Movies and TV shows set in canada

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in canada ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, melancholic, touching and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with friendship, mentor, death, culture clash, runaway, dialogue, life philosophy, storytelling, catastrophe and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in Canada, USA, UK and other countries.
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canada movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as canada: Anne with an E (2017), Anne of Green Gables (1985), Tusk (2014), One Week (2008), The Listener (2009), The Snow Walker (2003), Bon Cop, Bad Cop (2006), Last Night (1998), C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005), Fly Away Home (1996).

List of movies set in canada

 8.7
 43K
Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood ...
Style: compassionate, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, orphan, family relations, child's point of view, small town, parents and children, teen romance, adventure, imaginary, school, society, teenage life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
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Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, countryside, adoption, teaching the ways of the world, teenage love, love and romance, coming of age, best friends, young heroes, foster home, island, imagination ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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 5.3
 49K
Tusk (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his best friend and podcast co-host goes missing in the backwoods of Canada, a young guy joins forces with his friend's girlfriend to search for him.
Style: scary, surreal, macabre, absurd, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: human becoming an animal, abduction, disfigurement, psychopath, monster, dark humor, gory, transformation, walrus, mad scientist, death, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s
Place: canada, usa, new jersey
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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, motorcycle, cancer, self discovery, travel, on the road, fighting illness, twentysomething life, dealing with death, treatment, health situation, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, british columbia, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada
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 6.8
 8K
The Listener (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Toby Logan is a highly skilled paramedic with a secret – he can read minds. Toby never really knew his parents and grew up in foster care, this coupled with his secret, which he shares with no one, has made him a bit of a loner. Until now, Toby ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, emotional
Plot: telepathy, supernatural power, supernatural ability, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, paramedic, crimes, psychic, psychic power, danger, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, airplane, human spirit, friendship, adventure, rescue, escapades, hopes, friends, danger, stranded ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, 1950s, post world war two
Place: canada
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Bon Cop, Bad Cop (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When the body of the executive of hockey Benoit Brisset is found on the billboard of the border of Quebec and Ontario, the jurisdiction of the crime is shared between the two police forces and detectives David Bouchard from Montreal and Martin Ward ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, culture clash, master criminal, police, police investigation, partners, danger, cliche, rivalry, psychopath, serial killer, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, montreal quebec, montreal, toronto ontario canada, quebec ...
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 7.2
 9K
Last Night (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Various citizens of Toronto anxiously await the end of the world, which is occurring at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day. While widower Patrick Wheeler braces for his fate, he meets Sandra, the wife of a businessman who is intent on ...
Style: weird, sincere, semi serious, humorous, surreal ...
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, doomsday, satire, human nature, danger, hopes, existentialism, christmas, computer, solitude, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, future, turn of the century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.9
 32K
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Morocco
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story of two love affairs. A father's love for his five sons. And one son's love for his father, a love so strong it compels him to live a lie. That son is Zac Beaulieu, born on the 25th of December 1960, different from all his brothers, ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, lgbt child, homosexual, reconciliation, lgbt, coming out, acceptance, parents and children, eccentric family, self discovery, siblings relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec, israel ...
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 6.8
 24K
Fly Away Home (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life... until she discovers a nest of goose eggs that were abandoned when a ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: goose, rescue, aviation, tragedy, against the odds, family, death in the family, hang glider, bird, inventor, adventure, ecology ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, new zealand
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 7.0
 7K
Death Hunt (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller, Western
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Canada 1931: The unsociable trapper Johnson lives for himself in the ice-cold mountains near the Yukon river. During a visit in the town he witnesses a dog-fight. He interrupts the game and buys one of the dogs - almost dead already - for $200 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, manhunt, chase, danger, on the run, false accusation, survival, new year's eve, posse, squad, bounty hunter, fur trapper ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: canada, yukon, louisiana, alaska
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 5.0
 128
Crazy Canucks (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the book White Circus by Ken Read, this is the story of the Canadian skiing legends that became the first North Americans to crack the Euro dominated World Cup Circuit in 1975
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting
Plot: skiing, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, underdog, olympics, sport, ski, canadian, winter olympics, sport competition, coach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: canada, europe, alps
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 8.2
 2K
Intelligence (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Intelligence is a Vancouver-based television crime drama starring Ian Tracey and Klea Scott that aired on the CBC. With its pilot first airing on November 28, 2005, the series began regular broadcasting on October 10, 2006. CBC reaired the pilot on ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: organized crime, partners, boss, crime, workplace situations, gangsters, investigation, cia, smuggling, criminal heroes, workplace, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Josh and S.A.M. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh and Sam are two brothers facing change, their mother is about to marry a French accountant and the kids are sent to go live with their father in Florida. Meanwhile Josh tells Sam that he is a "S.A.M." that is going to be sent to ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, cross country, journey, family relations, family life, disorder, youth, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, coming of age, adventure, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, texas, florida, usa, africa
