What’s new on Netflix Canada in September 2021

Highlights include documentary Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space, action-thriller Kate, final season of Lucifer, and comedy Afterlife of the Party

The Netflix documentary "Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space" chronicles the first all-civilian mission into space, with SpaceX planning to launch the four civilian astronauts into orbit on a Crew Dragon spacecraft on September 15. The first two episodes premiere on Monday, September 6th. (Photo: Netflix)
The Netflix documentary "Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space" chronicles the first all-civilian mission into space, with SpaceX planning to launch the four civilian astronauts into orbit on a Crew Dragon spacecraft on September 15. The first two episodes premiere on Monday, September 6th. (Photo: Netflix)

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

As we head out of summer and into early fall, Netflix is ramping up with a lot of new content in September. As always, the question is whether there’s anything that appeals to you.

Here are a few highlights we were able to find for this month.

“Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space” is an almost real-time Netflix documentary series about four civilians who are preparing to go into space for a multi-day trip orbiting Earth at around 575 kilometres — with the plan for SpaceX will launch the four astronauts into orbit on a Crew Dragon spacecraft on September 15th.

The first two episodes will premiere on Monday, September 6th, with two more episodes the following Monday, and a finale episode premiering in late September after the mission is complete.

VIDEO: Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission To Space Teaser

In the Netflix action-thriller “Kate”, Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays a ruthless female assassin in Tokyo who has just 24 hours to get vengeance on the person who poisoned her before she dies. The film, which premieres on Friday, September 20th, also stars Woody Harrelson, Michiel Huisman, Miku Martineau, and Tadanobu Asano.

Fans of “Lucifer” will be tuning in for the final 10-episode season of the series about the nightclub-owning and crime-fighting former denizen of Hell. The final season premieres on Friday, September 10.

If you prefer something more light-hearted with a supernatural bent, check out the Netflix comedy “Afterlife of the Party”, premiering on Thursday, September 2nd. Victoria Justice, the singer and actress who made her name on Nickelodeon, plays a social butterfly who loves to party at all costs — until it kills her and she’s given a second chance to right all her wrongs to earn her angel wings.

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New Netflix series premiering in September include How to Be a Cowboy (Sep. 1), On the Verge (Sep. 7), Metal Shop Masters (Sep. 10), and Chicago Party Aunt (Sep. 17). Returning Neteflix series include part 5 of Money Heist (Sep. 3), season 3 of The Circle (Sep. 8), season 3 of Sex Education (Sep. 17), volume 4 of Dear White People (Sep. 22), Midnight Mass (Sep. 24), and season 10 of MeatEater (Sep. 29).

Other new and returning series include seasons 1 to 8 of Mom, seasons 1 to 4 of Chicago Fire and of S.W.A.T. and season 1 of The Hardy Boys (all on Sep. 1), season 8 of Homeland and season 2 of L.A.’s Finest (both on Sep. 9), season 2 of Castle and Castle and seasons 1 to 9 of Saved by the Bell (both on Sep. 15), seasons 1 to 4 of Murdoch Mysteries (Sep. 16), season 4 of Heartland (Sep. 22), and season 17 of Grey’s Anatomy (Sep. 30)

New Netflix documentaries include Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror (Sep. 1), Untold: Breaking Point (Sep. 7), Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali (Sep. 9), My Heroes Were Cowboys (Sep. 16), and Monsters Inside: The 24 Faces of Billy Milligan (Sep. 22).

VIDEO: Afterlife of the Party Trailer

New Netflix films include Worth (Sep. 3), Nightbooks (Sep. 15), Intrusion (Sep. 22), The Starling (Sep. 24), No One Gets Out Alive (Sep. 29)

Theatrically released films include And Now for Something Completely Different, Driven, Edge of Tomorrow, Galaxy Quest, GoodFellas, Grease, Into the Wild, Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park III, Jurassic World, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Lost in Translation, Public Enemies, Sixteen Candles, Straight Outta Compton, The Queen, The Shawshank Redemption, and Mother! (all on Sep. 1), Dumb and Dumber To (Sep. 2), Child’s Play (Sep. 11), The Wolf of Wall Street (Sep. 12), Coming to America (Sep. 15), Zombieland: Double Tap (Sep. 16), Crawl (Sep. 20), Doctor Sleep (Sep. 21), The Ice Road (Sep. 22), Iron Man 2 (Sep. 24), Judy (Sep. 27),

