What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: May 20th, 2021


special season 2 new on netflix may 20th 2021

Special season 2 now on Netflix – Picture: Netflix

Happy Thursday and Netflix just added 7 new releases today but it’s worth noting that 4 are international releases. Here’s what’s new and what’s trending for May 20th, 2021. 

As we mentioned yesterday, no big removals today but today is the last chance to watch A24’s Moonlight. You also only have a limited time left to watch The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! with it set to be removed this weekend.

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Cast: Jessica Alba, Joel McHale, Rowan Blanchard, Mason Cook
Writer: Robert Rodriguez
Runtime: 89 min

For fans of Netflix’s We Can Be Heroes, you can now head back at watch some of the earlier Spy Kids movies on Netflix with the fourth movie returning today after departing back in February 2021.

Here’s what you can expect if you’ve never watched before:

“Twins Rebecca and Cecil spring into action with their retired secret agent stepmother to stop a time-manipulating mastermind and his nefarious plans.”

Special (Season 2)

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Cast: Ryan O’Connell, Jessica Hecht, Punam Patel, Max Jenkins, Marla Mindelle, Augustus Prew
Writer: Ryan O’Connell
Runtime: 15 min
Awards: Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.

Of the two LGBTQ+ oriented titles added today, Special will be on most people’s must-watch lists.

The series concludes with an expanded (in both number of episodes and episode length) today and concludes the story of a young gay man trying to overcome his daily challenges with cerebral palsy.

Full List of What’s New on Netflix for May 20th, 2021

6 New Movies Added Today

  • 678 (2010)
  • Asmaa (2011)
  • Hating Peter Tatchell (2021)
  • Little Singham Future mein Satakli (2021)
  • Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011)
  • Taxi No. 9211 (2006)

1 New TV Series Added Today

  • Special (Season 2) Netflix Original

Top 10 Movies & TV Series on Netflix for May 20th, 2021

Who Killed Sara? which was added to Netflix yesterday rocketed to the top spot in the US with the movie list staying much the same from yesterday.

Want to see what’s trending on Netflix globally? Look at our global top 50 titles on Netflix here.

# Movies TV Series
1 The Woman in the Window Who Killed Sara?
2 The Mitchells vs. The Machines The Upshaws
3 Jungle Beat: The Movie Jupiter’s Legacy
4 I Am All Girls StartUp
5 Sleight Cocomelon
6 Sabotage Love, Death & Robots
7 Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted Halston
8 Ferry Shadow and Bone
9 The Secret Life of Pets 2 Castlevania
10 The Whole Truth Hoarders
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Founder of What's on Netflix and based in Norwich in the United Kingdom, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for a decade having started the site in 2013. Kasey maintains the what's new library, keeps the coming soon lists up-to-date and writes about new and upcoming Netflix movies, series and games.