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Here's what's coming to (and leaving from) Netflix in May

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We need new obsessions. Endgame is out this Friday and Game Of Thrones is, like it or not, only so long. Thankfully, Netflix’s cup runneth over next month, with the streamer debuting a boatload of new films, series, anime, comedy specials, and documentaries for us to shout about on the internet.


Being the twisted souls we are, Ted Bundy biopic (?) Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile is generating ample buzz, namely due to Zac Efron’s intense, bone-chilling turn as the sadistic madman. If you’re into lighter fare, though, you’ll probably enjoy Wine Country, Amy Poehler’s heartfelt ode to grapes and friendship, or Tuca & Bertie, a new animated comedy led by Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong that flapped from the minds behind the streamer’s Bojack Horseman. There’s also the third season of Joe Swanberg’s Easy, in which everyone fucks all the time.

Elsewhere, Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us, a four-part telling of the Central Park Five, is bound to cull a few tears when it lands on May 31. Similarly, you might choke up at the unbroken congressional hopefuls of Knock Down The House, a documentary chronicling the grassroots campaigns of four women, including Fox News target Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. We’ve also been hearing good things about The Perfection, a thriller that made waves at last year’s Fantastic Fest.

And, yes, you can prepare for the end of Supernatural with its 14th season, in which...well, you know.

You can see the full list of what’s coming to (and going from) Netflix in May below, along with a promo video with some clips.

Available May 1

Angels & Demons

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me


Chasing Liberty

Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion Part 1 & 2

Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat

Dumb and Dumber

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Gosford Park


Hairspray (1988)

Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

Her Only Choice


Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer: Season 2

John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky

Just Friends

Knock Down The House—Netflix Original Film

Munafik 2—Netflix Original Film

Revolutionary Road

Roswell, New Mexico: Season 1




Taking Lives

The Da Vinci Code

The Dark Crystal (1982)

The Matrix

The Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Revolutions

To Rome With Love

Wedding Crashers

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


Available May 2

Colony: Season 3

Olympus Has Fallen

Available May 3

A Pesar De Todo—Netflix Original Film

All In My Family—Netflix Original

Alles ist gut—Netflix Original Film

Cupcake & Dino - General Services: Season 2—Netflix Original

Dead to Me—Netflix Original

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile—Netflix Original Film

Flinch—Netflix Original

Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage—Netflix Original Film

The Last Summer —Netflix Original Film

Mr. Mom

Supernatural: Season 14

True and the Rainbow Kingdom: Mushroom Town—Netflix Original

Tuca & Bertie—Netflix Original

Undercover—Netflix Original

Available May 4

Like Arrows

Available May 6

Abyss—Netflix Original

Available May 7

The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution

Queen of the South: Season 3

Available May 8

Lucifer: Season 4—Netflix Original

Available May 9:

Bathtubs Over Broadway


Available May 10

Dry Martina—Netflix Original Film

Easy: Season 3—Netflix Original

Gente que viene y bah—Netflix Original Film

Harvey Girls Forever!: Season 2—Netflix Original

Jailbirds—Netflix Original

Pose: Season 1

ReMastered: The Lion’s Share—Netflix Original

Shéhérazade—Netflix Original Film

The Society—Netflix Original

Wine Country—Netflix Original Film

Available May 12 

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 3—Netflix Original Avail. 5/13/19

Malibu Rescue—Netflix Original

Available May 14

revisions—Netflix Anime

Still LAUGH-IN: The Stars Celebrate—Netflix Original

Weed the People

Available May 15

Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!

Available May 16

Good Sam—Netflix Original Film

Take Me Home Tonight

Available May 17

1994: Limited Series—Netflix Original

Chip & Potato—Netflix Original

It’s Bruno—Netflix Original

Maria—Netflix Original Film

Morir para contar—Netflix Original Film

Nailed It!: Season 3—Netflix Original

See You Yesterday—Netflix Original Film

The Rain: Season 2—Netflix Original

Well Intended Love—Netflix Original

White Gold: Season 2—Netflix Original

Available May 18

The Blackcoat’s Daughter

Available May 20

Prince of Peoria: Part 2—Netflix Original

Rosario Tijeras (Mexico Version): Season 2

Available May 21

Arrow: Season 7


Wanda Sykes: Not Normal—Netflix Original

Available May 22

A Tale of Two Kitchens—Netflix Original

One Night in Spring—Netflix Original

The Flash: Season 5

Available May 23

Riverdale: Season 3

Slasher: Solstice—Netflix Original

Available May 24

After Maria—Netflix Original

Alta Mar—Netflix Original

Joy—Netflix Original Film

Rim of the World—Netflix Original Film

She’s Gotta Have It: Season 2—Netflix Original

The Perfection—Netflix Original Film

WHAT / IF—Netflix Original

Available May 25

Historical Roasts—Netflix Original

Outlander: Seasons 1-2

Available May 28

Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Available May 30

Chopsticks—Netflix Original Film

My Week with Marilyn

Svaha: The Sixth Finger—Netflix Original Film

The One I Love

Available May 31

Always Be My Maybe—Netflix Original Film

Bad Blood: Season 2—Netflix Original

Black Spot: Season 2—Netflix Original

How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)—Netflix Original

Killer Ratings—Netflix Original

When They See Us—Netflix Original

Leaving May 1

8 Mile


Cold Justice: Collection 3

Dances with Wolves

Disney High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Dr. No

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

For Your Eyes Only

From Dusk Till Dawn

From Russia with Love





Jaws 2

Jaws 3

Jaws: The Revenge

Licence to Kill

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

Sixteen Candles

Sliding Doors


Somm: Into the Bottle

The Birdcage

The Dirty Dozen

The English Patient

The Lovely Bones

The Notebook

The Other Boleyn Girl

Tomorrow Never Dies


Leaving May 11

Switched at Birth: Seasons 1-5

Leaving May 15

Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Collection 1

Leaving May 19

Disney’s Bridge to Terabithia

Leaving May 22

The Boss Baby

Leaving May 24


Leaving May 31

I Know What You Did Last Summer

West Side Story (1961)

Randall Colburn is The A.V. Club's Internet Culture Editor. He lives in Chicago, occasionally writes plays, and was a talking head in Best Worst Movie, the documentary about Troll 2.