Films Shot in Newfoundland And Labrador

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| 2h 23min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
3.4/5 (with 6,239 votes)

Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Arthur Curry, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne.

Peter Pan & Wendy(2023)

2.8/5 (with 279 votes)

Wendy Darling, a young girl afraid to leave her childhood home behind, meets Peter Pan, a boy who refuses to grow up. Alongside her brothers and a tiny fairy, Tinker Bell, she travels with Peter to the magical world of Neverland. There, she encounters an evil pirate captain, Captain Hook, and embarks on a thrilling adventure that will change her life forever.

Directed by David Lowery - With Alexander Molony, Ever Anderson, Jude Law, Yara Shahidi, Alyssa Wapanatâhk, Jim Gaffigan, ...


| 1h 34min | Drama, Action, Thriller
3.1/5 (with 441 votes)

A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.

Directed by Lin Oeding - With Jason Momoa


| 1h 32min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
3.1/5 (with 162 votes)

After witnessing the killing of his mate and offspring at the hands of a reckless Irish captain, a vengeful killer whale rampages through the fisherman's Newfoundland harbor. Under pressure from the villagers, the captain, a female marine biologist and an Indigenous tribalist venture after the great beast, who will meet them on its own turf.


| 1h 55min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.9/5 (with 183 votes)

Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis falls in love with a fishmonger while working for him as a live-in housekeeper.

The Grand Seduction(2014)

| 1h 52min | Comedy
3.3/5 (with 131 votes)

A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor’s time in the village winds to a close, acting mayor Murray French has no choice but to pull out all the stops and begin The Grand Seduction.

Directed by Don McKellar - With Taylor Kitsch, Percy Hynes White, Sean Panting, Crystal Dawn Parsons, Brendan Gleeson, Cathy Jones, ...

Closet Monster(2016)

1h 30min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 120 votes)

A creative and driven teenager is desperate to escape his hometown and the haunting memories of his turbulent childhood.

The Shipping News(2001)

| 1h 51min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 161 votes)

An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father(2008)

| 1h 35min | Documentary, Crime
4.1/5 (with 208 votes)

In 2001, Andrew Bagby, a medical resident, is murdered not long after breaking up with his girlfriend. Soon after, when she announces she's pregnant, one of Andrew's many close friends, Kurt Kuenne, begins this film, a gift to the child.

Directed by Kurt Kuenne

The King Tide(2024)

1h 40min | Thriller, Drama, Mystery

After the mayor of an idyllic island village discovers a child with mysterious powers awash on their shores, the once peaceful community devolves into civil war, torn over the belief that the child is the next saviour.

Young Triffie's Been Made Away With(2007)

1h 29min | Comedy
2.2/5 (with 2 votes)

In 1947 Whitbourne, Newfoundland, Alan Hepditch, a by-the-books but squeamish and somewhat dimwitted criminologist is constantly being tormented by his fellow ranger candidates and his sergeant, Bill O'Mara. Before Hepditch can quit, O'Mara, as a sort of punishment, assigns him to his first posting at Swyer's Harbour, where five sheep mutilations have taken place over the past year. When he arrives in Swyer's Harbour, Hepditch has a more serious crime to investigate, that of the murder of a local, mentally slow woman named Tryphenia Maud Pottle, better known to the locals as Young Triffie.


1h 40min | Drama
2.9/5 (with 5 votes)

Emily Price tries to balance family life and leading crunch negotiations between a Canadian politician and the president of a country whose natural resources are being exploited.

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An Audience of Chairs(2018)

1h 33min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 4 votes)

Maura Mackenzie believes the world is hers to conquer. With her career as a concert pianist gaining momentum, it seems her beauty and talent will be strong enough to mask the demons that threaten to engulf her. But with an absent husband and two young daughters at home, her precarious sanity begins to unravel until one summer day, burning with manic energy, she makes a terrible mistake — a mistake that will change her life forever. The consequences for Maura are catastrophic: her ambitious husband runs for his life, taking the children with him, leaving Maura to lapse into a full-scale breakdown. Life as she knew it is now over. With the help of her father, Ian, Maura works to reclaim her life and waits for a miracle to bring her daughters home. But when the fates align, can the past be forgiven?

Directed by Deanne Foley - With Carolina Bartczak

A Fire in the Cold Season(2019)

1h 35min | Thriller
3.2/5 (with 3 votes)

A whisper among the sprawling forests and mill towns of central Newfoundland. A body found on the side of a river brings together a reclusive fur trapper and a heartsick mother-to-be. Scott is lonely and desperate to give himself meaning. Mona is strong-willed, but frustrated by her fragility. As a reluctant dependence blossoms the pair find themselves wading into violence, answering for the debts of a dead man. Stalked by outlaws, they plan an exit.

Grown Up Movie Star(2009)

1h 35min | Drama
2.7/5 (with 7 votes)

The story of Ruby, 13, determined to grow up fast after her mother runs away to become a movie star, leaving Ruby with her hopelessly rural father.


1h 29min
3.6/5 (with 3 votes)

A blood feud divides a small town in rural Newfoundland.

Directed by Justin Oakey - With Lawrence Barry

Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America(2009)

1h 47min | Drama, Adventure
2.4/5 (with 6 votes)

An unexpectedly modern take on a tale of two Viking warriors abandoned on the American coast. Warning – contains a graphic answer to the question: do Vikings sh*t in the woods?

