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List of short live-action films

List of short live-action films

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1880s

  • Roundhay Garden Scene
    Roundhay Garden Scene
    Roundhay Garden Scene is an 1888 short film directed by inventor Louis Le Prince. It was recorded at 12 frames per second, runs for 2.11 seconds and is the oldest surviving film.-Overview:...

     (1888
    1888 in film
    -Events:* Thomas Edison meets with Eadweard Muybridge who proposes a scheme for sound film .* Etienne-Jules Marey starts work on his chronophotographe with 90 mm wide roll paper film....

    ) -- directed by Louis Le Prince
    Louis Le Prince
    Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince was an inventor who is considered by many film historians as the true father of motion pictures, who shot the first moving pictures on paper film using a single lens camera....

    , this 2-second film is the oldest surviving motion picture
  • Traffic Crossing Leeds Bridge (1888
    1888 in film
    -Events:* Thomas Edison meets with Eadweard Muybridge who proposes a scheme for sound film .* Etienne-Jules Marey starts work on his chronophotographe with 90 mm wide roll paper film....

    ) -- another early Louis Le Prince
    Louis Le Prince
    Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince was an inventor who is considered by many film historians as the true father of motion pictures, who shot the first moving pictures on paper film using a single lens camera....

     film
  • Leisurely Pedestrians, Open Topped Buses and Hansom Cabs with Trotting Horses
    Leisurely Pedestrians, Open Topped Buses and Hansom Cabs with Trotting Horses
    Leisurely Pedestrians, Open Topped Buses and Hansom Cabs with Trotting Horses is an alleged 1889 British silent black-and-white short film, shot by inventor and film pioneer William Friese-Greene on celuloid film using his 'chronophotographic' camera, which takes it's name from a description of the...

     (1889
    1889 in film
    -Events:* Eastman Kodak is the first company to begin commercial production of film on a flexible transparent base, celluloid.* The first moving pictures developed on celluloid film are made in Hyde Park, London by William Friese Greene...

    )

1890s

  • London's Trafalgar Square
    London's Trafalgar Square
    London's Trafalgar Square is a 1890 British silent black-and-white short film, shot by inventors and film pioneers Wordsworth Donisthorpe and William Carr Crofts at approximately 10 frames per second with an oval or circular frame on celuloid film using their 'kinesigraph' camera, showing traffic...

     (1890
    1890 in film
    -Events:* William Dickson completes his work for Thomas Edison on the Kinetograph cylinder either in this year or 1889. Monkeyshines No. 1 becomes the first film shot on the system.-Films:...

    )
  • Monkeyshines, No. 1
    Monkeyshines, No. 1
    Monkeyshines is believed to be the first film shot in the United States. An experimental film made to test the original cylinder format of the Kinetoscope....

     (1890
    1890 in film
    -Events:* William Dickson completes his work for Thomas Edison on the Kinetograph cylinder either in this year or 1889. Monkeyshines No. 1 becomes the first film shot on the system.-Films:...

    )
  • Monkeyshines, No. 2 (1890
    1890 in film
    -Events:* William Dickson completes his work for Thomas Edison on the Kinetograph cylinder either in this year or 1889. Monkeyshines No. 1 becomes the first film shot on the system.-Films:...

    )
  • Monkeyshines, No. 3 (1890
    1890 in film
    -Events:* William Dickson completes his work for Thomas Edison on the Kinetograph cylinder either in this year or 1889. Monkeyshines No. 1 becomes the first film shot on the system.-Films:...

    )
  • Dickson Greeting
    Dickson Greeting
    Dickson Greeting is credited as one of the world's first films. Directed, produced by and starring motion-picture pioneer William Dickson, it displays a 3 second clip of him passing a hat in front of himself, and reaching for it with his other hand...

     (1891
    1891 in film
    -Events:*W.K. Laurie Dickson supervises the construction of the first movie studio called the "Black Maria" in West Orange, New Jersey which produces many of the early Kinetoscope short films of the 1890s later seen in penny arcades the following year after the studio is completed.* March - W.K...

    )
  • Duncan and Another, Blacksmith Shop (1891
    1891 in film
    -Events:*W.K. Laurie Dickson supervises the construction of the first movie studio called the "Black Maria" in West Orange, New Jersey which produces many of the early Kinetoscope short films of the 1890s later seen in penny arcades the following year after the studio is completed.* March - W.K...

    )
  • Duncan or Devonald with Muslin Cloud (1891
    1891 in film
    -Events:*W.K. Laurie Dickson supervises the construction of the first movie studio called the "Black Maria" in West Orange, New Jersey which produces many of the early Kinetoscope short films of the 1890s later seen in penny arcades the following year after the studio is completed.* March - W.K...

    )
  • Duncan Smoking (1891
    1891 in film
    -Events:*W.K. Laurie Dickson supervises the construction of the first movie studio called the "Black Maria" in West Orange, New Jersey which produces many of the early Kinetoscope short films of the 1890s later seen in penny arcades the following year after the studio is completed.* March - W.K...

    )
  • Men Boxing
    Men Boxing
    Men Boxing is a 1891 American short black-and-white silent actuality film, produced and directed by William K.L. Dickson and William Heise for the Edison Manufacturing Company, featuring two Edison employees with boxing gloves, pretending to spar in a boxing ring...

     (1891
    1891 in film
    -Events:*W.K. Laurie Dickson supervises the construction of the first movie studio called the "Black Maria" in West Orange, New Jersey which produces many of the early Kinetoscope short films of the 1890s later seen in penny arcades the following year after the studio is completed.* March - W.K...

    )
  • Monkey and Another, Boxing (1891
    1891 in film
    -Events:*W.K. Laurie Dickson supervises the construction of the first movie studio called the "Black Maria" in West Orange, New Jersey which produces many of the early Kinetoscope short films of the 1890s later seen in penny arcades the following year after the studio is completed.* March - W.K...

    )
  • Newark Athlete
    Newark Athlete
    Newark Athlete is a short film directed and produced by William Dickson. The film, roughly ten seconds in length, displays a young athlete swinging Indian clubs. It was filmed in May or June in 1891, in Edison's Black Maria studio...

     (1891
    1891 in film
    -Events:*W.K. Laurie Dickson supervises the construction of the first movie studio called the "Black Maria" in West Orange, New Jersey which produces many of the early Kinetoscope short films of the 1890s later seen in penny arcades the following year after the studio is completed.* March - W.K...

    )
  • Blacksmith Scene
    Blacksmith Scene
    Blacksmith Scene is an 1893 American short black-and-white silent film directed by William K.L...

     (1893
    1893 in film
    -Events:* Thomas Edison builds "America's First Movie Studio", the Black Maria* Blacksmith Scene is made and presented by Thomas Edison*First major public movie show, World's Columbian Exposition-Films released in 1893:*Blacksmith Scene...

    ) -- first film publicly exhibited by Kinetoscope
    Kinetoscope
    The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture exhibition device. Though not a movie projector—it was designed for films to be viewed individually through the window of a cabinet housing its components—the Kinetoscope introduced the basic approach that would become the standard for all cinematic...

    ; sometimes listed as the first film to employ actors; selected for National Film Registry
  • Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze (1894
    1894 in film
    -Events:* January 7 - William Kennedy Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film.* January 7 - Thomas Edison films his assistant, Fred Ott sneezing with the Kinetoscope at the "Black Maria."...

    ) -- first motion picture copyrighted in the United States
  • Robetta and Doretto (1895
    1895 in film
    -Events:* February–March - Robert W. Paul and Birt Acres build and run the first working 35 mm movie camera in Britain, the Kineopticon. Their first films include Incident at Clovelly Cottage, The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race and Rough Sea at Dover.* In France, the brothers...

    )
  • The Execution of Mary Stuart
    The Execution of Mary Stuart
    The Execution of Mary Stuart is a short film produced in 1895. The film depicts the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots.The 18-second-long film was produced by Thomas Edison and may have been the first film in history to use trained actors, as well as one of the first to use editing for the purposes...

     (1895
    1895 in film
    -Events:* February–March - Robert W. Paul and Birt Acres build and run the first working 35 mm movie camera in Britain, the Kineopticon. Their first films include Incident at Clovelly Cottage, The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race and Rough Sea at Dover.* In France, the brothers...

    ) -- sometimes listed as the first film to employ actors and the first film to use special effect
    Special effect
    The illusions used in the film, television, theatre, or entertainment industries to simulate the imagined events in a story are traditionally called special effects ....

    s
  • Watering the Gardener (1895
    1895 in film
    -Events:* February–March - Robert W. Paul and Birt Acres build and run the first working 35 mm movie camera in Britain, the Kineopticon. Their first films include Incident at Clovelly Cottage, The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race and Rough Sea at Dover.* In France, the brothers...

    )
  • The Kiss (1896
    1896 in film
    -Events:* January - In the United States, the Vitascope film projector is designed by Charles Francis Jenkins and Thomas Armat. Armat begins working with Thomas Edison to manufacture it....

    ) -- first on-screen kiss; one of the first films to be exhibited commercially; selected for National Film Registry
  • Interuppted Lover (1896
    1896 in film
    -Events:* January - In the United States, the Vitascope film projector is designed by Charles Francis Jenkins and Thomas Armat. Armat begins working with Thomas Edison to manufacture it....

    )
  • In a Chinese Laundry (1897
    1897 in film
    -Events:* 125 people died during a film screening at the Charity Bazaar in Paris after a curtain catches on fire from the ether used to fuel the projector lamp.* Mitchell and Kenyon go into a film-making partnership...

    )
  • The Milker's Mishap
    The Milker's Mishap
    The Milker's Mishap is a very early short 1897 comedy film about a man milking a Holstein, which becomes frisky and kicks over the milker and the pail of milk. The man blames some farm hands, and a quarrel ensues....

