New on Netflix: What’s Streaming in May 2021

new on netflix may 2021

Here are some highlighted programs and movies that are premiering on Netflix in Canada this May.

Selena: The Series (Part 2)

As Selena’s career gains momentum, the singer fights to remain true to herself, spend quality time with her family and expand her business. (Netflix Original Series; May 4)

Jupiter’s Legacy

They’re the first generation of superheroes. But as they pass the torch to their children, tensions are rising – and the old rules no longer apply. (Netflix Original Series; May 7)


A talented teen implicated in a robbery-turned-murder fights for his innocence and integrity against a criminal justice system that’s already judged him. (Netflix Film; May 7)

The Woman in the Window

Confined to her home by agoraphobia, a psychologist becomes obsessed with her new neighbours – and solving a brutal crime she witnesses from her window. (Netflix Film; May 14)

Master of None (Season 3)

Aziz Ansari’s series returns for its third season which will focus on Lena Waithe’s character, Denise and her partner Alicia (Naomi Ackie). This new season is a modern love story that intimately illustrates the ups and downs of marriage, struggles with fertility, and personal growth both together and apart. Fleeting romantic highs meet crushing personal losses while existential questions of love and living are raised. (Netflix Original Series; May 23)

May 1

  • Blood Diamond
  • Dark Skies
  • Evil Dead
  • The Forbidden Kingdom
  • Gandhi
  • Good Girls Get High
  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
  • La Moitié guache du frigo
  • My Awkward Sexual Adventure
  • New Year’s Eve
  • On the Basis of Sex
  • Rambo III
  • Rambo: First Blood
  • Rambo: First Blood Part II
  • Total Drama Island
  • Total Drama: Action
  • Total Drama: All Stars
  • Total Drama: Pahkitew Island
  • Total Drama: Revenge of the Island
  • Total Drama: The Ridonculous Race
  • Total Drama: World Tour
  • Twister
  • The Upside

May 4

  • Selena: The Series: Part 2
  • Trash Truck: Season 2

May 5

  • Brightburn
  • Casino
  • Honey
  • Honey 2
  • How High
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness
  • The Wizard
  • Weird Science

May 7

  • Girl from Nowhere (Season 2)
  • Jupiter’s Legacy
  • Lost Girls & Love Hotels
  • Milestone
  • Monster
  • Patch Adams

May 8

  • Mine

May 10

  • Shaft

May 11

  • Money, Explained

May 12

  • Dance of the Forty One
  • Oxygen
  • The Upshaws

May 13

  • Castlevania (Season 4)

May 14

  • A Madea Family Funeral
  • Ferry
  • Haunted (Season 3)
  • I Am All Girls
  • Jungle Beat: The Movie
  • Love, Death & Robots (Volume 2)
  • Move to Heaven
  • The Strange House
  • Synchronic
  • The Woman in the Window

May 16

  • Little

May 17

  • Annabelle Comes Home

May 18

  • Men in Black: International
  • Poms
  • Sardar ka Grandson

May 19

  • The Last Days
  • Who Killed Sara? (Season 2)

May 20

  • Hating Peter Tatchell
  • Special (Season 2)

May 21

  • Army of the Dead
  • Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous (Season 3)
  • The Neighbor (Season 2)

May 23

  • Master of None (Season 3)
  • Us

May 26

  • Baggio: The Divine Ponytail
  • High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America
  • Nail Bomber: Manhunt

May 27

  • The Banana Splits Movie
  • Black Space
  • Blue Miracle
  • Eden
  • Soy Rada: Serendipity

May 28

  • Dog Gone Trouble
  • Lucifer (Season 5; Part 2)
  • The Kominsky Method (Season 3)

May 31

  • The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties

Leaving Netflix in Canada in May: Mallrats (May 3), Sucker Punch (May 13), Sherlock: Series 1-3 (May 14), Pacific Rim: Uprising (May 16), Silver Linings Playbook (May 20), American Crime (Seasons 1-3), Full House (Seasons 1-8).

Check out what else is streaming in Canada here.


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Jeevan Brar is a digital content producer and freelance entertainment writer based in Toronto. Jeevan has managed The TV Watercooler since 2008, the Canadian blog has focused on daytime soaps, primetime hits and reality TV guilty pleasures. The blog has also connected Canadian soap fans with exclusive interviews with the cast of enduring daytime dramas The Young and the Restless, Days of our Lives, General Hospital and The Bold and the Beautiful. 'Like' The TV Watercooler on Facebook. You can also follow Jeevan on Twitter and Google+.

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