Canadian Movies I've Seen

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1. The Incredible Journey (1963)

G | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

87 Metascore

The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?

Director: Fletcher Markle | Stars: Émile Genest, John Drainie, Tommy Tweed, Sandra Scott

Votes: 3,556

2. Act of the Heart (1970)

GP | 103 min | Drama

A woman's peculiar religious convictions lead her on a self-destructive path.

Director: Paul Almond | Stars: Geneviève Bujold, Donald Sutherland, Monique Leyrac, Sharon Acker

Votes: 159

3. Goin' Down the Road (1970)

R | 90 min | Drama

Two friends leave the picturesque yet rural province of Nova Scotia for the nightlife and culture of Toronto. They soon end up wistful and nostalgic about Nova Scotia though after finding out that Toronto isn't as fun as they'd hoped.

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Doug McGrath, Paul Bradley, Jayne Eastwood, Cayle Chernin

Votes: 810

4. Cannibal Girls (1973)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror

A young couple spend the night in a restaurant, only to find out that it is haunted by three dead women who hunger for human flesh.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Ronald Ulrich, Randall Carpenter

Votes: 825

5. The Pyx (1973)

R | 108 min | Horror, Thriller, Crime

A detective investigating the death of a heroin-addicted prostitute uncovers evidence pointing to the existence of a murderous devil cult.

Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Karen Black, Christopher Plummer, Donald Pilon, Jean-Louis Roux

Votes: 708

6. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Micheline Lanctôt, Jack Warden, Randy Quaid

Votes: 1,756

7. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

65 Metascore

During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 29,029 | Gross: $4.05M

8. It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1975)

PG | 90 min | Comedy

Sweeney, a divorced man, is willing to do anything, even kidnapping, to win back his wife. He stands a fair chance as the ex-mates continue to sleep together, despite the fact that she's ... See full summary »

Director: John Trent | Stars: Anthony Newley, Stefanie Powers, Isaac Hayes, Lloyd Bochner

Votes: 270

9. Journey Into Fear (1975)

R | 100 min | Thriller

An American geologist accidentally discovers oil in Turkish mountains. An assassin is sent by someone to eliminate him because of that. He boards a passenger boat to try to escape. However, one of the passengers is the assassin.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Sam Waterston, Zero Mostel, Yvette Mimieux, Scott Marlowe

Votes: 125

10. Lies My Father Told Me (1975)

PG | 102 min | Drama

A Jewish boy grows up in 1920s Montreal (in Canada), with a grandfather who tells stories and a father who won't work.

Director: Ján Kadár | Stars: Yossi Yadin, Len Birman, Marilyn Lightstone, Jeff Lynas

Votes: 425

11. Shivers (1975)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

58 Metascore

The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry, Allan Kolman

Votes: 16,143

12. The Clown Murders (1976)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Horror

Four men kidnap an old girlfriend on Halloween night as a joke to ruin a real estate deal, only to have a very real clown-masked killer stalk them seeking revenge.

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Stephen Young, Susan Keller, Lawrence Dane, John Candy

Votes: 337

13. Find the Lady (1976)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy

Three kidnapping plots simultaneously target the same young woman.

Director: John Trent | Stars: Lawrence Dane, John Candy, Ed McNamara, Robert McHeady

Votes: 188

14. The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

53 Metascore

13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives alone in a high-class Quebec small town, but unknown to the neighbors, she is leading a secret and dangerous life.

Director: Nicolas Gessner | Stars: Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman

Votes: 11,785

15. Love at First Sight (1977)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

A young woman named Shirley befriends a lonely blind man named Roy. Together, they find love - even though Shirley's father opposes the relationship.

Director: Rex Bromfield | Stars: Mary Ann McDonald, Dan Aykroyd, Jane Mallett, George Murray

Votes: 118

16. Outrageous! (1977)

R | 96 min | Comedy

A story about a female impersonator who rooms with a pregnant schizophrenic.

Director: Richard Benner | Stars: Craig Russell, Hollis McLaren, Richert Easley, Allan Moyle

Votes: 875

17. Rabid (1977)

R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A young woman develops a taste for human blood after experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into blood-thirsty zombies, leading into a city-wide epidemic.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan

Votes: 14,211

18. Who Has Seen the Wind (1977)

100 min | Drama, Comedy

The coming-of-age of adolescent Brian O'Connal in small town Depression-era Saskatchewan is told. The son of the local pharmacist Gerald O'Connal, Brian is in many ways a typical boy, who ... See full summary »

Director: Allan King | Stars: Brian Painchaud, Douglas Junor, Patricia Hamilton, Gordon Pinsent

Votes: 140

19. Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

In the 1930's, Max Brown is an urban young man from an Eastern province, fresh from college, whose only job offer is in a one-room school house in the Canadian prairie. At first he's ... See full summary »

Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: Bud Cort, Samantha Eggar, Chris Wiggins, Gary Reineke

Votes: 382

20. Angela (1977)

91 min | Drama

A war vet finds out that a former prostitute had his baby. Doubting it's his, he gives it away, so she reports him. Twenty years later, she still wants to find her son. She meets a young man and falls in love, but the vet's prison term ends.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Sophia Loren, Steve Railsback, John Huston, John Vernon

Votes: 111

21. Blood & Guts (1978)

PG | 94 min | Action, Drama

A young athelete becomes the unlikely star of an itinerant wrestling troupe, and a rival promoter will go to any length to steal him away.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: William Smith, Micheline Lanctôt, Henry Beckman, Brian Patrick Clarke

Votes: 59

22. High-Ballin' (1978)

PG | 97 min | Action, Drama

Two truck drivers fight off thugs who have been hired to drive them out of business.

