Inuktitut (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
Brother Bear (2003)
6.8
48 metascore

Brother Bear (2003)

G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

When a young Inuit hunter needlessly kills a bear, he is magically changed into a bear himself as punishment with a talkative cub being his only guide to changing back.

Directors: Aaron Blaise, Robert Walker | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Suarez, Rick Moranis, Jason Raize

Votes: 88,747 | Gross: $85.34M

The Grizzlies (2018)

102 min | Biography, Drama

In a small Arctic town struggling with the highest suicide rate in North America, a group of Inuit students' lives are transformed when they are introduced to the sport of lacrosse.

Director: Miranda de Pencier | Stars: Jack Anawak, Fred Bailey, Seth Burke, Mary Buscemi

Votes: 446

Arizona Dream (1993)

R | 142 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A young New Yorker goes to Arizona where he finds freedom to both love and dream.

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Johnny Depp, Jerry Lewis, Faye Dunaway, Lili Taylor

Votes: 39,013 | Gross: $0.11M

On Deadly Ground (1994)
4.6
33 metascore

On Deadly Ground (1994)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

A mystical martial artist/environmental Agent takes on a ruthless oil corporation.

Director: Steven Seagal | Stars: Steven Seagal, Michael Caine, Joan Chen, John C. McGinley

Votes: 21,068 | Gross: $38.59M

Never Cry Wolf (1983)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama

A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah

Votes: 7,214 | Gross: $29.60M

Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
6.4
45 metascore

Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A 6 y.o. Inuit boy runs off a snowy roof in Copenhagen and dies. Smilla, a half Inuit who lives in the building and knows the boy, looks into it. What makes an acrophobic boy run up on the roof? The clues take her to Greenland.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Julia Ormond, Ona Fletcher, Agga Olsen, Patrick Field

Votes: 13,056 | Gross: $2.22M

The Snow Walker (2003)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Drama

A pilot and his passenger struggle for survival after crashing in the Arctic tundra.

Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Barry Pepper, Annabella Piugattuk, James Cromwell, Kiersten Warren

Votes: 9,640

North Star (1996)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800s. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually ... See full summary »

Director: Nils Gaup | Stars: James Caan, Christopher Lambert, Catherine McCormack, Burt Young

Votes: 1,087

Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001)
7.5
91 metascore

Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001)

R | 172 min | Drama

The telling of an Inuit legend of an evil spirit causing strife in the community and one warrior's endurance and battle of its menace.

Director: Zacharias Kunuk | Stars: Natar Ungalaaq, Sylvia Ivalu, Peter-Henry Arnatsiaq, Lucy Tulugarjuk

Votes: 6,057 | Gross: $3.79M

Chloe and Theo (2015)
5.8
24 metascore

Chloe and Theo (2015)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Drama

From the northern ice comes a gentler kind of hero.

Director: Ezna Sands | Stars: Theo Ikummaq, Dakota Johnson, Ashley Springer, André De Shields

Votes: 1,406

Endless Night (2015)

104 min | Drama

Nobody Wants the Night is about the relentless icy landscape that separates and draws these two women together during the long, tense wait for the man they both love in such different ways.

Director: Isabel Coixet | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Rinko Kikuchi, Gabriel Byrne, Orto Ignatiussen

Votes: 1,246

One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk (2019)

113 min | Drama

Kapuivik, north Baffin Island, 1961. Noah Piugattuk's nomadic Inuit band live and hunt by dogteam, just as his ancestors did when he was born in 1900. When the white man known as Boss ... See full summary »

Director: Zacharias Kunuk | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Apayata Kotierk, Benjamin Kunuk

Votes: 7

Angry Inuk (2016)

85 min | Documentary

An Inuk filmmaker takes a close look at the central role of seal hunting in the lives of the Inuit, the importance of the revenue they earn from sales of seal skins, and the negative impact... See full summary »

Director: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril | Stars: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Aaju Peter

Votes: 162

Maïna (2013)

102 min | Adventure

A Canadian aboriginal woman journeys to the Arctic in search of a missing member of her tribe, and falls in love with a man from a rival clan.

