New period dramas on Netflix in the US: What’s added in May 2022?

Another month, another selection of new movies and TV series to watch on Netflix in the US!

The complete list of additions for May 2022 is as massive as ever, so here we’ve picked out the best titles for fans of historical dramas, classic movies, and British TV to add to their watch list.

Check back here over the coming weeks, as more titles will likely be joining this list as and when they’re announced by Netflix.

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Summerland (available from 1st May 2022)


A River Runs Through It (available from 1st May 2022)


Road to Perdition (available from 1st May 2022)


Once Upon a Time in America (available from 1st May 2022)


Forrest Gump (available from 1st May 2022)


Outlander – Season 5 (available from 11th May 2022)


Operation Mincemeat (available from 11th May 2022)


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