Top Short Films

by MattDjan | created - 04 Jun 2014 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

All the short films I've watch in order of best to worst.

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1. Young Americans (II) (2014)

30 min | Short, Crime, Drama

On the verge of aging out of foster care, seventeen year old Mercedes Harper needs money and she needs it now. She manipulates Denver Thomas, a former high school classmate (who happens to ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Lacy | Stars: Stevie Lynn Jones, Matthew Van Oss, Michelle Bernard, John Nicholas

Votes: 64

2. Welcome Home (2018)

4 min | Short, Music

A four-minute advertisement for Apple's HomePod speaker.

Director: Spike Jonze | Star: FKA Twigs

Votes: 534

3. Shiro's Story Part 3 (2018)

15 min | Short, Crime, Drama

Picking up from Part 2 of the hit series. After running away to Spain, Shiro gets a call which causes him to run back home with Kyla. This ends in heartbreak. .

Director: Rapman | Stars: Ashley Walters, Joivan Wade, Percelle Ascott, Rita Bernard-Shaw

Votes: 75

4. Shiro's Story (2018)

10 min | Short, Crime, Drama

Shiro's story is a tale of a young man called Shiro from London and the experiences he went through trying to live a comfortable life with his family.

Director: Rapman | Stars: Joivan Wade, Percelle Ascott, Rita Bernard-Shaw, Alexia Black

Votes: 157

5. Shiro's Story Part 2 (2018)

13 min | Short, Crime, Drama

Following Shiro's Story (Pt.1), Kyle has gone ghost with Kira and Kyla and has not been seen or heard from in the past year, leaving Shiro no choice but to give up hope in reuniting his ... See full summary »

Director: Rapman | Stars: Joivan Wade, Percelle Ascott, Rita Bernard-Shaw, Alexia Black

Votes: 67

6. Bonfire (2014)

12 min | Short, Drama

Three girls test the limits of their innocence, playing a not so childish game of truth or dare. In one weekend at a cabin, they quickly learn that not all games are fun.

Director: Jason Jeffrey | Stars: Erin Margurite Carter, Grace Glowicki, Mandi Nicholson, Brandon Banko

Votes: 25

7. The Most Beautiful Day (2015)

29 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

A young man named Sherman survives the apocalypse in a soviet-style alternate reality and when trying to find his place outside an isolated city, gets stuck in an underground bunker.

Director: Einar Kuusk | Stars: Einar Kuusk, Peeter Lio, Thomas Kolli, Kristina Sirel

Votes: 391

8. Ballistic (2018)

18 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

In a post-apocalyptic world, a young woman fights for survival as she recalls traumatic events from her childhood.

Director: Ryan Connolly | Stars: Hannah Ward, Rachel Hendrix, Mark Ashworth, Graham Powell

Votes: 412

9. Yearbook (2014)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A man is hired to compile the definitive history of human existence before the planet blows up.

Director: Bernardo Britto

Votes: 264

10. How to Lose Weight in 4 Easy Steps (2016)

7 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Losing weight and getting fit has never been easier! Shed those unwanted pounds with these simple tricks your gym doesn't want you to know about. You won't believe what happens next!

Director: Benjamin Berman | Stars: Beck Bennett, Britt Lower, Jessy Hodges, Dennis Nicomede

Votes: 440

11. The Candidate (I) (2010)

19 min | Short, Mystery, Thriller

An underhanded company man is offered assistance by a secret organization that immerses him in forces beyond his control.

Director: David Karlak | Stars: Robert Picardo, Tom Gulager, Meghan Markle, Vyto Ruginis

Votes: 733

12. The Brain Hack (2015)

20 min | Short, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A metaphysical thriller for the digital generation.

Director: Joseph White | Stars: Edward Franklin, Alexander Owen

Votes: 648

13. Twisted (I) (2014)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Michael tells his best friend Tom about what happened last night with Kayley, and asks for a big favor.

Directors: James Hartley, James Shepherd | Stars: Laura Fairclough, Claudio Trovato

Votes: 18

14. Adman (2019)

14 min | Short, Comedy

What does a man, a woman, ice cream, chewing gum, dog food, beer, and a lot of other things have in common? Commercials.

Director: Ben Callner | Stars: Jarrod Crawford, Ted Cannon, Judy Kain, Dar Dixon

Votes: 48

15. Long Branch (2011)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

On a cold winter's night, Lynn's quest for a one night stand is complicated when the guy she goes home with lives two hours away via public transit.

Directors: Dane Clark, Linsey Stewart | Stars: Alex House, Jenny Raven, Al Maini

Votes: 345

16. Sight (II) (2012)

8 min | Short, Sci-Fi

A short futuristic film featuring Augmented reality and Gamification. by Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo. This is our graduation project from Bezaleal academy of arts.

