What To Watch On Prime Canada: 27 Best Ideas

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Are you sitting on your couch, sifting through movies and tv shows, and trying to decide what to watch on Prime Canada?

One of the best perks of having an Amazon Prime Membership is being able to binge-watch shows on Amazon Prime Video, completely free. You get access to hundreds of old and new movies, tv shows, serials, and many more.

What To Watch On Prime Canada?

Whether you are a native Canadian, a foreign settler, or a tourist visiting Canada, the shows on Amazon Prime Canada must be irresistible for you.

Amazon Prime Video Canada is the hub house of numerous movies, series, and streaming television shows that are a must-watch.

Best TV Shows and Movies on Amazon Prime Canada

1. Palm Springs

PALM SPRINGS Trailer (2020)

Do you love romance as well as comedy? Then, take the advantage of Amazon’s streaming service and watch Palm Spring.

This movie is an American science fiction rom-com released in 2020. It tells the tale of two wedding guests who wind up in a time loop and have to repeatedly live the same day again and again.

The two strangers fall in love and learn to live their life together in the time loop. It shows relationships and commitment, growing up with someone, sacrificing, and persevering to be free, not a cliche rom-com for sure.

2. Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Is your group of teenage girls wondering what to watch on Prime? This movie might be your answer.

This film is an American romantic comedy that revolves around a talented gymnast, Janey. She had lived under her strict Army colonel father’s orders her entire life, but after moving to a new place and meeting the lively Lynne, she makes the decision to live freely.

With Lynne’s encouragement, dance-loving Janey enters a tv dance competition where she finds a cute partner but is faced with a contestant who is determined to eliminate her from the contest.

3. Tae Guk Gi- The Brotherhood of War

Tae Guk Gi: This film is a 2004 South Korean wartime action drama directed by Kang Je-Gyu. This critically acclaimed movie is a beloved watch among most Korean Canadian families.

It tells the story of Jin-Tae and his little brother Jin-Seok who are forcefully drafted as the Korean War flares up. Determined to protect his brother, Jin-tae makes a bargain with his commander. They decide that Jin-tae will take up the riskiest missions if that means saving his brother from battle.

However, much to the shock of Jin-Seok, Jin-tae becomes a bloodthirsty war hero who has a growing blood lust.

4. The Big Sick

The Big Sick is a 2017 American romantic comedy central movie on Amazon Prime Video Canada.

The story revolves around a Pakistani who specializes in stand-up comedy. He develops a strong relationship with a graduate student, Emily, but as she falls sick and is placed in an induced coma, he slowly bonds with her family while taking care of her.

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5. Last Days in Vietnam

‘Last Days in Vietnam’ is a 2014 American documentary film. It is written, produced, and directed by Rory Kennedy. The movie was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 87th Academy Awards, and also for Best Documentary Screenplay from the Writers Guild of America.

It is set in the final weeks of the Vietnamese War while Saigon is taken over by the North Vietnamese, US service personnel and others try to rescue as many friends, relatives, and South Vietnamese allies as they can.

6. The Reader

Is your romance-loving heart looking for a romantic movie that will touch your heart?

The Reader is a 2008 romantic drama movie that David Hare and Stephen Daldry directed. The actors are David Kross, Ralph Fiennes, Kate Winslet, and many more prominent actors.

The storyline begins with grown-up Michael in post-World War II Berlin, reminiscing about his adolescence and his fateful relationship with the older woman named Hannah. After Hannah helps him off the street and takes care of scarlet fever-afflicted Michael, the two develop a passionate affair and denounce all family and friends just to follow their path of love, lust, and desire.

Suddenly, however, Hannah disappears totally from Michael’s life and he discovers several years later. Young law student Michael is then stunned to find that Hannah was a Nazi guard and is now facing the World War II war crimes tribunal.

7. Atonement

Atonement is a 2007 romantic war drama film. It was directed by Joe Wright and stars James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Romola Garai, Saoirse Ronan, and Vanessa Redgrave. It is based on the 2001 novel ‘Atonement’, by Ian McEwan. The film chronicles a crime, and then, its consequences for over six decades. The movie is the winner of two Golden Globes and nominated for 6 academy awards.

The movie ‘Atonement’ is about an aspiring writer and young girl who develops a crush on the man whom her older sister loves. So, the young girl indulges her mind and imagination to accuse the man of a crime he did not commit. The two are soon separated and the man is sent away to prison, and much later, joins the army.

As the true consequences of her actions bombard the young girl, she is lost and scared and does not know how to bring about a remedy for the wrongs she had done.

8. Hunters

It is a fictional series inspired by Nazi hunters throughout the decades. It is set in New York City in the 70s and deals with an interesting and dramatic part of history.

It follows a band of Nazi hunters as they discover that some Nazi war criminals were trying to create the Fourth Reich in the US. The series portrays events of both 1977 and World War II.

