Amazon Prime: 58 New Releases Coming in April
Amazon Prime is adding a new batch of movies and television shows to its collection throughout the coming month. Here are all of the new titles that you’ll be able to watch on Prime in April.
Bananas, April 1
Woody Allen stars as a bumbling New Yorker who is dumped by his activist girlfriend and travels to a tiny Latin American nation to become involved in its latest rebellion.
Dennis the Menace, April 1
Walter Matthau and Mason Gamble star in this 1993 family comedy about Dennis, who goes to stay, with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson when his parents have to go out of town. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who’s arrived in town.
Dr. T and the Women, April 1
Richard Gere stars in this 2000 romantic comedy drama about a wealthy Dallas gynecologist for some of the wealthiest women in Texas, whose idealist life begins to fall apart when his wife, Kate, suffers a nervous breakdown and is committed to the state mental hospital.
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, April 1
Matthew Broderick stars as a high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that.
Gremlins, April 1
The horror comedy follows a boy who inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
Maximum Overdrive, April 1
Stephen King’s campy horror comedy follows a group of people who try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal.
Music from Another Room, April 1
Jude Law stars in this rom com about a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a 5-year-old boy when his mother’s best friend went into emergency labor.
Naked Gun 2&1/2: The Smell Of Fear, April 1
The crime comedy follows Lieutenant Drebin as he discovers that his ex-girlfriend’s new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy.
Pootie Tang, April 1
The 2001 cult comedy film, directed by Louis C.K. was adapted from a comedy sketch which first appeared on The Chris Rock Show.
Pumpkin, April 1
The 2002 romantic dark comedy film, starring Christina Ricci, tells the story of forbidden love between a developmentally-handicapped young man and a sorority girl.
Risky Business, April 1
Tom Cruise stars as a Chicago teenager looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand.
Skipped Parts, April 1
The coming-of-age comedy drama follows a woman (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and her son (Bug Hall) who must leave a small South Carolina town because of her wild behavior.
Swimming with Sharks, April 1
A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.
Teen Wolf Too, April 1
Todd Howard is a struggling teenager. Nothing seems to be going very well for him, until he turns into a wolf.
The Big Lebowski, April 1
Jeff Bridges stars as “The Dude” Lebowski, who, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
The Holiday, April 1
Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz star as two women troubled with guy-problems who swap homes in each other’s countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
You’ve Got Mail, April 1
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in this romantic comedy drama about two business rivals who hate each other at the office but fall in love over the internet.
Amistad, April 1
Matthew McConaughey and Anthony Hopkins star in this drama about a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America.
Crimes and Misdemeanors, April 1
Woody Allens 1989 comedy drama follows an ophthalmologist’s mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Death Wish, April 1
This 1974 crime drama follows a New York City architect who becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks.
Deuces Wild, April 1
Bobby (one of the Deuces gang) fall in love with the sister of a rival gang member. Stephen Dorff, Brad Renfro, and Fairuza Balk star.
Gang Related, April 1
Starring James Belushi, Tupac Shakur, and Lela Rochon, this film is about a pair of corrupt cops try to frame a homeless man for murder.
Lars and the Real Girl, April 1
Ryan Gosling starts in this 2007 comedy rama about a delusional young man who strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet.
Payback, April 1
Mel Gibson starts in this crime drama as Porter, who is shot by his wife and best friend and is left to die. When he survives he plots revenge.
Pumpkinhead, April 1
A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Rare Birds, April 1
A down-and-out restaurateur and his neighbor hatch a plan to lure luminaries to their small Newfoundland town.
Rescue Dawn, April 1
Christian Bale stars in this biographical drama about a U.S. fighter pilot’s epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Nasty Baby, April 7
A close-knit trio navigates the idea of creating life, while at the same time being confronted with a brutal scenario that causes them to take a life.
Sliding Doors, April 9
Gwyneth Paltrow plays a London woman whose love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.
Tangerines, April 19
War in Georgia, Apkhazeti region in 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.
