Letterboxd's Top 250 Highest Rated Short Films Of All-Time

Ranked by average user rating. Updated once a month.
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Most popular directors:
16 entries: Chuck Jones
7 entries: Don Hertzfeldt
6 entries: Vittorio De Seta
6 entries: Agnes Varda
5 entries: Becky Sloan & Joseph Pelling
4 entries: Victoria Vincent
4 entries: Nick Park
4 entries: Takashi Ito
3 entries: Jan Svankmajer
3 entries: Norman Mclaren
3 entries: Aleksandr Petrov
3 entries: Les Blank
3 entries: Maya Deren
3 entries: Fyodor Khitruk

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  • history of the entire world, i guess

    1

  • Night and Fog

    2

  • World of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destinations of David Prime

    3

  • Together

    4

  • David Lynch Cooks Quinoa

    5

  • Isle of Flowers

    6

  • Duck Amuck

    7

  • Emilie Muller

    8

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    9

  • Twins in Paradise

    10

  • Georgia

    11

  • OPAL

    12

  • La Jetée

    13

  • World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts

    14

  • Timelapse of the Future: A Journey to the End of Time

    15

  • Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death

    16

  • World of Tomorrow

    17

  • Rabbit of Seville

    18

  • Song of Avignon

    19

  • Betty Tells Her Story

    20

  • SHOP: A Pop Opera

    21

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    22

  • Soul in the Eye

    23

  • Save Ralph

    24

  • Talking Heads

    25

  • Coming Out

    26

  • What's Opera, Doc?

    27

  • Puparia

    28

  • The Man Who Planted Trees

    29

  • I Am So Proud of You

    30

  • The Wrong Trousers

    31

  • Cat Skin

    32

  • DAICON IV Opening Animation

    33

  • Dimensions of Dialogue

    34

  • Pas de Deux

    35

  • Guaxuma

    36

  • Double King

    37

  • A Charlie Brown Christmas

    38

  • Thin Watermelon

    39

  • Kitbull

    40

  • Everything Will Be OK

    41

  • The Recorder Exam

    42

  • Memorable

    43

  • Kbela

    44

  • One Froggy Evening

    45

  • history of japan

    46

  • The House Is Black

    47

  • Who Killed Eloá?

    48

  • One Week

    49

  • Cold Tropics

    50

  • Di Cavalcanti

    51

  • Rabbit Fire

    52

  • Hair Love

    53

  • Hedgehog in the Fog

    54

  • Artemide's Knee

    55

  • Maioria Absoluta

    56

  • Brasil

    57

  • Linklater: On Cinema and Time

    58

  • Hi, How Are You Daniel Johnston?

    59

  • Rabbit Seasoning

    60

  • In a Heartbeat

    61

  • Black Panthers

    62

  • Two

    63

  • Salut les Cubains

    64

  • La Maison en Petits Cubes

    65

  • Kiss of the Rabbit God

    66

  • The Day Dorival Faced the Guards

    67

  • I Like Life a Lot

    68

  • Long-Haired Hare

    69

  • Hail, Sarajevo

    70

  • The Secret Garden

    71

  • L’Homme Atlantique

    72

  • The White Death of the Black Wizard

    73

  • Grim

    74

  • Fear & Shame

    75

  • The Red Balloon

    76

  • Cheburashka

    77

  • Uncle Yanco

    78

  • Lift

    79

  • Food

    80

  • Tale of Tales

    81

  • cat city

    82

  • Video Days

    83

  • Islands of Fire

    84

  • The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins

    85

  • The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

    86

  • The Little Mermaid

    87

  • Dirty Girls

    88

  • Glass

    89

  • L'Eau de la Seine

    90

  • A Velha a Fiar

    91

  • Piper

    92

  • Art of Style: Jean Cocteau

    93

  • A Grand Day Out

    94

  • And So We Put Goldfish in the Pool.

    95

  • Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century

    96

  • Possibly in Michigan

    97

  • A Close Shave

    98

  • Paperman

    99

  • Don't Hug Me I'm Scared 6

    100