Every month we do a round-up of the best kids’ shows and movies coming to Netflix Canada. But then we thought, “What about us?” So this month we’re bringing you a list of all the shows you can watch after the kids are in bed or during those 3 a.m. feedings. Happy binge-watching!
Archer, season 8
Cast: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Aisha Tyler
Synopsis: Suave, sophisticated spy Archer may have the coolest gadgets, but he still has issues when it comes to dealing with his boss, who is also his mother.
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons
Synopsis: In this adaptation of the critically acclaimed video game franchise, a man on death row is rescued from execution by a mysterious organization.
Cast: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn
Synopsis: In order to make good with his former employers, a submarine captain takes a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a submarine rumored to be loaded with gold.
Chelsea, season 2 (Netflix Original, new episodes weekly)
Synopsis: Exciting guests, timely topics, global destinations. Chelsea returns with a fresh new format, bringing her bold perspective to a changed world.
Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light, season 1
Cast: Yudai Chiba, Ren Osugi, Fumika Baba
Synopsis: A father and son rekindle their bond through the online role-playing game Final Fantasy XIV in this live- action series, based on a true story.
Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
Synopsis: This story follows a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Little Evil (Netflix Original)
Cast: Adam Scott, Evangeline Lilly, Bridget Everett
Synopsis: In this horror-comedy, a recently married man who wants to bind with his stepson begins to fear that the boy is a demon.
Narcos, season 3 (Netflix Original)
Synopsis: The rules have changed in the aftermath of the bloody hunt for Escobar as the DEA turns its attention to his successors: the Cali Cartel.
Resurface, (Netflix Original)
Synopsis: A suicidal war veteran finds like-minded souls in Operation Surf, a program that helps traumatized soldiers heal while riding the waves.
Cast: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney
Synopsis: A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson
Synopsis: In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.
Cast: Patrick Wilson, Ed Helms, James Badge Dale
Synopsis: A hard-luck limo driver struggles to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie. He takes on a job with a crazed passenger, whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography
Synopsis: Filmmaker Errol Morris probes the life, work and studio of his pal Elsa Dorfman, a Polaroid photographer who’s shot luminaries and regular folk alike.
The Ice Storm
Cast: Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Sigourney Weaver
Synopsis: In suburban New Canaan, Connecticut, 1973, middle class families experimenting with casual sex and substance abuse find their lives beyond their control.
The Last Shaman
Cast: James Freeman
Synopsis: In a last-ditch effort to prevent suicide, a clinically depressed young man travels to the Amazon to engage in an ancient hallucinatory ritual.
The Lost Brother
Cast: Leonardo Sbaraglia, Daniel Hendler, Ángela Molina
Synopsis: While settling the affairs of his murdered mother and brother, a man partners with a local thug in a life insurance scam, putting him on a dark path.
The Squid & the Whale
Cast: Owen Kline, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney
Synopsis: This insightful drama looks at the crumbling marriage between a self-centered novelist — whose career is waning — and his up-and-coming writer wife.
Timeless, season 1
Cast: Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett
Synopsis: An unlikely trio travel through time in order to battle unknown criminals and protect history as we know it.
Who the F**K is that Guy
Cast: Michael Alago
Synopsis: Take a ride through the life of a gay Peurto RICAN New Yorker who signed a slew of musical acts, including Metallica.
How to keep your relationship strong once baby arrives Why Him?
Cast: Zoey Deutch, James Franco, Bryan Cranston
Synopsis: A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when Ned Fleming realizes that his daughter’s Silicon Valley millionaire boyfriend is about to pop the question.
Marc Maron: Too Real (Netflix Original)
Cast: Marc Maron
Synopsis: Battle-scarred comic and “GLOW” star Marc Maron unleashes a storm of ideas about meditation, mortality, documentary films and our weird, modern world.
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Cast: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice, Simon Callow
Synopsis: Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, returns from a spiritual quest to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the sacred animal of a tribe in Africa.
A Good American
Cast: William Binney, Thomas Drake, Edward Loomis
Synopsis: A Good American tells the story of the best code-breaker the USA ever had and how he and a small team within NSA created a surveillance tool that could pick up any electronic signal on earth, filter it for targets and render results in real-time while keeping the privacy as demanded by the US constitution.
#realityhigh (Netflix Original)
Cast: Kate Walsh, John Michael Higgins, Nesta Marlee Cooper
Synopsis: When nerdy high schooler Dani finally attracts the interest of her longtime crush, she lands in the cross hairs of his ex, a social media celebrity.
