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New on Netflix in April 2024: every TV show and movie

 Mike Epps as Bennie and Wanda Sykes as Lucretia talking in The Upshaws season 5.
Mike Epps as Bennie and Wanda Sykes as Lucretia talking in The Upshaws season 5.

What’s new on Netflix in April?

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Netflix continues to deliver new movies and TV shows in April keep you entertained all month long. We’ve provided our picks for the hottest movies, shows and documentaries coming to the platform below.

So what's new on Netflix this month? Let's take a look, including our top picks.

Best movie on Netflix in April: Scoop (April 5)

Scoop is a fictional dramatization about how the women of Newsnight were able to secure a now-infamous interview with Prince Andrew. The interview blew open the door to controversy and has been referenced in other stories surrounding the royal’s headline-shattering scandal. Now viewers will go in-depth to see how it all came about.

Best TV show on Netflix in April: The Circle (April 17)

Emma Willis host of The Circle is set to co-present ITV's Cooking With The Stars
Emma Willis host of The Circle is set to co-present ITV's Cooking With The Stars

One part social experiment and one part reality competition, The Circle returns for a new season. New contestants, all playing online, will be trying to find ways to manipulate the situation as influencers, stopping at nothing to ensure that they’re at the top of the game as they compete for a cash prize.

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Best documentary on Netflix in April: Hack Your Health: The Secrets of Your Gut (April 26)

We’re picking a health-focused documentary this month because we’re four months into 2024 and now’s a great time to check back in on your health goals. Hack Your Health: The Secrets of Your Gut is a documentary that focuses on the role of gut health in overall well-being. The reality is that gut health isn’t often discussed by doctors, so learning more about it will help you feel better.

What's new on Netflix in April 2024

(Netflix original series and movies identified in bold)

April 1

  • American Graffiti 

  • Baby Driver 

  • Battleship 

  • Born on the Fourth of July 

  • Glass 

  • Happy Gilmore 

  • Hotel Transylvania 

  • Hotel Transylvania 2 

  • How to Be Single 

  • Inside Man 

  • Inside Man: Most Wanted 

  • It’s Kind of a Funny Story 

  • The Land Before Time 

  • The Little Things

  • The Magic Prank Show with Justin Willman season 1: Famed magician and comedian Justin Willman uses his extraordinary skills to pull off ambitious and hilarious pranks like you've never seen before. With his team of twisted professionals, Justin executes brain-bending experiences to help everyday folks blow people's minds and settle old scores.

  • The Matrix 

  • The Matrix Reloaded 

  • The Matrix Revolutions 

  • Molly’s Game 

  • Mortal Engines 

  • One Piece Film: Red Role Models 

  • Sex and the City seasons 1-6 

  • Smokey and the Bandit
    Smokey and the Bandit II 

  • Split 

  • Step Up: Revolution 

  • Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 

  • The Theory of Everything 

  • Wild Things 

  • You’ve Got Mail

April 2

  • Demetri Martin: Demetri Deconstructed (2024): From his thoughts on aggressively scented trash bags to desk jobs in hell, comedian Demetri Martin delivers a one-of-a-kind stand-up special.

  • Space Jam: A New Legacy

April 3

  • Crime Scene Berlin: Nightlife Killer (2024, Denmark): In 2012, a string of grisly murders sent shock waves through the Berlin party scene. The killer remained at large — until one of his targets survived.

  • Files of the Unexplained (2024): Eerie encounters, bizarre disappearances, haunting events and more perplexing phenomena are explored in this chilling investigative docuseries.

  • Rodeio Rock (2024, Brazil): When a rock wannabe is forced to replace his famous sertanejo look-alike, he faces a life-changing choice — lose his own identity or follow his heart.

April 4

  • 100 days to Indy season 1

  • Blackfish

  • Crooks season 1 (Denmark): A priceless coin puts rival gangs across Europe at odds, forcing a retired safecracker to team up with a two-bit gangster for one last heist.

  • I Woke Up a Vampire season 2: Carmie starts high school, but a charming sophomore drives a wedge in her friend group. Can Carmie balance boys, school — and an ancient prophecy?

