Streaming in Canada this week on Amazon Prime Video, Crave and Netflix [April 29 — May 5]

Zac Efron's take on infamous serial killer Ted Bundy highlights what's streaming in Canada this week

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile Zac Efron

Every week, MobileSyrup goes over some of the most notable movies and TV shows to recently hit Canadian streaming platforms.

Typically, this column focuses on content from Amazon Prime Video Canada, Crave and Netflix Canada, although other streaming services may be mentioned when relevant.

Any shows or movies that are made in Canada, involve notable Canadian cast or crew or are filmed in Canada will also be highlighted.

Amazon Prime Video

Death in Paradise (Seasons 1 — 7)

Death in Paradise is a British-French crime drama series that follows a British detective who must solve crimes in the fictional Caribbean island of Saint Marie.

The series stars Ben Miller (Armstrong & Miller), Sara Martins (American Odyssey), Danny John-Jules (Red Dwarf), Gary Carr (The Deuce) and Don Warrington (Rising Damp).

Original release: October 25th, 2011 — February 22nd, 2018
Amazon Prime Video Canada release date: May 1st, 2019
Runtime: 56 episodes (around 50 minutes each)

Stream Death in Paradise here.

The full list of movies and shows hitting Amazon Prime Video Canada in May can be found here.


Shrill (Season 1)

Shrill follows an overweight young woman who struggles to balance her job, boss and love life while being told she’s not good enough because of her weight.

Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live), Lolly Adefope (Plebs), Luka Jones (Best Friends Forever) and John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch).

Original release date: March 15th, 2019 (Hulu Original)
Crave release date:
May 3rd, 2019
Six episodes (24–29 minutes each)

Stream Shrill here.

The full list of movies and shows coming to Crave in May can be found here.


Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is a biographical crime thriller focused on serial killer Ted Bundy. The film examines how many Bundy was able to conceal his horrific deeds from other people — particularly his former girlfriend Liz — through good looks and charm.

The film was directed by Joe Berlinger (who also helmed Netflix’s Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes) and stars Zac Efron (The Greatest Showman) as Bundy and Lily Collins (Rules Don’t Apply) as Liz.

Netflix Canada premiere date: May 3rd, 2019
Runtime: 109 minutes

Stream Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile here.

Get Out

Get Out, the Oscar-winning directorial debut from comedian Jordan Peele, is a horror film that follows a young African-American man as he discovers the disturbing secrets of his girlfriend’s Caucasian family.

Get Out stars Daniel Kaluuya (Black Panther), Allison Williams (Girls), Bradley Whitford (The West Wing) and Catherine Keener (Capote).

Theatrical release date: February 24th, 2017
Netflix Canada release date:
 May 1st, 2019

Stream Get Out here.

Knock Down the House

This documentary film takes a look at what many are calling a “political revolution” in the United States from the perspective of the primary campaigns of progressive Democrats Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori Bush and Paula Jean Swearengin in the 2018 midterm elections.

The film was directed by Rachel Lears (The Hand That Feeds).

Stream Knock Down the House here.

Netflix Canada release date: May 1st, 2019
Runtime: 87 minutes

The Last Summer

The Last Summer, the latest romantic comedy film from Netflix, follows a group of Chicago high schoolers who try to enjoy one final summer together before they leave for college.

The film was co-written and directed by William Bindley and stars KJ Apa (Riverdale), Maia Mitchell (The Fosters), Jacob Latimore (Detroit) and Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf).

Netflix Canada release date: May 3rd, 2019
Runtime: 109 minutes

Stream The Last Summer here.

The full list of movies and shows hitting Netflix Canada in May can be found here.

What are you planning to stream this week? Sound off in the comments.