What to watch next month on Netflix

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This month we're getting excited to indulge in America's favorite past time. And no it's not baseball.

Every month Netflix ushers in a new-wave of hit films and television series that dare we say rival night outs. Because when you've come home from a long day at work, is there really anything better than plopping down on the couch, ordering Seamless, and then re-watching countless episodes of Mad Men? We didn't think so.

From the good, to the bad, to the binge-worthy, scroll through the ultimate rundown on what to watch on this May.

Did your favorites make the cut? Let us know what you think and leave your comments below.

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What to watch next month on Netflix

Legally Blonde & Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, & Blonde 

It's hard not to fall for Elle Woods as she takes on Harvard with chihuahua Bruiser in tow. It's the ultimate feel-good guilty pleasure that somehow never seems to get old. The best part? Once you're finished with the first, you can binge on the sequel. Just call your throwback movie night complete. 

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Gracie & Frankie

The newest Netflix series, Gracie & Frankie, follows the namesake characters (Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin respectively) as their long-time rivalry takes a turn for the awkward when their husbands announce they will be marrying each other. The two are forced to come together and reinvent themselves in this highly anticipated comedy series. 

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Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas

Renaissance man Tyler Perry comes to the Netflix screen on May 8th with his signature character Madea. Because, it's never too early to celebrate Christmas, right? 

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Fruitvale Station 

Based off of the true story of Oscar Grant, the film follows a young man fatally shot on New Years Day in 2009 by a BART police officer at Fruitvale Bay Area Rapid Station. 

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Dance Moms 

Dance your way to the top of pyramid with all seasons of the TLC hit, coming to Netflix screens on May 14th. 

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Duck Dynasty 

Looks like Abby Lee won't be the only hit reality star to be highlighted this month. The A&E reality phenomenon known as Duck Dynasty will be seeing all seasons on Netflix next month. Better brush up on your duck calls now. 

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The Adventures of Puss in Boots

Gather up the family to watch the Netflix Original series, The Adventures of Puss in Boots, on May 8th, staring the beloved DreamWorks Animation character. 


Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (Season 4)

Anthony Bourdain is no stranger to the strange. Follow him as he explores cultures—and more importantly crazy cuisines—across the globe. 

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Jen Kirkman: I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine)

Funny girl Jen Kirkman (best known for her appearances on shows such as Chelsea Lately and Drunk History) will see her hysterical comedy special come to screens on May 8th. 

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Inglourious Basterds

The star studded Quentin Tarantino jaw dropper will be released on May 22nd. The film was not only nominated for Oscars, Golden Globe, and SAG awards but features some of the Hollywood's finest including Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger and Christoph Waltz. Watch the intense period film as it documents a group of US Jewish soldiers in their plot to take down the Nazis. 

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Royal Pains (Season 6) 

Your favorite Hamptons doctors return on May 3rd with their craziest summer yet. 

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The Universe

The acclaimed documentary series brings experts and state-of-the-art CGI together to explain the greatest mysteries of mankind, from space travel to extraterrestrials. 

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Antarctica: A Year on Ice

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to live on Antarctica? Now you don't have to guess what it's like. Follow Anthony Powell in the visually stunning documentary as he encounters isolation for a year. 



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