Highest Rated Titles With Wayne Nicklas


1. Elijah (2007 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Paul Unwin | Stars: Billy Merasty, Tina Louise Bomberry, Gregory 'Dominic' Odjig, Michael Peterson

Votes: 77

2. Less Than Kind (2008– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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15-year-old Sheldon Blecher is overweight, with a self-destructive driving instructor father and pyromaniac mother who never quite seem to fit into their community. His egotistical ... See full summary »

Stars: Jesse Camacho, Benjamin Arthur, Wendel Meldrum, Nancy Sorel

Votes: 369

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: 401

4. 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

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

85 min | Crime

7.7
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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: 36

6. The Arrow (1997 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, History

7.6
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The true story of how Canada built and destroyed the world's most advanced fighter plane back in the 1950s.

Director: Don McBrearty | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Sara Botsford, Ron White, Aidan Devine

Votes: 714

7. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 100,792 | Gross: $28.75M

8. 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: 5,076 | Gross: $0.67M

9. Spirit Rider (1993 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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Jesse Threebears is a troubled Native-American teen who has been tossed from one foster home to the next since his mother died when he was an infant. Finally, he is taken in by his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael J.F. Scott | Stars: Herbie Barnes, Michelle St. John, Tom Jackson, Gordon Tootoosis

Votes: 87

10. The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick (1988)

G | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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A young Jewish adolescent from an overbearing family likes a Christian girl and is helped by a fun-loving rabbi.

Director: Allan A. Goldstein | Stars: Saul Rubinek, Jan Rubes, Noam Zylberman, Aaron Schwartz

Votes: 190 | Gross: $0.32M

11. 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

12. 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

13. Tracks of Glory (1992 TV Mini-Series)

Not Rated | 184 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.0
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Racial barriers are broken in circa-1900 Australia by Major Taylor, who becomes a world-champion bicycle racer.

Stars: Cameron Daddo, Phil Morris, Richard Roxburgh, Nicholas Eadie

Votes: 31

14. The Challengers (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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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: 205

15. 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: 440

16. The Last Winter (1989)

PG | 115 min | Drama

6.5
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Tells the story of a young man's struggle to keep his world from changing. Placed in the rural setting of the mid 1950's, it revolves around William Jamison and his colorful old Grampa Jack... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Kim Johnston | Stars: Gerard Parkes, Joshua Murray, David Ferry, Wanda Cannon

Votes: 101

17. 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

18. What If God Were the Sun? (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Drama

6.4
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A grieving nurse finds comfort and inspiration in her new assignment, where she meets a terminally ill woman with a quick wit and strong faith.

Director: Stephen Tolkin | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Sam Trammell, Sarah Rafferty, Klea Scott

Votes: 350

19. Heater (1999)

85 min | Drama

6.4
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Two homeless men try to return a recently stolen base-board heater for the refund. Unsuccessful, they must find other ways to survive the night.

Director: Terrance Odette | Stars: Gary Farmer, Stephen Ouimette, Mauralea Austin, Tina Keeper

Votes: 150

20. The Stone Angel (2007)

R | 116 min | Drama

6.3
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57 Metascore

A 90-year-old woman, rapidly losing her memory and knowing that sooner or later her life will be over, returns to the Manitoba farmhouse she grew up in to try and make peace with her dysfunctional family.

Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Christine Horne, Ellen Page, Dylan Baker

Votes: 1,496 | Gross: $0.03M

21. The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.3
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The rise and fall of the Enron company, as seen from the perspective of employee Brian Cruver, based on his book.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Christian Kane, Shannon Elizabeth, Cameron Bancroft, Nancy Anne Sakovich

Votes: 719

22. Edge of Madness (2002)

R | 99 min | Drama

6.3
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1851, Manitoba's Red River Valley. As winter sets in, a young woman on the edge of madness arrives exhausted at the fort, a wilderness station, claiming she murdered her husband. She's ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Brendan Fehr, Paul Johansson, Corey Sevier, Jonas Chernick

Votes: 623

23. 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: 354

24. Inside the Osmonds (2001 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.1
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The story of the personal lives and professional careers of the show-business family The Osmonds, and how the stresses and strains of their careers and the turbulent '70s and '80s affected ... See full summary »

Director: Neill Fearnley | Stars: Bruce McGill, Veronica Cartwright, Joel Berti, Trevor Blumas

Votes: 235

25. Seven Times Lucky (2004)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.0
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An aging con-man and a beautiful, ambitious student cross paths in a scam that promises to make them both rich.

