Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With Denys Arcand
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1. Dogma (1999)
R | 130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon to save the existence of humanity from being negated by two renegade angels trying to exploit a loop-hole and reenter Heaven.
Votes: 202,161 | Gross: $30.65M
2. The Fall of the American Empire (2018)
R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime
A shy and insecure delivery truck driver accidentally arrives on the scene of a major crime and happens to pick up two bags of cash and hide them in his truck. As if an interrogation of two... See full summary »
Votes: 1,888 | Gross: $2.18M
3. Barney's Version (2010)
R | 134 min | Comedy, Drama
The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.
Votes: 23,350 | Gross: $7.50M
5. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.
Votes: 27,373 | Gross: $3.43M
6. The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat.
Votes: 7,387 | Gross: $1.90M
8. Jesus of Montreal (1989)
R | 120 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 6,586 | Gross: $1.60M
9. Days of Darkness (2007)
104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Jean-Marc Leblanc (Labrèche), a desperate civil servant, escapes reality as we all know it, to imagine himself as the hero in imaginary adventures.
10. 1:54 (2016)
106 min | Drama, Sport
Tim, a shy 16 years old athlete, is both brilliant and talented. But the pressure he undergoes pushes him to the edge, where human limits reach the point of no return.
13. Léolo (1992)
Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
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 ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,475 | Gross: $0.61M
14. Love & Human Remains (1993)
R | 100 min | Drama, Comedy
Set in a dreary urban landscape of Edmonton, LOVE AND HUMAN REMAINS is a dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,384 | Gross: $0.95M
17. The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004 TV Special)
225 min | Music
In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Lost in Translation (2003), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Mystic River (2003), and Seabiscuit (2003).
18. Embrasse-moi comme tu m'aimes (2016)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1940s Montreal, a young man wrestles with his emotions for his domineering twin sister and his best friend's girlfriend.
20. Un zoo la nuit (1987)
115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Marcel, recently released from prison, attempt to rebuild his relationship with his girlfriend Julie (now a prostitute) and especially his father Albert (who thinks he's been away on a long... See full summary »
22. The Confessional (1995)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel, 16, unmarried, and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame, she unburdens her guilt to a young priest, under the confidentiality of the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,492 | Gross: $0.58M
24. Un gars, une fille (1997–2003)
26 min | Comedy
Un regard à la fois intime, hilarant, touchant et presque voyeur sur les réalités journalières de la vie conjugale. Dans les petits segments d'une peine, les situations cocasses et ... See full summary »
25. Le crime d'Ovide Plouffe (1984– )
107 min | Crime, Drama
Ovide Plouffe has married Rita. She still tries to attract other men even after their marriage. Unhappy Ovide feels for Marie - a young French woman he had met. But his catholic background ... See full summary »
26. Les Bougon: C'est aussi ça la vie (2004–2006)
30 min | Comedy
An ex-blue-collar city employee tries to blow the whistle on corruption but when he loses his job over his righteous zeal, he goes from a life of honesty to a life of screwing the system. The whole family adopts this attitude. The whole title of the show is "Les Bougons, C'est Aussi Ça La Vie" Which translates into "The Bougons, This Is Also Life"
27. Tout le monde en parle (2004– )
90 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
-A Quebec talk-show (in Canada), about what happened the week before. Every Sunday, at 8pm at Radio-Canada, Guy A. Lepage hosts this show with Dany Turcotte.
28. Montréal vu par... (1991)
125 min | Comedy, Drama
Six stories about Montreal. 1: A young housewife from Toronto samples the nightlife using basic French. 2: The tale of a painting of Montreal's first mayor, Jacques Viger. 3: During a ... See full summary »
29. Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche (2004 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary
This compelling documentary explores Canadian film culture and tries to discover what defines Canadian film through interviews with notable filmmakers.
30. Between Sweet and Salt Water (1967)
85 min | Drama
A young singer-songwriter abandons his life in his hometown and moves to the city to make it big. He achieves fame, but it comes at a price.
34. Le vieil âge et l'espérance (2019)
87 min | Documentary
-When old age imposes physical and sometimes mental decay, is there a way to maintain a hopeful attitude towards life and its mysteries? This is the question that the documentary 'Le vieil ... See full summary »
36. Tideline (2004)
96 min | Drama
His father's untimely death sends young Wahab into an intense turmoil. Shaken by family feuds and what he discovers, he decides to bury his father in his native Lebanon. But the idea will ... See full summary »
37. Adam & Ève (2012– )
Portrait à la fois drôle et touchant du couple moderne. On retrouve Adam et Ève à l'aube de leur rencontre, plus vieux en tant que parents et finalement au crépuscule de leur vie. ... See full summary »
38. Idole instantanée (2005)
95 min | Comedy
Dans la ville de Montréal, un célèbre concours de chant (Idole instantanée), dont le gagnant enregistre son premier album, présente quatre finalistes. Quand le gagnant de l'an passé, Simon ... See full summary »
39. Burghers of Vancouver (2016)
42 min | Documentary, Short
The Burghers of Vancouver is the second collaboration between Denys Arcand and Adad Hannah. Shot on location in Paris and Vancouver it tells the stories of six individuals hired by a ... See full summary »
40. Joyeux Calvaire (1996)
89 min | Drama
In Montreal, the wanderings of two urban homeless, Marcel, an old timer and Joseph, who just landed in the big city. Both philosophers and resourceful nice bums roam the streets of the ... See full summary »
Votes: 175 | Gross: $0.02M
44. Alone or with Others (1962)
64 min | Drama
-September 1961. It's back to school at the University of Montréal (in Canada). Nicole, a young bourgeoise studying in arts, meets Pierre, a sophomore who teaches her how to succeed without... See full summary »
45. C'est pas la faute à Jacques Cartier (1968)
Four Americans arrive in Québec wishing to visit « La Belle Province ». Acting as their guide, a young local leads them on a wild tour of Montreal and of the whole French speaking region. ... See full summary »
46. Champlain (1964)
Not Rated | 28 min | Documentary, Short, History
Explorer, colonizer, founder of Québec, discoverer of Lake Champlain, governor of New France, cartographer and writer, few men in Canadian history had a more adventurous and varied career ... See full summary »
Director: Denys Arcand
48. Le confort et l'indifférence (1982)
109 min | Documentary
Made shortly after the referendum on Quebec's independence was held, this documentary illustrates what the politicians' promises were and how the population did not really care nor truly ... See full summary »
49. Réjeanne Padovani (1973)
96 min | Crime, Drama
The unexpected return of his ex-wife and the assembly of a group of protesters both threaten to wreck a corrupt contractor's inauguration party for his new superhighway.
50. La vie fantôme (1992)
98 min | Drama, Romance
A literature professor successfully lives two fulfilling lives: one with his wife and two children, and another with his librarian mistress. He loves everyone equally but something occurs that threatens everything.