BoJack Horseman, season 4 (Netflix Original)
Cast: Will Arnett, Aaron Paul, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie
Synopsis: While BoJack wrestles with self-loathing and loss, Todd helps Mr. Peanutbutter run for governor of California and Diane gets a job at a hip blog.
Fabrizio Copano: Solo Pienso En Mi (Netflix Original)
Synopsis: Chilean comedian, actor and director Fabrizio Copano performs a Netflix-exclusive stand-up set taped before a live audience in Buenos Aires.
Fire Chasers, season 1 (Netflix Original)
Synopsis: As California’s 2016 fire season rages, brave backcountry firefighters race to put out the flames, protect homes and save lives in this docuseries.
Greenhouse Academy, season 1 (Netflix Original)
Cast: Jessica Amlee, Cinthya Carmona, Nadine Ellis
Synopsis: At this boarding school for young leaders, the students divide up into rival groups. But to conquer the challenges ahead, they’ll have to join forces.
Joaquín Reyes: Una y no más (Netflix Original)
Synopsis: Well-known for his celebrity impersonations, Spanish comedian and artist Joaquín Reyes stays in his own character for this new stand-up special.
The Confession Tapes, season 1 (Netflix Original)
Synopsis: This true crime docuseries investigates cases where people convicted of murder claim their confessions were coerced, involuntary or false.
The Space Between Us
Cast: Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield, Carla Gugino
Synopsis: The first human born on Mars travels to Earth for the first time, experiencing the wonders of the planet through fresh eyes. He embarks on an adventure with a street smart girl to discover how he came to be.
The Walking Dead, season 7
Cast: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yuen
Synopsis: After suffering a heavy loss and gradually coming to terms under the rule of Negan, Rick and his group build an army with like-minded communities to prepare for all-out war against the Saviors.
Nashville, season 5
Cast: Connie Britton, Charles Esten, Hayden Panettiere
Synopsis: Following the lives and tragedies of rising and fading country music stars in Nashville.
Son of Zorn, season 1
Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Johnny Pemberton, Cheryl Hines
Synopsis: Animation and live action collide when a cartoon Barbarian dad leaves his war-torn village to re-connect with his moody, non-animated teenage son in suburbia.
Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster (Netflix Original)
Cast: Jeff Dunham
Synopsis: Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham brings his rude, crude and slightly demented posse of dummies to Ireland for a gleeful skewering of family and politics.
American Vandal, season 1 (Netflix Original)
Synopsis:When 27 cars are vandalized in his high school parking lot, bonehead Dylan Maxwell is the obvious suspect, but, this is far from an open and shut case.
Dragons’ Den, season 13
Cast: Evan Davis, Peter Jones, Deborah Meaden
Synopsis: Would-be tycoons seek investment money by pitching products to a line-up of wealthy business leaders in exchange for equity in their companies.
First They Killed My Father (Netflix Original)
Cast: Sareum Srey Moch
Synopsis: An unflinching portrayal of the Khmer Rouge’s reign of terror and genocide, from the view of a five-year old survivor cut off from her family in 1975.
Foo Fighters: Back and Forth
Cast: Foo Fighters
Synopsis: The history of the Foo Fighters comes alive in this documentary, from their demo tapes through the creation of their 2011 album Wasting Light.
George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Cast: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr
Synopsis: Director Martin Scorsese profiles former Beatle George Harrison in this reverent portrait that mixes interviews and archival footage.
Strong Island (Netflix Original)
Cast: Yance Ford
Synopsis: Yance Ford’s powerful documentary examines the racially charged murder of the filmmaker’s brother, his killer’s acquittal and the family’s response.
Time: The Kalief Browder Story, season 1 (Netflix Original)
Synopsis: This series traces the tragic case of Kalief Browder, a Bronx teen who spent three horrific years in jail, despite never being convicted of a crime.
Cast: Rickson Tevez, Gabriel Weinstein, Martin Sheen
Synopsis: Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.
Jerry Before Seinfeld (Netflix Original)
Synopsis: In a special that blends live stand-up with a personal retrospective, Jerry Seinfeld returns to the New York comedy club that launched his career.
Mr. Gaga: A True Story of Love and Dance
Cast: Ohad Naharin, Tzofia Naharin, Avi Belleli
Synopsis: Mr. Gaga tells the story of Ohad Naharin, renowned choreographer and artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, an artistic genius who redefined the language of modern dance.
Scream Queens, season 2
Cast: Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Stamos
Synopsis: The second season of the semi-anthology series centres on returning characters being terrorized by a serial killer in a hospital.
