Amazon Prime Video May 2020: New Movies & Shows
Amazon Prime Video May 2020: New Movies & Shows

The start of a new month means your favourite Prime Video brings in new films and TV shows to watch. Most of you would agree that OTT platforms like Prime Video and Netflix have been our best friends during this period of lockdown. The video streaming site powered by Amazon adds unique content to its library every single week that makes our days at home a bit more enjoyable.

Talking about the upcoming month of May, our favourite OTT platform Prime Video is all set with a bunch of new TV shows and movies to be released next month. With some new and returning shows making a comeback, the month of May will be a lot more exciting than usual. Especially if you’ve already exhausted your ‘Must-Watch’ list for Prime Video, here’s what you need to binge-watch on in May.

In the light of binge-able content, here’s all that you can watch on Amazon Prime Video in May 2020. P.S. Entertainment guaranteed!

Amazon Prime Video TV Shows May 2020

Upload Season 1 (May 1)

The refreshing sci-fi comedy show will have 3D food printers, hologram phones and automated grocery stores where you can ‘upload’ yourself afterlife. The story is about Nathan Brown, an app developer who viciously navigates through digital life after death in a car accident.

The Durells Season 4 (May 4)

Inspired by the real-life adventures of the Durell’s family, the story outlines the journey of Louisa and her four children who turn out to be the real casualties of the First World War. The matriarch leaves for the Greek Islands of Corfu to start a new life with her children to escape from another war.

Alias – Season 1 to 5 (May 11)

The story of Sydney Bristow, a mysterious spy joins the forces on a special mission SD-6. Sydney walks out of the mission when her fiancé is killed. Later she is rescued by her estranged father Jack Bristow, who she begins to finally open up to.

The Last Narc (May 15)

The plotline revolves the mystery surrounding the murder of DEA Agent Enrique Kiki Camarena. The most notorious murder in the history of DEA is investigated by special agent Hector Berellez who peels one layer after the other to discover the spine-chilling conspiracy behind the murder.

Homecoming Season 2 (May 22)

The story of Homecoming Transitional Support Center where soldiers would learn to transition into civilian life is returning with a sequel. The season 2 will be a “fresh new mystery”. Janelle Monáe will be taking the lead in the thriller show which has grabbed enough attention already. Homecoming season 2 premieres on 22 May 2020.

Amazon Prime Video Movies May 2020

Thappad (May 1)

Bollywood star Taapsee Pannu returns to the silver screen with a hard-hitting female-centric film ‘Thappad’. It is a story about ‘one slap’ that changes everything for housewife Pannu who realizes all the gender biasness she’s been subject to over the course of her marriage with husband Pavail Gulati.

Rocketman (May 8)

It is the epic musical story of under-celebrated star Elton John. The film unfolds to disclose the journey of an underdog piano man to the ‘IT’ singer in 1970s pop-culture with a few classic musical pieces under his hat. Elton also opens up about why he attempted suicide not once but twice.

Jimmy O. Yang: Good Deal (May 8)

The one-hour stand-up comedy special performed live at the Neptune Theater in Seattle by ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ fame Jimmy. The humour-lead program will have Jimmy talks about his hilarious interactions with immigrant parents, thoughts on Matt Damon, and whether ghosts will ever haunt one-bedroom apartments.

The Goldfinch (May 8)

Massive bomb blasts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art take away protagonist Theodore Decker’s prized possession. He loses his mother in the bombings and is only left with a painting that symbolizes hope from that tragic day.

Seberg (May 15)

The ‘Twilight’ actress Kristen Stewart plays Jean Seberg who was targeted by the FBI in the 1960s for her association with the Civil Rights Movement and love angle with Hakim Jamal. The story dwells into the devastation story of Seberg’s life owing to Hoover’s overreaching surveillance.

The Vast of the Night (May 25)

In the 1950s, a young switchboard operator Fay and charismatic radio DJ Everett come to tuck with a strange frequency that has landed on the face of the earth. This will change the future of their small town in Mexico forever.

Here is a look at the full list of what’s releasing on Amazon Prime Video in May 2020:


10 Fingers of Steel (5/1)
A Cadaver Christmas (5/1)
Arkansas (5/1) – available for purchase
Assassination Tango
Best of Shaolin Kung Fu (5/1)
Come To Daddy (5/23)
Crooked Hearts (5/1)
Daughters of Darkness (5/1)
Escape From Alcatraz (5/1)
Eurocrime! The Italian Cop And Gangster Films That Ruled The ’70s (5/1)
Fearless Young Boxer (5/1)
Five Fingers of Steel (5/1)
Friday The 13th Part III (5/1)
Friday the 13th Part IV: The Final Chapter (5/1)
Gloria (5/1)
Green Dragon Inn (5/1)
House Of D (5/1)
I Hate Tom Petty (5/1)
Indie Film Artists: The DMV Truth (5/1)
Inferno (5/1)
Jack And Jill (5/10)
Lakeboat (5/1)
Like Crazy (5/19)
Night Train Murders (5/1)
Pathology (5/1)
Race For Your Life, Charlie Brown (5/1)
Rocketman (5/22)
Seberg (5/15)
Seven Deaths In The Cat’s Eye (5/1)
Shaolin Kung Fu Mystagouge (5/1)
Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhan (5/8)
Some Kind Of Hero (5/1)
Sprung (5/1)
The Blood Spattered Bride (5/1)
The Final Countdown (5/1)
The Goldfinch (5/8)
The Hustle (5/7)
The Tracker (5/25)
The Vast Of Night (5/29)
The Whistle Blower (5/1)
Torso (5/1)
Trial By Fire (5/19)
Valley Girl (5/8) – available for purchase
Walking Tall
Who Saw Her Die? (5/1)


A House Divided: Season 1 (Urban Movie Channel)*
African Hunters: Season 1 (Smithsonian Channel Plus)*
Alias: Seasons 1-5 (5/11)
Bonanza: Season 1 (Best Western Ever)*
Born to Explore: Season 1 (PBS Living)*
Boss: Season 1 (STARZ)*
Clifford the Big Red Dog: Season 2A (TBD)
Engine Masters: Season 1 (MotorTrend)*
Good Karma Hospital: Season 1 (Acorn TV)*
Homecoming: Season 2 (5/22)
In The Cut: Season 1 (Brown Sugar)*
Inspector Lewis: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)*
Jimmy O. Yang: Good Deal (5/8)
Pinkalicious: Season 1 (PBS Kids)*
Poldark: Season 5 (5/17)
Rosehaven: Season 1 (Sundance Now)*
Seaside Hotel: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)*
The Durrells: Season 4 (5/3)
The Last Narc: Season 1 (5/15)
The Lucy Show: Season 1 (Best TV Ever)*
Upload: Season 1 (5/1)

With Prime Video subscription you’ll have one too many entertainment choices in May. So, watch away!


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