20 Must See Netflix Movies (and some TV) for May 2013 (list)

May Netflix

With many of your favorite TV shows going on hiatus for a while, you’re probably going to need something to occupy your time with. Well we have a great list of flicks and TV shows to fill up your time in May! From horror to comedy, you’ll definitely want to check out these top flicks something this month.

20. Tai Chi Zero

Tai Chi Zero

Considered to be  a “steampunk Kung-Fu throwdown,” this flick is filled with non-stop action. It’s about this dude Yang, who travels to a Chen Village to learn a powerful form of Tai Chi even though villagers are forbidden from teaching outsiders. Yang then becomes their best hope for survival when a bad guy enters the town.

19. Clue


Your favorite childhood board game became a comedy! The movie is like the game, where six gusts are invited to a mansion and must solve a murder mystery and all are suspects.

18. Tommy Boy

Tommy Boy

This hilarious comedy stars funny boys Chris Farley and David Spade and tells the story of an incompetent heir to an auto parts factory who must save the business and tries everything to keep it out of the hands of his new, con-artist relatives.

17. Raising Arizona

raising arizona

Holly Hunter and Nicolas Cage star in the comedy about the hardships of starting a family. A childless couple of an ex-con and ex-cop decide to take another family’s quintuplets and realize how complicated their lives get.

16. This Must Be The Place

This must be the place

If you’re into indie flicks, you’ll love this one about a retired rock star living off of his royalties in Dublin. He then goes back to NYC to find the man that caused for humiliation suffered by his recently dead dad during WWII.

15. Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam

Superman The Return of Black Adam

The animated flick has Superman going up agains a foe who may be too powerful for even him!

14. Over the Top

over the top

Stallone plays a struggling trucker who wants to rebuild his life and tries to make things right with his son by taking him on a cross-country trip in his truck to win the arm wrestling championships.

13. Like Water

Like Water

Learn more about the intimate life of MMA fighter Anderson Silva as he gets ready for a fight.

12. Super 8

Super 8

This sci-fi thriller will have you on the edge of your seat! It’s the summer of 1979 and a group of friends witness a train crash that’s holding something not of this world and they must help save their small town.

11. Thunderball


James Bond heads to The Bahamas to strut his stuff and save the world!

10. The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

Based on the book, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take the place of her sister in the annual Hunger Games and she has to fight to the death to survive the games against other members of the Districts of Panem.

9. Casa di mi Padre

Casa di mi padre

Will Ferrell stars in the comedy about the Alvarez brothers who try to save their father’s ranch and in doing so, get themselves mixed up in a war with Mexico’s most feared drug lord.

8. Scream 4

scream four

Relive all the terror by re-watching the horror series that was a big hit in the ’90s. So it’s been ten years since Sidney Prescott had to go through all that trauma and then she’s visited by the Ghostface Killer.

7. Beowulf


The animated action flick is about a warrior who’s called Beowulf who might fight a monster who is terrorizing his village.

6. The Paperboy

The paperboy

With an all-star cast, this thriller is about a reporter who goes back to his Florida hometown Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.

5. Brian Posehn: The Fartist

The Fartist

Laugh your ass off with this hilarious stand-up comedic special.

4. Safe


The action crime thriller stars Jason Statham and follows an ex-cage fighter who rescues a young girl from the Russian mob and corrupt NYC cops.

3. Mad Men

mad men

Watch all of Don Drapers crazy escapades as the head honcho at a creative agency in the 1960s.

2. The Cabin in the Woods

Cabin in the woods

Get ready to be terrified while watching this horror movie about five friends who go into a remote cabin in the woods and must discover the truth of what happened there.

1. Nitro Circus: The Movie

Nitro Circus the movie

MTV’s hit show becomes a full-blown movie as Travis Pastrana and his tight-knit, highly-skilled, adrenaline-addicted friends ring their impossible, ridiculous, insane and hysterical adventures to the big screen.

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Kristie Bertucci

Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.

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  1. Whoever picked out these movies must be 12 years old. I just watched “Super 8” and It would be great as would most of these selections if I was a chid.

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