Netflix Canada kicks off 2018 with a wide range of new titles, including Netflix Originals, blockbuster movies and TV shows like Dynasty, Grace and Frankie, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and One Day at a Time Season 2.
Fans of the streaming service can also find out what’s leaving the service over the month of January 2018 by scrolling to the end of this page. Enjoy!
New On Netflix Canada January 1, 2018
Cast: Christian Friedel, Katharina Schüttler, Burghart Klaußner
In November 1939, Georg Elser’s attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action.
Age of Shadows
Formerly a Korean resistance fighter, a policeman working for Japan is tasked with tracking down resistance leaders before they acquire explosives.
Seemingly simple but deceptively complex, the game of “Go” serves as the backdrop for this battle between artificial intelligence and man.
Anne With An E – Season 1
Cast: Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James, R.H. Thomson The adventures of a young orphaned girl living in the late 19th century. Follow Anne as she learns to navigate her new life on Prince Edward Island, in this new take on L.M. Montgomery’s classic novels.
Camp Cool Kids
Cast: Michael Gross, Markie Post, Tyree Brown Encouraged by his quirky grandfather, a young boy faces his fears at summer camp.
Chonda Pierce: Enough
Stand-up comedian Chonda Pierce, known as the “Queen of Clean”, continues to share her emotional journey and story in this sequel to her 2015 award winning documentary “Chonda Pierce: Laughing In The Dark”.
Cast: Dries Van Noten This documentary explores the intense passion and distinctive talent that makes Dries Van Noten one of the most unique fashion designers in the world.
Eastsiders – Season 3
Cast: Kit Williamson, Van Hansis, Constance Wu Cal turns to his friends for help through a hilariously dark time when he discovers that his partner Thom’s been cheating on him.
This documentary explores the challenging, demanding and transformative world of CrossFit through the eyes of the people who’ve embraced it.
Glacé – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Charles Berling, Julia Piaton, Pascal Greggory A grisly find atop a mountain in the French Pyrenees leads investigator Martin Servaz into a twisted dance with a serial killer in this icy thriller.
Lovesick – Season 3 – Netflix Original
Best friends Dylan, Luke and Evie continue to navigate the ups and downs of relationships as they search for their soul mates.
Maddman: The Steve Madden Story
This documentary chronicles the rise of the footwear designer behind a billion-dollar empire and his subsequent comeback after a financial scandal.
Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World
Cast: Padraic Delany, Hugh Bonneville, Kuba Rudzinski 500 years ago, Martin Luther triggered a seismic upheaval that rocked the western world-with an impact that continues to reverberate to this day.
Murder on the Cape
Cast: Jade Harlow, Josh Walther, Heather Egeli Based on the Christa Worthington case. An out of work fisherman has an affair with a fashion writer wintering on the Cape. She returns two years later with his child, and when she is murdered, the fisherman is the prime suspect.
An 18-year-old struggling to understand her best friend’s suicide talks to teenagers who have grappled with mental illness and suicidal thoughts.
Open Season: Scared Silly
Cast: William Townsend, Donny Lucas, Melissa Sturm When a spooky werewolf tales scares Boog out of joining the annual camping trip, his friends hatch a plan to cure him of his fear.
Penn & Teller: Fool Us – Season 1
Cast: Penn Jillette, Teller, Jonathan Ross The world-famous magic duo brings their singular brand of humor to a competition show in which skilled illusionists vie for a grand prize.
Cast: Natalie Portman, Emmanuel Salinger, Lily-Rose Depp In pre-World War II France, two sisters purport to be able to communicate with the dead and soon catch the eye of an ambitious filmmaker.
Splash and Bubbles – Season 1
Cast: John Tartaglia, Leslie-Carrara-Rudolph, Raymond Carr Curious pals Splash, Bubbles, Dunk and Ripple have fun exploring new places, making new friends and learning all about their amazing ocean home.
Super Dark Times
Cast: Owen Campbell, Charlie Tahan, Elizabeth Cappuccino A tragic accident drives a wedge between two teenage boys, threatening a friendship that had semed firm and unshakeable.
Cast: Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse Two best friends’ quest to buy booze for a party in hopes of scoring with girls leads them on a series of wacky misadventures.
Cast: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Hayley McElhinney Sam’s frequent tantrums turn sinister when a creepy children’s book mysteriously appears in his room, and he asks his mother, “Do you want to die?”
Cast: Alexandra Daddario, Kate Upton, Kal Penn Two friends on a road trip compete for the affections of a handsome man when their flight is redirected due to a hurricane.
Cast: Kerry Fox, James Rolleston, Alice Englert A drama student is torn between creative possibility and ethical boundaries when his girlfriend’s family gets caught up in a sex scandal.
Cast: Taryn Manning, Francesca Eastwood, James Franco A bank heist takes an unnerving turn when the three sibling robbers attempt to gain entrance into an subterranean vault with sinister secrets.
Treasures From The Wreck Of The Unbelievable
This cinematic journey into the waters off East Africa chronicles the story behind artist Damien Hirst’s massive exhibition of oceanic treasures.
Cast: Kate Micucci, Justin Chatwin, Steve Howey When a cosmic event turns Emma’s dog and cat into two perfect guys, Emma reconsiders her outlook on dating, hilariously works out her trust issues, and ultimately learns to love herself.
New On Netflix Canada January 2, 2018
Cheapest Weddings – Season 1
Couples on a tiny budget try to ensure that the day of their wedding turns out to be the magical experience they always dreamed it would be.
Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Cast: Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush Captain Jack Sparrow finds himself in hot water when Salazar escapes the Devil’s Triangle and makes it his mission to obliterate every pirate at sea.
Cast: Lee Eddy, John Merriman, Byron Brown After being dumped on New Year’s Eve, Bill pursues his ex-girlfriend to an off-season Gulf Coast beach town, but things get complicated along the way.
Cast: Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Rosario Dawson Based on Puccini’s opera “La Boheme,” this musical follows a group of scrappy bohemians who face true love, drug addiction and AIDS in New York City.
Shameless (U.S.) – Season 7 a
Cast: William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Justin Chatwin This dramedy based on a British series centers on siblings in a dysfunctional Chicago family who struggle while coping with their alcoholic father.
Zumbo’s Just Desserts – Season 1
Cast: Gigi Falanga, Rachel Khoo, Adriano Zumbo Amateur Australian chefs compete to impress patisserie chef Adriano Zumbo with their sweet creations. Those who don’t fit the brief go head to head in the ‘Zumbo test’ to replicate his unique desserts.
New On Netflix Canada January 3, 2018
Cast: Jamie Bell, Mark Strong, Abbie Cornish In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen.
A Ghost Story
Cast: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.
New On Netflix Canada January 5, 2018
All Eyez on Me
Cast: Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur.
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Collections – Netflix Original
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld In Jerry Seinfeld’s unique series, he picks up a guest comedian in a cool car, then they set off for laughfilled conversations fueled by caffeine.
DEVILMAN crybaby – Season 1 – Netflix Original
A demon possesses a boy’s dead body to do evil. But after falling in love with a human girl, he has a change of heart. Based on Go Nagai’s hit manga.
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Season 2 – Netflix Original
Dirk and Todd reunite, along with Farah and new allies in Montana law enforcement, to investigate a case partly set in a magical fantasy realm.
Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha
Cast: Carmen Argenziano, Horatio Sanz, Luis Guzman In this modern adaptation of a Spanish classic, an eccentric, elderly gentleman sets out with his honest sidekick to right the wrongs of the world.
Rotten – Netflix Original
This docuseries travels deep into the heart of the food supply chain to reveal unsavory truths and expose hidden forces that shape what we eat.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattison, Taylor Lautner In the epic series’ final chapter, Bella and Edward’s newborn daughter forces the couple into a lifealtering confrontation.
New On Netflix Canada January 6, 2018
House of Z
Cast: Christina Binkley, Naomi Campbell, Sean Combs A feature documentary on the life and career of designer Zac Posen.
Cast: Aaron Pedersen, Ian Meadows, Harriet Dyer An idyllic camping trip to an isolated beach turns into a harrowing ordeal after a young couple discovers an abandoned tent and a lost child.
Cast: Timothy Spail, Colm Meaney, Freddie Highmore Two bitter political rivals – Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness – share a ride to the airport in this reimagining of the 2006 St. Andrews Agreement.
New On Netflix Canada January 10, 2018
Alejandro Riaño Especial de stand up – Netflix Original
The irreverent veteran of Columbian comedy delivers some of his most well-known routines in a performance from Bogotá’s Teatro Nacional La Castellana.
New On Netflix Canada January 12, 2018
Cast: Scott Adkins, Teodora Duhovnikova, Alon Aboutboul The fourth film in the action franchise finds Boyka taking on brutal gangsters to protect the widow of a man he unintentionally killed in the ring.
