Canadian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant canadian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, humorous, touching and semi serious films and TV shows about / with canadian, murder, friendship, youth, love, brutality, runaway, cigarette smoking, family relations and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in Canada, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as canadian: Boundaries (2016), Run, Broken Yet Brave (2009), The Green Chain (2007), Hudson & Rex (2019), Pandemonium (1982), If a Tree Falls (2010), Bunker (2014), New Waterford Girl (1999), Terry (2005), Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961).

List of canadian movies

 6.5
 195
Boundaries (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Emily Price tries to balance family life and leading crunch negotiations between a Canadian politician and the president of a country whose natural resources are being exploited.
Style: touching, sexy, psychological, suspenseful, sentimental
Plot: politics, female protagonist, canadian, coastal town, conference, politician, bar, fortune teller, french canadian, abandoned mine, fictional country, female director ...
Time: quarry
Place: canada
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Run, Broken Yet Brave (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: RUN, is the story of Ashley, a sixteen-year old teenager with a chip on her shoulder. She is sent by her mom to spend a month of her summer holidays with her grandparents on the family farm. While there she develops a love-hate relationship with her ...
Style: captivating, psychological, contemplative, light, touching
Plot: canadian, teenage girl, troubled teen, teenage protagonist, countryside, farm, summer vacation, native american, female protagonist, grandfather granddaughter relationship, first nations, truck ...
Place: canada
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The Green Chain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The battle between loggers and environmentalists is defining, dividing and destroying communities in Canada and around the world. The Green Chain is a powerful, funny and thought-provoking film about the people who love trees.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, cult film ...
Plot: environmentalism, society, family business, battles, family relations, in the woods, environmental activism, canadian, deforestation, forest, small town, logging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 6.8
 857
Hudson & Rex (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Charlie Hudson teams up with what he calls his "highly trained law enforcement animal" German Shepherd dog named Rex who he prefers to team up with because he doesn't talk his ear off.
Style: serious, tense, intense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: german shepherd, police dog, human animal relationship, bloodhound, homicide detective, canadian, dog, tracking, partners, investigation, crimes, fighting crime ...
Place: canada
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 5.3
 1K
Pandemonium (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tom Smothers stars as the brave mountie, who along with his trusty horse and bitter deputy Paul Reubens must track down a killer who is stalking coeds at a nearby cheerleader camp.
Style: scary, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, parody, murder, slasher, crimes, friendship, teenage life, partners, deadly, canadian, horse, youth ...
Time: 80s
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If a Tree Falls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Siblings, Brad and Lisa Carpenter, along with two lifelong family friends, Will and Vanessa, set out road-tripping to an annual family reunion. They make the decision to find a place to stop and camp for the night. What ensues is a violent ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: slasher, camping, fear, breakdown, depravity, forest, delusion, blood, violence, brutality, canadian, statistics ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
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 6.6
 52
Bunker (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two isolated Canadian soldiers come to grip with a difficult order: launch a nuclear strike against the former USSR, some 25 years after the end of the Cold War.
Plot: soldier, cold war, canadian, bunker, isolation, cold war era, french canadian, post cold war, nuclear war
Place: canada
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New Waterford Girl (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, small town, female boxer, family relations, unwanted pregnancy, canadian, teenage pregnancy, friendship, teenager, follow your dream, society, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, new york, usa, nova scotia, new jersey
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 7.8
 492
Terry (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "Terry" tells the story of 21-year old amputee Terry Fox who attempted to run across Canada with only one leg. Unfortunately, he only made it to Thunder Bay, Ontario when he died, one month before his 23rd birthday yet his memories will ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: terminal illness, cross country, marathon, running, human spirit, ambition, athlete's life, family relations, life is a bitch, sport, hopes, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
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Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, canadian, danger, daring rescue, orphan, babies and infants, getting home, adventurer, heroes, escapades, family, adventure ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, yukon
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Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a harsh Montréal winter, an elementary-school class is left reeling after its teacher commits suicide. Bachir Lazhar, a charismatic Algerian immigrant, steps in as the substitute teacher for the classroom of traumatized children. All the ...
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: elementary school, immigrants, precocious child, coping, teachers and students, society, youth, unconventional method, social relations, teacher, reach out, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec
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 5.6
 202
Gurov & Anna (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With his marriage to Audrey almost at an end, Ben begins a torrid affair with Mercedes, a young French student in his writing class. The affair soon spins out of control, their emotions and Ben and Audrey's family hanging in the balance.
Style: captivating, romantic, contemplative, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: older man younger woman sex, teacher student relationship, obsession, infidelity, teacher student sex, age difference, passion, rape, older man younger woman relationship, marriage crisis, sexual assault, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montreal, canada, montreal quebec canada
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Good Neighbors (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Takes place in 1995, the year of the second referendum on the separation of Quebec. In the dead of winter, a serial killer is on the loose in the small Montreal neighborhood of Notre Dame de Grace. The tenants of an old apartment house must figure ...
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police investigation, who to trust, crimes, deadly, friendship, police detective, brother brother relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
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 7.0
 1K
Rupert (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France, UK, USA, South Korea
TV show
Story: Rupert is an animated television series based on the Mary Tourtel character Rupert Bear, produced by Nelvana, Ellipse Programmé and TVS for the first season, with Scottish Television taken over control when TVS closed. Aired from 1991 to 1997 with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: village, village life, imaginary kingdom, youth, family, mischievous children, young heroes, heroes, adventure, supportive parent, animal life, goodhearted ...
Place: england
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So That Happened (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: A heartwarming LGBTQ comedy series about love, family and being who you truly are.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: lgbt, family relations, dysfunctional family, unconditional love, coming of age, weird, canadian, yoga, variety, nudism
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Winter Comes Early (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Love story involving a Canadian professional hockey player and a hippie folk singer. Their union is tumultuous, as both try to come to terms with their differences in careers and lifestyles.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: hockey, ambition, sport, athlete's life, artists and showbiz, romance, musician's life, love and romance, fall in love, relationship vs career, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Hollywood North (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The making of a serious, Canadian art house film descends into Hollywood farce when its producer is forced to compromise his vision to accommodate his drug-addled star, his leading lady and his venal backers.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, film within a film, actor's life, showbiz, celebrity culture, filmmaking, obnoxious boss, love and romance, lifestyle, satire, curses spells and rituals, movie business ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
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 5.4
 2K
Nitro (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Max leads a good life with Alice and their son Théo; that is until Alice is threatened with death while waiting for a heart transplant. Max promises Théo that he will save Alice, but to keep his word he must find a heart, and fast. Since time is ...
Style: rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: transplant, race, race against time, terminal illness, deadly, chases and races, canadian, street racing, heart transplant, neo noir, race car
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec
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Spaces and Reservations (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Spaces and Reservations is an intimate and unsparingly realistic relationship drama that tells the story of a young couple being torn apart by malaise and infidelity, and the way the trauma of their breakup brings them back together. Jamie and ...
Style: mumblecore
Plot: breakup, naivete, canadian, realism, break-up, improv, love, isolation, intimacy, youth, break up, infidelity ...
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Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's the winter of 1935 and Max Brown is newly arrived in Willowgreen, Saskatchewan - a rural Canadian prairie town - on his first teaching job in a one room schoolhouse. He quickly realizes that this is not his dream situation: the winter is ...
Plot: great depression, teacher, prairie, isolation, canadian, schoolhouse, drawing, marriage, meeting, male in bathtub, train, world war one veteran ...
Time: year 1935
Place: canada
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Graveyard Alive- A Zombie Nurse in Love (2003)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A shy nurse is bitten by a zombie and becomes a flesh eating sex kitten. GRAVEYARD ALIVE is a cross between 1920's German Expressionism and 1960's B-horror films. Shot in and around the Montreal area, this is Bastard Amber ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, nurse, parody, cannibalism, canadian, female director, satire, lumberjack, sexy nurse, woman with glasses, hospital, doctor
Place: canada, quebec
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Looking for Angelina (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Looking for Angelina is based on one of the most important murder trials in Canada. Angelina Napolitano murdered her husband with an axe and was sentenced to be executed...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, canadian, courtroom, trial, legal action, murderer
Place: ontario canada, canada
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 5.3
 64
Caboose (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An abandoned caboose becomes a junkie's hideout, a multiple murder has been committed. A police investigation leads nowhere, the crime remains unsolved, and Marceau, a hardened cop, resigns in the aftermath. But his troubles don't end ...
Plot: suspicion, drug use, canadian, murder, police officer, neo noir, police
Place: montreal, canada
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 6.6
 47K
French Kiss (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French Kiss is director Kasdan’s best film since the Bodyguard. The plot involves a couple in love and one woman’s attempt to fly to Paris to get her lover back from a business trip and marry him. On the way she unknowingly smuggles something of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, unlikely partners, fear of flying, smuggling, love and romance, escapades, chase, true love, infidelity, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, cannes, riviera ...
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Go in the Wilderness (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 61 min.
Story: GO IN THE WILDERNESS tells the story of Lilith, Adam’s rebellious first mate, and her guardian, as they forge an uneasy alliance on their journey back to Eden. Once in the Garden, they meet Adam and his new mate Eve, and realise that all is not as ...
Plot: canadian, fantasy world, mythology, female director
Place: canada
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Telling Secrets (1993)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Through a series of elaborate schemes, a wealthy woman arranges for the murder of her husband's mistress and then takes steps so that the crime won't be traced back to her. The detective investigating the murder soon realizes her role in ...
Plot: printer, bar, divorce, grandmother, death sentence, friend, landscape, police station, television, death of son, flight attendant, tourist ...
Place: spain
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WWE Capitol Punishment 2011 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: Capitol Punishment was a PPV which took place on June 19, 2011 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. In 2012, this pay-per-view was replaced by the returning WWE No Way Out, and in 2013 with WWE Payback. 4 title defenses rtook place, all in ...
Plot: wrestling, wrestler, aristocrat, mask, mexican, mexican american, champion, celebrity impersonation, canadian, feud, giant, british ...
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The Most Powerful Families in Wrestling (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Story: Some of the greatest wrestling superstars come from rich family traditions. The Rock (Rocky Johnson, The wild Samoans, the great Peter Mavia) Texas wrestling is largely defined by the Von Erich family, as well as the Funks, whose father Dory Sr. ...
Plot: feud, french canadian, white rapper, mexican american, polish, sultan, bodyguard, fat man, puerto rican, cowboy, canadian, native american ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: dallas texas, florida, puerto rico, minneapolis minnesota, montreal quebec canada ...
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House of Fools (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The war film that's not a war film. A film about the mental institution which backdrop is the Chechen war. A story about the patients living in an institution during the war on the border of Chechnia and Russia during the war. The patients have ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, love affair, fall in love, military life, romance, war, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, schizophrenic, prisoner, soldier, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: russia, afghanistan, chechnya
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The Boys Club (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three teenage boys in small-town Southern Ontario are thrilled when Luke Cooper, a mysterious American fugitive with a gunshot wound in his leg, decides to crash their secret hideout. Luke tells them that he's a cop on the run from corrupt ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, friendship, murder, hostage, psychopath, youth, coming of age, on the run, danger, rivalry, chases and races, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, ontario canada
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