New shows and movies to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend

Mar 12 2021, 1:22 pm

We’re already quickly nearing the midpoint of March, and Netflix Canada has an impressive library of new titles.

There are a few documentaries, some feature films, animation, foreign films, and new shows this weekend. So, yeah, that couch looks pretty inviting.

With that said, fire up the popcorn, your weekend date with Netflix Canada starts right now. Here’s what’s new on the streaming platform, as of Friday, along with some titles from earlier this month.

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.

Love Alarm: Season 2

Longing for resounding proof of her feelings, Jojo sets out to uninstall the shield and make the app ring for her one true love.

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.

Paradise PD: Part 3

The not-so-honourable police officers of Paradise engage in dog blackmail, sperm theft, doughnut shop intimidation and many more unspeakable crimes.

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.

Last Chance U: Basketball

From Greg Whiteley (Cheer) and the team behind Emmy-winning Last Chance U comes Last Chane U: Basketball, an honest, gritty, look inside the world of community college basketball. Over the course of eight episodes, viewers will follow the East Los Angeles College Huskies (ELAC) in their high-stakes chase to an unprecedented California state basketball championship.

Marriage or Mortgage

A wedding planner and a real estate agent compete to win the hearts and budgets of spouses-to-be. Will they pick fairy-tale nuptials or a dream home?

The Houseboat 

Musicians and friends Fynn Kliemann and Olli Schulz spend two difficult years trying to restore the home of singer Gunter Gabriel to its former glory.

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

City of Ghosts 

Meet the Ghost Club! Their adventures take them all around Los Angeles as they interview ghosts, solve problems and learn about their city’s history.

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.

Pacific Rim: The Black

After Kaiju ravages Australia, two siblings pilot a Jaeger to search for their parents, encountering new creatures, seedy characters and chance allies.

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.

Murder Among the Mormons

A series of pipe bombs kills two people and severely injures another, jolting the epicentre of the LDS Church. The murders send further shockwaves through the community when a trove of early Mormon letters and diaries are found destroyed in the vehicle of the third victim, Mark Hofmann, a renowned collector of rare documents, including the infamous White Salamander Letter — an artifact whose contents threatened to shake the very foundations of Mormonism. 

Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell

Featuring rare footage and in-depth interviews, this documentary celebrates the life of The Notorious B.I.G. on his journey from hustler to rap king.

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.

Canine Intervention

Canine Intervention follows renowned Oakland dog trainer Jas Leverette as he runs Cali K9, one of the top dog-training facilities in California. Using his unique training methods and techniques, each episode will feature Jas as he works with a variety of dogs and their owners to fix their obedience and behaviour issues. Jas works with all breeds, he’s never turned a dog away, and he can correct even the most extreme behaviour issues. 

Ginny & Georgia

Hoping for a fresh start, teenage Ginny and her mother, Georgia, settled in a new town. But the secrets in Georgia’s past jeopardize their endeavour.

Pelé

This documentary tells the story of world-renowned footballer Pelé, his quest for perfection, and the mythical status he has since attained.

Tribes of Europa

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

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.

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. 

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