List of Canadian films of 1998

This is a list of Canadian films which were released in 1998:

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2 Seconds Manon Briand Charlotte Laurier, Dino Tavarone, Suzanne Clément, Louise Forestier, André Brassard Drama
Air Bud: Golden Receiver Richard Martin Kevin Zegers, Cynthia Stevenson Family film Made with U.S. financing
Airspeed Robert Tinnell Elisha Cuthbert, Joe Mantegna Drama Made for TV
The Assistant Daniel Petrie Gil Bellows, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Joan Plowright, Kate Greenhouse, Jaimz Woolvett Drama Canada-U.K. co-production
August 32nd on Earth (Un 32 août sur terre) Denis Villeneuve Pascale Bussières, Alexis Martin, Serge Thériault Drama Denis Villeneuve's first feature was screened at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival; Prix Jutra – Actor (Martin)
Boy Meets Girl Jerry Ciccoritti Kate Nelligan, Sean Astin, Emily Hampshire, Joe Mantegna Romantic comedy Nominated for Writer's Guild of Canada Top Ten Award
Les Boys II Louis Saia Marc Messier, Rémy Girard, Patrick Huard, Serge Thériault, Paul Houde Comedy Golden Reel Award
Conquest Piers Haggarad Lothaire Bluteau, Tara FitzGerald, Monique Mercure, David Fox, Eugene Lipinski Drama with a touch of magic realism Genie Award – Supporting Actress (Mercure); Canada-U.K. co-production
The Countess of Baton Rouge (La Comtesse de Bâton Rouge) André Forcier Robin Aubert, Geneviève Brouillette, Isabel Richer Comedy, drama
Dancing on the Moon Kit Hood Natalie Vansier, Michael Yarmush, Elisha Cuthbert, Dorothée Berryman Family film Canada-Czech co-production
Dirty Bruce Sweeney Tom Scholte, Babz Chula, Benjamin Ratner, Nancy Spivak, Vincent Gale Drama
Dog Park Bruce McCulloch Luke Wilson, Kathleen Robertson, Natasha Henstridge, Janeane Garofalo, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney Comedy Genie Award – Supporting Actor (McKinney)
The Escape Stuart Gillard Patrick Dempsey Action, drama Made for TV
Extraordinary Visitor John W. Doyle Raoul Bhaneja, Mary Walsh, Andy Jones Comedy
The Fishing Trip Amnon Buchbinder Jhene Erwin, Melissa Hood, Anna Henry Drama
The Grace of God Gerald L'Ecuyer Michael Riley, Steve Cumyn, David Cronenberg Docudrama
The Hairy Bird also known as Strike! Sarah Kernochan Kirsten Dunst, Gaby Hoffmann, Lynn Redgrave Comedy Canada-Italy co-production
Heart of the Sun Francis Damberger Christianne Hirt, Shaun Johnston, Michael Riley Drama
The Herd Peter Lynch Documentary
Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream Simcha Jacobovici Documentary
It's Your Turn, Laura Cadieux (C’t’à ton tour, Laura Cadieux) Denise Filiatrault Ginette Reno, Pierrette Robitaille Comedy, drama Adaptation of the novel by Michel Tremblay
Jack and Jill John Kalangis John Kalangis, Shauna MacDonald, Kathryn Zenna Romantic comedy
Jerry and Tom Saul Rubinek Joe Mantegna, Sam Rockwell, Maury Chaykin, Ted Danson, Charles Durning Black comedy Made with U.S. financing
Joe's Wedding Michael Kennedy D.W. Moffett, Kate Vernon, Tammy Isbell Drama
Julie and Me (Revoir Julie) Jeanne Crépeau Dominique Leduc, Stephanie Morgenstern Drama
Last Night Don McKellar Don McKellar, Sandra Oh, Geneviève Bujold, David Cronenberg, Callum Keith Rennie Drama Canada-France co-production
Let It Come Down: The Story of Paul Bowles Jennifer Baichwal Paul Bowles Documentary
