Most Popular "Native Canadian" Titles
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2. Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001)
R | 172 min | Drama
The telling of an Inuit legend of an evil spirit causing strife in the community and one warrior's endurance and battle of its menace.
Votes: 5,710 | Gross: $3.79M
3. Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013)
R | 88 min | Crime, Drama
Red Crow Mi'g Maq reservation, 1976: By government decree, every Indian child under the age of 16 must attend residential school. In the kingdom of the Crow, that meansimprisonment at St. Dymphna's. That means being at the mercy of "Popper", the sadistic Indian agent who runs the school.
Votes: 775 | Gross: $0.00M
4. North West Mounted Police (1940)
Passed | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 1885, a Texas Ranger travels to Canada to arrest a trapper who's wanted for murder and who's stirring up the Natives in a rebellion against the Canadian government.
5. Guibord s'en va-t-en guerre (2015)
108 min | Comedy
An idealistic young Haitian travels to rural Quebec to intern for an independent Member of Parliament when a national debate erupts that finds the MP holding the tie-breaking vote.
6. Alien Thunder (1974)
PG | 93 min | Western
Based on an actual event, this is the tragic story of Saskatchewan fugitive Almighty Voice (Gordon Tootoosis), a Cree Indian who isarrested for stealing government livestock out of desperate hunger.
7. I Heard the Owl Call My Name (1973 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
A young priest named Mark is sent as a vicar to a native American village in B.C. Canada, there he learns of faith and humanity, as he watches their culture being torn to shreds.
9. Unnatural & Accidental (2006)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Returning to her hometown of Vancouver on the news that her Caucasian father is on his deathbed, Rebecca learns from him before he dies that her aboriginal mother, Rita, did not abandon ... See full summary »
11. Luna: Spirit of the Whale (2007 TV Movie)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Family
Mike Maquinna returns to his home town of Gold River on Vancouver Island to attend the funeral of his father, Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nations Chief Ambrose Maquinna. With a troubled past ... See full summary »
13. On the Corner (2003)
95 min | Drama
Angel and Randy Henry are a sister and brother, caught on the mean streets of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. While Angel finds the strength to escape her seemingly hopeless situation, Randy... See full summary »
14. Cowboys and Indians: The J.J. Harper Story (2003 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
J.J. Harper, a First Nations chief, is gunned down by police constable Robert Cross on his way home one snowy night in downtown Winnipeg.
16. Sleep Murder (2004 TV Movie)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An Inuit man is accused of the brutal double murder of his mother and brother, but he claims no memory of the crime. Big city lawyer Peter Radwell (Priestley) is sent up North to defend him... See full summary »
17. The Experimental Eskimos (2009)
70 min | Documentary
In the early 1960s the Canadian government conducted an experiment in social engineering. Three young Inuit boys were separated from their families in the Arctic and were sent to Ottawa, ... See full summary »
19. Alarming (Video)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror | Completed
For college student Josie Kane, it starts as a simple internship: to shadow a group of high-tech land surveyors as they make their first foray into an ancient wilderness. Assisted by ... See full summary »
21. Disorder (2015)
15 min | Short, Sci-Fi
In a dystopian society tightly controlled by a government that bans all creation if self-expression and art, a young bureaucrat begins to unravel after seeing a piece of contraband artwork.
25. Between Two Worlds (1990)
58 min | Documentary
The star of books and films, Joseph Idlout was the most famous Inuk of his time. As the leader of the Inuit hunters pictured for many years on the back of the Canadian two-dollar bill, ... See full summary »
27. Redskins, Tricksters and Puppy Stew (2000)
55 min | Comedy, Documentary
Take a tour of complex issues like Native identity, politics and racism, wrap them neatly inside one-liners, guffaws and comedic performances, and you have Redskins, Tricksters and Puppy ... See full summary »
29. Northern Town (2006– )
22 min | Comedy
During a cold spell in mid-January, near a small town in northern Canada, a meteorite flashes across the sky, explodes in the atmosphere, and falls onto the ice of a nearby lake. The event ... See full summary »
30. The Last Mooseskin Boat (1982)
28 min | Documentary, Short
A documentary about the making of the last mooseskin boat, honouring the history of the Dene people of the Mackenzie River area in the Northwest Territories of Canada. These boats, made of ... See full summary »
32. Indecently Exposed (2004 TV Movie)
54 min | Documentary
Anti-racism expert Jane Elliott leads her renowned workshop in discrimination in this documentary that challenges Canadian attitudes towards Native Canadians and exposes systematic racism ... See full summary »
38. Variations on a Familiar Theme (1995 Video)
Single-parent, same-sex, blended, common-law, disabled, inter-cultural, traditional...today's family defies definition. Meet Löic, who has two mothers and no father. Véronique and Marcel ... See full summary »
41. Belly Up: Salmon in Peril (2009)
22 min | Documentary, Short, History
Belly Up gives voice to three First Nation hereditary chiefs and other people from the community on what salmon extinction would mean to their culture. Increasingly, the unsustainable ... See full summary »
Director: Andrew Deiters
42. War Poet (2005)
7 min | Short, War
Set during WWI, "War Poet" is a gripping story about the inhumanity of war as seen through the eyes of a shell-shocked sniper and a Mi'kmaq scout as they lie in a crater in the heart of no man's land.
Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
All That Glitters
TV-PG | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Detective Murdoch investigates the death of Edward Graham who collapsed in front of the station house. His last words were 'eagle flight'. Graham who, according to Dr. Grace, may have been ... See full summary »
Emily of New Moon (1998– )
Eye of Heaven
48 min | Drama
After the death of her parents, Emily Byrd Starr is reluctantly taken in by the odd (and scary) collection of relatives of New Moon farm on Prince Edward Island.
The Campbells (1986–1990)
The Hunting Party
Lord Fairfield and his sickly son, Charles, go hunting when they visit Canada. Resenting his father's over-protectiveness, he and John float downriver on the raft while the others sleep. Charles' hope of finding adventure is answered.
Crime Stories (1998– )
A hunter on the outskirts of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan stumbles across human remains. Police are called to the scene and over the next two months, two more full sets of remains are uncovered ... See full summary »
Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
TV-PG | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A series of violent drowning deaths of university-educated unmarried career women leads Murdoch to suspect sexist and racist motives.