Best Short Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Short Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining and not serious. Plot: family, adventure, escapades, friends, rivalry, friendship, computer animation, imaginary, danger and disorder. Genre: Comedy, Animation and Short. Country: USA, UK and Germany.
Best Short Movies
Best Short Movies
TOP Movies: 7 Days in Hell (2015), The Cosmopolitans (2014), The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (2013), Young Hyacinth (2016), My Best Friend's Birthday (1987), Tour de Pharmacy (2017), Brexageddon?! (2016), The Gruffalo (2009), Down Dog (2015), Matted (2010), Witches in Stitches (1997), The Light Before Christmas (2007), The Gruffalo's Child (2011), The Snowman (1982), Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014), Robot Chicken: Star Wars (2007), Which Witch is Which (1984), Toy Story of Terror! (2013), Room on the Broom (2012), Prep & Landing (2009).

List of Best Movies

 7.1
 19K
7 Days in Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A fictional documentary-style expose on the rivalry between two tennis stars who battled it out in a 1999 match that lasted seven days.
Style: funny, parody, humorous, absurd, stylized ...
Plot: tennis, adaptation, redemption, irreverent, technology, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), tennis player ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, future
Place: england, california
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The Cosmopolitans (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: A look at the lives and loves of a group of young ex-patriates living in Paris. Part of Amazon's Pilot Season, in which viewers, after watching the pilot episode, get to vote on which show they want to return for more episodes. "The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, city life, twentysomething life, love, failed pilot, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A star studded special written and directed by Peter Davison. With the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who about to film, the 'Classic' Doctors are keen to be involved. But do they manage it?
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: doctor who, exodus, actor, filmmaking, actor's life, artists and showbiz, tv show, showbiz, joke, actor playing himself
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle (2016)
Genre: Short, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Alan leaves behind his comfortable existence and heads to the north to ask whether, in this once united kingdom, a 'schasm' has formed between north and south, between the have's and have-nots.
Plot: satire, trapped, investigative journalism, youth, dog, supermarket, basketball, warehouse, controversy, internet, party, countryside ...
Place: manchester
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 5.8
 448
Young Hyacinth (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Set in the late 1950s, a young Hyacinth will be seen desperately trying to force her family to climb the social ladder.
Plot: maid, drunkard, aspiration, family relations, sister sister relationship, intoxication, employer employee relationship, talking bird, drunk, countryside, poor family, husband wife conflict ...
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My Best Friend's Birthday (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: My Best Friend's Birthday is a partially lost black-and-white amateur film. The original cut was about 70 minutes long but due to a fire only 36 minutes of the film survived. It is about Mickey, who has been dumped by his girlfriend, and ...
Style: cult film
Plot: gang, multiple storylines, elvis presley, call girl, cocaine, gay slur, pub, radio station
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Tour de Pharmacy (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: A mockumentary that chronicles the prevalence of doping in the world of professional cycling.
Style: disturbing, captivating, humorous, psychological, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: bicycle, riding a bicycle, cyclist, drug abuse, male objectification, doping, dishonesty, sport, athlete's life, society, obsession, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
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Brexageddon?! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: One-off comedy satirising the EU Referendum and its effects in which a cast of comedy characters interact with the real-life campaign pranking prominent figures within the Leave and Remain camps.
Plot: political satire, british politics, british, politician, prank, british humour
Time: year 2016
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Scary Godmother: The Revenge of Jimmy (2005)
Genre: Animation
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Halloween is an exciting time of year for Hannah Marie who is joined by her Scary Godmother and all sorts of new friends including kooky monsters, friendly vampires and silly skeletons. It's a journey to the Fright Side she'll never forget ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: halloween, nightmare, old dark house, monster, adventure, good versus evil, human versus monster, showdown, holiday, holiday horror, skeleton, werewolf ...
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 7.5
 7K
The Gruffalo (2009)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 27 min.
Story: The magical tale of a mouse who takes a walk though the woods in search of a nut.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: snake, forest, mouse, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, dangerous animal, rivalry, anthropomorphic animal, love, fox, snow, crow ...
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 5.2
 305
Down Dog (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 32 min.
Story: A handsome, carefree yoga instructor has breezed through life, women, and jobs, but when he breaks up with his girlfriend -- who's also his partner at their successful yoga studio -- he's forced to face reality for the first time. A ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: disorder, friends, fish out of water, twentysomething life, workplace situations, workplace, buddies, silly humor, dog, business partner, policewoman, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Monster High: Friday Night Frights (2012)
Genre: Animation, Short
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: SKRM (Skultimate Roller Maze) is an annual tournament between Monster High and different monster high schools that consists of a roller derby of dangerous obstacles and mazes. Granite City High, a high school team of gargoyles and Monster ...
Style: exciting, sincere, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, high school life, friendship, supernatural ability, contests and competitions, vampire, teenage life, strong female presence, social relations, friends, rivalry, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II (2008)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Seth Green and Matthew Senreich serve up more hilarious Star Wars-inspired satire in this second compilation of sketches featuring the zany stop-motion animation of Adult Swim's "Robot Chicken." Gary the stormtrooper deals with ...
Style: parody, humorous, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: star wars, alien, fictional war, space battle, bounty hunter, space wars, laser gun, lightsaber, absurd humor, martial arts, space and aliens, humour ...
