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1. Hotel Chevalier (2007)

R | 13 min | Short, Drama, Romance

A prologue of one heart-breaking history of love and the prologue of the travel told in The Darjeeling Limited (2007).

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Natalie Portman, Waris Ahluwalia, Michel Castejon

Votes: 29,617

2. Beastie Boys: Fight for Your Right Revisited (2011)

Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Music

Following the conclusion of the storyline in the "Fight For Your Right" music video, the Beasties break into a liquor store, drop acid with groupies, and get into a breakdance competition with time-traveling future versions of themselves.

Director: Adam Yauch | Stars: Elijah Wood, Danny McBride, Seth Rogen, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 4,577

3. I'm Here (2010)

29 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: 7,249

4. Plastic Bag (2009)

18 min | Short, Drama

A plastic bag, thrown out in the trash, attempts to find his way back to his owner and along the way discovers the world.

Director: Ramin Bahrani | Stars: Werner Herzog, Barbara Weetman

Votes: 1,124

5. At Night (2007)

39 min | Short, Drama

Christmas and New Year. Three girls between 18 and 20, are hospitalized with cancer. All three of them have serious problems, not just in terms of health, but also in terms of their ... See full summary »

Director: Christian E. Christiansen | Stars: Julie R. Ølgaard, Laura Christensen, Neel Rønholt, Henrik Prip

Votes: 362

6. Raju (2011)

Not Rated | 24 min | Short, Drama

A German couple adopts in Kolkata an Indian orphan. Their child suddenly disappears and they realize that they are part of the problem.

Director: Max Zähle | Stars: Wotan Wilke Möhring, Julia Richter, Krish Gupta, Arindam Sil

Votes: 354

7. The Great Train Robbery (1903)

TV-G | 11 min | Short, Action, Crime

A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels.

Director: Edwin S. Porter | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, A.C. Abadie, George Barnes, Justus D. Barnes

Votes: 16,201

8. Dickson Experimental Sound Film (1894)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Music

The sound has been found in the form of an old Edisonian recording cylinder. The cylinder was repaired, then Walter Murch ACE MPSE synced the film to the correct music in (I believe) 2002. Total running time is approximately 17 seconds.

Director: William K.L. Dickson | Star: William K.L. Dickson

Votes: 1,947

9. Grandma's Reading Glass (1900)

2 min | Short, Family

A boy looks through glasses at various objects, seen magnified.

Director: George Albert Smith | Star: Harold Smith

Votes: 982

10. Henry (III) (2011)

TV-PG | 21 min | Short, Drama

Henry, a great concert pianist, has his life thrown in turmoil the day the love of this life, Maria, disappears mysteriously. He'll then discover the inevitable verdict of life.

Director: Yan England | Stars: Gérard Poirier, Marie Tifo, Hubert Lemire, Ariane-Li Simard-Côté

Votes: 647

11. The Voyage Across the Impossible (1904)

Not Rated | 24 min | Short, Action, Adventure

Using every known means of transportation, several savants from the Geographic Society undertake a journey through the Alps to the Sun which finishes under the sea.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Georges Méliès, Fernande Albany, Jehanne d'Alcy, May de Lavergne

Votes: 2,947

12. Four Heads Are Better Than One (1898)

1 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

Much to our amazement, an elegant and masterful illusionist detaches his own head effortlessly from his shoulders for a once-in-a-lifetime performance.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 2,764

13. The One-Man Band (1900)

Not Rated | 2 min | Short, Comedy

A band-leader assembles an orchestra by mystifying means.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,950

14. bAd (2007)

30 min | Short, Drama, Family

This film puts you inside the head of a dyslexic child trying to get through the 5th grade in the 1970s.

Director: Vincenzo Giammanco | Stars: Remy Thorne, Jennifer Davis, Nancy Cronig, Kyle Dietz

Votes: 57

15. The Hard Case (1995)

20 min | Crime, Short

About four East End lads raising money to enter a card game.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Darren Spencer, James Tarbuck, Eli Nathanson, Suzy Ratner

Votes: 214

16. Asad (2012)

R | 18 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

A coming of age fable of a Somali boy as he struggles to survive in his war-torn land.

