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Stream On: What’s New To Netflix for April 2018

Netflix is packing this April with a full library of mid-2000s favorites and score of original content that will have you binging until next summer. There are almost 40 new series, movies and specials to choose from. Enough to keep you busy until Walgreen stop selling Easter eggs and start selling Christmas stocks.

So, about a month.

Also this month, the Robinson family returns to airwaves (or data streams) with as the reboot of Lost in Space lands at the streaming service. This high-priced series continues the Netflix tradition of big-budget, big-name series that the service loves to gamble on.

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The original Netflix series based on Oscar-nominee Boss Baby is also available this month. So there’s that.

Oscar. Nominee. Boss. Baby.

I’ll never get used to that. Now I’m sad.

If you wish to save your kids from living a life of mediocrity based on shitty cartoons, you will be given the ability to save them with The Iron Giant, the new Spy Kids series and Bill Nye: Science Guy.

Also in April, you’ll have your choice of vampire movies to choose from, ranging from late ‘80s emo bike vamp from The Lost Boys to hula-hooping bikini wearing pop stars from The Queen of the Damned.

Other horror pics new to Netflix this month include Cabin Fever and it’s sequel, Spring Fever.



  • A Sort of Family
  • Along Came Polly
  • Bad Boys
  • Battlefield Earth
  • Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure
  • Big Time
  • Body of Lies
  • Cabin Fever
  • Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever
  • Cats & Dogs
  • Cold Mountain
  • Dare to Be Wild
  • Deep Blue Sea
  • The Duchess
  • The Family Man
  • Fish People
  • The Flintstones
  • The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
  • Friday Night Lights
  • The Iron Giant
  • Jackass 2.5
  • The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale (Streaming New On Sunday)  (Netflix Original Series): “Trending news, pop culture, social media, original sketches and more come together in host Joel McHale’s new weekly comedy commentary show.”
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • Looney Tunes: Back in Action
  • The Lost Boys
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Nancy Drew
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
  • The Queen of the Damned
  • Scarface
  • Seven
  • Sin City
  • Speed Racer
  • The Spy Next Door
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
  • Wakfu  (Season 3, Netflix Original Series): “Yugo, a 12-year-old Eliatrope with special powers, sets out on a mission to find his true family and uncover the mysteries of Wakfu.”



  • La Piloto: Season 1



  • Fary Is the New Black  (Netflix Original Special): “Armed with sly wit, a fresh outlook and plenty of style, French comedy star Fary veers from dating to stereotypes and beyond in this exclusive special.”



  • Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall
  • Despicable Me 3



  • 6 Balloons  (Netflix Original Film): “Over the course of one night, a woman drives her heroin addict brother across LA in search of a detox center, with his two-year-old daughter in tow.”
  • Amateur  (Netflix Original Film): “After he’s recruited to an elite prep school, a 14-year-old basketball phenom is confronted by corruption and greed in amateur sports.”
  • Fastest Car (Season 1,  Netflix Original Series): “The drivers of exotic supercars put their street cred on the line against deceptively fast sleeper cars built and modified by true gearheads.”
  • Money Heist: Part 2 (Netflix Original): “Eight thieves take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his”
  • My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: JAY-Z  (Netflix Original Series)
  • Orbiter 9  (Netflix Original Film)
  • Ram Dass, Going Home  (Netflix Original Series): “From his home on Maui, pioneering researcher, author and spiritual teacher Ram Dass reflects on love, life and death as his own days draw to a close.”
  • Sun Dogs
  • The 4th Company  (Netflix Original Film): “In a violent prison in 1970s Mexico, a young image lands a spot on a football team that doubles as an enforcer squad for a corrupt administration.”
  • The Boss Baby: Back in Business (Season 1,  Netflix Original Series): “With a little help from his brother and accomplice, Tim, Boss Baby tries to balance family life with his job at Baby Corp headquarters.”
  • Todo lo que sería de Lucas Lauriente  (Netflix Original Series)
  • Troy: Fall of a City (Season 1,  Netflix Original Series)



  • 24 Hours to Live



  • AMO (Season 1,  Netflix Original Series)
  • Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast





  • Pickpockets  (Netflix Original Film)



  • Chef’s Table: Pastry  (Netflix Original Series): “Feast on the bold ideas, wild success stories and visionary dishes of six culinary masters from around the world as the Emmy-nominated series returns.”
  • Come Sunday  (Netflix Original Film): “Based on true events, globally-renowned pastor Carlton Pearson risks everything when he questions church doctrine and is branded a modern-day heretic.”
  • I Am Not An Easy Man (Netflix Original Film): “A shameless chauvinist gets a taste of his own medicine when he wakes up in a world dominated by women and locks horns with a powerful female author.”
  • Lost in Space (Season 1,  Netflix Original Series): After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they’re surrounded by hidden dangers.
  • The Magic School Bus Rides Again (Season 2, Netflix Original Series): “Ms. Frizzle’s kid sister Fiona takes the wheel at Walkerville Elementary, leading the class on wild adventures packed with science-fueled fun.”



  • Lakeview Terrace
  • Seven Pounds



  • The Chalet  (Season 1,  Netflix Original Series): “Friends gathered at aremote chalet in the French Alps for a summer getaway are caught in a deadly trap as a dark secret from the past comes to light.”
  • The Honeymoon Stand Up Special: Collection  (Netflix Original Series)



  • Friend Request
  • Pelé



  • Charité (Season 1,  Netflix Original Series)
  • Chasing the Dragon



  • Aggretsuko (Season 1,  Netflix Original Series): “Toiling endlessly in her thankless job, Retsuko the Red Panda copes with her pent up rage by singing death metal karaoke after work.”
  • Dope (Season 2, Netflix Original Series): “Filmed from the perspectives of dealers, users and the police, this vivid series offers a bracing look at the war on drugs”
  • Dude  (Netflix Original Film): “Four best girlfriends negotiate loss and major life changes during the last two weeks of high school in this coming-of-age comedy.”
  • Kodachrome  (Netflix Original Film): “A dying photographer and his estranged record company executive son reunite for a road trip to the last photo lab still developing Kodachrome film.”
  • Mercury 13  (Netflix Original Special): “This documentary profiles women who were tested in 1961 for spaceflight, but had their dreams dashed when only men were chosen to become astronauts”
  • Spy Kids: Mission Critical  (Season 1,  Netflix Original Series): “What if grown-up spies can’t do the job? It’s up to junior spies Juni and Carmen Cortez to defeat S.W.A.M.P. in an animated series based on the films.”



  • The Letdown (Season 1,  Netflix Original Series)



  • Call the Midwife (Series 6, Christmas Special 2017)
  • Kevin James: Never Don’t Give Up  (Netflix Original Series)



  • Bill Nye: Science Guy
  • Psychokinesis  (Netflix Original Film): “Suddenly possessed with supernatural powers, a father sets out to help his estranged daughter, who’s at risk of losing everything she’s lived for.”



  • 3% (Season 2, Netflix Original Series): “In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.”
  • Bobby Kennedy for President  (Netflix Original Series)
  • Candy Jar  (Netflix Original Film)
  • Holy Goalie
  • The Man Who Knew Infinity
  • The New Legends of Monkey  (Season 1,  Netflix Original Series)
  • The Week Of  (Netflix Original Film): “Starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, this comedy centers on the week leading up to the wedding of their characters’ kids.”



  • John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City


Also in April:

  • Jane the Virgin: Season 4
  • Seth Rogen’s Hilarity for Charity



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