Short Film, Thriller (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Strange Thing About the Johnsons (2011)

28 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A dark domestic melodrama/satire about the ties that bind and the ties that really bind.

Director: Ari Aster | Stars: Billy Mayo, Brandon Greenhouse, Angela Bullock, Danièle Watts

Votes: 1,628

2. Munchausen (2013)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A vibrant Pixar-inspired montage (think the marriage sequence in Up) in which a mother, unable to confront the heartbreak of her son leaving for college, delays his departure by making him ... See full summary »

Director: Ari Aster | Stars: Rachel Brosnahan, Liam Aiken, Nick Ballard, Bonnie Bedelia

Votes: 362

3. The Nun 2 (2019)

R | 10 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

4.4
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In a small town in 1954 in Romania, a young dog is hunted by a demonic nun.

Director: Niclas Schmidt | Stars: Teddington, Marley von Hund

Votes: 25

4. Beau (2011)

7 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

6.0
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A neurotic middle-aged man's trip (to visit his mother) is delayed indefinitely when his keys are mysteriously taken from his door. He is subsequently haunted by an increasingly sinister ... See full summary »

Director: Ari Aster | Stars: Ari Aster, Logan Atkinson, Will Emery, Billy Mayo

Votes: 206

5. Saw (2003)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

7.6
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David, an orderly at a hospital, tells his horrific story of being kidnapped and forced to play a vile game of survival.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Leigh Whannell, Paul Moder, Katrina Mathers, Dean Francis

Votes: 7,480

6. Stranger Things: The Story of Henry and Dale (2017)

Short, Thriller

6.9
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Director: Brittany Joyner | Stars: Ross McCoy, Tim Murphy

Votes: 9

7. After Her (I) (2018)

14 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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One night, a teenager girl, trapped in the low expectations of a small town, disappears without a trace. Years later, her friend returns to their childhood home and finds himself being ... See full summary »

Director: Aly Migliori | Stars: Natalia Dyer, Kasey Buckley, Christopher Dylan White

Votes: 27

8. Carne (1991)

40 min | Short, Crime, Drama

7.3
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After a dreadful incident coupled with an ungovernable paroxysm of violence, a butcher will fall into a downward spiral that will burn to the ground whatever dignity still remained in him.

Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Philippe Nahon, Blandine Lenoir, Frankie Pain, Marie Berto

Votes: 5,515

9. Power Rangers (2015)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A dark and gritty re-imagining of the classic franchise.

Director: Joseph Kahn | Stars: Katee Sackhoff, James Van Der Beek, Russ Bain, Will Yun Lee

Votes: 3,032

10. Megan (II) (2018)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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When a young Scientist becomes entangled in a military mission to deliver the only antidote that will save mankind, she finds herself not only fighting for survival but also being confronted by demons from her past.

Director: Greg Strasz | Stars: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Garret Sato, Ralf Moeller, Yuki Sakamoto

Votes: 1,366

11. Rabbits (2002)

43 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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In a nameless city deluged by continuous rain, three rabbits live with a fearful mystery.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Scott Coffey, Rebekah Del Rio, Laura Harring, Naomi Watts

Votes: 6,526

12. The Smiling Man (2015)

8 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

6.5
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A little girl home alone finds herself face-to-face with pure evil.

Director: A.J. Briones | Stars: Abbi Chally, Strange Dave, Mellisa Chally, Richard Dorton

Votes: 630

13. Tron: The Next Day (2011)

10 min | Short, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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About the "Flynn Lives" movement.

Director: Kurt Mattila | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Jeff Bridges, Paul Dzenkiw, Garrett Hedlund

Votes: 1,226

14. Critters: Bounty Hunter (2014)

7 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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An alien bounty hunter enters a scene of suburban carnage, where something out of this world has been feeding on humans.

Director: Jordan Downey | Star: Jordan Downey

Votes: 507

15. The Flare (2016)

Not Rated | 25 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.8
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In a world brought back to the pre-Industrial Revolution, a reclusive middle aged woman goes on a quest to uncover her past before being taken to a permanent retirement facility.

Director: Francesco Giannini | Stars: Ellen David, Miranda Handford, Trevor Hayes, Carter Delaney McEwan

Votes: 8

16. Lights Out (V) (2013)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

7.7
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When you are all alone in a small dark room, what do you fear the most? Is it the temporary blindness or is it the uneasy deep feeling that someone, or rather something, is observing your every move?

Director: David F. Sandberg | Star: Lotta Losten

Votes: 4,818

17. Montauk (2011)

8 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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For years, conspiracy theories have surrounded the Montauk area - from government projects to something deeper and more supernatural. Now, using files unearthed from the archives of the ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Kessler | Stars: Kelly Deadmon, Lauren Hodges, Phoenix List, James McCaffrey

Votes: 36

18. Cognition (III)

25 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi | Post-production

We journey through the symbolic landscape of the subconscious mind as we follow the story of an unbreakable bond between father and son. A bond that transcends SPACE AND TIME.

