May represents a big month for genre fair on Netflix.
Headlining the month is, of course, Jupiter Legacy. The long-in-the-works adaptation of the Mark Millar comic book sees Josh Duhamel as an aging superhero worried about the next generation of super-powered individuals. Will they uphold the values which guided him for nearly a century? The series debuts on May 7th. Next up on on the 13th, the fourth and final season of Castlevania drops; hopefully resolving some of the storylines. The next day, a second volume of the animated anthology series Love, Death & Robots debuts, which promises “wild adventures on far-flung planets to unsettling encounters close to home” when it returns on May 14th.
As always, we can’t help but notice some of the crime documentaries and The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness definitely piques our interest. In it, journalist Maury Terry tries to connect David Berkowitz‘s 1976 killing spree to a satanic cult. Berkowitz claimed in the 1990s that he was a victim of such a cult, so maybe it’s possible.
Of course, these are just our picks for the month. Take a look at everything coming to and leaving Netflix to find your next media obsession.
AlRawabi School for Girls — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Bullied outcasts at an all-girls high school plot the perfect revenge to get back at their tormentors. Created by Tima Shomali.
Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir (2021)
HALSTON — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Ewan McGregor stars in this limited series that tracks the meteoric rise and fall of the first American celebrity fashion designer. From Ryan Murphy.
Mad for Each Other — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Bothered to realize they are next-door neighbors and share a psychiatrist, a man and a woman find it’s impossible to stay out of each other’s way.
Master of None — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Racket Boys — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
A ragtag middle school badminton club makes a bid for the youth championships.
Ragnarok: Season 2 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Mythical chaos and environmental disaster loom as Magne looks for help in his fight against colossal foes and contends with his unmanageable brother.
Hoarders: Season 11
The Clovehitch Killer
Selena: The Series: Part 2 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
As Selena’s career gains momentum, the singer fights to remain true to herself, spend quality time with her family and expand her businesses.
Trash Truck: Season 2 — NETFLIX FAMILY
Hank, Trash Truck and animal pals Walter, Donny and Ms. Mona let their imaginations take them on heartwarming adventures in their backyard and beyond!
Framing John DeLorean
The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
The Son of Sam case grew into a lifelong obsession for journalist Maury Terry, who became convinced that the murders were linked to a satanic cult.
Dead Man Down
Girl from Nowhere: Season 2 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Nanno is back, doling karmic retribution to more students and faculty in a new season of this anthology series — and this time, she’s not alone.
Jupiter’s Legacy — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
They’re the first generation of superheroes. But as they pass the torch to their children, tensions are rising — and the old rules no longer apply.
Milestone — NETFLIX FILM
Recently marking 500,000 kilometers on the road, a newly bereaved trucker faces the threat of losing the job that has come to define him to a new intern.
Monster — NETFLIX FILM
A talented teen implicated in a robbery-turned-murder fights for his innocence and integrity against a criminal justice system that’s already judged him.
Mine — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Engaged in a gold-clad life of secrets and lies, two women in a conglomerate family seek to topple all that stands in their way of finding true joy.
Money, Explained — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
We spend it, borrow it and save it. Now let’s talk about money and its many minefields, from credit cards to casinos, scammers to student loans.
Dance of the Forty One — NETFLIX FILM
A gay congressman marries the Mexican president’s daughter but cavorts with a young man at a secret club. And then scandal hits. Based on a true story.
Oxygen — NETFLIX FILM
A woman wakes up in a cryogenic unit with no memory. Quickly running out of oxygen, she must find a way to remember who she is in order to survive.
The Upshaws — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
A working-class Black family in Indiana strives for a better life and a happy home while juggling everyday struggles in this comedy series.
Castlevania: Season 4 — NETFLIX ANIME
Dracula’s influence looms large as Belmont and Sypha investigate plans to resurrect the notorious vampire. Alucard struggles to embrace his humanity.
Ferry — NETFLIX FILM
Before he built a drug empire, Ferry Bouman returns to his hometown on a revenge mission that finds his loyalty tested — and a love that alters his life.
Haunted: Season 3 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
A menacing mansion. A haunting melody. A demonic cat. More real people share scary stories from their past — and the truth is terrifying.
I Am All Girls — NETFLIX FILM
A relentless detective finds common ground with a killer systematically targeting the perpetrators running a powerful child-trafficking ring.
