Most Popular Titles With Victor Cowie


1. Fear X (2003)

PG-13 | 91 min | Thriller

6.0
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61 Metascore

When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry (Turturro), prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: John Turturro, Deborah Kara Unger, Stephen Eric McIntyre, William Allen Young

Votes: 5,175

2. Escape from Mars (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Sci-Fi

4.9
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Five astronauts make the first manned trip to Mars, in the second decade of the 21st century. They must battle and overcome inferior computer components, corporate greed and indifference, ... See full summary »

Director: Neill Fearnley | Stars: Christine Elise, Peter Outerbridge, Allison Hossack, Michael Shanks

Votes: 460

3. The Murdoch Mysteries (2004– )

Crime

7.8
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In 1890s Canada, a police inspector applies the latest scientific methods of deduction, much to the chagrin of his superiors.

Stars: Peter Outerbridge, Flora Montgomery, Matthew MacFadzean, Colm Meaney

Votes: 391

4. Trucks (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi

3.8
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Based on the short story by Stephen King, this tells the tale of trucks suddenly coming to life and attacking their owners.

Director: Chris Thomson | Stars: Timothy Busfield, Brenda Bakke, Aidan Devine, Roman Podhora

Votes: 2,241

5. The Saddest Music in the World (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.2
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78 Metascore

A musical of sorts set in Winnipeg during the Great Depression, where a beer baroness organizes a contest to find the saddest music in the world. Musicians from around the world descend on the city to try and win the $25,000 prize.

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Mark McKinney, Maria de Medeiros, David Fox

Votes: 5,059 | Gross: $0.67M

6. Careful (1992)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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In the Alpine village of Tolzbad in the 1800s, the townsfolk talk quietly and restrain their movements lest they incur avalanches. This atmosphere lends itself to repressed emotions - shown... See full summary »

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Kyle McCulloch, Gosia Dobrowolska, Sarah Neville, Brent Neale

Votes: 1,421

7. A Passion for Murder (1992)

R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

4.9
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A young woman on the run from a murderous rogue government agent hooks up with a pony-tailed taxi driver who reluctantly agrees to help her.

Director: Neill Fearnley | Stars: Joanna Pacula, Michael Ironside, Michael Nouri, Mickey Jones

Votes: 193

8. The Battle of Mary Kay (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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The film is about two companies who are battling it out for customers, Mary Kay, and one of her workers Lexi Wilcox are fighting it out with Jinger Heath. Who will win? You will have to see.

Director: Ed Gernon | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, R.H. Thomson, Barry Flatman, Rachael Crawford

Votes: 351

9. We Were the Mulvaneys (2002 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama

6.6
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Based on the novel by the same name, We Were the Mulvaneys is a sensitive portrayal of one family's journey as they face conflict, fear, tragedy and ultimately, themselves.

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Beau Bridges, Blythe Danner, Tammy Blanchard, Tom Guiry

Votes: 435

10. Woman Wanted (1999)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.

Director: Kiefer Sutherland | Stars: Holly Hunter, Kiefer Sutherland, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Preston

Votes: 626

11. The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (1996–1999)

24 min | Mystery, Family

7.7
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The grand-niece of Sherlock Holmes, Shirley, lives in Canada and solves crime after local crime with the assistance of her boyfriend, Bo Sawchuk, and meeting opposition from Molly Hardy.

Stars: Meredith Henderson, John White, Annick Obonsawin, Blair Slater

Votes: 267

12. Cowards Bend the Knee (2003)

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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82 Metascore

It's time for hockey! There's no telling what will happen when the Winnipeg Maroons' own star player Guy becomes embroiled in the twisted lives of Meta, a vengeful Chinoise, and her ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Darcy Fehr, Melissa Dionisio, Amy Stewart, Tara Birtwhistle

Votes: 1,042 | Gross: $0.02M

13. Archangel (1990)

90 min | Comedy, Romance, War

6.8
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An amnesiac soldier, seeking his lost love, arrives in Archangel in northern Russia to help the townsfolk in their fight against the Bolsheviks, all quite unaware that the Great War ended three months ago.

