Movies about Canada

List of the best movies about Canada, selected by visitors to our site: Disappearance at Clifton Hill, The Decline, The Kid Detective, Hunter Hunter, Daughter of the Wolf, Witches in the Woods, The Lighthouse, In the Tall Grass, Running with the Devil, Super Troopers 2
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Disappearance at Clifton Hill (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada
PlaceCanada
StyleDisturbing

Following the death of her mother, a young woman returns home to Niagara Falls and becomes entangled in the memory of a kidnapping she claims to have witnessed as a child.

The Decline (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
PlotApocalypse
PlaceCanada
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

Anticipating a disaster, Antoine, a father, attends a survivalist training given by Alain in his autonomous hideout. In fear of a natural, economic or social crisis, the group trains to face the different possible apocalyptic scenarios. But the disaster they will experience will not be the one they predicted.

The Kid Detective (2020)
Mark1
CharactersStudents, Teens
PlotInvestigation, Depression, Money, Missing people, Loneliness, Abduction, Fight
PlaceSchool, Small cities, Canada
StyleFor single girls

A once-celebrated kid detective, now 31, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. Until a naive client brings him his first 'adult' case, to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend.

Hunter Hunter (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersDogs, Monsters, Serial killers, Wolves, Hunters
PlotObsession
PlaceCanada, Forest
StyleTense, Disturbing, Creepy, Unexpected ending

Joseph and his family live in the remote wilderness as fur trappers but their tranquility starts to be threatened when they think are being hunted by the return of a rogue wolf and Joseph leaves them behind to track it.

Daughter of the Wolf (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:54
CharactersMafia, Teens, Mothers
PlaceCanada

Ex-military specialist Clair Hamilton returns home from her tour in the Middle East due to her father's passing and to claim her inheritance. Her son is then kidnapped and held for ransom by a gang led by a mysterious figure known only as “Father”.

Witches in the Woods (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration02:16
CharactersWitch, Friends
PlotTravel, Supernatural, Survival, Fear
PlaceCanada
StyleTense

A group of students head off for a snowboarding adventure on an untouched piece of land. When their SUV mysteriously stalls in a brutal snowstorm they are not only faced with the reality of freezing to death but a fate even more horrifying. For they have become stranded in Stoughton Valley, home of some Witch Trials even more horrendous than Salem, and are being hunted by a supernatural creature determined to keep them there.

The Lighthouse (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersMermaids, Singers
PlotTravel, Death, Dancing, Mystery
PlaceCanada, USA, Islands, Lighthouse
StyleTense, Gothic, Exciting

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

In the Tall Grass (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryCanada
Duration02:30
PlotDeath
PlaceCanada, Nature
StyleTense, Disturbing

After hearing a child screaming for help from the green depths of a vast field of tall grass, Becky, a pregnant woman, and Cal, her brother, park their car near a mysterious abandoned church and recklessly enter the field, discovering that they are not alone and because of some reason they are unable of escaping a completely inextricable vegetable labyrinth.

Running with the Devil (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryColombia, USA
Duration01:08
CharactersFriends
PlaceCanada, Mexico, USA
StyleExciting, For men

A leader of a drug cartel sends his two toughest henchmen to investigate why a shipment was botched.

Super Troopers 2 (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersPolice
PlaceCanada

When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers- Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit and Farva, are called in to set up a new Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.

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Little Italy (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersCooks, Family
PlotLove, Rivalry
PlaceCanada
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Touching, Light, To cry

Former childhood pals Leo and Nikki are attracted to each other as adults—but will their feuding parents' rival pizzerias put a chill on their sizzling romance?

Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, South Africa
Duration00:56
CharactersMonsters, Surgeons, Pilots
PlotSnow
PlaceCanada, Arctic

Burt Gummer (Michael Gross) and his son Travis Welker (Jamie Kennedy) find themselves up to their ears in Graboids and Ass-Blasters when they head to Canada to investigate a series of deadly giant-worm attacks. Arriving at a remote research facility in the artic tundra, Burt begins to suspect that Graboids are secretly being weaponized, but before he can prove his theory, he is sidelined by Graboid venom. With just 48 hours to live, the only hope is to create an antidote from fresh venom — but to do that, someone will have to figure out how to milk a Graboid!

Mobile Homes (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration01:41
PlotLove
PlaceFrance, Canada, Beach

In forgotten towns along the American border, a young mother drifts from one motel to the next with her intoxicating boyfriend and her 8-year-old son. The makeshift family scrapes by, living one hustle at a time, until the discovery of a mobile home community offers an alternative life.

