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Netflix Canada: New Releases for August 1, 2020

This list shows the Netflix titles released on a specific day in Canada.

Netflix released 12 movies and 3 brand new shows today. There was also 1 season of existing shows released.

When a small-time pot dealer in debt to his supplier agrees to smuggle in a major stash from Mexico, he rounds up a fake family to act as a cover. Here's his to-do list: rent an RV; get a phony family; outsmart the DEA, ICE and lunatic drug lords. Seems doable.

Crime Comedies, Crime Movies, Comedies
Director(s): Rawson Marshall Thurber
Actors: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Emma Roberts, Will Poulter, Ed Helms, Nick Offerman, Kathryn Hahn, Molly C. Quinn, Tomer Sisley, Matthew Willig

Drifter Clark Kent must keep his powers hidden from the world, but when an evil general plans to destroy Earth, the Man of Steel springs into action. A hero from the stars has a huge challenge. Saving all of humanity? Nope. Keeping his superpowers a secret.

Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Adventure, Adventures, Fantasy Movies, Comic Book and Superhero Movies
Director(s): Zack Snyder
Actors: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Russell Crowe, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni
Call Me by Your Name Interstellar American Sniper Tokyo Ghoul

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When Superman returns to Metropolis, he finds that Lois Lane has moved on to another man and Lex Luthor is developing a new plan to rule the world. His home away from home isn't the same. But some things never change: The love of his life and his nemesis still remain.

Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Comic Book and Superhero Movies
Director(s): Bryan Singer
Actors: Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, James Marsden, Frank Langella, Eva Marie Saint, Parker Posey, Kal Penn, Sam Huntington

Menacing in appearance but gentle at heart, Ryūji forms an unlikely friendship with Taiga, a tiny girl with a sharp tongue and a tough attitude.

Anime Series, Teen TV Shows, Japanese TV Shows, Romantic Favorites, Romance Anime, School Anime, Anime based on Light Novels
Actors: Rie Kugimiya, Junji Majima, Yui Horie, Hirofumi Nojima, Eri Kitamura, Sayaka Ohara, Ai Nonaka, Momoko Ishikawa, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Kazuyuki Okitsu, Rie Tanaka, Yuhko Kaida, Saori Goto

Michael Keaton stars as an advertising executive who has it all: a beautiful wife, a great job, a stately house -- and three months to live. How much is a happy life really worth when you find out that the end is just around the corner?

Dramas, Tearjerkers
Director(s): Bruce Joel Rubin
Actors: Michael Keaton, Nicole Kidman, Bradley Whitford, Queen Latifah, Michael Constantine, Rebecca Schull, Mark Lowenthal, Lee Garlington, Toni Sawyer, Haing S. Ngor

At her late father's highly secure estate, a mother's getaway with her children turns into a dangerous rescue mission when threats invade their home. Security has been breached and her children are in danger. But no home invader can keep this mother from saving her family.

Thriller Movies
Director(s): James McTeigue
Actors: Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard Cabral, Ajiona Alexus, Levi Meaden, Seth Carr, Mark Furze, Jason Winston George, Christa Miller, Damien Leake

After a man promises his fiancé a dream wedding, he must keep up with her outrageous requests to have the most lavish ceremony possible. He thinks she wants a wedding to remember. But he'll soon realize that she wants an event the public will never forget.

African Movies, Comedies, Romantic Movies, International Comedies, Nollywood Movies
Director(s): Aniedi Anwah
Actors: Bovi Ugboma, Amanda Ebeye, Shaffy Bello, Adunni Ade, Ini Dima-Okojie, 'Najite Dede, Gregory Ojefua, Thelma Ezeamaka, Femi Durojaiye, Ese Lami George, Toni Tones

A young boy from Johannesburg arrives in KwaZulu-Natal and begins to read letters for villagers — then falls in love with one of the recipients.

