With Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Videodrome (1983)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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60 Metascore

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.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky

Votes: 78,869 | Gross: $2.12M

2. Meatballs (1979)

PG | 94 min | Comedy

6.2
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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: 18,071 | Gross: $43.05M

3. Scanners (1981)

R | 103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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60 Metascore

A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Lawrence Dane

Votes: 45,204 | Gross: $14.23M

4. Rabid (1977)

R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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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: 14,625

5. Heavy Metal (1981)

R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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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: 29,816

6. Shivers (1975)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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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: 16,603

7. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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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: 30,568 | Gross: $4.05M

8. The Brood (1979)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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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: 23,773

9. Screwballs (1983)

R | 80 min | Comedy

4.7
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34 Metascore

Frolicking youth comedy about zany high school students set in the 1960s.

Director: Rafal Zielinski | Stars: Peter Keleghan, Kent Deuters, Linda Speciale, Alan Deveau

Votes: 2,669 | Gross: $2.08M

10. Atlantic City (1980)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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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: 14,106

11. Happy Birthday to Me (1981)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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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: 7,767

12. My Bloody Valentine (1981)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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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: George Mihalka | Stars: Paul Kelman, Lori Hallier, Neil Affleck, Keith Knight

Votes: 16,640 | Gross: $5.67M

13. Death Ship (1980)

R | 91 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

4.9
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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: 3,475

14. Murder by Decree (1979)

PG | 124 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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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: 4,531

15. Fast Company (1979)

R | 91 min | Drama, Sport

5.5
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Famous drag racer Lonnie 'Lucky Man' Johnson drives a funny car and is the star driver of his sponsor Fast Company, managed by the corrupt Phil Adamson. He also becomes a mentor to the ... See full summary »

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: William Smith, Claudia Jennings, John Saxon, Nicholas Campbell

Votes: 1,515

16. Rituals (1977)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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Five doctors on a wilderness outing are stalked by disfigured, crazed killers.

Director: Peter Carter | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Lawrence Dane, Robin Gammell, Ken James

Votes: 1,668

17. Rock & Rule (1983)

PG | 77 min | Animation, Fantasy, Music

6.6
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A malevolent rock star kidnaps a singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon, and her band must help her stop him.

Director: Clive Smith | Stars: Don Francks, Greg Salata, Susan Roman, Samantha Langevin

Votes: 2,987 | Gross: $0.03M

18. Of Unknown Origin (1983)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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51 Metascore

A man becomes destructively obsessed with killing a dangerous rat, which has taken residence in his, recently renovated, house.

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Peter Weller, Jennifer Dale, Lawrence Dane, Kenneth Welsh

Votes: 2,612 | Gross: $1.08M

19. City on Fire (1979)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama

4.0
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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: 915

20. The Last Chase (1981)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.5
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In a future United States, the only transport available to an individual is public transportation. Predicated on an assertion that "the oil has run out", an increasingly totalitarian ... See full summary »

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Lee Majors, Burgess Meredith, Chris Makepeace, Alexandra Stewart

Votes: 865

21. In Praise of Older Women (1978)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Andras Vajda grows up in a turbulent, war-torn Hungary, where he procures local girls for the occupying G.I.'s during World War II. Disappointed by girls of his age, he meets Maya, a ... See full summary »

Director: George Kaczender | Stars: Tom Berenger, Karen Black, Susan Strasberg, Helen Shaver

Votes: 567

22. Visiting Hours (1982)

R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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A deranged, misogynistic killer assaults a journalist. When he discovers that she survived the attack, he follows her to the hospital to finish her off.

Director: Jean-Claude Lord | Stars: Michael Ironside, Lee Grant, Linda Purl, William Shatner

Votes: 3,463 | Gross: $13.26M

23. The House by the Lake (1976)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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A rich playboy has a large house in the Ontario countryside. One weekend he invites his girlfriend, a fashion model, but on his way to the house he drives past a gang of crazed young men. ... See full summary »

Director: William Fruet | Stars: Brenda Vaccaro, Don Stroud, Chuck Shamata, Richard Ayres

Votes: 950

24. Bear Island (1979)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

5.9
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On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during World War II, U.N. scientist Larsen sends a distress signal using an emergency N.A.T.O. frequency, and is received by scientific vessel Morning Rose.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee

Votes: 1,967

25. Tanya's Island (1980)

R | 82 min | Drama

4.2
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A female model faces off against an ape on a tropical island.

