Whether you’ve been waiting for your favourite show to return to Netflix for another season, you’re looking for a new show to watch, or you want to marathon some movies, there seems to be something for everyone on Netflix’s roster in April and we’ve got the scoop on what’s coming!
Exciting times ahead, everyone.
Netflix recently released what’s coming to the popular streaming service, and it’s originals, some of your favourites, and new shows galore.
Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in April 2018, courtesy of Netflix Canada:
The Joker makes life hell for the Gordon family in a monstrous attempt to prove to Batman that one bad day can drive a good man to madness.
After their apartment building is bought by an unscrupulous developer, an older couple faces eviction until robotic aliens arrive to help.
To keep pal Boots from being sent to a rival school with better athletics, prankster Bruno leads an epic campaign to build a pool at Macdonald Hall.
Troubled by the state of their marriage, Vanessa and Roland visit a French seaside town, where they have a fateful encounter with a pair of newlyweds.
Irish landscape designer Mary Reynolds fights to bring her wild and unconventional style to the esteemed Chelsea Flower Show.
This biopic traces the short life of martial arts icon Bruce Lee, who overcame racism and adversity to triumph as an international film star.
This Oscar-winning treatise on absolute power and its human toll sees fledgling queen Elizabeth I sacrificing happiness for her own safety.
In this exploration of the life-changing power of the ocean, six people from very different backgrounds find purpose and meaning in the sea.
Flashbacks reveal the remarkable story of soul mates Idgie and Ruth, whose antics cause an uproar in their rural Southern town in the 1920’s.
This film explores the controversial role of ice hockey “enforcers,” as well as the physical and mental price paid by the game’s notorious tough guys.
Faced with a rare form of throat cancer, teen figure skater Carley Allison finds strength in singing for an online audience in this biopic.
A family starts to lose its Christmas spirit and is soon terrorized by a demon destined to punish those who don’t give the holiday its proper due.
After his son makes a birthday wish that magically becomes true, an evasive lawyer finds himself incapable of telling a lie for 24 hours.
Having ended their African adventures, Alex and his friends set their sights for New York City — this time, hitching a ride with a traveling circus.
As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who’s supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Before Ben can marry James’s sister, the two Atlanta cops must head to Miami to help the local police bring down a brutal drug dealer.
In Jane Austen’s tale of 19th-century England, Mrs.Bennet hopes to marry her daughters to prosperous gentlemen, including new arrival Mr. Darcy.
Set 13 years after the events of “The Best Man,” this comedy sequel picks up as the story’s original characters gather for a mirthful reunion.
Trending news, pop culture, social media, original videos and more come together in host Joel McHale’s new weekly comedy commentary show.
To determine whether we’re alone in the universe, astrobiologists look to Jupiter, Mars and, closer to home, extreme environments on Earth.
Wakfu: Season 3 – Netflix Original Anime
When a secretive guild comes after Percedal’s children, Yugo and friends embark on a daunting rescue mission.
When a spoiled girl pushes further too far with her spending and outlandish behaviour, he ships the Malibu princess off to a strict boarding school.
A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change to the heart of popular culture, the follow-up shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.
Ash vs. Evil Dead: Season 2
Thirty years later, Ash Williams — demon hunter par excellence — is back to battle a new Deadite plague. He may have lost a hand, but not his touch.
Black Lighting – Season 1, Weekly Episodes from March 6 – Netflix Original Series
A retired vigilante leaves behind his quiet life as a school principal and returns to fighting crime in his New Orleans community.
Fary Is the New Black – Netflix Original Comedy
Armed with wit and his trademark style, French comedy phenom Fary veers from pick up lines to racism and beyond in a dynamic, anything-goes special.
Prison Break Event Series: Season 5
When his brother is wrongly convicted of murder, a structural engineer resolves to bust his sibling out of the notorious Fox River State Penitentiary.
Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments – Season 3, Weekly Episodes from April 4 – Netflix Original Series
While the Shadowhunters deal with changes in their personal lives, the demon Lilith embarks on a quest to resurrect her “precious boy” Jonathan.
Follow singer and YouTube sensation Todrick Hall Hall as he launches an original musical based on growing up gay in Texas and finding showbiz success.
Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.
6 Balloons – Netflix Original Film
Over the course of one night, a woman drives her heroin addict brother across LA in search of a detox center, with his two-year-old daughter in tow.
Amateur – Netflix Original Film
A 14-year-old basketball phenom struggles to fit in with his new team after a video of him goes viral. Directed by Ryan Koo.
Fastest Car: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series
In each episode, three souped-up “sleeper” cars go head-to-head with one of the world’s most sought-after supercars.
Money Heist: Part 2 – Netflix Original Series
As the police close in on the Professor’s identity, his lack of communication with the Mint team leads to mutiny and the arrest of one of the robbers.
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: JAY-Z – Netflix Original Series
Dave gets a lesson in flow, hip-hop culture and the criminal justice system from Jay-Z and drops in on producer Rick Rubin in his Malibu studio.