Director: Ravi Ajit Chopra | Stars: Andrew Scott, Jeremy Irvine, Lucy Russell, Wolf Kahler

19. Vessel (2012)

14 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Vessel is the story of the passengers of Flight 298, a red-eye on its way from Boston to San Francisco. Midway through the flight the passengers encounter an otherworldly force and are ... See full summary »

Director: Clark Baker | Stars: Brandon Bales, Julie Mintz, Whit Spurgeon, Alan Pietruszewski

Votes: 335

20. The Schoolboy (2015)

20 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Claire, a former teacher is haunted by her memories of a mysterious event that happened a year ago. In order to come to terms with her past, she decides to return to the place where her sense of guilt originates from: School.

Director: Paloma Lommel | Stars: Emily Aitcheson, Emma Nicole Bailey, Clark Baker, Tom Barker

Votes: 16

21. Diamond (2016)

17 min | Short, Action, Drama

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A young girl named Diamond is deceived, betrayed and programmed to become a most efficient, elite and disturbed assassin as she confronts her inner-struggle of good and evil.

Director: Ty Granderson Jones | Stars: Lindsey Ginter, Ty Granderson Jones, Andrey Ivchenko, Tessa Lyn Farrell

22. Shackled (2012)

12 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Held captive by a circus, Malu is frantically rescued from her shackles by her husband. As she waits anxiously in the darkness for her chance to escape, a disturbing truth she's hidden away seeps back in.

Director: Nour Wazzi | Stars: Emilia Clarke, Hadley Fraser

Votes: 211

23. Tremors 7

Short, Comedy, Horror | Pre-production

Based on the events in Perfection, Nevada, this story takes place on a different continent. When a small group of people take a vacation trip, they soon find themselves followed by a strange underground creature.

Stars: Birgit Stauber, Julian Thome, Annette Heck, Peter Sko

24. Tantrica (2018)

44 min | Short, Thriller

3.2
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Power, invincibility and immortality are just some of the things desired by those who wish to "rule the world". Allowing this to corrupt, is what leads to one taking the path of darkness, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Jalal Mj | Stars: Aiysha Saagar, Shabbir Ali, Justin Gerardin, Bob La Castra

Votes: 193

25. Brothers (XI) (2015)

11 min | Short, Thriller

6.9
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Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Beth Brown, Ethan Sailor, Griffin Fox Smith

Votes: 33

26. Saw Rebirth (2005)

6 min | Animation, Short, Horror

6.2
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This comic, set in the world of SAW goes back in time to explore the events that spurred the transformation of mild-mannered John into the monstrous Jigsaw.

Directors: Jeff Shuter, Daniel Viney | Stars: Whit Anderson, Stan Kirsch, Jeff Shuter, George Williams

Votes: 926

27. The Maiden (2016)

9 min | Short, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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A real estate agent tries to sell a haunted house.

Director: Michael Chaves | Stars: Alia Raelynn, Penny Orloff, Brian Knudson, Sunnie Pelant

Votes: 247

28. Plug&Play (2013)

19 min | Short, Thriller

5.9
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Director: Davy Sihali | Stars: Didier Mérigou, Anouck Ulrich, Noémie Stevens, Aline Veber

Votes: 55

29. Boo (2019)

15 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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A traumatic event forces a recovering addict to face her demons, without her worried fiancé uncovering the truth.

Director: Rakefet Abergel | Stars: Rakefet Abergel, Josh Kelly, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Laura Wiggins

Votes: 13

30. Tunnelen (2016)

12 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A family is caught in slow-moving traffic with the hope of making it home safely.

Director: André Øvredal | Stars: Siri Helene Müller, Kyrre Haugen Sydness, Max Amundsen, Maria Johanne Dingsøyr-Henriksen

Votes: 116

31. Realm of The Shadow (2019)

12 min | Short, Action, Adventure | Post-production

Claire is drawn into a menacing world that she must overcome to survive.

Directors: Joshua James Johnson, Denise Johnson | Stars: Denise Johnson, Joshua James Johnson, Brooke Ellis, Apiffany Flom

32. Madre (2017)

19 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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While at home in her apartment with her own mother in Spain, a woman gets a phone call from her six-year-old son, who's on holiday in France with his father. Every parent's nightmare ensues.

Director: Rodrigo Sorogoyen | Stars: Marta Nieto, Blanca Apilánez, Álvaro Balas, Miriam Correa

Votes: 1,075

33. Withorwithout (2018)

Short, Thriller

8.3
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Horror music video for the song Withorwithout by Parcels.

Director: Benjamin Howdeshell | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Carsten Norgaard, Jules Crommelin, Anatole Serret

Votes: 44

34. Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade (1994)

Not Rated | 25 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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Twenty-five years after commiting a double murder, Karl Childers is going to be released from an institution for the criminally insane. A local reporter comes to talk to him, and after some... See full summary »

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Molly Ringwald, J.T. Walsh, Jefferson Mays

Votes: 1,597

35. Back from the Edge (II)

Short, Drama, Thriller | Pre-production

Sometimes life pushes too hard, and you need someone to pull you back from the edge, even if it is yourself.

