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1. Validation (2007)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

A fable about a parking attendant who gives his customers REAL validation -- dispensing both free parking and free compliments.

Director: Kurt Kuenne | Stars: T.J. Thyne, Vicki Davis, Dave Kuhr, Pam Cook

Votes: 4,187

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KP7HAgX_d70[/link]

2. Bear (I) (2011)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Follows the continuing adventures of Jack, who always takes things too far. This time he is organizing a surprise for his girlfriend, with unintended consequences.

Director: Nash Edgerton | Stars: Nash Edgerton, Teresa Palmer, Warwick Thornton

Votes: 959

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff0ULYUrXdw[/link]

3. Ed (2013)

14 min | Animation, Short, Action

Meet Ed and his extraordinary life. Fifty years of an unforgettable journey. Many loves, adventures and remarkable stories. What nobody knows is why Ed wants to end it.

Director: Gabriel Garcia

Votes: 47

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkQt1Vvx_cs[/link]

4. Internet Story (2010)

10 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A fast-paced and thought-provoking film told through fragments of internet videos, animations, blogs and news articles. A series of shocking events unfolds when a young man creates a public... See full summary »

Director: Adam Butcher | Stars: Shaun French, Duncan Wigman

Votes: 317

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-SL4ejpP94

5. The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere (2016)

19 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

Haru Urara, a Japanese racehorse, became a national icon after enduring a losing streak of epic proportions.

Director: Mickey Duzyj

Votes: 64

[link]https://vimeo.com/176459945[/link]

6. Toyland (2007)

TV-PG | 14 min | Short, Drama, War

A German mother lies to her son about where the Nazis are sending their Jewish neighbors.

Director: Jochen Alexander Freydank | Stars: Julia Jäger, Cedric Eich, Tamay Bulut Özvatan, Torsten Michaelis

Votes: 2,668

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0tBSx98knE[/link]

7. The Play House (1921)

23 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

After waking up from his wacky dream, a theater stage hand inadvertently causes havoc everywhere he works.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Monte Collins, Virginia Fox

Votes: 3,808

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QP2fnO2KG8

8. Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1961)

Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

In 1862, during the American Civil War, a Southern civilian is about to be hanged for attempting to sabotage a railway bridge. When the execution takes place from the bridge, the rope breaks and he begins his escape toward home.

Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Roger Jacquet, Anne Cornaly, Anker Larsen, Stéphane Fey

Votes: 3,739

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHqnSX4SJ_A[/link]

9. Feast (I) (2014)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The love life of a man as told through the meals he gives his adopted dog, Winston.

Director: Patrick Osborne | Stars: Steve Apostolina, Kirk Baily, Ben Bledsoe, David Cowgill

Votes: 22,123

https://vimeo.com/120390959

10. Média (2000)

5 min | Animation, Short

An animated guy is attacked by the content provided by the media.

Director: Pavel Koutský

Votes: 75

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI0vOKPQMLQ[/link]

11. So You've Grown Attached (2014)

15 min | Short, Comedy

An off-beat comedy about Ex, an imaginary friend, who is forced to consider retirement when his creator, Izzy, starts to grow up.

Director: Kate Tsang | Stars: Levi Abrino, Cindy Cheung, Madeleine Conner, Patrick Fleury

Votes: 107

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIZRJqLoOpY[/link]

12. Zero (III) (2010)

13 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Born into a world of numbers, an oppressed zero discovers that through determination, courage, and love, nothing can be truly something.

Director: Christopher Kezelos | Stars: Nick McKay, Reina McAndrew, Shelley Hepworth, Anthony Clarke

Votes: 1,598

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOMbySJTKpg&t=15s[/link]

13. The House of Small Cubes (2008)

12 min | Animation, Short, Drama

To save his house from rising flood waters, an old man uses bricks to build it higher, then he relives events from his past while searching for his dropped pipe.

Director: Kunio Kato | Star: Masami Nagasawa

Votes: 10,394

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlZNIhTnZyk&t=13s[/link]

14. Day & Night (2010)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Day encounters Night, a stranger of distinctly darker moods. But their suspicions soon turn to curiosity, and they are delighted to find the joys of their budding friendship.

