New on Netflix Canada – March 1st – 15th, 2017

Here’s all the new titles coming to Netflix Canada the first half of March!


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Alvinnn!!! And the Chipmunks – Season 1

Cast: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Vanessa Bagdasarian

Raised by their human dad, a scrappy young musical chipmunk and his brothers get into mischief and learn plenty of valuable lessons along the way.


Before I Go to Sleep

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong

After surviving a brutal assault, a woman awakens each morning incapable of remembering anything about her past, including the previous day.


Butter 

Cast: Jennifer Garner, Ty Burrell, Olivia Wilde

When a gifted butter sculptor announces his retirement, his ambitious wife sees her hopes for future fame — and the presidency — melt away.


Confessions of a Superhero

Cast: Maxwell Allen, Christopher Dennis, Jennifer Gerht

Matt Ogens follows four quirky dreamers looking to catch their break in Tinseltown as they dress up as superheroes and pose for photos with tourists.


Force Majeure

Cast: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Vincent Wettergren

A sudden avalanche at an Alpine ski resort shatters the serenity of a vacationing Swedish family when the father flees without his wife and children.


Get Hard

Cast: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, T.I.

Sentenced to a long stretch in San Quentin, a hedge fund manager hires an ex-con to toughen him up, unaware of his new mentor has never done prison time.


Get Him to the Greek

Cast: Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss

Ambitious young record company intern Aaron must escort an unruly rock star to Los Angeles for the start to his anniversary concert.


Hap and Leonard – Season 1

Cast: James Purefoy, Michael Kenneth Williams, Christina Hendricks

In late 1980s Texas, two best friends get involved in darkly comic misadventures by hiring themselves out to shady clients for illicit ends.


Ice Age: Collision Course

Cast: Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo

The herd lands in extraterrestrial hot water when Scrat’s crazy acorn hunt accidentally triggers a cosmic event that puts all of Earth in jeopardy.


Impossible Dreamers

Cast: Garry Player, Dorian Paskowitz

This film follows age-defying pro and amateur senior athletes, including golfer Gary Player and boxer Ann Schranz, as they train for competition.


Independence Day: Resurgence

Cast: Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Liam Hemsworth

When aliens return to attack Earth 20 years after their first invasion, experts race to use reverse- engineered alien technology to save the world.


Indignation

Cast: Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tracy Letts

To escape his parents and the Korean War draft, Jewish atheist Marcus attends a rigid Christian college, where he faces bigotry and sexual repression.


Know Your Enemy – Japan

Cast: John Beal, Howard Duff, Walter Huston

The film examines Japan’s social structure and presents a geographical and historical basis for understanding Japan and the United States’ involvement in the war.


Let There Be Light

Cast: Walter Huston

The final entry in a trilogy of films produced for the U.S. government by John Huston. This documentary film follows 75 U.S. soldiers who have sustained debilitating emotional trauma and depression. A series of scenes chronicle their entry into a psychiatric hospital, their treatment and eventual recovery.


Looper

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt

In 2044, a hired gun gets rich killing people who are sent back from another time. But what will he do when his new target is his future self?


Nazi Concentration Camps

Cast: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Omar N. Bradley, George S. Patton

This film is the official documentary report compiled from over 80,000 feet of film shot by Allied military photographers in the German concentration camps immediately after liberation. The footage is a camp- by-camp record taken in order to provide lasting objective proof of the horrors the liberators witnessed.


Palo Alto 

Cast: James Franco, Emma Roberts, Nat Wolff

In this perceptive drama, a group of disaffected California teens has money to burn but little parental supervision — and even less direction.


Prelude to War 

Cast: Walter Huston, Victor Bulwer-Lytton, Kai-Shek Chiang

The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought.


Rush 

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl, Olivia Wilde

This dramatic portrayal of the intense 1970s rivalry between race drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt captures the contrasts between the two champions.


San Pietro 

Cast: Mark W. Clark, John Huston

This documentary movie is about the battle of San Pietro, a small village in Italy. Over 1,100 US soldiers were killed while trying to take this location that blocked the way for the allied forces from the Germans.


Semi-Pro 

Cast: Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, André Benjamin

Jackie is the cocky owner and coach of the Flint Michigan Tropics — the team with the worst record in the renegade American Basketball Association.


Snow White and the Huntsman 

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron

An updated take on the Snow White tale finds the fair-skinned maiden battling the Evil Queen with skills learned from the huntsman sent to kill her.


Source Code 

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

The government recruits a soldier for an investigation that places him in another man’s mind and body to identify the culprits of a terrorist bombing.


Super Size Me

Cast: Morgan Spurlock

Director Morgan Spurlock takes a hilarious and often terrifying look at the effects of fast food on the human body, using himself as a guinea pig.


Sustainable

Cast: Marion Nestle, Rick Bayless, Mark Bittman

Chef Rick Bayless, farmers and others discuss the history leading to the sustainable food movement and how it could change what we eat in the future.


The Accidental Husband 

Cast: Uma Thurman, Colin Firth, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Relationship expert Emma leads to sensible life until she makes the shocking discovery that she’s married to a man she’s never even met.


The Cove 

Cast: Roger Payne, Hayden Panettiere, John Potter

A group of activists travels to Japan to obtain footage of a heavily guarded operation that captures and kills scores of dolphins to use as meat.


The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Cast: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze

Mathieu Amalric stars as author and Elle magazine editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who suffered a stroke in 1995 that rendered him mute and paralyzed.


The Fighter 

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams

After a string of defeats, a boxer rediscovers his fighting will with help from his trainer and half-brother, a once-talented pugilist.


The Grand Budapest Hotel

Cast: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric

Between the world wars, Gustave H, the concierge at a prestigious European hotel, takes a bellboy named Zero as a trusted protégé.


The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress

Filmed in 1944, this documentary follows the decorated crew of the “Memphis Belle,” a B-17 bomber plane, on a mission to Wilhelmshaven, Germany.


The Mummy: Quest for the Lost Scrolls 

Cast: Chris Marquette, Jim Cummings, John Schneider

After Alex accidentally brings a mummy back to life, he and his parents race to find the lost scrolls that can send the creature back to its tomb.


The Negro Soldier 

Cast: Gertrude Elise Ayer, Richard Barthe, Erich Borchmeyer

A documentary focusing on the contributions to the American war effort from African-American soldiers.


The Notebook 

Cast: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner

Two young lovers are torn apart by war and class differences in the 1940s in this adaptation of Nicholas Spark’s best-selling novel.


The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Cast: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller

A shy freshman struggling with depression deals with his best friend’s suicide and his first love in this engaging coming-of-age tale.


The Punisher 

Cast: Thomas Jane, John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn

When an FBI agent’s wife and children are murdered after witnessing a mob hit, he becomes “the Punisher” — a one-man judge, jury and executioner.


The Red Violin 

Cast: Carlo Cecchi, Irene Grazioli, Anita Laurenzi

When a rare instrument crafted during the Italian Renaissance shows up at a modern auction, it reveals its mysterious history.


The September Issue

Cast: Anna Wintour, André Leon Talley, Thakoon Panichgul

Get a rare look inside Vogue as the fashion magazine’s influential editor and creative director produce the highly anticipated September issue.


The Women

Cast: Meg Ryan, Annette Bening, Eva Mendes

After learning that their friend’s hubby is having an affair, a group of New York City socialites devises a plan to help their chum win back her man.


Thunderbolt 

Cast: James Stewart, Lloyd Bridges, Robert Lowery

A WW2 documentary on the P-47 Thunderbolt fighter/bomber pilots in missions (Operation Strangle) from their base in Corsica to Northern Italy in 1944, destroying railroads, bridges, trains, vehicles and hard targets.


Tunisian Victory

Cast: Leo Genn, Burgess Meredith, Bernard Miles

Tunisian Victory is a 1944 Anglo-American propaganda film about the victories in the North Africa Campaign.


Undercover: How to Operate Behind Enemy Lines 

Cast: John Ford, Eddie Foster, Martin Garralaga

This is a training film for OSS agents who are to be dropped behind enemy lines, covering cover and concealment, ambush techniques, etc.


Warm Bodies 

Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Analeigh Tipton

After eating a young man’s brains and absorbing the memories within, a freshly dead zombie falls in love with his victim’s girlfriend.


Why We Fight: The Battle of Russia 

This Oscar-nominated fifth installment of director Frank Capra’s acclaimed World War II documentary series – created for the military and later shown in movie houses to rally Americans to victory.


