Toronto International Film Festival: 2018-1976

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A list of the award winners and nominees from the Toronto International Film Festivals from 2018 to 1976.

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1. The IMDb Show (2017– )
Episode: IMDbrief: TIFF Travel Tips (2018)

Not Rated | Talk-Show

Here's everything you need before you set off for the Toronto International Film Festival to see Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell team up, Jonah Hill make his directorial debut, and Viola Davis lead a heist thriller.

Star: Tim Kash

Votes: 24

The 43rd Toronto International Film Festival: September 6 to 16, 2018

IMDbrief: TIFF Travel Tips: Video Gallery

2. IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival (2017– )

Talk-Show

IMDb's coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival offers exclusive video interviews with stars and directors ranging from George Clooney, Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Armie Hammer, Julianne Moore, Jake Gyllenhaal, and more.

Stars: Dave Karger, Jeff Bauman, Alison Brie, Hong Chau

Votes: 25

IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival: Video Gallery

3. The IMDb Show (2017– )
Episode: IMDbrief: TIFF Predicts the Oscars (2018)

Not Rated | Talk-Show

Find out how the Toronto International Film Festival has become a predictor of Best Picture at the Academy Awards over the years.

Stars: Tim Kash, Amanda Salas

Votes: 19

IMDbrief: TIFF Predicts the Oscars: Video Gallery

5. Green Book (2018)

PG-13 | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

69 Metascore

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

Director: Peter Farrelly | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco

Votes: 232,033 | Gross: $85.08M

6. Free Solo (2018)

PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary, Sport

83 Metascore

Alex Honnold attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan.

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi | Stars: Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin, Cheyne Lempe

Votes: 36,743 | Gross: $17.54M

People's Choice Award: Documentary

7. Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota (2018)

134 min | Action, Comedy

It is a story of a young boy Surya who has a rare condition of Congenital Insensitivity to pain meaning he can not feel pain, and he sets out to learn martial arts and hunt down muggers.

Director: Vasan Bala | Stars: Abhimanyu Dasani, Radhika Madan, Prateek Parmar, Satyajit Ganu

Votes: 3,597

People's Choice Award: Midnight Madness

8. IMDb at Toronto International Film Festival (2017– )
Episode: IMDb at Toronto 2017 (2017)

Talk-Show

IMDb's coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival featuring an advance look at the films, filmmakers, and celebrities at the 11-day event.

Stars: Jeff Bauman, Alison Brie, Hong Chau, George Clooney

IMDb at Toronto 2017: Video Gallery

IMDb-Editors List: TIFF 2017: Original Videos

9. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama

88 Metascore

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Caleb Landry Jones

Votes: 355,134 | Gross: $54.51M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2017 Awards

Wikipedia: 2017 Toronto International Film Festival

10. Faces Places (2017)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

94 Metascore

Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

Directors: JR, Agnès Varda | Stars: Agnès Varda, JR, Jeannine Carpentier, Clemens Van Dungern

Votes: 8,660 | Gross: $0.95M

People's Choice Award: Documentary

11. Bodied (2017)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

75 Metascore

A progressive graduate student finds success and sparks outrage when his interest in battle rap as a thesis subject becomes a competitive obsession.

Director: Joseph Kahn | Stars: Calum Worthy, Jackie Long, Rory Uphold, Jonathan Park

Votes: 3,702 | Gross: $0.11M

People's Choice Award: Midnight Madness

12. La La Land (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

93 Metascore

While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 443,562 | Gross: $151.10M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2016 Awards

Wikipedia: 2016 Toronto International Film Festival

13. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary

95 Metascore

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X

Votes: 14,267 | Gross: $7.12M

People's Choice Award: Documentary

14. Free Fire (2016)

R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

63 Metascore

Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shoot-out and a game of survival.

Director: Ben Wheatley | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy

Votes: 36,591 | Gross: $1.80M

People's Choice Award: Midnight Madness

15. Room (I) (2015)

R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

86 Metascore

Held captive for 7 years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.