Disjointed – Part 2- Netflix Original
Cast: Kathy Bates, Aaron Moten, Tone Bell Pete struggles with a crisis of confidence, Carter opens up to a new friend, Ruth returns to her roots, and Olivia’s business takes off.
Somebody Feed Phil – Netflix Original
“Everybody Loves Raymond” executive producer Phil Rosenthal travels the world to take in the local cuisine and culture.
The Man Who Would Be Polka King
Cast: Jan Lewan, Greg Korin, Stan Tadrowski This irreverent documentary reveals how charming entertainer Jan Lewan bilked investors out of millions in a complicated investment scam.
The Polka King – Netflix Film
Cast: Jack Black, Jenny Slate, Jason Schwartzman A Polish-born bandleader who dreams of building a musical empire in the U.S. lures his fans into a Ponzi scheme in this comedy based on a true story.
New On Netflix Canada January 14, 2018
Cast:Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York.
Tom Segura: Disgraceful – Netflix Original
In his third Netflix special, the LA-based comic and podcast host talks about online shopping, weight loss and life on the road.
New On Netflix Canada January 15, 2018
Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards
Cast: River Hawkins, Rick Kissack, Manolo Blahnik An in-depth portrait of MANOLO BLAHNIK, self-confessed ‘cobbler’ and the man regarded by most influential fashion figures as ‘the best shoe-maker of the 20th and 21st centuries.’
Cast: Debby Ryan, Genevieve Hegney, Andrew Creer Following an embarrassing viral video, a New York model decides to espace from her suffocating existence by visiting her faraway aunt in Australia.
In this heart-wrenching documentary, a 28-year-old Ph.D. student turns the camera on herself to capture her struggles with chronic fatigue syndrome.
New On Netflix Canada January 16, 2018
Helix – Seasons 1-2
Cast: Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé A team of scientists are thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation when they arrive in the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be an outbreak of a strange disease in a secluded international research facility.
Katt Williams: Great America – Netflix Original
The king of underground comedy takes the stage in Jacksonville with unflinching riffs on American politics and the raunchy perils of getting old.
New On Netflix Canada January 17, 2018
Arango y Sanint: Ríase El Show – Netflix Original
Two legendary Columbian comedians — Julian Arango and Antonio Sanint — share the stage for the first time ever.
New On Netflix Canada January 18, 2018
Bad Day for the Cut
Cast: Nigel O’Neill, Susan Lynch, Józef Pawlowski A middle-aged Irish farmer, who still lives at home with his mother, sets off on a mission of revenge when the old lady is murdered.
Dear White People
Cast: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Kyle Gallner The lives of four black students at an Ivy League college.
Dynasty – Season 1 – Netflix Original – New Episodes Weekly
Cast: Elizabeth Gillies, Nathalie Kelley, Grant Show With a new face poised to join the family, the Carringtons and the Colbys feud for control over their fortune — and their children’s lives.
Kill the Messenger
Cast: Jeremy Renner, Robert Patrick, Jena Sims Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb. The film takes place in the mid-1990s, when Webb uncovered the CIA’s past role in importing huge amounts of cocaine into the U.S. that was aggressively sold in ghettos across the country to raise money for the Nicaraguan Contras’ rebel army.
Cast: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia, as he tries to remember his final case, and a mysterious woman, whose memory haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again.
Cast: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor Juggling angry Russians, the British Mi5, and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain a code that leads to lost gold.
Riverdale – Season 1 – Netflix Original – New Episodes Weekly
Cast: K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Marisol Nichols If Jason Blossom’s murder revealed the slimy underbelly beneath Riverdale’s surface, as we enter season two, the shooting of Fred Andrews threatens to plunge the entire town into utter darkness.
Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and coverup within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
The 5th Wave
Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk, Gabriela Lopez Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.
Tiempos de guerra – Temporada 1 – Netflix Original
Set in 1920s Morocco, Duchess of la Victoria leads a group of trailblazing nurses as they navigate the political and social challenges of war.
New On Netflix Canada January 19, 2018
Drug Lords – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Witness the stories of history’s most notorious kingpins, their terrifying enforcers, and the men and women who swore to bring them down.
Grace and Frankie – Season 4 – Netflix Original
Cast: Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Lisa Kudrow As Grace and Frankie muddle through ups and downs with their business, romantic relationships and families, they must face some realities of aging.
