Our Top 10 April Films on Neon

We love new releases, it’s about time we get a new to-watch list – meaning less time scrolling and more time watching!

This April, Neon has some exciting new films and series that we cannot wait to see and share with you.

Check out our top 10 April list from Neon below:

The First Lady

Available From April 18

A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies, delving deep into the persona; and political lives of Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford and Michelle Obama. Exploring everything from their journeys to Washington, family life, and world-changing political contributions, the impact of the White House’s women is no longer hidden from view.

The Cleaning Lady

Available From April 13

A whip-smart Cambodian doctor comes to the U.S. for medical treatment to save her ailing son. But when the system fails and pushes her into hiding, she refuses to be beaten down and marginalised. Instead, she becomes a cleaning lady for organised crime and starts playing the game by her own rules.

The Way Down

Available From April 29

After rising to fame with her Weigh Down Workshop, a Christian-based diet program that preached slenderness next to godliness, Gwen Shamblin Lara founded the Tennessee-based Remnant Fellowship Church. This HBO Max documentary series explores Lara’s fame and power and the truth behind the controversial practices of her church.

Barry S3

Available From April 25

While Barry has eliminated many of the external factors that pushed him towards violence, he soon discovers they weren’t the only forces at play. What is it about his own psyche that led him to become a killer in the first place? Season three finds Barry trying to make the right choice.

Fear The Walking Dead S7

Available From April 18

With the group scattered, each survivor is pushed to their limits as they confront a stark new reality. However, in the aftermath of nuclear fallout, Victor Stand has come out unscathed. Reeling from Will’s death, Alicia declares war on her old friend.

Nightmare Alley

Available From April 10

In 1940s New York, down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle endears himself to a clairvoyant and her mentalist husband at a travelling carnival. Hoping to swindle and score big, he soon hatches a scheme to con a dangerous tycoon with help from a mysterious psychiatrist who might be his most formidable opponent yet.

In The Heights

Available From April 17

In Washington Heights, New York, the scent of warm coffee hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway shop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies a vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is a likeable and magnetic bodega owner who hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.

Gunpowder Milkshake

Available From April 24

To protect an eight-year-old girl, a dangerous assassin reunites with her mother and her lethal associates to take down a ruthless crime syndicate and its army of henchmen.


Available From April 3

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career – from a child singing in her father’s church choir to her international superstardom – it’s the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice.


Available From April 3

A tech worker with agoraphobia discovers recorded evidence of a violent crime but is met with resistance when she tries to report it. Seeking justice, she must do the thing she fears the most: she must leave her apartment.