List of Canadian films of 2005

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This is a list of Canadian films which were released in 2005.

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
3 Needles Thom Fitzgerald Lucy Liu, Olympia Dukakis, Shawn Ashmore, Sandra Oh AIDS Drama
7 Times Lucky Gary Yates Kevin Pollak, Liane Balaban, Jonas Chernick, James Tolkan, Babz Chula Crime drama Genie Award - Song
Alone in the Dark Uwe Boll Christian Slater, Tara Reid, Stephen Dorff Sci-fi horror Canada-German co-production made with U.S. financing
An American Haunting Courtney Solomon Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, James D'Arcy, Rachel Hurd-Wood Horror Canada-U.K.-Romania co-production made with U.S. financing
American Soldiers Sidney J. Furie Curtis Morgan Action Direct to DVD
L'Audition Luc Picard Luc Picard, Suzanne Clément, Alexis Martin, Denis Bernard Drama Genie Award – Supporting Actor (Bernard); Prix Jutra – Musical Score
Aurora Borealis James C. E. Burke Joshua Jackson, Donald Sutherland, Juliette Lewis, Louise Fletcher Romance Made with U.S. financing
Aurore Luc Dionne Marianne Fortier, Serge Postigo, Stéphanie Lapointe, Alice Morel-Michaud Drama Based on true story of Aurore Gagnon; a remake of the 1952 film, La petite Aurore l’enfant martyre.
Bailey's Billion$ David Devine Dean Cain, Laurie Holden, Jennifer Tilly, Tim Curry, Sheila McCarthy Family comedy
Bangkok Girl Jordan Clark Documentary About sex tourism in Bangkok; made for TV
Being Caribou Leanne Allison & Diana Wilson National Film Board documentary
Being Human Denys Desjardins Documentary produced with the National Film Board
Beowulf & Grendel Sturla Gunnarsson Gerard Butler, Stellan Skarsgård, Sarah Polley, Ingvar Eggert Sigurdsson Epic Action, Adventure, Fantasy Adaptation of the epic poem, Beowulf; filmed in Iceland; Canada-Iceland-Australia co-production
Big Girl Renuka Jeyapaian Samantha Weinstein, Kris Holden-Reid Short TIFF – Best Canadian Short
The Big White Denys Desjardins Robin Williams, Holly Hunter, Giovanni Ribisi, Woody Harrelson, Tim Blake Nelson, W. Earl Brown, Alison Lohman Canada-New Zealand co-production made with U.S. financing
Black Widow David Mortin Sarah Slean, Martin Tielli, Mary Margaret O'Hara, Tom McCamus, Julian Richings A "Film Noir Musical" is based on the Evelyn Dick murder case made for TV.
Bloodsuckers Matthew Hastings Dominic Zamprogna, A.J. Cook, Natassia Malthe Horror Made for TV
Bone Mila Aung-Thwin Documentary Made for TV
Les Boys IV George Mihalka Rémy Girard, Pierre Lebeau, Marc Messier Comedy
The Brotherhood IV David DeCoteau Sebastian Gacki, April Telek Horror
Cake Nisha Ganatra Heather Graham, David Sutcliffe, Taye Diggs, Sandra Oh, Cheryl Hines, Bruce Gray Romantic comedy Made with U.S. financing
The Care Bears' Big Wish Movie Larry Jacobs & Ron Pitts voices Stephanie Beard, Robert Tinkler, Julie Lemieux, Linda Ballantyne, Stephen Ouimette Animated feature Direct to DVD
Chairman George Daniel Cross & Mila Aung-Thwin George Sapounidis Documentary Made for TV
cNote Christopher Hinton Michael Oesterle (music) Visual music; animated short Genie Award for Best Animated Short
Continuous Journey Ali Kazimi Documentary In 1914 the Komagata Maru, a vessel with 378 immigrants sailing from Hong Kong, arrived in Vancouver only to become the first ship carrying migrants turned away by Canada.
C.R.A.Z.Y. Jean-Marc Vallée Michel Côté, Marc-André Grondin, Danielle Proulx, Pierre-Luc Brillant Family Drama TIFF – Best Canadian Feature
The Dark Hours Paul Fox Kate Greenhouse, Aidan Devine, Gordon Currie, Dov Tiefenbach Thriller Direct to DVD
Deluxe Combo Platter Vic Sarin Maria Sokoloff, Jennifer Tilly, Monika Schnarre, Barry Watson, Dave Thomas Comedy
Dodging the Clock (Horloge biologique) Ricardo Trogi Patrice Robitaille Comedy
Eighteen Richard Bell Brendan Fletcher, Carly Pope, Alan Cumming, Ian McKellen Drama Festival premiere was in tandem with 60th Anniversary of the end of WWII
Les États nordiques Denis Côté Christian LeBlanc Drama
Eve and the Fire Horse Julia Kwan Phoebe Jojo Kut, Hollie Lo, Vivian Wu, Lester Chan Drama Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and the Claude Jutra Award
