What’s Coming to Netflix in May 2024

Your full look ahead at what's coming to Netflix throughout May 2024 headlined by Benedict Cumberbatch's new limited series and a new sci-fi movie starring Jennifer Lopez.

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Welcome to your comprehensive monthly rundown of everything that is coming soon to Netflix in the United States. Below, we’ll cover all the licensed new movies and series, plus the latest Netflix Originals set to arrive throughout May 2024. 

This list is now semi-complete, meaning we’ve got the complete list from Netflix, but it’s likely still got more to be added, so keep it bookmarked for the latest.

Also, don’t forget that Netflix will remove many movies and series throughout May 2024. We’re tracking all the May 2024 Netflix departures here.


Full List of What’s Coming to Netflix in May 2024

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  • Katana Zero (Android and iOS) Netflix Games – Fast-paced neo-noir action platformer.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 1st

  • Airport Movie Collection:
    • Airport (1970)
    • Airport 1975 (1974)
    • Airport ’77 (1977)
  • Black Clover (Season 2) – Anime series.
  • Blended (2014) – Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore headline this rom-com celebrating its 10th anniversary.
  • Blue Mountain State (Seasons 1-3)Comedy sitcom that first aired on Spike in the 2010s starring Darin Brooks and Alan Ritchson.
  • Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland (2016) – The Kickstarter comedy film directed by Lev Spiro.
  • Cry Babies: Magic Tears (Season 3) – Kids animated series.
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  • Dark Waters (2019) – Directed by Todd Haynes, this biopic movie starring Mark Ruffalo looks at the fight of an attorney who goes up against his own firm to expose toxic waste-dumping scheme.
  • Deaw Special: Super Soft Power (2024) Netflix Original – Thai stand-up comedy special.
  • Down the Rabbit Hole (2024) Netflix Original – Mexican comedy about a 10-year-old boy who begins partaking in his father’s illegal activities.
  • Dr. Stone (Season 1) – Anime series.
  • Eat Pray Love (2010) – Ryan Murphy’s romantic drama starring Julia Roberts.
  • Frankly Speaking (Season 1) Netflix Original – K-drama series.
  • Girls Trip (2017) – Comedy about four friends going on a boozy reunion trip in New Orleans.
  • Haikyu!! (New Seasons) – Anime series.
  • Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar (2024) Netflix Original – Indian political drama series.
  • Hellboy (2019) – David Harbour from Stranger Things takes on the iconic role of Hellboy, a half-demon investigator.
  • Hulk (2003) – The Eric Bana Marvel comics adaptation.
  • Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind (2022) – Music documentary on the singer that dominated the 1950s.
  • Jumanji (1995) – The first fantasy comedy starring Robin Williams.
  • Jujutsu Kaisen (Season 1) – Anime series.
  • Liar Liar (1997) – Jim Carrey’s comedy where he’s a lawyer who can’t lie.
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) – DreamWorks Animation sequel.
  • Mortal Kombat (2021) – The most recent movie adaptation of the classic fighting game series with Lewis Tan and Jessica McNamee starring.
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) – Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s action comedy.
  • My Mercury (2024) – A24 documentary.
  • One More Shot (2024) – The streaming debut of the action thriller about a navy SEAL fighting his way through an airport siege.

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  • Outlander (Season 6) – After a two-year wait, Netflix is getting a new batch of Outlander episodes.
  • Patriots Day (2016) – Peter Berg’s drama based on the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • Public Enemies (2009) – Johnny Depp stars in this Michael Mann-directed biopic.
  • Rather (2023) – Documentary on the esteemed journalist.
  • Ride Along (2014) – Ice Cube and Kevin Hart star in this action comedy.
  • Shrek (2001) – The classic animated movie featuring the voice of Mike Myers.
  • Shrek Forever After (2010) – The fourth DreamWorks movie.
  • Starship Troopers (1997) – Cult classic starring Casper Van Dien.
  • The Best Man Holiday (2013) – Comedy drama from director Malcolm D. Lee.
  • The Edge of Seventeen (2016) – Coming-of-age comedy starring Hailee Steinfeld and Woody Harrelson.
  • The Equalizer (2014) – The first Denzel Washington action thriller.
  • The Gentlemen (2019) – Guy Ritchie’s movie spawned the recent Netflix series and became a huge hit.
  • The Great Wall (2019) – Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal star in this epic war movie.
  • The Matrix: Resurrections (2021) – The long-awaited fourth Matrix movie sees the return of Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss with Lana Wachowski directing.

