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, touching and humorous films and TV shows about / with crimes, murder, danger, police, death, gun, police investigation, couples, female nudity and deadly plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in Canada, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as vancouver: Come and Find Me (2016), Clean (2004), Da Vinci's Inquest (1998), Cold Squad (1998), A Man, a Woman and a Bank (1979), Star 80 (1983), When Life Was Good (2008), Shoot to Kill (1988), Explosion (1969), Dream for an Insomniac (1996).

List of movies set in vancouver

Come and Find Me (2016)
Genre: 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, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: missing person, disappearance, girlfriend, apartment, chase, double life, reunion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, government agent, excavation, digging, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vancouver, los angeles, vancouver british columbia canada
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Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games (2010)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
Story: No overview found.
Plot: olympics, ceremony, kids and family, female athlete, snow, competitor, sport
Time: year 2010
Place: vancouver, canada, vancouver british columbia canada
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 6.8
 4K
Clean (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 111 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: touching, sincere, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: addiction, drug overdose, going straight, life is a bitch, musician's life, custody, rock star, overdose, family problems, estranged son, jail, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: paris france, canada, france, vancouver, ontario canada ...
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Da Vinci's Inquest (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coroner, law enforcement, investigation, forensics, righting the wronged, mystery, crimes, fighting crime, murder, mysterious death, police investigation, crime investigation ...
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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 6.9
 444
Cold Squad (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, riddles and clues, crime, mystery, crimes, strong female presence, police investigation, partners, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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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, bank robbery, money laundering, photographer, blueprint, fake priest
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, macau
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 6.7
 6K
Star 80 (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes of passion, rise and fall, fame, obsession, murder, deadly, couple relations, playboy, couples, family problems, fall in love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, california, los angeles
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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: humorous, sexy, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Plot: couples, twentysomething life, love and romance, homecoming, youth, unhappiness, career, relationships, young adult, improv, ensemble
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vancouver, new york, vancouver british columbia canada
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 6.8
 11K
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, adventure, chase, mountain, serial killer, investigation, wilderness, on the run, fbi, police, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, san francisco, vancouver british columbia canada
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 4.8
 20
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: psychiatrist, vietnam war, murder, violence, death, anger, father son relationship, deserter, misanthrope
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia 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, semi serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, oakland california ...
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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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: adult virgin, dangerous attraction, mental illness, captivity, prostitute, voyeurism, obsession, park bench, held captive, espionage, mentally unstable, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, vancouver
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 7.4
 5K
Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, riddles and clues, unconventional method, forensics, honest law enforcer, deadly, female detective, sergeant, danger, workplace, chief of police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
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 7.2
 5K
No Tomorrow (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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 ...
Plot: apocalypse, courage, hipster, change, optimism, conspiracy theory, coworker, end of the world, heartache, paranoia, falling in love, fall in love
Place: vancouver, canada
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 6.2
 339
Shattered (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, deadly, fighting crime, partners against crime, police investigation, mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, split personality, partners, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
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 6.5
 420
Edgemont (2000)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Canada
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: humorous, captivating, realistic, touching
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, friends, teenage life, life is a bitch, society, youth, gays and lesbians, teenage mother, teenage pregnancy, hopes, gender, high school student ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: vancouver
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 7.6
 57K
Continuum (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, computer genius, getting home, hopes, policewoman, time machine, time paradox, existence paradox, fish out of water, partners against crime ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
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 5.0
 406
Robson Arms (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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, apartment building, mixed marriage, weirdo, handyman, hamster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, culture clash, immigrants, clergy, society, dysfunctional family, hopes, sister sister relationship, tradition, religion, buddhism ...
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: cancer, retirement, on the road, road trip, attorney, beach, dance, woman smoking cigarette, pool table, swimming pool, memories, letter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: toronto ontario canada, vancouver, 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: sexy, humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, transsexual, lesbian relationship, coming out, family relations, romance, lgbt, couple relations, parents and children, love affair, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
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 6.6
 670
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: car, kung fu, suicide, tragedy, highway, beauty, pregnancy, school bus, police, airport, prison, exploding truck ...
Time: 70s
Place: british columbia, vancouver, canada, usa, vancouver british columbia canada ...
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The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an ...
Style: disturbing, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: movie star, womanizer, sexual abuse, hollywood, actor's life, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, showbiz, youth, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1965, 1950s ...
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, cuba, vancouver british columbia canada ...
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 5.4
 865
No Clue (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a beautiful and mysterious woman bursts into the office of Leo Falloon, desperate to find her missing brother, it's just another day in the life of a hard-boiled detective. The problem is, Leo's not a detective. He sells novelty ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, talky, offbeat
Plot: missing person, investigation, fall in love, mistaken identity, hidden identity, danger, femme fatale, goofy hero, crimes, amateur detective, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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 6.3
 21K
Afflicted (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two friends' tour of Europe takes a dark turn when one of them contracts a mysterious illness. They race to find out what it is and how to cure it before the sickness consumes him completely.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized ...
Plot: race against time, danger, buddies, deadly, on the road, infected, friends, cure, supernatural, vampire, murder, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, barcelona, paris france, vancouver, italy ...
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Vance and Pepe (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: In this mockumentary special based on characters from "The House of Venus Show", Vance and Pepe, two hosts of a renowned reality makeover series, find out their show has been canceled. Desperate for work, they devise a plan to use their ...
Plot: comedy duo, lgbtq, parody, pornography, gay
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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In the Name of the King: Two Worlds (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Granger, an ex-Special Forces soldier gets thrown back to medieval times to fulfill an ancient prophecy. Venturing through the now war torn Kingdom of Ehb, he teams up with an unlikely band of allies with the goal of slaying the leader of the ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, prophecy, adventure, escapades, imaginary, master villain, heroes, master warrior, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, danger, rivalry ...
Place: vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver
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 4.9
 11
The Hard Cut (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Story: The arrival of a mysterious woman with a large sum of cash peaks detective Roddy Tillinghast. His financial woe's motivate him to the center of a cult of deadly femmes who need to put him six feet under.
Plot: male rape, mexican standoff, interrupted sex, caught having sex, femme fatale, female detective, groupie, lesbian sex, female nudity, lesbian, sexual favor, lesbian cunnilingus ...
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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The Killing Machine (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, danger, deadly, tough heroes, special agents, confined, crimes, heroes, tough guy, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver, hong kong
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 6.5
 973
jPod (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: jPod is a comedic television series based on Douglas Coupland’s novel of the same name. It premiered on CBC Television on January 8, 2008. Starting with the fifth episode, the show began airing Fridays at 9:00. On April 4, 2008, it was announced ...
Plot: video game, geek, asian stereotype, internet, father son relationship, marijuana, workplace, office romance, programmer, workplace humor, mother son relationship
Place: vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver
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