11 new movies, series to watch in Canada this April: Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video

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Here's what's new on streaming services in Canada this April.
Here's what's new on streaming services in Canada this April.

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With the start of a new month comes a whole new slate of movies and televisions shows to binge on! In April, returning TV favourites are hitting streaming services, as well as new movies starring some of Hollywood's biggest starts.

This month, Netflix is releasing the fourth and final season of the popular Jason Bateman drama, "Ozark," while fans of the Emmy-nominated series "Russian Doll" will also get to binge on season two this month.

The highly anticipated series "Gaslit," based on the Nixon Watergate scandal, will premiere on Crave. The series stars Julia Roberts and a barely-recognizable Sean Penn.

Below, check out the full list of our top picks to stream on Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, Crave and Apple TV+ in Canada this April.

Best new movies and shows to watch on Netflix in April

Ozark: Season 4 Part 2

Still from Ozark: Season 4 Part 2.
Ozark: Season 4 Part 2. Image via Netflix

The fourth and final season of this beloved series is here. Marty (Jason Bateman) and Wendy (Laura Linney) find another opportunity to get out of the Ozarks, but past sins won't stay buried and the most dangerous threats come from blood. Streams April 29

Russian Doll: Season 2

Still from Russian Doll: Season 2.
Russian Doll: Season 2. Image via Netflix

After enduring the wildest night of their lives — over and over — Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) and Alan (Charlie Barnett) stumble into another bewildering existential adventure. Streams April 20

The Bubble

Cast of Netflix's The Bubble.
The Bubble. Image via Netflix

This comedy follows a group of actors and actresses stuck inside a pandemic bubble while attempting to film an action movie about flying dinosaurs. The film stars Karen Gillan, Fred Armisen, and the mother-daughter duo of Leslie Mann and Iris Apatow. Streams April 1

Elite: Season 5

Cast of Elite: Season 5.
Elite: Season 5. Image via Netflix

Las Encinas takes us through an all new semester with a new victim, a new perpetrator and a new mystery as the students find themselves drowning in secrets. Streams April 8

Best new movies to watch on Amazon Prime Video in April

Moonfall

Halle Berry stars in Moonfall.
Moonfall. Image via Prime Video.

A mysterious force knocks the Moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it. With mere weeks before impact, former NASA astronaut Jo Fowler (Halle Berry) is convinced she has the key to saving us all. Streams April 1

All The Old Knives

Still of Chris Pine in All The Old Knives.
All The Old Knives. Image via Prime Video

Henry (Chris Pine) investigates Celia (Thandiwe Newton), a past flame from their days as CIA intelligence officers in Vienna, who is now under suspicion of having been a double agent. Using flashbacks to weave together multiple timelines, the film shows their past romance and exposes the truth behind a devastating terrorist attack they were unable to stop. Streams April 8

A Very British Scandal

Still of Claire Foy and Paul Bettany in A Very British Scandal
A Very British Scandal. Image via Prime Video

This limited series focuses on the divorce of the Duke (Paul Bettany) and Duchess of Argyll (Claire Foy), one of the most notorious, extraordinary, and brutal legal cases of the 20th century. Streams April 22

Best series to watch on Disney+ in April

Better Nate Than Ever

Still from Disney's Better Nate Than Ever.
Better Nate Than Ever. Image via Disney+

Thirteen-year-old Nate has big Broadway dreams. However, when he isn't cast in the school play, he and his best friend Libby sneak off to the Big Apple, where they find that life’s greatest adventures are only as big as your dreams. Streams April 1

Best series to watch on Apple TV+ in April

Shining Girls

Still of Elizabeth Moss in Shining Girls.
Shining Girls. Image via Apple TV+

Based on Lauren Beukes’ best-selling novel, “Shining Girls” follows Kirby Mazrachi (Elizabeth Moss) as a Chicago newspaper archivist whose journalistic ambitions were put on hold after enduring a traumatic assault. When Kirby learns that a recent murder mirrors her own case, she partners with a reporter to uncover her attacker’s identity. Streams April 29

Roar

Nicole Kidman stars in Roar.
Roar. Image via Apple TV+

Based on a book of short stories by Cecelia Ahern, "Roar" is an anthology series of darkly comic feminist fables. Spanning genres from magical realism to psychological horror, these eight stories feature ordinary women in some pretty extraordinary circumstances. The series stars Nicole Kidman, Cynthia Erivo, Issa Rae, Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin. Streams April 15

Best series to watch on Crave in April

Gaslit

Still of Julia Roberts and Sean Penn in Gaslit.
Gaslit. Image via Crave

This anthology series starring Julia Roberts and Sean Penn is a modern take on Watergate that focuses on the untold stories and forgotten characters of the scandal – from Nixon’s bumbling, opportunistic subordinates, to the deranged zealots aiding and abetting their crimes, to the whistleblowers who would eventually bring the whole scheme crashing down. Streams April 24

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