What’s coming to Netflix in May 2023?

April 28, 2023 (Last updated: May 24, 2023)
Jonathon Wilson 1
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What's coming to Netflix in May 2023?

This article discusses what’s coming to Netflix in May 2023.

Welcome to our monthly rundown of what’s coming to Netflix in May 2023. Please note, this article focuses primarily on original content rather than licensed fare, with particular attention paid to recognizable IPs or hotly-anticipated movies and shows. Since complete information isn’t available right now, this article will be regularly updated throughout the month with the latest additions as and when we get them. And do remember that here at Ready Steady Cut we offer the most comprehensive coverage of all streaming releases, so be sure to check back regularly not just for updates but for links to our reviews and recaps for May’s offerings.

What’s coming to Netflix in May 2023?

May 2

Love Village — Singles 35 and over of various backgrounds relocate to a house in the countryside for another chance at love.

The Tailor — A famous tailor begins to sew a wedding dress for his best friend’s fiancée – but all three have dark secrets that will soon upend their lives.

May 3

Jewish Matchmaking — When Jewish singles are ready to get serious, they call on Aleeza Ben Shalom to find their perfect romantic match from across the US and Israel.

The Great British Baking Show: Juniors (Season 7) — Britain’s most talented young bakers wow judges with cakes, biscuits, breads and more in this kid-focused spinoff of “The Great British Baking Show.”.

May 4

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story — Young Queen Charlotte’s marriage to King George of England sparks an epic love story and transforms high society in this “Bridgerton” universe prequel.

Sanctuary — Japanese sports drama.

Larva Family — This silly, slapstick story about two larvae raising a baby caterpillar comes from the creators of “Larva Island.”

May 8

Spirit Rangers (Season 2) — Native American siblings Kodi, Summer and Eddy are secret Spirit Rangers who help protect the national park they call home.

May 9

Hannah Gadsby: Something Special — Stand-up comedy special.

May 10

Dance Brothers — Two brothers trying to make it as dancers open their own club, but their artistic drive soon clashes with the business, threatening their relationship.

Queen Cleopatra — With African Queens, a new docuseries from executive producer Jada Pinkett Smith, audiences get to learn about the fearless, captivating lives of queens who were likely not part of their Western academic curriculum.

Missing: Dead or Alive — Follow officers from a South Carolina sheriff’s department as they urgently search for individuals who’ve disappeared under troubling circumstances.

May 11

Ultraman (Season 3) — Years after Ultraman disappeared, Shinjiro learns of his connection to the legendary hero and dons the metallic ultra-suit to fight new aliens.

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Royalteen: Princess Margrethe — In the wake of her prom scandal, Princess Margrethe longs for normalcy as she struggles to maintain her perfect facade while dealing with family drama.

May 12

The Mother — While fleeing from dangerous assailants, an assassin comes out of hiding to protect her daughter she left earlier in life.

Black Knight — In a dystopian future devastated by air pollution, the survival of humanity depends on the Black Knights — and they’re far from your average deliverymen.

Mulligan — After an alien attack destroys the earth, what remains of humanity has the chance to start society over from scratch.

Queer Eye (Season 7) — A honky-tonk dance instructor known for her Daisy Dukes isn’t your typical grandma. Her daughter wants her to rein it in — but change won’t be easy.

May 16

Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me — From the heights of her modeling fame to her tragic death, this documentary reveals Anna Nicole Smith through the eyes of the people closest to me.

May 17

Faithfully Yours — Using each other as alibis, two friends sneak off to indulge in secret affairs — but their elaborate web of lies unravels when one of them goes missing.

Rhythm and Flow: France (Season 2) French rappers freestyle, battle and write their way to a game-changing 100000 euro prize in a music competition series judged by Niska, Shay and SCH.

Fanfic — Two high school students form an intense connection as they navigate the challenges of discovering and expressing their truest selves.

