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5 movies that appeared on Netflix in May (week 21): The Lovebirds and more

Every Sunday tips Subway five new movies on Netflix. Since the third week of May, you can watch, among other things Have a Good Trip and the already very popular romantic comedy The Lovebirds.

The top 5 contains a number of completely new films from Netflix, the so-called Originals. In addition, as every week, the streaming service has also bought the rights of a number of older films. In any case, it is clear that Netflix acts from the end of May from a pretty romantic mood. More interested in series? Then check out this top 5 of week 21.

1. The Lovebirds (Netflix Original)

Genre: romantic comedy
Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Issa Rae, Anna Camp, Paul Sparks

While on vacation in New Orleans, Eric and Julie accidentally get involved in a bizarre murder mystery. The couple will be murdered and they will have to solve this case themselves in order to clear their name. This turns out to be the ultimate stress test for their relationship. The Lovebirds gets good reviews and is a different romcom than you are used to.

2. Have a Good Trip (Netflix Original)

Genre: documentary, psychedelic
Stars: Sting, ASAP Rocky, Bill Kreutzmann

In the documentary Have a Good Trip tell different stars about their experiences with hallucinogenic agents. With the help of animations and reconstructions you experience their highs and lows. From Sting who can suddenly talk to grass to the bizarre stories of Ben Stiller.

3. The Half Of It (Netflix Original)

Genre: romantic drama
Cast: Leah Lewis, Daniel Diemer, Alexxis Lemire, Collin Chou

To earn extra money, the smart student Ellie Chu does the homework of her fellow students. When a classmate asks her to write a love letter, she thinks she’s found a new source of income. But when she falls in love with the girl she’s writing the letters to, the situation suddenly gets a lot more complicated.


Genre: action, crime
Cast: Liam Hemsworth, Emory Cohen, Diane Guerrero, Zlatko Buric

When Moe Diamond wakes up after a car accident, he can’t remember anything. What he does know is that he’s suddenly in possession of drugs and millions of dollars. That doesn’t sound wrong, but corrupt cops are on his tail. Tired must survive while trying to find answers.

Crazy Rich Asians

Genre: romantic comedy
Cast: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan

Rachel Chu has a normal life. She was born in America, earns a living as a Chinese teacher and has just made a new boyfriend. He is also of Chinese descent and invites her to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Once there, she discovers that her boyfriend is from one of the wealthiest families in Asia.

First Dutch Netflix Original film

Last week, Netflix released the news that it is working on the first Dutch Netflix Original film. Read and view more here.

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5 movies that appeared on Netflix last week: The Lovebirds and more


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