Streaming in Canada on Prime Video, AMC+, Apple TV+, Crave, Disney+ and Netflix [March 13-19]
Every week, MobileSyrup outlines some of the most notable films and TV shows to hit Canadian streaming platforms recently.
Our Streaming in Canada column typically focuses on new content from Amazon Prime Video, Crave and Netflix, but other services like Apple TV+ and Disney+ are mentioned where appropriate. Premium video-on-demand (PVOD) platforms are also fair game as films continue to be available early digitally.
Finally, we highlight shows or films that are produced by Canadian companies, involve notable Canadian actors or crew and/or were filmed in Canada.
Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video Canada Premiere Date: March 18, 2023 (first episode, new episodes every Sunday at 9pm ET)
Genre: comedy drama
Duration: Eight episodes (each approx. 45 minutes)
A cantankerous college English professor has a midlife crisis that impacts the lives of everyone around him.
Based on the 1997 novel by Richard Russo heterosexual man, Lucky Hank was developed by Paul Lieberstein (The office) and Aaron Zelman (law & order) and co-stars Mireille Enos (The killing), Olivia Scott Welch (street of fear), Diedrich Bader (American housewife), Sara Amini (future human), Cedric Yarbough (Speechless) and Susanne Cryer (Silicon Valley).
It is worth noting that the series was filmed in Vancouver.
Electricity Lucky Hank Here. Note that an AMC+ subscription is required at $8.99/month. You can also subscribe directly to AMC+.
swarm [Amazon Original]
Amazon Prime Video Canada Premiere Date: March 17, 2023
Genre: psychological thriller
Duration: Seven episodes (each 27 to 39 minutes)
A possessed young woman becomes increasingly violent for her favorite R&B singer.
raved was by Donald Glover (Atlanta) and Janine Nabers (Guardian) and stars Dominique Fishback (Judas and the Black Messiah), Chloé Bailey (Adult) and Karen Rodriguez (Luminous girls).
Electricity swarm Here.
An Amazon Prime Video subscription is included at no additional cost with an Amazon Prime membership, which costs $99/year.
The full list of movies and shows coming to Amazon Prime Video Canada this month can be found here.
Ted Lasso (Season 3) [Apple Original]
Apple TV+ Canada launch date: 03/15/2023 (first episode, new episodes every Wednesday)
Genre: comedy drama
Duration: 12 episodes (each about 30 minutes)
Ted leads AFC Richmond against West Ham United putting them directly at odds with Nate and Rupert.
Teddy Lasso was created by Jason Sudeikis (Saturday night live) and Bill Lawrence (scrubs) and features an ensemble cast that includes Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham (game of Thrones), Brett Goldstein (SuperBob), Juno Temple (vinyl), Phil Dunster (People) and Nick Mohammed (Hank Zipzer).
Electricity Teddy Lasso Here. It’s worth noting that this may or may not be the final season as Sudeikis and. co didn’t provide a definitive answer.
An Apple TV+ subscription is $8.99/month in Canada.
Powerbook II: Ghost (Season 3)
Crave Premiere Date: 03/17/2023 (first episode, new episodes every Friday)
Duration: 10 episodes (about an hour each)
Tariq’s plan to reunite with Tasha and Taz results in him doing business with the Tejadas again.
Power Book II: Spirit was by Courtney A. Kemp (Performance) and functions return Performance actors Michael Rainey, Jr. and Naturi Naughton; and Wu Tang clan members Mary J. Blige (“Be Without You”) and Method Man.
Electricity Power Book II: Spirit Here. Note that a $5.99/month Starz addon is required.
A standard Crave subscription costs $19.99/month, Starz costs an additional $5.99/month. A mobile-only subscription is also available for $9.99/month.
For the full list of movies and shows coming to Crave this month, click here.
Boston strangler [Star Original]
Disney+ Canada Premiere Date: March 17, 2023
Genre: Historical Crime
Duration: 1 hour 52 minutes
In the 1960s, two female reporters battle sexism while investigating a serial killer known as the Boston Strangler.
Based on a true story Boston strangler was written and directed by Matt Ruskin (crown heights) and stars Keira Knightley (The imitation game), Carrie Coon (The rest), Alessandro Nivola (The Many Saints of Newark) and Chris Cooper (Adjustment).
Electricity Boston strangler Here.
A Disney+ subscription costs $11.99/month or $119.99/year.
For the full list of movies and shows coming to Disney+ Canada this month, click here.
The Magician’s Elephant [Netflix Original]
A young boy seeks a magician with an elephant to find his long-lost sister.
Based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Kate DiCamillo The Magician’s Elephant Directed by Wendy Rogers (Shrek) and includes the voices of Noah Justus (A quiet place), Benedict Wong (Doctor Strange), Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta), Mandy Patinkin (The Prince’s Bride) and Pixie Davies (Mary Poppins’ Return).
Electricity The Magician’s Elephant Here.
Money Shot: The Pornhub Story [Netflix Original]
Netflix Canada Premiere Date: March 15, 2023
Duration: 1 hour 34 minutes
Director Suzanne Hillinger (Morgan Spurlock Inside Man) examines Pornhub’s successes and scandals through interviewers with cast members, staff and activists.
Electricity shot money Here.
Shadow and Bone (Season 2) [Netflix Original]
Netflix Canada Premiere Date: March 16, 2023
Duration: Eight episodes (each 55 to 63 minutes)
On the run, Alina and Mal bring in new allies and painful choices in search of more mythical amps. in their quest for more mythical amps.
Based on Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse novels, shadow and bone was developed by Eric Heiresser (Arrival) and stars Jessie Mei Li (All about Eve), Ben Barnes (Marvel’s The Punisher), Archie Renaux (gold digger) and Freddie Carter (Free rein).
Electricity shadow and bone Here.
A “Basic with Ads” subscription is $5.99/month, a “Basic” Netflix subscription is $9.99/month, a “Standard” subscription (HD supported) is $16.49/month and a “Premium” membership costs $20.99/month (4K -supported).
For the full list of movies and series coming to Netflix Canada this month, click here.
What are you planning to stream this week? Let us know in the comments.
Check out last week’s Streaming in Canada column for more suggestions.
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