Lights, camera, Crackle…See what’s new on Crackle for May 2022

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May 2022 is nearly here, which means new content is now playing on Crackle. Crackle is a free ad-supported streaming service available on various devices, from Smart TVs to smartphones. What are you doing this month? It’s time to see what’s happening in May 2022 on Crackle!

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Our Lights, Camera, Crackle series continues for May 2022 as we take a look at what you can stream for free on this very fantastic service. As a reminder, Plex users can now access the Crackle library through their Plex service alongside some of Plex’s incredible offerings.

New Crackle Originals In May 2022


In a Parisian parking lot, a bomb disposal expert (Nora Arnezeder) finds herself trapped in her car with her kids as an anti-tank mine has been set under the car. Sonia is used to facing dangerous situations, but with the children’s lives on the line and her boyfriend (Pierre Kiwitt) left outside, powerless, the stakes have never been higher. They have 30 minutes to diffuse the bomb and work out who could be the mastermind behind this. Will they stand united until the end or will the family implode under pressure?

New Crackle Exclusives In May 2022

Senior Moment (premiering May 5th)

ictor Martin (William Shatner) is a retired NASA test pilot often seen speeding around Palm Springs in his vintage Porsche convertible with his best friend Sal (Christopher Lloyd) in tow. His life changes when his license is revoked for drag racing and his car impounded. Forced to take public transportation for the first time, he meets his polar opposite Caroline (Jean Smart) and learns to navigate love and life again as he goes up against the state’s new DA to get back his license and car.

In The Vault – Season One (premiering May 19th)

Freshman Liv Steele (Claudia Lee) arrives at Woodlawn College excited for a fresh start – but – will her past catch up with her?

Blended (premiering May 12th)

After a bad blind date, a man (Adam Sandler) and woman (Drew Barrymore) find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as their respective kids benefit from their burgeoning relationship.


The highly successful, new adaptation of Sherlock Holmes – starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Holmes and Martin Freeman as Watson – comes exclusively to Crackle. Sherlock Holmes, an analytical deduction fanatic, is helping on police investigations for fun when he runs into potential flatmate Dr. John Watson, fresh from serving in the war in Afghanistan and sporting a limp. In spite of Watson’s initial skepticism, Holmes’ brilliant mind and dangerous lifestyle offer the stimulation he craves, and the two quickly forge an alliance. Sherlock provides the inspired leaps of intellect, while Watson keeps his friend’s flights of fancy grounded – creating the perfect pairing for a legendary partnership. All four seasons plus the special episode.

New BBC Titles In May 2022

In addition to giving our audience exclusive access to four seasons of the hit award-winning series Sherlock, we are also going to be offering new series from the BBC library every month! Here are just a few of the amazing shows you will now be able to watch for FREE on Crackle!

David Copperfield

One of the best-loved novels in the English language and Dickens’ own favorite. The story follows David Copperfield from childhood tribulations to literary success.

Inside Christie’s: The World’s Biggest Auction House

Lights, camera, Crackle…See what’s new on Crackle for May 2022

As Christie’s celebrates its 250th anniversary, this two-part series follows the drama behind iconic art auctions across the globe to reveal how the world’s biggest auction house operates.

Inside the Tower of London

Lights, camera, Crackle…See what’s new on Crackle for May 2022

The Tower of London has stood at the center of British history for nearly 1,000 years. This series explores its incredible stories and goes behind closed doors to see how the Tower runs today.

Joanna Lumley’s Britain


After a lifetime of travels that have taken her across the globe, Joanna Lumley is making her most personal journey yet, traveling from Essex to Whitby.

Crackle’s May Picks

Classic TV Moms


To celebrate the moms in your life the Crackle crew has selected titles that ensure everyone remembers who runs the household with classics like What’s Happening!! (Mabel King), The Partridge Family (Shirley Jones), The Dick Van Dyke Show (Mary Tyler Moore), and Father Knows Best (Elinor Donahue).

Heroic War Stories


To celebrate Memorial Day, Crackle is taking you to the front lines of military history with titles like Hanover Street (Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down), Anzio (Robert Mitchum, Peter Falk), 1941 (John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd), and Tour of Duty (Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey).

