Netflix Canada: What’s good in October?

Ryan Reynolds stars as Deadpool in 'Deadpool.'. Twentieth Century Fox

The sunny days of summer are long gone, and soon things will be cooling down for the winter. But that doesn’t mean the selections on Netflix Canada are dissipating.

Actually, to the contrary; in October, the streaming service has a literal smorgasbord of amazing movies available, including the vulgar comic-book hit Deadpool, the Jennifer Lawrence vehicle Joy and both of Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill volumes. Not your thing? Well, The Mighty Ducks is also on tap for all you nostalgia seekers.

In terms of TV, Netflix Canada is getting the final season (Season 7) of The Good Wife and Season 3 of Netflix Original From Dusk to Dawn. If you were into The Ranch (starring That ’70s Show dudes Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson), then you’ll be pleased to find out Part 2 is coming this month. Also: get set for Season 3 of Black Mirror, coming in late October.

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Every month, Netflix Canada and Global News are teaming up to bring you the best movies and TV shows the streaming service has to offer. Feel free to check back throughout the month, as listings may change and new titles may be added. Of course, Netflix Canada offers far more new content than what is offered here — check out their full listings for complete details.


Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein
When a failed experiment leaves a mercenary with supernatural healing powers, he creates a new identity to track down the man who wrecked his life.

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Édgar Ramírez, Robert De Niro
The inspiring true story of a woman whose simple invention might make her a millionaire — if she can survive her dysfunctional family.

Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Cast: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox.
An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle. But she lives — and plots her revenge.

Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Cast: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen
The Bride has three left on her rampage list: Budd, Elle Driver and Bill himself. But when she arrives at Bill’s house, she’s in for a surprise.

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Romeo + Juliet
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio,Claire Danes, John Leguizamo
The bard’s dialogue remains intact in this modern take on WIlliam Shakespeare’s tragedy, as the children of two feuding families are drawn together.

Romeo + Juliet

The Mighty Ducks
Cast: Joss Ackland, Emilio Estevez, Joshua Jackson
When a fast-talking lawyer gets a DUI, he’s sentenced to community service coaching the Mighty Ducks, a kids’ hockey team with a lousy record.

The Parent Trap
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson, Lindsay Lohan
When two girls who seem to be polar opposites meet at a summer camp, they think they have nothing in common — only to discover they’re identical twins.

High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Corbin Bleu, Zac Efron
A group of seniors who are having a hard time leaving high school behind stage a musical expressing their hopes and fears about the future.

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The Waterboy
Cast: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler
A waterboy for a college football team has a rage that makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.

Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (Available Oct. 17)
Cast: Rob Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith
After their latest jail stint, boozy pals, Julian, Bubbles and Ricky plan to go legit but learn trailer park manager Jim aims to destroy their home.

District 9 (Available Oct. 21)
Cast: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, David James
After years of segregation and forced labour, a race of stranded aliens enlists in a resistance movement spearheaded by a rogue government agent.

Fury (Available Oct. 27)
Cast: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman
A green recruit experiences the horror of war with a veteran American tank crew during the vicious combat of the Second World War’s waning days.

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TV Shows

The Good Wife — Season 7 (Available Oct. 4)
Cast: Juliana Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi
In this courtroom drama, attorney Alicia Florrick finds herself forced to return to work after a scandal lands her politician husband in prison.

The Good Wife

From Dusk Till Dawn — Season 3 (Available Oct. 5)
Cast: D.J.Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza Gonzalez
In season three of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, the Gecko brothers find themselves in the vortex of the culebra world forcing them to assemble an unlikely crew to take on the forces of hell, and the new set of enemies determined to take them down.

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The Ranch — Season 1, Part 2 (Available Oct. 7)
Cast: Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson
The Bennett men ponder the future of the ranch as Colt and Beau wrestle with conflicted feelings about the women in their lives.