Director: Alfred Sole | Stars: Vanity, Richard Sargent, Mariette Lévesque, Don McLeod

Votes: 313

26. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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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: 1,776

27. The Neptune Factor (1973)

G | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.5
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When an underwater ocean lab is lost in a earthquake, an advanced submarine is sent down to find it and encounters terrible danger.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Walter Pidgeon, Ernest Borgnine, Yvette Mimieux

Votes: 813

28. The Haunting of Julia (1977)

R | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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After her daughter's death, wealthy American homemaker Julia Lofting moves to London to restart her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the ghosts of other children while mourning for her own.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Mia Farrow, Keir Dullea, Tom Conti, Jill Bennett

Votes: 1,672

29. Draw! (1984 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.2
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In the final days of the Old West, a former desperado faces down a now drunken ex-sheriff, who was his long time nemesis.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Kirk Douglas, James Coburn, Alexandra Bastedo, Graham Jarvis

Votes: 566

30. Deadline (1984)

R | 90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A screenwriter begins to lose the ability to distinguish between his fantasies and reality, with disastrous results. As he thinks about what this could mean, he begins to lose his grip on ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Stephen Young, Sharon Masters, Marvin Goldhar, Jeannie Elias

Votes: 267

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

PG | 90 min | Comedy

4.0
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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: 280

32. Ticket to Heaven (1981)

PG | 108 min | Drama

6.9
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David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph L. Thomas | Stars: Nick Mancuso, Saul Rubinek, Meg Foster, Kim Cattrall

Votes: 700

33. Murder by Phone (1982)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery

5.6
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A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, John Houseman, Sara Botsford, Robin Gammell

Votes: 623

34. Funeral Home (1980)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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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: 1,169

35. Sunday in the Country (1974)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Three vicious thugs are on the run in rural America after robbing a local bank. They seek refuge at the home of a reclusive farmer, but he is prepared for their arrival and holds them at ... See full summary »

Director: John Trent | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Michael J. Pollard, Hollis McLaren, Louis Zorich

Votes: 410

36. The Grey Fox (1982)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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When an aging, but gentlemanly stagecoach robber is released from prison, he decides to go to Canada to become a train robber.

Director: Phillip Borsos | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs, Ken Pogue, Wayne Robson

Votes: 1,534

37. The Keeper (1976)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.6
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The Keeper of Underwood Asylum has the mental patients of the wealthiest families in British Columbia. The rest of the family members have been dying under mysterious circumstances, so ... See full summary »

Director: T.Y. Drake | Stars: Christopher Lee, Tell Schreiber, Sally Drake, Ross Vezarian

Votes: 138

38. Middle Age Crazy (1980)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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A married man is turning forty and that's when the midlife crisis hits him. He becomes obsessed with young women and fast cars.

Director: John Trent | Stars: Bruce Dern, Ann-Margret, Graham Jarvis, Deborah Wakeham

Votes: 297

39. Covergirl (1984)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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A moderately successful fashion model meets a wealthy entrepreneur who's determined to make her a superstar by controlling every aspect of her personal and professional life, but she's strong-minded and resistant to his methods.

Director: Jean-Claude Lord | Stars: Jeff Conaway, Irena Ferris, Cathie Shirriff, Roberta Leighton

Votes: 55

40. Find the Lady (1976)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy

4.3
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Three kidnapping plots simultaneously target the same young woman.

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

Votes: 200

41. The Disappearance (1977)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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Thriller about a contract killer whose wife has disappeared. When he is hired by an international organization to carry out a "shy" or hit, he suspects they are connected with her disappearance.

Director: Stuart Cooper | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Francine Racette, David Hemmings, John Hurt

Votes: 382

42. Shadow of the Hawk (1976)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Horror

6.1
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The Westernized grandson of a shaman returns to the wilderness to learn more about his Native American heritage. When he encounters powerful evil spirits, he enlists the aid of his lover and a local chief to stop the spirits.

Directors: George McCowan, Daryl Duke | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Marilyn Hassett, Chief Dan George, Pia Shandel

Votes: 344

43. Dirty Tricks (1981)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

4.8
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A Harvard University student finds a strange letter that seems to be signed by George Washington. When trying to contact an expert (Prof. Chandler) to authenticate it, he is murdered but ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Elliott Gould, Kate Jackson, Rich Little, Arthur Hill

Votes: 114

44. La vraie nature de Bernadette (1972)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A woman imbued with naturalistic and libertarian theories leaves her city home to live in the countryside with her young son. There she meets a litigious farmer who fights against the banks... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Carle | Stars: Micheline Lanctôt, Donald Pilon, Reynald Bouchard, Robert Rivard

Votes: 382

45. The Clown Murders (1976)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Horror

3.8
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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: 344

46. Spring Fever (1982)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

4.7
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Tough girl from Vegas "Carling Bassett" travels to Florida with her promiscous mother "Susan Anton" to compete in the Junior Nationals Women's Tennis championship.

Director: Joseph L. Scanlan | Stars: Susan Anton, Frank Converse, Jessica Walter, Stephen Young

Votes: 121

47. Power Play (1978)

Not Rated | 102 min | Thriller, Drama

6.1
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A group of military officers, angered and frustrated by the corruption and repression of the current government, finally decide that for the good of the country they must overthrow the ... See full summary »

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Peter O'Toole, David Hemmings, Donald Pleasence, Barry Morse

Votes: 275

48. Stone Cold Dead (1979)

R | 100 min | Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Sergeant Boyd's police search to find a sniper who has been shooting hookers.

Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: Richard Crenna, Paul Williams, Linda Sorensen, Belinda Montgomery

Votes: 343

49. Breaking Point (1976)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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The Mafia tries to take revenge against a man who testified against them in court.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Bo Svenson, Robert Culp, John Colicos, Belinda Montgomery

Votes: 241

50. Goin' Down the Road (1970)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.2
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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: 820


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