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The Best Movies With Short in the Title  

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with short in the name? This list ranks the best movies with short in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with short in the name? This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with short in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with short in the title includes movies like Short Circuit, Short Cuts, and Short Term 12. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word short in it.
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The Big Short is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling
The Big Short is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Adam McKay, based on the 2010 book by Michael Lewis about the 2007-2008 financial crisis. A group of investors bet ...more
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Short Circuit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Steve Guttenberg, Ally Sheedy, Austin Pendleton
Short Circuit is a 1986 American comic science fiction film directed by John Badham, and written by S. S. Wilson and Brent Maddock. The film's plot centers upon an experimental military robot ...more
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Short Cuts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins
Short Cuts is a 1993 American drama film directed by Robert Altman. Filmed from a screenplay by Altman and Frank Barhydt, it is inspired by nine short stories and a poem by Raymond Carver. ...more
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Get Shorty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
John Travolta, John Wayne, Danny DeVito
Get Shorty is a 1995 comedy-thriller film based on Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, and Danny DeVito, ...more
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Short Term 12 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Brie Larson, Stephanie Beatriz, Melora Walters
Short Term 12 is a 2013 American drama film written and directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. The film is based on Cretton's short film of the same name, produced in 2009. It stars Brie Larson as ...more
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Short Eyes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Curtis Mayfield, Luis Guzmán, Bruce Davison
Short Eyes is a 1977 American film adaptation of the Miguel Piñero play of the same title, directed by Robert M. Young.
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Short Circuit 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Ally Sheedy, Michael McKean, Cynthia Gibb
Short Circuit 2 is an American 1988 comic science fiction film, the sequel to 1986's film Short Circuit. It was directed by Kenneth Johnson, and starred Fisher Stevens as Ben Jahveri, Michael ...more
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A Short Film About Killing is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Krystyna Janda, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Olgierd Łukaszewicz
A Short Film About Killing is a 1988 film directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski and starring Mirosław Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, and Jan Tesarz. Written by Krzysztof Kieślowski and Krzysztof ...more
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Short Time is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Teri Garr, Joe Pantoliano, Dabney Coleman
Short Time is a 1990 comedy action crime movie directed by Gregg Champion which stars Dabney Coleman, Matt Frewer and Teri Garr.
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Short Stories is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Short Stories Andrey Merzlikin, Konstantin Yushkevich, Igor Ugolnikov
Short Stories is a 2012 comedy, drama and mystery film written and directed by Mikhail Segal.
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Short Sharp Shock is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Fatih Akın, İdil Üner, Mehmet Kurtuluş
Short Sharp Shock is a 1998 film directed by Turkish-German director Fatih Akın. The film, which according to Rekin Teksoy, writing in Turkish Cinema, "focuses on the identity crises faced ...more
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Short Life is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Short Life
Short Life is a 2012 romantic-drama music documentary film directed by Scott Levy.
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Short Order is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Short Order John Hurt, Vanessa Redgrave, Jack Dee
Short Order is a 2005 Irish drama film written and directed by Anthony Byrne. It was released in Ireland on 1 March 2005. Later on during the Dinard Festival of British Cinema, it was released ...more
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A Short History of Decay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
A Short History of Decay Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Michael Cunningham
A Short History of Decay is a film written and directed by Michael Maren. It stars Bryan Greenberg, Linda Lavin, Harris Yulin, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Benjamin King and Kathleen Rose Perkins. Though ...more
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Short of Breath is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Short of Breath Nina von Arx, Eivind Seljeseth, Katrine Heggedal
Short of Breath is a 2010 short drama film written and directed by Aasne Vaa Greibrokk.
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Barbara Bach, Ingrid Thulin, Mario Adorf
Short Night of Glass Dolls is a 1971 Italian giallo film. It is the directorial debut of Aldo Lado and stars Ingrid Thulin, Jean Sorel and Barbara Bach. It was first released as La Corta notte ...more
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Caught Short is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Caught Short Marie Dressler, Anita Page, Polly Moran
Caught Short is a 1930 comedy film written by Willard Mack and directed by Charles Reisner.
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Something Short of Paradise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Susan Sarandon, Jean-Pierre Aumont, David Steinberg
Something Short of Paradise is a 1979 romantic comedy film directed by David Helpern from a screenplay by Fred Barron. It stars Susan Sarandon and David Steinberg.
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Cutting It Short is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Rudolf Hrušínský, Pavel Vondruška, Jiří Schmitzer
Cutting It Short is a 1980 Czechoslovak comedy film directed by Jiří Menzel. It is based on the novel Postřižiny by Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal. The story is set in a brewery in a Czech ...more
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Short Memory is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Nathalie Baye, Bulle Ogier, Philippe Léotard
Short Memory is a 1979 drama film written by Edgardo Cozarinsky and Eduardo de Gregorio and directed by Eduardo de Gregorio.
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Delete is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Brad William Henke, Keith Stanfield, Adam Shapiro
"A film about kids and the grown-ups who hit them." Quoting the description from the 2009 Sundance Film Festival
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Four Short Films is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Four Short Films Jean-Luc Godard, Anne-Marie Miéville, Jean-Pierre Gos
Four Short Films is a 2006 documentary film written by Jean-Luc Godard, Georges Bataille and Henri Bergson and directed by Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Miéville.
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The End of a Short Trip is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
The End of a Short Trip Lee Eol, Seong-kwan Choi, Oh Dong-Yeong
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Short is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Short Andrea Quejuán
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Long Hello and Short Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Short in the Title
Long Hello and Short Goodbye Nicolette Krebitz, Stefan Kurt, Katja Riemann
Long Hello and Short Goodbye is a 1999 German crime film produced by Studio Hamburg Letterbox Filmproduktion and co-authored by Jeff Vintar and Martin Rauhaus. The film features a recently ...more