     (1897
    1897 in film
    -Events:* 125 people died during a film screening at the Charity Bazaar in Paris after a curtain catches on fire from the ether used to fuel the projector lamp.* Mitchell and Kenyon go into a film-making partnership...

    )
  • New Pillow Fight
    New Pillow Fight
    New Pillow Fight, also titled Daughters' Pillow Fight, is the name of a very early short comedy film, released in 1897. This scene shows three little girls indulging in a pillow fight. Eventually, the feathers are flying all around....

     (1897
    1897 in film
    -Events:* 125 people died during a film screening at the Charity Bazaar in Paris after a curtain catches on fire from the ether used to fuel the projector lamp.* Mitchell and Kenyon go into a film-making partnership...

    )
  • Young America (1897
    1897 in film
    -Events:* 125 people died during a film screening at the Charity Bazaar in Paris after a curtain catches on fire from the ether used to fuel the projector lamp.* Mitchell and Kenyon go into a film-making partnership...

    )
  • The Inquisitive Girls (1898
    1898 in film
    -Events:*May 19 - Vitagraph is founded in New York.*Birt Acres invents the first amateur format, Birtac, by splitting 35 mm film into two halves of 17.5 mm.-Films released in 1898:*The Ball Game*The Nearsighted School Teacher...

    )
  • The Minister's Wooing
    The Minister's Wooing
    The Minister's Wooing is a historical novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, first published in 1859. Set in 18th-century New England, the novel explores New England history, highlights the issue of slavery, and critiques the Calvinist theology in which Stowe was raised...

     (1898
    1898 in film
    -Events:*May 19 - Vitagraph is founded in New York.*Birt Acres invents the first amateur format, Birtac, by splitting 35 mm film into two halves of 17.5 mm.-Films released in 1898:*The Ball Game*The Nearsighted School Teacher...

    )
  • The Nearsighted School Teacher
    The Nearsighted School Teacher
    The Nearsighted School Teacher was an early short comedy film released in July 1898. It stars Augusta Selmer as a young lady.-Plot:In this case it is the schoolmaster who comes to grief. He is seated at this desk busily engrossed in private business and letting his students run riot...

     (1898
    1898 in film
    -Events:*May 19 - Vitagraph is founded in New York.*Birt Acres invents the first amateur format, Birtac, by splitting 35 mm film into two halves of 17.5 mm.-Films released in 1898:*The Ball Game*The Nearsighted School Teacher...

    )
  • The Old Maid and the Burglar (1898
    1898 in film
    -Events:*May 19 - Vitagraph is founded in New York.*Birt Acres invents the first amateur format, Birtac, by splitting 35 mm film into two halves of 17.5 mm.-Films released in 1898:*The Ball Game*The Nearsighted School Teacher...

    )
  • Little Willy and the Minister (1898
    1898 in film
    -Events:*May 19 - Vitagraph is founded in New York.*Birt Acres invents the first amateur format, Birtac, by splitting 35 mm film into two halves of 17.5 mm.-Films released in 1898:*The Ball Game*The Nearsighted School Teacher...

    )
  • Armor vs. Armour (1899
    1899 in film
    The year 1899 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*T.C. Hepworth invents Biokam, a 17.5 mm format which also is the first format to have a center perforation.*John Alfred Prestwich invents a 13 mm amateur format....

    )
  • An Exciting Finish (1899
    1899 in film
    The year 1899 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*T.C. Hepworth invents Biokam, a 17.5 mm format which also is the first format to have a center perforation.*John Alfred Prestwich invents a 13 mm amateur format....

    )

1900s

  • I Had to Leave a Happy Home For You (1900
    1900 in film
    The year 1900 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* Reulos, Goudeau & Co. invent Mirographe, a 21 mm amateur format.* The Lumiere Brothers premiere their new Lumiere Wide format for the 1900 World Fair...

    )
  • The Burglar-Proof Bed (1900
    1900 in film
    The year 1900 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* Reulos, Goudeau & Co. invent Mirographe, a 21 mm amateur format.* The Lumiere Brothers premiere their new Lumiere Wide format for the 1900 World Fair...

    )
  • Above the Limit
    Above the Limit
    Above the Limit is a short film made in November 1900 by F.S. Armitage, and marks the film debut of vaudevillian actor Charley Grapewin, 39 years before his more memorable role as Dorothy's Uncle Henry in the original The Wizard of Oz...

     (1900
    1900 in film
    The year 1900 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* Reulos, Goudeau & Co. invent Mirographe, a 21 mm amateur format.* The Lumiere Brothers premiere their new Lumiere Wide format for the 1900 World Fair...

    )
  • A Joke on Grandma (1901
    1901 in film
    The year 1901 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Edwin S. Porter is put in charge of Thomas Edison's motion-picture production company.* Thomas Edison closes "America's First Movie Studio", the Black Maria.-Films released in 1901:...

    )
  • A Trip to the Moon (1902
    1902 in film
    The year 1902 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*March 10 - Circuit Court's decision disallows Thomas Edison from having a monopoly on motion picture technology....

    ) -- first science fiction
    Science fiction
    Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginary but more or less plausible content such as future settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, aliens, and paranormal abilities...

     film
  • I Want My Dinner (1903
    1903 in film
    The year 1903 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* Thomas Edison demolishes "America's First Movie Studio", the Black Maria.* The three elder Warner Bros...

    )
  • A Narrow Escape (1903
    1903 in film
    The year 1903 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* Thomas Edison demolishes "America's First Movie Studio", the Black Maria.* The three elder Warner Bros...

    )
  • The Infernal Boiling Pot
    The Infernal Boiling Pot
    The Infernal Boiling Pot is a 1903 silent French fantasy film directed by Georges Méliès.The film shows a green-skinned demon who places a woman and then two courtiers into a burning cauldron. He performs an incantation and three spirits suddenly appear from the flames, before dancing above his head...

     (1903
    1903 in film
    The year 1903 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* Thomas Edison demolishes "America's First Movie Studio", the Black Maria.* The three elder Warner Bros...

    )
  • The Magic Lantern (1903
    1903 in film
    The year 1903 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* Thomas Edison demolishes "America's First Movie Studio", the Black Maria.* The three elder Warner Bros...

    )
  • The Magical Tramp (1903
    1903 in film
    The year 1903 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* Thomas Edison demolishes "America's First Movie Studio", the Black Maria.* The three elder Warner Bros...

    )
  • Raffles the Dog (1905
    1905 in film
    The year 1905 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Pathé Frères colors black-and-white films by machine.*Filmmaking takes an unexpected historical role by recording activities along Market Street, in the year preceding the destruction from the San Francisco earthquake of 1906...

    )
  • Everybody Works But Father
    Everybody Works but Father
    "Everybody Works but Father" is a popular song published in 1905, with words and music by Jean Havez. It is sung from the point of view of the son, lamenting that he, his sister and his mother all work, while his father lounges all day: "Everybody works at our house but my old man."The song was...

     (1905
    1905 in film
    The year 1905 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Pathé Frères colors black-and-white films by machine.*Filmmaking takes an unexpected historical role by recording activities along Market Street, in the year preceding the destruction from the San Francisco earthquake of 1906...

    )
  • Rescued by Rover
    Rescued by Rover
    Rescued by Rover is a 1905 British short silent drama film, directed by Cecil Hepworth, about a dog who leads its master to his kidnapped baby, which was the first to feature the Hepworth's family dog Blair in a starring role; following the release, the dog became a household name and he is...

     (1905
    1905 in film
    The year 1905 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Pathé Frères colors black-and-white films by machine.*Filmmaking takes an unexpected historical role by recording activities along Market Street, in the year preceding the destruction from the San Francisco earthquake of 1906...

    )
  • The Little Train Robbery
    The Little Train Robbery
    The Little Train Robbery is a parodic sequel to the 1903 film The Great Train Robbery, released on September 1, 1905. Both were directed by Edwin S...

     (1905
    1905 in film
    The year 1905 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Pathé Frères colors black-and-white films by machine.*Filmmaking takes an unexpected historical role by recording activities along Market Street, in the year preceding the destruction from the San Francisco earthquake of 1906...

    )
  • Dr. Dippy's Sanitarium (1906
    1906 in film
    The year 1906 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*26 December - The world's first feature film, The Story of the Kelly Gang, is released.-Films released in 1906:*The Automobile Thieves*The Dream of a Rarebit Fiend...

    )
  • College Chums (1907
    1907 in film
    The year 1907 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* January 19 - Variety publishes its first film review.* May 7 - Seattle film maker William Harbeck sets up a camera at the front of a B.C. Electric streetcar and films the downtown streets of Vancouver, British Columbia...

    )
  • A Dash for Liberty (1908
    1908 in film
    The year 1908 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Thomas Edison formed the Motion Picture Patents Company, with goals of controlling production and distribution, raising theater admission prices, cooperating with censorship bodies, and preventing film stock from getting into the hands...

    )
  • The Taming of the Shrew
    The Taming of the Shrew (1908 film)
    The Taming of the Shrew is a 1908 silent film directed by D. W. Griffith. It was based on Shakespeare's play of the same name.- Cast :*Florence Lawrence ... Katharina*Arthur V. Johnson ... Petruchio*Linda Arvidson ... Bianca...

     (1908
    1908 in film
    The year 1908 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Thomas Edison formed the Motion Picture Patents Company, with goals of controlling production and distribution, raising theater admission prices, cooperating with censorship bodies, and preventing film stock from getting into the hands...

    )
  • The Thieving Hand
    The Thieving Hand
    The Thieving Hand is a 1908 American silent short film. It is credited for its astounding trick photography and effects for its age. It was directed and produced by J...

     (1908
    1908 in film
    The year 1908 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Thomas Edison formed the Motion Picture Patents Company, with goals of controlling production and distribution, raising theater admission prices, cooperating with censorship bodies, and preventing film stock from getting into the hands...

