Netflix South Africa May 2022 Releases

What’s Coming to Netflix South Africa in May 2022

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Here’s what’s Coming to Netflix South Africa in May 2022! Quick Read Magazine is super excited to be sharing May’s content as Netflix continues to bring you a star studded line-up which will have you glued to your screens.

This month (May) on Netflix in South Africa, we have some hot new Netflix films and series to keep you company during the Maymonth. Share these May releases for Netflix South Africa with friends, colleagues and family. You’ll find all the new and exciting titles coming to Netflix South Africa this May 2022.

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About Netflix South Africa May 2022 Releases

Winter is slowly creeping in and we’re so excited to bring you titles that will keep you snuggled in, as we approach the cold (and sometimes rainy) days.

Get drawn into a world of beauty, secrets and revenge in Savage Beauty – Netflix’s upcoming series featuring breakout star Rosemary Zimu, alongside some of SA’s  accomplished actors including Nthati Moshesh and Dumisani Mbebe. The series follows a story of a young woman who infiltrates the wealthy family whose harmful skin lightening cream tests destroyed her face, and killed her brother and friends. She becomes the invisible force that triggers their destruction, but will her humanity also be destroyed in the process?

Have you been stuck in the upside down for the last couple of years? We finally return to Hawkins to uncover a new and terrifying supernatural threat with Stranger Things 4: Volume 1. Filled with traumatic memories and presenting new gruesome mysteries; who knows what we may discover this time around?

Last but not least, Los Angeles’s beloved uber-rich Asians are back with even more luxury, glamour and craziness in Bling Empire: Season 2. We also bring you the final season of Superstore: Season 6 as well as weekly episodes of The Circle: Season 4.

Licensed Titles Coming to Netflix South Africa May 2022

Licensed titles are films and series created by production companies such as Disney, Marvel and Warner Brothers, and licensed to Netflix in South Africa for streaming.

Superstore: Season 6 – 5/1/2022

The sixth and final season of the American sitcom Superstore, the series continues to follow a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri.

We’re the Millers – 5/1/2022

David, a drug dealer, is forced by his boss to smuggle drugs from Mexico. He hires a stripper, a petty thief and a teenage neighbour and forms a fake family to help him smuggle the drugs.

Pacific Rim – 5/1/2022

The government assumes the Jaegers, robotic war machines battling the Kaijus, to be ineffective. However, Stacker Pentecost’s team believes that only the Jaegers can save the world from destruction.

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Full List of What’s Coming to Netflix South Africa in May 2022

Below is a list of Original titles coming to the service this May 2022. Original titles are films and series produced and / or owned by Netflix.

2 May 2022

Octonauts: Above & Beyond: Season 2 – Netflix Kids & Family Series

Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and crew discover new environments and protect more critter friends as they hop around the globe on exciting missions.

3 May 2022

Hold Your Breath: The Ice Dive – Netflix Documentary 

Follow free diver Johanna Nordblad in this documentary as she attempts to break the world record for distance traveled under ice with one breath.

4 May 2022

Summertime: Season 3 – Netflix Series

Another summer, another string of love triangles as the group navigates their passions and tests the boundaries of friendship.

El marginal: Season 5 – Netflix Series

In this final season, Miguel seeks redemption behind bars, Diosito struggles in the outside world, and a cult threatens to become Puente Viejo’s demise.

Meltdown: Three Mile Island – Netflix Documentary 

Insiders recount the events, controversies and lingering effects of the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania.

40 Years Young – Netflix Film

After learning a bitter truth, a chef joins his best friend and restaurant partner in a culinary competition in Cancún to reignite his zest for life.

5 May 2022

The Pentaverate – Netflix Series

After influencing global events for centuries, a secret society faces a dangerous threat from within. Can a Canadian reporter save them — and the world?

Clark – Netflix Series

This is the unbelievable story of Clark Olofsson, the controversial criminal who inspired the term “Stockholm syndrome.” Based on his truths and lies.

Blood Sisters – Netflix Series

Bound by a dangerous secret, best friends Sarah and Kemi are forced to go on the run after a wealthy groom disappears during his engagement party.

Wild Babies – Netflix Documentary 

Follow the adventures of baby lions, elephants, penguins, pangolins and more as they learn to navigate the highs and lows of life in the wild.

6 May 2022

Welcome to Eden – Netflix Series

A group of young adults attend a party on a remote island, but the supposed paradise they find waiting for them is anything but.

