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1. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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79 Metascore

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Votes: 295,701 | Gross: $95.86M

2. Avonlea (1990–1996)

PG | 60 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

8.7
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A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives in Prince Edward Island in early 1900s.

Stars: Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith

Votes: 3,128

3. Wiseguy (1987–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ken Wahl, Dwight Koss

Votes: 1,530

4. Mutant X (2001–2004)

Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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A fugitive geneticist and four of his "creations" search for others of their kind while attempting to stay a step ahead of a morally ambiguous government agent.

Stars: Victoria Pratt, Forbes March, Victor Webster, John Shea

Votes: 3,180

5. Forever Knight (1992–1996)

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.8
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800-year-old vampire Nick Knight quests for redemption as a cop in Toronto, trying to hide his vampiric nature from the rest of the world.

Stars: Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher, Nigel Bennett, John Kapelos

Votes: 1,901

6. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)

22 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Updated remakes of classic stories from Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) originally produced by the Master of Suspense himself. His original opening bits are colorized for reuse here.

Stars: Bernard Behrens, Cynthia Belliveau, David B. Nichols, Kathleen Quinlan

Votes: 1,348

7. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)

60 min | Comedy

8.9
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In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Gross, Martha Burns, Stephen Ouimette, Susan Coyne

Votes: 2,067

8. How the West Was Fun (1994 TV Movie)

96 min | Family, Western

4.7
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Twins Suzy and Jessica visit granny Natty's dude ranch in the Wild West. The ranch has too few paying visitors and granny may have to sell the ranch to evil developer Bart unless "somebody"... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Margolin | Stars: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Martin Mull, Michele Greene

Votes: 1,397

9. PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996–2000)

45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.2
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A science team that works for the Office of Scientific Investigation and Research (O.S.I.R.) investigates the reports of supernatural phenomena.

Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Nancy Anne Sakovich, Barclay Hope, Colin Fox

Votes: 1,380

10. Danger Bay (1984–1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Adventure, Family

7.6
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The adventures of a marine biologist and his family as they fight environmental crimes and other problems.

Stars: Donnelly Rhodes, Christopher Crabb, Ocean Hellman, Hagan Beggs

Votes: 305

11. Street Legal (1987–1994)

50 min | Drama

7.3
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The professional and private lives of a group of young, aggressive attorneys in partnership together in Toronto.

Stars: C. David Johnson, Eric Peterson, Cynthia Dale, Julie Khaner

Votes: 155

12. Wind at My Back (1996–2001)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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A recently widowed mother loses her children to a cold mother-in-law in Ontario during the Great Depression.

Stars: Shirley Douglas, Kathryn Greenwood, Dylan Provencher, Tyrone Savage

Votes: 315

13. The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001 TV Movie)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.5
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The 10th of March,1981, the delusional John Hinckley Jr. tries to kill president Ronald Reagan. His life hangs on a thin thread at the hospital, while the Soviet Union is ready to invade a ... See full summary »

Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Richard Crenna, Yannick Bisson, Colm Feore

Votes: 1,011

14. E.N.G. (1989–1994)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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The show was based in Toronto, they are a news station that go out filming news worthy stories all the while a romance brewing with the news show director & camera man, Jake.

Stars: Sara Botsford, Mark Humphrey, Art Hindle, Jonathan Welsh

Votes: 123

15. Hiroshima (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 190 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The grisly events leading to the first attack with a nuclear weapon.

Directors: Koreyoshi Kurahara, Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Lynne Adams, Wesley Addy, Allen Altman, Bernard Behrens

Votes: 766

16. Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke (1999 TV Movie)

170 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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Biography of billionaire tobacco heiress Doris Duke looks at her bizarre lifestyle, including her troubled childhood, her world traveling for audiences with mystics, a face lift at age 79, ... See full summary »

Director: John Erman | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Richard Chamberlain, Mare Winningham, Lindsay Frost

Votes: 286

17. Dirty Pictures (2000 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.7
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A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: James Woods, Ann Marin, Craig T. Nelson, Diana Scarwid

Votes: 710

18. Conspiracy of Silence (1991– )

240 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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After a young Canadian Aboriginal girl is murdered in 1971, it takes 20 years of inaction and prejudice before the police finally find the real killers. Meanwhile the killers have to live with their own guilt and fear of being caught.