Director: Teddy Newton | Star: Wayne Dyer

Votes: 17,140

15. Johnny Express (2014)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

In the year 2150, Johnny, a lazy Space Delivery Man, must deliver a package on a planet he does not fully understand.

Director: Kyungmin Woo

Votes: 933

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSGZyRBpMBE

16. The Old Man and the Sea (1999)

20 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.

Director: Aleksandr Petrov | Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Kevin Duhaney, Yôji Matsuda, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 3,877

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv35MQFeFmc

17. Entangled (2014)

16 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

A scientist initiates her brain-dead partner's secret experiment to find out what happened to him. But what she experiences is a mind-bending reality that threatens both their lives.

Director: Tony Elliott | Stars: Aaron Abrams, Christine Horne, Joey Klein, Tennille Read

Votes: 32

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRzNXX1x7wU

18. Things I Like, Things I Don't Like (1989)

8 min | Short, Comedy

A 9 minute comedy starring Dominique Pinon (Delicatessen). Featuring muted colors with a sepia black and white, Pinon takes the viewer through various examples of what he "likes and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Dominique Pinon, Chick Ortega, Marie-Laure Dougnac, Diane Bertrand

Votes: 2,081

19. Record (2013)

16 min | Short, Drama

A father in mourning struggles to connect with his blind daughter. Amidst her collection of memories he soon learns that the colours of grief and understanding are more vivid when glimpsed through the eyes of the blind.

Director: David Lyons | Stars: Damon Herriman, Tiger Darrien Blue Skylar, Claire van der Boom

Votes: 45

https://vimeo.com/278210530

20. Winnie-the-Pooh (1969)

11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A Soviet version of Winnie-the-Pooh. His first adventure is a desperate attempt to get to honey in a bee hollow. He is ready to take decisive action.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Vladimir Osenev

Votes: 3,831

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqdiEUp6s4E

21. Winnie-the-Pooh Pays a Visit (1971)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Winnie the Pooh and Piglet visit their friend the rabbit. After a hearty breakfast of honey, Pooh finds it hard to leave.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Anatoliy Shchukin, Vladimir Osenev

Votes: 3,052

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdogzjfzKTM

22. Winnie-the-Pooh and a Busy Day (1972)

21 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Vinni-Pukh is trying to help his friend donkey with huge depression which happened to be on his birthday

Directors: Fyodor Khitruk, Gennadiy Sokolskiy | Stars: Vladimir Osenev, Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Erast Garin

Votes: 2,793

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73uIn56G1YE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtVVRuy1T9c

23. On the Same Page (2015)

4 min | Animation, Short, Action

An introverted writer in a newspaper world has nothing to write about until he is whirled away into a colorful journey with his neighbor from the comic section.

Directors: Ali Norman, Carla Lutz | Stars: Shelby Becker, Michael Manley

Votes: 36

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_nb5wBsTaQ[/link]

24. La Luna (2011)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A fable of a young boy coming of age in the most peculiar of circumstances. It's the first time his Papa and Grandpa are taking him to work. Will he be able to find his own way?

Director: Enrico Casarosa | Stars: Tony Fucile, Krista Sheffler, Phil Sheridan

Votes: 13,640

25. CinéMagique (2002)

25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

George is a modern-day traveler literally stuck in movie history, looking for a way out. Ever so soon having fallen in love with Marguerite, he stumbles from one film classic into another, ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Rees | Stars: Martin Short, Julie Delpy, Alan Cumming, Tchéky Karyo

Votes: 312

26. Undiscovered (2017)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Sasquatch has always remained elusive in photos--but not for the reasons we think.

Director: Sara Litzenberger

Votes: 12

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nqL-0_yN0Q

27. The Wrong Trousers (1993)

Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Wallace lets out his spare room to a penguin. The penguin and Gromit, Wallace's dog, immediately don't see eye-to-eye. Meanwhile, Wallace has invented a giant pair of robotic trousers, designed to take Gromit for walks.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins

Votes: 51,134

28. The Maker (2011)

Not Rated | 6 min | Animation, Short, Family

A strange creature races against time to make the most important and beautiful creation of his life.

Director: Christopher Kezelos

Votes: 2,458

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDXOioU_OKM

29. The Lost Thing (2010)

Not Rated | 15 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to.

