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New TV Shows and Movies on Netflix - May 2019

Let the binge watching begin!

May 02, 2019

By: Katie Chilson

Another month, another batch of movies and shows make their appearance on Netflix. Just when you think you can view them all, more arrive.

Here are our top picks for what to watch, and read on for the full slate of what’s new on the streaming site in May.

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Malibu Rescue (5/13)

This cute kids and family movie about aspiring junior lifeguards on the beaches of SoCal looks like the perfect warm up to summer!

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"Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020" (May TBD)

One of our favorite reality franchises is back!

Courtesy of Netflix
 

"Nailed It": Season 3 (5/17)

If you love baking and trying really hard but falling short of your goals… this is the show for you! Hosted by Nicole Byer, Nailed It! is a real treat.

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"Riverdale": Season 3 (5/23)

Our favorite teens are back on Netflix after season three aired on the CW. Catch up with Archie, Veronica, Betty, Jughead and the gang.

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Chasing Liberty (5/1)

An oldie but goodie about the daughter of the US President who ditches her secret service team for some fun in Europe. Starring Mandy Moore!

The Last Summer (5/3)

KJ Apa (Archie from "Riverdale") and Maia Mitchell star in this teen movie about the last summer before college.

Maia Michtell as Phoebe and KJ Apa as Griffin in The Last SummerMaia Michtell as Phoebe and KJ Apa as Griffin in The Last SummerCourtesy of Netflix

Here’s the rest of what’s to come:

May 1st

  • Knock Down the House (documentary)
  • Angels & Demons
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
  • Casper
  • Chasing Liberty
  • Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat
  • Dumb and Dumber
  • Gremlins
  • Hairspray (1988)
  • Her Only Choice
  • Hoosiers
  • John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky
  • Just Friends
  • Roswell, New Mexico
  • The Da Vinci Code

May 3rd

  • The Last Summer
  • "Cupcake & Dino - General Services": Season 2 (kids & family)
  • True and The Rainbow Kingdom: Mushroom Town (kids & family)
  • Mr. Mom
  • "Supernatural": Season 14

Courtesy of Netflix

May 6th

  • Abyss

May 7th

  • The Heat: A Kitchen (R)Evolution

May 8th

  • "Lucifer": Season 4

May 9th

  • Bathtubs Over Broadway
  • Insidious

May 10th

  • The Society
  • Gente Que Viene y Bah (film)
  • Remastered: The Lion’s Share (documentary)
  • "Harvey Girls Forever": Season 2 (kids & family)

May 12th

  • "Patriot Act with Hasan Minaj": Season 3

May 13th

  • Malibu Rescue (kids & family)

May 14th

  • Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate (comedy)

May 15th

  • "Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!"

May 16th

  • Good Sam (film)

May 17th

  • "Nailed It": Season 3
  • See You Yesterday (film)
  • "Chip & Potato "(kids & family)

May 20th

  • "Prince of Peoria: Part 2" (kids & family)

May 21st

  • "Wanda Sykes: Not Normal" (comedy)
  • "Arrow": Season 7
  • Moonlight

May 22nd

  • A Tale of Two Kitchens (documentary)
  • "The Flash": Season 5

May 23rd

  • "Riverdale": Season 3

Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and the whole gang are back for season 3 of RiverdaleArchie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and the whole gang are back for season 3 of RiverdaleCourtesy of The CW

May 24th

  • "High Seas" (Alta Mar)
  • "She’s Gotta Have It": Season 2
  • Joy (film)
  • Rim of the World (film)
  • The Perfection (film)
  • After Maria (documentary)

May 28th

Mackenzie as Clara and Keira as Sugar Plum in The Nutcracker and the Four RealmsMackenzie as Clara and Keira as Sugar Plum in The Nutcracker and the Four RealmsCourtesy of Walt Disney Pictures

May 31st

  • Always Be My Maybe (film)

Coming Soon

  • "Charmed": Season 1
  • "Supergirl": Season 4
  • "DC’s Legends of Tomorrow": Season 4
Tell Us What You Think

What are you most excited to queue up? Let us know in the comments!