Best award winning movies with distinctive directing from Canada

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with distinctive directing from Canada! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with distinctive directing from Canada, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Mommy (2014)

A peculiar neighbor offers hope to a recent widow who is struggling to raise a teenager who is unpredictable and, sometimes, violent.

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2014-09-19 | Drama

Cast

Anne Dorval, Antoine Olivier Pilon

Rating

rating icon 8.234
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #70 for
    sensory overload
  2. Ranked #83 for
    equally talented cast
  3. Ranked #84 for
    sabbatical

Trailer

Mommy trailer
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2 War Witch (2012)

Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona a 14-year-old girl tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12.

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2012-02-17 | Drama / War

Cast

Rachel Mwanza, Alain Lino Mic Eli Bastien

Rating

rating icon 6.578
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #150 for
    confusing
  2. Ranked #155 for
    renegade
  3. Ranked #206 for
    timely reminder

Trailer

War Witch trailer
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3 Stories We Tell (2012)

Canadian actress and filmmaker Sarah Polley investigates certain secrets related to her mother, interviewing a group of family members and friends whose reliability varies depending of their implication in the events, which are remembered in different ways; so a trail of questions remains to be answered, because memory is always changing and the discovery of truth often depends on who is telling the tale.

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2012-10-12 | Documentary

Cast

Michael Polley, Harry Gulkin

Rating

rating icon 7.051
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    broad perspective
  2. Ranked #132 for
    with epiphany moments
  3. Ranked #157 for
    self-referential

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Stories We Tell trailer
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4 Brooklyn (2015)

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Eilis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.

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2015-10-20 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson

Rating

rating icon 7.316
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #95 for
    shoo in
  2. Ranked #99 for
    wallflower
  3. Ranked #138 for
    perfect casting

Trailer

Brooklyn trailer
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5 Peelers (2016)

A small town strip club owner must defend her bar, her strippers and her life when violent infected patrons show up on the final closing night and all hell breaks loose.

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2016-04-09 | Horror

Cast

Wren Walker, Caz Odin Darko

Rating

rating icon 4.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #126 for
    Slasher Film
  2. Ranked #185 for
    blood thirsty
  3. Ranked #213 for
    less talented directing

Trailer

Peelers trailer
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6 Giant Little Ones (2019)

Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party.

Info

2019-01-03 | Drama

Cast

Josh Wiggins, Darren Mann

Rating

rating icon 7.247
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    peripheral character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fluidic

Trailer

Giant Little Ones trailer
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7 Girl Next (2021)

A young woman is abducted by a strange group of human traffickers who use drug and trauma based mind control to turn women into "Sofia" dolls. Trapped in a waking nightmare she fights for a way to escape, to avoid becoming Girl Next.

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2021-06-18 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Rachel Alig, Larry Wade Carrell

Rating

rating icon 5.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sophisticated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    obedient
  3. Ranked #1 for
    real bad

Trailer

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8 My Salinger Year (2020)

A college grad takes a clerical job working for the literary agent of the renowned, reclusive writer J.D. Salinger.

Info

2020-02-20 | Drama

Cast

Margaret Qualley, Sigourney Weaver

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit flat
  2. Ranked #1 for
    retorting lines
  3. Ranked #3 for
    churlish

Trailer

My Salinger Year trailer
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9 Gretel & Hansel (2020)

A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

Info

2020-01-30 | Fantasy / Horror

Cast

Sophia Lillis, Samuel Leakey

Rating

rating icon 5.98
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    grim atmosphere
  2. Ranked #2 for
    visually rich
  3. Ranked #3 for
    stylish shooting

Trailer

Gretel & Hansel trailer
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10 Polytechnique (2009)

A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.

Info

2009-02-06 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Maxim Gaudette, Sébastien Huberdeau

Rating

rating icon 7.159
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #48 for
    eschatological
  2. Ranked #284 for
    random killing
  3. Ranked #293 for
    dialed down acting

Trailer

Polytechnique trailer
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