What’s New on Netflix Update: May 2021

Looking for the best shows on Netflix? Look no further, because Rotten Tomatoes has put together a list of the best original Netflix series available to watch right now, ranked according to the Storified.

Ryan Murphy’s fashion drama Halston, epic fantasy saga Shadow and Bone, and anime Yasuke are the latest titles to join the list, along with fellow recent newcomers like art heist docuseries This Is a Robbery, ’70s serial killer true-crime drama The Serpent, Victorian-era fantasy The Irregulars, and puppet show Waffles + Mochi, which have all joined the list in recent weeks.

The Latest to join the May list is Master Of None : Season 3

Find out where the most popular shows on Netflix rank, including the latest titles to claim a spot alongside popular titles like BridgertonThe Queen’s GambitDarkOzarkThe WitcherStranger ThingsBlack MirrorYou, and Dash & Lily.

As always, keep an eye on what’s set to leave Netflix in May 2021 too. It’s currently headlined by the series Kingdom which you should absolutely finish before it departs.

Complete List of Upcoming Series and Movies on Netflix – May 2021

May 1

Barney and Friends: Season 13

Barney and Friends: Season 14

Best of the Best

Dead Again in Tombstone

Aliens Stole My Body

Angelina Ballerina: Season 5

Angelina Ballerina: Season 6

Back to the Future

Back to the Future Part II

Back to the Future Part III

Due Date

Fun With Dick and Jane (2005)

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Green Zone

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale

JT LeRoy

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

Mystic River

Never Back Down

Notting Hill

Open Season

Resident Evil: Afterlife

Resident Evil: Extinction

S.M.A.R.T Chase




State of Play

The Land Before Time

The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure

The Lovely Bones

The Pelican Brief

The Sweetest Thing

The Whole Nine Yards

Under Siege

Waist Deep

Your Highness

Zack and Miri Make a Porno


Netflix Testing A Change We all have been asking for.

May 2

Hoarders: Season 11

May 4

The Clovehitch Killer

Selena: The Series: Part 2 – Netflix Original

Trash Truck: Season 2 – Netflix Family

May 5

Framing John DeLorean

The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness – Netflix Documentary

May 6

Dead Man Down

May 7

Girl from Nowhere: Season 2 – Netflix Original

Jupiter’s Legacy – Netflix Original

Milestone – Netflix Film

Monster – Netflix Film

May 8

Mine – Netflix Original


May 11

Money, Explained – Netflix Documentary

May 12

Dance of the Forty One – Netflix Film

Oxygen – Netflix Film

The Upshaws – Netflix Original

May 13

Castlevania: Season 4 – Netflix Anime

Layer Cake

May 14

Ferry – Netflix Film

Haunted: Season 3 – Netflix Original

I Am All Girls – Netflix Film

Jungle Beat: The Movie – Netflix Family

Love, Death & Robots: Volume 2 – Netflix Original

Move to Heaven – Netflix Original

The Strange House – Netflix Film

The Woman in the Window – Netflix Film

May 16


May 18

Sardar Ka Grandson – Netflix Film

May 19

The Last Days


Small Town Crime

Who Killed Sara?: Season 2 – Netflix Original

May 20

Hating Peter Tatchell

Special: Season 2 – Netflix Original

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World

May 21

Army of the Dead – Netflix Film

Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous: Season 3 – Netflix Family

The Neighbor: Season 2 – Netflix Original

May 22

Sam Smith: Love Goes – Live At Abbey Road Studios

May 23

Master of None: Season 3

May 25


May 26

Baggio: The Divine Ponytail – Netflix Film

High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America – Netflix Documentary

Nail Bomber: Manhunt – Netflix Documentary

May 27

Black Space – Netflix Original

Blue Miracle – Netflix Film

Eden – Netflix Anime

Soy Rada: Serendipity – Netflix Comedy Special

May 28

Dog Gone Trouble – Netflix Family

Lucifer: Season 5 Part 2 – Netflix Original

The Kominsky Method: Season 3 – Netflix Original

May 31

Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story

The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties – Netflix Original