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1. Dogma (1999)

R | 130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

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.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Bud Cort

Votes: 202,161 | Gross: $30.65M

2. The Fall of the American Empire (2018)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime

7.0
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55 Metascore

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 »

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Maxim Roy, Éric Bruneau, Maripier Morin, Vincent Leclerc

Votes: 1,888 | Gross: $2.18M

3. Barney's Version (2010)

R | 134 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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67 Metascore

The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.

Director: Richard J. Lewis | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Rosamund Pike, Jake Hoffman, Macha Grenon

Votes: 23,350 | Gross: $7.50M

4. An Eye for Beauty (2014)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama

5.4
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37 Metascore

Luc, an architect and married man from Quebec, begins an extramarital affair with Lindsay while on a business trip to Toronto.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Éric Bruneau, Mélanie Thierry, Melanie Merkosky, Marie-Josée Croze

Votes: 1,144

5. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

Votes: 27,373 | Gross: $3.43M

6. The Decline of the American Empire (1986)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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60 Metascore

Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Dominique Michel, Dorothée Berryman, Louise Portal, Pierre Curzi

Votes: 7,387 | Gross: $1.90M

7. Stardom (2000)

R | 100 min | Drama, Comedy

5.6
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36 Metascore

A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Jessica Paré, Victoria Snow, Jessica Mackenzie, Macha Grenon

Votes: 1,587 | Gross: $0.08M

8. Jesus of Montreal (1989)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.5
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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.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Catherine Wilkening, Johanne-Marie Tremblay, Rémy Girard

Votes: 6,586 | Gross: $1.60M

9. Days of Darkness (2007)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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Jean-Marc Leblanc (Labrèche), a desperate civil servant, escapes reality as we all know it, to imagine himself as the hero in imaginary adventures.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Marc Labrèche, Diane Kruger, Sylvie Léonard, Caroline Néron

Votes: 2,789

10. 1:54 (2016)

106 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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46 Metascore

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.

Director: Yan England | Stars: Antoine Olivier Pilon, Sophie Nélisse, Lou-Pascal Tremblay, David Boutin

Votes: 1,249

11. Gina (1975)

95 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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A beautiful stripper hires renowned criminals to exact revenge on those who raped her in her motel room.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Céline Lomez, Claude Blanchard, Frédérique Collin, Serge Thériault

Votes: 400

12. Charlie Rose (1991–2017)

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.6
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 861

13. Léolo (1992)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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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 »

Director: Jean-Claude Lauzon | Stars: Maxime Collin, Ginette Reno, Gilbert Sicotte, Julien Guiomar

Votes: 6,475 | Gross: $0.61M

14. Love & Human Remains (1993)

R | 100 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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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 »

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Thomas Gibson, Ruth Marshall, Cameron Bancroft, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 2,384 | Gross: $0.95M

15. Les beaux malaises (2014– )

23 min | Comedy

7.9
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The hilarious adventures of a simple-minded man.

Stars: Martin Matte, Julie LeBreton, Emilie Bierre, Patrice Robitaille

Votes: 555

16. Cannes Film Festival (1969– )

News

7.1
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A festival for international movies, which give each year the Palme d'Or.

Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Edouard Baer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Huppert

Votes: 35

17. The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004 TV Special)

225 min | Music

6.8
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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).

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Troy Miller | Stars: Billy Crystal, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Liam Aiken, Denys Arcand

Votes: 1,176

18. Embrasse-moi comme tu m'aimes (2016)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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In 1940s Montreal, a young man wrestles with his emotions for his domineering twin sister and his best friend's girlfriend.

Director: André Forcier | Stars: Émile Schneider, Juliette Gosselin, Céline Bonnier, Luca Asselin

Votes: 107

19. La nuit des Césars (1976– )

Documentary

6.6
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The César is the national film prize of France. He is named after the French sculptor César Baldaccini.

Stars: Nathalie Baye, Jean Rochefort, Antoine de Caunes, Sabine Azéma

Votes: 108

20. Un zoo la nuit (1987)

115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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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 »

Director: Jean-Claude Lauzon | Stars: Gilles Maheu, Roger Lebel, Corrado Mastropasqua, Lorne Brass

Votes: 646

21. L'invité (2000– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Patrick Simonin, Pierre Perret, Philippe Geluck, Sylvie Vartan

Votes: 11

22. The Confessional (1995)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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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 »

Director: Robert Lepage | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Patrick Goyette, Jean-Louis Millette, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 1,492 | Gross: $0.58M

23. Normande (1975)

117 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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The demands of her family and the stress of daily life drive the mind of a woman into permanent fantasy as a way to cope.

Director: Gilles Carle | Stars: Carole Laure, Raymond Cloutier, Reynald Bouchard, Carmen Giroux

Votes: 138

24. Un gars, une fille (1997–2003)

26 min | Comedy

7.9
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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 »

Stars: Guy A. Lepage, Sylvie Léonard, Norman Helms, Louise Richer

Votes: 566

25. Le crime d'Ovide Plouffe (1984– )

107 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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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 »

Stars: Donald Pilon, Rémy Girard, Yves Jacques, Ginette Boivin

Votes: 369

26. Les Bougon: C'est aussi ça la vie (2004–2006)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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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"

Stars: Rémy Girard, Louison Danis, Claude Laroche, Antoine Bertrand

Votes: 608

27. Tout le monde en parle (2004– )

90 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.0
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-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.