Directors: Daniel Lazo, Eran May-Raz | Stars: Ori Golad, Deborah Aroshas

Votes: 479

17. Plurality (2012)

14 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

After New York City introduces a cutting-edge identity-scanning technology in 2023, citizens can not only unlock doors and make purchases at the touch of a finger, they can be tracked by ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis A. Liu | Stars: Jeffrey Nissani, Samantha Strelitz, John Di Domenico, Wesli Spencer

Votes: 408

18. Ghost House (2016)

6 min | Short, Horror

They thought it was their dream home, but when the unseen residents showed up, those dreams went up in flames.

Director: Ryan Connolly | Stars: Graham Powell, Hannah Ward, Emily Connolly, Ryan Connolly

Votes: 184

19. Screwball! (2017)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Ryan is deep in the pressure-cooker of teenage virginity - wild with raw excitement and unspoken fear, in the arms of a lovely girl he cares about, without a clue what he's doing, and ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Tyler | Stars: Alhaji Fofana, Savannah Baker

Votes: 9

20. Proximity (2013)

11 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

After waking to find their ankles rigged with proximity triggered bombs, two men find themselves bound together while being forced to play a twisted game of survival as they are hunted by their captors.

Director: Ryan Connolly | Stars: Todd Bruno, Josh Connolly, Justin Robinson, Timothy Connolly Sr.

Votes: 1,651

21. Birdie (II) (2018)

PG | 8 min | Short, Drama

A woman walks alone to the train station. As she descends the stairs to the underground platform she smiles at a young man, he smiles back. With the smallest of gestures, the woman becomes caught in a subtle and sinister game.

Director: Shelly Lauman | Stars: Maeve Dermody, Sam Parsonson, Joshua Brennan, Lynette Curran

Votes: 38

22. The Lie Game (2018)

15 min | Short, Drama

A desperate computer scientist struggling to fund her anti-depression AI application faces her toughest challenge yet.

Director: Jyothi Kalyan Sura | Stars: Shalini Bathina, Ronak Gandhi, Dileep Rao

Votes: 42

23. The Man at the Counter (2011)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Drama

A man recalls his teenage years when he worked at a small town coffee shop and found himself intrigued by an old man repeatedly stealing sugar packets.

Director: Brian McAllister | Stars: Ian Donovan Hyland, Bill McHugh, Tom Everett Scott, Paul Amash Jr.

Votes: 82

24. Power Rangers (2015)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

A dark and gritty re-imagining of the classic franchise.

Director: Joseph Kahn | Stars: Katee Sackhoff, James Van Der Beek, Russ Bain, Will Yun Lee

Votes: 3,075

25. Losses (2011)

9 min | Short, Action

A man that has been trained to kill, betrayed the financier of that training and has only five minutes to prove his worth before the financier cuts his losses.

Director: Ryan Connolly | Stars: Josh Connolly, Todd Bruno, Bruno Vieira, Nic Daire

Votes: 1,128

26. Hit TV: The Prologue (2016)

Short, Action, Horror

An illegal TV show appears every night posting murderous bounties. The organization running the show, high-jacks broadcast channels to air a haunting call-to-action where people are identified for murder and priced accordingly.

Director: Saman Kesh | Stars: Cru Ennis, Serinda Swan, Shelly Townsend, Danielle Ruiz

Votes: 35

27. The Gunfighter (2014)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Comedy, Western

In the tradition of classic westerns, a narrator sets up the story of a lone gunslinger who walks into a saloon. However, the people in this saloon can hear the narrator and the narrator may just be a little bit bloodthirsty.

Director: Eric Kissack | Stars: Shawn Parsons, Scott Beehner, Brace Harris, Eileen O'Connell

Votes: 2,937

28. Deep It (2016)

17 min | Short, Drama

Deep It is a powerful drama that explores the real impact of carrying a knife on young people and their communities. The message is loud and clear, there is no such thing as a victimless crime. Everyone gets hurt in the process.

Director: Teddy Nygh | Stars: Percelle Ascott, Kane Campbell-Monte, Pierre Deans, Dayo Jordan

Votes: 46

29. Signs (I) (2008)

Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Romance

Where do you find love? Sometimes all you need is a sign.

Director: Patrick Hughes | Stars: Nick Russell, Kestie Morassi

Votes: 4,264

30. Corrections (2017)

18 min | Short, Sci-Fi | Completed

Corrections is the story of Cyrus, a parole technician in a next-generation prison, who becomes obsessed with Alice, a beautiful and sociopathic inmate who the system seems unable to reform.

Director: Nicholas Tucker | Stars: Sarah Phillips, Luke Pennington, Alexandra Nazari, Caitlin Savauge

Votes: 11

31. Kara (I) (2012)

7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Kara is a visually stunning and emotional PS3 technology which is here "represented" by a female android who becomes self conscious.

