Here’s everything to look forward to from Netflix in 2019


Get ready.

Netflix unleashed a lot of new movies and series on its audience in 2018, and 2019 promises to be deliver even more, with the streaming service set to release new seasons of shows like Stranger Things and 13 Reasons Why, as well as anticipated reboots (The Dark Crystal prequel), series (Ava DuVernay’s The Central Park Five), and standup specials (Billy Eichner, Wanda Sykes). We can only hope that Netflix new releases in 2019 are even better. Here’s what we know about the new releases on Netflix in 2019 so far.

Netflix release dates 2019: The best new movies and series

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Netflix release dates: May 2019

May 1

Knock Down the House (film)

A look at four women running for office in the midterm elections.

Munafik 2 (film)

A Muslim healer helps a woman battling an evil spirit.

May 3

Tuca & Bertie (series)

Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong star in this animated series about bird friendship.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (film)

A look at the life of Ted Bundy (Zac Efron) from his girlfriend’s point of view.

A Pesar de Todo (film)

Four sisters investigate their genealogy after their mother’s death.

All in My Family (film)

Filmmaker Hao Wu started a family with his partner in America, and struggles to get acceptance from his Chinese family back home.

Alles ist gut (film)

A woman tries to move on from an assault.

Dead to Me (series)

Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini star in this dramedy about loss and secrets.

Flinch (series)

Contestants must endure a series of challenges without flinching.

Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage (film)

A cop on the run joins forces with a teenage girl.

The Last Summer (film)

Riverdale‘s KJ Apa stars in this coming-of-age story about the summer before college.

Undercover (series)

Two agents go undercover as a couple to catch a drug dealer.

True and the Rainbow Kingdom season 2 (kids)

True is back.


May 6

Abyss (series)

A woman comes back to life in another body.

May 8

Lucifer season 4 (series)

He’s back.

May 10

Wine Country (film)

Amy Poehler directs Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, and more in this road-trip movie.

Easy season 3 (series)

More tales of love and lust from Chicago.

Gente Que Viene y Bah (film)

An architect tries to move on from infidelity with the help of her family.

Jailbirds (series)

A look at the women incarcerated at Sacramento County Jail.

ReMastered: The Lion’s Share (series)

Rian Malan tracks down the original writer of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.”

The Society (series)

Teens form a society after their parents mysteriously disappear from a New England town.

May 12

The Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 3 (series)

The weekly show returns.

May 13

Malibu Rescue (film)

A teen is forced to join a junior lifeguard program.

May 14

Revisions (series)

An anime series about high schoolers fighting cyborgs.

Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate (film)

Lily Tomlin, Tiffany Haddish, and more celebrate the influential ’60s sketch show.

May 16

Good Sam (film)

A reporter investigates a good Samaritan.

May 17

1994 (series)

This docuseries looks at a pivotal moment in Mexican politics.

It’s Bruno! (series)

A man and his dog walk the streets of New York City.

Maria (film)

An orphaned girl becomes an assassin.

Morir Para Contrar (film)

War correspondent Hernán Zin interviews other journalists about their experiences in war zones.

Nailed It! season 3 (series)

More kitchen disasters.

See You Yesterday (film)

Two friends build a time machine to stop a senseless killing.

The Rain season 2 (series)

A search for a cure carries on.

Well-Intended Love (series)

A woman with leukemia marries a CEO to get a bone marrow transplant.

White Gold season 2 (series)

The ’80s-set series returns.

May 20

Prince of Peoria Part 2 (series)

A prince tries to live a normal life in the suburbs.

May 21

Wanda Sykes: Not Normal (standup)

In her first Netflix special, Sykes explores politics, aging, race, and more.

May 22

One Spring Night (series)

A chance meeting leads to the unexpected.

May 23

Slasher: Solstice (series)

The anthology series returns.

May 24

She’s Gotta Have It season 2 (series)

Nola Darling is back.

The Perfection (film)

Allison Williams and Logan Browning star in this thriller about the limits of perfection.

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After Maria (film)

A look at families living in New York after Hurricane Maria.

Alta Mar (series)

A Spanish thriller about mysterious deaths aboard a luxury liner.

Joy (film)

A Nigerian woman tries to break free from the world of sex trafficking.

What/If (series)

Two newlyweds accept an offer from a wealthy woman (Renée Zellweger). 

May 27

Historical Roasts (series)

Jeff Ross brings together comedians and actors to roast historical figures.

May 31

When They See Us (series)

Ava DuVernay’s four-part look at the Central Park Five.

Always Be My Maybe (film)

Two old friends reconnect and wonder if there’s more than friendship.

Bad Blood season 2 (series)

The Montreal crime drama returns.

How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) (series)

A German teen builds a drug empire from his bedroom.

Netflix release dates: June 2019

June 7

I Am Mother (film)

Rose Byrne and Hilary Swank star in this thriller about a teenage girl who’s being raised by AI.

Tales of the City (series)

Ellen Page, Laura Linney, and more star in this adaptation of Armistead Maupin’s novels.

June 13

Jinn (series)

Teens try to find supernatural beings.

Netflix release dates: July 2019

July 4

Stranger Things season 3 (series)

The sci-fi series returns in 1985, but things are still upside down.

Editor’s note: This article is regularly updated for relevance.

Audra Schroeder

Audra Schroeder

Audra Schroeder is the Daily Dot’s senior entertainment writer, and she focuses on streaming, comedy, and music. Her work has previously appeared in the Austin Chronicle, the Dallas Observer, NPR, ESPN, Bitch, and the Village Voice. She is based in Austin, Texas.