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Want to know what's streaming? Check this list of the new movies on Netflix this month. See all the new TV shows and originals streaming on Netflix. Plus, find out what's leaving!

by | March 23, 2020 | Comments

The latest movies, new Netflix series, and other new releases coming to the streaming giant this month include the return of lauded series including Israeli spy thriller Fauda, Anglo-Saxons vs. Vikings series The Last Kingdom, Ricky Gervais’ After Life, and Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020.

New Netflix original series and movies include #blackAF, a series inspired by Kenya Barris’ life that costars Rashida Jones; action film Extraction, starring Chris Hemsworth as a black-market mercenary; coming-of-age comedy Never Have I Ever from Mindy Kaling; Riverdale’s Camila Mendes in thriller Dangerous Lies; and Wagner Moura and Ana de Armas in political drama Sergio.

Netflix ramps up the funny with a series from Iliza Shlesinger, Chris D’Elia stand-up, and a three-part improv special starring Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz.

The Artist, The Death of Stalin, Django Unchained, Hail, Caesar!, The Matrix, Minority Report, Mud, The Social Network, and Taxi Driver are among the top former theatrical releases added to Netflix movies in April. Plus, catch these top-rated Certified Fresh movies soon before they leaveCrouching Tiger, Hidden DragonGoodFellas, A Nightmare on Elm StreetRosemary’s BabyThe Shawshank RedemptionSpy KidsStrictly Ballroom, and True Grit.

Read on if you’re looking for a worthy binge, starting with a few titles to look out for at the top.


Fauda 100%

Description: In season 3 of the Israeli spy series, Doron ensnares a determined young boxer when a months-long covert mission puts the team on the trail of a Hamas leader high on Shin Bet’s wanted list.

Hail, Caesar!

Premiere Date: April 16, 2020

After Life: Season 2 (2020) 76%

Description: Set in the small fictitious town of Tambury, the comedy-drama series follows Tony (Ricky Gervais), a writer for the local newspaper whose life is upended after his wife dies from cancer.

In series 2, whilst still struggling with immense grief for his wife, we see Tony try to become a better friend to those around him. Each grappling with their own problems and only to be intensified by the looming threat of the local newspaper being shut down.

Will the town’s local Am-Dram show lift everyone’s spirits?

Premiere Date: April 24, 2020

Extraction (2020) 67%

Description: Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is a fearless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the murky underworld of weapons dealers and drug traffickers, an already deadly mission approaches the impossible, forever altering the lives of Rake and the boy. An action-packed, edge-of-your-seat thriller directed by Sam Hargrave, Extraction is an AGBO Films and TGIM Films, Inc. production, produced by Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca, Chris Hemsworth, Eric Gitter, and Peter Schwerin.

Premiere Date: April 24, 2020

The Last Kingdom: Season 4 (2020)

Description: As Edward and Aethelflaed spar over the future of Mercia and their father’s dream of a united England, Uhtred tries to recover his lost birthright.

Premiere Date: April 24, 2020

Never Have I Ever: Season 1 (2020) 96%

Description: A coming-of-age comedy series about the life of a modern first-generation Indian American teenage girl, inspired by Mindy Kaling’s own childhood.

Premiere Date: April 26, 2020

Available 4/1

David Batra: Elefanten I Rummet​
How to Fix a Drug Scandal: Miniseries (2020) 86%
The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show: Season 1 (2020)
Nailed It!: Season 4 (2020) 100%
Sunderland 'Til I Die: Season 2 (2020)
40 Days and 40 Nights (2002) 39%
Bloodsport (1988) 40%
Cadillac Records (2008) 67%
Can't Hardly Wait (1998) 40%
Up in Smoke (1978) 47%
Community 88%
Deep Impact (1998) 45%
God's Not Dead (2014) 12%
Just Friends (2005) 43%
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988) 75%
Kim's Convenience: Season 4 (2020)
Lethal Weapon (1987) 81%
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) 82%
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) 60%
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998) 54%
Minority Report (2002) 90%
Molly's Game (2018) 81%
Mortal Kombat (1995) 48%
Mud (2013) 97%
Pokemon The Series: Sun & Moon Ultra Legends: Season 22 (2019)
Promised Land (2013) 52%
Road to Perdition (2002) 81%
Salt (2010) 62%
School Daze (1988) 56%
Sherlock Holmes (2009) 69%
Soul Plane (2004) 18%
Sunrise in Heaven (2019)
Taxi Driver (1976) 96%
The Death of Stalin (2018) 95%
The Girl With All the Gifts (2017) 86%
The Hangover (2009) 78%
The Matrix (1999) 88%
The Matrix Reloaded (2003) 73%
The Matrix Revolutions (2003) 35%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) 86%
The Roommate (2011) 4%
The Runaways (2010) 69%
The Social Network (2010) 96%
Wildling (2018) 70%