Pawn Sacrifice, April 22
Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire.
The Ides of March, April 30
Ryan Gosling stars as an idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate (George Clooney) who gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.
Cube, April 1
The 1997 flock follows 6 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics who are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps. The sequel is also available on Amazon.
Cube Zero, April 1
A young man whose job is to watch over the Cube endeavours to rescue an innocent woman trapped in one of its rooms.
Dream Lover, April 1
James Spader stars as a successful businessman who tries to uncover what is wrong with his wife.
Liberty Stands Still, April 1
The wife of a gun manufacturer is held hostage by a man seeking revenge for the death of his daughter in a high school shooting incident.
Nurse, April 1
The horror thriller follows a young nurse (Katrina Bowden) who begins to suspect that a sexy colleague (Paz de la Huerta) is responsible for murdering a string of unfaithful men.
The Peacemaker, April 1
A U.S. Army colonel and a civilian woman supervising him must track down stolen Russian nuclear weapons before they’re used by terrorists. George Clooney and Nicole Kidman star.
Simon Says, April 1
The horror thriller follows a creepy gas-station attendant (Crispin Glover) and his twin brother who terrorize five unsuspecting collegians at a campground.
The Arrival, April 1
Charlie Sheen stars as Zane, an astronomer who discovers intelligent alien life. But the aliens are keeping a deadly secret, and will do anything to stop Zane from learning it.
The Dead Zone, April 1
A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic detective ability.
The Devil’s Advocate, April 1
An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job to work in New York City for a high-end law firm with a high-end boss – the biggest opportunity of his career to date.
The Transporter Refueled, April 6
In the south of France, former special-ops mercenary Frank Martin enters into a game of chess with a femme-fatale and her three sidekicks who are looking for revenge against a sinister Russian kingpin.
Maggie, April 9
After his daughter (Abigail Breslin) is infected with a virus that transforms her into a zombie, a small-town farmer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) will stop at nothing to save her.
The Whistleblower, April 15
A thriller based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex scandal.
Batman, April 1
Michael Keaton stars in the 1989 version of the Dark Knight of Gotham City, who begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.
Into the Blue, April 1
A group of divers find themselves in deep trouble with a drug lord after they come upon the illicit cargo of a sunken airplane.
Men In Black II, April 1
Kay (Tommy Lee Jones) and Jay (Will Smith) reunite to provide the best line of defense against a seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIBs mission statement: protecting the earth from the scum of the universe.
Ronin, April 1
Robert DeNiro stars as a freelancing former U.S. intelligence agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by both the Irish and the Russians.
Santee, April 1
A bounty hunter (Glenn Ford) faces his son’s killers with help from the son (Michael Burns) of an outlaw he has killed.
Mad Max, April 12
The 1979 film takes place in a self-destructing world and follows a vengeful Australian policeman who sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Step into Liquid, April 1
Surfers and secret surfing spots from around the world are profiled in this documentary.
Catastrophe Season 2, April 8
The second season of Amazon’s original series will follow the Irish teacher and Boston ad exec who start a serious relationship after their lust leads to pregnancy.
Thunderbirds Are Go, April 15
Amazon’s original family animated series takes place in the future and follows the Tracy family as they run a private mechanized emergency response service.
Home Fires Season 1, April 18
Starring Clare Calbraith, Brian Fletcher and Samantha Bond, this drama follows a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community during World War II.
The Widower Season 1, April 18
Starring Kate Fleetwood, Federay Holmes, and James Laurenson, this three-part drama is based on the crimes of convicted murderer Malcolm Webster.
Veep Season 2, April 21
Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Anna Chlumsky, and Tony Hale, this HBO series shows former Senator Selina Meyer finding that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about.
The Great Fire Season 1, April 27
Starring Polly Dartford, Andrew Buchan, and Trixiebell Harrowell, this series provides an insight into what happened on the night of September 2, 1666, during the Great fire of London.