The Pirates of Somalia (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography
CountryKenya, Судан, South Africa, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersPirates, Friends, Presidential, Journalists, Writers
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Relationship, Weapon, Travel
PlaceCanada, Village
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Tense

After an inspiring chance encounter with his idol, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer, he attempts to get embedded with the local Somali pirates, only to quickly find himself in over his head.

Mission Kathmandu: The Adventures of Nelly & Simon (2017)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryCanada
Duration01:54
CharactersScientists, Friends, Detectives, Yeti, Climbers
PlotTime travel, Mystery, Mystery, Adventure, Expeditions, Chase
PlaceForest, Canada, Mountains
StyleLight

Quebec, 1956. The impulsive and headstrong Nelly Maloye, a novice private eye, joins the methodical and pragmatic Simon Picard, a research scientist in a dubious quest to prove the existence of the elusive Yeti. The brave-hearted heroes come face-to-face with countless dangers during their trek through the heart of the Himalayas.

The Christmas Calendar (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama
CountryCanada
Duration01:44
CharactersLawyers
PlotLove, Mystery, Mystery, Holidays, Competitions
PlaceCanada, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleLight

When Emily, a struggling baker in a small town, receives a handmade Christmas Calendar from a secret admirer, the local residents become obsessed with finding out the identity of the sender.

The Gracefield Incident (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens
PlaceCanada, USA

On August 16, 2013, the Supreme Court mandated the CIA to declassify files that had been kept secret for the past 75 years. Visual records of documented paranormal events were released to the public. The following incident took place in Gracefield, Quebec.

Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, crime
CountryCanada, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersLawyers, Friends, Heroes, Hired assassins
PlotInvestigation, Money, Funeral
PlaceCanada, USA, Los Angeles

Hard-nosed liberal lawyer Roman J. Israel has been fighting the good fight forever while others take the credit. When his partner – the firm’s frontman – has a heart attack, Israel suddenly takes on that role. He soon discovers some unsettling truths about the firm – truths that conflict with his values of helping the poor and dispossessed – and finds himself in an existential crisis that leads to extreme actions.

Coming Home for Christmas (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama
CountryCanada
CharactersFamily
PlotRelationship, Moving
PlaceCanada
TimeNew Year

Lizzie Richfield is at a crossroads when she lands a job as house manager for the exquisite Ashford Estate in the Virginia countryside. While planning one final Christmas Eve gala for the Marley family, Lizzie finds herself drawn to Robert—even as Kip pursues her.

Devil's Gate (2017)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersDetectives, Heroes, FBI
PlotSupernatural, Survival
PlaceCanada, USA
StyleDisturbing, Tense

Set in the small town of Devil's Gate, North Dakota, the film examines the disappearance of a local woman and her young son. Schull plays an FBI agent who helps the local sheriff search for answers. Partnering with a deputy , they track down the missing woman's husband and find that nothing is as it seems.

Shimmer Lake (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersSheriffs
PlaceCanada

An inventive crime thriller told backwards -- reversing day by day through a week -- following a local sheriff's quest to unlock the mystery of three small town criminals and a bank heist gone wrong.

Hollow in the Land (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:58
PlotInvestigation
PlaceCanada, Small cities
StyleDisturbing

With their father in prison for murder, siblings Alison and Brandon are instantly considered suspects when a string of killings plagues their town, and they must fight to clear their names.

The Heretics (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryCanada
Duration01:40
CharactersDemons, Lesbians
PlotObsession, Abduction
PlaceCanada
StyleTense, Action, Depressive, Unexpected ending

A young girl is abducted by a man, who claims that a cult is hunting her. His goal is to protect her until sunrise but while restrained, the young girl falls deathly ill. While her friends and family search for her, the source of her illness becomes more and more apparent. She’s not sick…she’s changing.

Below Her Mouth (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:05
CharactersLesbians, Gay
PlotLove, Date, Mystery, Love triangle
PlaceCanada

An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.

Private Eyes (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada
Duration00:30
CharactersFriends, Partners
PlotInvestigation
PlaceCanada
StyleFascinating, Tense

Ex-pro hockey player Matt Shade irrevocably changes his life when he teams up with fierce P.I. Angie Everett to form an unlikely investigative powerhouse.

The Masked Saint (2016)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, family, crime, biography
CountryCanada
Duration01:35
PlaceCanada

The journey of a professional wrestler who becomes a small town pastor and moonlights as a masked vigilante fighting injustice. While facing crises at home and at the church, the Pastor must evade the police and somehow reconcile his violent secret identity with his calling as a pastor.

Anything for Love (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryCanada
Duration00:30
PlotMoney, Power, Cheating
PlaceCanada, USA

Katherine, a high-powered executive who believes men are intimidated by her career, is persuaded by her friend to create an internet dating profile claiming she is an executive assistant.

