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‘Sixteen Candles,’ ‘Bring It On,’ ‘The Replacements’ and More Coming to Netflix This May (Plus Indiewire Picks)

'Sixteen Candles,' 'Bring It On,' 'The Replacements' and More Coming to Netflix This May (Plus Indiewire Picks)

Today, Netflix announced their slate of films ready to hit streaming in May. There’s a mix of new releases and classic favorites for you to choose from, so make sure you take the month to check out some stuff you’ve missed, like the 1998 adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “Great Expectations” starring Ethan Hawke or the new “Goosebumps” film starring Jack Black. Have fun streaming.

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Below are the titles hitting the streaming library next month, plus Indiewire’s personal suggestions for what to stream. All synopses provided by Netflix.

Available 5/1
“A Study in Sherlock” (2016)

“Admiral” (2015)

“Ava’s Possessions” (2015)

Indiewire Pick: “Bring It On” (2000)

Pressure mounts on the captain of a decorated cheerleading squad as she attempts to lead her crew to its sixth consecutive national title.

“Bring It On: All or Nothing” (2006)

“El Crítico” (2013)
“FernGully 2: The Magical Rescue” (1998)
“Finger of God” (2007)
“Great Expectations” (1998)
“I Am Road Comic” (2014)
“Jesus Town, USA” (2014)
“Just Friends” (2005)
“My Last Day Without You” (2011)
“The Nutty Professor” (1996)
“Off the Map” (2013)

“Palm Trees in the Snow” (2015)

Indiewire Pick: “Pleasantville” (1998)

Teens David and Jennifer get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom. But Jennifer’s attitude literally brings color into the show.

“Shark Lake” (2015)
“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” (2014)

Indiewire Pick: “Sixteen Candles” (1984)

Samantha’s family has forgotten her sixteenth birthday, a day that could be perfect if only Jake Ryan would look her way.

“Sugar Coated” (2015)

“Terra” (2015)
“Things We Lost in the Fire” (2007)

Indiewire Pick: “To Catch a Thief” (1955)

Suspected in a new series of heists in the hotels of the French Riviera, a reformed jewel thief sets out to clear himself and catch the real thief.

Indiewire Pick: “Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin’ Down a Dream” (2007)

Explore the history of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, including Petty’s famous collaborations and notorious clashes with the record industry.

“Who’s Driving Doug” (2016)

Available 5/2

Indiewire Pick: “The Replacements” (2000)

Available 5/3
“Submerged” (2015)

Available 5/4
“The Keeping Room” (2015)
“Shanghai Knights” (2003)

Available 5/5
“Fourth Man Out” (2015)

Available 5/8
“The Chosen Ones” (2015)

Available 5/9
“A Stand Up Guy” (2015)

Available 5/10
“Eisenstein in Guanajuato” (2015)

Available 5/11
“Goosebumps” (2015)
“They Look Like People” (2015)

Available 5/12
“Bleeding Heart” (2015)

Available 5/15
“We Are Still Here” (2015)
“Yo Soy la Salsa” (2014)

Available 5/18
“A Girl Like Her” (2015)

Available 5/22
“David and Goliath” (2015)
“The Letters” (2014)

Available 5/23
“Electricity” (2014)

Available 5/26
“The Last Man on the Moon” (2016)

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