Ludovic: The Snow Gift Co Hoedeman Sonja Ball Animated short
Magical Words (Les Mots magiques) Jean-Marc Vallée Richard Robitaille, Robert Gravel Short drama
Meanwhile (Pendant ce temps...) Ghyslaine Côté Carmen Ferlan, Gérard Poirier [fr], Ghyslaine Côté, Catherine Pépin, Jocelyne Zucco, Ronald Houle [fr], Huguette Oligny, David Boutin, Rachel Fontaine [fr] Short suspense drama First Prize, Stony Brook[1] and Cabbagetown;[2] nominated for a Prix Jutra and a Genie Award in the Best Short Film category[1]
Moving Day Chris Deacon Michael McMurtry, Brigitte Gall Short comedy
Mr. Aiello (La Déroute) Paul Tana Tony Nardi, Barbara-Michèle Pelletier Drama
My Dog Vincent Michael McGowan Chuck Campbell, Zehra Leverman Coming-of-age drama
Robert Lepage Anne-Marie Cadieux, Marie Gignac Drama
Now or Never (Aujourd'hui ou jamais) Jean Pierre Lefebvre Marcel Sabourin, Claude Blanchard, Julie Ménard, Jean-Pierre Ronfard, Micheline Lanctôt Drama
A Place Called Chiapas Nettie Wild Documentary co-produced with National Film Board Genie Award - Feature documentary; about the Zapatista Army of National Liberation revolt in southern Mexico
The Real Howard Spitz Vadim Jean Kelsey Grammer, Amanda Donohoe, Geneviève Tessier, Patrick McKenna Comedy
The Red Violin (Le Violon rouge) François Girard Samuel L. Jackson, Greta Scacchi, Jason Flemyng, Sylvia Chang, Don McKellar, Carlo Cecchi, Christoph Koncz Drama Canada-U.K.-Italy-Austria co-production
Rupert's Land Jonathan Tammuz Samuel West, Ian Tracey, George Wendt Comedy
Streetheart (Le cœur au poing) Charles Binamé Pascale Montpetit, Anne-Marie Cadieux, Guy Nadon, Guylaine Tremblay Drama Prix Jutra – Actress (Montpetit), Supporting Actress (Cadieux)
Such a Long Journey Sturla Gunnarsson Roshan Seth, Soni Razdan, Om Puri, Ranjit Chowdhry Drama based on the novel by Rohinton Mistry Genie Award – Actor (Seth), Editing, Sound Editing; Canada-U.K. co-production
Summer of the Monkeys Michael Anderson Michael Ontkean, Leslie Hope, Wilford Brimley, Corey Sevier, Don Francks Family film made for Disney Direct to DVD
Sunrise over Tiananmen Square Shui-Bo Wang Short co-produced with the National Film Board Academy Award nominee
This Is My Father Paul Quinn Aidan Quinn, James Caan, Stephen Rea, John Cusack Family drama Canada-Ireland co-production
We're Funny That Way! David Adkin Scott Capurro, Maggie Cassella, Kate Clinton, Lea DeLaria, Elvira Kurt, Bob Smith Documentary Made for TV
When I Will Be Gone (L'Âge de braise) Jacques Leduc Annie Girardot, Pascale Bussières Drama
When Ponds Freeze Over Mary Lewis Mary Lewis, Andy Jones, James Allodi, Eva Crocker Mixed animation/live action short Genie Award – Live-Action Short; TIFF – Best Canadian Short
Whoever Dies, Dies in Pain (Quiconque meurt, meurt à douleur) Robert Morin Drama
You Can Thank Me Later Shimon Dotan Ellen Burstyn, Amanda Plummer Comedy drama

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  1. ^ a b Pallister, Janis L., and Ruth A. Hottell (2011). Noteworthy Francophone Women Directors: A Sequel. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. p. 26. ISBN 9781611474435. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  2. ^ "1996-2000". Cabbagetown Short Film Festival. Retrieved 13 November 2019.

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