In May 2022, Netflix is adding a Swedish TV series about a notorious criminal, a British war drama movie, the third season of a popular animated anthology series, the highly-anticipated fourth season of a sci-fi horror TV series, and a lot more. Cinemas all over the world are open and back in action, but as studios continue to release all those movies that had to be delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, streaming services haven’t lost any force. Many of these platforms continue to house movies that skipped a theatrical release or they’re reducing the window between theatrical and home release, allowing the audience to catch up soon. Others, like Netflix, have a long list of licensed and original content for months to come and continue to add new content from both branches every month.
April saw the arrival of the coming-of-age animated movie Apollo 10 ½: A Space Age Childhood, the comedy movies The Bubble and Metal Lords, the horror movie Choose or Die, the documentaries Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes and The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes, new seasons of Elite and Russian Doll, and the final episodes of Grace and Frankie and Ozark. When it comes to licensed content, May will see a variety of titles, such as Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, the rom-com Crazy, Stupid, Love, the action-thriller Dirty Harry, and the comedies Jackass: The Movie, Jackass 2.5, Jackass 3.5, and the highly-awaited Jackass 4.5.
As for original content, Netflix will welcome a Swedish TV series starring Bill Skarsgård, a British war movie based on a book, a new batch of episodes from Love, Death, & Robots, the return of Hawkins and the Upside Down, and a lot more. Here’s everything releasing on Netflix in May 2022.
3 Ninjas: Kick Back
A River Runs Through It
Are You the One? (season 6)
Blippi Wonders (season 1)
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Den of Thieves
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
Hello, My Name Is Doris
Jackass: The Movie
Menace II Society
Once Upon a Time in America
Rambo: Last Blood
Road to Perdition
Seven Years in Tibet
The Lake House
U.S. Marshals (1998)
War of the Worlds
When Harry Met Sally
You’ve Got Mail
Octonauts: Above & Beyond: Season 2 — NETFLIX FAMILY
Hold Your Breath: The Ice Dive — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
40 Years Young — NETFLIX FILM
The Circle: Season 4 — NETFLIX SERIES
El marginal: Season 5 — NETFLIX SERIES
Meltdown: Three Mile Island — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
- This gripping four-part documentary series tells the story of ordinary people having the courage to do extraordinary things. Meltdown tackles the near catastrophe at Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania through the lens of chief engineer and whistleblower, Richard Parks, as well as the community it impacted. Dramatic reenactments, archival footage, never-before-seen home video, and in-depth interviews bring viewers into the worst nuclear incident in U.S. history.
Summertime: Season 3 — NETFLIX SERIES
Blood Sisters: Season 5 — NETFLIX SERIES
Clark — NETFLIX SERIES
- Clark follows the man behind the expression “The Stockholm Syndrome” on his life journey as he fooled all of Sweden to fall in love with him, despite several counts of drug trafficking, attempted murder, assault, theft, and dozens of bank robberies. Based on the truths and lies revealed in Clark Olofsson’s autobiography and directed by Jonas Åkerlund, the series, starring Bill Skaragård, provides a fictional take on one of the most controversial personalities in contemporary Swedish history.
The Pentaverate — NETFLIX SERIES
- What if a secret society of five men has been working to influence world events for the greater good since the Black Plague of 1347? As this new series begins, one unlikely Canadian journalist finds himself embroiled in a mission to uncover the truth and just possibly save the world himself. Remember, the Pentaverate must never be exposed.
Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go: Season 1
Wild Babies — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
- Lush cinematography, sweeping vistas, and adorable animals in their natural habitats. Their brave journey toward adulthood is the ultimate adventure.
Along for the Ride — NETFLIX FILM
- It’s Auden’s last summer before college and she’s spending it in picturesque Colby Beach. While other teens party in the sun, loner Auden spends her time roaming the streets after everyone else is asleep. Everything changes when she meets Eli, a charming and mysterious fellow insomniac. On their nightly adventures, Eli challenges Auden to a quest to live out all her childhood dreams. Their connection pushes them to confront why they’ve been content living life in the shadows as they begin to show each other how to live life to the fullest. Based on the novel by Sarah Dessen and starring Emma Pasarow, Belmont Cameli, Kate Bosworth, Dermot Mulroney, and Andie MacDowell.
