Here's What's New on Netflix This Week

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As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change.

This week we have a handful of Netflix Originals, a movie about zombie beavers with a rather obvious title, and Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds. That's a BINGO!

Available on 5/16:

First Period (2013)

Brandon Alexander III, Dudley Beene, Lauren Rose Lewis, Michael Turchin, Leigh Wakeford, Karli Kaiser

An uproarious cross-dressing comedy, First Period follows a new girl and an outcast as the most awkward girls in high school. Together, they set out to take over the annual talent contest and win over the whole school.

Available on 5/17:

Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2015)

Ginnifer Goodwin, Mae Whitman, Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Pamela Adlon, Raven-Symoné

When suspicious scout fairies scheme to capture the fearsome-looking NeverBeast, Tinker Bell and Fawn set out to save the wondrous creature.

Available on 5/19:

Before I Disappear (2014)

Ron Perlman, Richard Schiff, Emmy Rossum, Paul Wesley, Joseph Perrino, Fatima Ptacek

Cajoled into baby-sitting his feisty niece, a suicidal man takes her on an odyssey through Manhattan and starts to reassess his bleak outlook on life.

Girlhood (2014)

Karidja Touré, Assa Sylla, Lindsay Karamoh, Mariétou Touré, Idrissa Diabaté, Simina Soumaré

Disillusioned with life at school and at home, a cynical teenager drops out, joins a gang and begins an arduous search for independence.

Zombeavers (2014)

Cortney Palm, Rachel Melvin, Lexi Atkins, Jake Weary, Peter Gilroy, Hutch Dano

A group of randy college kids partying in a woodland cabin gets a nasty surprise when a horde of ferocious zombie beavers attacks.

Available on 5/21:

Between: Season 1

"Between" is the story of a town under siege from a mysterious disease that has wiped out everybody except those 21 years old and under. The series explores the power vacuum that results when a government has quarantined a 10-mile diameter area and left the inhabitants to fend for themselves.

**The show will air 6 episodes. One episode every Thursday at 8:30pm PT, starting 5/21**

Available on 5/22:

Jen Kirkman: I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine) (2015) – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Jen Kirkman delivers some sharp, hilarious truths about life at 40 in her Netflix original comedy special. Hitting the stage at the North Door in Austin, Texas, Kirkman speaks her mind on various topics, including the joys of divorce, the reality of sex after marriage and the thrill of living on her own. Whether discussing the worst kind of grey hair or championing marriage equality for all -- including pets and their owners, Kirkman’s unique perspective is as hysterical as it is honest. A gifted storyteller with a rock and roll vibe, Kirkman has truly hit her stride and she’s never been better.

Richie Rich: Season 2 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Richie Rich is just a normal kid, except that he has a trillion dollars! After turning his uneaten vegetables into green energy, he becomes an overnight success and moves into the coolest mansion with his dad, jealous sister, two best friends...and a robot maid. His new life is a nonstop roller coaster ride filled with high-tech gadgets and extraordinary adventures. There’s never a dull moment in the world of Richie!

The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir (2015) – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

This chronicle of Bob Weir highlights his brotherhood with Jerry Garcia and his success as a member of one of the world's most influential bands.

Transporter: The Series: Season 1 (2012)

This action series picks up where the "Transporter" films left off, following driver-for-hire Frank Martin on his dangerous missions around the world.

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Michael Fassbender

A Jewish cinema owner in occupied Paris is forced to host a Nazi premiere, where a group of American soldiers called the Basterds plans a face-off.

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