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53 New Shows and Movies on Netflix in May

Are you getting your money’s worth out of your Netflix subscription? How do you know?

The ever-popular streaming service has a dizzying array of comings and goings each month. Keeping tabs on the latest shows and movies can give you something to look forward to — or an excuse to save a few bucks by canceling until the arrival of a series worth checking out.

Here’s a list of specials, films and series arriving on Netflix in May, listed by availability date. (If no date is listed, the program is available now.)

New specials

  1. Chris Distefano: Speshy Weshy (Comedy) — May 3
  2. Christina P: Mom Genes (Comedy) — May 8
  3. Rodrigo Sant’Anna: I’m Here, I’m Queer! (Comedy) — May 19

New films

  1. Hold Your Breath: The Ice Dive (Documentaries) — May 3
  2. 40 Years Young (Comedies) — May 4
  3. Thar (Horror/Thrillers) — May 6
  4. Marmaduke (Children & Family Movie) — May 6
  5. The Takedown (Comedies) — May 6
  6. Along for the Ride (Dramas) — May 6
  7. Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Sustainable War (Anime) — May 9
  8. The Getaway King (Comedies) — May 11
  9. The Perfect Family (Comedies) — May 11
  10. Our Father (Documentaries) — May 11
  11. Senior Year (Comedies) — May 13
  12. Toscana (Dramas) — May 18
  13. Cyber Hell: Exposing an Internet Horror (Documentaries) — May 18
  14. The Photographer: Murder in Pinamar (Documentaries) — May 19
  15. A Perfect Pairing (Comedies) — May 19
  16. F*ck Love Too (Comedies) — May 20
  17. Godspeed (Drama) — May 23
  18. Larva Pendant (Children & Family Movie) — May 25
  19. My Little Pony: Make Your Mark (Children & Family Movie) — May 26

New series

  1. Octonauts: Above & Beyond (Children & Family) — May 2
  2. The Circle (Reality Programming) — May 4
  3. El Marginal (Horror/Thrillers) — May 4
  4. Summertime (Dramas) — May 4
  5. Meltdown: Three Mile Island (Documentaries) — May 4
  6. The Pentaverate (Comedies) — May 5
  7. Wild Babies (Documentaries) — May 5
  8. Clark (Horror/Thrillers) — May 5
  9. Blood Sisters (Horror/Thrillers) — May 5
  10. The Sound of Magic (Dramas) — May 6
  11. Welcome to Eden (Dramas) — May 6
  12. Workin’ Moms (Comedies) — May 10
  13. 42 Days of Darkness (Mysteries) — May 10
  14. Brotherhood (Horror/Thrillers) — May 11
  15. Savage Beauty (Dramas) — May 12
  16. Maverix (Children & Family Movie) — May 12
  17. The Life and Movies of Erşan Kuneri (Comedies) — May 13
  18. Bling Empire (Reality Programming) — May 13
  19. New Heights (Dramas) — May 13
  20. The Lincoln Lawyer (Horror/Thrillers) — May 13
  21. Vampire in the Garden (Anime) — May 16
  22. The Future Diary (Reality Programming) — May 17
  23. Who Killed Sara? (Horror/Thrillers) — May 18
  24. The G Word with Adam Conover (Documentaries) — May 19
  25. Insiders (Reality Programming) — May 19
  26. The Boss Baby: Back in the Crib (Children & Family Movie) — May 19
  27. Love, Death & Robots (Horror/Thrillers) — May 20
  28. Sea of Love (Children & Family Movie) — May 23
  29. Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 (Anime) — May 23
  30. Somebody Feed Phil (Documentaries) — May 25
  31. Stranger Things (Horror/Thrillers) — May 27

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