List of Canadian films of 2011

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This is a list of Canadian films which were released in 2011:

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Afghan Luke Mike Clattenburg Nick Stahl, Nicolas Wright, Stephen Lobo, Vik Sahay Comedy-drama
Amy George Yonah Lewis & Calvin Thomas Gabriel del Castillo Mullaly Coming-of-age drama
At Night, They Dance Isabelle Lavigne & Stéphane Thibault Documentary Genie Award – Documentary
Bail Enforcers Patrick McBrearty Trish Stratus Crime drama Direct to DVD
Beauty Day Jay Cheel Documentary
A Bottle in the Gaza Sea Thierry Binisti Agathe Bonitzer, Hiam Abbass, Salim Dau, Riff Cohen Drama Canada-France-Israel co-production based on a novel by Valérie Zenatti
Breakaway Robert Lieberman Vinay Virmani, Russell Peters, Akshay Kumar Hockey drama Canada-India co-production
BumRush Michel Jetté Emmanuel Auger Crime drama
Café de Flore Jean-Marc Vallée Kevin Parent, Vanessa Paradis, Hélène Florent, Évelyne Brochu Drama Genie Awards – Actress (Paradis), Makeup, Visual Effects; Prix Jutra – Actress (Paradise), Cinematography, Art Direction
The Captains William Shatner William Shatner Documentary
Cloudburst Thom Fitzgerald Olympia Dukakis, Brenda Fricker Drama Made with U.S. fiancing
Collaborator Martin Donovan Martin Donovan, David Morse, Olivia Williams, Melissa Auf der Maur, Katherine Helmond Drama Made with U.S. financing
Coteau rouge André Forcier Roy Dupuis, Céline Bonnier Comedy
Curling Denis Côté Sophie Desmarais, Johanne Haberlin Drama
A Dangerous Method David Cronenberg Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Vincent Cassel Historical/Drama Genie Awards – Supporting Actor (Mortensen), Musical Score, Sound; Los Angeles Film Critics – Actor (Fassbender); Canada-U.K.-German-Switzerland co-production
Dimanche/Sunday Patrick Doyon National Film Board animated short Academy Award nominee; Prix Jutra – Animated Short
Donovan's Echo Jim Cliffe Danny Glover, Bruce Greenwood, Natasha Calls, Sonja Bennett Thriller, drama
Down the Road Again Don Shebib Doug McGrath, Kathleen Robertson, Anthony Lemke, Jayne Eastwood Drama A sequel to the 1970 film, Goin' Down the Road.
East End Forever (French title: L'Est pour toujours) Carole Laganière Documentary
Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster Nathan Morlando Scott Speedman, Kelly Reilly, Kevin Durand biodrama About the exploits of notorious Toronto bank robber, Edwin Boyd
Familiar Grounds (French title: En terrains connus) Stéphane Lafleur Francis La Haye, Fanny Mallette Drama
French Immersion Kevin Tierney Karine Vanasse, Pascale Bussières, Robert Charlebois, Martha Burns, Colm Feore Comedy
Funkytown Daniel Roby Patrick Huard, Raymond Bouchard, Geneviève Brouillette, Justin Chatwin, Paul Doucet, Sarah Mutch Drama
Gerry Alain Desrochers Mario Saint-Amand, Capucine Delaby Biodrama Biopic about singer Gérald Boulet from the Quebec band Offenbach; Prix Jutra – Hair, Makeup
The Girl in the White Coat Darrell Wasyk Pascale Monpetit Drama Based on The Overcoat by Nikolai Gogol.
Grave Encounters The Vicious Brothers Sean Rogerson Sci-fi horror
The Guantanamo Trap Thomas Wallner Documentary
Hidden 3D Antoine Thomas Devon Bostick, Jason Blicker Horror Canada-Italy co-production
The Hole Story Richard Desjardins & Robert Monderie National Film Board Documentary
Hobo with a Shotgun Jason Eisener Ruger Hauer, Gregory Smith, Robb Wells, Molly Dunsworth, Brian Downey Crime thriller
If I Should Fall Brendon Culliton Documentary
I'm Yours Leonard Farlinger Rossif Sutherland, Karine Vanasse, Don McKellar, Nicholas Campbell Drama
An Insignificant Harvey Jeff Kopas Jordan Prentice, Kristin Adams, Steven McCarthy, Art Hindle Drama
In Darkness Agnieszka Holland Robert Więckiewicz, Benno Fürmann Drama Canada-Poland-German co-production; screenplay by David F. Shamoon; Academy Award nominee for Foreign-Language Film
Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy Rob Heydon Adam Sinclair, Kristin Kreuk, Billy Boyd, Carlo Rota Black comedy
Keyhole Guy Maddin Jason Patric, Isabella Rossellini Drama
Knockout Anne Wheeler Steve Austin, Daniel Magder Boxing drama Made with U.S. fiancing
Lost Years: A People's Struggle for Justice Kenda Gee & Tom Radford Documentary Made for TV
Marécages (English title: Wetlands) Guy Édoin Pascale Bussières, Gabriel Maillé, Luc Picard Drama
Monsieur Lazhar Philippe Falardeau Mohamed Fellag, Danielle Proulx, Sophie Nélisse Drama Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film; Genie Awards – Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Supporting Actress (Nélisse), Editing, Art Direction/ Production Design; Prix Jutra – Picture, Director, Screenplay, Actor (Fellag), Supporting Actor (Néron), Supporting Actress (Nélisse), Musical Score, Sound; TIFF – Best Canadian Feature; TFCA – Best Canadian Film.
The Moth Diaries Mary Harron Lily Cole, Scott Speedman, Sarah Bolger Vampire, Horror Canada-Ireland co-production
Music from the Big House Bruce McDonald Documentary Rita Chiarelli, an award-winning recording artist, takes a pilgrimage to the birthplace of the blues, Louisiana’s infamous Angola Prison.
The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche Maya Gallus Severn Thompson Documentary
Nuit #1 Anne Émond Catherine de Léan, Dimitri Storoge Drama Claude Jutra Award
Ora Philippe Baylaucq José Navas, choreographer National Film Board experimental 3D dance film Filmed with 3D thermography
Pink Ribbons, Inc. Léa Pool National Film Board Documentary Explores the Pink ribbon campaign
Pour l'amour de dieu (English title: For the Love of God) Micheline Lanctôt Madeleine Péloquin, Ariane Legault, Geneviève Bujold Prix Jutra – Costumes
The Private Life of Cinema Denys Desjardins Documentary
Rocky Mountain Express Stephen Low IMAX short
Le Sens de l'humour (English title: A Sense of Humour) Émile Gaudreault Michel Côté, Louis-José Houde Comedy
Son of the Sunshine Ryan Ward Ryan Ward Supernatural drama
Starbuck Ken Scott Patrick Huard, Julie Le Breton, Antoine Bertrand Comedy Golden Reel Award; remade as Delivery Man. produced by DreamWorks Pictures, and Vince Vaughn played the lead character in 2013.
Sur le rythme Charles-Olivier Michaud Nico Archambault Romantic comedy
Surviving Progress Mathieu Roy & Harold Crooks Documentary Based on the book, A Short History of Progress
Take This Waltz Sarah Polley Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman Romantic drama
Trente tableaux Paule Baillargeon National Film Board Autobiographical documentary
Tucker & Dale vs. Evil Eli Craig Tyler Labine, Alan Tudyk, Katrina Bowden, Jesse Moss Comedy, horror Made with U.S. financing
Upside Down Juan Diego Solanas Jim Sturgess, Kirsten Dunst Sci-fi/Romance Canada-France co-production
The Van Doos in Afghanistan Claude Guilmain National Film Board documentary Following the Royal 22nd Regiment
Le Vendeur Sébastien Pilote Gilbert Sicotte Drama Prix Jutra – Actor (Sicotte)
Wild Life Wendy Tilby & Amanda Forbis voices Adam Blackwood, Luba Goy National Film Board animated short Academy Award nominee
Winnie Darrell Roodt Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard Biodrama About the life of Winnie Mandela; Canada-South Africa co-production
Wrecked Michael Greenspan Adrien Brody Thriller
The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom Tara Johns Macha Grenon, Gil Bellows, Julia Stone Coming-of-age drama
You Got Served: Beat the World Robert Adetuyi Tyrone Brown, Mishael Morgan Dance film

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