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Netflix Canada January 2018 Movie & TV Shows Announced

The biggest list ever released!
Netflix Canada January 2018 Movie & TV Shows Announced

It's everyone's favorite time of the month! Netflix just sent us the very first new release list of 2018 and we couldn't be happier!

The snow is falling and the weather is getting a lot colder, so it's the perfect time to snuggle under blanket and watch a good movie. 

Good thing there's an awesome lineup of stuff to watch on Netflix in the new year!

 READ ALSO: Netflix Canada December 2017 Movie & TV Shows Announced

Just like every month, MTLBlog is the first website to receive and publish the new Netflix releases in Canada, so follow us and you'll always know what's coming up before everyone else. 

13 Minutes

Cast: Christian Friedel, Katharina Schüttler, Burghart Klaußner

In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action.

Age of Shadows

Formerly a Korean resistance fighter, a policeman working for Japan is tasked with tracking down resistance leaders before they acquire explosives.


Seemingly simple but deceptively complex, the game of "Go" serves as the backdrop for this battle between artificial intelligence and man.

Anne With An E - Season 1

Cast: Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James, R.H. Thomson

The adventures of a young orphaned girl living in the late 19th century. Follow Anne as she learns to navigate her new life on Prince Edward Island, in this new take on L.M. Montgomery's classic novels.

Camp Cool Kids

Cast: Michael Gross, Markie Post, Tyree Brown

Encouraged by his quirky grandfather, a young boy faces his fears at summer camp.

Chonda Pierce: Enough

Stand-up comedian Chonda Pierce, known as the "Queen of Clean", continues to share her emotional journey and story in this sequel to her 2015 award winning documentary "Chonda Pierce: Laughing In The Dark".


Cast: Dries Van Noten

This documentary explores the intense passion and distinctive talent that makes Dries Van Noten one of the most unique fashion designers in the world.

Eastsiders - Season 3

Cast: Kit Williamson, Van Hansis, Constance Wu

Cal turns to his friends for help through a hilariously dark time when he discovers that his partner Thom’s been cheating on him.

Functional Fitness

This documentary explores the challenging, demanding and transformative world of CrossFit through the eyes of the people who’ve embraced it.

Glacé - Season 1 - Netflix Original

Cast: Charles Berling, Julia Piaton, Pascal Greggory

A grisly find atop a mountain in the French Pyrenees leads investigator Martin Servaz into a twisted dance with a serial killer in this icy thriller.

Lovesick - Season 3 - Netflix Original

Best friends Dylan, Luke and Evie continue to navigate the ups and downs of relationships as they search for their soul mates.

Maddman: The Steve Madden Story

This documentary chronicles the rise of the footwear designer behind a billion-dollar empire and his subsequent comeback after a financial scandal.

Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World

Cast: Padraic Delany, Hugh Bonneville, Kuba Rudzinski

500 years ago, Martin Luther triggered a seismic upheaval that rocked the western world-with an impact that continues to reverberate to this day.

Murder on the Cape

Cast: Jade Harlow, Josh Walther, Heather Egeli

Based on the Christa Worthington case. An out of work fisherman has an affair with a fashion writer wintering on the Cape. She returns two years later with his child, and when she is murdered, the fisherman is the prime suspect.

Not Alone

An 18-year-old struggling to understand her best friend’s suicide talks to teenagers who have grappled with mental illness and suicidal thoughts.

Open Season: Scared Silly

Cast: William Townsend, Donny Lucas, Melissa Sturm

When a spooky werewolf tales scares Boog out of joining the annual camping trip, his friends hatch a plan to cure him of his fear.

Penn & Teller: Fool Us - Season 1

Cast: Penn Jillette, Teller, Jonathan Ross

The world-famous magic duo brings their singular brand of humor to a competition show in which skilled illusionists vie for a grand prize.


Cast: Natalie Portman, Emmanuel Salinger, Lily-Rose Depp

In pre-World War II France, two sisters purport to be able to communicate with the dead and soon catch the eye of an ambitious filmmaker.

Splash and Bubbles - Season 1

Cast: John Tartaglia, Leslie-Carrara-Rudolph, Raymond Carr

Curious pals Splash, Bubbles, Dunk and Ripple have fun exploring new places, making new friends and learning all about their amazing ocean home.

