The Must-See Series and Movies Coming to Netflix in May 2023

By: Dan Cooper

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May is the month of mothers and Netflix has taken it into account for the premieres that will arrive during this period. Many of the series and movies deal with themes related to motherhood and family relationships, plus some additional surprises. For this reason, we have selected the best titles that are yet to come.

In the case of April, there were many interesting proposals such as “Bronca”, “Queenmaker”, “Love after love” and even new seasons of successful programs such as “Welcome to Eden.” May will have even more surprises, as two long-awaited spin-offs arrive, as well as movies starring celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez and Arnold Schwarzenegger. In addition, they come from different countries such as the United States, Spain, and South Korea.

1. “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story”

Premiere: May 4, 2023

Although the final stage of Queen Charlotte and King George’s relationship was shown in “Bridgerton,” the spin -off of the popular Netflix series will show the beginnings of their love story. In addition, “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story” (“Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story”) will allow us to better understand the character and all the difficulties she had to go through before the change that this fiction meant for high society.

2. “The Mother”

Premiere: May 12, 2023

What would you do if you were told that you must choose between being next to your newborn daughter or moving away from her to keep her safe? That is the premise of “The mother” (“Mother”), the film starring Jennifer Lopez. The professional assassin will take the second option, thinking that she is doing what is best for her child, but when she is kidnapped by criminals, she must come out of the shadows to protect her.

3. “Dr. Cha”

Premiere: May 17, 2023

Being a mother has many gratifying moments, but it also implies great sacrifices for the women who decide to be one. In “Doctor Cha” (“Gamyeon-ui Yeowang”), Cha Jeong-sook (Uhm Jung-hwa) gave up being a doctor to dedicate herself to his family, even though she was only a short time away from finishing her degree. Twenty years later, he decides to resume his dreams.

4. “Queer Eye” Season 7

Premiere: May 12, 2023

Each episode of “Queer Eye” takes you on a roller coaster of emotions. At one point, you’re laughing at Jonathan’s quips, at others you’re hungry for Antoni’s dishes, and many times you’re crying hysterically over the emotional stories of people who undergo a total transformation at the hands of this group of five specialists. Soon there will be more to watch as a new season of the reality show is coming to Netflix.

5. “Kisses, Kitty”

Premiere: May 18, 2023

“Kisses, Kitty” (“XO, Kitty”) is another of Netflix’s long-awaited spin-offs. The series follows Kitty, Lara Jean’s younger sister in the “To All the Boys” saga, as she travels to South Korea in search of her boyfriend and to study at the same boarding school as her mother. Although she thinks she is an expert in love, she will realize how complicated relationships are.

6. “The Ultimatum: Queer Love”

Premiere: May 24, 2023

Tired of the umpteenth reality show of heterosexual couples? We also. That’s why we’re excited about “The Ultimatum: Queer Love,” a show that brings together diverse LGBTQ+ couples to finally decide if they want to spend the rest of their lives together or face the harsh reality of separation.

7. “El silencio”

Premiere: May 19, 2023

If you are a fan of Arón Piper, who played Ander in “Elite”, then “El silencio” will be for you. Although that is not the only positive aspect of the Netflix series, which has built an intriguing psychological thriller. After six years in prison for the murder of his parents, Sergio is released for supposed good behavior, but in reality he is the subject of a psychiatric study that wants to find out why he has not uttered a single word since the event and determine if he is still a danger to society.

8. “The Good Bad Mother”

Premiere: May 20, 2023

Choi Kang-ho (Lee Do-hyun) does not have a good relationship with his mother, but after suffering an accident that makes him wake up with the mentality he had as a child, he does not he has no choice but to return to her. In reality, Jin Young-soon (Ra Mi-ran) had to make difficult decisions to protect his son.

9. “Fubar”

Premiere: May 25, 2023

Father’s Day arrived earlier on Netflix. Arnold Schwarzenegger will star in his first series, and as expected, it will be action-packed. The iconic actor from “The Terminator” plays a secret CIA agent trying to retire, but first he must complete one last mission. What he didn’t know was that his daughter was also part of the organization, which will lead to funny situations while they mend their relationship.

10. “Tin & Tina”

Premiere: May 26, 2023

Milena Smit (“The girl in the snow”) and Jaime Lorente (“The paper house”) star in “Tin & Tina”. The Spanish film revolves around a couple who lose the babies they were expecting and then find out that they will not be able to have any more children. For this reason, they decide to adopt and go to a convent where they meet Tin and Tina, two seven-year-old brothers who instantly connect with Lola. However, the religious fanaticism of children is becoming a problem.

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