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What to Watch on Hulu: May 2021

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What’s on Hulu This Month

This May, we’re bringing the fun, the action, and the must-see entertainment that everyone is talking about. From the highly-anticipated season 3 premiere of Shrill, to films like Nomadland that dominated the 2021 Oscars® — here’s everything you need to watch this month on Hulu.

New Hulu Originals — May 2021

Shrill Season 3

If there’s one thing you can’t miss in May, it’s the third and final season premiere of Shrill on Friday, May 7.
Starring actress and comedian Aidy Bryant, the Hulu Original series follows aspiring journalist Annie Easton (Bryant) on a next-level relatable journey of self-discovery. Watch as she juggles building her career and dealing with family issues, while simultaneously struggling in relationships and battling internet trolls.

Discover more Hulu Original Comedies

Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.


On Friday, May 21, get ready to meet M.O.D.O.K. (Patton Oswalt), the megalomaniacal supervillain behind the new sci-fi comedy Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. After years of setbacks and failures in fighting the Earth’s mightiest heroes, this new Hulu Original series follows him in his reignited pursuit to conquer the world.

Discover the Best Sci-Fi Movies & Shows on Hulu

FX on Hulu Series — May 2021

Mr Inbetween Season 3

Title art for Mr Inbetween featuring Scott Ryan looking in his rearview mirror.

Buckle up, because the hit FX series Mr Inbetween is back for season 3 on Wednesday, May 26. The crime-drama follows hitman Ray Shoesmith (Scott Ryan), a man hardened by the prison system who is learning how to adjust to life in the real world and face consequences for his actions.

Discover more FX on Hulu Shows & Movies

Featured Live Event: UFC 262 Fight*

Watch the Oliveira vs. Chandler Fight on Hulu

UFC 262 Fight Oliveira vs. Chandler

On Saturday, May 15 we’re launching UFC pay-per-view events on Hulu with the World Lightweight Championship, Olivera vs. Chandler. Hulu subscribers with The Disney Bundle or an ESPN+ add-on subscription can now purchase pay-per-view events directly in the Hulu app.

Learn More About UFC Pay-Per-Views

*ESPN+ or Disney Bundle subscription and additional fee required for UFC 262.

Oscar®-Winning Movies

Watch Nomadland & More


If you’re wondering how to watch Nomadland and other 2021 Oscar® winners like Another Round, and Soul* — Hulu’s got you covered! Check out our Oscar-worthy watchlist for some of the best films streaming now.

Discover the 2021 Oscars® Guide

*Soul is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.

Watch Past Oscar® Winners

title art for the film Parasite on Hulu

After binging the 2021 winners, we recommend moving to big winners from previous Academy Awards® seasons, like Parasite. The Korean drama was nominated in a whopping six categories, and took home awards for Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Achievement in Directing, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Feature Films.

Discover more Korean Movies Streaming Now

Featured Hulu Watchlists — May 2021

Movies for Military Appreciation Month

Title art for Legion of Brothers featuring soldiers walking towards the sunset

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, we’re highlighting some of the best military movies streaming now, like The 12th Man, Legion of Brothers, American Sniper,* and more.

Discover the Best War Movies Watchlist

*American Sniper requires Live TV plan. Regional restrictions, blackouts and additional terms apply.

Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

Cameron Diaz, Elizabeth Banks, Jennifer Lopez, and Brooklyn Decker starring in What to Expect When You’re Expecting

If you’re looking for the perfect way to celebrate your mom this Mother’s Day, check out our curated collection of movies that highlight the joy, sacrifice, and unconditional love that comes with motherhood. Check out titles like Where’d You Go Bernadette, What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Mom, and more.

Explore the Mother’s Day Watchlist 

H2: Everything New on Hulu in May 2021

Looking for the full list of what’s new in May? Check out every title dropping on Hulu this month.

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