Amazon Prime: New Releases Coming in May 2016

Amazon Prime is adding a new batch of movies and television shows to its streaming collection throughout the coming month. Here are all of the new titles that you’ll be able to watch on Prime in May.


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99 Homes | Source: Broad Green Pictures

Best Seller, May 1: A widowed Joseph Wambaugh-type cop who writes best-selling crime novels is approached by a former professional hit man to write his life story.

Code 46, May 1: A love story is doomed by genetic incompatibility.

Southie, May 1: Three years ago when Danny Quinn left Southie, a tough Irish working-class neighborhood in South Boston, he left behind a world of crime and betrayal. Upon his return, Danny is forced to make a risky decision.

Bully, May 1: A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.

Chinese Box, May 1: The story of Hong Kong, from New Year’s Day to June 30, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People’s Republic of China.

The Criminal, May 1: A musician is plunged into a world of femmes fatales, espionage, deceit, state-ordered executions and trial by media.

Hoodlum, May 1: Black gangsters in 1930 Harlem fights Dutch Schultz who is trying to horn in on their numbers racket.

Leaving Las Vegas, May 1: Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.

Slow Burn, May 1: A district attorney is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant district attorney and a cryptic stranger.

Molly, May 1: A bachelor becomes the unwilling guardian of his autistic, intellectually disabled sister; then an experimental treatment works a dramatic change in her brain and his attitude.

Sex, Lies, And Videotape, May 1: A sexually repressed woman’s husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.

The Red Violin, May 1: A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner.

The Young In Heart, May 1: Thrown out of the Riviera, a family of grifters meets a lonely, vulnerable rich old woman and insinuate themselves into her life while they sponge off her.

99 Homes, May 9: A recently unemployed single father struggles to get back his foreclosed home by working for the real estate broker who is the source of his frustration.

Creative Control, May 12: In near future Brooklyn, an ad executive uses a new Augmented Reality technology to conduct an affair with his best friend’s girlfriend…sort of.

Age Of Adaline, May 27: A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.


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Reese Witherspoon in Election | Source: Paramount Pictures

Airplane!, May 1: A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.

Airplane II: The Sequel, May 1: Starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, and Lloyd Bridges. A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track — again???

Benny And Joon, May 1: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.

Bitter Moon, May 1: An alcoholic writer in a wheelchair recalls his sexy wife for an English aristocrat on an ocean liner.

Coming Soon, May 1: The trials and tribulations of wealthy young Manhattanites and their sexual coming of age, a romantic comedy set at an Upper East Side prep school.

Dream A Little Dream, May 1: An accident puts the consciousness of an elderly dream researcher into the body of a bratty teenager. The problem? The kid prefers dreamworld limbo to real life.

Election, May 1: A high school teacher’s personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president.

Ghost World, May 1: With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man’s newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.

When Harry Met Sally, May 1: Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.

Le Sauvage, May 1: In this Venezuela-set romantic comedy-adventure, a young bride, Nelly, gets cold feet and flees the altar with her irate groom in hot pursuit.

Meet Wally Spark, May 1: Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who’s trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor’s mansion to uncover a sex scandal.

Men With Brooms, May 1: Four men take time from their personal problems to reunite as a curling team and compete in a bonspiel that will restore their honor.

Mr. Music, May 1: A golf-crazy songwriter tries to avoid the long, solitary hours of concentration needed to produce a hit musical. His producer and his secretary conspire to get him back on track.

Mystery Team, May 1: A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.

She’s Having A Baby, May 1: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life all that there is?

Vice Versa, May 1: During an argument, a divorced executive and his 11-year-old son casually touch a magical Tibetan skull, releasing a mysterious power that transfers the father’s mind to the body of the son and vice versa. Their problems have just begun.

Hot Pursuit, May 6: An uptight and by-the-book cop tries to protect the outgoing widow of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.


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Die Another Day | Source: MGM

The Bounty, May 1: Lieutenant Bligh inspires a mutiny aboard his ship and endeavors to get his loyalists to safety.

Diamonds Are Forever, May 1: A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon.

Die Another Day, May 1: James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul who is funding the development of an international space weapon.

Goldfinger, May 1: Investigating a gold magnate’s smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.

The Living Daylights, May 1: James Bond is living on the edge to stop an evil arms dealer from starting another world war. Bond crosses all seven continents in order to stop the evil Whitaker and General Koskov.

Live And Let Die, May 1: 007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader.

The Man With The Golden Gun, May 1: James Bond is led to believe that he is targeted by the world’s most expensive assassin while he attempts to recover sensitive solar cell technology that is being sold to the highest bidder.

The Mod Squad, May 1: A trio of juvenile delinquents become undercover cops to infiltrate a drug ring in the ultra-hip LA club scene.

Never Say Never Again, May 1: A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated.

Octopussy, May 1: A fake Fabergé egg and a fellow agent’s death lead James Bond to uncover an international jewel-smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on N.A.T.O. forces.

The Spy Who Loved Me, May 1: James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads with the help of a KGB agent whose lover he killed.

You Only Live Twice, May 1: Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.


Cry Of The Banshee, May 1: A witch summons an evil entity to vanquish the lord who wiped out her coven.

Nothing But The Night, May 1: Starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, and Diana Dors, this horror thriller is about a strange cult that tries to achieve immortality by taking over the bodies of children in an orphanage.


Standing In The Shadows of Motown, May 1: This documentary is about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists.


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Humans | Source: AMC

Humans Season 1, May 16: In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a “Synth” — a highly-developed robotic servant that’s so similar to a real human it’s transforming the way we live.

Angry Boys Season 1, May 21: A mockumentary exploring the issues faced by young males in the 21st century — their influences, their pressures, their dreams and ambitions.

Banshee Season 2, May 21: From Alan Ball, the creator of True Blood, comes Season 1 of this thrilling Cinemax action series that charts the twists and turns of Lucas Hood, a recently paroled ex-con who assumes the identity of a small town’s new sheriff.

Boardwalk Empire Season 4, May 21: An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.

Empire Falls Season 1, May 21: A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, led by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.

Hunted Season 1, May 21: She’s brilliant, beautiful, and ruthless…and now Sam Hunter is on a mission to find out who wants her dead.

Life’s Too Short Season 1, May 21: Starring Warwick Davis, Ricky Gervais, and Stephen Merchant, the show centers on Warwick Davis in his day-to-day life, complete with the frustrations he faces.

Lucky Louie Season 1, May 21: A working class family and their oddball friends.

Mr. Show With Bob And David Seasons 1-4, May 21: Bob Odenkirk and David Cross play various characters in a series of weirdly connected sketches.

Strike Back Season 3, May 21: The actions of Section 20, a secretive unit of British military intelligence. A team of special operations personnel conduct several high risk missions throughout the globe.

Tell Me You Love Me Season 1, May 21: This is a drama about three couples and the therapist they share.

Todd McFarlane’s Spawn Seasons 1-3, May 21: Starring Keith David, Richard Dysart, and Dominique Jennings — after being betrayed and murdered by his employer, a government trained assassin named, Al Simmons, is resurrected as a Hellspawn and is forced to become the reluctant leader of Hell’s army.

True Blood Season 6, May 21: Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire.

Indian Summers Season 1, May 29: This drama is set in 1932 during the final years of British colonial rule in India.

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