New on Amazon Prime Instant in April 2015: Best TV shows and films to watch from Outlander to The Blind Side

Homeward Bound, Cinderella and The Mill are also available this month

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Blow away the winter blues and celebrate the beginning of spring with some sunny film classics including Homeward Bound and Cinderella.

Or if you prefer a bit of gloom catch up on Channel 4’s bleak drama The Mill.

Film

The Blind Side

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The Blind Side

Watch Sandra Bullock give the performance of her career in this touching tale of a wealthy southern family who adopt a homeless teenager and help him to become an NFL star.

Homeward Bound – The Incredible Journey

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Howard Bound

This childhood classic follows three dogs, Shadow, Chance and Sassy, as they escape from a California ranch and embark on a journey to find their owners in San Francisco.

The Town (2010)

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Ben Affleck and Rebecca Hall star in this thriller about a notorious thief who tried to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent looking to bring him down.

Hall Pass

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Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis in Hall Pass

Wedding Crashers actor Owen Wilson stars alongside Jason Sudeikis as two husbands struggling with their marriages who are given a Hall Pass by their wives for one week to do whatever they want.

Cinderella

If you’ve yet to see Disney’s live action Cinderella with Lily James and Cate Blanchett, catch up on the animated original before going to the cinema.

Also available:

Wreck-It Ralph

Hot Lead And Cold Feet

First Kid

TV

Outlander

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Based on the novel by Diana Gabaldon, Outlander has time travel, romance and sword fighting. The first season follows a WWII combat nurse who finds herself transported back to Scotland in 1743, where she encounters civil war and a dashing Highland warrior.

The Mill - Series 2

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The Mill, Channel 4

Channel 4’s powerful period drama focuses on the hard labour of the Quarry Bank mill workers and the abuse they endure. The second series continues following the young workers as they risk their own positions to stand up for justice.

TURN: Washington's Spies  - Series 2

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Jamie Bell stars in Turn: Washington's Spies

Starring Billy Elliot lead Jamie Bell, Turn series two continues the story of New York farmer and the US’s first spy Abe Woodhill and The Culper Ring spy ring as they continue to battle for American independence.

Also available:

Mistresses Series 1 and 2

The 100 Series 1

The Red Road

Castle Series 1 to 6

Shaun the Sheep 4.1

Amazon Prime Instant Video membership costs £5.99 a month and is available here.

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