What to watch on Netflix Canada in September 2021

Including Sex Education, Love On The Spectrum season 2, Kate, Nailed It! season 6 and Chicago Party Aunt


These are the most anticipated new titles hitting Netflix Canada in September 2021, including Sex Education season 3, an action movie starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and new seasons of Nailed It!, Love On The Spectrum and The Circle.

What we can’t wait to watch

Sex Education (season 3)

Laurie Nunn’s eccentric, occasionally explicit comedy about British teens coping with the physical and emotional challenges of growing up (and getting busy) adds its first non-binary character this season (played by Sudanese-American actor/musician Dua Saleh). Girls’ Jemima Kirke joins the cast as Moordale’s new head teacher, who’s determined to get the school back on track after last year’s STI epidemic. Meanwhile, the established characters are figuring out their new normal: Otis (Asa Butterfield) and Maeve (Emma Mackey) are on the outs, Otis’s sex-therapist mum Jean (Gillian Anderson) is unexpectedly pregnant, and Eric (Ncuti Gatwa) and Adam (Connor Swindells) are trying to negotiate their very unlikely romance. In case you were worried, Aimee (Aimee Lou Wood) is still the nicest person in the world, and Lily (Tanya Reynolds) is still writing alien erotica. Some things are set in stone. September 17

Worth

There are a slew of documentaries and dramas rolling out to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11, and this docudrama – starring Michael Keaton as Kenneth Feinberg, the attorney who ran the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund – looks to be one of the more sombre and unshowy. Stanley Tucci, Amy Ryan and Laura Benanti co-star; The Kindergarten Teacher’s Sara Colangelo directs, from a screenplay by Max Borenstein… who wrote it before he co-created Warner’s current Godzilla franchise and AMC’s horror series The Terror. So that’s intriguing. September 3

BLOOD BROTHERS: MALCOM X & MUHAMMAD ALI (L to R) MUHAMMAD ALI and MALCOM X
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Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali

The bond between civil rights-era icons Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali was on screen recently in Regina King’s directorial debut One Night In Miami. That film, based on Kemp Powers’ play, imagined what went down on one pivotal celebratory night, before the two friends had a falling out over Islam. Using archival footage and interviews with family members, Blood Brothers, a documentary directed by Marcus A. Clarke, explores X and Ali’s mentor and pupil relationship as well as the rift that drove them apart. September 9

Love On The Spectrum (season 2)

Last summer’s Love On The Spectrum proved that not all reality dating shows are about shallow, traditionally attractive people claiming they’re looking for love when they’re really seeking to advance their acting careers and build their Instagram followings. The Australia-set series followed a dozen people on the autism spectrum as they explored the world of dating and relationships – some for the first time. The second season follows a bunch of new singles and catches up with some familiar folks from last year, including the frank and forthright Michael, as well as Chloe and Mark, who in the teaser trailer are seen going out on a couple of dates together. September 21

Mary Elizabeth Winstead in Kate
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Kate

Gunpowder Milkshake. Jolt. The Protégé. “Murder lady murders a lot of people before they can murder her first, preferably in stylized circumstances” is its own genre, and that’s entirely fine. It’s fun to watch filmmakers rework the John Wick mechanics for their own purposes, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead – who played the ruthless, rage-fuelled Huntress in last year’s Birds Of Prey – is a great choice for one of these. The twist here is that, technically speaking, her murder lady has already been murdered, poisoned by a slow-acting toxin that’ll end her in 24 hours. Her mission: find the people who did it, and murder them right back. September 10

Nailed It! (season 6)

There are a lot of reality competition shows bouncing around the tubes – like, more than we could possibly count – but there’s only one where the endlessly optimistic Nicole Byer and a panel of experts and comedians assemble to celebrate the spectacle of people trying to create exquisite desserts, and failing spectacularly. Yes, it’s The Great British Baking Show if the point was to send the judges screaming out of the tent, but Byer’s enthusiasm makes it all feel very charming and good-natured. If you haven’t discovered the glories of this show, there are five whole seasons waiting for you right now. Dig in. September 15

JILL TALLEY as BONNIE and LAUREN ASH as DIANE DUNBROWSKI in part 1, episode 3 of CHICAGO PARTY AUNT.
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Chicago Party Aunt

Superstore scene-stealer Lauren Ash voices the title character of this animated series, playing a gleefully immature adult determined to coax her nerdy nephew out of his shell. That’s pretty much all we know about this one, except that Ash’s Superstore co-star Jon Barinholtz is one of the creators, along with Ash’s fellow Second City alums Katie Rich and Chris Witaske. And honestly? That’s enough to get us on board. September 17

The Circle (season 3)

If there were ever a reality show tailor made for a pandemic, it’s The Circle, in which a group of contestants are isolated in separate apartments and can only communicate with each other through a social media-style style app. They can create whatever identity they choose to show the others, with everyone rating each other. The winner receives $100,000. Weekly episodes from September 8

Jack Whitehall, Michael Whitehall
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Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father (season 5)

In previous seasons, outgoing comic Whitehall and his staid, stuffy dad have travelled together through Europe, Southeast Asia, Australia and the American west. Now, in their fifth and final travelogue, they travel around their own country, the UK, likely because of COVID-19 restrictions. Speaking of which, this should make excellent armchair travelling during the pandemic’s fourth wave. September 14.