Director: Michel Poulette | Stars: Roseanne Supernault, Ipeelie Ootoova, Uapshkuss Thernish, Eric Schweig

Votes: 390

The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006)

112 min | Drama

A portrayal of the lives of the last great Inuit shaman, Avva, and his beautiful and headstrong daughter, Apak. Based on the journals of 1920s Danish ethnographer Knud Rasmussen.

Directors: Norman Cohn, Zacharias Kunuk | Stars: Pakak Innuksuk, Leah Angutimarik, Neeve Irngaut, Natar Ungalaaq

Votes: 330

Eskimo (1933)

Passed | 117 min | Drama

The happy life of an Eskimo is disastrously changed when he mingles with an unscrupulous white trader.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Edgar Dearing, Peter Freuchen, Edward Hearn, Lotus Long

Votes: 337

Picture of His Life (2019)

72 min | Documentary

World renowned wildlife photographer Amos Nachoum has one final photographic dream remaining - to photograph a Polar Bear underwater, while swimming alongside it. The film follows Amos in ... See full summary »

Directors: Dani Menkin, Yonatan Nir | Stars: Amos Nachoum, Howard Rosenstein

Votes: 20

The Slurb (2001)

102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

One day a nerdy middle-aged small-town man gets an exotic companion who can make wishes come true. Because the creature looks funny and behaves in an obnoxious way, he encounters all kinds of funny and embarrassing situations.

Director: Ben Verbong | Stars: Ulrich Noethen, Christine Urspruch, Aglaia Szyszkowitz, Armin Rohde

Votes: 814

L'iceberg (2005)
6.7
60 metascore

L'iceberg (2005)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy

Fiona, Julien and their two clone-like children live a life appropriate to the robots they have become, in a style-less, cheerless suburb somewhere in the flatlands of French-speaking ... See full summary »

Directors: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy | Stars: Lucy Tulugarjuk, Fiona Gordon, Dominique Abel, Philippe Martz

Votes: 859 | Gross: $0.02M

Iqaluit (2016)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

Travelling to the Arctic for the first time, Carmen arrives in Iqaluit to tend to her husband, Gilles, a construction worker who has been seriously injured. Trying to get to the bottom of ... See full summary »

Director: Benoit Pilon | Stars: Marie-Josée Croze, François Papineau, Natar Ungalaaq, Sébastien Huberdeau

Votes: 74

Searchers (2016)

94 min | Drama

Inspired by the John Ford film The Searchers, an Inuit woman and her daughter are kidnapped by three Inuit men, while her husband and son are away. The Inuit husband sets out on a journey to find his family and punish the perpetrators.

Directors: Zacharias Kunuk, Natar Ungalaaq | Stars: Benjamin Kunuk, Karen Ivalu, Jonah Qunaq, Joey Sarpinak

Votes: 125

The Necessities of Life (2008)

PG | 102 min | Drama

In 1952, an Inuit hunter named Tivii with tuberculosis leaves his northern home and family to go recuperate at a sanatorium in Quebec City. Uprooted, far from his loved ones, unable to ... See full summary »

Director: Benoit Pilon | Stars: Natar Ungalaaq, Éveline Gélinas, Paul-André Brasseur, Louise Marleau

Votes: 825

Restless River (2019)

Drama | Completed

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Director: Marie-Hélène Cousineau | Stars: Malaya Qaunirq Chapman, Magalie Lépine Blondeau, Mark Antony Krupa, Patrick Hivon

Trial at Fortitude Bay (1994 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

Defence attorney Gina Antonelli is sent to an Arctic village to defend 19 year-old Pauloosie, accused of committing a violent crime. Her rival, prosecutor Daniel Metz seeks the maximum ... See full summary »

Director: Vic Sarin | Stars: Lolita Davidovich, Henry Czerny, Raoul Max Trujillo, Robert Ito

Votes: 53

Groenland (2015 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama

Photographer Hugo Maes travels around the world looking for that one special picture that will make a difference. His thoughts on women are less romantic - until he meets Iris Samkalden.

