25 best new Netflix movies coming in May 2019

Photo Credit: Wine Country/Netflix/Colleen Hayes, Acquired From Netflix Media Center
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LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 14: Maggie Smith attends the EE British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Opera House on February 14, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 14: Maggie Smith attends the EE British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Opera House on February 14, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images) /

22. Gosford Park

Release Year: 2001

Directed By: Robert Altman

Starring: Eileen Atkins, Bob Balaban, Alan Bates, Charles Dance, Stephen Fry, Michael Gambon, Richard E. Grant, Derek Jacobi, Kelly Macdonald, Helen Mirren, Jeremy Northam, Clive Owen, Ryan Phillippe, Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emily Watson

Release Date: Wednesday, May 1

One of the perks of Netflix that never grows old is having the opportunity to stream a breadth of movies that you might hot have otherwise had the chance to watch. From its wide selection of original titles to its broad collection of films new and old, there’s something of every genre for viewers of every taste. This May, 2001’s Gosford Park comes to Netflix and allows movie buffs to rediscover a past from a celebrated filmmaker. It’s definitely one of the month’s best.

From Academy Award-winning writer and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, Gosford Park boasts a stellar ensemble cast to weave its elaborate English tale. Taking place in the 1930s, the film centers on a group of rich and famous figures who come together for a weekend at an elite hunting resort. However, when a murder rocks their relaxation weekend, every character becomes suspect and the resulting investigation commences from both the guests and the servants’ perspectives.

Gosford Park comes from director Robert Altman, who also directed such films as MASH, Nashville, and Short Cuts. The film received positive reception from critics, resulting in an 86% rating from critics, and was a box office success with a gross of $87.8 million worldwide. Gosford Park was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and two for Best Supporting Actress (Helen Mirren and Maggie Smith), but only won for Best Original Screenplay. Be sure to check out the British murder mystery on Netflix at the top of May.