  • Ripley: Tom Ripley, a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York, is hired by a wealthy man to travel to Italy and convince his vagabond son to return home. Tom's acceptance of the job is the first step into a complex life of deceit, fraud and murder. The limited series drama is based on Patricia Highsmith’s bestselling Tom Ripley novels.

  • The Tearsmith (2024, Italy): Adopted together after a tough childhood in an orphanage, Nica and Rigel realize that unexpected but irresistible feelings pull them together.

April 5

Karishma Tanna as Jagruit Pathak in Scoop
Karishma Tanna as Jagruit Pathak in Scoop
  • The Antisocial Network: Memes to Mayhem (2024): From Rickrolling to viral conspiracy theories, explore how an anonymous website evolved into a hub for real-world chaos in this documentary.

  • Parasyte: The Grey season 1 (Korea): When unidentified parasites violently take over human hosts and gain power, humanity must rise to combat the growing threat.

  • Scoop (2024, UK): Inspired by real events, this fictional dramatization gives an insider account of how the women of Newsnight secured Prince Andrew’s infamous interview.

April 8

  • Spirit Rangers season 3: The Spirit Rangers return to help more friends at Xus National Park, learning more about their culture — and the world around them — every day.

April 9

  • Neal Brennan: Crazy Good (2024): In his third Netflix original comedy special, Neal Brennan is feeling pretty great and he’s ready to let you know why. True to form, Neals brings his fresh point of view to hilarious topics ranging from crypto and millionaire mindsets, to his ever-evolving views on mental health and relationships.

April 10

  • Anthracite: Secrets of the Sect season 1 (France): An old case is wrenched open when a reporter goes missing, leading his web sleuth daughter to a small mountain town haunted by a sect, secrecy and death.

  • The Hijacking of Flight 601 season 1 (Colombia): After a plane is hijacked, two flight attendants must outwit their assailants amid intense negotiations in the air and on the ground. Based on real events.

  • Unlocked: A Jail Experiment season 1: At an Arkansas detention facility, a sheriff implements a radical social experiment to grant men who are incarcerated more agency in this reality series.

  • What Jennifer Did (2024, UK): It was a violent crime that shook a quiet Canadian town: Mysterious intruders break into the home of Vietnamese immigrants, terrorize the family, and leave a traumatized daughter as the only witness. Neighbors and friends describe the family as hospitable, generous, and hard-working – how could they be targets? This feature-length documentary from director Jenny Popplewell (American Murder: The Family Next Door) uses police interrogation footage and testimony from those involved to unravel a web of complexities that no one saw coming.

April 11

  • As the Crow Flies season 3 (Turkey): As a familiar face steps in front of the camera, old alliances are broken, new relationships are formed and the cards of broadcast news are reshuffled.

  • The Bricklayer

  • Heartbreak High season 2 (Australia): Just when Amerie thinks she can finally start the new term in peace, a fresh round of trouble — plus a strange stalker — begins to disrupt her life.

  • Meekah season 2

  • Midsummer Night season 1 (Norway): Carina brings her family together for a traditional Swedish midsummer, but the happy occasion goes awry when long-held secrets start to come to light.

April 12

  • A Journey (2024, Philippines): Refusing treatment for her cancer, a woman goes on a road trip across Tasmania to check off items on her bucket list with her husband and best friend.

  • Amar Singh Chamkila (2024, India): A humble singer’s brash lyrics ignite fame and fury across Punjab as he grapples with soaring success and brutal criticism before his untimely death.

  • Good Times season 1: In this edgy, irreverent reimagining of the TV classic, a new generation of the Evans family keeps their head above water in a Chicago housing project

  • Love, Divided (2024, Spain): Valentina is a young pianist starting over. Her neighbor David is an inventor who hates noise. And a paper-thin wall is about to become their matchmaker.

  • Stolen (2024, Sweden): A young woman from Sweden's Indigenous Sámi community tracks down a killer to settle a personal score in this emotional drama based on real events.

  • Strange Way of Life

  • Woody Woodpecker Goes to Camp (2024): After getting kicked out of the forest, Woody thinks he's found a forever home at Camp Woo Hoo — until an inspector threatens to shut down the camp.

