New shows and movies to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend

Apr 9 2021, 1:24 pm

Despite you-know-what, we’re continuing to coast through April and Netflix Canada is bringing a slew of new shows, movies, and documentaries to keep you busy this weekend.

From an unlikely crime-fighting duo to some foreign films, Dolly Parton, art heists, wedding coaches, and more, here’s what’s worth checking out this weekend on Netflix.

Thunder Force

Two childhood best friends reunite as an unlikely crime-fighting superhero duo when one invents a formula that gives ordinary people superpowers.

Have You Ever Seen Fireflies?

Rebellious, irreverent wunderkind Gülseren navigates loneliness, love and loss with political turmoil and social change.

Night in Paradise

Hiding out in Jeju Island following a brutal tragedy, a wronged mobster with a target on his back connects with a woman who has her own demons.

The Big Day: Collection 2

Time-honored customs marry with contemporary values — and of course, couture outfits — in this celebration of six larger-than-life Indian weddings.

Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute 

In a star-studded evening of music and memories, a community of iconic performers honour Dolly Parton as the MusiCares Person of the Year.

Snabba Cash

The lives of an ambitious businesswoman, a charming gang enforcer and a troubled teen collide amidst a desperate — and sinister — pursuit of wealth.

This Is A Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist

In 1990, two men dressed as cops con their way into a Boston museum and steal a fortune in art. Take a deep dive into this daring and notorious crime.

The Wedding Coach

Bridesmaids and in-laws and mason jars, oh my! Weddings are a beautiful cause for celebration, but planning one is far from a party. After barely making it down the aisle of her own wedding, comedian Jamie Lee is on a hilarious, heartwarming mission to help six engaged couples overcome the stressful real-life challenges that pop up before and on The Big Day.

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

Concrete Cowboy

While spending the summer in North Philadelphia, a troubled teen is caught between a life of crime and his estranged father’s vibrant urban-cowboy subculture.

Just Say Yes

Incurable romantic Lotte finds her life upended when her plans for a picture-perfect wedding unravel — just as her self-absorbed sister gets engaged.

Madame Claude

In 1960s Paris, Madame Claude’s influence extends beyond the world of sex work – until an affluent young woman threatens to change everything.

Run

Desiring freedom after years of isolated medical care, teenager Chloe suspects her mother might be holding her back — and harboring sinister secrets.

The Serpent

In the 1970s, merciless killer Charles Sobhraj preys on travelers exploring the “hippie trail” of South Asia. Based on shocking true events.

Sky High

After falling for Estrella, Ángel, a mechanic from the Madrid suburbs, dives into a world of heists and becomes the target of a relentless detective.

Prank Encounters: Season 2

Host Gaten Matarazzo pulls the strings on a new season of elaborate pranks involving everything from haunted mansions to ancient burial grounds. Yikes!

Worn Stories 

In this funny, heartfelt and moving docuseries, real people unpack the fascinating and quirky stories around their most meaningful pieces of clothing.

A Week Away 

Troubled teen Will Hawkins (Kevin Quinn) has a run-in with the law that puts him at an important crossroad: go to juvenile detention or attend a Christian summer camp. At first a fish-out-of-water, Will opens his heart and discovers love with a camp regular (Bailee Madison) and a sense of belonging in the last place he expected to find it.

Bad Trip

In a hidden-camera comedy from the producer of Bad Grandpa, two pals embark on a road trip full of funny pranks that pull real people into the mayhem.

The Irregulars 

In 19th-century London, a group of misfits works to solve supernatural crimes at the behest of Dr. Watson and his elusive partner, Sherlock Holmes.

Magic for Humans 

Illusionist Mago Pop takes to the streets of Barcelona, where he amazes folks of all ages and walks of life with tricks that inspire delight and wonder.

Nailed It!: Double Trouble

When two clueless cake “artists” team up, the reveals are even more ridiculous. From best buds to brothers and sisters, these bakers are twice as bad.

Seaspiracy

Passionate about ocean life, a filmmaker sets out to document the harm that humans do to marine species — and uncovers a sinister global conspiracy.

Who Killed Sara?

After 18 years in prison, Álex takes his revenge on the Lazcano family, who framed him for the murder of his sister Sara to save their reputation.

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