My Top 10 Canadian Movies:
10. Grey Owl - This biopic tells the story of Archibald Belaney (played by Pierce Brosnan), a British man who emigrated to Canada and assimilated himself into First Nations culture. 9. Gunless - This Western stars Paul Gross as an American outlaw seeking refuge in a small town in the Canadian Rockies. 8. Toronto Stories - An anthology set in the backdrop of Toronto's different neighbourhoods, the connecting thread being a young boy of African descent arriving to Pearson Airport without papers, and ends up sneaking out to explore the city. 7. Score: A Hockey Musical - Tells the star of a young Hockey prodigy's rise to fame, and features Olivia Newton John as the boy's mother. 6. No Clue - One of Brent Butt's first post-Corner Gas projects, this film sees a bumbling salesman being mistaken for a private investigator, and gets involved in a murder mystery. 5. The Grand Seduction - Residents of a small fishing harbour town who goes to great lengths to keep a big-city doctor around. 4. The Score - Featuring Marlon Brando in his final film role, this tells the story of Nick (Robert DeNiro) a longtime burglar who is ready to retire and focus on his Jazz Club, but is persuaded by his old business partner Max (Brando) to pull off one last job. 3. Barney's Version - Based on Mordecai Richler's last novel, this movie features great performances from Paul Giamatti, Rosamund Pike, and Dustin Hoffman. 2. Bon Cop, Bad Cop - One of the best recent "buddy cop" movies. It stars Colm Feore and Patrick Huard as two police detectives from Ontario and Quebec who must work together while overcoming their cultural and professional differences. 1. Strange Brew - Based on the popular SCTV sketches, this movies stars Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas as two simple-minded brothers who stumble upon an evil brewmaster's fiendish plan.