What’s new on Amazon Prime in May 2021?

From Barry Jenkins first TV series to one of the best Bond movies, here’s everything that’s new on Amazon this month.

New to Amazon May

Wondering what’s new on Amazon Prime Video this month? Here’s your handy list of all the new movies, shows, and originals streaming in May 2021, from old favorites to the new debuts you need to know about.

Finally the wait Barry Jenkins‘first series is over with The subway Arrival on May 14th. The Oscar winner behind it Moonlight and If Beale Street could talk acts as the showrunner and director for all 10 episodes of the series which look just as gorgeous as you would expect from anything we’ve seen so far. Other new Amazon Originals this month include two new music documents: The boy from Medellín and P! Nk: Everything I know so faras well as the star-studded original anthology series solo, from the creator of Hunter.


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As for the library titles arriving in May, Aliens, Alien 3, and Alien: resurrection are all in the mix this month (and Prime subscribers can watch Alien for free with ads on IMDbTV). Other highlights are a handful of feel-good films such as Almost famous and How Stella got her groove back, the underrated kite drama Reign of Fireand the fallen asleep science fiction comedy Robot & Frank. And horror fans, note, the newest A24 gem Holy Maud (which just got a spot on our list of the best movies of 2020) is finally available in streaming.

Check out the full list of what’s new on Amazon Prime Video below.

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1st of May

Alien: Resurrection (1997)

Alien 3 (1992)

Aliens (1986)

Almost Famous (2000)

Angels & Demons (2009)

Betrayed (1988)

Bound (1996)

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)

Dinosaur 13 (2014)

Fascination (2004)

Flight (2012)

Flight plan (2005)

Georgia Rule (2018)

Green Zone (2010)

Gunsight Ridge (1957)

Hidalgo (2004)

How Stella got her groove back (1998)

Jump the Broom (2011)

Knowledge (2009)

Leatherheads (2008)

Nanny Mcphee (2006)

Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)

A Nice Day (1996)

Priest (2011)

Reign of Fire (2002)

Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

Resident Evil (2002)

Rio (2011)

Sahara (1983)

Scent of a Woman (1992)

See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

Shattered (1991)

The Age of Adaline (2015)

The Dalton Girls (1957)

The Da Vinci Code (2006)

The French Connection (1971)

The Green Hornet (2011)

The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)

The Indian in the Closet (1995)

The Ladykiller (2004)

The Men Who Star At Goats (2009)

The Outsider (1980)

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

The sixth sense (1999)

The Cutest Thing (2002)

The Towering Inferno (1974)

Two for the Money (2005)

Unbreakable (2000)

Lookout point (2008)


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5th of May

Skyfall (2012)

May 7th

* The Boy from Medellín – Amazon Original Film (2020)

Injury (2020)

May 9th

Robot & Frank (2012)

May 13th

Saint Maud (2020)

May 14th

* The Underground Railroad – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

May 19

Red Dawn (2012)

Trumbo (2015)

May 21

* P! Nk: Everything I Know So Far – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

* Solos – Amazon Original Series: Limited series

28th of May

* Panic – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

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