Best Canadian Movies of 2021

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Canadian Movies of 2021" contains films with the following parameters. Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychotronic, suspenseful and disturbing. Plot: revenge, danger, rescue, death, chase, escape, fear, deception, family relations and gun. Genre: Drama, Thriller and Adventure. Country: USA, Canada and France.
Best Canadian Movies of 2021
Best Canadian Movies of 2021
TOP Movies: Dune (2021), CODA (2021), The Suicide Squad (2021), Trigger Point (2021), The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021), Land (2021), Fear Street: 1978 (2021), Clifford the Big Red Dog (2021), Fear Street: 1994 (2021), Fast & Furious 9 (2021), Fear Street: 1666 (2021), The Ice Road (2021), Snake Eyes (2021), Free Guy (2021), The Mitchells vs the Machines (2021), Licorice Pizza (2021), Psych 3: This Is Gus (2021), Nightbooks (2021), See for Me (2021), Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021).

List of Best Movies

Dune (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure ...
Style: epic, suspense, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, alien planet, space opera, survival, messiah, destiny, prophecy, spy, space wars, distopia, premonition, empire ...
Time: future, distant future, 2020s, contemporary
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CODA (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family's fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music and her fear of abandoning her parents.
Style: thought provoking, sad, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: sign language, deaf, mute or deaf, family relations, teenager, coming of age, family, deafness, women, parents and children, female singer, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: massachusetts
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The Suicide Squad (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The continuing escapades of the Suicide Squad.
Style: intense, entertaining, funny, feminist film, epic ...
Plot: superhero, fight scenes, villain turns good, supernatural ability, gory violence, alien monster, super villain, violence, graphic violence, extreme violence, female warrior, alien creature ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c., louisiana, south america
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Trigger Point (2021)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nicolas Shaw is a retired U.S. special operative who becomes part of an elite 'invisible' team that quietly takes out the worst villains around the world.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: secret agents, special agents, cia, murder, cia agent, black ops, memory loss, traitor, assassin, operation, showdown, confronting the past ...
Time: 2020s
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The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In the 1970s and ’80s, Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and a theme park, and were revered for their message of love, acceptance, and prosperity.
Style: cynical, serious, realistic, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: televangelist, rise and fall, religion, adultery, lgbt, family relations, secret, evangelical christianity, remorse, scandal, shadow puppet, self destructing ...
Time: year 1960, 80s, year 1976, year 2007, year 1952 ...
Place: minnesota, minneapolis minnesota, palm springs california
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Land (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Edee, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter brings ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: solitude, mountain, new life, fishing, native american, living alone, nature, countryside, rocky mountains, death of family, nurse, sleeping ...
Place: wyoming, chicago illinois
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Fear Street: 1978 (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 1978, two rival groups at Camp Nightwing must band together to solve a terrifying mystery when horrors from their towns' history come alive.
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, monster, supernatural, homicidal maniac, woman in danger, snake, lesbian, psychopath, brutality, violence, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, year 1994, year 1978
Place: usa
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Clifford the Big Red Dog (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Emily struggles to fit in at home and at school, she discovers a small red puppy who is destined to become her best friend. When Clifford magically undergoes one heck of a growth spurt, becomes a gigantic dog and attracts the attention of a ...
Style: melancholic, 3d animation, sentimental, sincere, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dog, animals, puppy, talking animals, pet dog, little girl, urban setting, rescue, villain, female protagonist, experiment, villain arrested ...
Time: 2020s
Place: new york
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Fear Street: 1994 (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1994, a group of teenagers discovers that the terrifying events which have haunted their town for generations ​are all connected — and that they may be the next targets.
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, supernatural, lgbt, characters killed one by one, serial murder, lgbtq, brutality, maniac, death, shopping mall, gay ...
Time: contemporary, year 1994, 90s
Place: usa
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Fast & Furious 9 (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car, street racing, car chase, car race, brother brother relationship, family relations, cia agent, fast car, chase, murder, revenge, fight ...
Time: 2020s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, 80s ...
Place: scotland, london, tokyo, edinburgh scotland, jamaica ...
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Fear Street: 1666 (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1666, a colonial town is gripped by a hysterical witch-hunt that has deadly consequences for centuries to come, and it's up to teenagers in 1994 to try and finally put an end to their town's curse, before it's too late.
Style: slasher, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbianism, serial killer, supernatural, forest, murder, lgbt, lesbian, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, lgbtq, who done it, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, year 1978, year 1994, 17th century
Place: usa
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The Ice Road (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, an ice road driver must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold, mine, truck driver, rescue, avalanche, mission, trapped, self sacrifice, life risking, ice, struggle for survival, risk ...
Time: 2020s
Place: canada, north dakota
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Snake Eyes (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After saving the life of their heir apparent, tenacious loner Snake Eyes is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage where he is taught the ways of the ninja warrior. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes' ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: ninja, snake, female warrior, mysterious character, martial arts, master warrior, female ninja, ninja master, fight, battles, warrior, showdown ...
Time: 2020s
Place: tokyo, japan, washington state, los angeles
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Free Guy (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A bank teller realizes he's a background character in an open world action game.
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, heroic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, game, video game, internet, gamer, changing lives, heroes, fantasy world, character change, career change, bank teller, programmer ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: tokyo
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The Mitchells vs the Machines (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After Katie Mitchell is accepted into the film school of her dreams, her family decides to use this opportunity to drive Katie to school as a road trip. When their plans are interrupted by a tech uprising, the Mitchells realize that they must work ...
