What You Need to Watch on Streaming Services in May 2019

So many streaming services, so little time to figure out what’s new on all of them. That’s where we step up to the plate. Here are some of the best movies to watch and shows to binge as May flowers spring.

What to Watch on Netflix in May 2019 (Not Originals)

Netflix isn’t offering much on the TV front. However, they are up picking some popular film franchises such as The Matrix and Austin Powers. Here’s what you can expect from Netflix in May.

May 1 Netflix Releases

Movies

  • Angels & Demons
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
  • Casper
  • Chasing Liberty
  • Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion Part 1 & 2
  • The Da Vinci Code
  • Dark Crystal (1982)
  • Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat
  • Dumb and Dumber
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Good Watch
  • Gosford Park
  • Gremlins
  • Hairspray (1988)
  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
  • Her Only Choice
  • Hoosiers
  • John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky
  • Just Friends
  • The Matrix
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Revolutions
  • Revolutionary Road
  • Scarface
  • Scream
  • Snowpiercer
  • To Rome With Love
  • Wedding Crashers
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Zombieland

TV

  • Charmed Season 1
  • Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer Season 2
  • Roswell, New Mexico Season 1
  • Supergirl Season 4
  • Taking Lives DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Season 4
  • Weed the People

May 2 Netflix Releases

Movies

  • Olympus Has Fallen

TV

  • Colony Season 3

May 3 Netflix Releases

Movies

  • Mr. Mom

TV

  • Supernatural Season 14

May 4 Netflix Releases

  • Like Arrows

May 7 Netflix Releases

  • The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution
  • Queen of the South Season 3

May 9 Netflix Releases

  • Bathtubs Over Broadway
  • Insidious 

May 10 Netflix Releases

  • Pose Season 1

May 15 Netflix Releases

  • Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!

May 16 Netflix Releases

  • Take Me Home Tonight

May 18 Netflix Releases

  • The Blackcoat’s Daughter

May 20 Netflix Releases

  • Rosario Tijeras (Mexico Version) Season 2

May 21 Netflix Releases

Movies

  • Moonlight

TV

  • Arrow Season 7

May 22 Netflix Releases

  • The Flash Season 5

May 23 Netflix Releases

  • Riverdale Season 3

May 27 Netflix Releases

  • Outlander Seasons 1 & 2

May 28 Netflix Releases

  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

May 30 Netflix Releases

  • My Week with Marilyn
  • The One I Love

Netflix Originals in May 2019

With Hulu having a lock on most of the network stations, Netflix has had to get creative. This month, they are dropping countless hours of original content. Here is what you can expect to watch this month on Netflix.

May 1 Netflix Original Releases

  • Knock Down The House
  • The Mechanism Season 2
  • Munafik 2

May 3 Netflix Original Releases

  • A Pesar De Todo
  • All In My Family
  • Alles ist gut
  • Cupcake & Dino – General Services Season 2
  • Dead to Me
  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
  • Flinch
  • Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage
  • The Last Summer
  • True and the Rainbow Kingdom: Mushroom Town
  • Tuca & Bertie
  • Undercover

May 4 Netflix Original Releases

  • Abyss

May 8 Netflix Original Releases

  • Lucifer Season 4

May 10 Netflix Original Releases

  • Dry Martina
  • Easy Season 3
  • Gente que viene y bah
  • Harvey Girls Forever! Season 2
  • Jailbird
  • ReMastered: The Lion’s Share
  • Shéhérazade
  • The Society
  • Wine Country

May 12 Netflix Original Releases

  • Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Volume 3

May 13 Netflix Original Releases

  • Malibu Rescue

May 14 Netflix Original Releases

  • Revisions
  • Still Laugh-in: The Stars Celebrate

May 16 Netflix Original Releases

  • Good Sam

May 17 Netflix Original Releases

  • 1994: Limited Series
  • Chip & Potato
  • It’s Bruno
  • Maria
  • Morir para contar
  • Nailed It! Season 3
  • The Rain Season 2
  • See You Yesterday
  • Well Intended Love
  • White Gold Season 2

May 20 Netflix Original Releases

  • Prince of Peoria Part 2

May 21 Netflix Original Releases

  • Wanda Sykes: Not Normal

May 22 Netflix Original Releases

  • A Tale of Two Kitchens
  • One Night in Spring

May 23 Netflix Original Releases

  • Slasher: Solstice

May 24 Netflix Original Releases

  • After Maria
  • Alta Mar
  • Joy
  • The Perfection
  • Rim of the World
  • She’s Gotta Have It Season 2
  • What/If

