Movies and TV shows set in british columbia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in british columbia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, humorous, feel good and semi serious films and TV shows about / with small town, friendship, death, female nudity, family relations, bar, male female relationship, danger, blood and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in Canada, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as british columbia: The Sweet Hereafter (1997), Tokyo Cowboy (1994), Mother Lode (1982), My American Cousin (1985), Mountain Men (2014), 2 Frogs in the West (2010), The Lotus Eaters (1993), The Food of the Gods (1976), Hit! (1973), The Beachcombers (1972).

List of movies set in british columbia

The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small mountain community in Canada is devastated when a school bus accident leaves more than a dozen of its children dead. A big-city lawyer arrives to help the survivors' and victims' families prepare a class-action suit, but his ...
Style: bleak, non-linear, emotional, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: incest, small town, family problems, small town life, redemption, betrayal, lawyer, lawsuit, loss of child, artist, snow, drowning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, british columbia
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 6.5
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Tokyo Cowboy (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a young Japanese man with an affinity towards American western films is fired from his job, he sets out to become a real live cowboy.
Style: offbeat, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, restaurant, old west, small town, best friends, friends, misfit, society, fish out of water, opposites attract, coming out, disorder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tokyo, canada, japan, asia, british columbia
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 6.0
 1K
Mother Lode (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A couple of youngish adventurers go into the wilderness of British Columbia in search of a lost colleague. Their plane crashes and they find themselves at the mercy of a crazed old Scottish miner, who has lived in isolation for many decades ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, mine, cave in, twin brother, cave, gold, air disaster, prospector, siblings relations, heroes, adventure, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe, british columbia, alaska
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My American Cousin (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My American Cousin is a Canadian drama film, released in 1985. Written and directed by Sandy Wilson based on her own childhood, the film stars Margaret Langrick as Sandy Wilcox, a pre-teen girl growing up on a ranch in rural Penticton, British ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, parents and children, unfulfilled love, love and romance, siblings relations, teenage life, family life, eccentric family, teenage love, fall in love, high school ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: canada, california, usa, british columbia
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 5.9
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Mountain Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mountain Men is a comedy/drama that follows two estranged brothers, Toph and Cooper, as they journey to a remote family cabin in the mountains to evict a squatter. Buried resentment and bruised egos soon derail the plan and when the smoke clears ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, disturbing
Plot: snow, winter, mountain, survival, wedding, wilderness, family, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, injury, mountain cabin, lie ...
Place: british columbia, canada
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2 Frogs in the West (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marie Deschamps has her whole life ahead of her but isn't sure what to do with it. To the disappointment of her parents, she drops out of college and decides to go work in Whistler in order to perfect her English. After a journey across Canada, ...
Style: road movie
Plot: snowboarding, french girl, female nudity, hitchhiking, fish out of water, bikini, attempted rape, hot spring, canadian stereotype, first lesbian experience, ski resort, black bra and panties ...
Place: british columbia
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The Lotus Eaters (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set off the West Coast of Canada in 1965, a hip new teacher with a miniskirt and lots of ideas turns a small town upside down. The soft autumn light of Galiano Island is beautifully rendered in writer/producer Peggy Thompson's The Lotus ...
Plot: teacher, extramarital affair, boat, mine, pig, teenage pregnancy, island
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 50s
Place: canada, british columbia
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The Food of the Gods (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Morgan and his friends are on a hunting trip on a remote Canadian island when they are attacked by a swarm of giant wasps. Looking for help, Morgan stumbles across a barn inhabited by an enormous killer chicken. After doing some exploring, they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, mutant, rat, investigation, giant animal, danger, dangerous animal, environmentalism, rescue, farmhouse, mountain, ecology ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: british columbia, canada
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 6.1
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Hit! (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A federal agent whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her. He recruits various people whose lives have been torn apart by the drug trade and trains them. Then they all leave for France to track ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, police detective, investigation, drug dealing, revenge, daughter, undercover, injustice, vengeance, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, british columbia, washington d.c.
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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, christmas, police, rivalry, logging, diner, greek, boat, police officer, collector, salvation, collection ...
Place: canada, british columbia, 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: semi serious, realistic, romantic, sincere, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, opposites attract, couples, fall in love, journalism, small town, unlikely couple, true love, love affair, writer's life, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver ...
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 6.5
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Harmony Cats (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Graham Braithwaite is a violinist in a B.C. symphony. Unfortunately the symphony folds and much to his horror and disdain, he's forced to get a gig with a country band as the bassist. He has to leave the city and his girlfriend, Jane, to tour ...
Plot: violinist, country music, symphony, female director, musician
Place: canada, british columbia
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Midnight Matinee (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Even though a devastating murder took place during a small town's horror film festival two years earlier, townspeople want another festival.
Plot: theatre audience, chainsaw, weirdo, pepsi, blood, kiss, hanged girl, hanged boy, puritan, film festival, popcorn, splatter ...
Place: british columbia, canada
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The Grocer's Wife (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A meek young man allows a stripper to stay in his house while his domineering mother is hospitalized.
