Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Crave, Disney+ and Netflix [June 12-18]

Canada's Annie Murphy stars in an episode of the latest season of Black Mirror on Netflix

Annie Murphy Black Mirror Season 6

Every week, MobileSyrup outlines some of the most notable movies and TV shows that recently hit Canadian streaming platforms.

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 when relevant. Premium video-on-demand (PVOD) platforms are also fair game as movies continue to come to digital early.

Finally, we’ll highlight shows or movies that are made by Canadian companies, involve notable Canadian cast or crew and/or are filmed in Canada.

Amazon Prime Video

Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant [Amazon Original]

Theatrical release date: April 21st, 2023 (U.S. only)
Amazon Prime Video Canada release date: June 16th, 2023
Genre: Action-thriller
Runtime: 2 hours, 3 minutes

In Afghanistan, a local interpreter carries an injured sergeant across the war-torn terrain.

The Covenant was directed by Guy Ritchie (Snatch) and stars Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain), Dar Salim (Go With Peace, Jamil), Jason Wong (Strangers), Vancouver’s Alexander Ludwig (Vikings) and Antony Starr (The Boys).

Stream The Covenant here.

An Amazon Prime Video subscription is included at no additional cost with an Amazon Prime membership, which is priced at $99/year.

The full list of movies and shows hitting Amazon Prime Video this month can be found here.


The Righteous Gemstones (Season 3)

Crave release date: June 15th, 2023
Genre: Action-thriller
Runtime: 2 hours, 3 minutes

The spoiled Gemstone children finally take control Church, only to discover that leadership is harder than they imagined.

The Righteous Gemstones was created by Danny McBride (Pineapple Express) and co-stars McBride, John Goodman (The Big Lebowski), Edi Patterson (Black-ish) and Adam DeVine (Workaholics).

Stream The Righteous Gemstones here.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (Season 2)

Crave release date: June 18th, 2023 (first two episodes, new episodes every Sunday at 10pm ET)
Genre: Sci-fi
Runtime: 10 episodes (around one hour each)

The Enterprise crew must rescue M’Benga and Chapel and calm the Klingons without starting a war themselves.

Strange New Worlds was created by Star Trek Discovery‘s Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet and stars Anson Mount as Pike, Ethan Peck as Spock, and Rebecca Romijn as Number One, all reprising their roles from Discovery.

Additionally, Strange New Worlds was filmed in Mississauga, Ontario.

Stream Star Trek: Strange New Worlds here.

standard Crave subscription is priced at $19.99/month, with Starz costing an additional $5.99/month. A mobile-only subscription is also available for $9.99/month.

The full list of movies and shows hitting Crave this month can be found here.


Stan Lee [Disney+ Original]

Disney+ Canada release date: June 16th, 2023
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 1 hour, 26 minutes

David Gelb (Chef’s Table) directs this documentary about the life and career of legendary Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee.

Stream Stan Lee here.

A Disney+ subscription costs $11.99/month or $119.99/year.

The full list of movies and shows hitting Disney+ Canada this month can be found here.


Black Mirror (Season 6) [Netflix]

Netflix Canada release date: June 15th, 2023
Genre: Sci-fi anthology
Runtime: Five episodes (41 to 80 minutes each)

After four years, Charlie Brooker is back with more Black Mirror, touching on streaming services, paparazzi and more.

Some of this season’s stars include Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), Ottawa’s Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek), Brampton, Ontario’s Michael Cera (Arrested Development) and Zazie Beetz (Atlanta).

Stream Black Mirror here.

Extraction 2 [Netflix Original]

Netflix Canada release date: June 16th, 2023
Genre: Action
Runtime: 2 hours, 3 minutes

Having survived a near-death experience, expert commando Tyler Rake must now save the imprisoned family of a ruthless gangster.

Extraction 2 reunites stars Chris Hemsworth and Golshifteh Farahani with director Sam Hargrave from the first film, while Idris Elba (Luther) joins the cast.

Stream Extraction 2 here.

Our Planet II [Netflix Original]

Netflix Canada release date: June 14th, 2023
Genre: Nature documentary
Runtime: Four episodes (50 to 51 minutes each)

Sir David Attenborough narrates this docuseries about the billions of animals that have to migrate due to climate change.

Stream Our Planet II here.

‘Basic with Ads’ subscription costs $5.99/month, ‘Basic’ Netflix subscription costs $9.99/month, a ‘Standard’ subscription (HD-supported) costs $16.49/month and a ‘Premium’ membership is priced at $20.99/month (4K-supported).

The full list of movies and shows hitting Netflix Canada this month can be found here.

What are you planning on watching this week? Let us know in the comments.For more suggestions, check out last week’s Streaming in Canada column.

Image credit: Netflix