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 7.1
 14
Matted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Rose Lee is just a typical high school student trying to figure things out. Her dream is to join the boy's wrestling team, but no one is making it easy for her. Along the way, she'll discover that her most difficult opponent may be herself.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, girl, teenage girl, friendship, dysfunctional family, loneliness, lesbianism, teenager, teenage boy, small town, sexism, best friend ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Witches in Stitches (1997)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ready for a hilarious adventure? Hop aboard a broomstick for this tale of two dim-witted witches who accidentally turn their sister into a jack-o-lantern on Halloween...and that's just the beginning of the story. Join the silly sisters as they ...
Plot: halloween, spell, halloween party, pumpkin, witch, jack o'lantern, flying broom, halloween costume
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The Light Before Christmas (2007)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: After losing their way on a cold, blustery Christmas eve, two children, Katie and Makean are rescued by their friend, the Candleman, an old sage who imparts wisdom, hot chocolate, and stories. Opening a weathered book, he begins reading the classic ...
Plot: christmas, santa claus, magic, children, mouse, old man, christmas eve, christmas present, christmas movie, candle
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The Gruffalo's Child (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 27 min.
Story: A follow up to the 2009 animated feature and adapted from the childrens' book by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler. The Gruffalo's child explores the deep dark wood in search of the big bad mouse and meets the Snake, Owl and Fox in the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: forest, parents and children, adventurer, escapades, youth, animal life, family relations, adventure, family, wilderness, warning, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.2
 15K
The Snowman (1982)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: A young boy makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, which comes to life at midnight and takes the boy on a magical adventure to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus.
Style: christmas special, feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, holiday, northern lights, winter, new year, little boy, friendship, fish out of water, youth, disorder, family ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, brighton
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Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, sweet, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: toys, disney, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, christmas, talking animals, family, getting home, escapades, dinosaur, superhero ...
Place: usa
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Robot Chicken: Star Wars (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fans of Adult Swim's "Robot Chicken" and the Star Wars movie franchise won't want to miss this collection of 30 sketches. This hilarious compilation features an array of skits -- such as "Darth Vader's Collect ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: star wars, escapades, space travel, space and aliens, superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, battles, mad scientist, disorder, partners, goofy hero ...
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Bitter and hateful, the Grinch is irritated at the thought of the nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas. So disguised as Santa Claus, with his dog made to look like a reindeer, he raids the village to steal all the Christmas ...
Style: christmas special, colourful, atmospheric, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, obsession, christmas eve, fish out of water, social misfits, winter, change of heart, villain turns good, dog, adventure ...
Time: 60s
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Which Witch is Which (1984)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Ranger is throwing a big Halloween party and Buttons and Rusty wanna come, but instead they gotta thwart the evil plans of two criminals camping out in the park.
Plot: halloween party, bear, fox, ranger, halloween, park ranger, burglar, trick or treating, costume, witch costume
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Toy Story of Terror! (2013)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: What starts out as a fun road trip for the Toy Story gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse when the trip detours to a roadside motel. After one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, witty, funny, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: halloween, disney, toys, superhero, adventure, family, happy ending, friendship, good versus evil, cowboy, objects come to life, escapades ...
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Room on the Broom (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Animated film based on the wonderful children's picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. The story of a kind witch who invites a surprising collection of animals to join her on her broom, much to the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: witch, cat, pets, dragon, friendship, forest, friends, animal life, animals, help, adventure, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Prep & Landing (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, 3d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, rookie, workplace, escapades, partners, workplace situations, family, partnership, disney, snowstorm, job promotion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming (2019)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: It's been ten years since the dragons moved to the Hidden World, and even though Toothless doesn't live in New Berk anymore, Hiccup continues the holiday traditions he once shared with his best friend. But the Vikings of New Berk were ...
Style: funny, sincere, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, christmas, family relations, parents and children, friendship, friendship between teens, teenager, fire, viking, unlikely friendships, dating show, memory ...
Is relevant ?
Mortal Kombat: Rebirth (2010)
Genre: Short, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 8 min.
Story: MORTAL KOMBAT: REBIRTH is a short film released by Kevin Tancharoen (Director) in 2010. It was originally made as a proof of concept for Tancharoen's pitch to Warner Brothers for a reboot movie franchise. This 8-minute short features an ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial artist, master warrior, martial arts, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, adventure, tough heroes, hitman, working undercover, escapades, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 120
M.O.P.Z. (2016)
Genre: Short, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: A lazy janitor builds a robot to do his dirty work.
Style: absurd
Plot: janitor, killer robot, robot, elementary school, fake commercial
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Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer's Llamas (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: In The Farmer's Llamas the wily sheep bluffs his dim-witted farmer master into bidding for three llamas at a county fair. Once they show up at the farm, however, they cause such chaotic destructive mayhem that Shaun has to carefully remove them ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farmer, countryside, sheep, adventure, animal life, friends, adventurer, friendship, pets, goofy hero, farm, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
A View from a Hill (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 40 min.
Story: On holiday, a young man borrows a pair of binoculars when his own are broken. But they seem somehow bewitched, showing things that could only be seen with dead men's eyes... visions from the past. And using them could lead to a sinister ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, gothic
Plot: haunted house, secret, ghost, ghost story, missing person, hearing voices, research, disappearance, mysterious event, butler, nightmare, supernatural ...
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