What’s new on Netflix Canada in July 2021

Highlights include the Fear Street film trilogy, season 2 of Never Have I Ever, and documentary series Heist

"Never Have I Ever" is a coming-of-age comedy-drama series produced by Mindy Kaling and inspired by her old childhood. Season two premieres on Netflix on July 15, 2021. (Photo: Netflix)
"Never Have I Ever" is a coming-of-age comedy-drama series produced by Mindy Kaling and inspired by her old childhood. Season two premieres on Netflix on July 15, 2021. (Photo: Netflix)

Every month, kawarthaNOW is the only local media source to bring you a list of what’s coming to Netflix Canada.

Most of what’s coming to Netflix in July is international content but, if subtitles aren’t your thing, here are some highlights of what’s available.

Fear Street is a Netflix horror film trilogy based on R.L. Stine’s best-selling horror series. The trilogy begins in 1994, when a group of teenagers discovers that the terrifying events that have haunted their town of Shadyside, Ohio for generations may all be connected, and that they may be the next targets.

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VIDEO: “Fear Street” trailer

The sinister mystery is revealed with the following two films, set in 1978 and 1666. Fear Street premieres on three consecutive Fridays, with Part 1: 1994 on July 2nd followed by Part 2: 1978 on July 9th and Part 3: 1666 on July 16th.

For lighter fare, season two of the coming-of-age comedy-drama Never Have I Ever premieres on Netflix on Thursday, July 15th.

Created by Mindy Kaling (The Office, The Mindy Project) and Lang Fisher, the series starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was inspired by Kaling’s own childhood.

VIDEO: “Never Have I Ever” season two trailer

If you like documentaries, check out Heist, a new Netflix documentary series chronicling three of the biggest heists in modern American history, as explained by the ordinary people who pulled them off.

A 21-year-old woman steals millions in Vegas casino cash. An aspiring father swipes a fortune from the Miami airport and uses TV shows to learn how to get away with it. A Kentucky dad is accused of one of the biggest bourbon burglaries in history. Using dynamic reenactments, original interviews, and a fast-paced style, each story is told over two episodes.

Heist premieres on Netflix on Wednesday, July 14th.

VIDEO: “Heist” trailer

Other Netflix films coming in July include Gunpowder Milkshake (Jul. 14), The Last Letter From Your Love (Jul. 23), and Resort to Love (Jul. 29). Other Netflix documentaries include Audible (Jul. 1), Cat People (Jul. 7), and Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean (Jul. 30).

New series include My Unorthodox Life (Jul. 14), a reality series following Julia Haart, Elite World Group CEO and a former member of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, and Tattoo Redo (Jul. 28), where skilled tattoo artists right wrongs by transforming their clients’ disastrous tattoos into walking works of art.

Returning Netflix series include season two of Dogs (Jul. 7), season four of Atypical and season three of Virgin River (Jul. 9), season three of Explained and season five of Van Helsing (Jul. 16), and season two of Outerbanks (Jul. 30). Other returning series include season 10 of The Walking Dead (Jul. 26).

VIDEO: New to Netflix Canada in July 2021

Theatrically released movies coming in July include Beetlejuice, Disturbia, Eyes Wide Shut, Jane Eyre, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Moneyball, Outbreak, Spy Kids franchise, Tom and Jerry: The Movie, Up in the Air, and War of the Worlds (all on Jul. 1), Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Little Fockers, Meet the Fockers, and Meet the Parents (all on Jul. 7), It Chapter Two (Jul. 11), Trust (Jul. 13), Top Gun (Jul. 15), Cosmic Sin (Jul. 17), Still Working 9 to 5 (Jul. 22), Wrath of Man (Jul. 23), The Goldfinch (Jul. 26), The Angry Birds Movie 2 (Jul. 27), Anna (Jul. 30)

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

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Coming in July (no release date specified)

  • Feels Like Ishq (Netflix series) – Short films follow young adults as they navigate the gamut of emotions that come with finding romantic connection in unexpected places.
  • How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast): Season 3 (Netflix series) – When Lenny’s health takes a turn for the worse, the guys put their differences aside to raise money for his treatment. But new threats loom.


