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Spooky Short Films on YouTube

You don’t have to visit a haunted house or amusement park to get some spooky thrills and chills – just fire up your laptop or desktop, turn off all the lights, and check out some of the spookiest short films on YouTube.  These short films span sci-fi, suspense, and horror.

The Black Hole: an ordinary office machine cranks out a mystery in the paper tray.



The Whistler: It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature.


It’s made of meat:  A classic sci-fi short story set in a diner when two tourists have a chat.

Thisa short story by Terry Bresson has so  captured the imagination that two other filmmakers have decided to tackle it . Here’s a spooky version set in a train station…




Peekers:  This one sneaks up on you while illustrating some common issues for the elderly.


Sleepy Eyes: Proving once again that one should always sleep with a Louisville Slugger by the bed and let the police do the investigating.

Photo credit: Leximpro for Unsplash.


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