  • The Nutty Professor Collection:
    • The Nutty Professor
    • The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
  • The Unbroken Voice (Season 2) Netflix OriginalNew season of the Colombian telenovela.
  • The Wedding Planner (2001) – Rom-com starring Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey.
  • The Young Victoria (2009) – Emily Blunt headlines this period drama film about the reign of Queen Victoria.
  • Traffic (2000) – Steven Soderbergh’s drama starring Don Cheadle and Benicio del Toro.
  • Unnatural (Limited Series) –  Japanese mystery drama series about a forensic doctor looking into some perplexing cases.
  • White House Down (2013) – Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx headline this political action thriller.
  • Woody Woodpecker (2018) – The first live-action/animated film that recently got a sequel on Netflix.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 2nd

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  • A Man in Full (Limited Series) Netflix Original – Highly anticipated new six-part drama being produced by David E. Kelley and starring Jeff Daniels about a real estate broker who has a crumbling empire.
  • Beautiful Rebel (2024) Netflix Original – Italian musical biopic on the life of rockstar Gianna Nannini.
  • Lola (2024) – Expected to be the streaming debut Nicola Peltz Beckham directed drama in which she also stars.
  • Secrets of the Neanderthals (2024) Netflix Original – Directed by Ashley Gething, this new doc on the primative creatures that roamed Earth before us. Narrated by Sir Patrick Stewart.
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  • Shadow in the Cloud (2020) – Chloë Grace Moretz stars in this horror war movie about a WWII transporting documents and encountering an evil presence.
  • T P BON (Season 1) Netflix Original – Sci-fi anime series based on the classic manga following the Time Patrol who save innocent lives from the past.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 3rd

  • 2 Hearts (2020) – Australian romantic film starring Jacob Elordi.
  • John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s in LA (Season 1) Netflix Original – Live comedy event.
  • Postcards (Season 1) Netflix Original – Nollywood drama starring Sola Sobowale and Tobi Bakre.
  • Selling the OC (Season 3) Netflix Original – Reality series.
  • Unfrosted (2024) Netflix Original – Comedy movie on the breakfast wars of the 1960s with a big ensemble cast led by Jerry Seinfeld.


What’s Coming to Netflix on May 4th

  • Katt Williams: Woke Foke (LIVE) Netflix Original – Stand-up comedy special.
  • The Atypical Family (Season 1) Netflix Original – K-drama series about a family who all lose their superhero abilities.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 5th

  • Larva in Mars (2024) – Animated special.

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  • The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) – Shia LeBeouf headlines this feel-good comedy drama about a crab fisherman helping a young man getting into professional wrestling school.
  • Roast of Tom Brady (LIVE) Netflix Original – Live from Los Angeles, NFL star Tom Brady is the subject of this comedy special.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 6th

  • 30 for 30 Collection:
    • 30 for 30: Broke
    • 30 for 30: Deion’s Double Play
    • 30 for 30: The Two Escobars
  • Reba (Seasons 1-6)Classic comedy sitcom starring Reba McEntire that aired on The WB and The CW.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 7th

  • Sonic Mania Plus (Android and iOS) Netflix Games – An expanded version of the classic 2D arcade game.
  • Super Rich in Korea (Season 1) Netflix Original – Reality series.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 8th

  • Slyth: The Hunt Saga (2023) – Thai sci-fi action romance.
  • The Final: Attack on Wembley (2024) Netflix Original – British documentary on the events that led up to and during an English soccer game that saw 6,000 fans storm the ground.
  • War Dogs (2016) – The Todd Philips directed film about two rookie arms dealers providing services to the US government. Starring Jonah Hill and Miles Teller.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 9th