Style: funny, entertaining, light, feel good, road movie ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, robot, dog, family relations, parents and children, pug, road trip, adventure, husband, wife, family life, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
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Licorice Pizza (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s, the film follows a high school student who is also a successful child actor.
Style: captivating, funny, entertaining, weird
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, jewish, actor, teenager, teenage boy, wrongful arrest, political campaign, age difference, love, running, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, year 1939, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, pasadena california, new york
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Psych 3: This Is Gus (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In preparation for a shotgun wedding before the birth of Baby Guster, Shawn and Gus go rogue in an attempt to track down Selene’s estranged husband, as Lassiter grapples with the future of his career.
Style: semi serious, captivating, feel good, entertaining
Plot: sleuth, best friends, teamwork, crime investigation, forensics, investigation, clairvoyance, con trick, police detective, police investigation, escapades, private detective ...
Time: future
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Nightbooks (2021)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Alex, a boy obsessed with scary stories, is trapped by a witch in her modern, magical New York City apartment. His original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping him safe as he desperately tries to find a way out of this twisted place.
Style: suspense, dark, captivating, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: witch, female villain, friendship, magic, evil wizard, black magic, spell, magical, cat, evil witch, attempted escape, struggle for survival ...
Time: 2020s
Place: new york
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See for Me (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When blind former skier Sophie cat-sits in a secluded mansion, three thieves invade for the hidden safe. Sophie's only defense is army veteran Kelly, who she meets on the See For Me app. Kelly helps Sophie defend herself against the invaders ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: blind woman, mansion, blindness, female protagonist, privacy invasion, protector, fighting crime, safecracking, blind character, invasion, blind girl, threat ...
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Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: ghost, teenager, single parent, monster, ghost hunter, good versus evil, farmhouse, rescue, paranormal phenomena, creature, evil, chase ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa, oklahoma, chicago illinois, new york
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My Christmas Family Tree (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Vanessa receives the results from her Family Tree DNA test, she discovers a family she didn't know existed and travels to their home for Christmas.
Plot: christmas, attorney, veteran, pet dog, gift, dog, half sister, child, christmas eve, boy, confession, girl ...
Place: connecticut, north america, new york, usa
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Rumble (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a world where monster wrestling is a global sport and monsters are superstar athletes, teenage Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps by coaching a loveable underdog monster into a champion.
Style: psychotronic, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: wrestling, wrestler, champion, training, creature feature, coach, teenage girl, athlete and trainer, fantasy world, professional wrestler, professional rivalry, monster versus monster ...
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House of Gucci (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The true story of how Patrizia Reggiani plotted to kill her husband Maurizio Gucci, the grandson of renowned fashion designer Guccio Gucci.
Style: realistic, romantic, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, mistress, high society, love, family relations, fashion industry, crimes, job, psychic, femme fatale, wealthy family ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, new york, tuscany ...
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Wildhood (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Link and his brother flee their abusive father and embark on a journey where Link discovers his sexuality and rediscovers his Mi’kmaw heritage.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, queer cinema
Audience: teen drama
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay interest, teenager, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems, brothers, search for mother, family, brother brother relationship ...
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Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sequel to the box-office hit film "Venom."
Style: psychotronic, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, monster, villain, alien parasite, alien creature, alien monster, human versus alien, heroes, revenge, alien, maniac, sociopath ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 2020s
Place: san francisco, california, north america, usa, mexico
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The Power of the Dog (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: New Zealand, UK, Canada, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A domineering, magnetic rancher responds with mocking cruelty when his brother brings home a new wife and her son, until the unexpected comes to pass.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, serious, cerebral, philosophical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: male full rear nudity, cowboy, mother son relationship, animal cruelty, old west, brother brother relationship, gay, male nudity, homosexuality, brothers, power relations, homoeroticism ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: australia, montana
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Wired Shut (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Reed Rodney, a disillusioned, world-famous novelist, is recovering at his remote mountain home from major reconstructive jaw surgery, which has rendered him physically unable to speak. Reed receives an unexpected visit from his estranged daughter, ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: secret, father daughter relationship, writers, relationship problems, mystery, writer's life, father daughter estrangement, father and daughter, father daughter reunion, family relations, art
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Nightmare Alley (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 150 min.
Story: An ambitious young carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.
Style: suspense, neo noir, suspenseful, psychotronic, exciting ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, supernatural, carnival, crimes, alcoholic, mystery, runaway, death, female psychiatrist, lie, scam ...
Time: year 1941, 1930s, 1940s, year 1939
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Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet clash in a spectacular battle for the ages. As Monarch embarks ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, king kong, giant ape, giant animal, monster, dinosaur, monster versus monster, creature, giant creature, creature feature, sea monster ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century, 2020s
Place: hong kong, usa, las vegas, florida, antarctica ...
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Candyman (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago's Cabrini Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his ...
Style: scary, suspense, slasher, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: urban legend, mirror, urban decay, strong violent content, supernatural, vengeful ghost, invisible man, missing child, murder, african american, serial killer, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, year 2019, 2010s, year 1977, 2020s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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