Featuring the very best in short films and classic features from the public domain...
1:42:08 to Qualify (1966, dir. George Lucas)
George Lucas' final undergraduate student film follows a racing car as its driver attempts to qualify for a race.
9 (2005, dir. Shane Acker)
A sentient rag doll lives among the ruins of a post-apocalyptic Earth in the Academy Award-nominated short that led to the 2009 feature of the same name.
The Adventures of André and Wally B. (1984, dir. Alvy Ray Smith)
A groundbreaking CG-animated short from the LucasFilm Computer Graphics Project, which would go on to become Pixar Animation Studios.
Alive in Joburg (2005, dir. Neill Blomkamp)
Social segregation between extraterrestrials and humans in the short that inspired District 9.
Amblin' (1968, dir. Steven Spielberg)
The short film that brought Steven Spielberg to the attention of Hollywood.
Ante (2011, dir. Chris Cronin)
Two rival salesmen must use all of their skills to bargain for their lives after inadvertently hiring the same hitman to kill one another.
A Trip to the Moon (1902, dir.Georges Méliès)
A group of scientists journey to the moon in cinema's first science fiction film, written, produced and directed by Georges Méliès.
Batman: Dead End (2003, dir. Sandy Collora)
The classic fanfilm that Kevin Smith once described as "possibly the truest, best Batman movie ever made."
Batman: City of Scars (2010, dir. Aaron Schoenke)
The Dark Knight squares off against arch-nemesis The Joker in the ultimate Batman fanfilm.
The Big Shave (1967, dir. Martin Scorsese)
An anti-Vietnam piece from Martin Scorsese his final short film as a student of NYU's film school.
Blarghaaahrgarg (2010, dir. Nuria Leon Bernardo)
The story of an exterminator, a man in a dressing gown, a cat and a monster.
Bon Voyage (1944, dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
The first of two WW2 propaganda films made by Alfred Hitchcock to boost morale within the French Resistance.
Bottom of a Glass (2011, dir. Xavier Neal-Burgin)
A hand-puppet fills his life with a collection of self-deprecation after the loss of a loved one.
Boy and Bicycle (1965, dir. Ridley Scott)
The debut short from Ridley Scott sees younger brother Tony as a frustrated teenager playing truant from school.
Captain EO (1986, dir. Francis Ford Coppola)
Michael Jackson stars as a spaceship captain in a short film produced as an attraction for Disney's theme parks.
Cashback (2004, dir. Sean Ellis)
An aspiring art student fends off boredom during the night shift at his local supermarket.
Cold Blood (2009, dir. Steve Looker)Manchester filmmaker Steve Looker's homage to John Carpenter's classic slasher Halloween.
Day of the Fight (1951, dir. Stanley Kubrick)
Stanley Kubrick documents a middleweight boxing clash between Walter Cartier and Bobby James in his debut film.
Destino (2003, dir. Dominique Monfery)
An surreal animated short that began as a collaboration between Walt Disney and Salvador Dali in 1945.
Diary (2010, dir. Tim Hetherington)
An experimental documentary film from Restrepo co-director and photojournalist Tim Hetherington.
Doodlebug (1997, dir. Christopher Nolan)
A low-budget experimental short from acclaimed director Christopher Nolan.
Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB (1967, dir. George Lucas)
An experimental student short from George Lucas' days at USC that would prove to be the inspiration for his debut feature THX 1138.
Factory Farmed (2008, dir. Gareth Edwards)
British filmmaker Gareth Edwards' winning entry in the 2008 SCI-FI-London 48 Hour Film Challenge.
Freiheit (1966, dir. George Lucas)
An early student short from George Lucas about a young man looking to cross the border between East and West Germany.
George Lucas in Love (1999, dir. Joe Nussbaum)
A comedy about a USC filmmaking student struggling with writer's block on his latest script, a space fantasy about a young farm boy.
Guillotine Guys (2010, dir. James Ricardo)
A dark comic thriller about loss and detachment from LA filmmaker James Ricardo.