    )
  • The Painter's Revenge (1908
    1908 in film
    The year 1908 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Thomas Edison formed the Motion Picture Patents Company, with goals of controlling production and distribution, raising theater admission prices, cooperating with censorship bodies, and preventing film stock from getting into the hands...

    )
  • A Calamitcus Elapment (1908
    1908 in film
    The year 1908 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Thomas Edison formed the Motion Picture Patents Company, with goals of controlling production and distribution, raising theater admission prices, cooperating with censorship bodies, and preventing film stock from getting into the hands...

    )
  • A Corner in Wheat
    A Corner in Wheat
    A Corner in Wheat is a 1909 American short film which tells of a greedy tycoon who tries to corner the world market on wheat, destroying the lives of the people who can no longer afford to buy bread. It was directed by D. W. Griffith and adapted by Griffith and Frank E...

     (1909
    1909 in film
    The year 1909 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Matsunosuke Onoe, who would become the first superstar of Japanese cinema, appears in his first film, Goban Tadanobu.*James Joyce opens the Volta, the first cinema in Dublin....

    ) -- directed by D. W. Griffith
    D. W. Griffith
    David Llewelyn Wark Griffith was a premier pioneering American film director. He is best known as the director of the controversial and groundbreaking 1915 film The Birth of a Nation and the subsequent film Intolerance .Griffith's film The Birth of a Nation made pioneering use of advanced camera...

    ; selected for National Film Registry
  • Tag Day (1909
    1909 in film
    The year 1909 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Matsunosuke Onoe, who would become the first superstar of Japanese cinema, appears in his first film, Goban Tadanobu.*James Joyce opens the Volta, the first cinema in Dublin....

    )
  • The New Cop (1909
    1909 in film
    The year 1909 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Matsunosuke Onoe, who would become the first superstar of Japanese cinema, appears in his first film, Goban Tadanobu.*James Joyce opens the Volta, the first cinema in Dublin....

    )
  • Cohen at Corey Island (1909
    1909 in film
    The year 1909 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Matsunosuke Onoe, who would become the first superstar of Japanese cinema, appears in his first film, Goban Tadanobu.*James Joyce opens the Volta, the first cinema in Dublin....

    )

1910s

  • Making a Man of Him (1910
    1910 in film
    The year 1910 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*The newsreel footage of the funeral of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom is shot in Kinemacolor, making it the first color newsreel....

    )
  • Davy Jones and Captain Bragg (1910
    1910 in film
    The year 1910 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*The newsreel footage of the funeral of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom is shot in Kinemacolor, making it the first color newsreel....

    )
  • Money to Burn
    Money to Burn
    "Money to Burn" is a song by English singer-songwriter Richard Ashcroft and is the eighth track on his 2000 album Alone with Everybody. The song was also released on June 12, 2000 as the second single from that album in the United Kingdom...

     (1911
    1911 in film
    The year 1911 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*March 23: D.W Griffith shows the first major close-up shot on film with the successful release of The Lonedale Operator proving his ever growing mastery of how to utilise film....

    )
  • O'Brien's Busy Day (1912
    1912 in film
    The year 1912 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Mack Sennett, who had previously worked as an actor and comedy director with D. W. Griffith, formed a new company with New York City entrepreneur Adam Kessel called Keystone Studios...

    )
  • The New Neighbour (1912
    1912 in film
    The year 1912 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Mack Sennett, who had previously worked as an actor and comedy director with D. W. Griffith, formed a new company with New York City entrepreneur Adam Kessel called Keystone Studios...

    )
  • A Near-Tragedy (1912
    1912 in film
    The year 1912 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Mack Sennett, who had previously worked as an actor and comedy director with D. W. Griffith, formed a new company with New York City entrepreneur Adam Kessel called Keystone Studios...

    )
  • Making a Man of Her (1912
    1912 in film
    The year 1912 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Mack Sennett, who had previously worked as an actor and comedy director with D. W. Griffith, formed a new company with New York City entrepreneur Adam Kessel called Keystone Studios...

    )
  • Nursey Favorites (1913
    1913 in film
    The year 1913 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* The Squaw Man, the first Hollywood feature film, is made.* December 29, Charlie Chaplin signs a contract with Mack Sennett to begin making films at Keystone Studios.* D. W...

    )
  • Between Showers
    Between Showers
    Between Showers is a 1914 short film made by Keystone Studios and directed by Henry Lehrman. It starred Charlie Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Emma Bell Clifton, and Chester Conklin.-Plot:...

     (1914
    1914 in film
    The year 1914 in film involved some significant events, including the debut of Cecil B. DeMille as a director.-Events:*The 3,300-seat Mark Strand Theatre opens in New York City....

    )
  • Kid Auto Races at Venice
    Kid Auto Races at Venice
    Kid Auto Races At Venice is a 1914 American-made motion picture starring Charlie Chaplin in which his "Little Tramp" character makes his first appearance.-Synopsis:...

     (1914
    1914 in film
    The year 1914 in film involved some significant events, including the debut of Cecil B. DeMille as a director.-Events:*The 3,300-seat Mark Strand Theatre opens in New York City....

    ) -- first released film in which Charlie Chaplin
    Charlie Chaplin
    Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE was an English comic actor, film director and composer best known for his work during the silent film era. He became the most famous film star in the world before the end of World War I...

     plays his Tramp
    The Tramp
    The Tramp, also known as The Little Tramp was Charlie Chaplin's most memorable on-screen character, a recognized icon of world cinema most dominant during the silent film era....

     character
  • The New Janitor
    The New Janitor
    The New Janitor was the 27th comedy from Keystone Studios to feature Charlie Chaplin. The film is arguably one of his best for the studio, and a precursor to a key Essanay Studios short, The Bank. The film also demonstrates the differences that Chaplin had with Keystone comedy --- this film is a...

     (1914
    1914 in film
    The year 1914 in film involved some significant events, including the debut of Cecil B. DeMille as a director.-Events:*The 3,300-seat Mark Strand Theatre opens in New York City....

    )
  • Making a Living
    Making a Living
    Making a Living is the first film starring Charlie Chaplin. It premiered on February 2, 1914. Chaplin plays Edgar English, a lady-charming swindler who runs afoul of the Keystone Kops....

     (1914
    1914 in film
    The year 1914 in film involved some significant events, including the debut of Cecil B. DeMille as a director.-Events:*The 3,300-seat Mark Strand Theatre opens in New York City....

    )
  • Twenty Minutes of Love
    Twenty Minutes of Love
    Twenty Minutes of Love is a 1914 American comedy silent film made by Keystone Studios. It was the first film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin.-Cast:* Charlie Chaplin - Pickpocket* Minta Durfee - Edgar' Girl* Edgar Kennedy - Lover...

     (1914
    1914 in film
    The year 1914 in film involved some significant events, including the debut of Cecil B. DeMille as a director.-Events:*The 3,300-seat Mark Strand Theatre opens in New York City....

    )
  • A Busy Day
    A Busy Day
    -Plot:In A Busy Day, a wife becomes jealous of her husband's interest in another woman. On her way to attack the couple, the wife interrupts the set of a film, knocking over a film director and a police officer...

     (1914
    1914 in film
    The year 1914 in film involved some significant events, including the debut of Cecil B. DeMille as a director.-Events:*The 3,300-seat Mark Strand Theatre opens in New York City....

    )
  • A Woman
    A Woman
    A Woman was Charlie Chaplin's ninth film for Essanay Films. It was made in Los Angeles at the Majestic Studio and released in 1915. The film starts with Chaplin meeting Edna and her parents in a park; the mother is played by Marta Golden and the father by Charles Insley. In this film, Chaplin...

     (1915
    1915 in film
    The year 1915 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* February 8 : D.W Griffith's The Birth of a Nation premieres at Clune's Auditorium Los Angeles and breaks box office and film length records, running at a total length of 3 hrs 10 minutes.* June 18 : The Motion Picture Directors...

    )
  • A Night in the Snow (1915
    1915 in film
    The year 1915 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* February 8 : D.W Griffith's The Birth of a Nation premieres at Clune's Auditorium Los Angeles and breaks box office and film length records, running at a total length of 3 hrs 10 minutes.* June 18 : The Motion Picture Directors...

    )
  • Ragtime Snap Shots
    Ragtime Snap Shots
    Ragtime Snap Shots is a 1915 short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd.-Cast:* Harold Lloyd - Lonesome Luke* Snub Pollard - * Earl Mohan* Gene Marsh* Bebe Daniels...

     (1915
    1915 in film
    The year 1915 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* February 8 : D.W Griffith's The Birth of a Nation premieres at Clune's Auditorium Los Angeles and breaks box office and film length records, running at a total length of 3 hrs 10 minutes.* June 18 : The Motion Picture Directors...

    )
  • The Fireman
    The Fireman (film)
    The Fireman is the second film Charlie Chaplin created for Mutual Film Corporation in 1916. Released on June 12, it starred Chaplin as the fireman and Edna Purviance as the daughter to Lloyd Bacon....

     (1916
    1916 in film
    The year 1916 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* October 17 - release of A Daughter of the Gods, the first US production with a million dollar budget, with the first nude scene by a major star....

    )
  • Behind the Screen
    Behind the Screen
    Behind the Screen is a 1916 short silent film written by, directed by, and starring Charlie Chaplin, and also starring Eric Campbell and Edna Purviance. The film takes place in a movie studio; Chaplin plays a stagehand named David while Campbell, a large man, plays Goliath, his supervisor...

     (1916
    1916 in film
    The year 1916 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* October 17 - release of A Daughter of the Gods, the first US production with a million dollar budget, with the first nude scene by a major star....

    )
  • The Floorwalker
    The Floorwalker
    The Floorwalker was Charlie Chaplin's first Mutual Film Corporation film, made in 1916. It stars Chaplin, in his traditional Tramp persona, as a customer who creates chaos in a department store and becomes inadvertently entangled in the nefarious scheme of the store manager, played by Eric...

