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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in canada ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out melancholic, realistic, talky, humorous, harsh and dramatic films and TV shows about / with catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, culture clash, friendship, death, runaway, life philosophy and loneliness plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Canada, USA, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as canada: One Week (2008), C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005), Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006), Last Night (1998), The Sweet Hereafter (1997), Fly Away Home (1996), Good Cop, Bad Cop (2006), Men with Brooms (2002), Better Than Chocolate (1999), Strange Brew (1983).
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Trailer Park Boys: The Movie
Comedy, Crime
Canada
95 min.
 7.3
The Sweet Hereafter
Drama
Canada
112 min.
 7.6
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Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell
Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
USA, South Africa
98 min.
 5.3
Cardinal
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Canada
42 min.
 7.7

List of movies set in canada

 7.1
 11K
One Week
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, road movie, serious, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, terminal illness, destiny, high school, motorcycle, road trip, cancer, travel, on the road, relationships, depression, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, british columbia, cross country, pacific ocean
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 8.0
 29K
C.R.A.Z.Y.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 127 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: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, gay, childhood, sexuality, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, storytelling, redemption, catholicism, homosexuality, family drama, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, holy land, montreal quebec, israel ...
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Trailer Park Boys: The Movie
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: crime, drugs, anti heroes, marijuana, male nudity, buddies, social misfits, drug dealing, drinking, heist, chaos and mayhem, weed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, nova scotia
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 7.3
 9K
Last Night
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: emotional, semi serious, gloomy, cerebral, melancholic ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, chaos, human nature, suicide, drinking, loneliness, urban, natural disaster, multiple storylines, solitude, humanity ...
Time: 21st century, turn of the century, future
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Sweet Hereafter
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: atmospheric, emotional, bleak, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, lawyer, redemption, betrayal, father daughter relationship, death, greed, sexual abuse, guilt, adultery, hotshot lawyer, innocence lost ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada
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 6.8
 21K
Fly Away Home
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: touching, sentimental, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: family, father daughter relationship, birds, single parent, young heroes, beautiful scenery, parenthood, childhood, divorce, dealing with death, children, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new zealand
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Good Cop, Bad Cop
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 116 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, semi serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, crime, serial killer, culture clash, french, buddies, stereotypes, bollywood, dialogue, violence, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, france, montreal quebec
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Men with Brooms
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A witty and clever comedy that follows four longtime curling friends reunited by the last wishes of their recently deceased coach and set out to win the Golden Broom. Realising that the out of shape crew will be hard-pressed to win without a coach, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Plot: small town, friendship, sport, redemption, underdog, contests and competitions, olympics, sarcasm, foul language, family, parents and children, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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Better Than Chocolate
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: sexual, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, romance, censorship, sex, coming out, divorce, fall in love, gay, sexuality, love story, relationships, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
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 6.8
 14K
Strange Brew
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Something is rotten at the Elsinore Brewery. Bob and Doug Mackenzie (as seen on SCTV) help the orphan Pam regain the brewery founded by her recently-deceased father. But to do so, they must confront the suspicious Brewmeister Smith and two teams of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, chase, beer, buddies, farce, dumb, drinking, stupidity, goofy hero, brewery, dialogue, obsessive quest ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.6
 12K
Snow Cake
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: small town, autism, mental illness, redemption, destiny, disability, depression, death in the family, rock, snow, psychiatry, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 7.1
 6K
Black Robe
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls ...
Style: bleak, realistic, thought provoking, serious, harsh ...
Plot: culture clash, wilderness, religion, christianity, christian, native americans, indians, adventure, adventurer, catholicism, violence, french ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: canada, quebec, india, france
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South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.
Style: humorous, clever, cynical, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, censorship, death, violence, buddies, foul language, sarcasm, mischievous children, irreverent, free speech, stupidity, pornography ...
Place: canada, colorado, usa
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Seducing Doctor Lewis
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A much-needed boost, in the form of a new factory, is promised to the residents of the tiny fishing village St. Marie-La-Mauderne, provided they can lure a doctor to take up full-time residency on the island. Inspired, the villagers devise a scheme ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: island, culture clash, small town, fish, cons and scams, comedy of errors, doctors, friendship, village, village life, life philosophy, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, australia, montreal, quebec
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The Hanging Garden
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: William, a once obese and troubled teen, goes back to his family's home after being gone, without word, for ten years and finds it (and his family) haunted with his past. He had moved to the city and become a fit, well-adjusted gay man, but ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, suicide, gay, suicide attempt, male nudity, sexuality, runaway, drugs/alcohol, family drama, secrets, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia, tokyo
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Map of the Human Heart
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, UK, Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: romance, friendship, destiny, hospital, runaway, dishonesty, love story, wartime, childhood, unlikely friendships, hopes, love ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: canada, england, germany
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 7.3
 15K
Starbuck
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Starbuck is a 2011 Canadian comedy film directed by Ken Scott and written by Martin Petit and Ken Scott. The main character David Wozniak is a perpetual adolescent who discovers that, as a sperm donor, he has fathered 533 children. David, a ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: self discovery, lawyer, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, happy ending, lawsuit, mentor, urban, children, love story, identity, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec
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Mambo Italiano
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 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, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, immigrants, culture clash, family, coming out, wedding, family life, stereotypes, gays and lesbians, romance, homosexuality, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec
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New Waterford Girl
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, friendship, teenager, drinking, dysfunctional family, teacher, pregnancy, follow your dream, eccentricity, relationships, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, usa, new york, new jersey, nova scotia
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The Snow Walker
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: emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: survival, adventure, wilderness, friendship, stranded, nature, storytelling, isolation, beautiful scenery, love story, airplane, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
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The Barbarian Invasions
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries ...
