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 semi serious films and TV shows about / with police, crimes, police detective, crime, police investigation, murder, couples, law enforcement, youth and death plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in Canada, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as vancouver: Clean (2004), Motive (2013), Come and Find Me (2016), No Tomorrow (2016), Shattered (2010), Da Vinci's Inquest (1998), Edgemont (2000), Cold Squad (1998), Continuum (2012), Robson Arms (2005).

List of movies set in vancouver

 6.9
 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: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: addiction, drug overdose, heroin, junkie, chinese restaurant, drug abuse, going straight, musician's life, couples, martial arts, family problems, overdose ...
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, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: police detective, crime, workplace, danger, cat and mouse, sergeant, crime and punishment, deadly, fighting crime, police investigation, unconventional method, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
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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: ambiguous ending
Plot: missing person, backyard, neighbor, photograph, apartment, disappearance, girlfriend, digging, bus, kidnapping, police station, tied to a chair ...
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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 7.3
 4K
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, heartache, paranoia, end of the world, conspiracy theory, falling in love
Place: vancouver, canada
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 6.3
 336
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: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, dissociative identity disorder, homicide detective, mental illness, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, crime, police investigation, split personality, deadly, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coroner, law enforcement, fighting crime, mystery, crime, crimes, righting the wronged, ex law enforcer, police investigation, forensics, investigation, morgue ...
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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 6.7
 394
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: captivating, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, friends, hopes, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, society, gender, high school student, new student, teenage mother ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: vancouver
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 7.0
 400
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: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, mystery, police investigation, fighting crime, partners, cold case ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
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 7.7
 54K
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, computer genius, changing the past or future, hopes, getting home, policewoman, time machine, secret, 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
 393
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, realistic, touching, canadian humor
Plot: neighbor, social relations, human nature, apartment, anthology, mixed marriage, apartment building, sitcom, hamster, handyman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, money laundering, photographer, fake priest, bank robbery, blueprint
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, macau
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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: serious, touching, offbeat, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: racism, siblings relations, immigrants, curses spells and rituals, family in crisis, hopes, miraculous event, dysfunctional family, culture clash, youth, religions or cults, clergy ...
Place: vancouver
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 6.7
 5K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rise and fall, murder, fame, obsession, playboy, family problems, couples, showbiz, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unfulfillment, domestic disturbance ...
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, semi serious, touching, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, homecoming, youth, unhappiness, career, 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
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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, chase, serial killer, investigation, wilderness, on the run, fbi, mountain, hiking, waterfall, moose ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, san francisco
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 5.1
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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: road trip, on the road, cancer, 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, coming out, transsexual, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, romance, lgbt, couple relations, parents and children, love affair, family relations, gender ...
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, boat, small business, mounted police, rivalry
Place: canada, vancouver, british columbia
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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: airline, pilot, airplane, french canadian, female boss, small business
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, small town life, opposites attract, small town, journalism, couples, love affair, workplace romance, fall in love, society, writer's life, true love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, british columbia, vancouver ...
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 5.6
 61
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, prostitution, filipino, abrupt ending, christianity, incest, plot twist, death of father, politics, lie, flashback, mental illness ...
Place: canada, vancouver
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 7.5
 89
Skip Tracer (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A repo man skips town after his life is threatened.
Plot: death threat, loan, collector, money
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: infidelity, novelist, one night stand, girl stripped down to panties, weekend, female nudity, black panties, darkness, art
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: gay parent, gay, gay couple, gay father, makeover, chinese, lesbian couple, gay marriage, in the closet, arranged marriage, lesbian, adoption ...
Place: british columbia, vancouver, 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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, self discovery, youth, misfit, friends, mischievous children, love and romance, parents and children, family, when the parents are away, family relations, 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: jealousy, canadian, male female relationship, buddhist, rock band, irish, musician, bed and breakfast, singer, beer, marriage, husband wife relationship
Place: hong kong, vancouver, british columbia
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 6.8
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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: restaurant, bathtub, mother daughter relationship, drug rehabilitation, hospital, male nudity, dysfunctional family, drug addiction, brother sister relationship, drug dealer, aunt niece relationship, neighborhood ...
Place: vancouver
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My Mother's Future Husband (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Headly and her mother, Rene, have more than a mother/daughter relationship. They are best friends, going to movies, shopping, and sharing adventures over the past five years since Headly's father died. Headly has just ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: gender, looking for love, couples, teenage life, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, down on your luck, best friends, single parent, youth, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver, seattle washington
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Walk All Over Me (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: dominatrix, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, obsession, disorder, crime gone awry, on the run, hidden identity, kidnapping, hitman, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, british columbia, vancouver ...
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