VIDEO: New to Netflix Canada in September 2021

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

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Coming in September (no release date specified)

  • Baki Hanma (Netflix anime) – Baki Hanma continues his quest to become the most powerful fighter and prepares for his battle with the strongest creature in the world: his father.
  • Bangkok Breaking (Netflix series) – Newly arrived in Bangkok, Wanchai joins the road rescue service and unravels a city-wide conspiracy with the help of a journalist.
  • Crime Stories: India Detectives (Netflix documentary) – Cameras following Bengaluru police on the job offer a rare glimpse into the complex and challenging inner workings of four major crime investigations.
  • Kota Factory: Season 2 (Netflix series) – Continuing their pursuit of a coveted IIT seat, Vaibhav and his friends try not to let academic pressure — or adolescent angst — get the best of them.


Wednesday, September 1

  • How to Be a Cowboy (Netflix series) – Dale Brisby uses social media savvy and rodeo skills to keep cowboy traditions alive — and now he’s teaching the world how to cowboy right, ol’ son.
  • Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror (Netflix documentary) – This unflinching series documents the 9/11 terrorist attacks, from al-Qaida’s roots in the 1980s to America’s forceful response, both at home and abroad.
  • 3 P’tits Cochons 2, Les
  • And Now for Something Completely Different
  • Cemetery Junction
  • Chicago Fire: Seasons 1-4
  • Driven
  • Edge of Tomorrow
  • Elizabethtown
  • Galaxy Quest
  • GoodFellas
  • Grease
  • Into the Wild
  • Jack and Jill
  • Jurassic Park
  • Jurassic Park III
  • Jurassic World
  • Lost in Translation
  • Maid in Manhattan
  • Mom: Seasons 1-8
  • Mother!
  • Ouija
  • PAW Patrol: Season 8
  • Project X
  • Public Enemies
  • Rango
  • Sisters
  • Sixteen Candles
  • Step Brothers
  • Straight Outta Compton
  • Stretch
  • S.W.A.T.: Seasons 1-4
  • The Blue Lagoon
  • The Bone Collector
  • The Darkest Hour
  • The Dead Don’t Die
  • The Hardy Boys: Season 1
  • The Lego Movie
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park
  • The Queen
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles
  • Turbo
  • Villains
  • Yesterday


Thursday, September 2

  • Afterlife of the Party (Netflix film) – Cassie lives to party … until she dies in a freak accident. Now this social butterfly needs to right her wrongs on Earth if she wants to earn her wings.
  • Double Jeopardy
  • Dumb and Dumber To
  • Q-Force (Netflix series) – Agent Steve Maryweather was once the Golden Boy of the American Intelligence Agency, until he came out as gay. Unable to fire him, they sent him off into obscurity. Instead, he assembled LGBTQ+ squad of misfits — together they’re Q-Force.
  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette?


Friday, September 3

  • Dive Club (Netflix family) – On the shores of Cape Mercy, a skillful group of teen divers investigate a series of secrets and signs after one of their own mysteriously goes missing.
  • Money Heist Part 5: Volume 1 (Netflix series) – The gang has been in the Bank of Spain for over 100 hours and the Professor is at risk. To make matters worse, a new adversary is coming: the army.
  • Sharkdog (Netflix family) – Half shark, half dog with a big heart and a belly full of fish sticks! Together, Sharkdog and his human pal Max can take on any silly or messy adventure.
  • Worth (Netflix film) – An attorney learns a lesson in empathy when he is faced with the near-impossible task of determining how to compensate families who suffered incalculable losses as a result of the September 11th attacks in 2001. Based on true events.


Monday, September 6

  • Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space (Netflix documentary) – This ambitious series covers the trailblazing Inspiration4 mission in near real-time, bringing viewers behind the scenes with the four crew members who will make history as the first all-civilian mission into orbit. Episodes 1 & 2 premiere Sept. 6.


