2023 has turned out to be an impressive and entertaining year for Netflix, as the giant OTT platform has rolled out exciting titles like You Season 4, Trial By Fire, Class, Murder Mystery 2 and more. Now, the OTT platform is looking to raise the entertainment quotient to a whole new level with its new slate of movies and shows releasing in April.
From a highly engaging erotic thriller Obsession to the Korean drama Queenmaker to Indian Matchmaking Season 3, the list of exciting new movies and shows arriving on Netflix in April promises entertainment to the fullest. Scroll down to check out the complete list and don’t forget to bookmark your favourite ones on your binge-watch calendar.
1. War Sailor
April is off to an exciting start with Netflix rolling out an exciting series revolving around two merchant sailors who need to overcome grave situations to survive during Germany’s invasion of Norway in World War 2. The series features Kristoffer Joner and Ine Marie Wilmann in significant roles.
2. My Name Is Mo’Nique – Netflix
Popular American comedian Mo’Nique takes centerstage in Netflix’s new stand-up special. Watch her share personal experiences with a comic twist that promises to leave the audience in splits.
3. The Signing – Netflix
The Signing is an exciting reality show coming on Netflix this April. The show will feature a bunch of talented Latino artists performing in front of Lex Borrero, Tainy and Rauw Alejandro, who will decide the ultimate winner of the singing competition.
4. Lewis Capaldi: How I’m Feeling Now – Netflix
Take a break from movies and web shows and watch Netflix’s new documentary, Lewis Capaldi: How I’m Feeling Now, which shows the personal and professional journey of Grammy-nominated pop star Lewis Capaldi. An engaging drama that promises to strike an instant chord with you.
5. IRL – In Real Love – Netflix
Given the rising popularity of reality shows in the country, Netflix is all set to drop an interesting show soon. Hosted by Gauahar Khan and Rannvijay Singha, IRL: In Real Love is Netflix’s new dating show that follows four singles who participated in a series of online and offline events to find their right partner.
6. Beef – Netflix
Beef is a comedy series arriving on Netflix later this month. Starring Steven Yeun and Ali Wong, the new series tells the tale of two strangers involved in an incident of road rage. The event sparks a feud between them which has its own chaotic consequences. Created by Lee Sung Jin, Beef is an entertaining upcoming series that promises to leave you in splits.
7. Transatlantic – Netflix
Created by Anna Winger and Daniel Hendler, Transatlantic is a limited episodic series arriving on Netflix that focuses on an American journalist who goes to a great extent to help refugees find a safe passage during World War 2. The series is based on Julie Orringer’s novel The Flight Portfolio and features Gillian Jacobs, Lucas Englander and Cory Michael Smith among others.
8. Thicker Than Water – Netflix
Thriller genre lovers are in for a treat as Netflix is all set to roll out a highly engaging series that revolves around a journalist who ends up dragging her family into a complicated situation when she decides to help her brother. An edge-of-the-seat thriller with unexpected plot twists that promise to keep you hooked to the screen till the end.
9. Chupa – Netflix
Looking for an entertaining movie that you can watch with your kids? Netflix’s upcoming movie Chupa is sure to tick all your boxes. Directed by Jonas Cuaron, the follows a young boy who befriends a mythical creature hiding on his grandfather’s ranch. What will happen when a group of scientists try to capture him for their research?
10. Kings of Mulberry Street: Let Love Reign – Netflix
Here’s another exciting option that you can add to your watchlist and binge with your family when it premieres on Netflix. Titled Kings of Mulberry Street: Let Love Reign, the upcoming comedy movie revolves around Ticky and Baboo who pretend to be well-known personalities from Bollywood while trying to save Granny Chetty from an evil ex-cop.
11. Hunger – Netflix
Hunger is a Thai thriller movie that focuses on a young woman running her family’s restaurant who receives a chance to turn her life completely by becoming a part of the fine-dining industry. But the journey ain’t that easy as she has to undergo training of an infamous chef. Will she succeed in fulfilling her dreams?
12. American Manhunt: The Boston Marathon Bombing
A series of archived footage and exclusive interviews shed light on the tragedy that rattled the entire city of Boston in 2013. The three-part series highlights the testimonies of police officials, citizens and other agents who helped in the intense manhunt that led to the mastermind’s capture.
13. Celeste Barber: Fine, thanks
Not just Mo’Nique, but actor-comedian Celeste Barber has also teamed up with Netflix for an exciting stand-up special that has been shot at the Sydney Opera House. Watch the Australian comedian share her views about celebrity-branded sex toys, marriage and more in the upcoming special.
14. Operation: Nation
Directed by Piotr Kumik, the story of Operation: Nation follows a member of the nationalist group in Warsaw, who starts dating a left-wing activist. The romance sparks a series of unexpected events that form the plot of the drama. The upcoming comedy movie stars Maciej Musiałowski, Borys Szyc and Magdalena Maścianica in lead roles.
15. Smother-in-Law Season 2
The makers of Smother-in-Law are back with another engaging season of their hit show. With Isadir returning home after spending some time in prison, will she cause unexpected troubles in Carlos and Alice’s lives?
16. The Boss Baby: Back in the Crib Season 2
With Boss Baby and Tina starting their own startup – babies who are the hardest to love, after leaving Baby Corp, will they be able to succeed in their new venture? Another comedy series that you can watch with your kids and family at home.
