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 police, murder, couples, crimes, death, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, danger and female nudity 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 vancouver: Come and Find Me (2016), Dream for an Insomniac (1996), That Cold Day in the Park (1969), Clean (2004), Motive (2013), No Tomorrow (2016), Shattered (2010), Da Vinci's Inquest (1998), Edgemont (2000), Cold Squad (1998).

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: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: missing person, disappearance, girlfriend, apartment, chase, double life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, government agent, reunion, backyard, neighbor, photograph ...
Time: 21st century
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, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, 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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, voyeurism, mental illness, captivity, adult virgin, dangerous attraction, prostitute, park bench, losing-it hero, golden years, mute or deaf, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, vancouver
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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, life is a bitch, going straight, musician's life, custody, rock star, family problems, overdose, estranged son, jail, prison ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, france, ontario canada, europe, 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, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, unconventional method, riddles and clues, forensics, honest law enforcer, deadly, female detective, sergeant, danger, cat and mouse, rookie ...
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, hipster, change, courage, falling in love, end of the world, optimism, conspiracy theory, paranoia, heartache
Place: vancouver, canada
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 6.2
 338
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, mental illness, police investigation, partners against crime, deadly, fighting crime, dissociative identity disorder, split personality, crimes, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vancouver, 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: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coroner, investigation, law enforcement, righting the wronged, forensics, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, murder, mysterious death, police investigation, ex law enforcer ...
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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 6.5
 412
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: realistic, humorous, captivating, touching
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, friends, teenage life, life is a bitch, society, youth, gays and lesbians, teenage pregnancy, teenage mother, gender, hopes, new student ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: vancouver
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 6.9
 434
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, fighting crime, crime, strong female presence, partners, law enforcement, riddles and clues, police investigation, deadly, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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 7.6
 56K
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, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, computer genius, hopes, time paradox, getting home, policewoman, time machine, existence paradox, fish out of water, partners against crime ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
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 4.9
 405
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: neighbor, human nature, social relations, apartment, apartment building, handyman, mixed marriage, hamster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: bank robbery, heist, fake priest, money laundering, blueprint, photographer
Place: vancouver, macau, vancouver british columbia canada
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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: touching, serious, sentimental, uplifting, offbeat ...
Plot: racism, siblings relations, religions or cults, family gatherings, family in crisis, miraculous event, curses spells and rituals, family relations, society, hopes, immigrants, dysfunctional family ...
Place: vancouver
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 6.7
 5K
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rise and fall, fame, obsession, murder, crimes of passion, deadly, couple relations, playboy, showbiz, fall in love, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
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, realistic, sexual, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: twentysomething life, couples, youth, love and romance, homecoming, career, unhappiness, young adult, ensemble
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, vancouver, 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, serial killer, investigation, wilderness, on the run, fbi, police, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, san francisco
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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, misanthrope, anger, father son relationship
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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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: on the road, cancer, road trip, retirement
Place: 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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbian relationship, transsexual, coming out, romance, lgbt, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, self discovery, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
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The Beachcombers (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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: small town, police, greek, collector, diner, rivalry, christmas, boat, small business, welsh, mounted police, collection ...
Place: canada, british columbia, vancouver
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 7.2
 28
Fly by Night (1991)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Fly by Night is a Canadian adventure series co-produced by France, Canada and The United States that aired for one season in 1991 and was part of CBS' Crimetime After Primetime in the United States. The show stars David James Elliott as Mack, ...
Plot: pilot, airline, small business, french canadian, female boss, airplane
Place: vancouver
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Navigating the Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When sophisticated New York journalist Edith Iglauer is assigned to go to British Columbia to write a frivolous piece on the fishing industry, she butts heads with local fisherman and notorious loner, John Daly. While she thrives on the fast-paced ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, romantic, based on true events
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, journalism, opposites attract, small town life, small town, writer's life, unlikely couple, environmentalism, media, fall in love, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, british columbia, vancouver ...
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Deep Sleep (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An emotionally disturbed young woman who is obsessed with the death of her father delves into the mystery.
Plot: illegal immigration, plot twist, politics, death of father, incest, abrupt ending, mental illness, lie, flashback, prostitution, filipino, christianity ...
Place: canada, vancouver
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 7.5
 93
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: money, collector, death threat, loan
Place: vancouver, canada
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The Red Rooster (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Red Rooster is a feature film by Terry Miles.
Plot: weekend, infidelity, art, female nudity, black panties, novelist, girl stripped down to panties, one night stand, darkness
Place: vancouver
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Floored by love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A lesbian couple contemplating marriage and a family with a gay teen son taking in an unexpected visitor from the past find their lives not so far apart.
Plot: lesbian kiss, gay marriage, lesbian couple, arranged marriage, gay father, gay, gay parent, gay couple, adoption, lesbian, reconciliation, gay teenager ...
Place: canada, british columbia, vancouver
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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, semi serious, cult film
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, eccentric family, love and romance, disorder, mischievous children, friends, when the parents are away, parents and children, family relations, fish out of water, buddies, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vancouver
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Lunch with Charles (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A free-spirited woman helps a potential immigrant to Canada choose his path in life.
Style: multicultural
Plot: male female relationship, canadian, jealousy, irish, rock band, buddhist, bed and breakfast, musician, husband wife relationship, beer, singer, marriage
Place: vancouver, british columbia, hong kong
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 6.6
 242
On the Corner (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Angel and Randy Henry are a sister and brother, caught on the mean streets of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. While Angel finds the strength to escape her seemingly hopeless situation, Randy slips deeper into a world consumed by abandonment and ...
Plot: hospital, drug addiction, dysfunctional family, drug dealer, homelessness, neighborhood, brother sister relationship, aunt niece relationship, chain smoking, oral sex, male nudity, bathtub ...
Place: vancouver
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