Premiere Dates for Movies, TV, Original Series

Netflix is one of the largest media providers in the world. With over 83 million customers, Netflix has become a prime provider of both streaming and original content. It now competes with other large companies such as HBO and Hulu, and Disney.

Netflix currently announces new shows monthly through their Twitter and Facebook accounts, and keep an eye out for those announcements to come. With over three thousand original titles and counting, Netflix has more than enough content to keep you satisfied.

With some of these titles coming to Netflix in April 2022 we've compiled a list of the ones we know so far as well as some that people are looking forward to the most:

What's Streaming on Netflix this Month?

April 2022 Premiere Dates for Movies, TV shows, and Original Series

  • What's New on Netflix on April 1st

    Series:

    • Abby Hatcher (Season 2) – Kids animated series.
    • Bakugan: Evolutions (Season 1) – Canadian anime series about the awesome brawlers and their Bakugan taking their battling to the next level.
    • Battle: Freestyle (Season 1) N – Norweigen rap & hip-hop teen film.
    • Beyblade: Burst Surge (Season 1) – Beyblade anime series that aired between 2020 and 2021.
    • CoComelon (Season 5) – New batch of episodes of the pre-school animation series from MoonBug.
    • Get Organized with The Home Edit (Season 2) N –  Reece Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine returns for more house organizing in this reality series.
    • Heartland (Season 14) – The Canadian feel-good series based on the YA novels is finally headed to Netflix US.
    • Oddbods (Season 3) – Animated kids series.
    • Pedro el escamoso (Season 1) – Colombian telenovela series with over 300 episodes.
    • Polly Pocket (Season 5) – Kids animated series.
    • The Last Bus (Season 1) N – Sci-fi road trip adventure telling the story of a group of mismatched school kids banding together to face a fearsome new machine intelligence.
    • Welcome to Eden (Season 1) N – Spanish sci-fi drama series.
    • Welcome to Waikiki (Season 1) – South Korean comedy sitcom.

    Movies:

    • A Cinderella Story (2004) – Hilary Duff family rom-com.
    • Any Given Sunday (1999) – Oliver Stone directs this sports drama.
    • Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood (2022) N – Hybrid-animated movie about the historic moon landing in 1969 from the perspective of a young boy. From filmmaker Richard Linklater.
    • Argo (2012) – Thriller biopic on a CIA agent posing as a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film in Tehran. Winner of 3 Oscars and frequently comes and goes from Netflix.
    • Blade Movie Trilogy:
      • Blade 1 (1998)
      • Blade II (2002) 
      • Blade: Trinity (2004)
    • Blow (2001) – Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz about the establishing of the American cocaine market in the 1970s.
    • Bonnie and Clyde (1967) – Double Oscar-winning movie from director Arthur Penn.
    • Captain Nova (2022) N – Dutch sci-fi family movie akin to Lost in Space about a fighter pilot transforming into her younger self.
    • Catch and Release (2006) – Jennifer Garner stars in this rom-com.
    • Celeb Five: Behind the Curtain (2022) N – A “fake-VCR” style comedy following the private discussions of comedians filled with skits, bits, and improv.
    • Delta Farce (2007) – War comedy about three bumbling Army reservists.
    • Eagle Eye (2008) – Shia LaBeouf action thriller.
    • Forever Out of My League / Sempre più bello (2022) N – Italian rom-com.
    • Four Brothers (2005) – Action crime drama starring Mark Wahlberg and Tyrese Gibson.
    • Full Metal Jacket (1987) – Stanley Kubrick Oscar-nominated war-drama.
    • Grown Ups (2010) – Adam Sandler ensemble comedy.
    • Her (2013)
    • How To Train Your Dragon (2010) – Dreamworks animated movie about a hapless young Viking aspiring to hunt dragons but instead, he befriends one.
    • Inception (2010) – Sci-fi from Christopher Nolan.
    • Love Actually (2003) – Christmas ensemble comedy.
    • Molly’s Game (2017) – Jessica Chastain stars in this biopic on Molly Bloom who ran some of the most high-stakes poker games.
    • Monster-in-Law (2005) –  Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda star in this rom-com.
    • New York Minute (2004) – Family comedy movie about two teenage twins heading to Manhatten bunking off from school.
    • Rumor Has It… (2005) – Jennifer Aniston and Mark Ruffalo star in this rom-com.
    • Puss in Boots (2011) – DreamWorks animated movie following Puss from the Shrek movies.
    • Rurouni Kenshin (2012) – Japanese action movie about a former assassin who has resolved to never kill again has his vow sorely tested.
    • Saving Private Ryan (1998) – Winner of 5 Oscars, this quintessential WW2 movie sees a group of soldiers seeking out a private to send him home.
    • Shrek Forever After: The Final Chapter (2010) – Shrek is experiencing a mid-life crisis in this epic final installment of Shrek.
    • Sherlock Holmes (2009) – Guy Ritchie directs the first Sherlock Holmes movie starring Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr.
    • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) – Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law stars in the second major live-action Sherlock Holmes movie from WB directed by Guy Ritchie.
    • Something’s Gotta Give (2003) – Nancy Meyers writes and directs this rom-com starring Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton.
    • The Blind Side (2009) – Oscar-winning sports biopic directed by John Lee Hancock telling the story of Michael Oher. Sandra Bullock stars.
    • The Bubble (2022) N – Comedy directed by Judd Apatow about a group of actors and actresses stuck inside a pandemic bubble at a hotel attempting to complete a sequel to an action franchise film about flying dinosaurs.
    • The Nut Job (2013) – Animated movie.
    • The Rental (2020) – Horror mystery from IFC Films. About two couples renting a vacation home for a weekend getaway. Stars Dan Stevens, Alison Brie, Shiela Vand, and Jeremy Allen White.
    • The Ring (2002) – Horror starring Naomi Watts.
    • Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning (2012) – Set on an alternative Earth, Superheroes are celebrities and a high rating TV show rates their achievements, awarding them points until an annual King of Heroes is crowned.
    • Tiger & Bunny: The Rising (2014) – Anime movie picking up after the events of the Maverick incident.
    • Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash (2022) – Indonesian action movie.
    • We The Animals (2018) – Award-winning drama movie.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 4th

