? (2005)

4 min | Drama, Short

A man with a clipboard asks passersby a survey question: "Are you the favorite person of anybody?" He has a scale, from "very certain" on down. His manner is open. He offers oranges to one ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: John C. Reilly, Miranda July, Mike White, Chuy Chávez

Votes: 774

10. The Act (2004)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Drama

Rosy Marconi is a comedian with a secret.

Directors: Susan Kraker, Pi Ware | Stars: Debra Jo Rupp, J. Michael Flynn, James P. Connolly, Jay Hewlett

Votes: 100

11. The Extraordinary Fight of Atticus Walker and the Monster in His Mind (2010)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

You know that voice. The one that reminds you of your every insecurity. For Atticus Walker, his voice is 6 feet tall, obese, furry, and green. To get his dream job as a writer, Atticus must finally defeat the Monster in his mind.

Director: Michael Bagdasarian | Stars: Michael Bagdasarian, Arielle Vandenberg, Blake Boyd, Lewaa Nasserdeen

Votes: 27

I loved this short so much! What I would give to see this made into a feature length one day.

12. Tub (2010)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

About a guy who can't commit to his girlfriend... Who then jerks off in the shower. And accidentally impregnates his tub.

Director: Bobby Miller | Stars: Victor Arnez, Eric M. Levy, Megan Raye Manzi

Votes: 187

Um, while this isn't lacking in the "outlandish plot element" department, I thought this was pretty boring. And with a plot like this, that's a real achievement.

13. I Suck (2010)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A closeted gay vampire deals with the awkward 'coming out' scenario.

Director: Jason Bowers | Stars: Keri Blunt, Jason Bowers, Daniel Coffman, Ryland Dodge

Votes: 10

Corny as all hell and kind of poorly made, but still entertaining.

14. Summer (2006)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Mates emerge from latency into their sexual identities. Will and Leung are pals, searching the woods of Hampstead Heath for botanical material Leung needs for a school class. Along the way,... See full summary »

Director: Hong Khaou | Stars: Peter Peralta, Jay Brown

Votes: 638

15. The New Tenants (2009)

TV-14 | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

A nosy neighbor, a drug dealer and an angry husband make for a move-in day that two men will never forget.

Director: Joachim Back | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kevin Corrigan, Liane Balaban, Jamie Harrold

Votes: 1,413

16. The Spine (2009)

11 min | Animation, Short

Uses a twisted, beautiful and highly original visual aesthetic to look at the ways individuals evolve, adapt and break.

Director: Chris Landreth | Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Alberta Watson, Patrice Goodman, Robert McCarrol

Votes: 200

17. Cutting Moments (1997)

29 min | Short, Drama, Horror

With her quaint suburban existence on the slow road to ruin, Sarah mutilates herself in the bathroom mirror while her husband sits downstairs watching TV.

Director: Douglas Buck | Stars: Nica Ray, Gary Betsworth, Jared Barsky

Votes: 1,492

18. Prick (I) (2011)

9 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

A skilled practitioner in the art of murder experiences an unexpected bout of empathy which rocks the foundations of his already unstable mind.

Director: Colin Berry | Stars: Sara Mitich, Ian Batt, Justin Duke

Votes: 42

19. Who We Are (2010)

18 min | Short, Drama, Family

Two best friends struggle to keep their friendship while dealing with the feelings they have for one another and the pressures of society.

Director: Sean Willis | Stars: Taylor Caldwell, Justin Fix, John Patrick Kelly, Kim Reed

Votes: 354

20. Play Dead (2011)

18 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

A zombie apocalypse unites a ragtag pack of dogs in the ruined streets of Miami. Immune to the epidemic, they must stick together to survive in the midst of ferocious undead and human survivors. Sit. Stay. Play dead.

Directors: Andres Meza-Valdes, Diego Meza-Valdes | Stars: Heather Ashley Chase, Andrew Jeffrey Brown, Eric Anderson, Chuck Aurin

Votes: 114

21. Terrifier (2011)

20 min | Short, Horror

After witnessing a brutal murder on Halloween night, a young woman becomes the next target of a maniacal entity.

Director: Damien Leone | Stars: Marie Maser, Mike Giannelli, Michael Chmiel, Daniel Rodas

Votes: 910

22. Cupcake (I) (2010)

16 min | Short, Horror

In Hollywood, where being young & beautiful is considered the ultimate talent, one aging actress makes a stunning sacrifice to regain her youth.

Director: Kai Blackwood | Stars: Christina Mauro, Stacy Jorgensen, Amy Blackwood, Cambria Stephens

Votes: 15

23. The 9th Circle (2008)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Horror

A woman is abducted by a sinister stranger on Halloween night for a fate worse than death.

Director: Damien Leone | Stars: Kayla Lian, Mike Giannelli, Anna Maliere, Eric Diez

Votes: 263

24. Tell (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 33 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

Tortured by guilt, Taylor seeks to hide his sin in hopes that it will become another dirty little secret... However, as he begins to see menacing visions and the line between reality and paranoia becomes blurred, his plans quickly unravel.

Director: Ryan Connolly | Stars: Todd Bruno, Brigitte Kali Canales, Tim Connolly Jr., Shana Eva

Votes: 1,895

25. Busted Walk (2011)


Busted for pot in his school locker, a disabled teenage guitar hero (played by Ezra Miller) limps to his uncool punishment - working for his father.

Director: Steven Tanenbaum | Stars: Kristen Abate, Megan Armitage, Kevin Breznahan, Susan Highsmith

Votes: 50

Horrible short. I really didn't get it at all, who anyone was or what the hell was going on. Only worth watching to see cute little Ezra Miller.

