April 20, 2019

50+ Best Short Films to Watch

50+ Best Short Films to Watch

Here is a list of more than 50 Best Short Films you can watch now for free here. The list is sorted by ratings and number of votes.

 

1. In a Heartbeat

In a Heartbeat

Rating: 4.6/5 – 2,430,947 votes
Genre: Animation, Family
A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams.
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2. Pip

Pip

Rating: 4.7/5 – 505,334 votes
Genre: Animation
Dog’s heroics will make you cry! A heartwarming tale for underdogs everywhere, Pip is the story of a small dog with a big dream—to become a Southeastern Guide Dog. Does she have what it takes?
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3. Portal: No Escape

Portal: No Escape

Rating: 4.9/5 – 438,773 votes
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
A woman wakes up in a room with no memory of who she is or how she got there…
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4. The Most Beautiful Thing

The Most Beautiful Thing

Rating: 4.9/5 – 380,936 votes
Genre: Drama, Romance
A a love story between two unlikely people.
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5. Mishka

Mishka

Rating: 4.6/5 – 368,092 votes
Genre: Drama
A story of a conflicted 13-year-old and her grim secrets. In the face of an unsettling reality, Mishka makes an alarming decision in a desperate attempt to revert her childhood self.
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6. Purl

Purl

Rating: 4.7/5 – 351,126 votes
Genre: Animation, Drama
Purl features an earnest ball of yarn named Purl who gets a job in a fast-paced, high energy, bro-tastic start-up. Yarny hijinks ensue as she tries to fit in, but how far is she willing to go to get the acceptance she yearns for, and in the end, is it worth it?
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7. Sam

Sam

Rating: 4.1/5 – 343,435 votes
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Sam, a shy young man, finds himself in a slow-motion world. Trying to restore the time, he fails. The circumstances bring him to rescue his coworkers, and Nathalie, the girl he secretly loves.
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8. I Miss You

I Miss You

Rating: 4.9/5 – 286,506 votes
Genre: Romance
Love at first sight isn’t always what it seems, but it’s perfect while it lasts.
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9. The Expert

The Expert

Rating: 4.9/5 – 238,297 votes
Genre: Comedy
Funny business meeting illustrating how hard it is for an engineer to fit into the corporate world!
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10. Anxiety

Anxiety

Rating: 4.9/5 – 232,936 votes
Genre: Drama
Coming home to find your house unexpectedly empty can leave you with a lot of alone time for your mind to wander.
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11. Don’t Look Away

Don't Look Away

Rating: 4.7/5 – 208,807 votes
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
When a teenage girl tells her dad about a mysterious figure staring at her, all her father can say is: “DON’T LOOK AWAY”.
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12. Mr Indifferent

Mr Indifferent

Rating: 4.9/5 – 178,750 votes
Genre: Animation
As we celebrate World Kindness Day on 13th November, let’s take time to reflect on how we can make a difference. Let’s reach out to those who need help and volunteer for causes that change us for the better, just as they change the world.
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13. Plastic

Plastic

Rating: 4.8/5 – 178,309 votes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Plastic is a short film that deals with the obsession of body image. Whilst Anna is preparing for a first date with Henry, a man she has secretly loved for years, everything goes wrong until she discovers the impossible – to sculpt her appearance like clay to any shape she desires.
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14. He’ll Wait For You

He'll Wait For You

Rating: 4.5/5 – 169,571 votes
Genre: Thriller
Short thriller
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15. One-Minute Time Machine

One-Minute Time Machine

Rating: 4.9/5 – 166,043 votes
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction
Every time the beautiful Regina rejects his advances, James pushes a red button and tries again, all the while unaware of the reality and consequences of his actions.
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16. Active Shooter

Active Shooter

Rating: 4.8/5 – 165,648 votes
Genre: Thriller
When a school shooting erupts, a father suspects that his own son is the shooter.
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17. The Jester

The Jester

Rating: 4.8/5 – 165,137 votes
Genre: Horror
After a closing shift on Halloween night, a man stumbles upon what seems to be the embodiment of Halloween itself. Trick or treat?
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18. Alien Imposters

Alien Imposters

Rating: 4.9/5 – 161,363 votes
Genre: Action, Comedy
The survivors of an alien invasion come up with a way to tell whether someone is really a fellow human.
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19. Hermanos

Hermanos

Rating: 4.8/5 – 141,761 votes
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
A story of Juan and Mateo, two childhood friends whose older brothers are leaders of rival Latino street gangs. It’s about the struggle to maintain a friendship while staying loyal to family in an unforgiving neighbourhood.
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20. Michael vs Jason: Evil Emerges

