All the sci-fi TV and movies streaming in April 2022: From 'The Bubble' to 'Wrestlemania'

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All the sci-fi TV and movies streaming in April 2022: From 'The Bubble' to 'Wrestlemania'

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The Bubble Netflix

We have blockbusters, new original series, Wrestlemania(!?) and a ton of fun deep cuts on streaming this month — so let’s dig in.

Netflix has Judd Apatow’s next big comedy The Bubble, about the production behind a fictional sci-fi blockbuster being shot during the height of the pandemic. It stars a ton of fan favorites, including Karen Gillan, David Duchovny, Pedro Pascal and more. The OG streamer also has the fifth and final season of SYFY’s original series Van Helsing, in case you missed it the first time around.

Peacock has the latest edition of Wrestlemania to kick off the month, plus the new original comedy series Killing It, starring genre favorite Craig Robinson (Hot Tub Time Machine), which hails from the creators of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The service is also adding the first two Fantastic Beasts movies, in case you need to get caught up ahead of the third film this month. 

Disney+ has a relatively light load this month, led by new original Marvel series Moon Knight. Prime Video is also a bit light, led by Season 2 of its original series Undone, while we patiently wait for The Boys Season 3 to arrive later this year. Hulu has the second season of breakout series Woke, and HBO Max is adding the latest seasons of Batwoman and Snowpiercer. Apple TV+ is also bringing a new buzzy project, with Shining Girls.

Check out the full rundown below and let us know what you’ll be streaming.

NETFLIX

HIGHLIGHTS

The Bubble: Judd Apatow’s latest film is a wild, meta comedy set in the backdrop of the pandemic and a fictional, big-budget sci-fi sequel the crew is desperately trying to get made. It features an all-star cast of Karen Gillan, Fred Armisen, David Duchovny, Keegan-Michael Key, Leslie Mann, Kate McKinnon and Pedro Pascal. 

Van Helsing (Season 5): The fifth and final season of SYFY’s original series Van Helsing comes to Netflix, wrapping up the post-apocalyptic thriller about a descendant of legendary monster-hunter Van Helsing as she tries to save the world.

April 1
Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood
Captain Nova
A Cinderella Story
Argo
Blade
Blade II
Blade: Trinity
Delta Farce
Eagle Eye
How to Train Your Dragon
Inception
Puss in Boots
The Ring
The Bubble
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Shrek Forever After
How to Train Your Dragon

April 7
Return to Space

April 8
Green Eggs and Ham: Season 2
Metal Lords

April 10
Nightcrawler

April 14
Ultraman: Season 2 

April 16
LEGO Friends: Girls on a Mission: Seasons 1-4
Ouija: Origin of Evil
Van Helsing: Season 5

April 19
Pacific Rim: The Black - Season 2

April 28
Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles

PEACOCK

HIGHLIGHTS

Wrestlemania: The 38th edition of Wrestlemania comes to Peacock, featuring all the WWE superstars you know and love. 

Fantastic Beasts (Film Series): With the third Fantastic Beasts film, The Secrets of Dumbledore, set to open on April 15, catch up on the first two films in the series before the magical adventure into the early days of the Wizarding World continues. 

Killing It (Season 1): Craig Robinson (The Office) takes center stage in this high-concept new comedy from the creators of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. It’s about class, capitalism and … hunting really big snakes.

April 1 

Apollo 13
Balls of Fury
Beethoven
Beethoven’s 2nd

Bruce Almighty
Clash of the Titans
Despicable Me

Despicable Me 2
Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat (2003)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Gone in Sixty Seconds
Hook
Hotel Artemis
The Hulk (2003)

Last Witch Hunter
Megamind

Minority Report
Mortal Engines
Mystery Men
No Escape
The Nutty Professor

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps

Paul
The Purge: Anarchy
Spy Game
Tower Heist
Waterworld
XXX: Return of Xander Cage
Zero Dark Thirty
WWE 24: Royal Rumble
2022 
WWE Hall of Fame 2022 

April 2
The Blacklist, Season 9, New Episode (NBC)
NXT Stand & Deliver
Saturday Night Live
, Season 47, Episode 16 (NBC)
WrestleMania 38 – Night One

WWE – The Bump

April 3 

WrestleMania 38 – Night Two

WWE – The Bump

April 4
Madagascar: A Little Wild, Season 7 


April 5
The Croods: Family Tree, Season 2


April 6

Young Rock, Season 2, New Episode (NBC) 

April 9

The Blacklist, Season 9, New Episode (NBC)

Saturday Night Live, Season 47, Episode 17 (NBC) 


April 12
The End Game, Season 1, New Episode (NBC) 


April 13
Young Rock, Season 2, New Episode (NBC) 

April 14
Killing It (Season 1)

April 16
The Blacklist, Season 9, New Episode (NBC)

