What's new on Amazon Prime Video: May 2024, movies, series

What's new on Amazon Prime Video: May 2024, movies, series

While we're still debating the epic "Fallout" series that premiered on Prime last month, the streaming platform is launching new releases, including the anticipated satirical drama "American Fiction" starring Jeffrey Wright and the sports film "The Boys in the Boat", directed by George Clooney. Here you will find the most anticipated premieres on Prime Video in May 2024.

Amazon Prime Video boasts a varied catalog with quality content that will keep you entertained for hours. 

The Idea of You

Release date: May 2.

Solen, a 40-year-old single mother raising a teenage daughter, cannot imagine how her life will change after a chance meeting with Hayes, the 24-year-old lead singer of a mega-popular boys band. The plot seems incredible, but this is exactly what is suitable for a romantic comedy, which premieres on the streaming platform on May 2.

Country: United States.

Director: Michael Showalter.

Cast: Anne Hathaway, Nicholas Galitzine, Michael Showalter, Reid Scott, Annie Mumolo (Bridesmaids), and Perry Mattfeld.

Running time: 115 minutes.

American Fiction

Release date: May 14.

The main character of this black comedy, based on Percival Everett's novel "Erasure", is African-American writer Thelonious Ellison, who is going through a series of troubles because he is extremely smart but not a big careerist. His books are not selling, at the university where he teaches, he is criticized by his superiors, there is also discord in the family and, desperate, he writes a caustic novel in which he parodies the stereotypes of the novels written by black writers. Suddenly fame falls on him when this book is taken seriously in literary circles, which leads to an offer of a movie deal… The main role is played by Jeffrey Wright, whom we know from his participation in "Batman" and "Westworld".

Country: United States.

Director: Cord Jefferson.

Cast: Jeffrey Wright, Tracee Ellis Ross, Sterling K. Brown, Issa Rae, John Ortiz, Adam Brody​, Leslie Uggams, erika alexander, Keith David.

Runtime: 117 minutes.

Outer Range (Season Two)

Release date: May 16.

In the second season of the mystical series "Outer Range" we again meet Royal Abbott, a rancher in Wyoming who must protect his family and land from the mysterious black void that has settled nearby. He must find his missing daughter and challenge a rival neighboring family.

Country: United States.

Creator: Brian Watkins.

Cast: Josh Brolin, Lili Taylor, Imogen Poots, Lewis Pullman, Imogen Poots, Tom Pelphrey, Noah Reid, Shaun Sipos,

Number of episodes: 8.

DOM (Season 3)

Release date: May 24.

In the third and final season of the Brazilian series "Dom", we come to the end of the story of father and son, who are on opposite sides in the war on drugs. While Victor is battling lung cancer, he is trying to save his son, who is one step away from death.

Country: Brasil.

Directors: Adrian Teijido, Felipe Vellas.

Cast: Gabriel Leone, Flávio Tolezani, Laila Garin, Raquel Villar, Dhonata Augusto, Murilo Sampaio, Renato Livera, Adriano de Jesus, Polliana Aleixo, Aline Borges, Dalton Vigh, and others.

Number of episodes: 8.

The Boys in the Boat

Release date: May 28.

"The Boys in the Boat," the new film directed by George Clooney, follows the University of Washington rowing team as they become the best in their country and go to compete for Gold at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.

Director: George Clooney.

Country: United States.

Cast: Joel Edgerton, Callum Turner, Peter Guinness, Jack Mulhern, James Wolk, and others.

Runtime: 124 minutes.

Here's the full list of new Prime Video movies and series streaming in May 2024:

May 1

  • 12 Angry Men 
  • 3:10 To Yuma (1957) 
  • A Dangerous Method 
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence 
  • Airplane! 
  • All That Heaven Allows 
  • American Me 
  • Anatomy Of A Murder 
  • Atonement 
  • Bachelor Party Vegas 
  • Beautiful And Twisted 
  • Beautiful Girls 
  • Because I Said So 
  • Ben Hur 
  • Biloxi Blues 
  • Blame It On Rio 
  • Blues Brothers 2000 
  • Bottle Rocket 
  • Breach 
  • Breathless 
  • Brigsby Bear 
  • California Suite 
  • Call Me By Your Name 
  • Call Me Crazy: A Five Film 
  • Capote 
  • Chocolat 
  • Clockstoppers 
  • Coco Before Chane (2009) 
  • Cold Mountain 
  • Cry Macho 
  • Dead Reckoning 
  • Death Race (2008) 
  • Death Race 2 
  • Death Race 3: Inferno 
  • Delta Force 
  • Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection 
  • Drew Peterson: Untouchable 
  • Emma.(2020) 
  • Erin Brockovich 
  • Europa Report 
  • Everybody Wants Some!! 
  • Fatal Attraction (1987) 
  • Fire In The Sky 
  • Flight Of The Intruder 
  • Fluke 
  • Four Weddings And A Funeral (1994) 
  • Fried Green Tomatoes 
  • Gattaca 
  • Gilda 
  • Glory 
  • Harley Davidson And The Marlboro Man 
  • Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth 
  • Hellraiser IV: Bloodline 
  • Hellraiser V: Inferno 
  • Hellraiser VI: Hellseeker 
  • Hellraiser VII: Deader 
  • Hellraiser VIII: Hellworld 
  • Imagine That 
  • In A Lonely Place 
  • Indecent Proposal 
  • Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956) 
  • Isle Of The Dead 
  • John Lewis: Good Trouble 
  • Knock On Any Door 
  • Koyaanisqatsi 
  • Lassie: The Road Back 
  • Lizzie Borden Took An Ax 
  • Lone Wolf Mcquade 
  • Magnificent Obsession 
  • Malcolm X 
  • Men At Work 
  • Night School 
  • Not Another Teen Movie 
  • On The Waterfront 
  • Once Upon A Time In The West 
  • Open Wide 
  • Pal Joey 
  • Panic Room 
  • Pillow Talk 
  • Pompeii 
  • Psycho (1960) 
  • Rear Window 
  • Reindeer Games Homecoming 
  • Repo Men 
  • Roboshark 
  • Rolling Thunder 
  • Rope 
  • Run Lola Run 
  • Schindler's List 
  • Serpico 
  • Shampoo 
  • Sliver 
  • Some Like It Hot 
  • Soul Plane 
  • Stargate: Continuum 
  • Stargate: The Ark Of Truth 
  • Steel Magnolias 
  • Steppin' Into The Holiday 
  • The Accused 
  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension 
  • The Adventures Of Elmo In Grouchland 
  • The Advocate's Devil 
  • The Big Chill 
  • The Big Heat 
  • The Birdcage 
  • The Birds 
  • The Blues Brothers 
  • The Change-Up 
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
  • The Deer Hunter 
  • The Harder They Fall (1956) 
  • The Lady From Shanghai 
  • The Last Detail 
  • The Man in the Iron Mask 
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much 
  • The Mountain Men 
  • The Night of The Hunter 
  • The One 
  • The Ring (2002) 
  • The Swimmer 
  • The Tarnished Angels 
  • The Wiz 
  • Tom & Jerry (2021) 
  • Undercover Brother 
  • Vertigo 
  • Virtuosity 
  • Whiplash 
  • With This Ring 
  • Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)

May 2

  • The Idea of You
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 
  • Sixteen Candles

May 3

  • Clarkson's Farm S3 
  • NWSL

May 4

  • Premier Boxing Champions Pay-Per-View Event on Prime Video

May 8

  • Maxton Hall - The World Between Us 
  • Oh My Ghost 
  • The GOAT

May 14

  • American Fiction
  • BlacKkKlansman 
  • Muppets From Space

May 15

  • Fifty Shades of Black

May 16

  • Outer Range (Season 2)
  • Academy of Country Music Awards 
  • WNBA 
  • Creed 
  • Pearl: An X-traordinary Origin Story

May 17

  • 99 (2024)

May 23

  • The Blue Angels
  • The 1% Club

May 24

  • DOM (Season 3)

May 25

  • Bombshell

May 28

  • The Boys in the Boat

May 30

  • Die Hart 2: Die Harter

May 31

  • The Outlaws S3
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