Plot: assassination attempt, alienation, husband wife relationship, death, misogynist, cigarette smoking, male female relationship, hospital, death of mother, neo noir, inspector, stripper ...
Place: british columbia
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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 couple, gay father, lesbian couple, chinese, makeover, stepfather, arranged marriage, gay, in the closet, reconciliation, coming out ...
Place: canada, british columbia, vancouver
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Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, intense, clever ...
Plot: reunion, on the road, music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, rock music, existentialism, punk ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia, los angeles
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 6.4
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Emile (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a story weaving the past and present together, Emile seeks redemption from the family he abandoned.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, orphan, haunted by the past, introspection, homecoming, family problems, family life, hopes, elderly, human nature, starting over, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, canada, british columbia
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 4.0
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Bad Trip (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Business is tough. When your partner is the mob and the government, it can be murder. With 72 hours to save his business, Tom decides his chance is to make a run for the Canadian border.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, surprise ending
Plot: crimes, crime, skiing, smuggling, businessman, vomiting, torture, affair, crash landing, exploding car, drug dealer, drug use ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: british columbia, canada
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The Terry Fox Story (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The true story about the Canadian cancer amputee hero who decided to run across Canada on only one leg to raise money for cancer research.
Style: sincere, captivating, uplifting, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: cross country, heroes, young heroes, doctors and patients, obsessive quest, rivalry, ambition, homecoming, on the road, terminal illness, ego clash, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1981
Place: canada, british columbia
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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, irish, beer, singer, husband wife relationship, marriage, rock band, buddhist, immigrants, bed and breakfast, musician, canadian ...
Place: vancouver, hong kong, british columbia
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The Grasshopper (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A British Columbia teenager dreams of show business but winds up as a call girl in Las Vegas.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, interracial relations, showgirl, infidelity, love triangle, youth, chorus girl, lifestyle, society, couples, looking for love, coming of age ...
Time: 60s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, british columbia
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The Movie Out Here (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adam (Robin Nielsen) works as a junior associate for a large Toronto law firm. When a business trip takes him to his hometown of Fernie, he reunites with his old friends, Jason (Viv Leacock) and Theo (James Wallis). Adam gets more than he bargained ...
Style: toilet humor
Plot: small town, domineering father, breast feeding, party, beer, nudity (full frontal - brief), fund raising, flare gun, cheating girlfriend, defibrillator, female nudity, male nudity ...
Place: british columbia
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 7.3
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The Trap (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: wilderness, village, opposites attract, mute or deaf, romance, love and romance, danger, isolation, misfit, couples, escapades, unlikely couple ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, british columbia
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: bdsm, dominatrix, female tied up, woman in danger, crime gone awry, danger, gangsters, on the run, hidden identity, dishonesty, chase, s&m ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, british columbia, vancouver, seattle washington
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 5.7
 2K
Vixen! (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Vixen lives in a Canadian mountain resort with her naive pilot husband. While he's away flying in tourists, she gets it on with practically everybody including a husband and his wife, and even her biker brother. She is openly racist, and she ...
Style: realistic, sexual, offbeat, sexy, serious ...
Plot: cuckold, taboo sex, taboo, sexual abuse, fishing, communism, sexually aggressive woman, neglected wife, satire, adultery, impotence, jealousy ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, british columbia, seattle washington, seattle
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Tail Lights Fade (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman (Tanya Allen) relay races across Canada with her boyfriend (Breckin Meyer) and another couple (Jake Busey and Denise Richards) to bail her brother out of a marijuana charge.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: on the road, betrayal, car chase, chase, embezzlement, race against time, drug abuse, siblings relations, underdog, drug dealing, addiction, stash ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia
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Russian Roulette (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An RCMP officer is ordered to discreetly take a Russian immigrant into custody in advance of a state visit by the Soviet premier. When his prisoner is kidnapped, the officer is drawn into a complicated assasination scheme.
Plot: explosion, sniper rifle, hitman, cia, firearm, kgb, christmas, mafia, spy, conspiracy, farm, assassination ...
Time: 70s
Place: soviet union, british columbia, canada
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 7.7
 16K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, animals, wilderness, survival, friendship, animal life, family, youth, on the run, rescue, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
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 7.0
 11K
One Week (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ben Tyler (Joshua Jackson) has been diagnosed with cancer. With a grim chance of survival in the best case scenario even if he immediately begins treatment, he instead decides to take a motorcycle trip from Toronto through the Canadian prairies to ...
Style: realistic, serious, road movie, emotional, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, self discovery, motorcycle, cancer, travel, on the road, fighting illness, treatment, dealing with death, health situation, twentysomething life, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, pacific ocean, british columbia
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Magic in the Water (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Radio psychologist Jack Black takes his children Joshua and Ashley on a 'vacation' to a lake in British Columbia. While he grinds away at work the children discover that the famous local lake monster "Orky" may not be just a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, vacation, children, lake, creature, parents and children, family, legends and myths, heroes, escapades, young heroes, resort ...
Place: british columbia
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