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Talia Avakian
April 29, 2017

Spring weather is arriving, but Netflix is adding a new selection of movies and series in May that has us considering staying inside. Whether you're looking for classics like “Forrest Gump,” or cartoons like “F is For Family,” you'll find it on this list. 

Take a look below to see the full list of what's coming, and when.

Available May 1, 2017

  • American Experience: The Big Burn (2014)
  • American Experience: The Boys of '36 (2017)
  • Anvil! The Story of Anvil (2008)

  • Blood on the Mountain (2016)
  • Chaahat (1996)
  • Chocolat (2000)
  • Decanted (2016)
  • Don't Think Twice (2016)
  • Drifter (2017)

  • Forrest Gump (1994)
  • Happy Feet (2006)
  • In the Shadow of Iris—Netflix Original Film
  • Love (2015)

  • Losing Sight of Shore (2017)

  • Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)
  • Nerdland (2016)
  • Raja Hindustani (1996)
  • Richard Pryor: Icon (2014)
  • Under Arrest: Season 5 (2016)

Available May 2, 2017

  • Bodyguards: Secret Lives from the Watchtower (2016)
  • Hija De La Laguna (2015)

  • Maria Bamford: Old Baby—Netflix Original 

  • Two Lovers and a Bear (2016)


Available May 5, 2017

  • Chelsea: Season 2 (streaming every Friday)—Netflix Original
  • Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie—Netflix Original Film
  • Kazoops!: Season 3—Netflix Original
  • Sense8: Season 2—Netflix Original
  • Simplemente Manu NNa—Netflix Original
  • Spirit: Riding Free: Season 1—Netflix Original 

  • The Last Kingdom: Season 2—Netflix Original
  • The Mars Generation—Netflix Original 


Available May 6, 2017

  • Cold War 2 (2016)

  • When the Bough Breaks (2017)

Available May 7, 2017

  • LoveTrue (2016)
  • Stake Land II (2016)
  • The Host (2013)

Available May 8, 2017

  • Beyond the Gates (2016)
  • Hunter Gatherer (2016)

Available May 9, 2017

  • Norm Macdonald: Hitler's Dog, Gossip & Trickery—Netflix Original
  • Queen of the South: Season 1 (2016)
  • All We Had (2016)

Available May 10, 2017

  • El apóstata (2015)
  • The Adventure Club (2016)

Available May 11, 2017

  • Switched at Birth: Season 5 (2017) The Fosters: Season 4 (2016)
  • The Fosters: Season 4 (2016)

Available May 12, 2017

  • All Hail King Julien: Exiled: Season 1—Netflix Original
  • Anne with an E: Season 1—Netflix Original 

  • Get Me Roger Stone—Netflix Original 

  • Master of None: Season 2—Netflix Original
  • Mindhorn—Netflix Original Film
  • Sahara—Netflix Original Film

Available May 15, 2017

  • Command and Control (2016)
  • Cave (2016)
  • Lovesong (2016)
  • Sherlock: Series 4 (2016)
  • The Intent (2016)

Available May 16, 2017

  • Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive—Netflix Original
  • The Break-Up (2006)
  • The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)

Available May 18, 2017

  • Royal Pains: Season 8 (2016)
  • Riverdale: Season 1 (2016)

Available May 19, 2017

  • BLAME!—Netflix Original Film
  • Laerte-se—Netflix Original
  • The Keepers: Season 1—Netflix Original
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season 3—Netflix Original

Available May 21, 2017

  • What's With Wheat (2017)
  • Available May 22, 2017
  • Inglourious Basterds (2009)
  • They Call Us Monsters (2017)

Available May 23, 2017

  • Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King—Netflix Original
  • Dig Two Graves (2014)
  • Available May 24, 2017
  • Southpaw (2015)
  • Available May 26, 2017
  • Believe (2016)
Bloodline: Season 3—Netflix Original
  • I am Jane Doe (2017)
Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower—Netflix Original
  • War Machine—Netflix Original Film

Available May 28, 2017

  • Bunk'd: Season 2 (2016)
  • Available May 29, 2017
  • Forever Pure (2016)
  • A New High (2015)

Available May 30, 2017

  • F is for Family: Season 2—Netflix Original
  • House of Cards: Season 5—Netflix Original
  • Marvel's Doctor Strange (2016)
  • Masterminds

  • Sarah Silverman A Speck of Dust—Netflix Original

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