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1. Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Fantasy, Mystery

A woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality. Through repetitive images and complete mismatching of the objective view of time and space, her dark inner desires play out on-screen.

Directors: Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid | Stars: Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid

Votes: 9,686

2. About a Girl (2001)

9 min | Short

A girl tells the story of her life and hopes for the future.

Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Ashley Thewlis, John Slater, Sue Jaynes, Laren Creek

Votes: 501

3. What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (1963)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A writer named Algernon (but called Harry by his friends) buys a picture of a boat on a lake, and his obsession with it renders normal life impossible. He attempts to function again by ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Zeph Michelis, Mimi Stark, Sarah Braveman, Fred Sica

Votes: 1,351

4. 2AM: The Smiling Man (2013)

4 min | Short, Horror

While walking home late one night, a man notices another man walking as well. Only this man has an eerie smile. What are his intentions?

Director: Michael Evans | Stars: Sean Simon, Paul Foltz

Votes: 795

5. Saute ma ville (1968)

13 min | Short, Drama

A young girl shuts herself away in her apartment and goes about her business in a strange way, as she wastes the night in her apartment.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Star: Chantal Akerman

Votes: 690

6. Incident by a Bank (2010)

12 min | Short, Action, Comedy

An attempted bank robbery. Follows the thought process of two confused witnesses, the filmographer and the producer.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Bahador Foladi, Ramtin Parvaneh, Leif Edlund, Rasmus Lindgren

Votes: 940

7. Dry Wood (1973)

Not Rated | 37 min | Documentary, Short

A portrait of black Creole life in the Louisiana Delta, accompanied by the hot sounds of Zydeco music.

Director: Les Blank

Votes: 187

8. Rocky VI (1986)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Music

Definitely not to be confused with any of Sylvester Stallone's efforts, this is a wicked satire on 'Rocky IV', in which Rocky takes on the monolithic Russian fighter Igor - and loses. ... See full summary »

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Silu Seppälä, Sakari Kuosmanen, Heinäsirkka, Mato Valtonen

Votes: 945

9. Leningrad Cowboys: Thru the Wire (1987 Video)

6 min | Short, Music

Nicky escapes from prison somewhere between Alabama and Utah, sometime in the future. He looks for his girl in the bars and hotels. All he can see in his new freedom is that no one cares ... See full summary »

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Nicky Tesco, Marja-Leena Helin, Mato Valtonen, Sakke Järvenpää

Votes: 310

10. Coda (IV) (2013)

9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A lost soul stumbles drunken through the city. In a park, Death finds him and shows him many things.

Director: Alan Holly | Stars: Joseph Dermody, Orla Fitzgerald, Brian Gleeson, Donie Ryan

Votes: 767

11. Vive le tour (1962)

18 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

Chronicles the cyclists of the Tour de France and their daily trails along the race.

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Jean Bobet

Votes: 769

12. Straightforward Boy (1929)

38 min | Short, Comedy

A kidnapped boy proves to be more than his abductor can handle.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Tatsuo Saitô, Tomio Aoki, Takeshi Sakamoto

Votes: 418

13. The Shower (2011)

10 min | Short

Living together for five years Elisa gets a job outside the country but Manuela, her live-in mate, decides not to accompany her.

Director: Pepa San Martín | Stars: Luz Croxatto, Manuela Oyarzún

Votes: 62

14. The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins (1970)

Not Rated | 31 min | Documentary, Short, Music

A portrait of the great Texas bluesman, 'Lightnin' Hopkins. The film includes interviews and a performance by Hopkins.

Director: Les Blank | Stars: Lightnin Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb

Votes: 540

15. Carmen (1985)

Not Rated | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

The famous opera set in a gas station in the desert.

Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Steve Freedman, Khorshield MacHalle, Joe Marinelli, Margo Newman

Votes: 222

16. Feelings (1984)

3 min | Short

A sensitive youth despairs, as he cannot endure life without his beloved.

Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Jan Meredith, Todd Solondz

Votes: 210

17. Junkopia (1981)

6 min | Documentary, Short

A short film that shows Boundless, Surreal objects that are juxtaposed with our present World. Cars, Motorways, noise of our modern society; A giant city in the distance - all that shrouds ... See full summary »

Directors: John Chapman, Chris Marker, Frank Simeone | Star: Arielle Dombasle

Votes: 516

18. Padre (II) (2013)

12 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Argentina 1983, the dictatorship comes to an end in the country, but not in this woman's life.

Director: Santiago Bou Grasso

Votes: 111

19. Along the Coast (1958)

25 min | Documentary, Short, History

A humorous travelogue of the French Riviera.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Roger Coggio, Anne Olivier, Jacopo Nizi

Votes: 469

20. Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980)

20 min | Documentary, Short

A short documentary in which directors Werner Herzog and Errol Morris make a bet which results in Herzog being forced to eat his own shoe.

Director: Les Blank | Stars: Werner Herzog, Tom Luddy, Michael Goodwin, Alice Waters

Votes: 2,029

21. Ticky Tacky (2014)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A wealthy and powerful man is betrayed by those closest to him, and under the guidance of his trusted confidant, devises a fiery requital.

Director: Brian Petsos | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Tim Rock, Erika Rankin, Helen Rogers

Votes: 368

22. Sker (2013)

11 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

A true story of a kayaker who sails through the fjords of Iceland and stumbles upon a skerry. He decides to port there and soon realizes that perhaps it wasn't such a good idea.

Director: Eyþór Jóvinsson | Stars: Elfar Logi Hannesson, Ársæll Níelsson

Votes: 25

23. Two Wrongs (2016)

4 min | Short, Action, Drama

A short film about revenge and gangs in the streets of Manchester.

Director: Simon Cade | Stars: Oliver Heald, Samuel Glen, Deon Lee-Williams, Naithan Ariane

Votes: 177

24. Passionless Moments (1983)

13 min | Short, Drama

A collection of everyday awkward and embarrassing moments, each with an uneasy familiarity.

Directors: Jane Campion, Gerard Lee | Stars: David Benton, Ann Burriman, Alan Brown, Sean Callinan

Votes: 765

25. An Exercise in Discipline: Peel (1986)

9 min | Short

A father along with his son and sister is driving back home in his car. The son continiously is throwing orange peels onto the road when suddenly the father stops the car and tells his son ... See full summary »

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Tim Pye, Katie Pye, Ben Martin

Votes: 791

26. A Girl's Own Story (1986)

27 min | Short

A look at three girls, young teens, in the era of the Beatles. Pam lives with parents who haven't spoken directly to each other in two years, using their daughters to talk across the table ... See full summary »

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Gabrielle Shornegg, Geraldine Haywood, Marina Knight, John Godden

Votes: 604

27. Here (I) (2012)

15 min | Short, Drama

'HERE' is the latest indie film offering from Lucas Guadagnino (A Bigger Splash, Melissa P., I Am In Love), a stunning young woman's journey across the world following a set of cryptic clues.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Star: Agyness Deyn

Votes: 61 | Gross: $0.03M

28. One Plus One (2012)

3 min | Short

A young and beautiful woman is stalked by two young men through stunning Italian landscapes.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Diego Fragoso, Viniccius Sales, Milou Van Groesen

Votes: 20

29. The School for Postmen (1947)

16 min | Short, Comedy

School for Postmen" is a 1947 short film directed and starring Jacques Tati, playing a French postman adamant to prove he can be just as fast as American postmen at delivering mail.

Director: Jacques Tati | Stars: Jacques Tati, Paul Demange

Votes: 1,861

30. Transfer (1966)

7 min | Short, Comedy

A psychiatrist, referred to only as Doctor, is living alone in a snowy field surrounded by pine woods. When a former patient named Ralph appears, the Doctor is distraught. Ralph has been following him obsessively.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Rafe Macpherson, Mort Ritts

Votes: 256

31. Dramatic Relationships (2016)

9 min | Short

A loose satire about the male gaze and the relationship between a male director and his female actors.

Director: Dustin Guy Defa | Stars: Bingham Bryant, Lindsay Burdge, Hannah Gross, Stephen Gurewitz

Votes: 35

32. Possibly in Michigan (1983)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Two Women are chased through a shopping mall by a stalker named Arthur.

