So, you’ve got through everything in your watchlist, and as your browse through the Netflix menu it is starting to feel a bit stale. Fear not! May means all new films and shows coming to the streaming platform.

Here are the 5 new Netflix original films and the 5 new Netflix original series that we are most excited about in May 2019, plus a full list of everything that is coming to Netflix this May.

Movies

Knock Down the House (2 May)

This documentary film follows the careers of some of the most compelling young female Congress women currently making a difference. It looks at how a young bartender in the Bronx, a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia, a grieving mother in Nevada and a registered nurse in Missouri challenged powerful Congress incumbents to deliver some of the most shocking political upsets in history.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (3 May)

Unexpectedly starring Zac Efron as Ted Bundy himself, the film chronicles the crimes of Bundy from the perspective of his long term girlfriend, played by Lily Collins, who refused to accept the truth about him for years. Not only does the film look into the mind of one of the world’s most notorious serial killers, but also at how many people manage to blind themselves to shocking truths.

Wine Country (10 May)

Starring real life SNL friends Amy Poehler (who also makes her directorial debut), Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell and Emily Spivey, the film follows a group of friends that head out to make a 50th birthday. It feels a little bit like it will be a female equivalent of The Hangover, with wine as the beverage of choice for lubricating antics. Tina Fey also makes a cameo.

See You Yesterday (17 May)

Basically, two teenagers (played by Eden Duncan-Smith and Danté Crichlow), who also happen to be science prodigies, build a pair of time machines and then use them to try and save CJ’s (Duncan-Smith’s) brother, who was killed in an altercation with police. We are excited about this because it is the directorial debut from Spike Lee’s prodigy Stefon Bristol, who also wrote the film, so it is sure to be smart and funny.

The Perfection (24 May)

Starring Allison Williams of Girls fame, she plays a troubled musical prodigy named Charlotte, who is forced to leave her elite school. When a new star pupil, Elizabeth (Logan Browning), emerges, she reaches out to them. But the results take the girls down a disturbing path. The resulting smart horror is full of sly dark humour and hard-earned scares.

Series

Dead to Me (3 May)

This dark comedy series stars Christina Applegate and Lina Cardellini as a tightly would widow and a free spirit with a shocking secret that form an unlikely friendship. Applegate’s character Jen loses her husband in a hit and run car accident and must navigate the unwanted sympathy while trying to find the culprit. This dark twist on the grieving process works thanks to some outstanding performances from the leading ladies, and some pretty unpredictable twists.

Undercover (3 May)

Inspired by real events, this Dutch show follows two undercover agents, played by Frank Lammers and Anna Drijver, who pose as a couple at a campground in order to infiltrate a drug kingpin’s operation. This is Netflix’s first Dutch-language series and promises a binge worthy 10 episodes.

Abyss (6 May)

This Korean fantasy drama tells the story of two dead people brought back to life by a soul-reviving marble called ‘Abyss’. But the leading duo, played by Park Bo-Young (Strong Girl Bong-Soon and Oh My Ghost) and Ahn Hyo-Seop, are brought back with different appearances that turn the lives that they knew on their head. The two must also solve the mystery of the deaths, and return.

The Society (10 May)

Think Lord of the Flies meets Gossip Girl and you probably have the premise of The Society. A group of teens are mysteriously transported to a facsimile of their wealthy New England town without their parents. While they enjoy their freedom at first, things quickly start to get out of hand. Starring Kathryn Newton, Gideon Adlon, Sierra Burgess and Kristine Froseth.

When They See Us (31 May)

This criminal drama series documents the Central Parks jogger case from 1989 in which a jogger was attacked and raped in New York’s Central Park. Five youths, four African American and one Hispanic, were convicted for the crime, but their conviction was later overturned in 2002. What happened. The show has a powerful cast including Vera Farmiga, Felicity Huffman and Famke Janssen, plus Jharrel Jerome, Jovan Adepo, Chris Chalk, Freddy Miyares and Justin Cunningham as the youths.

