Liste de 250 films québécois

by cynismos | created - 23 Oct 2018 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Une liste de films du Québec allant d'excellents à médiocres. Classement en ordre décroissant allant de 10 à 1

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1. Les bons débarras (1980)

120 min | Drama

A woman is overwhelmed with having to deal with her emotionally unstable daughter, mentally-challenged brother and two suitors while simultaneously trying to run her small firewood business.

Director: Francis Mankiewicz | Stars: Charlotte Laurier, Marie Tifo, Germain Houde, Louise Marleau

Votes: 625


2. Léolo (1992)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

Young Leo Lauzon is torn between two worlds - the squalid Montreal tenement that he inhabits with his severely dysfunctional (and largely insane) family, and the imaginative world that he ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Claude Lauzon | Stars: Maxime Collin, Ginette Reno, Gilbert Sicotte, Julien Guiomar

Votes: 6,467 | Gross: $0.61M


3. Les Plouffe (1981)

227 min | Drama

The lives of the average Quebecois Plouffe family during the final years of the depression and through World War II.

Director: Gilles Carle | Stars: Gabriel Arcand, Rémi Laurent, Pierre Curzi, Juliette Huot

Votes: 408


4. Orderers (1974)

109 min | Drama, History

A fact-based account of ordinary citizens who found themselves arrested and imprisoned without charge for weeks during the October Crisis in 1970 Quebec.

Director: Michel Brault | Stars: Hélène Loiselle, Jean Lapointe, Guy Provost, Claude Gauthier

Votes: 922


5. Jesus of Montreal (1989)

R | 120 min | Drama

A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Catherine Wilkening, Johanne-Marie Tremblay, Rémy Girard

Votes: 6,581 | Gross: $1.60M


6. Duplessis (1978)

60 min | Biography, Drama

The life and times of Maurice Duplessis (1890-1959), Prime Minister of Quebec from 1936 to 1939 and from 1944 to his death in September 1959.

Stars: Jean Lapointe, Patricia Nolin, Claude Grisé, Guy L'Ecuyer

Votes: 64


7. Yes Sir! Madame... (1994)

75 min | Comedy

In his livingroom, Earl Tremblay shows us the movie of his life. The main character is bilingual and schizophrenic. He becomes a car salesman, and a host in a stripper club before he goes into politics.

Director: Robert Morin | Star: Robert Morin

Votes: 147


8. Joyeux Calvaire (1996)

89 min | Drama

In Montreal, the wanderings of two urban homeless, Marcel, an old timer and Joseph, who just landed in the big city. Both philosophers and resourceful nice bums roam the streets of the ... See full summary »

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Lorne Brass, Gaston Lepage, Benoît Brière, André Mélançon

Votes: 175 | Gross: $0.02M


9. Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Music

A collection of vignettes highlighting different aspects of the life, work, and character of the acclaimed Canadian classical pianist.

Director: François Girard | Stars: Colm Feore, Derek Keurvorst, Katya Ladan, Devon Anderson

Votes: 3,434 | Gross: $1.57M


10. Pour la suite du monde (1963)

105 min | Documentary

At the instigation of the filmmakers, the young men of the Ile-aux-Coudres in the middle of the St-Lawrence River try as a memorial to their ancestors to revive the fishing of the belugas ... See full summary »

Directors: Michel Brault, Pierre Perrault | Stars: Léopold Tremblay, Alexis Tremblay, Abel Harvey, Louis Harvey

Votes: 577


11. Whoever Dies, Dies in Pain (1998)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A botched police raid on a crack house turns into a 36 hour long siege in which the junkies share their perspective to the cameraman of a reality program.

Director: Robert Morin | Stars: Jacqueline Bousquet, Marcel Chouinard, Manuel Freitas, Robert Morin

Votes: 199


12. The Triplets of Belleville (2003)

PG-13 | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

91 Metascore

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.

Director: Sylvain Chomet | Stars: Michèle Caucheteux, Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin, Monica Viegas

Votes: 48,809 | Gross: $7.00M


13. The Decline of the American Empire (1986)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

60 Metascore

Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Dominique Michel, Dorothée Berryman, Louise Portal, Pierre Curzi

Votes: 7,377 | Gross: $1.90M


14. Dans le ventre du dragon (1989)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

A pharmaceutical laboratory, nutty scientists, and human guinea pigs. A Quebecois sci-fi comedy about three friends, one of them a test subject.

Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Rémy Girard, Michel Côté, David La Haye, Marie Tifo

Votes: 239


15. The Confessional (1995)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel, 16, unmarried, and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame, she unburdens her guilt to a young priest, under the confidentiality of the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Lepage | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Patrick Goyette, Jean-Louis Millette, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 1,492 | Gross: $0.58M


16. Québec: Duplessis et après... (1972)

121 min | Documentary, History

A documentary about Maurice Duplessis and the quebec nationalism which to new levels after the death of this Premier of the Province of Quebec. The director used the electoral campaigns of ... See full summary »

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Robin Spry, Gisèle Trépanier, Denys Arcand, Robert Bourassa

Votes: 42


17. Le confort et l'indifférence (1982)

109 min | Documentary

Made shortly after the referendum on Quebec's independence was held, this documentary illustrates what the politicians' promises were and how the population did not really care nor truly ... See full summary »

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Jean-Pierre Ronfard, Raymond Barre, Pierre Brodeur, Monique Bégin

Votes: 189


18. The Novena (2005)

97 min | Drama

The faith of a caring physician and an unquestioningly religious youth is shaken to the core when the pair is inexplicably brought together.

Director: Bernard Émond | Stars: Élise Guilbault, Patrick Drolet, Marie-Josée Bastien, Claude Binet

Votes: 387


19. Laurence Anyways (2012)

Not Rated | 168 min | Drama, Romance

73 Metascore

A drama that charts ten years in a transgender woman's relationship with her lover.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Melvil Poupaud, Emmanuel Schwartz, Suzanne Clément, Nathalie Baye

Votes: 16,245


20. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

Votes: 27,355 | Gross: $3.43M


21. L'ange de goudron (2001)

100 min | Drama

Newly-arrived Ahmed tries to integrate his family to the canadian society, while attempting to control his son's life orientation.

Director: Denis Chouinard | Stars: Zinedine Soualem, Hiam Abbass, Raba Aït Ouyahhia, Catherine Trudeau

Votes: 255


22. Un zoo la nuit (1987)

115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Marcel, recently released from prison, attempt to rebuild his relationship with his girlfriend Julie (now a prostitute) and especially his father Albert (who thinks he's been away on a long... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Claude Lauzon | Stars: Gilles Maheu, Roger Lebel, Corrado Mastropasqua, Lorne Brass

Votes: 646


23. February 15, 1839 (2001)

120 min | Drama, History

French Canadians face execution after a revolt against British bureaucrats in Quebec.

Director: Pierre Falardeau | Stars: Luc Picard, Sylvie Drapeau, Frédéric Gilles, Pierre Rivard

Votes: 734 | Gross: $0.25M


24. L'erreur boréale (1999)

70 min | Documentary

Sommes-nous en train de détruire la forêt boréale? Ce long métrage documentaire, réalisé par Richard Desjardins et Robert Monderie, dénonce l'exploitation erratique et abusive de la forêt ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Desjardins, Robert Monderie

Votes: 163


25. Le party (1990)

103 min | Drama

At a maximum security prison, there is preparation for the annual party where entertainers and strippers are scheduled to perform. But not everyone is having fun. A man is sent to solitary,... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Falardeau | Stars: Charlotte Laurier, Benoît Dagenais, Julien Poulin, Lou Babin

Votes: 502


26. Mon Oncle Antoine (1971)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

Set in cold rural Quebec at Christmas time, we follow the coming of age of a young boy and the life of his family which owns the town's general store and undertaking business.

Director: Claude Jutra | Stars: Jacques Gagnon, Lyne Champagne, Jean Duceppe, Olivette Thibault

Votes: 2,484


27. Octobre (1994)

97 min | Drama

A dramatization of the infamous Canadian terrorist abduction & murder of a government minister by a cell of The Quebec Liberation Front.

Director: Pierre Falardeau | Stars: Hugo Dubé, Luc Picard, Pierre Rivard, Denis Trudel

Votes: 737 | Gross: $0.35M


28. Gaz Bar Blues (2003)

115 min | Drama, Comedy

This is the story of Mr. Brochu, whose friends like to call "the Boss". He runs his gas station the best he can and tries to stay happy no matter what happens. This movie relates all the ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Bélanger | Stars: Serge Thériault, Gilles Renaud, Sébastien Delorme, Danny Gilmore

Votes: 993 | Gross: $0.88M


29. Papa à la chasse aux lagopèdes (2008)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

A notorious fraud artist on the lam confides in his daughters on video.

Director: Robert Morin | Stars: François Papineau, Sylvie Moreau, Georges Aubin, Ben Gibson

Votes: 95


30. Requiem for a Handsome Bastard (1992)

93 min | Crime, Drama

The last three days in the life of a notorious criminal as seen through the eyes of eight different people.