April 15

  • The Fairly OddParents seasons 4-5

  • Hanz Zimmer: Hollywood Rebel

April 16

  • Knocked Up

  • Jimmy Carr: Natural Born Killer (2024, UK): Jimmy Carr refutes the idea that you can't joke about anything these days with his edgy takes on gun control, religion, cancel culture and consent.

April 17

Black Sails' Toby Stephens playing Captain Flint
Black Sails' Toby Stephens playing Captain Flint
  • Black Sails seasons 1-4

  • The Circle season 6: Status and strategy collide in this social experiment and competition show where online players flirt, befriend and catfish their way toward the ultimate cash prize as top influencer.

  • Don’t Hate the Player season 1 (France): Starting out in a makeshift camp, 13 players compete for a spot in a luxury villa and a shot at 150,000 euros in a tense game of strategy and survival. (Weekly release)

  • The Grimm Variations (2024, Japan): Inspired by the classic Brothers Grimm stories, this anthology features six fairy tales with a dark twist, exposing the shadowy side of human desire.

  • Our Living World (2024, UK): This stunning nature series narrated by Cate Blanchett explores the intelligence, resourcefulness and interconnectedness of life on our planet.

April 18

  • Bros season 1 (Israel): After receiving some shocking news, two best friends travel from Jerusalem to Krakow for a football match, hoping to leave their troubles behind.

  • The Upshaws season 5: A new season of ups, downs and life changes has the Upshaws blessed — and stressed. But no matter what, it's still family first, last and always.  

April 19

Ed Skrein in Rebel Moon Part 2
Ed Skrein in Rebel Moon Part 2
  • Rebel Moon — Part Two: The Scargiver (2024): The rebel warriors gear up for battle against the ruthless forces of the Motherworld as unbreakable bonds are forged, heroes emerge — and legends are made. A Zack Snyder film.

April 21

  • Duran Duran: There’s Something You Should Know

April 22

  • Ahead of the Curve

  • CoComelon Lane season 2: Welcome back to CoComelon Lane, where JJ, Bella, Cece, Cody and Nina are using their imaginations, trying new things and learning big lessons every day!

  • Fern brady: Autistic Bikini Queen (2024, UK): The irreverent Scottish comedian tackles big themes like death, decline and the disappointments of middle age in her stand-up special filmed in Bristol.

April 23

  • Brigands: The Quest for Gold season 1 (Italy): In the 19th century, when the southern lands of Italy are bandit territory, Filomena escapes her wealthy but sad life to lead a risky treasure hunt.

  • Fight for Paradise: Who Can You Trust season 1 (Denmark): From the villa to the jungle, contestants must keep their friends close and their enemies closer. Who will win entry to paradise and 100,000 euros?

April 24

  • Deliver Me season 1 (Sweden): When teenagers Billy and Dogge are recruited by a local gang, the friends face a violent world they are too young to protect themselves from.

  • King Richard

  • TLC Forever

April 25

  • City Hunter (2024, Japan): An exceptional marksman and hopeless playboy, private eye Ryo Saeba reluctantly forms an alliance with his late partner's sister to investigate his death.

  • Dead Boy Detectives season 1: Do you have a pesky ghost haunting you? Has a demon stolen your core memories? You may want to ring the Dead Boy Detectives.

April 26

  • The Asunta Case season 1 (Spain): When Rosario Porto and Alfonso Basterra report their daughter Asunta as missing, the investigation soon turns against them. Inspired by true events.

  • Hack Your Health: The Secrets of Your Gut (2024): Delve into the digestive system with this lighthearted and informative documentary that demystifies the role gut health plays in our overall well-being. .

April 29

  • Boiling Point season 1

  • Honeymoonish (2024, Kuwait): Two newlyweds on their honeymoon discover that they are different in almost every way — but can these opposites attract?

April 30

  • Fiasco season 1 (France): When disaster strikes the set of a first-time film director, a behind-the-scenes crew captures everything as mishaps, blackmail and sabotage ensue.