The best movies and shows coming to Neon this May

Neon’s delivering another tank of pipin’ hot shows and films this May. See our handpicked highlights below followed by the full release schedule.

The Staircase

Oscar-winner Colin Firth plays Michael Peterson, the real-life subject of the lauded long-form true-crime docuseries of the same name, in this limited series exploring his life, his sprawling North Carolina family, and the suspicious death of his wife, Kathleen Peterson (Toni Collette).

Streaming from 3 May

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New shows and films on Neon
All new streaming movies & series

The Time Traveler’s Wife

Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones) leads this series adaptation of Audrey Niffenegger’s bestselling novel, an otherworldly love story about a woman married to a man (Theo James, Divergent) who suddenly jumps to different time periods.

Streaming from 16 May

We Own This City

Based on the true rise and fall story of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force, this HBO crime thriller series follows the corruption and moral collapse that befell an American city.

Streaming from 3 May

Made for Love: Season 2

Cristin Milioti returns to the anti-rom-com sci-fi series as Hazel Green, forced to go back to The Hub to save her father’s life only to end up ensnared by Gogol’s newest technology.

Streaming from 20 May

The Suicide Squad

Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman and Jai Courtney return alongside newcomers Idris Elba, John Cena, Pete Davidson and Taika Waititi for filmmaker James Gunn’s irreverent take on the DC comic. Steve Newall notes: the film’s hilarious mayhem is a bloody delight (as is follow-up show Peacemaker).

Streaming from 7 May


Oscar-winner Jordan Peele (Get Out) produced and co-wrote this “spiritual sequel” to the 1992 horror, directed by Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) and set in the now-gentrified Chicago neighbourhood where the Candyman legend began.

Streaming from 13 May

Everything Coming to Neon this May

May 1

The Eyes of Tammy Faye
The Great British Bake Off: Season 12

May 2

The Legend Of Tarzan

May 3

We Own This City

May 4

Military Wives
Power Rangers: Dino Charge

May 5

The Staircase

May 7

The Suicide Squad

May 8

PAW Patrol: The Movie

May 9

I Love That For You
Terminator 2: Judgement Day
Get Him to the Greek

May 10

The Invisible Pilot
Transformers Prime

May 11

Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off
Why Didn’t They Ask Evans

May 12

The Angry Birds Movie

May 13

Escape Room: Tournament of Champions
Don’t Breathe 2
Halloween Kills
The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It

May 14

12 Mighty Orphans

May 15

Together Together

May 16

The Time Traveler’s Wife
Bad Teacher

May 17


May 18

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom: Season 2

May 19

I Am Legend

May 20

Made for Love: Season 2
Sin City

May 21


May 22

Undercurrent: The Disappearance of Kim Wall

May 24

The Fear Index
Our Ladies

May 25

A Black Lady Sketch Show: Season 3
The World’s End

May 26

Terry Bradshaw: Going Deep

May 27

Never Back Down: Revolt
Bill Maher: #Adulting

May 28

South of Heaven

May 29

Blue Bayou