26. The Essence of Katya (2011)

Short, Romance

In search of the ultimate companion, Jeremy orders a fembot online. He chemically adjusts her personality with obedience and modesty but soon abandons those traits in exchange for ... See full summary »

Director: Nikki Lee | Stars: Saara Lamberg, Tom McCathie

Votes: 11

27. The Last Woman on Earth (2006)

5 min | Short, Comedy

Hannah went to work one day, as she did every day... only something was different: no one was there. No one was anywhere. Is she really THE LAST WOMAN ON EARTH?

Director: Stephen Sprinkles | Stars: Kate Kelton, Frank Ramirez, Marin Carpenter, Arvind Krishna

Votes: 39

28. Sodium Death Kiss (2010)

7 min | Short, Action, Horror

When their learned and cerebral quest to kill off the last zombie goes awry, four zombie assassins meet their match.

Director: Kerry Shaw Brown | Stars: David Boyd, Brett Golov, Colleen O'Neill, Eric Wiechert

Votes: 19

29. Un Chien Andalou (1929)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present 16 minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.

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

Votes: 46,026

30. Plot Device (2011 Video)

9 min | Short, Action, Romance

A young filmmaker obtains a mysterious device that unleashes the full force of cinema on his front lawn.

Director: Seth Worley | Stars: Ben Worley, Davis Camp, Lydia Campbell, Drew Cole

Votes: 95

31. Moving Boxes (2012)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

A man goes to extreme measures to capture the attention of the woman he loves as they pass each day in the elevator at work.

Director: Ken Alan Gregg | Stars: Ross Denyer, Heather Perrault, Corey Wright, Annalee Jin

Votes: 13

Just a cute little romantic comedy short, I really loved it.

32. Canon C300 Demo: XXIT (2011)

11 min | Short, Sci-Fi

Canon USA, Inc. launches their C300 with this futuristic demo.

Director: Sam Nicholson | Stars: Nicollette Sheridan, Steve Pate, Jerry Vaughn, Tim Gilbert

Votes: 36

Nothing but cheap special effects and bad acting.

33. Intercom (2008)

TV-MA | 10 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

A woman and her uncommunicative neighbors closely monitor a new tenant's movements until they meet up via their intercom.

Director: Mark Gutteridge | Stars: Jenny Agutter, Marc Warren, David Calder, David Garry

Votes: 64

Boring. Absolutely nothing remarkable about this.

34. Gloomy Valentine (2006)

5 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

A woman struggles to overcome the sadness of a broken heart.

Director: Isabel Peppard

Votes: 31

36. You Don't Know Me (2008)

15 min | Short, Horror

Neil has a killer idea for a viral video. It involves a couple of hidden cameras, a dead body and his uptight buddy Michael, who doesn't know that he's the star of the show. How well do you really know your friends?

Director: Sean Melia | Stars: Stefanie E. Frame, Michael Hogan, Neil Magnuson, Gabriel McKinley

Votes: 9

37. The Bird Spider (2011)

14 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

A man with arachnophobia buys a poisonous bird spider and sets it free in his apartment.

Director: Jaime Dezcallar | Stars: Israel Elejalde, Javier Ambrossi, Pilar Bastardés

Votes: 87

Very beautifully shot with a wonderfully poetic story, but overall I felt like this was missing something.

38. Darkness Light Darkness (1989)

Not Rated | 8 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: 4,320

39. Hibernation (2005)

15 min | Short, Drama

1985. A secret tree house. Two children dressed in animal costumes experiment to revive a bee. But they are searching for a way to bring back something much bigger.

Director: John Williams | Stars: Adam Arnold, Sonny Rooney, Peter Reynolds, Adam Paroussos

Votes: 132

40. Certified (2012)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Drama, Horror

In rural 1950's America, a postman's first day takes a terrifying turn when a precocious young girl tells him of her family's horrible tragedy.

Director: Luke Guidici | Stars: Thomas Garner, Rebecca Spicher, Therese Lentz, Timothy Brennen

Votes: 97

41. Blockhead (I) (2010)

22 min | Short, Horror

John, an old mason who suffers from a disease after years of working with concrete, is locked up in the family bookstore. His younger brother Dave, who takes care of John and the bookstore,... See full summary »

Director: John Francis Conway | Stars: Alan Wells, Cheree Sager, River Faught, Brijana Prooker

Votes: 40

42. If I Had a Heart (2013)

13 min | Short, Drama, Horror

A neon-noir set in the underbelly of Seoul. Sam IL is a street fighter who was abandoned at birth by his Mother in a coin locker . His life has been one of extreme violence and isolation. ... See full summary »

Directors: Simon Halsall, Matt Halsall | Star: Min-Jung Kim

Votes: 46

43. The Scientist (2009)

19 min | Short, Drama

A Scientist crosses to a parallel universe where his lost love is still alive. While attempting to reunite with her by replacing his parallel self, the Scientist must face why he lost her ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Miller | Stars: Ryan Alosio, Abby Eiland

Votes: 13

44. Cliff Lake (2010)

15 min | Short, Drama, Horror

A starving man in the Montana wilderness answers a call for help that brings him face to face with what he's been hiding from since the world changed.

Directors: David Blair, Adam Pitman, Adam Stilwell | Stars: Adam Stilwell, Adam Pitman, Life Noell, David Blair

Votes: 16

45. Stasis (II) (2010)

25 min | Short, Sci-Fi

In the future, an Ex-Soldier is placed in virtual exercises to cure his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In the simulations, he sees glimpses of a mysterious girl, presumably someone from ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Swegal | Stars: Reshad Strik, Beau Bridges, Ernie Hudson, Rachel Specter

Votes: 63