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Every New Movie and TV Show Coming to Netflix in May

What you'll be watching during the next month.

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'Scarface' | Universal Pictures
'Scarface' | Universal Pictures

A new month means a new crop of licensed and original movies and shows arriving on Netflix, and saying farewell to many others. We present the full list of titles for the upcoming month below, but first, let's scan for highlights. If you want more viewing options, check out our rankings of the best Netflix Original shows of 2020 and best Netflix Original movies of 2021, as well as our lists of great movies currently streaming on Netflix and binge-worthy TV shows currently streaming on Netflix.

Maybe you're starting to get excited by the prospect of seeing big blockbusters in the theaters this summer, but in the meantime, quite a few heavy hitters are coming to Netflix. Both Zack Snyder's heist movie set during a zombie apocalypse, Army of the Dead, and the long-awaited Amy Adams-starring adaptation of the popular thriller novel, Woman in the Window, arrive this May. And that's only part of the excitement of next month—new episodes of Lucifer and the David Fincher-produced animated anthology Love, Death + Robots also hit the streamer, as does the new superhero series Jupiter's Legacy. You'll be able to turn into movies like the Back to the Future series, Mystic River, Notting Hill, Scarface, and so much more. See what else you can watch in May below.

army of the dead
'Army of the Dead' | Netflix

Everything coming in May

Available 5/1
Aliens Stole My Body
Angelina Ballerina
, Seasons 5-6
Back to the Future
Back to the Future Part II
Back to the Future Part III
Barney and Friends
, Seasons 13-14
Best of the Best
Dead Again in Tombstone
Due Date
Fun with Dick and Jane
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Green Zone
Hachi: A Dog's Tale
JT LeRoy
The Land Before Time
The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure
The Lovely Bones
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Mystic River
Never Back Down
Notting Hill
Open Season
The Pelican Brief
Resident Evil: Afterlife
Resident Evil: Extinction
S.M.A.R.T Chase
Scarface
SITTING IN LIMBO
Stargate
State of Play
The Sweetest Thing
Under Siege
Waist Deep
The Whole Nine Yards 
Your Highness
Zack and Miri Make a Porno
Zombieland

Available 5/2
Hoarders, Season 11

Available 5/4
The Clovehitch Killer
Selena: The Series
, Part 2 (Netflix original)
Trash Truck, Season 2 (Netflix original)

Available 5/5
Framing John DeLorean
The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness
(Netflix documentary)

Available 5/6
Dead Man Down

Available 5/7
Girl from Nowhere, Season 2 (Netflix original)
Jupiter's Legacy (Netflix original)
Milestone (Netflix film)
Monster (Netflix original)

Available 5/8
Mine (Netflix original)
Sleepless

Available 5/11
Money, Explained (Netflix documentary)

Available 5/12
Dance of the Forty One (Netflix film)
Oxygen (Netflix film) 
The Upshaws (Netflix original)

Available 5/13
Castlevania, Season 4 (Netflix anime)
Layer Cake

Available 5/14
Ferry (Netflix film)
Haunted, Season 3 (Netflix original)
I Am All Girls (Netflix film)
Jungle Beat: The Movie (Netflix film)
Love, Death & Robots, Volume 2 (Netflix original)
Move to Heaven (Netflix original)
The Strange House (Netflix film)
The Woman in the Window (Netflix film) 

Available 5/16
Sleight

Available 5/18
Sardar Ka Grandson (Netflix film)

Available 5/19
The Last Days
Sabotage 
Small Town Crime
Who Killed Sara?
, Season 2 (Netflix original)

Available 5/20
Hating Peter Tatchell
Special
, Season 2 (Netflix original)
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World

Available 5/21
Army of the Dead (Netflix film)
Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous, Season 3 (Netflix original)
The Neighbor, Season 2 (Netflix original)

Available 5/22
Sam Smith: Love Goes - Live At Abbey Road Studios

Available 5/25
Home

Available 5/26
Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (Netflix film)
High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America (Netflix documentary)
Nail Bomber: Manhunt (Netflix documentary)

Available 5/27
Black Space (Netflix original)
Blue Miracle (Netflix film)
Eden (Netflix anime) 
Soy Rada: Serendipity (Netflix comedy special)