In The Deep
Cast: Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Matthew Modine With little oxygen left in their scuba tanks, two sisters are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean while great whites circle nearby.
The Open House – Netflix Film
Following a tragedy, a mother and her teen son move to a relative’s vacant vacation home, where eerie and unexplained forces conspire against them.
Trolls: The Beat Goes On! – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Picking up where the film left off, Poppy and all the fun-loving Trolls adjust to living with their Bergen neighbors in this colorful animated series.
Van Helsing – Season 2 – Netflix Original
Cast: Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl An astonishing revelation about herself leads Vanessa to question her entire life story, while the battle to defeat Dmitri’s vampires rages on.
New On Netflix Canada January 23, 2018
Black Lightning – Season 1 – Netflix Original – New Episodes Weekly
A retired vigilante leaves behind his quiet life as a school principal and returns to fighting crime in his New Orleans community.
Todd Glass: Act Happy – Netflix Original
Backed by a live band, Glass takes on big box stores, passive aggressive pigeons and identity politics.
New On Netflix Canada January 24, 2018
Ricardo Quevedo: Hay gente así – Netflix Original
This former street performer and gifted storyteller offers observations about our cultural addiction to technology.
The Good Catholic
Cast: Zachary Spicer, Wrenn Schmidt, Danny Glover Daniel loved his job as a small town priest more than anything. Then he met Jane. God help him.
New On Netflix Canada January 25, 2018
Acts of Vengeance
A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence — not to be broken until he can avenge the deaths of his wife and daughter.
Suits – Season 6 – New Episodes
Cast: Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Rick Hoffman When he impresses a big lawyer with his razor-sharp mind, a college dropout scores a coveted associate job, even though he has no legal credentials.
New On Netflix Canada January 26, 2018
A Futile and Stupid Gesture – Netflix Original
Will Forte and Domhnall Gleeson star in this exploration of the troubled life and groundbreaking career of “National Lampoon” co-founder Doug Kenney.
Dirty Money – Netflix Original
Focusing on different historical eras and geographical locations, this non-fiction series tells gripping stories of financial fraud and political corruption.
Llama Llama – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Llama, his family and his good friends have heart-warming adventures in a safe, friendly town. An animated show based on the award-winning books.
One Day at a Time – Season 2 – Netflix Original
With the help of her old-school Cuban-born mother, a recently separated woman navigates single life while raising her two children.
Sebastián Marcelo Wainraich – Netflix Original
The Argentine anti-hero reprises his long-running Buenos Aires routine.
The Adventures of Puss in Boots – Season 6 – Netflix Original
The world’s greatest swashbuckling kitty returns, taking on any daring adventure and every glass of milk in this family-friendly original series.
Mau Nieto: Viviendo sobrio… desde el bar – Netflix Original
Mexican comic Mau Nieto reflects on the challenges of staying sober — filmed live at a bar.
New On Netflix Canada January 28, 2018
El Ministerio del Tiempo – Season 3 – Netflix Original
While grieving the loss of one of its own, the Ministry is called upon to right historical wrongs from 16thcentury Mexico to 20th-century France.
New On Netflix Canada January 29, 2018
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Cast: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
Meet a surgeon who claims to remove highly advance implants, nanotechnology microchips imbedded by aliens, non-humans monitoring our earth.
This documentary follows the police of Oakland, California, as they reform and face the challenges of corruption, commitment and cataclysmic change.
New On Netflix Canada January 30, 2018
Babylon Berlin – Seasons 1-2 – Netflix Original
Cast: Volker Bruch, Liv Lisa Fries, Peter Kurth Beneath the glittering excess of Berlin in the roaring 20s lies a world of organized crime and political extremism.
Retribution – Season 1 – Netflix Original
After brutally murdering a young couple, the killer heads to the rural Scottish Highlands, where their feuding families live.
New On Netflix Canada January 31, 2018
Disney·Pixar Cars 3
Cast: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper Sleek female race car Cruz Ramirez helps old-time champion Lightning McQueen make a comeback as he faces a new generation of high-tech racers.
Last Call – Titles that will be rotating off the service in January 2018
- January 1: The Patriot
- January 1: 24 – Seasons 1-8
- January 1: Bridesmaids
- January 1: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – Seasons 14-17
- January 5: Cocaine Cowboys
- January 14: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
- January 15: 101 Dalmatians
- January 31: Les Misérables Think Like a Man
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