Directors: Christopher Bela, Paige Suzanne

36. Watch Me, Alone (2014)

Unrated | 15 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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Ana is a beautiful young web cam model with big aspirations in her everyday life. A picture of the ultimate fantasy, she is whoever and whatever the viewer wants her to be. As Ana's ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Edwards | Stars: Lucy-Anne Brooks, David Blood, Lee Hampton

Votes: 797

37. SAW: Heritage (2016)

9 min | Short, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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After the death of the infamous Jigsaw Killer, his message about appreciating life has been spread to the whole world. His work became famous by the media and by the people who had been ... See full summary »

Director: Christos Arfanis | Stars: Antonis Kyriakakis, Vasilis Karamesios, Shawnee Smith

Votes: 40

38. Far Cry 5: Inside Eden's Gate (2018)

30 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

5.4
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Rumors of a fanatical cult called The Project at Eden's Gate lure three vloggers to remote Hope County, Montana. Following leads of missing locals and other strange events, the three ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Battles | Stars: Greg Bryk, Kyle Gallner, Alexis B. Santiago, Erin Manker

Votes: 546

39. Monster (I) (2005)

10 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

7.0
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A mother battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the closet, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

Director: Jennifer Kent | Stars: Susan Prior, Luke Ikimis-Healey, Trash Vaudeville

Votes: 832

40. The Legend of Red Hand (2018)

16 min | Short, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Mia Parc an amazing photographer/reporter is on a mission to capture the legendary Red Hand - a bartender of world renown who never shows his face.

Director: Stefano Sollima | Stars: Zoe Saldana, Adriano Giannini, Tommaso Basili, Levi Heaton

Votes: 45

41. Till Dark (2015)

13 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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A teen boy's obsession with his childhood best friend reaches a peak when he discovers she's been spending time with the other member of their trio.

Director: Quinn Shephard | Stars: Ian Colletti, Will Denton, Natalia Dyer

Votes: 14

42. The Last Time I Saw Richard (2014)

Not Rated | 23 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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In 1995, Jonah is proud to be the loner at the teen mental health clinic. But when a new patient, Richard, is admitted and the boys are forced to share a room, Jonah finds himself forming a... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Verso | Stars: Toby Wallace, Cody Fern, Brian Lipson, Melissa Godbold

Votes: 503

43. Imperfect Quadrant (2016)

15 min | Short, Action, Thriller

7.0
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A once in lifetime heist brings together four mismatched thieves whose personalities collide with each other. Set against the backdrop of the Australian outback, the thieves are forced into a series of unforgiving events.

Director: Pann MuruJaiyan | Stars: Troy Coward, Katherine Langford, Dominique Shenton, Lisa Athans

Votes: 38

44. Wyrmwood: Chronicles of the Dead - Teaser (2017)

7 min | Short, Action, Horror

7.9
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Director: Kiah Roache-Turner | Stars: Nandalie Campbell Killick, Bianca Bradey, Jay Gallagher, Chris Broadbent

Votes: 154

45. Little Favour (2013)

22 min | Short, Action, Thriller

7.2
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LITTLE FAVOUR follows the story of WALLACE when he is contacted by a former colleague to help him out with a deal gone wrong. 'Its been 7 years since he left Her Majesty's service and 10 ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Viktor Monroe | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Salmon, Nick Moran, Paris Winter Munroe

Votes: 1,610

46. Paula Peril: The Invisible Evil (2010)

PG | 20 min | Short, Adventure, Mystery

6.4
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The brutal murder of two mobsters leads intrepid reporter Paula "Peril" Perillo and photographer Jimmy Smith to investigate a mysterious downtown building.

Director: Benjamin Barak | Stars: Valerie Perez, Marla Malcolm, Matt Perello, Stacey Turner

Votes: 12

47. The Quiet Room (2018)

Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Drama, Horror

7.1
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When Michael's attempt at suicide awakens a psych ward demon, he must stop her before she kills everyone in the hospital.

Director: Sam Wineman | Stars: Jamal Douglas, Barkley Harper, Stephanie Kerbis, Brian McCook

Votes: 34

48. Hot Nasty Teen (2014)

44 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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A young, teenage girl, is being filmed through a simple video camera. She is being told to dance by an older man. Two months later they are traveling together by car through small town ... See full summary »

Director: Jens Assur | Stars: Brasse Brännström, Fanny Ketter, Anki Lidén, Tomas Bolme

Votes: 89

49. 9 (2005)

11 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.8
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A rag doll fights a monster that has been stealing the souls of his people.

Director: Shane Acker

Votes: 5,490

50. Lima (2017)

Short, Thriller

7.2
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Director: Neill Blomkamp | Star: Kellan Lutz

Votes: 50


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