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Here’s the full list of 36 new Netflix original movies and shows coming in May

Netflix Movies 2018 List

Netflix had a huge month in April with a whopping 39 new original movies, specials, and full seasons of TV shows premiering over the course of the month. Have you watched them all? Do you even know about them all? Be sure to check out our complete list of all 39 new Netflix originals that debuted last month to ensure you don’t miss anything great. Of course, April is over and May has arrived, which means it’s now the start of a brand new month packed with brand new original content from Netflix.

The action kicks off right away. On Tuesday, May 1st, Netflix is debuting a new movie called Sometimes and a new John Mulaney comedy special. The release schedule only picks up more steam from there, with 10 new releases scheduled for this Friday, May 4th. That includes several new movies and shows, like the hotly anticipated second season of Dear White People. Other popular premieres coming later this month include new seasons of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Bill Nye Saves The World, as well as the special Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life, which is going to be hilarious.

There are 36 new Netflix originals set to be released this month, and you’ll find the complete list below with links to their respective Netflix pages, when available. Want to check out all the new releases slated for next month including third-party studio content? You’ll find that list right here.

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  • Hari Kondabolu: Warn Your Relatives — NETFLIX ORIGINAL

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  • Explained — NETFLIX ORIGINAL

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  • Sara’s Notebook — NETFLIX FILM

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