Animal-Themed Movies New to Streaming: April 2020

New movies hitting streaming in April include last year’s Oscar-winning “Parasite,” animated film “Abominable,” a documentary on chimp researcher Jane Goodall and “A Dog’s Purpose.”

NETFLIX
April 25
“The Artist” (2011) Uggie the dog is the real star of this nearly silent Best Picture Oscar winner set in the ’20s.


HULU
April 1

“Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who” (2008)
“Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa” (2008)

April 8
“Parasite” (2019) Bong Joon-Ho’s Oscar-winning drama about the clash between an upper-class and the lower-class family who works for them features three very cute dogs. Read: About Those Pampered Dogs in ‘Parasite’

April 24
“Abominable” (2019) After discovering a Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, teenager Yi and her two friends embark on an epic quest to reunite him with his family.


Disney+
April 1
“Jane” (2017) Brett Morgen’s documentary about famed environmentalist Jane Goodall features footage from her groundbreaking research and new interviews. Advisory: The film features graphic footage of animal deaths.


STARZ
April 4
“A Dog’s Journey” (2019) Dennis Quaid stars in the sequel to “A Dog’s Purpose.”



AMAZON PRIME
April 1
“I Am Legend” (2007) Will Smith, presumably the last man on earth, battles zombie-like creatures with his trusty German Shepherd by his side. Advisory: Since this is a horror movie, things don’t end well for Samantha the dog.

Also on Prime:
“Pet Sematary” (2019)
“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” (2019)
“The Farewell” (2019) (Read: What Do the Birds in ‘The Farewell’ Mean?)

You can also rent these 2020 films on Amazon Prime:

“Birds of Prey”
“Dolittle”
“Invisible Man”
“Sonic the Hedgehog”
“The Call of the Wild” (also available on Google Play, Vudu and YouTube)

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