Super Dark Times

Cast: Owen Campbell, Charlie Tahan, Elizabeth Cappuccino

A tragic accident drives a wedge between two teenage boys, threatening a friendship that had semed firm and unshakeable.


Cast: Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Two best friends’ quest to buy booze for a party in hopes of scoring with girls leads them on a series of wacky misadventures.

The Babadook

Cast: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Hayley McElhinney

Sam’s frequent tantrums turn sinister when a creepy children’s book mysteriously appears in his room, and he asks his mother, “Do you want to die?”

The Layover

Cast: Alexandra Daddario, Kate Upton, Kal Penn

Two friends on a road trip compete for the affections of a handsome man when their flight is redirected due to a hurricane.

The Rehearsal

Cast: Kerry Fox, James Rolleston, Alice Englert

A drama student is torn between creative possibility and ethical boundaries when his girlfriend’s family gets caught up in a sex scandal.

The Vault

Cast: Taryn Manning, Francesca Eastwood, James Franco

A bank heist takes an unnerving turn when the three sibling robbers attempt to gain entrance into an subterranean vault with sinister secrets.

Treasures From The Wreck Of The Unbelievable

This cinematic journey into the waters off East Africa chronicles the story behind artist Damien Hirst's massive exhibition of oceanic treasures.


Cast: Kate Micucci, Justin Chatwin, Steve Howey

When a cosmic event turns Emma's dog and cat into two perfect guys, Emma reconsiders her outlook on dating, hilariously works out her trust issues, and ultimately learns to love herself.

Cheapest Weddings - Season 1

Couples on a tiny budget try to ensure that the day of their wedding turns out to be the magical experience they always dreamed it would be.

Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Cast: Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush

Captain Jack Sparrow finds himself in hot water when Salazar escapes the Devil’s Triangle and makes it his mission to obliterate every pirate at sea.

Mustang Island

Cast: Lee Eddy, John Merriman, Byron Brown

After being dumped on New Year’s Eve, Bill pursues his ex-girlfriend to an off-season Gulf Coast beach town, but things get complicated along the way.


Cast: Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Rosario Dawson

Based on Puccini’s opera “La Boheme,” this musical follows a group of scrappy bohemians who face true love, drug addiction and AIDS in New York City.

Shameless (U.S.) - Season 7

Cast: William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Justin Chatwin

This dramedy based on a British series centers on siblings in a dysfunctional Chicago family who struggle while coping with their alcoholic father.

Zumbo's Just Desserts - Season 1

Cast: Gigi Falanga, Rachel Khoo, Adriano Zumbo

Amateur Australian chefs compete to impress patisserie chef Adriano Zumbo with their sweet creations. Those who don't fit the brief go head to head in the 'Zumbo test' to replicate his unique desserts.

6 Days

Cast: Jamie Bell, Mark Strong, Abbie Cornish

In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen.

A Ghost Story

Cast: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham

In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.

All Eyez on Me

Cast: Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham

Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur.

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Collections - Netflix Original

Cast: Jerry Seinfeld

In Jerry Seinfeld's unique series, he picks up a guest comedian in a cool car, then they set off for laughfilled conversations fueled by caffeine.

DEVILMAN crybaby - Season 1 - Netflix Original

A demon possesses a boy's dead body to do evil. But after falling in love with a human girl, he has a change of heart. Based on Go Nagai's hit manga.

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - Season 2 - Netflix Original

Dirk and Todd reunite, along with Farah and new allies in Montana law enforcement, to investigate a case partly set in a magical fantasy realm.

Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha

Cast: Carmen Argenziano, Horatio Sanz, Luis Guzman

In this modern adaptation of a Spanish classic, an eccentric, elderly gentleman sets out with his honest sidekick to right the wrongs of the world.

Rotten - Netflix Original

This docuseries travels deep into the heart of the food supply chain to reveal unsavory truths and expose hidden forces that shape what we eat.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattison, Taylor Lautner

In the epic series’ final chapter, Bella and Edward’s newborn daughter forces the couple into a lifealtering confrontation.

House of Z

Cast: Christina Binkley, Naomi Campbell, Sean Combs

A feature documentary on the life and career of designer Zac Posen.

Killing Ground

Cast: Aaron Pedersen, Ian Meadows, Harriet Dyer

An idyllic camping trip to an isolated beach turns into a harrowing ordeal after a young couple discovers an abandoned tent and a lost child.

