Here’s What to Watch on Netflix in April
It’s finally spring, and while the pandemic is still ongoing, there are many reasons to stay home — binge watching is one of them. An exciting new selection of April titles is coming to the streamer. From TIFF picks and exciting crime docs to a British original series based on a con man and murderer, there’s a bevy of streaming options to keep you entertained this month.
Concrete Cowboy (April 2), which premiered at TIFF in 2020, revolves around a troubled teen who is caught between a life of crime and his estranged father’s vibrant urban-cowboy subculture.
In the original British series The Serpent (April 2), merciless killer Charles Sobhraj, played by Tahar Rahim, preys on travelers exploring the “hippie trail” of South Asia. Based on shocking true events, this series details how Sobhraj was eventually caught and imprisoned.
The documentary This Is A Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist (April 7) takes us back to 1990, when two men dressed as cops and conned their way into a Boston museum to steal a fortune in art. We can’t wait to dive into this daring and notorious crime doc.
Thunder Force (April 9), starring Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy, follows the duo who form a new superhero team and fight the villains that litter the world, and in the process save the city of Chicago from a new criminal, The King.
Run (April 2) is a gripping thriller starring Sarah Paulson. It follows a wheelchair-bound teenager, Chloe, who suspects her mother (Paulson) might be holding her back — and harboring sinister secrets.
Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! (April 14) is a comedy series created and starring Jamie Foxx. Brian Dixon (Foxx) knows how important family is. When his teenage daughter comes to live with him, he enlists the help of his Pops, sister, and best friend to tackle teenage boys, TikTok and the family business.
The cheerful apocalyptic adventure Love and Monsters (April 14) stars Dylan O’Brien. Seven years after he survived the monster apocalypse, Joel (O’Brien) leaves his cozy underground bunker behind on a quest to reunite with his ex.
Life in Color with David Attenborough is another documentary that’s on our radar. Premiering on Earth Day (April 22) in a stunning new three-part series, David Attenborough travels the world from the rainforests of Costa Rica to the snowy Scottish Highlands to reveal the extraordinary and the unique ways in which animals use color.
The original film Things Heard & Seen (April 29) starring Amanda Seyfried and Grantchester‘s James Norton follows a Manhattan couple who move to a historic hamlet in the Hudson Valley only to discover that their marriage has a sinister darkness, one that rivals their new home’s history.
In the action/adventure series, Shadow and Bone (April 23), dark forces conspire against orphan mapmaker Alina Starkov when she unleashes an extraordinary power that could change the fate of her world.
Academy Award-nominated film August: Osage County is a dark comedy is based on the Pulitzer Prize award-winning play by Tracy Letts. The film stars Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Julianne Nicholson and Juliette Lewis.
Miss Sloane follows a ruthless and successful political lobbyist (Jessica Chastain) who is known for her unparalleled talent and her desire to win at all costs. The thriller pulls back the curtain on how Capitol Hill games are played and won as Sloane faces off against the most influential powers in Washington.
Check out everything streaming April and scroll below for what’s leaving! ~Marriska Fernandes
Magical Andes: Season 2 – Netflix Documentary
Prank Encounters: Season 2 – Netflix Original
Tersanjung the Movie – Netflix Film
Worn Stories – Netflix Documentary
Friends with Benefits
Secrets of Great British Castles: Season 1
The Time Traveler’s Wife
Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family
Concrete Cowboy – Netflix Film
Just Say Yes – Netflix Film
Madame Claude – Netflix Film
The Serpent – Netflix Original
Sky High – Netflix Film
Escape from Planet Earth
What Lies Below
Family Reunion: Part 3 – Netflix Family
The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You – Netflix Family
The Big Day: Collection 2 – Netflix Original
Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute – Netflix Documentary
Snabba Cash – Netflix Original
This Is A Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist – Netflix Documentary
The Wedding Coach – Netflix Original
The Way of the Househusband – Netflix Anime
Have You Ever Seen Fireflies? – Netflix Film
Night in Paradise – Netflix Film
Thunder Force – Netflix Film
Diana: The Interview that Shook the World
New Gods: Nezha Reborn – Netflix Film
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn: Seasons 1-4
The Baker and the Beauty: Season 1
Mighty Express: Season 3 – Netflix Family
My Love: Six Stories of True Love – Netflix Documentary
The Circle: Season 2 – Netflix Original
Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! – Netflix Original
Law School – Netflix Original
The Soul – Netflix Film
Why Did You Kill Me? – Netflix Documentary
Dark City Beneath the Beat
Ride or Die – Netflix Film
Arlo the Alligator Boy – Netflix Family
Ajeeb Daastaans – Netflix Film
Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday
Fast & Furious Spy Racers: Season 4: Mexico – Netflix Family
Into the Beat – Netflix Film
Why Are You Like This – Netflix Original
The Zookeeper’s Wife
Luis Miguel – The Series: Season 2 – Netflix Original
PJ Masks: Season 3
Izzy’s Koala World: Season 2 – Netflix Family
Zero – Netflix Original
Life in Color with David Attenborough – Netflix Documentary
Stowaway – Netflix Film
Heroes: Silence and Rock & Roll
Shadow and Bone – Netflix Original
Tell Me When – Netflix Film
August: Osage County
Battle of Los Angeles
Fatma – Netflix Original
Go! Go! Cory Carson: Season 4 – Netflix Family
Sexify – Netflix Original
Headspace Guide to Sleep – Netflix Documentary
Things Heard & Seen – Netflix Film
Yasuke – Netflix Anime
The Innocent – Netflix Original
The Mitchells vs. The Machines – Netflix Family
Pet Stars – Netflix Original
The Unremarkable Juanquini: Season 2 – Netflix Original
Honey: Rise Up and Dance
Married at First Sight: Season 9
Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning: Season 1
Eddie Murphy: Delirious
The New Romantic
Once Upon a Time in London
Thor: Tales of Asgard
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant
The Vatican Tapes
The Last Resort
The Great British Baking Show: Masterclass: Seasons 1-3
Liv and Maddie: Seasons 1-4
Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Can’t Hardly Wait
Den of Thieves
How to Be a Latin Lover
I Am Legend
Jumping the Broom
Kingdom: Seasons 1-3
Palm Trees in the Snow
The Green Hornet
The Indian in the Cupboard