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Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and Netflix [Dec. 4-10]

Julia Roberts, Mahershala Ali and Ethan Hawke star in Leave the World Behind, a new psychological thriller from Mr. Robot's Sam Esmail

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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+ will be 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

Merry Little Batman [Amazon Original]

Prime Video Canada release date: December 8th, 2023
Genre: Animated comedy
Runtime: 1 hour, 30 minutes

While alone on Christmas Eve, Damian Wayne must transform into “Little Batman” to save Gotham City from the criminals intent on ruining the holidays.

Merry Little Batman was directed by Mike Roth (Regular Show) and features the voices of Yonas Kibreab (Sweet Tooth), Luke Wilson (That ’70s Show), James Cromwell (Counterpart) and David Hornsby (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia).

Stream Merry Little Batman 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 Prime Video Canada this month can be found here.


Disney+

Doctor Who: The Giggle [Disney+ Original]

Disney+ Canada release date: December 9th, 2023
Genre: Sci-fi
Runtime: 1 hour

The Doctor discovers the return of the terrifying Toymaker.

The Giggle is this year’s third Doctor Who holiday special to celebrate the series’ 60th anniversary. All three specials star David Tennant and Catherine Tate, who return as the Fourteenth Doctor and Donna Noble, respectively.

Stream Doctor Who: The Giggle here.

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.


Netflix

Leave the World Behind [Netflix Original]

Netflix Canada release date: December 8th, 2023
Genre: Psychological thriller
Runtime: 2 hours, 21 minutes

While on vacation in Long Island, a family meets two strangers bearing news of a mysterious blackout, leading them to determine how to survive the looming crisis.

Based on Rumaan Alam’s 2020 novel of the same name, Leave the World Behind was written and directed by Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot) and stars Julia Roberts (Homecoming), Mahershala Ali (Moonlight), Ethan Hawke (Before trilogy), Myha’la Herrold (Bodies Bodies Bodies) and Kevin Bacon (Footloose).

Stream Leave the World Behind here.

World War II: From the Frontlines [Netflix Original]

Netflix Canada release date: December 7th, 2023
Genre: War documentary
Runtime: TBA

Narrated by John Boyega (Star Wars franchise), this docuseries uses enhanced archival footage to bring WWII to life.

Stream World War II: From the Frontlines here.

A Netflix ‘Standard with Ads’ subscription costs $5.99/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 TV shows hitting Netflix Canada this month can be found here.


What are you planning on streaming this week? Let us know in the comments.

For more suggestions, check out last week’s Streaming in Canada column.

Image credit: Netflix

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