Marmaduke — NETFLIX FILM
- Animated. Messy and mischievous Marmaduke has a big heart but can’t stay out of trouble. Does he have what it takes to shine in the swanky dog show world?
The Sound of Magic — NETFLIX SERIES
- A touching drama about Yoon Ah-yi, a girl who had to grow up too fast, and Rieul, a mysterious magician who, although grown up, wants to remain as a kid.
Thar — NETFLIX FILM
The Takedown — NETFLIX FILM
- Ousmane Diakité (Omar Sy) and François Monge (Laurent Lafitte) are two cops with very different styles, backgrounds and careers. The unlikely pair are reunited once again for a new investigation that takes them across France. What seemed to be a simple drug deal turns out to be a high scale criminal case wrapped in danger and unexpected comedy.
Welcome to Eden — NETFLIX SERIES
- Are you happy? With this question, Zoa and four young, attractive and social media active boys and girls are invited to the most exclusive party in history, set in a secret island and organized by the brand of a new drink. What starts as an exciting adventure will soon turn into the trip of their lives. But paradise is not really what it seems… Welcome to Eden.
Christina P: Mom Genes — NETFLIX COMEDY
Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Sustainable War — NETFLIX ANIME
Outlander (season 5)
Workin’ Moms: Season 6 — NETFLIX SERIES
42 Days of Darkness — NETFLIX SERIES
- When Verónica disappears, her sister begins a race against time to find her. In her search, Cecilia will have to fight against the authorities’ negligence, society’s prejudices, and harassment from the media.
Brotherhood: Season 2 — NETFLIX SERIES
The Circle: Season 4 — NETFLIX SERIES (new episodes)
Operation Mincemeat — NETFLIX FILM
- It’s 1943 and the Allies are determined to break Hitler’s grip on occupied Europe, so they plan an all-out assault on Sicily, but they face an impossible challenge – how to protect a massive invasion force from potential massacre. It falls to two remarkable intelligence officers, Ewen Montagu (Colin Firth) and Charles Cholmondeley (Matthew Macfadyen), to dream the most inspired and improbable disinformation strategy of the war, centered on the most unlikely of secret agents: a dead man. Operation Mincemeat is the extraordinary and true story of an idea that hoped to alter the course of the war by defying logic, risking countless thousands of lives, and testing the nerves of its creators to breaking point.
Our Father — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
- Jacoba Ballard was an only child conceived via donor sperm who always dreamed of having a brother or sister. An at-home DNA test led her to the discovery of not one but seven half-siblings – a number that defied best practices in fertility medicine. As the group set out to learn more about their curious family tree, they soon discovered the sickening truth: their parents’ fertility doctor had been inseminating his patients with his own sperm, without their knowledge or consent. As Ballard and her newfound siblings realized they’ve barely begun to untangle his dark web of deceit, their pursuit of justice lies at the heart of this profoundly unsettling story about an unimaginable breach of trust.
The Getaway King — NETFLIX FILM
Maverix — NETFLIX COMEDY
Savage Beauty — NETFLIX SERIES
- Fifteen years ago, Don and Grace Bhengu tested a toxic product on a group of children living on the streets. Now one of the two survivors, Zinhle Manzini, returns to seek revenge. Zinhle becomes the invisible force that exposes family secrets, leading the Bhengus down a path of destruction, but innocent people get hurt along the way, while Zinhle’s own darkness threatens to consume her. Zinhle has to decide whether she wants justice or pure, cold revenge.
