What’s coming to Netflix in May

Alexis Blackwell

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Each month Netflix introduces new shows and movies to its streaming service. Here’s a list of what is coming to Netflix in May.


Arriving Television Shows:


Available May 1

American Experience: The Big Burn

American Experience: The Boys of ’36

Under Arrest: Season 5


Available May 5

Kazoops!: Season 3

The Last Kingdom: Season 2

Sense8: Season 2

Spirit: Riding Free: Season 1


Available May 9

Queen of the South: Season 1


Available May 11

The Fosters: Season 4

Switched at Birth: Season 5


Available May 12

All Hail King Julien: Exiled: Season 1

Anne with an E: Season 1

Master of None: Season 2


Available May 15

Sherlock: Series 4


Available May 18

Riverdale: Season 1

Royal Pains: Season 8


Available May 19

The Keepers: Season 1

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season 3


Available May 26

Bloodline: Season 3


Available May 28

Bunk’d: Season 2


Available May 30

F Is for Family: Season 2

House of Cards: Season 5


Arriving Movies:


Available May 1

Anvil! The Story of Anvil

Blood on the Mountain




Don’t Think Twice


Forrest Gump

Happy Feet

In the Shadow of Iris


Losing Sight of Shore

Malibu’s Most Wanted


Raja Hindustani

Richard Pryor: Icon


Available May 2

Bodyguards: Secret Lives From the Watchtower

Hija de la Laguna

Maria Bamford: Old Baby

Two Lovers and a Bear


Available May 5

Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie

The Mars Generation

Simplemente Manu NNa


Available May 6

Cold War 2

When the Bough Breaks


Available May 7


Stake Land ll

The Host


Available May 8

Beyond The Gates

Hunter Gatherer


Available May 9

Norm Macdonald: Hitler’s Dog, Gossip & Trickery

All We Had


Available May 10

The Adventure Club

El Apostata


Available May 12

Get Me Roger Stone




Available May 15


Command and Control

The Intent



Available May 16

The Break-Up

The Place Beyond the Pines

Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive


Available May 19




Available May 21

What’s With Wheat


Available May 22

Inglourious Basterds

They Call Us Monsters


Available May 23

Dig Two Graves

Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King


Available May 24



Available May 26


I Am Jane Doe

Joshua: Teenagers vs. Superpower

War Machine


Available May 29

Forever Pure

A New High


Available May 30

Doctor Strange


Sarah Silverman: A Speck of Dust