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What’s New on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave: September 2019

We’re counting down the 10 must-see new releases on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave this month.

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Sacha Baron Cohen in "The Spy"Photo: Netflix Canada

The Spy

You’ll like it if you like: Munich, Operation Finale and The Red Sea Diving Resort

In the 1960s, an Israeli clerk (Sacha Baron Cohen) becomes a secret agent for Mossad and goes deep undercover inside Syria on a dangerous, years-long mission. Noah Emmerich (The Truman Show) co-stars. Netflix Canada, September 6.

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Comedian Bill BurrPhoto: Netflix Canada

Bill Burr: Paper Tiger

You’ll like it if you like: The comedy of Bill Burr

In his new Netflix special, comedian and podcaster Bill Burr delivers a scathing review on the state of the world—from Michelle Obama to male feminists. Filmed in front of a packed house at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England. Netflix Canada, September 10.

Check out the funniest jokes in Reader’s Digest history.

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Tall GirlPhoto: Netflix Canada

Tall Girl

You’ll like it if you like: Mean Girls, She’s All That and Easy A

As the tallest girl in school, 16-year-old Jodi (Ava Michelle) is no stranger to being teased about her appearance. When Jodi meets a Swedish foreign exchange student who’s even taller than she is, however, she’s thrust into a surprising love triangle—and comes to realize that she’s far more than her insecurities. Netflix Canada, September 13.

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Merritt Wever and Toni CollettePhoto: Netflix Canada


You’ll like it if you like: The Killing, Broadchurch and Erin Brockovich

Based on real events, teenager Marie Adler (Kaitlyn Dever) is raped in her home by an intruder. When the police and her family begin doubting her story, detectives Grace Rasmussen and Karen Duvall (Toni Collette and Merritt Wever) team up to investigate a spate of eerily similar attacks. Netflix Canada, September 13.

Avoid reading these chilling true crime books at night.

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Ramy YoussefPhoto: Crave

RAMY: Season One

You’ll like it if you like: Dear White People, Black-ish and Atlanta

In his politically-divided New Jersey neighbourhood, first-generation Egyptian-American Ramy Hassan (Ramy Youssef) struggles to balance the expectations of his stern Muslim family and laid-back millennial peers—to hilarious effect. Crave, September 15.

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David TennantPhoto: Netflix Canada


You’ll like it if you like: Sherlock, Mindhunter and The Sinner

In the mood for an intense cat-and-mouse drama between detectives and suspects? Set entirely within the confines of a police interrogation room, Criminal comprises 12 unique stories set in four different countries: France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. David Tennant and Hayley Atwell lead the English cast. Netflix Canada, September 20.

Learn more about the crimes that will never get solved.

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Bill GatesPhoto: Netflix Canada

Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates

You’ll like it if you like: Bill Gates, of course!

This new three-part documentary explores the mind and motivations of the iconic tech visionary and philanthropist, and offers unprecedented access to Gates as he pursues unique solutions to the world’s most complex problems. Inside Bill’s Brain also draws on interviews with both Bill and Melinda Gates, as well as their friends, family and business partners. Netflix Canada, September 20.

Find out Bill Gates’ four rules when it comes to reading.

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In the Shadow of the MoonPhoto: Netflix Canada

In the Shadow of the Moon

You’ll like it if you like: Cold in July, Blue Ruin and The Pledge

In 1988, Philadelphia cop Thomas Lockhart (Boyd Holbrook of Narcos fame) begins tracking a serial killer who mysteriously resurfaces every nine years. But when the killer’s crimes begin to defy all scientific explanation, Locke’s obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, family and sanity. Michael C. Hall co-stars. Netflix Canada, September 27.

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Gwyneth Paltrow in "The Politician"Photo: Netflix Canada

The Politician: Season One

You’ll like it if you like: Parks and Recreation, Veep and Barry

Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, California, plans to be President of the United States. In order to get there, he first has to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: high school. Oh, and get elected Student Body President. Gwyneth Paltrow co-stars. Netflix Canada, September 27.

You won’t be able to keep a straight face at these funny political insults.

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Transparent Musical FinalePhoto: Amazon Prime Video

Transparent‘s Musical Finale

You’ll like it if you like: Girls, Broad City and Catastrophe

The acclaimed comedy-drama Transparent takes its final bow at the end of the month in the form of a two-hour musical fantasia. Picking up right after the death of Maura (Jeffrey Tambor, who was dismissed from the show in 2018 amid sexual harassment allegations), the Pfefferman clan confronts grief and life-changing loss head-on through comedy, melancholy and yes, dance. Amazon Prime Video, September 27.

Still catching up with August’s releases? Check out last month’s roundup of what’s new on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave.