What’s New on Netflix Canada This Week & Top 10s: October 8th, 2021


Whats New On Netflix Canada This Week October 8th 2021

Despicable Me (2010) is now available to stream on Netflix Canada

It’s been another busy week of new additions for Netflix Canada thanks to the 50 new movies and TV shows ready to be streamed at your leisure. Here’s what’s new on Netflix Canada this week, and the tops 10s for October 8th, 2021.

First of all, here are the past week’s top highlights:

Despicable Me (2010)

Director: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Runtime: 95 Minutes
Cast: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Will Arnett

The one that started it all, Despicable Me has since seen sequels and prequels which has resulted in a decade-long obsession with the colorful and loveable little yellow Minions.

Gru, a genius criminal mastermind, adopts three Orphan girls that he intends to use in one of his grand schemes. However, the more he gets to know them the more their love begins to change him for the better.

Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle (2021) N

Director: Tetsuo Yajima
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure | Runtime: 99 Minutes
Cast: Rika Matsumoto, Ikue Otani, Megumi Hayashibara, Shin’ichiro Miki, Inuko Inuyama

Across Pokemons 25-year history we’ve seen a total of 23 movies, and that doesn’t include over 1000 episodes of the anime that continues to this day.

Koko, a young boy raised in the jungle by a solitary Zarude befriends Ash & Pikachu during one of their adventures. For the first time, Koko discovers the human world and the truth of his past.

The Thing (1982)

Director: John Carpenter
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi | Runtime: 109 Minutes
Cast: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith Davids, Richard Masur, T.K. Carter

In today’s world, we’re used to remakes of classic films, however, in the 80s they weren’t as common. Almost four decades later and The Thing is still considered to be one of the greatest horror movies of all time.

A team of Antarctic researchers finds themselves in a fight for their lives when a mysterious shape-shifting alien infiltrates their labratory.


Most Popular Movies & TV Shows on Netflix Canada This Week: October 8th, 2021

The Guilty and Squid Game is proving to be the most popular titles on Netflix all across the world this week, including Canada.


Here Are All of the Latest Additions to Netflix Canada This Week

28 New Movies Added to Netflix Canada This Week: October 8th, 2021

  • A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
  • About a Boy (2002)
  • After (2019)
  • Despicable Me (2010)
  • Despicable Me 2 (2013)
  • Devadas Brothers (2021)
  • Drag Me to Hell (2009)
  • Dragonheart (1996)
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things (2019)
  • Escape Plan: The Extractors (2019)
  • Fear (1996)
  • Grudge (2021) N
  • Honey Boy (2019)
  • Knocked Up (2007)
  • Land of the Lost (2009)
  • LOL Surprise: The Movie (2021)
  • Minions (2015)
  • My Brother, My Sister (2021) N
  • Pandemic (2020)
  • Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle (2021) N
  • Security (2017)
  • Thalaivii (2021)
  • The Boy (2016)
  • The Great Beauty (2013)
  • The Thing (1982)
  • There’s Someone Inside Your House (2021) N
  • Upcoming Summer (2021) N
  • Werewolves Within (2021)

14 New TV Shows Added to Netflix Canada This Week: October 8th, 2021

  • A Tale Dark & Grimm (Season 1) N
  • Blue’s Clues & You! (Season 1)
  • Encounters (Season 1)
  • Family Business (Season 3) N
  • On My Block (Season 4) N
  • Pretty Smart (Season 1) N
  • Remember You (Season 1)
  • Scissor Seven (Season 3) N
  • The Billion Dollar Code (Season 1) N
  • The Coroner (Season 3)
  • The Five Juanas (Season 1) N
  • The Great Canadian Baking Show (Season 4)
  • The Ingenuity of the Househusband (Season 1) N
  • The Way of the House Husband (Season 1) N

3 New Docuseries and Documentaries Added to Netflix Canada This Week: October 8th, 2021

  • Making The Billion Dollar Code (2021) N
  • Bad Sport (Volume 1) N
  • House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths (Limited Series)

3 New Reality Shows Added to Netflix Canada This Week: October 8th, 2021

  • Baking Impossible (Season 1) N
  • Love Is Blind: Brazil (Season 1) N
  • Sexy Beasts (Season 2) N

1 New Interactive Special Added to Netflix Canada This Week: October 8th, 2021

  • Escape the Undertaker (2021) N

1 New Stand-Up Special Added to Netflix Canada This Week: October 8th, 2021

  • Dave Chappelle: The Closer (2021) N

What are you going to be watching on Netflix Canada this week? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.