New on Hulu: All the Movies and TV Coming in May

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New on Hulu: All the Movies and TV Coming in May

We’re glad—and frankly a little surprised—that you’re reading this and not the redacted Mueller report, but streaming entertainment doesn’t stop for the shenanigans of the U.S. government, and neither do we. Hulu’s adding an enticing pile of television and film titles in May, so why don’t we take a look-see at what’s coming down the pike?

Arguably the next month’s most exciting addition is the complete limited series premiere of Hulu original Catch-22 (May 17), adapted from Joseph Heller’s seminal novel of the same name. The star-studded adaptation of the satirical World War II story, led by Christopher Abbott (Yossarian), Kyle Chandler (Colonel Cathcart), George Clooney (Scheisskopf) and Hugh Laurie (Major de Coverley), is executive produced by Clooney, who also directed two episodes. Other May TV highlights include: the latest episode of Into The Dark, Hulu’s Blumhouse-produced horror anthology, titled “All That We Destroy” (May 3), season 6A of Comedy Central’s education/inebriation combo series Drunk History (May 4), the complete second season of TNT’s Niecy Nash-starring crime dramedy Claws (May 12), season three of AMC’s balls-to-the-wall Preacher adaptation (May 21), the complete remaster of iconic beach rescue series Baywatch (May 23), the complete fifth season of beloved (and recently ended) Comedy Central sitcom Broad City (May 27) and, last but by no means least, the complete first season of AMC’s acclaimed horror anthology The Terror (May 29), the first iteration of which centers on a perilous naval voyage into unchartered territory. Starz, Showtime and HBO subscribers can access those pay-cable channels’ original shows via Hulu, as well, such as new episodes of Vida, Our Cartoon President or Chernobyl, respectively.

On the feature film end of the spectrum, Hulu users have plenty to look forward to, much of which lands squarely in the comedy category. The vast majority of the streamer’s May additions arrive on the first of the month, including Richard Linklater’s beloved high-school comedy Dazed and Confused, Frank Darabont-directed Stephen King adaptation The Green Mile, horror-comedy crowdpleaser Zombieland, Sacha Baron Cohen’s iconic 2006 mockumentary Borat: Learning of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation Kazakhstan, Charlie Sheen-starring baseball classic Major League, Oscar-nominated thriller Fatal Attraction, key Kevin Smith joint Clerks, acclaimed Mike Nichols comedy The Birdcage, Terry Gilliam’s 1995 sci-fi standout Twelve Monkeys and, of course, Shaquille O’Neal-starring ‘90s comedy Kazaam (not to be confused with Shazaam, starring Sinbad, a film that doesn’t actually exist). Following those films later in the month are Paul Haggis’ notorious Best Picture winner Crash (May 6), critically reviled—seriously, the Rotten Tomatoes consensus just says “Ouch”—Johnny Knoxville comedy Action Point (May 9), Judd Apatow’s Seth Rogen-led romantic-dramedy Knocked Up (May 16) and 2004’s Thomas Jane-starring take on The Punisher (May 17), among others. But of course, if those additions don’t whet your appetite, you might consult our lists of Hulu’s best film offerings in the comedy and horror categories.

Taking note lastly of what’s leaving Hulu after April, we’ll call your attention to titles leaving the streamer on May 31, including 1967 Sergio Leone spaghetti Western A Fistful of Dollars (and sequel For a Few Dollars More), Oscar-winning family dramedy Little Miss Sunshine, David Lynch masterwork Blue Velvet, Christopher Nolan franchise-launcher Batman Begins, Jim Carrey comedies Ace Ventura: Pet Detective andAce Ventura: When Nature Calls, Tim Burton’s iconic Edward Scissorhands, cult workplace comedy Office Space, Oscar-winning wine country dramedy Sideways, Martin Scorsese’s wrenching spiritual epic Silence and quite a few more.

See Hulu’s complete May slate below.

Available May 1
Anger Management (2003)
Bait Shop (2008)
Billboard Dad (1998)
The Big Kahuna (2000)
The Birdcage (1997)
Black Rain (1989)
Borat: Learning of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation Kazakhstan (2006)
Breakdown (1997)
Bully (2001)
The Burrowers (2009)
Catacombs (2007)
Cecil B. Demented (2000)
Center Stage (2000)
Chocolat (2000)
Chuck & Buck (2000)
Clerks (1994)
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
El Pantra (2018)
The English Patient (1996)
Fair Game (2010)
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Flashdance (1983)
The Green Mile (1999)
Ground Control (1998)
Happy Endings (2005)
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Hardware (1990)
Harsh Times (2006)
Hoodlum (1997)
Hunt for the Skinwalker (2018)
Imagine Me and You (2005)
Julie & Julia (2009)
Kazaam (1996)
The Krays (1990)
Kygo: Stole the Show (2017)
Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies (2017)
Larger than Life (1996)
The Landing (2018)
The Last Animals (2017)
Le Divorce (2002)
The Lucky Ones (2008)
Made (2001)
Major League (1989)
Man of the House (2005)
Mermaids (1990)
My Five Wives (2000)
New Guy (2002)
Nick of Time (1995)
The Night We Never Met (1993)
Passport to Paris (1999)
Possums (1998)
The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)
Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
Rollerball (1975)
Rollerball (2002)
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Show of Force (1990)
The Sicilian (1987)
Slow Burn (2000)
Spirit (2002)
Star Kid (1998)
Steak this Movie (2000)
Switching Goals (1999)
The Time Machine (2002)
The Toybox (2018)
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2001)
Thirteen (2003)
Twelve Monkeys (1996)
Twice Upon a Yesterday (1999)
Under Siege (1992)
Wargames (1983)
Welcome to Mercy (2018)
Zombieland (2009)

