The Best Movies and TV Coming to and Leaving Netflix in April 2017

So you’ve got an awesome hi-res TV for watching movies. Now you need some really great movies and TV shows to watch.

Netflix is a excellent place to get premium streaming content.

The streaming service announced everything that’s coming to and leaving in April 2017. You can view all the Netflix titles added and removed below. All titles and dates are subject to change.

The highlights of what’s arriving on Netflix in April 2017

In terms of new additions, Steven Spielberg’s classic World War II movie Schindler’s List arrives on April 1, Tropic Thunder, Cool Runnings, and Gremlins. On April 8th, the excellent, Oscar-nominated animated movie, Kubo and the Two Strings, comes out.

Also debuting in April are Netflix originals such as the next special from comedian Louis C.K. (April 4), the Adam Sandler movie Sandy Wexler (April 14), and Bill Nye Saves the World Season 1 (April 21). Additionally, the Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival debuts on April 14.

The highlights of what’s leaving Netflix in April 2017

Okay, now here’s the bad news. If your getting a number of top new movies and shows, of course, that means there are favorites on the way out.

What major movies all leave Netflix on April 1? Now is your last chance to watch Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The Princess Bride, and The Usual Suspects.

Also heading out on the 1st are Superman movies such as Superman II, Superman III, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, and Superman Returns.

There are a lot of good shows leaving in April also. Top shows leaving include Seasons 1-9 of The X-Files, Seasons 1-8 of House, and Season 1-7 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Here are some other popular shows leaving Netflix April 1st: Firefly, Angel, Roswell, Ally McBeal, Bones, and House.

Arriving On Netflix In April:

April 1

  • A Weekend with the Family
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Across the Universe
  • An American Tail
  • An American Tail: Fievel Goes West
  • An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster
  • Boy Bye
  • Born To Be Free
  • Cool Runnings
  • Good Witch: Season 2
  • Gremlins
  • Only for One Night
  • Richard Pryor: Live & Smokin’
  • Scooby-Doo
  • Schindler’s List
  • Something’s Gotta Give
  • Thunderstruck
  • Wynonna Earp: Season 1
  • Trouble with the Curve
  • Tropic Thunder
  • The Tenth Man

April 2

  • The D Train

April 4

  • Chewing Gum: Season 2 (Netflix original)
  • Louis C.K. 2017 (Netflix original)

April 6

  • Disney’s The BFG

April 7

  • El Faro De Las Orcas (Netflix original film)
  • Dawn of the Croods: Season 3 (Netflix original)
  • The Get Down: Part 2 (Netflix original)
  • Win It All (Netflix original film)

April 8

  • Kubo and the Two Strings

April 10

  • Documentary Now!: Season 2

April 11

  • Kevin Hart: What Now

April 12

  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Season 2

April 14

  • Chelsea: Season 2 (Netflix original)
  • El Elegido
  • Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (Netflix original)
  • Sandy Wexler (Netflix original film)

April 15

  • Disney’s Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
  • Slam (Netflix original)

April 18

  • Lucas Brothers: On Drugs (Netflix original)

April 19

  • A Plastic Ocean

April 21

  • Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1 (Netflix original)
  • Girlboss: Season 1 (Netflix original)
  • Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On: Season 1 (Netflix original)
  • Sand Castle (Netflix original film)
  • Tales by Light: Season 2 (Netflix original)
  • The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show: Season 4 (Netflix original)
  • The Prestige
  • Tramps (Netflix original film)

April 22

  • The Great British Baking Show: Masterclass: Seasons 1-3
  • The Secret Life of Pets

April 23

  • Liv and Maddie: Season 4
  • Phantom

April 24

  • Long Nights Short Mornings

April 25

  • Disney’s Queen of Katwe
  • The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared (Netflix original film)
  • Vir Das: Abroad Understanding (Netflix original)

April 26

  • Real Rescues: Season 6-7
  • Trust

April 27

  • Las Chicas del Cable: Season 1 (Netflix original)

April 28

  • A Murder in the Park
  • Casting JonBenet (Netflix original)
  • Dear White People: Season 1 (Netflix original)
  • Rodney King (Netflix original film)
  • Small Crimes (Netflix original film)

April 30

  • Sofia the First: Season 3

Leaving Netflix In April 2017:

April 1

  • Ally McBeal: Seasons 1 – 5
  • Angel: Seasons 1 – 5
  • Better Off Ted: Season 1
  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business
  • Bones: Seasons 1 – 4
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Seasons 1 – 7
  • Chaplin
  • Dollhouse: Season 1
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Firefly
  • House, M.D.: Seasons 1 – 8
  • Lie to Me: Season 1
  • Menace II Society
  • Resident Evil: Extinction
  • Rosewell: Seasons 1 – 3
  • Snow Day
  • Stomp the Yard
  • Superman II
  • Superman III
  • Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
  • Image via Warner Bros.
  • Superman Returns
  • Superman: The Movie
  • The Agony and the Ecstasy
  • The Boys from Brazil
  • The Escapist
  • The Princess Bride
  • The Riches: Seasons 1 – 2
  • The Usual Suspects
  • The X-Files: Seasons 1 – 9
  • Vanilla Sky

April 3

  • Collateral Damage
  • The Circle

April 7

  • Legit: Season 2
  • Wilfred: Season 4

April 9

  • Hero

April 10

  • Legit: Season 1
  • Flower Girl

April 14

  • The Lazarus Effect

April 15

  • A Fantastic Fear of Everything

April 17

  • American Dad! Season 6

April 26

  • The Nutty Professor 2: Facing the Fear

April 30

  • Under the Tuscan Sun
  • The Mirror
  • Born to Defense
  • The Defender

What is your thoughts on Netflix April 2017 content changes?

What new titles arriving to Netflix in April 2017 excites you the most? Of those title leaving Netflix, which ones are you going to miss?

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David Clark

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