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In total, there will be 11 new movies available this weekend on the major streaming platforms.

US actress Jessica Alba arrives for the red carpet event of Spectrum Originals’ new drama L.A.s … [+] Finest at the Sunset Tower hotel on May 10, 2019 in West Hollywood. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)
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Last weekend was the first weekend of the new monthwhich meant it was the biggest weekend for streaming subscribers. Because during those initial days is when all of the biggest streaming providers update their movie libraries. But now that that influx has passed, whats left over for streaming services this weekend?
Quite a bit, actually. Platforms such as Netflix
NFLX
, Amazon
AMZN
Prime, Hulu, HBO Max and Disney+ will all have new options for us this weekendten movies in total, actually.
So what movies can you expect? Heres a breakdown of the best new films available to you this weekend on all of the major streaming services.
Monster (Netflix)
Plot summary: A talented teen implicated in a robbery-turned-murder fights for his innocence and integrity against a criminal justice system thats already judged him.
Monster stars Kelvin Harrison Jr., Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Ehle, Tim Blake Nelson, Nasir Jones, Rakim Mayers, Paul Ben-Victor, John David Washing, Jharrel Jerome and Dorian Missick. The film was directed by Anthony Mandler.
Monster will be available to stream on Netflix on May 7.
Milestone (Netflix)
Plot summary: Recently marking 500,000 kilometers on the road, a newly bereaved trucker faces the threat of losing the job that has come to define him to a new intern.
Milestone stars Suvinder Vicky and Lakshvir Saran. The film was directed by Ivan Ayr.
Milestone will be available to stream on Netflix on May 7.
Sleepless (Netflix)
Plot summary: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs finds himself caught in a high-stakes web of corrupt cops, internal affairs and murderous gangsters. When a failed heist leads to the kidnapping of his teenage son, Downs must race against time during a wild and restless night to save him and bring the criminals to justice.
Sleepless stars Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney, David Harbour, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Gabrielle Union and Scoot McNairy. The film was directed by Baran bo Odar.
Sleepless will be available to stream on Netflix on May 8.
The Boy From Medellín (Amazon Prime)
Plot summary: Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin prepares for his 2019 homecoming concert amid intense political turmoil.
The Boy From Medellín is a documentary produced by Fabio Acosta, J Balvin, Scooter Braun, Allison Kaye, Scott Manson, Jenna Millman and Juan Diego Villegas.
The Boy From Medellín will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on May 7.
Robot & Frank (Amazon Prime & Hulu)
Plot summary: A former jewel thief with dementia, Frank, receives a gift from his son, a robot programmed to take care of his every need. Initially reluctant to accept the robot, Frank soon finds that it may have its uses, as he introduces it to a life of crime.
Robot & Frank stars Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, Peter Sarsgaard, James Marsden and Liv Tyler. The film was directed by Jake Schreier.
Robot & Frank will be available to stream on Amazon Prime and Hulu on May 9.
Little Fish (Hulu)
Plot summary: A couple fight to hold its relationship together as a memory loss virus spreads and threatens to erase the history of their love and courtship.
Little Fish stars Olivia Cooke, Jack O’Connell, Raúl Castillo and Soko. The film was directed by Chad Hartigan.
Little Fish will be available to stream on Hulu on May 7.
Rosas Wedding (HBO Max)
Plot summary: Just when shes about to turn 45, Rosa realizes that she’s always lived her life to serve everyone else. So she decides to leave it all behind and start her own business.
Rosas Wedding stars Candela Peña, Sergi López, Nathalie Poza and Ramón Barea. The film was directed by Icíar Bollaín.
Rosas Wedding will be available to stream on HBO Max on May 7.
Greenland (HBO Max)
Plot summary: John Garrity, his estranged wife and their young son embark on a perilous journey to find sanctuary as a planet-killing comet hurtles toward Earth. As the countdown to the global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.
Greenland stars Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, David Denman, Hope Davis, Roger Dale Floyd, Andrew Bachelor, Merrin Dungey, Holt McCallany and Scott Glenn. The film was directed by Ric Roman Waugh.
Greenland will be available to stream on HBO Max on May 8.
Wild Hearts Cant Be Broken (Disney+)
Plot summary: Thrilled by a performance she sees at a fair, Sonora tries to land a spot as a daredevil who rides horses off of high dives. With the help of Al Carver, whose father runs the show, Sonora works toward her goal.
Wild Hearts Cant Be Broken stars Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Schoeffling and Cliff Robertson. The film was directed by Steve Miner.
Wild Hearts Cant Be Broken will be available to stream on Disney+ on May 7.
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (Disney+)
Plot summary: Reed, Susan, Johnny and Ben face an intergalactic messenger who has arrived to prepare Earth for its destruction. While the enigmatic being wreaks havoc around the world, the heroic quartet must also contend with the unexpected return of their enemy, Victor Von Doom.
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer stars Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon, Kerry Washington, Andre Braugher, Beau Garrett, Doug Jones and Laurence Fishburne. The film was directed by Tim Story.
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer will be available to stream on Disney+ on May 8.