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1. Validation (2007)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

A fable about a parking attendant who gives his customers REAL validation -- dispensing both free parking and free compliments.

Director: Kurt Kuenne | Stars: T.J. Thyne, Vicki Davis, Dave Kuhr, Pam Cook

Votes: 4,046

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KP7HAgX_d70[/link]

2. Bear (I) (2011)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Follows the continuing adventures of Jack, who always takes things too far. This time he is organizing a surprise for his girlfriend, with unintended consequences.

Director: Nash Edgerton | Stars: Nash Edgerton, Teresa Palmer, Warwick Thornton

Votes: 907

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff0ULYUrXdw[/link]

3. Ed (2013)

14 min | Animation, Short, Action

Meet Ed and his extraordinary life. Fifty years of an unforgettable journey. Many loves, adventures and remarkable stories. What nobody knows is why Ed wants to end it.

Director: Gabriel Garcia

Votes: 41

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkQt1Vvx_cs[/link]

4. Internet Story (2010)

10 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A fast-paced and thought-provoking film told through fragments of internet videos, animations, blogs and news articles. A series of shocking events unfolds when a young man creates a public... See full summary »

Director: Adam Butcher | Stars: Shaun French, Duncan Wigman

Votes: 314

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-SL4ejpP94

5. The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere (2016)

19 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

Haru Urara, a Japanese racehorse, became a national icon after enduring a losing streak of epic proportions.

Director: Mickey Duzyj

Votes: 58

[link]https://vimeo.com/176459945[/link]

6. Toyland (2007)

TV-PG | 14 min | Short, Drama, War

A German mother lies to her son about where the Nazis are sending their Jewish neighbors.

Director: Jochen Alexander Freydank | Stars: Julia Jäger, Cedric Eich, Tamay Bulut Özvatan, Torsten Michaelis

Votes: 2,274

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0tBSx98knE[/link]

7. Destino (2003)

PG | 7 min | Animation, Short

To a song of love lost and rediscovered, a woman sees and undergoes surreal transformations. Her lover's face melts off, she dons a dress from the shadow of a bell and becomes a dandelion, ... See full summary »

Director: Dominique Monfery | Stars: Jennifer Esposito, Dora Luz

Votes: 3,746

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csP992g8-4U

8. The Play House (1921)

23 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

After waking up from his wacky dream, a theater stage hand inadvertently causes havoc everywhere he works.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Monte Collins, Virginia Fox

Votes: 3,538

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QP2fnO2KG8

9. Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1961)

Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

In 1862, during the American Civil War, a Southern civilian is about to be hanged for attempting to sabotage a railway bridge. When the execution takes place from the bridge, the rope breaks and he begins his escape toward home.

Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Roger Jacquet, Anne Cornaly, Anker Larsen, Stéphane Fey

Votes: 3,529

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHqnSX4SJ_A[/link]

10. 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: 21,364

https://vimeo.com/120390959

11. Média (2000)

5 min | Animation, Short

An animated guy is attacked by the content provided by the media.

Director: Pavel Koutský

Votes: 70

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI0vOKPQMLQ[/link]

12. So You've Grown Attached (2014)

15 min | Short, Comedy

An off-beat comedy about Ex, an imaginary friend, who is forced to consider retirement when his creator, Izzy, starts to grow up.

Director: Kate Tsang | Stars: Levi Abrino, Cindy Cheung, Madeleine Conner, Patrick Fleury

Votes: 77

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIZRJqLoOpY[/link]

13. Zero (III) (2010)

13 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Born into a world of numbers, an oppressed zero discovers that through determination, courage, and love, nothing can be truly something.

Director: Christopher Kezelos | Stars: Nick McKay, Reina McAndrew, Shelley Hepworth, Anthony Clarke

Votes: 1,450

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOMbySJTKpg&t=15s[/link]

14. The House of Small Cubes (2008)

12 min | Animation, Short, Drama

To save his house from rising flood waters, an old man uses bricks to build it higher, then he relives events from his past while searching for his dropped pipe.

Director: Kunio Kato | Star: Masami Nagasawa

Votes: 9,802

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlZNIhTnZyk&t=13s[/link]

15. 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: 15,496

16. Johnny Express (2014)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

In the year 2150, Johnny, a lazy Space Delivery Man, must deliver a package on a planet he does not fully understand.

