Other Favourite Animated Short Films (No Order)

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1. Red's Dream (1987)

G | 4 min | Animation, Short, Family

With a sale tag hanging from his seat, propped up in the corner of a bicycle store on a rainy night, Red the unicycle dreams about a better place.

Director: John Lasseter

Votes: 6,027

2. Peter & the Wolf (2006)

G | 32 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

An animated retelling set to Prokofiev's suite. Peter is a slight lad, solitary, locked out of the woods by his protective grandfather, his only friend a duck. In town, he's bullied. When a... See full summary »

Director: Suzie Templeton

Votes: 3,703

3. Stage Fright (1997)

12 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A vaudevillian's act involving the juggling of dogs is no longer a hit. He and his partner must face a brutal villain and assorted obstacles in order to secure their future.

Director: Steve Box | Stars: Graham Fellows, Tess Daulton

Votes: 334

4. When the Day Breaks (1999)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A chance encounter, a juicy yellow lemon and an unfortunate twist of fate will reveal that the symbiotic relationship between people is inextricable.

Directors: Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby

Votes: 1,054

5. Alma (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 6 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

Alma, a little girl, skips through the snow-covered streets of a small town. Her attention is caught by a strange doll in an antique toy shop window. Fascinated, Alma decides to enter.

Director: Rodrigo Blaas

Votes: 2,510

6. One Man Band (2005)

G | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Two buskers engage in a petty feud over a child's donation.

Directors: Mark Andrews, Andrew Jimenez

Votes: 14,016

7. Mr Hublot (2013)

11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Mr Hublot is a withdrawn, idiosyncratic character with OCD, scared of change and the outside world. Robot Pet's arrival turns his life upside down: he has to share his home with this very invasive companion.

Directors: Alexandre Espigares, Laurent Witz

Votes: 4,428

8. Bunny (1998)

Unrated | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

An elderly widowed rabbit grieving her husband's death is encountered by a moth who invites her into the afterlife.

Director: Chris Wedge

Votes: 1,772

9. Adam (1992)

6 min | Animation, Short

When The Hand of God creates Adam, he must learn the ways of the world, and can only hope for company...

Director: Peter Lord | Star: Nick Upton

Votes: 504

10. A Single Life (2014)

TV-PG | 3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

When Pia plays a mysterious vinyl record single, she suddenly knows how to travel through time.

Directors: Marieke Blaauw, Joris Oprins, Job Roggeveen

Votes: 1,443

11. More (1998)

6 min | Sci-Fi, Short, Animation

A worker in a factory learns a lesson about life. When is enough?

Director: Mark Osborne

Votes: 5,355

12. Revolting Rhymes (2016)
Episode: Revolting Rhymes Part One (2016)

TV-PG | 29 min | Animation, Comedy

Two half-hour animated films based on the much-loved rhymes written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake.

Directors: Jan Lachauer, Jakob Schuh, Bin-Han To | Stars: Tamsin Greig, Dominic West, Rob Brydon, Bertie Carvel

Votes: 1,737

13. The Village (1993)

14 min | Animation, Short

A village is ruled by the church, but it filled with hypocritical sinners who constantly spy on each other.

Director: Mark Baker | Stars: Annie Griffin, Dave Western, James Baker

Votes: 240

14. Creature Comforts (1989)

5 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

A humourous and thought provoking view of what animals in zoos might be thinking about their captivity and surroundings.

Director: Nick Park | Star: Julie Sedgewick

Votes: 5,950

15. Lifted (2006)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A teenage alien is trying to abduct a sleeping human, but doesn't know which switch to use.

Director: Gary Rydstrom

Votes: 17,000

16. Wire Cutters (2014)

9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A chance encounter proves fateful for 2 robots mining on a desolate planet.

Director: Jack Anderson

Votes: 612

17. Boundin' (2003)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A sheep dances proudly in his southwestern landscape, until one day his wool is sheared and he is left naked. He's depressed and shy, until a cheerful jackalope comes along and shows him how to leap proudly and not to be ashamed.

Directors: Bud Luckey, Roger Gould | Star: Bud Luckey

Votes: 12,194

18. Knick Knack (1989)

G | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A snow globe snowman wants to join the other travel souvenirs in a hot party, but the glass dome that surrounds him gets in his way, despite all his efforts.

Director: John Lasseter

Votes: 12,389

19. Geri's Game (1997)

4 min | Animation, Short, Family

Geri sets up a chess game to play his greatest opponent - himself.

Director: Jan Pinkava | Star: Bob Peterson

Votes: 21,510

20. Presto (2008)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats.

Director: Doug Sweetland | Star: Doug Sweetland

Votes: 21,573

21. 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: 27,658

22. Partly Cloudy (2009)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Babies both human and animal are created up in the stratosphere, by the clouds themselves. One cloud specializes in "dangerous" babies, creating a challenge for his loyal stork that has to deliver them.

Director: Peter Sohn | Stars: Tony Fucile, Lori Richardson

Votes: 18,952

23. Luxo Jr. (1986)

G | 2 min | Animation, Short, Family

A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling.

Director: John Lasseter

Votes: 12,235

24. Day & Night (2010)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The personifications of daytime and nighttime learn to get along.

Director: Teddy Newton | Star: Wayne Dyer

Votes: 15,804

25. 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: 11,577

26. La Luna (2011)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family

A young boy helps his father and grandfather harvest stars from the moon.

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

Votes: 12,152

27. The Gruffalo (2009 TV Short)

Not Rated | 27 min | Animation, Short, Family

A cunning mouse goes for a walk in the forest, and outwits a succession of predators.