May 27 Netflix Original Releases

  • Historical Roasts

May 30 Netflix Original Releases

  • Chopsticks
  • Svaha: The Sixth Finger

May 31 Netflix Original Releases

  • Always Be My Maybe
  • Bad Blood Season 2
  • Black Spot Season 2
  • How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)
  • Killer Ratings
  • When They See Us

What to Watch on Hulu in May (Not Originals)

While Hulu is mostly known for instant access to the top network stations without the need of a pricey cable package, this month they’re picked up quite a few movies. Here’s what to expect from Hulu in May 2019.

May 1 Hulu Releases

  • Anger Management
  • Bait Shop
  • The Big Kahuna
  • Billboard to Dad
  • The Birdcage (1997)
  • Black Rain
  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation
  • Breakdown (1997)
  • Bully (2001)
  • The Burrowers (2009)
  • Catacombs (2007)
  • Cecil B. Demented
  • Center Stage (2000)
  • Chocolat
  • Clerks(1994)
  • Chuck & Buck
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
  • El Pantera
  • The English Patient
  • Fair Game (2010)
  • Fatal Attraction (1987)
  • Flashdance
  • The Green Mile
  • Ground Control
  • Happy Endings
  • Happy-Go-Lucky
  • Hardware
  • Harsh Times
  • Hoodlum
  • Hunt for the Skinwalker
  • Imagine Me and You
  • Julie & Julia
  • Kazaam
  • Kazakhstan
  • The jrays
  • Kygo: Stole the Show
  • Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies
  • The Landing (2018)
  • Larger than Life
  • The Last Animals
  • Le Divorce
  • The Lucky Ones (2008)
  • Made (2001)
  • Major League (1989)
  • Mermaids (1990)
  • Man of the House (2005)
  • My Five Wives
  • The New Guy (2002)
  • Nick of Time
  • The Night We Never Met
  • Passport to Paris
  • Possums
  • The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper
  • Repo! The Genetic Opera
  • Rollerball (1975)
  • Rollerball (2002)
  • Shaolin Soccer (2001)
  • Show of Force
  • The Sicilian
  • Slow Burn (2000)
  • Spirit (2002)
  • Star Kid
  • Steal this Movie
  • Switching Goals
  • Things You Can Tell Just By Looking at Her
  • Thirteen
  • The Time Machine (2002)
  • The Toybox (2018)
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • Twice Upon a Yesterday
  • Under Seige
  • War Games
  • Welcome to Mercy
  • Zombieland

May 2 Hulu Releases

  • Dies Irae Season 1

May 3 Hulu Releases

  • Don’t Believe the Hype Season 1
  • Everything’s For Sale Season 1
  • Jobs Unlisted Season 1
  • Price the Hype Season 1
  • The Yellow Handkerchief

May 4 Hulu Releases

Movies

  • The Cloverhitch Killer
  • Painkillers (2008)

TV

  • Drunk History Season 6A

May 6 Hulu Releases

  • Crash (2004)
  • The Unicorn

May 7 Hulu Releases

  • My Hero Academia Season 3A (Funimation)

May 9 Hulu Releases

  • Action Point

May 10 Hulu Releases

  • Dinosaur 13

May 11 Hulu Releases

  • Above Majestic
  • DriverX
  • Funny Cow
  • One Million American Dreams
  • Swimming with Men

May 12 Hulu Releases

  • Claws Season 2 (TNT)

May 13 Hulu Releases

  • Angels of Death Season 1 (Funimation)

May 14 Hulu Releases

  • The Romantics

May 15 Hulu Releases

Movies

  • Astral
  • A Breath Away
  • Beautiful Girls
  • Egg
  • Getting Grace
  • Iris (2001)
  • Little Voice

TV

  • Big Bad BBQ Brawl Season 2
  • Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction Season 4
  • Burgers, Brews & ‘Que Seasons 1-3
  • Cash Cab Season 13 (Discovery Channel)
  • Counting On Seasons 2-3 (TLC)
  • Diesel Brothers Seasons 3-4 (Discovery Channel)
  • Eat, Sleep, BBQ Season 1
  • Four Weddings Seasons 7-8 (TLC)
  • I Found the Gown Seasons 2-3 (TLC)
  • La Promesa Season 1 (Caracol)
  • Love It or List It Season 12 (HGTV)
  • The Little Couple Seasons 11-12 (TLC)

