Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in May

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in May

Stills by Dimension Films, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), and A24.
Scary Movie 2, Don’t Think Twice, The Wizard of Oz, and Moonlight are just a few of the great movies coming to streaming in May.

Photo illustration by Slate. Stills by Dimension Films, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), and A24.

Every month, tons of new movies and TV shows become available to stream for free for subscribers to Netflix Instant, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime. With so many different streaming services, it can be hard to keep track of them all—especially if you belong to more than one service. Below, we present to you the ultimate streaming guide. We’ll let you decide which service has the best new titles. (All titles arrive May 1 unless otherwise specified.)

Netflix

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The Place Beyond the Pines.

Focus Features

Good Watch

Anvil! The Story of Anvil (2008)
Doctor Strange
(2016) (May 30)
Don’t Think Twice
(2016)
I Am Jane Doe (2017) (May 26)
Inglourious Basterds (2009) (May 22)
Lovesong (2016) (May 15)
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) (May 16)

Family Watch

Happy Feet (2006)

Binge Watch

The Fosters Season 4 (May 11)
Riverdale Season 1 (May 18)
Sherlock
Season 4 (May 15)
Switched at Birth Season 5 (May 11)

If You’re Bored

American Experience: The Big Burn (2014)
American Experience: The Boys of ’36 (2017)
Blood on the Mountain (2016)
Chaahat (1996)
Chocolat (2000)
Decanted (2016)
Drifter (2017)
Forrest Gump (1994)
Love (2015)
Losing Sight of Shore (2017)
Malibu’s Most Wanted (2003)
Nerdland (2016)
Raja Hindustani (1996)
Richard Pryor: Icon (2014)
Under Arrest Season 5
Bodyguards: Secret Lives from the Watchtower (2016) (May 2)
Hija De La Laguna (2015) (May 2)
Two Lovers and a Bear (2016) (May 2)
Cold War 2 (2016) (May 6)
When the Bough Breaks (2017) (May 6)
LoveTrue (2016) (May 7)
Stake Land II (2016) (May 7)
The Host (2013) (May 7)
Beyond the Gates (2016) (May 8)
Hunter Gatherer (2016) (May 8)
Queen of the South Season 1 (May 9)
All We Had (2016) (May 9)
El apóstata (2015) (May 10)
The Adventure Club (2016) (May 10)
Command and Control (2016) (May 15)
Cave (2016) (May 15)
The Intent (2016) (May 15)
The Break-Up (2006) (May 16)
Royal Pains Season 8 (May 18)
What’s With Wheat (2017) (May 21)
They Call Us Monsters (2017) (May 22)
Dig Two Graves (2014) (May 23)
Southpaw (2015) (May 24)
Believe (2016) (May 26)
Bunk’d Season 2 (May 28)
Forever Pure (2016) (May 29)
A New High (2015) (May 29)
Masterminds (2016) (May 30)

New Original Programming and Exclusive Premieres

In the Shadow of Iris
Maria Bamford: Old Baby
(May 2)
Chelsea Season 2 premiere (May 5)
Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie (May 5)
Kazoops! Season 3 (May 5)
Sense8 Season 2 (May 5)
Simplemente Manu NNa (May 5)
Spirit: Riding Free Season 1 (May 5)
The Last Kingdom Season 2 (May 5)
The Mars Generation (May 5)
Norm Macdonald: Hitler’s Dog, Gossip & Trickery (May 9)
All Hail King Julien: Exiled Season 1 (May 12)
Anne With an E Season 1 (May 12)
Get Me Roger Stone (May 12)
Master of None Season 2 (May 12)
Mindhorn (May 12)
Sahara (May 12)
Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive (May 16)
BLAME! (May 19)
Laerte-se (May 19)
The Keepers Season 1 (May 19)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 3 (May 19)
Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (May 23)
Bloodline Season 3 (May 26)
Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower (May 26)
War Machine (May 26)
F is for Family Season 2 (May 30)
House of Cards Season 5 (May 30)
Sarah Silverman A Speck of Dust (May 30)

HBO

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Good Will Hunting.

Miramax

Good Watch

The Beguiled (1971)
The Bourne Ultimatum
(2007)
Good Will Hunting
(1997)
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Quick Change (1990)
Scream 2 (1997)

Watch Out for Geese

Sully (2016) (May 6)

If You’re Bored

15 Minutes (2001)
Aliens in the Attic (2009)
Appaloosa (2008)
Babylon A.D. (2008)
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Dying Young (1991)
The Eiger Sanction (1975)
Frank Miller’s Sin City (2005)
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Joe Kidd (1972)
Macarthur (1977)
The Man with Two Brains (1983)
Nothing But Trouble (1991)
Notorious (2009)
On Deadly Ground (1994)
Scream 3 (2000)
The Sweetest Thing (2002)
Tender Mercies (1983)
Legend (2015) (May 3)
Jason Bourne (2016) (May 13)
Storks (2016) (May 27)

New Original Programming

Warning: This Drug May Kill You
Chris Gethard: Career Suicide (May 6)
Mommy Dead and Dearest (May 15)
Animals Season 2 finale (May 19)
Juanes Concert Film (May 19)
The Wizard of Lies (May 20)

“Estrenos en Español”

2500KM (2016)
El Corredor (aka The Runner) (2009)
Entonces Nosotros (aka About Us) (2016) (May 12)
La Luz Incidente (aka Incident Light) (2015) (May 26)

Amazon

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Jackie Brown.