Hotel Hell Vacation (2010, dir. Bryan Buckley)
Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo return as Clark and Ellen Griswold in this promotional video / mini-movie.
The Hunt for Gollum (2009, dir. Chris Bouchard)
An unofficial Lord of the Rings fan-film set during the early period of The Fellowship of the Ring.
Jesus vs. Frosty, a.k.a. The Spirit of Christmas (1992, dir. Trey Parker and Matt Stone)
Four young boys discover the Spirit of Christmas in this early precursor to South Park.
Jesus vs. Santa, a.k.a. The Spirit of Christmas (1995, dir. Trey Parker and Matt Stone)
Cartman, Kenny, Kyle and Stan find themselves mediating an argument between Jesus and Santa over the true meaning of Christmas.
Katie's Journey (2008, dir. Samuel Jørgensen)
A dark sci-fi/horror from up-and-coming director Samuel Jørgensen.
The Key to Reserva (2007, dir. Martin Scorsese)
Martin Scorsese channels Alfred Hitchcock in this 10-minute short created as a long-form commercial for wine company Freixenet.
Knick Knack (1989, dir. John Lasseter)
Pixar's final short film before Toy Story sees an ornamental snowman attempt to escape the confines of his snowglobe.
Luxo Jr. (1986, dir. John Lasseter)
John Lasseter directs Pixar's first short film, following the antics of a small desk lamp called Luxo Jr.
The Official Rare Exports Inc. Safety Instructions 2005 (2005, dir. Jalmari Helander)
An instructional video for new employees of the Rare Exports Inc. distribution company.
Oktapodi (2007, dir. J. Bocabeille, F. Chanioux, O. Delabarre, T. Marchand, Q. Marmier and E. Mokhber)
Academy Award-winning animation about a pair of love-struck octopi.
On Your Mark (1995, dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
A seven minute animated fantasy music video for Chage and Aska from Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki.
Papá Wrestling (2009, dir. Fernando Alle)
Crazy short from Portuguese filmmaker Fernando Alle about a retired wrestler who goes on a violent rampage when bullies steal his son's lunchbox.
Panic Attack! (2009, dir. Fede Alvarez)
Giant robots invade Montevideo in this sci-fi short from Fede Alvarez, director of the Evil Dead reboot.
Rare Exports Inc. (2003, dir. Jalmari Helander)
Three hunters set out to capture and tame a particularly wild and dangerous prey in time for the Christmas season.
Rats: A Sin City Yarn (2004, dir. David Brocca)
An unofficial adaptation of Frank Miller's Sin City 'yarn' Rats, from the graphic novel Lost, Lonely and Lethal.
Rosa (2011, dir. Jesus Orellana)
A female cyborg must fight for her survival in a post-apocalyptic world where all natural life has disappeared.
Saw (2003, dir. James Wan)
A short film from James Wan and Leigh Whannell that was used to pitch the concept of their 2004 horror Saw to potential investors.
Seclusionville (2010, dir. Richard J. Moir)
Lonely widower Benjamin Lance finds comfort when helping an attacked girl off the streets. All seems normal at first, but is Benjamin all he seems?
The Spirit of '43 (1943, dir. Jack King)
Walt Disney World War II propaganda as Donald Duck raises money for the Allied war effort.
Star Wars: The Solo Adventures (2010, dir. Daniel L Smith and Jeffery Scheetz)
Fantastic student animation detailing the story behind Han Solo dropping his cargo at the first sign of an Imperial Cruiser.
Steamboat Willie (1928, dir. Walt Disney)
Mickey Mouse courts Minnie aboard the Steamboat Willie in Walt Disney's landmark animated short.
StreeFighter: Legacy (2010, dir. Joey Ansah and Owen Trevor)
Street Fighter rivals Ryu and Ken square off in British filmmaker Joey Ansah's Capcom-approved live-action short.
This Way Up (2008, dir. Adam Foulkes and Alan Smith)
A pair of undertakers have a bad day at the parlour when a wayward boulder flattens their hearse.