     (1916
    1916 in film
    The year 1916 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* October 17 - release of A Daughter of the Gods, the first US production with a million dollar budget, with the first nude scene by a major star....

    )
  • The Immigrant
    The Immigrant
    The Immigrant is a 1917 American comedy short film starring the Charlie Chaplin Tramp character as an immigrant coming to the United States who is accused of theft on the voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, and befriends a young woman along the way...

     (1917
    1917 in film
    The year 1917 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Foundation of Universum Film AG , as a propaganda film company, in Berlin.*Technicolor System 1, a two-color process, is introduced...

    ) -- Charlie Chaplin film, selected for National Film Registry
  • Easy Street
    Easy Street (film)
    Easy Street is a 1917 short comedy film by Charlie Chaplin.In the film, the police are failing to maintain law and order and so it is Chaplin, as the Little Tramp character, who steps forward to rid the street of bullies, help the poor, save women from madmen and generally keep the peace.-Plot:As...

     (1917
    1917 in film
    The year 1917 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Foundation of Universum Film AG , as a propaganda film company, in Berlin.*Technicolor System 1, a two-color process, is introduced...

    )
  • The Cook
    The Cook
    The Cook is a silent film starring Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Buster Keaton. The movie is a slapstick comedy and focuses on goings-on at a high-end restaurant with Arbuckle as the Cook and Keaton as the Waiter....

     (1918
    1918 in film
    The year 1918 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Following litigation for anti-trust activities, the US Supreme Court orders the Motion Picture Patents Company to disband....

    )
  • Good-Night, Nurse! (1918
    1918 in film
    The year 1918 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Following litigation for anti-trust activities, the US Supreme Court orders the Motion Picture Patents Company to disband....

    )
  • O, It's Great to Be Crazy (1918
    1918 in film
    The year 1918 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Following litigation for anti-trust activities, the US Supreme Court orders the Motion Picture Patents Company to disband....

    )
  • Short Hustling For Health (1919
    1919 in film
    The year 1919 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*February 5 - Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists...

    )
  • The Garage
    The Garage (film)
    The Garage is a 1920 American short comedy film starring Buster Keaton and Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle. It was directed by Arbuckle himself. The film was also known as Fire Chief. This was the fourteenth film starring the duo...

     (1919
    1919 in film
    The year 1919 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*February 5 - Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists...

    )
  • The Hayseed
    The Hayseed
    The Hayseed is a 1919 short comedy film directed by and starring Fatty Arbuckle.-Cast:* Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle - Mailman* Buster Keaton - Manager, general store* Molly Malone - Rural girl* Jack Coogan Sr. - Constable...

     (1919
    1919 in film
    The year 1919 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*February 5 - Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists...

    )
  • Hoot, Moon! (1919
    1919 in film
    The year 1919 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*February 5 - Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists...

    )
  • Back Stage
    Back Stage (1919 film)
    Back Stage is a 1919 comedy, one of the last films that Buster Keaton would appear with Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle before they went their separate ways, Keaton would get his own studio, and Arbuckle got into feature length films....

     (1919
    1919 in film
    The year 1919 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*February 5 - Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists...

    )

1920s

  • One Week (1920
    1920 in film
    The year 1920 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* November 27 - The Mark of Zorro, starring Douglas Fairbanks opens.-Top grossing films :-Films released in 1920:U.S.A. unless stated*The $1,000,000 Reward...

    )
  • A Lucky Dog
    A Lucky Dog
    The Lucky Dog was the first film to include both members of the famous comedy duo of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, later known as Laurel and Hardy and is the first occasion that they worked together....

     (1921
    1921 in film
    -Top grossing films :-Films released in 1921:U.S.A. unless stated*$10,000 Under a Pillow, silent film directed by Frank Moser*The Ace of Hearts, silent film directed by Wallace Worsley*Across the Divide, silent film directed by John Holloway...

    )
  • Now or Never
    Now or Never (film)
    Now or Never is a 1921 short comedy film starring Harold Lloyd.The plot involves traveling with a child on a train.Harold's car is a 1919 Mercer series 5 Raceabout.-Cast:* Harold Lloyd - The Boy* Mildred Davis - The Girl...

     (1921
    1921 in film
    -Top grossing films :-Films released in 1921:U.S.A. unless stated*$10,000 Under a Pillow, silent film directed by Frank Moser*The Ace of Hearts, silent film directed by Wallace Worsley*Across the Divide, silent film directed by John Holloway...

    )
  • The Idle Class
    The Idle Class
    The Idle Class is a 1921 American silent film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin for First National Pictures.Charlie Chaplin, as the "Little Tramp", heads to a resort for warm weather and a bit of golf. While at a dance at a country club Edna Purviance mistakes Chaplin for her husband...

     (1921
    1921 in film
    -Top grossing films :-Films released in 1921:U.S.A. unless stated*$10,000 Under a Pillow, silent film directed by Frank Moser*The Ace of Hearts, silent film directed by Wallace Worsley*Across the Divide, silent film directed by John Holloway...

    )
  • Among Those Present
    Among Those Present
    Among Those Present is a 1921 short comedy film starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis.-Cast:* Harold Lloyd - The Boy* Mildred Davis - The Girl* James T. Kelley - Mr. O'Brien, the Father* Aggie Herring - Mrs. O'Brien, the Mother...

     (1921
    1921 in film
    -Top grossing films :-Films released in 1921:U.S.A. unless stated*$10,000 Under a Pillow, silent film directed by Frank Moser*The Ace of Hearts, silent film directed by Wallace Worsley*Across the Divide, silent film directed by John Holloway...

    )
  • Cops
    Cops (film)
    Cops is a 1922 comedy short silent film about a young man who accidentally gets on the bad side of the entire Los Angeles Police Department during a parade, and is chased all over town. It was written and directed by Edward F. Cline and Keaton.- Background and plot :This very Kafka-esque film is...

     (1922
    1922 in film
    -Events:* June 11 - United States première of Robert J. Flaherty's Nanook of the North, the first commercially successful feature length documentary film....

    ) -- Buster Keaton
    Buster Keaton
    Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton was an American comic actor, filmmaker, producer and writer. He was best known for his silent films, in which his trademark was physical comedy with a consistently stoic, deadpan expression, earning him the nickname "The Great Stone Face".Keaton was recognized as the...

     comedy selected for National Film Registry
  • Mixed Nuts
    Mixed Nuts (1922 film)
    Mixed Nuts is the title of a 1922 black & white silent film, starring Stan Laurel. The movie is a "2 reeler" comedic short. It was created by re-cutting an earlier film, Nuts in May , adding footage and outtakes from another movie, The Pest , and filming new sequences, in order to combine the...

     (1922
    1922 in film
    -Events:* June 11 - United States première of Robert J. Flaherty's Nanook of the North, the first commercially successful feature length documentary film....

    )
  • Glad Bags (1922
    1922 in film
    -Events:* June 11 - United States première of Robert J. Flaherty's Nanook of the North, the first commercially successful feature length documentary film....

    )
  • Our Gang
    Our Gang
    Our Gang, also known as The Little Rascals or Hal Roach's Rascals, was a series of American comedy short films about a group of poor neighborhood children and the adventures they had together. Created by comedy producer Hal Roach, the series is noted for showing children behaving in a relatively...

     (1922
    1922 in film
    -Events:* June 11 - United States première of Robert J. Flaherty's Nanook of the North, the first commercially successful feature length documentary film....

    )
  • Pay Day
    Pay Day (1922 film)
    Pay Day is an American short film made by First National Pictures. Charlie Chaplin wrote, directed, and starred in the film. It is Chaplin's final two-reel short film.-Plot:...

     (1922
    1922 in film
    -Events:* June 11 - United States première of Robert J. Flaherty's Nanook of the North, the first commercially successful feature length documentary film....

    )
  • The Ballonaric (1923
    1923 in film
    -Events:*April 15 - Lee De Forest demonstrates the Phonofilm sound-on-film system at the Rivoli Theater in New York with a series of short musical films featuring vaudeville performers.-Top grossing films :-Films released in 1923:U.S.A...

    )
  • Gas and Air (1923
    1923 in film
    -Events:*April 15 - Lee De Forest demonstrates the Phonofilm sound-on-film system at the Rivoli Theater in New York with a series of short musical films featuring vaudeville performers.-Top grossing films :-Films released in 1923:U.S.A...

    )
  • Kill or Cure
    Kill or Cure (1923 film)
    Kill or Cure is a 1923 American film featuring Stan Laurel. Prints of the film survive.-Cast:* Stan Laurel - Door to door salesman* Katherine Grant - Maid with bird cage* Noah Young - Car owner* Eddie Baker - Sheriff* Mark Jones - Speedy Sam...

     (1923
    1923 in film
    -Events:*April 15 - Lee De Forest demonstrates the Phonofilm sound-on-film system at the Rivoli Theater in New York with a series of short musical films featuring vaudeville performers.-Top grossing films :-Films released in 1923:U.S.A...

    )
  • The Love Nest
    The Love Nest (1923 film)
    The Love Nest is a 1923 American short comedy silent film written and directed by and starring Buster Keaton.-Synopsis:In order to escape from his life and his lost love, Keaton sets off on his small boat, Cupid, but runs into the whaling ship, The Love Nest...

     (1923
    1923 in film
    -Events:*April 15 - Lee De Forest demonstrates the Phonofilm sound-on-film system at the Rivoli Theater in New York with a series of short musical films featuring vaudeville performers.-Top grossing films :-Films released in 1923:U.S.A...

    )
  • A Powder Romance (1923
    1923 in film
    -Events:*April 15 - Lee De Forest demonstrates the Phonofilm sound-on-film system at the Rivoli Theater in New York with a series of short musical films featuring vaudeville performers.-Top grossing films :-Films released in 1923:U.S.A...

    )
  • Portage Due (1924
    1924 in film
    -Events:* Entertainment entrepreneur Marcus Loew gained control of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures Corporation and Louis B. Mayer Pictures to create Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer...

    )
  • Duck Soup
    Duck Soup (1927 film)
    Duck Soup is a Laurel and Hardy short silent film produced by Hal Roach Studios.-Production background:Duck Soup was considered a lost film for nearly fifty years, until a print was discovered in 1974...

     (1927
    1927 in film
    -Events:*January 10 - Fritz Lang's science-fiction fantasy Metropolis premieres in Germany.*April 7 - Abel Gance's Napoleon often considered his best known and greatest masterpiece, premiers at the Paris Opéra and would demonstrate techniques and equipment that would not be used for years to...

    )
  • Love'em and Weep (1927
    1927 in film
    -Events:*January 10 - Fritz Lang's science-fiction fantasy Metropolis premieres in Germany.*April 7 - Abel Gance's Napoleon often considered his best known and greatest masterpiece, premiers at the Paris Opéra and would demonstrate techniques and equipment that would not be used for years to...

    )
  • Hats Off
    Hats Off
    Hats Off is a Laurel and Hardy silent comedy film. It was made in 1927 by the Hal Roach Studios. It starred Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy and is considered a lost film.- Plot :...

     (1928
    1928 in film
    -Events:Although some movies released in 1928 had sound, most were still silent.* July 28 - Lights of New York is released by Warner Brothers. It is the first "100% Talkie" feature film, in that dialog is spoken throughout the film...

    )
  • Big Business
    Big Business (1929 film)
    Big Business is a 1929 silent Laurel and Hardy comedy short subject directed by James W. Horne and supervised by Leo McCarey from a McCarey and H. M. Walker script. The film was deemed culturally significant and entered into the United States National Film Registry in 1992.- Plot :Stan and Ollie...

     (1929
    1929 in film
    -Events:The days of the silent film are numbered. A mad scramble to provide synchronized sound is on.*January 20 - The movie In Old Arizona is released. The film is the first full-length talking film to be filmed outdoors....

    ) -- Laurel and Hardy
    Laurel and Hardy
    Laurel and Hardy were one of the most popular and critically acclaimed comedy double acts of the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema...

     comedy selected for National Film Registry

1930s

  • Brats
    Brats
    Brats is a 1930 Laurel and Hardy comedy short. The film was directed by James Parrott. Laurel and Hardy play dual roles as their own children....

     (1930
    1930 in film
    -Events:* November 1: The Big Trail featuring a young John Wayne in his first starring role is released in both 35mm, and a very early form of 70mm film and was the first large scale big-budget film of the sound era costing over $2 million. The film was praised for its aesthetic quality and realism...

    )
  • Shivering Shakespeare
    Shivering Shakespeare
    Shivering Shakespeare is an Our Gang short film directed by Robert A. McGowan under the pseudonym "Anthony Mack". Produced by Hal Roach and released to theaters by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, it was the 95th Our Gang short to be released.-Plot:...

     (1930
    1930 in film
    -Events:* November 1: The Big Trail featuring a young John Wayne in his first starring role is released in both 35mm, and a very early form of 70mm film and was the first large scale big-budget film of the sound era costing over $2 million. The film was praised for its aesthetic quality and realism...

    )
  • Teacher's Pet
    Teacher's Pet (1930 short)
    Teacher's Pet is a 1930 two-reel comedy short; part of the Our Gang series. It was produced by Hal Roach, directed by Robert F. McGowan, and originally released to theatres by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on October 11, 1930. It was the 101st Our Gang short to be released.-Plot:It is the first day of...

     (1930
    1930 in film
    -Events:* November 1: The Big Trail featuring a young John Wayne in his first starring role is released in both 35mm, and a very early form of 70mm film and was the first large scale big-budget film of the sound era costing over $2 million. The film was praised for its aesthetic quality and realism...

    )
  • County Hospital
    County Hospital (1932 film)
    County Hospital is a Laurel and Hardy short film made in 1932. It was directed by James Parrott, produced by Hal Roach and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Ollie is in hospital with a broken leg, Stan comes to visit and ends up getting Ollie kicked out; on the way home Stan crashes the...

     (1932
    1932 in film
    -Events:*Cary Grant's film career begins*Katharine Hepburn's film career begins*Shirley Temple's film career begins*Disney released Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor film.*Santa, first sound film made in Mexico released....

    )
  • The Music Box (1932
    1932 in film
    -Events:*Cary Grant's film career begins*Katharine Hepburn's film career begins*Shirley Temple's film career begins*Disney released Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor film.*Santa, first sound film made in Mexico released....

    ) -- Academy Award-winning Laurel and Hardy
    Laurel and Hardy
    Laurel and Hardy were one of the most popular and critically acclaimed comedy double acts of the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema...

     comedy, selected for National Film Registry
  • The Hollywood Handicap (1932
    1932 in film
    -Events:*Cary Grant's film career begins*Katharine Hepburn's film career begins*Shirley Temple's film career begins*Disney released Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor film.*Santa, first sound film made in Mexico released....

    )
  • Running Hollywood (1932
    1932 in film
    -Events:*Cary Grant's film career begins*Katharine Hepburn's film career begins*Shirley Temple's film career begins*Disney released Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor film.*Santa, first sound film made in Mexico released....

    )
  • The Voice of Hollywood No, 13 (1932
    1932 in film
    -Events:*Cary Grant's film career begins*Katharine Hepburn's film career begins*Shirley Temple's film career begins*Disney released Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor film.*Santa, first sound film made in Mexico released....

    )
  • Busy Bodies
    Busy Bodies
    Busy Bodies is a 1933 short comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy. A series of gags set in a sawmill.Stan and Ollie arrive in high spirits for their new jobs at the sawmill and after walking into planks of wood Stan traps Ollie's hands in a window frame. After freeing him they trick Charlie Hall...

     (1933
    1933 in film
    -Events:* March 2 - King Kong premieres in New York City.* June 6 - The first drive-in theater opens, in Camden, New Jersey.* British Film Institute founded....

    )
  • Me and My Pal (1933
    1933 in film
    -Events:* March 2 - King Kong premieres in New York City.* June 6 - The first drive-in theater opens, in Camden, New Jersey.* British Film Institute founded....

    )
  • The Poor Fish (1933
    1933 in film
    -Events:* March 2 - King Kong premieres in New York City.* June 6 - The first drive-in theater opens, in Camden, New Jersey.* British Film Institute founded....

    )
  • Wrongorilla (1933
    1933 in film
    -Events:* March 2 - King Kong premieres in New York City.* June 6 - The first drive-in theater opens, in Camden, New Jersey.* British Film Institute founded....

    )
  • Smoked Hams
    Smoked Hams
    Smoked Hams is the 21st animated cartoon short subject in the Woody Woodpecker series. Released theatrically on April 28, 1947, the film was produced by Walter Lantz Productions and distributed by Universal Pictures.-Plot:...

     (1934
    1934 in film
    -Events:*January 26 - Samuel Goldwyn purchases the film rights to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz from the L. Frank Baum estate for $40,000.*February 19 - Bob Hope marries Dolores Reade...

    )
  • Little Boy Blue
    Little Boy Blue
    "Little Boy Blue" is a popular English language nursery rhyme, often used in popular culture. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 11318.-Lyrics:The most common version of the rhyme is:...

     (1936
    1936 in film
    The year 1936 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*May 29 - Fritz Lang's first Hollywood film Fury, starring Spencer Tracy and Bruce Cabot, is released.*November 6 - first Porky Pig animated cartoon...

    )

1940s

  • Miss Grant Goes to the Door
    Miss Grant Goes to the Door
    Miss Grant Goes to the Door was a short propaganda film made for the British Ministry of Information in 1940. It was directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starred Mary Clare and Martita Hunt as two sisters, Caroline and Edith Grant, who have to deal with two invading Germans who arrive at their cottage...

     (1940
    1940 in film
    The year 1940 in film involved some significant events, including the premieres of the Walt Disney classics Pinocchio and Fantasia.-Events:*February 7 - Walt Disney's animated film Pinocchio is released....

    )
  • The New Pupil
    The New Pupil
    The New Pupil is a 1940 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Edward Cahn. It was the 190th Our Gang short that was released.-Plot:...

     (1940
    1940 in film
    The year 1940 in film involved some significant events, including the premieres of the Walt Disney classics Pinocchio and Fantasia.-Events:*February 7 - Walt Disney's animated film Pinocchio is released....

    )
  • Churchill's Island
    Churchill's Island
    Churchill's Island is a 1941 propaganda film chronicling the defence of Great Britain during World War II...

     (1941
    1941 in film
    The year 1941 in film involved some significant events.-Events:Citizen Kane, consistently rated as one of the greatest films of all time, was released in 1941.-Top grossing films :-Academy Awards:...

    )
  • The Spider Returns
    The Spider Returns
    The Spider Returns is a Columbia movie serial based on the pulp magazine character The Spider. It was the fourteenth of the 57 serials released by Columbia and a sequel to its 1938 serial The Spider's Web. The first episode runs 32 minutes; the rest are about 17 minutes each.-Plot:Amateur...

     (1941
    1941 in film
    The year 1941 in film involved some significant events.-Events:Citizen Kane, consistently rated as one of the greatest films of all time, was released in 1941.-Top grossing films :-Academy Awards:...

    )

1950s

  • The Bespoke Overcoat
    The Bespoke Overcoat
    The Bespoke Overcoat is a British short film directed by Jack Clayton, based on a 1953 play of the same name by Wolf Mankowitz. The story is an adaptation of Gogol's short story The Overcoat with the action relocated from Russia to the East End of London. In this version the protagonists are poor...

     (1956
    1956 in film
    The year 1956 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* October 5 - The Ten Commandments opens in cinemas and becomes one of the most successful and popular movies of all time, currently ranking 5th on the list of all time moneymakers * February 5 - First showing of documentary films by...

