New Netflix Instant Movies — April 2013
Alright, lazy indoor-dwellers, Netflix is adding a whole host of new titles to keep you occupied for the next month. Check out our guide for the best of Netflix Instant movies for April 2013.
'48 Hrs.' (1982) -- Starring Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy. A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
'Dr. No,' (1962), 'For Your Eyes Only' (1981), 'License to Kill' (1989), 'Live and Let Die' (1973), 'Tomorrow Never Dies' (1997), 'Goldfinger' (1964), 'Goldeneye' (1995), 'The World Is Not Enough' (1999), 'The Spy Who Loved Me' (1977), 'You Only Live Twice' (1967), 'Octopussy' (1983), 'A View to a Kill' (1985) -- Netflix Instant is adding a whole bunch of classic James Bond movies, and there's enough here to give you your fill of 007 for the entire month of April.
'Lionheart' (1990) -- Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Harrison Page. A deserter of the Foreign Legion arrives in the US and must participate in some illegal fights to get his sister-in-law the money she needs for her child and sick husband.
'Overboard' (1987) -- Starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. A cruel but beautiful heiress screws over a hired carpenter, who later is the first one to find her when she gets amnesia. Looking for a little revenge he convinces her that she's his wife and puts her to work.
'The Last Temptation of Christ' (1988) -- Starring Willem Dafoe and Harvey Keitel. The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the temptations that all humans face during their lives, and his final temptation upon the cross.
'Shaft' (2000) -- Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa Williams and Christian Bale. New York City Detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially motivated murder.
'Braveheart' (1995) -- Starring Mel Gibson and Sophie Marceau. When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, a commoner begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist.
'Pet Sematary' (1989) -- Starring Dale Midkiff and Denise Crosby. Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable.
'But I'm a Cheerleader' (1999) -- Starring Natasha Lyonne, Clea DuVall and Ru Paul. A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.
'How to Marry a Millionaire' (1953) -- Starring Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable. Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.
'Roman Holiday' (1953) -- Starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn. A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.
'Pet Sematary 2' (1992) -- Starring Edward Furlong and Anthony Edwards. The ancient Indian cemetery with the power to raise the dead returns and influences the lives of new residents.
'Eye for an Eye' (1996) -- Starring Sally Field and Kiefer Sutherland. When the man responsible for the brutal rape and murder of her daughter is released on parole, a woman gets some training from a group of hit men to get revenge.
'The Rules of Attraction' (2002) -- Starring James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder and Shannyn Sossamon. The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
'Over the Top' (1987) -- Starring Sylvester Stallone and Robert Loggia. A trucker tries to rebuild the bond with his long-lost son by entering an arm-wrestling contest.
'Footloose' (1984) -- Starring Kevin Bacon and Lori Singer. A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.
'This Must Be the Place' (2012) -- Starring Sean Penn and Frances McDormand. Cheyenne, a retired rock star living off his royalties in Dublin, returns to New York City to find the man responsible for a humiliation suffered by his recently deceased father during WWII.
'28 Hotel Rooms' (2012) -- Starring Chris Messina and Marin Ireland. A novelist and an accountant meet while they are traveling for work, and though they both are in relationships, their one-night stand could become something more.
'The Devil's Own' (1997) -- Starring Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt. A police officer uncovers the real identity of his houseguest, an IRA terrorist in hiding.
'Pi' (1998) -- Starring Sean Gullette and Mark Margolis. A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature.
'The Hunger Games' (2012) -- Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Woody Harrelson. Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from each of the 12 Districts of Panem are chosen at random to compete.
'Girl Model' (2011) -- A documentary on the modeling industry's "supply chain" between Siberia, Japan and the US, told through the experiences of the scouts, agencies and a 13-year-old model.
'Lay the Favorite' (2012) -- Starring Rebecca Hall, Bruce Willis and Vince Vaughn. Ex-Private Dancer Beth, aspires to be a Las Vegas cocktail waitress when she falls in with Dink, a sports gambler. Sparks fly as she proves to be something of a gambling prodigy. Much to the ire of Dink's wife, Tulip.
'Scream 4' (2011) -- Starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette. Ten years have passed, and Sidney Prescott, who has put herself back together thanks in part to her writing, is visited by the Ghostface Killer.
'In Another Country' (2012) -- Starring Isabelle Huppert. A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort.
'Storage 24' (2012) -- Starring Noel Clarke and Colin O'Donaghue. In London, a military plane crashes leaving its highly classified contents strewn across the city. Completely unaware that the city is in lockdown, a group of people become trapped inside a storage facility with a highly unwelcome guest.
'Top of the Lake' (2013) -- Starring Elisabeth Moss and Jacqueline Joe. A detective investigates the disappearance of a local drug lord's 12-year-old pregnant daughter.
'Drop Dead Fred' (1991) -- Starring Phoebe Cates and Rik Mayall. A young woman finds her already unstable life rocked by the presence of a rambunctious imaginary friend from childhood.
'Safe' (2012) -- Starring Jason Statham and Chris Sarandon. Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.