Vincent (1982, dir. Tim Burton)
A stop-motion animated fantasy from Tim Burton with narration by Vincent Price.
We Were Once a Fairytale (2009, dir. Spike Jonze)
A surreal short film from director Spike Jonze featuring Grammy Award-winner Kanye West.
What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (1963, dir. Martin Scorsese)
A writer becomes obsessed with a picture on his wall in this early short from legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese.
The Woman in the Room (1983, dir. Frank Darabont)
Filmmaker Frank Darabont brings Stephen King's short story The Woman in the Room to life in the first 'Dollar Baby' adaptation.
Xenogenesis (1978, dir. James Cameron)
A man and woman fight for survival against a hostile robot in this early sci-fi short from James Cameron.
The 39 Steps (1935, dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
Hitchcock's classic chase thriller established him as a true cinematic force and is amongst the very best of British film.
The Battleship Potemkin (1925, dir. Sergei Eisenstein)
Pioneering Russian director Sergei Eisenstein creates film history with his revolutionary propagandist film from the silent era.
The Birth of a Nation (1915, dir. D. W. Griffith)
One of the most influential yet controversial films ever made and described by President Woodrow Wilson as "like writing history with lightning".
Born to Win (1971, dir. Ivan Passer)
George Segal stars as a junkie in New York City in this black comedy featuring Karen Black and a young Robert De Niro.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920, dir. Robert Wiene)
Werner Krauss and Conrad Veidt star in this eerie silent offering from German Expressionist Robert Wiene.
Carnival of Souls (1962, dir. Henk Harvey)
A young woman is is beckoned towards an abandoned carnival by a goulish figure in this low-budget cult classic.
The City of the Dead, a.k.a Horror Hotel (1960, dir. John Moxey)
An eerie chiller from Hammer rivals Amicus Productions and featuring horror legend Christopher Lee.
Death Rides A Horse (1967, dir. Giulio Petroni)
Gritty Spaghetti Western featuring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law along with music from the legendary Ennio Morricone.
Deep Red, a.k.a. The Hatchet Murders (1975, dir. Dario Argento)
An acclaimed giallo that proved the international breakthrough for Italian horror maestro Dario Argento.
Dementia 13 (1963, dir. Francis Ford Coppola)
Francis Ford Coppola makes his feature debut with a supernatural thriller produced by B-movie maestro Roger Corman.
Detour (1945, dir. Edgar G. Ulmer)
A classic film noir from poverty row studio Producers Releasing Corporation and director Edgar G. Ulmer.
Dick Tracy (1945, dir. William Berke)
Chester Gould's police detective is on the hunt for a serial killer known as Splitface in the first of RKO Pictures' feature film series.
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946, dir. Gordon Douglas)
Detective Dick Tracy is on the trail of a murderous diamond thief named Cueball in the second of RKO Pictures' feature film series.
Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947, dir. John Rawlins)
Ralph Byrd stars as Dick Tracy in the the third of RKO Pictures' feature film series.
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947, dir. John Rawlins)
Ralph Byrd returns as Dick Tracy alongside Boris Karloff as Gruesome in the the fourth and final installment of RKO Pictures' feature film series.
D.O.A. (1950, dir. Rudolph Maté)
A classic film noir from acclaimed cinematographer Rudolph Maté that sees a dying man race against the clock to find his own killer.
The Driller Killer (1979, dir. Abel Ferrara)
Low-budget grindhouse horror from Abel Ferrara which was branded a "video nasty" in the UK and subsequently banned under the Video Recordings Act 1984.
Duel (1971, dir. Steven Spielberg)
Motorist Dennis Weaver is stalked by a crazed truck driver in this early thriller from director Steven Spielberg.
Escape from Sobibor (1987, dir. Jack Gold)
Rutger Hauer leads an escape from the Sobibor concentration camp in the award-winning TV movie based upon the true story.
The Fast and the Furious (1955, dir. John Ireland and Edward Sampson)
Based on a story by producer Roger Corman, John Ireland directs and stars as a wrongly convicted murderer who enters a cross-border car race to escape the law.