The Sound of Magic – Netflix Series

A magician living in an abandoned theme park makes troubles disappear, and hope reappear, for a disenchanted teen enduring harsh realities.

Along for the Ride – Netflix Film

The summer before college, studious Auden meets mysterious Eli, and — on nightly quests — he helps her experience the carefree teen life she was missing.

The Takedown – Netflix Film

Forced to reteam after a decade, two mismatched cops investigate a murder in a divided French town, where a wider conspiracy looms.

Thar – Netflix Film

A veteran cop sees the chance to prove himself when murder and a stranger’s grisly torture plot shake the walls of a sleepy desert town.

8 May 2022

Christina P: Mom Genes – Netflix Comedy Special

Comedian Christina P examines the joys and drags of parenting, partnering and more through a no-nonsense Gen-X lens in this special.

9 May 2022

Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Sustainable War – Netflix Film

In the year 2045, Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 return to fight a dangerous new threat in this feature-length recut of the first season of “SAC_2045.”

10 May 2022

Workin’ Moms: Season 6 – Netflix Series

Work-life balance?!? What’s that? Kate, Anne, Jenny, Sloane and Val are clocking in overtime handling big problems at the office and at home.

11 May 2022

Brotherhood: Season 2 – Netflix Series

In the aftermath of a deadly riot, Edson and Cristina grapple with new enemies and threats. But as the stakes rise, their bond is tested.

The Getaway King – Netflix Film

A folk-hero bandit known for his many prison breaks considers a fresh life path when he gets a new girlfriend. Based on the life of Zdzisław Najmrodzki.

Our Father – Netflix Documentary 

After a woman’s at-home DNA test reveals multiple half-siblings, she discovers a shocking scheme involving donor sperm and a popular fertility doctor.

42 Days of Darkness – Netflix Series

A woman leads a frantic search to find her missing sister in a town in Chile amid a media storm and the police investigation. Inspired by a true case.

42 Days of Darkness - Netflix Series

12 May 2022

Savage Beauty – Netflix Series

Seeking revenge for her tragic past, a mysterious woman embeds herself in a powerful family who possess a global beauty empire — and dark secrets.

Maverix – Netflix Kids & Family Series

Motocross teens go for big air as they try to beat their rivals, bring out the best in each other and win it all in this high-speed series.

13 May 2022

The Life and Movies of Erşan Kuneri – Netflix Series

Reexamining his own legacy, a renowned figure in erotic cinema decides to branch out and make movies in other genres, from sci-fi to medieval action.

The Lincoln Lawyer – Netflix Series

An iconoclastic idealist runs his law practice out of the back of his Lincoln in this series based on Michael Connelly’s bestselling novels.

Bling Empire: Season 2 – Netflix Series

New loves, new friends and new drama vie with a dazzling social scene when it comes to a circle of wealthy Asian and Asian American friends in LA.

New Heights – Netflix Series

When business consultant Michi Wyss inherits his late father’s troubled farm he must confront his rural past — and his family’s future.

Senior Year – Netflix Film

A cheerleading stunt gone wrong landed her in a 20-year coma. Now she’s 37, newly awake and ready to live out her high school dream: becoming prom queen.

16 May 2022

 Vampire in the Garden- Netflix Series

Though mortal enemies, a human girl and a vampire queen set out in search of the paradise where humans and vampires once coexisted in peace.

18 May 2022

Who Killed Sara?: Season 3 –  Netflix Series

In this final season, as enemies become allies and the truth is finally exposed, Álex becomes fixated on solving a new enigma: What happened to Sara?

Love on the Spectrum U.S. – Netflix Series

In this romantic docuseries, people on the autism spectrum look for love and navigate the changing world of dating and relationships.

Cyber Hell: Exposing an Internet Horror – Netflix Documentary 

Anonymous and exploitative, a network of online chat rooms ran rampant with sex crimes. The hunt to take down its operators required guts and tenacity.

The Perfect Family – Netflix Film

At first, Lucía is taken aback by her son’s girlfriend’s eclectic family, but little does she know the impact they’ll have on her prim and proper life.

The Perfect Family - Netflix Film

19 May 2022

A Perfect Pairing – Netflix Film

To win over a major client, a go-getter LA wine exec signs on to work at an Australian sheep farm, where she sparks with a rugged and mysterious local.