Director: Cecelia Condit | Stars: Bill Blume, Jill Sands, Karen Skladany

Votes: 167

33. Tord och Tord (2010)

11 min | Animation, Short, Drama

One day Tord accidentally walks in to the apartment next to his own. Another person named Tord lives there, he has just moved in. Tord and Tord start to spend time with each other.

Director: Niki Lindroth von Bahr | Star: Thomas Tidholm

Votes: 111

34. Quiet as Kept (2007)

Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Drama

A teenager boy leaves a moment of boredom while his father works on his old car, and the mother wishes to go out for a stroll around the block. One more relocated family post Hurricane Katrina.

Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Nathaniel Lee Sr., Sharial C. Lee, Daniel Curtis Lee

Votes: 95

35. When It Rains (1995)

Not Rated | 13 min | Short, Drama, Music

A musician spends New Year's Day trying to help his friend pay the rent.

Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Ayuko Babu, Florence Bracy, Kenny Merritt, Juno Lewis

Votes: 412

36. The Horse (1973)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Drama

A young black boy tends to a horse while four white men wait for the kid's dad to euthanize the horse.

Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Gordon Houston, Maury Wright, Gary Morrin, Roger Collins

Votes: 306

37. Doodlebug (1997)

3 min | Short, Fantasy, Mystery

In his squalid apartment, a man tries to squash with his shoe an insect of some kind that is moving around the room.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Star: Jeremy Theobald

Votes: 14,792

38. Sea Devil (2014)

16 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi

An American fisherman attempts to smuggle two Cuban immigrants into Miami, passing them off as day laborers. While the group trawls for shrimp, a fourth person boards the boat, carrying a secret at the bottom of the Ocean.

Directors: Dean Colin Marcial, Brett Potter | Stars: Moise Brutus, Antoni Corone, Taylor Rouviere, Mario Ernesto Sánchez

Votes: 58

39. We're Going to the Zoo (2006)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Comedy

This is a story about a real life brother and sister and their journey to the zoo. On their way, they accidentally pick up a hitchhiker.

Director: Josh Safdie | Stars: Abdellah Belachguer, Josh Safdie, Giacomo Sumner, Mickey Sumner

Votes: 82

40. Throw Me to the Dogs (2015)

13 min | Short, Drama

A troubled teenage boy, growing up in a dreamless wilderness and isolated from those around him, is stripped of his dignity as his father abandons him for the outside world which he is trying to retreat from.

Directors: Aaron Dunleavy, Joseph Ollman | Stars: Lewis Bradshaw, Peter Quinn, Jack Hartley, Ellis Crump

Votes: 84

41. Faces of November (1964)

Not Rated | 12 min | Documentary, Short, News

The sights and sounds from the funeral of President John F. Kennedy in November, 1963.

Stars: Lyndon Baines Johnson, John Kennedy Jr., Caroline Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy

Votes: 204

42. Daybreak Express (1953)

5 min | Documentary, Short, Music

Set to a classic Duke Ellington recording "Daybreak Express", this is a five-minute short of the soon-to-be-demolished Third Avenue elevated subway station in New York City.

Director: D.A. Pennebaker

Votes: 779

43. Baby (1954)

6 min | Documentary, Short

A documentary short capturing D.A. Pennebaker's daughter visiting a zoo, and proceeding to ride on the carousal.

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Star: Stacy Pennebaker

Votes: 41

44. On demande une brute (1934)

23 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

An amateur actor, hen-packed loser, signs unwittingly a contract to fight against professional wrestler.

Director: Charles Barrois | Stars: Jacques Tati, Hélène Pépée, Rhum, Raymond Turgy

Votes: 216

45. Gai dimanche! (1935)

22 min | Short, Comedy

Two friends try to raise money by tricking people into an improvised leisure tour.

Director: Jacques Berr | Stars: Rhum, Jacques Tati

Votes: 268

46. Soigne ton gauche (1936)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

A boxer is out in the country with his entourage, training for his next fight. Meanwhile, on the farm nearby, Roger is neglecting his chores. As he watches the boxer and his sparring ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Jacques Tati, Max Martel, Louis Robur, Jean Aurel

Votes: 1,192

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