Available 4/2

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) 97%
Violet Evergarden: Eternity and Auto Memory Doll (2020)

Available 4/3

Coffee & Kareem (2020) 20%
Money Heist (La casa de papel): Part 4 (2020) 75%
Spirit Riding Free: Riding Academy​

Available 4/4

Angel Has Fallen (2019) 39%

Available 4/5

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) 80%

Available 4/6

The Big Show Show: Season 1 (2020)

Available 4/7

Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020: Part 3 (2019)

Available 4/9

Hi Score Girl: Season 2 (2020)

Available 4/10

Brews Brothers: Season 1 (2020) 40%
LA Originals (2020) 88%
School Life (La vie scolaire) (2020) 89%
Love Wedding Repeat (2020) 32%
The Main Event (2020) 26%
Tigertail (2020) 80%

Available 4/11

Code 8 (2019) 79%

Available 4/14

Chris D'Elia: No Pain (2020)

Available 4/15

The Innocence Files: Miniseries (2020) 100%
Outer Banks: Season 1 (2020) 71%

Available 4/16

Despicable Me (2010) 81%
Fauda: Season 3 (2020) 100%
Fary: Hexagone: Season 2 (2020)
Hail, Caesar! (2016) 85%
Maurício Meirelles: Generating Chaos (2020)
Jem and the Holograms (2015) 22%

Available 4/17

Rising High (Betonrausch) (2020) 33%
#blackAF: Season 1 (2020) 46%
Earth And Blood (La terre et le sang) (2020)
The Last Kids on Earth: Book 2 (2020)
Legado en los huesos (2019) 80%
Sergio (2020) 43%
Too Hot to Handle: Season 1 (2020) 37%

Available 4/18

The Green Hornet (2011) 45%

Available 4/20

Cooked With Cannabis: Season 1 (2020) 80%
The Midnight Gospel: Season 1 (2020) 93%
The Vatican Tapes (2015) 20%

Available 4/21

Bleach: Season 4 (2008)
Bleach: Season 5 (2008)
Middleditch & Schwartz: Season 1 (2020) 100%

Available 4/22

Absurd Planet
Circus of Books (2020) 98%
El silencio del pantano (2020) 50%
The Plagues of Breslau​
The Willoughbys (2020) 90%
Win the Wilderness​

Available 4/23

The House of Flowers (La casa de las flores): Season 3 (2020)

Available 4/24

After Life: Season 2 (2020) 76%
Extraction (2020) 67%
Hello Ninja: Season 2​
Yours Sincerely, Kanan Gill​

Available 4/25

The Artist (2011) 95%
Django Unchained (2012) 87%

Available 4/26

The Last Kingdom: Season 4 (2020)

Available 4/27

Battle: Los Angeles (2011) 36%
Never Have I Ever: Season 1 (2020) 96%

Available 4/29

A Secret Love​
Extracurricular (2019) 67%
Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story (2020) 79%
Nadiya's Time to Eat: Season 1 (2020) 100%
Summertime: Season 1

Available 4/30

Dangerous Lies (Windfall) (2020) 25%
Drifting Dragons​
The Forest of Love: Deep Cut
Rich in Love (Ricos de Amor)​
The Victims’ Game​


Leaving 4/4/20

American Odyssey: Season 1 (2015) 54%

Leaving 4/8

Movie 43 (2013) 4%

Leaving 4/15

21 And Over (2013) 26%

Leaving 4/16

Lost Girl 65%

Leaving 4/17

Big Fat Liar (2002) 44%

Leaving 4/19

The Longest Yard (2005) 31%

Leaving 4/24

The Ugly Truth (2009) 14%

Leaving 4/29

National Treasure (2004) 46%

Leaving 4/30

A Cinderella Story (2004) 12%
A Little Princess (1995) 97%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) 94%
Blade Runner (The Final Cut) (1982) 92%
The Craft (1996) 55%
Crash (2004) 74%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2001) 97%
The Dirty Dozen (1967) 85%
Dirty Harry (1971) 89%
Driving Miss Daisy (1989) 82%
Friday the 13th (1980) 64%
Good Burger (1997) 32%
GoodFellas (1990) 96%
The Hangover (2009) 78%
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) 74%
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) 72%
Police Academy (1984) 54%
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) 33%
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986) 40%
Police Academy 4 - Citizens on Patrol (1987) 0%
Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach (1988) 0%
Police Academy 6 - City Under Siege (1989) 0%
Police Academy 7: Mission to Moscow (1994) 0%
Rosemary's Baby (1968) 96%
Rounders (1998) 65%
Scream 2 (1997) 82%
Scream 3 (2000) 39%
The Shawshank Redemption (1994) 90%
Space Jam (1996) 43%
Spy Kids (2001) 93%
Step Brothers (2008) 55%
Strictly Ballroom (1992) 93%
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) 83%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2004)
True Grit (2010) 96%

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