Happy Tuesday and welcome to your first daily round-up of what’s new on Netflix for those in the United States (we’ll also see what’s new on Netflix in the UK and Canada below) and what’s hot in the top 10.
A new season of is coming to Netflix this week Love, Death and Robots and the new Victoria Justice Netflix Rom-Com. We’ve also just updated our May 2022 release list with some newly announced titles for later in the month.
Several big films are leaving Netflix US this week. Arnold Schwarzennegers sabotage Netflix is leaving Netflix Thursday, as will the John Hawkes film crime in the small town.
The best new movies and shows on Netflix for May 17
servant of the people (Seasons 2-3) and movie
Pour: Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Natalya Sumskaya, Viktor Saraykin, Stanislav Boklan, Ekaterina Kisten, and Anna Koshmal
Duration: 43 minutes
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Netflix got both seasons 2 and 3 of the comedy series starring current President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, as well as the unexpected arrival of the 2016 film, sometimes referred to as servant of the people 2.
To date, this is the first time these seasons have been available in the United States.
The show follows the story of a man who was put in charge of power in Ukraine after a tirade on social media.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Director: Jason Reitman
Pour: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston
Writer: Diablo Cody
Duration: 95 mins
Awards: 3 wins & 27 nominations
Charlize Theron’s maternity comedy debuts on Netflix US on Monday Tully published by Focus Features.
The film also has a certified new rating on RottenTomatoes, with the critical consensus reading:
“Tully delves into the experience of modern parenthood with an admirably adept blend of humor and raw honesty, brought to life by an outstanding performance from Charlize Theron.”
Full list of what’s new on Netflix May 16-17
Added 3 new movies
- Katt Williams: World War III (2022) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – Katt Williams talks truth, lies, the lack of chicken wings and the war on drugs in this electrifying stand-up special, filmed in Las Vegas.
- Servant of the People (2016) – TV-14 – Russian – The President allies with the former Prime Minister to stabilize the economy and prevent the greedy oligarchs from maneuvering behind the curtain.
- Tully (2018) – R – English – Stressed out and struggling with a newborn, Marlo cautiously accepts the gift of a night nanny, Tully, who turns out to be more than just a mother’s helper.
Added 3 new TV series
- Servant of the People (Seasons 2-3) – TV-MA – Russian – After a Ukrainian high school teacher’s tirade against government corruption went viral on social media, he finds himself as the country’s new president.
- Future Diary (Season 2 – New Episodes Weekly) Netflix Original – TV-PG – Japanese – Complete strangers meet in this reality series and receive a diary with the script of their very own love story. Will true romance follow?
- Vampire in the Garden (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-14 – Japanese – A vampire queen and a human girl join forces against all odds in search of “paradise” – a place where humans and vampires live together peacefully.
News from Netflix UK and Canada
Netflix UK had a busy start to the week. You saw the addition of the David Fincher film, Jarhead 2: Field of FireDreamWorks turbo, The game and the action sports film directed by Channing Tatum Battle.
Netflix Canada has the exact same additions as the US list above, except for Sonic the Hedgehog (2020), which arrives Sunday.
Top 10 Movies and Shows on Netflix for May 17th
|1||The Lincoln Attorney||senior year|
|4||Working Moms||Operation Mincemeat|
|5||The circle||The perfect family|
|7||Welcome to Eden||Den of Thieves|
|8th||Grace and Frankie||Lucky Gilmore|
And let’s also see what’s trending in the top 10 kids:
- PJ Masks
- Wild Babies
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- Pretty weird parents!
- The Creature Falls
- The cat in the hat
What are you watching on Netflix right now? Let us know in the comments below.