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April’s New Movies Might Actually Get Me To Go To The Theater

Spring is here! Spring is the perfect time for reinvention and trying something new as the weather changes and the flowers begin to bloom. Whether it’s gutting your old closet full of winter items in favor of spring dresses or experimenting with journaling to ease your mind for the start of school after spring break, the season is full of opportunities that await — and full of new movies and shows premiering in April.

If you’re looking for something new to get you ready for spring and the new month, why not try binge-watching these new releases this April? Unfortunately, the month is filled with season finales and final seasons of shows, but there are still plenty of fun and exciting new movies to keep on your radar.

NETFLIX

Beef Season 1 (April 6)

Looking for the perfect dark comedy to kick off the spring season? Look no further, because Beef will undoubtedly be an entertaining and thrilling ride. The first season features 10 episodes of Steven Yeun’s character, Danny, and Ali wong’s character Amy as their lives change drastically after an incident involving road rage. Danny is a failing contractor, while Amy is a self-made entrepreneur with a seemingly perfect life; however, after meeting, the two become obsessed with exacting revenge on one another, to the point where it destroys their relationships and lives completely.

Love is Blind Season 4 Finale (April 7)

Since the first set of Season 4 episodes aired on March 24, Love Is Blind is back with Episodes 9 to 11, including the season finale on April 7. Who else is interested to find out the fates of all the couples involved?

A Tourist’s Guide to Love (April 21)

Flowers are in bloom, and so is love! Amanda Riley, a travel executive, accepts an assignment to travel to Vietnam and learn about the culture and tourist industry attractions after learning that her long-term boyfriend is relocating to Ohio. There, she meets her tour guide, Sinh, and the two slowly fall in love — the only problem is that her boyfriend, John, decides to pay her a visit. Amanda is now caught in a love triangle, unsure whether she should be with John or Sinh.

HBO Max

Titans Season 4 (April 13)

Following the release of the first installment of the final season back in November, the Titans series will conclude on April 13 with the release of the second and final set of episodes. The series begins with the Titans losing a battle against Mother Mayhem and being sent to alternate universes in the process. Meanwhile, Brother Blood completes his transformation and begins his plan to bring down the world. Will the Titans be successful this time around in saving humanity? Watch this epic conclusion to find out.

Love and Death (April 27)

The limited series, based on a true story, follows Elizabeth Olsen as Candace “Candy” Lynn Montgomery, an American woman accused of murdering her close friend Betty Gore in 1980. Candy’s affair with Betty Gore’s husband, Allan, and the events leading up to and following the murder are depicted in the show.

Amazon Prime Video 

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5 (April 14)

Midge Maisel may finally get her big break in the fifth and final season of Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The Amazon Prime Video original series is set to premiere its first three episodes of Season 5 on April 14, with the remaining episodes airing weekly until the series concludes. The series will follow Midge as her comedy career takes off and she is able to perform in different venues across the country, only for her dream to take a back seat in the subsequent episodes.

Perfect Addiction (April 14)

If you’re a Wattpad fan, this adaptation of a classic Wattpad story is finally hitting the big screen. The plot follows Sienna Lane, an experienced MMA trainer, as she deals with her boyfriend, Jax, betraying her by cheating on her with her younger sister (yikes!). She eventually decided to exact revenge by training his arch-rival, Kayden, to face off against Jax for the number one MMA champion spot. Eventually, romance blossoms between Sienna and Kayden; how will this tangled love triangle play out, and who will emerge victorious?

Disney+

Peter Pan & Wendy (April 28)

With the release of Peter Pan & Wendy in 2023, the classic Disney story will be re-adapted. The story will feature Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up, as he accompanies Wendy and her two younger siblings across Neverland as thrilling and dangerous events await them. The story also stars Yara Shahidi as Tinkerbell, who is helping to expand the Disney universe through film representation.

Theaters

The Super Mario Bros. Movie (April 5)

Chris Pratt as Mario and Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach. Do I need to say more? The Super Mario Bros. Movie, with the reintroduction of our beloved childhood characters and a star-studded cast, should be one of the first movies you cross off your April release list. The film will follow Mario as he teams up with Princess Peach to take on the all-powerful Bowser and stop his plans to conquer the Mushroom Kingdom.

One True Loves (April 7)

Not long after the conclusion of Daisy Jones and the Six, a television adaptation of a Taylor Jenkins Reid novel, another TJR adaptation will be released, but only for a limited time in theaters. One True Loves tells the story of Emma and Jesse as they appear to have a picturesque life together. On their first wedding anniversary, Jesse is killed in a tragic helicopter crash. Emma rediscovers happiness as she prepares to marry her old best friend, Sam, after some time spent grieving. When Jesse miraculously reappears, Emma is torn between two loves and is unsure which is her true love.

Beautiful Disaster (April 12)

Despite Travis’ bad boy reputation, college students Abby and Travis become fast friends. Travis makes a bet with Abby one day that if he wins an underground boxing competition, Abby must spend a month living at his apartment. The two gradually began to understand one another and develop feelings for one another. Stay tuned for this one if you’re looking for a hot new romantic comedy!

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret (April 28)

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret follows 11-year-old Margaret as she navigates the journey of adolescence, friendships, religion, and faith in a re-telling of Judy Blume’s classic novel.

Siobhan Robinson is a member of the Her Campus national writing program. She works on the Entertainment and Culture team, covering the most recent pop culture events, trends, and entertainment releases. Previously, she worked as an Entertainment and Culture intern during the Spring 2023 semester, where she was supervised in writing breaking news verticals, live coverage of events such as the Grammys and Met Gala, and interviewing emerging Gen Z talent for Her Campus's "Next Questions" segment. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in Spring 2024 with a B.A. in Communication Studies from San Jose State University and received communication honors for completing a graduate-level course during her undergraduate studies. While in college, she was an active member of the SJSU chapter of Her Campus, serving on the executive board as Editor-In-Chief. In this role, she supervised a team of writers, senior editors, and copy editors, and assessed their articles for the site. Previously, she served as a senior editor, supervising a team of 4-5 writers, and also worked as a campus correspondent for the entire chapter. Additionally, she contributed to the school's publication magazine, Access, and became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. In her free time, Siobhan enjoys scrapbooking, hanging out with friends, going to concerts, and, of course, writing for fun! A die-hard fangirl, she loves sharing everything she knows about her favorite boy bands, even if you don't ask. If you need her, you'll likely find her binge-watching the latest K-drama or catching up on pop-culture social commentaries on YouTube.