Original movie ‘Wine Country,’ directed by Amy Poehler, and classic comedy ‘Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery’ are coming to Netflix in May.
Netflix continues to churn out dozens of original films and shows, and next month is no exception. But May also brings a welcome influx of project featuring women and people of color.
Highlights of the streaming site’s new offerings include darkly comedic series “Dead to Me,” starring Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini; the adult animated “Tuca & Bertie,” featuring the voices of Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong; documentary “Knock Down the House,” about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other women running for congress; and comedy film “Wine Country,” from Amy Poehler.
Other titles potentially worthy of queuing are Spike Lee-produced time-travel series “See You Yesterday;” Rom-com “Always Be My Maybe,” starring Randall Park and Wong; Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five-centered show “When They See Us”; twisted Allison Williams thriller “The Perfection”; and Renee Zellweger’s first TV series, “What/If.”
Enough of our picks. The full list of everything that’s arriving on (and leaving) Netflix in May: (Our list from April is here.)
Knock Down The House (Netflix Film) The doc premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where it won the audience award. “Knock Down” showcases A.O.C.’s grassroots political rise, her connection with her late father and the congressional campaigns of her fellow Democrats Amy Vilela, Cori Bush and Paula Jean Swearengin.
Munafik 2 (Netflix Film) A supernatural Malaysian horror movie about a Muslim healer and an evil spirit.
Angels & Demons
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
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
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
Her Only Choice
Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer: Season 2
John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky
Roswell, New Mexico: Season 1
The Da Vinci Code
The Dark Crystal (1982)
The Matrix Reloaded
The Matrix Revolutions
To Rome With Love
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Colony: Season 3
Olympus Has Fallen
A Pesar De Todo (Netflix Film) A Spanish comedy about sisters who learn the truth about their ancestry after their mother’s death.
All In My Family (Netflix Original) Documentarian Hao Wu shares his story of having children with a male partner and introducing his new family to his traditional parents in China.
Alles ist gut (Netflix Film) A German drama about a woman who tries to forget that her boss’s brother-in-law sexually assaulted her.
Cupcake & Dino – General Services: Season 2 (Netflix Original) Silly animated series about brothers who have adventures while taking on various chores.
Dead to Me (Netflix Original) Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini and James Marsden star in the dark comedy about a friendship that blossoms in a grief group.
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (Netflix Film) Zac Efron transforms into serial killer Ted Bundy in the Joe Berlinger-directed film that has courted fascination and controversy since it premiered in January at Sundance Film Festival.
Flinch (Netflix Original) The contestant who stays most still while frightening things happen is crowned king in this game show, while losers get an electric shock.
The Last Summer (Netflix Film) Tyler Posey (“Teen Wolf”) plays a baseball player and K.J. Apa (“Riverdale”) and Maia Mitchell (“The Fosters”) are among his group of friends who navigate relationships in this film about the final summer before college.
Supernatural: Season 14
True and the Rainbow Kingdom: Mushroom Town (Netflix Original) The rainbow-colored animated kids show follows True as she gets in a sticky mess at her birthday party.
Tuca & Bertie (Netflix Original) Comedians Ali Wong and Tiffany Haddish voice anthropomorphic bird roommates in the quirky animated comedy.
Undercover (Netflix Original) Belgian TV show about two undercover agents who pose as a couple at a campground to infiltrate a drug kingpin’s operation.
Abyss (Netflix Original) In the Korean fantasy, a prosecutor is reincarnated.
The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution
Queen of the South: Season 3
Lucifer: Season 4 (Netflix Original) Fox cancelled “Lucifer” after three seasons last year, but new episodes starring Tom Ellis arrive on Netflix.
Bathtubs Over Broadway
Dry Martina (Netflix Film) A singer goes on an escapade in Chile after an odd encounter with a fan and that fan’s ex-boyfriend.
Easy: Season 3 (Netflix Original) The anthology series, which has featured Aubrey Plaza, James Franco, Judy Greer, Marc Maron and Gugu Mbatha Raw, explores intricacies of sex, technology and relationships.
Gente que viene y bah (Netflix Film) An architect reassesses her life with a trip to her hometown after her partner cheats on her in this Spanish rom-com inspired by the novel.
Harvey Girls Forever!: Season 2 (Netflix Original) The trio of friends return to protect their street and meet their boy-band idols.
Jailbirds (Netflix Original) The docuseries follows women incarcerated at the Sacramento County Jail.
Pose: Season 1
ReMastered: The Lion’s Share (Netflix Original) A reporter helps the family of the songwriter behind “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” get a fair share of the popular song’s royalties in the latest edition of this documentary series.
Shéhérazade (Netflix Film) A 17-year-old fresh out of prison falls for a young prostitute in this French film.
The Society (Netflix Original) Teenagers are mysteriously transported to a town without their parents. Things quickly go from fun to dangerous.
Wine Country (Netflix Film) Amy Poehler directs this comedy starring fellow “Saturday Night Live” alumni Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Paula Pell, Maya Rudolph, Ana Gasteyer and Emily Spivey about a girls’ trip to Napa Valley.
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 3 (Netflix Original) Comedian Hasan Minaj satirizes the news in weekly episodes.