Saturday Night Live, Season 47, Episode 18 (NBC)

April 19

The Endgame, Season 1, New Episode (NBC)


April 20

Young Rock, Season 2, New Episode (NBC) 

April 23

The Blacklist, Season 9, New Episode (NBC)


April 26
The Endgame, Season 1, New Episode (NBC) 


April 27

Young Rock, Season 2, New Episode (NBC) 

April 30

The Blacklist, Season 9, New Episode (NBC)

DISNEY+

HIGHLIGHTS

Moon Knight: The latest original Marvel live-action Disney+ series set in the MCU looks to open up the darker, more cerebral side of the MCU. It stars Oscar Isaac and Ethan Hawke, and looks to blend classic superhero vibes with Egyptology, psychological trauma and a fair dose of terror. New episodes air every Wednesday in April. 

April 1 
Herbie: Fully Loaded

April 6
Moon Knight: Episode 2

April 13
Moon Knight: Episode 3

April 20
Moon Knight: Episode 4

April 27
Moon Knight: Episode 5

HULU

HIGHLIGHTS

Woke (Season 2): The hit dramedy, about a Black artist who literally talks with his art, is back for Season 2. It takes an acerbic eye at important issues, tackling everything from nerd culture to activism through a clever, vibrant lens.

The Hardy Boys (Season 2): A teen mystery thriller that would fill right at home on The CW, Season 2 of The Hardy Boys arrives with more questions, and plenty of moody brooding.

April 1
Antz

Armored

Battleship

Casper

Crank

Hanna

John Carpenter’s Vampires

Knowing

Looper

Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Open Range

Phantom

Practical Magic

Scooby-doo (2002)

Scooby-doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

Shrek

Shrek 2

Twilight

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2

Watchmen



April 4

Madagascar: A Little Wild: Complete Season 7

April 5

The Croods: Family Tree: Complete Season 2

April 6

The Hardy Boys, Complete Season 2

April 8
Woke, Complete Season 2

Let The Right One In (2008)

April 15

Black Death (2010)

HBO MAX

HIGHLIGHTS

The Incredible Hulk: You can find a whole lot of MCU movies on Disney+, but not quite all of them. Thanks to complicated rights deals from the early days of the MCU, the Phase 1 solo Hulk movie is popping up on HBO Max, which will make for handy access for MCU completists looking for a rewatch.

Snowpiercer (Season 3): The third season of TNT’s hit apocalyptic drama arrives in full on HBO Max. The show follows the survivors of a global apocalypse on a never-ending train, while the planet is left a frozen husk. 

Batwoman (Season 2): The second season of The CW’s fan favorite Batwoman series comes to streaming, where fans will get a chance to meet the new hero under the cowl, after the series went through a major retooling in Year 2.

April 1

Annabelle

Battle: Los Angeles

Beetlejuice

Children of the Damned

Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History

Insidious
Limitless
Moon
Red
Salt
Surf's Up 2: WaveMania
The Incredible Hulk
The Last Airbender
The Last Dragon
The Raid: Redemption (Extended Version)
The Relic
The Thirteenth Floor
Universal Soldier: The Return
Wrath Of The Titans

April 2
Batwoman: Season 2

April 5
Man of Steel

April 12
Black Mass

April 29
Snowpiercer: Season 3

April 30
The Blair Witch Project

House of 1,000 Corpses

The Devil's Rejects

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April 1
Cast Away

Shanghai Noon

Con Air

Unbreakable

The Sixth Sense

The Watch

Armageddon

Signs

The Recruit

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Young Frankenstein 
Knowing

The Spy Next Door

Steve Jobs: The Man In the Machine

Jeepers Creepers 2


Carrie(1976)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers(1956)

Jet Li's Fearless 
Braveheart
Shrek Forever After 

Pineapple Express 

District 9 


April 15
Outer Range S1 (2022)

April 29
Undone (2022)


PARAMOUNT PLUS

April 1
Jackass (Seasons 1-4)
Addams Family Values
Alien Addiction
Allan Quatermain & the Lost City of Gold
Catch Me If You Can
Charlotte's Web
Dead Again
Ghost World
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
King Arthur
Office Space
Panic Room
Pulp Fiction
Reign of Fire
Sunshine
Teen Witch
The Fly
The Haunting
The Legend of Zorro
The Manchurian Candidate
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
Tommy Boy
Top Gun

April 4
Carrie

April 5
Star Trek: The Motion Picture - The Director's Edition premiere

April 15
Rugrats (10 new episodes)

April 20
Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks (Season 4)

April 22
Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

APPLE TV PLUS

Apple’s boutique streaming service has found itself another buzzy hit in Severance, which is wrapping up its first season this month. But looking ahead, the service is also dropping the new original series Shining Girls, starring The Handmaid’s Tale's Elisabeth Moss. The show is a twisty time travel thriller, and very well could be our next obsession.

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