Miramax

Must Watch

A Fistful of Dollars (1967) (May 4)
Gone With the Wind
(1939)
Jackie Brown (1997) (May 7)
Manchester by the Sea (2016) (May 5)
Moonlight
(2016) (May 21)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Good Watch

Chuck & Buck (2000)
Naked Gun from the Files of Police Squad (1988)
No Way Out (1987)
Paradise Lost 2: Revelations (2000) (May 21)
Winter’s Bone (2010)

Binge Watch

Boardwalk Empire Season 5 (May 21)

Nostalgia Watch

A Christmas Story (1983)
The Bad News Bears (1976)
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)

Bond Watch

A View to a Kill (1985)
Dr. No (1963)
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
From Russia with Love (1964)
Goldeneye (1995)
License to Kill (1989)
Moonraker (1979)
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
Thunderball (1965)
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Sucker Watch

Sucker Punch (2008)

If You’re Bored

Aamhi Jaato Amuchya Gava (1968)
Anolkhi (1973)
Arrowhead (1952)
Asha Jaoar Majhe (2014)
Bad Influence (1990)
Bait Shop (2008)
Bala Gau Kashi Angai (1977)
Cabin Fever (2003)
Cabin Fever 2 (2009)
Catacombs (2007)
Cecil B. Demented (2000)
Daagdi Chaawl (2015)
Dark Blue (2003)
Devta (1978)
Fatal Instinct (1993)
Jyotibacha Navas (1975)
Khichdi (2010)
Law of the Lawless (1964)
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Maximum Security (1990)
Monkey Shines: An Experiment in Fear (1988)
Mumbai Pune Mumbai 2 (2015)
Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult (1994)
Nick of Time (1995)
Pride (2014)
Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown (1977)
Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
School Ties (1992)
Siddharth (2013)
Small Soldiers (1998)
Star Kid (1998)
Teenkahon (2014)
The Doors (1991)
WellieWishers Season 1
Vikings Season 4B (May 2)
Denial (2016) (May 3)
Youth in Oregon (2016) (May 4)
The Ardennes (2015) (May 6)
A Hologram for the King (2016) (May 12)
Me Before You (2016) (May 19)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) (May 20)
Seasons (2015) (May 24)
Tomake Chai (2017) (May 24)
Poldark Season 2 (May 27)
The Duel (2016) (May 28)

Amazon Original Series

I Love Dick Season 1 (May 12)
Dino Dana Season 1 (May 26)

Hulu

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Winter’s Bone.

Roadside Attractions

Must Watch

A Fistful of Dollars (1967) (May 4)

Good Watch

Barbershop (2002)
Big Fish (2003)
Chuck & Buck (2000)
Clue (1985)
Coming to America (1988)
Gladiator (2000)
He Got Game (1998) (May 15)
Naked Gun from the Files of Police Squad (1988)
No Way Out (1987)
Winter’s Bone (2010)
What About Bob? (1991) (May 5)

Nostalgia Watch

The Bad News Bears (1976)
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
(1987)

Bond Watch

A View to a Kill (1985)
Dr. No (1963)
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
From Russia with Love (1964)
Goldeneye (1995)
License to Kill (1989)
Moonraker (1979)
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
Thunderball (1965)
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

If You’re Bored

Line of Duty Season 4
South Park en Español Season 20
48 Hrs. (1982)
Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
Arrowhead (1952)
Bad Influence (1990)
Bait Shop (2008)
Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
Beauty Shop (2005)
Cabin Fever (2003)
Cabin Fever 2 (2009)
Catacombs (2007)
Cecil B. Demented (2000)
Dark Blue (2003)
The Doors (1991)
Fatal Instinct (1993)
Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995)
Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
Law of the Lawless (1964)
Life is Beautiful (1997)
Maximum Security (1990)
Monkey Shines: An Experiment in Fear (1988)
Naked Gun 22½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult (1994)
Nick of Time (1995)
Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown (1977)
Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
School Ties (1992)
Small Soldiers (1998)
Star Kid (1998)
Sucker Punch (2008)
Vikings Season 4B (May 2)
Bodyguards: Secret Lives of the Watchtower Men (2016) (May 2)
Outsiders Season 2 (May 3)
Flubber (1997) (May 5)
The Recruit (2003) (May 5)
The Red Pill (2016) (May 6)
All We Had (2016) (May 9)
A Hologram for the King (2016) (May 12)
Extraterrestrial (2014) (May 12)
Me Before You (2016) (May 13)
The Next Step Seasons 3-4 (May 15)
Underground Season 2 (May 18)
The Last Ship Season 3 (May 19)
Before I Disappear (2014) (May 19)
Bakery in Brooklyn (2016) (May 20)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) (May 20)
Firestorm (2013) (May 21)
American Muscle (2014) (May 28)
A Perfect Man (2013) (May 28)
The Duel (2016) (May 28)
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll Season 2 (May 30)

TV Premieres

Downward Dog series premiere (May 18)

Original Programming

Batman & Bill (May 6)
Becoming Bond (May 20)
Casual Season 3 premiere (May 23)