Welcome to your comprehensive look at what’s headed your way on Netflix in the United States throughout the month of April 2021. This preview will be updated with all the new releases set to hit Netflix throughout the month.
This list will look a little thin to begin with but as we move through the month, we’ll be getting more and more releases lined up for the month of April. We’ll try and keep this post updated every other day with new releases (unless there’s nothing to report). Netflix will release a PR list later in the month which we suspect may come on the week starting March 22nd.
Let us know in the comments what you’re looking forward to!
Full List of What’s Coming to Netflix in April 2021
Coming to Netflix US Weekly in April 2021
- Men on a Mission (Season 7) – New episodes Tuesdays
- Navillera (Season 1) N – New episodes Mondays
- Sisyphus: The Myth (Season 1) N – New episodes Thursdays
- Vincenzo (Season 1) N – New episodes Saturdays
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 1st
- 2012 (2009) – The Sony disaster movie where all of mankind could be wiped out.
- Cop Out (2010) – Buddy cop drama starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan from Warner Brothers.
- Coven of Sisters (2021 – English Dub) N – The Spanish period drama will be re-added to Netflix available with the English dub.
- Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016) – CG movie based on the popular video game franchise.
- Friends With Benefits (2011) – Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake star in this rom-com about two friends who are on the verge of being more than just that.
- Insidious (2010) – Horror movie from James Wan.
- Irul (2021) – Indian mystery thriller.
- Legally Blonde (2001) – Rom-com starring Reese Witherspoon about the sorority queen dumped by her boyfriend.
- Leprechaun (1993) – Mark Jones directs this comedy-horror starring Warwick Davis and Jennifer Aniston.
- Magical Andes (Season 2) N – Documentary that darts between the beauty spots of the world-renowned South American mountains.
- My Fair Lady (1964) – Audrey Hepburn headlines this movie from the mid-60s from Warner Brothers.
- Prank Encounters (Season 2) N – Stranger Things‘s Gaten Matarazzo returns to prank more unwitting victims.
- Secrets of Great British Castles (Season 1) – British docu-series presented by Dan Jones on castles found in the country.
- Multiple Seven Souls in the Skull Castle movies including
- Season Wind
- Season Bird
- Season Flower
- Tersanjung the Movie (2021) N – Indonenisan movie about a love triangle.
- The Knight and the Princess (2019) – Animated comedy from Egypt about a young warrior hoping to save an abducted woman.
- The Pianist (2002) – Focus Features released this multi-Oscar-winning movie which returns to Netflix on April 1st.
- The Possession (2012) – Lionsgate horror directed by Ole Bornedal.
- The Platform (Season 2) – Arabic drama.
- The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009) – Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams feature in this sci-fi romance about a librarian who goes backward in time to various points in his lover’s life.
- Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family (2011) – A Tyler Perry comedy.
- White Boy (2017) – Documentary on a white teenager who was charged with running an inner-city drug operation.
- Worn Stories (Season 1) N – Jenji Kohan produced docu-series about humans’ connection to clothes.
- Yes Man (2008) – Jim Carrey comedy similar to Netflix’s Yes Day where he’s not allowed to say no.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 2nd
Note: 32 new releases eventually landed on Netflix for April 2nd.
- Air Strike (2018) – WW2 drama starring Bruce Willis, Adrien Brody and Liu Ye.
- Concrete Cowboy (2021) N – Idris Elba features in this drama directed by Ricky Staub about a 15-year-old boy from Detroit sent to live with his father in Philadelphia.
- God Calling (2018) – Nigerian feature film about a woman called Sade and her unconventional encounter with God.
- Just Say Yes (2021) N – Dutch romantic comedy movie.
- Madame Claude (2021) N – French period drama set in 1960s Paris. Follows business magnate Madame Claude and a new challenger.
- Sky High (2021) N – Spanish thriller about a mechanic and his new girlfriend who both take part in high stake heists.
- The Serpent (Limited Series) N – BBC/Netflix co-production starring Jenna Colman. Based on the true story of the notorious killer during the 70s who became the world’s most-wanted man.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 3rd
- Escape from Planet Earth (2012) – Animated feature about an astronaut finds himself in a trap. Voices provided by Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Alba.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 4th
- The Fisherman’s Diary (2020) – Drama inspired by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai.
- What Lies Below (2020) – Sci-fi horror about a 16-year-old girl returning home from camp with her mum having a new boyfriend who may not be human.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 5th
- Coded Bias (2020) – Documentary on how AI discriminates against dark-skinned faces and one researcher’s mission to correct it.