Directed by Tony Stone - With Gaby Hoffmann, Tony Stone

Cast No Shadow(2014)

1h 25min | Drama, Thriller, Fantasy
3.8/5 (with 3 votes)

One wild and tumultuous summer in the life of young Jude Traynor as he attempts to navigate his way through a life of delinquency and petty crime.

Directed by Christian Sparkes

Little Orphans(2020)

1h 19min | Drama
1.5/5 (with 1 vote)

The wedding of their youngest sister, Janet, brings Gwen and Kay home to St. John’s, Newfoundland. While Janet struggles to hide her family’s dysfunction, Kay can’t help but create chaos wherever she goes and Gwen finds herself paralyzed by a past secret. The complicated web of relationships between the sisters, their Aunt Maureen, their absent mother, and Kay’s young daughter Billie, is only illuminated by the wedding. Gwen’s attempts to get Kay to take responsibility for her daughter highlights her own abandonment of her ex, Tom, leading them all to a not-so-perfect storm of a reception.

John and the Missus(1987)

| 1h 40min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A small Canadian town is devasted when a local mine--the town's only source of income--is closed. One man incurs the wrath of the townsmen when he stubbornly refuses the small amount of settlement money offered by the government.

Black Conflux(2019)

1h 40min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

The seemingly separate lives of an anxious, disillusioned teen girl and a troubled, alienated man converge fatefully.

Directed by Nicole Dorsey


1h 39min | Drama
3.8/5 (with 1 vote)

Sharon and her ten year old son Bayo live in Tickle Cove on the shores of Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland like generations of their family have before them. Sharon hates her life there. She dreams of moving to Toronto - where her now deceased mother was from - to eke out a better life for her and Bayo. She even leaves her big black packed trunk in the middle of the foyer as a symbolic gesture that that move will soon be happening. She equally hates her fisher father, Phillip Longlan, for subjecting her and her mother to life there. Phillip, who spends most of his time on a commercial fishing boat, only provides Sharon enough money to survive but not to achieve that dream of leaving. Bayo, however, doesn't want to leave, especially leave his grandfather behind. He wants to live and die by the sea, much like his deceased father, who he never knew.

Directed by Mort Ransen

The Viking(1931)

2.4/5 (with 2 votes)

Originally called White Thunder, American producer Varick Frissell's 1931 film was inspired by his love for the Canadian Arctic Circle. Set in a beautifully black-and-white filmed Newfoundland, it is the story of a rivalry between two seal hunters that plays out on the ice floes during a hunt. Unsatisfied with the first cut, Frissell arranged for the crew to accompany an actual Newfoundland seal hunt on The SS Viking, on which an explosion of dynamite (carried regularly at the time on Arctic ships to combat ice jams) killed many members of the crew, including Frissell. The film was renamed in honor of the dead.

Directed by George Melford, Varick Frissell - With Louise Huntington, Charles Starrett, Robert Abram Bartlett, Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, Arthur Vinton

Extraordinary Visitor(1998)

1h 27min | Comedy
1.7/5 (with 3 votes)

As the new millennium approaches, God considers pulling the plug on the planet unless St. John the Baptist finds a reason to spare humanity. John travels to the Newfoundland city that bears his name where he becomes entangled in the lives of talk-show host Marietta, her husband Rick. (Toronto International Film Festival)

Under the Weather(2020)

1h 58min

There is no ‘best thing’ about having terminal cancer, but for forty-year-old Joe, being welcomed back into his childhood home, feeling the warmth and support of his sister and her husband and observing his young niece’s blossoming emotional maturity seem to give new meaning to a life he feels he had wasted. With unexpected humour, stark realism and quiet insight, Under The Weather is an uplifting meditation on one man’s graceful surrender to the inevitable and the palpable impact his passing has on those he leaves behind.

Directed by William D. MacGillivray - With Julia Sarah Stone

Crown and Anchor(2018)

2h 1min | Crime, Drama
4.5/5 (with 1 vote)

When James Downey returns home to Newfoundland for his mother’s funeral, he is faced with all the haunting family issues he thought he had left behind. He channeled his own inner demons from an abusive father into being a police officer but his cousin Danny’s childhood trauma has exploded into a cycle of drugs, crime and violence. James must confront his tortured past, decide who he really is, and deal with his cousin before it’s too late.


1h 45min

The story of an endangered Newfoundland community and the struggles of one man determined to resist its extinction.

Hunting Pignut(2017)

1h 35min
0.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Bernice, a 15 year old misfit runs away from her rural Newfoundland community in search of Pignut, a tormented and violent gutter punk, after he steals her father's ashes right out of his urn.

You Are Here: A Come From Away Story(2019)

| 1h 24min | Documentary, Music
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

When all North American air traffic was grounded after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, over six thousand passengers from all over the world were stranded in the tiny community of Gander, Newfoundland. For five days the people of Gander housed, fed, clothed, and entertained their homesick visitors, creating a lasting memory for the waylaid passengers and forming a unique bond that continues to this day between the people of Gander, and the ‘come from aways’.

Directed by Moze Mossanen

The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood(1986)

1h 50min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Faustus is a clerk in the St. Johns, Newfoundland department of education. He dreams of becoming ruler of Newfoundland and staging a secession from Canada. Back in the real world, Faustus' boss Robert Joy plans to indoctrinate the citizenry of Newfoundland with a cultish geometric theory known as Total Education, but Joy may be foiled at any minute by the revelation of his earlier career as a flamenco dancer.

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