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The 7 Best Movies New to Netflix in May 2022

From "You've Got Mail" to "Menace II Society," this month's Netflix selections run the gamut of genres and sensibilities.

Best Movies New to Netflix in May

“Menace II Society,” “You’ve Got Mail,” “Corpse Bride,” “Once Upon a Time in America,” “When Harry Met Sally,” “Dirty Harry”

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All eyes are on Netflix this May — and not just because the fourth season of “Stranger Things” finally premieres on May 27. The monster streamer recently announced that it’d lost 200,000 subscribers in the first quarter of 2022.

That may seem like chump change compared to the nearly 222 million Netflix subscribers globally, but the streamer has already started making cutbacks, dumping a sizable portion of its fan-focused Tudum staff, canceling a number of series in development, and declining to renew a handful of others.

Still, Netflix is gonna Netflix, which means the streamer is dumping plenty of fresh and refurbished content onto the platform for your eager eyeballs this May. Below, we’ve chosen seven of the best films to stream on Netflix this month, which is heavy on classic films ripe for rediscovery or watching for the first time.

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