Best shorts watched

by mihai_alexandru_chindris | created - 16 Sep 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

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1. Inner Workings (2016)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The heart and mind of an office worker clash over sticking to a safe routine of work and daring to try new experiences in life to enjoy.

Director: Leonardo Matsuda | Stars: Tucker Gilmore, Raymond S. Persi

Votes: 3,556

2. 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: Stephen Apostolina, Kirk Baily, Ben Bledsoe, David Cowgill

Votes: 21,290

3. Chronos (1985)

Not Rated | 43 min | Documentary, Short

Carefully picked scenes of nature and civilization are viewed at high speed using time-lapse cinematography in an effort to demonstrate the history of various regions.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 2,958

4. Blade Runner 2049 Movie Special (2017 TV Short)

20 min | Documentary, Short, Sci-Fi

The making of Blade Runner 2049.

Stars: Ryan Gosling, Jared Leto, Ana de Armas, Harrison Ford

Votes: 17

5. Manny (2011– )


A befuddled divorcée hires Korea's top male nanny to watch over her two children (both reeling from the divorce) while living in the apartment of her older sister, the self-centered head of a modeling agency.

Stars: Ji-suk Suh, Jung-Yoon Choi, Jeong-su Byeon, Woo-Jin Seo

Votes: 11

6. TRON Legacy: Disc Roars (2011 Video)

3 min | Short

This piece shows director Joseph Kosinski recording crowd noise at Comic-Con to actually use as background noise for the film!

Star: Joseph Kosinski

7. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

62 Metascore

During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover

Votes: 236,660 | Gross: $213.77M

8. Milky Way (2014)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

n the inclement atmosphere of the blue-collar town of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Fredo, Paul and Nadia live a daily routine comprised of friction, frustrations and small pleasures. Three stories, ... See full summary »

Directors: Cyril Bron, Joseph Incardona | Stars: Luna Aquilina, Noémie Baudet, Alain Bellot, Carlo Brandt

Votes: 13

9. She's All That (1999)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

51 Metascore

A high school jock makes a bet that he can turn an unattractive girl into the school's prom queen.

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard, Paul Walker

Votes: 79,324 | Gross: $63.37M

10. Oasis: First Night Live at Earls Court (1995 Video)

89 min | Music

Concert footage of British rock band Oasis performing the first of two gigs at Earls Court in London, England as part of their 1995 "(What's the Story) Morning Glory ?" UK tour.

Director: Dick Carruthers | Stars: Oasis, Paul Arthurs, Mark Feltham, Liam Gallagher

11. Tangled: Before Ever After (2017 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 55 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

As Rapunzel prepares for her coronation as Princess of Corona, one unforgettable night will change her hair again!

Directors: Tom Caulfield, Stephen Sandoval | Stars: Zachary Levi, Mandy Moore, Eden Espinosa, Clancy Brown

Votes: 1,590

12. Marvel One-Shot: Item 47 (2012 Video)

Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

SHIELD agent Sitwell is assigned to recover an abandoned Chitauri weapon being used by a young couple robbing a bank

Director: Louis D'Esposito | Stars: Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Bradford, Maximiliano Hernández, Titus Welliver

Votes: 7,322

13. Team Thor: Part 2 (2017 Video)

Not Rated | 5 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Thor enjoys some time away from battle.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Daley Pearson

Votes: 3,466

14. 2019: A Future Imagined (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Sci-Fi

Visual Futurist Syd Mead ("Blade Runner," "Aliens," "Tron") reflects upon the nature of creativity and how it drives the future. Photographed in stunning High Definition, this featurette ... See full summary »

Director: Joaquin Montalvan | Star: Syd Mead

Votes: 22

15. Piper (1996 Video Game)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Kids FMV game set in the Old West and loosely based on the legend of The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Mining town Midas Valley has been infested with rude rats. Solve puzzles to exterminate the rats and deal with the corrupt mayor.

Director: Roland Yamamoto | Stars: Jason David Frank, Ingrid Carlson, Jeff Harry Woolf, Greg Stone

16. After Louie (2017)

100 min | Drama, Romance

57 Metascore

After Louie explores the contradictions of modern gay life and history through Sam, a man desperate to understand how he and his community got to where they are today.

Director: Vincent Gagliostro | Stars: Alan Cumming, Zachary Booth, Sarita Choudhury, Patrick Breen

Votes: 286

17. Dear Basketball: The Legend of Kobe Bryant (2015 Video)


Based on retirement letter of Kobe Bryant, the narration is followed by sample videos of plays of his career. "5 seconds on the clock, ball in my hand - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1..."

Votes: 127

18. Bloodshot (2014)

106 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

A young man who works for horror and action films falls in love with a strange and gorgeous model just arrived from America. However this mysterious woman hides a dark, moving secret in her heart...

Director: Raoul Girard | Stars: Danny Dyer, Keith Allen, Craig Conway, Zoe Grisedale

Votes: 162

19. Partly Cloudy (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

An unexpected twist in certainty causes two people to fall in love with the same man.

Director: Bobby Peoples | Stars: Maxie McClintock, Cedric Fulton, Dupree Lewis Jr., Bobby Peoples

Votes: 11

20. For the Birds (2016)

121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

During the South African 70's, a young nurse ruffles feathers as she shows a small town, and its golden boy, what it means to be an independent woman.

Director: Quentin Krog | Stars: Simoné Nortmann, Francois Jacobs, Lara Kinnear, Bennie Fourie

Votes: 202

21. Paper Man (2009)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

37 Metascore

A washed-up writer forms an unlikely friendship with a teenager from Long Island.

Directors: Kieran Mulroney, Michele Mulroney | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Lisa Kudrow

Votes: 17,470 | Gross: $0.02M

22. The Gunfighter (1950)

Not Rated | 85 min | Western

94 Metascore

Notorious gunfighter Jimmy Ringo rides into town to find his true love, who doesn't want to see him. He hasn't come looking for trouble, but trouble finds him around every corner.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell, Jean Parker

Votes: 8,471

24. The Most Beautiful Thing (2006)

85 min | Drama

Jonah, a promising track athlete abandons his hopes and dreams after a tragic accident leaves him paralyzed from the waist down. Unable to cope, Jonah turns to drugs and lives in isolation.... See full summary »

Director: Steven Matthew Hoffner | Stars: Troy Dixon, Monica Nunes, Kristina Pesic, Genny Ploszansky

Votes: 5

25. Bai ye zhui xiong (2017– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Guan Hong Yu, who has been set up by someone else as a murderer of killing a family of five, starts the journey of sharing the same identity with his twin brother Guan Hong Feng( former ... See full summary »

Stars: Yueming Pan, Longzheng Wang, Liang Yuen, Xiaolin Lü

Votes: 544

26. Mike's New Car (2002 Video)

Not Rated | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Mike's bought a new 6-wheel-drive car, and he can't wait to show it off to Sulley. Only problem is, Mike hasn't exactly mastered the controls yet, and they're pretty complicated.

Directors: Pete Docter, Roger Gould | Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman

Votes: 11,186

27. Stutter (2017 Video)

2 min | Animation, Short

Stutter is an animated, dreamlike journey capturing the emotion and turmoil of a young boy struggling to communicate and how this manifests in his life.

Director: Pedro Allevato | Star: John Kubin

Votes: 9

28. Garden Party (2008)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

31 Metascore

April (age 15) is running from one bad situation into another, hoping to find an answer that doesn't involve nudity, and falls in with a group of confused kids chasing their dreams. The black widow in the web is the sexy, pot-dealing Sally.

Director: Jason Freeland | Stars: Erik Smith, Tierra Abbott, Vinessa Shaw, Christopher Allport

Votes: 3,240 | Gross: $0.02M

29. The Robbery (2012 Video)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

Through 3D animation, an angel gummy bear and a devil gummy bear convince a junkie to 'go and save us' from the convenience store. In an armed robbery, the junkie liberates the gummy bears - only to suddenly get hungry.

Director: Filson Ali | Stars: Filson Ali, David Cadet, Donte Charlton, Ken Cohen

30. The Private Eyes (1980)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery

This spoof of the Sherlock Holmes stories finds Inspector Winship and Dr. Tart investigating a strange death in a possibly haunted mansion, while dealing with the beautiful heiress and the ... See full summary »

Director: Lang Elliott | Stars: Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Trisha Noble, Bernard Fox

Votes: 2,523 | Gross: $18.01M

31. How to Lose Weight Well (2016– )

TV-PG | Reality-TV

Dr. Xand Van Tulleken and dietician Hala El-Shafie are on hand as dieters attempt diets which claim to be able to blitz the bulge. Do the diet claims work and are they achievable?

Stars: Xand van Tulleken, Hala El-Shafie, Stacie Stewart, Bharat Mistri

Votes: 12

32. The Ghost and The Whale (2017)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A man, Joseph, loses his wife at sea, then spirals deep into a world of confusion. The wife's brothers' need revenge! Joseph tries to tell anyone who will listen that a whale killed his ... See full summary »

Directors: Anthony Gaudioso, James Gaudioso | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Monica Keena, Tippi Hedren, Ashlynn Yennie

Votes: 210

33. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005)

Not Rated | 359 min | Documentary, Biography

A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Bob Dylan, B.J. Rolfzen, Dick Kangas, Liam Clancy

Votes: 10,665

34. The Emperor of Atlantis (1977 TV Movie)

57 min | Music

Opera written by inmates of a Nazi concentration camp in 1943 before their murder in Auschwitz.

Director: John Goldschmidt | Stars: Richard Lewis, Alexander Malta, Siegmund Nimsgern, Janet Perry

35. Goodbye Charlie (1985 TV Short)

30 min | Comedy, Short

After falling to his death, a womanizing ad exec comes back as Suzanne Sommers.

Director: Charlotte Brown | Stars: Suzanne Somers, John Davidson, Ray Buktenica, Kathleen Wilhoite

Votes: 10

36. Catch It Keep It (2009– )


In the series 'Catch It, Keep It' three skilled engineers/builders must work together to win a valuable prize. The catch, in order to win their prize, the team must construct something that... See full summary »

Stars: Zach Selwyn, Mike Senese, James Casey, Pete Freeland

Votes: 19

37. Beyond the Sphere of Reasonable Doubt (2018)

240 min | Adventure, Comedy

A live trip to the afterlife for the contestants in a TV show but the white smoke from heaven recovers the screen and everyone chokes on it and the presenter is so enthusiastic that his ego explodes.

Director: Nick Peterson | Stars: Alex Hall, Janet Priest, Old-Nick, Vincent X. Hall

38. The Dangers of Online Dating (2017– )


A dark comedy about a sexual health nurse with a fear of casual sex consequences who decides to get back in the game by dating online.

Stars: Paula Burrows, Byron Noble, Stacy Mahieux, Peter New

Votes: 14

39. Lavalantula (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Volcanic eruptions in Los Angeles unleash a swarm of gigantic, lava-breathing tarantulas.

Director: Mike Mendez | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Nia Peeples, Patrick Renna, Carlos Bernard

Votes: 2,480

40. Molly & Pip (2018– )

12 min | Short, Comedy

Molly, a wishful actress and Pip, a lowly PA try to navigate the minor leagues of entertainment, despite a horrible audition, embarrassment and rejection.

Stars: Jera Lisa Clark, Rachel Bles, Atheena Frizzell, John Anthony

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