Best Short Movies

Last updated March 2024

Want to dive into highly celebrated Best Short Movies right away? We put together an expert list of 30 marvelous Best Short Movies locked and loaded for your viewing experience. With through-the-roof ratings from IMDB critics and our own discerning users, these titles are as good as entertainment gets. Lend a hand by voting for the Best Short Movies you think deserve even more acclaim. We value your help in highlighting the cream of the crop!

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973)

Plot Summary:

Turkey, cranberries, pumpkin pie... and the Peanuts gang to share them with. This is going to be the greatest Thanksgiving ever! The fun begins when Peppermint Patty invites herself and her pals to Charlie Brown's house for a REALLY big turkey party. Good grief! All our hero can cook is cold cereal and maybe toast. Is Charlie Brown doomed? Not when Linus, Snoopy and Woodstock chip in to save the (Thanksgiving) Day. With such good friends, Charlie Brown - and all of us - have so many reasons to be thankful

Duration: 25 min

IMDB Rating: 7.7/10

IMDB Votes: 12000

Genere: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family

Country: USA

Plot tags: thanksgiving, holiday, peanuts, christmas, superhero, vacation, christmas season, friendship, cartoon dog, boy and dog, youth, friends, pets, family relations, uninvited guest, animal life, disorder, dog, football, basketball, fight, bird, surrealism, musket, toast

Frosty the Snowman (1969)

Plot Summary:

A discarded silk top-hat becomes the focus of a struggle between a washed-up stage magician and a group of schoolchildren, after it magically brings a snowman to life. Realizing that newly-living Frosty will melt in spring unless he takes refuge in a colder climate, Frosty and Karen, a young girl who he befriends, stow away on a freight train headed for the north pole. Little do they know that the magician is following them, and he wants his hat back!

Duration: 25 min

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

IMDB Votes: 21000

Genere: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical

Country: USA

Plot tags: christmas, holiday, xmas, magic, friendship, christmas season, snow, good versus evil, snowman, winter, school, cold, ice, christmas spirit, christmas wish, santa claus, train, christmas eve, raccoon, little girl, friend, sneeze, traffic cop, heroes, youth

Shrek the Halls (2007)

Plot Summary:

The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course in the holiday. But just when he thinks he has everything for their quiet family Christmas just right, there is a knock at the door

Duration: 21 min

IMDB Rating: 6.4/10

IMDB Votes: 15000

Genere: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Country: USA

Plot tags: holiday, christmas, friendship, shrek, escapades, fish out of water, family life, odd couple, family gatherings, christmas season, xmas, cat, ghost, gang, friends, battles, legends and myths, love and romance, intrigue, rivalry, danger, imaginary, partner, disorder, obnoxious boss

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