What's New on Prime Video in May 2022

by IMDb-Editors | created - 3 weeks ago | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

Your guide to all the new movies and shows streaming on Prime Video in the US this month.

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1. A League of Their Own (1992)

PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

69 Metascore

Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.

Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna

Votes: 104,640 | Gross: $107.53M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

2. Bad Influence (1990)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

63 Metascore

A soft and hesitant young man is in danger when tries to break toxic relationships with a mysterious stranger claiming to be his friend.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Rob Lowe, James Spader, Palmer Lee Todd, Rosalyn Landor

Votes: 9,743 | Gross: $12.63M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

3. Battleship (2012)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

41 Metascore

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Rihanna

Votes: 246,289 | Gross: $65.42M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

4. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

60 Metascore

A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals.

Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, William Sadler, Joss Ackland

Votes: 75,202 | Gross: $38.04M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

5. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

50 Metascore

Two seemingly-dumb teens set off on a quest to prepare the ultimate historical presentation with the help of a time machine.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri

Votes: 128,897 | Gross: $40.49M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

6. Blackfish (2013)

PG-13 | 83 min | Documentary

83 Metascore

A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales.

Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite | Stars: Tilikum, Dave Duffus, Samantha Berg, Dean Gomersall

Votes: 66,550 | Gross: $2.07M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

7. Blue's Clues (1996–2020)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Blue is a puppy who puts her paw prints on three clues. Steve or Joe has to deduce the clues (with the help of off-screen children) to figure out what Blue wants to do.

Stars: Steve Burns, Traci Paige Johnson, Michael Rubin, Aleisha Allen

Votes: 5,849

Season 1 Available on Prime Video on May 1

8. Courage Under Fire (1996)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

77 Metascore

A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 54,335 | Gross: $59.03M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

9. Crank (2006)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

57 Metascore

Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.

Directors: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor | Stars: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Carlos Sanz, Jose Pablo Cantillo

Votes: 247,075 | Gross: $27.83M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

10. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Sport

55 Metascore

A group of misfits enter a Las Vegas dodgeball tournament in order to save their cherished local gym from the onslaught of a corporate health fitness chain.

Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber | Stars: Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Vince Vaughn, Rip Torn

Votes: 245,056 | Gross: $114.33M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

11. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

53 Metascore

A parody of several U.S. films about being in the 'Hood', for instance Boyz n the Hood (1991), South Central (1992), Menace II Society (1993), Higher Learning (1995) and Juice (1992).

Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Tracey Cherelle Jones

Votes: 54,846 | Gross: $20.11M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

12. Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

30 Metascore

Two potheads wake up after a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car.

Director: Danny Leiner | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner, Marla Sokoloff

Votes: 139,285 | Gross: $46.73M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

13. Enemy of the State (1998)

R | 132 min | Action, Thriller

67 Metascore

A lawyer becomes targeted by a corrupt politician and his N.S.A. goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a politically motivated crime.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet

Votes: 241,201 | Gross: $111.55M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

14. Europa Report (2013)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

68 Metascore

An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon.

Director: Sebastián Cordero | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Michael Nyqvist, Christian Camargo, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 70,816 | Gross: $0.13M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

15. Eye for an Eye (1996)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

When the courts fail to keep behind bars the man who raped and murdered her daughter, a woman seeks her own form of justice.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris, Olivia Burnette

Votes: 16,338 | Gross: $26.79M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

16. Fargo (1996)

R | 98 min | Crime, Thriller

85 Metascore

Minnesota car salesman Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Votes: 664,406 | Gross: $24.61M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

17. Fat Albert (2004)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

39 Metascore

Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids come to life and step out of their animated, inner-city Philadelphia world.

Director: Joel Zwick | Stars: Kenan Thompson, Kyla Pratt, Omarion, Marques Houston

Votes: 12,160 | Gross: $48.12M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

18. Field of Dreams (1989)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

57 Metascore

Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella is inspired by a voice he can't ignore to pursue a dream he can hardly believe. Supported by his wife, Ray begins the quest by turning his ordinary cornfield into a place where dreams can come true.

Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta, Amy Madigan

Votes: 117,441 | Gross: $64.43M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

19. Hitman (I) (2007)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

35 Metascore

A gun-for-hire known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as 'The Organization' is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Russia and Eastern Europe.

Director: Xavier Gens | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Dougray Scott, Olga Kurylenko, Robert Knepper

Votes: 168,710 | Gross: $39.69M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

20. Independence Day (1996)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

59 Metascore

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell

Votes: 563,454 | Gross: $306.17M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

21. Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

53 Metascore

A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses. Under constant surveillance by Detective Brikowski and assassin Goodkat, he must get them before they get him.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, Lucy Liu

Votes: 310,766 | Gross: $22.49M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

22. Mamma Mia! (2008)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

51 Metascore

The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular 1970s group ABBA.

