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What’s New On Netflix May 2018?

April 27, 2018

Netflix has become an unbelievable source of entertainment for millions of Canadians. For the relatively cheap monthly subscription, users have access to countless films and television shows from various years, various genres and various cinematic tastes.

The only real problem with Netflix is deciding what to watch.

Luckily we’ve got a new feature to let you know what new programs will be debuting this month and which ones are worth checking out.

Let’s take a look at what’s new on Netflix May 2018!

The Angry Birds Movie

Directors: Clay Kaytis, Fergal Reilly

Starring Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride

The wildly popular iPhone game actually got the big screen adaption with this animated family adventure. Find out what made these birds so angry when their peaceful and quiet island is suddenly overrun by pigs.

Beatriz at Dinner

Director: Miguel Arteta

Starring Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, Connie Britton

Beatriz, a working-class masseuse, is invited to a dinner party at the home of one of her wealthy clients. But while the evening starts off nice enough, Beatriz soon finds herself squaring off with a ignorant and arrogant real estate mogul.

Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring Gary Oldman, Winnona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins

A modern retelling of the horror legend that is Dracula from the director of The Godfather trilogy. An ancient and evil vampire travels to England to seek out a woman he believes to be his long lost love.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 5

Creators: Daniel J. Goor, Michael Schur

Starring Andy Samberg, Melissa Fumero, Andre Braugher

The further adventures within one of the most unusual police precincts in New York City, with immateur but dedicated detective Jake Peralta and his hard-as-nails captain Ray Holt.


Directors: Ben Howling, Yolanda Ramke

Starring Martin Freeman, Anthony Hayes, Susie Porter

After the outbreak of a zombie disease, a father who has become infected desperately tries to get his infant child to safety before he turns.

Central Intelligence

Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber

Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan

After reuniting with a formerly bullied friend from high school now turned super spy, a bored accountant is unwillingly brought into the dangerous and exciting world of espionage.


Directors: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina

Stars: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt

An aspiring musician living in a family who forbids music is transported to the fantastical world of the dead where he discovers amazing things about his family’s history.

Erin Brockovich

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Starring Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart

The amazing true story of an unemployed single mother who fights her way into a job as a legal assistant and spearheads a class action lawsuit against a power company who may be putting local residents at risk.

The Foreigner

Director: Martin Campbell

Starring Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Michael McElhatton

After his daughter is killed in a terrorist bombing, a father with a hidden past seeks revenge. When government officials fear what he might expose, he becomes a target in his quest for justice.

Hello, My Name Is Doris

Director: Michael Showalter

Stars: Sally Field, Max Greenfield, Tyne Daly

An eccentric woman in her 60s gains confidence and sets out to capture the heart of her much younger coworker.

The Legend of Tarzan

Director: David Yates

Starring Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Christoph Waltz

Years after leaving the jungle and settling in a new life in England, Tarzan travels back to his old home when a mining company threatens to destroy it all.


Director: Ted Demme

Starring Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Bernie Mac

Two strangers, meeting by chance, are wrongly convicted of a crime and sentenced to life in prison. Over the years they struggle between hating each other and becoming best friends.

Money Monster

Director: Jodie Foster

Stars: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O’Connell

The host of a financial television show is taken hostage live on the air by a desperate man. As the situation builds and the danger increases, he must get to the bottom of the conspiracy that placed him here.


Director: Darren Aronofsky

Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris

A dark and very twisted psychological horror film that audience seem to love or hate. Centered on a pregnant wife to a struggling writer, focused on building their home when they are set upon by a swarm of unwelcome guests.

My Girl

Director: Howard Zieff

Stars: Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd

A coming-of-age film set in the 70s about a young, clever girl raised by her widowed father. Her childhood life is turned upside down when a new woman comes into her father’s life and a new friend comes into her life.

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: Tina Fey

David Letterman’s acclaimed interview special returns. This time, Letterman sits down for a expansive discussion with hilarious comedian and writer Tina Fey.

The Other Boleyn Girl

Director: Justin Chadwick

Stars: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana

History becomes soap opera in this dramatized version of the fight between two sisters for the affection of King Henry VIII.

Patch Adams

Director: Tom Shadyac

Stars: Robin Williams, Daniel London, Monica Potter

Loosely based on a true story, the comedy-drama has Robin Williams starring as a troubled doctor who attempts to brighten the lives of his patients through laughter.

Riverdale: Season 2

Creator: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Starring K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes

The addictive teen drama returns with more mystery, secrets and Jughead.

Seven Years in Tibet

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Stars: Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, BD Wong

Based on a true story, the tale of an Austrian mountain climber who travels to Tibet at the time of China’s takeover and strikes up a friendship with the Dalai Lama.

Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life

Two legendary comedic minds and long-time friends share the stage in a live performance together.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season 4

Creators: Robert Carlock, Tina Fey

Starring Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess

The return of the hilarious comedy continues the adventures of fish-out-of-water, Kimmy Schmidt, as she navigates life in modern New York City.

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