    Series:

    • Better Call Saul (Season 5) – After two years of waiting, we’ll get to see the latest season of Better Call Saul ahead of the final season airing in late April on AMC.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 5th

    Series:

    • Black Dog: Being A Teacher (Season 1) – tvN K-Drama about a temporary teacher settling into her new job.

    Movies:


  • What's New on Netflix on April 6th

    Series:

    • Green Mothers Club (Season 1) N – jTBC K-drama.
    • Jimmy Saville: A British Horror Story (Season 1) N – Docu-series looking into the children’s entertainer and the 450 sickening allegations of abuse against him.
    • Michela Giraud: The Truth, I Swear! (2022) N – Stand-up special recorded in Rome.
    • Pálpito (Season 1) N – A new Spanish language telenovela.
    • The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On (Season 1) N – The creators of Love is Blind brings us yet another reality series that sees six different couples approaching marriage put their relationships to the test.

    Movies:

    • Dasvi (2022) – Family movie out of India. About a politician spending time at home studying for high school.
    • Furioza (2022) N – Polish action and adventure movie about a policewoman making her ex-boyfriend an offer for his brother’s freedom.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 7th

    Series:

    • Queen of the South (Season 5) – The final season of the USA Network series about the drug empire setup by Teresa Mendoza.
    • Return to Space (Season 1) N – Following the release of Countdown last year, we’re back to watch Elon Musk and SpaceX heading to the International Space Station.
    • Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star (Season 1) N – South African docuseries about soccer hero Senzo Meyiwa.

    Movies:

    • Deck the Halls (2006) – Danny DeVito stars in this Christmas movie.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 8th

    Series:

    • Barbie It Takes Two (Season 1) – Animated kids series.
    • Dirty Lines (Season 1) N – Dutch mini-series set in 1980s Amsterdam where the first ever erotic telephone numbers were set up.
    • Elite (Season 5) N – Spanish teen-drama returns for another season and will also be returning for a sixth.
    • Green Eggs & Ham (Season 2) N – The second season of this animated series sees “Guy” and “Sam” venturing out on a road trip to save an endangered animal from a far-off zoo.
    • Tiger & Bunny (Season 2) N – First 13 episodes of the Japanese anime series.

    Movies:

    • Dancing on Glass (2022) N – Spanish drama about a suicide, a jealous dance company, and an obsessive relationship. Starring María Pedraza.
    • Metal Lords (2022) N – Comedy written by Game of Thrones’s D.B. Weiss about two kids starting a metal band.
    • Yaksha: Ruthless Operations (2022) N – Korean spy thriller.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 9th

    Movies:

    • Nightcrawler (2014) – Din Gilroy directs this crime thriller that sees Jake Gyllenhaal plays a man who worms his way into the world of crime journalism.
    • The Call (2013) – Halle Berry stars in this thriller about a 911 operator working over the phone with an abducted teen to stop a serial killer.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 12th

    Series:

    • Hard Cell (Season 1) N – British comedian Catherine Tate will play multiple characters in this mockumentary series set in a prison.
    • Jump Like a Witch (Season 1) – New episodes will release weekly of this Korean reality series.
    • Married at First Sight (Season 10) – Dating reality series.
    • The Creature Cases (Season 1) N – From the creator of The Octonauts comes a new animated series following Sam Snow and Kit Casey solving mysteries.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 13th

    Series:

    • Almost Happy (Season 2) N – Argentinian comedy series.
    • Our Great National Parks (Season 1) N – Five-part nature docu-series narrated by Barack Obama.
    • Smother-in-Law (Season 1) N – Portuguese comedy sitcom.
    • The Taming of The Shrew (2022) N – Polish romantic comedy.

    Movies:

    • Today We Fix the World (2022) N – Argentinian comedy.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 14th

    Series:

    • Ultraman (Season 2) N – Japanese sci-fi anime series returns for a long-anticipated second season (the first arrived back in April 2019).

  • What's New on Netflix on April 15th

    Series:

    • Anatomy of a Scandal (Limited Series) N – A new courtroom drama series from David E. Kelley who is behind Big Little Lies and Melissa James Gibson who is behind House of Cards.
    • Heirs to the Land (Season 1) N – Spanish period drama based on a book.
    • Lego: City (Multiple Seasons) – Animated series set in the weird and wacky world of Lego City. Featuring the voices of Marc Silk and Kate Harbour.
    • Mai (Season 1) N – Indian series.
    • Strawberry Shortcake Berry in the Big City (Season 1) – Kids animated series.

    Movies:

    • Choose or Die (2022) N – Horror movie starring Sex Education’s Asa Butterfield.
    • One Piece Film Z (2012) – A former Marine stands in the way of the Straw Hat Pirates.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 16th

    Series:

    Movies:

    • Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016) – Horror movie set in 1960s California. About a fake medium daughters attempt to communicate with her late father.
    • The Man of God (2022) N – Nollywood movie.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 19th

    Series:

    • Battle Kitty (Season 1) N – A new interactive series following Kitty and Orc as they battle monsters throughout Battle Island.

    Movies:

    • White Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch (2022) N – From Alison Klayman, this doc looks into the business that broke all the rules.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 20th

    Series:

    • Russian Doll (Season 2) N – Long-awaited follow-up series to the time loop series starring Natasha Lyonne.
    • The Marked Heart (Season 1) N – Mexican mystery series about a man hell-bent on exacting revenge on the organ trafficking organization.
    • Yakamoz S-245 / An Undersea Story (Season 1) N – Turkish drama about a group of marine explorers trying to survive.

    Movies:

    • The Turning Point (2022) N – Italian crime film.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 21st

    Series:

    • He’s Expecting (Season 1) N – Japanese comedy-drama from TV Tokyo.

    Movies:

    • All About Gila (2022) N – Stand-up comedy collection.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 22nd

    Series:

    • Heartstopper (Season 1) N – Based on the book by Alice Oseman comes this British coming-of-age LGBTQ drama.
    • Selling Sunset (Season 5) N – A new season of the reality series.
    • The Seven Lives of Lea (Season 1) N – French crime mystery series.

    Movies:


  • What's New on Netflix on April 25th

    Movies:

    • Big Eyes (2014) – Tim Burton directs this biopic on painter Margaret Keane. Starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 26th

    Movies:

    • David Spade: Nothing Personal (2022) N – Stand-up special.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 27th

    Series:

    • Bullsh*t The Game Show (Season 1) N – Howie Mandel presents this reality series where players will work their way up a money ladder either by answering questions correctly or by confidently giving incorrect answers – and persuading others that they are accurate.
    • Komi Can’t Communicate (Season 2) N – New episodes of the anime series.

    Movies:

    • Kongsi Raya (2022) – Malaysian comedy-drama about a chef and food TV show producer falling in love.
    • Silverton Siege (2022) N -Action movie based on a true story of a bank held hostage after an anti-apartheid strike went wrong and the rebels were forced to take shelter there.
    • The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes (2022) N – Documentary from Emma Cooper looking into the death of the famed actress and model.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 28th

    Series:

    • Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles (Season 1) N – Animated kids series based on the Usagi Yojimbo comics.

    Movies:

    • Bubble (2022) N – Japanese anime movie from director Tetsurô Araki.

  • What's New on Netflix on April 29th

    Series:

    • Grace and Frankie (Season 7) N – The final batch of episodes that’ll make the comedy series Netflix’s longest-running series of all time.
    • Ozark (Season 4 – Part 2) N – The final half of the final season of Ozark. It’s one of Netflix’s biggest shows to date and will no doubt be going out with a bang.

    Movies:

    • Honeymoon with My Mother (2022) N – Spanish-language comedy.
    • Rumspringa (2022) N – Brando Crawford writes and directs this new drama.
    • YOUTH v GOV (2020) – Documentary from Christi Cooper.

What are you looking forward to watching on Netflix in April 2022? Let us know in the comments down below.

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