What’s New on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave: October 2019
We’re counting down the 10 must-see new releases on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave this month.
In the Tall Grass
You’ll like it if you like: Children of the Corn, The Mist and Stand by Me
When siblings Becky and Cal hear the cries of a young boy lost in a sinister field, they venture in to rescue him, only to become ensnared themselves by a supernatural force. Based on the novella by Stephen King and Joe Hill. Netflix Canada, October 4.
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Peaky Blinders: Season Five
You’ll like it if you like: Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos and Narcos
Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy), head of England’s most notorious crime syndicate, grapples with the 1929 stock market crash, threats from younger family members, and the up-and-coming leader of the British Union of Fascists. Netflix Canada, October 4.
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
You’ll like it if you like: Breaking Bad, of course
Written and directed by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan, El Camino picks up right where the critically acclaimed television series left off and follows fugitive Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) as he runs from his captors, the law and his past. Netflix Canada, October 11.
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You’ll like it if you like: Jacob’s Ladder, Session 9 and REC
Eli, a young boy whose rare illness requires him to live completely sealed off from the outside world, begins treatment at a cutting-edge clinic run by a mysterious doctor (Lili Taylor). The intense process could potentially cure him, but Eli soon learns that there might be something demonic lurking at the hospital. Netflix Canada, October 18.
You’ll like it if you like: The Big Short, American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street
A retired widow (Meryl Streep) investigates the companies dodging her insurance claim and happens upon of a pair of wealthy Panama City law partners (Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas) exploiting the world’s financial system. Loosely based on the real-life Panama Papers exposé. Netflix Canada, October 18.
Living with Yourself: Season One
You’ll like it if you like: Multiplicity, Safety Not Guaranteed and Click
Suffering from a mid-life crisis, Miles (Paul Rudd) undergoes a treatment that promises to make him a better person, only to find that he’s been replaced by a doppelgänger. As he deals with the absurdity of the situation, Miles must fight to get back his wife (Aisling Bea), his career and his very identity. Netflix Canada, October 18.
Modern Love: Season One
You’ll like it if you like: Girls, Catastrophe and Master of None
Inspired by the beloved New York Times column of the same name and featuring an all-star cast (Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, Andy Garcia, Dev Patel, Catherine Keener and John Slattery, among others), Modern Love takes on the joys and tribulations of love with endearingly unique twists. Amazon Prime Video, October 18.
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Watchmen: Season One
You’ll like it if you like: Westworld, Legion and The Punisher
Based on the groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, Watchmen is set in an alternate history where superheroes are in retirement and masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws. The cast includes Jeremy Irons, Regina King, Don Johnson and Jean Smart. Created by Damon Lindelof (Lost and The Leftovers). Crave, October 20.
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Daybreak: Season One
You’ll like it if you like: Zombieland, Warm Bodies and Shaun of the Dead
A nuclear blast obliterates the city of Glendale, California in this post-apocalyptic comedy-drama, leaving in its wake marauding gangs of jocks, gamers, outcasts and Valley Girls. Following an eclectic group of survivors as they navigate this strange and treacherous world, Daybreak is The Breakfast Club meets Mad Max. Netflix Canada, October 24.
You’ll like it if you like: Cape Fear, Single White Female and Unlawful Entry
When a young girl is bitten by a venomous rattlesnake during a cross-country drive, her mother (Carmen Ejogo) accepts the help of a local healer. This seeming act of kindness turns out to be anything but when Katrina is asked to repay the woman who saved her daughter’s life… by killing a stranger. Netflix Canada, October 25.
Still catching up with September’s releases? Check out last month’s roundup of what’s new on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave.