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By The Loop HK Staff | April 7th, 2020

This month, Netflix is keeping us entertained with the addition of a slew of classic, award-winning movies, quirky new reality shows, and fun new comedy movies and TV series that’ll keep our spirits lifted. Here’s what to watch on Netflix in April 2020.

The Social Network

Known for his fast-taking dialogue on “The West Wing,” Aaron Sorkin brings his witty screenwriting to this portrayal of the founding of Facebook. A timely addition with all the fake news and data breaches Facebook is being accused of right now.=

The Matrix

The Matrix trilogy – yes, that’s all three movies – will be hitting Netflix this month. Get ready for Keanu Reeves’ turn as a guy who gets caught up in a mind-bending alternate reality.

Nicky Jam: El Ganador

You might not remember, but Nicky Jam is the guy behind the football World Cup 2018 anthem, “Live It Up.” Now, get a behind-the-scenes look at the life and career of this Latin superstar with this dramatization of his life story.

Love, Wedding, Repeat

A British take on a classic French wedding comedy (“Plan de Table”) sees a Sam Clafin’s Jack try to make sure his sister has her dream wedding day. Olivia Munn stars as the gorgeous love interest that wreaks a little havoc.

The Main Event

ICYMI, the wrestling is back in a big way. Netflix is now showing “The Big Show Show,” which stars retired WWE star Big Show (no points for naming creativity there). Now, this docu-style movie follows an young aspiring wrestler in his quest to become the next big WWE superstar.

Puerto Ricans in Paris

Two NYC detectives head to the French capital and go undercover to bust a fashion ring flooding the market with fake handbags. Of course, comedy ensues.

Too Hot to Handle

Netflix is on a big of a reality show roll, and this new dating show has a bit of a twist. Contestants are taken to paradise with the promise of winning $10,000. The catch? They have to give up sex of any kind.

Cooked with Cannabis

Netflix realized it did something right with “The Final Table,” so they’re upping the ante by throwing in the now-legal drug, cannabis. This show takes professional chefs and has them compete to create weed-infused dishes.

The Willoughbys

In Netflix’s first big animated film, four kids neglected by their parents take their nanny on a caper through the big city. Ricky Gervais, Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Will Forte, and Martin Short lend their voices.

Django Unchained

In this Quentin Tarantino Western epic, Jamie Foxx and Leonardo di Caprio come together as a freed slave and bounty hunter who have to save Django’s wife from a ruthless plantation owner.

Never Have I Ever

An alum of The Office US, Mindy Kaling has carved her own path through Hollywood since playing Kelly Kapoor. Now, she’s behind this coming-of-age comedy series that follows the trials and tribulations of a first-generation Indian-American teenager in suburban Massachusetts, inspired by Kaling’s own childhood.

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