THRILLER SHORT FILMS

THRILLER SHORT FILMS

A collection of the best thriller short films from around the world today.

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THRILLER SHORT FILMS
  • CRUEL WORLD, 16min., Canada, Drama/Thriller

    As he drives down an old dirt road John has one thing on his mind: "Reunite with the woman he loves".

    The journey is prolonged when his SUV runs out of gas in the middle of nowhere. Luckily a mysterious old man intervenes and points him in the right direction.

    He arrives at a campground in sear...

  • THE PASSPORT, 15min., China, Sci-Fi/Crime/Thriller

    Somewhere in a big city, a man wakes up in a dark alley with no memory of who he is or how he got there. On a mission to figure out his identity, he discovers truths that were better left forgotten.

    Director Biography - Olivier Hero Dressen

    Olivier "Hero" Dressen is a Belgium director based in ...

  • YES DARLING!, 25min,. Russia, Thriller

    "People don't realize that murderers do not come out in the dark with long teeth and saliva dripping off their chin. People don't realize that there are killers among them. People they liked, loved, lived with, work with and admired could the next day turn out to be the most demonic people imagin...

  • FOOD CART, 19min., USA, Thriller

    Ali is a talented chef and Food Cart owner in Portland, Oregon. After falling behind on rent, a tragic accident forces Ali to make a change in his father's recipe. He becomes an overnight sensation but finds achieving his dream of opening a restaurant means selling his soul.

    Director Statement
    F...

  • THE SLEEP OF THE RIGHTEOUS, 17min., Mexico, Thriller/Crime

    In Mexico, where only one in every 100 crimes ends in a conviction, a group of men decide to wait no more and take justice on their own hands. Soon they discover that they’ve killed the wrong man, that two police detectives seem to be on their track and that a gang of real criminals want to make ...

  • WINDOWS, 9min., USA, Thriller

    A conflicted man about to commit murder desperately hopes a stranger can convince him otherwise before it's too late.

    Written & Directed by Timmy Walczak

    Cast: Anthony Consolo, Timmy Walczak

  • IMAGINARY FRIEND, 17min., USA, Thriller

    IMAGINARY FRIEND is a short film following a detective who reluctantly agrees to help her niece, a young girl experiencing vivid nightmares. While the 'help' begins as a lighthearted joke, strange details and events suggest something more ominous is at hand.

    Written & Directed by Jason Sanchez

    ...

  • BOONDOGGLE, 11min., UK, Thriller

    Three men discover a mysterious box, supposedly containing the product of their deepest desires

    Dominic McCafferty - Director

    Dominic McCafferty - Writer

    Oliver Shuter - Producer
    Connor Evans - Producer
    Harvey Boyles - Producer

    Chris Kaye - Key Cast
    Ivan Comisso - Key Cast
    David Pitt - Key Cast

  • FROM SHADOW, 20min., Thriler/Crime

    A police officer investigating disappearances and a Dog ranger with a tragic past discover their small town holds a dark secret. A long list of missing persons cases dating back decades and a mass shooting with no motive could be connected. There is something wrong with the people of Pine Falls, ...

  • DOWN DELORO RIVER, 13min., Canada, Thriller/Horror

    On the run after looting a prospector, William makes his way down a river to Deloro, Ontario where a man will trade gold for cash. After taking cover in this mysterious man's cabin, William soon realizes he isn't so much interested in his gold, but something much more valuable.

    Directed by Josh ...

  • FULL BODIED, 12min, USA, Thriller/Crime

    In an industry over-run with critics, one struggling winemaker is pushed to the edge. To save his winery, and himself, he must work quickly.

    Directed by Matt Bayer

    Written by Matt Bayer and David Sherod

    Cast; David Sherod, Katie Calogero

    Director Statement:

    Most of the winemakers I know aren...

  • LILI SEES YOU, 15min., Sweden, Thriller/Drama

    A seven year old girl finds a friend in her new computer. A virtual assistant challenges her to take up more space at home. It starts as a game but soon becomes more serious.

    What does a child reveal about private-life to an Ipad? What happens with the information? Can it be dangerous?

    Written ...

  • THE DESECRATED, 8min., USA, Thriller

    A young morgue attendant working the night shift encounters an unwelcome visitor.

    Director Biography - John Gray

    John Gray is a New York based writer-director. He created the long running hit CBS series GHOST WHISPERER, as well as writing and directing many award winning and critically acclaim...

  • THE MONSTER INSIDE, 12min., USA, Thriller

    A woman, struggling with depression, fights with her own inner demon.

    Written & Directed by Ashley Hammelman

    Composer: Aaron Bonus

    Cast: Elia Mann, Brad Belemjian, Melissa Damas

  • TIED, 7min., UK, Thriller, Black & White

    When two Brothers double cross each other, can they survive?

    Written & Directed by Darren Doherty

    Cast: Peter Basham, David Schaal, Jack De Carle

  • A NIGHT WITHOUT, 6min., Israel, Thriller/Animation

    A sleepless father, in danger of losing his sanity, is hopelessly trying to put his crying baby to sleep.

    Director Statement:

    Inspired by the short story "Sleepy" by Anton chekhov, this short film deals with the process of going insane and the awakening of a man's inner demons.

    Writer & Direct...

  • FIRST TIME, 3min., UK, Thriller/Crime

    A young woman panics after getting revenge on her abusive boyfriend.

    Written & Directed by Euan Foulis

    Produced by Blair Macbride

    Cast: Nicole Docherty, Gareth Alexander

    Director Statement

    I created First Time as an experiment in telling a story on a solely visual level. I really want the fi...

  • SOLITAIRE, 15min., USA, Thriller/Comedy

    In this dark comedy we follow a young woman who has secluded herself in her palatial estate from any human interaction. When she hires a handyman in the hopes of relieving her lack of companion ship, she finds herself overwhelmed with attachment to this man which quickly snowballs when he attempt...

  • BUST, 7min., USA, Thriller/Crime

    An Ordinary day goes South, LA.

    Director Statement

    I’d like to take on the conventional stories and tell them in unconventional ways. I’m more interested in asking, raising the questions, then giving answers.

    Written & Directed by Burak Tatar

    Produced by Bobby Soto & Edward J. Fee

    Cast: Bob...

  • SNUB NOSE, 11min., USA, Thriller/Crime

    A coming-of-age crime story about a girl desperate to escape her circumstances, and a brother who will double-cross her at any cost.

    Written & Directed by Jacquelyn Ris

    Produced by Colin Mason

    Cast: Tyra Huckaby, Jalen Thurman

  • SEAGULL, 6min, USA, War/Mystery

    A mysterious French woman encounters both aid and suspicion when she washes up on the English coast during World War Two.