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Michael Gottli, David Falkenburg, Michael O'Sullivan, Margaret Anne MacLeod

Votes: 918

14. Lost in the Barrens (1990 TV Movie)

93 min

6.8
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An orphaned teen and a young tribal hunter get lost in the wilderness.

Director: Michael J.F. Scott | Stars: Nicholas Shields, Evan Adams, Lee J. Campbell, Graham Greene

Votes: 261

15. Tornado Warning (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Drama

4.3
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A scientist (Gerald McRaney) perfects a tornado-warning system and tries to convince residents of a nearby town that a deadly twister is approaching.

Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Gerald McRaney, Thea Gill, David Millbern, Steve Braun

Votes: 314

16. The Challengers (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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After her father dies and she moves to a new town, Mackie wants to join a certain gang/band. But they've got this boys-only rule. So Mackie comes up with an audacious plan...only it begins ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Gwynyth Walsh, Eric Christmas, Gema Zamprogna, Steven Andrade

Votes: 203

17. The Law of Enclosures (2000)

111 min | Drama

6.7
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Story of the same couple, first in their teenage years and then in their twilight years, paradoxically set in the same time during the backdrop of the Gulf War in the Middle East.

Director: John Greyson | Stars: Sarah Polley, Diane Ladd, Brendan Fletcher, Sean McCann

Votes: 186

18. Red Team (2000)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.5
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Two FBI agents join a special team of operatives called Red Team that hunts serial killers. One of the suspects is soon found dead. The follow up investigation reveals that someone may be executing suspected serial killers.

Director: Jeremy Haft | Stars: Patrick Muldoon, Cathy Moriarty, Tim Thomerson, Fred Ward

Votes: 429

19. A Woman's a Helluva Thing (2001 TV Movie)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.9
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After the death of his estranged mother, a womanizer discovers that they had a lot in common.

Director: Karen Leigh Hopkins | Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Penelope Ann Miller, Ann-Margret, Kathryn Harrold

Votes: 84

20. Killer Instinct: From the Files of Agent Candice DeLong (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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Based upon the book and real-life story of FBI profiler Candice DeLong, "Killer Instinct" chronicles DeLong's (Jean Smart) pursuit of a serial killer (Robert Joy) who, after attacking her close friend, chooses her as his next victim.

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Jean Smart, A Martinez, Robert Joy, Peter MacNeill

Votes: 176

21. Harvest for the Heart (1994 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

5.8
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Without a word of explanation, on the day before his wedding Jacob Hansen walks away, leaving Maddy, his bride-to-be; his father; brother Dan; and the family farm he was to inherit. Twenty ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Ted Shackelford, Ron White, Rebecca Jenkins, Benjamin Vieweg

Votes: 53

22. The Many Trials of One Jane Doe (2002 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

6.5
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Director: Jerry Ciccoritti | Stars: Wendy Crewson, Steven Mackintosh, Sarah Constible, Jacob Tierney

Votes: 107

23. The Diviners (1993 TV Movie)

117 min

7.0
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Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Sonja Smits, Tom Jackson, Wayne Robson, Jennifer Podemski

Votes: 87

24. Heads (1994 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

5.3
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A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Jon Cryer, Nancy Drake, Edward Asner, Charlene Fernetz

Votes: 168

25. My Life as a Dog (1995– )

25 min

7.1
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Stars: Michael Yarmush, Callum Rennie, Marley Otto, Jennifer Clement

Votes: 30

26. Lost in the Barrens II: The Curse of the Viking Grave (1992 TV Movie)

93 min | Adventure, Family

7.2
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An archaeological expedition journeys to Manitoba, Canada, in search of a legendary crucifix supposedly buried in an ancient Viking grave.

