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

For a film to be included here, the short must be under 41 minutes in length, and have 500 views.

Shorts are disqualified if they are:
- Stand up comedy shows/talks
- "Making-of" documentaries
- Episodes from TV shows
- Deleted Scene compilations
- Films with high ratings because people wanted to log their favourite TV shows/video games
- Segments from feature films
- Theme park rides
- Music videos or concert films

Most popular directors:
17 entries: Chuck Jones
7 entries: Don Hertzfeldt
5 entries: Agnes Varda
4 entries: Takashi Ito
4 entries: Becky Sloan & Joseph Pelling
3 entries: Nick Park
3 entries: Jan Svankmajer
3 entries: Norman Mclaren
3 entries: Stan Brakhage
3 entries: Les Blank
3 entries: Aleksandr Petrov

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

    1

  • Night and Fog

    2

  • David Lynch Cooks Quinoa

    3

  • Duck Amuck

    4

  • OPAL

    5

  • Isle of Flowers

    6

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    7

  • Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death

    8

  • La Jetée

    9

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

    10

  • history of the entire world, i guess

    11

  • Rabbit of Seville

    12

  • Soul in the Eye

    13

  • World of Tomorrow

    14

  • Smiling Friends

    15

  • SHOP: A Pop Opera

    16

  • Betty Tells Her Story

    17

  • Twins in Paradise

    18

  • Song of Avignon

    19

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    20

  • Emilie Muller

    21

  • Thin Watermelon

    22

  • Talking Heads

    23

  • I Am So Proud of You

    24

  • TIMELAPSE OF THE FUTURE: A Journey to the End of Time

    25

  • What's Opera, Doc?

    26

  • Memorable

    27

  • The Wrong Trousers

    28

  • The Man Who Planted Trees

    29

  • Nelson Cavaquinho

    30

  • Everything Will Be OK

    31

  • Kitbull

    32

  • One Froggy Evening

    33

  • Dimensions of Dialogue

    34

  • Double King

    35

  • Pas de Deux

    36

  • Guaxuma

    37

  • The House Is Black

    38

  • A Charlie Brown Christmas

    39

  • good kid, m.A.A.d city

    40

  • Art of Style: Jean Cocteau

    41

  • Who Killed Eloá?

    42

  • Cold Tropics

    43

  • Hair Love

    44

  • Sea Wall

    45

  • One Week

    46

  • Cat Skin

    47

  • In a Heartbeat

    48

  • Di Cavalcanti

    49

  • Maioria Absoluta

    50

  • Kbela

    51

  • Brasil

    52

  • Hedgehog in the Fog

    53

  • Rabbit Fire

    54

  • Rabbit Seasoning

    55

  • La Maison en Petits Cubes

    56

  • Fear & Shame

    57

  • Long-Haired Hare

    58

  • DAICON IV Opening Animation

    59

  • Kiss of the Rabbit God

    60

  • The Red Balloon

    61

  • The Recorder Exam

    62

  • Tome of the Unknown

    63

  • Artemis' Knee

    64

  • Black Panthers

    65

  • Linklater // On Cinema & Time

    66

  • Piper

    67

  • Two

    68

  • Uncle Yanco

    69

  • Paperman

    70

  • Tale of Tales

    71

  • Water from the Seine

    72

  • Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century

    73

  • Candyman

    74

  • Hi, How Are You Daniel Johnston?

    75

  • Lemantun

    76

  • Lift

    77

  • Leading Lady Parts

    78

  • Grim

    79

  • Puparia

    80

  • A Velha a Fiar

    81

  • L'homme atlantique

    82

  • A Trip to the Moon

    83

  • A Close Shave

    84

  • Food

    85

  • Duck! Rabbit, Duck!

    86

  • Thunder Road

    87

  • A Grand Day Out

    88

  • The Little Mermaid

    89

  • The Day Dorival Faced the Guards

    90

  • The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins

    91

  • Je vous salue, Sarajevo

    92

  • Possibly in Michigan

    93

  • The White Death of the Black Wizard

    94

  • Republic

    95

  • The Interview

    96

  • The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

    97

  • The Cat Concerto

    98

  • Feast

    99

  • I Don't Want to Go Back Alone

    100