Movies and TV shows set in vancouver

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in vancouver ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, humorous and suspense films and TV shows about / with murder, police, couples, crimes, death, couple relations, police officer, deadly, danger and law enforcement plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in Canada, USA, UK and other countries.
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vancouver movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as vancouver: Come and Find Me (2016), The Murders (2019), Clean (2004), No Tomorrow (2016), Dream for an Insomniac (1996), Cold Squad (1998), Star 80 (1983), Skip Tracer (1977), Da Vinci's Inquest (1998), A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979).

List of movies set in vancouver

Come and Find Me (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When his girlfriend goes missing, David must track down her whereabouts after he realizes she's not who she was pretending to be.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: missing person, girlfriend, disappearance, double life, chase, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, government agent, crimes, twists and turns, neighbor, flashback, memory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vancouver, los angeles
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 5.6
 699
The Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A rookie Homicide detective's negligence in a fellow officer's death has her searching for redemption in her investigations.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, contemplative
Plot: homicide detective, murder investigation, rookie, death, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, investigation, police investigation, who done it, police detective, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vancouver
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 6.8
 5K
Clean (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After losing her husband to a heroin overdose, Emily Wang fights to overcome her own addictions and to be reconciled with her estranged son.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: addiction, prison, redemption, drug overdose, road trip, loneliness, going straight, life is a bitch, rock star, musician's life, custody, estranged son ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: paris france, london, tokyo, vancouver, ontario canada ...
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 7.2
 5K
No Tomorrow (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: When a risk-averse, straight-arrowed, female procurement manager at an Amazon-like distribution center falls in love with a free-spirited man who lives life to the fullest because he believes the apocalypse is imminent, they embark on a quest ...
Style: disturbing, humorous, captivating, apocalyptic
Plot: bucket list, hipster, paranoia, conspiracy theory, optimism, end of the world, heartache, fall in love, in love, love interest, couple relations, love story ...
Place: vancouver, canada
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Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, insomnia, friends, jealousy, loneliness, gay, unlikely couple, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, new jersey, vancouver, usa ...
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 6.8
 588
Cold Squad (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cold Squad is a Canadian police procedural television series first broadcast in 1998 that followed the investigations of a part of the Vancouver Police Department Homicide Division tasked with solving cold cases, the titular Cold Squad, as led by ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, nypd, murder investigation, coroner, strong female presence, riddles and clues, law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, partners, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
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 6.8
 7K
Star 80 (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen.
Style: disturbing, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: playboy, obsession, murder, crimes of passion, fame, rise and fall, movie business, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, female nudity, nude model, true crime ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1978
Place: california, vancouver, los angeles
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Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games (2010)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Plot: winter olympics, olympics, kids and family, snow, female athlete, competitor, sport, ceremony
Time: year 2010, 2010s
Place: vancouver, canada
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 7.1
 114
Skip Tracer (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A repo man skips town after his life is threatened.
Style: cult film
Plot: loan shark, death threat, collector, loan, money
Place: vancouver, canada
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Da Vinci's Inquest (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Da Vinci's Inquest is a Canadian dramatic television series that aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2005. While never a ratings blockbuster, seven seasons of thirteen episodes each were filmed for a total of ninety-one episodes. The show, ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coroner, law enforcement, investigation, righting the wronged, forensics, mystery, crimes, fighting crime, murder, mysterious death, nypd, canadian ...
Place: canada, vancouver
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A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two novice thieves are plotting to rob a bank in Vancouver. A photographer snaps a shot of one thief as he is carrying the bank building's blueprints. The would-be thief then begins a relationship with the photographer and attempts to retrieve ...
Plot: heist, plan, photographer, bank robbery, fake priest, money laundering
Place: vancouver, macau
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When Life Was Good (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brooklyn flies home to surprise her boyfriend on his birthday, but immediately changes her mind upon arrival and decides to hide out for the summer with her friend Faith. Faith lives with Casey and with relationship problems of their own, the couple ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: relationships, couples, love and romance, youth, male female relationship, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationship problems, young adult, career, unhappiness, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vancouver, new york
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 6.8
 14K
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, wilderness, adventure, chase, fbi, mountain, on the run, survival, kidnapping, hostage ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco, vancouver
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 5.2
 31
Explosion (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During the height of the Vietnam war, a hippie and a draft dodger get together and hatch a plan to flee to Canada. They steal a car and head towards Vancouver, but the trip doesn't go as smoothly as they planned, and before long they're ...
Plot: vietnam war, counterculture, juvenile delinquent, murder, psychiatrist, deserter, misanthrope, violence, father son relationship, death, anger
Place: vancouver
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The Beachcombers (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Beachcombers is a Canadian comedy-drama television series that ran from October 1, 1972 to December 12, 1990 and is the longest-running dramatic series ever made for English-language Canadian television. In all, 387 episodes were produced.
Plot: pirate, small town, police, salvation, collector, christmas, police officer, diner, collection, boat, rivalry, mounted police ...
Place: vancouver, british columbia, canada
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A Very Cool Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 16 year-old Lindsay decides to give Santa Claus an extreme makeover.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, teenage girl, love and romance, best friends, coming of age, family, youth, fish out of water, friendship, self discovery, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vancouver
