My top 50 movies made in Quebec

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1.
Maelstrom (2000)
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After plunging her car into a river, a woman encounters a man who helps her come to terms with her life. (87 mins.)
 
2.
Through the Mist (2009)
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The year it took Dede Fortin to write and record "Dehors Novembre" is revisited in this doc. Swinging between crippling despair and fervent creativity...
 
3.
Histoires d'hiver (1999)
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An adult Martin Roy reminisces about his life in the 1966/67 school year. At fifteen years old and in his last year of junior high school... (105 mins.)
 
4.
Joyeux Calvaire (1996)
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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... (89 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
5.
The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
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Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat. (101 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
6.
The Negro (2002)
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In the middle of the night, in the Quebec countryside, all hell breaks loose as a black teenager is... (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Morin
 
7.
La loi du cochon (2001)
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(98 mins.)
Director: Erik Canuel
 
8.
Le party (1990)
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At a maximum security prison, there is preparation for the annual party where entertainers and strippers are scheduled to perform... (103 mins.)
 
9.
Requiem pour un beau sans-coeur (1992)
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The last three days in the life of a notorious criminal as seen through the eyes of eight different people. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Morin
 
10.
Incendies (2010)
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Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes. (131 mins.)
 
11.
Jesus of Montreal (1989)
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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. (118 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
12.
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
C.R.A.Z.Y. Extraordinary lives of ordinary people in search of love and happiness - that's the premise of "C.R.A.Z.Y", a family drama unlike any other. (127 mins.)
 
13.
Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Quebecois Elvis impersonator is disillusioned to find a Chinaman participating in an Elvis contest... (89 mins.)
 
14.
Octobre (1994)
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A dramatization of the infamous Canadian terrorist abduction & murder of a government minister by a cell of The Quebec Liberation Front. (97 mins.)
 
15.
Polytechnique (2009)
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A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist. (77 mins.)
 
16.
Séraphin: un homme et son péché (2002)
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A young woman is forced to marry an old greedy man to save her father from bankruptcy although she has promised her heart to another man. (110 mins.)
Director: Charles Binamé
 
17.
Gaz Bar Blues (2003)
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This is the story of Mr. Brochu, whose friends like to call "the Boss". He runs his gas station the... (115 mins.)
Director: Louis Bélanger
 
18.
Le crime d'Ovide Plouffe (1984 Mini-Series)
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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... (107 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
19.
10 1/2 (2010)
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Tommy, 10 years old, is well known by Social Services. He is considered a danger to society. Gilles, his guardian at this halfway house, sees potential for redemption in this kid driven by violence. (108 mins.)
Director: Daniel Grou
 
20.
La guerre des tuques (1984)
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During Christmas holidays, the children of a small village split themselves into two groups and begin preparing a week-long snowball war. The rivalry opens up tension among group members, especially leaders Luc and Sophie. (92 mins.)
 
21.
Le temps d'une chasse (2007 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(51 mins.)
Director: Eli Laliberte
“ Pas celui du lien, mais celui fait dans les années 70s, pas sur IMDB. ” - seph82
 
22.
Léolo (1992)
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Young Leo Lauzon is torn between two worlds - the squalid Montreal tenement that he inhabits with his... (107 mins.)
 
23.
Monica la mitraille (2004)
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The oldest daughter of an impoverished Montreal family, Monique Sparvieri vows to find a way to get out of the ghetto in which she lives... (125 mins.)
Director: Pierre Houle
 
24.
Babine (2008)
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During a stormy night in the past century, the one named "the witch" is about to give birth. Mrs. Gelinas and Toussaint Brodeur are assisting her in the process. (112 mins.)
Director: Luc Picard
 
25.
Québec-Montréal (2002)
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Québec-Montréal: 250 km of asphalt, nine thirty-something travelers, four cars, one destination. The... (104 mins.)
Director: Ricardo Trogi
 
26.
The Woman Who Drinks (2001)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Bernard Émond
 
27.
The Orphan Muses (2000)
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(107 mins.)
Director: Robert Favreau
 
28.
5150 rue des Ormes (2009)
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5150 ELM'S WAY is located at the end of a quiet street in a small town. When Yannick fell off his bike... (110 mins.)
Director: Éric Tessier
 
29.
1981 (2009)
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Filmmaker Ricardo Trogi recalls the events surrounding his family moving to a new neighborhood when he was 11-years-old. (102 mins.)
Director: Ricardo Trogi
 
30.
The Rocket (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A story about Quebec's most famous hockey player, Maurice "The Rocket" Richard, focusing on the struggles of a French Canadian in the National Hockey League dominated by Anglophones. (124 mins.)
Director: Charles Binamé
 
31.
Mon oncle Antoine (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Set in cold rural Quebec at Christmas time, we follow the coming of age of a young boy and the life... (104 mins.)
Director: Claude Jutra
 
32.
Borderline (2008)
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An erotic drama about a woman facing her 30th birthday who looks back at her life growing-up with her grandmother, crazy mother and her over-indulgence with men, sex and alcohol. (110 mins.)
Director: Lyne Charlebois
 
33.
La vie heureuse de Léopold Z (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A worker, called in a hurry to remove the snow in the city street, try to buy his remaining gifts in... (68 mins.)
Director: Gilles Carle
 
34.
Orderers (1974)
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A fact-based account of ordinary citizens who found themselves arrested and imprisoned without charge for weeks during the October Crisis in 1970 Quebec. (109 mins.)
Director: Michel Brault
 
35.
La vie après l'amour (2000)
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(104 mins.)
 
36.
8:17 p.m. Darling Street (2003)
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This is the story of Gerard, a man who miraculously survived an explosion that destroyed his apartment and killed a lot of people. During the next few days he tries to find out why he survived and others died. (101 mins.)
Director: Bernard Émond
 
37.
La rage de l'ange (2006)
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Three friends who grew up together in the suburbs of Montreal end up living on the streets. (107 mins.)
Director: Dan Bigras
 
38.
Ding et Dong le film (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Two harum-scarums who think they are good stand-up comics try to make a career in showbiz, partly for the career... (96 mins.)
Director: Alain Chartrand
 
39.
Cruising Bar (1989)
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In this outrageous comedy (where the lead characters are played by the same actor), four men from very... (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Ménard
 
40.
The Five of Us (2004)
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In Montreal, the teenagers Manon, Anne, Isa, Claudie and Sophie are friends since their childhood. While... (87 mins.)
 
41.
Liste noire (1995)
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At the trial of a judge who was found with a prostitute, a list of clients pops up. It contains the... (90 mins.)
 
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43.
The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge (2000)
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Christophe agrees to be filmed by his roommate Stéphane, while he is searching for a meaningful engineering job... (90 mins.)
 
44.
Piché: entre ciel et terre (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Toronto, August 2001. Commander Robert Piche left Pearson Airport heading for Lisbon on an Airbus 330... (107 mins.)
 
45.
Hochelaga (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After an unpleasant run-in with a group of bikers, a young convenience store robber (Marc) gets approached... (130 mins.)
Director: Michel Jetté
 
46.
King of the Airways (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Louis has always had a dream, to be on television. But when he enters a contest and wins, the first... (95 mins.)
Director: Michel Poulette
 
47.
Le sphinx (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A school teacher falls in love with a stripper/singer. He even leaves his wife and children for her... (109 mins.)
Director: Louis Saia
 
48.
Le coeur au poing (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Louise is living in Montreal, unemployed. Her sister Paulette often gives her a hard time. She only... (97 mins.)
Director: Charles Binamé
 
49.
Eldorádó (1988)
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(104 mins.)
 
50.
Pouvoir intime (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A government ministry's fast-rising head of security asks a shadowy fixer, Meursault, to steal a bag from an armored truck... (86 mins.)
Director: Yves Simoneau