New Netflix Releases for May 20, 2014
This documentary explores the many dimensions of Miami's cocaine-trafficking boom of the 1980s, as told by the smugglers and cops who were there. Murder. Money. Mayhem. This is the story of Miami’s biggest vice ... told by those who saw it all.
| Crime Movies | Social & Cultural Documentaries | Documentaries | Gangster Movies |
A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two rival teens when an ancient statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies. It's not easy being a teenager. Especially when you're stuck in the body of someone you hate ... of the opposite sex.
| Comedies | Romantic Movies | British Comedies | British Movies | Late Night Comedies | Romantic Comedies |
In this fast-paced actioner, two Miami narcotics cops are hot on the trail of a master crook who has snatched $100 million worth of heroin. Explosions, bullets and bickering. Nothing's standard procedure when you ride along with these cops.
| Crime Action & Adventure | Police Detective Movies | Crime Comedies | Crime Movies | Action Comedies | Action Thrillers | Action & Adventure | Comedies |
Astro Boy, a young robot with superpowers, embarks on a dangerous odyssey in search of purpose before returning home to save his loved ones. A lonely robot boy just wants to make friends. But when Earth needs saving, he might be the right android for the job.
| Family Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Sci-Fi Adventure | Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Family Adventures | Movies for ages 11 to 12 | Movies for ages 8 to 10 | Children & Family Movies |
Visciously abused by her parents, Harlem teen Precious has an unexpected chance at a different life when she enrolls in an alternative school. Abused, illiterate and pregnant, her life's been nothing but a nightmare. But two women won't give up hope for her.
| Independent Dramas | Independent Movies | Dramas |
When a small-town football coach gets a job coaching at a major university, he uproots his wife and 12 children and moves to Chicago. Take 12 kids, two careers and one cross-country move. Stir in one teen romance. The recipe for domestic disaster!
| Family Features | Movies based on children's books | Comedies | Children & Family Movies | Movies for ages 8 to 10 | Movies for ages 11 to 12 | Family Comedies |
When mistreated orphan Danielle stumbles onto Prince Henry, who's fleeing an arranged marriage, the two inspire each other to resolve their troubles. There's a simple explanation for everything in this twist on the Grimm fairy tale. But there's still a charming prince!
| Romantic Dramas | Dramas | Romantic Movies | Children & Family Movies | Movies for ages 8 to 10 | Movies for ages 11 to 12 | Family Features | Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Family Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Period Pieces | Fantasy Movies | Family Dramas | Romantic Favorites |
While hunting, Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon a drug deal gone bad and takes off with $2 million in cash, but a psychotic hit man is hot on his trail. A hard-luck dude finds enough money to start over. But a certain individual with a weird haircut has other plans.
| Thrillers | 20th Century Period Pieces | Crime Thrillers | Police Thrillers | Police Movies | Film Noir |
Replicate the peacefulness of an old-fashioned, wood-burning fireplace, as well as a crackling yule log fireplace, all set to holiday tunes. Nothing like a little festive music and nice crackling fire without all the smoke. No overheating here!
| Home & Garden | Special Interest |
Grieving mother Karen McCann takes justice into her own hands when the man who raped and murdered her daughter is freed on a technicality. When a deranged killer fails to pay the price for his brutal crimes, a mother's rage leads to justice -- at any cost.
| Dramas based on contemporary literature | Dramas | Thrillers | Crime Dramas | Crime Thrillers | Psychological Thrillers | Dramas based on Books |
A contentedly jobless wanderer decides to focus his energies on reconnecting with the girl he loved as a child, who is now a Hollywood actress. For the one that got away, true love never fades. But it will follow you obsessively around the country.
| Romantic Dramas | Dramas | Romantic Movies | Romantic Independent Movies | Independent Dramas | Independent Movies |
Hoping to let go of his baggage and make a new start after losing his wife and his job, a sad-sack alcoholic sells all his belongings in a yard sale. He's a relapsed alcoholic. His wife and job are history. Sometimes when you hit rock bottom you hold a yard sale?
| Comedies | Dramas | Independent Movies |
The hapless Mr. Bean takes a vacation on the French Riviera, where he becomes ensnared in an accidental kidnapping and a case of mistaken identity. He accidentally kidnaps a young boy, finds true love, and disrupts a commercial shoot. France doesn't stand a chance.
| Comedies | Slapstick Comedies |
Theology student Henrik and upper-class Anna marry despite their families' disapproval, and Anna struggles to cope without her accustomed luxuries.
| Romantic Movies | Romantic Foreign Movies | Biographical Dramas | Dramas based on real life | Foreign Movies | Foreign Dramas | Dramas | 20th Century Period Pieces | Romantic Dramas | Swedish Movies | Scandinavian Movies |
A streetwise hustler trades places with a wealthy investment executive as part of a bet cooked up by the rich, greedy Duke brothers. Take one snooty investor. Replace with one streetwise hustler. Can they survive life in each other's shoes?
| Comedies |
When city-raised twins move to a tumbledown country mansion, it's quite an adjustment -- especially after they uncover a magical fantasy world. The wall that separates worlds tumbles to the ground. Life on Earth just became a little more fantastic.
| Movies for ages 8 to 10 | Movies based on children's books | Movies for ages 11 to 12 | Family Features | Family Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Children & Family Movies | Family Adventures |