Glitch — Season 1 (Available Oct. 15)
A police officer and a doctor face an emotionally charged mystery when six local residents inexplicably return from the dead in peak physical form.

Black Mirror — Season 3, Part 1 (Available Oct. 21)
Black Mirror is an anthology series that taps into our collective unease with the modern world, with each stand-alone episode a sharp, suspenseful tale exploring themes of contemporary techno-paranoia. Without questioning it, technology has transformed all aspects of our lives; in every home; on every desk; in every palm — a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone — a “black mirror” reflecting our 21st-century existence back at us.

Vampire Diaries — Season 7 (Available Oct. 21)
Cast: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder
Trapped in adolescent bodies, feuding vampire brothers Stefan and Damon vie for the affection of captivating teenager, Elena.

Supergirl — Season 1 (Available Oct. 26)
Cast: Chyler Leigh, Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks
The adventures of Superman’s cousin in her own superhero career.

Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park: Europe (Available Oct. 28)
Cast: Rob Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith
Out Of The Park is a new series that follows Ricky, Julian and Bubbles out of their element and on the road around the world. Each episode features the boys on a unique mission in a different city, interacting with real locals and experiencing their unique cultures in only ways the Trailer Park Boys can.

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13TH (Available Oct. 7)
The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” The progression from that second qualifying clause to the horrors of mass criminalization and the sprawling American prison industry is laid out by DuVernay with bracing lucidity.

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Food, Inc.
Director Robert Kenner’s provocative, Oscar-nominated documentary looks at the food industry’s harmful effects on human health and the environment.

Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids (Available Oct. 12)
Directed by Academy Award winner Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs) and produced by Emmy Award winner Gary Goetzman (Mamma Mia!), this Netflix Original film showcases Timberlake’s final 20/20 Experience World Tour date at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Surrounded by the 25 band members of The Tennessee Kids and featuring show-stopping performances from one of the highest-grossing tours of the decade, the film is a culmination of the singer’s 134 shows and two years on the road.

'Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids'

Being George Clooney (Available Oct. 15)
Cast: Gustavo Andriewiski, Arzu Balkan, Chiara Barzini
A documentary that delves into the creative, often humorous world of audio dubbing a Hollywood motion picture for the international market.

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For the Kids

Dinotrux — Season 3 (Available Oct. 7)
Cast: Andrew Francis, Richard Ian Cox, Ashleigh Ball
The battles and builds are bigger than ever before when Ty, Revvit and the team are back for an all-new Season 3 of DREAMWORKS DINOTRUX! The Dinotrux and Reptools team up with new trux they meet like Drillasaurs, Cementaurs and Hydrodons who need their help. They come together to build a new Trux Wash, massive slide, catapult and so much more. The battle rages on against their nemesis D-Structs plus new enemies like Splitter, Blayde and Pounder.

Skylanders Academy — Season 1 (Available Oct. 28)
Cast: Justin Long, Ashley Tisdale, Jonathan Banks
Animated action-comedy Skylanders Academy follows the heroic adventures of the Skylanders team, a ragtag group of heroes with unique elemental skills who travel the vast Skylands universe, protecting it from evildoers. They achieve victory by setting aside their egos, learning to trust one another and fighting as one to maintain harmony and balance in the land. Led by showrunner Eric Rogers (Futurama), the series features the voices of Justin Long (Ask Me Anything) as Spyro, Ashley Tisdale (High School Musical, Phineas and Ferb) as Stealth Elf, Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul) as Eruptor and Norm MacDonald (Saturday Night Live) as Glumshanks.

Get ’em before they’re gone

(These titles will be rotating off of Netflix Canada)

Leaving Oct. 1
Out of the Furnace
Departures — Seasons 1 and 2

Leaving Oct. 4
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Leaving Oct. 12

Leaving Oct. 15
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Penguins of Madagascar: The Movie
Sex and the City 2

Leaving Oct. 16

Leaving Oct. 25
Despicable Me 2

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