The Journey

Cast: Timothy Spail, Colm Meaney, Freddie Highmore

Two bitter political rivals – Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness – share a ride to the airport in this reimagining of the 2006 St. Andrews Agreement.

Alejandro Riaño Especial de stand up - Netflix Original

The irreverent veteran of Columbian comedy delivers some of his most well-known routines in a performance from Bogotá's Teatro Nacional La Castellana.

Boyka: Undisputed

Cast: Scott Adkins, Teodora Duhovnikova, Alon Aboutboul

The fourth film in the action franchise finds Boyka taking on brutal gangsters to protect the widow of a man he unintentionally killed in the ring.

Disjointed - Part 2- Netflix Original

Cast: Kathy Bates, Aaron Moten, Tone Bell

Pete struggles with a crisis of confidence, Carter opens up to a new friend, Ruth returns to her roots, and Olivia's business takes off.

Somebody Feed Phil - Netflix Original

"Everybody Loves Raymond" executive producer Phil Rosenthal travels the world to take in the local cuisine and culture.

The Man Who Would Be Polka King

Cast: Jan Lewan, Greg Korin, Stan Tadrowski

This irreverent documentary reveals how charming entertainer Jan Lewan bilked investors out of millions in a complicated investment scam.

The Polka King - Netflix Film

Cast: Jack Black, Jenny Slate, Jason Schwartzman

A Polish-born bandleader who dreams of building a musical empire in the U.S. lures his fans into a Ponzi scheme in this comedy based on a true story.


Cast: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson

An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York.

Tom Segura: Disgraceful - Netflix Original

In his third Netflix special, the LA-based comic and podcast host talks about online shopping, weight loss and life on the road.

Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

Cast: River Hawkins, Rick Kissack, Manolo Blahnik

An in-depth portrait of MANOLO BLAHNIK, self-confessed 'cobbler' and the man regarded by most influential fashion figures as 'the best shoe-maker of the 20th and 21st centuries.’

Rip Tide

Cast: Debby Ryan, Genevieve Hegney, Andrew Creer

Following an embarrassing viral video, a New York model decides to espace from her suffocating existence by visiting her faraway aunt in Australia.


In this heart-wrenching documentary, a 28-year-old Ph.D. student turns the camera on herself to capture her struggles with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Helix - Seasons 1-2

Cast: Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé

A team of scientists are thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation when they arrive in the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be an outbreak of a strange disease in a secluded international research facility.

Katt Williams: Great America - Netflix Original

The king of underground comedy takes the stage in Jacksonville with unflinching riffs on American politics and the raunchy perils of getting old.

Arango y Sanint: Ríase El Show - Netflix Original

Two legendary Columbian comedians -- Julian Arango and Antonio Sanint -- share the stage for the first time ever.

Bad Day for the Cut

Cast: Nigel O'Neill, Susan Lynch, Józef Pawlowski

A middle-aged Irish farmer, who still lives at home with his mother, sets off on a mission of revenge when the old lady is murdered.

Dear White People

Cast: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Kyle Gallner The lives of four black students at an Ivy League college.

Dynasty - Season 1 - Netflix Original - New Episodes Weekly

Cast: Elizabeth Gillies, Nathalie Kelley, Grant Show

With a new face poised to join the family, the Carringtons and the Colbys feud for control over their fortune -- and their children's lives.

Kill the Messenger

Cast: Jeremy Renner, Robert Patrick, Jena Sims

Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb. The film takes place in the mid-1990s, when Webb uncovered the CIA's past role in importing huge amounts of cocaine into the U.S. that was aggressively sold in ghettos across the country to raise money for the Nicaraguan Contras' rebel army.

Mr. Holmes

Cast: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada

An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia, as he tries to remember his final case, and a mysterious woman, whose memory haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again.


Cast: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor

Juggling angry Russians, the British Mi5, and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain a code that leads to lost gold.

Riverdale - Season 1 - Netflix Original - New Episodes Weekly

Cast: K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Marisol Nichols

If Jason Blossom’s murder revealed the slimy underbelly beneath Riverdale’s surface, as we enter season two, the shooting of Fred Andrews threatens to plunge the entire town into utter darkness.


Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and coverup within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

The 5th Wave

Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk, Gabriela Lopez

Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.