Orbiter 9 – Netflix Original Film
A woman who’s been alone on a spaceship her whole life becomes enamoured with an engineer who suddenly enters her life and upends her universe.
Ram Dass, Going Home – Netflix Original Documentary
Spiritual teacher and ’60s icon Ram Dass meditates on life and death at his home on Maui 20 years after suffering a life-altering stroke.
The 4th Company – Netflix Original Film
In a violent prison in 1970s Mexico, a young inmate lands a spot on a football team that doubles as an enforcer squad for a corrupt administration.
The Boss Baby: Back in Business: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series For Kids
With a little help from his brother and accomplice, Tim, Boss Baby tries to balance family life with his job at Baby Corp headquarters.
Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.
Todo lo que sería de Lucas Lauriente – Netflix Original Comedy
In his stand-up set, Argentine comic Lucas Lauriente animatedly rattles off reflections on different generations and begs kids to stop saying “goals.”
Troy: Fall of a City: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series
Searching for the woman promised to him by Aphrodite, herdsman Paris learns his true identity and falls for Helen of Sparta, igniting the Trojan War.
Dynasty Season 1, Weekly Episodes from April 7 – Netflix Original Series
With a new face poised to join the family, the Carringtons and the Colbys feud for control over their fortune — and their children’s lives.
AMO: Season 1- Netflix Original Series
As the Philippine government wages its war on drugs, high schooler Joseph expands the market of his meth-dealing from his local gang to metro Manila.
When a porn stars turns up dead in 1970s Los Angeles, a pair of odd-couple investigators uncovers a darkly comic case steeped in conspiracy.
Greg Davies: you Magnificent Beast – Netflix Original Comedy
British comedian Greg Davies revisits terrifying dates, manscaping disasters, his father’s pranks and more in a savagely funny stand-up special.
Hyori’s Bed & Breakfast: Season 2
K-pop diva Lee Hyori and her husband open up their home on the beautiful Jeju Island to welcome travelers for free stays, meals and late night chats.
Pickpockets – Netflix Original Film
A trio of young, aspiring thieves learns what it takes to be successful pickpockets from a master in the arts of trickery and deception.
Chef’s Table: Pastry – Netflix Original Documentary
Dessert comes first this season as four renowned pastry chefs serve up decadent treats, daring new flavours, and stories of struggle and triumph.
Come Sunday – Netflix Original Film
Based on true events, globally-renowned pastor Carlton Pearson risks everything when he questions church doctrine and is branded a modern-day heretic.
I Am Not An Easy Man – Netflix Original Film
A shameless chauvinist gets a taste of his own medicine when he wakes up in a world dominated by women and locks horns with a powerful female author.
A teenage Leatherface escapes from a mental hospital with three other inmates, kidnapping a young nurse and taking her on a road trip from hell, while being pursued by a lawman out for revenge.
Lost in Space: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series
With Earth in crisis, the Robinson family heads to space to write a new chapter in human history in this revival of the iconic ’60s sci-fi series.
The Magic School Bus Rides Again: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series For Kids
The Magic School Bus pulls out all the stops, taking Ms. Frizzle and the class to the top of a noodle mountain — and the center of the sun itself.
In a madcap stage play from Monty Python icon Eric Idle and comic greats perform the decline and fall of the British Empire … as told through a piano.
The Monty Python comedy clan skewers King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they quest far and wide for the Holy Grail.
The legacy of comedy group Monty Python, whose irreverent brand of humor has tickled the ribs of millions, is explored in this documentary.
Discover how six seemingly ordinary but supremely talented men became Monty Python, sketch comedy’s inspired group of lunatics who turned such unlikely sources of inspiration as Spam, dead parrots.
Follow the evolution of the British sketch comedy troupe that redefined humor and shaped an entire generation of American comics.
The Monty Python players make their mark with a winning mix of wit, ingenuity and brilliant timing — and a penchant for mockery and cross-dressing
The Pythons elevate the absurd to new heights and bring their sketches to German TV, working in phonetic German, at times with an Australian accent
Born in a stable in Judea, Brian grows up to join a group of anti-Roman zealots, but his fate keeps getting confused with that of a certain carpenter.
The members of Monty Python reunite on stage to talk about making their iconic show that changed sketch comedy forever.
Film clips and Terry Gilliam animations feature in this live-to-tape performance of greatest hits, including “Travel Agent” and “Solo Wrestling.”
Live from London in a sold-out final show, surviving members of the British comedy troupe reprise old roles and break out in irreverent song and dance.
Monty Python’s Personal Best: Season 1
Original members of the iconic Monty Python comedy troupe pick their all-time favourite sketches from their groundbreaking television series.
Presented by Steve Martin, this anthology draws from “Flying Circus” and “Fliegender Zirkus” to mark he 20th anniversary of the TV series.
This programme celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Monty Python’s final film The Meaning of Life. It reunites John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin as they talk thirty years on not only about The Meaning of Life but also about comedy, creativity, appreciation, food, fish and their own mortality.