Mean Dreams (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller
CountryCanada
Duration02:30
CharactersPolice, Dogs, Sheriffs, Farmers, Childrens
PlotLove, Dreams, Pursuit, Money
PlaceSea, Canada, Small cities

When two youngsters meet and fall for each other, they must go on the run from the girl's corrupt father, who is also the sheriff of the town.

Houdini & Doyle (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:00
CharactersPartners
PlaceCanada
StyleExciting, Fascinating

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Harry Houdini and Stratton are tasked with the cases that nobody else can solve. It challenges their sense of what is real and what is not. Houdini is a skeptic, while Doyle believes in the unseen. Their diverse viewpoints make solving crime a challenge and often Stratton is put in the middle. The trio will take on cases that involve vampires, ghosts, monsters and poltergeists…or are they a ruse to conceal murder?

An Eye for Beauty (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama
CountryCanada
Duration01:42
CharactersArchitects
PlotWeapon, Depression, Love triangle, Tennis
PlaceCanada
StyleFascinating

An architect and his wife see their relationship challenged.

Midnight Sun (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreadventure, family
CountryCanada, Italy
Duration02:00
CharactersChildrens, Bears, Teens
PlotAdventure, Love
PlaceCanada
TimeWinter
StyleTouching, Soulful, Light, Fascinating

In northern Canada, a young boy sets a goal for himself to to reunite an abandoned polar bear cub with its mother. Goran Visnjic joins the cast as Muktuk, a half Inuit and half Canadian, who knows the terrain where the polar bears live and who agrees to help the boy.

Legend No. 17 (2013)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:14
PlotSports, Hockey, Love, Competitions, Intrigue
PlaceRussia, Spain, Canada, Moscow

Biopic of Russian ice hockey legend Valeri Kharlamov from early childhood, rising to the pinnacle of the sport and his untimely death

Laurence Anyways (2012)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.7)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada, France
Duration02:48
CharactersSurgeons, Family
PlaceCanada, Islands
StyleSoulful

The story of an impossible love between a woman named Fred and a transgender woman named Laurence who reveals her inner desire to become her true self: a woman.

Saving Hope (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryCanada
CharactersDoctors, Brides, Surgeons
PlotRelationship, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceCanada, Hospitals
StyleTouching, Soulful, To cry

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 in "spirit" form, not sure if he's a ghost or a figment of his own imagination.

Cell 213 (2011)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror
CountryCanada
CharactersLawyers
PlotMystery
PlacePrison, Canada

Cocky young attorney Michael Gray finds himself framed for murder when an inmate he is defending violently kills himself during their interview at South River State Penitentiary. Now locked in the same nightmarish Cell 213 where his client died, he soon realizes that unnatural forces are behind a string of inmate suicides, making matters of guilt and innocence not as cut and dry as they seem.

On the Beat (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryCanada
Duration01:40
CharactersStudents, Teens
PlotDancing, Love, Relationship, Competitions, Rivalry, Music
PlaceCanada, Australia
StyleTo cry

This is the story Delphine Lamarre, a young woman trying to focus on the way to dance rather than focused on her university studies. It will pass through trials and consequences facing choices.

Secrets From Her Past (2011)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:27
CharactersFamily
PlotMystery
PlaceCanada

Ten years ago, Kate Collins (Ashley Jones) was a different person. Literally. She was living in Chicago, working as a bartender, and going by her real name ‘Stephanie Wickers.’ That all changed when she witnessed the murder of her boss by a ruthless member of an up and coming crime syndicate named Alek Ravik (Al Sapienza). Knowing that Klebanov saw her, she faked her death, changed her name, and went into hiding in Philadelphia. When a crooked cop retires and young, eager Detective Miesen (Alain Chanoine) is chosen to head a new task force to tackle crime syndicates in Chicago, the unsolved murder case is reopened. Miesen believes that Kate/Stephanie is still alive and begins to look for her. Unfortunately, so does Alek.

The Boy She Met Online (2010)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrethriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Hostage, Relationship, Cheating, Internet
PlaceCanada
StyleDisturbing

When teenager Cami Winters falls in love, she falls hard. Her single mother, Tori, has no idea that Cami has fallen in love with a boy named 'Jake' she met on a social networking website. Although Cami believes Jake's a 23 year-old college student, everything he's told her online is a lie.

