Movies and TV shows set in toronto ontario canada

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in toronto ontario canada ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, emotional and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with love and romance, friendship, family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, loneliness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in Canada, Japan, UK and other countries.
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toronto ontario canada movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as toronto ontario canada: Plague City: SARS in Toronto (2005), Coroner (2019), Degrassi: Next Class (2016), Saving Hope (2012), Take This Waltz (2011), The Listener (2009), Owning Mahowny (2003), Goin' Down the Road (1970), Kim's Convenience (2016), Da Kink in My Hair (2007).

List of movies set in toronto ontario canada

Plague City: SARS in Toronto (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The once clean and healthy city of Toronto becomes the pariah of the western world when a deadly chain of infection lands in the city. Panic spreads as the number of SARS cases increases as there are no effective treatments.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: doctors and patients, public health, terminal illness, plague, hopes, life is a bitch, society, politics, deadly, epidemic, medical profession, disease ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, toronto ontario canada, canada
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 6.7
 2K
Coroner (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jenny Cooper investigates unexplained or sudden deaths in the city of Toronto. Fierce and quick-witted, Jenny is a newly-widowed single mother with secrets of her own to unearth.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, neurotic, psychological
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: murder investigation, crimes, coroner, psychological trauma, death, fear, new job, female protagonist, partners, medical examiner, autopsy, crime investigation
Time: 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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Degrassi: Next Class (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Follow a group of high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors from Degrassi Community School, a fictional school in Toronto, Ontario, as they encounter some of the typical issues and challenges common to a teenager's life.
Style: realistic, sentimental, uplifting, emotional, sweet
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, high school student, gay relationship, friendship, teenage protagonist, gays and lesbians, teenage life, parent child relationship, feud, rivalry, music, guitarist ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.5
 6K
Saving Hope (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: When Charlie Harris ends up in a coma, he leaves the Hope-Zion Hospital in chaos - and his fiancée and fellow surgeon, Alex Reid, in a state of shock. As the staff of Hope-Zion races to save lives, comatose Dr. Harris wanders the halls of Hope-Zee ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, coma, doctor, ghost, doctors and patients, figment, supernatural, catatonic state, fiance fiancee relationship, life support, surgeon, staff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Take This Waltz (2011)
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, marital problem, infidelity, adultery, husband wife estrangement, romance, fall in love, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, artist, neighbor, sex talk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada, new jersey
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 6.8
 8K
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, telepathy, danger, save the day, investigation, paramedic, uncover truth, up and down relationship, haunted by the past, crimes, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.1
 12K
Owning Mahowny (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: gambling, casino, embezzlement, money, obsession, addiction, banker, gambler, crime, crimes, police investigation, debt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, toronto ontario canada, canada, atlantic city new jersey
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Goin' Down the Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of desolation as two friends travel from Nova Scotia to Toronto in hope of finding a better life. Drifting from job to job: bottling plant, car wash, bowling alley, newspaper delivery, and in between enjoying the night life of the big city. ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, contemplative, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, friends, pregnancy, sex, train, waitress, snow, bowling, bowling alley, working class, small town life ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, nova scotia
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Kim's Convenience (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The funny, heartfelt story of The Kims, a Korean-Canadian family, running a convenience store in downtown Toronto. Mr. and Mrs. Kim ('Appa' and 'Umma') immigrated to Toronto in the 80's to set up shop near Regent Park and ...
Style: canadian humor, light, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: convenience store, society, love, parents and children, love and romance, brother sister relationship, family relations, rivalry, friendship, friend, adaptation, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada, ontario canada, canada
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Da Kink in My Hair (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Follows the lives of a group of women who let their hair down in more ways than one at Letty's, a vibrant and bustling hair salon in Toronto's Caribbean community. Novelette, Letty's smart and capable owner, has the answers to her ...
Style: sitcom, canadian humor
Plot: hairdresser, beauty salon
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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 6.5
 33
AKP: Job 27 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Yakuza hitman travels to North America for his 27th job, only to find lingering memories of lost love through a chance encounter with a beautiful prostitute.
Style: silent film
Plot: mafia, yakuza, east asian lead, asian
Place: toronto ontario canada
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Friends, Lovers, & Lunatics (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An artist fired from his job comes home and discovers that his wife is having an affair and that she is leaving with her lover. He then sets off in pursuit of them, but in the process runs into another woman who is on the run from her crazed lover ...
Plot: biker, camping, two on a motorcycle, weekend, canoe, sleeping in a car, husband wife estrangement, man with glasses, break up, pursuit, adultery, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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The Darkside (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cab driver gets mixed up with a fare he picks up who turns out to be a porno star, and she claims she has proof that the people she is working for are producing snuff films. Her claims seem to be validated when the cabbie notices suspicious ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: cocaine, video store, porn actress, murder, taxi driver, elvis impersonator, junkie, producer, male underwear, videotaping, drug addict, vcr ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 6.7
 54
