New Releases on Netflix: May 2nd, 2020

Bennett’s War – Picture: Forrest Films

Welcome to another daily roundup of what’s new on Netflix where we’ll be covering the 11 new titles added to Netflix US on May 2nd, 2020. It comes after almost 50 new releases hit Netflix yesterday.

Today’s new additions include a couple of collections of titles. We’ve got a bunch of A&E Networks documentary/reality series added plus a few movies from a small independent film studio, Forrest Films.

Now let’s take a look at some of the highlights from today:

Bennett’s War (2019)

Genre: Sport
Director: Alex Ranarivelo
Cast: Michael Roark, Trace Adkins, Ali Afshar, Allison Paige
Runtime: 94 min

One of the Forrest Films added today is Bennet’s War. Written and directed by Alex Ranarivelo, the sports drama is about an ex-serviceman who breaks his back and leg.

Through impossible odds, he ends up recovering and taking part in motocross racing.


Hangar 1: The UFO Files (Season 1)

Genre: Mystery, Reality-TV, Sci-Fi
Cast: Nik Petcov, Cornell Womack, John Ventre, Jeremy Ray

From The History Channel comes Hanger 1.

This half documentary and half conspiracy series look into the files of MUFON, a UFO network that looks into extraterrestrials.


WWII: Lost Films (Season 1)

Genre: Documentary, History, War
Cast: Gary Sinise, Charles Scheffel, Justin Bartha, Ron Livingston
Runtime: 60 min

Our final highlight of the day is the re-addition of this excellent World War 2 documentary series.

It uses excellently restored footage with first-hand accounts to create possibly one of the best WW2 docu-series ever created.


Full List of New Releases on Netflix for May 2nd

7 New Movies Added Today

  • Bennett’s War (2019)
  • Death Can Wait (2020)
  • Har Kisse Ke Hisse: Kaamyaab (2020)
  • Lady Driver (2018)
  • Mike Birbiglia: My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend (2013)
  • Roped (2020)
  • The Stand at Paxton County (2020)

4 New TV Series Added Today

  • Hangar 1: The UFO Files (Season 1)
  • Hoarders (Season 1)
  • The Universe: Ancient Mysteries Solved (Season 1)
  • WWII: Lost Films (Season 1)

Looking for something to watch that everyone else is watching? Here’s the top 10 movies and TV series on Netflix US. You can find what’s popular around the world here.

What are you watching on Netflix today? Let us know in the comments down below.