Jungle Beat: The Movie — NETFLIX FAMILY
When a lost and lonely alien crash-lands on Earth, his new crew of talking animal friends helps him get back home — and try to save the world!
Love, Death & Robots: Volume 2 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
From wild adventures on far-flung planets to unsettling encounters close to home. The Emmy-winning anthology returns with a crop of provocative tales.
Move to Heaven — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Finding life in all that’s left behind, a trauma cleaner with Asperger’s and his ex-con uncle deliver the untold stories of the departed to loved ones.
The Strange House — NETFLIX FILM
When a big-city family moves to a remote town, two young brothers and their new friends try to solve the menacing mystery that haunts their new home.
The Woman in the Window — NETFLIX FILM
Confined to her home by agoraphobia, a psychologist becomes obsessed with her new neighbors — and solving a brutal crime she witnesses from her window.
Sardar Ka Grandson — NETFLIX FILM
A devoted grandson’s mission to reunite his ailing grandmother with her ancestral home turns into a complicated, comic cross-border affair.
The Last Days
Small Town Crime
Who Killed Sara?: Season 2 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
To exact his revenge, Álex will have to bring to light his sister’s darker side – and come to terms with the fact that he never knew the real Sara.
Hating Peter Tatchell
Special: Season 2 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Now semi-estranged from his mother, Ryan continues exploring the world on his own, with all the complex ups and downs life and love have to offer.
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
Army of the Dead — NETFLIX FILM
After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries takes the ultimate gamble by venturing into the quarantine zone for the greatest heist ever.
Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous: Season 3 — NETFLIX FAMILY
The teen campers on Isla Nublar return for another season of working together to escape from the island of free-roaming dinosaurs.
The Neighbor: Season 2 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Just when Javi thinks he’s conquered being Earth’s superhero, challenges arise from an unlikely competitor … and some extraterrestrial visitors.
Sam Smith: Love Goes – Live At Abbey Road Studios
Baggio: The Divine Ponytail — NETFLIX FILM
A chronicle of the 22-year career of soccer star Roberto Baggio, including his difficult debut as a player and his deep rifts with some of his coaches.
High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America — NETFLIX FILM
Food writer Stephen Satterfield embarks on a vibrant and powerful culinary journey that celebrates the courage, artistry, and resourcefulness of the African American people.
Nail Bomber: Manhunt — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
This documentary tells the story of the 1999 London bombings that targeted minorities, and the race to find the far-right extremist behind them.
Black Space — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
A rogue detective with unorthodox means leads an investigation into a massacre committed by unicorn mask-wearing assassins at an Israeli high school.
Blue Miracle — NETFLIX FILM
The incredible true story of Casa Hogar, the Mexican boys home that entered the world’s biggest fishing tournament to save their orphanage.
Eden — NETFLIX ANIME
Created by Justin Leach (Ghost in the Shell 2), Yasuhiro Irie (Fullmetal Alchemist) directs the story of robots raising the last human child.
Soy Rada: Serendipity — NETFLIX COMEDY SPECIAL
The delightful Argentine comic Agustín Aristarán (aka Soy Rada) is back, this time putting the spotlight on family and parenting, magic and music.
Dog Gone Trouble — NETFLIX FAMILY
The privileged existence of a pampered pooch named Trouble is turned upside down when he gets lost and must learn to survive on the big city streets.
Lucifer: Season 5 Part 2 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
In Part 2 of the stunning fifth season of Lucifer, God himself comes to Earth. Secrets will be revealed, heroic sacrifices will be made, and the world will never be the same.
The Kominsky Method: Season 3 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
A new chapter unfolds for Sandy as he deals with a difficult loss, a daunting financial obligation, an important reunion and a major career boost.
Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story
The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
This unscripted series follows the members of the Kretz family of Paris and their luxury real estate business.
Hoarders: Season 10
City of God: 10 Years Later
The Chosen Ones
House at the End of the Street
Sherlock: Series 1-4
American Crime: Seasons 1-3
My Week with Marilyn
The One I Love
50 First Dates
Act of Valor
All Dogs Go to Heaven
The Blair Witch Project
Deliver Us from Eva
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
Julie & Julia
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz
The Pursuit of Happyness
The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior
The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption
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