Netflix reveal all of the new shows and movies arriving in May
Here are all of the original movies and shows debuting on Netflix throughout the month of May.
If you've got a Netflix subscription, then you'll want to go through this list of movies, shows, documentaries, comedy specials and family favourites and starting putting them into your viewing calendar! Plenty to binge on here, beginning with...
NETFLIX TV SERIES
Love Village - May 2
Singles relocate to a house in the mountains to see if love might transpire in a tranquil and idyllic setting, away from the realities of the world. The aim is for participants to find their everlasting love - by showing their real faces, crying, laughing and quarrelling. Would the participant find the last love in life and leave the house and village with the partner?
The Tailor - May 2
The story of Peyami, a young and famous tailor who inherited talent and successful business from his grandfather. With the death of his grandfather, Peyami brings his biggest secret to the core of his life in Istanbul and now has to take care of him without a soul finding out the truth.
Jewish Matchmaking - May 3
A new series from the producers of Indian Matchmaking, Jewish Matchmaking features singles in the US and Israel as they turn their dating life over to a top Jewish matchmaker. Will using the traditional practice of shidduchim dating help them find their soulmate in today’s world?
Sanctuary - May 4
A juvenile delinquent becomes a sumo apprentice and finds himself on a collision course with a voiceless wrestler carrying a secret. A gritty look into the underbelly of professional sumo, a world full of young men with ambitions for money, women, fame, and power.
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story - May 4
Centred on Queen Charlotte's rise to prominence and power, this Bridgerton-verse prequel tells the story of how the young Queen's marriage to King George sparked both a great love story and a societal shift, creating the world of the Ton inherited by the characters in Bridgerton.
Queen Cleopatra - May 10
Cleopatra’s heritage has been the subject of much academic debate, which has often been ignored by Hollywood. Now our series re-assesses this fascinating part of her story.
Dance Brothers - May 10
Two brothers Roni (Roderick Kabanga) and Sakari (Samuel Kujala) struggle to make a living as professional dancers. To help finance their dance dreams they decide to start their own club, which provides income, housing and a training space.
Missing: Dead or Alive? - May 10
Follow officers from a South Carolina sheriff’s department as they urgently search for individuals who've disappeared under troubling circumstances.
Ultraman: Season 3 - May 10
Shinjiro (aka Ultraman) begins to realise he can no longer keep his abilities under control and struggles to contain them. His power is unleashed beyond his control, the city is destroyed, and people are hurt. Society begins to call Ultraman a “disaster of mankind” and the hero becomes a target for condemnation.
Black Knight - May 12
A legendary delivery driver "5-8" with exceptional battle skills teams up with a refugee "Sawol" who dreams of following in his footsteps.
Mulligan - May 12
In this satirical comedy, when most of Earth is destroyed by aliens, can a few survivors rebuild what’s left of America and form a more perfect union?
Queer Eye: Season 7 - May 12
Grab your beads and let the good times roll as The Fab Five bring some sparkle and sass to New Orleans and transform the lives of residents who are in need of a fresh start.
Rhythm + Flow France: Season 2 - May 17
French rappers freestyle, battle and write their way to a game-changing 100,000 euro prize in a music competition series judged by SCH, Shay and Niska.
Working: What We Do All Day - May 17
Narrated by Barack Obama, this documentary series that explores the ways in which we find meaning in our work and how our experiences and struggles connect us on a human level.
McGregor Forever - May 17
Conor McGregor's brutal strikes and trash-talking swagger made him the UFC's biggest draw. This rousing docuseries follows his dynamic career.
Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune - May 18
Akira Ihotsu is a young man who spends his days rebelling against an oppressive society on a future Earth, which is ruled and controlled by Shoren, the Pan-Star System Trade Federation. One day, he is scouted by Pupkin, a “cook” for Shoren, and volunteers to join the planetary orbital infantry force “Yakitori” — a brutal unit whose missions average a shocking death rate of 70%.
XO, Kitty - May 18
Teen matchmaker Kitty Song Covey thinks she knows everything there is to know about love. But when she moves halfway across the world to reunite with her long-distance boyfriend, she'll soon realise that relationships are a lot more complicated when it’s your own heart on the line.
