Here's What's Coming To And Leaving Netflix In May 2019
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Here's What's Coming To And Leaving Netflix In May 2019

It’s time to discuss what’s coming to and leaving Netflix during the month of May!

The month starts off with a hairspray-laced bang May 1 thanks to Robert Townsend’s 1997 cult classic B*A*P*S., starring Halle Berry and Natalie Desselle Reid.

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Photo: New Line

Christel Gibson’s fertility drama Her Only Choice, starring Leon Robinson, Denise Boutte, Tamara Tunie, Vanessa Bell Calloway and Timon Kyle Durrett, and Netflix’s original, inspirational political documentary Knock Down the House, featuring Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Congressional candidate Cori Bush, also premiere May 1.

Netflix’s new animated sitcom Tuca & Bertie, starring the voices of Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, drops May 3, and the first season of FX’s Pose comes to Netflix May 10.

Photo: Netflix
Photo: Netflix

The highly-anticipated release of Netflix’s See You Yesterday, a relevant sci-fi action film from Spike Lee’s protégé, Stefon Bristol, comes out May 17, and Barry Jenkins’ instant classic Moonlight, starring Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris and Janelle Monáe, makes its Netflix debut May 21. Also on May 21 is the debut of Wanda Sykes’ latest comedy special, Wanda Sykes: Not Normal, a Netflix original.

Horror-thriller, Netflix’s The Perfection, starring Allison Williams and Logan Browning, debuts May 24, as well as Netflix’s second season of Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It.

The month ends with Ava DuVernay’s explosive Netflix drama based on the Central Park Five case, When They See Us on May 31. The film stars Jovan Adepo, Kylie Bunbury, Michael K. Williams, Aunjanue Ellis, Jharrel Jerome, Niecy Nash, Adepero Oduye, Storm Reid, Aurora Perrineau and John Leguizamo.

Here’s the full list:

May 1

Knock Down the House (Netflix Original Documentary)

Munafik 2

Angels & Demons

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me


Chasing Liberty

Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion, part 1 & 2

Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat

Dumb and Dumber

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Gosford Park



Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

Her Only Choice


Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer, season 2

John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky

Just Friends

Revolutionary Road

Roswell, New Mexico, season 1




Taking Lives

The Da Vinci Code

The Dark Crystal

The Matrix

The Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Revolutions

To Rome With Love

Wedding Crashers

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


May 2

Colony (Season 3)

Olympus Has Fallen

May 3

A Pesar De Todo Netflix Original Movie

All in My Family (Netflix Original Documentary)

Alles ist gut (Netflix Original Movie)

Cupcake & Dino – General Services (Season 2) (Netflix Original Series)

Dead to Me (Netflix Original Movie)

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (Netflix Original Movie)

Flinch (Netflix Original Series)

Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage (Netflix Original Movie)

The Last Summer (Netflix Original Movie)

Mr. Mom

Supernatural (Season 14)

True and the Rainbow Kingdom: Mushroom Town (Netflix Original Series)

Tuca & Bertie (Netflix Original Series)

Undercover (Netflix Original Series)

May 4

Like Arrows

May 6

Abyss (Netflix Original Series)

May 7

The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution

Queen of the South (Season 3)

May 8

Lucifer (Season 4) (Netflix Original Series)

May 9

Bathtubs Over Broadway


May 10

Dry Martina (Netflix Original Movie)

Easy (Season 3) (Netflix Original Series)

Gente que viene y bah (Netflix Film Original Movie)

Harvey Girls Forever! (Season 2) (Netflix Original Series)

Jailbirds (Netflix Original Series)

ReMastered: The Lion’s Share (Netflix Original Documentary)

Shéhérazade (Netflix Original Movie)

The Society (Netflix Original Series)

Wine Country (Netflix Original Movie)

May 12

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj (Volume 3) (Netflix Original Series)

May 13

Malibu Rescue: The Series (Netflix Original Series)

May 14

revisions (Netflix Original Anime Series)

Still LAUGH-IN: The Stars Celebrate (Netflix Original Special)

Weed the People

May 15

Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!

May 16

Good Sam (Netflix Original Movie)

Take Me Home Tonight

May 17

1994: Limited Series (Netflix Original Series)

Chip & Potato (Netflix Original Animated Series)

It’s Bruno (Netflix Original Series)

Maria (Netflix Original Movie)

Morir para contar (Netflix Original Movie)

Nailed It! (Season 3) (Netflix Original Series)

See You Yesterday (Netflix Original Movie)

The Rain (Season 2) (Netflix Original Series)

Well Intended Love (Netflix Original Series)

White Gold (Season 2) (Netflix Original Series)

May 18

The Blackcoat’s Daughter

May 20

Prince of Peoria (Part 2) (Netflix Original Series)

Rosario Tijeras (Season 2)

May 21

Arrow (Season 7)


Wanda Sykes: Not Normal (Netflix Original Special)

May 22

A Tale of Two Kitchens (Netflix Original Movie)

One Night in Spring (Netflix Original Series)

The Flash (Season 5)

May 23

Riverdale (Season 3)

Slasher: Solstice (Netflix Original Series)

May 24

After Maria (Netflix Original)

Alta Mar (Netflix Original Series)

Joy (Netflix Original Movie)

Rim of the World (Netflix Original Movie)

She’s Gotta Have It (Season 2) (Netflix Original Series)

The Perfection (Netflix Original Movie)

WHAT/ IF (Netflix Original Series)

May 27

Historical Roasts Netflix Original Series

Outlander (Seasons 1-2)

May 28

Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

May 30

Chopsticks (Netflix Original Movie)

My Week with Marilyn

Svaha: The Sixth Finger

The One I Love

May 31

Always Be My Maybe (Netflix Original Movie)

Bad Blood (Season 2) (Netflix Original Series)

Black Spot (Season 2) (Netflix Original Series)

How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) (Netflix Original Series)

Killer Ratings (Netflix Original)

When They See Us (Netflix Original Series)

Leaving May 1

8 Mile


Jaws: The Revenge

Licence to Kill

Cold Justice: Collection 3

Dances With Wolves

Disney High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Dr. No

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

For Your Eyes Only

From Dusk Till Dawn

From Russia With Love





Jaws 2

Jaws 3

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

Sixteen Candles

Sliding Doors


Somm: Into the Battle

The Birdcage

The Dirty Dozen

The English Patient

The Lovely Bones

The Notebook

The Other Boleyn Girl

Tomorrow Never Dies


Leaving May 11

Switched at Birth: Seasons 1-5

Leaving May 15

Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Collection 1

Leaving May 19

Disney’s Bridge to Terabithia

Leaving May 22

The Boss Baby

Leaving May 24


Leaving May 31

I Know What You Did Last Summer

West Side Story


‘See You Yesterday’ Trailer: Teens Hope To Undo A Police Shooting In Netflix Sci-Fi Film From Spike Lee’s Protégé

‘Tuca & Bertie’ First-Look: Tiffany Haddish And Ali Wong’s Animated Bird Comedy Is Coming To Netflix

‘When They See Us’: Full Trailer For Ava DuVernay’s Limited Series On The Central Park Five Is Powerful

‘The Perfection’ Trailer: ‘Get Out’ Star Allison Williams Has It Out For Logan Browning In Netflix’s Body Horror Thriller

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