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That Cold Day in the Park (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A rich but lonely woman, Frances Austen, one day invites a boy from a nearby park to her apartment and offers to let him live there.
Style: depressing, neo noir, slasher, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: captivity, dangerous attraction, voyeurism, obsession, female nudity, age difference, sensuality, female psychopath, held captive, mental illness, adult virgin, prostitute ...
Time: 60s
Place: vancouver, canada
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 7.4
 6K
Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A cat-and-mouse series with a twist on the everyday whodunit, "Motive" centers on Angie Flynn, a detective on a backwards chase for clues to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers. The series, filmed in Vancouver, is an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, female detective, police detective, unconventional method, murder mystery, honest law enforcer, fighting crime, police investigation, sergeant, law enforcement, crimes, cat and mouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
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 6.3
 369
Shattered (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Shattered is a Canadian police procedural series created by Rick Drew. The main character is a tough, smart homicide detective in Vancouver who suffers from dissociative identity disorder, also known as multiple personality disorder. His wife Ella ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, offbeat
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, partners against crime, fighting crime, police investigation, mental illness, criminal, split personality, mental disorder, murder investigation, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
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 6.7
 499
Edgemont (2000)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Edgemont is a Canadian television series that aired from 2001 to 2005. It revolved around the everyday dealings of teenagers in Edgemont, a fictitious suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia. The 30-minute show delved into the lives of students at ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage life, friends, life is a bitch, society, youth, gays and lesbians, teenage mother, teenage pregnancy, missing person, gender, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: vancouver
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 7.6
 61K
Continuum (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on the conflict between a group of rebels from the year 2077 who time-travel to Vancouver, BC, in 2012, and a police officer who accidentally accompanies them. In spite of being many years early, the rebel group decides to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, computer genius, changing the past or future, time machine, heroine, getting home, alternate timeline, policewoman, terrorist group, existence paradox, sent to the past, time jump ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, vancouver, canada
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 6.2
 479
Robson Arms (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Robson Arms is a Canadian television series that began airing on CTV on June 17, 2005 and ended on June 30, 2008. Robson Arms is a co-production between Vancouver-based Omni Film Productions Limited and Halifax's Creative Atlantic ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: neighbor, social relations, human nature, apartment building, handyman, hamster, mixed marriage, weirdo, apartment, canadian humor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
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Eve and the Fire Horse (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eve is a precocious nine year-old girl with a wild imagination growing up in a traditional Chinese immigrant family in Vancouver where Confucian doctrines, superstitious obsessions and divine visions abound. When Buddhism and Catholicism are thrown ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, atmospheric, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, racism, religion, culture clash, clergy, immigrants, dysfunctional family, curses spells and rituals, society, hopes, sister sister relationship, youth ...
Place: vancouver
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Down the Road Again (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1970, Joey and Pete left Nova Scotia to try life in the big city in the Canadian Classic Goin’ Down the Road. Now, some forty years later, Joey has died, and Pete must fulfill his last wish: to take his ashes back to Cape Breton Island, as ...
Plot: road trip, retirement, on the road, cancer, garden, letter, beach, memories, car, odyssey, attorney, dancing ...
Time: 2010s
Place: toronto ontario canada, vancouver, nova scotia, canada, nova scotia
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Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not long after moving into her own place, Maggie finds herself with two unsolicited roommates: her recently divorced mother, Lila, and her young brother. The timing is especially bad, considering Maggie has fallen hard for an attractive woman, Kim, ...
Style: humorous, sexy, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, transsexual, lgbt, lesbian sex, sex, romance, lgbtq, gender, female masturbation, lesbianism, divorce ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
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Sniper: Assassin's End (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Special Ops sniper Brandon Beckett is set up as the primary suspect for the murder of a foreign dignitary on the eve of signing a high-profile trade agreement with the United States. Narrowly escaping death, Beckett realizes that there may be a dark ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, cia agent, special agents, gunslinger, murder suspect, intelligence agency, father son relationship, killer, fight for justice, father, struggle for survival, gang ...
Place: langley virginia, vancouver
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 6.6
 777
The Threat (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Henri Savin has managed a trucking company for his lover, Dominique Montlaur, for many years. Now he is planning to leave her for Julie Manet, the woman he has made pregnant, and Dominique is hysterical. She first threatens suicide, then shows up at ...
Style: amateur film
Plot: truck, airport, hotel room, prison, female nudity, jealousy, police, tragedy, beauty, pregnancy, highway, car ...
Time: 70s
Place: british columbia, usa, vancouver, canada, france
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 5.4
 3K
They Wait (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jason and his wife, Sarah, leave their adopted home of Shanghai and travel to Vancouver, British Columbia, for his uncle's funeral, staying with his Aunt Mei. Already disoriented, Jason and Sarah are unnerved when their son, Sam, begins seeing ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, murder, death in the family, mystery, couples, life is a bitch, supernatural, supernatural ability, grudge, haunted by the past, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
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 3.9
 1K
Sisters (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A reporter witnesses a brutal murder, and becomes entangled in a mystery involving a pair of Siamese twins who were separated at birth, one of them forced to live under the eye of a watchful, controlling psychiatrist.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: twins, murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, obsession, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
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Neal 'N' Nikki (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The film, as its name implies, centres on Gurneal "Neal" Ahluwalia and Nikkita "Nikki" Bakshi (Uday Chopra and Tanisha), two Canadians of Indian descent, born and raised in British Columbia. Before getting married Neal wants to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, love affair, looking for love, couples, romance, unlikely couple, wooing, fall in love, male female relationship, family relations, friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
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