- Family Reunion (Part 3) N – The next batch of episodes in the multi-camera comedy series Family Reunion.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 6th
- The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You (2021) N – Interactive special for The Last Kids on Earth Netflix franchise.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 7th
- Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute (2021) N – A special concert headlined by Dolly Parton.
- Snabba Cash (Season 1) N – Swedish thriller series based on the movie trilogy about a woman playing in the high stakes criminal world of entrepreneurship.
- The Big Day (Collection 2) N – Indian romantic series following six couples during their big day.
- The Wedding Coach (Season 1) N – Reality series featuring comedian Jamie Lee.
- This Is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist (Limited Series) N – Docu-series on how two men in the 1990s conned their way into the Boston art museum.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 8th
- JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (Season 3) – Anime series looks to be returning after departing recently.
- Story of Kale: When Someone’s in Love (2020) – Indonesian romance.
- The Way of the Househusband (Season 1) N – Japanese anime that premiered late last year to rave reviews.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 9th
- Have You Ever Seen Fireflies? (2021) N – Turkish comedy.
- Night in Paradise (2021) N – Korean gangster movie about a man who is being targeted by a criminal organization.
- Ojukokoro: Greed (2016) – Nigerian crime thriller about a broke manager working in a petrol station that’s notorious for laundering money.
- Thunder Force (2021) N – Superhero movie starring Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer.
- Two Distant Strangers (2021) N – Oscar-nominated short film about a man who has to relive the same day over and over where he’s hunted by a police officer.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 10th
- Don’t be the First one (Season 1 – New Episodes Weekly) – Korean reality series.
- The Stand In (2020) – Drew Barrymore headlines this comedy about an actress employing a lookalike to take her place while she’s in rehab.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 11th
- Diana: The Interview that Shook the World (2020) – Documentary that looks back on the famous interviews Princess Diana performed.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 12th
- Motu Patlu Animation Collection:
- Kung Fu Kings
- Motu Patlu in the City of Gold
- Motu Patlu the Superheroes – Super Villains from Mars
- Motu Patlu Kun Fu Kings 4 The Challenge of Kung Fu Brothers
- Motu Patlu in Hong Kong: Kung Fu Kings 3
- New Gods Nezha Reborn (2021) N – Chinese animated feature based on Fengshen Yanyi from director Ji Zhao.
- Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (Seasons 1-4) – The entire collection of the Nickelodeon live-action series starring The Umbrella Academy’s Aidan Gallagher.
- Shiva vs Autobots (2018) – Nickelodeon India animated TV movie about a kid superhero.
- Shiva: Journey to Plunotaria (2020) – Animated kids movie from India.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 13th
- Mighty Express (Season 3) N – More episodes with our favorite new train friends.
- My Love: Six Stories of True Love (Limited Series) N – Docu-series that follows half a dozen couples and their love stories.
- The Baker and the Beauty (Season 1) – ABC’s short-lived comedy series about a man working in his family-run bakery and strikes up a relationship with a global superstar.
- Uppena (2021) – Telugu romance about a the journey of two youngsters.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 14th
- Dad Stop Embarrassing Me (Season 1) N – New sitcom starring Jamie Foxx.
- Dad Stop Embarrassing Me – The Afterparty (2021) N – The Netflix Afterparty interviews the cast and crew of the new sitcom series.
- Law School (Season 1) N – Korean series that’s the equivalent of How to Get Away with Murder.
- Ricky Zoom (Season 1) – Animated British series about a motorcycle and his friends.
- The Circle (Season 2 – Episodes 1-4) N – The reality series returns for more catfishing.
- The Soul (2021) N – Asian sci-fi drama about a prosecutor and his wife investigating the death of a businessman.
- Why Did You Kill Me? (2021) N – Documentary about a mother who uses the social networking site MySpace to investigate the people she believes are responsible, resulting in reverberations for multiple families.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 15th
- Dark City Beneath the Beat (2020) – TT The Artist directs this music documentary that looks at the Baltimore music scene.
- The Master (2012) – Paul Thomas Anderson writes and directs this drama starring Philip Seymour Hoffman about a Naval veteran arriving home from war.
- Ride or Die (2021) N – Japanese thriller based on Ching Nakamura’s comic “Gunjo”.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 16th
- Ajeeb Daastaans (2021) N – Bollywood movie.
- Arlo the Alligator Boy (2021) N – Musical animated feature follow young croc Arlo who is on the search for his father.
- Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday (2021) – Animated film set in the Barbie universe.
- Crimson Peak (2015) – Horror thriller starring Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska and Jessica Chastain.
- Doctor Bello (2013) – Nollywood movie about a doctor who sets out to save a miracle worker.
- Fast and Furious Spy Racers (Season 4) N – The fourth season of the animated series based on the Fast and Furious movie franchise.
