Canadian movies about children

List of the best Canadian movies about children selected by visitors to our site: Child's Play, The Lodge, Next Gen, The House with a Clock in Its Walls, Racetime, Knuckleball, Freaks, It, The Little Prince, Orphan
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Child's Play (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror
CountryFrance, Canada, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersChildrens, Revived toys, Cats, Single mothers
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Technology
PlaceJapan
StyleCreepy, Tense, Disturbing

Karen, a single mother, gifts her son Andy a Buddi doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature. A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic.

The Lodge (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersJournalists, Childrens
PlotDeath, Cheating, Mental disorders, Supernatural
PlaceCountry houses
TimeWinter
StyleGloomy, Unexpected ending, Action, Disturbing

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

Next Gen (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryChina, Canada, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersFriends, Robots, Childrens, Single mothers, Dogs
PlotTechnology, Martial Arts, Skirmishes
StyleFor children, For winter evenings, Netflix, Worth watching

A friendship with a top-secret robot turns a lonely girl's life into a thrilling adventure as they take on bullies, evil bots and a scheming madman.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, family, detective
CountryUSA, India, Canada
Duration02:14
CharactersChildrens, Orphans, Dogs, Cats, Demons, Snake, Witch
PlotMagic, End of the world, Basketball
PlaceSchool
TimeHalloween
StyleFor children, Exciting

When ten-year-old Lewis is suddenly orphaned, he is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky (and creepy) old mansion with a mysterious ticking noise that emanates from the walls. Upon discovering that his uncle is a warlock, Lewis begins learning magic, but when he rebelliously resurrects an evil warlock he must find the secret of the house and save the world from destruction.

Racetime (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryCanada
Duration01:29
CharactersChildrens, Friends
PlotSnow, Racing, Competitions
StyleFor children

A spectacular sled race through the village. Frankie-Four-Eyes and his team, including Sophie as the driver, take on the newcomers: the mysterious and conceited Zac and his athletic cousin Charlie.

Knuckleball (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:45
CharactersGrandparents, Neighbors, Childrens, Farmers
PlotDeath, Survival
StyleDisturbing, Action, Heavy

Alone, and targeted on an isolated farm, 12 year old Henry finds himself at the center of a maelstrom of terror, and a dark family legacy, when his secretive grandfather dies suddenly in the night.

Freaks (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Fathers, Parents
PlotSuperpowers, Survival
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Gloomy

Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat - or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.

It (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:22
CharactersClowns, Killers, Childrens, Teens, Demons, Monsters
PlotHunting, Missing people, Death, Abduction, Fear
PlaceSmall cities, School
TimeSummer
StyleTense, Heavy, Depressive, Unexpected ending

In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.

The Little Prince (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration02:38
CharactersChildrens, Friends, Dogs, Pilots, Old man
PlotGrowing up, Adventure
PlaceSchool, Deserts, Aircraft
StyleFor children, Touching, Cute, Philosophical

Based on the best-seller book 'The Little Prince', the movie tells the story of a little girl that lives with resignation in a world where efficiency and work are the only dogmas. Everything will change when accidentally she discovers her neighbor that will tell her about the story of the Little Prince that he once met.

Orphan (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration02:03
CharactersChildrens, Orphans
PlotSuperpowers, Fear, Adoption
StyleDisturbing, Unexpected ending

A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.

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