What’s New on Netflix: April 20th, 2019

Bridget Jones’s Baby new on Netflix

Happy 420 and Netflix is here for your Saturday new additions for April 20th. Here’s a look at everything that was added to Netflix today including the latest Bridget Jones movie, a documentary on 420 and an Arabic movie on Michael Jackson.

As always, keep an eye on our what’s new section for the new releases as they get announced and the daily roundups we do. We’ll be back tomorrow for a look ahead next weeks new Netflix additions.

Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director: Sharon Maguire
Cast: Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Sally Phillips
Runtime: 123 min

The big movie of the day comes from Universal Pictures and is the followup to the wildly successful movies that came before it. In this 2016 movie, we see Bridget pregnant at 43 not knowing who the baby’s father is.

Keen Netflixers will know that this isn’t the first stint Bridget Jones’s Baby has been on Netflix. The movie appeared in 2017 before being removed in 2018.


Grass is Greener (2019) Netflix Original

Genre: Documentary
Director: Fab Five Freddie
Cast: Snoop Dogg
Runtime: 97 mins

In honor of the day’s occasion, Netflix has released a documentary on the green stuff. The documentary specifically looks at the influence of weed in jazz and hip-hop with special guest experts.

The documentary features guests including Snoop Dogg, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and is narrated by Fab 5’s Freddy.


Paper Year (2018)

Genre: Drama, Romance
Director: Rebecca Addelman
Cast: Andie MacDowell, Avan Jogia, Eve Hewson, Hamish Linklater

Looking for a small independent romantic movie? Then this could be for you. The movie is written and directed by Rebecca Addelman and is about a newlywed couple who experience troubles in their first year of marriage.

It split audiences garnering a 5.2/10 on IMDb but will likely be relateable for many out there.


Sheikh Jackson (2017)

Genre: Drama
Director: Amr Salama
Cast: Ahmad El-Fishawi, Salma Abu-Deif, Omar Ayman Altounji, Basma
Runtime: 93 min
Language: Arabic

This Arabic movie that managed to take part in the Tiff festival is all about Michael Jackson or rather, a massive fan of Michael Jackson. After this fan hears the news of the death of the famed pop star, he goes on a journey that makes him question his faith.

That’s all for today. Let us know what you’re watching in the comments below.

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