Director: Michael J.F. Scott | Stars: Nicholas Shields, Evan Adams, Michelle St. John, Gordon Tootoosis

Votes: 45

27. Life in a Day (2000 TV Movie)

89 min | Sci-Fi

6.0
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A scientific experiment in rapid-cell growth goes awry when a lab assistant steals the developed serum and injects it into his pregnant girl friend. The result is a child that grows through... See full summary »

Director: Eleanor Lindo | Stars: Michael A. Goorjian, Chandra West, Linda Kash, Wayne Best

Votes: 216

28. More Than Meets the Eye: The Joan Brock Story (2003 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama

6.5
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Joan devoted her life to her daughter Joy, to her husband Joe, a gym teacher and her colleague, and especially to her job, teaching at a blind school. The she gets a macula-degeneration, ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Robe | Stars: Carey Lowell, Dylan Walsh, Rod Wilson, Jennifer Pisana

Votes: 159

29. Mistress Madeleine (1986)

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Director: Aaron Kim Johnston | Stars: Mireille Deyglun, Neil Munro, Harry Daniels, Alan Williams

Votes: 12

30. For Those Who Hunt the Wounded Down (1996 TV Movie)

Thriller

8.4
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Jerry Bines is trying to live down a past that includes killing a man (in self-defence), theft and an alcoholic, abusive father. He sees hope for redemption by providing life-giving bone ... See full summary »

Director: Norma Bailey | Stars: Callum Rennie, Brooke Johnson, Niklas Konowal, Brent Stait

Votes: 58

31. Bordertown Cafe (1992)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Marlene is the owner of a nostalgic cafe on the border of Canada and the USA. Filled with quirky and charming characters, life at the cafe is exciting, entertaining and sometimes chaotic.

Director: Norma Bailey | Stars: Susan Hogan, Janet Wright, Lora Schroeder, Victor Cowie

Votes: 34

32. True Confections (1991 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Verna is searching for herself and Mr. Right, at the same time. Burdened with a 1990s sensibility in a 1950s/1960s conservative era, Verna tries to come to terms with a place in time that is not hip enough for her.

Director: Gail Singer | Stars: Leslie Hope, Kyle McCulloch, Jill Riley, Judah Katz

Votes: 23

33. Reginald the Robot (1976 TV Movie)

Musical

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Stars: Howard Hicks, Doreen Brownstone, Max Tapper, Robin Ward

34. Smoked Lizard Lips (1991)

96 min | Comedy

2.4
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A recently-deposed Central American dictator re-locates to a small town in Norther Manitoba and starts a new repressive regime.

Directors: Bruce Duggan, M.B. Duggan | Stars: Andrée Pelletier, Margaret Anne MacLeod, Victor Cowie, Simon Magana

Votes: 16

35. The Murdoch Mysteries (2004– )
Episode: Except the Dying (2004)

120 min | Crime

7.5
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In the late 19th century, Toronto city police Detective William Murdoch investigates the murder of a young girl found drugged and strangled in an alley in the red light district. The ... See full summary »

Director: Michael DeCarlo | Stars: Peter Outerbridge, Colm Meaney, Keeley Hawes, Flora Montgomery

Votes: 51

36. My Life as a Dog (1995– )
Episode: Once They Get a Taste (1996)

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Director: T.W. Peacocke | Stars: Michael Yarmush, Callum Rennie, Marley Otto, Jennifer Clement

37. The Murdoch Mysteries (2004– )
Episode: Poor Tom Is Cold (2004)

85 min | Crime

7.8
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When Constable Oliver Wicken is found shot through the head in the basement of an abandoned house, everyone but Detective Murdoch seems satisfied to put it down to suicide. A gun and a note... See full summary »

Director: Michael DeCarlo | Stars: Peter Outerbridge, Colm Meaney, Keeley Hawes, Flora Montgomery

Votes: 33

38. The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (1996–1999)
Episode: The Case of the Ruby Ring (1997)

Mystery, Family

8.8
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Molly Hardy becomes Sussex Academy's newest student and immediately makes a splash by allowing a family heirloom, the ruby the King John wore when he signed the Magna Carta, to be displayed... See full summary »

Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Meredith Henderson, John White, Phillip Jarrett, Marie Stillin

Votes: 19