What’s Coming to The Roku Channel in May 2022

The Roku Channel is adding over 30 new titles to its free streaming collection this month.

Action Movies

  • The Revenant – A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.
  • Con Air – Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.
  • Midway – The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it.
  • Parker – A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew’s latest heist.
  • Drive – An action drama about a mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic who moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.
  • Kingdom of Heaven – Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the Crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.

Drama Movies

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with consequences.
  • Moneyball – Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane’s successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
  • The Sisters Brothers – Eli and Charlie Sisters, an infamous duo of gunslinging assassins, chase a gold prospector and his unexpected ally in 1850s Oregon.
  • Judy – Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
  • Pearl Harbor – A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.

Thriller Movies

  • Black Swan – A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”.
  • Panic Room – A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house’s safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.

Romance Movies

  • The Fault in Our Stars – Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam.
  • A Walk in the Clouds – A married soldier returning from World War II poses as a pregnant woman’s husband to save her from her father’s anger and honor.
  • Two Weeks Notice – A lawyer decides that she’s used too much like a nanny by her boss, so she walks out on him.
  • Dear John – A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he’s home on leave.
  • The Proposal – A pushy boss forces her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.

Comedy Movies

  • Like Mike – A 13-year-old orphan becomes an NBA superstar after trying on a pair of sneakers with the faded initials “M.J.” Inside.
  • Yogi Bear – A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo and Ranger Smith.
  • Life As We Know It – Two single adults become caregivers to an orphaned girl when their mutual best friends die in an accident.
  • Holmes & Watson – A humorous take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.
  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.
  • Good Morning Vietnam – In 1965, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services radio station in Vietnam.

TV Series

  • The Practice – We follow the exploits and cases of defense attorneys of a Boston law firm. Bobby Donnell is the senior defense attorney and founder of the firm.
  • Boston Legal – Boston Legal is a spin-off of the long-running David E. Kelley series The Practice (1997), following the exploits of former Practice character Alan Shore (James Spader) at the legal firm of Crane, Poole, and Schmidt.
  • Melissa & Joey – After a family scandal leaves Mel, a local politician, in charge of her niece and nephew, she hires a man named Joe to become the family’s male nanny, or “manny”.
  • Gangland Undercover – A gritty fact-based drama series that tells the astonishing story of a drug dealer who was arrested then given a desperate ultimatum: serve over 20 years in jail or go undercover inside one of America’s most notorious biker gangs.
  • Forged in Fire – Four custom knife makers compete to make the best usable knife through a series of challenges.

Exclusive Movies

  • Initiation (5/1) – Whiton University unravels the night a star-athlete is murdered, kicking off a spree of social media slayings that force students to uncover the truth behind the school’s hidden secrets and the horrifying meaning of an exclamation point.
  • Twist (5/27) – A modern take on the classic tale of Oliver Twist.