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Netflix: Everything coming and going in May

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Goosebumps, Bloodlines, American Dad and more

In an effort to build up a bigger library of original content, with a large focus on television series, there are fewer films on Netflix than ever before and that's pretty apparent just from glancing at the list of new titles headed to the streaming platform in May.

The biggest addition this month is the Jack Black starring Goosebumps. Based on the series of young adult novels from R.L. Stine, Goosebumps follows a couple of teenagers who are tasked with destroying a group of monsters created by a reclusive author that take over their suburban neighborhood. Although based on the meant-to-be-scary books, the film is more comedic than anything else and was meant to be enjoyed for people of all ages. In our review, Polygon's Phil Kollar found it surprisingly delightful.

For those not interested in the Jack Black affair, however, there are a couple of new television series and seasons headed to Netflix next month. Marseille is the newest Netflix Original series to arrive on the platform and stars acclaimed French actor Gerard Depardieu. The show, although only available in French, follows the former mayor of Marseille as he enters a political war with his former protege. Think the French television version of The Ides of March.

Also hitting Netflix is the second season of Bloodline, starring Kyle Chandler and Ben Mendelsohn. The show, which was hailed by critics when it premiered last year, follows an estranged family as they're brought back together for the first time in years following the return of their long lost brother. Like any family oriented drama, secrets will be revealed and backs stabbed as information about their relationships come to light.

Unfortunately, the ushering in of new movies and series every month means that other titles have to leave the service. In May, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Blade Runner and Clerks are just a couple of the movies that will no longer be available to stream.

The full list of what's coming to and leaving Netflix in May can be found below.

Arriving:

May 1:

A Study in Sherlock (2016)
Admiral (2015)
Ava's Possessions (2015)
Bring It On (2000)
Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006)
Easy Living (Seasons 1-3)
El Crítico (2013)
FernGully 2: The Magical Rescue (1998)
Finger of God (2007)
Gary Gulman: It's About Time (2016)
Great Expectations (1998)
I Am Road Comic (2014)
Jesus Town, USA (2014)
Just Friends (2005)
Kevin Hart Presents Keith Robinson: Back of The Bus Funny (2015)
Kevin Hart Presents Lil Rel: RELevent (2015)
Kevin Hart Presents: Plastic Cup Boyz (2015)
LoliRock (Season 1)
My Last Day Without You (2011)
The Nutty Professor (1996)
Off the Map (2013)
Palm Trees in the Snow (2015)
Pleasantville (1998)
Shark Lake (2015)
She's Beautiful When She's Angry (2014)
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Sugar Coated (2015)
Terra (2015)
Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)
To Catch a Thief (1955)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream (2007)
Who's Driving Doug (2016)

May 2:

The Replacements (2000)

May 3:

Submerged (2015)

May 4:

The Keeping Room (2015)
Shanghai Knights (2003)

May 5:

Fourth Man Out (2015)
Marseille (Season 1)

May 6:

Ali Wong: Baby Cobra
Baby Daddy (Season 5)
Grace and Frankie (Season 2) 
Young & Hungry (Season 3)

May 8:

The Chosen Ones (2015)

May 9:

A Stand Up Guy (2015)

May 10:

Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)

May 11:

Goosebumps (2015)
They Look Like People (2015)

May 12:

Bleeding Heart (2015)

May 15:

We Are Still Here (2015)
Yo Soy la Salsa (2014)

May 17:

American Dad! (Season 10)
Kindergarten Cop 2 (2016)
Slasher (Season 1)

May 18:

A Girl Like Her (2015)

May 19:

Benders (Season 1)

May 20:

Lady Dynamite (Season 1)

May 22:

David and Goliath (2015)
The Letters (2014)
The Ouija Experiment 2: Theatre of Death (2015)

May 23:

Electricity (2014)

May 24:

Graceland (Season 3)
The Last Man on the Moon (2016)

May 27:

Bloodline (Season 2) 
Chef's Table (Season 2, Part 1) 
The Do-Over (2016) 
Mako Mermaids (Season 4)

May 28:

Hell on Wheels (Season 5)

Leaving:

May 1:

100 Bloody Acres (2012)
A Company Man (2012)
The Animatrix (2003)
Anna Karenina (1948)
Author! Author! (1982)
Beware of Mr. Baker (2012)
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Bus Stop (1956)
Election (1999)
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
From the Terrace (1960)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
The Great Divide (2012)
Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010)
Holiday Engagement (2011)
Kiss of Death (1995)
New World (2013)
Oslo, August 31st (2011)
Ravenous (1999)
Samurai Champloo (2004)
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Terms And Conditions May Apply (2013)
That's What I Am (2011)
Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella, aka Torrente: Mission in Marbella (2001)
Training Day (2001)
Truth or Die (2012)

May 2:

Scrubs
Slightly Single in L.A. (2012)

May 3:

JFK: The Smoking Gun (2013)

May 4:

Stealing Harvard (2002)

May 5:

Computer Chess (2013)
Under The Bombs (2007)

May 6:

Finding Normal (2013)

May 7:

JFK: A President Betrayed (2013)

May 9:

Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012)
Cracks (2009)
Tears of the Sun (2003)

May 10:

The Score (2001)

May 12:

The Ladykillers (2004)

May 13:

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)
Sing It On (2015)

May 14:

The Master of Disguise (2002)
Offender (2012)

May 15:

A Pope For Everyone (2013)
Bratz: BFF: Best Friends Forever (2007)
The Greatest Places: IMAX (1999)
In Her Skin (2009)
Inhale (2010)
Lightning Point
Maria la del Barrio (1995)
The Quest (1 Season)
Search for the Great Sharks: IMAX (1995)
Tiger Eyes (2012)

May 16:

Blade Runner: Theatrical Cut (1982)
The Last Tycoon (2012)

May 17:

Handy Manny

May 18:

Ikki Tousen Great Guardians (2008)
Ikki Tousen: Xtreme Xecutor (2010)

May 19:

Peep World (2010)

May 21:

Struck by Lightning (2012)

May 22:

Ida (2013)
Stand Off (2012)

May 23:

Black Hawk Down (2001)

May 27:

Escape from Tomorrow (2013)
Run & Jump (2013)
Vanishing of the Bees (2009)

May 28:

Barfi! (2012)

May 29:

These Birds Walk (2013)

May 31:

Clerks (1994)


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