Thursday, July 1

  • Audible (Netflix documentary) – Amaree Mckenstry-Hall and his teammates at Maryland School for the Deaf pursue success in football while coping with personal struggles and tragedy.
  • Dynasty Warriors (Netflix film) – Warlords, warriors and statesmen wage a battle for supremacy in this fantasy tale based on the hit video games and the “Romance of the Three Kingdoms.”
  • Generation 56k (Netflix series) – Having formed a bond during the 56K modem era, Matilda and Daniel meet again by chance two decades later. Can their friendship turn into something else?
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway (Netflix anime) – After Char’s rebellion, Hathaway Noa leads an insurgency against Earth Federation, but meeting an enemy officer and a mysterious woman alters his fate.
  • Young Royals (Netflix series) – Prince Wilhelm adjusts to life at his prestigious new boarding school, Hillerska, but following his heart proves more challenging than anticipated.
  • A.P. Bio: Seasons 1-2
  • Beetlejuice
  • The Debt
  • Disturbia
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Five Feet Apart
  • I’ll See You in My Dreams
  • The Impossible
  • Jane Eyre
  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
  • Larry Crowne
  • LEGO: CITY Adventures: Season 1
  • Max & Ruby: Season 4
  • Moneyball
  • Morning Glory
  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn: Season 2
  • Outbreak
  • Pokémon Journeys: The Series: Parts 1-4
  • Sailor Moon Crystal: Seasons 1-3
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Season 7
  • Spy Kids
  • Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
  • Spy Kids 3: Game Over
  • Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
  • Tom and Jerry: The Movie
  • Up in the Air
  • War of the Worlds
  • Wild Rose


Friday, July 2

  • The 8th Night (Netflix film) – With prayer beads in one hand and an axe in the other, a monk hunts down a millennia-old spirit that’s possessing humans and unleashing hell on Earth.
  • Fear Street Part 1: 1994 (Netflix film) – After a series of brutal slayings, a teen and her friends take on an evil force that’s plagued their notorious town for centuries. Welcome to Shadyside.
  • Haseen Dillruba (Netflix film) – Under investigation as a suspect in her husband’s murder, a wife reveals details of their thorny marriage that seem to only further blur the truth.
  • Mortel: Season 2 (Netflix series) – When Obé returns — in a startling new form — and begins to raise an army of followers at the school, Sofiane, Victor and Luisa race to stop a disaster.
  • Now You See Me


Sunday, July 4

  • We The People (Netflix family) – Learn the basics of rights and citizenship with upbeat songs by popular artists like Janelle Monáe, H.E.R., Adam Lambert, Brandi Carlile and more.


Monday, July 5

  • You Are My Spring (Netflix series) – A hotel concierge and a psychiatrist with traumatic childhoods form a heartfelt bond when they become entangled in a perplexing local murder case.


Tuesday, July 6

  • I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson: Season 2 (Netflix comedy special) – The critically acclaimed and hilariously absurdist sketch comedy series, I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson returns for a second season. Creators and writers Tim Robinson and Zach Kanin bring their distinct comedy style and observational humour to the forefront, continuing to poke fun at life’s most bizarre and mundane situations. Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg, and Jorma Taccone (The Lonely Island) and Ali Bell for Party Over Here serve as executive producers alongside Alex Bach and Dan Powell for Irony Point. Alice Mathias serves as executive producer and directed most sketches alongside Zach Kanin.