Director: Kyungmin Woo

Votes: 837

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSGZyRBpMBE

17. The Old Man and the Sea (1999)

20 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.

Director: Aleksandr Petrov | Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Kevin Duhaney, Yôji Matsuda, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 3,566

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv35MQFeFmc

18. Things I Like, Things I Don't Like (1989)

8 min | Short, Comedy

A 9 minute comedy starring Dominique Pinon (Delicatessen). Featuring muted colors with a sepia black and white, Pinon takes the viewer through various examples of what he "likes and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Dominique Pinon, Chick Ortega, Marie-Laure Dougnac, Diane Bertrand

Votes: 1,995

19. Record (2013)

16 min | Short, Drama

A father in mourning struggles to connect with his blind daughter. Amidst her collection of memories he soon learns that the colours of grief and understanding are more vivid when glimpsed through the eyes of the blind.

Director: David Lyons | Stars: Damon Herriman, Tiger Darrien Blue Skylar, Claire van der Boom

Votes: 45

https://vimeo.com/278210530

20. Winnie-the-Pooh (1969)

11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A Soviet version of Winnie-the-Pooh. His first adventure is a desperate attempt to get to honey in a bee hollow. He is ready to take decisive action.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Vladimir Osenev

Votes: 3,410

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqdiEUp6s4E

21. Winnie-the-Pooh Pays a Visit (1971)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Winnie the Pooh and Piglet visit their friend the rabbit. After a hearty breakfast of honey, Pooh finds it hard to leave.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Anatoliy Shchukin, Vladimir Osenev

Votes: 2,729

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdogzjfzKTM

22. Winnie-the-Pooh and a Busy Day (1972)

21 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Vinni-Pukh is trying to help his friend donkey with huge depression which happened to be on his birthday

Directors: Fyodor Khitruk, Gennadiy Sokolskiy | Stars: Vladimir Osenev, Evgeniy Leonov, Iya Savvina, Erast Garin

Votes: 2,511

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73uIn56G1YE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtVVRuy1T9c

23. On the Same Page (2015)

4 min | Animation, Short, Action

An introverted writer in a newspaper world has nothing to write about until he is whirled away into a colorful journey with his neighbor from the comic section.

Directors: Ali Norman, Carla Lutz | Stars: Shelby Becker, Michael Manley

Votes: 31

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_nb5wBsTaQ[/link]

24. 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: 11,799

25. CinéMagique (2002)

25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

George is a modern-day traveler literally stuck in movie history, looking for a way out. Ever so soon having fallen in love with Marguerite, he stumbles from one film classic into another, ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Rees | Stars: Martin Short, Julie Delpy, Alan Cumming, Tchéky Karyo

Votes: 304

26. Undiscovered (2017)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Sasquatch has always remained elusive in photos--but not for the reasons we think.

Director: Sara Litzenberger

Votes: 12

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nqL-0_yN0Q

27. The Wrong Trousers (1993)

Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Wallace takes in a new lodger, a devious penguin. Sporting some techno-trousers, the penguin plans a grand theft, a plan that involves putting Wallace in danger.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins

Votes: 48,294

28. The Maker (2011)

Not Rated | 6 min | Animation, Short, Family

A strange creature races against time to make the most important and beautiful creation of his life.

Director: Christopher Kezelos

Votes: 2,068

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDXOioU_OKM

29. The Lost Thing (2010)

Not Rated | 15 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to.

Directors: Andrew Ruhemann, Shaun Tan | Star: Tim Minchin

Votes: 3,250

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpak6ktsux4

30. Strings (2014)

Not Rated | 10 min | Animation, Short, Drama

María's routine at school is altered by the arrival of a very special child. Soon, they become close friends.

Director: Pedro Solís García | Stars: Miriam Martín, Belén Rueda, María Temprado, Blanca Formáriz

Votes: 511

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4INwx_tmTKw

31. Dimensions of Dialogue (1983)

12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Three surreal depictions of failures of communication that occur on all levels of human society.

