What’s New on Netflix Canada May 2024 and what’s leaving

By Alexandra Heilbron on April 29, 2024 | Leave a Comment

What's New on Netflix May 2024What do Brooke Shields, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Lopez, Tom Brady, Jerry Seinfeld, Melissa McCarthy, Hugh Grant, Jeff Daniels, Amy Schumer and two leopard cubs all have in common? They’re starring in new, original projects that are debuting on Netflix this month. Click here to check out our May 2024 Netflix photo gallery for pictures and synopses of all the new original programming for this month and scroll down for a full list of what’s new. ~Alexandra Heilbron

New and Returning Series

A Man in Full – May 2
Facing relentless foes and sudden bankruptcy, an Atlanta real estate tycoon (Jeff Daniels) must claw his way back to the top when his empire begins to crumble.

Bridgerton: Season 3 Part 1 – May 16
As a new crop of debutantes yearns to become the brightest of the ball, a wallflower with a double life finds her light amid secrets and surprises.

Eric – May 30
Vincent (Benedict Cumberbatch), a desperate father, alongside a tenacious cop, battles his own demons on the streets of 1980s New York as he searches for his missing nine-year-old son in this limited series.

New Films

Unfrosted – May 3
In a time when milk and cereal ruled breakfast, a fierce corporate battle begins over a revolutionary new pastry. A Pop-Tart comedy starring, written by and directed by Jerry Seinfeld. Also starring Melissa McCarthy, Hugh Grant and Amy Schumer.

Mother of The Bride – May 9
Lana’s (Brooke Shields) daughter Emma (Miranda Cosgrove) 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.

Atlas – May 25
A brilliant but misanthropic data analyst (Jennifer Lopez) with a deep distrust of AI finds it may be her only hope when a mission to capture a renegade robot goes awry.

Special Event

Roast of Tom Brady – May 5
Tom Brady will take the hits when sports and comedy stars team up to roast the greatest NFL quarterback of all time in this live event.


Secrets of the Neanderthals – May 2
Go on a journey from the preconceptions of Neanderthals as dim-witted creatures to a complex and creative people, through the lens of a unique, ongoing excavation and a landmark new discovery — the best preserved Neanderthal skeleton found in over a quarter century.

The Final: Attack on Wembley – May 8
With England finally in contention for a major championship, 6,000 ticketless football fans storm Wembley Stadium, leaving destruction in their wake.

Cooking Up Murder: Uncovering the Story of César Román – May 10
This docuseries analyzes a murder case implicating a Spanish chef who built a career in the spotlight through a web of secrets and false identities.

Living with Leopards – May 10
A film crew follows two leopard cubs as they make the fascinating journey from infancy into adulthood in this up-close-and-personal nature documentary.

Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies & Scandal – May 15
When a dating site for people seeking adulterous affairs is hacked, millions of users’ intimate data is exposed, wrecking marriages and destroying lives.

Power – May 17
Driven to contain threats to social order, American policing has exploded in scope and scale over hundreds of years. Now, it can be described by one word: power.

El vendedor de ilusiones: El caso Generación Zoe – May 23
This documentary follows the rise and fall of Generation Zoe, a spiritual coaching network hiding the most unusual scam in Argentina’s history.

Dancing for the Devil: The 7M TikTok Cult – May 29
A group of prominent TikTok dancers are trapped in a cult masquerading as a management company called 7M. Among them is Miranda Wilking, whose family is desperately trying to get their daughter out. As other dancers and former members escape and work to rebuild their lives, it isn’t until they come together to try and put a stop to the cycle of their abuser that the real healing begins in this three-part documentary series.

For Kids

Princess Power: Season 3 – May 13
After their coronation, the princesses have a new challenge: getting accepted to the Princess Adventure Academy! But first they must complete six quests.

Thelma the Unicorn – May 17
A singing pony who dreams of stardom finds instant fame when she transforms into a sparkly unicorn — but becoming a celebrity is one wild ride.

Jurassic World: Chaos Theory – May 25
The Camp Cretaceous gang comes together to unravel a mystery when they discover a global conspiracy that brings danger to dinosaurs — and to themselves.

May 1
Brokeback Mountain
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Deaw Special: Super Soft Power
Down The Rabbit Hole
Fifty Shades Freed
Frankly Speaking
Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar
Marry Me
Mother’s Day
Psych: Seasons 1-8
The Reader
She’s Out of My League
Shutter Island
Smokey and the Bandit
Van Helsing

May 2
A Man in Full
Beautiful Rebel
Secrets of the Neanderthals

May 3
Bullet Train
John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s In L.A. (Live Event)
Selling the OC: Season 3
Stand Up Guys
The Unbroken Voice: Season 2

May 4
The Atypical Family
Katt Williams: Woke Foke

May 5
Roast of Tom Brady (Live Event)

May 6
John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s In L.A. (Live Event), New Episodes

May 7
John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s In L.A. (Live Event), New Episodes
Super Rich in Korea
xXx: Return of Xander Cage

May 8
The Final: Attack on Wembley
John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s In L.A. (Live Event), New Episodes

May 9
The Guardian of the Monarchs
John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s In L.A. (Live Event), New Episodes
Mother of The Bride
Thank You, Next

May 10
Blood of Zeus: Season 2
Cooking Up Murder: Uncovering the Story of César Román
John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s In L.A. (Live Event), New Episodes
Living with Leopards
The Ultimatum: South Africa

May 11
Mark Twain Prize Award: Kevin Hart

May 12
Pain & Gain

May 13
American Sniper
Princess Power: Season 3
San Andreas
The Judge

May 15
Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies & Scandal
The Island
The November Man
Sonic the Hedgehog
Spider-Man: No Way Home (Extended Version)

May 16
8 Mile
Bridgerton: Season 3 Part 1
Girls Trip
Les Misérables
Maestro in Blue: Season 2
Robin Hood

May 17
The 8 Show
Thelma the Unicorn

May 18
Ella Enchanted
Outlander: Season 7 Part 1

May 19
Golden Kamuy

May 20
Mean Dreams
The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties: Season 4

May 21
Rachel Feinstein: Big Guy

May 22
Top Gun
Toughest Forces on Earth
World War Z

May 23
El vendedor de ilusiones: El caso Generación Zoe
Franco Escamilla: Ladies’ Man
Garouden: The Way of the Lone Wolf
Ice Age: Collision Course
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
In Good Hands 2

May 25
The Big Lebowski
The Invitation
Jurassic World: Chaos Theory
Mulligan: Part 2
My Oni Girl

May 29
Colors of Evil: Red
Dancing for the Devil: The 7M TikTok Cult

May 30
2 Hearts

May 31
A Part of You
Chola Chabuca
How to Ruin Love: The Proposal
Raising Voices

Last Call

Leaving May 4

Leaving May 13

Leaving May 14
Charlie’s Angels

Leaving May 17
Men in Black: International

Leaving May 20
You’ve Got Mail

Leaving May 31

Comments & Discussion

  1. There are no comments yet, why not be the first?

Join The Conversation:

Similar Articles

Brooke Shields woke up in ambulance with Bradley Cooper

November 8, 2023 | 22 Comments

When Brooke Shields had a seizure in New York City and woke up in the ambulance to find Bradley Cooper holding her hand, she thought she had died.

Knife-wielding man broke into Benedict Cumberbatch’s home

May 31, 2023 | 6 Comments

A knife-wielding man broke through the gates of Benedict Cumberbatch’s house, screaming threats as he tore the intercom off the front after spitting on it.

 Change Location