Director: Lenny Abrahamson | Stars: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Wendy Crewson

Votes: 322,864 | Gross: $14.68M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2015 Awards

Wikipedia: 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

16. Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom (2015)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

79 Metascore

A documentary on the unrest in Ukraine during 2013 and 2014, as student demonstrations supporting European integration grew into a violent revolution calling for the resignation of President Viktor F. Yanukovich.

Director: Evgeny Afineevsky | Stars: Bishop Agapit, Catherine Ashton, Serhii Averchenko, Kristina Berdinskikh

Votes: 10,814

People's Choice Award: Documentary

17. Hardcore Henry (2015)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

51 Metascore

Henry is resurrected from death with no memory, and he must save his wife from a telekinetic warlord with a plan to bio-engineer soldiers.

Director: Ilya Naishuller | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Tim Roth, Haley Bennett, Danila Kozlovsky

Votes: 79,369 | Gross: $9.25M

People's Choice Award: Midnight Madness

2014 Toronto International Film Festival

19. The Imitation Game (2014)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

73 Metascore

During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech

Votes: 627,874 | Gross: $91.13M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2014 Awards

Wikipedia: 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

20. Beats of the Antonov (2014)

68 min | Documentary, War

The story of the people of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountains in Sudan, showing how they deal with civil war. Traditionally music has always been part of daily life in these areas, but now, it has a new role in a society challenge by war.

Director: Hajooj Kuka

Votes: 111

People's Choice Award: Documentary

21. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

76 Metascore

Viago, Deacon and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs and overcoming flatmate conflicts.

Directors: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Jonny Brugh

Votes: 129,582 | Gross: $3.33M

People's Choice Award: Midnight Madness

22. 12 Years a Slave (2013)

R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

96 Metascore

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

Votes: 583,814 | Gross: $56.67M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2013 Awards

Wikipedia: 2013 Toronto International Film Festival

23. The Square (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, News

84 Metascore

A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.

Director: Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Ahmed Hassan, Khalid Abdalla, Magdy Ashour, Ramy Essam

Votes: 8,085 | Gross: $0.12M

People's Choice Award: Documentary:

24. Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013)

Not Rated | 129 min | Action, Comedy

68 Metascore

A renegade film crew becomes embroiled with a yakuza clan feud.

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Jun Kunimura, Fumi Nikaidô, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Hiroki Hasegawa

Votes: 6,312 | Gross: $0.03M

People's Choice Award: Midnight Madness

25. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

81 Metascore

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

Votes: 625,173 | Gross: $132.09M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2012 Awards

Wikipedia: 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

26. Artifact (2012)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Music

Telling harsh truths about the modern music business, this riveting and award-winning documentary gives intimate access to singer/actor Jared Leto ("Requiem for a Dream," "Dallas Buyers ... See full summary »

Director: Jared Leto | Stars: Jared Leto, Shannon Leto, Tomo Milicevic, Irving Azoff

Votes: 4,413

People's Choice Award: Documentary

27. Seven Psychopaths (2012)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime

66 Metascore

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken

Votes: 225,418 | Gross: $15.02M

People's Choice Award: Midnight Madness

28. Where Do We Go Now? (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

60 Metascore

A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Nadine Labaki, Yvonne Maalouf, Layla Hakim

Votes: 10,558 | Gross: $0.53M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2011 Awards

Wikipedia: 2011 Toronto International Film Festival

29. The Island President (2011)

PG | 101 min | Documentary

72 Metascore

After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea.

Director: Jon Shenk | Star: Mohamed Nasheed

Votes: 1,121 | Gross: $0.08M

People's Choice Award: Documentary

30. The Raid: Redemption (2011)

R | 101 min | Action, Thriller

73 Metascore

A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs.

Director: Gareth Evans | Stars: Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy, Donny Alamsyah

Votes: 177,716 | Gross: $4.11M

People's Choice Award: Midnight Madness

31. The King's Speech (2010)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

88 Metascore

The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 598,419 | Gross: $138.80M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2010 Awards

Wikipedia: 2010 Toronto International Film Festival

32. Force of Nature (2010)

93 min | Documentary

Documentary portrait of environmentalist David Suzuki.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Tara Cullis, Severn Cullis-Suzuki, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Miles Richardson

Votes: 130

People's Choice Award: Documentary

33. Stake Land (2010)

R | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

66 Metascore

In a world of vampires, an expert vampire hunter and his young protégé travel toward sanctuary.

