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
- Tv mini-series
- "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
4 entries: Nick Park
4 entries: Takashi Ito
4 entries : Agnes Varda
4 entries: Becky Sloan & Joseph Pelling
3 entries: Victoria Vincent
3 entries: Jan Svankmajer
3 entries: Buster Keaton
3 entries: Norman Mclaren
3 entries: Stan Brakhage
3 entries: Les Blank
3 entries: Aleksandr Petrov
3 entries: Jean Luc Godard

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

    1

  • Night and Fog

    2

  • Duck Amuck

    3

  • David Lynch Cooks Quinoa

    4

  • Isle of Flowers

    5

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    6

  • Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death

    7

  • La Jetée

    8

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

    9

  • Rabbit of Seville

    10

  • Twins in Paradise

    11

  • World of Tomorrow

    12

  • Smiling Friends

    13

  • Soul in the Eye

    14

  • Betty Tells Her Story

    15

  • The Web

    16

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    17

  • Song of Avignon

    18

  • Joe Pera Talks You to Sleep

    19

  • I Am So Proud of You

    20

  • Talking Heads

    21

  • What's Opera, Doc?

    22

  • Memorable

    23

  • The Man Who Planted Trees

    24

  • The Wrong Trousers

    25

  • Everything Will Be OK

    26

  • One Froggy Evening

    27

  • Kitbull

    28

  • Art of Style: Jean Cocteau

    29

  • Dimensions of Dialogue

    30

  • Double King

    31

  • Pas de Deux

    32

  • The House Is Black

    33

  • Guaxuma

    34

  • Who Killed Eloá?

    35

  • One Week

    36

  • Hair Love

    37

  • In a Heartbeat

    38

  • Cold Tropics

    39

  • Cat Skin

    40

  • good kid, m.A.A.d city

    41

  • Hedgehog in the Fog

    42

  • Brasil

    43

  • Di Cavalcanti

    44

  • Rabbit Fire

    45

  • Rabbit Seasoning

    46

  • La Maison en Petits Cubes

    47

  • A Charlie Brown Christmas

    48

  • DAICON IV Opening Animation

    49

  • Kiss of the Rabbit God

    50

  • Long-Haired Hare

    51

  • The Red Balloon

    52

  • Artemis' Knee

    53

  • Candyman

    54

  • República

    55

  • Linklater // On Cinema & Time

    56

  • Piper

    57

  • Fear & Shame

    58

  • Paperman

    59

  • Black Panthers

    60

  • Grim

    61

  • Maioria Absoluta

    62

  • Tale of Tales

    63

  • Uncle Yanco

    64

  • The Recorder Exam

    65

  • L'homme atlantique

    66

  • Tome of the Unknown

    67

  • Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century

    68

  • Two

    69

  • Leading Lady Parts

    70

  • A Trip to the Moon

    71

  • Kbela

    72

  • A Close Shave

    73

  • Hi, How Are You Daniel Johnston?

    74

  • Duck! Rabbit, Duck!

    75

  • Food

    76

  • Thunder Road

    77

  • Lemantun

    78

  • Water from the Seine

    79

  • Sea Wall

    80

  • A Grand Day Out

    81

  • A Velha a Fiar

    82

  • In the Darkness of Time

    83

  • Lift

    84

  • Possibly in Michigan

    85

  • The Little Mermaid

    86

  • Feast

    87

  • The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins

    88

  • I Don't Want to Go Back Alone

    89

  • The Hand

    90

  • The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

    91

  • And So We Put Goldfish in the Pool.

    92

  • Curmudgeons

    93

  • Je Vous Salue, Sarajevo

    94

  • The Cat Concerto

    95

  • The Day Dorival Faced the Guards

    96

  • The Vampires of Poverty

    97

  • cat city

    98

  • Video Days

    99

  • Vincent

    100