Well, it certainly has been quite a month - and the next 4 weeks seem likely to continue on that same trajectory. But you know what is an invaluable tool in times or quarantine? Netflix, of course! Here are all the new titles hitting the platform in May.
Let's go in chronological order ...
Act of Valor
via: IMDBAn elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent.
All Dogs Go To Heaven
via: IMDBA canine angel, Charlie, sneaks back to earth from heaven but ends up befriending an orphan girl who can speak to animals. In the process, Charlie learns that friendship is the most heavenly gift of all.
The Bad News Bears
via: IMDB"An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league."
via: IMDBA convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
via: IMDB"An afterlife therapist and his daughter meet a friendly young ghost when they move into a crumbling mansion in order to rid the premises of wicked spirits."
via: IMDBTen-year old Sakura Avalon, Cardcaptor of the elusive, magical Clow Cards, unexpectedly wins a trip to Hong Kong where strange dreams lead her to an imprisoned sorceress with close connections to the creator of the cards.
Cardcaptor Sakura 2
via: IMDBSakura Kinomoto, mistress of the Clow Cards, faces not only the wrath of an unsealed Clow Card, but her own feelings for friend Syaoran Li who returns from Hong Kong for a visit.
via: IMDBA rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.
via: IMDBA troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
via: IMDB"A young man discovers suddenly to have the gift of healing. Trying to understand it and the new reality that it offers, a teenage girl with terminal cancer unexpectedly will show him the way."
via: IMDBA police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
via: IMDBDuring World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee.
Observe & Report
via: IMDBBi-polar mall security guard Ronnie Barnhardt is called into action to stop a flasher from turning shopper's paradise into his personal peep show. But when Barnhardt can't bring the culprit to justice, a surly police detective is recruited to close the case.
The Silence of the Lambs
via: IMDBA young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
via: IMDB"Humans in a fascist, militaristic future wage war with giant alien bugs."
via: IMDB"An American nanny is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive."
via: IMDBA small desert town is terrorized by a powerful, seemingly possessed car, and the local sheriff may be the only one who can stop it.
The Disaster Artist
via: IMDBWhen Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.
The Lake House
via: IMDBA lonely doctor, who once occupied an unusual lakeside house, begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
via: IMDBAfter the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.
via: IMDBBill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.
V for Vendetta
via: IMDBIn a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
West Wide Story
via: IMDBTwo youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
You Don't Mess With The Zohan
via: IMDBAn Israeli Special Forces Soldier fakes his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist.
via: IMDBIn the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.
via: IMDBIn 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.
via: IMDBA group of eccentric assassins are fed up with Gunther, the world's greatest hitman, and decide to kill him, but their plan turns into a series of bungled encounters as Gunther seems to always be one step ahead.
Breaking the Bee
via: IMDBAn Indian-American competitor has won the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee for the past 12 years straight, making the trend one of the longest in sports history.
13 Reasons Why (S4)
via: IMDBIn the series' final season, Liberty High School's Senior Class prepares for graduation. But before they say goodbye, they'll have to keep a dangerous secret buried and face heartbreaking choices that could impact their futures forever.
via: IMDBExplores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.
The Last Days of American Crime
via: IMDBIn the not-too-distant future, as a final response to terrorism and crime, the U.S. government plans to broadcast a signal making it impossible for anyone to knowingly commit unlawful acts.
Queer Eye (S5)
via: IMDBA new Fab Five set out to Atlanta to help some of the city's people refine their wardrobes, grooming, diet, cultural pursuits, and home décor.
Queen of the South
via: IMDBTeresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.
Before I Fall
via: IMDBFebruary 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life, until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over and over, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's losing.
via: IMDBThe series is about a woman who returns to a mysterious village in Northern Italy where she grew up, only to find her past returning to haunt her and her teenage children.
via: IMDBChronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals, and struggles not to drown in a sea of con men, mobsters, drug addicts, and porn stars.
via: IMDBA man in his 40's withstands the weight of life. A woman in her 20's goes through different experiences, but also withstands the weight of her life. The man and woman get together to help each other.
via: IMDBA zombie apocalypse that imprisons participants and producers of a reality show called Olimpo, The House of the Gods. The studio becomes a shelter for those who seek salvation in Rio de Janeiro where chaos and hopelessness begin to rule.
via: IMDBPose is set in the world of 1987 and "looks at the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the rise of the luxury universe, the downtown social and literary scene and the ball culture world."
Da 5 Bloods
via: IMDBFour African American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen Squad Leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide.
Dating Around (S2)
via: IMDBIn a series of flirtations and fails, six real-life singles navigate five blind dates. Their mission: Find one perfect match worthy of a second date.
F is for Family (S4)
via: IMDBFollow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely and nothing came between a man and his TV.
How to Get Away With Murder (S6)
via: IMDBA group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.
via: IMDBMilea made the decision to part with Dilan as a warning for Dilan to stay away from the motorcycle gang. But the parting which had been only a bluff for Milea became a parting that lasted until they graduated from college and grew up.
via: IMDBMarcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.
via: IMDBA young man named Amadeo sets off on an unexpected adventure with the players of his beloved Foosball game.
via: IMDBA successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.
Charlie St Cloud
via: IMDBCharlie's brother, Sam, dies in a car crash that Charlie survives. Charlie is given the gift of seeing his dead brother and others who he has lost such as his friend who died in the military, but when the girl he falls in love with's life is at risk, he must choose between his girlfriend and his brother.
via: IMDBA family unknowingly awakens an ancient supernatural entity on a Grand Canyon vacation, and must fight for survival when it follows them home.
via: IMDBA dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.
via: IMDBOut to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges to a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.
Babies Part 2
via: IMDBA look at how infants learn and discover during their first year of life.
via: IMDBA teenager in a family shelter, wages war against the system to keep her sisters together while she pursues her dreams of being a dancer. A story about displaced youth, ambition and strength.
via: IMDBAs the Barrett family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them, one which may have arrived from beyond the stars.
via: IMDBTodd and Rory are intellectual soul mates. He might be gay. She might not care. A romantic-comedy drama with a twist; a love story without the thrill of copulation.
via: IMDBDuring their first year of high school, four best girlfriends face off against the domineering student body President, who wants to split them up into different social cliques. Want more from Netflix? Scroll on for the controversial cancellations to their subscriptions ...