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9. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Is your comedy-loving brain craving some good ‘ol binge-watching? Mrs. Maisel has got you covered.

The winner of the Best Original Comedy Series, Amy Sherman Palladino is the creator of this American historical comedy-drama series.

It is set in the 1950s and conveys the tale of Miriam Maisel. She had everything she had dreamed of including two kids, the perfect husband, and a beautiful apartment. However, one day, her life suddenly changes as she finds a talent she never knew she had.

Although it is not a true story, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is inspired by various real-life performers and is complete with their triumphs and flaws.

Number of seasons available: 4

10. The Man In The High Castle

This television series is set on a dystopian premise in which World War Two ended differently and the Axis Forces triumphed.

The story occurs in 1962- fifteen years after the end of the Second World War and shows the USA is controlled by the Nazis and the Japanese.

Loosely based on Philip K. Dick’s novel of the same name, it tells you how amid all the oppression, a woman believed that she would be able to find a key to their freedom.

Number of seasons available: 4

11. Nine Perfect Strangers

Nine perfect strangers can be your answer to ‘what to watch on Prime.’ Based on Liane Moriarty’s bestselling book of the same name, the drama series ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ takes place at a health and wellness resort in Cabrillo, California, that promises a way of better living.

However, the nine strangers find that the resort is not what it seems to be as they discover secrets and truths about each other, and about the host of the program.

Number of seasons available on Amazon Prime Video: 1

Tom Clancy

12. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

Do you know that the characters of ‘Ryanverse’ are here?

It is based on the characters of ‘Ryanverse’ created by Tom Clancy.

The story revolves around Ryan, a CIA analyst, who is robbed of the security behind his desk, and, for the first time, is thrust into a dangerous field assignment. There he uncovers a new pattern of communication among terrorists and finds himself in the middle of a dangerous and new breed of terrorism that is capable of destruction on a global scale.

Number of seasons available: 2

13. Fear The Walking Dead

The post-apocalyptic horror tv series, ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ is a spin-off to ‘The Walking Dead’, based on a series of comic books.

It is set in Los Angeles, California, and later Mexico and revolves around a dysfunctional blended family that finds itself in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. In the midst of a civilization’s downfall, the series explores how they organize themselves and figure out how to survive.

Number of seasons available: 7

14. Good Omens

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This is a fantastic comedy sitcom, centred on Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s 1990 novel.

It follows the story of two acquaintances from the very beginning – the Angel Aziraphale (Michael Sheen) and the demon Crowley (David Tennant) and their life on Earth as the representatives of Heaven and Hell.

But, they are soon compelled to work together to locate an 11-year-old boy, the Antichrist, who is ignorant that he is responsible for humanity’s destiny, and to avert Armageddon, the ultimate conflict between Heaven and Hell.

Number of seasons available: 1

15. Electric Dreams

Philip K. Dick’s 10 separate, 50-minute episodes constitute this science fiction anthology. Each episode is a short story by Philip K. Dick.

16. The Grand Tour

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The Grand Tour is a British motoring tv series that follows Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May, and Andy Wilman as they travel across the globe and film in their giant tent of a studio.

The number of seasons available on Amazon Prime Video is 4. 

17. The Wheel of Time

It is an epic fantasy series with eight episodes based on Robert Jordan’s novel series of the same name. A second season of the series has been announced in May 2021.

The Wheel of Time revolves around Aes Sedai and its member Moiraine. She thinks that one of the villagers could be the Dragon, a very strong channeler who destroyed the planet and was thought to have been reincarnated.

The Dragon Reincarnation is prophesied to be able to defeat a primordial evil creature known as the Dark One or break the world once more.

Number of seasons available: 1

18. Invincible

The Invincible is an adult animated series. It is centred on Robert Kirkman’s graphic novel series (who also co-created the Walking Dead).

It centers on Mark Grayson, the child of Omni-Man, the most formidable superhero on the globe. Shortly after his seventeenth birthday, Mark develops his powers and talents and discovers that his father’s legacy might be less heroic than it seems.

Number of seasons available: 1

19. The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad is a fantasy historical drama based on the 2016 novel by Colson Whitehead.

Set in the 1800s, it employs the literary device of magic realism to narrate the tale of attempts to escape slavery in the USA.

A system of covert passageways and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad assisted enslaved African-Americans in escaping for freedom.

The series follows the story of Cora, who was being hunted by a notorious slave catcher and escaped from a Georgia Plantation to embark on a harrowing journey.

Number of seasons available: 1

20. The Boys

The Boys is a superhero dark comedy series based on a comic book of the same name. The first season was a bit rocky but ultimately satisfying, and the rest of the seasons are enjoyable.

It tells the inside story of superheroes. Although they are supposed to be great characters saving the world, The Boys uncover the truth about narcissistic, abusive, not-so-heroic hidden truths about the superheroes.

Number of seasons available on Amazon Prime Video: 3

21. Them

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Them is a horror-drama anthology series created by Little Marvin and the total number of seasons available on Amazon Prime Video is only 1.

The series tells the story of a black family who moved from North Carolina to an all-white neighbourhood in Los Angeles, during the Second Great Migration. But soon, their new home turns into an epicentre of evil forces that threaten to haunt, ravage, and destroy their lives.

22. Red Oaks

Red Oaks is a comedy-drama series revolving around the title character, an NYU student, who gets a summer job at Red Oaks Country Club. There he works as an assistant tennis pro but with life-changing decisions of his future looming in front of him and too much advice from too many guides, and the pressure from his father, David feels overburdened.

Then there is the daughter of one of the club’s toughest members, the daughter who is not the girl he is dating. However, summer will not last forever, and David will have to buckle up and decide his future.

The final season ended on quite a perfect note and most probably, there may not be a fourth season. But, at present, the total number of seasons available on Amazon Prime Video is just 3.

23. Homecoming

It is a psychological suspense drama based on the same-named Gimlet Media podcasts.

A residential facility called the Homecoming Transitional Support Center assisted troops in readjusting to civilian life.

A few years later, when she was working as a waitress in her new life, a U.S. Department of Defense auditor enquires about her time at the Homecoming and why she left it.

Although she had difficulty remembering, she soon realises that in truth she had been misled about the purpose of the facility she used to work at. And the number of seasons on Amazon Prime Video is 2.

24. Undone

Undone New Official Trailer HD 2019

Rosa Salazar voices Rosa Salazar in this animation psychological comedy-drama tv show.

The supporting cast including Angelique Cabral, Daveed Diggs, Siddharth Dhananjay, Constance Marie, and Kevin Bigley did a commendable job together.

Undone experiments with the elasticity of time and reality. After having a huge fight with her sister, the 28-year-old distressed Alma nearly dies in a car accident.

As she recovers, she finds that she has developed a unique and mysterious relationship with time. Using this newfound relationship, she searches for the real cause of her dad’s passing

Number of seasons on Amazon Prime Video: 1

25. Catastrophe

Do you love happy endings in shows? If yes, then you must watch Catastrophe.

The stars of Catastrophe, a British television drama that debuted on Channel 4, wrote the script and constructed the whole series. Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan are its protagonists.

The narrative centers on Sharon, an Irish primary school teacher, who finds Rob, an American advertising executive, when Rob is in London for work. They meet in a bar and after they have a six-day fling, Rob returns to his hometown, Boston.

However, soon Sharon discovers that she is pregnant with Rob’s son. On getting the news, Rob shifts to London and the two become a couple. They married shortly before the birth of their son and were soon get blessed with a daughter.

26. The Wilds

The Wilds - Official Trailer | Prime Video

The response to the issue regarding what to stream on Prime Canada is the American thriller series “The Wilds.”

The story revolves around a flight carrying young girls to Hawaii for the Dawn of Eve Program that crashed, leaving them isolated on a remote island. The girls are from quite varying backgrounds.

Little did they know that actually, they had been chosen as participants in a complex social trial.

Gretchen Klein, the leader of the program, engineered the fatal crash and planned their stranding. The girls on the deserted island slowly get to know each other and work to survive as castaways, oblivious to the experiment.

Throughout the series, the viewers get to see flashbacks into the separate lives of the girls before the plane crash and, flash-forwards into the scene of a staged interview by men claiming to be FBI agents, after their supposed escape from the deserted island.

Number of seasons available on Prime Video: 2

27. The Pale Horse

Initially, a mystery-thriller tv series on BBC One, the Pale Horse was premised on the same-titled book by Agatha Christie. It is written by Sarah Phelps and it is her fifth adaptation of Agatha Christie’s work for the channel.

The story is about a man who is determined to find out why his name is on a list found in the show of a dead young woman. Sudden series of deaths add the scent of mystery and somehow, a trio of witches are believed to be the cause behind the deaths.

Number of seasons available on Prime Video: 1

Sit Back and Enjoy

Now, you do not need to be confused about what to watch on Prime Canada, anymore. This is your guide and answer to all the interesting shows and movies and hopefully will help you to decide what to watch.

Whether you into american horror story, animated comedy series or classic like daisy jones. Just unwind and binge-watch as many of your favourite series as you want on Amazon Prime to unravel!

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  • This article is a treasure trove for anyone navigating the vast sea of streaming options on Prime Video Canada. The curated list serves as a thoughtful guide, offering a diverse selection that caters to various tastes and preferences. From gripping dramas to laugh-out-loud comedies and mind-bending sci-fi, the recommendations cover a wide spectrum of genres, ensuring there’s something for everyone. The brief synopses and highlights for each show provide a sneak peek into what makes them stand out, helping readers make informed decisions based on their mood or interests.

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