With Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC) (Sorted by Date of Your Rating Ascending)



1. 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: 831

2. Les mâles (1971)

113 min | Comedy

6.0
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A student and a woodcutter living in the wood since a year and a half, lacking a woman, kidnapped a nurse working in the near village. Well, she didn't dislike it. In the mean time, the ... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Carle | Stars: Donald Pilon, René Blouin, Andrée Pelletier, Katerine Mousseau

Votes: 153

3. The Only Thing You Know (1971)

82 min | Drama

7.6
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A young woman bored of life with her parents falls for a slightly older man. When she finds that he doesn't fulfill her needs she falls for a free-spirited friend of his.

Director: Clarke Mackey | Stars: Ann Knox, Linda Hoffman, Linda Huffman, Hugh McIntyre

Votes: 18

4. The Rowdyman (1972)

95 min | Drama

6.5
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A man who refuses to grow up and take responsibility has his world crash down on him when his friends suffer as a result of his antics.

Director: Peter Carter | Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Frank Converse, Will Geer, Linda Goranson

Votes: 132

5. I've Had It (1973)

89 min | Comedy

4.7
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A Parisian named Cartier living in Quebec City and employee of a major English Canadian insurance company is promoted to a job in Vancouver. He brings along his annoying and hyperactive ... See full summary »

Director: Denis Héroux | Stars: Dominique Michel, Jean Lefebvre, Régis Simard, René Simard

Votes: 147

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: 16,929

7. The House by the Lake (1976)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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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: 972

8. 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: 14,930

9. 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: 24,215

10. 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: 3,528

11. 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: 45,899 | Gross: $14.23M

12. By Design (1981)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.3
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A lesbian couple working as fashion designers in Canada ask their photographer to be the father of their child.

Director: Claude Jutra | Stars: Patty Duke, Sara Botsford, Saul Rubinek, Sonia Zimmer

Votes: 90

13. Escape from Iran: The Canadian Caper (1981 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.5
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A dramatized account of how the staff of the Canadian Embassy helped a group of American diplomats escape from Iran during the Iranian Revolution.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Chris Wiggins, Diana Barrington, Robert Joy

Votes: 124

14. 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: 3,550 | Gross: $13.26M

15. 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: 1,190

16. 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: 122

17. 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: 2,650 | Gross: $1.08M

18. 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: 2,728 | Gross: $2.08M

19. The Mystery of the Million Dollar Hockey Puck (1975)

83 min | Adventure

6.2
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A young orphan overhears a plot by thieves to smuggle diamonds out of Canada in the equipment of his favorite hockey team, the Montreal Canadiens. The thieves learn of his knowledge and come after him.

Directors: Jean LaFleur, Peter Svatek | Stars: Mike MacDonald, Angele Knight, Jean-Louis Millette, Kurt Schiegl

Votes: 50

20. Keep It in the Family (I) (1973)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

4.6
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Young adults Alex McDonald and Karen Sayers are living in a communal situation. Falling in love, they feel they've outgrown their current situation and want a place of their own. Unable to ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Kent | Stars: John Gavin, Patricia Gage, Alan McRae, Adrienne Larussa

Votes: 33

21. 7 fois... par jour (1971)

98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

3.6
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-A 1971 Denis Heroux Canadian/Israeli fantasy sexploitation comedy starring Jean Coutu, Rosanna Schiaffino, Dalia Friedland, Yael Aviv, and Ya'ackov Ben-Sira.

Director: Denis Héroux | Stars: Rosanna Schiaffino, Jean Coutu, Dalia Friedland, Avner Hizkiyahu

Votes: 38

22. 125 Rooms of Comfort (1974)

81 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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After commitment in a mental asylum following his father's death, rock & roller Billie Joyce returns to his ancestral home to take possession of the family's hotel.

Director: Patrick Loubert | Stars: Tim Henry, Jackie Burroughs, Bob Warner, Robert A. Silverman

Votes: 12

23. Reckless and in Love (1983)

92 min | Action, Drama

5.4
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A daredevil motorcycle rider falls for an older artist.

Director: Djordje Milicevic | Stars: Meg Foster, Doug Greenall, Robin Mossley, Alan Solomon

Votes: 19

24. B.C.: A Special Christmas (1981 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.4
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Peter enlists his sarcastic one-legged friend Wiley to help conjure a myth based around the idea of giving. Seeing the chance to make a profit off the selflessness of others, the two ... See full summary »

Director: Vlad Goetzelman | Stars: Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Barbara Hamilton, Henry Ramer

Votes: 44

25. Rip-Off (1971)

R | 89 min | Drama

6.7
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Best friends Michael, Steve, Cooly and Richie are seniors at a large Toronto high school. Foremost on their minds and that of many of their classmates are what they are going to do this ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Don Scardino, Ralph Endersby, Michael Kukulewich, Peter Gross

Votes: 54

26. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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The neglected younger son of a working class Jewish family in Montréal embarks on a series of get-rich-quick schemes to buy land surrounding a lake in a bid to gain respect.