Bling Empire: Season 2 — NETFLIX SERIES
The Life and Movies of Ersan Kuneri — NETFLIX SERIES
The Lincoln Lawyer — NETFLIX SERIES
- Mickey Haller (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), an iconoclastic idealist, runs his law practice out of the back seat of his Lincoln as he takes on cases big and small across the expansive city of Los Angeles. Based on the series of bestselling novels by Michael Connelly, the first season is based on the second book in The Lincoln Lawyer series, The Brass Verdict. Also starring are Neve Campbell, Becki Newton, Jazz Raycole and Angus Sampson.
New Heights — NETFLIX SERIES
Senior Year — NETFLIX FILM
PJ Masks (season 4)
Servant of the People (season 2-3)
Vampire in the Garden — NETFLIX ANIME
The Future Diary: Season 2 — NETFLIX SERIES
The Circle: Season 4 — NETFLIX SERIES (new episodes)
Cyber Hell: Exposing an Internet Horror — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
- This feature-length documentary tells the story of two female college students, a group of journalists, and the cybercrime police officers who chased down the “Nth Room”, an online criminal network of sexual exploitation. Crafted from interviews, archives, animation and reenactments, the film reveals how women and girls were coerced into uploading explicit materials of themselves to Telegram chat rooms, which ringleaders charged fees in cryptocurrency for tens of thousands of users to access. This is the story of one of the most devastating digital crimes that gripped the region, the age of digital anonymity that allowed it to thrive, and the victims who spoke out to help bring it down.
Love on the Spectrum U.S. — NETFLIX SERIES
The Perfect Family — NETFLIX FILM
Toscana — NETFLIX FILM
Who Killed Sara?: Season 3 — NETFLIX SERIES
A Perfect Pairing — NETFLIX FILM
- When Lola (Victoria Justice), a hard-driving LA wine company sales exec, quits her job in hopes of starting her own wine distribution company, she eagerly books herself a plane ticket to rural Australia to chase her first potential client, Vaughn Family Wines. Unfortunately for Lola, the Vaughn Family is not interested in doing business with a fledgling company. Eager to prove herself, Lola volunteers to fill a vacant position on the Vaughn sheep farm as a farmhand. At first, Lola doesn’t seem cut out for the tough work of mending fences and wrangling sheep, but she and the dashing station manager Max (Adam Demos) strike up a friendship as he trains her. As they open up to one another, Lola discovers that Australia has introduced her to much more than just a love for entrepreneurship with a newfound love for Max – but will Max’s secrets prevent Lola from reaping what she romantically sows?
The Boss Baby: Back in the Crib — NETFLIX FAMILY
The G Word with Adam Conover — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
Insiders: Season 2 — NETFLIX SERIES
The Photographer: Murder in Pinamar — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
Rodrigo Sant’Anna: I’ve Arrived — NETFLIX COMEDY
Ben in Back
F*ck Love Too — NETFLIX FILM
- Five couples have found love in their own way in different locations and situations, but how long will it last this time?
Love, Death & Robots: Volume 3 — NETFLIX SERIES
Wrong Side of the Tracks — NETFLIX SERIES
One Piece: New Episodes
Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045: Season 2 — NETFLIX ANIME
Godspeed — NETFLIX FILM
Sea of Love — NETFLIX FAMILY
The Circle: Season 4 — NETFLIX SERIES (new episodes)
Larva Pendant — NETFLIX FILM
Somebody Feed Phil: Season 5 — NETFLIX SERIES
Insiders: Season 2 (new episodes)
My Little Pony: Make Your Mark — NETFLIX FAMILY
Pokemon Master Journeys: The Series: Part 3 — NETFLIX FAMILY
Stranger Things 4: Volume 1 — NETFLIX SERIES
- It’s been six months since the Battle of Starcourt, which brought terror and destruction to Hawkins. Struggling with the aftermath, our group of friends are separated for the first time and navigating the complexities of high school hasn’t made things any easier. In this most vulnerable time, a new and horrifying supernatural threat surfaces, presenting a gruesome mystery that, if solved, might finally put an end to the horrors of the Upside Down.
Mighty Little Bheem: I Love Taj Mahal — NETFLIX FAMILY
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (season 1)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (season 1)
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