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, suspenseful, humorous, touching and emotional films and TV shows about / with friendship, family relations, death, crimes, life philosophy, crime, friends, dialogue, mentor and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in Canada, USA, UK and other countries.
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canada movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as canada: Rookie Blue (2010), One Week (2008), C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005), Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006), Last Night (1998), Fly Away Home (1996), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), The Listener (2009), Flashpoint (2008), Away from Her (2006).

List of movies set in canada

 7.7
 15K
Rookie Blue (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Ambitious young cops try to prove themselves in their high-stakes careers, in which the smallest mistake can have deadly consequences. At the core of the close-knit group is perfectionist Andy McNally, whose father was a homicide detective before he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: policewoman, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, workplace situations, workplace romance, relationship vs career, workplace, honest law enforcer, rookie, shooting, peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.1
 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, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: cancer, self discovery, terminal illness, motorcycle, on the road, destiny, high school, birthday, dealing with death, survival, twentysomething life, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, pacific ocean, cross country, british columbia
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 8.0
 30K
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
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, offbeat ...
Plot: coming of age, gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, childhood, homosexual, reconciliation, parents and children, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, lgbt, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, holy land, jerusalem, israel ...
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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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: marijuana, trailer park, heist, anti heroes, crime, buddies, social misfits, drug dealing, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, crimes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, nova scotia
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 7.3
 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: gloomy, semi serious, emotional, offbeat, sincere ...
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, end of the world, christmas, doomsday, computer, older woman younger man relationship, pianist, human nature, urban, sibling relationship, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, turn of the century, future
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 6.8
 22K
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: sentimental, uplifting, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: earring, rescue, tragedy, inventor, aviation, ecology, goose, shampoo, family, single parent, young heroes, daughter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new zealand
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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, exciting, humorous, offbeat, colourful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: twentysomething life, martial arts, music band, romance, slacker, postmodernism, urban, musician, stylized violence, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, dreams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal quebec
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 6.8
 7K
The Listener (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
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, emotional, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, up and down relationship, save the day, telepathy, rescue, urban, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 7.8
 15K
Flashpoint (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 41 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: race against time, police, rescue, swat, sniper, crimes, crime, hostage situation, task force, law enforcement, hostages, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.6
 20K
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: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, nurse, marriage, supportive spouse, retirement home, aging, alzheimer's disease, loneliness, friendship, christmas, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, iceland
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Barney's Version (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: suicide, jealousy, marriage, divorce, jewish, actress, couple relations, true love, friendship, drugs/alcohol, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1970 ...
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec, quebec, rome italy ...
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 8.3
 1K
Intelligence (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: organized crime, crime, partners, boss, unlikely partners, informant, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gangsters, investigation, working undercover, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 8.0
 4K
Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: village life, gas station, small town, dimwit, nothing goes right, boss and employee, sitcom, store, friendship, suburbs, fish out of water, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
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, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, love and romance, golden years, adoption, fall in love, island, young heroes, teenage love, countryside, family life, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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 7.3
 10K
Polytechnique (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, disturbing
Plot: school, murder, psychopath, violence spree, terror, survivor, massacre, misogynist, student, interview, hostage, school shooting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec
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 4.8
 115
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
Plot: sport, skiing, underdog, contests and competitions, ski, ambition, rivalry, olympics
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, europe, alps
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 7.3
 593
Open Heart (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: In the wake of her father's disappearance, 16-year-old Dylan Blake falls in with the wrong crowd, gets arrested, and earns court-ordered community service volunteering at Open Heart Memorial, the hospital where her mother and sister are ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: hospital, doctor, delinquent, friendship, mystery, amateur detective, investigation, juvenile delinquent, community service, uncover truth, family in crisis, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 7.1
 58
Tom Stone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: partners against crime, beach, working undercover, crime, buddy cop, ex-cop, crimes, fighting crime, uncover truth, cons and scams, riddles and clues, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 8.1
 40K
Mommy (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A peculiar neighbor offers hope to a recent widow who is struggling to raise a teenager who is unpredictable and, sometimes, violent.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, single parent, sexual relations, oedipus complex, single mother, parent child relationship, parents and children, family in crisis, rebellion, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2010s, year 1982 ...
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec
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 5.1
 823
True Heart (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A brother and sister are plane-wrecked in Canada, where they must rely on the help of a native and his bear.
Style: serious, atmospheric
Plot: bear, overalls, adventure, survival, wilderness, siblings relations, forces of nature, teenage life, danger, escapades, youth, dangerous animal ...
Place: canada
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 4.3
 225
Cold Front (1989)
Genre: Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An American cop teams up with a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman and together they uncover a plot to hide international terrorists in Vancouver.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: terrorism, kgb, mountie, police officer, cia, crimes, danger, crime, deadly, law enforcement, politics, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, korea, vancouver british columbia canada
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 7.0
 6K
Death Hunt (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, manhunt, survival, false accusation, danger, chase, on the run, against the odds, lone wolves, adventure, crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: canada, louisiana, alaska
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 6.8
 10K
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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, wilderness, chase, fbi, hiking, moose, police, mountain, bear, serial killer, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, san francisco
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 5.0
 383
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, canadian humor
Plot: neighbor, social relations, human nature, apartment, anthology, hamster, mixed marriage, sitcom, handyman, apartment building
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
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Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, small town, culture clash, muslim, clergy, arab, small town life, church, religions or cults, society, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 7.0
 714
The Border (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immigration, law enforcement, terrorism, government agency, crime, fighting crime, terrorist, national security, state affairs, immigrants, politics, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.0
 530
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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: rock band, easter, road trip, punk, on the road, adventurer, adventure, rock, music band, chase, music, missing person ...
Time: 18th century
Place: canada
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Restless Spirits (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl, who struggles with her pilot father's death in a plane crash years before, visits her grandmother in Newfoundland. While there, she encounters the ghosts of two pilots, who are condemned to Earth to constantly re-live their own ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, grief, frenchman, grandmother, pilot, girl, airplane, boy, teenager, adventure, dealing with death, death of father ...
Place: canada, france
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, crime, college, dishonesty, power relations, manipulations, teachers and students, student life, ambition, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, journey, on the run, nothing goes right, adventure, family life, sibling relationship, family relations, family, disorder, coming of age, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, cross country, texas, africa, florida ...
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