What’s New on Amazon Prime: May 2019.

What's New on Amazon Prime: May 2019.

What’s New on Amazon Prime: May 2019.

A clutch of original series hit Amazon Prime in May, including a high profile adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Good Omens.

Neil Gaiman’s fiction is hot property lately for big budget TV adaptations.  American Gods is currently wrapping up its second season over on STARZ, but fans looking for more of his weird worlds, Good Omens hits Amazon Prime in May 2019.  It’s one of four original series making its way to Prime this month.

Inverting Netflix’ formula, Amazon is mostly front loading its originals and saving its new classics for the end of the month.  Those willing to wait will get treated to all of the Friday the 13th franchise, as well as one of our favorite cult classics – I’m Gonna Git You Sucka.  In a new twist, Amazon is also loading up on a ton of B-movies from China this month.  I know Chinese Hercules and Shoalin Vs. Lama has got me intrigued for all of the wrong reasons.

What's New on Amazon Prime: May 2019.
Which of you baldies is lama?

New and Notable.

    • SuspiriaAmazon’s remake of the Dario Argento classic is every bit as terrifying as the original.

    • YardieIt’s surprising to see Idris Elba‘s first turn at directing hit VOD so fast.  Niche, but intriguing.

    • Good Omens.  A bookish angel (Michael Sheen) and a classy demon (David Tennant) try to stop the apocalypse…in order to spend more time loafing about on Earth.

Amazon Prime:  May 2019

*Amazon Originals in bold.

May 1


May 2

The Yellow Handkerchief

May 3


May 5


May 8

Action Point

May 9

Dinosaur 13

May 10

Sneaky Pete (Season 3)
Wishenpoof (Season 2, Part C)

May 13

The Romantics

May 14

King of Thieves

May 15


May 16

Punisher: War Zone
The Punisher

May 17

Fleabag (Season 2)
The Durrells (Season 3)
Poldark (Season 4)

May 19

Federal Hill

May 20

Jesus’ Son

May 22

Lulu on the Bridge

May 25

Morning Glory

May 26

The Frozen Ground

May 31

Blaze You Out
Body of Evidence
Chinese Hercules – Ma tou da jue dou
Cougars Inc.
Deadtime Stories
Super Dragon – Feng qi yun yong dou kuang lung
Forbidden Ground
Free Money
Friday Night Lights
Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th Part 2
Friday the 13th Part III
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
Fun Size
Good Omens (Season 1)
Hart’s War
I’m Gonna Git You Sucka
Jennifer Eight
Lost and Delirious
Mission: Impossible
N.Y.C. Underground
Night of the Living Dead 3D
Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection
Patriot Games
Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Private Parts
Reservoir Dogs
Shaolin Drunk Fighter – Gimunsayukbang
Shaolin vs. Lama – Shao Lin dou La Ma
Woman Avenger – Shi mei chu ma
Tao tie gong
The ‘Burbs
The Big Wedding
The Constant Gardener
The Doors
The Ghostwriter
The Gift
The Letter
The Lonely Man
The People vs. George Lucas
The Puffy Chair
The Secret of NIMH
Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot

Check out Amazon Prime’s April offerings here.

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