As the mercury drops and the snow starts to pile up across Canada, more and more Canadians will be turning to Netflix Canada to help keep them entertained this winter. Netflix Canada is offering a new slew of movies and TV series for December 2016, including a batch of titles to help you celebrate the 2016 holiday season.
Let’s take a look at what’s coming and leaving Netflix Canada for the month of December, 2016.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 1, 2016
10 Year Plan
Cast: Jack Turner, Michael Adam Hamilton, Matthew Bridges
Afraid of being alone forever, two friends agree to become a couple if they’re still single in 10 years. A decade later, they’re not so sure.
12 Years a Slave
Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch
A freeborn black man is abducted from New York and sold into slavery in this historical drama based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup.
A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale
Cast: Patrick Muldoon, Jonathan Bennett, Lexi Giovagnoli
When spoiled, 21-year old college student Luce Lockhart is forced to take a job over the holidays walking a rich developer’s dog, she is thrilled to discover they are going to build a salon and spa over the quaint local dog park nearby. But when Luce meets Dean, an irritating yet handsome dogwalker actively trying to stop them, Luce is forced to question what the park means to her newfound friends, and whether she can put aside her selfish ways to help save the park before Christmas.
Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly
An anonymous man comes to Father James in confession and vows to kill him in one week, simply because the priest is himself a good man.
Chill with Bob Ross: Collection
Cast: Bob Ross
Iconic artist and master of relaxation Bob Ross demonstrates the process of creating wintry scenes in these episodes dedicated to the season.
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan
Days before his pregnant wife’s due date, Peter lands on the “no-fly” list, forcing him to drive across the country with an irritating slacker.
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson
An aimless slacker find himself inexplicably linked to a notorious terrorist cell and hotly pursued by federal authorities.
Get On Up
Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd
This powerhouse biopic traces the legendary James Brown’s rocky road from humble origins to superstardom as the Godfather of Soul.
Gnomeo and Juliet
Cast: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Ashley Jensen
The classic tale of forbidden romance between two star-crossed lovers from warring families is transported to the unlikely word of garden gnomes.
Cast: Matt Damon, Cecile De France, Jay Mohr
This supernatural tale follows three different people and their responses to death, including a psychic who may be able to help the others find peace.
Hobo with a Shotgun
Cast: Rutger Hauer, Molly Dunsworth, Gregory Smith
A bum rolls into town hoping to start over, only to find his adopted city saturated in violence and ruled by a vicious crime lord known as the Drake.
Cast: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer
When the ship they’re on capsizes, a lion, zebra, giraffe and hippo from a zoo become stranded on Madagascar, an island populated by oddballs.
My Boss’s Daughter
Cast: Ashton Kutcher, Tara Reid, Jeffrey Tambor
A young man house-sits for his mean boss, hoping to use it as an opportunity to win the heart of the boss’s daughter, on whom he’s long had a crush.
Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix
When a doctor tries to stop the imprisoned Marquis de Sade from writing his salacious stories, a young worker is lured into taking his dictation.
Scooby Doo! And The Beach Beastie
Cast: Mindy Cohn, Grey DeLisle, David Kaye
Mystery Inc. heads to a beach in Florida only to find that it is being haunted by a shape-shifting sea monster.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba
In these intertwined tales, an ex-con avenges a hooker’s death, a gumshoe gets mixed up with dangerous vixens, and a cop saves a dancer from a rapist.
The Fabulous Baker Boys
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges
To rejuvenate their lounge act, two sibling jazz musicians hire a sexy songbird — who becomes a catalyst for bringing old regrets to the surface.
The Hurt Locker
Cast: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty
Kathryn Bigelow directs this gripping drama following one of the U.S Army’s elite explosive ordnance disposal teams operating in Iraq.
Cast: John Hawkes, Vail Bloom, Joanna Cassidy
Explores the tangled relationship between a troubled private investigator and the missing woman he’s hired to help find.
Cast: Woody Harrelson, Kate Winslet, Aaron Paul
A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas
Cast: Tyler Perry, Kathy Najimy, Chad Michael Murray
A couple tries to impress their daughter’s rich beau, but the plan hits a snag when the maid’s family — including the indomitable Madea — shows up.
When Calls the Heart – Season 2
Cast: Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing, Lori Loughlin
Leaving behind her upper-crust city roots, a woman journeys west in the early 1900s to become a teacher in a small Canadian mining community.
Cast: Morgan Saylor, Brian ‘Sene’ Marc, Justin Bartha
Summer, New York City. A college girl falls hard for a guy she just met. After a night of partying goes wrong, she goes to wild extremes to get him back.
Cast: Tambet Tuisk, Kärt Tomingas, Saara Kadak
After being denounced as an outcast in school and frightened away from home by his mother’s developing schizophrenia, there is no other way out for Johannes but to start improving his life by reforming himself.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 2, 2016
Fauda – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Learning that the Hamas militant he thought he killed is still at large, veteran Israeli operative Doron comes out of retirement to hunt down his foe.
For the Love of Spock
Cast: Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, George Takei
An examination of the enduring appeal of Leonard Nimoy and his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek.
Cast: Robin Williams, Jonathan Hyde, Kirsten Dunst
When two siblings discover an enchanted board game that’s a portal to a magical world, they meet a man who’s been trapped inside the game for years.
Pacific Heat – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Rob Stich, Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner
In this satirical animated series, a covert squad of elite — and unconventional — operatives tackles crime on the glitzy Gold Coast of Australia.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 3, 2016
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner
Not long after immortal soul mates Bella Swan and Edward Cullen say “I do,” a strange sensation begins to build inside Bella’s burgeoning belly.
Cast: Do Won Kwak, Jeong-min Hwang, Woo-hee Chun
A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 4, 2016
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen
When a gangster’s son steals his car and kills his dog, fearless ex-hitman John Wick takes on the entire mob to get this revenge
New Netflix Canada Titles December 6, 2016
Cast: Mark Duplass, Sarah Paulson, Clu Gulager
Meeting by chance when they return to their tiny California hometown, two former high-school sweethearts reflect on their shared past.
Reggie Watts: Spatial – Netflix Original
The comedian/musician waxes poetic about flight, grits and guns in this one-of-a-kind surrealist, experimental comedy adventure. Completely improvised.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 8, 2016
Cast: Jesse Plemons, Molly Shannon, Bradley Whitford
A struggling comedy writer, fresh off a breakup and in the midst of the worst year of his life, returns to Sacramento to care for his dying mother.
The Cuba Libre Story – Season 1 – Netflix Original
This documentary series recounts the tumultuous history of Cuba, a nation of foreign conquest, freedom fighters and Cold War political machinations.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 9, 2016
Captive – Season 1 – Netflix Original
The riveting series features hostage situations around the world, offering an inside looks at the tense negotiations and life-or-death stakes.
Cirque du Soleil Junior – Luna Petunia – Season 1 – Netflix Original
With help from her magic toy chest, fun-loving Luna Petunia enters the fantastic lands of Amaza, where adventures, friendship and learning await.
Four Seasons in Havana – Season 1 – Netflix Original
As Havana slowly revolves through the year, wistful detective Mario Conde probes the sultry heart of the city to investigate dark and deadly crimes.
Medici: Masters of Florence – Season 1 – Netflix Original
After his father’s murder, banking heir Cosimo Medici battles opponents of his artistic, economic and political visions for 15th-century Florence.
Spectral – Netflix Original
When an otherworldly force wreaks havoc on a war-torn European city, an engineer teams up with an elite Special Ops unit to stop it.
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston
Powerful thunder god Thor is stripped of his power and banished by his father, Odin, forced to live among humans on Earth to learn humility.
Club De Cuervos – Season 2 – Netflix Original
Cast: Luis Gerardo Mendez, Mariana Trevino, Stephanie Cayo
Siblings Chava and Isabel continue their quest to one-up each other and take full control of Cuervos FC.
Fuller House – Season 2 – Netflix Original
Cast: Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber
The Tanner family’s adventures continue as DJ Tanner-Fuller shares a home with her sister Stephanie and friend Kimmy who help raise her three boys.
White Rabbit Project – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, Grant Imahara
Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara investigate jailbreaks, superpower technology, heists and other pop culture, science and history topics.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 11, 2016
Asperger’s Are Us
Cast: Noah Britton, Ethan Finlan, Jack Hanke
In this coming of age documentary, four friends on the Autism spectrum who have bonded through humor and performed as the comedy troupe “Asperger’s Are Us” will prepare for one final, ambitious show before going their separate ways.
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Elijah Wood, Fiona Dourif, Dustin Milligan
An eccentric sleuth and his assistant wend their way through a big mystery, creeping closer to the truth with each episode in this comedic thriller.
Ricardo O’Farrill: Christmas Special – Netflix Original
The expressive Ricardo O’Farrill uses his astute comedic sensibilities to tease Christmas traditions, and not even Santa Claus escapes unscathed.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 13, 2016
Let’s Be Evil
Cast: Elizabeth Morris, Elliot James Langridge, Kara Tointon
Three chaperones are hired to supervise an advanced learning program for gifted children, who wear Augmented Reality Glasses to assist in their education. Contained within a secure, underground facility, events quickly spiral out of control.
Nobel – Season 1 – Netflix Original
A series of incidents in Afghanistan set complicated political and personal events in motion for a returning Norwegian Special Forces officer.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 14, 2016
Cast: Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow
This music-stepped comedy draws on the world of cappella groups to tell the story of an intense competition between three ensembles.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 15, 2016
PAW Patrol – Season 3
Cast: Devan Cohen, Owen Mason, Kallan Holley
Six heroic puppies led by a tech-savvy 10-year-old pull off high-stakes rescue missions using humor, problem-solving skills and cool vehicles.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 16, 2016
Barry – Netflix Original
Cast: Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor Joy, Jason Mitchell, Ellar Coltrane
A young Barack Obama forges his identity while dealing with race, divergent cultures and ordinary life as a New York City college student.
