Coming and Going on Netflix in April 2019

Brie Larson, star of the superhero hit Captain Marvel, makes her directorial debut with the fantasy Unicorn Store, Rosario Dawson, Brittany Snow, and Gina Rodriguez star in the romantic comedy Someone Great, and Kiernan Shipka and Stanley Tucci try to survive the apocalyptic future in The Silence, which are among the Netflix Original movies debuting in the month of April.

Also debuting in April are a second round of episodes of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, zombie drama Black Summer with Jamie King, the natural history series Our Planet with Sir David Attenborough, the new comedy series Special and Huge in France with French superstar Gad Elmaleh, the sketch comedy series I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson, the Korean miniseries Persona with Doona Bae, and a new stand-up special from Kevin Hart.

Theatrical movies coming to Netflix include The Imitation Game with Benedict Cumberbatch, an extended version of Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, and Cannes Film Festival award winners American Honey from Andrea Arnold, Lee Chang-dong’s Burning with Stephen Yuen, and Ken Loach’s award winning I, Daniel Blake. New TV shows include the debut season of Legacies from the CW and the seventh and final season of New Girl.

Older titles arriving in April include All the President’s Men with Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman, Deliverance with John Voight and Burt Reynolds, the original Bonnie and Clyde with Warren Beatty and Fay Dunaway, and The Fifth Element with Bruce Willis.

Among the titles leaving in April are the Oscar-winning Silver Linings Playbook with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence and L.A. Confidential with Russell Crowe and Kevin Spacey, David Fincher’s Seven with Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, and the British crime series Luther with Idris Elba.

Here’s the list of what’s arriving on Netflix in April, and what’s leaving.

April 1
Across The Line
All the President’s Men
The Bone Collector
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
The Fifth Element
Freddy vs. Jason
Friday the 13th (2009)
The Golden Compass
I Am Legend
Lakeview Terrace
Monster House
Pineapple Express
Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon: S2
P.S. I Love You
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
Spy Kids
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D
Ultraman (Netflix Anime)

April 2
Kevin Hart: Irresponsible (Netflix Original Special)

April 3
Suzzanna: Buried Alive (Netflix Original Film)

April 5
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 2 (Netflix Original Series)
In The Shadows
Legacies: Season 1
Our Planet (Netflix Original Series)
Persona: Collection (Netflix Original Series)
Roman Empire: Caligula: The Mad Emperor (Netflix Original Series)
Spirit Riding Free: Season 8 (Netflix Original Series)
Tijuana (Netflix Original Series)
Unicorn Store (Netflix Original Film)

April 9
Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 6 (Netflix Original Series)

April 10
New Girl: Season 7
You vs. Wild (Netflix Original Series)

April 11
Black Summer (Netflix Original Series)

April 12
Band Aid
Huge in France (Netflix Original Series)
A Land Imagined (Netflix Original Film)
Mighty Little Bheem (Netflix Original Series)
The Perfect Date (Netflix Original Film)
The Silence (Netflix Original Film)
Special (Netflix Original Series)
Who Would You Take to a Deserted Island? (Netflix Original Film)

April 15
Luis Miguel – The Series: Season 1
No Good Nick (Netflix Original Series)
The New Romantic

April 16
Super Monsters Furever Friends (Netflix Original Series)

April 18
My First First Love (Netflix Original Series)

April 19
Brené Brown: The Call to Courage (Netflix Original Special)
Cuckoo: Season 5 (Netflix Original Series)
A Fortunate Man (Netflix Original Film)
I, Daniel Blake
Music Teacher (Netflix Original Film)
Rilakkuma and Kaoru (Netflix Anime)
Samantha!: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)
Someone Great (Netflix Original Film)

April 20
Grass is Greener (Netflix Original Series)

April 22
Pinky Malinky: Part 2 (Netflix Original Series)
Selection Day – New Episodes (Netflix Original Series)

April 23
I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Netflix Original Series)

April 24
Bonding (Netflix Original Series)

April 25
The Hateful Eight: Extended Version
The Ugly Truth

April 26
The Protector: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)
ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads (Netflix Original Series)
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)
Street Food (Netflix Original Series)
The Sapphires
Yankee (Netflix Original Series)

April 27
American Honey

April 28
Señora Acero: Season 5

April 29
The Imitation Game

April 30
Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward (Netflix Original Special)
Baki: Part 2 (Netflix Anime)
Ingress: The Animation (Netflix Anime)

April (no date)
Chambers (Netflix Original Series)


Leaving April 1
American Pie
Billy Madison
Blue Mountain State: Seasons 1-3
Casino Royale
Diamonds Are Forever
Die Another Day
Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Happy Feet
Happy Gilmore
I Love You, Man
L.A. Confidential
Live and Let Die
The Living Daylights
Luther: Series 1-4
The Man with the Golden Gun
Pokémon: XY: Seasons 1-2
Sex and the City: The Movie
The Spy Who Loved Me
Wallander: Series 1-4
The World Is Not Enough
You Only Live Twice

Leaving April 4

Leaving April 7
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Seasons 1-5
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Lost Missions

Leaving April 13
Video Game High School: Seasons 1-3

Leaving April 18
Silver Linings Playbook

Note that these are just highlights; Stream On Demand will be keeping an eye out for other notable films and TV shows that arrive through the month.

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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