Malibu Rescue (Netflix Original) A family-friendly series about an elite junior lifeguard program.
Revisions (Netflix Anime) The title is the name of a hostile cyborg race that a high-schooler must fight in 2388.
Still ‘Laugh-In’: The Stars Celebrate (Netflix Original) Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish, Michael Douglas, Jay Leno, Neil Patrick Harris, Rita Morano and Bill Maher pay tribute to NBC’s seminal 1960s sketch-comedy show “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in.”
Weed the People
Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!
Good Sam (Netflix Film) A TV news reporter in New York City (Tiya Sircar from “The Good Place”) tries to learn the identity of a Good Samaritan who leaves $100,000 cash on seemingly random doorsteps.
Take Me Home Tonight
1994: Limited Series (Netflix Original) The documentary recounts Mexico’s history in five hour-long episodes about the year.
Chip & Potato (Netflix Original) A pug secretly befriends a mouse in this animated Canadian kids’ show.
It’s Bruno (Netflix Original) A man and his dog take a stroll around their Brooklyn block in this comedy series.
Maria (Netflix Film) In the Filipino film, a woman becomes an assassin after her parents are killed by a gang.
Morir para contar (Netflix Film) Documentarian Hernan Zin (“Born in Syria”) interviews other war reporters about the personal toll of their work.
Nailed It!: Season 3 (Netflix Original) The relatable breaking show continues with doll cakes and edible clowns.
See You Yesterday (Netflix Film) Spike Lee produces this movie about two teenage prodigies in Brooklyn who build time machines to save a relative from being killed by a police officer.
The Rain: Season 2 (Netflix Original) Years after a brutal virus wipes out most of Scandinavia’s population, siblings seek safety.
Well Intended Love (Netflix Original) An actress with leukemia secretly marries a CEO as a way to get better treatment. But that doesn’t mean she won’t fall for him.
White Gold: Season 2 (Netflix Original) A charismatic British salesman (Ed Westwick, “Gossip Girl”) deals with a new rival in this comedy.
The Blackcoat’s Daughter
Rosario Tijeras (Mexico Version): Season 2
Prince of Peoria: Part 2 (Netflix Original) The fish-out-of-water series continues with an incognito prince and his overachieving American friend.
Arrow: Season 7
Wanda Sykes: Not Normal (Netflix Original) In her first Netflix comedy special, Sykes addresses the current political and cultural climate.
A Tale of Two Kitchens (Netflix Original) Chef Gabriela Camara’s two distinct restaurants — Contramar in Mexico City and Cala in San Francisco — are showcased in this docuseries.
One Night in Spring (Netflix Original) A Romantic Korean series about two people who meet, leading to something unexpected.
The Flash: Season 5
Slasher: Solstice (Netflix Original) Victims fight to stay alive in this horror anthology series about serial killers.
Riverdale: Season 3
After Maria (Netflix Original) A documentary series following families who were displaced from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
Alta Mar (Netflix Original) Mysterious deaths plague a luxury ship in the 1940s in this Spanish thriller.
Joy (Netflix Film) A Nigerian woman is caught in a cycle of sex trafficking to pay off debts and support her family.
Rim of the World (Netflix Film) A group of misfits team up to save the world from an alien invasion.
She’s Gotta Have It: Season 2 (Netflix Original) Nola takes a trip to Puerto Rico and continues to face romantic and artistic challenges.
The Perfection (Netflix Film) A thriller about a musical prodigy (Allison Williams) who seeks out a new star pupil (Logan Browning).
What/If (Netflix Original) Renee Zellweger stars in this thriller series about newlyweds who accept a woman’s lucrative but morally dubious offer.
Historical Roasts (Netflix Original) Comedians embody historical figures and deliver roasts in Jeff Ross’ series with guest stars including Bob Saget, John Stamos and Natasha Leggero.
Outlander: Seasons 1-2
Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Chopsticks (Netflix Film) A girl trues to recover her stolen car from a goat-loving crazy Mumbai gangster in this Indian film.
My Week with Marilyn
The One I Love
Always Be My Maybe (Netflix Film) Ali Wong and Randall Park star in this rom-com about friends who reconnect after 15 years.
Bad Blood: Season 2 (Netflix Original) A new king of the Montreal drug trade deals with mafiosos from Italy.
Black Spot: Season 2 (Netflix Original) An improbable recovery from extreme injuries has neighbors talking in this French drama series.
How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) (Netflix Original) Inspired by true events, a German teen starts a drug empire in his bedroom to impress his ex.
Killer Ratings (Netflix Original) Also based on a true story, this series centers on a Brazilian TV host who commits murders for ratings and uses his crime show to cover up the truth.
When They See Us (Netflix Original) Director Ava DuVernay’s limited series retells the story of the wrongfully accused Central Park Five.
Leaving May 1
Cold Justice: Collection 3
Dances with Wolves
Disney High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
For Your Eyes Only
From Dusk Till Dawn
From Russia with Love
Jaws: The Revenge
Licence to Kill
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
Somm: Into the Bottle
The Dirty Dozen
The English Patient
The Lovely Bones
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)
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