McGregor Forever Conor McGregor’s brutal strikes and trash-talking swagger made him the UFC’s biggest draw. This rousing docuseries follows his dynamic career.

Working: What We Do All Day — This docuseries explores the meaning of work for modern Americans in a time of rapid change.

May 18

XO, Kitty — Kitty, the youngest of the Covey sisters, on her quest to find true love.

Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune — With Earth colonized by a superior alien civilization, Akira’s only chance at a better future is to enlist as an expendable Yakitori foot soldier.

Kitti Katz — Three teenage girls transform into fierce feline superheroes to save the world from an evil Egyptian goddess — and still have time for soccer practice.

May 19

Mute — When his girlfriend vanishes, a mute man ventures into a near-future Berlin’s seamy underworld, where his actions speak louder than words.

Kathal: A Jackfruit Mystery — When two prized jackfruits disappear from a politician’s garden, a spirited cop’s investigation takes an unexpected turn as she digs for the truth.

Selling Sunset (Season 6) — The elite real estate brokers at The Oppenheim Group sell the luxe life to affluent buyers in LA. The drama ramps up when a new agent joins the team.

Young, Famous and African (Season 2) — This all-African reality series includes actor Khanyi Mbau, musician Diamond Platnumz and rapper Nadia Nakai.

Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom — The only daughter of the Chinese emperor Han Xuandi, escapes from a strict prince and seeks help from the Gauls and the two brave warriors Asterix and Obelix.

The Creature Cases (Season 3) — Using their sleuthing skills, science facts and cool gadgets, special agents Sam and Kit trek around the world to solve the animal kingdom’s many mysteries.

May 23

Wanda Sykes: I’m An Entertainer — Stand-up comedy special.

Victim/Suspect — Young women tell the police they’ve been sexually assaulted, but instead of finding justice, they’re charged with the crime of making a false report, arrested, and even imprisoned by the system they believed would protect them.

MerPeople — This personal, playful docuseries about mermaid enthusiasts comes from the Emmy-winning producers of “Queer Eye.”

May 24

The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties (Season 3) — This reality series follows the Kretz family and their luxury property business as they help clients buy and sell fabulous homes in France and abroad.

Hard Feelings — Two best friends try to make it through high school while dealing with embarrassing new urges — and their very inconvenient feelings for each other.

Mother’s Day — The trials and tribulations of several Atlanta moms (and one clueless widower dad) make it a Mother’s Day to remember in this ensemble comedy.

May 25

FUBAR (Season 1) — A CIA operative on the verge of retirement discovers a family secret and is forced to go back into the field for one last job.

May 26

Blood & Gold — In the final days of WWII, a German deserter desperate to return home gets caught up in a battle against SS troops on a mission to uncover hidden gold.

Social Currency — Reality show about Indian social media influencers.

Barbecue Showdown (Season 2) — Competitors demonstrate their barbecuing abilities.

Tin and Tina — After a tragic abort, Lola and her husband Adolfo adopt Tin and Tina, two lovely albino brother and sister with an ultra-catholic education that makes them interpret Holy Bible verbatim.

Turn of the Tide — When a boat loaded with cocaine sinks off his home island, Eduardo sees a risky but exciting opportunity to make money and fulfill impossible dreams.

May 30

I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson — Stand-up comedy special.

Jelly Roll: Save Me — Stand-up special.

May 31

Mixed By Erry — The rise and fall of the pirate mixtape empire of three brothers from Naples and their “Mixed by Erry”-trademarked cassettes that brought pop music to 1980s Italian youth.

That’s everything original that’s coming to Netflix in May 2023, not including a plethora of licensed content. You can check out all of this content and plenty more with a subscription to Netflix.

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1 thought on “What’s coming to Netflix in May 2023?

  • April 17, 2023 at 9:24 pm

    My Big Big Friend – The Movie is coming to Netflix on May 26th, 2023 in the U.S.

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