Highest-Rated Movies about 'Canada', Sort by Popularity


Queen Rock Montreal (1982), Black Robe (1991), The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights (2009), In America (2002), Bao (2018), Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance (1993), Iron Maiden: Flight 666 (2009), Across the Line (2015) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Canada movies.


Queen Rock Montreal (1982)

The band performs in a 1981 concert in Canada in front of 18,000 fans in Montreal's Forum.

queen, bohemian, engaging, inspiring, fascinating, canada, event

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Black Robe (1991)

A priest's task to bring religion to native tribes leads to a better knowledge of himself and his intended converts.

priest, guide, native american, companion, somber, emotional, mission

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The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights (2009)

Music video director Emmett Malloy shadows guitarist and singer Jack White and drummer Meg White on their 2007 Canadian tour. Alongside traditional concerts, the film shows the duo performing in unusual spaces like a Winnipeg city bus, an Ontario flour mill and a gathering of Native American tribal elders. Also included are intimate backstage moments between Jack and Meg, a formerly married couple whose time as a band was nearing its end during this tour, which proved to be their last.

musician, guitarist, drummer, rock star, native american, music lover, creative

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In America (2002)

A handsome actor (Paddy Considine), his wife (Samantha Morton) and their two daughters emigrate from Ireland and search for success in New York.

young girl, actor, mother, daughter, son, endearing, charming

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Bao (2018)

A woman who is suffering from empty nest syndrome gets a second shot at motherhood when one of her handmade dumplings springs to life.

mother, woman, lonely woman, doll, creative, lighthearted, amusing

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Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance (1993)

In 1990 a disagreement over land rights between Mohawk Indians and the Canadian government leads to a 78-day standoff.

native, police officer, soldier, politician, tense, emotional, spirited

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Iron Maiden: Flight 666 (2009)

A chronological account of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden's 2008 world tour through India, Australia, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico and South America in a jet piloted by the band's front man, Bruce Dickinson. Features interviews with the musicians, their road crew and fans.

musician, band frontman, band member, band manager, interviewee, interviewer, fan

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Across the Line (2015)

A young, black hockey star (Stephan James), bound for the NHL, is surronded by racial tension in a divided Nova Scotian community.

young man, black man, athlete, moving, emotional, engaging, nova scotia

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Luck (2011)

The owners, gamblers, jockeys and players in the world of horse racing.

gambler, love interest, best friend, manager, charming, frenetic, playful

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Anvil! The Story of Anvil (2008)

Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal's most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams.

guitarist, drummer, hilarious, inspiring, sad, canada, europe

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Bowling for Columbine (2002)

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

michael moore, student, activist, rock star, striking, engaging, amusing

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Roadkill (1989)

A Toronto concert promoter sends a woman called Ramona (Valerie Buhagiar) to fetch a rock band lost in outer Ontario.

assistant, taxi driver, promoter, teen boy, unemployed person, filmmaker, witty

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South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)

When Cartman and his friends go see an R-rated movie, they start cursing and their parents think that Canada is to blame.

boy, satan, saddam hussein, parent, tv personality, activist, hilarious

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Johnny Belinda (1948)

A kind doctor volunteers to tutor a deaf-mute woman, but scandal starts to swirl when his pupil is raped and falls pregnant.

deaf person, pretty woman, doctor, father, aunt, rapist, emotional

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Argo (2012)

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.

cia agent, specialist, hostage, revolutionary, ambassador, wife, brutal

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In America (2002)

A family of Irish immigrants adjust to life on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen while also grieving the death of a child.

young girl, actor, mother, daughter, son, endearing, charming

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My Winnipeg (2007)

Fact, fantasy and memory are woven seamlessly together in this portrait of film-maker Guy Maddin's home town of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

filmmaker, fan, mother, winsome, offbeat, canada, small town

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The Red Violin (1998)

A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner.

musical prodigy, gypsy, servant, husband, violinist, appraiser, passionate

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The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

father, professor, son, friend, love interest, emotional, profound

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The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

A bus crash in a small town brings a lawyer to the town to defend the families, but he discovers that everything is not what it seems.

paraplegic, attorney, bus driver, father, survivors, daughter, somber

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Away from Her (2006)

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, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

wife, patient, professor, nurse, love interest, emotional, touching

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Snow Cake (2006)

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

ex-convict, hitchhiker, mother, neighbor, cop, emotional, quirky

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Jesus of Montreal (1989)

A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself.

actor, priest, performers, passionate, profound, creative, canada

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Atanarjuat the Fast Runner (2001)

The telling of an Inuit legend of an evil spirit causing strife in the community and one warrior's endurance and battle of its menace.

brother, wife, tribal leader, shaman, gritty, emotional, canada

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Léolo (1992)

Young Leo Lauzon is torn between two worlds - the squalid Montreal tenement that he inhabits with his severely dysfunctional (and largely insane) family, and the imaginative world that he constructs for himself through his writings, where he's Leolo Lozone, son of a Sicilian peasant (conceived in a bizarre act involving a tomato). And his experiences of growing up (es...Read all

young man, mother, grandfather, neighbor, sexy woman, quirky, endearing

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Never Cry Wolf (1983)

A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.

scientist, inuit, wolf, pilot, fascinating, engaging, gritty

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Jatt & Juliet (2012)

Stark opposites, Fateh Singh and Pooja reach Canada with dreams in their eyes. They cross paths and sparks fly. However, life has a different plan for them.

young man, young woman, mischievous boy, love interest, lover, amusing, charming

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The Silent Partner (1978)

A timid bank teller anticipates a bank robbery and steals the money himself before the crook arrives. When the sadistic crook realizes he's been fooled, he tracks down the teller and engages him in a cat-and-mouse chase for the cash.

bank teller, bank robber, love interest, brooding, confident, tense, thrilling

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Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)

The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.

soldier, gory, paris, authority, criminals, canada, rise

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The Constant Gardener (2005)

A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.

diplomat, activist, husband, wife, doctor, friend, emotional

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