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
4 entries: Agnes Varda
4 entries: Becky Sloan & Joseph Pelling
4 entries: Stan Brakhage
3 entries: Victoria Vincent
3 entries: Nick Park
3 entries: Jan Svankmajer
3 entries: Norman Mclaren
3 entries: Takashi Ito
3 entries: Aleksandr Petrov
3 entries: Les Blank
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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

  • David Lynch Cooks Quinoa

    4

  • Isle of Flowers

    5

  • Duck Amuck

    6

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    7

  • La Jetée

    8

  • OPAL

    9

  • Twins in Paradise

    10

  • Save Ralph

    11

  • Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death

    12

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

    13

  • World of Tomorrow

    14

  • Rabbit of Seville

    15

  • SHOP: A Pop Opera

    16

  • Betty Tells Her Story

    17

  • Emilie Muller

    18

  • Soul in the Eye

    19

  • Nelson Cavaquinho

    20

  • Unforgivable

    21

  • Coming Out

    22

  • Song of Avignon

    23

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    24

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

    25

  • Thin Watermelon

    26

  • Talking Heads

    27

  • I Am So Proud of You

    28

  • What's Opera, Doc?

    29

  • The Wrong Trousers

    30

  • The Man Who Planted Trees

    31

  • Memorable

    32

  • Kitbull

    33

  • DAICON IV Opening Animation

    34

  • Pas de Deux

    35

  • Dimensions of Dialogue

    36

  • Double King

    37

  • Everything Will Be OK

    38

  • Guaxuma

    39

  • Cat Skin

    40

  • Kbela

    41

  • Puparia

    42

  • One Froggy Evening

    43

  • Who Killed Eloá?

    44

  • The House Is Black

    45

  • The Recorder Exam

    46

  • Di Cavalcanti

    47

  • A Charlie Brown Christmas

    48

  • history of japan

    49

  • Being Women

    50

  • 51

  • Cold Tropics

    52

  • Hair Love

    53

  • Maioria Absoluta

    54

  • One Week

    55

  • In a Heartbeat

    56

  • Artemis' Knee

    57

  • Brasil

    58

  • Throat Notes

    59

  • Hedgehog in the Fog

    60

  • Rabbit Seasoning

    61

  • Kiss of the Rabbit God

    62

  • La Maison en Petits Cubes

    63

  • The Secret Garden

    64

  • Hi, How Are You Daniel Johnston?

    65

  • Rabbit Fire

    66

  • Black Panthers

    67

  • Art of Style: Jean Cocteau

    68

  • Fear & Shame

    69

  • Two

    70

  • The Red Balloon

    71

  • Je vous salue, Sarajevo

    72

  • Linklater // On Cinema & Time

    73

  • Long-Haired Hare

    74

  • Uncle Yanco

    75

  • As You Sleep the World Empties

    76

  • The Day Dorival Faced the Guards

    77

  • Salut les Cubains

    78

  • Lift

    79

  • Piper

    80

  • Lemantun

    81

  • The White Death of the Black Wizard

    82

  • Video Days

    83

  • L'Eau de la Seine

    84

  • Food

    85

  • Tale of Tales

    86

  • L’Homme Atlantique

    87

  • A Velha a Fiar

    88

  • Paperman

    89

  • Grim

    90

  • Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century

    91

  • Juice

    92

  • The Little Mermaid

    93

  • Possibly in Michigan

    94

  • Islands of Fire

    95

  • The Cat Concerto

    96

  • The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins

    97

  • Leading Lady Parts

    98

  • A Close Shave

    99

  • A Trip to the Moon

    100