A new month means another host of exciting releases from Netflix. With March already slated to have fresh releases of series, films, and documentaries. It's no surprise that there are more contents than you could possibly consume. And the story is more or less the same for April as well. Here we have curated a list of the 10 best Netflix originals series and movies coming in April.
10 Netflix Original Films, and TV Shows Releasing on Netflix in April 2023
Find out which films and TV series to watch on Netflix in April.
War Sailor – Mini Series – 5th April
War Sailor is a Norwegian survival movie set in the second world war. Alfred Garnes is a happy-to-go sailor who works on a merchant ship with his friend Wally. Amidst one of their stops, the second world war breaks out. Now it's in Alfred and Wally’s hands to save their ship from the approaching German soldiers.
The movie is directed by Gunnar Vikene and produced by Maria Ekerhovd. It stars Kristoffer Joner and Pål Sverre Hagen in lead roles.
Hunger – Movie – 6th April
Hunger follows the story of Aoy, a chef who runs her parent’s stir-fried noodles restaurant. On one fine day, Aoy gets an invitation from a top chef to join his famous team. The story follows A Boy's struggle and eventual success in the world of the luxury fine dining experience.
Hunger is directed by Sitisiri Mongkolsiri and produced by Kongdej Jaturanrasamee and Soros Sukhum. The movie stars Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying in the role of Aoy.
Queenmaker – Series – 14th April
Korean drama has been in high demand on Netflix since the success of Squid Game. With high international demand, there have been several Korean lineups confirmed for 2023.
The first release of 2023 starts with Queenmaker. It’s the story of two women, a skilled career woman named Hwand Do-hee and a labor rights lawyer Oh Seung Sook. Two seemingly unconnected are fated to join forces as Hwang Do-hee is hell-bent on making Oh Seung Sook the mayor of Seoul.
The series is written by Moon Ji-young and directed by Oh Jin-Seok. The first season will have 12 episodes.
Beef – Comedy Drama – 6th April
Imagine being part of a road rage incident. What comes to your mind? Anger? helplessness? or frustration?
The story of Beef follows two random people involved in a road rage incident. What follows and the spiraling fallout between the two people makes up the basic premise of the comedy-drama.
The series stars Steven Yeun as Danny Cho and Ali Wong as Amy Lau. The series has been created for Netflix by Lee Sung Jin.
Transatlantic – Period Drama – 7th April
Transatlantic follows the story of the 1940 refugee crisis in Marseille, France. It’s the true story based on Varian Fry, a journalist working to rehabilitate artists and journalists fleeing the Nazi occupation.
Fry allies with Mary Jayne Gold, an American socialite, and heiress. Together they find a secret French villa as a temporary hideout place for the refugees. The two played a pivotal role in saving many European social activists and artists of that time.
The movie draws inspiration from The Flight Portfolio written by Julie Orringer. The novel has been adapted for screenplay by Anna Winger.