Arriving on Hulu in April 2016

Mindy Kaling and associates in the fourth season of 'The Mindy Project,' a Hulu exclusive.

Hulu announced highlights of its April schedule. This month features the science-fiction thriller Chappie (2015) with Dev Patel and Hugh Jackman, the zombie drama Maggie (2015) with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin, The Whistleblower (2010) with Rachel Weisz, the British indie drama The Selfish Giant (2013), nine seasons of the gentle animated kids show Curious George (arriving March 31), new seasons the Hulu original shows The Mindy Project and Deadbeat, and of course day-after availability of dozens of new TV shows and specials.

You can see some of these without a subscription but most are available to subscribers only.

Here’s what arriving on the service this month. (Day-after network debut showings are in italics)

Available March 31
Curious George: Complete Seasons 1 – 9

April 1
Amistad (1997)
And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird! (1991)
The Arrival (1996)
Bad Boys II (2003)
Bananas (1971)
Brighton Rock (2010)
Carlos (2010)
Chelsea Walls (2001)
Count Yorga, Vampire (1970)
Cube (1998)
Cube 2: Hypercube (2003)
Cube Zero (2005)
Dead Heat (2002)
The Dead Zone (1983)
Death Wish (1974)
Deuces Wild (2002)
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Dream Lover (1994)
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
Gang Related (1997)
The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant (1971)
Into The Blue (2005)
Lars and The Real Girl (2007)
Liberty Stands Still (2002)
Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
Loosies (2011)
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
Music from Another Room (1998)
My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)
My Five Wives (2000)
Naked Gun 2&1/2: The Smell of Fear (1991)
Nurse (2014)
Paris (2008)
Payback (1999)
The Peacemaker (1997)
Pootie Tang (2001)
Pumpkin (2002)
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Rare Birds (2002)
Rescue Dawn (2007)
Ronin (1998)
Santee (1975)
Scream, Blacula, Scream (1973)
Second Arrival (1998)
Simon Says (2009)
Skipped Parts (2001)
Solo con Tu Pareja (1991)
Step Into Liquid (2003)
Swimming With Sharks (1994)
Teen Wolf Too (1987)
Zombies of Mass Destruction (2009)
Shades of Blue: Season 1 Finale (NBC)
You, Me & the Apocalypse: Season 1 Finale (NBC)

April 3
Life or Debt: Series Premiere (Spike)

April 4
11.22.63: Series Finale – Complete Limited Series Streaming (Hulu Original)
Teen Mom: Season 5 Finale (MTV)

April 5
Awkward: All New Episodes (MTV)
Faking It: Season 3 Premiere (MTV)

April 6
American Idol, American Dreams: Special (Fox)
Family Therapy: Series Premiere (VH1)
Mob Wives: Season 6 Finale (VH1)
Teachers: Season 1 Finale (TV Land)

April 7
Idiotsitter: Season 1 Finale (Comedy Central)
Workaholics: Season 6 Finale (Comedy Central)

April 8
American Idol: Series Finale (Fox)
Game of Silence: Series Premiere (NBC)

April 9
Chappie (2015)
Maggie (2015)
Sliding Doors (1998)
My Mad Fat Diary: Complete Series (US Premiere -Endemol Shine Intl.)
Siblings: Complete Seasons 1 & 2 (Zodiak Rights)
Sleepy Hollow: Season 3 Finale (Fox)

April 10
Braquo: Complete Season 3 (Zodiak Rights)

April 11
Love & Hip Hop: Season 6 Finale (VH1)
The Story of God: Series Premiere (Nat Geo)

April 12
The Mindy Project: All New Episodes (Hulu Original)
It’s a Mann’s World: Season 2 Finale (VH1)
iZombie: Season 2 Finale (CW)

April 14
Strong: Series Premiere (NBC)

April 15
Before the Fall (2004)
The Whistleblower (2010)
Girl on the Edge (2015)
American Grit: Series Premiere (Fox)
Bones: All New Episodes (Fox)
Primal Survivor: Series Premiere (Nat Geo)

April 18
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Season 1 Finale (CW)

April 19
Hard Candy (2005)
Tangerines (2015)
Containment: Series Premiere (CW)

April 20
Deadbeat: Premiere – Complete Season 3 (Hulu Original)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 3 Finale (Fox)

April 25
Reign: All New Episodes (CW)

April 26
Lucifer: Season 1 Finale (Fox)

April 27
Frente al Mismo Rostro: Complete Season 1 (Univision)

April 28
The Yard: Complete Season 1 (Nat Geo)

April 29
The Selfish Giant (2013)
Pasióny Poder: Series Finale (Univision)

April 30
Hell’s Kitchen: Season 15 Finale (Fox)
Life Below Zero: Complete Season 7 (Nat Geo)

Dates are subject to change without notice.

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Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. He writes the weekly newspaper column Stream On Demand and the companion website, and his work appears at, Turner Classic Movies online, The Film Noir Foundation, and Parallax View.

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