Tiempos de guerra - Temporada 1 - Netflix Original

Set in 1920s Morocco, Duchess of la Victoria leads a group of trailblazing nurses as they navigate the political and social challenges of war.

Drug Lords - Season 1 - Netflix Original

Witness the stories of history's most notorious kingpins, their terrifying enforcers, and the men and women who swore to bring them down.

Grace and Frankie - Season 4 - Netflix Original

Cast: Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Lisa Kudrow

As Grace and Frankie muddle through ups and downs with their business, romantic relationships and families, they must face some realities of aging.

In The Deep

Cast: Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Matthew Modine

With little oxygen left in their scuba tanks, two sisters are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean while great whites circle nearby.

The Open House - Netflix Film

Following a tragedy, a mother and her teen son move to a relative's vacant vacation home, where eerie and unexplained forces conspire against them.

Trolls: The Beat Goes On! - Season 1 - Netflix Original

Picking up where the film left off, Poppy and all the fun-loving Trolls adjust to living with their Bergen neighbors in this colorful animated series.

Van Helsing - Season 2 - Netflix Original

Cast: Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl

An astonishing revelation about herself leads Vanessa to question her entire life story, while the battle to defeat Dmitri's vampires rages on.

Black Lightning - Season 1 - Netflix Original - New Episodes Weekly

A retired vigilante leaves behind his quiet life as a school principal and returns to fighting crime in his New Orleans community.

Todd Glass: Act Happy - Netflix Original

Backed by a live band, Glass takes on big box stores, passive aggressive pigeons and identity politics.

Ricardo Quevedo: Hay gente así - Netflix Original

This former street performer and gifted storyteller offers observations about our cultural addiction to technology.

The Good Catholic

Cast: Zachary Spicer, Wrenn Schmidt, Danny Glover

Daniel loved his job as a small town priest more than anything. Then he met Jane. God help him.

Acts of Vengeance

A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence -- not to be broken until he can avenge the deaths of his wife and daughter.

Suits - Season 6 - New Episodes

Cast: Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Rick Hoffman

When he impresses a big lawyer with his razor-sharp mind, a college dropout scores a coveted associate job, even though he has no legal credentials.

A Futile and Stupid Gesture - Netflix Original

Will Forte and Domhnall Gleeson star in this exploration of the troubled life and groundbreaking career of "National Lampoon" co-founder Doug Kenney.

Dirty Money - Netflix Original

Focusing on different historical eras and geographical locations, this non-fiction series tells gripping stories of financial fraud and political corruption.

Kavin Jay: Everybody Calm Down! - Netflix Original

Known as Malaysia's grumpiest comedian, Kavin Jay vents about life, love and the Singaporean sense of humor.

Llama Llama - Season 1 - Netflix Original

Llama, his family and his good friends have heart-warming adventures in a safe, friendly town. An animated show based on the award-winning books.

One Day at a Time - Season 2 - Netflix Original

With the help of her old-school Cuban-born mother, a recently separated woman navigates single life while raising her two children.

Sebastián Marcelo Wainraich - Netflix Original

The Argentine anti-hero reprises his long-running Buenos Aires routine.

The Adventures of Puss in Boots - Season 6 - Netflix Original

The world's greatest swashbuckling kitty returns, taking on any daring adventure and every glass of milk in this family-friendly original series.

Mau Nieto: Viviendo sobrio… desde el bar - Netflix Original

Mexican comic Mau Nieto reflects on the challenges of staying sober -- filmed live at a bar.

El Ministerio del Tiempo - Season 3 - Netflix Original

While grieving the loss of one of its own, the Ministry is called upon to right historical wrongs from 16thcentury Mexico to 20th-century France.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Cast: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Patient Seventeen

Meet a surgeon who claims to remove highly advance implants, nanotechnology microchips imbedded by aliens, non-humans monitoring our earth.

The Force

This documentary follows the police of Oakland, California, as they reform and face the challenges of corruption, commitment and cataclysmic change.

Babylon Berlin - Seasons 1-2 - Netflix Original

Cast: Volker Bruch, Liv Lisa Fries, Peter Kurth

Beneath the glittering excess of Berlin in the roaring 20s lies a world of organized crime and political extremism.

Retribution - Season 1 - Netflix Original

After brutally murdering a young couple, the killer heads to the rural Scottish Highlands, where their feuding families live.

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