Director: Phyllida Lloyd | Stars: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 238,270 | Gross: $144.13M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

23. Office Space (1999)

R | 89 min | Comedy

68 Metascore

Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, David Herman, Ajay Naidu

Votes: 261,280 | Gross: $10.82M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

24. Open Range (2003)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, Romance

67 Metascore

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Diego Luna, Abraham Benrubi

Votes: 72,359 | Gross: $58.33M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

25. Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History

44 Metascore

A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Votes: 328,243 | Gross: $198.54M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

26. Platoon (1986)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

92 Metascore

Chris Taylor, a neophyte recruit in Vietnam, finds himself caught in a battle of wills between two sergeants, one good and the other evil. A shrewd examination of the brutality of war and the duality of man in conflict.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Keith David

Votes: 407,028 | Gross: $138.53M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

27. Red Tails (2012)

PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Drama, History

46 Metascore

A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.

Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Gerald McRaney, David Oyelowo, Andre Royo

Votes: 35,452 | Gross: $49.88M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

28. Road to Perdition (2002)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

72 Metascore

A mob enforcer's son in 1930s Illinois witnesses a murder, forcing him and his father to take to the road, and his father down a path of redemption and revenge.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey, Liam Aiken

Votes: 263,794 | Gross: $104.45M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

29. Shrek (2001)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

84 Metascore

A mean lord exiles fairytale creatures to the swamp of a grumpy ogre, who must go on a quest and rescue a princess for the lord in order to get his land back.

Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow

Votes: 660,249 | Gross: $267.67M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

30. Shrek 2 (2004)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

75 Metascore

Shrek and Fiona travel to the Kingdom of Far Far Away, where Fiona's parents are King and Queen, to celebrate their marriage. When they arrive, they find they are not as welcome as they thought they would be.

Directors: Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews

Votes: 452,449 | Gross: $436.47M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

31. Sideways (2021)

Comedy, Romance

A chance meeting on the street kickstarts a romance that crosses social boundaries.

Director: Tissy Nnachi | Stars: Ray Emodi, Debby Emokpaire, Etinosa Idemudia, Nancy Isime

Available on Prime Video on May 1

32. Taken (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

51 Metascore

A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.

Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser

Votes: 594,034 | Gross: $145.00M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

33. Tangerine (2015)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

86 Metascore

A hooker tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart.

Director: Sean Baker | Stars: Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian, Mickey O'Hagan

Votes: 31,530 | Gross: $0.70M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

34. The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

21 Metascore

A perpetually angry man is informed he has 90 minutes to live and promptly sets out to reconcile with his family and friends in the short time he has left.

Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage, Melissa Leo

Votes: 22,347

Available on Prime Video on May 1

35. The Guardian (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

53 Metascore

A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's "A" School, where legendary rescue swimmer Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher, Sela Ward, Melissa Sagemiller

Votes: 92,105 | Gross: $55.01M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

36. The Namesake (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

82 Metascore

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Jacinda Barrett

Votes: 20,516 | Gross: $8.66M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

37. The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)

R | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

A horrible massacre strikes up after an outcast teenage girl is taunted by a group of high school jocks, all of them unaware of her cutthroat telekinetic powers.

Directors: Katt Shea, Robert Mandel | Stars: Emily Bergl, Jason London, Dylan Bruno, J. Smith-Cameron

Votes: 16,541 | Gross: $17.76M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

38. The Ugly Truth (2009)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

28 Metascore

An uptight television producer takes control of a morning show segment on modern relationships hosted by a misogynistic man.

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Bree Turner, Eric Winter

Votes: 216,543 | Gross: $88.92M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

39. The Woods (2006)

R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Set in 1965 New England, a troubled girl encounters mysterious happenings in the woods surrounding an isolated girls school that she was sent to by her disinterested parents.

Director: Lucky McKee | Stars: Lauren Birkell, Agnes Bruckner, Jane Gilchrist, Emma Campbell

Votes: 11,478

Available on Prime Video on May 1

40. Tombstone (1993)

R | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History

50 Metascore

A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

Directors: George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre | Stars: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton

Votes: 144,463 | Gross: $56.51M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

41. Tooth Fairy 2 (2012 Video)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family

When dreamer Larry Guthrie (Larry the Cable Guy) loses his first love to the town hot shot, he decides to win her back by volunteering to help the local children at her after school program... See full summary »

Director: Alex Zamm | Stars: Larry the Cable Guy, David Mackey, Erin Beute, John Connon

Votes: 3,051

Available on Prime Video on May 1

42. Valley Girl (1983)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

66 Metascore

Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.

Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Deborah Foreman, Elizabeth Daily, Michael Bowen

Votes: 15,213 | Gross: $16.80M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

43. Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Romance

46 Metascore

Dr. RJ Stevens is a talk show host who visits his family in the deep south. While there he reunites with his brother Otis, his sister Betty, his cousin/rival Clyde and his childhood love interest Lucinda Allen.

Director: Malcolm D. Lee | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Louis C.K., James Earl Jones, Margaret Avery

Votes: 14,607 | Gross: $42.44M

Available on Prime Video on May 1

44. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

R | 157 min | Drama, History, Thriller