African Movies, Dramas, South African Movies
Director(s): Sibusiso Khuzwayo
Actors: Bahle Mashinini, Nomalanga Shabane, Andile Gumbi, Nokuthula Mazibuko

Love came naturally for married couple Sonoko and Tetsuo. But his secret profession as a love doll designer clashes with her deeper, darker secret. It was love at first sight. But sensual secrets and a lack of intimacy are not conducive to a happy marriage.

Romantic Dramas, Dramas, Romantic Movies, Movies Based on Books, Japanese Movies, Steamy Romantic Movies, International Dramas
Director(s): Yuki Tanada
Actors: Issey Takahashi, Yu Aoi, Kenta Hamano, Toko Miura, Koji Ohkura, Pierre Taki, Eri Watanabe, Kitaro

A new class of pint-sized preschoolers arrives at Pitchfork Pines, and the Super Monsters take their superpowers to the next level — the Purple Room! The first night of school can be quite a fright, but with new monster friends and new monster powers, it's full of fun!

Children & Family Movies, US Movies
Director(s): Steve Ball
Actors: Elyse Maloway, Vincent Tong, Erin Mathews, Andrea Libman, Alessandro Juliani, Nicole Anthony, Diana Kaarina, Gigi Saul Guerrero, Asia Mattu, Rukiya Bernard, Elicia MacKenzie, Ian James Corlett, Britt McKillip

In this more intense version of the Blumhouse thriller, a group of college friends on spring break play a game of Truth or Dare that turns deadly. The truth could ruin relationships. The dares could end lives. They just wanted to play a game. Now, it’s playing them.

Horror Movies, Supernatural Horror Movies
Director(s): Jeff Wadlow
Actors: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Hayden Szeto, Sophia Ali, Landon Liboiron, Nolan Gerard Funk, Sam Lerner

Manipulated into embezzling funds for her boyfriend and sentenced to prison, a naïve young woman must quickly learn to survive in a harsh new world. She was a victim of circumstances, not a true criminal. But in prison, she'll become the person she never thought she could be.

As the Autobots and Decepticons ravage their planet in a brutal civil war, two iconic leaders emerge in the Transformers universe's origin story. Two leaders who want to make a better world for their people. Instead they're destined to destroy it.

Action Anime, Anime Series, US TV Shows, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Anime, Family Watch Together TV
Actors: Jake Foushee, Jason Marnocha, Linsay Rousseau, Joe Zieja, Frank Todaro, Bill Rogers, Keith Silverstein, Edward Bosco

After his son’s suicide, a debt-ridden farmer seeks justice from the government. But as his pleas are mocked and rebuffed, his own will to live erodes.

Dramas, Independent Movies, Indian Movies, Hindi-Language Movies
Director(s): Bhavin Wadia
Actors: Om Puri, Seema Biswas, Kunal Sheth, Rahul Patel, Katarina Kajkus, Farrah Kader, Govind Namdeo, Dalip Tahil

Newly released from prison, a man returning to his girlfriend and their child subsequently learns about a dangerous debt taken by his late mother.

African Movies, Dramas, Crime Movies, Crime Dramas, Thriller Movies, Crime Thrillers
Director(s): Mickey Fonseca
Actors: Gil Alexandre, Arlete Bombe, Rashid Abdul, Laquino Fonseca, Tomas Bie, Candido Quembo, Jorge Amade, Aldovina Chiziane

In this remake of the Korean series, a man becomes mired in the lives of two women who happen to share the same name.

TV Comedies, TV Dramas, Romantic TV Comedies, Romantic TV Dramas, Thai TV Shows
Director(s): Nopparoj Chotmunkongsit
Actors: Anusorn Maneethet, Atsadaporn Siriwattanakul, Waratthaya Wongchayaporn, Thanawetch Siriwattanakul, Pokchat Thiamchai, Phichikorn Ployphimana, Supachai Suwanon, Daraneenuch Pasutanavin, Kittiphong Dumavibhat, Aphiradi Phawaphutanon, Attharut Krongrasri, Ronnawee Sereerat, Lita Janvarapa, Sitang Punnapob, Yani Tramod