Director: Peter Carter | Stars: Peter Fonda, Jerry Reed, Helen Shaver, Chris Wiggins

Votes: 405

23. The Silent Partner (1978)

R | 106 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

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.

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, Céline Lomez

Votes: 4,292

24. The Brood (1979)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

63 Metascore

A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Henry Beckman

Votes: 23,303

25. City on Fire (1979)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama

A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Barry Newman, Susan Clark, Shelley Winters, Leslie Nielsen

Votes: 871

26. Meatballs (1979)

PG | 94 min | Comedy

60 Metascore

Wacky hijinks of counselors and campers at a less-than-average summer camp.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Harvey Atkin, Kate Lynch, Russ Banham

Votes: 17,777 | Gross: $43.05M

27. Murder by Decree (1979)

PG | 124 min | Mystery, Thriller

Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders commited by Jack the Ripper and discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Christopher Plummer, James Mason, David Hemmings, Susan Clark

Votes: 4,463

28. Running (1979)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Sport

American marathon runner Michael Andropolis sets his heart on representing his country at the Olympic games. Meanwhile his marriage has fallen apart and his children have no respect for him... See full summary »

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Michael Douglas, Susan Anspach, Lawrence Dane, Eugene Levy

Votes: 664

29. Agency (1980)

R | 94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A millionaire is suspected of buying an ad agency to use it as a way of brainwashing the public for his political ends.

Director: George Kaczender | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Lee Majors, Valerie Perrine, Alexandra Stewart

Votes: 430

30. Atlantic City (1980)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

85 Metascore

In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs and danger.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Susan Sarandon, Kate Reid, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 13,682

31. The Changeling (1980)

R | 107 min | Horror

70 Metascore

A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh

Votes: 27,594

32. Death Ship (1980)

R | 91 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

10 Metascore

A mysterious ghostly freighter rams and sinks a modern day cruise ship whose survivors climb aboard the freighter and discover that it is a World War II Nazi torture vessel.

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: George Kennedy, Richard Crenna, Nick Mancuso, Sally Ann Howes

Votes: 3,364

33. Funeral Home (1980)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

A young woman arrives at her grandmother's house, which used to be a funeral home, to help her turn the place into a bed-and-breakfast inn. After they open, however, guests begin disappearing or turning up dead.

Director: William Fruet | Stars: Kay Hawtrey, Lesleh Donaldson, Barry Morse, Dean Garbett

Votes: 1,131

"Funeral Home"

34. Prom Night (1980)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

45 Metascore

At a high school senior prom, a masked killer stalks four teenagers who were responsible for the accidental death of a classmate six years previously.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Casey Stevens, Anne-Marie Martin

Votes: 13,973 | Gross: $14.80M

35. Terror Train (1980)

R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

Three years after a prank that went terribly awry, the six college students responsible are targeted by a masked killer at a New Year's Eve party aboard a moving train.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Ben Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Hart Bochner, David Copperfield

Votes: 8,682

36. Double Negative (1980)

96 min | Thriller

Mentally tortured photojournalist attempts to track down his wife's murderer.

Director: George Bloomfield | Stars: Michael Sarrazin, Susan Clark, Anthony Perkins, Howard Duff

Votes: 101

37. Alligator Shoes (1981)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

French-Canadian adult brothers Mike and Bin still live with their parents in the working class neighborhood of Cabbagetown in Toronto, their parents who largely support them. Mike works a ... See full summary »

Director: Clay Borris | Stars: Garry Borris, Ronalda Jones, Clay Borris, Rose Maltais-Borris

Votes: 30

38. Circle of Two (1981)

PG | 106 min | Drama

The story of the impossible love between a schoolgirl and a sixty-year-old painter.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Norma Dell'Agnese, Donann Cavin, Elan Ross Gibson

Votes: 470

39. Gas (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

Susan Anspach stars in this comedy as a news reporter who investigates a story about stolen milk causing milk and gas prices to rise. During the course of her investigation, other people ... See full summary »

Director: Les Rose | Stars: Susan Anspach, Howie Mandel, Sterling Hayden, Helen Shaver

Votes: 302

40. Happy Birthday to Me (1981)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

24 Metascore

At the snobby Crawford Academy, Virginia's group of friends start to go missing years after horrible events that happened to her as a child around her birthday.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Melissa Sue Anderson, Glenn Ford, Lawrence Dane, Sharon Acker

Votes: 7,624

41. Heavy Metal (1981)

R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

51 Metascore

A glowing green orb - which embodies ultimate evil - terrorizes a young girl with an anthology of bizarre and fantastic stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Directors: Gerald Potterton, John Bruno, John Halas, Julian Harris, Jimmy T. Murakami, Barrie Nelson, Paul Sabella, Jack Stokes, Pino Van Lamsweerde, Harold Whitaker | Stars: Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Don Francks

Votes: 29,187

42. The High Country (1981)

PG | 98 min | Adventure

Jim is a convicted marijuana dealer, who is being pressured by the system to turn State's Evidence. He is accidentally freed from custody by a car crash, is shot & on the run. Kathy is ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Linda Purl, George Sims, Bill Berry

Votes: 108

43. Improper Channels (1981)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

A couple fights for justice to get their injured daughter out of a foster care center.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Alan Arkin, Mariette Hartley, Monica Parker, Harry Ditson

Votes: 130

44. My Bloody Valentine (1981)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

46 Metascore

A decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead.

Director: