List of Canadian films of 2002

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This is a list of Canadian films which were released in 2002:

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Ararat Atom Egoyan David Alpay, Charles Aznavour, Christopher Plummer, Bruce Greenwood, Marie-Josée Croze, Brent Carver, Arsinée Khanjian, Elias Koteas Drama A film about the Armenian genocide; Canada-France co-production
Au plus près du paradis (In English, Nearest to Heaven) Tonie Marshall Catherine Deneuve, William Hurt, Bernard Le Coq, Hélène Fillières Romance Canada-France-Spain co-production
The Baroness and the Pig Michael Mackenzie Patricia Clarkson, Colm Feore, Caroline Dhavernas, Louise Marleau Drama
The Bay of Love and Sorrows Tim Southam Peter Outerbridge, Jonathan Scarfe, Joanne Kelly, Elaine Cassidy Drama
Between Strangers Edoardo Ponti Sophia Loren, Mira Sorvino, Deborah Kara Unger, Pete Postlethwaite, Malcolm McDowell, Gérard Depardieu, Klaus Maria Brandauer Drama Canada-Italy co-production directed by Sophia Loren's son, Edoardo Ponti
Black Soul Martine Chartrand Music by Ranee Lee, Oliver Jones National Film Board animated short Prix Jutra - Animated short; Golden Bear for best short film, Berlin
Bollywood/Hollywood Deepa Mehta Rahul Khanna, Lisa Ray, Moushumi Chatterjee, Dina Pathak, Ranjit Chowdhry, Jessica Paré Romantic comedy, Drama Genie Award - Screenplay
The Book of Eve Claude Fournier Claire Bloom, Daniel Lavoie, Susannah York, Julian Glover Drama Based on the novel by Constance Beresford-Howe
Les Boys III Louis Saïa Marc Messier, Rémy Girard, Patrick Huard, Serge Thériault, Michel Barrette Comedy Golden Reel Award
The Burial Society Nicholas Racz Rob LaBelle, Jan Rubes, Allan Rich, Bill Meilen, David Paymer Thriller
Chaos and Desire (French title: La Turbulence des fluides) Manon Briand Pascale Bussières, Jean-Nicolas Verreault, Geneviève Bujold Drama Canada-France co-production
Claire's Hat: The Unmaking of a Film Bruce McDonald Juliette Lewis, Gina Gershon, Mickey Rourke Documentary A documentary about the making of Picture Claire, which went direct to DVD. It had a one-time screening at TIFF.
Claude Jutra: An Unfinished Story Paule Baillargeon Claude Jutra Documentary
Le Collectionneur Jean Beaudin Maude Guérin, Luc Picard Drama Prix Jutra – Supporting Actor (Picard)
Cube 2: Hypercube Andrzej Sekuła Kari Matchett, Geraint Wyn Davies Sci-fi, Horror Sequel to 1997's Cube
Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary Guy Maddin Johnny W. Chang, Tara Birtwhistle and members of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Dance film/ Horror from the novel by Bram Stoker Made for TV
Duct Tape Forever also known as Red Green's Duct Tape Forever Eric Till Steve Smith, Patrick McKenna, Bob Bainsborough, Dalton Humphries, Graham Greene Comedy
Evelyn: The Cutest Evil Dead Girl Brad Peyton Nadia Litz; narrated by Maurice Dean Wint Short Black comedy
Les Fils de Marie Carole Laure Carole Laure, Jean-Marc Barr, Danny Gilmore Family drama
Flower & Garnet Keith Behrman Callum Keith Rennie, Jane McGregor, Colin Roberts, Dov Tiefenbach, Kristen Thomson Drama Claude Jutra Award
FUBAR: The Movie Michael Dowse David Lawrence, Paul Spence Mockumentary Debuted at Sundance
Gambling, Gods and LSD Peter Mettler Documentary Genie Award – Documentary; Canada-Switzerland co-production