Rendered in the style of the beloved Dutch master, this animated biopic recounts the tortured last days of Vincent van Gogh.
Preparing to retire, a black ops assassin discovers that someone from his outfit wants him dead, thrusting him into a global chase to save himself.
The Chalet: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series
Friends gathered at a remote chalet in the French Alps for a summer getaway are caught in a deadly trap as a dark secret from the past comes to light.
The Honeymoon Stand Up Special: Collection – Netflix Original Series
Impending parenthood does funny things to Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher, who dissect family, relationships and more in a trio of stand-up specials.
Lockup: Chain Linked: Collection 1
This documentary series tells the stories of various incarcerated inmates through behind-the scenes footage and deep-dives into different prisons.
Ainori Love Wagon: Asian Journey: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series
Traveling around the world on a pink bus, seven attractive young men and women pursue true love, with the goal of returning home as part of a couple.
Charité: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series
In Berlin at the end of the 19th Century, a young woman works off her debts at the world-famous Charité hospital, encountering brilliant physicians and discovering her passion for medicine.
Riverdale – Season 2 – Weekly Episodes from April 19 – Netflix Original Series
If Jason Blossom’s murder revealed the slimy underbelly beneath Riverdale’s surface, as we enter season two, the shooting of Fred Andrews threatens to plunge the entire town into utter darkness.
The Alienist: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series
In 1896 New York, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler joins reporter John Moore, police clerk Sara Howard and forensics experts the Isaacsons to catch a serial killer.
Aggretsuko: Season 1 – Netflix Original Anime
Toiling endlessly in her thankless job, Retsuko the Red Panda copes with her pent up rage by singing death metal karaoke after work.
Dope: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series
The drug war never ends. Camera crews follow smugglers, users and law enforcement agencies across Indiana, the Caribbean, Detroit and Atlanta.
Dude – Netflix Original Film
Four best girlfriends negotiate loss and major life changes during the last two weeks of high school in this coming-of-age comedy.
Kodachrome – Netflix Original Film
A dying photographer and his estranged record company executive son reunite for a road trip to the last photo lab still developing Kodachrome film.
Mercury 13 – Netflix Original Documentary
This documentary profiles women who were tested in 1961 for spaceflight, but had their dreams dashed when only men were chosen to become astronauts.
Spy Kids: Mission Critical: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series For Kids
What if grown-up spies can’t do the job? It’s up to junior spies Juni and Carmen Cortez to defeat S.W.A.M.P. in an animated series based on the films.
The Letdown: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series
Audrey, mother of a 2-month-old, joins a new-parents support group, where she makes some quirky friends facing various challenges and life changes.
Kevin James: Never Don’t Give Up – Netflix Original Comedy
Comedy star Kevin James dishes on fatherhood, fan interactions, ice cream and much more as he returns to the stand-up stage after a long absence.
Bill Nye: Science Guy
A famous television personality struggles to restore science to its rightful place in a world hostile to evidence and reason.
Psychokinesis – Netflix Original Film
Suddenly possessed with supernatural powers, a father sets out to help his estranged daughter, who’s at risk of losing everything she’s lived for.
The 100: Season 5
One hundred young exiles from a dying station are sent to Earth 97 years after a nuclear apocalypse to test if the planet is now inhabitable.
3%: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series
As the next Process nears, the Cause plots to wipe out the system once and for all, and Michele finds herself in a precarious position.
Bobby Kennedy for President – Netflix Original Documentary
This docuseries examines the “Bobby Phenomenon” of the 1960s and the continuing influence of the man many see as the greatest loss of a turbulent era.
Candy Jar – Netflix Original Film
An introverted high school girl from a working-class background falls in love with her wealthy debate team nemesis and realizes they share more in common than they thought.
When the monks living at a small rural monastery face it being transformed into a hotel due to the lack of income, a newcomer monk convinces them their only chance is teaching them soccer and trying to win the “Champions Clerum” tournament in The Vatican City.
The New Legends of Monkey: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series for Kids
A valiant girl liberates the Monkey King — a god long trapped in stone — in a quest to find seven sacred scrolls and save the world from evil.
The Week Of – Netflix Original Film
Starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, this comedy centers on the week leading up to the wedding of their characters’ kids. Robert Smigel directs.
Superstition: Season 1 – Netflix Original Series
A family of morticians with supernatural connections provides “afterlife care” for clients who’ve suffered
The Conjuring 2
Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to North London to help a single mother raising 4 children alone in a house plagued by a supernatural spirit.
Also coming in April
Seth Rogen’s Hilarity for Charity
These movies and shows will be leaving Netflix in March 2018, so it’s your last chance to watch them on the streaming service:
Men in Black
Our Brand is Crisis
Charlie St. Cloud
American Dad! Seasons 1-6
A note that according to Netflix, release dates are subject to change!
Cover photo courtesy of Netflix Canada