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New on Hulu April 2021 Movies and Shows

Likewise Spotlight

What’s new on Hulu this April 2021? There’s plenty of new movies, new shows, and new releases on Hulu this April for you to watch during the Spring. From the release of Season 4 of the Hulu Original, The Handmaid’s Tale to the popular cooking show Chopped, there’s plenty of Hulu new releases for everyone! Below you will find what we are most excited about at Likewise this month. If you like what you see, be sure to save your favorite new Hulu items in the app, so you’ll never have to miss out on the content you love.

Hulu Originals:

The Handmaid’s Tail

The Handmaid’s Tail is back for Season 4! This exclusive Hulu series is new on Hulu this April 2021. Based on Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale, this dystopian tragedy television series follows main character Offred as she survives in a new totalitarian society where women known as Handmaids must bear children. The series won eight Emmys and was the first Hulu new series to do so! Beware, the show can be jarring to watch sometimes and all-too-real even with its dystopian themes.

WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn

This new Hulu movie-documentary explore the making and breaking of WeWork, one of the biggest startup failures. Their infamous failed IPO and frat-boy work culture are unveiled in this brand new documentary. If you enjoyed Framing Britney, one of the other new documentaries on Hulu, make sure to give this documentary a watch too!

Movies to Stream

Pretty Woman

Julia Roberts and Richard Gere compose one of America’s most iconic on-screen couples. And guess what? They were first paired together on Pretty Woman! Vivian (played by Julia Roberts) is a Hollywood prostitute who is hired by Edward Lewis (played by Richard Gere), who is a rich, corporate businessman, to accompany him on trips. Their relationship develops over the course of her work with him and you’ll have to watch to find out what happens! Roberts was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance and made a place for herself in rom-com history! If you’ve been looking for a heartwarming, classic rom-com, give Pretty Woman a watch! It’s new to Hulu right now!

Napolean Dynamite

The cult classic Napolean Dynamite is new on Hulu now! This hilarious comedy film features Jon Heder as Napoleon Dynamite, a super nerd, and Efren Ramirez as Pedro Sanchez, a Mexican immigrant. The two are friends who work on Napolean’s class president campaign that’s filled with stupidity and humor. The movie is quotable and unified an entire generation of 2004 kids and teens. Watch Napolean Dynamite for some stupid-fun about a teen geek!

Shows to Stream

Sex and the City

Hulu’s new shows now include another cultural phenomenon, Sex and the City. The show follows four women, Carrie Bradshaw (played by Sarah Jessica Parker), Samantha Jones (played by Kim Cattrall), Charlotte York (played by Kristin Davis), and Miranda Hobbes (played by Cynthia Nixon) in their mid-thirties and forties who live in New York City and try to navigate their sex lives. The show successfully tackled many relevant social issues like sexuality and feminity. To top it all off, the show has earned a whopping 54 Emmy nominations. And for even more, check out HBO Max’s new series And Just Like That, a sequel to Sex and the City!


30-minutes on the clock and a basket full of unknown ingredients. Ready, set, go! Chopped is a fun cooking show hosted by Ted Allen where professional chefs around the US compete in quick, 30-minute rounds to win $10,000. Check out all of Season 44 in everything new on Hulu this April 2021!

What else is new to Hulu this April 2021? Here’s everything coming to Hulu this April 2021, and don’t forget to save the list in the Likewise App!

Streaming April 1

  • Amy Schumer Learns to Cook: Complete Season 1 (Food Network)
  • Caribbean Life: Complete Seasons 18 & 19 (HGTV)
  • Chopped: Complete Season 44 (Food Network)
  • Chopped Sweets: Complete Season 1 (Food Network)
  • Christina On The Coast: Complete Season 2 (HGTV)
  • Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: Complete Seasons 34 & 35 (Food Network)
  • Doubling Down with the Derricos: Complete Season 1 (TLC)
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition: Complete Season 1 (HGTV)
  • Guy’s Grocery Games: Complete Season 22 (Food Network)
  • Naked and Afraid XL: Complete Season 6 (Discovery)
  • Say Yes to the Dress: Complete Season 19 (TLC)
  • Tournament of Champions: Complete Season 1 (Food Network)
  • Undercover Billionaire: Complete Season 1 (Discovery)
  • UniKitty: Complete Season 3 (Cartoon Network)
  • Vegas Chef Prizefight: Complete Season 1 (Food Network)
  • Worst Cooks in America: Complete Season 18 (Food Network)
  • Higurashi: When They Cry: Season 1, Epsiodes 1-12 (DUBBED) (Funimation)
  • 2012 (2009)
  • 28 Days Later (2003)
  • A Hologram for the King (2016)
  • A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
  • A Simple Plan (1998)
  • The Abyss (1989)
  • Before We Go (2015)
  • Bug (2007)
  • Bulworth (1998)
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  • Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (1974)
  • Changing Lanes (2002)
  • Chappaquiddick (2017)
  • Chato’s Land (1972)
  • Cheech & Chong’s Still Smokin’ (1983)
  • Cohen and Tate (1989)
  • The Color Purple (1985)
  • The Dead Zone (1983)
  • The Devil’s Double (2011)
  • Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
  • Die Hard (1988)
  • Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)
  • Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
  • Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000)
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
  • Frankie & Alice (2014)
  • Friends With Benefits (2011)
  • Garden State (2004)
  • The Gift (2000)
  • Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
  • Guess Who (2005)
  • Hancock (2008)
  • The Hunting Party (1971)
  • In The Mix (2005)
  • Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000)
  • Lady in a Cage (1964)
  • Larry The Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006)
  • Life Of Crime (2014)
  • Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)
  • Mad Max (1980)
  • Madea Goes To Jail (Theatrical Feature) (2009)
  • The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959)
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2004)
  • Monster’s Ball (2001)
  • Motel Hell (1980)
  • Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
  • Never Back Down (2008)
  • New in Town (2009)
  • Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
  • The Out-Of-Towners (1999)
  • The Pawnbroker (1964)
  • Platoon (1986)
  • The Polar Express (2004)
  • The Preacher’s Wife (1996)
  • The Program (1993)
  • Ramona and Beezus (2009)
  • The Replacement Killers (1998)
  • Rio (2011)
  • The Sandlot (1993)
  • Scary Movie 4 (2006)
  • Sex And The City (2008)
  • Sex And The City 2 (2010)
  • Shaft (2000)
  • Shrek 2 (2002)
  • The Skull (1965)
  • Sleeping With The Enemy (1991)
  • Sliver (1993)
  • So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
  • Star Trek: Generations (1994)
  • Step Up Revolution (2012)
  • The Sum of All Fears (2002)
  • That Thing You Do! (1996)
  • The Upside (2017)
  • Vanilla Sky (2001)
  • Virtuosity (1995)
  • Waiting to Exhale (1995)
  • War (2007)
  • Warriors of Virtue (1997)
  • What About Bob? (1991)
  • Where the Heart Is (2000)
  • Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

Streaming April 2

  • WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn: Documentary Premiere (Hulu Original)
  • Law & Order: Organized Crime: Series Premiere (NBC)
  • Manifest: Season 3 Premiere (NBC)
  • The Moody’s: Season 2 Finale (Fox)
  • Real Housewives of New York City: Complete Season 12 (Bravo)

Streaming April 3

  • Hysterical: Series Premiere (FX)
  • Blair Witch (2016)

Streaming April 5

  • Girl (2020)

Streaming April 7

  • Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World: Season 1, Episodes 1-2 (Funimation)

Streaming April 8

  • Home Economics: Series Premiere (ABC)

Streaming April 9

  • Everything’s Gonna Be Okay: Season 2 Premiere (Freeform)
  • Rebel: Series Premiere (ABC)
  • The Standard (2020)
  • Stars Fell on Alabama (2021)

Streaming April 10

  • The Day I Became a God: Season 1, Episodes 1-12 (DUBBED) (Funimation)
  • Desierto (2015)
  • Knuckledust (2020)

Streaming April 12

  • Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
  • Spontaneous (2020)

Streaming April 15

  • The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Complete Season 10 (Bravo)

Streaming April 16

  • Fly Like a Girl (2020)
  • Songbird (2020)

Streaming April 17

  • Modern Persuasion (2020)
  • Thelma (2017)

Streaming April 20

  • Sasquatch: Documentary Series Premiere (Hulu Original)

Streaming April 21

  • Cruel Summer: Series Premiere (Freeform)

Streaming April 22

  • Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World: Documentary Premiere (PBS)

Streaming April 23

  • A Place of No Words (2020)

Streaming April 25

  • Wild Mountain Thyme (2021)

Streaming April 26

  • The Oscars Red Carpet Show: Special (ABC)
  • The 93rd Oscars: Special (ABC)

Streaming April 28

  • The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 4 Premiere (Hulu Original)
  • Arrival (2016)

Streaming April 30

  • The Judge (2014)

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Michele is a fan of A24 movies and books about digital media. Her all-time favorite TV shows are Bojack Horseman, Veronica Mars, and Parks and Recreation. In her free time she likes to do nail art and watch new TV shows!
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