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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. 5 +136

    Nuit et brouillard

    1956 — a.k.a. Night and Fog, in 16 top lists Check
  2. 9 +108

    Listen to Britain

    1942, in 8 top lists Check
  3. 11 +75

    Khaneh siah ast

    1963 — a.k.a. The House Is Black, in 10 top lists Check
  4. 12 +89

    Las Hurdes

    1933 — a.k.a. Land Without Bread, in 12 top lists Check
  5. 17 new

    Vremena goda

    1975 — a.k.a. Four Seasons, in 5 top lists Check
  6. 19 +89

    Le sang des bêtes

    1949 — a.k.a. Blood of the Beasts, in 11 top lists Check
  7. 20 +96

    Les maîtres fous

    1955 — a.k.a. The Mad Masters, in 6 top lists Check
  8. 22 -15

    A Diary for Timothy

    1945, in 4 top lists Check
  9. 27 +174

    The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes

    1971, in 8 top lists Check
  10. 29 +61

    L'arrivée d'un train à La Ciotat

    1896 — a.k.a. The Arrival of a Train, in 11 top lists Check
  11. 30 new

    Aguaespejo granadino

    1955, in 5 top lists Check
  12. 31 +106

    Night Mail

    1936, in 3 top lists Check
  13. 32 +67

    La sortie des usines Lumière

    1895 — a.k.a. Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory, in 9 top lists Check
  14. 34 -33

    À propos de Nice

    1930 — a.k.a. À Propos de Nice, in 7 top lists Check
  15. 37 -32

    79 primaveras

    1969, in 5 top lists Check
  16. 41 +11

    Die große Ekstase des Bildschnitzers Steiner

    1974 — a.k.a. The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner, in 4 top lists Check
  17. 44 new

    Regen

    1929 — a.k.a. Rain, in 5 top lists Check
  18. 47 +204

    Window Water Baby Moving

    1959, in 5 top lists Check
  19. 52 -1

    Der Lauf der Dinge

    1987 — a.k.a. The Way Things Go, in 1 top list Check
  20. 53 +181

    Tire dié

    1960 — a.k.a. Toss Me a Dime, in 2 top lists Check
  21. 60 new

    Les statues meurent aussi

    1953 — a.k.a. Statues Also Die, in 3 top lists Check
  22. 64 +103

    Reassemblage: From the Firelight to the Screen

    1983, in 2 top lists Check
  23. 71 +164

    Toute la mémoire du monde

    1957, in 4 top lists Check
  24. 75 -2

    Hôtel des Invalides

    1952, in 3 top lists Check
  25. 76 -74

    ...A Valparaíso

    1964 — a.k.a. Valparaiso, in 3 top lists Check
  26. 77 -63

    Afrique 50

    1950, in 2 top lists Check
  27. 82 new

    Par desmit minutem vecaks

    1978 — a.k.a. Ten Minutes Older, in 2 top lists Check
  28. 85 new

    Misère au Borinage

    1933, in 4 top lists Check
  29. 89 new

    Weather Diary 3

    1988, in 1 top list Check
  30. 90 new

    Spare Time

    1939, in 1 top list Check
  31. 93 new

    Human Remains

    1998, in 1 top list Check
  32. 98 +61

    Powers of Ten

    1977, in 4 top lists Check
  33. 101 +129

    The Song of Ceylon

    1934, in 2 top lists Check
  34. 102 new

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

    1900, in 1 top list Check
  35. 103 new

    Rien que les heures

    1926 — a.k.a. Nothing But Time, in 6 top lists Check
  36. 113 new

    Verifica incerta - Disperse Exclamatory Phase

    1965, in 2 top lists Check
  37. 115 new

    De l'origine du XXIe siècle

    2000 — a.k.a. Origins of the 21st Century, in 2 top lists Check
  38. 118 new

    Aruanda

    1960, in 1 top list Check
  39. 126 +13

    Now

    1965, in 4 top lists Check
  40. 129 new

    O Poeta do Castelo

    1959, in 1 top list Check
  41. 132 new

    Electrocuting an Elephant

    1903, in 2 top lists Check
  42. 135 new

    Jazz Dance

    1954, in 2 top lists Check
  43. 137 -63

    Hanoi, martes 13

    1968 — a.k.a. Hanoi, Tuesday 13th, in 1 top list Check
  44. 139 new

    Coal Face

    1935, in 2 top lists Check
  45. 140 new

    Yellow Caesar

    1941, in 1 top list Check
  46. 147 new

    Wszystko moze sie przytrafic

    1995 — a.k.a. Anything Can Happen, in 3 top lists Check
  47. 148 new

    Barque sortant du port

    1895 — a.k.a. La sortie du port, in 2 top lists Check
  48. 149 new

    L'amour existe

    1960, in 1 top list Check
  49. 157 +99

    Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination

    1963, in 2 top lists Check
  50. 160 -38

    Manhatta

    1921 — a.k.a. New York the Magnificent, in 5 top lists Check
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