New shows and movies to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend

Feb 19 2021, 12:44 pm

We’re entering the second-last weekend of February, so naturally, Netflix and chilling is in the cards. As you plan a weekend date with the couch, here is some new content worth checking out on Netflix Canada.

This weekend, the streaming platform has launched some nature content, animation, foreign films, and a series that takes place in the future after a global catastrophe — sound familiar?

Fire up the popcorn, your weekend date with Netflix Canada starts right now.

Tribes of Europa

In 2074, three siblings set out to change the fate of Europe after a global catastrophe fractures it into countless microstates fighting for dominance.

MeatEater: Season 9 Part 2

Steve sets his sights on game such as mule deer, duck, wild turkey, bear and moose in travels that take him to hunting hot spots across the US.

Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan 

A popular manga creator becomes enmeshed in paranormal events while conducting research: Stand User Kishibe Rohan visits Italy, goes bankrupt and more.

Animals on the Loose: A You vs. Wild Movie

When a protective fence enclosing a South African animal sanctuary unexpectedly loses power, Bear Grylls gets called in to help. An interactive special.

Behind Her Eyes

A single mom becomes entangled in a twisted mind game when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while bonding with his mysterious wife.

Hello, Me!

Miserable and unsuccessful, a woman thinks she’s lost all her spark — until one day, her spunky younger self appears in front of her demanding change.

Classmates Minus (February 20)

The plight of middle-aged men is told through the individual yet intertwined stories of four high school classmates dealing with personal struggles.

In case you missed it, here are some Netflix shows and movies that were released earlier in February:

Buried by the Bernards

In 2017, Ryan Bernard opened the doors to R Bernard Funeral Services, offering complete yet affordable funeral packages to help his community deal with exponentially high funeral costs. With family dra-medy at the centre, the family-owned and -operated business provides their community top-tier care, service and comfort with a side of laughter in the toughest of times.

Nadiya Bakes

Delightful cakes and heavenly breads pop from the oven as Nadiya Hussain returns to baking, her happy place, and spotlights creative kindred spirits.

To All The Boys: Always And Forever

It started with an old love letter — and turned into a new romance. What does the future hold for Lara Jean and Peter?

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel is the first season in a new documentary series that deconstructs the mythology and mystery surrounding infamous locations in contemporary crime. For nearly a century the Cecil Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles has been linked to some of the city’s most notorious activity, from untimely deaths to housing serial killers. 

The Misadventures of Hedi and Cokeman

In Paris, two dysfunctional dealers use family ties to try to boost their small drug business in this crass comedy based on the web series.

Layla Majnun

While in Azerbaijan, Layla, an Indonesian scholar, falls for Samir, an admirer of her work – but her arranged marriage stands in the way.

Red Dot

On a hiking trip to rekindle their marriage, a couple finds themselves fleeing for their lives in the unforgiving wilderness from an unknown shooter.

Squared Love

A celebrity journalist and renowned womanizer starts to rethink his life choices after he falls for a mysterious model who leads a double life.

Malcolm & Marie

As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smouldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.

Little Big Women

A family grapples with the passing of their estranged father and the remnants of the life he led during his absence.

The Last Paradiso

In 1950s Italy, a passionate free spirit dreams of love, justice and a better life until a forbidden affair threatens everything. Based on real events.

Space Sweepers

Chasing after space debris and faraway dreams in year 2092, four misfits unearth explosive secrets during the attempted trade of a wide-eyed humanoid.

Strip Down, Rise Up

In an effort to reclaim their bodies and lives, a group of women explore the intersections of movement and meaning in a powerful pole-dancing program.

Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready: Season 2 

Once again, Tiffany Haddish will introduce six of her favourite comedians to Netflix members around the world with a second season of the Emmy-nominated stand-up comedy series They Ready.

Each comedian, all of whom were personally chosen by Haddish, will perform a 15-20 minute set.

Firefly Lane

Tully and Kate meet as young girls on Firefly Lane and become inseparable best friends throughout 30 years of ups and downs.

The Dig

When a wealthy widow hires an amateur archeologist to excavate burial mounds on her estate, they uncover history-changing treasure.

Below Zero (Bajocero)

When a prisoner transfer van is attacked, the cop in charge must fight those inside and outside while dealing with a silent foe: the icy temperatures.

Finding ‘Ohana

A summer in rural Oahu takes an exciting turn for two Brooklyn-raised siblings when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an epic adventure with new friends, and leads them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage.

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