Everything Coming to Netflix in May 2021

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1. Aliens Stole My Body (2020)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Deputy Rod Allbright's body has been stolen by B'KR, the cruelest villain in the galaxy. Stuck on a planet, our heroes go on a mission to find the only one who can stop B'KR.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Ty Consiglio, Christian Convery, Bruce Coville, Jayden Greig

Votes: 302

Available on Netflix on May 1

2. Angelina Ballerina (2001–2009)

TV-Y | Animation, Family

The adventures and ballet recitals of Angelina Mouseling (Finty Williams) in tow with her friends, Alice Nimbletoes (Jo Wyatt), William Longtail (Keith Wickham), Miss Lilly (Dame Judi Dench), and the menacing pair Priscilla Pinkpaws (Jo Wyatt) and Penelope Pinkpaws (Jonell Elliott).

Stars: Finty Williams, Judi Dench, Jo Wyatt, Keith Wickham

Votes: 366

Seasons 5 & 6 available on Netflix on May 1

3. Back to the Future (1985)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

87 Metascore

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.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Votes: 1,079,384 | Gross: $210.61M

Available on Netflix on May 1

4. Back to the Future Part II (1989)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

57 Metascore

After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson

Votes: 489,233 | Gross: $118.50M

Available on Netflix on May 1

5. Back to the Future Part III (1990)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

55 Metascore

Stranded in 1955, Marty McFly learns about the death of Doc Brown in 1885 and must travel back in time to save him. With no fuel readily available for the DeLorean, the two must figure how to escape the Old West before Emmett is murdered.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

Votes: 411,756 | Gross: $87.73M

Available on Netflix on May 1

6. Barney & Friends (1992–2010)

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

From pretending to be a pilot on a make-believe airplane to pretending to be a pirate in search of buried treasure, Barney's friends discover that creativity lets them soar in the wings of imagination!

Stars: Bob West, Julie Johnson, Patty Wirtz, Jeff Ayers

Votes: 4,376

Seasons 13 & 14 available on Netflix on May 1

7. Best of the Best (1989)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Drama, Sport

26 Metascore

A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country - can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?

Director: Robert Radler | Stars: Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Sally Kirkland, Phillip Rhee

Votes: 12,498 | Gross: $1.70M

Available on Netflix on May 1

8. Dead Again in Tombstone (2017 Video)

R | 100 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

Guerrero returns from the dead once more to protect a stolen relic from getting into the hands of a gang of soldiers, which will ultimately cause hell upon earth.

Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: John Tierney, Gerrick Winston, Sarah Wheeldon, Danny Trejo

Votes: 1,009

Available on Netflix on May 1

9. Due Date (2010)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

51 Metascore

High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time.

Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx

Votes: 326,801 | Gross: $100.54M

Available on Netflix on May 1

10. Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

47 Metascore

When an affluent couple lose all their money following a series of blunders, they turn to a life of crime to make ends meet.

Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Jim Carrey, Téa Leoni, Alec Baldwin, Richard Jenkins

Votes: 137,367 | Gross: $110.33M

Available on Netflix on May 1

11. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

32 Metascore

An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Votes: 200,682 | Gross: $152.27M

Available on Netflix on May 1

12. Green Zone (2010)

R | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

63 Metascore

Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Matt Damon, Jason Isaacs, Greg Kinnear, Igal Naor

Votes: 131,311 | Gross: $35.05M

Available on Netflix on May 1

13. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

G | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Family

A college professor bonds with an abandoned dog he takes into his home.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Sarah Roemer

Votes: 259,042

Available on Netflix on May 1

14. JT LeRoy (2018)

R | 108 min | Biography, Drama

55 Metascore

A young woman named Savannah Knoop spends six years pretending to be the celebrated author JT LeRoy, the made-up literary persona of her sister-in-law.

