Netflix Reveals Full List of New Shows and Movies Releasing in May 2020

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By Nobelle Borines | More Articles Hoarder of Fantasy Books and Stephen King Wannabe
April 23, 2020  01:01 PM

Are you running out of things to watch throughout the Coronavirus outbreak? Netflix has some good news for you. The streaming service has just unveiled a full list of new shows and films you can enjoy this May.

The list includes several original Netflix shows. In addition to that, you'll finally be able to stream the first three Underworld movies and enjoy the war between vampires and werewolves in the comfort of your own home.

The full list reads as follows:

May 1

All Day and a Night
A Netflix original movie about a young man serving life in prison who looks back at the people, the circumstances, and the system that set him on the path toward his crime.

Almost Happy
Spanish series about a radio host of modest fame trying to find a way in the world as he deals with his ex-wife and two kids.

Get In
Netflix original movie about a family who finds their house occupied by disturbing squatters when they return from vacation.

Go! Go! Cory Carson: The Chrissy
The Carson kids win a talent show thanks to a dance that Cory invented, but when “The Chrissy” catches on, it’s his sister who gets all of the attention.

The Half Of It
Ellie Chu decides to help sweet jock Paul get the attention of his crush, but their unlikely friendship grows complicated when Ellie falls for the same girl.

Ryan Murphy’s new limited series centered around a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood as they try to make it in Tinseltown, no matter the cost.

Into the Night
When the sun starts killing everything in its path, the passengers on an overnight flight from Brussels attempt to survive by any means necessary.

Medici: The Magnificent - part 2

Mrs. Serial Killer
When a doctor goes to prison for a string of murders, his wife sets out to commit a copycat crime to prove his innocence.

Reckoning Season 1

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Back to the Future
Back to the Future Part II
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Cracked Up, The Darrell Hammond Story
Den of Thieves
For Colored Girls
Fun with Dick & Jane
I Am Divine
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire
Jarhead 3: The Siege
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Masha and the Bear:
Season 4
Monthly Girls’ Nozaki Kun:
Season 1
Song of the Sea
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Heartbreak Kid
The Patriot
Thomas & Friends: Marvelous Machinery: A New Arrival
Thomas & Friends: Marvelous Machinery: World of Tomorrow
Thomas & Friends: Thomas and the Royal Engine
Underworld: Evolution
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
Urban Cowboy
What a Girl Wants
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

May 4

Arctic Dogs

May 5

Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours To Kill - A new hour-long comedy special.

May 6

Workin’ Moms Season 4

May 7

Scissor Seven Season 2

May 8

18 Regali
A pregnant woman with terminal cancer leaves behind 18 gifts for her unborn daughter so she gets one every birthday until she reaches womanhood.

Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt
A series for preschoolers that teaches them about the mechanical world and how things work. Based on the picture book series by Chris Monroe.

Dead To Me Season 2

The Eddy
It’s the story of the owner of a struggling club, its house band, and the dangers they face from the chaotic modern-day Paris.

The Hollow Season 2
House at the End of the Street
Restaurants on the Edge
Season 2
Rus Valley Restorers Season 2

Based on the novels by Elisabet Benavent about a writer in a creative and marital crisis who finds refuge and support in her three best friends.

May 9

Charmed Season 2
Grey’s Anatomy Season 16

May 11

Bordertown Season 3

Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics
In this Netflix documentary, celebrities recall their most mind-bending trips through animations, reenactments, and more in order to explore the story of psychedelics.

Trial By Media
Netflix documentary series about real crimes and how the media could have influenced the most dramatic verdicts in history.

May 12

True: Terrific Tales
Netflix Family series. Through the magic of the Story Spinner, True and friends create their own versions of Pinocchio, Little Red Riding Hood, and other classic fairy tales.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend

May 13

The Wrong Missy
Tim thinks he invited the woman of his dreams on a work retreat to Hawaii, realizing a bit too late that he mistakenly asked someone from a nightmare blind date.

May 14

Riverdale Season 4

May 15

TV series where a magician hired for a party lands in hot water when he makes a drug boss disappear during a performance and is unable to bring him back.

District 9

I Love You, Stupid
After Marcos is dumped by his girlfriend, he tries to reinvent himself as a modern man with the help of a childhood friend and an online guru.

Inhuman Resources
After years without a job, Alain Delambre is up for anything so he can get a job at corporate giant Exxya.

Magic for Humans Season 3
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 5

White Lines
A Manchester woman travels to Ibiza to find out the truth about her brother’s death.

May 16

La Reina de Indias y El Conquistador
Years after Spanish founder of Cartagena, Pedro de Heredia, betrayed her and broke her heart, indigenous woman Catalina re-enters his life to get revenge.

United 93
Public Enemies

May 17

Soul Surfer

May 18

The Big Flower Fight
In this new competition show, ten teams of florists, sculptors, and garden designers push their talents to the limit to create extravagant floral installations. Hosted by Vic Reeves and Natasia Demetriou.

May 19

Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything

Sweet Magnolias
Maddie Townsend has a lot to deal with: three kids, a cheating husband, and one unlikely suitor who has everyone in town talking.


May 20

Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall
Netflix documentary following Ben Platt as he performs in a sold-out show recorded at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

The Flash Season 6

Rebelión de los Godinez
When Omar’s grandfather forces him to get a job at a tech company in México City, he meets a peculiar ensemble of nine-to-fivers and a couple of nemeses.

May 22

Control Z
When a hacker starts to release students’ secrets to the entire high school, the socially isolated but observant Sofía works to uncover their identity.

History 101
Infographics and archival footage deliver history lessons on scientific breakthroughs, social movements, and world-changing discoveries.

Just Go With It

The Lovebirds
When a couple on the edge of splitting up accidentally careens into a murder, they take off on a wild race to find the killer and clear their names.

Selling Sunset Season 2

Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series Season 2

May 23

Dynasty Season 3

May 25

Ne Zha
Norm of the North: Family Vacation
Uncut Gems

May 26

Hannah Gadsby: Douglas

May 27

I'm No Longer Here
In the mountains of Monterrey, México, the young leader of a small street gang tries to protect his friends from the nefarious elements of a quickly evolving drug/political war.

The Lincoln Lawyer

May 28


La Corazonada
A rookie cop and a police detective investigate the murder of a young woman whose best friend is the prime suspect.

May 29

Space Force
Starring Steve Carell, this comedy series follows the people tasked with creating Space Force, a new branch of the U.S. military.

Somebody Feed Phil Season 3

May 31

High Strung Free Dance

Which title are you most excited about this May? Sound off in the comments below.

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