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1. Videodrome (1983)

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

7.3
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60 Metascore

When he acquires a different kind of programming 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: 66,411 | Gross: $2.12M

2. Stories We Tell (2012)

PG-13 | 108 min | Documentary

7.6
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91 Metascore

A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers.

Director: Sarah Polley | Stars: Michael Polley, John Buchan, Mark Polley, Joanna Polley

Votes: 10,262 | Gross: $1.60M

3. Starhunter (2000– )

45 min | Action, Sci-Fi

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In 2275, a team of bounty hunters tries to stop a conspiracy involving alien DNA. In 2300, bounty hunter Travis Montana searches for his lost father.

Stars: Tanya Allen, Stephen Marcus, Michael Paré, Murray Melvin

Votes: 684

4. The Amateur (1981)

R | 112 min | Crime, Thriller

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A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: John Savage, Christopher Plummer, Marthe Keller, Arthur Hill

Votes: 683 | Gross: $6.89M

5. When Jews Were Funny (2013)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

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Surveys the history of Jewish comedy.

Director: Alan Zweig | Stars: Marc Maron, Howie Mandel, Rodney Dangerfield, Gilbert Gottfried

Votes: 383

6. Vinyl (2000)

180 min | Documentary

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Alan Zweig investigates the wacky world of record collecting.

Director: Alan Zweig | Stars: Alan Zweig, Harvey Pekar, Don McKellar, Alan Williams

Votes: 375

7. Trigger (II) (2010)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

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Trigger is the story of two rock n' roll women who once shared a friendship, a band and a whole lot of chaos. Now a dozen years later they meet again, and over the course of one evening ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Tracy Wright, Molly Parker, Daniel MacIvor, Bob Martin

Votes: 344

8. Hockey Night (1984 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, Sport

7.1
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A female goalie player faces prejudiced opposition when she joins a boys hockey team in Parry Sound, Ontario.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Megan Follows, Rick Moranis, Gail Youngs, Henry Ramer

Votes: 263

9. My Pet Monster (1986 Video)

Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy

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Synder, the historian who has spent many years trying to unlock the powers of the statue, wishes to capture Max for validation of his life's work.

Director: Timothy Bond | Stars: Sunny Besen Thrasher, Alyson Court, Yannick Bisson, Colin Fox

Votes: 255

10. Adderly (1986–1988)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy

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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: 132

11. I, Curmudgeon (2004)

Documentary

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Director: Alan Zweig | Stars: Andrew Currie, Mark Eitzel, Bruce La Bruce, Fran Lebowitz

Votes: 109

12. Elimination Dance (1998)

9 min | Short

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Elimination dances are illegal, because they cause uprisings of the people and governments just do not like that. The announcer reads, from cards, various embarrassing incidents and all ... See full summary »

Directors: Bruce McDonald, Don McKellar, Michael Ondaatje | Stars: Don McKellar, Tracy Wright, Michael Turner, Maurice Oxford

Votes: 90

13. Katie Chats (2011– )

Talk-Show

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Katie Uhlmann is a freelance entertainment host who chats with professionals in the entertainment industry.

Stars: Katie Uhlmann, Peter Keleghan, Ash Catherwood, Cara Gee

Votes: 79

14. Lovable (2007)

101 min | Documentary

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At some point, everyone has asked the question, why is it so hard to find love? In this final installment of the autobiographical trilogy that includes Vinyl and I, Curmudgeon, Alan Zweig ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Zweig

Votes: 48

15. The Last Pogo Jumps Again (2013)

200 min | Documentary, Music

9.2
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A history of the first wave of Toronto punk rock and new wave music, from when the Ramones played in 1976 through to when the cops gave Teenage Head the boot at "The Last Pogo" concert in 1978.

Directors: Colin Brunton, Kire Paputts | Stars: Tibor Takács, Ramones, Cheetah Chrome, Ron Mann

Votes: 39

16. Ecstasy (1999)

27 min | Short

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A young girl has a religious experience after a night of exhaustive, drug-induced mania at a rave. Then she turns into a tree, so God can start a garden.

Director: Mark Wihak | Stars: Elisa Moolecherry, Karyn Dwyer, Anne Rasmin, Holly Dennison

Votes: 38

17. 15 Reasons to Live (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

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What gives your life meaning? Family, yoga, good food, those shoes that were on sale? Ray Robertson outlines this own list in his non-fiction book "Why Not: Fifteen Reasons To Live?" And ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Zweig | Stars: Jack Breakfast, Howard Engel

Votes: 28

18. A Hard Name (2009)

100 min | Documentary

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A documentary focusing on ex-convicts who reveal their struggles with trying to adapt to life on the outside.