Global Heresy Sidney J. Furie Peter O’Toole, Joan Plowright, Alicia Silverstone, Jaimz Woolvett Comedy Canada-U.K. co-production
Heart of America Uwe Boll Jürgen Prochnow, María Conchita Alonso, Clint Howard, Miles Meadows, Brendan Fletcher, Lochlyn Munro Drama Canada-German co-production
The Hungry Squid John Weldon National Film Board animated short Genie Award - Animated short
Inertia Sean Garrity Jonas Chernick, Sarah Constable, Gordon Tanner Drama TIFF – Best Canadian First Feature
Leaving Metropolis Brad Fraser Troy Ruptash, Vincent Corazza, Lynda Boyd Drama Script and play (Poor Super Man) by Brad Fraser
Marion Bridge Wiebke von Carolsfeld Molly Parker, Rebecca Jenkins, Stacy Smith, Ellen Page Drama TIFF – Best Canadian First Feature
Max Menno Meyjes John Cusack, Noah Taylor, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Parker Historical biodrama on the early years of Hitler Genie Award - Sound Editing; Canada-Hungary co-production made with U.S. financing
Men with Brooms Paul Gross Paul Gross, Leslie Nielsen, Kari Matchett, Molly Parker, Michelle Nolden, Peter Outerbridge, James Allodi, Jed Rees Comedy
Mile Zero Andrew Currie Michael Riley, Connor Widdows, Sabrina Grdevich Family drama, thriller
My Little Eye Marc Evans Sean Cw Johnson, Kris Lemche, Stephen O’Reilly, Laura Regan, Jennifer Sky Drama Canada-U.K.-France co-production made with U.S. financing
L’Odyssée de Alice Tremblay Denise Filiatrault Sophie Lorain, Martin Drainville, Louise Portal, Marc Béland, Mitsou Fantasy comedy
On Their Knees Anais Granofsky Anais Granofsky, Ingrid Veninger, Jackie Burroughs, Julian Richings, Maury Chaykin Drama
Perfect Pie Barbara Willis Sweete Wendy Crewson, Barbara Williams, Tom McCamus, Alison Pill, Rachel McAdams Drama Script and play by Judith Thompson; Genie Award – Cinematography
Prisoner of Paradise Malcolm Clarke & Stuart Sender Documentary Canada-U.K.-Germany; Academy Award nominee; made with U.S. financing
Québec-Montréal Ricardo Trogi Patrice Robitaille, Jean-Phillipe Pearson, Stéphane Breton, François Létourneau, Isabelle Blais, Julie LeBreton Comedy
Savage Messiah Mario Azzopardi Luc Picard, Polly Walker, Isabelle Blais, Isabelle Cyr, Julie La Rochelle, Pascale Montpetit Drama
Séraphin: Heart of Stone Charles Binamé Pierre Lebeau, Karine Vanasse, Roy Dupuis, Rémy Girard, Bidou Laloge, Julien Poulin, Louise Portal Drama A remake of the 1950 film.
Spider David Cronenberg Ralph Fiennes, Gabriel Byrne, Miranda Richardson, Lynn Redgrave Drama Script and novel by Patrick McGrath, it was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Steal Gérard Pirès Stephen Dorff, Natasha Henstridge Action Canada-U.K.-France co-production
The Stone of Folly Jesse Rosensweet Animated short Cannes Film Festival – Jury Prize for Animation
Strange Invaders Cordell Barker National Film Board animated short Academy Award nominee
The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia Jennifer Baichwal Shelby Lee Adams Documentary
Various Positions Ori Kowarsky Tygh Runyan, Carly Pope Drama
Virginia's Run Peter Markle Gabriel Byrne, Joanne Whalley, Lindze Letherman, Kevin Zegers Family film Made with U.S. financing
The Wild Dogs Thom Fitzgerald Thom Fitzgerald, Alberta Watson, David Hayman Drama
Yellowknife Rodrigue Jean Sébastien Huberdeau, Hélène Florent, Patsy Gallant Drama

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