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List of Canadian films

A list of films produced in Canada ordered by year and date of release. For an A-Z list of Canadian films see Canadian films

Pre 1910

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1897
Ten Years in Manitoba James Freer James Freer

1910s-1920s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1919
Back to God's Country David Hartford Nell Shipman
1920
The Great Shadow
1922
Big Timber John W. Noble
1924
Blue Water David Hartford Norma Shearer

1930s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1930
Yamekraw Murray Roth
1931
1932
1933
1934
Bosom Friends Nominated for Oscar
1935
1936
La Maison en ordre Gordon Sparling
1937
1938
The Kinsmen Gordon Sparling
1939

1940s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1940
1941
Churchill's Island Stuart Legg Documentary First Oscar for short documentary
1942
1943
Banshees Over Canada James Beverage Documentary Allied progaganda film
Fighting Norway Sydney Newman Documentary Allied progaganda film
1944
1945
1946
1947
Bush Pilot
1948
1949
Begone Dull Care Norman McLaren Direct film Visual music presentation of
Oscar Peterson

1950s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1950
1951
Around Is Around Norman McLaren Short animation Won Special award
1952
Neighbours Norman McLaren Grant Munro, Jean Paul Ladouceur Pixilation Oscar winner
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957
A Chairy Tale Norman McLaren, Claude Jutra Claude Jutra Pixilation Oscar nominee
City of Gold Colin Low,
Wolf Koenig
Documentary Klondike Gold Rush; Oscar nominee; inspiration for the Ken Burns effect
1958
1959

1960s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1960
Universe Roman Kroitor, Colin Low Documentary Major influence for 2001
1961
Macbeth Paul Almond Sean Connery
Very Nice, Very Nice Arthur Lipsett Experimental Academy Award nominee
1962
The Stubborn Idealist Julian Biggs
Lonely Boy Roman Kroitor Documentary Cinema verite classic on Paul Anka
1963
Amanita Pestilens René Bonnière Jacques Labrecque
Huguette Oligny
Geneviève Bujold
Drama First Canadian colour feature film
1964
21-87 Arthur Lipsett Experimental Major influence on George Lucas
Canon
Le Chat dans le sac Gilles Groulx Claude Houdhout
Nobody Waved Goodbye Don Owen Peter Kastner, Julie Biggs, Claude Rae, Toby Tarnow, Charmion King, Ron Taylor, Bob Hill, Jack Beer, John Sullivan, Lynne Gorman, Ivor Barry, Sharon Bonin, Norman Ettlinger, John Vernon AV Trust "Masterwork"
1965
The Railrodder Gerald Potterton Buster Keaton Keaton's last silent film role
Winter Kept Us Warm David Secter John Labow, Henry Tarvainen, Joy Fielding, Janet Amos, Iain Ewing, Jack Messinger, Larry Greenspan, Sol Mandelsohn, George R. Appleby
1966
Le roi de cœur
1967
Wavelength Michael Snow Structural film
In the Labyrinth Roman Kroitor
Colin Low
Hugh O'Connor
Multi-screen Major attraction at Expo 67
precursor to IMAX
From the Drain David Cronenberg
Warrendale Allan King Documentary Canadian Film Award winner
1968
The Rise and Fall of the Great Lakes Bill Mason BAFTA award-winner
1969

1970s

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1970
Crimes of the Future David Cronenberg Ronald Mlodzik
Goin' Down the Road Donald Shebib Doug McGrath, Paul Bradley, Jayne Eastwood AV Trust "Masterwork"
1971
Fleur bleue (The Apprentice) Larry Kent Susan Sarandon Comedy Bilingual film
Fortune and Men's Eyes Harvey Hart Wendell Burton, Michael Greer, Zooey Hall Based on award-winning play
Controversial look at homosexuality
Mon oncle Antoine Claude Jutra Voted greatest Canadian film of all time
1972
1973
Cannibal Girls Ivan Reitman Eugene Levy Horror spoof Reitman's third film
1974
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz Ted Kotcheff Richard Dreyfuss Based on Mordechai Richler novel
Golden Bear winner
Black Christmas Bob Clark Olivia Hussey
Orders Michel Brault Jean Lapointe Historical drama Cannes award winner
1975
Christmas Two Step
Duo/Duel Animation
Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris Denis Héroux Mort Shuman, Elly Stone, Joe Masiell Musical
Lies My Father Told Me Ján Kadár Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film
Le Soleil a pas d'chance Robert Favreau
1976
The Clown Murders Martyn Burke John Candy Horror
Shoot (film) Harvey Hart
1977
1978
1979
The Changeling Peter Medak Genie Award for Best Motion Picture
City on Fire Alvin Rakoff Resurrected from obscurity by ''Mystery Science Theater 3000
H. G. Wells' The Shape of Things to Come George McCowan Barry Morse
Meatballs (film) Ivan Reitman Bill Murray Comedy Reitman's first major hit as a director

1980s

1990s

2000s

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