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Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

Updated June 24, 2020 3.7k views446 items

List RulesThe movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Canada

List of movies that were filmed in Canada, including trailers of the films when available. Canada has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in Canada is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in Canada, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

List includes Mario, Traitor and more.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in Canada?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in Canada?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Canada are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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  • 1
    300 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    300

    Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender

    Released2006

    Directed byZack Snyder

  • 2
    Juno is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Juno

    Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page

    Released2007

    Directed byJason Reitman

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  • 3
    The Notebook is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    The Notebook

    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling

    Released2004

    Directed byNick Cassavetes

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  • 4
    Brokeback Mountain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Brokeback Mountain

    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal

    Released2005

    Directed byAng Lee

  • 5
    Blade is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Blade

    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes

    Released1998

    Directed byStephen Norrington

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  • 6
    Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Waters

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  • 7
    Eclipse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Eclipse

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Slade

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  • 8
    Legends of the Fall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Legends of the Fall

    Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1994

    Directed byEdward Zwick

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  • 9
    The Cabin in the Woods is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    The Cabin in the Woods

    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2012

    Directed byDrew Goddard

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  • 10
    A Christmas Story is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    A Christmas Story

    Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon

    Released1983

    Directed byBob Clark

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  • 11
    First Blood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    First Blood

    Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy

    Released1982

    Directed byTed Kotcheff

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  • 12
    Scary Movie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Scary Movie

    Carmen Electra, Anna Faris

    Released2000

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

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  • 13
    The Fountain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    The Fountain

    Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz

    Released2006

    Directed byDarren Aronofsky

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  • 14
    She's the Man is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    She's the Man

    Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum

    Released2006

    Directed byAndy Fickman

  • 15
    The NeverEnding Story is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    The NeverEnding Story

    Gerald McRaney, Limahl

    Released1984

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

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  • 16
    Final Destination is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Final Destination

    Ali Larter, Seann William Scott

    Released2000

    Directed byJames Wong

  • 17
    Blade: Trinity is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Blade: Trinity

    Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid S. Goyer

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  • 18
    Hairspray is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Hairspray

    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released2007

    Directed byAdam Shankman

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  • 19
    White Chicks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    White Chicks

    Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans

    Released2004

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

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  • 20
    Sucker Punch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Sucker Punch

    Vanessa Hudgens, Jon Hamm

    Released2011

    Directed byZack Snyder

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  • 21
    Scary Movie 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Scary Movie 2

    Anna Faris, Tim Curry

    Released2001

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

  • 22
    Battlefield Earth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Battlefield Earth

    John Travolta, Kelly Preston

    Released2000

    Directed byRoger Christian

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  • 23
    Miracle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Miracle

    Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson

    Released2004

    Directed byGavin O'Connor

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  • 24
    Wrong Turn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Wrong Turn

    Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui

    Released2003

    Directed byRob Schmidt

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  • 25
    Cool Runnings is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Canada

    Cool Runnings

    John Candy, Malik Yoba

    Released1993

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

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