Crime and Thriller Movies and Shows Coming To Netflix In April 2022
Welcome to our April 2022 comprehensive review of the best new crime and thriller shows and movies that are coming to Netflix this month for viewers in the United States. This guide is designed to help you zoom in on the most exciting movies coming to the streaming platform.
To name a few: Silverton Siege is a new Netflix Original that follows three young freedom fighters who seek refuge in a South African bank in Silverton, and take the bank and its customers hostage. All 3 movies of Blade Trilogy are also available on Netflix this month and we are excited about that.
Note: You can check out Mystery Tribune Watching Lists, our collection of the best movies, crime shows and thriller series on Netflix, Amazon, HBO and elsewhere here.
On Nov. 4, 1979, militants storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran, taking 66 American hostages. Amid the chaos, six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge with the Canadian ambassador.
Knowing that it’s just a matter of time before the refugees are found and likely executed, the U.S. government calls on extractor Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) to rescue them. Mendez’s plan is to pose as a Hollywood producer scouting locations in Iran and train the refugees to act as his “film” crew.
Blade Movie Trilogy: Blade 1 (1998), Blade II (2002) , Blade: Trinity (2004)
Blade is a film and television franchise based on the fictional Marvel Comics dhampiric vampire hunter of the same name, starring Wesley Snipes as Blade in the original trilogy, and Sticky Fingaz in the television series.
The original trilogy was directed by Stephen Norrington, Guillermo del Toro and David S. Goyer, the latter of whom also wrote the films and served as a co-writer for the first and last two episodes of the television series.
Starring Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz: In the turbulence of the 1970s, the international drug trade underwent a fast, violent and lucrative revolution – and one ordinary American was at its center. But in just a few short years, George Jung (Johnny Depp), a high-school football star single handedly became the world’s premiere importer of cocaine from Colombia’s Medellin cartel, changing the course of an entire generation. “Blow” is a high-velocity look at George Jung’s spectacular rise and fall.
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Double Oscar-winning movie: Small-time crook Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) tries to steal a car and winds up with its owner’s daughter, dissatisfied small-town girl Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway). Their crimes quickly spiral from petty theft to bank robbery, but tensions between the couple and the other members of their gang–hapless driver C.W. (Michael J. Pollard), Clyde’s suave older brother Buck (Gene Hackman) and Buck’s flibbertigibbet wife, Blanche (Estelle Parsons) –could destroy them all.
Eagle Eye (2008)
Jerry Shaw (Shia LaBeouf) and Rachel Holloman (Michelle Monaghan) are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met.
Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push them into increasing danger. As events escalate, Jerry and Rachel become the country’s most-wanted fugitives and must figure out what is happening to them.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Stanley Kubrick’s take on the Vietnam War follows smart-aleck Private Davis (Matthew Modine), quickly christened “Joker” by his foul-mouthed drill sergeant (R. Lee Ermey), and pudgy Private Lawrence (Vincent D’Onofrio), nicknamed “Gomer Pyle,” as they endure the rigors of basic training. Though Pyle takes a frightening detour, Joker graduates to the Marine Corps and is sent to Vietnam as a journalist, covering — and eventually participating in — the bloody Battle of Hué.
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
The Ring (2002)
Better Call Saul (Season 5)
He wasn’t always Saul Goodman, ace attorney for chemist-turned-meth dealer Walter White. Six years before he begins to represent Albuquerque’s most notorious criminal, Goodman is Jimmy McGill, a small-time attorney hustling to make a name for himself. He’s a forceful champion for his low-income clients, an underdog whose morals and ambitions often clash.
Jimmy works with private eye Mike Ehrmantraut, a former Philadelphia cop and recent transplant to the Southwest. Mike has a specialized skill set — he’s a “fixer” of sticky situations — that Jimmy soon learns to appreciate.
Netflix Original Polish action thriller. An event from the past separates the fate of three friends. Unexpectedly, in the life of David (Mateusz Banasiuk) she appears again. Dzika (Weronika Ksiazkiewicz) – once the love of his life, now an experienced policewoman, makes him an offer that cannot be rejected. Either he becomes a police informant, or his brother (Wojciech Zielinski) will go to prison with a long-term sentence.
Pressed against the wall, David finally succumbs, and his main goal becomes to infiltrate in an organized criminal group. Hitting the middle of a war for influence and money, he will have to face constant suspicion from Golden’s old friend (Mateusz Damiecki). He will soon discover that the world from which he tried to free himself draws him in with redoubled strength.
Queen of the South (Season 5)
While living in the barrio of Jalisco, Mexico, poor Teresa Mendoza falls in love with a member of a successful drug cartel, hoping the love will help her rise above the hopelessness she feels in her life. When it doesn’t happen, she is forced to flee the country after her boyfriend is murdered.
She seeks refuge in America, where she teams up with an unlikely person from her past to take down the leader of the drug ring that is after her. Teresa ends up starting her own drug empire, becoming one of the world’s wealthiest women in the process. With her success, she discovers that money doesn’t fix all of her problems, and she can only depend on herself if she wants to stay one step ahead of others and stay alive.
Yaksha: Ruthless Operations (2022)
Netflix Original: Korean Spy Thriller. On assignment in a perilous city to inspect a black ops team and its notorious leader, an upstanding prosecutor steps into a deadly war between spies.
Los Angeles denizen Louis Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) survives by scavenging and petty theft. He stumbles into a new career as a cameraman and — armed with a camcorder and police scanner — begins nocturnal forays across the city in search of shocking and grisly crimes.
When he catches the eye of a shopworn news director (Rene Russo) who welcomes the chance to raise her station’s ratings, Louis goes to increasingly greater lengths to catch the “money shot.”
The Call (2013)
A veteran operator for an emergency call-center, Jordan (Halle Berry) saves lives daily as part of her job, but when a young woman’s frantic report of a prowler ends tragically, Jordan is devastated. She decides to pack it in on the front lines and — instead — teach others the ropes of the high-pressure job.
But when a call from a kidnapped teen (Abigail Breslin) comes in, Jordan takes charge as never before and turns the girl into a partner in helping to save her life.
Anatomy of a Scandal (Limited Series)
Netflix Original Courtroom drama. Parliamentary minister James Whitehouse is a happily married man with a loving family home, then a scandalous secret comes to light.
Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
In 1967 Los Angeles, widowed mother Alice Zander (Elizabeth Reaser) unwittingly invites authentic evil into her home by adding a new stunt to bolster her séance scam business. When the merciless spirit overtakes her youngest daughter Doris (Lulu Wilson), the small family must confront unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.
Van Helsing (Season 5)
Netflix Original. In this reimagining of the classic Dracula story, the world is dominated by vampires, requiring humans to work together to survive. The series centers on Vanessa Helsing, daughter of famed vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing, who wakes up after a five-year coma to discover a vampire-controlled world.
She soon learns that she possesses a unique blood composition that makes her immune to vampires and able to turn the creatures into humans. That power puts humanity’s last hope to return the world to how it once was before the vampires took over in Vanessa’s hands.
The Turning Point (2022)
Netflix Original Italian crime film. A slacker who does his best to avoid confrontation strikes up an unlikely friendship with a dangerous thug who suddenly forces his way into his life.
Silverton Siege (2022)
Netflix Original. Follows three young freedom fighters who seek refuge in a South African bank in Silverton, and take the bank and its customers hostage and would only release them in exchange for the release of Nelson Mandela.