What’s new on Netflix Canada this week & Top 10: May 28, 2021

Us (2019) is now available to stream on Netflix Canada

June is just around the corner, so the 31 new additions for this week make for a reasonably busy end of the month for Netflix Canada. This is new to Netflix Canada this week and the top 10 for March 28, 2021.

First, here are the top highlights of the past week on Netflix Canada:


Us (2019)

Director: Jordan Peele
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller | Running time: 116 minutes
Occupation: Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Shahadi Wright Joseph

After the great success of Get out, Jordan Peele continued his success in the thriller genre with the release of the eerily creepy Us. The feature had similar financial success as Get Out, grossing over $ 255 million worldwide.

The Wilson family are on vacation in Santa Cruz to escape their hectic lives. On a trip to the beach, her son Jason wanders away and meets a strange, red-clad figure covered in blood. That night, the Wilson family wakes up to find 4 intruders in the driveway. When the Wilsons realize that the four intruders are their doppelgangers, the family must fight for their lives as their grotesque counterparts have murderous intentions.


Planes, Trains and Cars (1987)

Director: John Hughes
Genre: Comedy, Drama | Running time: 93 minutes
Occupation: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean, Kevin Bacon

Comedy of the highest order, the pairing of the beloved Steve Martin and the late John Candy was a game like comedy heaven.

Neal Page has to make it home in time for Thanksgiving, but when his plane is delayed, he experiences a number of mishaps when he meets Del, a goofy traveling salesman.


The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

Director: David Fincher
Genre: Fantasy, romance | Running time: 166 minutes
Occupation: Cate Blanchett, Brad Pitt, Julia Ormond, Faune Chambers Watkins, Elias Koteas

David Fincher has moved away from thrillers and serial killers and taken a completely different approach to the classic of the noughties. Starring Bradd Pitt and Cate Blanchett, both of whom did fantastic performances in this fascinating story.

Born an old man and abandoned in a nursing home, Benjamin Button ages conversely, where he befriends Daisy, a child. The couple stay in touch while Benjamin gets younger while Daisy gets older.


The most popular movies and series added to Netflix Canada this week: May 28, 2021

Army of the Dead is expected to be seen by over 72 million households since its release, so it’s no surprise it tops the Canadian movie list this week. As for the television side, Who Killed Sara? sits on the summit.


Here are all of the new additions to Netflix Canada this week

17 new movies added to Netflix Canada this Week: May 28, 2021

  • A Place in the Stars (2014)
  • Arrival (2016)
  • Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021) N.
  • Blue Wonder (2021) N.
  • Come away (2020)
  • Dog is in trouble (2021) N.
  • Lining (2017)
  • Gatao – The Last Stray (2021)
  • Ghost Lab (2021) N.
  • Planes, Trains and Cars (1987)
  • Sahara (2005)
  • Sam Smith: Love Goes – Live at Abbey Road Studios (2020)
  • The Banana Split Movie (2019)
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
  • The day I lost my shadow (2018)
  • Us (2019)
  • Zoom: Academy for Superheroes (2006)

10 new TV shows added to Netflix Canada this week: May 28, 2021

  • Black Room (Season 1) N.
  • Close Enough (Season 2) N.
  • Eden (Season 1) N.
  • Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure (3 Seasons)
  • Lucifer (Season 5B) N.
  • Crazy One After Another (Season 1) N.
  • Masters of Nothing (Season 3) N.
  • Ragnarok (Season 2) N.
  • The Kominsky Method (Season 3) N.
  • Word of Honor (Season 1)

This week: 3 new documentaries and documentaries added to Netflix Canada: May 28, 2021

  • Nail bomber: wanted (2021) N.
  • High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Changed America (Limited Edition) N.
  • The Least Expected Day: On the Movistar Team 2019 (Season 2)

1 new Stand Up Special added to Netflix Canada this week: May 28, 2021

  • Soy Rada: Serendipity (2021) N.

What did you watch on Netflix Canada this week? Let us know in the comments below!

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