With Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Meatballs (1979)

PG | 94 min | Comedy

6.2
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60 Metascore

Wacky hijinks of counselors and campers at a less-than-average summer camp.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Harvey Atkin, Kate Lynch, Russ Banham

Votes: 19,138 | Gross: $43.05M

2. Scanners (1981)

R | 103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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60 Metascore

A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Lawrence Dane

Votes: 48,411 | Gross: $14.23M

3. Videodrome (1983)

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

7.2
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60 Metascore

A programmer at a TV station that specializes in adult entertainment searches for the producers of a dangerous and bizarre broadcast.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky

Votes: 83,771 | Gross: $2.12M

4. Heavy Metal (1981)

R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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51 Metascore

A glowing green orb - which embodies ultimate evil - terrorizes a young girl with an anthology of bizarre and fantastic stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Directors: Gerald Potterton, John Bruno, John Halas, Julian Harris, Jimmy T. Murakami, Barrie Nelson, Paul Sabella, Jack Stokes, Pino Van Lamsweerde, Harold Whitaker | Stars: Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Don Francks

Votes: 31,606

5. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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65 Metascore

During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 34,276 | Gross: $4.05M

6. Rabid (1977)

R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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56 Metascore

A young woman develops a taste for human blood after experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into blood-thirsty zombies, leading into a city-wide epidemic.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan

Votes: 16,115

7. The Brood (1979)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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63 Metascore

A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Henry Beckman

Votes: 25,888

8. Shivers (1975)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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58 Metascore

The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry, Allan Kolman

Votes: 18,441

9. Happy Birthday to Me (1981)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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24 Metascore

At the snobby Crawford Academy, Virginia's group of friends start to go missing years after horrible events that happened to her as a child around her birthday.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Melissa Sue Anderson, Glenn Ford, Lawrence Dane, Sharon Acker

Votes: 8,319

10. My Bloody Valentine (1981)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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46 Metascore

A decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead.

Director: George Mihalka | Stars: Paul Kelman, Lori Hallier, Neil Affleck, Keith Knight

Votes: 18,070 | Gross: $5.67M

11. Screwballs (1983)

R | 80 min | Comedy

4.7
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34 Metascore

Frolicking youth comedy about zany high school students set in the 1960s.

Director: Rafal Zielinski | Stars: Peter Keleghan, Kent Deuters, Linda Speciale, Alan Deveau

Votes: 2,886 | Gross: $2.08M

12. Death Ship (1980)

R | 91 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

4.9
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10 Metascore

A mysterious ghostly freighter rams and sinks a modern day cruise ship whose survivors climb aboard the freighter and discover that it is a World War II Nazi torture vessel.

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: George Kennedy, Richard Crenna, Nick Mancuso, Sally Ann Howes

Votes: 3,841

13. Atlantic City (1980)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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85 Metascore

In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs and danger.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Susan Sarandon, Kate Reid, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 15,101

14. Rock & Rule (1983)

PG | 77 min | Animation, Fantasy, Music

6.5
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A malevolent rock star kidnaps a singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon, and her band must help her stop him.

Director: Clive Smith | Stars: Don Francks, Greg Salata, Susan Roman, Samantha Langevin

Votes: 3,255 | Gross: $0.03M

15. Murder by Decree (1979)

PG | 124 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders commited by Jack the Ripper and discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Christopher Plummer, James Mason, David Hemmings, Susan Clark

Votes: 4,977

16. Rituals (1977)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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Five doctors on a wilderness outing are stalked by disfigured, crazed killers.

Director: Peter Carter | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Lawrence Dane, Robin Gammell, Ken James

Votes: 1,793

17. Of Unknown Origin (1983)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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51 Metascore

A man becomes destructively obsessed with killing a dangerous rat, which has taken residence in his, recently renovated, house.

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Peter Weller, Jennifer Dale, Lawrence Dane, Kenneth Welsh

Votes: 2,817 | Gross: $1.08M

18. In Praise of Older Women (1978)

Unrated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Andras Vajda grows up in a turbulent, war-torn Hungary, where he procures local girls for the occupying G.I.'s during World War II. Disappointed by girls of his age, he meets Maya, a ... See full summary »

Director: George Kaczender | Stars: Tom Berenger, Karen Black, Susan Strasberg, Helen Shaver

Votes: 583

19. Fast Company (1979)

R | 91 min | Drama, Sport

5.5
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After his sponsor replaces him with his arch rival, a race-car driver decides to steal the car and race it himself.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: William Smith, Claudia Jennings, John Saxon, Nicholas Campbell

Votes: 1,675

20. The Grey Fox (1982)

PG | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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When an aging, but gentlemanly stagecoach robber is released from prison, he decides to go to Canada to become a train robber.

Director: Phillip Borsos | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs, Ken Pogue, Wayne Robson

Votes: 1,760

21. The House by the Lake (1976)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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A rich playboy has a large house in the Ontario countryside. One weekend he invites his girlfriend, a fashion model, but on his way to the house he drives past a gang of crazed young men. ... See full summary »

Director: William Fruet | Stars: Brenda Vaccaro, Don Stroud, Chuck Shamata, Richard Ayres

Votes: 1,019

22. City on Fire (1979)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama

4.2
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A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Barry Newman, Susan Clark, Shelley Winters, Leslie Nielsen

Votes: 1,015

23. Visiting Hours (1982)

R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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A deranged, misogynistic killer assaults a journalist. When he discovers that she survived the attack, he follows her to the hospital to finish her off.

Director: Jean-Claude Lord | Stars: Michael Ironside, Lee Grant, Linda Purl, William Shatner

Votes: 3,709 | Gross: $13.26M

24. Bear Island (1979)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

5.9
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On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during World War II, U.N. scientist Larsen sends a distress signal using an emergency N.A.T.O. frequency, and is received by scientific vessel Morning Rose.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee

Votes: 2,081

25. Tanya's Island (1980)

R | 82 min | Drama

4.2
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A female model faces off against an ape on a tropical island.

Director: Alfred Sole | Stars: Vanity, Richard Sargent, Mariette Lévesque, Don McLeod

Votes: 329

26. Fortune and Men's Eyes (1971)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.5
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The young, naive Smitty is sent to prison for six months; Cathy, his girlfriend, watches as he disappears behind the bars and barbed wire. He's assigned a cell with Queenie, a balls-out ... See full summary »

Directors: Harvey Hart, Jules Schwerin | Stars: Wendell Burton, Michael Greer, Zooey Hall, Danny Freedman

Votes: 465 | Gross: $0.18M

27. The Last Chase (1981)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.5
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In a future United States, the only transport available to an individual is public transportation. Predicated on an assertion that "the oil has run out", an increasingly totalitarian ... See full summary »

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Lee Majors, Burgess Meredith, Chris Makepeace, Alexandra Stewart

Votes: 905

28. Ticket to Heaven (1981)

PG | 108 min | Drama

6.9
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David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph L. Thomas | Stars: Nick Mancuso, Saul Rubinek, Meg Foster, Kim Cattrall

Votes: 732

29. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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In a bid to gain respect, the neglected younger son of a working class Jewish family in Montréal embarks on a series of get-rich-quick schemes to buy land surrounding a lake.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Micheline Lanctôt, Jack Warden, Randy Quaid

Votes: 1,833

30. The Haunting of Julia (1977)

R | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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After her daughter's death, wealthy American homemaker Julia Lofting moves to London to restart her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the ghosts of other children while mourning for her own.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Mia Farrow, Keir Dullea, Tom Conti, Jill Bennett

Votes: 1,815

31. Power Play (1978)

Not Rated | 102 min | Thriller, Drama

6.1
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A group of military officers, angered and frustrated by the corruption and repression of the current government, finally decide that for the good of the country they must overthrow the ... See full summary »

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Peter O'Toole, David Hemmings, Donald Pleasence, Barry Morse

Votes: 292

32. Stone Cold Dead (1979)

R | 108 min | Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Sergeant Boyd's police search to find a sniper who has been shooting hookers.

Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: Richard Crenna, Paul Williams, Linda Sorensen, Belinda Montgomery

Votes: 386

33. Deadline (1980)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A popular horror writer whose family life is falling apart struggles to write his next horror movie.

Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Stephen Young, Sharon Masters, Marvin Goldhar, Jeannie Elias

Votes: 441

34. Funeral Home (1980)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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A young woman arrives at her grandmother's house, which used to be a funeral home, to help her turn the place into a bed-and-breakfast inn. After they open, however, guests begin disappearing or turning up dead.

Director: William Fruet | Stars: Kay Hawtrey, Lesleh Donaldson, Barry Morse, Dean Garbett

Votes: 1,256

35. The Neptune Factor (1973)

G | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.5
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When an underwater ocean lab is lost in a earthquake, an advanced submarine is sent down to find it and encounters terrible danger.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Walter Pidgeon, Ernest Borgnine, Yvette Mimieux

Votes: 875

36. The Keeper (1976)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.5
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The Keeper of Underwood Asylum has the mental patients of the wealthiest families in British Columbia. The rest of the family members have been dying under mysterious circumstances, so ... See full summary »

Director: T.Y. Drake | Stars: Christopher Lee, Tell Schreiber, Sally Drake, Ross Vezarian

Votes: 150

37. Murder by Phone (1982)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery

5.6
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A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, John Houseman, Sara Botsford, Robin Gammell

Votes: 675

38. Find the Lady (1976)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy

4.3
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Three kidnapping plots simultaneously target the same young woman.

Director: John Trent | Stars: Lawrence Dane, John Candy, Ed McNamara, Robert McHeady

Votes: 230

39. Double Negative (1980)

96 min | Thriller

4.3
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Mentally tortured photojournalist attempts to track down his wife's murderer.

Director: George Bloomfield | Stars: Michael Sarrazin, Susan Clark, Anthony Perkins, Howard Duff

Votes: 119

40. Shadow of the Hawk (1976)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Horror

5.9
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The Westernized grandson of a shaman returns to the wilderness to learn more about his Native American heritage. When he encounters powerful evil spirits, he enlists the aid of his lover and a local chief to stop the spirits.

Directors: George McCowan, Daryl Duke | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Marilyn Hassett, Chief Dan George, Pia Shandel

Votes: 385

41. Middle Age Crazy (1980)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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A married man is turning forty and that's when the midlife crisis hits him. He becomes obsessed with young women and fast cars.

Director: John Trent | Stars: Bruce Dern, Ann-Margret, Graham Jarvis, Deborah Wakeham

Votes: 305

42. The Disappearance (1977)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

5.6
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Thriller about a contract killer whose wife has disappeared. When he is hired by an international organization to carry out a "shy" or hit, he suspects they are connected with her disappearance.

Director: Stuart Cooper | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Francine Racette, David Hemmings, John Hurt

Votes: 416

43. It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1975)

PG | 90 min | Comedy

3.9
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Sweeney, a divorced man, is willing to do anything, even kidnapping, to win back his wife. He stands a fair chance as the ex-mates continue to sleep together, despite the fact that she's ... See full summary »

Director: John Trent | Stars: Anthony Newley, Stefanie Powers, Isaac Hayes, Lloyd Bochner

Votes: 302

44. Draw! (1984 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.2
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In the final days of the Old West, a former desperado faces down a now drunken ex-sheriff, who was his long time nemesis.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Kirk Douglas, James Coburn, Alexandra Bastedo, Graham Jarvis

Votes: 596

45. The Clown Murders (1976)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Horror

3.8
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Four men kidnap an old girlfriend on Halloween night as a joke to ruin a real estate deal, only to have a very real clown-masked killer stalk them seeking revenge.

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Stephen Young, Susan Keller, Lawrence Dane, John Candy

Votes: 360

46. Breaking Point (1976)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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The Mafia tries to take revenge against a man who testified against them in court.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Bo Svenson, Robert Culp, John Colicos, Belinda Montgomery

Votes: 252

47. Love at First Sight (1977)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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A young woman named Shirley befriends a lonely blind man named Roy. Together, they find love - even though Shirley's father opposes the relationship.

Director: Rex Bromfield | Stars: Mary Ann McDonald, Dan Aykroyd, Jane Mallett, George Murray

Votes: 117

48. Gas (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

3.1
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Susan Anspach stars in this comedy as a news reporter who investigates a story about stolen milk causing milk and gas prices to rise. During the course of her investigation, other people ... See full summary »

Director: Les Rose | Stars: Susan Anspach, Howie Mandel, Sterling Hayden, Helen Shaver

Votes: 314

49. Harry Tracy: The Last of the Wild Bunch (1982)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Western

6.3
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By the year 1900, Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, John Wesley Hardin, and virtually all of the West's legendary outlaws are either dead or in jail pending execution-all of them, that is, ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Bruce Dern, Helen Shaver, Michael C. Gwynne, Gordon Lightfoot

Votes: 361

50. Heartaches (1981)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A young wife becomes pregnant, but the child's father is not her husband. Afraid to tell him, she leaves home, and meets an outgoing, free-spirited woman on a bus. Although the two are ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Margot Kidder, Annie Potts, Robert Carradine, Winston Rekert

Votes: 135


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