Familia Louise Archambault Sylvie Moreau, Macha Grenon, Juliette Gosselin, Micheline Lanctôt Family drama Claude Jutra Award; TIFF – Best First Feature
Fetching Cody David Ray Jay Baruchel, Sarah Lind, Nicole Munoz, Jim Byrnes, Ken Jones Drama
Getting Gilliam Vincenzo Natali Documentary About the making of Terry Gilliam's film Tideland made for TV.
Guy X Saul Metzstein Jason Biggs, Natascha McElhone, Jeremy Northam, Michael Ironside Mystery, comedy Canada-U.K.-Iceland co-production
The Hamster Cage Larry Kent Alan Scarfe, Carly Pope, Scott Hylands Family drama
Hardwood Hubert Davis Mel Davis (Harlem Globetrotters) Documentary produced with the National Film Board Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject nomination
Ill-Fated Mark Lewis Paul Campbell, Niki Clyne, John Callander, Peter Outerbridge Drama
Land of the Dead George A. Romero John Leguizamo, Asia Argento, Simon Baker, Dennis Hopper, Robert Joy Horror Canada-France co-production made with U.S. financing
Lie with Me Clement Virgo Lauren Lee Smith, Eric Balfour, Polly Shannon, Kate Lynch Romance
The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico Michael Mabbott Matt Murphy, Natalie Radford, Kris Kristofferson Mockumentary TIFF - Best Canadian First Feature
Living on the Edge Rodrigue Jean Gérald Leblanc Documentary
The Long Weekend Pat Holden Chris Klein, Brendan Fehr Thriller
Looking for Angelina Sergio Navarretta Lina Giornofelice, Alvaro D’Antonio, Leslie Carlson Crime drama
Lucid Sean Garrity Jonas Chernick, Lindy Booth, Callum Keith Rennie, Michelle Nolden Drama
Maurice Richard (English title: The Rocket) Charles Binamé Roy Dupuis, Stephen McHattie, Philip Craig, Patrice Robitaille, Rémy Girard, Julie LeBreton Biodrama about Montreal Canadiens star, Maurice Richard
Metal: A Headbanger's Journey Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen & Jessica Wise Documentary
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream Stuart Samuels Documentary Direct to DVD
Mohawk Girls Tracey Deer National Film Board documentary
Murder Unveiled Vic Sarin Anita Majumdar Drama Made for TV; based on the true story of Jaswinder Kaur Sidhu
My Ancestors Were Rogues and Murderers Anne Troake Gary Troake Documentary A defense of the Canadian seal hunt
La Neuvaine Bernard Émond Élise Guilbault, Patrick Drolet Drama Prix Jutra – Actress (Guilbault)
The Peacekeepers Paul Cowan National Film Board documentary
Rahul's Arranged Marriage Anant Mathur Devika Mathur, Anurag Mathur Romance, Drama, Short
The River King Nick Willing Edward Burns, Jennifer Ehle, Thomas Gibson, Rachelle Lefevre, Jon Kapelos Crime drama Canada-U.K. co-production
Sabah Ruba Nadda Arsinée Khanjian, Shawn Doyle, Jeff Seymour, David Alpay Romance
Severed: Forest of the Dead Carl Bessai Paul Campbell, Sarah Lind, JR Bourne Horror
Sidekick Blake Van de Graaf David Ingram Thriller
These Girls John Hazlett David Boreanaz, Caroline Dhavernas Satire
Thralls Ron Oliver Lorenzo Lamas, Leah Cairns, Crystal Lowe Horror
Tideland Terry Gilliam Jodelle Ferland, Jeff Bridges, Brendan Fletcher, Jennifer Tilly Fantasy drama Genie Award - Overall sound; Canada-U.K. co-production
Tower Bawher Theodore Ushev Animated short
La Vie avec mon père Sébastien Rose Raymond Bouchard, Paul Ahmarani, David La Haye, Hélène Florent Comedy, drama Canada-France co-production
Water Deepa Mehta Seema Biswas, Lisa Ray, John Abraham Romance, Drama Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign-Language film; Canada-India co-production
Where the Truth Lies Atom Egoyan Colin Firth, Kevin Bacon, Alison Lohman, Rachel Blanchard Drama based on the novel by Rupert Holmes Genie Award – Adapted Screenplay; Canada-U.K. co-production
White Noise Geoffrey Sax Michael Keaton, Chandra West, Deborah Kara Unger, Ian McNeice Supernatural thriller Canada-U.K. co-production
Whole New Thing Amnon Buchbinder Aaron Webber, Robert Joy, Rebecca Jenkins, Daniel MacIvor Drama
Why We Fight Eugene Jarecki Documentary Canada-U.K.-France co-production made with U.S. financing
A Year in the Death of Jack Richards B. P. Paquette Vlasta Vrána, Micheline Lanctôt Drama
Zizek! Astra Taylor Slavoj Žižek Documentary Made with U.S. financing

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