Hulu Streaming Guide: Best Movies and TV Shows on Now

It's collections month at Hulu. First, there's a fresh crop of gritty TV documentary series from Viceland. We've picked some standout examples from the 14 shows in this month's roster. Moving from true stories to high fantasy, Hulu will also host the three-part Lord of the Rings movie franchise in June. Many of our remaining films get back to reality with tales of the marginalized and afflicted, such as A Beautiful Mind, My Left Foot and Precious.

Here's a preview of what's coming next month on Hulu.

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TV Shows

The Bold Type: Season 2 Premiere (Jun 5)

Black Market: Season 1 (Jun 8)

Cyberwar, Seasons 1-2 (Jun 8)

Huang’s World, Seasons 1-2 (Jun 8)

Weediquette, Seasons 1-3 (Jun 8)

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Season 2 (Jun 14)

Movies

A Beautiful Mind (2001) (Jun 1)

Brokeback Mountain (2005) (Jun 1)

My Left Foot (1989) (Jun 1)

Panic (2000) (Jun 1)

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) (Jun 1)

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) (Jun 1)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) (Jun 1)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) (Jun 1)

Precious (2008) (Jun 9)

Killing for Love (2017) (Jun 16)

Shutter Island (2009) (Jun 26)

Come back at the start of June for full reviews of our picks. In the meantime, enjoy our May selections.

TV Shows

Running Wild with Bear Grylls, Season 4 (May 8)

Credit: Ben Simms/NBCCredit: Ben Simms/NBCThe superstar survivalist takes a different celeb into the wild in each episode, as they jump from helicopters, rappel down cliffs or just eat gross stuff they find in the woods.

All Night, Season 1 (May 11)

A bunch of graduating high schoolers lock themselves into a rec center for 12 hours to have what may be the best — or worst — party of their young lives.

Claws, Season 1 (May 11)

In this dark comedy, five women work in a Florida nail salon by day, running all kinds of illegal schemes the rest of the time to stay above water.

12 Monkeys, Season 3 (May 16)

Syfy's 12 Monkeys is a satisfying remake of Terry Gilliam's movie about a time traveler attempting to prevent the outbreak of a deadly disease. If unchecked, the plague will lead to the near-extinction of humanity.

The Strain, Season 4 (May 16)

Like the infection in this series that turns people into vampire-like creatures, this FX show by Guillermo del Toro lives on — at least until its fourth and final season.


 

Movies

Dirty Pretty Things (May 1)

A London hotel serves as the discreet home for crimes like drug dealing, prostitution and — it emerges — hacking people to pieces. Worst TripAdvisor review ever.

The House I Live In (May 1)

America's war on drugs threw tens of millions of nonviolent users behind bars. This 2012 documentary examines the price they paid and the alternatives to locking up addicts.

A Nightmare on Elm Street (May 1)

In schlock horror director Wes Craven's masterpiece, a mutilated murderer from another dimension enters people's dreams to kill them. Naturally, he goes after teenagers exclusively.

Thief (May 1)

In Michael Mann's first feature film, James Caan plays a jewel thief trying to go legit for the woman he loves. But one last heist to secure a nest egg engenders obligations he can't escape.

Jane (May 12)

Credit: AbramoramaCredit: AbramoramaIn the 1960s, the National Geographic Society sent a photographer to capture the work of a young primatologist named Jane Goodall. But the project was cancelled, and 100 hours of color footage sat in vaults before finding its way into this gorgeous 2017 documentary about the trailblazing scientist.

Still Mine (May 12)

In this end-of-life love story, a husband struggles to build the perfect home for his ailing wife, battling Kafkaesque bureaucracy to finish the project before it's too late.

The Snapper (May 15)

Irish writer Roddy Doyle adapted his own novel for this 1993 dramedy about a young pregnant woman who refuses to divulge the father's identity to her nosy town.  

The Wedding Plan (May 27)

Lacking a "ner" at the end, this is not the awful 2001 J. Lo rom-com, but rather a cute 2016 Israeli comedy. A a woman, rejected by her fiancé, goes on a whirlwind search for a new groom.

I, Tonya (May 31)

Credit: NeonCredit: NeonMargot Robbie snagged a best actress nomination for playing disgraced white-trash figure-skating sensation Tonya Harding in this 2017 dark-comedy biopic. But the Oscar went to Allison Janney's supporting role as Harding's bitter mother, LaVona.

What Else to Stream

The amount of good content online doesn't stop here. Check out our list of the best shows to binge watch to find some more gems you'll want to stream.

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  • CaedenV
    So I felt like I was missing out on cable and TV, so I picked up Hulu Plus for a few months to 'catch up' with mainstream shows... turns out that the shows are rubbish, and paying for the right to watch commercials is one of the dumbest 'features' ever to hit the internet. I thought that I would enjoy Hulu enough to get a real cable service... but it isn't even worth the $8/mo for Hulu... how on earth do people justify their cable bills?