Director: Gary Yates | Stars: Kevin Pollak, Liane Balaban, Jonas Chernick, James Tolkan

Votes: 436

26. Children of My Heart (2000 TV Movie)

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A female teacher working in a small French-Canadian school in the middle of nowhere, Canada, tries to motivate her class. She especially takes interest in one of the boys, a young half-Native, half-white boy who is shunned by other kids.

Director: Keith Ross Leckie | Stars: Geneviève Désilets, Yani Gellman, Michael Moriarty, Geneviève Bujold

Votes: 136

27. Scared Silent (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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In Minnesota, the newlywed Kathy Clifson is happily married with Chief of Police Doug Clifson that wants to adopt her son Brian from her first marriage. When she sees Officer John McCrane ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Robe | Stars: Penelope Ann Miller, Reed Diamond, Liisa Repo-Martell, Andrew Jackson

Votes: 159

28. Framed (2002 TV Movie)

91 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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New York detective Mike Santini is enjoying a holiday with his family when he spots Eddie Meyers, a fugitive from justice who might be the key witness in a high profile case involving money... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie Jr. | Stars: Rob Lowe, Sam Neill, Alicia Coppola, Peter MacNeill

Votes: 593

29. New in Town (2009)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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29 Metascore

A Miami businesswoman adjusts to her new life in a tiny Minnesota town.

Director: Jonas Elmer | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr., Siobhan Fallon Hogan, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 17,509 | Gross: $16.70M

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

90 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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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: 179

31. 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

32. Everybody's Doing It (2002 TV Movie)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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A high school junior is pressured by her peers to join a pledge program, abstaining from sex.

Director: Jeff Beesley | Stars: Lizzy Caplan, Brooke D'Orsay, Bret Harrison, Kristopher Turner

Votes: 223

33. Heck's Way Home (1996 TV Movie)

G | 91 min | Adventure

5.2
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The dog Hector is being left out while a family moves to Vancouver. He escapes from the pound to journey his way back to them.

Director: Michael J.F. Scott | Stars: Alan Arkin, Chris Sigurdson, Michael Riley, Michaelin Scott

Votes: 103

34. Hybrid (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.3
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After an accident cause him to lose his sight, Aaron Scates finds himself in a fight for survival. He must learn to embrace his inner animal or become another failed experiment.

Directors: Yelena Lanskaya, John Blush | Stars: Justine Bateman, Tinsel Korey, William MacDonald, Gordon Tootoosis

Votes: 526

35. Tracks of Glory (1992– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1994)

Not Rated | Drama, Romance, Sport

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Director: Marcus Cole | Stars: Cameron Daddo, Phil Morris, Richard Roxburgh, Nicholas Eadie

36. Tracks of Glory (1992– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1994)

Not Rated | Drama, Romance, Sport

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Director: Marcus Cole | Stars: Cameron Daddo, Phil Morris, Richard Roxburgh, Nicholas Eadie

37. Less Than Kind (2008– )
Episode: Fatso Loves Lesbo (2010)

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Jesse Camacho, Wendel Meldrum, Benjamin Arthur, Nancy Sorel

38. The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (1996–1999)
Episode: The Case of the Celestial Signal (1998)

Mystery, Family

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When Shirley's television reception is disrupted during an interview with her father, she compares notes with Alicia and Bo and discovers both their households had similar interference. ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Harvey | Stars: Meredith Henderson, John White, Blair Slater, Annick Obonsawin