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

By Alexandra Heilbron on April 30, 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. ~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

Pokémon Horizons: The Series Part 2 – May 10
The Rising Volt Tacklers continue their daring quest to find the black Rayquaza, with Liko and Roy upping their skills at every twist and turn!

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
Airport ’77
Airport 1975
The Best Man Holiday
Blue Mountain State: Season 1
Blue Mountain State: Season 2
Blue Mountain State: Season 3
Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland
Deaw Special: Super Soft Power
Down The Rabbit Hole
Eat Pray Love
The Edge of Seventeen
The Equalizer
Frankly Speaking
The Gentlemen
Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar
Hellboy (2019)
Jumanji (1995)
Liar Liar
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
The Matrix Resurrections
Mortal Kombat (2021)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
The Nutty Professor
The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
Outlander: Season 6
Patriots Day
Public Enemies
Ride Along
Shrek Forever After
Starship Troopers
The Wedding Planner
White House Down
Woody Woodpecker
The Young Victoria

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

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

May 4
The Atypical Family
Katt Williams: Woke Foke

May 5
The Peanut Butter Falcon
Roast of Tom Brady (Live Event)

May 6
30 for 30: Broke
30 for 30: Deion’s Double Play
30 for 30: The Two Escobars
John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s In L.A. (Live Event), New Episodes
Reba: Seasons 1-6

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

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

May 9
The Guardian of the Monarchs
John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s In L.A. (Live Event), New Episodes
Mother of The Bride
Sing Street
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
Pokémon Horizons: The Series Part 2
The Ultimatum: South Africa

May 11
Mark Twain Prize Award: Kevin Hart

May 13
Archer: Seasons 1-13
Princess Power: Season 3

May 14
Married at First Sight: Season 15

May 15
Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies & Scandal
The Clovehitch Killer

May 16
Bridgerton: Season 3 Part 1
Dumb and Dumber To
Maestro in Blue: Season 2

May 17
The 8 Show
Thelma the Unicorn

May 19
A Simple Favor
Golden Kamuy

May 20
The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties: Season 4
Wildfire: Seasons 1-4

May 21
Rachel Feinstein: Big Guy

May 22
Act Your Age: Season 1
Toughest Forces on Earth

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

May 25
Butterfly in the Sky: The Story of Reading Rainbow
Jurassic World: Chaos Theory
Mulligan: Part 2
My Oni Girl

May 28

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

May 30
Geek Girl

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

Last Call

Leaving May 1
Bennett’s War
Magic Mike’s Last Dance

Leaving May 2
Survive the Night

Leaving May 3
Arctic Dogs

Leaving May 8
Uncut Gems

Leaving May 9
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

Leaving May 10
St. Vincent

Leaving May 11
Where the Crawdads Sing

Leaving May 14
Fifty Shades of Black

Leaving May 19
Rosario Tijeras (Mexico): Seasons 1-3

Leaving May 21
Sam Smith: Love Goes – Live at Abbey Road Studios

Leaving May 22
The Boxtrolls

Leaving May 26
Mako Mermaids: An H2O Adventure: Seasons 3-4

Leaving May 31
Boyz n the Hood
The Choice
The Disaster Artist
Forever My Girl
The Great Gatsby
Happy Gilmore
The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
The Impossible
L.A. Confidential
Lakeview Terrace
The Mick: Seasons 1-2
Oh, Ramona!
The Other Guys
Silent Hill
Think Like a Man
Think Like a Man Too
You’ve Got Mail

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