- Into the Beat (2020) N – German musical romance movie.
- Rush (2013) – Daniel Brühl and Chris Hemsworth feature in this biopic on the rivalry between F1 stars James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
- Synchronic (2019) – Sci-fi thriller starring Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan.
- The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017) – Jessica Chastain movie that follows the zookeeper who is keeping the zoo afloat during the Nazi invasion.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 17th
- Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist (2021) N – A tribute to the life of Chadwick Boseman.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 18th
- Luis Miguel: The Series (Season 2) N – The final half of the biopic series on the Mexican superstar, Luis Miguel.
Betrayal, secrets, reunions, and of course, lots of music. Luis Miguel: The Series S2 arrives on April 18, only on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/Z2WEXap8RC
— Con Todo (@contodonetflix) March 22, 2021
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 19th
- Free to Play (2014) – Documentary following three pro-gamers competing in a 7-figure tournament.
- Miss Sloane (2016) – From director John Madden comes this political thriller starring Jessica Chastain.
- PJ Masks (Season 3) – Animated kids series.
- Rudra: The Rise of King Pharaoh – Kids animated series from India.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 20th
- Izzy’s Koala World (Season 2) N – Adventures continue with the young koala caretaker Izzy Bee.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 21st
- Oloibiri (2015) – Thriller about a community fighting back against an oil mining company that is destroying the environment.
- Tell Me When (2021) N – Mexican comedy about a workaholic leaving Los Angeles to fulfill his grandfather’s wish.
- Zero (Season 1) N – Italian superhero series about a young boy who can turn invisible and teams up with friends to save his neighborhood.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 22nd
- HOMUNCULUS (2021) N – Japanese mystery about a man awaking from an experimental treatment to discover he can see people’s most innermost traumas.
- Let’s Fight Ghost (Season 1) – Thai horror-comedy series.
- Life in Color with David Attenborough (Limited Series) N – BBC co-production exploring the way animals use colors to navigate through life.
- Searching For Sheela (2021) N – Indian documentary on the former spokeswoman for Rajneesh.
- Stowaway (2021) N – Anna Kendrick and Toni Collette star in this sci-fi thriller.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 23rd
- Heroes: Silence and Rock & Roll (2021) – Documentary on the Argentinia band.
- Perfume Imaginary Museum “Time Wrap” (2021) – New concert following the J-pop sensation.
- Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi (2019) – Indian comedy.
- Shadow and Bone (Season 1) N – One of Netflix’s biggest series debuts of 2021 is the new Shawn Levy produced Shadow and Bone set in the Grishaverse.
- Shadow and Bone – The Netflix Afterparty (2021) N – The cast and crew of Shadow and Bone join the hosts of The Netflix Afterparty to dish on the show.
- This Lady Called Life (2020) – Nollywood movie about a young single mother struggling to survive.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 26th
- Slay – Ensemble South African movie.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 27th
- August: Osage County (2013) – Meryl Streep features in this comedy that went onto be nominated for a couple of Oscars.
- Battle of Los Angeles (2011) – CG shitfest that will probably be the worst film Netflix has ever added. Not the Sony Pictures movie.
- Fatma (Season 1) N – Turkish drama about a cleaning lady that gets wrapped up in a murder.
- Go! Go! Cory Carson (Season 4) N – New episodes of the kids animated series.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 28th
- Get The Grift (2021) N – Brazillian comedy about a man reuniting with an old fling after a botched scam to team up.
- Headspace Guide to Sleep (Season 1) N – Docu-series with helpful tips on how to chill-out and have a better night’s sleep.
- Sexify (Season 1) N – Polish series where a sexually inexperienced teen builds an innovative app.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 29th
- Things Heard and Seen (2021) N – Horror feature starring Amanda Seyfried and James Norton based on the novel All Things Cease to Appear.
- Yasuke (Season 1) N – From visionary LeSean Thomas comes a new anime series set in an alternate samurai Japan.
What’s Coming to Netflix on April 30th
- Coming from Insanity (2019) – Nollywood movie set in the mid-90s about a boy genius trafficked.
- Pet Stars (Season 1) N – A reality series following talent agency Pets on Q who work with animal influencers – still not convinced this is real.
- The Disciple (2020) N – Indian movie about a young man striving for musical greatness.
- The Innocent (Limited Series) N – Spanish limited series based on the Harlen Coben book.
- The Mitchells vs. The Machines (2021) N – New animated feature film from Sony Animation formally known as Connected.
- The Unremarkable Juanquini (Season 2) N – Colombian teen comedy returns for a second season.
Keep this page bookmarked for updates as and when we get them!