    )
  • The Red Balloon
    The Red Balloon
    The Red Balloon is a 1956 fantasy short film directed by French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse.The thirty-four minute short, which follows the adventures of a young boy who one day finds a sentient, mute, red balloon, was filmed in the Ménilmontant neighborhood of Paris, France.It won numerous awards,...

     (1956
    1956 in film
    The year 1956 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* October 5 - The Ten Commandments opens in cinemas and becomes one of the most successful and popular movies of all time, currently ranking 5th on the list of all time moneymakers * February 5 - First showing of documentary films by...

    ) -- only short film to win the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay; winner of the Cannes Palme d'Or for Short Film
  • Pull My Daisy
    Pull My Daisy
    Pull My Daisy is a short film that typifies the Beat Generation. Directed by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie, Daisy was adapted by Jack Kerouac from the third act of his play, Beat Generation; Kerouac also provided improvised narration...

     (1959
    1959 in film
    The year 1959 in film involved some significant events, with Ben-Hur winning a record 11 Academy Awards.-Events:* The Three Stooges make their 190th and last short film, Sappy Bull Fighters....

    ) -- written by Jack Kerouac
    Jack Kerouac
    Jean-Louis "Jack" Lebris de Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Kerouac is recognized for his spontaneous method of writing, covering topics such as Catholic...

     and featuring members of the Beat Generation
    Beat generation
    The Beat Generation refers to a group of American post-WWII writers who came to prominence in the 1950s, as well as the cultural phenomena that they both documented and inspired...

    ; selected for the National Film Registry

1960s

  • La jetée
    La Jetée
    La jetée is a 1962 French science fiction film by Chris Marker. It is also known in English as The Jetty or The Pier. Constructed almost entirely from still photos, it tells the story of a post-nuclear war experiment in time travel. The film runs for 28 minutes and is in black and white...

     (1962
    1962 in film
    The year 1962 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*May - The Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards are officially founded by the Taiwanese government....

    ) -- science fiction film directed by Chris Marker
    Chris Marker
    Chris Marker is a French writer, photographer, documentary film director, multimedia artist and film essayist. His best known films are La jetée , A Grin Without a Cat , Sans Soleil and AK , an essay film on the Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa...

    , remade in 1995 as Twelve Monkeys
    Twelve Monkeys
    12 Monkeys is a 1995 science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam, inspired by Chris Marker's 1962 short film La jetée, and starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, and Christopher Plummer....

  • The Peaches
    The Peaches
    The Peaches, is a British Short Film, narrated by Peter UstinovIn 1964 the film was the British choice for the Cannes Film Festival and is a sensual, surreal fantasy about a beautiful woman and her passion for peaches...

     (1964)
  • Castro Street
    Castro Street (film)
    Castro Street is a visual nonstory documentary film which uses the sounds and sights of a city street -- in this case, Castro Street near the Standard Oil Refinery in Richmond, California -- to convey the street's own mood and feel. There is no dialogue in this non-narrative experimental film...

     (1966
    1966 in film
    The year 1966 in film involved some significant events.-Events:Animation legend Walter Disney, well known for his creation of Mickey Mouse, died in 15 December 1966 of acute circulatory collapse following a diagnosis of, and surgery for, lung cancer...

    ) -- selected for National Film Registry
  • The Dove
    The Dove (1968 film)
    The Dove is a 1968 American short film that humorously parodies the films of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. The film borrows heavily from the plot lines of some of Bergman's most famous films made before 1968. There is a journey by car back to the location of childhood memories as in Wild...

     (1968
    1968 in film
    The year 1968 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* October 30 - The film The Lion in Winter, starring Katharine Hepburn, debuts.* November 1 - The MPAA's film rating system is introduced.-Top grossing films :- Awards :...

    ) -- Academy Award-nominated spoof of Ingmar Bergman
    Ingmar Bergman
    Ernst Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish director, writer and producer for film, stage and television. Described by Woody Allen as "probably the greatest film artist, all things considered, since the invention of the motion picture camera", he is recognized as one of the most accomplished and...

     films

1970s

  • The Resurrection of Broncho Billy
    The Resurrection of Broncho Billy
    The Resurrection of Broncho Billy is a 1970 live action short Western film, starring Johnny Crawford. It won an Academy Award for Best Short Subject.-Plot:...

     (1970
    1970 in film
    The year 1970 in film involved some significant events.-Events:* January 9 - Larry Fine, the second member of The Three Stooges, suffers a massive stroke, therefore ending his career....

    ) -- Academy Award winner, edited and with music composed by John Carpenter
    John Carpenter
    John Howard Carpenter is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, editor, composer, and occasional actor. Although Carpenter has worked in numerous film genres in his four-decade career, his name is most commonly associated with horror and science fiction.- Early life :Carpenter was born...

  • No Lies
    No Lies
    No Lies... is a 1972 short dramatic film made by Mitchell Block while he was a student at New York University. The film, which is in the style of a cinéma vérité interview, deals with a young woman who has been raped and has been widely viewed by nurses, therapists and police officers.In 2008, No...

     (1972
    1972 in film
    The year 1972 in film involved some significant events.-Top grossing films :- Awards :Academy Awards:*Avanti!, directed by Billy Wilder, starring Jack Lemmon and Juliet MillsB...

    )
  • C'était un rendez-vous
    C'était un rendez-vous
    C'était un Rendezvous is a short film made in 1976 by Claude Lelouch, showing a high speed drive through Paris.-Exposition:...

     (1976
    1976 in film
    The year 1976 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas' Star Wars science fiction film...

    )
  • Dear Phone (1976
    1976 in film
    The year 1976 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas' Star Wars science fiction film...

    )
  • To Fly!
    To Fly!
    To Fly! is a documentary film shot in the IMAX format. It follows the history of flight, from the first hot air balloons in the 19th century to 20th century manned space missions. It was created for performance at the National Air and Space Museum's IMAX Theater in Washington, D.C.It was written...

     (1976
    1976 in film
    The year 1976 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas' Star Wars science fiction film...

    ) -- first film in IMAX
    IMAX
    IMAX is a motion picture film format and a set of proprietary cinema projection standards created by the Canadian company IMAX Corporation. IMAX has the capacity to record and display images of far greater size and resolution than conventional film systems...

     format; selected for National Film Registry

1980s

  • Reasons To Be Glad (1980)
  • Frankenweenie (1984
    1984 in film
    -Events:* The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name.* Tri-Star Pictures, a joint venture of Columbia Pictures, HBO, and CBS, releases its first film....

    ) -- directed by Tim Burton
    Tim Burton
    Timothy William "Tim" Burton is an American film director, film producer, writer and artist. He is famous for dark, quirky-themed movies such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet...

     and starring Shelley Duvall
    Shelley Duvall
    Shelley Alexis Duvall is an American film and television actress best known for her roles in The Shining, Popeye, Thieves Like Us and 3 Women....

     and Daniel Stern
    Daniel Stern (actor)
    Daniel Jacob Stern is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles in the Hollywood films C.H.U.D., Diner, City Slickers and the first two Home Alone films, and as the narrator for the television series The Wonder Years.-Early life:Stern was born in Bethesda, Maryland to a...

  • Precious Images
    Precious Images
    Precious Images is a 1986 short film directed by Chuck Workman. It features approximately 470 half-second-long splices of movie moments through the history of American film. The clips are organized by genre, while matching it with appropriate music; for example, the "musicals" section is...

     (1986
    1986 in film
    -Events:*April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Go's Belinda Carlisle.*April 26 - Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver.*May - Actress Heather Locklear marries Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee....

    ) -- Academy Award-winning montage of classic movies; directed by Chuck Workman
    Chuck Workman
    Chuck Workman is a documentary filmmaker from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His 1986 film Precious Images won an Academy Award for Live Action Short Film; his work has also been nominated for Emmy Awards, Sundance Film Festival awards, and the Taos Talking Film Festival awards.Workman frequently...

  • Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall
    Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall
    Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall is a 1987 short comedy film directed by Bryan Gordon. It was Gordon's directorial début. It won an Academy Award in 1988 for Best Short Subject.-Cast:* John Achorn - George Scurry* Tim Choate - Phil Leeds...

     (1987
    1987 in film
    -Events:*January 31 - The Cure for Insomnia premieres at The School of the Art Institute in Chicago, Illinois, to officially become the world's longest film according to Guinness World Records....

    ) -- Academy Award winner, cast includes Sam McMurray
    Sam McMurray
    Sam McMurray is an American television, film and voice actor.-Early life:McMurray was born in New York City, the son of Jane and Richard McMurray, both actors...

    , David Rasche
    David Rasche
    -Early life and career:Rasche was born in St. Louis, Missouri. His father was a minister and farmer. Rasche started in theatre, but also has appeared on numerous movies and television series. He became a member of the Chicago Second City, after John Belushi moved on to Saturday Night Live...

    , Fred Willard
    Fred Willard
    Fred Willard is an American actor, comedian, and voice over actor, best known for his improvisational comedy skills. He is known for his roles in the Christopher Guest mockumentary films This is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration as well as...

    , and Robert Wuhl
    Robert Wuhl
    -Early life:Wuhl was born in Union, New Jersey to a Jewish family, including a father who worked as a produce distributor. After attending Union High School, Wuhl headed to the University of Houston, where he was active in the drama department and the Epsilon-Omicron Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon...

  • The Appointments of Dennis Jennings
    The Appointments of Dennis Jennings
    The Appointments of Dennis Jennings is a 1988 American short comedy film, starring and co-written by Steven Wright, which won the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film at the 61st Academy Awards in 1988.-Plot:...

     (1988
    1988 in film
    -Top grossing films :- Awards :Academy Awards:* Act of Piracy* Action Jackson, starring Carl Weathers, Craig T. Nelson, Vanity, Sharon Stone* The Adventures of Baron Munchausen* Akira* Alice...