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  • Bodkin (Season 1) Netflix Original – Will Forte leads this new 7-episode series about a crew of podcasters investigating a mysterious disappearance in an Irish town.
  • Hamka & Siti Raham Volume 2. (2023)
  • Mother of the Bride (2024) Netflix Original – Romantic comedy starring Brooke Shields and Miranda Cosgrove.
  • Sing Street (2016) – John Carney directs this musical coming-of-age drama starring Ferdia Walsh-Peelo and Lucy Boynton.
  • Thank You, Next (Season 1) Netflix Original – Turkish romantic drama series.
  • The Guardian of the Monarchs (2024) Netflix Original – Spanish-language crime documentary.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 10th

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  • Blood of Zeus (Season 2) Netflix Original – Long-awaited new animated season of the fantasy action title.Cooking Up Murder:
  • Uncovering the Story of Cesar Roman (Season 1) Netflix Original – Documentary crime series from Spain.
  • Living with Leopards (2024) Netflix Original – Nature documentary from director Alex Parkinson and co-director Brad Bestelink
  • Pokemon: Horizons: The Series (Part 2) Netflix Original – Next 12 episodes of the latest season of the anime series.
  • Shaitaan (2024) – Supernatural horror from India.
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  • The Courier (2024) – The streaming debut of a Spanish thriller about a hustler and his rise to the top of the pile.
  • The Ultimatum: South Africa (Season 1) Netflix Original – New regional spin-off for the dating reality series.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 11th

  • Mark Twain Prize Award: Kevin Hart (2024) Netflix Original – Comedy special.
  • The Book of Clarence (2024) – The US streaming debut of the biblical comedy movie from Jeymes Samuel starring LaKeith Stanfield, Omar Sy, and RJ Cyler.


What’s Coming to Netflix on May 13th

  • Adagio (2023) – Italian crime drama about the son of a former gangster’s son seeking out the help of his former colleagues.
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  • Archer (Seasons 1-14) – The adult animated series from Adam Reed.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 14th

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  • Madame Web (2024) – The sci-fi Sony Marvel movie set in the same world of Spider-Man.
  • Married at First Sight (Season 15) – Reality dating series.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 15th

  • Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies & Scandal (2024) Netflix Original – Documentary on the hacked dating site.
  • Dr. Stone (Season 2) – Anime series.
  • The Clovehitch Killer (2018) – Coming-of-age thriller directed by Duncan Skiles.
  • The Quintessential Quintuplets (Multiple Seasons) – Anime series.
  • The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie (2022) – Anime movie.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 16th

  • Braid (Android and iOS) Netflix Games – A remaster of the beloved puzzle game by developer Jonathan Blow.

  • Bridgerton (Season 3 – Volume 1) Netflix Original – The first four episodes of the new season of Netflix’s flagship period romance series.
  • Dumb and Dumber To (2014) – The long-awaited comedy sequel that was released a decade ago starring Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey.
  • Maestro in Blue (Season 2) Netflix OriginalGreek drama returns.
  • Monster (2024) Netflix Original – Indonesian horror.
  • My Brother Is Up On The Tree (2023) – Indian comedy movie.
  • Upgrade (2018) – Leigh Whannell writes and directs this cyberpunk action thriller about a man who gets an experimental computer chip implanted in him to get revenge.


What’s Coming to Netflix on May 17th

  • LEGO Dreamzzz (Season 2) – Kids animated series.
  • Open Heart (2023) – Henrik Lundqvist is the subject of this documentary.
  • Power (2024) Netflix Original – Documentary on the untold history of American policing.
  • The 8 Show (Season 1) Netflix Original – Korean comedy series about eight people trapped in an 8-story building participating in a dangerous game show.
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  • Thelma the Unicorn (2024) Netflix Original – From directors Jared Hess and Lynn Wang, this new colorful animated feature adapts the best-selling kids’ book.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 19th

  • A Simple Favor (2018) – Paul Fieg directs this Lionsgate film starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively.
  • Golden Kamuy (2024) Netflix Original – Japanese live-action adaptation of the manga.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 21st

  • 4 Kings II (2023) – Thai action thriller
  • I Am Not Big Bird (2024) – Filippino comedy.
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  • Paper Trail (Android and iOS) Netflix Games – Developed by Newfangled Games, this puzzle game is launching on mobile via Netflix Games.
  • Rachel Feinstein: Big Guy (2024) Netflix Original – Comedy stand-up special.
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  • Wildfire (Seasons 1-4) – The ABC Family drama about a girl who uses her talent with animals following being released from a teen detention center.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 22nd