Director: David Cage | Stars: Valorie Curry, Tercelin Kirtley, Hanako Danjo

Votes: 902

32. Dispatch (II) (2016)

7 min | Short, Thriller

A rookie 911 dispatcher receives a bizarre phone call, plunging him into a horrific waiting game. Based on a true story.

Director: Caleb Hermann | Stars: Tosin Morohunfola, Jeffrey Staab, Sarah McGuire, Aaron Hermann

Votes: 8

33. Time Travel Lover (2014)

11 min | Short, Biography, Comedy

A new couple are about to get romantic when they are interrupted by the guy's future self, who has traveled back in time to expose all that lies ahead in their rocky relationship.

Director: Bo Mirhosseni | Stars: Elisha Yaffe, Stephanie Hunt, Craig Anton, Waymond Lee

Votes: 73

34. Miss Todd (2013)

13 min | Animation, Short, Family

1910 Aviation Meet, Mineola Flying Fields, New York City. Miss E. Lillian Todd - history's first female aeronautical engineer - is making last minute checks before her plane will take to ... See full summary »

Director: Kristina Yee | Stars: Lucie Jones, Tristan Chenais, Joy McBrinn, Peter Marinker

Votes: 55

35. Unearthed (II) (2010)

23 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

In the near future... The world is in turmoil. Pollution is thick and heavy and energy sources are nearing exhaustion. The situation is out of control. In an urgent bid to solve the problem... See full summary »

Directors: Lindsay Harris, Stuart Leach | Stars: Jules de Jongh, Wayne Forester, Robbie Stevens

Votes: 93

36. Love Is Blind (2015)

7 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

A fresh take on the classic a love triangle.

Director: Dan Hodgson | Stars: Sophie Allen, Will Best, Ace Mahbaz, Joseph Baker

Votes: 149

37. Fool's Day (2013)

19 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Fool's Day is a dark comedy about a 4th grade class that pull an innocent, April Fool's prank on their teacher...that accidentally kills her. Panicked and convinced they will go to prison, ... See full summary »

Director: Cody Blue Snider | Stars: Mitchell Jarvis, Justin Absatz, Phyllis Bowen, Jeremiah Burch III

Votes: 348

39. Hi-Glow Retro (2016)

14 min | Short, Comedy

Tommy Ashby, a high-school senior with severe social anxiety, decides to step out of his comfort zone to learn '70s disco dancing. Will it be enough to grab the popular girl's attention at the dance ?

Director: Alex Morsanutto | Stars: Bryan Burton, Jessica Cadden Osborne, Nina Negron, Jack Brinkley-Cook

Votes: 30

40. Unleaded (2015)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

Three thugs attempting to rob a petrol station are interrupted by three stoners with a severe case of the munchies.

Director: Luke Davies | Stars: Geoffrey A.Austin, Hiran Abeysekera, Josef Altin, Jason Newell

Votes: 109

41. Garfield (2017)

13 min | Short, Drama

Krishna wakes up in a strange place, with a strange guy. As she pieces together how she got there, she realises that the reasons may be bigger than just the night before.

Director: Georgi Banks-Davies | Stars: Matthew Trevannion, Mandeep Dhillon

Votes: 56

42. Locks (2009)

6 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

A young man in Oakland, California, wakes with a heavy heart and decides to take a walk through the neighborhood to the local barbershop.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Darnell Byrd, Trestin George, Larry Gray, Kiev Harris

Votes: 109

43. U.F.Oh Yeah (2015)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Ned Deedry, a conspiracy theorist and Extra-Terrestrial enthusiast, had always dreamed of making contact with other-worldly visitors. But, when that day finally arrived, things don't play out the way he'd hoped.

Director: Ryan Connolly | Star: Josh Connolly

Votes: 856

44. Two Dosas (2014)

G | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Geeky Pavan takes his 'English Rose' on a date to the most authentic Indian restaurant in the city. To his horror she goes off-menu, in Hindi.

Director: Sarmad Masud | Stars: Himesh Patel, Eleanor Wyld, Martin Delaney, Dean Palinczuk

Votes: 76

45. The Super Recogniser (2017)

11 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

Jacob (26) is a normal guy with a very special talent- 90% facial recollection. He never forgets a face and you better hope he doesn't knows yours.

Director: Jennifer Sheridan | Stars: Jacob Anderson, Ritu Arya, Gideon Heilpern, Robin Hill

Votes: 13

46. Ape (2017)

13 min | Short, Drama

To take control of his life, Travis Wilker must conquer the hallucinations that plagued his childhood.

Director: Josh Hutcherson | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Savannah Jayde, Maddie Hasson, Rebecca Pidgeon

Votes: 133

47. Traction (2015)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

'How do you know that Adam and Eve weren't black?...' An awkward comedy about first dates, race, and racism.

Director: Rory Uphold | Stars: Ahmed Bharoocha, Tamara Becker Cimmerian, Jackie Singer, Rory Uphold

Votes: 78