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7 stellar sci-fi shows and movies coming to Netflix in May 2022

“People say Hawkins is cursed. They’re not way off.”

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7. War of the Worlds (2005)

May 1

War of the Worlds is sci-fi on a massive scale. This special-effects showcase from Steven Spielberg is surprisingly emotional thanks to great performances from the likes of Tom Cruise and Dakota Fanning.

Paramount Pictures

6. Outlander Season 5

May 10

Outlander is an unexpected but satisfying blend of time travel, historical fantasy, and steamy romance. Season five comes to Netflix just as season six is wrapping up on Starz.

Starz Entertainment

5. Vampire in the Garden

May 16

The original series Vampire in the Garden takes place in a dystopian future overrun by vampires. It follows Momo, a young girl trying to make peace with her bloodsucking neighbors.

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4. Love, Death & Robots Season 3

May 20

Love, Death & Robots’ first season tried way too hard to be edgy but still produced a few great sci-fi shorts. The third batch of episodes for this animated anthology looks better than ever.

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3. Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Season 2

May 23

It may not live up to the all-time great Ghost in the Shell manga series, but Netflix’s CGI show continues the story of cyborg Major Motoko Kusanagi.

Netflix

2. Stranger Things Season 4

May 27

As one of Netflix’s most popular series, Stranger Things needs no introduction. The supernatural thriller/’80s nostalgic fest returns this month with a terrifying new villain.

Netflix

1. Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 1

May 31

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles may be the most interesting reboot of the classic cartoon show to date. It blends action and comedy just like the original, all done in a striking new art style.

Nickelodeon Animation Studio