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 suspense films and TV shows about / with murder, crimes, danger, police investigation, death, deadly, couples, female nudity, culture clash and nudity (full frontal - brief) 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), The Murders (2019), 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).

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: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: missing person, disappearance, girlfriend, apartment, double life, chase, reunion, government agent, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, photograph, neighbor, backyard ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, los angeles
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 5.5
 560
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, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: murder investigation, homicide detective, rookie, death, police detective, crimes, investigation, who done it, partners, police investigation, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vancouver
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Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games (2010)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Plot: kids and family, olympics, ceremony, female athlete, competitor, snow, winter olympics, sport
Time: year 2010, 2010s
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, serious, sincere, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: addiction, drug overdose, going straight, life is a bitch, musician's life, custody, rock star, family problems, overdose, estranged son, jail, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: paris france, france, canada, ontario canada, vancouver ...
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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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coroner, law enforcement, investigation, forensics, righting the wronged, crimes, fighting crime, mystery, mysterious death, murder, police investigation, crime investigation ...
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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 6.9
 475
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, partners, police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, fighting crime, deadly, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, photographer, blueprint, money laundering, bank robbery, fake priest
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, macau
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 6.8
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes of passion, playboy, obsession, rise and fall, fame, murder, deadly, couple relations, showbiz, fall in love, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s, year 1978, 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: touching, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: homecoming, twentysomething life, love and romance, youth, couples, relationships, career, unhappiness, young adult, improv, ensemble
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vancouver, new york, vancouver british columbia canada
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 6.8
 12K
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, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, san francisco, vancouver british columbia canada
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 5.1
 19
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, father son relationship, death, violence, anger, misanthrope, deserter
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, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: captivity, obsession, mental illness, voyeurism, dangerous attraction, adult virgin, prostitute, park bench, held captive, isolation, stalking, golden years ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, vancouver
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 7.4
 5K
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: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, riddles and clues, unconventional method, female detective, forensics, honest law enforcer, deadly, sergeant, law enforcement, crime and punishment, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
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 7.3
 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 ...
Plot: apocalypse, bucket list, hipster, courage, end of the world, paranoia, optimism, conspiracy theory, fall in love, heartache, change, falling in love ...
Place: canada, vancouver
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 6.2
 343
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: police detective, homicide detective, mental illness, fighting crime, partners against crime, police investigation, deadly, dissociative identity disorder, split personality, law enforcement, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vancouver, canada
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 6.5
 423
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: realistic, captivating, humorous, touching
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, friends, teenage life, youth, society, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, teenage pregnancy, teenage mother, gender, hopes, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: vancouver
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 7.6
 58K
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, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, computer genius, heroine, getting home, terrorist group, time machine, policewoman, alternate timeline, time traveler, hopes ...
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.
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: neighbor, social relations, human nature, apartment, apartment building, handyman, canadian humor, hamster, mixed marriage, weirdo
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, serious ...
Plot: family relations, racism, culture clash, immigrants, clergy, society, hopes, dysfunctional family, curses spells and rituals, sister sister relationship, buddhism, tradition ...
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, road trip, on the road, chapel, vintage car, car, dancing, attorney, garden, ashes, beach ...
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, transsexual, lesbian relationship, coming out, lgbt, family relations, romance, love affair, parents and children, gays and lesbians, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, crimes, danger, special agents, confined, deadly, tough heroes, heroes, murder, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, hong kong, vancouver
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 5.5
 62
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.
Style: twists and turns, neo noir
Plot: illegal immigration, incest, kidnapping, prostitution, flashback, christianity, plot twist, politics, lie, death of father, mental illness, suicide ...
Place: vancouver, canada
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 7.1
 100
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: collector, loan, money, death threat
Place: canada, vancouver
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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: novelist, one night stand, female nudity, infidelity, darkness, weekend, art, girl stripped down to panties, black panties
Place: vancouver
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Walk All Over Me (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alberta, a mousy young woman with the survival skills of a snail, loses cash that isn't hers, so she runs from her small town to Seattle where her old babysitter, Celene, lives - a dominatrix with a classy apartment and a life plan. She lets ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: dominatrix, bdsm, woman in danger, chase, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, on the run, crime gone awry, hidden identity, s&m, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, vancouver, british columbia
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 5.4
 8K
Intersection (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During a car accident, Vincent Eastman watches his whole life flash before his eyes, and he doesn't like what he sees. While maintaining the semblance of a marriage with his wife, Sally, Vincent has been carrying on with a mistress, Olivia. ...
Style: sexy, sexual, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, road accident, car accident, destiny, romance, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, introspection, destructive relationship, self discovery, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, canada, vancouver, san francisco
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 4.7
 143
Hard Evidence (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trent Turner has it all - a beautiful wife, a fabulous house, and a business he owns with his best friend. He also has a mistress, a mistress who gets him involved with more than he's bargained for...
Plot: blackmail, infidelity, business, delivery man, dea, murder, drugs, drug smuggling
Place: vancouver, canada
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The ABCs of Death (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the motion picture is comprised of 26 individual chapters, ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, gory, danger, deadly, survival, brutality, animal cruelty, nudity (full frontal - brief), nightmare, blood, death, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, japan, mexico city, vancouver
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