List of Canadian films of 1989

This is a list of Canadian films which were released in 1989:

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
50 ans Gilles Carle National Film Board short 50th anniversary tribute to NFB; it won the Short Film Palme d'Or at Cannes
American Boyfriends Sandy Wilson Margaret Langrick, John Wildman, Jason Blicker, Lisa Repo-Martell Drama Sequel to My American Cousin
Babar: The Movie Alan Bunce voices Gordon Pinsent, Sarah Polley, Elizabeth Hanna, Lisa Yamanaka Animated feature Canada-France co-production
Buying Time Mitchell Gabourie Jeff Schultz, Page Fletcher, Dean Stockwell, Michael Rudder Crime drama
Bye Bye Red Riding Hood Márta Mészáros Fanny Lauzier, Pamela Collyer, Margit Makay, Jan Nowicki, Teri Tordai Children's film From the Tales for All series; Canada-Hungary co-production
Bye Bye Blues Anne Wheeler Rebecca Jenkins, Luke Reilly, Stuart Margolin, Wayne Robson, Robyn Stevan War-time romance melodrama
Cold Comfort Vic Sarin Paul Gross, Maury Chaykin, Margaret Langrick Thriller Based on a play by Jim Garrard
Cruising Bar Robert Ménard Michel Côté, Louise Marleau, Geneviève Rioux, Véronique Le Flaguais, Diane Jules Comedy Genie Award – Special Award for Makeup
The Defender Stephen Low National Film Board documentary
Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! Jean-Claude Lord Michael Paré, Marina Orsini Rock 'n' Roll drama Sequel to the 1983 Eddie and the Cruisers made with U.S. financing
Empire of Ash III Michael Mazo William Smith Futuristic action drama Direct to video
The First Season Ralph L. Thomas Kate Trotter, R. H. Thomson Drama
Food of the Gods II Damian Lee Lisa Schrage, Colin Fox, Frank Pellegrino, Jackie Burroughs Horror
Foreign Nights Izidore K. Musallam Terri Hawkes, Dean Richards Drama
George's Island Paul Donovan Sheila McCarthy, Maury Chaykin, Ian Bannen Children's film
Goddess Remembered Donna Read National Film Board documentary
How to Make Love to a Negro Without Getting Tired (Comment faire l'amour avec un nègre sans se fatiguer) Jacques W. Benoit Isaach De Bankolé, Maka Kotto, Roberta Weiss, Myriam Cyr Comedy, drama
In and Out Alison Snowden, David Fine Animated short
In Search of the Last Good Man Peg Campbell Short comedy-drama
In the Belly of the Dragon (Dans le ventre du dragon) Yves Simoneau David La Haye, Rémy Girard, Michel Côté, Pierre Curzi, Monique Mercure Satire/action/sci-fi drama
Jesus of Montreal (Jésus de Montréal) Denys Arcand Lothaire Bluteau, Rémy Girard, Monique Miller, Johanne-Marie Tremblay, Catherine Wilkening, Robert Lepage Modern day
passion play
Canada-France co-production
Juke-Bar Martin Barry National Film Board animated short Genie Award - Animated Short
Justine's Film (Le film de Justine) Jeanne Crépeau Marie-Hélène Montpetit
Kingsgate Jack Darcus Christopher Plummer, Roberta Maxwell, Alan Scarfe Drama
The Last Winter Aaron Kim Johnston Joshua Murray, Gerard Parkes, David Ferry, Wanda Cannon Drama
Laura Laur Brigitte Sauriol Drama
Lessons on Life (Trois pommes à côté du sommeil) Jacques Leduc Drama
Mindfield (La mémoire assassinée) Jean-Claude Lord Michael Ironside, Lisa Langlois, Christopher Plummer Thriller
Mob Story Gabriel Markiw, Jancarlo Markiw Margot Kidder Crime drama
Norman's Awesome Experience Paul Donovan Tom McCamus Time-travelling comedy
The Paper Wedding (Les Noces de papier) Michel Brault Geneviève Bujold, Manuel Aranguiz, Dorothée Berryman, Gilbert Sicotte Drama Entered into the 40th Berlin International Film Festival
Roadkill Bruce McDonald Valerie Buhagiar, Don McKellar Rock 'n' Roll docudrama Bruce McDonald's first feature; TIFF – Best Canadian Feature
Salut Victor Anne Claire Poirier Jean-Louis Roux, Jacques Godin National Film Board drama
Snake Eater George Erschbamer Lorenzo Lamas Action
Speaking Parts Atom Egoyan Michael McManus, Arsinée Khanjian Drama
Speed Zone Jim Drake John Candy Comedy
Stealing Images Alan Zweig Short drama
Termini Station Allan King Colleen Dewhurst, Megan Follows Drama
Thunderground David Mitchell Michael Ironside, Margaret Langrick, William Sanderson Drama
Things Andrew Jordan Barry J. Gillis, Amber Lynn Horror
The Top of His Head Peter Mettler Stephen Ouimette, Christie MacFadyen, Gary Reineke Experimental feature
Unfaithful Mornings (Les matins infidèles) François Bouvier, Jean Beaudry Jean Beaudry, Denis Bouchard Drama
Welcome to Canada John N. Smith Docufiction
Where the Spirit Lives Bruce Pittman Michelle St. John Television drama

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