Prime Video: new shows and films streaming May 2024

From Maxton Hall to Expend4bles – your guide to the best films and shows and films to stream on Prime this month.
A man and a woman in dinner attire face the camera in a scene from Maxton Hall – The World Between Us, on Prime Video.

Your guide to the best shows and films coming to the platform in Australia this month.

2 May

The Idea of You

Film (2024). Based on the acclaimed, contemporary love story of the same name, The Idea of You centres on Solène, a 40-year-old single mum who begins an unexpected romance with 24-year-old Hayes Campbell, the lead singer of August Moon, the hottest boy band on the planet. When Solène must step in to chaperone her teenage daughter’s trip to the Coachella Music Festival after her ex bails at the last minute, she has a chance encounter with Hayes and there is an instant, undeniable spark. Starring Anne Hathaway, Nicholas Galitzine and Ella Rubin.

9 May

Maxton Hall – The World Between Us

Series. Romantic drama based on Mona Kasten’s bestselling novel Save Me, from her award-winning novel trilogy, Maxton Hall. When Ruby unwittingly witnesses an explosive secret at Maxton Hall private school, the arrogant millionaire heir James Beaufort has to deal with the quick-witted scholarship student for better or worse. From that point on, the handsome student tries to buy Ruby’s silence. Starring Harriet Herbig-Matten, Damian Hardung, Sonja Weißer (Tatort) and Ben Felipe.

The Goat

Series. Fourteen reality superstars – from Bachelorette to Housewives to Survivors and more – move into GOAT Manor to face off in a brand new, hilarious competition show, hosted by Daniel Tosh. They will compete in over 20 challenges, earning and breaking one another’s trust as they battle it out for $200,000. Competitors include Tayshia Adams (The Bachelor franchise), Joe Amabile (The Bachelor franchise, Dancing with the Stars), Kristen Doute (Vanderpump Rules) and Reza Farahan (Shahs of Sunset).

10 May

Clarkson’s Farm – Season 3

Series. The third series of Clarkson’s Farm finds Diddly Squat facing some seriously daunting challenges. The crops are failing in the severe hot weather, inflation has driven prices of supplies sky high, dreams for the beloved restaurant are dashed and now the farm shop also faces closure.

Arthur The King

Still From Arthur The King On Prime Video.
Arthur The King. Image: Prime Video.

Film (2024). Over the course of ten days and 435 miles, an unbreakable bond is forged between pro-adventure racer Michael Light and a scrappy street dog companion dubbed Arthur. Based on an incredible true story, Arthur The King follows Light, desperate for one last chance to win, as he convinces a sponsor to back him and a team of athletes for the Adventure Racing World Championship in the Dominican Republic. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Simu Liu and Juliet Rylance.

13 May


Film (2023). A new generation of stars join the world’s top action stars for an adrenaline-fueled adventure in The Expendables 4. Reuniting as the team of elite mercenaries and Armed with every weapon they can get their hands on and the skills to use them, The Expendables are the world’s last line of defence and the team that gets called when all other options are off the table. Starring Jason Stathan, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture and Sylvester Stallone.

16 May

Outer Range – Season 2

Josh Brolin In Cowboy Gear In Outer Range Season 2, On Prime Video.
Outer Range, Season 2. Image: Prime Video.

Series. Outer Range centres on Royal Abbott, a rancher fighting for his land and family, who discovers an unfathomable phenomenon at the edge of Wyoming’s wilderness, in the form of a dark void. The mystery surrounding the enigmatic void on the west pasture of the Abbott family ranch deepens in Season 2, as Royal and his wife Cecelia struggle to keep their family together in the aftermath of their granddaughter’s sudden disappearance. Starring Josh Brolin, Imogen Poots and Lili Taylor.

More: Outer Range, Season 2: trailer and first look from Prime Video

Academy of Country Music Awards

‘Country Music’s Party of the Year’ returns to Prime Video exclusively. The 59th Academy of Country Music will feature the biggest stars, emerging talent and unforgettable live performances that will captivate fans worldwide. Artists nominated this year include Luke Combs, Megan Moroney, Morgan Wallen, Cody Johnson, Chris Stapleton and Lainey Wilson.

23 May

The Blue Angels

The Blue Angels. Image: Prime Video.

Documentary. From producers J.J. Abrams and Glen Powell, The Blue Angels takes audiences soaring with the US Navy’s elite Flight Demonstration Squadron as never before. Filmed for IMAX, the immersive footage puts you in the cockpit for a firsthand view of the Blue Angels’ precision flying, while the aerial shots deliver a spectacular showcase of the breathtaking manoeuvres that have made them the world’s premier jet team.

24 May

The Test – Season 3

Season 3 follows the Australian men’s cricket team as they embark on a gruelling tour of England and face off against cricket’s two great superpowers: India, with a star-studded lineup featuring the legendary Virat Kohli; and England, who have redefined their game under Ben Stokes with their hyper-aggressive ‘BazBall’ style of play. Features okayers such as Captain Pat Cummins, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon and Alex Carey.

30 May

May December

Film (2023). Twenty years after their notorious tabloid romance gripped the nation, Gracie Atherton-Yu and her husband Joe (twenty-three years her junior) brace themselves for their twins to graduate from high school. When Hollywood actress Elizabeth Berry comes to spend time with the family to better understand Gracie, who she will be playing in a film, family dynamics unravel under the pressure of the outside gaze. Starring Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore, Cory Michael Smith and Charles Melton.

Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites