“Blue Beetle” chronicles the adventures of Jaime Reyes as he transforms into the powerful Latino DC superhero of the same name.
Follow Jaime Reyes as he embarks on a journey with his family to become Palmera City’s formidable defender. Find out where to watch “Blue Beetle” in Canada.
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Where to Watch Blue Beetle in Canada
“Blue Beetle” is available on streaming services in Canada.
Is Blue Beetle Available on Streaming?
“Blue Beetle” is available on Max, the rebranded HBO platform. However, Max is only available in the US and select European territories, so you will need a VPN to access the service. To stream the movie on Max, subscribe to any of its membership plans:
|Number of downloads
|HD to 4K
Unfortunately, Max no longer offers a free trial since its relaunch. The platform is also compatible with almost every type of device, such as smartphones, smart TVs, laptops, gaming consoles, and streaming media such as Roku and Amazon Fire Stick.
If you’re a big fan of the DC Extended Universe, be sure to stream Max’s wide selection of original DC shows and movies like “My Adventures With Superman,” “Suicide Squad,” “Harley Quinn,” “The Dark Knight,” and “The Batman.”
For a more seamless streaming experience, you can also watch “Blue Beetle” on Crave, the Canada-exclusive platform. To watch the movie on the service, subscribe to any of the following membership plans:
|Basic with ads
|Standard with ads
Crave also offers a 7-day free trial to new subscribers that you can cancel at any time. The platform is compatible with different devices as well, including smartphones, smart TVs, laptops, tablets, and game consoles like Xbox and PlayStation.
Is Blue Beetle Available for Rent (VOD)?
You can rent or purchase “Blue Beetle” on several video-on-demand services in Canada. Keep in mind that rented movies are available for a limited time.
|Google Play Store
|Amazon Prime Video
Is Blue Beetle Available on Cable or Free TV?
“Blue Beetle” is not airing on cable networks or free TV in Canada.
Should I Use a VPN to Watch Blue Beetle?
You will only need to use a VPN if you prefer to stream via Max. Otherwise, you can watch “Blue Beetle” in Canada via Crave without any additional workarounds.
What Is Blue Beetle About?
“Blue Beetle” follows Jaime Reyes, a graduate of law at Gotham Law University. Jaime returns to his hometown in the fictional Latino city of Palmera, only to discover that his family has been evicted from their home due to financial troubles. He managed to get a job as a helper at Victoria Kord’s mansion, the CEO of the technology and weaponry company, Kord Industries. After interfering in a fight between Victoria and her niece, Jenny, Jaime gets fired. Jenny learns that Victoria is using a powerful alien scarab to produce high-tech weapons and steals them. She hides it in a burger-to-go box and hands it to a clueless Jaime. Jaime and his family open the box, and he unexpectedly becomes the host of the Scarab. He gains extraordinary superpowers and turns into the Blue Beetle. But the scarab has to be removed, or it will fuse with Jaime’s body forever. With the help of his loving, tight-knit family, Jaime must navigate his powers and take down the greedy corporations that exploit the powers of the Scarab.
“Blue Beetle” hits theaters in August 2023.
Who Are in the Cast and Production of Blue Beetle?
Puerto Rican filmmaker Angel Manuel Soto directed “Blue Beetle,” based on the DC Comics series. Taking on the titular role is “Cobra Kai” actor Xolo Maridueña. Here’s the main cast of “Blue Beetle”:
- Xolo Maridueña as Jaime Reyes / Blue Beetle
- Belissa Escobedo as Milagro Reyes
- Adriana Barraza as Nana
- Damián Alcázar as Alberto Reyes
- Elpidia Carrillo as Rocio Reyes
- Bruna Marquezine as Jenny Kord
- Raoul Max Trujillo as Ignacio Carapax / OMAC
- Susan Sarandon as Victoria Kord
- George Lopez as Rudy Reyes
- Harvey Guillén as Dr. Jose Francisco Morales Rivera de la Cruz / “Sanchez”
- Becky G as the voice of Khaji-Da
- Bobby McGruther as Ted Kord
What is the Rating for Blue Beetle?
“Blue Beetle” is rated PG-13 for depictions of intense fighting sequences, violence, and coarse language. The film is suitable for audiences aged 13 and above.
How Many People Watch Blue Beetle?
The film earned $129.3 million in theaters worldwide. It is the lowest-grossing DC film.
How Are the Reviews for Blue Beetle?
Despite its so-so performance at the box office, “Blue Beetle” received generally positive reviews from critics. It was praised mostly for its focus on familial relationships and Xolo Maridueña’s compelling breakout performance.
“Blue Beetle” holds a Certified Fresh rating of 78% on Rotten Tomatoes. See what critics are saying about the movie:
- “The thrills in the first Latino superhero epic are mostly generic but the personal relationships between protagonist Jaime Reyes (a charming Xolo Maridueña) and his irresistibly rowdy and resilient relatives make all the difference. Viva la familia!” — ABC News
- “Blue Beetle has a distinctive creative voice that needs to be heard. The Reyes family is a wonderful addition to the cinematic comic book canon.” — MovieFreak.com
Home is Where the Hero Is
With its emphasis on the importance of family, “Blue Beetle” sets itself apart from other superhero films. Through Jaime and his family’s adventures, the film underscores how even the most skilled superheroes draw strength and inspiration from the unwavering support and guidance of their loving families when it comes to taking down the bad guys.
You can watch “Blue Beetle” on Max and Crave in Canada.