New Netflix Instant Releases: May 2015
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It’s time again to ready your queues, as Netflix prepares to add a bunch of new titles to their streaming service. Coming up in May, we’ve got the new original series Between and Grace and Frankie, as well as classic films, new favorites, and acclaimed hits like Inglourious Basterds and Fruitvale Station. Read on for our guide to the new releases hitting Netflix Instant in May.
Legally Blonde (2001): Starring Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson and Selma Blair. When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.
Legally Blonde 2 (2003): Starring Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field and Bob Newhart. Elle Woods heads to Washington D.C. to join the staff of a congresswoman in order to pass a bill to ban animal testing.
Longmire Season 3 (2014): Starring Katee Sackhoff, Robert Taylor and Lou Diamond Philips. Walt Longmire is the dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. Widowed only a year, he is a man in psychic repair but buries his pain behind his brave face, unassuming grin and dry wit.
Shameless Season 1 (2011): Starring Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy and Ethan Cutkosky. An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can.
Witnesses Season 1 (2014): Starring Thierry Lhermitte, Marie Dompnier and Laurent Lucas. This crime thriller takes place in a small, quiet town filled with dark secrets.
Royal Pains Season 6 (2014): Starring Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Constanzo and Reshma Shetty. An unfairly discredited but brilliant diagnostic surgeon winds up working with his cheesy brother in the Hamptons as a concierge doctor to the uber-rich and ultra-elite.
The Adventures of Puss in Boots Season 1 (2015): Starring Eric Bauza, Jayma Mays and Carlos Alazraqui. The further adventures of the swashbuckling cat.
Grace and Frankie (2015): Starring Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and Martin Sheen. A pair of rivals find out their husbands want to run off with each other.
Fruitvale Station (2013): Starring Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer and Melonie Diaz. The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
American Restoration Collection: Rick Dale and his crew are restoring American historical items and made them look just the way it before.
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown Season 4 (2014): Anthony Bourdain visits countries and delves into political issues as well as indigenous food and culture.
Dance Moms Collection: Centers on Abby Lee’s renowned Pittsburgh Dance Company.
Duck Dynasty Collection: Follows a wealthy Louisiana family known for their successful duck-hunting business.
Hoarders Collection: Follows different people on their hoarding issues.
Dawg Fight (2015): Dhafir Harris, former bodyguard to MMA fighter Kimbo Slice, opens an illegal fighting arena in his backyard in the disenfranchised town of West Perrine, Florida.
Granite Flats Seasons 1–3 (2015): At the height of the Cold War in the 1960s, a small town becomes the focus of mystery and intrigue.
Zombeavers (2014): Starring Rachel Melvin, Courtney Palm and Lexi Atkins. A fun weekend turns into madness and horror for a bunch of groupies looking for fun in a beaver infested swamp.
Between (2015): Starring Jim Watson, Ryan Allen and Jennette McCurdy. A mysterious plague wipes out all the residents of a town, except those ages 21 years and younger.
Inglourious Basterds (2009): Starring Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz and Melanie Laurent. In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner’s vengeful plans for the same.
Jen Kirkman: I’m Going to Die Alone and I Feel Fine (2015): A Netflix original comedy special featuring Jen Kirkman, who has appeared on Chelsea Lately and Drunk History.
Richie Rich Season 2 (2015): Starring Jake Brennan, Joshua Carlon and Jenna Ortega. Richie Rich is just a normal kid, except that he has a trillion dollars. Following his overnight success, he moves his father and his sister into his newly built mansion. He also shares his success with his two best friends, Darcy and Murray.
The Boxtrolls (2014): Starring Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris and Nick Frost. A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children’s novel Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow.
Hot Girls Wanted (2015): A documentary about young women who have been drawn into the sex trade — and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.