Although it's always great to spend some time sitting out in the sunshine, sometimes you simply need a break. What better way to spend a lazy summer day than inside, with a bowl of your favourite snacks, watching a movie on Netflix? There are a ton of great options available for streaming right now! Here are 7 Netflix Canada movies to watch when it's way too hot outside.

This list includes everything from tear-jerkers based on a true story to dark and twisted horror movies that you won't want to watch alone! Check out the trailers, and get ready for a relaxing day:

Always Be My Maybe

Rating: 6.9/10 on IMDb

Why you need to watch it: If you're in need of a good laugh, Always Be My Maybe is the perfect film. It stars Ali Wong and Randall Park as long lost best friends with interesting "history", to say the least. As the two navigate their feelings there's plenty of interesting ups and downs.

The Perfection

Rating: 6.1/10 on IMDb

Why you need to watch it: The Perfection has quickly become known as one of the most twisted movies on Netflix, so if you think you can handle that we highly recommend it. The film is about two music prodigies, one who is incredibly jealous of the other, and will stop at nothing to take her down.

Ben is Back

Rating: 6.7/10 on IMDb

Why you need to watch it: Ben is Back stars Julia Roberts as the mother of a teenage drug addict who turns up at his family's house on Christmas, after having disappeared for months. Although he appears healthy, Ben has some major baggage with him that could potentially put his family in danger.

Identity Thief

Rating: 5.7/10 on IMDb

Why you need to watch it: Starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy, Identity Thief is about Sandy Patterson, a businessman from Denver who has to head down to Florida to hunt down the woman who's been impersonating him. If nothing else, this movie is guaranteed to make you laugh.

Rough Night

Rating: 5.2/10 on IMDb

Why you need to watch it: If you're in the mood for a star-studded chick flick, you've gotta watch Rough Night. The movie is about a group of college gal pals who, 10 years post-grad, head down to Miami to celebrate a bachelorette party. Saying that things get "crazy" is an understatement.


Rating: 8.1/10 on IMDb

Why you need to watch it: Lion is based on a true story, and it's an absolute tearjerker. The film stars Dev Patel as an Indian man who had been adopted by an Australian couple after he was lost at just five years old. 25 years later, he sets out on a quest, determined to find his real family.

Ouija: Origin of Evil

Rating: 6.1/10 on IMDb

Why you need to watch it: We definitely don't suggest watching this one alone. Ouija: Origin of Evil is about a mother and her two daughters who work as fake mediums, but when an actual spirit finds it's way into their home, things take a dark turn.

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