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New on Amazon Prime: April 2019

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This Month’s Highlights

A Quiet Place

Before Bird Box, in which Sandra Bullock couldn’t look at the monsters, or Netflix’s upcoming The Silence, in which, uh, the monsters rely on sound, there was The Quiet Place, the first, and probably best, movie of this trend to be released. Directed by John Krasinski and starring him and his wife, Emily Blunt, the movie is gripping from the start, full of twists, turns, and nails in the stairwell. By the end of it, you’ll realize you’ve barely exhaled at all. Arrives April 2.

Beetlejuice

When Vulture recently ranked all 19 Tim Burton movies, this twisted 1988 classic came in at No. 3, and with good reason. As we wrote, the movie’s “light and slapsticky in a way that’s charming and accessible, but creepy and startling when you least expect it.” Plus, consider the heavy-hitting cast: Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, and Winona Ryder, all in one place? Sold. It’s the perfect movie to watch this month as you ignore Burton’s not-great-looking current theatrical release Dumbo. Arrives April 1.

Full List of What’s New on Amazon Prime — April 2019

Noteworthy titles in bold.

Available April 1

1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Addams Family Values (1993)
An Invited Guest (1999)
Beetlejuice (1988)
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Blade (1998)
Blade II (2002)
Blade: Trinity (2004)
Blown Away (1994)
Case 39 (2009)
Days of Thunder (1990)
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Die Another Day (2002)
Dragonslayer (2011)
Escape from L.A. (1996)
An Everlasting Piece (2000)
Everything Must Go (2010)
Foxfire (1996)
Funny About Love (1990)
Goldfinger (1964)
In a World … (2013)
Interview With the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
Law of the Lawless (1964)
Liberty Stands Still (2002)
Little Monsters (1989)
Live and Let Die (1973)
Murder, She Wrote, Seasons 1-5
Never Say Never Again (1983)
Octopussy (1983)
Primal Fear (1996)
Racing With the Moon (1984)
Sharkwater Extinction (2018)
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Stories We Tell (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
The Addams Family (1991)
The Living Daylights (1987)
The Man With the Golden Gun (1974)
The Minus Man (1999)
The Perfect Storm (2000)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Up in Smoke (1978)
Up in the Air (2009)
You Only Live Twice (1967)

Available April 2

A Quiet Place (2018)

Available April 5

The Tick (Prime Original Series), Season 2

Available April 8

Finding Your Feet (2018)
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

Available April 12

Bug Diaries (Prime Original Series), Season 1
Diablo Guardian (Prime Original Series), Season 2

Available April 17

Overboard (2018)

Available April 18

Mid90s (2018)

Available April 19

Bosch (Prime Original Series), Season 5

Available April 21

Book Club (2018)

Available April 22

The Next Three Days (2010)

Available April 27

The Hole in the Ground (2018)
Humans, Season 3
Welcome to the Rileys (2010)

Available April 29

Waiting for ‘Superman’ (2010)

Available April 30

Vikings, Season 5

For more coverage of the best movies and TV shows available on Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Showtime check out Vulture’s What to Stream Now hub, which is updated throughout the month.

New on Amazon Prime: April 2019