New On Netflix Canada: August 2016

These are all the new titles on Netflix Canada from August 9th to August 31st!

Avail 8/9



Cast: Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby

Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.


The Good Lie

Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Emmanuel Jal

A young Sudanese War refugee wins a lottery that allows him to start life anew in the United States. But adapting to his new home presents challenges.



17-year-old Claressa ‘T-Rex’ Shields from Flint, Michigan dreams of being the first woman in history to win a gold medal in Olympic boxing. But in order for her to succeed, she’ll need to stand her ground both inside and outside the ring.


Avail 8/10


Son of Saul

Cast: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn

Amid the horrors of the Auschwitz concentration camp, a Jewish prisoner must choose between aiding in a rebellion and giving his son a proper burial.


Where to Invade Next

Michael Moore “invades” Europe to learn about policies implemented there that could solve social problems plaguing the United States.


Avail 8/11


The Railway Man

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgård, Colin Firth

Decades after World War II, a still-shattered soldier unexpectedly falls in love and sees a bizarre coincidence bring his past back into focus.


Avail 8/12


Ask the StoryBots – Season 1 – Netflix Original

Cast: Erin Fitzgerald, Fred Tatasciore, Judy Greer

Based on the award-winning educational apps, the StoryBots are curious little creatures who live in the world beneath our screens and go on fun adventures to help answer kids’ questions.


Project Mc² – Season 2 – Netflix Original

Cast: Genneya Walton, Mika Abdalla, Victoria Vida

They’re the smartest girls in school. They’re also spies who use science and technology to catch the bad guys.


The Get Down – Season 1a – Netflix Original

Cast: Justice Smith, Shameik Moore, Skylan Brooks

Told through the lives and music of a ragtag crew of South Bronx teens, The Get Down is a mythic saga of the transformation of 1970s New York City.


Avail 8/13


45 Years

Cast: Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay, Geraldine James

As Kate and Geoff prepare to celebrate their 45th anniversary, shocking news reopens old wounds and reveals painful secrets about Geoff’s past.


Avail 8/14


The Nut Job

Cast: Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson

An incorrigibly self-serving exiled squirrel finds himself helping his former park brethren raid a nut store to survive, that is also the front for a human gang’s bank robbery.


Avail 8/16



Cast: Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard

A couple begins to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists.


Avail 8/17


Puffin Rock – Season 2  – Netflix Original

Cast: Chris O’Dowd, Kate McCafferty, Sally McDaid

Life is sweet on beautiful Puffin Rock, where puffling Oona, her baby brother Baba and their pals learn about nature, friendship and family.


Avail 8/19


Bottersnikes and Gumbles – Season 1 – Netflix Original

Cast: Jason Callender, Kathryn Drysdale, Akiya Henry

Based on the much-loved books, three young Gumbles bounce and play while they avoid getting tin-canned by their grumpy neighbours, the Bottersnikes.


FearlessNetflix Original

On a journey from brazil to the championships in Las Vegas, a tight-knit group of professional bull riders prove why they’re the best. A new series.


I’ll Sleep When I’m DeadNetflix Original

I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead takes a compelling look into the life and mind of Steve Aoki, one of dance music’s most hardworking, controversial and captivating characters. Directed by Justin Krook and co-produced by the team behind the critically acclaimed documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead follows Aoki on his journey to play the biggest show of his career at Madison Square Garden, while exploring his complex yet loving relationship with his father, Rocky Aoki, former Olympian and founder of the Benihana restaurant empire.



Cast: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton

Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.


Avail 8/20


22 Jump Street

Cast: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Peter Stomare

Bickering partners Schmidt and Jenko are sent undercover once again, this time on a college campus to crack a fraternity’s drug-dealing crime ring.


The Midnight After

Cast:You-Nam Wong, Janice Man, Simon Yam

A group of passengers climb aboard a minibus that is to take them from Mongkok to Tai Po. As the bus emerges from a tunnel, everything is suddenly quite still: the streets and buildings are all empty and there’s not a soul to be seen; it’s as if everyone has suddenly been swallowed by the earth.


Avail 8/23


American Hustle

Cast: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.


Avail 8/24


How to Get Away with Murder – Season 2

Cast: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch

Brilliant criminal defense attorney and law professor Annalise Keating, plus five of her students, become involved in a twisted murder case.


Avail 8/26


Dawn of the Croods – Season 2 – Netflix Original

Cast: Stephanie Lemelin, Laraine Newman, Dan Milano

The first human. First tool. First house. First date night? For the first family, there’s a first time for everything!


Glitter Force – Season 2 – Netflix Original

Cast: Laura Bailey, Kate Higgins, Alex Cazares

Five preteen girls learn they’re a legendary superhero squad known as the Glitter Force. Their mission? To defend Earth from evil fairytale villains.


Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy: We’ve Been Thinking… Netflix Original

Grammy-nominated comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy bring their distinctive brand of humour to a packed crowd in Minneapolis.


XOXONetflix Original

Cast: Sarah Hyland, Graham Phillips, Brett DelBuono

Set amidst the biggest EDM festival in America, this film follows six strangers whose lives collide on one frenetic, hopelessly romantic night.


Avail 8/30


Hello, I am David

Cast:David Helfgott, Gillian Helfgott, Cosima Lange

A journey into the world of the outstanding pianist David Helfgott whose life inspired the OSCAR-winning film ‘Shine’


The Judge

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town’s judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.


Avail 8/31



Cast: Rachel Nichols, Alfie Allen, Missi Pyle

Pandemic is set in the near future, where a virus of epic proportions has overtaken the planet. There are more infected than uninfected, and humanity is losing its grip on survival. Its only hope is finding a cure and keeping the infected contained.


Happy Netflixing Witches!

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