What’s Coming to Netflix in May 2024?


Welcome to Netflix’s May 2024 lineup! Get ready for a diverse mix of entertainment, from gripping dramas to hilarious comedies and everything in between. With something for everyone, let Netflix be your go-to destination for an unforgettable month of streaming. Below, we’ll be looking through all the licensed and Netflix Original movies, series, and games on the way.

Keep scrolling for the complete list for when your favorite shows return on Netflix in May.

May 1

  • Black Clover (Season 2) – Anime series.
  • Blended (2014) – Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore headline this rom-com celebrating its 10th anniversary.
  • Cry Babies: Magic Tears (Season 3) – Kids animated series.
  • 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.
  • Dr. Stone (Season 1) – Anime series.
  • Girls Trip (2017) – Comedy about four friends going on a boozy reunion trip in New Orleans.
  • Haikyu!! (New Seasons) – Anime series.
  • 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.
  • Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind (2022) – Music documentary on the singer that dominated the 1950s.
  • Jujutsu Kaisen (Season 1) – Anime series.
  • Mortal Kombat (2021) – The most recent movie adaptation of the classic fighting game series with Lewis Tan and Jessica McNamee starring.
  • Outlander (Season 6) – After a two-year wait, Netflix is getting a new batch of Outlander episodes.
  • Rather (2023) – Documentary on the esteemed journalist.
  • 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.
  • The Quintessential Quintuplets (Multiple Seasons) – Anime series.
  • The Unbroken Voice (Season 2) Netflix Original – New season of the Colombian telenovela.
  • Unnatural (Limited Series) –  Japanese mystery drama series about a forensic doctor looking into some perplexing cases.

May 2

A Man in Full

Synopsis: When Atlanta real estate mogul Charlie Croker faces sudden bankruptcy, political and business interests collide as Charlie defends his empire from those attempting to capitalize on his fall from grace. From writer & creator David E. Kelley and directors Regina King and Thomas Schlamme, A Man in Full is based on the New York Times bestselling novel by the late Tom Wolfe.

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Diane Lane, Tom Pelphrey, Aml Ameen, Chanté Adams, Jon Michael Hill, Sarah Jones, William Jackson Harper and Lucy Liu.

  • 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.
  • Shadow in the Cloud (2020) – Chloë Grace Moretz stars in this horror war movie about a WWII transporting documents and encountering an evil presence.
  • 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.

May 3

  • John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s in LA (Season 1) Netflix Original – Live comedy event.
  • Postcards (Season 1) Netflix Original – Nollywood drama starring Sola Sobowale and Tobi Bakre.
  • Selling the OC (Season 3) Netflix Original – Reality series.
  • Unfrosted (2024) Netflix Original – Comedy movie on the breakfast wars of the 1960s with a big ensemble cast led by Jerry Seinfeld.

May 4

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

May 5

  • The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) – Shia LeBeouf headlines this feel-good comedy drama about a crab fisherman helping a young man getting into professional wrestling school.

May 6

  • 30 for 30: Deion’s Double Play (2019) – Sports documentary on Deion Sanders.
  • Reba (Seasons 1-6) – Classic comedy sitcom starring Reba McEntire that aired on The WB and The CW.

May 7

  • Super Rich in Korea (Season 1) Netflix Original – Reality series.

May 9

  • 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.
  • Blood of Zeus (Season 2) Netflix Original – Long-awaited new animated season of the fantasy action title.
  • Thank You, Next (Season 1) Netflix Original – Turkish romantic drama series.
  • The Guardian of the Monarchs (2024) Netflix Original – Spanish-language crime documentary.

Mother of the Bride 

Synopsis: Lana’s daughter Emma returns from abroad and drops a bombshell: she’s getting married. In Thailand. In a month! Things only get worse when Lana learns that the man who captured Emma’s heart is the son of the man who broke hers years ago.

Cast: Brooke Shields (The Blue Lagoon, Suddenly Susan) plays Lana, and Miranda Cosgrove (School of Rock, iCarly) plays her daughter Emma. Also starring in the film are Benjamin Bratt (Miss Congeniality), Rachael Harris (Suits), Sean Teale (Skins), Chad Michael Murray (One Tree Hill), Michael McDonald (MADtv), Wilson Cruz (My So-Called Life), Tasneem Roc (The Bureau of Magical Things), and Dalip Sondhi (Frayed).

May 10

  • Cooking Up Murder: Uncovering the Story of Cesar Roman (Season 1) Netflix Original – Documentary crime series from Spain.
  • Living with Leopards (2024) Netflix Original – Nature documentary from director Alex Parkinson and co-director Brad Bestelink
  • Pokemon: Horizons: The Series (Part 2) Netflix Original – Next 12 episodes of the latest season of the anime series based on the beloved card game.
  • The Courier (2024) – The streaming debut of a Spanish thriller about a hustler and his rise to the top of the pile.
  • The Ultimatum: South Africa (Season 1) Netflix Original – New regional spin-off for the dating reality series.

May 13

  • Archer (Seasons 1-14) – The adult animated series from Adam Reed.
  • Maestro in Blue (Season 2) Netflix Original – Greek drama returns.

Bridgerton (Season 3 – Volume 1) Netflix Original 

The first four episodes of the new season of Netflix’s flagship period romance series.

May 17

  • Open Heart (2023) – Henrik Lundqvist is the subject of this documentary.
  • 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.
  • Thelma the Unicorn (2024) Netflix Original – From directors Jared Hess and Lynn Wang, this new colorful animated feature adapts the best-selling kids’ book.

May 21

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

May 22

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

May 23

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

May 24

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

Atlas Shepherd (Jennifer Lopez), a brilliant but misanthropic data analyst with a deep distrust of artificial intelligence, joins a mission to capture a renegade robot with whom she shares a mysterious past. But when plans go awry, her only hope of saving the future of humanity from AI is to trust it.

  • 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.

May 30

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.

May 31

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

“A Part of You is a story about life and death that portrays the experience of being 17 years old and feeling like your heart is about to burst from your chest. Agnes’ (Felicia Maxime) older sister Julia (Zara Larsson) possesses everything that Agnes dreams of: she’s the coolest person in school, the center of every party, and she’s dating Noel (Edvin Ryding). If only Agnes could be more like her. When the worst possible thing occurs, Agnes’ world is turned upside down and she’s forced to reinvent herself. Suddenly, she’s on the verge of obtaining everything she’s ever desired, but at what cost?”

  • Raising Voices (Season 1) Netflix Original – Spanish teen drama series.

What are you looking forward to watching on Netflix in May 2024? Let us know in the comments.

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