Available May 2
Dies Irae: Complete Season 1 (DUBBED) (Crunchyroll)

Available May 3
Into The Dark: All That We Destroy: Episode 8 Premiere (Hulu Original)
Don’t Believe the Hype: Complete Season 1(Complex)
Everything’s For Sale: Complete Season 1 (Complex)
Jobs Unlisted: Complete Season 1 (Complex)
Price the Hype: Complete Season 1 (Complex)
The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)

Available May 4
Drunk History: Complete Season 6A (Comedy Central)
Painkillers (2018)
The Clovehitch Killer (2018)

Available May 6
Crash (2005)
Unicorn (2018)

Available May 7
My Hero Academia: Complete Season 3A (DUBBED) (Funimation)

Available May 8
Hillbilly (2019)

Available May 9
Action Point (2017)

Available May 10
Dinosaur 13 (2014)

Available May 11
Marvel’s Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 6 Premiere (ABC)
Above Majestic (2018)
Driver X (2018)
Funny Cow (2017)
One Million American Dreams (2018)
Swimming With Men (2018)

Available May 12
Claws: Complete Season 2 (TNT)

Available May 13
Angels of Death: Complete Season 1 (DUBBED) (Funimation)

Available May 14
The Bachelorette: Season 15 Premiere (ABC)
The Romantics (2010)

Available May 15
Big Bad BBQ Brawl: Complete Season 2 (Cooking Channel)
Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction: Complete Season 4 (Food Network)
Burgers, Brews & ‘Que: Complete Seasons 1-3 (Food Network)
Cash Cab: Complete Season 13 (Discovery Channel)
Counting On: Complete Seasons 2-3 (TLC)
Diesel Brothers: Complete Seasons 3-4 (Discovery Channel)
Eat, Sleep, BBQ: Complete Season 1 (Food Network)
Four Weddings: Complete Seasons 7-8 (TLC)
I Found the Gown: Complete Seasons 2-3 (TLC)
La Promesa: Complete Season 1 (Caracol)
Love It or List It: Complete Season 12 (HGTV)
The Little Couple: Complete Seasons 11-12 (TLC)
A Breath Away (2019)
Astral (2018)
Beautiful Girls (1996)
Egg (2019)
Getting Grace (2018)
Iris (2001)
Little Voice (1998)

Available May 16
MasterChef Celebrity Family Showdown: Special Part 1 (FOX)
Knocked Up (2007)

Available May 17
Catch-22: Complete Series Premiere (Hulu Original)
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
The Punisher (2004)

Available May 18
Thanks for Sharing (2013)
The Riot and the Dance: Earth (2018)

Available May 20
Federal Hill (1994)

Available May 21
Preacher: Complete Season 3 (AMC)
Bernie the Dolphin (2018)
Jesus’ Son (2000)

Available May 22
Tracers (2015)

Available May 23
Baywatch: Complete Series (Fremantle)
MasterChef Celebrity Family Showdown: Special Part 2 (FOX)
Backtrace (2018)
Lulu on the Bridge (2011)

Available May 26
Morning Glory (2011)

Available May 27
Broad City: Complete Season 5 (Comedy Central)
The Frozen Ground (2013)

Available May 28
Against the Clock (2019)

Available May 29
America’s Got Talent: Season 14 Premiere (NBC)
Songland: Series Premiere (NBC)
The Terror: Complete Season 1 (AMC)

Available May 30
American Ninja Warrior: Season 11 Premiere (NBC)
Angie Tribeca: Complete Season 4 (TBS)

The following are available with the SHOWTIME premium add-on
Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men: Limited Docuseries Premiere (5/10)
Our Cartoon President: Season 2 Premiere (5/12)

The following are available with the HBO premium add-on:
Chernobyl: Series Premiere (5/6)
My Dad Wrote a Porno: Comedy Special (5/11)
What’s My Name – Muhammad Ali: Documentary (5/14)
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch: Documentary Special (5/26)

The following are available with the STARZ premium add-on:
The Spanish Princess: Series Premiere (5/5)
Vida: Season 2 Premiere (5/23)

Leaving Hulu on May 31:

8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
A Fistful of Dollars (1967)
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
American Beauty (1999)
Area 51 (2015)
Astro Boy (2010)
Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction (2006)
Batman Begins (2005)
Black Sheep (1996)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Boomerang (1992)
Breakheart Pass (1975)
Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
Bushwhacked (1995)
Carriers (2009)
Death at a Funeral (2007)
Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995)
Deuces Wild (2002)
Dirty Work (1998)
Double Jeopardy (1999)
Drunk Wedding (2015)
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Equilibrium (2002)
Fire in the Sky (1993)
Firstborn (1984)
For a Few Dollars More (1967)
Funny about Love (1990)
Glory Road (2006)
Hot Pursuit (1987)
Impostor (2002)
Inventing the Abbotts (1996)
Jersey Girl (2004)
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Office Space (1999)
Perfect Creature (2005)
Practical Magic (1998)
Red Corner (1997)
Regarding Henry (1991)
Saved! (2004)
Shaolin Warrior (2013)
Shirley Valentine (1989)
Sideways (2004)
Silence (2016)
Small Soldiers (1998)
Tapeheads (1988)
Time Toys (2016)
Toys (1992)
Tristan & Isolde (2003)
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
Universal Soldier (1992)
Vice (2015)
Waterworld (2013)
What a Girl Wants (2003)
Windtalkers (2002)
Witness (1985)
World’s Greatest Dad (2010)
Yes Man (2008)