Call Me Francis – Season 1 – Netflix Original
On his path to becoming Pope Francis, Father Jorge Bergoglio pursues his religious vocation in a country ravaged by a brutal military dictatorship.
Crazyhead – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Cara Theobold, Susan Wokoma, Riann Steele, Lewis Reeves, Tony Curran
Bowling alley worker Amy and socially inept Raquel kick some serious demon butt while also facing their inner demons as they navigate their early 20s.
Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War
Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson
It’s Avengers vs. Avengers when Captain America fights to keep his superhero friends independent, while his pal Iron Man supports government control.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Cast: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen
NASCAR idol Ricky Bobby is at the top of his game until Formula One driver Jean Girard beats him on the track sending him into a downward spiral.
The Adventures of Puss in Boots – Season 4 – Netflix Original
Season 4 has our fuzzy, fearless feline swaggering and swashbuckling through more fun-filled adventures as he seeks to defeat the dreaded Bloodwolf.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 17, 2016
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis, Rose Byrne
In this adaptation of the Broadway musical, a spunky foster kid comes under the wing of a political player, and they change each other’s lives.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 18, 2016
The Fall – Series 3
Cast: Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, Valene Kane
When the Belfast police are stalled in their investigation of a spate of murders, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson is drafted to investigate.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 19, 2016
Cast: Lily Rabe, Timothée Chalamet, Lili Reinhart
A comedy focused on a teacher who chaperones a group of high schoolers to a state drama competition.
The Art of the Steal
Cast: Kurt Russell, Jay Baruchel, Katheryn Winnick
Crunch Calhoun, a semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get his old gang back together to pull off one last heist.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 20, 2016
Gabriel Iglesias: Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry – Netflix Original
Cast: Gabriel Iglesias
He’s sold out concerts in over 24 countries and now he makes his Netflix debut. Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias delights a packed house in Chicago, IL.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – Season 6 Part 2
Cast: Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain, Tara Strong
Journey to the enchanted land of Equestria, where unicorn Twilight Sparkle and her pals have adventures and learn“` valuable lessons about friendship.
Ten Percent – Season 1
In the wake of their boss’s unexpected death, four Parisian talent agents have their hands full managing their clients’ careers.
The Break – Season 1 – Netflix Original
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Cast: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Shirley MacLaine
Shy photo manager Walter Mitty is constantly daydreaming to escape his humdrum life, but a real-life adventure proves that being a hero is hard work.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 23, 2016
Trollhunters – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman, Anton Yelchin
From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro, a fantastical new world wrapped around two best friends who make a startling discovery beneath their town.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 24, 2016
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Cast: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata
A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 25, 2016
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Cast: Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Ed Oxenbould
Eleven-year-old Alexander awakes to hints of a truly awful day. When this bad day spills over to the rest of his family, things go from bad to worse.
Cast: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney
A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 27, 2016
Ajin- Season 2 – Netflix Original
Cast: Mamouru Miyano, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Jun Fukuyama
Sato will stop at nothing in his bloodthirsty quest for world domination. To stop him, Kei and Ko will have to make some hard choices.
Chasing Cameron – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Cameron Dallas
Get an inside look at the life of social media sensation Cameron Dallas with this show that follows him as he takes his career to the next level.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 29, 2016
The Hollywood Shorties
Cast: Tony Cox, Martin Klebba, Jimmy Briscoe
A professional dwarf basketball team defies cultural stereotypes to become one of the most unforgettable attractions in 1980’s Los Angeles.
New Netflix Canada Titles December 31, 2016
Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life – Season 1
Cast: Jack Cutmore-Scott, Meaghan Rath, James Earl
Cooper Barrett, along with his friends/roommates Barry and Neal, is figuring out his life beyond hedonistic behaviour. Cooper is seriously attracted to neighbour Kelly while ignoring advice from his brother Josh and his wife Leslie.
Hell on Wheels – Season 5 Part 2
Cast: Anson Mount, Colm Meaney
Former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon sets out on a quest to find his wife’s killer as post-Civil War America struggles to rebuild its identity.
Rosewood – Season 1
Cast: Morris Chestnut, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Gabrielle Dennis
Miami pathologist, Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr., finds secrets in people’s bodies using his state-of-the-art laboratory equipment.
Going, Going Gone
Last Call – Here’a a look at the titles that will be rotating off the service in December, 2016.
December 1, 2016
- Ice Age: Continental Drift
- The Godfather
- Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
December 8, 2016
December 18, 2016
December 19, 2016
December 20, 2016
- Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny
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