Director: Tomas Kaan | Stars: Gaite Jansen, Thomas Ryckewaert

Votes: 113

There Is a House Here (2017)

105 min | Documentary

Toronto filmmaker Alan Zweig has been corresponding for years with Tatanniq Idlout (aka Lucie Idlout), a former rock musician who comes from a legendary Inuit family. Guided by Tatanniq, ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Zweig | Stars: Lucie Idlout, Leah Idlout-Paulson, Alan Zweig

Votes: 14

Le jour avant le lendemain (2008)
6.7
74 metascore

Le jour avant le lendemain (2008)

93 min | Drama

Two isolated families meet for a summertime celebration. Food is abundant and the future seems bright, but Ningiuq, a wise old woman, sees her world as fragile and moves through it with a ... See full summary »

Directors: Marie-Hélène Cousineau, Madeline Ivalu | Stars: Peter-Henry Arnatsiaq, Madeline Ivalu, Paul-Dylan Ivalu, Mary Qulitalik

Votes: 156

People of a Feather (2011)

90 min | Documentary

Featuring stunning footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes you through time into the world of the Inuit on the Belcher Islands in Canada's Hudson Bay. Connecting... See full summary »

Director: Joel Heath

Votes: 95 | Gross: $0.01M

Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change (2010)

60 min | Documentary

Nunavut-based director Zacharias Kunuk (Atanarjuat The Fast Runner) and researcher and filmmaker Dr. Ian Mauro (Seeds of Change) have teamed up with Inuit communities to document their ... See full summary »

Directors: Zacharias Kunuk, Ian Mauro

Votes: 8

Vanishing Point (III) (2012)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

Two Inuit communities are linked by an 1860's migration led by an intrepid shaman. Navarana, Inughuit elder and descendant of the shaman, senses the consequences of rapid social and environmental change, and wonders about the future.

Directors: Stephen A. Smith, Julia Szucs | Star: Navarana K'Avigak

Votes: 28

Atlánticas (2018– )

Adventure, Reality-TV

Three women, actresses, Leticia Dolera, Clara Lago and Irene Escolar, travel to three places in the Atlantic as research for their next projects, following the trail of their characters. ... See full summary »

Stars: Leticia Dolera, Irene Escolar, Clara Lago

The Experimental Eskimos (2009)

70 min | Documentary

In the early 1960s the Canadian government conducted an experiment in social engineering. Three young Inuit boys were separated from their families in the Arctic and were sent to Ottawa, ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Greenwald | Stars: Peter Ittinuar, Zebedee Nungak, Eric Tagoona

Votes: 21

Two Soft things, Two Hard Things (2016)

71 min | Documentary, History, News

Not the only gay 'Eskimo'.

Directors: Mark Kenneth Woods, Michael Yerxa | Stars: Jack Anawak, Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Allison Brewer, Franco Buscemi

Votes: 356

Tia and Piujuq (2018)

80 min | Family, Fantasy

Tia, a 10 year-old Syrian refugee living in Montreal, finds a magic portal and travels to the Arctic where she befriends an Inuk girl with who she immerses herself in a world of Inuit myth and magic.

Director: Lucy Tulugarjuk | Stars: Tia Bshara, Nuvvija Tulugarjuk, Eiman Aljaber, Ghaiss Gharibet

Votes: 10

The Embargo Project (2015)

73 min | Drama

Five Indigenous women filmmakers from across Canada challenge one another to make a film under a set of restrictions tailored to each filmmaker. Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, Nunavut/ ... See full summary »

Directors: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Zoe Leigh Hopkins, Lisa Jackson, Caroline Monnet, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers | Stars: Curtis Ahenakew, Clint Andrew, Reneltta Arluk, Julian Ballentyne

Through These Eyes (2004)

55 min | Documentary

The ancient Inuit culture in contact with the outside world.