Tuesday, September 7

  • Kid Cosmic: Season 2 (Netflix family) – Jo learns what it means to be a true leader as the Local Heroes embark on a space adventure to find the remaining Stones of Power and save the galaxy.
  • Octonauts: Above & Beyond (Netflix family) – The Octonauts expand their exploration beyond the sea — and onto land! With new rides and new friends, they’ll protect any habitats and animals at risk.
  • On the Verge (Netflix series) – On the Verge, written by the heartwarming words of Julie Delpy (2 Days in Paris, Before Sunrise), brings us a comedy set in the crazy world of LA. We dive into the lives of four women that are “on the verge”.
  • Untold: Breaking Point (Netflix documentary) – The final film in the five-part docuseries event from the creators of WILD WILD COUNTRY. Directed by Chapman Way and Maclain Way, Untold: Breaking Point tells the story of Mardy Fish as he rose to be the number one ranked American male tennis player while facing mental health challenges that changed his life on and off the court. Visit Netflix.com/UntoldCollection to view the full series.


Wednesday, September 8

  • The Circle: Season 3 (Netflix series, new episodes weekly) – A fresh crew of flirts, fibbers and honest allies join the Circle — and navigate new twists and turns — in hopes of winning this season’s cash prize.
  • The Guide to the Perfect Family
  • Into the Night: Season 2 (Netflix series) – After finding refuge deep underground, the passengers contend with a flurry of new crises — and rising tensions with their military hosts.
  • JJ+E (Netflix film)- Vinterviken is set in Stockholm and focuses on the love story between Elisabeth and John-John. The two youngsters are raised in the same city, yet they live light years apart, separated economically, socially and culturally. That is until the day they start in the same high school class
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Thursday, September 9

  • Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali (Netflix documentary) – From a chance meeting to a tragic fallout, Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali’s extraordinary bond cracks under the weight of distrust and shifting ideals.
  • Homeland: Season 8
  • L.A.’s Finest: Season 2
  • The Women and the Murderer (Netflix documentary) – This documentary follows a police chief and a murder victim’s mother in their unflagging efforts to find and prosecute a serial killer in 1990s Paris.


Friday, September 10

  • Firedrake the Silver Dragon (Netflix family) – When his home is threatened by humans, a young dragon summons the courage to seek a mythical paradise where dragons can live in peace and fly free.
  • Kate (Netflix film) – Slipped a fatal poison on her final job, a ruthless assassin working in Tokyo has less than 24 hours to find out who ordered the hit and exact revenge.
  • Lucifer: The Final Season (Netflix series) – Lucifer scored the promotion, but does he really want the job? Plus, Chloe prepares to give up detective work, Amenadiel joins the LAPD, and more.
  • Metal Shop Masters (Netflix series) – Sparks fly and tensions flare in Metal Shop Masters, a fierce, fiery competition between 7 of America’s top welding legends. Hosted by Jo Koy, over the course of six episodes, these iron men and women race against the clock in challenging builds ranging from epic, one-of-a-kind grills to futuristic vehicles, all judged on both form and function. Pressure, heat and hustle makes for grinding work, and in the end, only one will forge a path to victory and the title of Metal Shop Master.
  • Prey (Netflix film)- A wilderness trip turns deadly when five bickering hikers are inexplicably pursued by an unseen — and unrelenting — hunter.


Saturday, September 11

  • Child’s Play


Sunday, September 12

  • The Wolf of Wall Street


Monday, September 13

  • Code 8
  • Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space (Netflix documentary) – *New Episodes* This ambitious series covers the trailblazing Inspiration4 mission in near real-time, bringing viewers behind the scenes with the four crew members who will make history as the first all-civilian mission into orbit. Episodes 3 & 4 premiere Sept. 13.


Tuesday, September 14

  • A StoryBots Space Adventure (Netflix family) – Join the StoryBots and the crew of the historic SpaceX Inspiration4 mission as they search for answers to kids’ questions about space.
  • Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
  • Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father: Season 5 (Netflix series) – Jovial comic Jack Whitehall and his stuffy father, Michael, take unusual and amusing trips to foreign lands in an attempt to strengthen their bond.
  • The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals: Season 2 (Netflix series) – Travelers Megan Batoon, Jo Franco and Luis D. Ortiz discover more enchanting vacation properties for every budget and dish out tips for perfect stays.
  • You vs. Wild: Out Cold (Netflix family) – After a plane crash leaves Bear with amnesia, he must make choices to save the missing pilot and survive in this high-stakes interactive adventure.