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 3,619

32. Head Over Heels (2012)

TV-PG | 11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, the couple must face their equilibrium.

Director: Timothy Reckart | Stars: Nigel Anthony, Rayyah McCaul

Votes: 2,127

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96D-bRx5KuU

33. The Ash: Safe Haven (2017)

Short, Horror

A deadly volcanic ash cloud. A 12 year old boy besieged by the bloodthirsty infected. When the ash falls terror rises.

Director: Marty Stalker | Stars: Bronagh Taggart, Luke Walford, Brenda McNeill, Syd Ralph

Votes: 30

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOd1LVpLJpo

https://vimeo.com/295919496

35. 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: 27,184

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYTrIcn4rjg[/link]

36. Kiwi! (2006)

3 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The story of a Kiwi who spends his whole life working towards achieving his dream.

Director: Dony Permedi

Votes: 7,768

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdUUx5FdySs[/link]

37. Elle Fanning's Fan Fantasy (2017 Video)

2 min | Short

Vogue's original short film on Elle Fanning - fanning the rock, fawn, fan mail, fawn etc.

Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman | Stars: Elle Fanning, Charlet Duboc, Aaliyah Mccoy, Ariana Jones

Votes: 123

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0TNJHPb39c

38. The Man Who Planted Trees (1987)

30 min | Animation, Short, Drama

The story of a shepherd's single handed quest to re-forest a barren valley.

Director: Frédéric Back | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 5,213

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYlsIZXCQa4

39. 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: 7,191

40. Saturday (I) (2015)

15 min | Short, Drama, Family

15th April 1989. One game of football is about to affect Liam and the city of Liverpool forever.

Director: Mike Forshaw | Stars: Harrison Vaughan, Elizabeth Berrington, Neil Fitzmaurice, Paul Duckworth

Votes: 52

https://vimeo.com/132256236

41. Rent-a-Person (2004)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

A lonely bathroom attendant starts a business renting passengers to freeway commuters who want to utilize the carpool lane.

Director: Kurt Kuenne | Stars: James Haven, Jennifer Haworth, Manolo Travieso, Jon Molerio

Votes: 190

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2w9cKFiCrSU[/link]

42. Bienvenidos (2015)

28 min | Short, Family

An amazing innovation reaches a tiny school lost in the heart of the Peruvian Andes and revolutionizes the lives of the whole community: the internet. It brings the world to their doorstep,... See full summary »

Director: Javier Fesser | Stars: Alidel Cavanillas, Anni Pitágoras, Gisela Terán Vázquez

Votes: 28

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXFzD8EhsqM

43. Whiplash (2013)

18 min | Short, Drama, Music

A ferocious, bullying music teacher teaches a dedicated student.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Johnny Simmons, Nate Lang, J.K. Simmons, C.J. Vana

Votes: 3,627

44. ReMoved (2013)

Not Rated | 10 min | Short, Drama

A 10-year-old girl navigates her way through the foster care system, after being removed from her home and separated from her younger brother.

Director: Nathanael Matanick | Stars: Abby White, Casey Caldwell, Jordan Nice, Sabrina Culver

Votes: 505

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOeQUwdAjE0[/link]

45. Remember My Story (2015)

23 min | Short, Drama

Stuck in the abyss of the foster care system, Zoe's life finally begins to move forward until unexpectedly what she holds dearest is taken away from her yet again and she is left to pick up the pieces of her tender heart.

Directors: Tony Cruz, Nathanael Matanick | Stars: Bojesse Christopher, Brittany Falardeau, Sabrina Culver, David Saucedo

Votes: 171

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1fGmEa6WnY[/link]

46. One-Minute Time Machine (2014)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

James is all too eager to put his one-minute time machine to use in winning the heart of Regina, until he discovers the unexpected consequences of his actions.

Director: Devon Avery | Stars: Brian Dietzen, Erinn Hayes

Votes: 1,772

[link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBkBS4O3yvY[/link]

47. Record/Play (2012)

10 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

A malfunctioning cassette tape captures more than just audio.

Director: Jesse Atlas | Stars: Daniyar, Seth Di Marco, Deepti Gupta, Mustafa Shakir

Votes: 137

[link]https://vimeo.com/75869689[/link]