17. Florida Man
Netflix’s new mini-series Florida Man is a comedy-drama that delves into the life of a struggling ex-police officer who is forced to return home to solve a case. However, the case turns into a complicated situation when he gets mired into a deadly treasure hunt. The movie features Édgar Ramírez, Anthony LaPaglia, Abbey Lee and Otmara Marrero in pivotal roles.
Obsession is an intense erotic thriller starring Richard Armitage, Charlie Murphy, Indira Varma and Rish Shah that is slated to premiere on Netflix on April 13, 2023. The limited series follows a surgeon who has an affair with his son’s fiancée. What will when their secret is exposed to the entire family? An intriguing drama that promises plot twists, mystery, suspense and drama to the fullest.
19. Queens on the Run
Directed by Jorge Macaya, Queens on the Run is an interesting action comedy movie that revolves around four best friends, who finally decide to go on a road trip that they had planned in high school. But the addition of their newfound pet chicken turns their trip into a hilarious joyride.
Given the success of horror comedies in the recent past, Netflix is all set to drop an engaging Spanish horror comedy titled Phenomena this month. The story of the upcoming movie follows three middle-aged women whose abilities to solve paranormal events are tested when their leader disappears. Will they be able to solve the mystery of his disappearance?
21. Seven Kings Must Die
Based on The Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell, Netflix’s upcoming historical drama Seven Kings Must Die stars Alexander Dreymon, Mark Rowley and Arnas Fedaravicius in prominent roles. The plot is set post the death of King Edward where Uhtred is once again given the task of uniting England with the help of his comrades. But will he succeed in achieving his goal with invaders and rival heirs battling for the crown?
Queenmaker is a Korean drama that revolves around a powerful fixer who takes down her former employer to propel a civil rights lawyer’s mayoral campaign. The upcoming political series will feature Kim Hee-ae and Moon So-ri in lead roles.
23. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always
Netflix is all set to bring the Power Rangers back. Scheduled to premiere later this month, the plot of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always will revolve around the rangers who will need to reunite to stop Rita Repulsa. Are they still a force to reckon with after 30 years?
24. The Diplomat
Keri Russell and Rufus Sewell headline Netflix’s upcoming in this political drama, The Diplomat, created by Debora Cahn. The series focuses on Kate Wyler, a diplomat who ends up landing a high-profile job she is not suited for amid an international crisis. High on plot twists, drama and action, the political thriller entertains to the fullest.
25. Tooth Pari: When Love Bites
Created by Pratim D. Gupta, Tooth Pari: When Love Bites is a fantasy drama that tells the tale of a rebellious vampire who falls in love with a dentist. Will they be able to overcome various mystical forces to be together? The upcoming Netflix series features Shantanu Maheshwari, Tanya Maniktala, Revathi, Tillotama Shome and Sikandar Kher in prominent roles.
26. A Tourist’s Guide to Love
A travel executive accepts the offer to go on an undercover mission to Vietnam and learn about their tourism industry. Her professional life starts influencing her personal life when she falls for her tour guide in a foreign country. What will be her next move?
27. Indian Matchmaking Season 3
One of the most controversial and popular reality shows, Indian Matchmaking, is all set to return on Netflix with another exciting season this month. Watch matchmaker Sima Taparia help singles find their life partners in Netflix’s reality show.
28. One More Time
Filmmaker Jonatan Etzler’s upcoming romedy revolves around a 40-year-old woman who wishes to turn 18 again. When her wish comes true she finds herself stuck in a loop, reliving the same day over and over again. Will she ever get out of this time loop?
29. Rough Diamonds
Starring Kevin Janssens, Ini Massez and Robbie Cleiren in lead roles, Rough Diamonds is another interesting family drama that arrives on Netflix this April. The story of the upcoming series delves into the life of a prodigal son who ends up pushing his family into financial trouble. However, the situation starts improving when his estranged brother returns and helps the family overcome the financial loss.
30. Ada Twist, Scientist Season 4
Ada Twist, Scientist is a popular animated series that is scheduled to return on Netflix with a new season soon. Watch Ada, Rosie and Iggy add a new member, Benny B, to their science squad in the fourth season of the popular series.
31. John Mulaney: Baby J
Emmy Award-winning comedian, writer and actor John Mulaney is all set to take centerstage in Netflix’s new special, John Mulaney: Baby J. Well-known for his comic stand-up performances, Mulaney is sure to blow the roof off with his hilarious act once again.
32. Love After Music
Love After Music is a biographical series that chronicles the personal and professional life of Argentinian rock star Fito Páez – a man responsible for changing the history of Hispanic rock forever.
33. Workin’ Moms Season 7
Netflix is all set to come out with the final season of Workin’ Moms this month. High on emotions, the seventh season will tell how Kate and her friends finally succeeded in striking a balance between their personal and professional lives.
34. Firefly Lane Season 2 Part 2
Will best friends Tully Hart and Kate Mularkey ever be able to forgive each other and give their friendship another chance? Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke reprising their roles in the upcoming second part of Firefly Lane Season 2.
35. The Nurse
The Nurse is a biographical crime thriller that revolves around a nurse at a hospital who discovers that her colleague’s desire for attention may be a reason for the deaths of patients at the hospital. An intriguing thriller that has the potential of keeping you glued to the screen till the end.
36. Sweet Tooth Season 2
After striking an instant chord with the audience in 2021, the makers of Sweet Tooth are back with another entertaining season. Slated to release on Netflix later this month, the second season will focus on a young boy, Gus, who must find the strength to save his fellow hybrids from the Last Men. The series is based on the comic book by Jeff Lemire.
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