The G Word with Adam Conover – Netflix Documentary 

Love it or hate it, the government plays a huge role in our lives. Adam Conover explores its triumphs, failures and how we might be able to change it.

The Photographer: Murder in Pinamar – Netflix Documentary 

This documentary examines the murder of photojournalist José Luis Cabezas, a crime that shook Argentina and exposed a political and financial conspiracy.

The Boss Baby: Back in the Crib – Netflix Kids & Family Series

Picking up where “The Boss Baby: Family Business” left off, adult Ted Templeton Jr. uses Tina’s magical formula to turn himself back into the Boss Baby. But returning to BabyCorp is anything but child’s play.

20 May 2022

Wrong Side of the Tracks – Netflix Series

A war veteran angry at the drug dealers and troublemakers infiltrating his neighborhood sets out to reform his wayward teenage granddaughter.

Wrong Side of the Tracks - Netflix Series

F*ck Love Too – Netflix Film

Love triangles and lingering doubts put relationships to the test as Lisa faces a difficult choice, Jack

lands in a crisis and Bo questions her marriage.

Love, Death & Robots: Volume 3 – Netflix Series

Uncanny worlds, violent delights and twisted kicks await in the third volume of the Emmy-winning animated anthology from Tim Miller and David Fincher.

23 May 2022

Godspeed – Netflix Film

An ex-army captain travels to Dalyan to stop his friend’s beloved from marrying another man, but grief and trauma from a combat tragedy mar his journey

Sea of Love – Netflix Kids & Family Series

Bruda and his sea animal friends go on mini-adventures in the ocean and discover that everyday moments are filled with bits of magic.

25 May 2022

Somebody Feed Phil: Season 5 – Netflix Series

In a new season of his reality series, “Everybody Loves Raymond” creator Phil Rosenthal travels the globe to take in local cuisine and culture.

Larva Pendant – Netflix Film

When Yellow gets trapped by a mean and mischievous cat Red rushes (noisily) to his rescue.

26 May 2022

My Little Pony: Make Your Mark – Netflix Kids & Family Series

When Zipp realizes that the power of the crystals are fading, she goes on a mission to figure out why.

27 May 2022

Stranger Things 4: Volume 1 – Netflix Series

Darkness returns to Hawkins just in time for spring break, triggering fresh terror, disturbing memories — and the threat of war.

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30 May 2022

Mighty Little Bheem: I Love Taj Mahal – Netflix Kids & Family Series

On a trip to the beautiful Taj Mahal, Bheem gets distracted trying to return a little girl’s lost teddy bear before someone steals it!

31 May 2022

Rodrigo Sant’Anna: I’ve Arrived – Netflix Comedy Special

A new comedy special from Rodrigo Sant’Anna.


4 May 2022: Episodes 1-4

11 May 2022: Episodes 5-8

18 May 2022: Episodes 9-12

25 May2022: Episode 13

The Circle: Season 4 – Netflix Series

They’re chatty. They’re shady. They’re secretly famous. They’re this season’s players — and all bets are off as they compete for the ultimate prize.


May 17 2022: Episodes 1-4

May 24 2022: Episodes 5-6

May 31 2022: Episodes 7-9

The Future Diary: Season 2 – Netflix Series

A brand-new love story unfolds when a young office worker in Tokyo finds herself caught between a charming bartender and a handsome medical student.


19 May 2022: Episodes 1-3

26 May 2022: Episodes 4-7

Insiders: Season 2 – Netflix Series

Ten new candidates sign up for a casting call for a reality show, unaware the cameras have already started rolling. Let the mind games begin — again.


Welcome to Wedding Hell – Netflix Series

A marriage proposal is supposed to be a happy ending. But for one couple, it becomes the beginning of an uphill struggle over wedding preparations.

Townsmen – A Kingdom Rebuilt – Netflix Games

Build a medieval city, make smart financial decisions and do whatever it takes to keep your people happy. Who knew running a kingdom was so tough?

Dragon Up – Netflix Games

Hatch and collect rare dragons — then help them revive their magic in this colorful and beautifully animated idle adventure game.

Moonlighter – Netflix Games

By day, manage a shop in an idyllic village. By night, explore dungeons, slay monsters and unlock mysteries in this best-of-both-worlds adventure.

Exploding Kittens – The Games

Bring the catnip. Draw as many cards as you can, and do your best to dodge — or defuse — fatal felines. Or else, boom goes the dynamite!

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