Director: Jim Mickle | Stars: Connor Paolo, Nick Damici, Kelly McGillis, Gregory Jones

Votes: 38,959 | Gross: $0.02M

People's Choice Award: Midnight Madness

34. Precious (II) (2009)

R | 110 min | Drama

79 Metascore

In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey

Votes: 100,783 | Gross: $47.40M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2009 Awards

Wikipedia: 2009 Toronto International Film Festival

35. The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls (2009)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

62 Metascore

Fun, disarming and musically provocative, the Topp Twins are New Zealand's finest lesbian country and western singers and the country's greatest export since rack of lamb and the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.

Director: Leanne Pooley | Stars: Jools Topp, Paul Horan, Jean Topp, Peter Topp

Votes: 288 | Gross: $0.02M

People's Choice Award: Documentary

Please note: The Toronto International Film Festival People's Choice Award for Documentaries is an annual film award, presented to the film rated as the year's most popular documentary film with festival audiences. The award was first introduced in 2009; prior to its introduction, documentary films were eligible for the Toronto International Film Festival People's Choice Award.

36. The Loved Ones (2009)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge.

Director: Sean Byrne | Stars: Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, John Brumpton, Richard Wilson

Votes: 34,602

People's Choice Award: Midnight Madness

Please note: The Toronto International Film Festival People's Choice Award for Midnight Madness is an annual film award, presented to the film rated as the year's most popular film in the festival's "Midnight Madness" stream of underground and cult films. The award was first introduced in 2009.

37. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

86 Metascore

A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"

Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan | Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

Votes: 752,497 | Gross: $141.32M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2008 Awards

Wikipedia: 2008 Toronto International Film Festival

38. Eastern Promises (2007)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

82 Metascore

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Josef Altin

Votes: 215,839 | Gross: $17.11M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2007 Awards

Wikipedia: 2007 Toronto International Film Festival

39. Bella (2006)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Romance

47 Metascore

A chef with a mysterious past spends the day with a waitress who needs a friend.

Director: Alejandro Monteverde | Stars: Eduardo Verástegui, Tammy Blanchard, Manny Perez, Angélica Aragón

Votes: 10,127 | Gross: $8.11M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2006 Awards

Wikipedia: 2006 Toronto International Film Festival

40. Tsotsi (2005)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

70 Metascore

Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Presley Chweneyagae, Mothusi Magano, Israel Matseke-Zulu, Terry Pheto

Votes: 26,847 | Gross: $2.91M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2005 Awards

Wikipedia: 2005 Toronto International Film Festival

41. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History

79 Metascore

Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Xolani Mali

Votes: 315,811 | Gross: $23.53M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2004 Awards

Wikipedia: 2004 Toronto International Film Festival

42. The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003)

R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

75 Metascore

The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Yui Natsukawa, Michiyo Yasuda

Votes: 45,180 | Gross: $0.85M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2003 Awards

Wikipedia: 2003 Toronto International Film Festival

43. Whale Rider (2002)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family

80 Metascore

A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.

Director: Niki Caro | Stars: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 37,782 | Gross: $20.78M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2002 Awards

Wikipedia: 2002 Toronto International Film Festival

44. Amélie (2001)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance

69 Metascore

Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Votes: 658,424 | Gross: $33.23M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2001 Awards

Wikipedia: 2001 Toronto International Film Festival

45. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

93 Metascore

A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 241,532 | Gross: $128.08M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 2000 Awards

Wikipedia: 2000 Toronto International Film Festival

46. American Beauty (1999)

R | 122 min | Drama

86 Metascore

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Votes: 999,156 | Gross: $130.10M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 1999 Awards

Wikipedia: 1999 Toronto International Film Festival

47. Life Is Beautiful (1997)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Votes: 561,276 | Gross: $57.60M

People's Choice Award

TIFF: 1998 Awards

Wikipedia: 1998 Toronto International Film Festival