The Netflix Watch List for April: 8 Movies and Shows to Stream This Month
New and original releases, fresh installments of old faves and more. Get ready to hit “add to my list”
With April weather coming in hot, we admit we’ve been searching for more reasons to stay in instead. The new lineup of Netflix releases certainly helps build the case. For the rest who find the thought of holing up with a Netflix marathon just appealing, keep reading. This roundup is for you.
In April, several cult classics joining the roster: The original 1989 Pet Sematary flick is here; so are Ghost starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore, and Sophie’s Choice, the 1982 novel-turned-film that earned Meryl Streep her first Best Actress win at the Oscars. For those gearing up for Avengers: Endgame, meanwhile, there are seven full-length Marvel movies that, when put together, can serve as great MCU refresher before hitting the cinemas on the 24th.
Eight standout titles from other genres worth considering this April? Scroll through and get streaming.
THE FLICK: Life
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Hiroyuki Sanada and Ryan Reynolds
THE SERIES: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 2
Starring Kiernan Shipka, Miranda Otto, Chance Perdomo, Michelle Gomez, Lucy Davis and Ross Lynch
THE FLICK: Call Me by Your Name
Starring Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg and Amira Casar
THE SERIES: Santa Clarita Diet
Starring Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Liv Hewson and Skyler Gisondo
THE FLICK: Mamma Mia!
Starring Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård and Pierce Brosnan
THE SERIES: On My Block
Starring Sierra Capri, Jason Genao, Brett Gray and Diego Tinoco
THE FLICK: Rough Night
Starring Kate McKinnon, Scarlett Johansson, Zoë Kravitz, Ilana Glazer and Jillian Bell
THE SERIES: Black Summer
Starring Sal Velez Jr., Justin Chu Cary, Kelsey Flower and Jaime King
Queue ‘em up and catch these shows, movies and more only on Netflix. It’s the streaming platform that allows Globe subscribers to binge on TV series, relive blockbuster movies and discover documentaries on the go. Subscription to Netflix is required.