Wednesday, September 15

  • Castle and Castle: Season 2
  • Coming to America
  • Nailed It!: Season 6 (Netflix series) – Home bakers with a terrible track record take a crack at re-creating edible masterpieces for a cash prize. It’s part reality contest, part hot mess.
  • Nightbooks (Netflix film) – Scary story fan Alex must tell a spine-tingling tale every night — or stay trapped with his new friend in a wicked witch’s magical apartment forever.
  • Saved by the Bell: Seasons 1-9
  • Schumacher (Netflix documentary) – The life of Michael Schumacher, who rose to a Formula One icon thanks to a daring and defiant spirit, is explored in this insightful documentary.
  • Stardust
  • Too Hot To Handle Latino (Netflix series, new episodes weekly) – A group of singles from across Latin America are challenged to give up sex. But on this reality show, abstinence comes with a silver lining: US$100,000.


Thursday, September 16

  • Final Space: Season 3 (Netflix series) – Gary and his crew strive to survive the chaos and carnage of Final Space and elude the evil Invictus, who’s eager to harness Mooncake’s powers.
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (Netflix family) – Mighty teen Adam and his heroic squad of misfits discover the legendary power of Grayskull — and their destiny to defend Eternia from sinister Skeletor.
  • Murdoch Mysteries: Season 14
  • My Heroes Were Cowboys (Netflix documentary) – Robin Wiltshire, an immigrant inspired by the iconography of the Hollywood western, finds meaning and redemption through the art of horse training.
  • Zombieland: Double Tap


Friday, September 17

  • Ankahi Kahaniya (Netflix film)- As big city life buzzes around them, lonely souls discover surprising sources of connection and companionship in three tales of love, loss and longing.
  • Chicago Party Aunt (Netflix series) – Chicago partier Diane is a beef-sandwich-chomping Bears fan with a talent for avoiding adulthood. But she has a soft spot for her nerdy nephew.
  • The Father Who Moves Mountains (Netflix film)- When his son goes missing during a snowy hike in the mountains, a retired intelligence officer will stop at nothing — and risk everything — to find him.
  • Sex Education: Season 3 (Netflix series) – It’s a new year, Otis is having casual sex, Eric and Adam are official, and Jean has a baby on the way. Meanwhile, new headteacher Hope tries to return Moordale to a pillar of excellence
  • Squid Game (Netflix series) – Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children’s games. Inside, a tempting prize awaits — with deadly high stakes.
  • The Stronghold (Netflix film)- Tired of the small-time grind, three Marseille cops get a chance to bust a major drug network. But lines blur when a key informant makes a big ask.


Monday, September 20

  • Crawl


Tuesday, September 21

  • Doctor Sleep
  • Go! Go! Cory Carson: Chrissy Takes the Wheel (Netflix family) – From arcade games to sled days and hiccup cures, Cory Carson’s curious little sister Chrissy speeds off on her own for fun and adventure all over town!
  • Love on the Spectrum: Season 2 (Netflix series) – Love on the Spectrum S2 continues to tell the stories of people on the autism spectrum as they navigate the world of dating and relationships. With a few familiar faces, and some delightful new ones, this season represents an even wider range of people and personalities, showing just how diverse the autism spectrum really is.
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Wednesday, September 22

  • Confessions of an Invisible Girl (Netflix film)- When the smart but socially awkward Tetê joins a new school, she’s ready to try everything to fit in with the cool kids. But soon, her plan hits a snag.
  • Dear White People: Volume 4 (Netflix series) – Reunited amid a pandemic, future Sam and Lionel look back on their epic final year together at Winchester — which plays out as a ’90s musical.
  • Heartland: Season 14
  • The Ice Road
  • Intrusion (Netflix film) – After a deadly break-in at a couple’s new dream home, the traumatized wife searches for answers — and learns the real danger is just beginning.
  • Jaguar (Netflix series) – In 1960s Spain, a Holocaust survivor joins a group of agents seeking justice against the hundreds of Nazis who fled to the nation to hide after WWII.
  • Monsters Inside: The 24 Faces of Billy Milligan (Netflix documentary) – In the late 1970s, an accused serial rapist claims multiple personalities control his behavior, setting off a legal odyssey that captivates America.


Thursday, September 23

  • Je Suis Karl (Netflix film)- After most of her family is murdered in a terrorist bombing, a young woman is unknowingly lured into joining the very group that killed them.


