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‘Boogie Nights,’ ‘Hush,’ ‘Team Foxcatcher’ and More Coming to Netflix This April (Plus Indiewire’s Picks)

'Boogie Nights,' 'Hush,' 'Team Foxcatcher' and More Coming to Netflix This April (Plus Indiewire's Picks)

Consider today’s announcement of Netflix’s newest offerings, set to hit the steaming service in April, fair warning that it’s high time you caught up on all the classics (new and old) you’ve missed over the years. From “Boogie Nights” to “The Princess Bride,” “Sunset Boulevard” to “2001: A Space Odyssey,” odds are these April picks will hold at least one cinematic treasure you’ve long been meaning to catch up on. And when you’re done with those, you can beef up on brand-new titles too, like the Netflix original “Team Foxcatcher” or Melanie Laurent’s criminally underseen festival favorite “Breathe.” Now get to streaming.

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Below are all of the titles hitting the streaming library next month, plus Indiewire’s personal suggestions for what to stream. All synopses provided by Netflix.

Available 4/1
“16 Blocks” (2006)
“2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968)

“A Clockwork Orange” (1971)

“Best in Show” (2000)

Indiewire Pick: “Boogie Nights” (1997) 

A well-­endowed busboy is taken in by a tight­knit group of 1970s porn actors and transforms himself into
skin flick celebrity Dirk Diggler. Dirk’s rising star shrinks, however, when he becomes intoxicated by success,
drugs and delusions of grandeur.

Indiewire Pick: “Breathe” (2014) 


A teenager finds an escape from her unhappy home life when she meets a charismatic new student, but
their friendship grows increasingly toxic.

“Chaplin” (1992)
“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (2005)

“Codegirl” (2015)

“Colegas” (2012)

“Cujo” (1983)

“Deep Impact” (1998)

“Dennis Rodman’s Big Bang in Pyongyang” (2015)

“Dolphin Tale” (2011)

“Erin Brockovich” (2000)

“Explorers” (1985)

“Frank and Cindy” (2015)

“Jeremy Scott: The People’s Designer” (2015) 
“Looking for Richard” (1996)

“The Mask You Live In” (2015)

“Morituri” (1965) 
“My Girl” (1991) 

Indiewire Pick: “Mystic River” (2003) 


Tragedy reunites childhood friends Sean, Dave and Jimmy when they’re linked together in the Boston­-based
murder investigation about Jimmy’s teenage daughter. But while detective Sean works the case, Jimmy
launches his own quest for the truth.

“The Next Best Thing” (2000)

“The Perfect Storm” (2000)

“The Phantom” (1996)

“The Princess Bride” (1987)

“The Right Stuff” (1983)

“Rising Sun” (1993)

“The Running Man” (1987)

“Say It Isn’t So” (2001)

“The Shawshank Redemption” (1994)

“Scrooged” (1988)

“Something’s Gotta Give” (2003)

Indiewire Pick: “Sunset Boulevard” (1950)   

Running from debt collectors, screenwriter Joe Gillis stumbles upon the crumbling mansion of former
silent­ film star Norma Desmond. As he begins penning a comeback screenplay for her, their professional
relationship evolves into something more. 

“Transporter 3” (2008)

“Uncommon Valor” (1983)

“Under the Same Moon” (2007)

“V for Vendetta” (2005)

Available 4/5
“Walt Before Mickey” (2015)

Available 4/8

“God’s Pocket” (2014)

Indiewire Pick: “Hush” (2016) 


A deaf writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a
masked killer appears in her window.

Available 4/9
“Look Who’s Back” (2015)


Available 4/14

“Moonwalkers” (2015)

“Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine” (2015)


Available 4/15
“Belgica” (2016)

Available 4/22

“Catching The Sun” (2015)

Available 4/24
“Minions” (2015)

Available 4/27
“Begin Again” (2014)

Available 4/29
“Hellion” (2014)

“Special Correspondents” (2016) ­­

Indiewire Pick: “Team Foxcatcher” (2016) 

With never­ before seen home video, this film recounts the paranoid downward spiral of John E. du Pont and
the murder of Olympic wrestler David Schultz.

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