Saturday 26 May 2018

What’s new to Netflix UK & Ireland in May (and what’s being deleted - say goodbye to some classics)

Russell Crowe in the 2000 blockbuster 'Gladiator'
Russell Crowe in the 2000 blockbuster 'Gladiator'
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Netflix is gaining some interesting additions in May, although prepare to say goodbye to some classics leaving the service too.

The second seasons of Netflix Originals Grace and Frankie and Bloodline arrive in May as does its first foreign language production, Marsellles and Adam Sandler's The Ridiculous Six follow-up, The Do-Over.

Also, Ridley Scott's classic Gladiator, starring Russell Crowe, arrives on May 18 as does Funny Girl with Barbara Streisand and Omar Sharif.

Bad Neighbours, starring Zac Efron, Seth Rogen, and Rose Byrne lands on May 8, just two days after the sequel hits the big screen.

You can also catch Jennifer Aniston in the comedy horror Leprechaun from 1993 from May 1 - that's your Bank Holiday Sunday viewing sorted.

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Jennifer Aniston in Leprechaun

Also keep an eye out for 2009 film An Education, starring Carey Mulligan and Peter Sarsgaard, directed by Lone Scherfig with a screenplay by Nick Hornby, as well as the brilliant documentary Cartel Land.

And try to catch the brilliantly entertaining Kung Fu Hustle if you can. 

That's the good news.  Now for the bad.

You have just two more days to catch Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction and War of the Worlds (the Tom Cruise one) as they both disappear on April 30.

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Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction

Also, a whopping 76 titles are disappearing on May 2, many of which are Disney titles.

Prep the kids (and yourselves) for the exit of Frozen, Enchanted, Up, Ratatouille, The Muppets, Toy Story 1, 2, and 3, Monstare University as well as classics The Aristocast, Pinocchio, and Bedknobs and Broomsticks.

The full list of what's new to Netflix UK and Ireland in May:

1 May


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream


The Return of the Living Dead

12 Years Promise (season 1)

Starboard Light

Easy Living (seasons 1, 2 and 3)


Dark Horse

Deadly Impact

The Black Stallion


Somm: Into the Bottle

Triumph of the Spirit

Gary Gulman: It's About Time

LoliRock (season 1)

She's Beautiful When She's Angry

The Champions

Last (season 1)

Kevin Hart Presents Keith Robinson: Back of the Bus Funny

Welcome to Leith

Black Friday

A Matter of Faith

The Confessions of Thomas Quick

The Hooligan Factory

Kevin Hart Presents: Plastic Cup Boyz

Ava's Possessions


Kevin Hart Presents Lil Rel: RELevent

The Substitute

That Gal... Who Was in That Thing: That Guy 2

My Last Day Without You

Soul Mates (season 1)

Palm Trees in the Snow

Full Out

Planet Hulk


Who's Driving Doug

Species IV: The Awakening

I Am Road Comic

Sammy J & Randy in Ricketts Lane (season 1)

An Education

3 May

Julius Jr. (season 2)

Bikes vs Cars

4 May

Once Upon a Time (season 5)

Marseilles (season 1)

5 May

4th Man Out

6 May

Atomic Falafel

Orphan Black (season 4, episode 4)

Ali Wong: Baby Cobra

Grace and Frankie (season 2)

7 May

Red Army

No Filter

8 May

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (season 11)

Bad Neighbours

The Chosen One

9 May

A Stand Up Guy

11 May

Once Upon a Time (season 5)

Chelsea (season 1, episode 1) / Next Time On Chelsea...

12 May

Chelsea (season 1, episode 2) / Next Time On Chelsea...

