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Check out our list of 12 great shows and movies to watch this May on Netflix that we think you will enjoy!


A Man In Full | May 2

Netflix has dropped the official trailer for “A Man In Full,” a gripping saga that delves into the tumultuous world of Atlanta’s real estate magnate, Charlie Croker.

As Croker grapples with sudden bankruptcy, the forces of politics and business converge, testing his resolve to defend his empire against those seeking to exploit his downfall.

Written and created by the acclaimed David E. Kelley and helmed by directors Regina King and Thomas Schlamme, “A Man In Full” promises a riveting narrative drawn from the pages of the New York Times bestselling novel by the late Tom Wolfe.

The stellar cast includes Jeff Daniels, Diane Lane, Tom Pelphrey, Aml Ameen, Chanté Adams, Jon Michael Hill, Sarah Jones, William Jackson Harper, and Lucy Liu, each bringing depth and nuance to their respective roles.

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Unfrosted | May 3

Michigan, 1963. Kellogg’s and Post, sworn cereal rivals, race to create a pastry that will change the face of breakfast forever.

A tale of ambition, betrayal, sugar, and menacing milkmen, Unfrosted stars writer/director Jerry Seinfeld.

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Katt Williams: Woke Foke (Live) | May 5

Katt Williams will debut his new comedy special, which will stream LIVE on Netflix from the YouTube Theater in Inglewood, California, as part of Netflix Is A Joke Fest on May 4, 2024, at 7 PM PDT/10 PM EST.

Known for his sharp wit, insightful observations, and unapologetic humor, Katt Williams promises to deliver an unforgettable evening of comedy. 

And with the unpredictability of a live show, anything can happen when Katt takes the stage.

Whether you’re a longtime fan or new to his comedy, “Katt Williams: Woke Foke” is a must-watch event that guarantees plenty of laughs and entertainment. 

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The Greatest Roast Of All Time: Tom Brady | May 5

The Roast of Tom Brady, scheduled for May 5th at 5 pm PT as part of Netflix is a Joke Fest, will now be streamed LIVE on Netflix from the Kia Forum in Los Angeles.

Kevin Hart will host the Greatest Roast Of All Time.

This is the first-ever roast that will be telecast live, unedited.

Playing offense will be a surprise team of roasters from the comedy, sports and entertainment world. No interference.

Executive produced by: Tom Brady, Casey Patterson, Jeff RossKevin Hart, and Jeff Clanagan for Hartbeat.

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Mother of the Bride | May 9

Lana’s daughter Emma returns from abroad and drops a bombshell: she’s getting married. In Thailand.

In a month! Things only get worse when Lana learns that the man who captured Emma’s heart is the son of the man who broke her years ago.

Brooke Shields plays Lana, and Miranda Cosgrove  ) plays her daughter Emma.

Also starring in the film are Benjamin Bratt, Rachael Harris, Sean Teale, Chad Michael Murray, Michael McDonald (MADtv), Wilson Cruz, Tasneem Roc, and Dalip Sondhi.

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Bodkin | May 9

“Bodkin” is a darkly comedic thriller about a motley crew of podcasters who set out to investigate the mysterious disappearance of three strangers in an idyllic, coastal Irish town.

But once they start pulling at threads, they discover a story much bigger and weirder than they could have ever imagined.

As our heroes try to discern fact from fiction — about the case, about their colleagues, and, most painfully, themselves — the series challenges our perception of truth and exposes the stories we tell ourselves to justify our beliefs or validate our fears.

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Living with Leopards | May 10

A film crew follows two leopard cubs as they make the fascinating journey from infancy into adulthood in this up-close-and-personal nature documentary.

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Bridgerton Season 3 | May 16

The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels

From Shondaland and new showrunner, Jess Brownell, Bridgerton is back for its third season and finds Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) has finally given up on her long-held crush on Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) after hearing his disparaging words about her last season.

She has, however, decided it’s time to take a husband, preferably one who will provide her with enough independence to continue her double life as Lady Whistledown, far away from her mother and sisters. But lacking in confidence, Penelope’s attempts on the marriage mart fail spectacularly.

Meanwhile, Colin has returned from his summer travels with a new look and a serious sense of swagger. But he’s disheartened to realize that Penelope, the one person who always appreciated him as he was, is giving him the cold shoulder.

Eager to win back her friendship, Colin offers to mentor Penelope in the ways of confidence to help her find a husband this season.

But when his lessons start working a little too well, Colin must grapple with whether his feelings for Penelope are truly just friendly.

Complicating matters for Penelope is her rift with Eloise (Claudia Jessie), who has found a new friend in a very unlikely place, while Penelope’s growing presence in the ton makes it all the more difficult to keep her Lady Whistledown alter ego a secret.

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Power | May 17

Driven to contain threats to social order, American policing has exploded in scope and scale over hundreds of years. Now, it can be described by one word: power.

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Thelma The Unicorn | May 17

Thelma is a small-time pony who dreams of becoming a glamorous music star.

In a pink and glitter-filled moment of fate, Thelma is transformed into a unicorn and instantly rises to global stardom.

But this new life of fame comes at a cost. 

Thelma the Unicorn is a quirky, hilarious, and heartfelt ride from directors Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite) and Lynn Wang (Unikitty!).

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Atlas | May 24

Jennifer Lopez stars as Atlas Shepherd, a brilliant yet cynical data analyst with a distrust of artificial intelligence.

She embarks on a mission to capture a rogue robot with a mysterious connection to her past.

But when things go sideways, her only chance of saving humanity from AI lies in trusting it.

Set in a futuristic world, “ATLAS” promises an epic galaxy-spanning adventure written by Leo Sardarian and Aron Eli Coleite, and directed by Brad Peyton (“San Andreas” and “Rampage”).

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Eric | May 30

Set in 1980s New York, Eric is a new emotional thriller from Abi Morgan following the desperate search of a father when his nine-year-old son disappears one morning on the way to school.

Vincent, one of New York’s leading puppeteers and creator of the hugely popular children’s television show, ‘Good Day Sunshine,’ struggles to cope with the loss of his son, Edgar, becoming increasingly distressed and volatile.

Full of self-loathing and guilt around Edgar’s disappearance, he clings to his son’s drawings of a blue monster puppet, ERIC, convinced that if he can get ERIC on TV then Edgar will come home.

As Vincent’s progressively destructive behavior alienates his family, his work colleagues, and the detectives trying to help him, it’s Eric, a delusion of necessity, who becomes his only ally in the pursuit of bringing his son home.

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