Directors: Max Lang, Jakob Schuh | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, James Corden, Tom Wilkinson, John Hurt

Votes: 5,702

28. Burn-E (2008)

G | 8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

If BURN-E (a welding robot) had known how much trouble he'd be caused by WALL-E's pursuit of EVE, then he'd have taken the day off.

Director: Angus MacLane | Stars: Angus MacLane, Tessa Swigart, Ben Burtt, Jeff Garlin

Votes: 9,562

29. The Gruffalo's Child (2011 TV Short)

Not Rated | 27 min | Animation, Short, Family

A little Gruffalo ignores her father's warnings and tiptoes out into the snow in search of the Big Bad Mouse.

Directors: Uwe Heidschötter, Johannes Weiland | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Shirley Henderson, Robbie Coltrane, Rob Brydon

Votes: 2,730

30. Room on the Broom (2012 TV Short)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

To the annoyance of her cat a kindly witch allows a dog, a bird and a frog who have helped her retrieve things she has lost to ride on her broomstick, making it top heavy. The broom is ... See full summary »

Directors: Jan Lachauer, Max Lang | Stars: Simon Pegg, Gillian Anderson, Rob Brydon, Timothy Spall

Votes: 3,250

31. Revolting Rhymes (2016)
Episode: Revolting Rhymes Part Two (2016)

29 min | Animation, Comedy

Two half-hour animated films based on the much-loved rhymes written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake.

Directors: Jan Lachauer, Jakob Schuh, Bin-Han To | Stars: Dylan Issberner, Rose Leslie, Amelie Forester-Evans, Gemma Chan

Votes: 1,053

32. The Snowman (1982 TV Short)

G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

On Christmas Eve, a young boy builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas.

Directors: Jimmy T. Murakami, Dianne Jackson | Stars: David Bowie, Raymond Briggs, Mel Smith

Votes: 11,892

33. The Highway Rat (2017 TV Short)

25 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

A greedy rat travels the highway in search of other animals' food.

Director: Jeroen Jaspaert | Stars: Rob Brydon, Frances de la Tour, Tom Hollander, Husaam Kiani

Votes: 544

34. Weekends (2017)

R | 15 min | Animation, Short, Drama

'Weekends' is the story of a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Surreal dream-like moments mix with the domestic realities of a broken up family in this hand animated film set in 1980's Toronto.

Director: Trevor Jimenez

Votes: 1,311

35. Historia de un oso (2014)

G | 11 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

An old, lonesome bear tells the story of his life through a mechanical diorama.

Director: Gabriel Osorio Vargas

Votes: 2,956

36. Stick Man (2015 TV Short)

Not Rated | 27 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three, and he's heading on an epic adventure across the seasons. Will he get back to his family in time for Christmas?

Directors: Jeroen Jaspaert, Daniel Snaddon | Stars: Martin Freeman, Jennifer Saunders, Rob Brydon, Russell Tovey

Votes: 2,275

37. Animal Behaviour (2018)

14 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Animated anthropomorphized characters in a therapy session.

Directors: David Fine, Alison Snowden | Stars: Ryan Beil, Taz Van Rassel, Leah Juel, Andrea Libman

Votes: 1,622

38. Late Afternoon (2017)

9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

An elderly woman drifts back through her memories. She exists between two states, the past and the present.

Director: Louise Bagnall | Stars: Fionnula Flanagan, Niamh Moyles, Lucy O'Connell, Michael McGrath

Votes: 1,648

39. Kitbull (2019)

PG | 9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

An unlikely connection sparks between two creatures: a fiercely independent stray kitten and a pit bull. Together, they experience friendship for the first time.

Director: Rosana Sullivan

Votes: 3,368

40. The Bear (1998 Video)

26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

When a little girl loses her teddy bear in the polar bear enclosure at the zoo, she is surprised but very happy when the polar bear turns up at her home to return it.

Director: Hilary Audus | Stars: Peter Knapp, Philip Sheffield, Charlotte Church, Judi Dench

Votes: 384

41. Harvie Krumpet (2003)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

The odd biography of a man who has Tourette's Syndrome, chronic bad luck, menial jobs, nudist tendencies, and a book of "fakts" hung around his neck.

Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Kamahl, John Flaus, Julie Forsyth

Votes: 7,989

42. The Ballad of Nessie (2011)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

A humorous animated poem of how a gentle displaced Scottish monster created Loch Ness.

Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Billy Connolly, Kevin Deters

Votes: 1,524

43. Borrowed Time (I) (2015)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on.

Directors: Andrew Coats, Lou Hamou-Lhadj | Stars: Greg Dykstra, Nick Pitera, Steve Purcell

Votes: 4,066

44. The Chubbchubbs! (2002)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A janitor at an alien nightclub gets his wish to be a singer.

Director: Eric Armstrong | Stars: Brad Simonsen, Mortonette Jenkins, Jeff Wolverton, Peter Lurie

Votes: 3,731

45. Bilby (2018)

G | 8 min | Animation, Short, Action

Set in the Australian outback, 'Bilby' follows the desert-dwelling marsupial Perry through the trials and tribulations of "parenthood" after he saves a defenseless chick from predators and inadvertently becomes her protector.

Directors: Pierre Perifel, JP Sans, Liron Topaz | Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, David P. Smith

Votes: 647

46. Pib and Pog (1995)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Two comic characters in what is ostensibly a children's program greet an invisible narrator. Pog produces a seashell, which Pib desperately wants to play with. Pog complies with Pib's ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Peake | Stars: Joanna Wake, Nigel Betts, Roy Macready

Votes: 260

47. Take Rabbit (2018)

15 min | Animation, Short, Comedy