Little Humans

13 May

Chelsea (season 1, episode 3) / Next Time On Chelsea

Orphan Black (season 4, episode 5)


Good Morning Call (season 1)

14 May

Shark (season 1)

15 May

Redfern Now (seasons 1 and 2)

Bee Movie

Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas

The Road to El Dorado

Invizimals: Dimension Battles

Redfern Now: Promise Me


You Carry Me

18 May

A Girl Like Her

Chelsea (season 1, episode 4) / Next Time On Chelsea

Kung Fu Hustle


Funny Girl

Mind Hunters

To Rome With Love

19 May

Chelsea (season 1, episode 5) Next Time On Chelsea

20 May

Good Morning Call (season 1)

The Man in the Wall

Finders Keepers

Chelsea (season 1, episode 6) / Next Time On Chelsea

Orphan Black (season 4, episode 6)


21 May

Mako Mermaids: An H20 Adventure (season 4)

22 May

The Ouija Experiment

The Ouija Experiment 2: Theatre of Death

Krampus: The Christmas Devil

David and Goliath

23 May

Cartel Land

Dramaworld (season 1)

25 May

Chelsea (season 1, episode 7) / Next Time On Chelsea

No Man of Her Own


The Court Jester

Staying Alive

26 May

The Last Man on the Moon

Chelsea (season 1, episode 8) / Next Time On Chelsea

27 May

Bloodline (season 2)

The Do-Over

Chelsea (season 1), episode 9 / Next Time On Chelsea

Good Morning Call (season 1)

Orphan Black (season 4, episode 7)

Chef's Table (season 2)

30 May

Gary Tank Commander (season 3)

31 May

Scream (season 2)

And here's what's being deleted in May:

30 April:

Almost Naked Animals (2011)

Angels of Sex (2012)

Beloved (2011)

Beneath Hill 60 (2010)

Billy Madison (1995)

Camp 14: Total Control Zone (2012)

Down Terrace (2009)

Drunkboat (2010)

Eating Out: Drama Camp (2011)

Forbidden Woman (2012)

The Good Life (2012)

The Great Divide (2012)

Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010)

I Am Slave (2010)

Mixed Kebab (2012)

Neurons to Nirvana: Understanding Psychedelic Med… (2013)

Our Paradise (2011)

Pimp (2010)

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

Role/Play (2010)

Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)

Splinters (2011)

Suicide Room (2011)

Unhung Hero (2013)

War of the Worlds (2005)

The Whistleblower (2010)

1 May

Cheetah (1989)

Soul Surfer (2011)

2 May

102 Dalmatians (2000)

A Christmas Carol (2009)

A Country Coyote Goes Hollywood (1965)

A Goofy Movie (1995)

Aladdin And The King Of Thieves (1996)

The Aristocats (1970)

Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003)

Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Bedtime Stories (2008)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)

The Big Green (1995)

Brave (2012)

Brother Bear (2003)

Brother Bear 2 (2006)

Chicken Little (2005)

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

Condor Man (1981)

Enchanted (2007)

Flubber (1997)

Frozen (2013)

George of the Jungle (1997)

Hannah Montana / Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds… (2007)

Heavyweights (1995)

Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005)

Hocus Pocus (1993)

Home on the Range (2004)

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

In Search of the Castaways (1962)

John Carter (2012)

The Jungle Book 2 (2003)

The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)

The Love Bug (1968)

Man of the House (1995)

Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)

Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas (1999)

Midnight Madness (1980)

The Mighty Ducks (1992)

Monsters Unversity (2013)

Morning Light (2008)

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

The Muppets (2011)

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

Old Dogs (2009)

Oliver & Company (1988)

The Parent Trap (1961)

Pete's Dragon (1977)

Pinocchio (1940)

The Pirate Fairy (2014)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black … (2003)

Planes (2013)

The Prince and the Pauper (1962)

Ratatouille (2007)

Recess: School's Out (2001)

The Rescuers (1977)

Return to Never Land (2002)

Return to Oz (1985)

Shipwrecked (1990)

Snow Buddies (2008)

Snow Dogs (2002)

Summer Magic (1963)

Superdad (1973)

Tex (1982)

Tinker Bell (2008)

Toy Story (1995)

Toy Story 2 (1999)

Toy Story 3 (2010)

Trail of the Panda (2009)

Treasure Planet (2002)

Tuck Everlasting (2002)

Underdog (2007)

Up (2009)

Whispers: An Elephant's Tale (2000)

14 May

Lightning Point (2012)

Wild Kratts (2011)

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