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This list is a ranked list of the top 250 shorts as compiled by the They Shoot Pictures, Don't They website as a companion to their Top 1000 films. This follows a project originally started and abandoned in 2009 to do the same, the preliminary list for which was the original source of this list.

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  1. 148 new

    Barque sortant du port

    1895 — a.k.a. La sortie du port, in 2 top lists Check
  2. 32 +67

    La sortie des usines Lumière

    1895 — a.k.a. Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory, in 9 top lists Check
  3. 29 +61

    L'arrivée d'un train à La Ciotat

    1896 — a.k.a. The Arrival of a Train, in 11 top lists Check
  4. 248 new

    Sandow

    1896, in 2 top lists Check
  5. 178 new

    Départ de Jérusalem en chemin de fer

    1897 — a.k.a. Leaving Jerusalem by Railway, in 1 top list Check
  6. 102 new

    Le village de Namo - Panorama pris d'une chaise...

    1900, in 1 top list Check
  7. 180 new

    The Big Swallow

    1901 — a.k.a. A Photographic Contortion, in 1 top list Check
  8. 201 new

    Éruption volcanique à la Martinique

    1902 — a.k.a. The Terrible Eruption of Mount Pelee and Destruction of St. Pierre, Martinique, in 1 top list Check
  9. 10 +103

    Le voyage dans la lune

    1902 — a.k.a. A Trip to the Moon, in 13 top lists Check
  10. 132 new

    Electrocuting an Elephant

    1903, in 2 top lists Check
  11. 59 +155

    The Great Train Robbery

    1903, in 11 top lists Check
  12. 97 +8

    Le mélomane

    1903 — a.k.a. The Music Lover, in 1 top list Check
  13. 81 new

    Balle traversant une bulle de savon

    1904 — a.k.a. Bullet Piercing a Soap Bubble, in 1 top list
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    Le voyage à travers l'impossible

    1904 — a.k.a. The Voyage Across the Impossible, in 4 top lists Check
  15. 152 new

    The '?' Motorist

    1906, in 1 top list Check
  16. 116 -6

    Le tunnel sous La Manche ou Le cauchemar...

    1907 — a.k.a. Tunneling the Channel, in 3 top lists Check
  17. 191 new

    El hotel eléctrico

    1908 — a.k.a. The Electric Hotel, in 2 top lists Check
  18. 57 -51

    A Corner in Wheat

    1909, in 6 top lists Check
  19. 111 new

    The Country Doctor

    1909, in 1 top list Check
  20. 138 new

    The Unchanging Sea

    1910, in 1 top list Check
  21. 142 new

    How a Mosquito Operates

    1912 — a.k.a. The Hungry Mosquito, in 2 top lists Check
  22. 78 +143

    The Musketeers of Pig Alley

    1912, in 6 top lists Check
  23. 228 new

    The Painted Lady

    1912, in 1 top list Check
  24. 143 +76

    The Mothering Heart

    1913, in 2 top lists Check
  25. 114 new

    Protéa

    1913, in 1 top list Check
  26. 241 new

    Kid Auto Races at Venice

    1914 — a.k.a. Kid's Auto Race, in 1 top list Check
  27. 249 new

    The Rink

    1916, in 2 top lists Check
  28. 250 new

    The Vagabond

    1916, in 1 top list Check
  29. 208 -149

    Easy Street

    1917, in 5 top lists Check
  30. 130 +86

    The Immigrant

    1917 — a.k.a. A Modern Columbus, in 6 top lists Check
  31. 94 new

    Rapsodia satanica

    1917 — a.k.a. Satan's Rhapsody, in 3 top lists Check
  32. 107 -99

    A Dog's Life

    1918, in 3 top lists Check
  33. 240 new

    The Sinking of the Lusitania

    1918, in 4 top lists Check
  34. 168 -22

    One Week

    1920, in 10 top lists Check
  35. 186 new

    Lichtspiel Opus 1.

    1921, in 3 top lists Check
  36. 160 -38

    Manhatta

    1921 — a.k.a. New York the Magnificent, in 5 top lists Check
  37. 74 -32

    Cops

    1922, in 9 top lists Check
  38. 106 new

    The Pilgrim

    1923, in 6 top lists Check
  39. 88 -65

    Ballet mécanique

    1924, in 6 top lists Check
  40. 49 +16

    Entr'acte

    1924, in 6 top lists Check
  41. 182 -31

    Paris qui dort

    1924 — a.k.a. At 3:25, in 4 top lists Check
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    Sherlock Jr.

    1924, in 23 top lists Check
  43. 194 new

    Anémic cinéma

    1926, in 3 top lists Check
  44. 51 new

    Ménilmontant

    1926, in 5 top lists Check
  45. 103 new

    Rien que les heures

    1926 — a.k.a. Nothing But Time, in 6 top lists Check
  46. 96 -1

    La coquille et le clergyman

    1928 — a.k.a. The Seashell and the Clergyman, in 3 top lists Check
  47. 150 new

    Pass the Gravy

    1928, in 2 top lists Check
  48. 110 -81

    Black and Tan

    1929, in 3 top lists Check
  49. 4 +235

    Un chien andalou

    1929 — a.k.a. Un Chien Andalou, in 22 top lists Check
  50. 247 new

    The Karnival Kid

    1929, in 1 top list Check
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