First Look at What’s Coming to Netflix in May 2024


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Welcome to another monthly rundown of everything that is coming soon to Netflix in the United States. Below, we’ll be covering all the licensed new movies and series, plus the latest Netflix Originals set to arrive throughout May 2024. 

This list is a work in progress, so keep it bookmarked for the latest. We’ll be updating every few days throughout April 2024, with Netflix expected to release their list of what’s coming up either on the 17th or 24th of April.

Also, don’t forget that Netflix will also be removing lots of movies and series throughout May 2024. We’re tracking all the May Netflix departures here.


Full List of What’s Coming to Netflix in May 2024

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 1st

  • Blended (2014) – Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore headline this rom-com celebrating its 10th anniversary.
  • Cry Babies: Magic Tears (Season 3) – Kids animated series.
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  • Dark Waters (2019) – Directed by Todd Haynes, this biopic movie starring Mark Ruffalo looks at the fight of an attorney who goes up against his own firm to expose toxic waste-dumping scheme.
  • Down the Rabbit Hole (2024) Netflix Original – Mexican comedy about a 10-year-old boy who begins partaking in his father’s illegal activities.
  • Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar (2024) Netflix Original – Indian political drama series.
  • Hellboy (2019) – David Harbour from Stranger Things takes on the iconic role of Hellboy, a half-demon investigator.
  • Mortal Kombat (2021) – The most recent movie adaptation of the classic fighting game series with Lewis Tan and Jessica McNamee starring.
  • The Great Wall (2019) – Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal star in this epic war movie.
  • The Matrix: Resurrections (2021) – The long-awaited fourth Matrix movie sees the return of Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss with Lana Wachowski directing.

  • Unnatural (Limited Series) –  Japanese mystery drama series about a forensic doctor looking into some perplexing cases.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 2nd

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  • A Man in Full (Limited Series) Netflix Original – Highly anticipated new six-part drama being produced by David E. Kelley and starring Jeff Daniels about a real estate broker who has a crumbling empire.
  • Beautiful Rebel (2024) Netflix Original – Italian musical biopic on the life of rockstar Gianna Nannini.
  • Secrets of the Neanderthals (2024) Netflix Original – Directed by Ashley Gething, this new doc on the primative creatures that roamed Earth before us. Narrated by Sir Patrick Stewart.
  • T P BON (Season 1) Netflix Original – Sci-fi anime series based on the classic manga following the Time Patrol who save innocent lives from the past.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 3rd

  • Postcards (Season 1) Netflix Original – Nollywood drama starring Sola Sobowale and Tobi Bakre.
  • Unfrosted (2024) Netflix Original – Comedy movie on the breakfast wars of the 1960s with a big ensemble cast led by Jerry Seinfeld.


What’s Coming to Netflix on May 4th

  • Katt Williams: New Comedy Special (LIVE) Netflix Original – Stand-up comedy special.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 9th

  • Bodkin (Season 1) Netflix Original – Will Forte leads this new 7-episode series about a crew of podcasters investigating a mysterious disappearance in an Irish town.
  • Mother of the Bride (2024) Netflix Original – Romantic comedy starring Brooke Shields and Miranda Cosgrove.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 15th

  • Blood of Zeus (Season 2) Netflix Original – Long-awaited new animated season of the fantasy action title.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 16th

  • Bridgerton (Season 3 – Volume 1) Netflix Original – The first four episodes of the new season of Netflix’s flagship period romance series.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 17th

  • The 8 Show (Season 1) Netflix Original – Korean comedy series about eight people trapped in an 8-story building participating in a dangerous game show.
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  • Thelma the Unicorn (2024) Netflix Original – From directors Jared Hess and Lynn Wang, this new colorful animated feature adapts the best-selling kids book.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 21st

Paper Trail Game Coming To Netflix May 2024

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  • Paper Trail (Android and iOS) Netflix Games – Developed by Newfangled Games, this puzzle game is launching on mobile via Netflix Games.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 22nd

  • Buying London (Season 1) Netflix Original – New reality property series hosted by Daniel Daggers.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 23rd

  • Tires (Season 1) Netflix Original – New work-place sitcom starring Shane Gillis.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 24th

  • Atlas (2024) Netflix Original – Jennifer Lopez’s second major Netflix Original movie with this one being a sci-fi action epic.

  • Jurassic World: Chaos Theory (Season 1) Netflix Original – Set years after the events of Camp Cretaceous this new animated series sees you returning to the world of dinosaurs.
  • My Oni Girl (2024) Netflix Original – Anime movie.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 30th

  • Eric (Limited Series) Netflix Original – British drama series starring Benedict Cumberbatch playing a father who’s looking for his son aided with the help of a life-size version of his puppet creation.

What’s Coming to Netflix on May 31st

  • A Part of You (2024) Netflix Original – Swedish teen-drama about a young girl forced to reinvent herself at 17-years-old.

Want to see what’s coming up next? See all the June 2024 Netflix Originals here and the full list of Netflix Originals still to come in 2024 here.

What are you looking forward to checking out on Netflix in May 2024? Let us know in the comments down below.

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