Wednesday, July 7

  • Cat People (Netflix documentary) – Cat people come in all shapes and sizes, but they share a love for their enchanting, unique feline friends. This docuseries reveals their tales.
  • Dogs: Season 2 (Netflix documentary) – Their love for dogs — and their dogs’ love for them — becomes a lifeline for an astronaut, a Brazilian priest, a college mascot’s caregiver and more.
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • Little Fockers
  • Meet the Fockers
  • Meet the Parents
  • The Mire: ’97 (Netflix series) – The flood of the century unearths another body in Gronty forest and with it comes corruption, scams from the ’90s and long-hidden secrets from WWII.
  • Peter Pan
  • Major Grom: Plague Doctor (Netflix film) – When a masked vigilante’s killing spree throws a city into chaos, a renegade detective and his rookie partner are the only ones who can stop it.
  • The War Next-door (Netflix series) – After winning a house in a raffle, the humble but loving López family moves to a posh neighbourhood, where the snobby Espinozas give them a cold welcome.


Thursday, July 8

  • Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime (Netflix documentary) – The crime shocked Brazil: Elize Matsunaga shot and dismembered her rich husband. Featuring her first interview, this docuseries dives deep into the case.
  • Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness (Netflix anime) – Years after the horrors of Raccoon City, Leon and Claire find themselves consumed by a dark conspiracy when a viral attack ravages the White House.


Friday, July 9

  • Atypical: Season 4 (Netflix series) – With Casey and Sam both on the cusp of leaving the nest, each member of the Gardner family faces big decisions about where life will go next.
  • Biohackers: Season 2 (Netflix series) – Missing time and disturbing visions haunt Mia as she races to piece together the sudden changes in her life — and why she can’t remember any of them.
  • The Cook of Castamar (Netflix series) – In 1720 Madrid, a talented cook catches the eye of a widowed duke just as he returns to aristocratic society. Based on the novel by Fernando J. Múñez.
  • Fear Street Part 2: 1978 (Netflix film) – In the cursed town of Shadyside, a killer’s murder spree terrorizes Camp Nightwing and turns a summer of fun into a gruesome fight for survival.
  • How I Became a Superhero (Netflix film) – In a world where humans and superheroes coexist, a lone wolf cop teams up with a bright detective to dismantle a dark plot to extract superpowers.
  • Last Summer (Netflix film) – During summer vacation in a beachside town, 16-year-old Deniz seeks the affection of his childhood crush and navigates a love triangle.
  • Lee Su-geun: The Sense Coach (Netflix comedy special) – Lee Su-geun’s rise to Korean comedy stardom went hand in hand with his mastery over picking up social cues. Now, he’s ready to share his know-hows.
  • Virgin River: Season 3 (Netflix series) – Mel and her loved ones in Virgin River support each other while facing all sorts of troubles: death, a fire, custody arguments, breakups and more.


Sunday, July 11

  • It Chapter Two


Tuesday, July 13

  • Ridley Jones (Netflix family) – Curious kid Ridley and her friends protect the Museum of Natural History’s treasures and keep its magical secret safe: Everything comes alive at night!
  • Trust
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Wednesday, July 14

  • A Classic Horror Story (Netflix film) – In this gruesome suspense film, strangers travelling in southern Italy become stranded in the woods, where they must fight desperately to get out alive.
  • Gunpowder Milkshake (Netflix film) – Three generations of women fight back against those who could take everything from them in the mother of all action movies.
  • Heist (Netflix documentary) – From Dirty Robber—the producers behind 2021’s Oscar-winning Best Short Film Two Distant Strangers—and Emmy nominated director Derek Doneen, comes a new Netflix documentary series chronicling three of the biggest heists in modern American history, as explained by the people who pulled them off. A 21-year-old woman steals millions in Vegas casino cash. An aspiring father swipes a fortune from the Miami airport… and uses TV shows to learn how to get away with it. A Kentucky dad is accused of one of the biggest bourbon burglaries in history. Using dynamic reenactments, original interviews, and a fast-paced style that fits perfectly into the cinematic canon alongside films like Ocean’s Eleven and Catch Me If You Can, directors Derek Doneen (The Price of Free), Martin Desmond Roe (Two Distant Strangers), and Nick Frew (We Are the Champions) each take the helm of a single heist, told over two episodes.
  • My Unorthodox Life (Netflix series) – Follow Julia Haart, Elite World Group CEO and a former member of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, and her adult kids in this reality series.
  • Private Network: Who Killed Manuel Buendía? (Netflix documentary) – A deep dive into the work of renowned Mexican journalist Manuel Buendía looks to unravel his murder and the ties between politics and drug trafficking.