Friday, September 24

  • Blood & Water: Season 2 (Netflix series) – The Cape Town-set YA series returns with more twists and turns.
  • Ganglands (Braqueurs) (Netflix series) – When his niece crosses a powerful drug kingpin, professional thief Mehdi and his crew of skilled robbers are pulled into a violent and deadly turf war.
  • Iron Man 2
  • Jailbirds New Orleans (Netflix series) – A look at life beyond the prison bars for a group of incarcerated women serving time in a New Orleans jail.
  • Midnight Mass (Netflix series) – A community experiences miraculous events and frightening omens after a mysterious priest’s arrival. From the creator of “The Haunting of Hill House.”
  • My Little Pony: A New Generation (Netflix family) – Equestria’s divided. But a bright-eyed hero believes Earth Ponies, Pegasi and Unicorns should be pals — and, hoof to heart, she’s determined to prove it.
  • The Starling (Netflix film) – A woman adjusting to life after a loss contends with a feisty bird that’s taken over her garden — and a husband who’s struggling to find a way forward.
  • Vendetta: Truth, Lies and The Mafia (Netflix documentary) – This documentary series examines the true story behind two of Sicily’s “Anti-Mafia” crusaders, who both wound up on trial for major crimes themselves.


Monday, September 27

  • Judy


Tuesday, September 28

  • Ada Twist, Scientist (Netflix family) – Pint-sized scientist Ada Twist and her two best friends are asking big questions — and working together to discover the truth about everything!
  • Attack of the Hollywood Clichés! (Netflix comedy series) – Attack of the Hollywood Clichés! is a one-off special featuring some of the most famous films in cinematic history along with a plethora of Hollywood A-Listers, Screenwriters, Academics and Critics as they guide us through the funny, weird and controversial clichés which appear on our cinema screens. Posed in a classic crisp suit, host Rob Lowe invites viewers to examine the Hollywood clichés filmmakers can’t help but use, time and time again. With the help of the experts, Attack of the Hollywood Clichés! analyses the origins and evolutions of everything from ‘Walking Away from an Explosion’, to the ‘Meet-Cute’, and ‘Females Running in Stilettos’ – there’s also a ‘Wilhelm Scream’ montage for real movie buffs. Attack of the Hollywood Clichés! is produced by Broke and Bones, with executive producers Rob Lowe, Jon Petrie, Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones. It is produced and directed by Sean Doherty, with Alice Mathias and Ricky Kelehar also serving as directors.


Wednesday, September 29

  • The Chestnut Man (Netflix series) – A young woman is found brutally murdered in a Copenhagen playground. Next to her lies a small doll made of chestnuts. Adapted from the acclaimed novel.
  • Friendzone (Netflix film)- Hopeful romantic Thibault believes his luck could change when sparks fly between him and Rose. But can he go from bestie to boyfriend?
  • MeatEater: Season 10 Part 1 (Netflix series) – Steven’s quest for delicious game in exotic locales takes him into the Rockies and Ozarks, the swamps of North Carolina and the grasslands of Hawaii.
  • No One Gets Out Alive (Netflix film) – A haunted house horror story, a sobering account of immigrant life, and a world where ancient folklore can become terrifyingly real.
  • Sounds Like Love (Netflix film)- Fashion assistant Maca has just about got her life together after a devastating breakup, when Leo, the man who broke her heart returns. Seeking support from best friends, Adriana and Jime, all three will learn love can be complicated.


Thursday, September 30

  • Grey’s Anatomy: Season 17
  • Love 101: Season 2 (Netflix series) – The Istanbul-set series about 1990s teens navigating awkwardness and heartbreak returns for a second season.
  • Luna Park (Netflix series) – In 1960s Rome, an encounter between a girl raised in a carnival and a girl from a rich home leads to intrigue, secrets and new and unexpected loves.


Available in late September

  • Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space (Netflix documentary, fianle espiode) – This ambitious series covers the trailblazing Inspiration4 mission in near real-time, bringing viewers behind the scenes with the four crew members who will make history as the first all-civilian mission into orbit. The final episode, which premieres just days after the mission is completed, will capture the historic launch and the crew’s journey into space, culminating in their triumphant splashdown and return to Earth.


Leaving Netflix Canada in September

Friday, September 10

  • Interstellar

Tuesday, September 14

  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Wednesday, September 29

  • Line of Duty: Seasons 1-4

Thursday, September 30

  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2


All titles and dates are subject to change.