Director: Robert Morin | Stars: Gildor Roy, Jean-Guy Bouchard, Brigitte Paquette, Sabrina Boudot

Votes: 390


31. Au pays des colons (2007)

77 min | Documentary

In the 1930s, in the throes of the Great Depression, the government of Quebec relocated more than 80,000 citizens to found a new settlement in the virgin forests of Quebec's Abitibi region.... See full summary »

Director: Denys Desjardins | Stars: Hauris Lalancette, Dany Lalancette, Laurie Lalancette, Monique Lalancette

Votes: 6


32. À l'origine d'un cri (2010)

115 min | Drama

A disturbed young man pairs up with his grumpy grandfather for a road trip in search of his father who left town after digging up the corpse of his wife.

Director: Robin Aubert | Stars: Trystan Bouthillier, Richard Robitaille, Patrick Hivon, Julie Chartré

Votes: 318


33. Mommy (I) (2014)

R | 139 min | Drama

74 Metascore

A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Anne Dorval, Antoine Olivier Pilon, Suzanne Clément, Patrick Huard

Votes: 45,238 | Gross: $3.49M


34. La bête lumineuse (1982)

128 min | Documentary

A documentary film about a group of hunters who gather annually to hunt moose near Maniwaki, Quebec.

Director: Pierre Perrault | Stars: Louis-Philippe Lécuyer, Philippe Cross, Stéphane-Albert Boulais, Maurice Chaillot

Votes: 202


35. On est au coton (1970)

173 min | Documentary

Director Denys Arcand made an inquiry on textile industry in Quebec, meeting employers and workers of that industry.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Denys Arcand, Jean-Paul Beaudry, Carmen Bertrand, Jean-Jacques Bertrand

Votes: 71


36. La vie heureuse de Léopold Z (1965)

68 min | Comedy

A worker, called in a hurry to remove the snow in the city street, try to buy his remaining gifts in the tumult of Christmas eve without quitting his work.

Director: Gilles Carle | Stars: Guy L'Ecuyer, Paul Hébert, Suzanne Valéry, Monique Joly

Votes: 248


37. Saint-Jérôme (1968)

117 min | Documentary

-Documentary and social action film, "St-Jérôme" focuses on technological changes and their effects on a small town.

Director: Fernand Dansereau | Stars: Maurice Bellemare, Gérard Brunet, Gérard Desgagné, Édouard Gagnon


38. C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)

Not Rated | 127 min | Comedy, Drama

81 Metascore

A young French-Canadian, growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, struggles to reconcile his emerging homosexuality with his father's conservative values and his own Catholic beliefs.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Michel Côté, Marc-André Grondin, Danielle Proulx, Émile Vallée

Votes: 30,570


39. La vraie nature de Bernadette (1972)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

A woman imbued with naturalistic and libertarian theories leaves her city home to live in the countryside with her young son. There she meets a litigious farmer who fights against the banks... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Carle | Stars: Micheline Lanctôt, Donald Pilon, Reynald Bouchard, Robert Rivard

Votes: 377


40. La mort d'un bûcheron (1973)

115 min | Drama

A young girl that came to Montréal to find her dad is exploited by a bar owner.

Director: Gilles Carle | Stars: Carole Laure, Willie Lamothe, Daniel Pilon, Pauline Julien

Votes: 193


41. Barney's Version (2010)

R | 134 min | Comedy, Drama

67 Metascore

The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.

Director: Richard J. Lewis | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Rosamund Pike, Jake Hoffman, Macha Grenon

Votes: 23,335 | Gross: $7.50M


42. The Dog Who Stopped the War (1984)

G | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

During Christmas holidays, the children of a small village split themselves into two groups and begin preparing a week-long snowball war. The rivalry opens up tension among group members, especially leaders Luc and Sophie.

Director: André Mélançon | Stars: Cédric Jourde, Marie-Pierre A. D'Amour, Julien Elie, Minh Vu Duc

Votes: 1,691


43. Madame La Bolduc (1992 TV Movie)

92 min | Biography

A Biopic of French Canadian singer Mary Travers known as La Bolduc.

Director: Isabelle-Monique Turcotte | Stars: Jacqueline Barrette, Jeanne d'Arc Charlebois, Robert Lavoie, Luc Senay

Votes: 5


44. Ravenous (2017)

TV-MA | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

In a small, remote village in northern Quebec, things have changed. Locals are not the same anymore - their bodies are breaking down and they have turned against their loved ones. A handful of survivors goes hiding in the woods, looking for others like them.

Director: Robin Aubert | Stars: Marc-André Grondin, Monia Chokri, Charlotte St-Martin, Micheline Lanctôt

Votes: 6,736


45. The Fight (2007)

87 min | Drama