February is full of fresh films and series you’ll want to keep on your radar. This month’s new releases include poignant coming-of-age films and charming rom-coms, as well as a long-awaited comedy special, a new artistic competition show, and some favourites that premiered at TIFF 2023. Our top 10 titles to watch in February 2024:

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Fitting In

Fitting In is a hilarious, heart-warming portrait of what it’s like to be a teenage girl…hell. The film stars Maddie Ziegler as Lindy, a 16-year-old who is unexpectedly diagnosed with MRKH syndrome, a rare reproductive condition, as she navigates sex, sexuality and love. This semi-autobiographical feature by Molly McGlynn is a must-watch, especially for anyone who is, or has been, a teenage girl. 

Release Date: February 2

Where to Watch: In theatres

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Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosie Abella

This documentary follows the legal legacy of The Honourable Rosalie Abella, the first Jewish woman and refugee to sit on the Canadian Supreme Court. Known as “Canada’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg”, Abella has been at the forefront of major decisions on employment equity, same-sex marriage, constitutional law, and many more. This is a loving and informative portrait of Justice Abella’s final days on the bench.

Release Date: February 4

Where to Watch: CBC Gem

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The Great Canadian Pottery Throw Down

Pottery enthusiasts will love this new competition series airing this month, hosted by the charming Jennifer Robinson (Schitt’s Creek), and featuring passionate potter Seth Rogen as a special guest judge. Watch 10 amateur potters from across the country compete to prove their pottery prowess. Tune in as they tackle clever challenges, craft stunning creations, and share the personal stories behind their love for clay.

Release Date: February 8, new episodes every Thursday

Where to Watch: CBC Gem

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Lisa Frankenstein

Described as a “coming-of-rage” love story, Lisa Frankenstein follows a misunderstood teenager (Kathryn Newton) and her high school crush…who happens to be a handsome corpse (Cole Sprouse). Just in time for Valentine’s Day, tune in for a playfully murderous love story from the writer of Jennifer’s Body.

Release Date: February 9

Where to Watch: In theatres

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How to Have Sex

Exploring the agonies and ecstasies of young adulthood, How To Have Sex is the debut feature from Molly Manning Walker. The film stars Mia McKenna Bruce as Tara, on vacation in Greece with her two best friends, eager to have sex and party their nights away. Soon, Tara is forced to confront some uncomfortable truths, as the film explores the gray areas of consent and coercion. This coming-of-age feature is a layered depiction of girlhood, thoughtfully exploring often overlooked aspects of consent, sexual assault, virginity, and female friendships. 

Release Date: February 9

Where to Watch: In theatres

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When Waverly makes the impulsive decision to spend her summer in a small Canadian town, she feels like a fish out of water…and nearly drowns. When a cute local lifeguard rescues her, he offers her swimming lessons, and while they’re in the water, sparks start to fly. Based on the bestselling novel by Kate Marchant, Float stars Canadian favourites Andrea Bang as Waverly, and Robbie Amell as the lifeguard next door.

Release Date: February 9

Where to Watch: In theatres

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Taylor Tomlinson: Have It All

Hot off her new stint as the host of late-night show After Midnight, comedian Taylor Tomlinson returns to Netflix with her third standup special. As she talks about having your dream job, finding your perfect partner, dealing with anxiety and insomnia, she asks the age-old question…can you really Have It All?

Release Date: February 13

Where to Watch: Netflix

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This sporty rom-com stars Gina Rodriguez as sports writer Mack, and Damon Wayans Jr. as her best friend Adam. Their group of friends is constantly crafting plays to score their next hookup, but they have a strict rule—don’t get attached. Soon, Mack finds herself falling for charming war correspondent Nick, and as the lines between love, work, and friendship begin to blur, she starts to rethink the game of love entirely. 

Release Date: February 14

Where to Watch: Netflix

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Drive-Away Dolls

Buckle up for Drive-Away Dolls! In search of a fresh start, best friends Jamie and Marian embark on an impromptu road trip to Tallahassee, but things quickly go awry when they cross paths with a group of inept criminals. This road trip comedy romp features a star-studded cast, including Margaret Qualley, Geraldine Viswanathan, Beanie Feldstein, Colman Domingo, Pedro Pascal, Bill Camp, and Matt Damon.

Release Date: February 23

Where to Watch: In theatres


Seagrass is a quietly powerful story about Judith, a Japanese Canadian woman who brings her family to a therapy retreat on the Pacific Coast. Her marriage begins to unravel, distressing her two young daughters, and bringing deeply-rooted grief and intergenerational trauma to a head. The film is a moving exploration of Japanese Canadian identity and the intricacies of interracial relationships. Seagrass premiered to a sold-out crowd at TIFF 2023, and since our chat with filmmaker Meredith Hama-Brown, it has received several coveted awards.

Release Date: February 23

Where to Watch: In select theatres