What you can stream on Netflix this weekend

Here’s your annual reminder that Father’s Day is approaching faster than you think so it’s time to make plans — and buy gifts. If you’re thinking about how to entertain your families on that day then here is what you can stream on Netflix. There is an abundance of options for spending time together and here are the best options on Netflix for Father’s Day 2021. 

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A list of what you can stream on Netflix this weekend

Lupin (2021)

Heists, intrigue, and a revenge plot involving a father? Lupin, a French television series, contains all you need for a high-octane weekend in which you can travel to Paris without ever leaving your couch. The great part is that Part II will be available before Father’s Day, so you won’t have to wait long to find out what Assane Diop has planned.

Historical Roasts (2018)

On the list of what you can stream on Netflix, here is a new Netflix series that explores history for comedy can be found somewhere between Hamilton and Comedy Central’s celebrity roasts. If you don’t want to sit through a full movie, watch an episode of this star-studded recreation of history, which includes episodes about people like Abraham Lincoln and Anne Frank.

The legend of Cocaine Island (2019)

Rodney Hyden is either a folk hero or a clumsy fool, depending on how you look at him. Hyden sets out to find millions of dollars’ worth of cocaine after hearing his neighbor say he once hid it in Culebra, Puerto Rico. This documentary turns Hyden’s near-impossible quest into a tall story with a sense of fun.

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The Black Godfather (2019)

Clarence Avant, the legendary music producer, knew everyone, and in this documentary about his incredible life, everyone gathers to tell their experiences. Avant worked hard to bring Black culture into music, television, and film.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

This Oscar-winning Coen Brothers movie deconstructs the Western. The story unfolds in six chapters, each a novel take on the genre’s old tropes. The movie follows a gunslinger, a bank robber, an impresario, an oil prospector, a wagon train, and a pair of bounty hunters on their adventures.

Lonely Island Presents: The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience (2019)

This 30-minute Netflix special was made for people who fall in the middle of the “Lonely Island fan” and “baseball fan” Venn Diagram. A good percentage of people in that category overlap will be dads!

John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous (2018)

John Mulaney’s father is one of the staple characters in his storytelling-based stand-up comedy. As Papa Mulaney famously told his son, “You have the moral backbone of a chocolate éclair.” Watch Kid Gorgeous for the kind of dad humour you haven’t heard before.

The Highwaymen (2018)

The Highwaymen is the true story of the swashbuckling Texas Rangers who tracked down Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow in 1934. Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson play the rangers Frank Hamer and Maney Gault, respectively. The Highwaymen exudes “dad movie” energy.

Triple Frontier (2019)

How many Navy SEALs does it take to rob a Latin American drug lord? After two hours of Triple Frontier, you’ll get your answer. Triple Frontier is made fans of Narcos and blockbuster movies. Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, Pedro Pascal star.

Wine Country (2019)

Dads should watch movies about middle-aged women enjoying their lives and drinking wine in California, too.

Murder Mystery (2019)

In Murder Mystery, Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston play a regular ole American couple taken under a millionaire’s wing during their first trip abroad. Then, they’re accused of murdering him. The perils of leaving the country.

Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (2017)

Lastly, on our list of what you can stream on Netflix is Homecoming King, a stand-up special. But Hasan Minhaj is a storyteller first, comedian second. In Homecoming King, he weaves a moving and personal story about his experiences growing in an immigrant family in California.

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