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What's New On Netflix This Week: A Sailor Moon Movie & A Beloved Period Drama

From Sailor Moon’s highly anticipated return to the complete Downtown Abbey, there’s something for everyone and every mood.

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Bo Burnham: Inside

This musical-comedy special from Bo Burnham (Eighth Grade) was filmed entirely during the COVID-19 pandemic, and will trigger your most eccentric lockdown coping mechanisms.

Coming May 30

Bad Teacher

Cameron Diaz plays the world’s worst teacher — and arguably worst human — in this 2011 comedy about a woman who tries to woo a wealthy substitute teacher for her own monetary gain.

Coming June 1

Happy Endings

Happy Endings only ran for three seasons, but it’s become something of a cult classic since its premature cancellation in 2013. Think of it as Friends, but more inclusive and with more hijinks.

Coming June 1

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Downton Abbey

Devotees have been waiting patiently for this series to return to Netflix, and now it’s finally here. If you haven’t seen it yet, prepare to call in sick from work so you can watch the whole thing.

Coming June 1

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Million Dollar Baby

Clint Eastwood’s Million Dollar Baby won the Oscar for Best Picture in 2004, and with good reason. The story about a female boxer who overcomes both gender and class barriers is a real tearjerker.

Coming June 1

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Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie

The first Sailor Moon movie to get a worldwide release, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie promises to follow the Dream arc of Naoko Takeuchi’s manga series.

Coming June 3

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Sweet Tooth

Based on the DC Comic of the same name, this new fantasy series is less about the half-human, half-animal beings that infiltrate earth, and more of a social commentary on how society reacts to the unknown.

Coming June 4

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Dancing Queens

Arriving just in time for Pride month, the Swedish film Dancing Queens follows a cisgender woman who finds herself performing and dancing at a queer bar — in head-to-toe drag.

Coming June 3

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Breaking Boundaries: The Science Of Our Planet

Narrated by the iconic Sir David Attenborough, this new documentary delves into the science and stability of planet Earth, and the centuries of harm to the environment caused by humans.

Coming June 4

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Kitty Love: An Homage To Cats

The purr-fect documentary for cat lovers. “Narrated” by Abatutu, the Netherlands’ most famous feline, Kitty Love is a collection of home videos and footage that celebrates these aloof-y and floofy friends.

Coming June 5

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