The First of the Few (1942, dir. Leslie Howard)
A classic British war picture about the development of the Supermarine Spitfire with screen legends Leslie Howard and David Niven.
Five Minutes to Live, a.k.a Door-to-Door Maniac (1961, dir. Bill Karn)
Johnny Cash makes his screen debut as a cold-blooded killer in this low-budget film noir that also features an early appearance by Ron Howard.
The Flying Deuces (1939, dir. A. Edward Sutherland)
Stan and Ollie enlist in the French Foreign Legion in this classic Laurel & Hardy caper.
Following (1998, dir. Christopher Nolan)
Christopher Nolan's ultra low-budget debut sees an obsessive young writer slide into a murky criminal underworld.
Gulliver's Travels (1939, dir. Dave Fleischer)
Fleischer Studios bring Jonathan Swift's classic tale to life in only the second animated feature ever to be released.
Häxan, a.k.a Witchcraft Through the Ages (dir. Benjamin Christensen, 1922)
A highly controversial Scandinavian documentary from the silent era charting the history of witches and demons.
H. G. Wells' Things to Come (1936, dir. William Cameron Menzies)
A classic of British sci-fi adapted for the screen by H.G. Wells himself and produced by Alexander Korda.
His Girl Friday (1940, dir. Howard Hawks)
Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell headline this fast-paced screwball comedy that remains one of the highlights of the genre.
Horror Express (1973, dir. Eugenio Martin)
Hammer legends Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee reunite in this low-budget Spanish horror which also features Telly Savalas.
House on Haunted Hill (1959, dir. William Castle)
Five strangers are offered $10,000 each if they can survive a night in Vincent Price's haunted mansion.
Howl's Moving Castle (2004, dir. Hayao Miyazaki)
Academy Award-nominated anime from legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli.
The Intruder (1962, dir. Roger Corman)
A pre-Star Trek William Shatner sets out to incite racial hatred in a small community in this impressive offering from B-movie king Roger Corman.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946, dir. Frank Capra)
An angel gets a chance to earn his wings by showing a desperately frustrated businessman what life would have been like for his loved ones had he never existed.
Jail Bait (1954, dir. Edward D. Wood, Jr.)
Cult director Ed Wood tries his hand at film noir with this crime drama about a gangster who undergoes radical plastic surgery to evade the police.
Lady of Burlesque, a.k.a. The G-String Murders (1943, dir. William A. Wellman)
Barbara Stanwyck is a dancer in a New York burlesque house in this murder mystery that pushed the boundaries of the Production Code.
The Lady Vanishes (1938, dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
Suspense aboard a training passing through a facist pre-war European state in Hitchcock's penultimate British film before his move to Hollywood.
The Last Man on Earth (1964, dir. Ubaldo Ragona and Sidney Salkow)
Based on Richard Matheson's classic novel I Am Legend, Vincent Price is the last human survivor in a post-apocalyptic vampire-infested world.
Last Woman on Earth (1960, dir. Roger Corman)
In a post-apocalyptic world two men fight over the last woman on Earth in this ultra-low-budget thriller from Roger Corman.
Life in a Day (2011, dir. Kevin Macdonald)
A crowdsourced documentary from Kevin Macdonald and Ridley Scott that chronicles a single day in history via footage shot by YouTube users.
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960, dir. Roger Corman)
Jack Nicholson makes an early appearance in this classic Corman comedy about a florist who creates a carnivorous plant with a thirst for human blood.
The Lodger (1927, dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
Described by the man himself as "the first Hitchcock picture", a serial killer stalks the London streets in this classic silent film starring Ivor Novello.
M (1931, dir. Fritz Lang)
Fritz Lang's first sound feature is a dark piece of cinema with Peter Lorre as a child molestor on the run from police and vigilantes.
Meet John Doe (1941, dir. Frank Capra)
Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck star in Frank Capra's classic comedy drama.
