Mid-week must-see movies to check out on Netflix Canada (TRAILERS)

Jun 16 2021, 8:59 pm

Netflix Canada is offering some newly released movies to get you through the mid-week blues.

Forget being halfway through the workweek, we’ve also inched past the midpoint of June already.

As you settle into the midpoint of the month and the workweek, here are some new must-see flicks that should be on your radar today.

Netflix is showcasing a Russian film about speed skaters, an Indian skateboarder, some animated movies, a thriller centring on a world where humans have lost the ability to sleep, and much more.

Kick your feet up today, you earned it. Plus, it’ll make the latter half of the workweek feel that much closer.

Here’s what’s good to watch on Netflix Canada today.

Silver Skates

On the frozen rivers and canals of St. Petersburg, a petty thief on skates warms the heart of an aristocrat’s daughter as forces try to keep them apart.

Skater Girl

In the inspiring feature film Skater Girl, a teen in rural India must fight against all odds to follow her dreams of becoming a skater and competing in the national championship.


Set in Manila where mythical creatures of Philippine folklore hide amongst humans, Alexandra Trese goes head-to-head with a criminal underworld.

Wish Dragon

Longing to reconnect with his childhood best friend, resourceful teen Din meets a charming wish-granting dragon who shows him the magic of possibilities.


After a global event wipes out humanity’s ability to sleep, a troubled ex-soldier fights to save her family as society and her mind spiral into chaos.

Tragic Jungle

To escape an arranged marriage, a woman flees into the depths of the Mayan jungle, where untamed nature merges the human and the supernatural.

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


In this fast-paced, action-packed thriller, a retired hitman — along with his sister and a troubled teen — takes revenge on his lethal stepbrother.

Dancing Queens

The story centres around Dylan Pettersson (Molly Nutley), a 23-year-old girl from a small island in the Swedish archipelago with big dancing aspirations. When she’s talked into cleaning at the struggling drag club Queens, the club’s star dancer and choreographer (Fredrik Quiñones) accidentally discovers Dylan’s talent. She desperately wants to be a part of the show, but she’s a girl – and it’s a drag show. However, where there’s a will, there’s a way.

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie: Part 1 / Part 2  

When a dark power enshrouds the Earth after a total solar eclipse, the scattered Sailor Guardians must reunite to bring light back into the world.


After a breakup, an influencer takes her friends on a free trip to Bahia’s vibrant Carnival, where she learns life’s not just about social media likes

Blue Miracle

The incredible true story of Casa Hogar, the Mexican boys home that entered the world’s biggest fishing tournament to save their orphanage.

Army of the Dead

After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries takes the ultimate gamble by venturing into the quarantine zone for the greatest heist ever.

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