Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix In April That Doesn’t Suck

Believe it or not, the end of March is almost here which means those of you fortunate enough to have a spring break better enjoy it while it lasts. As for the rest of us, we can look forward to a whole slew of new Netflix releases coming in April including several original series.

So, find your best binge-ing partner AKA your dog and a bottle of wine and get to streaming.

1. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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Nothing says springtime quite like Wes Craven’s original twisted tale of a serial killer who viciously murders his victims as they dream. Starring Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, and Robert Englund this 1980s slash horror flick is perfect for your next date night.

Watch the trailer HERE

2. Across the Universe (2007)

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This is hands-down my favorite film of all time. Yes, really. If you enjoy the music stylings of The Beatles (how could you not?), then you’re sure to love this re-imagination of all of their best hits brought to life in one musical masterpiece. Needless to say, I’ll be watching it on repeat nonstop come April 1st.

Watch the trailer HERE

3. Cool Runnings (1993)

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This 90s Disney classic is not one we will never get tired of watching. When a Jamaican skiier finds himself disqualified from the Olympics, he seeks help from a dishonered coach to help him assmeble the first Jamaican Bobsled team. Starring  John Candy, Leon and Doug E. Doug, Cool Runnings is one nonstop hilarious adventure.

Watch the trailer HERE

4. Gremlins (1984)

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Never feed him after midnight! When a young boy manages to break the 3 most important rules of care for his new pets, a hoard of mischievous monsters begins to wreak havoc on his small town. If you’ve never seen this classic 80s film, now is your chance to binge watch it for hours on end.

Watch the trailer HERE

5. Schindler’s List (1993)

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Starring the likes of Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes and Ben Kingsley, Schindler’s List is a deeply moving look at the brutal realities of Jewish persecution in German-occupied Poland during WWII. If you have never seen this film before, I recommend a box of tissues and something to snuggle with.

Watch the trailer HERE

6. Louis C.K. 2017 (Netflix Original)

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There’s nothing quite like a few hours of Louis C.K. standup to entertain you after a long work week. The master of comedy returns for an all new segment on Netflix in April and we honestly cannot wait. Cold beer and popcorn, please.

7. Kevin Hart: What Now (2016)

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Another one of my all-time favorite comedians, Kevin Hart, will also be making his way back onto Netflix next month with an all new standup routine that’s guaranteed to leave your sides throbbing. Looks like April is going to be full of laughs and alcohol, lots of alcohol.

Watch the trailer HERE

8. Disney’s Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

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I’ve honestly lost track of how many times my brothers and I watched Homeward Bound growing up. To this day, it’s still one of my favorite childhood films and never fails to make me cry happy tears. If you’ve never seen it, please see yourself out. Okay, not really, but do yourself a favor and watch this touching film when it hits Netflix in April.

Watch the trailer HERE

9. Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1 (Netflix Original)

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Bill Nye is back, finally! In an all new Netflix original, our favorite on-screen scientist returns to teach us all new lessons about the world of science and its relationship with politics, pop culture and society. The nostalgia is so real.

Watch the trailer HERE

10. Girlboss: Season 1 (Netflix Original)

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This upcoming Netflix original comedy is inspired by the best-selling book #GirlBoss and focuses on one former misfits journey to becoming a kick-ass boss within the fashion industry. From executive producers Charlize Theron, Laverne McKinnon, Beth Kono, Christian Ditter and Sophia Amoruso comes a hilariously honest look at a woman navigating the in’s and out’s of owning her own business.

Watch the trailer HERE

11. Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On: Season 1 (Netflix Original)

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Produced by the one and only Anne Perkins AKA Rashida Jones along with Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus, Turned On tells the true stories of six different people whose lives are affected by the relationship between technology and sex. The series hopes to explore whether intimate human interaction through screens is “rewiring us in fundamental ways.”

Watch the trailer HERE

12. The Prestige (2006)

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If you enjoy psychological thrillers and suspenseful films that keep you on the edge of your seat, The Prestige is a must-see. With an all-star cast including, Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman and Scarlett Johansson every scene is truly captivating.

Watch the trailer HERE

13. The Great British Baking Show: Masterclass: Season 1-3 (2016)

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This delightfully entertaining British reality show showcases a series of talented bakers who must compete in three separate challenges every week inorder to impress the judges enough to be crowned Britain’s best amateur baker. Who knew baking could be so intense?

Watch the trailer HERE

14. The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

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Though this adorable animated feature only hit big screens last year, it’s already making its way onto Netflix next month and we could not be more excited. If you’ve ever wondered what your furry best friend is up to when you’re not home, this movie is a must.

Watch the trailer HERE

15. Casting JonBenet (Netflix Original)

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One of the most notorious child murder cases in history, the story of JonBenet is one that continues to mystify viewers around the world. This highly anticipated Netflix original was filmed over 15 months in which responses, reflections and performances were elicited from the Ramsey’s Colorado hometown community. Needless to say, this will be one deeply unnerving documentary.

Watch the trailer HERE

16. Dear White People: Season 1 (Netflix Original)

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Last, but certainly not least is another Netflix original that focuses on a group of diverse college students navigating various issues of discrimination at a predominantly white Ivy League college. Starring  Marque Richardson, Antoinette Robertson and Ashley Blaine Featherson, this show is set to make its debut in late April.

Watch the trailer HERE

And here’s everything coming in April:

April 1:

A Weekend With the Family

A Nightmare on Elm Street

Across the Universe

An American Tail

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster

Boy Bye

Born to Be Free

Cool Runnings

Good Witch: Season 2

Gremlins

Only for One Night

Richard Pryor: Live & Smokin’

Scooby-Doo

Schindler’s List

Something’s Gotta Give

Thunderstruck

Wynonna Earp: Season 1

Trouble With the Curve

Tropic Thunder

The Tenth Man

April 2:

The D Train

April 4:

Chewing Gum: Season 2 – Netflix Original

Louis C.K. 2017 – Netflix Original

April 6:

The BFG

April 7:

El Faro De Las Orcas – Netflix Original Film

Dawn of the Croods: Season 3 – Netflix Original

The Get Down: Part 2 – Netflix Original

Win It All – Netflix Original Film

April 8:

Kubo and the Two Strings

April 10:

Documentary Now!: Season 2

April 11:

Kevin Hart: What Now

April 12:

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Season 2

April 14:

Chelsea: Season 2 – Netflix Original

El Elegido

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return – Netflix Original

Sandy Wexler – Netflix Original Film

April 15:

Disney’s Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

Slam – Netflix Original Film

April 18:

Lucas Brothers: On Drugs – Netflix Original

April 19:

A Plastic Ocean

April 21:

Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1 – Netflix Original

Girlboss: Season 1 – Netflix Original

Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On: Season 1 – Netflix Original

Sand Castle – Netflix Original Film

Tales by Light: Season 2 – Netflix Original

The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show: Season 4 – Netflix Original

The Prestige

Tramps– Netflix Original Film

April 22:

The Great British Baking Show: Masterclass: Season 1–3

The Secret Life of Pets

April 23:

Liv and Maddie: Season 4

Phantom

April 24:

Long Nights Short Mornings

April 25:

Queen of Katwe

The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared – Netflix Original Film

Vir Das: Abroad Understanding – Netflix Original

April 26:

Real Rescues: Season 6–7

Trust

April 27:

Las Chicas del Cable: Season 1 – Netflix Original

April 28:

A Murder in the Park

Casting JonBenet – Netflix Original

Dear White People: Season 1 – Netflix Original

Rodney King – Netflix Original Film

Small Crimes – Netflix Original Film

April 30:

Sofia the First: Season 3

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