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

Votes: 1,792

27. 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: 1,706

28. Skip Tracer (1977)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A repo man skips town after his life is threatened.

Director: Zale Dalen | Stars: David Petersen, John Lazarus, Rudy Szabo, Mike Grigg

Votes: 94

29. The Disappearance (1977)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

5.6
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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: 396

30. Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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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: 422

31. City on Fire (1979)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama

4.1
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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: 948

32. 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: 1,559

33. 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: 4,612

34. Title Shot (1979)

R | 88 min | Crime, Drama

4.2
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A troubled police detective investigates fixed betting and corruption in the world of heavyweight boxing and uncovers a plot by a crime boss to use computerized data to rig fights.

Director: Les Rose | Stars: Tony Curtis, Michael Wincott, Richard Gabourie, Susan Hogan

Votes: 26

35. Your Ticket Is No Longer Valid (1981)

92 min | Drama

4.9
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An influential businessmen is stressed out by work. This leads to him being unable to perform in bed. He gets paranoid that his wife will start cheating on him. This idea, however, slowly becomes more and more appealing to him.

Director: George Kaczender | Stars: Richard Harris, Jennifer Dale, George Peppard, Jeanne Moreau

Votes: 89

36. Dirty Tricks (1981)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

4.7
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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

37. Middle Age Crazy (1980)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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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: 301

38. 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: 7,895

39. Heartaches (1981)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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A young wife becomes pregnant, but the child's father is not her husband. Afraid to tell him, she leaves home, and meets an outgoing, free-spirited woman on a bus. Although the two are ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Margot Kidder, Annie Potts, Robert Carradine, Winston Rekert

Votes: 131

40. 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: 16,884 | Gross: $5.67M

41. For Those I Loved (1983)

145 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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The true story of Martin Gray, a Polish survivor of the Holocaust, from how he survived the German invasion, how got captured, and how he fought back with the rebels, to his life in the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Michael York, Brigitte Fossey, Jacques Penot, Helen Hughes

Votes: 462

42. Les servantes du bon Dieu (1978)

89 min | Documentary

3.6
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Documentaire au sujet de Les Petites Soeurs de la Sainte-Famille a Sherbrooke, Québec. ******Documentary on a Catholic nun's order in Canada, Les Petites Soeurs de la Sainte Famille, ... See full summary »

Director: Diane Létourneau-Tremblay

Votes: 5

43. Madeleine Is... (1971)

89 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A young Quebecois artist named Madeleine, who lives in Vancouver during the hippie counter revolution, is trying to find herself. She meets some interesting characters that help her through her journey.

Director: Sylvia Spring | Stars: Nicola Lipman, John Juliani, Wayne Specht, Gordon Robertson

Votes: 12

44. I Am a Hotel (1983 TV Short)

G | 24 min | Musical, Short

7.8
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Add a Plot

Director: Allan F. Nicholls | Stars: Toller Cranston, Anne Ditchburn, Bob Desrosiers, Claudia Moore

Votes: 46

45. Fortune and Men's Eyes (1971)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.6
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The young, naive Smitty is sent to prison for six months; Cathy, his girlfriend, watches as he disappears behind the bars and barbed wire. He's assigned a cell with Queenie, a balls-out ... See full summary »

Directors: Harvey Hart, Jules Schwerin | Stars: Wendell Burton, Michael Greer, Zooey Hall, Danny Freedman

Votes: 451 | Gross: $0.18M

46. Les colombes (1972)

116 min

5.9
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The lives of two families in Montreal.

Director: Jean-Claude Lord | Stars: Jean Besré, Lise Thouin, Jean Duceppe, Manda Parent

Votes: 40

47. Winter Comes Early (1971)

PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.4
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Love story involving a Canadian professional hockey player (Billy Duke) and a hippie folk singer (Sherry Nelson). Their union is tumultuous, as both try to come to terms with their ... See full summary »

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Bruce Armstrong, Eric Cryderman, Don Allen, Kay Hawtrey

Votes: 203

48. Between Friends (1973)

91 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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An ex-con, his daughter and her two friends plan the elaborate heist of a nickel mine in Northern Ontario.

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Michael Parks, Bonnie Bedelia, Chuck Shamata, Henry Beckman

Votes: 27

49. The Rainbow Boys (1973)

91 min

7.1
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Three bickering people search after the gold mine the father of one of them owned.

Director: Gerald Potterton | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Kate Reid, Don Calfa, Paul Lam

Votes: 40

50. Il était une fois dans l'est (1974)

101 min | Drama

6.7
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Criss-cross stories adapted by author Michel Tremblay's popular plays from the Plateau borough in Montreal.

Director: André Brassard | Stars: Denise Filiatrault, Michelle Rossignol, Frédérique Collin, Sophie Clément

Votes: 101


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