Lookin’ at my Apple Watch it’s about that time…here are our picks of nine great shows and films to watch on Netflix this April.

The Serpent

The Serpent | April 2

In the 1970s, merciless killer Charles Sobhraj preys on travelers exploring the “hippie trail” of South Asia. Based on shocking true events.

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Idris Elba - Caleb McLaughlin - Concrete Cowboy poster for Netflix

Concrete Cowboy | April 2

While spending the summer in North Philadelphia, a troubled teen (Caleb McLaughlin) is caught between a life of crime and his estranged father’s (Idris Elba) vibrant urban-cowboy subculture.

Based on the novel “Ghetto Cowboy” by G.Neri, “Concrete Cowboy” is directed by Ricky Staub and co-stars Jharrel Jerome, Byron Bowers, Lorraine Toussaint and Clifford “Method Man” Smith.

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Two Distant Strangers

Two Distant Strangers | April 9

In “Two Distant Strangers,” cartoonist Carter James’ repeated attempts to get home to his dog are thwarted by a recurring deadly encounter that forces him to re-live the same awful day over and over again.

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Thunder Force

Thunder Force | April 9

Two childhood best friends (Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer) reunite as an unlikely crime-fighting superhero duo when one invents a formula that gives ordinary people superpowers.

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Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! | April 14

A single dad (Jamie Foxx) and cosmetics brand owner figures out fatherhood on the fly when his strong-minded teen daughter moves in with him.

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Stowaway | April 22

On a mission headed to Mars, an unintended stowaway accidentally causes severe damage to the spaceship’s life support systems. Facing dwindling resources and a potentially fatal outcome, the crew is forced to make an impossible decision. Directed by Joe Penna and starring Anna Kendrick, Daniel Dae Kim, Shamier Anderson and Toni Collette.

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Shadow And Bone

Shadow And Bone | April 23

Dark forces conspire against orphan mapmaker Alina Starkov when she unleashes an extraordinary power that could change the fate of her war-torn world.

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Things Heard & Seen

Things Heard & Seen | April 29

A Manhattan couple moves to a historic hamlet in the Hudson Valley and come to discover that their marriage has a sinister darkness, one that rivals their new home’s history.  Based on the acclaimed novel by Elizabeth Brundage.

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The Mitchells vs. The Machines

The Mitchells vs. The Machines | April 30

A quirky, dysfunctional family’s road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity’s unlikeliest last hope!

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What are you planning to watch this month on Netflix?