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 start with the movies...
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
via: IMDB"A goofy detective specializing in animals goes in search of the missing mascot of the Miami Dolphins."
All Day And A Night
via: Netflix"A young man embarks on a journey of self-discovery after landing in the same prison as his father."
via: IMDB"An Arctic fox works in the mailroom of a package delivery service, but wants to be doing the deliveries."
Back to the Future
via: IMDB"Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown."
Back to the Future Part II
via: IMDB"After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip."
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
via: IMDB"A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker."
via: IMDB"In Cracked Up we witness the effects adverse childhood experiences can have across a lifetime through the incredible story of actor, comedian, master impressionist and Saturday Night Live veteran, Darrell Hammond."
Den of Thieves
via: IMDB"An elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew clash as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank."
via: IMDB"Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology."
For Colored Girls
via: IMDB"Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular."
Fun with Dick and Jane
via: IMDB"When an affluent couple lose all their money following a series of blunders, they turn to a life of crime to make ends meet."
Have A Good Trip
via: Netflix"Explore hallucinogenic highs and lows as celebrities share funny, mind-blowing tales via animations, reenactments and more in this documentary."
via: IMDB"A young choreographer casts a contemporary dancer and an innovative pianist in New York's most anticipated new Broadway show."
House at the End of the Street
via: IMDB"After moving with her mother to a small town, a teenager finds that an accident happened in the house at the end of the street."
I Am Divine
via: IMDB"How Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, became John Waters' cinematic muse and an international drag icon."
I'm No Longer Here
via: IMDB"A teenage immigrant struggles with the death of his brother and feelings of isolation and loneliness in his new surroundings."
via: IMDB"A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home."
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire
via: IMDB"Without tanks or air support, a corporal and his team must muster all the courage and firepower they can to fight their way across war-torn Afghanistan and shepherd an important anti-Taliban woman to safety."
Jarhead 3: The Siege
via: IMDB"A group of Marines must protect a US Embassy in the Middle East when it suddenly comes under attack from enemy forces."
Just Go with It
via: IMDB"On a weekend trip to Hawaii, a plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his much-younger girlfriend."
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
via: IMDB"The Madagascar animals fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African nature reserve, where they meet others of their own kind, and Alex especially discovers his royal heritage as prince of a lion pride."
Mrs. Serial Killer
via: IMDB"It follows a doting wife, who must find a way to absolve her husband of serial murder charges."
via: IMDB"Born with unique powers, a boy is recruited to fight demons and save the community that fears him."
Norm of the North: Family Vacation
via: IMDB"Overwhelmed with his Kingly duties, Norm's crown is stolen and he embarks on a journey to find it in conjunction with repairing his family's relationship."
via: IMDB"The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s."
via: IMDB"Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies which suggest the murder he's currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s."
Song of the Sea
via: IMDB"Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the fairies and save the spirit world."
via: IMDB"Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack."
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
via: IMDB"Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with consequences."
The Half of It
via: IMDB"When smart but cash-strapped teen Ellie Chu agrees to write a love letter for a jock, she doesn't expect to become his friend - or fall for his crush."
The Heartbreak Kid
via: IMDB"A newly wed man who believes he's just gotten hitched to the perfect woman encounters another lady on his honeymoon."
The Lincoln Lawyer
via: IMDB"A lawyer defending a wealthy man begins to believe his client is guilty of more than just one crime."
via: IMDB"A couple (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery."
via: IMDB"Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son."
The Wrong Missy
via: IMDB"A guy meets the woman of his dreams and invites her to his company's corporate retreat, but realizes he sent the invite to the wrong person."
via: IMDB"In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs."
via: IMDB"Selene, a vampire warrior, is entrenched in a conflict between vampires and werewolves while falling in love with Michael, a human who is sought by werewolves for unknown reasons."
via: IMDB"Picking up directly from the previous movie, vampire warrior Selene and the half werewolf Michael hunt for clues to reveal the history of their races and the war between them."
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
via: IMDB"An origins story centered on the centuries-old feud between the race of aristocratic vampires and their onetime slaves, the Lycans."
via: IMDB"A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot."
via: IMDB"Bud is a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar."
What a Girl Wants
via: IMDB"An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election."
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
via: IMDB"A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory." And as for TV shows?
Ben Platt: Live from Radio City Music Hall
via: IMDB"A feature-length concert special that documents the final stop on Ben Platt's debut "Sing to Me Instead" tour, filmed live from his sold-out show at Radio City Music Hall on September 29, 2019."
via: IMDB"Quirky police detective, in Finland, delves into his mind palace to solve despicable crimes all the while trying to keep his family together. If Sherlock was based in Finland this would be it."
via: IMDB"Follows the lives of three sisters who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are powerful witches."
via: IMDB"In a city so dismal it's known only as "the Hole," a clan of Sorcerers has been plucking people off the streets to use as guinea pigs for atrocious "experiments" in the black arts."
via: IMDBDynasty"Follows two of America's wealthiest families as they feud for control over their fortune and their children."
via: IMDB"A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors."
via: IMDB"Hannah Gadsby returns for her second stand-up special and shares her latest takes on popularity, identity, language, feminism and more. "
via: IMDB"A group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood try to make it big - no matter the cost."
Into the Night
via: IMDB"After discovering that his wife is cheating on him, an insomniac aerospace engineer accidentally meets, and tries to help a beautiful model on the run from some extremely dangerous people."
Magic for Humans
via: IMDB"Justin Willman preforms magic tricks on the street."
Masha and the Bear
via: IMDB"A retired circus bear settles into the woods and prepares for a quiet new life surrounded by peace and tranquility until he is introduced to an adventurous little girl named Masha."
via: Netflix"A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly."
Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun
via: IMDB"High school student Chiyo Sakura has a crush on schoolmate Umetarou Nozaki, but when she confesses her love to him, he mistakes her for a fan and gives her an autograph. "
Restaurants on the Edge
via: IMDB"Three food and design experts travel the world to revive failing restaurants by connecting them to the local culture beyond their gorgeous views."
via: IMDB"While navigating the troubled waters of romance, school and family, Archie and his gang become entangled in dark Riverdale mysteries."
Rust Valley Restorers
via: IMDB"Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains is one of the most unique car communities in the world: Rust Valley."
via: IMDB"Seeking to recover his memories, a scissor-wielding hairdresser, bungling quasi-assassin stumbles into a struggle for power among two feuding factions."
via: IMDB"The elite real estate brokers at The Oppenheim Group sell the luxe life to affluent buyers in LA. The drama ramps up when a new agent joins the team."
via: IMDB"The adventures of Superman's cousin in her own superhero career."
via: IMDB"A French club owner deals with the everyday chaos of running a live music venue in the heart of Paris."
via: IMDB"After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City."
via: IMDB"Three teen strangers awaken in a dangerous world and try to make sense of what connection they have to each other as they attempt to make it out alive."
Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series
via: IMDB"Nova Scotia's favorite miscreants have always been super sketchy. Now, carrying on from the Season 12 finale, the boys have become complete cartoons."
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. the Reverend
via: Netflix"Kimmy's a famous author and she's about to marry a prince! But first she has to foil the Reverend's evil plot."
via: IMDB"Valeria is a writer who's hit a dead end with both her writing and her husband. She finds solace in her three friends Carmen, Lola and Nerea."
via: IMDB"Four very different thirty-something working mothers and friends try to balance their jobs, family life, and love life in modern-day Toronto, Canada."