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1. Scorpio Rising (1963)

28 min | Short, Music

A gang of Nazi bikers prepares for a race as sexual, sadistic, and occult images are cut together.

Director: Kenneth Anger | Stars: Ernie Allo, Bruce Byron, Frank Carifi, Steve Crandell

Votes: 4,063

2. The Mad Masters (1957)

36 min | Documentary, Short, Horror

A documentary short depicting a Hauka ceremony where young workers are possessed by British colonial officers.

Director: Jean Rouch | Star: Jean Rouch

Votes: 1,276

3. Las Hurdes (1933)

30 min | Documentary, Short

A surrealistic documentary portrait of the region of Las Hurdes, a remote region of Spain where civilisation has barely developed, showing how the local peasants try to survive without even the most basic utilities and skills.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Abel Jacquin, Alexandre O'Neill

Votes: 4,619

4. 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: 3,487

5. London (1971)

29 min | Short

Five comedy vignettes: 1) Churchill, 2) Swinging London, 3) Tailors, 4) Stately Homes, 5) Tailors.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Charles Gray, Jonathan Lynn

Votes: 97

6. The Red Balloon (1956)

Not Rated | 34 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris.

Director: Albert Lamorisse | Stars: Pascal Lamorisse, Sabine Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Vladimir Popov

Votes: 15,067

7. A Thief Catcher (1914)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Comedy

The Keystone Cops pursue a thief.

Director: Ford Sterling | Stars: Ford Sterling, Phyllis Allen, Charles Chaplin, William Hauber

Votes: 349

8. At 3:25 (1924)

Unrated | 35 min | Short, Sci-Fi

A scientist's invisible ray freezes Paris into immobility.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Henri Rollan, Charles Martinelli, Louis Pré Fils, Albert Préjean

Votes: 1,415

9. 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: 5,158

10. Red (1993)

35 min | Short, Comedy

Based on the true story of Louis "Red" Deutsch. A New Jersey bar-owner is plagued with prank phone calls that prompt him to flip into psychotic, profanity-laden rages.

Director: Chris Gore | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Scott Spiegel

Votes: 111

11. Her Friend the Bandit (1914)

16 min | Short, Comedy

Lost Charles Chaplin's comedy film about her friend.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Charles Murray, Glen Cavender

Votes: 187

12. Work (1915)

Not Rated | 29 min | Comedy, Short

Charlie and his boss have difficulties just getting to the house they are going to wallpaper. The householder is angry because he can't get breakfast and his wife is screaming at the maid ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Marta Golden, Charles Inslee

Votes: 1,300

13. A Woman (1915)

TV-G | 26 min | Short, Comedy

Mother, Father and Daughter go to the park. The women dose off on a bench while the father plays a hide-and-seek game with a girl, blindfolded. Charlie leads him into a lake. Both dozing ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Marta Golden, Charles Inslee

Votes: 1,423

14. The Pawnshop (1916)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Short

Charlie competes with his fellow shop assistant. He is fired by the pawnbroker and rehired. He nearly destroys everything in the shop and himself. He helps capture a burglar. He destroys a client's clock while examining it in detail.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Edna Purviance, John Rand

Votes: 2,746

15. Behind the Screen (1916)

TV-G | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

Charlie is an overworked labourer at a film studio who helps a young woman find work even while his coworkers strike against his tyrannical boss.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 2,146

16. The Rink (1916)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Short

After causing restaurant chaos at work, a bumbling waiter tears up the local roller rink with his skating.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, James T. Kelley, Eric Campbell

Votes: 2,915

17. Easy Street (1917)

Unrated | 24 min | Short, Comedy

A reformed tramp becomes a police constable who must fight a huge thug who dominates an inner city street.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 4,345

18. The Bond (1918)

10 min | Short, Comedy

Charlie and friends illustrate various bonds in life and the most important, Liberty Bonds for the war...

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman

Votes: 848

19. The Cure (1917)

Unrated | 24 min | Short, Comedy

An alcoholic checks into a health spa and his antics promptly throw the establishment into chaos.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman

Votes: 2,840

20. The Immigrant (1917)

Unrated | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Charlie is an immigrant who endures a challenging voyage and gets into trouble as soon as he arrives in America.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin

Votes: 6,658

21. The Adventurer (I) (1917)

Unrated | 24 min | Comedy, Short

The Little Tramp escapes from prison; saves a girl and her mother from drowning; and creates havoc at a swank party.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman

Votes: 3,200

23. A Dog's Life (1918)

Not Rated | 33 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

The Little Tramp and his dog companion struggle to survive in the inner city.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Dave Anderson, Bert Appling

Votes: 6,487

24. Triple Trouble (1918)

Not Rated | 23 min | Comedy, Short

As Colonel Nutt is experimenting with explosives, a new janitor is joining his household. The inept janitor proceeds to make life difficult for the rest of staff. Meanwhile, a foreign agent... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Chaplin, Leo White | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Billy Armstrong, Albert Austin

Votes: 842

25. The Idle Class (1921)

TV-G | 32 min | Short, Comedy

A tramp sneaks into a upper class golf resort. The tramp meets a rich woman who is having an argument with her drunken husband. Complications arise when she mistakes the tramp for her husband.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Charles Aber, Joe Anderson

Votes: 2,882

26. Nice and Friendly (1922)

11 min | Short

There is no real plot in this little short, who was made only as a wedding present for Lord and Lady Mountbatten. The main plot line is that Lady Mountbatten has a valuable pearl necklace, ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Jackie Coogan, Edwina Mountbatten, Louis Mountbatten

Votes: 426

27. Pay Day (I) (1922)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Short

After a difficult day at work, a bricklayer tries to enjoy his pay day without his wife knowing.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Mack Swain, Edna Purviance

Votes: 3,193 | Gross: $0.13M

28. Moby Dick (2000)

22 min | Drama, Short

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Director: Orson Welles | Star: Orson Welles

Votes: 123

29. A Matter of Loaf and Death (2008)

30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Wallace and his dog, Gromit, open a bakery and get tied up with a murder mystery. But when Wallace falls in love, Gromit is left to solve the case.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Sally Lindsay, Melissa Collier, Sarah Laborde

Votes: 13,401

30. La morte rouge (2006)

32 min | Short, Drama

Spanish director Victor Erice discusses the first film he saw as a 5 year old and the impact it had on his life.

