I bet most of you will have heard it for the first time that Whiplash was originally a short film. Many other popular movies, like Saw and Twelve Monkeys, in fact, started as shorts and were later made into feature-length movies. You see, movies are not only based on novels or other literary works; sometimes, cinema is just as successful at inspiring itself. So we’ve made a list of 18 well-known movies that were inspired by or based on short movies.
The list is not in any kind of rank order and storylines were taken from IMDb.