5 New Romance Movies Streaming on Netflix in May

May is proving to be an excellent month for Netflix releases. We're especially loving the romantic options — there's something for everyone. You'll find drama, action, and even a few laughs. Take a look at our favorite picks!

click to play video


Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp pair up for this romance, but it's all the chocolate that will really get your attention.

Available May 1

click to play video

Forrest Gump

The journey of Forrest Gump's life is incredibly epic. His love story with childhood best friend Jenny will be the part of the film that truly melts your heart.

Available May 1

click to play video

When the Bough Breaks

In this steamy thriller, couple John and Laura hire a surrogate to carry their child once they realize they can't conceive. Little do they know, they're about to face the greatest challenge of their relationship when surrogate Anna develops an obsession with John.

Available May 6

click to play video

The Host

This sci-fi film is about an alien race called Souls who wipe out the minds of humans and turn their bodies into hosts for aliens traveling to the planet. Human Melanie is captured and a Soul is put in her body, but her human mind won't let her give all control to the new impostor. This creates some serious drama when a love triangle develops.

Available May 7

click to play video

The Break-Up

Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn play a couple going through a terrible breakup in this rom-com.

Available May 16