Director: Justin Kelly | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, Jim Sturgess, Diane Kruger

Votes: 1,922

Available on Netflix on May 1

15. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

60 Metascore

The Madagascar animals join a struggling European circus to get back to New York, but find themselves being pursued by a psychotic animal control officer.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer

Votes: 166,528 | Gross: $216.39M

Available on Netflix on May 1

16. Mystic River (2003)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

84 Metascore

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Emmy Rossum

Votes: 424,928 | Gross: $90.14M

Available on Netflix on May 1

17. Never Back Down (2008)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Drama, Sport

39 Metascore

A frustrated and conflicted teenager arrives at a new high school to discover an underground fight club and meet a classmate who begins to coerce him into fighting.

Director: Jeff Wadlow | Stars: Sean Faris, Djimon Hounsou, Amber Heard, Cam Gigandet

Votes: 97,008 | Gross: $24.85M

Available on Netflix on May 1

18. Notting Hill (1999)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

68 Metascore

The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 280,911 | Gross: $116.09M

Available on Netflix on May 1

19. Open Season (2006)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

49 Metascore

Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear, finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters.

Directors: Roger Allers, Jill Culton, Anthony Stacchi | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Martin Lawrence, Debra Messing, Gary Sinise

Votes: 88,131 | Gross: $85.11M

Available on Netflix on May 1

20. Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

37 Metascore

While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors living in a prison surrounded by the infected who also want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Wentworth Miller, Kim Coates

Votes: 163,537 | Gross: $60.13M

Available on Netflix on May 1

21. Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)

R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

41 Metascore

Survivors of the Raccoon City catastrophe travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against the evil Umbrella Corp.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Oded Fehr, Iain Glen

Votes: 185,360 | Gross: $50.65M

Available on Netflix on May 1

22. S.M.A.R.T. Chase (2017)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Thriller

A washed-up private security agent has to escort a valuable Chinese antique out of Shanghai but is ambushed en route.

Director: Charles Martin | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Lei Wu, Simon Yam, Hannah Quinlivan

Votes: 2,607

Available on Netflix on May 1

23. Scarface (1983)

R | 170 min | Crime, Drama

65 Metascore

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 756,581 | Gross: $45.60M

Available on Netflix on May 1

24. Sitting in Limbo (1986)

96 min | Drama

Four teenagers in Montréal deal with issues like poverty, teenage pregnancy, and the importance of having a community.

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Gaston Belanger, Sally Bochner, André A. Bélanger, Lance Jerome Clarke

Votes: 24

Available on Netflix on May 1

25. Stargate (1994)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 177,710 | Gross: $71.57M

Available on Netflix on May 1

26. State of Play (2009)

PG-13 | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

64 Metascore

When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington, D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the Representative, his old college friend.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren

Votes: 141,802 | Gross: $37.02M

Available on Netflix on May 1

27. The Land Before Time (1988)

G | 69 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

66 Metascore

An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.

Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi, Helen Shaver

Votes: 81,170 | Gross: $48.09M

Available on Netflix on May 1

28. The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1994 Video)

G | 73 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

This time, while building a hideaway in their new home of the Great Valley, Littlefoot and the gang rescue a mysterious egg from two scheming egg-nappers and make a starling surprise - and new friend - when the egg hatches.

Director: Roy Allen Smith | Stars: Scott McAfee, Candace Hutson, Heather Hogan, Jeff Bennett

Votes: 8,383

Available on Netflix on May 1

29. The Lovely Bones (2009)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

42 Metascore

Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Saoirse Ronan, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 159,840 | Gross: $43.82M

Available on Netflix on May 1

30. The Pelican Brief (1993)

PG-13 | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

50 Metascore

A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard

Votes: 78,931 | Gross: $100.77M

Available on Netflix on May 1

31. The Sweetest Thing (2002)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

32 Metascore

A girl finds she is forced to educate herself on the etiquette of wooing the opposite sex when she finally meets Mr. Right.

Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Thomas Jane, Christina Applegate, Lillian Adams

Votes: 55,692 | Gross: $24.72M

Available on Netflix on May 1

32. The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime

47 Metascore

A struggling dentist's life is turned upside down when a famous gangster moves in next door, and his wife convinces him to inform a notorious mob boss about the gangster's whereabouts.

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Rosanna Arquette, Michael Clarke Duncan

Votes: 111,763 | Gross: $57.26M

Available on Netflix on May 1

33. Under Siege (1992)

R | 103 min | Action, Thriller

58 Metascore

An ex-Navy Seal turned cook is the only person who can stop a group of terrorists when they seize control of a U.S. battleship.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Steven Seagal, Gary Busey, Tommy Lee Jones, Erika Eleniak

Votes: 78,425 | Gross: $83.36M

Available on Netflix on May 1

34. Waist Deep (2006)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

37 Metascore

An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall | Stars: Tyrese Gibson, Meagan Good, Larenz Tate, Shawn Parr

Votes: 9,546 | Gross: $21.32M

Available on Netflix on May 1

35. Your Highness (2011)

R | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

31 Metascore

When Prince Fabious's bride is kidnapped, he goes on a quest to rescue her... accompanied by his lazy useless brother Thadeous.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Danny McBride, Natalie Portman, James Franco, Rasmus Hardiker

Votes: 97,596 | Gross: $21.60M

Available on Netflix on May 1

36. Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

56 Metascore

Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson, Gerry Bednob

Votes: 172,942 | Gross: $31.46M

Available on Netflix on May 1

37. Zombieland (2009)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

73 Metascore

A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting bruiser in search or the last Twinkie and a pair of sisters striving to get to an amusement park join forces in a trek across a zombie-filled America.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 526,820 | Gross: $75.59M

Available on Netflix on May 1

38. Hoarders (2009– )

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

Follows different people on their hoarding issues.

Stars: Matt Paxton, Robin Zasio, Dorothy Breininger, Cory Chalmers

Votes: 2,551

Season 11 available on Netflix on May 2

39. Selena: The Series (2020–2021)

TV-PG | 40 min | Biography, Drama, Music

Late Tejano singer Selena as her dreams come true, and her family makes life-changing choices on the singer's journey to success.

Stars: Christian Serratos, Gabriel Chavarria, Ricardo Chavira, Noemi Gonzalez

Votes: 3,220

Part 2 premieres on Netflix on May 4

40. The Clovehitch Killer (2018)

Unrated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

59 Metascore

A picture-perfect family is shattered when the work of a serial killer hits too close to home.

Director: Duncan Skiles | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Charlie Plummer, Samantha Mathis, Madisen Beaty

Votes: 18,791 | Gross: $0.01M

Available on Netflix on May 4

41. Trash Truck (2020– )

TV-Y | Animation, Family

Six-year old Hank and his best pal, a giant trash truck, explore the world around them on fantastical adventures with their animal friends.

Stars: Henry Keane, Glen Keane, Lucas Neff, Brian Baumgartner

Votes: 280

Season 2 premieres on Netflix on May 4

42. Framing John DeLorean (2019)

Unrated | 109 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

67 Metascore

Who was the real John DeLorean? To some, he was a renegade visionary who revolutionized the automobile industry. To others, he was the ultimate con man.

Directors: Don Argott, Sheena M. Joyce | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Josh Charles, Morena Baccarin, Dean Winters

Votes: 1,580 | Gross: $0.15M

Available on Netflix on May 5

43. The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness (2021)

TV-MA | 239 min | Documentary, Crime, History

The Son of Sam case grew into a lifelong obsession for journalist Maury Terry, who became convinced that the murders were linked to a satanic cult.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Phil Amicone, Charlie Ott, Michael Zuckerman

Votes: 1,995

Series premieres on Netflix on May 5

44. Dead Man Down (2013)

R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Drama

39 Metascore

In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is helped by a woman seeking retribution.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, Dominic Cooper, Terrence Howard

Votes: 64,422 | Gross: $10.88M

Available on Netflix on May 6

45. Girl From Nowhere (2018– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy