What’s new on Netflix Canada in July 2019

Highlights include original series including Stranger Things 3 and Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and lots of new and old theatrical films

"Stranger Things 3" premieres on Netflix Canada on July 4th. In the third season of the popular series, Eleven and the Hawkins crew are out of school for the summer, on the cusp of adulthood, and are figuring out how to grow up without growing apart when their town (and the new mall) is threatened by enemies old and new. (Photo: Netflix)
"Stranger Things 3" premieres on Netflix Canada on July 4th. In the third season of the popular series, Eleven and the Hawkins crew are out of school for the summer, on the cusp of adulthood, and are figuring out how to grow up without growing apart when their town (and the new mall) is threatened by enemies old and new. (Photo: Netflix)

Apparently, Netflix Canada wants us to spend July glued to our screens by offering a wide range of Netflix original shows and films, theatrical films, and returning series, including the much-anticipated third season of Stranger Things.

Netflix originals include: Designated Survivor: 60 days, a Korean remake of the Keifer Sutherland drama (July 1); The Last Czars, about the social upheaval that sweeps Russia in the early 20th century (July 3); the awkwardly titled Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein, a mockumentary starring Stranger Things actor David Harbour as he uncovers lost footage from his father’s televised stage play (July 16); Typewriter, about a haunted house and a haunted book that stirs the imagination of a group of young wannabe ghost hunters and a dog (July 19); and Another Life, about a team of astronauts searching for alien intelligence (July 25).

Netflix films include: Cities of Last Things, a dystopian revenge tale that unfolds in reverse chronology (July 11); Secret Obsession, about a traumatized woman returning to a life she doesn’t remember (July 18); and The Red Sea Diving Resort, inspired by true-life rescue missions to smuggle thousands of African refugees to Israel (July 31).

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Theatrical films coming to Netflix Canada in July include: The Fate of the Furious, War for the Planet of the Apes, Spiderman: Homecoming, Midnight Express, Ghostbusters, and Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (all on July 1); The Blues Brothers, Dazed and Confused, and The Mummy franchise (all on July 3); The Emoji Movie (July 8); Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns (July 9); and American History X (July 15).

Returning series include: Stranger Things 3 (Jul 4); season three of Bonus Family (July 12); season eight of Suits (July 18); season three of The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: New 2019: Freshly Brewed, season four of Queer Eye (all on July 19); season two of My First First Love, the seventh and final season of Orange Is The New Black, season two of Sugar Rush, and season three of The Worst Witch (all on July 26); and season two of The Letdown (July 31).

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Here’s the complete list of everything coming to Netflix Canada in July, along with what’s leaving.

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Monday, July 1st

  • Designated Survivor: 60 days (Netflix original) – Designated Survivor: 60 Days follows the main story line of the original format, but has been adapted to feature more of the Korean reality. It is a story of a politician, who suddenly ascends from the position of Minister of Environment to President, as an explosion at the National Assembly kills everyone in the Cabinet who is ahead of him in terms of the presidential succession. Park Mu-jin is a scientist-turned-politician who struggles to fit in politics. Park is the acting president for 60 days, and during this period, albeit inexperienced and unwilling, he tries to uncover the truth behind the attack.
  • Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room (Netflix original) – Everyone’s favourite single mom is back with her second Netflix original stand-up special Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room, launching globally on July 1. A follow-up to her 2017 special In Trouble, Katherine toured Glitter Room across the UK with an unprecedented four-week run at London’s Garrick Theatre in the West End. After dividing The Belasco Theater audience on their love or dislike of the Kardashians, Katherine showcases her skilful and hilarious storytelling style with tales about following a man to Japan and meeting her daughter’s first celebrity crush, Anna Kendrick.
  • Cafarnaúm
  • From Dusk Till Dawn
  • Ghostbusters
  • Girlfight
  • Jackie Brown
  • Jumanji
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2
  • Life as We Know It
  • Midnight Express
  • Mike Tyson Mysteries: Season 4
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Swiped
  • The Fate of the Furious
  • The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes: S2
  • War Against Women
  • War for the Planet of the Apes


Tuesday, July 2nd

  • Bangkok Love Stories: Objects of Affection (Netflix original) – A kind computer repairman falls for a street-smart graffiti artist who’s multiple personality disorder worsens after she witnesses a double murder.
  • Bangkok Love Stories: Plead (Netflix original) – In Bangkok’s Chinatown, a spirited digital marketing expert falls for a blind fortune-teller, but their love is predestined to end in disaster.


Wednesday, July 3rd

  • The Blues Brothers
  • Dazed and Confused
  • The Kingdom
  • The Last Czars (Netflix original) – When social upheaval sweeps Russia in the early 20th century, Czar Nicholas II resists change, sparking a revolution and ending a dynasty.
  • The Mummy
  • The Mummy Returns
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
  • The Scorpion King
  • Sea of Love
  • Vox Lux
  • Yummy Mummies: Season 2 (Netflix original) – The Yum Mums welcome a new member as they settle into motherhood, spice up their sex lives and ponder whether they want to get pregnant again.


Thursdsay, July 4th

  • Kakegurui: Season 2
  • Stranger Things 3 (Netflix original) – It’s 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana, and summer’s heating up. School’s out, there’s a brand new mall in town, and the Hawkins crew are on the cusp of adulthood. Romance blossoms and complicates the group’s dynamic, and they’ll have to figure out how to grow up without growing apart. Meanwhile, danger looms. When the town’s threatened by enemies old and new, Eleven and her friends are reminded that evil never ends; it evolves. Now they’ll have to band together to survive, and remember that friendship is always stronger than fear.


Saturday, July 6th

  • Free Rein: Season 3 (Netflix family) – Competition heats up at Bright Fields over the summer as tryouts for the “UK Under 18s” team pit friend against friend for just one available spot.
  • Sicilian Ghost Story


Monday, July 8th

  • The Emoji Movie
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Tuesday, July 9th

  • Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns


Wednesday, July 10th

  • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
  • Family Reunion (Netflix family) – When the McKellan family moves from Seattle to Georgia, life down South — and traditional grandparents — challenge their new-age ways.
  • Parchís: El documental (Netflix original) – Get an in-depth look at Parchís, the 1980s kids’ band from Spain, through interviews with ex-members and other insiders, concert footage and more.


Thursday, July 11th

  • Cities of Last Things (Netflix film) – In a dystopian tale unfolding in reverse chronology, a man with a complicated past takes revenge on the individuals who wronged him decades ago.


Friday, July 12th

  • 3Below: Tales of Arcadia: Part 2 (Netflix family) – Still stranded in Arcadia, royal alien siblings Aja and Krel continue their quest to return home as General Morando plots a course to invade Earth.
  • 4 latas (Netflix film) – In hopes of visiting a dying friend, longtime pals reunite for a desert road trip from Spain to Mali, while bringing along his estranged daughter.
  • Blown Away
  • Bonus Family: Season 3 (Netflix original) – As Martin adjusts to life with a new partner and a baby, Lisa and Patrik grapple with difficult news, and Katja reconnects with an old flame.
  • Extreme Engagement (Netflix original) – An engaged twosome take their love on the road and test their commitment as they explore eight cultures’ marriage traditions in the span of one year.
  • Kidnapping Stella (Netflix film) – Snatched off the street and held for ransom, a bound and gagged woman uses her limited powers to derail her two masked abductors’ carefully laid plans.
  • Luis Miguel – The Series: Season 1
  • Point Blank (Netflix film) – An ER nurse and a career criminal are forced into an unlikely partnership in taking down a ring of corrupt cops threatening the lives of both of their families.
  • Taco Chronicles (Netflix original) – A tribute to the mighty taco: its history, significance in Mexico, global appeal and varieties: pastor, carnitas, canasta, asada, barbacoa and guisados.


Monday, July 15th

  • American History X
  • Hall Pass
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race: Season 1


Tuesday, July 16th

  • Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein (Netflix original) – In this new mockumentary, join “Stranger Things” actor David Harbour as he uncovers lost footage from his father’s televised stage play, Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein. Expect the unexpected in this over-the-top and often dramatic(ish) re-imagined tale of mystery and suspense . With appearances by Alfred Molina, Kate Berlant, and more special guests, Harbour explores the depths of his family’s acting lineage to gain insight into his father’s legacy – all in 28-minutes. Directed by Daniel Gray Longino (“Kroll Show” and “PEN15”) and written by John Levenstein (“Arrested Development” and “Kroll Show”), Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein launches globally on Netflix on July 16, 2019.


Wednesday, July 17th

  • Pinky Malinky: Part 3 (Netflix family) – Pinky Malinky isn’t the type of hot dog boy who sits around on his buns, and with his BFFs Babs and JJ, he’s learning how to relish the little things.


Thursday, July 18th

  • Secret Obsession (Netflix film) – Recuperating from trauma, Jennifer (Brenda Song) remains in danger as she returns to a life she doesn’t remember.
  • Suits: Season 8
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Friday, July 19th

  • Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: New 2019: Freshly Brewed (Netflix original) – Jerry Seinfeld’s roving talk show combines coffee, laughs and vintage cars into quirky, caffeine-fueled adventures with the sharpest minds in comedy.
  • The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants: Season 3 (Netflix family) – Fourth-grade friends George and Harold have a shared love of pranks and comic books — and turning their principal into an undies-wearing superhero.
  • La casa de papel: Part 3 (Netflix original) – Eight thieves take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan.
  • Last Chance U: INDY: Part 2 (Netflix original) – Netflix’s critically acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series Last Chance U returns to give viewers an intense, unfiltered look at the junior college football program at Independence Community College (ICC). Entering his third season with ICC and second season on Last Chance U, Coach Brown has assembled a team that looks sure to compete for a national championship, but a disastrous season on the field puts a spotlight on all of the ugliness of college football that winning tends to polish over. With some new and returning faces, this season captures the Pirates fall from grace that leaves the coaches and the town looking for change.
  • Queer Eye: Season 4 (Netflix original) – The Fab Five are back in Kansas City, Missouri! Join Antoni, Bobby, Jonathan, Karamo and Tan for a new group of inspirational heroes, jaw-dropping makeovers and tons of happy tears!
  • SAINT SEIYA: Knights of the Zodiac (Netflix anime) – Sworn to protect the reincarnation of the goddess Athena, Seiya and the Knights of the Zodiac aid her in battle against those who seek to end mankind.
  • Typewriter (Netflix original) – Typewriter is about a haunted house and a haunted book that stir the imagination of a group of young, wannabe ghost hunters, and a dog, determined to capture the ghost that plagues the notorious home in their neighbourhood in Goa. When a new family and their captivating daughter move into the haunted home, the crew finds it difficult to balance the demands of school and chores with the renewed urgency to capture the neighbourhood ghost before it is too late. (MC)


Wednesday, July 24th

  • The Great Hack (Netflix original) – Explore how a data company named Cambridge Analytica came to symbolize the dark side of social media in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.


Thursday, July 25th

  • Another Life (Netflix original) – Another Life centres on astronaut Niko Breckinridge (Katee Sackhoff) who is focused on searching for alien intelligence. She leads a crew on a mission to explore the genesis of an alien artifact. As Niko and her young crew investigate, they face unimaginable danger on what might very well be a one-way mission.


Friday, July 26th

  • Anna and the Apocalypse
  • Boi (Netflix film) – As a young Catalan chauffeur drives two Chinese businessmen around Barcelona, he finds himself falling deeper into an illusory adventure.
  • Girls With Balls (Netflix film) – Stranded in the woods and eyeballed by twisted hunters, members of a women’s volleyball team bump it up in the most dangerous game of their lives.
  • My First First Love: Season 2 (Netflix original) – Tae-o and his friends navigate the twists and turns of friendship and love, as they face new challenges in their relationships with one another.
  • Nobody’s Fool
  • Orange Is the New Black: Season 7 (Netflix original) – A privileged New Yorker ends up in a women’s prison when a past crime catches up with her in this Emmy-winning series from the creator of “Weeds”.
  • The Son (Netflix film) – Lorenzo, a 50-year-old bohemian painter, is looking forward to the son he’ll have with his new wife. But during pregnancy she becomes obsessed with taking care of the baby, isolating it from the world and its father.
  • Sugar Rush: Season 2 (Netflix original) – Time’s the most important ingredient as teams race against the clock — and each other — to bake up the best-tasting sweets.
  • The Worst Witch: Season 3 (Netflix family) – Armed with newfound confidence, Mildred returns to Cackle’s Academy, where her mother is joining the staff as the school’s first non-witch teacher.


Tuesday, July 30th

  • Hot Summer Nights
  • Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It? (Netflix original) – Multi-hyphenate comedian, Whitney Cummings, makes her Netflix debut with her 4th stand-up special, Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It? Filmed at the Sidney Harmon Hall in her hometown, Washington, DC. Cummings’ signature incisive commentary on gender dynamics is more relevant than ever. Do women need to wear service vests instead of “Rosé All Day” t-shirts? Are their nicknames for each other hurting the cause? Now that people are actually listening what should women change? How are men holding up with all the “new” rules they have to follow now? Tune in for Whitney’s take on everything including why we should give sex robots a chance.


Wednesday, July 31st

  • Kengan Ashura: Part l (Netflix anime) – Underground gladiator Tokita Ohma fights on behalf of business mogul Nogi Hideki who wagers mega-business deals on the outcome of these brutal matches.
  • The Letdown: Season 2 (Netflix original) – Audrey, mother of a 2-month-old, joins a new-parents support group, where she makes some quirky friends facing various challenges and life changes.
  • The Red Sea Diving Resort (Netflix film) – Inspired by remarkable true life rescue missions, the incredible story of a group of international agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousands of refugees to Israel. The undercover team carrying out this mission is led by the charismatic Ari Kidron (Chris Evans) and courageous local Kabede Bimro (Michael Kenneth Williams). The prestigious cast also includes Haley Bennett, Alessandro Nivola, Michiel Huisman, Chris Chalk, Greg Kinnear, and Ben Kingsley.
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Leaving Netflix Canada in July

Tuesday, July 2nd

  • Bring It On
  • Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • The Bourne Identity
  • The Bourne Legacy
  • The Bourne Supremacy
  • The Bourne Ultimatum

Sunday, July 14th

  • The Holiday

Monday, July 15th

  • Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown: Seasons 1-8

Wednesday, July 24th

  • Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy


All titles and dates are subject to change.