Le journal d'Aurélie Laflamme (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantasy, family
CountryCanada
Duration01:48
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Parents, Family, Fathers
PlotLoneliness
PlaceSchool, Canada

Aurelie Laflamme feels alone in the world, especially since her father's death five years ago. What if her father had been an alien who left Earth to return to his own planet? In that case, Aurelie would be an alien too. That would explain many things such as why she feels different from others, especially her mother, why she can't string two words together without making a mistake, and why boys really get on her nerves. Through the pages of her diary, Aurelie confides her joys and sorrows, successes and failures, love and friendships, and tries to find her place.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:47
CharactersSuperhero, Brothers, Fathers, Scientists, Heroes, Losers, Girlfriends, Mutant
PlotSuperpowers, Revenge, Adventure, Supernatural, Experiments
PlaceCanada
StyleMarvel, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.

Sleepwalking (2008)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genredrama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersMothers, Old man, Nephews
PlaceCanada

When her boyfriend is arrested for marijuana possession, Joleen Reedy and her 11-year-old daughter, Tara, take refuge with Joleen's aimless brother, James. Joleen soon runs off with a truck driver, and James is unable to meet his responsibilities. After Child Protective Services takes possession of Tara, James abducts her from a foster home, and the two travel from California to Utah, where his abusive father lives.

Bon Cop Bad Cop (2006)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryCanada
Duration01:56
CharactersFriends, Partners, Serial killers, Special agents
PlotRivalry
PlaceCanada
StyleExciting, Disturbing, For men

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 from Toronto are assigned to work together. With totally different styles, attitudes and languages.

Away from Her (2006)
Mark1 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama
CountryCanada, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersNurses
PlotMental disorders, Jealousy, Snow, Loneliness
PlaceCanada
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Tense, To cry

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.

Snow Cake (2006)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada, United Kingdom
Duration01:52
CharactersAutistic
PlotMental disorders, Death, Snow, Fate, Loneliness, Travel, Funeral
PlaceSmall cities, Canada
StyleTouching, Soulful

A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident.

The Dark Hours (2005)
Mark1 (imdb: 6)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada
CharactersDoctors, Sisters, Terminally ill
PlotRevenge, Survival, Obsession, Snow, Love triangle, Hostage, Mental disorders
PlaceForest, Canada, Country houses, Psychiatric hospitals
TimeWinter
StyleDisturbing, Action, Heavy, Tense

Dr. Samantha Goodman is a beautiful, young psychiatrist. Burnt out, she drives to the family’s winter cottage to spend time with her husband and sister. A relaxing weekend is jarringly interrupted when a terrifying and unexpected guest arrives. What follows is an extraordinary night of terror and evil mind games where escape is not an option.

The Final Cut (2004)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany
Duration01:45
PlotRevenge, Jealousy, Intrigue, Technology, Chase, Cheating
PlaceGermany, Canada, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Depressive, Disturbing, Makes me think

Set in a world with memory implants, Alan Hakman is a 'cutter'—someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories—but his latest assignment puts him in great danger.

Instant Star (2004)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, music
CountryCanada
CharactersTeens, Parents
PlotRelationship, Divorce, Creation
PlaceCanada

When Jude Harrison enters G Major’s singer/songwriter contest, she knows her stuff will kill, but she’s shocked when she learns she won the whole darn thing! Now, with a recording contract, a soon-to-be released single and a mega-crush on her producer, Jude’s wading through a world bigger than her wildest rock n’ roll dreams. Thrust into the spotlight, Jude is desperate to prove she belongs there…but she’s not even old enough to drive.

Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryCanada
Duration01:45
PlotWedding
PlaceCanada
StyleTouching, Romantic

Rahul Seth is a dashing young millionaire who believes he is "western" enough to rebel against his mother and grandmother. They are not too keen about his Caucasian girlfriend Kimberly who, to make matters worse, is a pop star. Before you can say "karmic intervention," Kimberly dies in a freak accident and Rahul is devastated. Instead of allowing him to mourn in peace, Rahul's mother sees the opportunity she's been waiting for. She threatens to call off his sister's wedding unless he finds himself a "nice Indian girl." Rahul enlists the services of Sue, a fiercely independent escort whom he believes to be Hispanic, and therefore not "married" to the conventions taught to young Indian women. With a wink in her eye, Sue accepts the deal to pose as his Indian bride-to-be. She needs the money and having never been a fan of the typical Indian male, she feels her heart is safe. The charade begins....

Men with Brooms (2002)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountryCanada
Duration01:42
CharactersFriends, Astronauts, Trainers
PlotFuneral
PlaceSmall cities, Canada

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, Cutter swallows his pride and calls upon a retired curling champion - his estranged father. Now, these men with brooms, along with their new eccentric coach and Cutter's new romantic interest Amy, set off on a comedic journey which takes them from frozen lakes to huge arenas, searching for perfect stones, lost loves and second chances.

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