Best TV Shows and Movies Coming to Netflix in May


Netflix is streaming a whole batch of new and exciting shows and movies this May. Whether we’re talking about original series like Grace & Frankie or classic movies like Inglourious Basterds, theses new titles will definitely keep you busy the entire month.

Grace and Frankie

Netflix is about to add dozens of exciting new shows to its vast collection, and among the most interesting ones is definitely Grace & Frankie. This Netflix original show, which will be available starting May 8th, stars two magnificent women, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, alongside two not too shabby gentlemen, Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston. Fonda and Tomlin play Grace and Frankie, who are forced to revaluate their lives after their husbands (Sheen and Waterston) come out as gay and announce they are in love.

Royal Pains

Royal Pains’ 6th season will also be available on Netflix starting May 3rd and this is definitely the best season of the show yet. Catch up on Hank Med’s latest adventures before season 7th premieres this summer. Hank continues to help Boris with his mysterious affairs, while new mom Divya struggles with balancing her life as a single mother with her job at the practice. Meanwhile, Evan is shocked to discover he and Hank have a step-sister, and Jeremiah finally gets a love interest… but that comes with a twist.

Transporter: The Series

If you are a fan of car chases, then you should check out the first season of Transporter: The Series, staring Chris Vance. Adapted after the widely popular movies with Jason Statham, this series is about Frank Martin, an ex-special ops who works as a transporter in the south of France. Expect amazing cars and breathtaking locations, as Frank always delivers the package, no matter what. The show will be available for streaming starting May 22nd.

Graceland

USA’s hit series Graceland is another show that should not be missed and Netflix is streaming its first two seasons starting May 26th. This show centres on a group of FBI, DEA and U.S. Customs agents who all live together in a beach-front mansion nick-named Graceland. As they go undercover with some of the most dangerous drug lords in California, their greatest challenge is keeping their noses clean.

Graceland

USA’s hit series Graceland is another show that should not be missed and Netflix is streaming its first two seasons starting May 26th. This show centres on a group of FBI, DEA and U.S. Customs agents who all live together in a beach-front mansion nick-named Graceland. As they go undercover with some of the most dangerous drug lords in California, their greatest challenge is keeping their noses clean.

Inglorious Basterds

As for the movies Netflix is rolling out this May, Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds is a must see, starting May 22nd. With a stellar cast that includes Brad Pitt, this film tells the story of a group of US Jewish soldiers who embark on a quest to assassinate Nazi leaders in France, during World War II. Expect the regular Tarantino treatment of dry comedy and lots of bloody fights.

Legally Blonde 1 & 2

One of the most iconic lawyers in cinema’s history, Reese Witherspoon’s Elle Woods will grace our screens starting May 1st in both Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde 2. Reserve a night to binge-watch these two great movies about a young girl who discovers that getting a law degree from Harvard is a piece of cake. In the sequel, Elle sets her sights on Washington D.C. and tries to pass a bill on animal testing, while also planning her dream wedding.

A Few Best Men

Make sure you also check out A Few Best Men, available starting May 5th, a brilliant comedy about a groom and his three best men travelling to the Australian outback for a wedding. When David proposes to Mia the same day they meet in Australia, he gets his three best friends to come Down Under to be his best men at the wedding. But things don’t go as planned when the guys accidentally steal drugs and get chased by a mobster. The movie stars Xavier Samuel, Laura Brent, Olivia Newton-John, and Rebel Wilson.

The Last Waltz

Martin Scorsese’s The Last Waltz is a brilliant film account of the last concert of The Band. During Thanksgiving of 1976, The Band performs its final concert after being on the road for the last 16 years. Expect to see performances by Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Ringo Starr, Van Morrison, and many more. The movie is available on Netflix starting May 1st.

The Longest Week

A heart-warming comedy starring Olivia Wilde, Jason Bateman and Billy Crudup, The Longest Week tells the story of Conrad Valmont (Bateman), a rich heir who leads a careless life at his parents’ Manhattan Hotel. When he is cut off, he moves in with his best friend Dylan Tate (Crudup). Things get complicated when both men fall for the same girl, the mysterious Beatrice Fairbanks, played by Olivia Wilde. Who will eventually win Beatrice’s heart? Plus, will Conrad finally grow up? That’s for you to find out, starting May 6th.

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