Period Pieces

TV May 2022

The Crackle time machine is taking you way back to experience history firsthand with the series The Musketeers (Luke Pasqualino, Howard Charles), Ripper Street (Adam Rothenberg, Matthew Macfadyen), Sense & Sensibility (Charity Wakefield, Dominic Cooper), and Taboo (Tom Hardy, Oona Chaplin).

Tales from the Precinct

TV May 2022

The Crackle team works hard to protect our fans from boredom and serve them a slate of the best cop shows in TV history with titles like Car 54, Where Are You? (Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne), Barney Miller (Hal Linden, Max Gail), S.W.A.T (Mark Shera, Steve Forrest), and The Rookies (Sam Melville, Georg Stanford Brown).

Swing Into Spring

TV May 2022

Strap on your hiking boots on and get ready to rappel into a valley action as you gear up for the great outdoors with Sprinter (Shantol Jackson, Dale Elliott), Who We Are, Meru (Jimmy Chin, Renan Ozturk), and Joe Torre: Curveballs Along The Way (Paul Sorvino, Robert Loggia).

New to Crackle Spotlight in May 2022

The Natural

Robert Redford stars in the inspiring fable of a baseball player’s major league dreams and the mysterious woman who shatters them.

The Legend of Zorro

Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are reunited with director Martin Campbell in this action-packed escapade set in the California territory in the critical days preceding statehood. Several years after the previous adventure, Alejandro (Banderas) and Elena (Zeta-Jones) are married and have a 10-year-old son, Joaquin (Adrian Alonso). Though Alejandro continues to don the mask of Zorro to protect the poor and oppressed from their overlords’ greed, he is torn between his duty and his desire for a more normal life. Now, he must face that conflict again when plans for California to become the 31st state are undermined by a nefarious plot by a group of prominent land barons. In his valiant attempt to foil their plans, Zorro runs headlong into a crisis that threatens his life and the safety of his family.

Ip Man

Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading Japanese soldiers, Ip Man is forced to fight for the honor of his country in a series of battles that will culminate in a kill-or-be-killed showdown with Japan’s greatest fighter.


In a future where a failed climate-change experiment has killed all life except for the survivors who boarded the Snowpiercer (a train that travels around the globe), a new class system emerges. Starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, and Tilda Swinton.

Empire State

Based on a true story, Dwayne Johnson stars as an NYPD detective trying to solve the biggest cash heist in U.S. history.

U.S.S Indianapolis: Men of Courage

During World War II, an American navy ship captained by Charles McVay (Nicolas Cage) is sunk by a Japanese submarine leaving 890 crewmen stranded in shark-infested waters.


When a crew of highly skilled jewel thieves is not paid the money they are owed for a job, they are forced to make one last, big heist for the man who cheated them. Star-studded cast includes Danny DeVito, Sam Rockwell, Gene Hackman, Delroy Lindo, and Rebecca Pidgeon.


The Tanner family (Andrea Elson, Max Wright) is an average American family. One day, they discover that they have a visitor. He’s small, he’s furry, he’s arrogant, and he’s an Alien Life Form from the planet Melmac.

Hudson Street

What do death and love have in common for a divorced dad and full-time police detective? Tony Danza, Lori Loughlin and more share a lot of laughter on Hudson Street.

Additional New TV Series In May 2022

  • Alf
  • Britain’s Best Drives
  • Ghost Story/Circle of Fear
  • High Society: The Cannabis Café
  • Jo Frost on Killer Kids
  • Joanna Lumley’s Britain
  • Like Father Like Son
  • Police: Hour of Duty
  • Police: Suspect No. 1
  • Salvage 1
  • Serial Swindlers
  • The Accused
  • The Rookies
  • Women of the House