This Is Us, season 1
Cast: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown
Synopsis: The hit series that follows siblings Kate, Kevin and Randall as their lives intertwine., from sharing the same birthday, to so much more than anyone would expect.
Wentworth, season 5
Cast: Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva, Kate Atkinson
Synopsis: Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Cast: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal
Synopsis: Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who moves into her building on a wealthy woman’s dime.
Lethal Weapon, season 1
Cast: Damon Wayans, Clayne Crawford, Keesha Sharp
Synopsis: TV show based on the popular ‘Lethal Weapon’ films in which a slightly unhinged cop is partnered with a veteran detective trying to maintain a low stress level in his life.
The Deer Hunter
Cast: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale
Synopsis: An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacted and disrupted the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.
The Good Place, season 1
Cast: Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil
Synopsis: A woman struggles to define what it means to be good.
Gaga: Five Foot Two
Synopsis: an intimate and unfettered portrait of a year in the life of Lady Gaga. The documentary was selected to premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival and will launch simultaneously in all 190 countries in which Netflix is available on September 22.
Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father, season 1 (Netflix Original)
Cast: Jack Whitehall, Michael Whitehall
Synopsis: Comic Jack Whitehall invites his stodgy, unadventurous father to travel with him to odd locations and events in an attempt to strengthen their bond.
The Exorcist, season 1
Cast: Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Kurt Egyiawan
Synopsis: Follows three priests dealing with cases of a demonic presence targeting a family and a foster home.
Planet Earth II
Cast: David Attenborough
Synopsis: David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.
Terrace House: Aloha State, part 4 (Netflix Original)
Synopsis: With a realtor and a rapper recently added to the list of housemates, the residents of Terrace House continue looking for love in paradise.
Lee Daniels’ Star, season 2
Cast: Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt, Jude Demorest
Synopsis: Two half-sisters raised in foster care and a young songwriter hiding her celebrity parentage join forces in Atlanta to chase dreams of music stardom.
The Other Guys
Cast: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes
Synopsis: New York cops Allen and Terry toil in obscurity as lowly desk jockeys until a big break finally gives them a chance to tackle real police work.
Grey’s Anatomy, season 13
Cast: Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson
Synopsis: A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.
The Expendables 3
Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li
Synopsis: Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.
There Will Be Blood
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds
Synopsis: The film follows the rise to power of Daniel Plainview – a charismatic and ruthless oil prospector, driven to succeed by his intense hatred of others and desperate need to see any and all competitors fail.
Big Mouth, season 1 (Netflix Original)
Cast: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney
Synopsis: A surreal animated comedy series from real-life best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg explores teenage adventures in puberty.
Club de Cuervos, season 3 (Netflix Original)
Cast: Luis Gerardo Mendez, Mariana Trevino, Stephanie Cayo
Synopsis: A brother and sister battle high expectations and each other after inheriting a soccer team.
Gerald’s Game (Netflix Original)
Cast: Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Henry Thomas
Synopsis: When her husband’s sex game goes wrong, Jessie — handcuffed to a bed in a remote lake house — faces warped visions, dark secrets and a dire choice.
Our Souls at Night (Netflix Original)
Cast: Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Judy Greer
Synopsis: Seeking a connection, a widow, Addie Moore (Jane Fonda), pays an unexpected visit to her Colorado neighbour, Louis Waters (Robert Redford), a widower.
Paul Hollywood’s Big Continental Road Trip, season 1 (Netflix Original)
Cast: Paul Hollywood
Synopsis: Gear up for a fast-paced journey as celebrity chef and avid auo enthusiast Paul Hollywood takes in the cars and culture of France, Italy and Germany.
Real Rob, season 2 (Netflix Original)
Cast: Rob Schneider, Patricia Schneider, Jamie Lissow
Synopsis: Go inside the world of comedian Rob Schneider in this comedy series that follows the ups and downs of his career and family life.
Cast: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki
Synopsis: A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in seven days.
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Oona Laurence
Synopsis: Boxer Billy Hope turns to trainer Tick Wills to help him get his life back on track after losing his wife in a tragic accident and his daughter to child protection services.
The Devil’s Candy
Cast: Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince
Synopsis: A struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces after he and his young family move into their dream home in rural Texas, in this creepy haunted-house tale.
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage
Cast: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone
Synopsis: Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.
Last call! This is what’s leaving Netflix Canada in September:
Community: Seasons 1 – 4
The Book of Negroes
The Purge: Anarchy
The Boondocks: Season 1 – 4
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