Stars: Guy A. Lepage, Dany Turcotte, Denis Coderre, Louis-José Houde

Votes: 250

28. Montréal vu par... (1991)

125 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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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 »

Directors: Denys Arcand, Michel Brault, Atom Egoyan, Jacques Leduc, Léa Pool, Patricia Rozema | Stars: Jacques Allard, Denys Arcand, Barbara Arsenault, Nancy Arsenault

Votes: 311

29. Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche (2004 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

6.0
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This compelling documentary explores Canadian film culture and tries to discover what defines Canadian film through interviews with notable filmmakers.

Director: Jill Sharpe | Stars: Robert Lepage, Katherine Monk, Don McKellar, Patricia Rozema

Votes: 104

30. Between Sweet and Salt Water (1967)

85 min | Drama

7.2
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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.

Director: Michel Brault | Stars: Claude Gauthier, Geneviève Bujold, Paul Gauthier, Denise Bombardier

Votes: 246

31. La maudite galette (1972)

100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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A robbery at the secluded country home of a wealthy old man goes horribly awry.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Marcel Sabourin, René Caron, Suzanne Valéry, Sophie Carrière

Votes: 212

32. Shootout (2003–2008)

Not Rated | 30 min | Talk-Show

6.0
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Big time producer Peter Guber and Variety's Peter Bart sit down with the biggest names in the business.

Stars: Peter Guber, Jeff Brenner, Clint Eastwood, Charlize Theron

Votes: 132

33. The Media Show (1987–1991)

60 min | Documentary

5.1
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Stars: Emma Freud, Muriel Gray, John Hegarty, Judith Williamson

Votes: 13

34. Le vieil âge et l'espérance (2019)

87 min | Documentary

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-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 »

Director: Fernand Dansereau | Stars: Denys Arcand, Pierre-Charles Audet, Luce Des Aulniers, Jean Beaudin

35. In the Shadow of Hollywood (2000)

112 min | Documentary

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Director: Sylvie Groulx | Stars: Élise Bertrand, Denys Arcand, Anne-Marie Bidaud, Luciana Castellina

Votes: 89

36. Tideline (2004)

96 min | Drama

4.9
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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 »

Director: Wajdi Mouawad | Stars: Steve Laplante, Gilles Renaud, Isabelle Leblanc, Miro Lacasse

Votes: 189

37. Adam & Ève (2012– )

Comedy

4.6
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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 »

Stars: Pierre-François Legendre, Sophie Cadieux, Patrice Bélanger, Simon Labelle-Ouimet

Votes: 16

38. Idole instantanée (2005)

95 min | Comedy

5.5
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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 »

Director: Yves Desgagnés | Stars: Claudine Mercier, Denys Arcand, Dan Bigras, Joe Bocan

Votes: 263

39. Burghers of Vancouver (2016)

42 min | Documentary, Short

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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 »

Directors: Denys Arcand, Adad Hannah | Stars: Doug Abrahams, Pascal Chatelain, Vincent Gale, Philip Granger

40. Joyeux Calvaire (1996)

89 min | Drama

7.1
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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 »

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Lorne Brass, Gaston Lepage, Benoît Brière, André Mélançon

Votes: 175 | Gross: $0.02M

41. Ce soir (ou jamais!) (2006– )

Talk-Show

7.6
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Stars: Frédéric Taddeï, Emmanuel Todd, Michel Maffesoli, Bruno Gaccio

Votes: 49

42. Duplessis (1978)

60 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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The life and times of Maurice Duplessis (1890-1959), Prime Minister of Quebec from 1936 to 1939 and from 1944 to his death in September 1959.

Stars: Jean Lapointe, Patricia Nolin, Claude Grisé, Guy L'Ecuyer

Votes: 64

43. Ma soeur, mon amour (1992)

95 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Suzy Cohen | Stars: Ann-Gisel Glass, Cris Campion, Gilbert Sicotte, Jacques Penot

Votes: 19

44. Alone or with Others (1962)

64 min | Drama

7.0
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-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 »

Directors: Denys Arcand, Denis Héroux, Stéphane Venne | Stars: Michelle Boulizon, Nicole Braun, André Dubois, Serge Grenier

Votes: 24

45. C'est pas la faute à Jacques Cartier (1968)

73 min

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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 »

Directors: Georges Dufaux, Clément Perron | Stars: Jacques Desrosiers, Michèle Chicoine, Mary Gay, Michael Devine

Votes: 12

46. Champlain (1964)

Not Rated | 28 min | Documentary, Short, History

6.4
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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

Votes: 22

47. Thé ou café (1996– )

65 min | Talk-Show

5.6
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Stars: Catherine Ceylac, Emmanuel Donzella, Erik Orsenna, Clémentine Célarié

Votes: 16

48. Le confort et l'indifférence (1982)

109 min | Documentary

8.1
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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 »

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Jean-Pierre Ronfard, Raymond Barre, Pierre Brodeur, Monique Bégin

Votes: 189

49. Réjeanne Padovani (1973)

96 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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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.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Jean Lajeunesse, Luce Guilbeault, J. Léo Gagnon, Therese Cadorette

Votes: 357

50. La vie fantôme (1992)

98 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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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.

Director: Jacques Leduc | Stars: Ron Lea, Pascale Bussières, Johanne-Marie Tremblay, Élise Guilbault

Votes: 65



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