Thursday, July 15

  • A Perfect Fit (Netflix film) – When fashion blogger Saski walks into a Bali store looking for the perfect shoes for a big event, she inadvertently alters her destiny.
  • BEASTARS: Season 2 (Netflix anime) – Accepting his predatory instincts, Legoshi vows to become stronger for Hal’s sake. Meanwhile, the herbivore killer is still on the loose.
  • Emicida: AmarElo – Live in São Paulo (Netflix documentary) – Brazilian rapper Emicida brings his progressive rhymes and eclectic beats to São Paulo’s Theatro Municipal as he performs hits from the album “AmarElo.”
  • The Final Girls
  • My Amanda (Netflix film) – Two unusually close friends share every aspect of their lives together but as their own worlds change and evolve, their bond remains the only constant.
  • Never Have I Ever: Season 2 (Netflix series) – A new love life, a new classmate and new reasons to bicker with mom give Devi plenty more ways to make courageous moves… and questionable decisions.
  • Peppa Pig: Season 6
  • Top Gun


Friday, July 16

  • Deep (Netflix film) – Four insomniac med school students are lured into a neuroscience experiment that spirals out of control – and must find a way out before it’s too late.
  • Explained: Season 3 (Netflix documentary) – From monarchies to apologies, pooches to plastic surgery, this docuseries explores a wide range of fascinating topics to illuminate your world. New episodes weekly.
  • Fear Street Part 3: 1666 (Netflix film) – Dark secrets. Unspeakable evil. The merciless world of 1666 holds the truth behind a powerful curse — and the key to one town’s future.
  • Johnny Test (Netflix family) – How much trouble could one imaginative boy, his faithful dog and two science-loving sisters possibly get into? Hmm, that sounds like a challenge!
  • Van Helsing: Season 5 (Netflix series) – In the final season, the Van Helsings discover the roots of the Dark One, Vanessa languishes in the Dark Realm, and Dracula rules from the White House.


Saturday, July 17

  • Cosmic Sin


Tuesday, July 20

  • milkwater


Wednesday, July 21

  • The Movies That Made Us: Season 2 (Netflix documentary) – Get the real story behind the blockbusters that defined a generation. Actors, directors and industry insiders lead the way on entertaining deep dives.
  • Sexy Beasts (Netflix series) – Hoping to say goodbye to superficial dating, real-life singles sport elaborate makeup and prosthetics to put true blind-date chemistry to the test.
  • Too Hot to Handle: Brazil (Netflix series) – Ten sizzling hot Brazilians meet at a dreamy beach resort. But for a shot at R$500,000, they’ll have to give up sex in this fun reality show.
  • Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans (Netflix family) – Heroes from “Trollhunters”, “3Below”, and “Wizards” join forces to fight a shadowy enemy threatening to take over their worlds — and reset Earth itself.


Thursday, July 22

  • Still Working 9 to 5
  • Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop (Netflix anime) – After meeting one bright, sunny day, a shy boy who expresses himself through haiku and a bubbly but self-conscious girl share a brief, magical summer.