Additional New Movies in May 2022

  • 35 And Ticking
  • A Christmas Blessing
  • AM Radio
  • Amour Fou
  • Ancient Voices: Stonehenge
  • Arthur: King of the Britons
  • Autobiography: Mike Tyson
  • BBC Electric Proms: 2009: Robbie Williams
  • Becoming Princess Diana
  • Biblical Prophecy of John
  • Billy Martin: The Man, The Myth, The Manager
  • Bone Daddy
  • Brotherhood of Blades
  • Cambridge Footlights Revue: 1982
  • Chandler Christmas Getaway
  • Charles & Diana: 1983
  • Chasing the Dragon
  • Churchill: Winning the War, Losing the Peace
  • Creature From The Haunted Sea
  • Dame Edna: Live at the Palace
  • David Beckham: For the Love of the Game
  • Dead Heist
  • Decameron Nights
  • Diana: Conspiracy Theories
  • Diana: Legacy of a Princess
  • Diana: Life in Fashion
  • Diana: The People’s Princess
  • Diana: The Royal Truth
  • Dressed to Kill
  • Duran Duran: There’s Something You Should Know
  • Elton John: Uncensored
  • Fabulous Dorseys
  • Flood: A River’s Rampage
  • Frankie and Hazel
  • French and Saunders: 300 Years of French and Saunders
  • Go Johnny Go
  • Gundala
  • Harry & Meghan: The Next Step
  • Harry & Meghan: The Price of Freedom
  • Harry & Meghan: The Revelations
  • Harry & Meghan: The Royal Wedding
  • Harry & Meghan: Two Became Three
  • Harry & Meghan: Your Royal Invitation
  • Harry and Meghan: A Windsor Wedding
  • Harry Styles Live in Manchester
  • High Rollers
  • If You Really Love Me
  • In The Line of Duty
  • It Was 50 Years Ago Today
  • Jackie OK
  • Jiang Ziya
  • Jungle Book
  • Kate Middleton: Working Class to Windsor
  • Kill Zone 2
  • Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen
  • Little Big Soldier
  • Little Princess
  • Lord, All Men Can’t Be Dogs
  • Love Affair
  • Master Z – The IP Man Legacy
  • Meghan Markle: Changing Traditions
  • Meghan Markle: From Hollywood to Windsor
  • Mo Farah: Race of His Life
  • Ne Zha
  • Not Just Another Affair
  • Pinocchio 3000
  • Police Story: Lockdown
  • Prince Harry: A New Kind of Royal
  • Prince Philip: A Lifetime of Duty
  • Princess Diana: The Quiet Revolution
  • Public Cowboy
  • Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip: Love, Marriage & Country
  • Queen Elizabeth II: Above All Else
  • Queen Elizabeth II: The Unlikely Queen
  • Railroad Tigers
  • Rainbow
  • Rampant
  • Sam Smith Live in London
  • Scared to Death
  • Secret of the Mona Lisa
  • Shadow
  • Shaolin
  • Sister Wendy’s Pains of Glass
  • Something Like A Business
  • Strange Love of Martha Ivers
  • T-34
  • The Assassin
  • The Clearing
  • The Dempsey Sisters
  • The Diana Conspiracy: What Happened in Paris?
  • The Diana Story: Part I: The Young Princess
  • The Diana Story: Part II: Broken Hearts
  • The Diana Story: Part III: Legacy of Love
  • The Endless
  • The English Royal Family
  • The Familymoon
  • The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil
  • The Great American Traffic Jam
  • The Ideal Husband
  • The Last Days of Princess Diana
  • The Little Shop of Horrors
  • The Mayflower Madam
  • The Outlaw
  • The Tillman Story
  • The Timber
  • The Truth About Emanuel
  • The Ultimate Baseball Memorabilia
  • The Villainess
  • The White King
  • They Made Me a Criminal
  • Tidal Wave: No Escape
  • Timewatch: Young Victoria
  • Titanic and Me
  • Topper
  • Topper Returns (B&W)
  • Welcome to Mayfair
  • William & Kate: The Journey, Part 1
  • William & Kate: The Journey, Part 2
  • William & Kate: The Journey, Part 3
  • William & Kate: The Journey, Part 4
  • William and Harry: Brothers in Arms
  • Wolf Warrior
  • Wolf Warrior 2

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