35 best new Netflix movies and shows coming in April 2020

Never Have I Ever on Netflix. Photo courtesy Netflix
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30. Soul Plane

Release Year: 2004

Directed By: Jessy Terrero

Starring: Kevin Hart, Snoop Dogg, Tom Arnold, Method Man, K. D. Aubert, Godfrey, Brian Hooks, Arielle Kebbel, Loni Love, Mo’Nique, Sofia Vergara, Missi Pyle, Sommore, D.L. Hughley, Ryan Pinkston, Gary Anthony Williams, John Witherspoon, Cynthia Pinot, Angell Conwell, Roberto Roman, Terry Crews, Richard T. Jones, Lil Jon, Ying Yang Twins, Karl Malone

Release Date: Wednesday, April 1

Let’s be honest: We all have that one guilty pleasure movie that we love to watch in spite of its standing as a popularly deemed Not Good™ movie. It’s nothing to be ashamed of because, at the end of the day, art is subjective. And if there was ever a time to unapologetically lean on that movie, it’s now. You can find an obscene amount of these kinds of feel-good films all over various streaming services, Netflix especially, and this month, it’s adding another with Soul Plane.

Kevin Hart stars in Soul Plane as Nashawn Wade, a former lover of flying who has one extremely terrible experience aboard a flight. After a horrible meal, a bad bathroom trip and the death of his dog, Nashawn files a lawsuit against the airline and lands himself a multimillion-dollar payback. With his settlement, Nashawn starts his own airline that’s more accommodating to African-American flyers. Nashawn’s new airline features a flashy plane and cool pilot Capt. Mack (Snoop Dogg), but the upstart airline hits turbulence when Elvis Hunkee (Tom Arnold) boards a flight.

Soul Plane comes from director Jessy Terrero, who made his directorial debut with the film and most often directs music videos for the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Leona Lewis, Maluma and Bad Bunny. The film wasn’t particularly well-received upon release and holds an 18% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Soul Plane also found itself taxied at the box office with a gross of $14.8 million against a budget of $16 million. If you’re willing to give the comedy a second chance to take off with laughter, be sure to add Soul Plane to your watch list at the top of April.