  • Act Your Age (Season 1) – The Bounce TV comedy about three single friends in their 50s who move in together.
  • Buying London (Season 1) Netflix Original – New reality property series hosted by Daniel Daggers.
  • Toughest Forces on Earth (Season 1) Netflix Original – Documentary series that looks into various combat forces from around the world.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 23rd

  • Franco Escamilla: Ladies’ man (2024) Netflix Original – Stand-up comedy special.
  • Garouden: The Way of the Lone Wolf (Season 1) Netflix Original – Anime series about Juzo Fujimaki who is blackmailed into joining an illicit tournament and has to face top martial artists in deadly match-ups.
  • Illusions for Sale: The Rise and Fall of Generation Zoe (2024) Netflix Original – Argentinian documentary on the rise and fall of Generation Zoe, a spiritual coaching network which is one of the biggest scams in the countries history.
  • In Good Hands 2 (2024) Netflix Original – Turkish movie sequel.
  • Seven Orifices (Season 1) – Japanese drama.
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  • Tires (Season 1) Netflix Original – New workplace sitcom starring Shane Gillis.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 24th

  • Atlas (2024) Netflix Original – Jennifer Lopez’s second major Netflix Original movie with this one being a sci-fi action epic.

  • Butterfly in the Sky: The Story of Reading Rainbow (2024) – Documentary on the famous PBS kids series featuring LeVar Burton.
  • Jurassic World: Chaos Theory (Season 1) Netflix Original – Set years after the events of Camp Cretaceous this new animated series sees you returning to the world of dinosaurs.
  • Mulligan (Part 2) Netflix Original – Return of the animated series produced by Tina Fey.
  • My Oni Girl (2024) Netflix Original – Anime movie.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 25th

  • Franco Escamilla: Ladies’ Man (2024) Netflix Original – Stand-up comedy special.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 28th

  • Burnt (2015) – Bradley Cooper chef drama from director John Wells.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 29th

  • Bionic (2024) Netflix Original – Brazillian dystopian sci-fi where robotic prosthetics redefine sports.
  • Colors of Evil: Red (2024) Netflix Original – Polish crime drama movie.
  • Dancing for the Devil: The 7M TikTok Cult (2024) Netflix Original – Documentary in a group of prominent TikTok dancers are trapped in a cult masquerading as a management company called 7M.
  • Netflix Stories: Virgin River (Android and iOS) Netflix Games—Set in the world of Netflix’s feel-good drama, you’ll move to VR and interact with the residents of the sleepy town.
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  • Patrick Melrose (Limited Series)Showtime series starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
  • The Life You Wanted (Limited Series) Netflix Original – Italian drama about that someone re-entering the life of Gloria and throws her world into chaos.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 30th

  • Eric (Limited Series) Netflix Original – British drama series starring Benedict Cumberbatch playing a father who’s looking for his son aided with the help of a life-size version of his puppet creation.
  • Geek Girl (Limited Series) Netflix Original – Coming-of-age series about an awkward teen scouted by a top London model agent and learns that some people are meant to stand out.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 31st

  • A Part of You (2024) Netflix Original – Swedish teen-drama about a young girl forced to reinvent herself at 17-years-old.
  • Chola Chabuca 
  • How to Ruin Love: The Proposal (Season 1) Netflix Original – South African romantic drama series.
  • Raising Voices (Season 1) Netflix Original – Spanish teen drama series.
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  • Scavengers Reign (Season 1) – The sci-fi animated series that previously aired on Max.
  • Tòkunbọ̀ (2024) Netflix Original – Nigerian drama.

Want to see what’s coming up next? See all the June 2024 Netflix Originals here and the full list of Netflix Originals still to come in 2024 here.

What are you looking forward to checking out on Netflix in May 2024? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Founder of What's on Netflix, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for over a decade. Covering everything from new movies, series and games from around the world, Kasey is in charge of covering breaking news, covering all the new additions now available on Netflix and what's coming next.

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