Directors: Andrew Ruhemann, Shaun Tan | Star: Tim Minchin

Votes: 3,391

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpak6ktsux4

30. Strings (2014)

Not Rated | 10 min | Animation, Short, Drama

María's routine at school is altered by the arrival of a very special child. Soon, they become close friends.

Director: Pedro Solís García | Stars: Miriam Martín, Belén Rueda, María Temprado, Blanca Formáriz

Votes: 604

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4INwx_tmTKw

31. Dimensions of Dialogue (1983)

12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Three surreal depictions of failures of communication that occur on all levels of human society.

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 4,037

32. Head Over Heels (2012)

TV-PG | 11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, the couple must face their equilibrium.

Director: Timothy Reckart | Stars: Nigel Anthony, Rayyah McCaul

Votes: 2,194

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96D-bRx5KuU

33. Love Bite: Laurie Lipton and Her Disturbing Black & White Drawings (2016)

34 min | Documentary, Short

Sundance award winning editor James Scotts documentary directorial debut Love Bite chronicles Laurie Liptons life and prolific body of black & white work spanning over fifty years. Largely ... See full synopsis »

Director: James Scott | Stars: Laurie Lipton, Terry Gilliam, Sean Sorensen

Votes: 28

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CGk2r2burY

34. The Ash: Safe Haven (2017)

17 min | Short, Horror

A deadly volcanic ash cloud. A 12 year old boy besieged by the bloodthirsty infected. When the ash falls terror rises.

Director: Marty Stalker | Stars: Bronagh Taggart, Luke Walford, Syd Ralph, Brenda McNeill

Votes: 47

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOd1LVpLJpo

https://vimeo.com/295919496

36. For the Birds (2000)

G | 3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just deserts when a goofy bird drops in.

Director: Ralph Eggleston | Star: Ralph Eggleston

Votes: 29,493

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYTrIcn4rjg[/link]

37. Kiwi! (2006)

3 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The story of a Kiwi who spends his whole life working towards achieving his dream.

Director: Dony Permedi

Votes: 8,036

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdUUx5FdySs[/link]

38. Elle Fanning's Fan Fantasy (2017 Video)

2 min | Short

Vogue's original short film on Elle Fanning - fanning the rock, fawn, fan mail, fawn etc.

Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman | Stars: Elle Fanning, Charlet Duboc, Aaliyah Mccoy, Ariana Jones

Votes: 175

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0TNJHPb39c

39. Destino (2003)

PG | 7 min | Animation, Short

Salvador Dalí and Walt Disney's Destino features the tragic love story of Chronos, the personification of time, and a mortal woman as they seek each other out across surreal landscapes.

Director: Dominique Monfery | Stars: Dora Luz, Jennifer Esposito

Votes: 4,431

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csP992g8-4U

40. The Man Who Planted Trees (1987)

30 min | Animation, Short, Drama

The story of a shepherd's single handed quest to re-forest a barren valley.

Director: Frédéric Back | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 5,466

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYlsIZXCQa4

41. I'm Here (2010)

31 min | Short, Drama, Romance

A young man faces the abrupt loss of his friend.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sienna Guillory, Annie Hardy, Daniel London

Votes: 7,379

42. Umka (1969)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A small polar bear learns some important life lessons while living on the Far North with his mother and meeting with human explorers.

Directors: Vladimir Pekar, Vladimir Popov | Stars: Margarita Korabelnikova, V. Popova, Klara Rumyanova

Votes: 1,071

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEPogh5ZhIk

43. Saturday (I) (2015)

15 min | Short, Drama, Family

15th April 1989. One game of football is about to affect Liam and the city of Liverpool forever.

Director: Mike Forshaw | Stars: Harrison Vaughan, Elizabeth Berrington, Neil Fitzmaurice, Paul Duckworth

Votes: 52

https://vimeo.com/132256236

44. The Video Dating Tape of Desmondo Ray, Aged 33 and 3/4 (2013)

Not Rated | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

His name is Desmondo Ray. He enjoys peeing in the rain, altering offensive graffiti, and listening to sad music while having happy thoughts. This is his dating tape.

Director: Steve Baker | Stars: Bill Waters, Sue Baker

Votes: 56

https://vimeo.com/72397074

45. Rent-a-Person (2004)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

7.4