New To Netflix In May 2020: More Movies, Anime, TV Shows, And Originals

Back to the Future movies and the anime Dorohedoro are coming to the streaming service soon.


While the COVID-19 global pandemic has many people stuck at home, we're all watching a lot more Netflix right now. Luckily, the streaming service won't be delaying any of its upcoming original content, so it's business as usual. So it's time to take a look ahead to plan your binge-watch schedule and see what's coming to Netflix in May. Also, find out what's leaving Netflix in May here.

On May 1, Netflix is releasing plenty of movies you'll want to watch again. Celebrate a couple of the greatest time travel movies of all time, as you will be able to watch the adventures of Marty McFly almost hooking up with his mother in Back to the Future. Then, visit the far future of 2015 in Back to the Future II. Sadly, the third movie in the franchise will not be available. Additionally, you can check out the first three Underworld movies if you're into something a bit more action-packed.

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If you're interested in anime--or something resembling anime--there are a couple selections to keep your eye on. First, on May 7, Season 2 of Scissor Seven arrives. The series follows a hairdresser who moonlights as a hit man. Does that found bizarre enough for you? Also, on May 28, Dorohedoro is coming to Netflix. The post-apocalyptic story is about Caiman, who was cursed by a wizard that gave him the head of a lizard. However, he has amnesia and is trying to remember his former life. He and a friend go on an adventure to hunt down sorcerers in this violent story.

Finally, on May 12, Netflix is digging back into the world of interactive television with Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. the Reverend. The one-shot special will have viewers make decisions for Kimmy as she is about to marry a prince, but has to foil a reverend's evil plot.

Below, you'll find everything coming to Netflix in May, and for more streaming news, check out everything coming to Disney+ and Hulu for the month of May.

And speaking of things you should be watching, consider listening to GameSpot's weekly TV series and movies-focused podcast, You Should Be Watching. With new episodes premiering every Wednesday, you can watch a video version of the podcast over on GameSpot Universe or listen to audio versions on Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, and Apple Podcasts.

New To Netflix In May 2020:

May 1

  • All Day and a Night
  • Almost Happy
  • Get In
  • Go! Go! Cory Carson: The Chrissy
  • The Half Of It
  • Hollywood
  • Into the Night
  • Medici: The Magnificent: Part 2
  • Mrs. Serial Killer
  • Reckoning: Season 1
  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • 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
  • I Am Divine
  • Jarhead
  • Jarhead 2: Field of Fire
  • Jarhead 3: The Siege
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
  • Masha and the Bear: Season 4
  • Material
  • Monthly Girls' Nozaki Kun: Season 1
  • Sinister
  • 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
  • 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
  • Valeria

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 (Interactive special)

May 13

  • The Wrong Missy

May 14

  • Riverdale: Season 4

May 15

  • Chichipatos
  • 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 (2020)
  • Trumbo

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
  • 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

  • Dorohedoro
  • La corazonada

May 29

  • Space Force
  • Somebody Feed Phil: Season 3

May 31

  • High Strung Free Dance

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