And the Rest…

1 May

  • Angels & Demons
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
  • Casper
  • Chasing Liberty
  • Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion Part 1 & 2
  • The Da Vinci Code
  • The Dark Crystal (1982)
  • Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat
  • Dumb and Dumber
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Gosford Park
  • Gremlins
  • Hairspray (1988)
  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
  • Her Only Choice
  • Hoosiers
  • Just Friends
  • Knock Down the House – NETFLIX FILM
  • The Matrix
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Revolutions
  • Munafik 2 — NETFLIX FILM
  • Revolutionary Road
  • Roswell, New Mexico: Season 1
  • Scarface
  • Scream
  • Snowpiercer
  • Taking Lives
  • To Rome With Love
  • Wedding Crashers
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer: Season 2
  • John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky
  • Zombieland

2 May

  • Colony: Season 3
  • Olympus Has Fallen

3 May

  • All In My Family — NETFLIX FILM
  • Alles ist gut — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Cupcake & Dino – Genereal Services: Season 2 — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Tuca & Bertie: Season 1 — NETFLIX SERIES
  • The Last Summer — NETFLIX FILM
  • Flinch: Season 1 — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile — NETFLIX FILM
  • Dead to Me — NETFLIX SERIES
  • A pesar de todo — NETFLIX FILM
  • Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage — NETFLIX FILM
  • Mr. Mom
  • Supernatural: Season 14
  • True and the Rainbow Kingdom: Mushroom Town — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Undercover — NETFLIX SERIES

4 May

  • Like Arrows

6 May

  • Abyss: Season 1 — NETFLIX SERIES

7 May

  • The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution
  • Queen of the South: Season 3

8 May

  • Lucifer: Season 4 — NETFLIX SERIES

9 May

  • Bathtubs Over Broadway
  • Insidious

10 May

  • Dry Martina — NETFLIX FILM
  • Easy: Season 3 — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Gente que viene y bah — NETFLIX FILM
  • Harvey Girls Forever!: Season 2 — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Jailbirds — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Pose: Season 1
  • ReMastered: The Lion’s Share — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Shéhérazade — NETFLIX FILM
  • The Society — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Wine Country — NETFLIX FILM

12 May

  • Patriot Act with Hasan Minaj: Volume 3  — NETFLIX SERIES

13 May

  • Malibu Rescue — NETFLIX SERIES

14 May

  • revisions — NETFLIX ANIME
  • Still LAUGH-IN: The Stars Celebrate — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Weed the People

15 May

  • Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!

16 May

  • Good Sam — NETFLIX FILM
  • Take Me Home Tonight

17 May

  • 1994: Limited Series — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Chip & Potato — NETFLIX SERIES
  • It’s Bruno — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Maria — NETFLIX FILM
  • Morir para contar — NETFLIX FILM
  • Nailed It!: Season 3 — NETFLIX SERIES
  • The Rain: Season 2 — NETFLIX SERIES
  • See You Yesterday — NETFLIX FILM
  • Well Intended Love — NETFLIX SERIES
  • White Gold: Season 2 — NETFLIX SERIES

18 May

  • The Blackcoat’s Daughter

20 May

  • Prince of Peoria: Part 2 — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Rosario Tijeras (Mexico Version): Season 2

21 May

  • Arrow: Season 7
  • Moonlight
  • Wanda Sykes: Not Normal — NETFLIX SERIES

22 May

  • A Tale of Two Kitchens — NETFLIX SERIES
  • The Flash: Season 5
  • One Spring Night: Season 1 — NETFLIX SERIES

23 May

  • Riverdale: Season 3
  • Slasher: Solstice — NETFLIX SERIES

24 May

  • After Maria — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Alta Mar — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Joy — NETFLIX FILM
  • The Perfection — NETFLIX FILM
  • Rim of the World — NETFLIX FILM
  • She’s Gotta Have It: Season 2 — NETFLIX SERIES
  • What/If — NETFLIX SERIES

27 May

  • Historical Roasts — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Outlander: Seasons 1-2

28 May

  • Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

30 May

  • Chopsticks — NETFLIX FILM
  • My Week with Marylin
  • The One I Love
  • Svaha: The Sixth Finger — NETFLIX FILM

31 May

  • Always Be My Maybe — NETFLIX FILM
  • Bad Blood: Season 2 — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Black Spot: Season 2 — NETFLIX SERIES
  • How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) — NETFLIX SERIES
  • Killer Ratings — NETFLIX SERIES
  • When They See Us: Season 1 — NETFLIX SERIES

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