The Mystery of the Mary Celeste, a.k.a. The Phantom Ship (1935, dir. Denison Clift)
An early thriller from Hammer Productions starring horror icon Bela Lugosi as a crew-member aboard the ill-fated merchant ship.
Night of the Living Dead (1968, dir. George A. Romero)
George A. Romero revolutionises horror and launches the zombie into popular culture with this classic low-budget chiller.
Night Tide (1961, dir. Curtis Harrington)
Dennis Hopper stars as a young sailor who sparks up a relationship with a troubled woman who believes herself to be a descendent of the mythical Sirens.
Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror (1922, dir. F. W. Murnau)
An unofficial adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula with Max Schreck delivering one of the most memorable performances in film history as the repulsive Count Orlok.
The Outlaw (1943, dir. Howard Hughes)
Doc Holliday and Billy the Kid fued over the ample charms of silver screen siren Jane Russell.
The Phantom of the Opera (1925, dir. Rupert Julian)
Lon Chaney stars as the Phantom in this classic Universal horror adapted from Gaston Leroux's novel of the same name.
Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959, dir. Edward D. Wood, Jr.)
The worst film ever made? Laughably bad sci-fi horror in this cult classic from Ed Wood.
Rashomon (1950, dir Akira Kurosawa)
The rape and murder of a woman is retold from four differing perspectives in Kurosawa's international breakthrough.
Reefer Madness (1936, dir. Louis Gasnier)
Church-financed anti-marijuana morality tale turned cult exploitation flick courtesy of producer Dwain Esper.
Return of the Street Fighter (1974, dir. Shigehiro Ozawa)
Sonny Chiba returns as Terry Tsurugi in the sequel to Toei Company's international box office hit.
The Ring (1927, dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
An early silent film from Hitchcock centred on a love triangle between two boxers and a young woman.
Road to Bali (1952, dir. Hal Walker)
Classic comedy capers in the South Pacific with Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour.
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964, dir. Nicholas Webster)
A shamefully poor entry into the cinematic Christmas canon sees Santa kidnapped by Martians in another contender for the worst movie of all time.
Scarlet Street (1945, dir. Fritz Lang)
A bleak, violent and uncompromising tale from acclaimed director Fritz Lang in his eleventh American feature.
Sex Madness (1938, dir. Dwain Esper)
Cautionary tale turned exploitation flick courtesy of schlock filmmaker Dwain Esper).
Silent Night, Bloody Night (1974, dir. Theodore Gershuny)
A deranged serial killer stalks a former mental asylum in an atmospheric horror produced by Troma co-founder Lloyd Kaufman.
The Stranger (1946, dir. Orson Welles)
War crimes investigator Edward G. Robinson is on the trail of ruthless Nazi Orson Welles, who has assumed a new identity in small-town USA.
The Street Fighter (1974, dir. Shigehiro Ozawa)
Sonny Chiba kicks all kinds of ass as master martial artist Takuma Tsurugi.
The Street Fighter's Last Revenge (1974. dir. Shigehiro Ozawa)
Sonny Chiba is back as Terry Tsurugi in the final instalment of the cult martial arts trilogy.
Suddenly (1954, dir. Lewis Allen)
Frank Sinatra attempts to assassinate the President of the United States in Lewis Allen's classic film noir.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1936, dir. George King)
Celebrated British screen villain Tod Slaughter stars as the 'Demon Barber' in the first sound version based on the notorious penny dreadful character.
The Terror (1963, dir. Roger Corman)
Jack Nicholson stars as a French soldier on the trail of a mysterious woman in Roger Corman's cult B-movie horror.
Throne of Blood, a.k.a Castle of the Spider's Web (1957, dir. Akira Kurosawa)
Legendary filmmaker Akira Kurosawa transposes Shakespeare's Macbeth to feudal Japan.
The True Glory (1945, dir. Garson Kanin and Carol Reed)
An Academy Award-winning documentary outlining the Allied victory in World War II.
The Way Ahead (1944, dir. Carol Reed)
David Niven leads a group of reluctant British conscripts including Peter Ustinov in Carol Reed's classic WW2 drama.
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