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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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Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Little Mosque on the Prairie is a Canadian sitcom that aired on CBC, created by Zarqa Nawaz and produced by WestWind Pictures. It was filmed in Toronto, Ontario and Indian Head, Saskatchewan. The series was selected and showcased at the 2009 Dawn ...
Style: sitcom, touching, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: small town, culture clash, muslim, parents and children, family relations, couples, battle of the sexes, clergy, fall in love, interracial relations, small town life, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 7.0
 795
The Border (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Border is a Canadian drama that aired on CBC Television and 20 other TV networks worldwide. It was created by Peter Raymont, Lindalee Tracey, Janet MacLean and Jeremy Hole of White Pine Pictures. The Executive in Charge of Production is Janice ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, immigration, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, abduction, politics, society, national security, border, border patrol, border crossing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scott Pilgrim is a 23 year old Canadian slacker and wannabe rockstar who falls in love with an American delivery girl, Ramona V. Flowers, and must defeat her seven "evil exes" to be able to date her.
Style: stylized, surreal, comic, exciting, colourful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: twentysomething life, stylized violence, musician, slacker, girl fight, martial arts, music band, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, romance, dreams, magic realism, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal, montreal quebec
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 8.1
 6K
Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. Deriving its name from the roadside gas station in the fictional ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: village life, gas station, small town, workplace, family relations, boss and employee, village, fish out of water, lifestyle, partners, friendship, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
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 7.7
 17K
Flashpoint (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: The Strategic Response Unit (SRU) is an elite team of cops who specialize in high-risk critical incidents. Trained in tactics and psychology, they deal with extreme situations, where split-second decisions could save a life...or cost one.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: swat, swat team, police, rescue, race against time, saving a life, danger, crimes, law enforcement, sniper, confined, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Last Casino (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A University teacher finds three bright students and decides to teach them how to count cards to make lots of money. As they learn how to play the casinos, things get tricky when the debt owing teacher informs them that their front man wants ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, mathematics, manipulations, manipulation, teachers and students, college, student life, cards, college graduate, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a separate storyline not related to the "Trailer Park Boys" Television show, but with the same lovable characters. The boys get arrested for robbing an ATM machine and spend 18 months in jail. When the get out, they decide to pull ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, heist, trailer park, buddies, crimes, robbery, disorder, life is a bitch, society, criminal heroes, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia, tokyo, australia
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 7.0
 17K
Bitten (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Elena Micheals thought she left the world of supernatural behind when she left Stonehaven behind 'for good this time' she thought. Until the night she got the mysterious call from her pack leader asking her to come back. So now she is ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, secret identity, wolf, danger, double life, strong female character, mystery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wolf pack, rivalry, bodies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, new york
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 7.4
 2K
The Grey Fox (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Old West highwayman Bill Miner, known to Pinkertons as "The Gentleman Bandit," is released in 1901 after 33 years in prison, a genial and charming old man. He goes to Washington to live and work with his sister's family. But the world ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, touching, harsh ...
Plot: train, redemption, train robbery, golden years, crimes, society, crime, criminal heroes, aging, bittersweet, starting over, heist ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: canada, usa, washington d.c., washington state, british columbia ...
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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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Anne of Avonlea (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: Anne Shirley, now a schoolteacher, has begun writing stories and collecting rejection slips. She makes the acquaintance of a handsome, rich, bachelor, chases a cow, and wins (to her chagrin) a baking soda company's writing contest. She acts as ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, family relations, orphan, school, period piece, teachers and students, bittersweet, family, coming of age, beautiful scenery, homecoming, adoption ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada, usa, chicago illinois, boston, england ...
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Mambo Italiano (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an Italian man comes out of the closet, it affects both his life and his crazy family.
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, coming out, immigrants, family relations, gays and lesbians, culture clash, family, eccentric family, lifestyle, misfit, meet the parents, leaving home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec
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 7.2
 67
Tom Stone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Stone is a crime drama series that ran in Canada on CBC Television for two 13-episode seasons beginning in 2002. In the United States, the series is syndicated by Program Partners and Sony Pictures Television under the title Stone Undercover. It ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: uncover truth, cons and scams, fighting crime, partners against crime, law enforcement, criminal heroes, crimes, undercover, riddles and clues, working undercover, ex convict, ex-cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 6.7
 654
Roadkill (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band 'Children of Paradise' who have disappeared. Since she can't drive, she has to take the train and bus and eventually hitchhike. On her way through the Canadian back ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: rock band, road trip, easter, adventurer, music, buddies, misfit, chases and races, obsessive quest, escapades, artists and showbiz, adventure ...
Time: 18th century
Place: canada
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 7.5
 22K
Away from Her (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, a wheel chair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.
Style: sincere, sentimental, melancholic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: elderly, marriage, alzheimer's disease, retirement home, nurse, true love, elderly lovers, human spirit, golden years, hopes, fighting illness, lovers apart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, iceland
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