Michael vs Jason: Evil Emerges

Rating: 4.6/5 – 141,557 votes
Genre: Horror
The two most iconic killers face off and battle to the death!
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21. Andy

Andy

Rating: 4.8/5 – 139,711 votes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
After being horribly bullied throughout high school, a mistake at a party leads Andy into getting back at an old friend of his… by outing her relationship with a teacher… ANDY
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22. Bunny New Girl

Bunny New Girl

Rating: 4.8/5 – 134,067 votes
Genre: Drama
On her first day at a new school, a self conscious young girl learns that friendship can overcome difference.
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23. Alternative Math

Alternative Math

Rating: 4.8/5 – 133,713 votes
Genre: Comedy
A well meaning math teacher finds herself trumped by a post-fact America.
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24. Pharaoh

Pharaoh

Rating: 4.8/5 – 133,607 votes
Genre: Adventure, Animation
A young new pharaoh must face down tradition and family in order to find her place as a ruler.
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25. The Dollmaker

The Dollmaker

Rating: 4.9/5 – 131,264 votes
Genre: Horror
A grieving mother latches on to a magical surrogate for her lost child. But small miracles come with big consequences.
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26. Noose

Noose

Rating: 5.0/5 – 116,988 votes
Genre: Animation
A boy ventures into a forest with a backpack full of rope, caught between the decision to end a life or save one
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27. Junior

Junior

Rating: 4.8/5 – 114,257 votes
Genre: Crime, Drama
A young boy is battling with depression and the stress of being bullied by other boys in the neighborhood. With no one to turn to, he is forced to go to extreme measures in order to be at peace with himself. This film tells the story solely from the victims point of view.
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28. The Gunfighter

The Gunfighter

Rating: 4.8/5 – 114,182 votes
Genre: Action, Comedy
In the tradition of classic westerns, a narrator sets up the story of a lone gunslinger who walks into a saloon. However, the people in this saloon can hear the narrator and the narrator may just be a little bit bloodthirsty.
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29. Offline Dating

Offline Dating

Rating: 4.8/5 – 111,428 votes
Genre: Romance
A single guy tries to find his next date the ‘old-fashioned’ way — offline.
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30. Carbon

Carbon

Rating: 4.8/5 – 111,146 votes
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
Jackky Bhagnani​ finds a voice through #Carbon , a powerful short which takes on the big issue of pollution and will make people think hard.
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31. A Date in 2025

A Date in 2025

Rating: 4.8/5 – 109,508 votes
Genre: Romance, Science Fiction
In the year 2025, a young man’s super-intelligent AI system tells him that he must go on a date or face certain suicide from loneliness.
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32. Trapped

Trapped

Rating: 4.8/5 – 105,755 votes
Genre:
Laura finds herself in an unplanned pregnancy, facing a life-changing decision. Overwhelmed by the enormity of her circumstances, she feels trapped. Abortion, parenting, adoption … none of the options sound good to her.
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33. Nadia

Nadia

Rating: 4.9/5 – 101,108 votes
Genre: Drama, Family
Made in partnership with Centrepoint, Centrepoint Parliament and funded by The Legal Education Foundation, these films highlight vital facts and awareness of the laws surrounding homelessness, housing, and rights, ensuring people have the power to make the right choices and seek proper support that they are legally entitled to.
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34. Girl In Red

Girl In Red

Rating: 4.6/5 – 100,340 votes
Genre: Thriller
A mystery writer struggling with writer’s block, a garbage collector who knows too much and an enigmatic ‘Girl in Red’. How do their paths cross?
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35. Ahalya

Ahalya

Rating: 4.7/5 – 98,697 votes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Suspense, seduction, deceit. A perfect short which makes you want to hold on to your seat. An epic retold in a modern fashion.
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36. Code 8

Code 8

Rating: 4.9/5 – 97,910 votes
Genre: Action, Crime, Science Fiction
A desperate young man possessing special powers clashes with a militarized police force after committing a petty crime.
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37. Strain

Strain

Rating: 4.8/5 – 86,346 votes
Genre: Drama
Anti-bullying short film
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38. First Comes Love

First Comes Love

Rating: 4.1/5 – 85,791 votes
Genre: Animation
A story of a shy boy, Eric, who is dragged through stages of “marriage” by an obsessive girl, Zoey, all throughout the course of recess.
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39. Cavemen

Cavemen

Rating: 4.5/5 – 85,369 votes
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Collection Funny Animated Short Films by Various Creators
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40. Deep It