Available 5/28
Dog Gone Trouble (Netflix original)
The Kominsky Method, Season 3 (Netflix original)
Lucifer, Season 5 Part 2 (Netflix original)

Available 5/31
Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story
The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties
(Netflix original)

May TBA
AlRawabi School for Girls (Netflix original)
Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir 
HALSTON
(Netflix original)
Mad for Each Other (Netflix original)
Master of None, Season 3 (Netflix original)
Racket Boys (Netflix original) 
Ragnarok, Season 2 (Netflix original)

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'Legally Blonde' | MGM Distribution Co.

Everything that arrived in April

Available 4/1
Cop Out
Friends with Benefits
Insidious
Legally Blonde
Leprechaun
Magical Andes
, Season 2 (Netflix docuseries)
Prank Encounters, Season 2 (Netflix original)
The Pianist
The Possession
Secrets of Great British Castles
, Season 1
Tersanjung the Movie (Netflix film)
The Time Traveler's Wife
2012
Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family
White Boy
Worn Stories
(Netflix docuseries)
Yes Man

Available 4/2
Concrete Cowboy (Netflix film)
Just Say Yes (Netflix film)
Madame Claude (Netflix film)
The Serpent (Netflix original)
Sky High (Netflix film)

Available 4/3
Escape from Planet Earth

Available 4/4
What Lies Below

Available 4/5
Coded Bias
Family Reunion
, Part 3 (Netflix original)

Available 4/6
The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse To You (Netflix original)

Available 4/7
The Big Day, Collection 2 (Netflix original)
Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute (Netflix documentary)
Snabba Cash (Netflix original)
This Is A Robbery: The World's Biggest Art Heist (Netflix documentary)
The Wedding Coach (Netflix original)

Available 4/8
The Way of the Househusband (Netflix anime)

Available 4/9
Have You Ever Seen Fireflies? (Netflix film)
Night in Paradise (Netflix film)
Thunder Force (Netflix film)

Available 4/10
The Stand-In

Available 4/11
Diana: The Interview that Shook the World

Available 4/12
New Gods: Nezha Reborn (Netflix film)
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, Seasons 1-4

Available 4/13
The Baker and the Beauty, Season 1
Mighty Express, Season 3 (Netflix original)
My Love: Six Stories of True Love (Netflix docuseries)

Available 4/14
The Circle, Season 2 (Netflix original)
Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! (Netflix original)
Law School (Netflix original) 
The Soul (Netflix film)
Why Did You Kill Me? (Netflix documentary)

Available 4/15
Dark City Beneath the Beat
The Master
Ride or Die
(Netflix film)
 
Available 4/16
Arlo the Alligator Boy (Netflix original)
Ajeeb Daastaans (Netflix film)
Crimson Peak
Fast & Furious Spy Racers
, Season 4: Mexico (Netflix original)
Into the Beat (Netflix film)
Rush 
Synchronic
Why Are You Like This
(Netflix original)
The Zookeeper's Wife

Available 4/18
Luis Miguel - The Series, Season 2 (Netflix original)

Available 4/19
Miss Sloane
PJ Masks
, Season 3

Available 4/20
Izzy's Koala World, Season 2 (Netflix original)

Available 4/21
Zero (Netflix original)

Available 4/22
Life in Color with David Attenborough (Netflix docuseries)
Searching For Sheela (Netflix documentary)
Stowaway (Netflix film)

Available 4/23
Heroes: Silence and Rock & Roll
Shadow and Bone
(Netflix original)
Tell Me When (Netflix film)

Available 4/27
August: Osage County
Battle of Los Angeles
Fatma
(Netflix original)
Go! Go! Cory Carson, Season 4 (Netflix original)

Available 4/28
Headspace Guide to Sleep (Netflix docuseries) 
Sexify (Netflix original)

Available 4/29
Things Heard & Seen (Netflix film)
Yasuke (Netflix anime)

Available 4/30
The Disciple (Netflix film)
The Innocent (Netflix original)
The Mitchells vs. The Machines (Netflix original)
Pet Stars (Netflix original)
The Unremarkable Juanquini, Season 2 (Netflix original)

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