Every month, Netflix Canada and Global News are teaming up to bring you the best movies and TV shows the streaming service has to offer. Feel free to check back throughout the month, as listings may change and new titles may be added. Of course, Netflix Canada offers far more new content than what is offered here — check out their full listings for complete details.
Eddie the Eagle
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Jo Hartley
This inspirational film tells the true story of Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards who became England’s unlikely ski-jump hero in the 1988 Olympics.
Fifty Shades of Black
Cast: Marlon Wayans, Mircea Monroe, Jane Seymour
Wide-eyed virgin college student Hannah falls under the spell of wealthy Christian Black, and the jokes fly in this parody of Fifty Shades of Grey.
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson
Hippie private eye Doc Sportello is hired to work on three different cases with one millionaire real estate developer and a mysterious cult in common.
The Book Thief
Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Sophie Nelisse
Young Liesel steals books to teach herself to read, giving her refuge from the horrors of Nazi Germany and her cold foster parents.
Turner and Hooch
Cast: Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson
Fastidious detective Scott Turner is saddled with a slobbering new partner: a dog named Hooch, whose previous owner was killed.
London Has Fallen (Available Nov. 4)
Cast: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman
Hell-bent on revenge, terrorists attack a group of world leaders in London. Now, it’s up to agent Mike Banning to save the U.S. president — again.
True Memoirs of an International Assassin (Available Nov. 11)
Cast: Kevin James, Zulay Henao, Andy Garcia
The action comedy stars Kevin James as Sam Larson, a mild-mannered would-be author who gets mistaken for a killer-for-hire when his fictional novel about an international assassin is published as a true story. When the book is a huge success, he is suddenly kidnapped, taken out of the country, and forced into an assassination plot.
Food Choices (Available Nov. 2)
This documentary examines the world’s diet and points to food choices as the culprits for declining health as well as a major cause of climate change.
The Ivory Game (Available Nov. 4)
The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking. Award-winning director Richard Ladkani and Academy Award–nominated director Kief Davidson filmed undercover for 16 months with a crack team of intelligence operatives, undercover activists, passionate front-line rangers and tough-as-nails conservationists, to infiltrate the corrupt global network of ivory trafficking.
Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child (Available Nov. 15)
This biographical documentary sets out to tell rock pioneer Jimi Hendrix’s story in his own words, by combining the musician’s private writings and recorded interviews.
The Confessions of Thomas Quick
This documentary tells the story of Sweden’s most infamous serial killer, who confessed to more than 30 murders before recanting everything.