Mid-week must-see movies on Netflix Canada

Mar 17 2021, 12:48 pm

We’ve reach both the midway point of March and the hump of the workweek. If you’re looking for a good way to steer you towards the latter half of the week, Netflix Canada has a library of options to choose from.

From a film about always having to say no to your kids, a mysterious British Muslim spy, a flick about a bold new matchmaking service, and everything in between, here’s what’s worth a watch on Netflix tonight.

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

YES DAY

Always feeling like they have to say no to their kids and co-workers, Allison and Carlos decide to give their three kids a YES DAY — where for 24 hours the kids make the rules. Little did they know that they’d be going on a whirlwind adventure around Los Angeles that would bring the family closer to each other than ever before.

The Wedding Guest

A story centred on a mysterious British Muslim man (Dev Patel) on his journey across Pakistan and India.

The One

Love – and lies – spiral when a DNA researcher helps discover a way to find the perfect partner and creates a bold new matchmaking service.

Paper Lives

In the streets of Istanbul, ailing waste warehouse worker Mehmet takes a small boy under his wing and must soon confront his own traumatic childhood.

Dealer 

Tensions erupt when two filmmakers infiltrate an area ruled by gangs to shoot a music video for a rapper in this gritty found-footage series.

Sentinelle

Transferred home after a traumatizing combat mission, a highly trained French soldier uses her lethal skills to hunt down the man who hurt her sister.

In case you missed it, here are some newly released movies from earlier in March, ripe for the mid-week picking.

Moxie

Inspired by her mom’s rebellious past and a confident new friend, a shy 16-year-old publishes an anonymous zine calling out sexism at her school.

Bombay Rose

Escaping from child marriage, a young club dancer living in the streets of Bombay must choose between fending for her family and finding love with a boy orphaned by the militancy. Painted frame by frame and woven delicately through music, a red rose brings together three tales of impossible loves. 

Caught by a Wave

A summer fling born under the Sicilian sun quickly develops into a heartbreaking love story that forces a boy and girl to grow up too quickly.

Crazy About Her

After spending a wild night together, Adri discovers the only way to see Carla again is to become a patient at the psychiatric centre where she resides.

Geez & Ann

A sensitive and independent girl falls for a mysterious dream boy and yearns for the one thing everyone wants in a relationship — commitment and love.

High-Rise Invasion

A teen girl is teleported to a high-rise rooftop where she must choose between four dangerous options in a battle for her survival.

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 

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

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.

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.

Malcolm & Marie

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

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