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Welcome to an early roundup of everything scheduled to hit Netflix in the US during the month of May 2023. This list will include all new licensed movies and shows and all Netflix Originals debuting exclusively on the service.

This list will be continually updated throughout the month of April 2023 and through May 2023 as we learn of new movies, series, and games coming to the service.

Of course, while there will be plenty of new releases throughout May 2023, you’ll also want to familiarize yourself with all the releases planned for May 2023.


Full List of What’s Coming to Netflix in May 2023

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  • Turn of the Tide (Season 1) netflix originals – Thriller in Portuguese language.
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  • SWAT (Seasons 1-5) – CBS crime drama procedural from creators Shawn Ryan and Aaron Rahsaan Thomas. It follows a SWAT sergeant who has been put in charge of a new team dealing with crime in Los Angeles.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 1st

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  • Above All Suspicion (2019) – Emilia Clarke, Jack Huston and Johnny Knoxville star in this crime thriller. About the true story of a newlywed FBI agent assigned to an Appalachian mountain town who begins an affair with a local woman.
  • After Earth (2013) – Will and Jaden Smith star in this sci-fi action film from M. Night Shyamalan.
  • American Graffiti (1973) – Classic comedy from director George Lucas, about a couple of high school graduates who spend one last night together before heading off to college.
  • Demon Slayer (Season 3) – One of the biggest anime series right now returns for its third (or technically second) season on Netflix with the Entertainment District Arc going down completely.
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  • Pitch Perfect (2012) – Anna Kendrick leads this musical comedy cast about a music-loving student who finds herself in a new clique as she starts college.
  • High Rainbow (Season 3) – Children’s animated series.
  • Smooth and Quiet (2022) – SVOD debut of the Blumhouse horror from writer-director Beth de Araújo.
  • The Dilemma (2011) – The 2011 Ron Howard film starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James.
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  • The Glass Castle (2017) – Biographical film based on the best-selling memoir by Jeannette Walls. Starring Brie Larson with Naomi Watts, Woody Harrelson and Max Greenfield.
  • The Yellow Bird (2017) – Jennifer Aniston stars in this war movie directed by Alexandre Moors. About a vet who comes home to find his friend is missing.
  • The Hunting Family (2008) by Tyler Perry – An article by Tyler Perry about two families who live on opposite sides of the class spectrum but are intertwined in both love and business.
  • beat (2021) – Ruby Rose and Morgan Freeman star in this action crime thriller from director/writer George Gallo.
  • When the Weather Is Good (Season 1) – Korean drama starring Park Min-young and Seo Kang-jun.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 2

  • Love Village (season 1) netflix originals – Japanese reality dating series.
  • The tailor (season 1) netflix originals – Turkish drama series about a famous tailor who starts sewing a wedding dress for his best friend’s fiancée, but the three of them have dark secrets that will soon change their lives.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 3

  • Jewish Matchmaking (Season 1) netflix originals – New dating reality series that deals with matching Jewish singles in the US and Israel. Presented by Aleeza.
  • The Great British Baking Show: Juniors (Season 7) netflix originals – British reality series featuring the most talented young bakers competing for the top prize.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 4th

  • Larva Family (Season 1) netflix originals – Cartoon series for children with the Larva family.
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  • Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story (Limited Series) netflix originals – India Amarteifio stars as the young Queen Charlotte in this spin-off that turns back the clock and tells the story of how the young Queen’s marriage to King George sparked both a great love story and social change.
  • Sanctuary (season 1) netflix originals – Kan Eguchi is directing this new Japanese drama about a juvenile delinquent who becomes a sumo apprentice.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 8

  • Spirit Rangers (season 2) netflix originals – Animated children’s series.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 9

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  • Documentary Now! (Season 4) – The latest season of the IFC parody comedy series.
  • Hannah Gadsby: Something Special (2023) netflix originals – Filmed at the Sydney Opera House, this is the third major Netflix Original stand-up special from the Australian comedian.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 10

  • Dance Brothers (Season 1) netflix originals – Netflix’s first major finnish series about two brothers who struggle to make a living as professional dancers.
  • Queen Cleopatra (Season 1) netflix originals – Jada Pinkett Smith produces this controversial documentary series on the famous historical figure.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 11

  • Royalteen: Princess Daisy (2023) netflix originals – Norwegian film derived from the teen series. Follow Princess Margrethe as she yearns for normalcy and struggles to maintain her perfect façade while dealing with family drama.
  • Ultraman (Season 3) netflix originals – The latest season of the hit anime series.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 12

  • Black Knight (Season 1) netflix originals – South Korean sci-fi action series from writer-director Cho Ui-seok. Set in a dystopian future where the world has been ravaged by air pollution and people rely on the Black Knights for deliveries.
  • Mulligan (season 1) netflix originals – Animated series for adults from the creators of 30 rock.
  • Queer Eye (Season 7) netflix originals – The final season of the reality series Fab-five.
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  • The Mother (2023) netflix originals – Action thriller starring Jennifer Lopez about a deadly assassin who comes out of hiding to help protect her daughter.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 17

  • Rhythm + Flow France (Season 2) netflix originals – French competition reality series.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 18

  • XO, kitty (season 1) netflix originals – Spin-off series of romantic comedy film series. to all the boys about teenage matchmaker Kitty Song Covey who has relationship problems of her own when she travels to South Korea.
  • Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune (Season 1) netflix originals – Japanese anime series based on the light novel of the same name. Taito Ban and Asami Seto on vocals.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 19

  • Silenced (season 1) netflix originals – Series in Spanish about Sergio Ciscar, who has remained silent since he killed his parents and after being released from prison, we will see why he has been silent.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 23

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  • Victim/Suspect (2023) netflix originals – Nancy Schwartzman directs this documentary about a journalist looking into the unanswered sexual crimes of young women. First premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival.
  • Wanda Sykes: I’m a Cheerleader (2023) netflix originals – Stand-up comedy special.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 24

  • The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties (Season 3) netflix originals – French reality series where a family business sells luxury homes in France and around the world.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 25

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  • FUBAR (Season 1) netflix originals – Arnold Schwarzenegger debuts in his first major series as a CIA agent who can’t seem to retire.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 26

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  • Blood and Gold (2023) netflix originals – World War II spaghetti western in German about a German deserter who returns home to get caught up in a battle against SS troops to discover hidden gold.

What’s coming to Netflix on May 30

  • I think you should go with Tim Robinson (season 3) netflix originals – The sketch comedy series returns with Tim Robinson and Zach Kanin back at the helm for six additional episodes.

What are you going to watch on Netflix during May 2023? Let us know in the comments below.