After a long work week when the weekend finally hits, sometimes all you want to do is spend it low-key on the couch. Suddenly, staying indoors cuddled up with your cozies on just sounds like the best idea ever, and everything else can simply wait. And while there's always something to stream on Netflix, with so many endless options at our fingertips finding the right thing to watch can often take forever. New shows and movies on Netflix Canada will make you want to cancel plans. 

While it seems new releases are always being added to the popular streaming platform, it can be overwhelming at times searching for that perfect show to hit play. So skip the endless scroll, and instead check out these new and exciting releases that just dropped on Netflix this weekend.

Grab some leftover Halloween candy, pop some fresh popcorn, and get ready to seriously binge! Here are five new releases to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend that you don't want to miss.

American Son

If you're in the mood for a good thriller, American Son will have you on the edge of your seat tonight. Based on the critically acclaimed play by the same name, American Son tells the story of a mother desperately looking for her missing son Jamal. With no details in sight, his parents come together to figure out what really happened.

Holiday in the Wild

Get ready for some adventure and romance this weekend! Starring Sex and the City's Kristen Davis, Holiday in the Wild will definitely keep you laughing. After her husband dumps her on what was supposed to be their second honeymoon together, Kate decides to take a trip to Africa alone instead.

Atypical Season 3

If you're a big fan of the show (or maybe you've never seen it before and are now in for a three season binger), Atypical has a whole new season on Netflix as of today. The series follows the life of Sam, a young boy on the autism spectrum. In season three, we see Sam leave home for the first time and enter college.

The Public

With a cast line-up featuring Alec Baldwin, Jena Malone and Taylor Schilling, The Public is a new addition to Netflix that is definitely worth a watch this weekend. After a homeless man dies by literally freezing to death during winter in Cincinnati, a group of homeless people take over a public library to keep warm.

Queer Eye: We're in Japan!

Queer Eye is going to Japan. Get ready to binge-watch a whole new season of Queer Eye hits Netflix Canada this weekend. Fans have been obsessed with the Netflix reboot since it was first released in 2018, and now there are four new episodes to enjoy as the gang takes Tokyo.


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