Stars: Michael Mahonen, Ian Tracey, Jonathan Potts, Diego Chambers

Votes: 183

19. Evidence of Blood (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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When a Pulitzer prize winning author of true crimes returns to his hometown in Georgia, it isn't long before he is involved in a forty year old case of a teenage girl who had been murdered.... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Mondshein | Stars: David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, Sean McCann, Chris Wiggins

Votes: 1,094

20. T and T (1988–1991)

30 min | Drama, Crime

7.2
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T.S. Turner is a former boxer who is accussed of a murder he didn't commit. All was lost but, thanks to public defender Amanda Taler, he was proven innocent. Now he works as private eye and... See full summary »

Stars: Mr. T, David Nerman, Alexandra Amini, Ken James

Votes: 90

21. Million Dollar Babies (1994– )

200 min | Drama

6.9
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The true story that shocked 1930's Canada. When a poor rural Ontario family gives birth to quintuplet, the town doctor doesn't waste a second and takes over the family. He helps to take ... See full summary »

Stars: Beau Bridges, Roy Dupuis, Céline Bonnier, Sean McCann

Votes: 264

22. Four Minutes (2005 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The story of the four minute mile-breaker Roger Bannister.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Jamie Maclachlan, Christopher Plummer, Shaun Smyth, Amy Rutherford

Votes: 341

23. Bailey's Billion$ (2005)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Family

4.0
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Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, ... See full summary »

Director: David Devine | Stars: Dean Cain, Laurie Holden, Jennifer Tilly, Tim Curry

Votes: 502

24. Adderly (1986–1988)

Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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V.H. Adderly, a former James Bond style operative for I.S.I., is given a desk job in the Department of Miscellaneous Affairs after losing function in his left hand- the result of torture by... See full summary »

Stars: Winston Rekert, Dixie Seatle, Jonathan Welsh, Ken Pogue

Votes: 112

25. Termini Station (1989)

R | 108 min | Drama

6.7
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Award-winning actress Coleen Dewhurst is Molly Dushane, a hard-drinking, hard-living woman desperate for one last fling at life. Megan Follows is her daughter Micheline, an angry, ... See full summary »

Director: Allan King | Stars: Megan Follows, Norma Dell'Agnese, Hanna Lee, Elliott Smith

Votes: 78

26. Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (2003– )

175 min | Drama, History

6.7
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A true story about the tragic explosion at Halifax Harbour, Canada, in the early hours of December 6, 1917.

Stars: Clare Stone, Max Morrow, Paul Doucet, Lynne Griffin

Votes: 264

27. Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story (1996 TV Movie)

Drama

5.7
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Kerry Ellison is sexually harassed at work. No matter how much she complains, the problem, Jack Gilcrest, is unstoppable. Kerry's only left option is court. Will she win?

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Rena Sofer, Victor Garber, Maria Ricossa, Réal Andrews

Votes: 126

28. Beyond Reality (1991–1993)

30 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.8
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University parapsychologists Laura Wingate and J.J. Stillman investigate reports of ghosts, out-of-body experiences, telekinesis and other unexplained phenomena that occur in ordinary people's lives. Young Celia later joins them.

Stars: Shari Belafonte, Carl Marotte, Nicole de Boer, David Nerman

Votes: 88

29. The Sleep Room (1998)

193 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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Based on a true story, this production relates the tale of two American lawyers who try to bring the U.S. government to its knees. In the early 1950s, the CIA funds a Montreal psychiatric ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Leon Pownall, Macha Grenon, Nicola Cavendish, Gabrielle Rose

Votes: 91

30. Bye Bye Blues (1989)

PG | 117 min | Drama, Romance, Music

7.2
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Story about a WWII wife & mother who joins a local dance band to provide for family while husband at war. Romantic involvement with one of the band members make her decisions difficult when... See full summary »

Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Rebecca Jenkins, Luke Reilly, Michael Ontkean, Chad Krowchuk

Votes: 259 | Gross: $0.16M

31. Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and Joanne Thatcher (1989 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

7.3
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Narcissistic Saskatchewan Tory politician Colin Thatcher is engaged in a bitter divorce from wife Joanne. When the court rules in Joanne's favour, Thatcher hires a hit man to kill his wife, and almost gets away with it.

Director: Francis Mankiewicz | Stars: Kate Nelligan, Kenneth Welsh, Robert Benson, Leon Pownall

Votes: 98

32. Black Harbour (1996–1999)

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Katherine and Nick return to her childhood home in Nova Scotia after her mother becomes ill. Nick is a struggling screenwriter while Katherine a partner in a successful Los Angeles eatery. ... See full summary »

Stars: Rebecca Jenkins, Melanie Foley, Barrett Porter, Geraint Wyn Davies

Votes: 40

33. Side Effects (1994–1996)

45 min | Drama

5.6
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Stars: Albert Schultz, Nadia Capone, Joseph Ziegler, Barbara Eve Harris

Votes: 22

34. Dinner at Fred's (1997)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy

6.1
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Richard leaves his corporate office for a weekend at the country house of his fiancee, who is a daughter of his boss. On the way there he is forced to accept offer of lodging from local ... See full summary »

Director: Shawn Thompson | Stars: Gil Bellows, Parker Posey, Kevin McDonald, John Neville

Votes: 266

35. Spenser: The Judas Goat (1994 TV Movie)

91 min | Crime, Mystery

6.2
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Spenser is hired out by Hugh Dixon to track down the killers of his wife and daughters. He and Hawk are drawn into a huge plot involving assassination attempts on African leader Winston Boyko by some racist terrorist named Paul.