Rip-Off (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Best friends Michael, Steve, Cooly and Richie are seniors at a large Toronto high school. Foremost on their minds and that of many of their classmates are what they are going to do this upcoming summer and beyond. They don't want to waste away ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, media, high school student, commune, rock band, filmmaking, youth, independence, teenager
Time: 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
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Giant of the 20th Century (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A yeti gets loose in downtown Toronto.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: yeti, falling from height, strangulation, helicopter, creature feature, monster, stock footage, grandfather, bigfoot, orphan, hostage, held at gunpoint ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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 3.8
 307
Rent-a-Goalie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Rent-a-Goalie is a half-hour comedy television series from Canada that aired on Showcase from 2006 - 2008. Its third season premiered 20 October 2008. The first season was nominated for three Gemini Awards, including Best Comedy Series. It was also ...
Style: sitcom, neo screwball comedy
Plot: ice hockey, sport, bartender, henchman, sexual tension, italian american, irish american, swashbuckler, father daughter relationship, cafe, doctor, bar ...
Place: toronto ontario canada
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I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Awkward, shy and delightfully funny, Polly Vandersma (Sheila McCarthy) is an "organizationally impaired" temporary assistant who finally gets her first permanent job at the age of 31. While she works for the curator of an art gallery, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: art gallery, painting, art, boss and employee, gender, actor's life, power relations, love triangle, couples, looking for love, underdog, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: toronto ontario canada
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Operation Golden Phoenix (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Lebanon, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A kickboxer is hired to protect half of a valuable medallion, but an evil warlord and another kickboxer are determined to have it, no matter what it takes.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, locket, blind ambition, adventure, chases and races, parents and children, escapades, rivalry, dishonesty, on the run, good versus evil, outtakes during end credits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada, beirut lebanon, ottoman empire, lebanon
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Winter Comes Early (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Love story involving a Canadian professional hockey player and a hippie folk singer. Their union is tumultuous, as both try to come to terms with their differences in careers and lifestyles.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: sport, ambition, hockey, romance, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, athlete's life, unlikely couple, musician's life, love and romance, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Degrassi High (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1987-1989 as part of the Degrassi series. The show followed the lives of a group of students attending the titular fictional school. Many episodes tackled ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, looking for love, high school life, family relations, teenager, youth, teenage life, friends, society, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Forever Knight (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Forever Knight is a Canadian television series about Nick Knight, an 800-year-old vampire working as a police detective in modern day Toronto. Wracked with guilt for centuries of killing others, he seeks redemption by working as a homicide detective ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, light, captivating
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, police detective, secret identity, immortality, haunted by the past, mystery, rivalry, supernatural, mysterious character, hopes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.7
 16K
Flashpoint (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: swat, police, rescue, race against time, saving a life, law enforcement, crimes, danger, sniper, policewoman, confined, hi-tech ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Touch of Pink (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, family relations, romance, parents and children, society, gays and lesbians, culture clash, interracial couple, friendship, reconciliation, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, kenya, toronto ontario canada, europe, canada ...
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Ticket to Heaven (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles David's chilling transformation into a gaunt, mindless ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sleep deprivation, brainwashing, religious cult, cult, mind control, human nature, innocence lost, cons and scams, religions or cults, dishonesty, breakup, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, toronto ontario canada, usa, san francisco
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The Silent Partner (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Miles Cullen is a bored teller at a bank in a Toronto mall who accidentally learns that his place of business is about to be robbed. Instead of informing his bosses or contacting the police, Miles cleverly devises a way of keeping the cash.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chess, bank robbery, shopping mall, bank teller, christmas, police investigation, heist, mentally unstable, crimes, cons and scams, protagonist as suspect, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: 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, comic, exciting, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: twentysomething life, musician, slacker, martial arts, music band, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, romance, dreams, love and romance, postmodernism, rivalry, stylized violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal, montreal quebec
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 7.1
 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: emotional, semi serious, witty, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, doomsday, pianist, satire, christmas, computer, catastrophe, end of the world, older woman younger man relationship, human nature, urban ...
Time: 21st century, turn of the century, future
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The life of a group of adolescents going through the trials and tribulations of teendom at Degrassi Community School.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, school, teacher, family relations, teenager, teenage love, life is a bitch, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.3
 39K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: twins, love triangle, obsession, insanity, body horror, addiction, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, family relations, murder, gynecologist ...
Time: 20th century, year 1988, 1960s, 1990s, 1950s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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 6.3
 68K
Chloe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.
Style: psychological, sexy, serious, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: seduction, obsession, infidelity, sexual relations, first lesbian experience, lesbian, family relations, desire, lesbian romance, lesbianism, temptation, lesbian love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
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