Netflix new arrivals in April: ‘Schindler’s List,’ ‘Sand Castle,’ ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ and more

It was recently revealed that Netflix would be losing a lot of beloved movies and shows in April, but as always the streaming service takes away with one hand and gives with the other. Watch the video above to see some of the titles that are being added to Netflix next month.

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One of the biggest additions will be “Schindler’s List” on April 1. The 1993 historical drama is widely regarded as one of the best films ever made. Directed by Steven Spielberg, the film tells the true story of the title character, Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson), who harbors Jewish workers to protect them from the Holocaust. It won seven Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director, and it ranked eighth on the AFI’s most recent list (from 2007) of the 100 greatest American films of all time.

Looking for something lighter? Ben Stiller‘s comedy “Tropic Thunder” also arrives on April 1. It co-stars Robert Downey Jr., who earned an Oscar nomination for his performance as an actor who goes to absurd lengths to get into character during the ill-fated production of a prestigious war movie. And starting April 8 you can stream another Oscar nominated film, “Kubo and the Two Strings,” which contended for two awards including Best Animated Feature.

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Among Netflix originals, one of the most highly anticipated shows soon to stream is the revival of the cult hit series “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” in which a trapped astronaut and his robot companions are forced to watch terrible films and make snarky comments throughout. The original version ran from 1988 to 1999, and the new version will carry on the same premise with new star Jonah Ray along with Felicia Day and Patton Oswalt.

New Netflix original films set to debut include “Sand Castle,” starring British actors Nicholas Hoult and Henry Cavill as American soldiers in Iraq during the second Gulf War who are ordered to repair a water pumping station in Baqubah. It’s directed by Fernando Coimbra, who previously helmed episodes of Netflix’s “Narcos.”

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Check out those Netflix additions and more below:

April 1
“Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin'”
“Schindler’s List”
“Tropic Thunder”

April 4
“Chewing Gum”: Season 2
“Louis C.K.: 2017”

April 6
“The BFG”

April 7
“Dawn of the Croods” Season 3
“The Get Down”: Part 2
“Win it All”

April 8
“Kubo and the Two Strings”

April 10
“Documentary Now!”: Season 2

April 11
“Kevin Hart: What Now?”

April 12
“Legends of Tomorrow”: Season 2

April 14
“Chelsea”: Season 2
“Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return”
“Sandy Wexler”

April 15
“Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey”

April 21
“Bill Nye Saves the World”: Season 1
“Mr. Peabody and Sherman”: Season 4
“Girlboss”: Season 1
“The Prestige”
“Sand Castle”

April 22
“The Great British Baking Show”: Season 1-3
“The Secret Life of Pets”

April 25
“Queen of Katwe”

April 27
“Las Chicas del Cable”: Season 1

April 28
“Casting JonBenet”
“Dear White People”: Season 1
“Small Crimes”

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