Everything Coming to Netflix in April 2021

by IMDb-Editors | created - 3 weeks ago | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

Your guide to all the new movies and shows streaming on Netflix in the US this month.

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1. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandiwe Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 356,982 | Gross: $166.11M

Available on Netflix on April 1

2. Cop Out (2010)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

31 Metascore

Jimmy's rare baseball card is robbed. Since it's his only hope to pay for his daughter's upcoming wedding, he recruits his cop partner Paul to track down the robber, a memorabilia-obsessed gangster.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, Juan Carlos Hernández, Cory Fernandez

Votes: 85,671 | Gross: $44.88M

Available on Netflix on April 1

3. Friends with Benefits (2011)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Romance

63 Metascore

A young man and woman decide to take their friendship to the next level without becoming a couple, but soon discover that adding sex only leads to complications.

Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake, Patricia Clarkson, Jenna Elfman

Votes: 343,833 | Gross: $55.80M

Available on Netflix on April 1

4. Insidious (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

52 Metascore

A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye

Votes: 281,974 | Gross: $54.01M

Available on Netflix on April 1

5. Legally Blonde (2001)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

59 Metascore

Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen, is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school. While she is there, she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis

Votes: 189,743 | Gross: $96.52M

Available on Netflix on April 1

6. Leprechaun (1993)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

17 Metascore

An evil, sadistic Leprechaun goes on a killing rampage in search of his beloved pot of gold.

Director: Mark Jones | Stars: Warwick Davis, Jennifer Aniston, Ken Olandt, Mark Holton

Votes: 24,364 | Gross: $8.56M

Available on Netflix on April 1

7. Andes Mágicos (2019– )


6-part documentary series showcasing the landscape and people living in the Andes mountain regions from the southern tip of South America across Argentinia, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia.

Votes: 373

Season 2 premieres on Netflix on April 1

8. The Pianist (2002)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Music

85 Metascore

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Votes: 743,663 | Gross: $32.57M

Available on Netflix on April 1

9. The Possession (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

45 Metascore

A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Natasha Calis, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick, Madison Davenport

Votes: 57,536 | Gross: $49.13M

Available on Netflix on April 1

10. Prank Encounters (2019– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Comedy, Horror, Reality-TV

takes two complete strangers who each think they're starting their first day at a new job. It's business as usual until their paths collide and these part-time jobs turn into full-time nightmares.

Stars: David Storrs, Gaten Matarazzo, Peter Giles, Henry Dittman

Votes: 2,281

Season 2 premieres on Netflix on April 1

11. Secrets of Great British Castles (2015– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

Historian Dan Jones explores the millennium of history behind six of Great Britain's most famous castles: Warwick, Dover, Caernarfon, the Tower of London, Carrickfergus, and Stirling.

Stars: Dan Jones, Christophe Lombardi, Jay Dee, Ronald Hutton

Votes: 834

Season 1 available on Netflix on April 1

12. Tersanjung: The Movie (2021)

TV-14 | 114 min | Drama, Romance

Yura (Clara Bernadeth) faces the complicated love triangle between Oka (Kevin Ardilio) and Christian (Giorgino Abraham). The story of dreams, romance, and emotions raging together.

Directors: Pandu Adjisurya, Hanung Bramantyo, Nur Jihat Hisyam | Stars: Clara Bernadeth, Giorgino Abraham, Kevin Ardillova, Nugie

Votes: 89

Premieres on Netflix on April 1

13. The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

47 Metascore

A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his marriage.

Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams, Ron Livingston, Michelle Nolden

Votes: 142,351 | Gross: $63.41M

Available on Netflix on April 1

14. Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

45 Metascore

The crazy and comical Mabel Simmons, otherwise known as Madea, tries to wrangle her fighting family together for a family dinner regarding the health of her niece Shirley.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Loretta Devine, Shad Moss, Cassi Davis

Votes: 7,614 | Gross: $53.35M

Available on Netflix on April 1

15. White Boy (2017)

TV-14 | 82 min | Documentary, Crime

In 1980's Detroit, 17 year-old Richard Wershe, Jr. allegedly ran a sophisticated inner-city drug dealing operation. Now, journalists, police, federal agents and hit men are speaking for the first time about the legend of "White Boy Rick."

Director: Shawn Rech | Stars: Richard Wershe Jr., Scott M. Burnstein, Dana Hathaway, Joe Swickard

Votes: 1,085

Available on Netflix on April 1

16. Worn Stories (2021)

TV-MA | 30 min | Documentary

In this funny, heartfelt and moving docuseries, real people unpack the fascinating and quirky stories around their most meaningful pieces of clothing.

Stars: Spirit Avedon, Timmy Cappello, Diane, Simon Doonan

Votes: 179

Series premieres on Netflix on April 1

17. Yes Man (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

46 Metascore

A man challenges himself to say "yes" to everything.

Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 339,058 | Gross: $97.69M

Available on Netflix on April 1

18. Concrete Cowboy (2020)

R | 111 min | Drama

67 Metascore

Sent to live with his estranged father for the summer, a rebellious teen finds kinship in a tight-knit Philadelphia community of Black cowboys.

Director: Ricky Staub | Stars: Idris Elba, Caleb McLaughlin, Lorraine Toussaint, Jharrel Jerome

Votes: 4,573

Premieres on Netflix on April 2

19. Just Say Yes (2021)

TV-MA | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

Incurable romantic Lotte finds her life upended when her plans for a picture-perfect wedding unravel -- just as her self-absorbed sister gets engaged..

Directors: Appie Boudellah, Aram van de Rest | Stars: Yolanthe Cabau, Noortje Herlaar, Jim Bakkum, Juvat Westendorp

Votes: 1,250

Premieres on Netflix on April 2

20. Madame Claude (2021)

TV-MA | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Paris, the late 1960s. Madame Claude is at the head of a flourishing business dedicated to prostitution that gives her power over both the french political and criminal worlds. But the end of her empire is closer than she thinks.

Director: Sylvie Verheyde | Stars: Karole Rocher, Garance Marillier, Roschdy Zem, Pierre Deladonchamps

Votes: 1,794

Premieres on Netflix on April 2

21. The Serpent (2021)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The twisting, real-life story of Charles Sobhraj, a murderer, thief and seductive master of disguise, who was a hidden darkness in the mid-70's on Asia's hippie trail.

Stars: Tahar Rahim, Billy Howle, Jenna Coleman, Ellie Bamber

Votes: 16,734

Series premieres on Netflix on April 2

22. Sky High (2020)

TV-MA | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A commentary on Spanish society dressed as a thriller about the misadventures of a gang of young petty criminals after the real estate crash.

Director: Daniel Calparsoro | Stars: Miguel Herrán, Carolina Yuste, Asia Ortega, Luis Tosar

Votes: 1,973

Available on Netflix on April 2

23. Escape from Planet Earth (2012)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

35 Metascore

Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.

Director: Cal Brunker | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Alba, Rob Corddry

Votes: 24,668 | Gross: $57.01M

Available on Netflix on April 3

24. What Lies Below (2020)

TV-MA | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

35 Metascore

A 16 year-old girl returns home from camp and learns that her mother has a new boyfriend, one she intends to marry. A man whose charm, intelligence and beauty make him look like he's not human at all.

Director: Braden R. Duemmler | Stars: Ema Horvath, Troy Iwata, Danny Corbo, Mena Suvari

Votes: 3,843

Available on Netflix on April 4

25. Coded Bias (2020)

TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary

73 Metascore

When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces accurately, she embarks on a journey to push for the first-ever U.S. legislation against bias in algorithms that impact us all.

Director: Shalini Kantayya | Stars: Joy Buolamwini, Meredith Broussard, Cathy O'Neil, Silkie Carlo

Votes: 1,096

Available on Netflix on April 5

26. Family Reunion (2019– )

TV-PG | 28 min | Comedy

When the McKellan family moves from Seattle to Georgia to be closer to extended family, the transition is like being a catfish out of water.

Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Anthony Alabi, Loretta Devine, Talia Jackson

Votes: 1,761

Part 3 available on Netflix on April 5

27. The Last Kids on Earth (2019– )

TV-Y7-FV | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Young teenager Jack Sullivan and a group of friends live in a decked-out tree house, playing video games, eating candy, and fighting zombies in the aftermath of a monster apocalypse.

Stars: Nick Wolfhard, Montse Hernandez, Garland Whitt, Charles Demers

Votes: 918

Available on Netflix on April 6

28. The Big Day (2021– )

TV-MA | 40 min | Reality-TV, Romance

For six engaged couples, happily ever after begins on a spectacular note in this eye-popping look at India’s multibillion-dollar wedding industry.

Stars: Daniel Bauer, Prerna Gupta, Sanjeet Raman, Itai Reuveni

Votes: 257

Series premieres on Netflix on April 7

29. Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute (2021 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary, Music

In a star-studded evening of music and memories, a community of iconic performers honor Dolly Parton as the MusiCares Person of the Year.

Votes: 96

Premieres on Netflix on April 7

30. Snabba Cash (2021– )

TV-MA | Action, Crime, Drama

The entrepreneurial jet set as well as the criminal world is more brutal, chaotic and ruthless than ever. When these two worlds collide, loyalty, friendships and business partners will all be tested in the never-ending quest for easy money.

Stars: Evin Ahmad, Alexander Abdallah, Ayaan Ahmed, Ali Alarik

Votes: 3,023

Series premieres on Netflix on April 7

31. This Is a Robbery: The World's Greatest Art Heist (2021)

TV-MA | 210 min | Documentary, Crime, History

March 18, 1990, 13 works of art were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Guards admitted two men posing as police officers responding to a disturbance call, and the thieves tied the guards up and looted the museum.