Director: Bryan Buckley | Stars: Harun Mohammed, Ibrahim Moallim Hussein, Ali Mohammed, Abdiwale Mohamed

Votes: 775

17. Death of a Shadow (2012)

20 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

Stuck in a dark limbo between life and death, a deceased soldier Nathan Rijckx collects shadows of dying men and women to buy back his own second chance at life. Obsessed by a girl he met ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Van Avermaet | Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Laura Verlinden, Peter Van den Eede, Benjamin Ramon

Votes: 1,672

18. Buzkashi Boys (2012)

28 min | Short, Drama

Set against the dramatic landscape of contemporary Afghanistan and the National sport of Buzkashi - a brutal game of horse polo played with a dead goat - Buzkashi Boys tells the coming of ... See full summary »

Director: Sam French | Stars: Fawad Mohammadi, Jawanmard Paiz, Wali Talash

Votes: 685

19. The Condom Killer (2009)

15 min | Short, Comedy

Connor Domus (a man called 'Condom' for short) has all the trappings of domestic bliss at his disposal. He has a Donna Reed-esque wife, a nice house, and plenty of cigarettes and scotch. ... See full summary »

Directors: Melissa Rauch, Winston Rauch | Stars: Jamison Haase, Josh Brener, Kristen Miller, Melissa Rauch

Votes: 49

20. Coffee and Cigarettes III (1993)

12 min | Short, Comedy

This shortcut repeats the structure of Coffee and Cigarettes. This time, Iggy Pop and Tom Waits meet in a bar. But, again, we don't know why they agreed to do that in the first place, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Iggy Pop, Tom Waits

Votes: 2,447

21. Coffee and Cigarettes II (1989)

8 min | Short

A brother and sister, sitting in a coffee bar, bicker mildly about whose idea it was to come to Memphis and which kind of cigarette is fresher. Danny, their waiter, comes by offering ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Joie Lee, Cinqué Lee, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 1,688

22. Coffee and Cigarettes (1986)

6 min | Comedy, Short

In a vignette called "Strange to meet you," Roberto sits at a small table in a coffee bar. Five cups of coffee and two ashtrays are in front of him; he drinks and smokes. Steven joins him. ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Steven Wright

Votes: 2,873

23. Island Queen (2012)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Mim has never ventured off her little hometown island. It's time to leap into the adult world, by getting pregnant, with deeply unpleasant consequences.

Director: Ben Mallaby | Stars: Nat Luurtsema, Sam Pamphilon, Sam Perry, Lynn Gardner

Votes: 50

24. Orbit Ever After (2013)

Not Rated | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A young man, who's lived his whole life orbiting Earth with his mom, dad and grandpa, falls in love with a girl on another spaceship. A message tells him to jump to her next time they pass.

Director: Jamie Magnus Stone | Stars: Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Mackenzie Crook, Bronagh Gallagher, Bob Goody

Votes: 358

25. Room 8 (2013)

7 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

A prisoner discovers a magical box with a baneful secret that he falls foul to.

Director: James W. Griffiths | Stars: Tom Cullen, Michael Gould, Yuri Klimov, Franc Zalewski

Votes: 2,275

26. Sex and Justice (2008)

Not Rated | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A pair of frustrated detectives and a confessed murderess go up against a corrupt but recently vindicated District Attorney in this throw-back neo-noir crime drama.

Director: Michael DiBiasio | Stars: Richard Brundage, J.T. Patton, Rebecca De Ornelas, Lynn DiBiasio

Votes: 30

27. Smile for the Camera (2005)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

Double exposures produced by an antique camera lead two New York photography students on a bizarre and unnerving journey to a backwater town, where a cult of mysterious 'boxheads' entrap ... See full summary »

Director: Jordan Galland | Stars: Erika Thormahlen, Mark Sarosi, Steven Bender, Kristen Von Barren

Votes: 28

28. The Exit Room (2013)

10 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

Imprisoned journalist Joseph Michaels faces a government execution during a future American Revolution.

Director: Todd Wiseman Jr. | Stars: Christopher Abbott, Ana Kayne, Dean Neistat, Frantzy Orisma

Votes: 103

29. H Is for House (1973)

Not Rated | 10 min | Short

Experimental short film set in the English countryside, with strange narration which has a particular focus on objects beginning with the letter 'H'.

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Peter Greenaway, Hannah Greenaway, Colin Cantlie

Votes: 549

30. Beat the Devil (2002)

Not Rated | 9 min | Action, Short, Adventure

Decades ago, the legendary James Brown sold his soul to the devil for fame and fortune. Now he wishes to renegotiate. Hired to take Mr. Brown to a rendezvous with the devil (Gary Oldman), ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Clive Owen, Gary Oldman, James Brown, Marilyn Manson

Votes: 5,585

31. The Great Mistake (2011)

21 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A Sicilian gangster family is facing a world of international competition and globalization. With questionable sense of priorities, the decision is made to put all of their resources into a... See full summary »

Director: Anders Berthelsen | Stars: Rune Christensen, Peter Glaser, Lawrence Marvit, Mark White

32. Ol'Daddy (2012)

30 min | Short, Drama

A young man struggles to come to terms with his new role in life as his father's full-time caretaker.

Director: Brian Schwarz | Stars: Jon Edward Cook, Briana McKeague, Russell Minton, Antoinette Robinson

Votes: 9

33. Last Day of Freedom (2015)

32 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

When Bill Babbitt realizes his brother Manny has committed a crime he agonizes over his decision to call the police. Living Condition: Bill's Story is an animated account of his decision to... See full summary »

Directors: Dee Hibbert-Jones, Nomi Talisman | Star: Bill Babbitt

Votes: 327

34. Dream Toy (2015)

13 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

Something lies beneath the bed of this cluttered kid's room. What's it waiting for?

Director: Christos Houliaras | Stars: Alexandros Chamous, Spiros Chamous, Chrysa Markata, Vangelis Mourikis

Votes: 40

35. The Punisher: Dirty Laundry (2012)

Not Rated | 10 min | Short, Action, Crime

Frank Castle is staying in a bad neighborhood, where he encounters a gang that terrorizes its residents.

Director: Phil Joanou | Stars: Thomas Jane, Ron Perlman, Sammi Rotibi, Karlin Walker

Votes: 8,673

36. Sandy Beach (2016)

Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Drama

A woman takes her father for their usual Sunday swim.

Director: Thanos Papastergiou | Stars: Christos Kalavrouzos, Theano Vassiliou

Votes: 14

37. World of Tomorrow (2015)

G | 17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Julia Pott, Winona Mae, Sara Cushman

Votes: 8,369

38. A Thousand Midnights (2015)

12 min | Documentary, Short, History | Completed

A Thousand Midnights 2015 marks the centennial of the beginning of the Great Migration in which six million African Americans relocated from the rural South to the cities of the North, ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Javier Ortiz

39. Superbia (2016)

15 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The native people of the surrealistic land of Superbia, where men and women form separate societies, face the changes sparked by the first equal couple in their history.

Director: Luca Toth

Votes: 103

40. Love (I) (2016)

14 min | Animation, Short

LOVE is a short film describing affection in 3 different chapters, through an impact on a distant solar system. Abstract haiku-like situations reveal the change in atmosphere on one planet,... See full summary »

Director: Réka Bucsi

Votes: 121

41. Hidden (V) (2015)

20 min | Short, Drama

"Hidden" is about a Persian immigrant family and tells the story of guilt that the older brother feels at the loss of his younger brother, and his redemption when he finally accepts life's various twists and turns.

Director: Farzad Ostovarzadeh | Stars: Daniel Zolghadri, Shary Nassimi, Niousha Noor, Bardia Seiri

Votes: 29

42. Ears, Nose and Throat (2016)

Not Rated | 10 min | Short

During an Ear, Nose and Throat examination, Shadeena Brooks recounts a horrible event that she eye witnessed.

Director: Kevin Jerome Everson | Stars: Shadeena Brooks, Eric Mansfield, Heather Honeycutt

Votes: 103

43. E.W.A (2016)

7 min | Short

EWA is a teenage girl who is suffering from a condition of a constant nose bleed while exploring different aspects of her life and the people around her.

Director: Gigi Ben Artzi | Stars: Jill Abramov, Aliyah Galyautdinova

Votes: 20

44. Bloody Barbara (2016)

6 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

Barbara is 16 and completely obsessed with horror films. She goes around town covered in fake blood and reenacts the craziest scenes from her favorite films.

Director: Shawn Bannon | Stars: Alan Ayala, Jeannette Calderon, Atheena Frizzell, Catherine Machovsky

Votes: 16

45. All These Voices (2015)

15 min | Short, Drama, History

When a young SS soldier encounters an avant-garde theater-troupe of survivors celebrating the end of WWII, he must come to terms with his complicity in their grief.

Director: David Henry Gerson | Stars: Kristof Konrad, Kasia Kowalczyk, Anthony Nikolchev, Kinga Philipps

Votes: 60

46. Univitellin (2016)

15 min | Short, Drama

Marseille, today. Aminata works as a hairdresser in an Afro hairdressing salon, Badara works as mecanich. When they meet, their love story will change their lives.

Director: Terence Nance | Stars: Aminata M'Bathie, Badara Ngom, Naky Sy Savane, Maman Faso

Votes: 40

47. Fingered (1988)

Unrated | 25 min | Short