    ) -- Academy Award winner, starring Steven Wright
    Steven Wright
    Steven Alexander Wright is an American comedian, actor and writer. He is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical jokes and one-liners with contrived situations.-Early life and career:Wright was born in Mount Auburn...

     and Rowan Atkinson
    Rowan Atkinson
    Rowan Sebastian Atkinson is a British actor, comedian, and screenwriter. He is most famous for his work on the satirical sketch comedy show Not The Nine O'Clock News, and the sitcoms Blackadder, Mr. Bean and The Thin Blue Line...

  • Smooth Criminal
    Smooth Criminal
    "Smooth Criminal" is the seventh single from Michael Jackson's 1987 Bad album. The song contains a fast-paced beat intertwined with Jackson's lyrics about a woman named Annie, who has been attacked in her apartment by a "smooth" assailant. It was released as a single on October 24, 1988 and peaked...

     (1988
    1988 in film
    -Top grossing films :- Awards :Academy Awards:* Act of Piracy* Action Jackson, starring Carl Weathers, Craig T. Nelson, Vanity, Sharon Stone* The Adventures of Baron Munchausen* Akira* Alice...

    ) -- Grammy winner, starring Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson
    Michael Joseph Jackson was an American recording artist, entertainer, and businessman. Referred to as the King of Pop, or by his initials MJ, Jackson is recognized as the most successful entertainer of all time by Guinness World Records...

     and Joe Pesci
    Joe Pesci
    Joseph Frank "Joe" Pesci is an American actor, comedian, and musician.He is known for playing a variety of different roles, from violent mobsters to comedic leads to quirky sidekicks...

  • Climb Dance
    Climb Dance
    Climb Dance is a famous cinéma vérité short film, which features Finnish rally driver Ari Vatanen setting a record time in a highly modified four-wheel drive, all-wheel steering Peugeot 405 Turbo 16 GR at the 1988 Pikes Peak International Hillclimb in Colorado, USA. The film was produced by Peugeot...

     (1989
    1989 in film
    -Events:* Batman is released on June 23, and goes on to gross over $410 million worldwide.* Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia, for $20 million...

    )

1990s

  • Angry George Irons (1992
    1992 in film
    The year 1992 in film involved many significant films. -Top grossing films:-Awards:Academy AwardsGolden Globe AwardsNational Film Awards...

    )
  • Omnibus
    Omnibus (film)
    Omnibus is a 1992 short comedy film directed by Sam Karmann. It won an Academy Award in 1993 for Best Short Subject and it won the Short Film Palme d'Or at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.-Cast:* Daniel Rialet - The Man* Jacques Martial - The Conductor...

     (1992) -- Academy Award and Palme d'Or for Short Film winner
  • The Crane
    The Crane
    The Crane is a 1992 short film distributed by the British Film Institute.The movie is set in London. The filming location was the Romford shopping precinct.The film took place at the 36th London Film Festival in 1992.-Cast:* Jude Law ... Young man...

     (1994
    1994 in film
    1994 was a significant year in film.The top grosser worldwide was The Lion King, which to date stands as the highest-grossing traditionally-animated film of all time...

    )
  • Silver Surfer (1994 Film) (1994
    1994 in film
    1994 was a significant year in film.The top grosser worldwide was The Lion King, which to date stands as the highest-grossing traditionally-animated film of all time...

    )
  • Requiem
    Requiem (1995 film)
    Requiem is a narrative short film directed by actress Elizabeth Sung, made in the American Film Institute's Directing Workshop for Women...

     (1995
    1995 in film
    -Top grossing films:-Events:* March 22 - The Dogme 95 movement is officially announced in Paris by Danish directors Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg.* March 28 - Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett announce their plans for separation....

    )
  • Curtains
    Curtains (short film)
    Curtains is a Canadian short film. Produced in both English and French , it was nominated for a Genie and many other awards.- Plot :...

     (1995)
  • Spindrift (1996
    1996 in film
    Major releases this year included Scream, Independence Day, Fargo, Trainspotting, The English Patient, Twister, Mars Attacks!, Jerry Maguire and a version of Evita starring Madonna.-Events:...

    )
  • Where's the money, Ronnie? (final version) (1996
    1996 in film
    Major releases this year included Scream, Independence Day, Fargo, Trainspotting, The English Patient, Twister, Mars Attacks!, Jerry Maguire and a version of Evita starring Madonna.-Events:...

    )
  • Yellow (1996
    1996 in film
    Major releases this year included Scream, Independence Day, Fargo, Trainspotting, The English Patient, Twister, Mars Attacks!, Jerry Maguire and a version of Evita starring Madonna.-Events:...

    )
  • Coven (1997
    1997 in film
    -Events:* The original Star Wars trilogy's Special Editions are released.* Production begins on Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.* Titanic becomes the first film to gross US$1,000,000,000 at the box office making it the highest grossing film in history until Avatar broke the record in 2010.*...

    )
  • Little Red Riding Hood (1997)
  • Visas and Virtue
    Visas and Virtue
    Visas and Virtue is a 1997 narrative short film inspired by the true story of Holocaust rescuer Chiune "Sempo" Sugihara, who is known as "The Japanese Schindler"...

     (1997)
  • Waiting for Woody (1998
    1998 in film
    -Events:* February 14 - Sharon Stone marries Phil Bronstein.* Former child star Gary Coleman is charged with assaulting a young female bus driver at a California shopping mall.-Top grossing films:...

    )
  • Random acts of intimacy (1998
    1998 in film
    -Events:* February 14 - Sharon Stone marries Phil Bronstein.* Former child star Gary Coleman is charged with assaulting a young female bus driver at a California shopping mall.-Top grossing films:...

    )

2000s

  • Le Cheval 2.1
  • Manic Ken
  • Coming Out
    Coming Out (2000 film)
    - Plot :The film opens with a man being interviewed about his sister, who has recorded a video diary in which she makes a shocking confession to her friends and family...

     (2000
    2000 in film
    The year 2000 in film involved some significant events.The top grosser worldwide was Mission: Impossible II. Domestically in North America, Gladiator won the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Actor ....

    )
  • Shooter
    Shooter (short film)
    - Plot :An idealistic young photographer, eager to join the big leagues, spends the night on a stakeout with three experienced paparazzi....

     (2000
    2000 in film
    The year 2000 in film involved some significant events.The top grosser worldwide was Mission: Impossible II. Domestically in North America, Gladiator won the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Actor ....

    )
  • My Other Wheelchair Is a Porsche (2001)
  • Red Gourmet Pellzik
    Red Gourmet Pellzik
    Red Gourmet Pellzik is a German short film by Andreas Samland filmed in 35 mm, Color, 1:1.85.-Cast and crew:*Director: Andreas Samland*Screenplay: Andreas Samland, Wolfgang Samland...

     (2001
    2001 in film
    The year 2001 in film involved some significant events, including the first of the Harry Potter series and also the first of The Lord of the Rings trilogy...

    )
  • Remembrance
    Remembrance (short film)
    Remembrance is a Canadian short film. It was nominated for a Genie and won the Jutra for Best Short in 2002.- Plot :Remembrance is an unusual wartime romance, inspired by two true but little-known stories: a man with an extremely rare memory condition, synesthesia, which literally prevented him...

     (2001)
  • Sweetnightgoodheart (2001)
  • Tag 26
    Tag 26
    Tag 26 is the third short film by German director Andreas Samland. It is sometimes called by the English translation of the title "Day 26". It was shot about 70km away from Berlin, close to the Polish border. The film featured almost no dialogue and actors' faces were hidden behind masks for most...

     (2002
    2002 in film
    The year 2002 in film involved some significant events. The first significant releases of sequels took place between The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Men in Black II, Analyze That, Spy Kids 2: The Island of...

    )
  • Day of Independence
    Day of Independence
    Day of Independence is a short film, broadcast as a half-hour PBS television special. It is a drama, set during the Japanese American internment of World War II, produced by Cedar Grove Productions with Visual Communications as fiscal sponsor....

     (2003
    2003 in film
    The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. Releases of sequels took place with movies like The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Pokémon Heroes, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,...

    )
  • Eve's Dropping In
    Eve's Dropping In
    Eve's Dropping In is an 2003 short film, directed by Miguel Angel Velez and Ernesto Camara. The film stars Mercy 'Miss Kitty' Forth, Ian Hersey, Ru Flynn, Beth Ann, Bob Rogerson and Debbie Campbell.-Cast:-Staff and Crew:-Awards and Winnings:...

     (2003
    2003 in film
    The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. Releases of sequels took place with movies like The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Pokémon Heroes, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,...

    )
  • Home Security (2003
    2003 in film
    The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. Releases of sequels took place with movies like The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Pokémon Heroes, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,...

    )
  • Journey Through the Night (2003)
  • Right Here, Right Now
    Right Here, Right Now (Anand Gandhi film)
    Right Here Right Now is a short film written and directed by Mumbai based filmmaker Anand Gandhi. It won critical acclaim and wide audience appreciation in the years following its premiere at the Indo-British Film and Video Festival...

     (2003
    2003 in film
    The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. Releases of sequels took place with movies like The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Pokémon Heroes, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,...

    )
  • My Wrongs #8245–8249 & 117 (2003
    2003 in film
    The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. Releases of sequels took place with movies like The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Pokémon Heroes, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,...

    )
  • Wrestled (2003
    2003 in film
    The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. Releases of sequels took place with movies like The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Pokémon Heroes, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,...

    )
  • Saw
    Saw (2003 film)
    "Saw " is a nine-and-a-half-minute Australian short subject horror film released in 2003. It was directed by James Wan and written by Leigh Whannell, who also starred in it. It was originally used to pitch their script for a full-length feature film Saw to various studios and actors. The...

     (2003
    2003 in film
    The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. Releases of sequels took place with movies like The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Pokémon Heroes, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,...

