New on Netflix: Movies & Shows Added in April 2019

New on Netflix: Movies & Shows Added in April 2019

With the arrival of April, Netflix did its monthly thing and added some of the prime classics, when it comes to movies and TV shows, to its library. And when we say timeless, evergreen films and series, we're talking about the likes of 'Cruel Intentions,' and 'The Fifth Element,' along with some newer hits like 'War Dogs', 'Baywatch,' and even 'New Girl,' and the entire Jurassic Park trilogy! 

Unbelievable, right? Worry not, this isn't some elaborate April Fool's joke that the streaming giant is playing on its viewers. With some of these iconic productions already having been added since April 1, we know for a fact that our wishes are being granted. So, without further ado, here's a quick look at the top 10 films and TV shows getting added to the Netflix library in April 2019.

'All the President’s Men' (April 1) 

Released all the way back in 1976, this film focuses on the 1972 elections and tells the tale of the same through an investigation led by two reporters. The ongoing investigation revolves around the controversial Watergate scandal that forced President Richard Nixon to resign from his post. Directed by Alan J. Pakula with a screenplay by William Goldman, the film stars Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman as Woodward and Bernstein, respectively, and was nominated in multiple Oscar, Golden Globe, and BAFTA categories. In 2010, the film was also selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." 


'Deliverance' (April 1) 

Set as an outdoor adventure meant to be for the quintessential thriller enthusiast, this 1972 American thriller film was produced and directed by John Boorman. Starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, and Ronny Cox, this film follows four urban men who seek out the wilderness on a weekend canoeing trip down a river in the Georgia backcountry. But instead of relaxing, the trip ends up being one of their worst nightmares, thus ensuing a tale of survival. The film is still quite known for its vivid portrayal of a male-rape scene and earned wide critical acclaim, along with three Oscar nominations and five Golden Globe Award nominations.