Kid Cosmic (season 2)

Craig McCracken, creator of the wonderful animated series The Powerpuff Girls and Wander Over Yonder, delivers a second season of his goofy, scrappy show about a hyperactive little boy (voiced by Jack Fisher) who finds himself in possession of five alien power stones, and immediately hands them out to his friends (and a cat), creating the world’s least inspiring super-team. Season 1 found them eventually figuring out their respective skill sets and battling the alien warrior who wanted the stones for his own sinister purposes; we don’t know what McCracken has planned for the new episodes, but we’re excited to find out. September 7

The Ice Road

Solid bets

The Ice Road

Big rigs race down Manitoba’s ice roads in an enjoyably ludicrous chase movie that whittles the Fast And Furious formula down to its most elemental form. Liam Neeson and Laurence Fishburne star truck drivers who have to rely on tools and tricks of their trade to barrel down thawing ice roads to deliver a massive payload aiding the rescue of trapped miners. It’s the most hoser, Coffee Time-friendly action movie you can imagine and we’re here for it. September 22

Code 8

Jeff Chan directs the hell out of this homegrown, crowdfunded sci-fi action flick about mutants living on the fringes in a drone state. Robbie Amell plays an electric-powered mutant who loses his job in construction, hooks up with a heist crew and butts heads with a superhuman criminal network. Think X-Men meets Den Of Thieves in a movie that pulls off what David Ayer’s Bright thought it was doing, but with way less money. September 13

The full list of new titles available on Netflix Canada in September 2021 by date:

TV shows

Coming soon

Blaki Hanma
Bangkok Breaking
Crime Stories: India Detectives
Kota Factory (season 2)

September 1

Chicago Fire (Seasons 1-4)
The Hardy Boys (Season 1)
How To Be A Cowboy
Mom (Seasons 1-8)
Paw Patrol (Season 8) S.W.A.T. (Seasons 1-4)
Turning Point: 9/11 And The War On Terror

September 2

Q-Force

September 3

Dive Club
Money Heist Part 5: Volume 1
Sharkdog

September 6

Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission To Space (episodes 1-2)

September 7

Kid Cosmic (season 2)
Octonauts: Above & Beyond
On The Verge
Untold: Breaking Point

September 8

The Circle (season 3)
Into The Night (season 2)

September 9

Homeland (season 8)
LA’s Finest (season 2)

September 10

Lucifer: The Final Season
Metal Shop Masters

September 13

Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission To Space (episodes 3-4)

September 14

A Storybots Space Adventure
Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father (season 5)
The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals (season 2)
You vs. Wild: Out Cold

September 15

Castle And Castle (season 2)
Nailed It! (season 6)
Saved By The Bell (season 3)
Too Hote To Handle Latino (new episodes weekly)

September 16

Final Space (season 3)
He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe
Murdoch Mysteries (season 14)

September 17

Chicago Party Aunt
Sex Education (season 3)
Squid Game

September 21

Go! Go! Cory Carson: Chrissy Takes The Wheel
Love On The Spectrum (season 2)

September 22

Dear White People (season 4)
Heartland (season 14)
Jaguar

September 23

Blood & Water (season 2)
Ganglands (Braqueurs)
Jailbirds New Orleans
Midnight Mass
My Little Pony: A New Generation
Vendetta: Truth, Lies And The Mafia

September 28

Ada Twist Scientist
Attack Of The Hollywood Cliches

September 29

The Chestnut Man
Meateater (season 10, part 1)

September 30

Grey’s Anatomy (season 17)
Love 101 (season 2)
Luna Park

Late September

Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission To Space (episode 5)

Movies

September 1

Les 3 P’tits Cochons 2
And Now For Something Completely Different
The Blue Lagoon
The Bone Collector
Cemetery Junction
The Darkest Hour
The Dead Don’t Die
Driven
Edge Of Tomorrow
Elizabethtown
Galaxy Quest
Goodfellas
Grease
Into The Wild
Jack And Jill
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park III
Jurassic World
The LEGO Movie
Lost In Translation
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Maid In Manhattan
Mother!
Ouija
Project X
Public Enemies
The Queen
Rango
Sisters
Sixteen Candles
The Shawshank Redemption
The Spiderwick Chronicles
Step Brothers
Straight Outta Compton
Stretch
Turbo
Villains
Yesterday

September 2

Afterlife Of The Party
Double Jeopardy
Dumber And Dumber To
Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

September 3

Worth

September 8

The Guide To The Perfect Family
JJ+E

September 9

Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali
The Women And The Murderer

September 10

Firedrake The Silver Dragon
Kate
Prey

September 11

Child’s Play

September 12 

The Wolf Of Wall Street

September 13

Code 8

September 14

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

September 15

Coming To America
Nightbooks
Schumacher
Stardust

September 16

My Heroes Were Cowboys
Zombieland: Double Tap

September 17

Ankahi Kahanlva

The Father Who Moves Mountains
The Stronghold

September 20

Crawl

September 21

Doctor Sleep

September 22

Confessions Of An Invisible Girl
The Ice Road
Intrusion
Monsters Inside: The 24 Faces Of Billy Milligan

September 23

Je Suis Karl
Iron Man 2
The Starling

September 27

Judy

September 29

Friendzone
No One Gets Out Alive
Sounds Like Love

Last call

TV series and movies leaving Netflix Canada in September 2021.

September 10

Interstellar

September 14

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

September 29

Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 

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