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Netflix Movies 2016: Best Movies, TV Shows to Watch This Week of April

( [email protected] ) Apr 23, 2016 03:37 PM EDT
Netflix has a roughly a gazillion different movies on its streaming platform. Even though the popular entertainment service provider might give accurate suggestions, it is still hard to find something worth watching for. If that's the case, we can help. We've looked at best shows available so that you'll know what are the best movies and TV shows to watch this April.
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Netflix has roughly a gazillion different movies on its streaming platform. Even though the popular entertainment service provider might give accurate suggestions, it is still hard to find something worth watching for. If that's the case, we can help. We've looked at best shows available so that you'll know what are the best movies and TV shows to watch this April.

Catching The Sun

In celebration of Earth day, Netflix premiered a new documentary on Friday, April 22. The environmental documentary is about "the international race to build a clean energy economy." Catching The Sun follows an unemployed American worker, a Tea Party activist, and a Chinese solar entrepreneur as they lead a better and greener energy in the future.

Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping

Patton Oswalt's latest special Talking for Clapping premiered on Netflix on Friday, April 22. This latest feature was shot in San Fransico. Oswalt, 47, laments his lack of basic home repair skills, what happened on his birthday and many other stories that would definitely make viewers laugh.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Watch Kimmy Schmidt's adventures on New York in the Season 2 of this hit TV sitcom. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt debuted on Netflix last week.  For fans who loved all the ridiculousness in the first season, they would no doubt love this sophomore season just as much.

 The Shawshank Redemption

This movie adaptation of Stephen King's Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption tells the story of Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins), a banker who's given two life sentences for the murder he did not commit. The movie talks about life, friendship and freedom.

2001: A Space Odyssey

This movie is a 1968 film from Stanley Kubrick that became one of the pioneers of sci-fi movies.  This influential film pushed the boundaries of special effects and narrative. A Space Odyssey is about two astronauts who battle against their spaceship's intelligence system while investigating a mysterious object in outer space.

The Perfect Storm

This Wolfgang Peterson-directed movie is based on real life events. Join George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg as they brave the raging seas inside a fishing vessel.

Minions (April 24)

Have a dose of laughter with Despicable Me's tiny, yellow creatures. This fun-filled movie is about the origins of these humble villain-assisting minions.

Team Foxcatcher (April 29)

This Netflix exclusive documentary tells the story of John du Pont, a wrestling enthusiast who committed murder in 1996.

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