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Netflix April 2024: What to watch this month

Here are some of the highlights that you should not miss.
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Netflix is back at the start the second quarter of 2024, bringing some of the most anticipated shows to its platform. Whether you are looking for sci-fi, drama, anime, or horror, there is something for you this month.

The top pick of the month is Parasyte: The Grey, a live-action series based on the manga and anime series Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki. Streaming on April 5, it depicts the fight for survival of humans infected by parasitic alien creatures.

Netflix also brings Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver, the second movie of the trilogy from Zack Snyder, and City Hunter, another live-action adaptation of a popular manga and anime series.

Here are some of the highlights that you should not miss.

Pick of the Month

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  • Parasyte: The Grey (Series)
    When unidentified parasites violently take over human hosts and gain power, humanity must rise to combat the growing threat.
    Launch date: April 5

Hearts Entwined

  • Rodeio Rock (Film)
    When a rock wannabe is forced to replace his famous sertanejo look-alike, he faces a life-changing choice — lose his own identity or follow his heart.
    Launch date: April 3
  • The Tearsmith (Film)
    Adopted together after a tough childhood in an orphanage, Nica and Rigel realize that unexpected but irresistible feelings pull them together.
    Launch date: April 4
  • A Journey (Film)
    Refusing treatment for her cancer, a woman goes on a road trip across Tasmania to check off items on her bucket list with her husband and best friend.
    Launch date: April 12
  • Love, Divided (Film)
    Valentina is a young pianist starting over. Her neighbor David is an inventor who hates noise. And a paper-thin wall is about to become their matchmaker.
    Launch date: April 12

Thrilling Pursuits

  • Ripley (Series)
    Tom Ripley, a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York, is hired by a wealthy man to travel to Italy and convince his vagabond son to return home. Tom’s acceptance of the job is the first step into a complex life of deceit, fraud, and murder. The limited series drama is based on Patricia Highsmith’s bestselling Tom Ripley novels.
    Launch date: April 4
  • Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver (Film)
    The rebel warriors gear up for battle against the ruthless forces of the Motherworld as unbreakable bonds are forged, heroes emerge — and legends are made. A Zack Snyder film.
    Launch date: April 19
  • City Hunter (Film)
    An exceptional marksman and hopeless playboy, private eye Ryo Saeba reluctantly forms an alliance with his late partner’s sister to investigate his death.
    Launch date: April 25
  • Dead Boy Detectives (Series)
    “Do you have a pesky ghost haunting you? Has a demon stolen your core memories? You may want to ring the Dead Boy Detectives.”
    Launch date: April 25

Festival Faves

  • Becky & Badette (Film)
    Two broke best friends unexpectedly find stardom after pretending to be lovers at their school reunion — until an old flame triggers a fierce rivalry.
    Launch date: April 4
  • GomBurZa (Film)
    Embroiled in a bitter campaign against inequality, three priests suffer the fury of Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines. Based on historical events.
    Launch date: April 9
  • Kampon (Film)
    Strange events plague an ex-cop after he takes in a girl who insists that she’s his daughter. Now he sets out to learn who she is and what she’s after.
    Launch date: April 18

More

  • Crime Scene Berlin: Nightlife Killer (Documentary)
    In 2012, a string of grisly murders sent shock waves through the Berlin party scene. The killer remained at large — until one of his targets survived.
    Launch date: April 3
  • Crooks (Series)
    A priceless coin puts rival gangs across Europe at odds, forcing a retired safecracker to team up with a two-bit gangster for one last heist.
    Launch date: April 4
  • The Antisocial Network: Memes to Mayhem (Documentary)
    From Rickrolling to viral conspiracy theories, explore how an anonymous website evolved into a hub for real-world chaos in this documentary.
    Launch date: April 5
  • Rocketman (Film)
    In rehab, pop star Elton John looks back at his humble origins, timeless songs and heady moments of inspiration and excess. Based on his true story.
    Launch date: April 10
  • The Hijacking of Flight 601 (Series)
    After a plane is hijacked, two flight attendants must outwit their assailants amid intense negotiations in the air and on the ground. Based on real events.
    Launch date: April 10
  • Heartbreak High: Season 2 (Series)
    Just when Amerie thinks she can finally start the new term in peace, a fresh round of trouble — plus a strange stalker — begins to disrupt her life.
    Launch date: April 11
  • Midsummer Night (Series)
    Carina brings her family together for a traditional Swedish midsummer, but the happy occasion goes awry when long-held secrets start to come to light.
    Launch date: April 11
  • Good Times (Series)
    In this edgy, irreverent reimagining of the TV classic, a new generation of the Evans family keeps their head above water in a Chicago housing project.
    Launch date: April 12
  • Bros (Series)
    After receiving some shocking news, two best friends travel from Jerusalem to Krakow for a football match, hoping to leave their troubles behind.
    Launch date: April 18
  • Baby Reindeer (Series)
    When a struggling comedian shows one act of kindness to a vulnerable woman, it sparks a suffocating obsession which threatens to wreck both their lives.
    Launch date: COMING SOON

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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