Style: talky, witty, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, cancer, terminal illness, culture clash, hospital, aging, death, father son relationship, adultery, dying, wine, drug addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, future
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, united states, colorado ...
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 7.6
 1K
The Grey Fox
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 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: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, harsh ...
Plot: redemption, criminal heroes, crime, gunfight, crimes, mentor, runaway, train, character study, wilderness, golden years, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: canada, usa, california, british columbia, washington state ...
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Take This Waltz
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Spain, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Twenty-eight-year-old Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author. But when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable.
Style: talky, touching, psychological, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, romance, artist, strong sexual content, couples, relationships, loneliness, love, marriage, crumbling marriage, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Hard Core Logo
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: humorous, talky, realistic, clever, biting ...
Plot: punk, music, violence, friendship, rock and roll, buddies, betrayal, storytelling, on the road, music band, vengeance, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia
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Monsieur Lazhar
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a harsh Montréal winter, an elementary-school class is left reeling after its teacher commits suicide. Bachir Lazhar, a charismatic Algerian immigrant, steps in as the substitute teacher for the classroom of traumatized children. All the ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: immigrants, elementary school, teacher, school, french, suicide, tragedy, loneliness, mentor, teachers and students, life & death, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec
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 7.2
 1K
Highway 61
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her "brother's" corpse from Thunder Bay, Ontario to New Orleans. Chaos ensues after the barber agrees to ...
Style: road movie, humorous, talky, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: road trip, small town, chase, friendship, on the road, cult, buddies, devil, eccentricity, drug dealing, gunfight, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, new orleans, usa, cross country, california ...
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The Decline of the American Empire
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four very different Montreal university teachers gather at a rambling country house to prepare a dinner. Remy (married), Claude (a homosexual), Pierre (involved with a girlfriend) and Alain (a bachelor) discuss sex, the female body and their affairs ...
Style: talky, witty, intellectual, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, sex, adultery, male nudity, dialogue driven, relationships, pornography, cooking, sexuality, couples, women ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, california, montreal quebec
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 7.1
 4K
Fubar
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Terry and Dean are lifelong friends who have grown-up together: shotgunning their first beers, forming their first garage band, and growing the great Canadian mullet known as "hockey hair". Now the lives of these Alberta everymen are ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, beer, cancer, drinking, death, drugs/alcohol, buddies, cult, music band, life, musician's life, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Boys of St. Vincent
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, investigation, runaway, children, clergy, catholicism, justice, violence, orphan, hospital, corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, london
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Jesus of Montreal
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A group of actors putting on an interpretive Passion Play in Montreal begin to experience a meshing of their characters and their private lives as the production takes form against the growing opposition of the Catholic church.
Style: serious, biblical, disturbing, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: redemption, christianity, male nudity, religion, hospital, jesus, clergy, philosophy, catholicism, human nature, mentor, god ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
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canadian
canadian movies
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6.4
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7.5
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7.0
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8.0
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toronto ontario canada
toronto ontario canada movies
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8.1
Killshot 2008
6.0
Orphan Black 2013
8.3
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6.5
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quebec
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8.0
Mommy 2014
8.1
10 1/2 2010
7.1
Aurore 2005
7.4
Black Robe 1991
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montreal quebec
montreal quebec movies
Funkytown 2011
6.3
Laurence Anyways 2012
7.7
Afterglow 1997
6.1
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6.6
Heartbeats 2010
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wilderness
wilderness movies
Into the Wild 2007
8.1
The Grey 2011
6.8
The Revenant 2015
8.0
A Walk in the Woods 2015
6.3
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snow
snow movies
Murder on the Orient Express 2017
6.5
The Simpsons Movie 2007
7.4
Frozen 2013
7.5
The Shining 1980
8.4
Fargo 1996
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french canadian
french canadian movies
Beloved 2011
6.2
Harry and the Hendersons 1987
5.9
C.R.A.Z.Y. 2005
8.0
The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard 2005
7.7
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touching
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8.5
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6.7
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7.5
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6.8
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