What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: May 5th, 2021

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Framing John DeLorean New on Netflix May 5th

Framing John DeLorean – Picture: Sundance Selects

We’re at the midweek hump and Netflix just added another three new titles today and removed three also. Here’s a rundown of what’s new on Netflix today and what’s trending in the Netflix top 10s also.

Removals today include The Little Prince, Sadqay Tumhare, and THE RUNNER.

Today is your last chance to watch the Al Pacino movie Hangman from 2017 which expires at midnight tonight.

To see the new additions on Netflix in an expanded format head over to our what’s new on Netflix hub.

Framing John DeLorean (2019)

Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama
Director: Don Argott, Sheena M. Joyce
Cast: Alec Baldwin, Josh Charles, Morena Baccarin, Dean Winters
Writer: Dan Greeney, Alexandra Orton
Runtime: 109 min

Following Netflix’s trend of picking up IFC Films at the moment (they picked up The Clovehitch Killer yesterday) they now carry the excellent biopic of the creator of the DeLorean which most of you will know from the classic Back to the Future movies (all of which were added to Netflix on May 1st again!).

Here’s what you can expect from the biopic:

“From his rise in the auto industry to his fall from grace, John DeLorean’s legacy of power, fast cars and drugs comes to life in this documentary.”

The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness (Limited Series)

Genre: Documentary
Director: Joshua Zeman
Cast: David Berkowitz

Netflix’s investigative limited series like The Pharmacist are the most compelling watches on Netflix and now they’ve added perhaps their best one to date.

The docu-series consisting of four-hour-long episodes follows the investigative journalist Maury Terry who tried linking a series of murders to a satanic cult.

Lava Ka Dhaava (Season 1)

Genre: Reality, Family
Cast: Jaaved Jaaferi, Rutledge Wood

Regional spin-offs of reality series on Netflix are now commonplace and last year’s lockdown hit Floor is Lava gets transported over to Indian audiences with the release of Lava Ka Dhaava today.

Jaaved Jaafferi presents this variant of the show where contestants compete to try and get across the floor and are not allowed to touch the floor.

Top 10 Movies & TV Series on Netflix for May 5th, 2021

# Movies TV Series
1 The Mitchells vs. The Machines Shadow and Bone
2 Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted The Circle
3 Green Zone El inocente
4 Love Happens Cocomelon
5 Things Heard & Seen Yasuke
6 Your Highness Beauty and the Baker
7 Scarface Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
8 Waist Deep Ginny & Georgia
9 Dead Again in Tombstone Attenborough’s Life in Colour
10 State of Play Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: May 5th, 2021

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Founder and editor-in-chief of What's on Netflix. Based in Norwich in the United Kingdom, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for a decade having started What's on Netflix in high school.