Canadian Cinema (from excellent to horrible)by guisreis | created - 12 May 2014 | updated - 10 months ago | Public
We use to think that films from Quebec are French and that films in English are from the United States. That is unfair. That is why I made this list.
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2. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.
Votes: 630,912 | Gross: $233.92M
4. Defendor (2009)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Arthur Poppington, a regular man who adopts a superhero persona, known as "Defendor", combs the city streets at night, in search of his archenemy, Captain Industry.
Votes: 34,489 | Gross: $0.04M
5. Last Night (I) (1998)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century.
6. eXistenZ (1999)
R | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Votes: 88,776 | Gross: $2.84M
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.
Votes: 531,520 | Gross: $42.34M
Co-production USA/Canada, filmed in New York.
9. A Dangerous Method (2011)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.
Votes: 94,261 | Gross: $5.70M
10. Life of Pi (2012)
PG | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Votes: 545,137 | Gross: $124.99M
An USA/Taiwan/UK/Canada co-production, partially shot in Montreal.
11. X2: X-Men United (2003)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When anti-mutant Colonel William Stryker kidnaps Professor X and attacks his school, the X-Men must ally with their archenemy Magneto to stop him.
Votes: 488,707 | Gross: $214.95M
12. Pompeii (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A slave-turned-gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.
Votes: 101,759 | Gross: $23.22M
Very nice and often unfairly criticised sword-and-sandal movie. A Canada/Germany/USA production, partially shot in Toronto.
13. Snake Eyes (1998)
R | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A shady police detective finds himself in the middle of a murder conspiracy at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.
Votes: 72,371 | Gross: $55.59M
14. The Memory Book (2014 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Romance
A budding photographer seeks out the same true love she finds in an old photo album.
The production is not Canadian, it is from the USA. Though, it was shot in Canada with Canadian actors. It is very predictable, but it is also cute and moving.
15. Deadpool (2016)
R | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A wisecracking mercenary gets experimented on and becomes immortal but ugly, and sets out to track down the man who ruined his looks.
Votes: 841,425 | Gross: $363.07M
17. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The human government develops a cure for mutations, and Jean Gray becomes a darker uncontrollable persona called the Phoenix who allies with Magneto, causing escalation into an all-out battle for the X-Men.
Votes: 460,675 | Gross: $234.36M
18. Porky's (1981)
R | 94 min | Comedy
In 1954, a group of Florida high school students try to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seeking revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.
Votes: 35,754 | Gross: $111.29M
19. A Done Deal (2016)
9 min | Short, Comedy
Remy, a hitman for a small-time Montreal mobster, has to kill Fernand, an old associate who talks too much. The plan is simple: invite him for coffee, offer him a ride and shoot him in the alley. Easy! A done deal...
20. Ice Guardians (2016)
108 min | Documentary, Sport
On-ice enforcers struggle to rise through the professional ranks of the world's most prestigious hockey league, only to be confronted with a new found fight for the existence of the role itself.
21. The Cola Conquest (1998)
50 min | Documentary
The Cola Conquest tells the story of Coca-Cola - the 'sublimated essence' of all that American stands for - and the century-long competition with its rival, Pepsi-Cola. Challenging, ... See full summary »
Director: Irene Lilienheim Angelico
22. Underworld Awakening (2012)
R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrior Selene leads the battle against humankind.
Votes: 139,877 | Gross: $62.32M
23. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.
Votes: 27,194 | Gross: $3.43M
25. Burning Mussolini (2009)
85 min | Crime, Drama
.Ex-boxer Paul Choquino decides to finance his upcoming wedding by robbing reputed drug lord Benito Mussolini Bonacci. But everything that can go wrong in the burn does and Paul is left ... See full synopsis »
26. Videodrome (1983)
R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When he acquires a different kind of show for his station, a sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a terrifying new reality.
Votes: 76,365 | Gross: $2.12M
27. The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat.
Votes: 7,291 | Gross: $1.90M
28. Madame Tutli-Putli (2007)
17 min | Animation, Short, Thriller
Solitary, exhausted, and profoundly melancholic--the anachronistic, Madame Tutli-Putli--waits patiently to board a train, surrounded by a lifetime's worth of personal belongings. Is she running away from a bleak past?
29. Black Fox: The Price of Peace (1995 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Western
In 1860s Texas, a man whose abused wife fell in love with a Kiowa organizes a hunting party to recapture her.
30. Underworld: Evolution (2006)
R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Picking up directly from the previous movie, vampire warrior Selene and the half werewolf Michael hunt for clues to reveal the history of their races and the war between them.
Votes: 182,079 | Gross: $62.32M
95 min | Documentary, History
The history of Mattel's definitive action figure toy line.
True Justice (2010–2012)
Dark Vengeance: Part 2
TV-MA | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama
With the killer seemingly caught the team believe the case is closed, when another woman is found dead matching the m.o. of the serial killer. Sarah unwittingly becomes the target of the real killer.
33. Below Zero (2011)
R | 99 min | Thriller
Jack, a writer who goes to a remote meat cooler, where his agent has set it up for him, to be locked in for five days so he can meet his deadline while he writes the ending to his book.
34. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World.
Votes: 123,101 | Gross: $31.17M
37. Turbo Kid (2015)
Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland in 1997, a comic book fan adopts the persona of his favourite hero to save his enthusiastic friend and fight a tyrannical overlord.
Votes: 24,383 | Gross: $0.05M
38. Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
As an Orc horde invades the planet Azeroth using a magic portal, a few human heroes and dissenting Orcs must attempt to stop the true evil behind this war.
Votes: 229,408 | Gross: $47.37M
39. Mostly Sunny (2016)
TV-MA | 83 min | Documentary
Mostly Sunny is a documentary that tells the remarkable story of Sunny Leone, the Canadian-born, American-bred adult film star who is pursuing her dreams of Bollywood stardom.
40. The Colony (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
41. Her Husband's Betrayal (2013 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A suspicious woman spies on her husband, only to find he has committed a murder and framed her for it.
A horrible film, very boring.
42. Goon (2011)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Labeled an outcast by his brainy family, a bouncer overcomes long odds to lead a team of under performing misfits to semi-pro hockey glory, beating the crap out of everything that stands in his way.
Votes: 80,484 | Gross: $4.17M
I only watched the end.
43. The Corporation (2003)
Not Rated | 145 min | Documentary, History
Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance.
Votes: 19,734 | Gross: $1.88M
I haven't watched yet.