It was estimated earlier today that Netflix has gained over 16 million new subscribers just since the coronavirus lockdown began. So we certainly recognize the importance of these lists of new streaming content every month!

Netflix's May 2020 list and schedule of new movies, TV series, and Netflix Originals just came out today! Check out the highlights and the complete list below.

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New Netflix movies and TV shows: The highlights

As usual, Netflix's new content features a mix of classic movies, some recent releases that are streaming for the first time, new TV series episodes, and Originals.

For beloved classic titles, Netflix in May 2020 will add the first two Back to the Future movies and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (the 1971 Gene Wilder film). 

If Jim Carrey movies are your thing, you're in luck: Fun with Dick & Jane and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective join Netflix in May.

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The recent Adam Sandler drama movie, Uncut Gems, hits US Netflix in May as well, after having debuted worldwide earlier.

For the kids, there's Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. Comedy specials are also on the way from Jerry Seinfeld and Patton Oswalt, to name just a few.

One of David Fincher's best films, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, streams beginning on May 1 too. The highly anticipated queer young adult film, The Half of It, also debuts on the platform next month.

New episodes of Grey's Anatomy, Riverdale, and The Flash are among the TV series highlights, as is the new Netflix Steve Carell sitcom Space Force.

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Netflix May 2020: Full list of new titles

Here's the full list of everything coming to Netflix in May 2020:

May 1

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

All Day and a Night

Almost Happy

Back to the Future

Back to the Future Part II

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Cracked Up, The Darrell Hammond Story

Den of Thieves

For Colored Girls

Fun with Dick & Jane

Get In

Go! Go! Cory Carson: The Chrissy

The Half Of It


I Am Divine

Into the Night


Jarhead 2: Field of Fire

Jarhead 3: The Siege

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Masha and the Bear: Season 4


Medici: The Magnificent: Part 2

Monthly Girls' Nozaki Kun: Season 1

Mrs. Serial Killer

Reckoning: Season 1


Song of the Sea

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Heartbreak Kid

The Patriot

Thomas & Friends: Marvelous Machinery: A New Arrival

Thomas & Friends: Marvelous Machinery: World of Tomorrow

Thomas & Friends: Thomas and the Royal Engine


Underworld: Evolution

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Urban Cowboy

What a Girl Wants

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

May 4

Arctic Dogs

May 5

Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours To Kill

May 6

Workin' Moms: Season 4 

May 7

Scissor Seven: Season 2

May 8

18 regali

Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt

Dead to Me: Season 2

The Eddy

The Hollow: Season 2

House at the End of the Street

Restaurants on the Edge: Season 2

Rust Valley Restorers: Season 2


May 9

Charmed: Season 2

Grey's Anatomy: Season 16

May 11

Bordertown: Season 3

Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics

Trial By Media

May 12

True: Terrific Tales 

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. the Reverend

May 13

The Wrong Missy

May 14

Riverdale: Season 4

May 15


District 9

I Love You, Stupid

Inhuman Resources

Magic for Humans: Season 3

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power: Season 5

White Lines

May 16

La reina de Indias y el conquistador

Public Enemies

United 93

May 17

Soul Surfer

May 18

The Big Flower Fight

May 19

Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything

Sweet Magnolias


May 20

Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall

The Flash: Season 6

Rebelión de los Godinez

May 22

Control Z

History 101

Just Go With It

The Lovebirds

Selling Sunset: Season 2

Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series: Season 2

May 23

Dynasty: Season 3

May 25

Ne Zha

Norm of the North: Family Vacation

Uncut Gems

May 26

Hannah Gadsby: Douglas

May 27

I'm No Longer Here

The Lincoln Lawyer

May 28


La corazonada

May 29

Space Force

Somebody Feed Phil: Season 3

May 31

High Strung Free Dance