Director: Víctor Erice | Star: Víctor Erice

Votes: 223

31. Max Leads Them a Novel Chase (1909)

Short, Comedy

Max at an evening party takes a necklace from one of the guests and makes good his escape. The guests and the police set out in pursuit but Max employs some novel methods and among others ... See full summary »

Director: Max Linder | Stars: Max Linder, Jeanne Bloch, Polaire, Georges Ravaine

32. A Romance of the Western Hills (1910)

16 min | Short, Romance, Western

Civilization as it appealed to the Indian maiden. A party of tourists visit an Indian Tillage and are charmed by the pretty little Indian girl, who offers for their consideration ornaments ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Alfred Paget, Arthur V. Johnson, Dorothy West

Votes: 12

33. The Last Drop of Water (1911)

Not Rated | 18 min | Short, Western

A wagon train heading west across the great desert runs out of water, and is attacked by Indians. One man -- their last hope -- is sent out to find water.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Joseph Graybill, Francis J. Grandon

Votes: 196

34. Iola's Promise (1912)

18 min | Short, Romance

Iola, the little Indian girl, is held captive by a gang of cutthroats, from whose clutches and abuse she is rescued by Jack Harper, a prospector. She is truly grateful to Jack, for she ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Alfred Paget, Frank Evans, Dorothy Bernard

Votes: 17

35. The Goddess of Sagebrush Gulch (1912)

17 min | Short, Romance, Western

The Goddess, the prettiest and best natured girl that ever graced that little mining town, meets the tenderfoot prospector and leaves him another worshiper of her. His chances, however, are... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Dorothy Bernard, W. Chrystie Miller

Votes: 19

37. The Land Beyond the Sunset (1912)

Unrated | 14 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

A young boy, opressed by his mother, goes on an outing in the country with a social welfare group where he dares to dream of a land where the cares of his ordinary life fade.

Director: Harold M. Shaw | Stars: Martin Fuller, Mrs. William Bechtel, Walter Edwin, Ethel Jewett

Votes: 615

38. The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912)

Not Rated | 17 min | Short, Crime, Drama

A young wife and her musician husband live in poverty in a New York City tenement. The husband's job requires him to go away for for a number of days. On his return, he is robbed by the ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Elmer Booth, Lillian Gish, Clara T. Bracy, Walter Miller

Votes: 1,807

39. Shylock (1913)

20 min | Short, Drama

Bassanio meets his friend, Antonio, a merchant of wealth and influence in Venice and tells him of his love for Portia, a rich heiress dwelling in Belmont. Bassanio wishes to woo the ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Desfontaines | Stars: Harry Baur, Romuald Joubé, Jean Hervé, Pépa Bonafé

40. Simon of the Desert (1965)

Not Rated | 43 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Simon, a deeply religious man living in the 4th century, wants to be nearer to God so he climbs a column. The Devil wants him to come down to Earth and is trying to seduce him.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Claudio Brook, Silvia Pinal, Enrique Álvarez Félix, Hortensia Santoveña

Votes: 8,505

42. Orchids (2006)

18 min | Short, Drama

Beatrice is an amateur photographer. Cliff is a wealthy, middle-aged eccentric who's searching for love. As they struggle to overcome their fears and insecurities, an unlikely love blossoms between them.

Director: Bryce Dallas Howard | Stars: Alfred Molina, Katherine Waterston, Kendra Smith

Votes: 87

43. The Old Negro Space Program (2004)

10 min | Short, Comedy

The suppressed history of America's Black space program, in mockumentary form broadly satirizing Ken Burns and histories of the Negro Baseball Leagues.

Director: Andy Bobrow | Stars: Johnny Brown, Rodney Saulsberry, Andy Bobrow, Jordan Black

Votes: 227

44. The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (1995)

Not Rated | 22 min | Comedy, Short

Shakespeare films Hamlet on a single reel then, after an initial screening, edits it down to the bare bones.

Director: Todd Louiso | Stars: Austin Pendleton, Ernest Perry Jr., Philip Seymour Hoffman, Angie Phillips

Votes: 186

45. Isle of Flowers (1989)

13 min | Documentary, Short

The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian with Japanese origins); to a supermarket; to a consumer's kitchen to become sauce ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Furtado | Stars: Paulo José, Ciça Reckziegel, Douglas Trainini, Júlia Barth

Votes: 5,054

47. Mr. J (2010)

35 min | Short, Action, Adventure

Originally created as a 4 part web series, Mr. J (2010) picks up directly where The Dark Knight (2008) left off, with the Joker imprisoned at Arkham Asylum. He has been put into the care of... See full summary »

Directors: Kim Santiago, Chris R. Notarile | Stars: Chris R. Notarile, Johanna Telander, Roberto Lombardi, Kim Santiago

Votes: 140

48. Storm (2011)

10 min | Animation, Short

In the confines of a London dinner party, Tim Minchin does verbal battle with a new-age guest named Storm.

Director: Daniel Charles Turner | Star: Tim Minchin

Votes: 324

49. Food (1993)

17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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