Director: Alan Zweig

Votes: 24

19. Hurt (I) (2015)

84 min | Documentary

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HURT is a documentary portrait of Steve Fonyo, a one-legged cancer survivor who successfully completed a cross-Canada run in the '80s, only to spend three decades mired in crime and addiction.

Director: Alan Zweig | Star: Steve Fonyo

Votes: 22

20. The Stairs (IV) (2016)

95 min | Documentary

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An in-depth look into the lives of habitual drug users in Toronto's Regent Park.

Director: Hugh Gibson

Votes: 18

21. Foreign Nights (1989)

90 min

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Leila is a university student, born and raised in Canada. However her parents still hold on to their traditional Palestinian customs, and her father will not allow her to go out after 5 p.m... See full summary »

Director: Izidore K. Musallam | Stars: Terri Hawkes, Youssef Abed-Alnour, Bushra Karaman, Mohammad Bakri

Votes: 18

22. John Grin's Christmas (1986 TV Movie)

50 min

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A present-day adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol".

Director: Robert Guillaume | Stars: Robert Guillaume, Roscoe Lee Browne, Geoffrey Holder, Ted Lange

Votes: 16

23. Zabava (1999)

22 min | Drama, Short

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Director: Greg Klymkiw | Stars: Christopher Robertson, Jay Ashmore, Graham Vick, Darren Hynes

Votes: 16

24. The Seventh Art (2012– )

Talk-Show

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The Seventh Art is an independently produced video magazine about cinema with profiles on interesting aspects of the film industry... See full synopsis »

Stars: Christopher Heron, John Cohen, John Boylan, João Pedro Rodrigues

Votes: 15

25. Starhunter (2000– )
Episode: Goodbye, So Long (2001)

48 min | Action, Sci-Fi

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Dante is reunited with Ike, an old friend who was a rival for Dante's deceased wife Penny's affections. Ike's shady business partner Marco works with the Raiders to locate special seeds ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Malakian | Stars: Michael Paré, Claudette Roche, Tanya Allen, Murray Melvin

Votes: 15

26. Stealing Images (1989)

28 min | Short

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Director: Alan Zweig | Stars: Mark Breslin, Stevie Ray Fromstein, Jim Heineman, Vanessa C. Laufer

Votes: 8

27. Hope (III) (2017)

76 min | Documentary

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This sequel to the 2015 documentary "Hurt" picks up as Steve Fonyo recovers from his coma and admits that he needs to make changes to his life if he is going to be able to continue on.

Director: Alan Zweig | Star: Steve Fonyo

28. Family Secrets (2003– )

30 min | Documentary

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Family Secrets is a raw, compelling and honest account of the impact of secrets on families and their lives. The series takes viewers on an intensely personal, humourously nervous and emotionally moving journey into the private world of family relationships.

Star: Donald D'Haene

29. Love Hurts (1990–1991)

Drama

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Explores emotional relationships and the struggles, the wonders, the never-ending passion of life's vita force. Fifteen stories, one fate... Love Hurts.

30. The Darling Family (1994)

86 min | Drama

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Director: Alan Zweig | Stars: Linda Griffiths, Alan Williams

31. Where's Howie (1983)

45 min

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Director: Alan Zweig

32. Heavy Heart Laughs (2009 Video)

47 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

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After a series of family tragedies Carleen did what anyone in their wrong mind would do; she took a stand-up comedy class. The result is a touching and funny journey to understanding her grief, her prairie roots and herself.

Director: Carleen Kyle | Stars: Barbara Bird, Ylva Ellerbeck, Lauren Fryer, Raymond Fryer

33. The Ballad of Don Quinn (1992)

28 min | Short

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Tells the story of southern Saskatchewan's original punk rocker and his attempts to resurrect his band a decade after their scarcely noticed demise. Years before the Sex Pistols and Hard Core Logo had the same idea.

Director: Mark Wihak | Stars: Mike Burns, Chris Cunningham, D. Bob Loblaw, Laura Pollock

34. The Seventh Art (2012– )
Episode: Episode #2.17 (2013)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Aran Hughes, Christina Koutsospyrou, Lucy Walker, Frederick Wiseman

35. Katie Chats (2011– )
Episode: TIFF Canada's Top Ten Film Festival Chats (2013)

Talk-Show

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Director: Joanne Uhlmann | Stars: Katie Uhlmann, Jeff Barnaby, Claire Blanchet, John Christou

36. Adderly (1986–1988)
Episode: To Better Days (1987)

Adventure, Comedy

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The death of a former partner leads Adderly from providing security at a parking lot to exchanging a million dollars for a list of KGB agents.

Stars: Don Cullen, Tedd Dillon, Diane Douglass, Ferne Downey