Selling Sunset: Season 6 - May 19
New agents mean new drama. The realtors of The Oppenheim Group return with sleek penthouse listings, personality clashes, and pregnancies - and throw enough shade to cover every cabana in Los Angeles.
Muted - May 19
Sergio hasn't spoken since he murdered his parents six years ago. Now, a psychiatrist aims to uncover what happened through a twisted investigation.
MerPeople - May 23
A dive into the fascinating world of underwater performers who have turned their love for the mystical sea creatures into real-world careers.
The Ultimatum: Queer Love - May 24
Five new couples, made up of women and non-binary people, are at a crossroads in their relationship. One partner is ready for marriage, the other may have doubts.
FUBAR - May 25
A CIA Operative (Arnold Schwarzenegger) on the verge of retirement discovers a family secret. Forced to go back into the field for one last job, the series tackles universal family dynamics set against a global backdrop of spies, action and humour.
Turn of the Tide - May 26
When a boat loaded with cocaine sinks off the Azores, Eduardo sees a risky but exciting opportunity to make money and fulfill impossible dreams.
Royalteen: Princess Margrethe - May 11
Last year’s prom ended in major drama for Princess Margrehte. She doesn’t dare tell anyone about what happened the night she was hospitalised. Suddenly the Danish royal family plans to visit Norway, and Princess Margrethe will finally get to meet the handsome danish prince that she's been chatting with for months.
The Mother - May 12
A deadly female assassin (Jennifer Lopez) comes out of hiding to protect the daughter that she gave up years before, while on the run from dangerous men.
Anna Nicole Smith: You Don't Know Me - May 16
This new Netflix documentary feature focuses on Anna, from her first appearance in Playboy in 1992, to her dizzying ascent that was the very essence of the American dream, brought to a tragic halt with her untimely passing in 2007.
Fanfic - May 17
Two high school students form an intense connection as they navigate the challenges of discovering and expressing their truest selves.
Faithfully Yours - May 17
Using each other as alibis, two friends sneak off to indulge in secret affairs — but their elaborate web of lies unravels when one of them goes missing.
Kathal: A Jackfruit Mystery - May 19
When two prized jackfruits disappear from a politician's garden, a spirited cop's investigation takes an unexpected turn as she digs for the truth.
Victim/Suspect - May 23
This documentary focuses on young women who tell the police they’ve been sexually assaulted, but instead of finding justice, they’re charged with the crime of making a false report, arrested, and even imprisoned by the system they believed would protect them.
Hard Feelings - May 24
Two best friends try to make it through high school while dealing with embarrassing new urges — and their very inconvenient feelings for each other.
Mother's Day - May 24
When the son she's never known gets kidnapped, former special agent Nina dusts off her deadly skills to bring him home — no matter who gets in her way.
Blood & Gold - May 26
Desperate to return home to his daughter in the final days of World War II, a German deserter finds himself caught in a battle against SS troops on a mission to uncover hidden gold.
Tin & Tina - May 26
After a traumatic miscarriage, a young couple adopts two peculiar twins from a convent whose obsession with religion soon disturbs the family.
Mixed By Erry - May 31
Smuggling self-made mixtapes in 1980s Naples, an aspiring DJ and his two brothers become surprisingly powerful record producers wanted by the law.
Hannah Gadsby: Something Special - May 9
In this smart and dare we say...feel good set, the comedian talks about a wedding (theirs!), more than one traumatic encounter with a bunny and much more.
Wanda Sykes: I'm An Entertainer - May 23
From the challenges of raising Gen Z teens to the dilemmas of being a liberal in a hyper charged political climate, Sykes, renowned for her social commentary, delivers her insightful and ferocious wit and candour audiences have come to know and love.
I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson: Season 3 - May 30
The critically acclaimed and hilariously absurdist comedy series, I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson returns for a third season. Creators and writers Tim Robinson and Zach Kanin bring their distinct comedy style and observational humour to the forefront, continuing to poke fun at life's most bizarre and mundane situations.
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