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Netflix Canada: What's Good In June?

06/10/2013 02:37 EDT | Updated 06/24/2013 03:57 EDT
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Can't figure out what to watch on Netflix Canada?

HuffPost Canada and Netflix Canada have teamed up to provide you with our best suggestions for new arrivals, long-time favourites and titles coming soon. Stop shuffling aimlessly through Netflix's library, and just take our word for it.

We will update with new suggestions biweekly -- feel free to check back whenever you're at a loss.

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Netflix Canada: What To Watch

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TV Shows

Available July 1

"Pretty Little Liars": Seasons 1 - 2

Cast: Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell

Rudderless without their über-popular leader, who vanished a year prior, four formerly tight high school friends drift apart. They band together again when an anonymous blackmailer threatens to spill their dirt.

"Weeds": Seasons 1 - 4

Cast: Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould

Nancy Botwin takes a big hit when her husband dies suddenly and she's left struggling to maintain her comfortable lifestyle -- so the suburban soccer mom summons up her inner entrepreneur and starts selling pot to her affluent neighbors.

"River Monsters": Seasons 1 - 3

Cast: Jeremy Wade

Jeremy Wade hosts this series that takes viewers around the world to visit rivers and lakes where deadly creatures lurk. Wade uncovers the truth about these mysterious monsters, including Goliath tigerfish, snakeheads and man-eating catfish.

"Lie to Me": Seasons 1 - 3

Cast: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines

Loosely inspired by the career of psychologist Paul Ekman, this engaging crime drama focuses on the work of Dr. Cal Lightman, whose knowledge of human facial and behavioral cues lets him determine whether a person is telling the truth.

"Doc Martin": Series 1 - 3

Cast: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice

Crippled by a sudden and inconvenient fear of blood, flashy surgeon Dr. Martin Ellingham abandons his bustling London practice and sets up shop as a country doctor in this medically minded British sitcom.

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Movie Classics

Available July 1

"Brokedown Palace"

Cast: Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman

Best friends Alice and Darlene journey to Thailand to celebrate their high school graduation. But after falling in with a charming con artist, they're busted for smuggling narcotics they didn't know they were carrying. Their only hope: the dazzling skills of lawyer "Yankee" Hank Greene

"The Beach"

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Virginie Ledoyen, Guillaume Canet

While visiting Bangkok, a traveller learns of a secret beach that purportedly exemplifies paradise. He travels with two friends to the magnificent strand, where he discovers a bohemian community intent on keeping its precious refuge a secret.

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High-Profile Movies

Available June 30

"Won't Back Down"

Cast: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Holly Hunter

In this fact-based drama, two women from different classes and races (Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal) draw on their common bond of motherhood to fight institutional inertia and an antagonistic bureacracy to improve an inner-city school.

Available July 1

"Horrible Bosses"

Cast: Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis

Disgruntled buddies Nick, Kurt and Dale can't leave their miserable jobs, so they cook up a creative strategy for eliminating their micromanaging and maniacal employers instead. Peculiar advice from a con artist sets the scheme in motion.

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Kids & Family

Currently Streaming

"Goosebumps: Season 1"

Cast: R.L. Stine

R.L. Stine's tales take on a life of their own in a series that combines original stories with adaptations drawn from the popular books.

"A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures" (2010)

Cast: Melanie Griffith, Isabelle Fuhrman, Yuri Lowenthal

This family-friendly animated film follows the journey of Sammy, a sea turtle who leaves the beach where he was born and spends the next 50 years exploring the world's oceans, all while trying to find his first love, another turtle named Shelly.

Available June 30

"Dreamworks Kung Fu Panda Awesome Secrets"

Cast: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman

In this pair of adventures, Po tells the story of how masters Thundering Rhino, Storming Ox and Croc met and takes on Shifu's biggest challenge yet with the help of Viper, Tigress, Monkey, Crane and Mantis.

Available July 1

"Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days"

Cast: Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Robert Capron

Based on the hit children's book, this comedy follows misfit Greg Heffley and his pal Rowley Jefferson as their summer vacation disintegrates into one wild misadventure after another, including a disastrous attempt to start a lawn-mowing business.