WWII: Report from the Aleutians

For six months during World War II, legendary filmmaker John Huston served as an embedded reporter with the U.S. Army’s Signal Corps. This resulting documentary depicts life among soldiers protecting …


X-Men: Apocalypse 

Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence

With mutants Apocalypse and Magneto intent on mankind’s destruction, Professor X and his team of young X-Men must battle for the future of humanity.


xXx 

Cast: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas

A notorious underground rush-seeker deemed untouchable by the law is coerced into cooperating with the government to infiltrate a Russian crime ring.


XXX: State of the Union

Cast: Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe In this action-packed follow-up to XXX, U.S. intelligence officer Augustus Gibbons must thwart a massive conspiracy to overthrow the government.


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Grease 

Cast: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John star in this hit musical comedy about a greaser and the good girl he falls for — much to his friends’ chagrin.


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Greenleaf – Season 1 

Cast: Merle Dandridge, Kim Hawthorne, Lynn Whitifield

Although members of the Greenleaf family run a Memphis megachurch, their business and personal lives are tainted with greed, adultery and other sins.


Riverdale – Season 1 – Netflix Original – New Episodes Weekly

Cast: K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes

Archie’s got an edge. Veronica’s hiding her past. Riverdale is a little darker and a lot more interesting than it was in the days of Archie Comics.


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Better Off Single 

Cast: Aaron Tveit, Abby Elliott, Lauren Miller

He quit his job and broke up with his girlfriend. Charlie finally has his freedom, but his sanity may have already left the building.


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Amy Schumer: The Leather Special – Netflix Original 

Cast: Amy Schumer

Comic sensation Amy Schumer riffs on dating, sex and the price of fame in a provocative night of stand- up at Denver’s Bellco Theater.


Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments – Season 2 – Netflix Original – New Episodes Weekly

Cast: Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende

Despite a stunning betrayal, Clary and the Shadowhunters go to war against Valentine’s new army to determine the ultimate fate of the Shadow World.


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Young Offenders

Cast: Alex Murphy, Chris Walley, Hilary Rose

Two teenage boys cycle 160km on stolen bikes pursued by police to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7 million euro. Set around the real event of Ireland’s biggest cocaine seizure in 2007 of 440 million euro.


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Buddy Thunderstruck – Season 1 – Netflix Original 

Follow the funny, high-octane adventures of Buddy, a semitruck-racing dog who brings guts and good times to Greasepit.


Burning Sands – Netflix Original Film

Cast: Trevor Jackson, Alfre Woodard, Steve Harris, Tosin Cole

Promising student Zurich opens his eyes to some hard truths when his fraternity’s violent hazing escalates into a disastrous hell night.


Love – Season 2 – Netflix Original 

Cast: Gillian Jacobs, Paul Rust, Claudia O’Doherty

In Season 2, Mickey and Gus face commitment and all that comes with it as they attempt to bring order to their chaotic lives.


One More Time – Season 1 – Netflix Original

This fantasy drama follows an indie band singer who repeatedly undergoes unwanted time slips and the girlfriend he must save from an unlucky fate.


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Jim Norton: Mouthful of Shame – Netflix Original

Cast: Jim Norton Veteran touring comedian

Jim Norton delivers an all-new stand-up set exclusive to Netflix, shot live at New York City’s Skirball Center.


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17 Again

Cast: Zac Efron, Leslie Mann, Matthew Perry

Nearing a midlife crisis, thirty-something Mike wishes for a “do-over” — and that’s exactly what he gets when he wakes up to find he’s 17 again.


Hive Alive – Season 1

Cast: Chris Packham, Martha Kearney

Using advanced technology, a team of field experts joins hosts Chris Packman and Martha Kearney as they explore the complex world of honeybees.


Notes on Blindness

Cast: John M. Hull, Marilyn Hull, Miranda Beinart-Smith

In the summer of 1983, just days before the birth of his first son, writer and theologian John Hull went blind. In order to make sense of the upheaval in his life, he began keeping a diary on audiocassette.


Silent Hill

Cast: Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean, Laurie Holden

When her adopted daughter goes missing after a car crash, Rose searches for her in Silent Hill, a ghost town haunted by nightmarish beings.


Sugar Mountain

Cast: Jason Momoa, Cary Elwes, Drew Roy

Two brothers, down on their luck, fake a disappearance in the Alaskan wilderness so they’ll have a great survival story to sell, but the hoax turns out to be more real than they planned.


Happy Netflixing!

 

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