Netflix Lineup: What’s Coming and Going May 2021


April showers bring May flowers, as well as the Netflix lineup! The streaming service has revealed the May lineup and it is filled with new Originals, as well as fan favorites. Part 2 of Selena: The Series, new Netflix Original Jupiter’s Legacy, and the second half of season 5 of Lucifer will all be making their highly-anticipated drops throughout May, among other Original titles. Fan favorites coming include the Back to the Future trilogy, Zombieland, and The Lovely Bones.

Titles leaving Netflix include series 1-4 of Sherlock, 50 First Dates, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, Soul Surfer and more.

Keep reading for a complete list of everything coming and going on Netflix for May 2021!


Selena: The Series: Part 2

In part 2 of Selena: The Series, the Mexican-Tejano pop star, played by Christian Serratos, “fights to remain true to herself, spend quality time with her family and her new husband, and expand her businesses. All the while, her journey to become the most successful female Latin artist of all time continues.”

Jupiter’s Legacy

Netflix’s newest original superhero series starring Josh Duhamel, Leslie Bibb, Ben Daniels, Matt Lanter, and Mike Wade follows the children of the first generation of superheroes who have kept the world safe for nearly a century. As the parents pass the torch, tensions rise and the old rules no longer apply as the children try to continue their legacy.

May 1:

Aliens Stole My Body

Angelina Ballerina: Seasons 5-6

Back to the Future

Back to the Future Part II

Back to the Future Part III

Barney and Friends: Seasons 13-14

Best of the Best

Dead Again in Tombstone

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 (2000)

Under Siege

Waist Deep

Your Highness

Zack and Miri Make a Porno


May 2:

Hoarders: Season 11

May 4:

Selena: The Series: Part 2 – Netflix Original

The Clovehitch Killer

Trash Truck: Season 2 – Netflix Family

May 5:

Framing John DeLorean

The Sons of Sam: A Descent into DarknessNetflix Documentary

May 6:

Dead Man Down

May 7:

Girl from Nowhere: Season 2 – Netflix Original

Jupiter’s LegacyNetflix Original

MilestoneNetflix Film

MonsterNetflix Film

May 8:

MineNetflix Original


May 11:

Money, ExplainedNetflix Documentary

May 12:

Dance of the Forty OneNetflix Film

OxygenNetflix Film

The UpshawsNetflix Original

May 13:

Castlevania: Season 4 – Netflix Anime

Layer Cake

May 14:

FerryNetflix Film

Haunted: Season 3 – Netflix Original

I Am All GirlsNetflix Film

Jungle Beat: The MovieNetflix Family

Love, Death & Robots: Volume 2 – Netflix Original

Move to HeavenNetflix Original

The Strange HouseNetflix Film

The Woman in the Window Netflix Film

May 16:


May 18:

Sardar Ka GrandsonNetflix Film

May 19:


Small Town Crime

The Last Days

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 DeadNetflix 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 25:


May 26:

Baggio: The Divine PonytailNetflix Film

High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed AmericaNetflix Film

Nail Bomber: ManhuntNetflix Documentary

May 27:

Blank SpaceNetflix Original

Blue MiracleNetflix Film

EdenNetflix Anime

Soy Rada: SerendipityNetflix Comedy Special

May 28:

Dog Gone TroubleNetflix 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 PropertiesNetflix Original

Coming Soon:

AlRawabi School for GirlsNetflix Original

Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

HALSTONNetflix Original

Mad for Each OtherNetflix Original

Master of NoneNetflix Original

Racket BoysNetflix Original

Ragnarok: Season 2 – Netflix Original


50 First Dates

This beloved rom-com starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore will be leaving Netflix at the end of the month, so don’t forget to watch it while you still can!

May 1:

Hoarders: Season 10

May 3:

War Horse

May 5:


May 6:

City of God: 10 Years Later


May 7:

House at the End of the Street

The Chosen Ones

May 10:


May 14:

Sherlock: Series 1-4

May 18:


May 29:

American Crime: Seasons 1-3

My Week with Marilyn

The One I Love

May 31:

50 First Dates

Act of Valor

All Dogs Go to Heaven

Brokeback Mountain

Deliver Us from Eva

I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

Julie & Julia




National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz

Soul Surfer


The Blair Witch Project

The Boy

The Help

The Pursuit of Happyness

The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior

The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption


Megan has been passionate about writing since she was little and has been passionate about all things pop culture and nerdy since almost as long. Joining Nerds and Beyond in 2019, she also graduated from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Journalism. Megan is constantly binge-watching shows and finding new things to obsess over. 9-1-1 and Marvel currently reign as the top obsessions. You can find her on Twitter @marvels911s if you ever want to discuss some certain firefighters.

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