25 best new Netflix movies coming in May 2019

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6/10/99 Mike Meyers Stars As “Dr. Evil” In “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.” (Photo By Getty Images)
6/10/99 Mike Meyers Stars As “Dr. Evil” In “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.” (Photo By Getty Images) /

15. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery and The Spy Who Shagged Me

Release Year: 1997, 1999

Directed By: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham, Robert Wagner, Seth Green, Mindy Sterling, Michael York, Fabiana Udenio, Will Ferrell, Mimi Rogers, Rob Lowe, Verne Troyer, Clint Howard, Kristen Johnston

Release Date: Wednesday, May 1

Yeah, baby! This May, Netflix is getting groovier thanks to a famous guy named Austin Powers. For an entire generation, the films in the Austin Powers trilogy were the biggest titles in comedy and some of the most quotable of all time, too. If you’re still unconsciously quoting these movies, get ready to stream all three movies in a single marathon beginning this month, as International Man of Mystery and The Spy Who Shagged Me join Goldmember on Netflix.

A good-spirited spoof of the James Bond films, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery stars Mike Myers as Austin Powers, a cryogenically preserved secret agent who finds himself brought back in the present day, which at the time was 1997. He soon realizes he’s completely behind the times, but he aligns with a modern woman to defeat his nemesis Dr. Evil (also Mike Myers). The Spy Who Shagged Me follows Austin Powers as he travels back to 1969 to get his mojo back from Dr. Evil and square off with his clone, Mini-Me, with the help of Felicity Shagwell (Heather Graham).

Both Austin Powers films come from director Jay Roach, who also directed such comedies as Meet the Parents, Dinner for Schmucks, and The Campaign. They each received a moderate amount of positive reviews from critics and were each successful at the box office, bringing in $67.7 million and $312 million respectively. The first two films were followed by 2003’s Goldmember, which co-starred Beyoncé, and there has been chatter that a fourth film could be on the way soon. For now, don’t miss the complete trilogy on Netflix when the first two drops at the top of the month!