Stars: Shelley Murphy, Anne Hawley, Dick Ellis, Martin Leppo

Votes: 1,721

Series premieres on Netflix on April 7

32. The Wedding Coach (2021– )

TV-MA | Comedy, Reality-TV

Former bride and forever comedian Jamie Lee shares her irreverent yet practical tips and tricks for wedding planning with struggling lovebirds.

Stars: Jamie Lee, Fortune Feimster

Votes: 40

Series premieres on Netflix on April 7

33. The Way of the Househusband (2021– )

TV-14 | 16 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

A retired gangster spends his time as a househusband carrying out home chores.

Stars: Kenjirô Tsuda, Shizuka Itô, Kazuyuki Okitsu, Melissa Greenspan

Votes: 1,064

Series premieres on Netflix on April 8

34. Have You Ever Seen Fireflies? (2021)

TV-14 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

Rebellious, irreverent wunderkind Gülseren navigates loneliness, love and loss against the current of political turmoil and social change.

Director: Andaç Haznedaroglu | Stars: Ecem Erkek, Devrim Yakut, Engin Alkan, Merve Dizdar

Votes: 2,659

Premieres on Netflix on April 9

35. Night in Paradise (2020)

TV-MA | 131 min | Crime, Drama

59 Metascore

Hiding out in Jeju Island following a brutal tragedy, a wronged mobster with a target on his back connects with a woman who has her own demons.

Director: Park Hoon-jung | Stars: Tae-goo Eom, Yeo-bin Jeon, Seung-Won Cha, Dong-in Cho

Votes: 2,156

Available on Netflix on April 9

36. Thunder Force (2021)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

34 Metascore

In a world where supervillains are commonplace, two estranged childhood best friends reunite after one devises a treatment that gives them powers to protect their city.

Director: Ben Falcone | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, Jason Bateman, Bobby Cannavale

Votes: 23,125

Premieres on Netflix on April 9

37. The Stand In (2020)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

38 Metascore

THE STAND-IN is the story of a disaffected comedy actress and her ambitious stand-in trading places.

Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Sarah Jes Austell, Michael Zegen, T.J. Miller

Votes: 1,957

Available on Netflix on April 10

38. Diana: The Interview That Shocked the World (2020 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Documentary

In one of the most memorable moments in TV history, Princess Diana candidly opens up about her marriage to Prince Charles and her life as a member of the royal family.

Director: Edward McGown | Stars: Kate Fleetwood, Dickie Arbiter, Richard Ayre, Martin Bashir

Votes: 18

Available on Netflix on April 11

39. Nezha Reborn (2021)

118 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

A normal young deliveryman Li Yunxiang, though coming from the slum area, is living a satisfying life but when the arrogant wealthy son of Boss beats him down, his deep anger turns into a blast of Truth Fire.

Director: Ji Zhao | Stars: Nicole Fong, Victoria Grace, Jason Ko, Dashiell McGaha-Schletter

Votes: 1,000

Premieres on Netflix on April 12

40. Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014–2018)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

11-year-old Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, and Dawn Harper's sibling rivalry are heightened by the fact that they are quadruplets.

Stars: Lizzy Greene, Casey Simpson, Aidan Gallagher, Allison Munn

Votes: 1,977

Seasons 1-4 available on Netflix on April 12

41. The Baker and the Beauty (2020)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

A blue-collar baker strikes up a relationship with an international superstar. US version of the Israeli romantic comedy series 'The Baker and the Beauty'.

Stars: Victor Rasuk, Nathalie Kelley, Dan Bucatinsky, David Del Rio

Votes: 2,469

Season 1 available on Netflix on April 13

42. Mighty Express (2020– )

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An ensemble cast of trains and kids in an expansive world with amazing adventures.

Stars: Tyler James Nathan, Gracen Daly, Jay Hatton, Meesha Contreras

Votes: 72

Season 3 available on Netflix on April 13

43. My Love: Six Stories of True Love (2021)

TV-PG | Documentary, Romance

Six longtime couples in different parts of the world share their decades-long love in these tender portraits filmed over the course of one year.

Votes: 86

Series premieres on Netflix on April 13

44. Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! (2021– )

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Family

A single dad and cosmetics brand owner figures out fatherhood on the fly when his strong-minded teen daughter moves in with him.

Stars: Jamie Foxx, Kyla-Drew, Porscha Coleman, Jonathan Kite

Votes: 905

Series premieres on Netflix on April 14

45. The Circle (2020– )

TV-MA | 48 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

Players start off isolated in an apartment, and with their online interactions as their only means of any communication. The players use a social media platform called "The Circle".

Stars: Michelle Buteau, Sammie Cimarelli, Shubham Goel, Chris Sapphire

Votes: 4,189

Season 2 available on Netflix on April 14

46. Law School (2021– )

65 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery