What’s New on Netflix Canada This Week (August 31st, 2018)

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‘Ozark’ Season 2. Photo: Jessica Miglio/Netflix

Happy Friday! Welcome to the weekly roundup of the new titles to hit Netflix in Canada over the past 7 days. It was a bit of a quiet week, but there are still some notable titles in the mix. Let’s look at some of the highlights before we get to the full list.

Let’s start with movies. The Accountant starring Ben Affleck, J.K. Simmons, and Anna Kendrick arrived this week. It’s a crime thriller about a dirty bookkeeper who gets in over his head.

On the Original front, The Laws of Thermodynamics is a film about a physicist who uses the laws of thermodynamics to describe romance and relationships, but his theories prove faulty when it comes to his own love life.

The big news this week is series. We have new seasons of Nashville and The Blacklist and new Original Series. In its much-anticipated second season, Ozark continues to follow Marty Bryde and his family as they navigate the murky waters of life within a dangerous drug cartel.


We also have the new series Undercover Law. Based on a true story, it’s about a group of female intelligence agents who infiltrate the disparate aspects of a Colombian cartel in an attempt to take down the drug lords and their associates.

For those who like bawdy humor, new Original Series Paradise PD should make you happy. From the creators of Brickleberry, it’s an animated series that follows the worst first responders in a backwater, small-town police department.

Here are all of the new titles that landed on Netflix Canada this week:

12 New Movies

  • All American Christmas Carol (2013)
  • Chennai Express (2013)
  • Conjuring Spirit (Chung Cu Ma) (2014)
  • Copenhagen (2014)
  • Mongol (2007)
  • Naam Shabana (2017)
  • Prince Charming (Ching wa wong ji) (1984)
  • Qarib Qarib Singlle (2017)
  • Spyder (2017)
  • The Accountant (2016)
  • The Laws of Thermodynamics (2018) Netflix Original
  • When the Bough Breaks (2016)

11 New TV Series

  • Be-Be-Bears (Season 1)
  • Cathedral of the Sea (La Catedral del Mar) (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (Season 5)
  • Nashville (Season 6)
  • Ozark (Season 2) Netflix Original
  • Paradise PD (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Blacklist (Season 5)
  • The Fairly OddParents (Season 3)
  • Ultimate Beastmaster (Season 3) Netflix Original
  • Undercover Law (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Yeh Meri Family (Season 1)

6 New Documentaries/Docuseries Available

  • A Leaf of Faith (2018)
  • Big Men (2013)
  • Brother’s Keeper (1992)
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Being Dad (Season 1)
  • Inside the Criminal Mind (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Surrounding Game (2018)

2 New Standup Specials

  • Tammy Pescatelli: Finding the Funny (2013)
  • The Comedy Lineup (Part 2) Netflix Original
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Cheryl has written for What’s on Netflix for over three years. She’s a confessed streaming addict and also runs a Netflix based community on Facebook with over 10,000 users. Cheryl specializes in documentaries and covers weekly additions for the US in addition to breaking news stories. She is the Weekend Editor for What’s On Netflix. Cheryl resides in Virginia, USA.