    )
  • A Cerebral Print Halloween Special (2004
    2004 in film
    The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. Major releases of sequels took place. It included blockbuster films like Shrek 2, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Passion of the Christ, Meet the Fockers, Blade: Trinity, Spider-Man 2, Alien vs. Predator, Kill Bill Vol...

    )
  • The Anniversary
    The Anniversary (short film)
    The Anniversary is a 2004 live-action short film written, edited and directed by Ham Tran, about two Vietnamese brothers who meet each other in the Vietnam War. The short film won 25 international awards for Best Short Film and was among the semi-finalists for the 2004 Academy Award....

     (2004
    2004 in film
    The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. Major releases of sequels took place. It included blockbuster films like Shrek 2, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Passion of the Christ, Meet the Fockers, Blade: Trinity, Spider-Man 2, Alien vs. Predator, Kill Bill Vol...

    )
  • Binta and the Great Idea
    Binta and the Great Idea
    Binta and the Great Idea is a 2004 Spanish-Senegalese co-production short film by writer-director Javier Fesser. The film stars Zeynabou Diallo as Binta, Agnile Sambou as Binta's Father, and Aminata Sane as Soda. The film duration is approximately 31 minutes, with dialogue in Diola and French...

     (2004
    2004 in film
    The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. Major releases of sequels took place. It included blockbuster films like Shrek 2, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Passion of the Christ, Meet the Fockers, Blade: Trinity, Spider-Man 2, Alien vs. Predator, Kill Bill Vol...

    )
  • Cashback
    Cashback (film)
    Cashback is the name of two films directed by Sean Ellis: a 2004 short film and a 2006 feature film. Both were produced by Lene Bausager, starring Sean Biggerstaff and Emilia Fox. The feature was released by Magnolia Pictures in late 2006 and also starred Michelle Ryan...

     (2004
    2004 in film
    The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. Major releases of sequels took place. It included blockbuster films like Shrek 2, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Passion of the Christ, Meet the Fockers, Blade: Trinity, Spider-Man 2, Alien vs. Predator, Kill Bill Vol...

    ) -- Academy Award nominee; remade as a feature in 2006
  • Der Blindgänger
    Der Blindgänger
    -Plot:A public garden colony will be demolished to make way for a superhighway. But when the excavators find a bomb , on the land of old man Kupke, he threatens to detonate it: "the garden colony must stay!" The tenant of the neighbouring plot, an anarchic punk named Kanzler, joins in the fight: he...

     (2004
    2004 in film
    The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. Major releases of sequels took place. It included blockbuster films like Shrek 2, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Passion of the Christ, Meet the Fockers, Blade: Trinity, Spider-Man 2, Alien vs. Predator, Kill Bill Vol...

    )
  • Lap (2004
    2004 in film
    The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. Major releases of sequels took place. It included blockbuster films like Shrek 2, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Passion of the Christ, Meet the Fockers, Blade: Trinity, Spider-Man 2, Alien vs. Predator, Kill Bill Vol...

    )
  • Stand Up for Justice: The Ralph Lazo Story
    Stand Up for Justice: The Ralph Lazo Story
    Stand Up For Justice: The Ralph Lazo Story is an educational narrative short film, co-produced by Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress and Visual Communications .- Background :...

     (2004
    2004 in film
    The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. Major releases of sequels took place. It included blockbuster films like Shrek 2, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Passion of the Christ, Meet the Fockers, Blade: Trinity, Spider-Man 2, Alien vs. Predator, Kill Bill Vol...

    )
  • The Death of Salvador Dali
    The Death of Salvador Dali
    The Death of Salvador Dalí is a short film written and directed by Delaney Bishop. The plot of this fantasy film involves Salvador Dalí consulting Sigmund Freud on how to depict madness in his artwork.-Cast:*Dita Von Teese - Gala Dalí...

     (2005
    2005 in film
    - Highest-grossing films :Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top-grossing films that were first released in the United States in 2005...

    )
  • Éramos Pocos (2005
    2005 in film
    - Highest-grossing films :Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top-grossing films that were first released in the United States in 2005...

    )
  • Nicky's Game
    Nicky's Game
    Nicky’s Game is an American short film, originally developed and produced as an independent television pilot, based on Peter Alson’s New York Times Best Seller "Confessions of an Ivy League Bookie". The film was shot in 16mm on location in New York City and premiered in 2005 at the inaugural New...

     (2005
    2005 in film
    - Highest-grossing films :Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top-grossing films that were first released in the United States in 2005...

    )
  • The Seed
    The Seed
    The Seed is a 2005 short-film starring Will Yun Lee and Peter Mensah, produced and directed by Joe Hahn of Linkin Park and Ken Mercado of digital hackerz. It is Hahn's debut as a filmmaker, although he directed numerous Linkin Park music videos....

     (2005
    2005 in film
    - Highest-grossing films :Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top-grossing films that were first released in the United States in 2005...

    ) -- made by Joseph Hahn from Linkin Park
  • West Bank Story
    West Bank Story
    West Bank Story is a comedy/musical short film, directed by Ari Sandel, co-written by Sandel and Kim Ray, produced by Pascal Vaguelsy, Amy Kim, Ashley Jordan, Ravi Malhotra, Bill Boland and featuring choreography by Ramon Del Barrio. The film is a parody of the classic musical film West Side Story,...

     (2005
    2005 in film
    - Highest-grossing films :Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top-grossing films that were first released in the United States in 2005...

    )
  • A Cold Blood (2006
    2006 in film
    - Highest-grossing films :Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top-grossing films that were first released in the United States in 2006...

    )
  • Credo
    Credo
    A credo |Latin]] for "I Believe") is a statement of belief, commonly used for religious belief, such as the Apostles' Creed. The term especially refers to the use of the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed in the Mass, either as text, Gregorian chant, or other musical settings of the...

     (2006
    2006 in film
    - Highest-grossing films :Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top-grossing films that were first released in the United States in 2006...

    )
  • Helmer & Son (2006
    2006 in film
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    )
  • Ninja Star in the Eye (2006
    2006 in film
    - Highest-grossing films :Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top-grossing films that were first released in the United States in 2006...

    )
  • A Brief Theory on Mankind (2007
    2007 in film
    This is a list of major films released in 2007.-Top grossing films:Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the USA in 2007...

    )
  • A Thousand Words
    A Thousand Words
    A Thousand Words is the sixth album for artist Styrofoam aka Arne Van Petegem. It is also the first for label Nettwerk.A Thousand Words eschews previous methods of what Styrofoam calls “bedroom producing” in favor of a fresh approach...

     http://www.pangeaday.org/filmDetail.php?id=74 (2007
    2007 in film
    This is a list of major films released in 2007.-Top grossing films:Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the USA in 2007...

    )
  • Deface
    Deface (film)
    Deface is unique in that it is the first American-made film in which the entire narrative takes place in North Korea, with a fully Asian American cast. The film is subtitled in English with the actors speaking Korean with a North Korean dialect....

     (2007
    2007 in film
    This is a list of major films released in 2007.-Top grossing films:Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the USA in 2007...

    )
  • Hotel Chevalier
    Hotel Chevalier
    Hotel Chevalier is a short film written and directed by Wes Anderson and released in 2007. Starring Jason Schwartzman and Natalie Portman as former lovers who reunite in a Paris hotel room, the 13-minute film acts as a prologue to Anderson's 2007 feature The Darjeeling Limited...

     (2007
    2007 in film
    This is a list of major films released in 2007.-Top grossing films:Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the USA in 2007...

    )
  • I Love You, I'm Sorry, And I'll Never Do It Again (2007
    2007 in film
    This is a list of major films released in 2007.-Top grossing films:Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the USA in 2007...

    )
  • In the Name of the Son
    In the Name of the Son
    In the Name of the Son is a drama/thriller short film, set during and after the Bosnian War in present-day Los Angeles, written and directed by Harun Mehmedinović, produced by Vikramadithya Singh with Ajfelov Most as fiscal sponsor.- History :...

     (2007
    2007 in film
    This is a list of major films released in 2007.-Top grossing films:Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the USA in 2007...

    )
  • Negativity (2007
    2007 in film
    This is a list of major films released in 2007.-Top grossing films:Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the USA in 2007...

    )
  • Testudo
    Testudo
    Testudo may refer to:* Testudo , a genus of tortoises* The Latin variant of the Greek chelys harp made from a tortoise shell* The testudo formation, a Roman military tactic...

     (2007
    2007 in film
    This is a list of major films released in 2007.-Top grossing films:Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the USA in 2007...

    )
  • Out of My Intention
    Out of My Intention
    Out of My Intention is a 2008 South Korean short film written and directed by Yoo Ji-tae. It is the third short film by actor-turned-director Yoo, and the first of his films to receive a public release...

     (2008
    2008 in film
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  • Watch Your Own Heart Attack
    Watch Your Own Heart Attack
    Watch Your Own Heart Attack is a two-minute public-information film advertisement produced by the British Heart Foundation, starring Stephen Berkoff, which illustrates how it feels to have a heart attack...

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  • Deviant (2008
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  • Mime Control (2008
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  • Purge (short film)
    Purge (short film)
    - Synopsis :Struggling to mask the pain from years of sexual abuse, Joy finds herself trapped in a secret addiction. But when her mother refuses to believe the truth about her father, Joy tries to find her own way out.- Festivals & Awards :Awards...

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  • A Cop Killer (2009
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  • A Day for a Dark Sky (2009
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  • Amanecer
    Amanecer
    Amanecer is a 2009 short film written and directed by Alvaro D. Ruiz, produced by Luci Temple and Janet Duncan of Luneta Productions, and Ulysses Oliver of Marshmallow Productions...

     (2009
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  • Forgotten (2009
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  • Kimjongilia
    Kimjongilia
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     (2009
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  • Winter Rain (2009
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  • Snuff
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     (2009
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  • Anonymous (street meat)  (2010
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  • Red Balloon
    Red Balloon
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  • Dream Job (short film)  (2011
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    ) Written & directed by Joe Lipari