May 16 Hulu Releases

Movies

  • Knocked Up

TV

  • MasterChef Celebrity Family Showdown Special Part 1

May 17 Hulu Releases

  • Punisher: War Zone (2008)
  • The Punisher

May 18 Hulu Releases

  • Thanks for Sharing (2013)
  • The Riot and the Dance: Earth

May 20 Hulu Releases

  • Federal Hill

May 21 Hulu Releases

Movies

  • Bernie the Dolphin
  • Jesus’ Son

TV

  • Preacher Season 3 (AMC)

May 22 Hulu Releases

  • Tracers

May 23 Hulu Releases

Movies

  • Backtrace
  • Lulu on the Bridge

TV

  • Baywatch Complete Series

May 26 Hulu Releases

  • Morning Glory

May 27 Hulu Releases

Movies

  • The Frozen Ground

TV

  • Broad City Season 5 (Comedy Central)
  • MasterChef Celebrity Family Showdown Special Part 2

May 28 Hulu Releases

  • Against the Clock

May 29 Hulu Releases

  • The Terror Season 1 (AMC)

May 30 Hulu Releases

  • Angie Triberca Season 4

Hulu Originals and Season Premieres

One of the best aspects of Hulu is getting next-day access to the most popular shows on network television. On top of that, they’ve been cranking out some quality content of their own. Here are some perks Hulu members will enjoy in May 2019.

Hulu Original Releases in May 2019

  • Into The Dark: All That We Destroy Episode 8 Premiere (May 3)
  • Catch-22 Series Premiere (May 17)

Season Premieres on Hulu in May 2019

  • Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Season 6 Premiere (ABC) (May 11)
  • The Bachelorette Season 15 Premiere (ABC) (May 14)
  • America’s Got Talent Season 14 Premiere (NBC) (May 29)
  • Songland Series Premiere (NBC) (May 29)
  • American Ninja Warrior Season 11 Premiere (NBC) (May 30)

What to Watch on Amazon Prime TV in May 2019

While most streaming services tend to be top-heavy with releasing content, Amazon takes a different approach. They tend to do a mass drop at the end of the calendar month, making last month’s Amazon releases this month’s goods. Here is what to expect from Prime TV in May.

May 2 Amazon Prime TV Releases

  • The Yellow Handkerchief

May 9 Amazon Prime TV Releases

  • Dinosaur 13

May 19 Amazon Prime TV Releases

  • Federal Hill

May 17 Amazon Prime TV Releases

  • The Durrells Season 3
  • Poldark Season 4

May 20 Amazon Prime TV Releases

  • Jesus’ Son

May 25 Amazon Prime TV Releases

  • Morning Glory

May 31 Amazon Prime TV Releases

  • Antitrust
  • Awaiting
  • Blaze You Out
  • The Big Wedding
  • Body of Evidence
  • The ‘Burbs
  • The Constant Gardener
  • Chinese Hercules – Ma tou da jue dou
  • Cougars Inc.
  • Deadtime Stories
  • The Doors (1991)
  • Emperor
  • Eulogy
  • F/X
  • F/X 2
  • Flawless (2007)
  • Fluke
  • Forbidden Ground
  • Free Money
  • Friday the 13th (1980)
  • Friday the 13th Part 2
  • Friday the 13th Part III
  • Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
  • Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
  • Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan
  • Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
  • Friday Night Lights
  • Fun Size
  • The Gift (2000)
  • The Ghostwriter (1997)
  • Hart’s War
  • I’m Gonna Git You Sucka
  • Jennifer’s Eight
  • The Letter (1940)
  • The Lonely Man (1957)
  • Lost and Delirious
  • Mission: Impossible
  • Murimgori
  • Night of the Living Dead 3D
  • Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection
  • N.Y.C. Underground
  • Patriot Games
  • Planes, Trains & Automobiles
  • Private Parts
  • The Puffy Chair
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • The Secret of NIMH
  • Shaolin Drunk Fighter – Gimunsayukbang
  • Shaolin vs. Lama – Shao Lin dou La Ma
  • Super Dragon – Feng qi yun yong dou kuang lung
  • Tao tie gong
  • The People vs. George Lucas
  • Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot
  • Woman Avenger – Shi mei chu ma
  • X+Y (2014)

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