Deep It

Rating: 4.9/5 – 78,659 votes
Genre: Crime, Drama
A collaboration between Fully Focused and young people from across West London to bring you a film that looks at the impact of picking up a knife. Deep It.
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41. Geoff

Geoff

Rating: 4.8/5 – 74,809 votes
Genre: Animation
Nobody knew where young Geoffrey’s obsession came from. All anyone knew, was that the boy loved Beanz. In fact, they were his entire life.
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42. FTL

FTL

Rating: 4.7/5 – 71,339 votes
Genre: Science Fiction
A lone astronaut testing the first faster-than-light spacecraft travels farther than he imagined possible. Ethan Kane, a NASA Astronaut and decorated pilot, has recently retired from active duty to spend more time with his wife and young son. As he tries to adjust to a quieter life on the ground, he’s approached to fly one last mission…testing the first faster-than-light spacecraft. While the world watches, Kane takes The Longshot on its maiden voyage.
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43. R’Ha

R’Ha

Rating: 4.8/5 – 68,871 votes
Genre: Science Fiction
A fight for survival in a solar system where no one can be trusted. A civil war started by subversives they could have never seen coming. A group of fighters, relentless in their quest to protect their planets will do everything in their power to emerge the victorious underdog against an enemy that appears to always be two steps ahead.
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44. The Competition

The Competition

Rating: 4.2/5 – 67,595 votes
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Minions Full Animated Short Film
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45. Amani

Amani

Rating: 5.0/5 – 66,286 votes
Genre: Crime, History, Thriller
Based on a true story from Amani Simpson, ‘AMANI’ is the latest short from Joivan Wade (The First Purge, Shiro’s Story, Deep It & Mandem On The Wall) – The film depicts the inner reflections of a young man battling with his faith after being stabbed seven times.
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46. 18

18

Rating: 4.8/5 – 65,567 votes
Genre: Drama
They say life starts at 18. Jerome and Eddie are all set to give Ali the 18th birthday to remember… but for all the wrong reasons… 18 is a powerful story of friendship, love and regret.
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47. Tree Hugger

Tree Hugger

Rating: 4.8/5 – 62,183 votes
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
A short fantasy high school drama ~ In search of magic, high school freshmen Clara gets involved with Leo, an older boy, but the fantasy world in her head darkens when Leo takes advantage of her.
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48. Battle of the Dreadnoughts

Battle of the Dreadnoughts

Rating: 5.0/5 – 60,302 votes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Battle of the Dreadnoughts, A Star Wars Short Film, sees the Eclipse Super Star Destroyer — one of the Empire’s most devastating weapons — face off against the New Republic’s Viscount Class Star Defender in a Star Wars Legends space battle for the ages.
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49. Time Trap

Time Trap

Rating: 4.8/5 – 58,184 votes
Genre: Science Fiction
Stranded in Space, but not in Time…
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50. Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary

Rating: 4.0/5 – 56,156 votes
Genre: Horror
A lady takes a challenge of Bloody Mary. We all know the legend… but do we dare say her name three times?
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51. Seam

Seam

Rating: 4.7/5 – 55,368 votes
Genre: Science Fiction
In the not-too-distant future, a tenuous peace between humans and remarkably humanlike “machines”—some don’t even know they’re not real—is tested when synthetics begin spontaneously exploding. A military-led search for these unwitting suicide bombers begins, sending a terrified machine woman and her human partner on the run.
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52. Picture Day

Picture Day

Rating: 4.4/5 – 54,575 votes
Genre: Drama, Family
It’s the morning before Kari’s school pictures and her alcoholic mother might not let her leave the house because of what she is wearing.
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53. Lie Detector

Lie Detector

Rating: 4.9/5 – 53,423 votes
Genre: Comedy
Dane only has one chance to make a stellar first impression. Good thing there’s a lie detector present at his job interview! *BEEP* He’s screwed. And he’s going to find out just how much the truth really hurts.
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54. Wire Cutters

Wire Cutters

Rating: 4.9/5 – 52,118 votes
Genre: Science Fiction
A chance encounter proves fateful for 2 robots mining on a desolate planet.
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55. Perception

Perception

Rating: 4.9/5 – 50,744 votes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
A new hallucinogenic drug that allows you to relive your memories takes an emotional and psychological toll on Charlie and his sister Josi.
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56. The Translator

The Translator

Rating: 4.4/5 – 50,637 votes
Genre: Comedy
When a teenage girl must act as a translator between her crush and a French girl who catches his eye, she decides to alter their conversation to her benefit.
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