25 best new Netflix movies coming in May 2019

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GENEVA – FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Actor Tom Hanks, actress Aleyet Zurer and Director Ron Howard attend the Angels & Demons Photocall held at CERN on February 12, 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
GENEVA – FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Actor Tom Hanks, actress Aleyet Zurer and Director Ron Howard attend the Angels & Demons Photocall held at CERN on February 12, 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images) /

20. Angels & Demons

Release Year: 2009

Directed By: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård, Pierfrancesco Favino, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Thure Lindhardt, David Pasquesi, Cosimo Fusco, Victor Alfieri, Carmen Argenziano

Release Date: Wednesday, May 1

In this day and age of nostalgia overload, anniversaries of movies and TV shows are a bigger deal than ever. We like to celebrate the 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, and every number in between anniversaries of the titles we have grown up with and still love. Celebrating a movie’s anniversary is all the more exciting when it’s accessible to watch. This May, the Tom Hanks mystery thriller Angels & Demons comes to Netflix just in time to ring in its 10th anniversary.

Based on the novel of the same name by Dan Brown, Angels & Demons stars Tom Hanks as Robert Langdon, a Harvard symbologist who uncovers the reappearance of an ancient brotherhood called the Illuminati, which we have all surely heard of. Langdon travels to Rome in order to inform the Vatican of the resurgence of their greatest enemy. He pairs up with Italian scientist Vittoria Vetra (Ayelet Zurer) to follow a convoluted trail of ancient symbols to thwart the Illuminati from completing their deadly plan against the Catholic Church.

Angels & Demons comes from director Ron Howard, whose work truly speaks for itself. The film, which was the sequel to the 206 smash-hit film The Da Vinci Code, was also a commercial hit despite middling reviews. Angels & Demons netted a $485.9 million worldwide gross and spawned the 2016 sequel Inferno, which co-starred Oscar-nominated star Felicity Jones. If you’re a fan of Tom Hanks or the Robert Langdon franchise, don’t miss the 10-year anniversary of Angels & Demons this May on Netflix