Friday, July 23

  • A Second Chance: Rivals! (Netflix family) – In this sequel, after a grown-up Maddy gets injured and can’t qualify for the Olympics, she starts coaching a team of elite junior gymnasts as they go up against rival team
  • Bankrolled (Netflix film) – Two directionless millennial bros get high and pitch a bold new social justice app that raises millions. Then they have to come up with the app.
  • Blood Red Sky (Netflix film) – Flying with her young son, a mysteriously ill woman is forced to unleash a dark secret when terrorists attempt to hijack their transatlantic flight.
  • Kingdom: Ashin of the North (Netflix film) – Tragedy, betrayal and a mysterious discovery fuel a woman’s vengeance for the loss of her tribe and family in this special episode of “Kingdom.”
  • The Last Letter From Your Lover (Netflix film) – After finding a trove of love letters from the 1960s, a journalist sets out to solve the mystery of a secret affair. Based on the novel by Jojo Moyes.
  • Masters of the Universe: Revelation (Netflix series) – The war for Eternia begins again in what may be the final battle between He-Man and Skeletor. A new animated series from writer-director Kevin Smith.
  • Sky Rojo: Season 2 (Netflix series) – Adrenaline and action are back in the driver’s seat in the second season of the series from the creators of “Money Heist”.
  • Wrath of Man
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Monday, July 26

  • The Goldfinch
  • The Walking Dead: Season 10


Tuesday, July 27

  • The Angry Birds Movie 2
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
  • Mighty Express: Season 4 (Netflix family) – The adventure continues for a team of trains and their kid friends who overcome trouble on the tracks with quick thinking and teamwork!


Wednesday, July 28

  • Bartkowiak (Netflix film) – After his brother dies in a car crash, a young MMA fighter takes over the family nightclub and soon learns that his sibling’s death wasn’t an accident.
  • The Snitch Cartel: Origins (Netflix series) – In Cali during the ’70s and ’80s, two brothers juggle family, romance and the joint pursuit of a burning ambition: to rule Colombia’s drug industry.
  • Tattoo Redo (Netflix series) – Can skilled tattoo artists right wrongs by transforming their clients’ disastrous tattoos into walking works of art?


Thursday, July 29

  • Resort to Love (Netflix film) – A romantic comedy about aspiring pop star Erica (Christina Milian) who ends up as the entertainment at her ex-fiancé’s wedding after reluctantly taking a gig at a luxurious Mauritius island resort while in the wake of a music career meltdown. She tries to keep their past relationship a secret from his bride-to-be Beverly, but Erica rediscovers her feelings for her ex, Jason (Jay Pharoah), despite his brother Caleb’s (Sinqua Walls) attempts to keep them from falling back in love. In this warm and funny romantic story that explores the bonds of love and family, the question soon becomes will Erica sing at Beverly’s wedding – or her own?
  • Transformers: War for Cybertron: Kingdom (Netflix anime) – The final entry in the Cybertron trilogy, featuring a pivotal turn for the Beast Wars characters.


Friday, July 30

  • Anna
  • Centaurworld (Netflix family) – On a quest to reunite with her trusty rider, a fearless war horse journeys through a whimsical world filled with magic, adventure and singing centaurs.
  • Glow Up: Season 3 (Netflix series) – In this competition show, aspiring makeup artists navigate colourful challenges to win a career-making opportunity in the beauty industry.
  • The Last Mercenary (Netflix film) – Twenty-five years after he made a deal with the French Secret Service to protect his son, an agent is forced out of hiding.
  • Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean (Netflix documentary) – Combining exclusive access and interviews with never before seen footage shot by Oscar winning director D.A Pennebaker (“Bob Dylan: Don’t Look Back”) this 3-part documentary series explores the rise and fall of automotive icon John Delorean, the poster boy of late ‘70s corporate greed. Epitomizing these hubristic times with his grandiose vision of the car of the future, the series will show how John DeLorean came to captivate the world.
  • Outer Banks: Season 2 (Netflix series) – Season 2 tests the crew like never before as the hit series returns for another round of summer adventures.


Leaving Netflix Canada in July

Monday, July 5

  • The Mummy
  • The Mummy Returns
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
  • The Scorpion King
  • Ted
  • Ted 2

Friday, July 23

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Saturday, July 31

  • Titanic


All titles and dates are subject to change.