Director: Joseph L. Scanlan | Stars: Robert Urich, Avery Brooks, Natalie Radford, Geordie Johnson

Votes: 119

36. The City (1999–2000)

60 min | Drama

5.9
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Flesh and Blood is a contemporary upstairs downstairs that follows the parallel and intersecting lives of people in Toronto. Lives brought together by a murder where the ring of a gunshot ... See full summary »

Stars: Torri Higginson, John Ralston, Shannon Lawson, Jody Racicot

Votes: 28

37. L'Amérique en otage (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 180 min | Drama, History

6.5
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Follows the events of Iran hostage crisis of 1979 and people who were held as hostages in the US embassy in Tehran, Iran for over 400 days.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Arliss Howard, Jeff Fahey, Alice Krige, Tony Goldwyn

Votes: 33

38. Handel's Last Chance (1996 TV Movie)

51 min | Biography, Drama, Family

6.7
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A Dublin street kid is selected as a choirboy for Handel's first performance of The Messiah. His friendship helps deliver the composer from a temporary lack of self esteem and restores his great glory.

Director: Milan Cheylov | Stars: Leon Pownall, Tod Fennell, Gerard Parkes, Seana McKenna

Votes: 63

39. The Great Defender (1995– )

60 min | Drama

3.9
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Stars: Michael Rispoli, Peter Krause, Kelly Rutherford, Rhoda Gemignani

Votes: 7

40. Sleeping Dogs Lie (1998)

92 min | Drama

5.8
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It's the post WWI era Toronto. Despite Prohibition, Daniel Small continues to operate Corman Distilleries, while his son, Ambrose Small, has just sold his chain of theaters for $1 million. ... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Scaini | Stars: Wendy Crewson, Joel Keller, Leon Pownall, Shawn Doyle

Votes: 73

41. The Comic Book Christmas Caper (1990)

104 min | Family, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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Set in Canada in December 1945. A boy sets out to investigate an attack on his friend's father.

Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Jeremy Radick, Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge, Marie-Stéphane Gaudry, Sarah Meyette

Votes: 50

42. Leonardo: A Dream of Flight (1998 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, Family

5.3
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Leonardo da Vinci finds it difficult to pursue his own dreams while serving as the Duke's court artist, but young Roberto takes risk to convince the master not to give up on his dreams.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Brent Carver, David Felton, Cedric Smith, Tom Melissis

Votes: 19

43. A Great Big Thing (1968)

80 min | Drama

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A 23-year-old Canadian wanders aimlessly throughout his wasted life.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Reni Santoni, Louise Latraverse, Paul Sand, Marcy Plotnick

44. Twelve and a Half Cents (1977)

49 min | Drama

7.6
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Director: René Bonnière | Stars: Jackie Burroughs, Jodi Farber, Allan Kolman, Leon Pownall

Votes: 5

45. T and T (1988–1991)
Episode: A Secret No More (1988)

Drama, Crime

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Leaving a mud wrestling club, senator Sam Smale is blown up in his car.

Stars: Mr. T, Alexandra Amini, Sean Roberge, Marco Bianco

46. Street Legal (1987–1994)
Episode: Act of Silence (1988)

Drama

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Carrie struggles with her personal and legal ethics while defending a religious fanatic in a murder case; Leon negotiates an unusual sentence for a wealthy businesswoman.

Director: Steve DiMarco | Stars: Sonja Smits, C. David Johnson, Eric Peterson, Cynthia Dale

47. Black Harbour (1996–1999)
Episode: Another Country (1997)

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Director: T.W. Peacocke | Stars: Rebecca Jenkins, Alex Carter, Geraint Wyn Davies, Melanie Foley

48. Wind at My Back (1996–2001)
Episode: Back in My Arms Again (1997)

60 min | Drama

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Despite May giving the boys her assurance that she will let Violet come back home, Honey and the boys continue with their preoccupation with the 'bring Violet back home' fund since they do ... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Scaini | Stars: Shirley Douglas, Cynthia Belliveau, Kathryn Greenwood, Tyrone Savage

49. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
Episode: Birnam Wood (2005)

48 min | Comedy

9.0
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Youthquake--the magic of rebranding kicks in! Geoffrey works on his own brand of explosive magic, Oliver returns to the stage, Richard upgrades his dream quest to include Gilbert & Sullivan, and love conquers all.

Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Paul Gross, Susan Coyne

Votes: 54

50. The City (1999–2000)
Episode: Confessions (1999)

Drama

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Director: Randy Bradshaw | Stars: Thom Bell, David Blacker, Jacqueline Blais, Nicu Branzea