Director: Charles Laird

Uvanga (2013)

86 min | Drama

Anna is nervous when she and her son, Tomas, arrive in the small, close-knit community of Igloolik, in the Canadian Arctic.

Directors: Marie-Hélène Cousineau, Madeline Ivalu | Stars: Lukasi Forrest, Marianne Farley, Travis Kunnuk, Robert Naylor

Votes: 55

Tuktuq (2016)

95 min | Drama

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Director: Robin Aubert | Stars: Robin Aubert, Robert Morin, Brigitte Poupart

Votes: 49

Aviliaq: Entwined (2014)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Aviliaq: Entwined is set in a 1950's arctic outpost camp, and tells the story of two Inuit lesbians struggling to stay together in a new world run by outsiders.

Director: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril | Stars: Franco Buscemi, Miali Buscemi, Mike Gardener, Elisapee Johnston

Anaana's Tent (2018– )

Family

It's summertime in the Arctic, and host Rita Claire sets up camp at her mother's tent on the land. With the help of her old husky, Qimmiq, and a cast of special friends, Rita Claire sings ... See full summary »

Stars: Rita Claire Mike-Murphy, Patrick Béland, Neil Christopher, Ippiksaut Friesen

Qallunaat! Why White People Are Funny (2007 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

A documentary written from the Inuit perspective on the oddities of Qallunaat (the Inuit word for white people). A mix of satire, comedy and indigenous facts on everything from why white ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Sandiford | Stars: John Amagoalik, Lori Idlout, Alexina Kublu, Zebedee Nungak

Votes: 26

Qanurli? (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

At the heart of every Qanurli misadventure, is the story of a group of Inuit friends whose ultimate goal is to create a tv show in their own Inuktut language.

Star: Vincent Karetak

NAPAGUNNAQULLUSI: So That You Can Stand (2015)

83 min | Documentary

NAPAGUNNAQULLUSI - So That You Can Stand is a David-versus-Goliath tale, seen with Inuit eyes, of the tense negotiations that led to the signing of the James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Gjerstad | Stars: Jason Annahatak, Robert Bourassa, Jean Chrétien, John Ciaccia

ThuleTuvalu (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, News

When the ice melts in Thule, Tuvalu drowns in the ocean. A touching portrait of people whose joint fates are intimately linked though they live at two completely distant corners of the world.

Director: Matthias von Gunten | Stars: Rasmus Avike, Lars Jeremiassen, Patrick Malaki, Takuao Malaki

Votes: 91

Dancing Towards the Light (2017)

Documentary, Short

Nunavut has the highest suicide rate of any province or territory in Canada. But in the town of Arviat, young people have found salvation in dancing. Their annual competitions have become legendary - and a way to heal emotional wounds.

Directors: Kitra Cahana, Ed Ou

Stories of Our Elders (2015)

Animation

Combining traditional Inuit puppet shadow storytelling with 2D animation to depict the oral history of Canada's Inuit people. The series portrays the characters, myths and legends that are meaningful to Inuit people.

Star: Shawn Youngchief

Qalupalik (2010)

6 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

Story of Qalupalik, a part-human sea creature that lives deep in the Arctic Ocean.

Director: Ame Papatsie | Star: Sam Tutanuak

Votes: 7

The Owl Who Married a Goose: An Eskimo Legend (1974)

8 min | Animation, Short, Romance

An owl marries a goose. They have off-spring, but somehow their habits of life are not compatible.

Director: Caroline Leaf

Votes: 149

Kakatshat (2019)

8 min | Short, Horror | Completed

In 1829, while portaging, a young man abandons his kukum (grandmother). Years later, him and his son are camping by the haunted spot where she was abandoned.

Director: Eve Ringuette | Stars: Philippe St-Arnault, Thérèse Vollant

Arctic Defenders (2013)

85 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

Arctic Defenders is a story of visionary Inuit who had a dream - the creation of Nunavut, Canada.

Director: John Walker | Stars: John Amagoalik, Oo Aqpik, Tagak Curley, Aaju Peter

Votes: 10

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