Romantic comedies, returning favorites, A-listers, zombie suburbanites and a fab five looking to make the world a little better are on deck for the month of March from Netflix.
In the originals department, Netflix brings out the big guns with Triple Frontier. Starring Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, and Charlie Hunnam, the thriller follows a former special ops teams who reunite for the ultimate heist. Directed by Oscar nominee J.C. Chandor, the international heart-pounder is set for streaming on March 13.
Also set for March is The Highwaymen, starring Woody Harrelson and Kevin Costner. The crime drama follows the police pair who tracked and brought down the legendary Bonnie and Clyde. Helmed by John Lee Hancock, the pic is set for March 29
Chiwetel Ejiofor’s makes his directorial debut with the drama The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. The feature follows the tale of a young Malawi boy who aims to help his village by building a turbine. Pic is set for March 1.
On the Ides of March, lookout for the Netflix original series Love, Death & Robots. Starring Topher Grace, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Gary Cole, to name a few, the sci-fier follows in the footsteps of Black Mirror, but with an animated twist. The adult animation anthology is the brainchild of Tim Miller and David Fincher.
And finally, Netflix offers more toons in the form of the latest season of the Trailer Park Boys. The comedy series picks up with season 12 left off, but as a new animated series.
This month, returning favorites include Arrested Development, which airs the conclusion to it’s fifth season on March 15.
And get the tissue ’cause Queer Eye returns for it’s third season, looking to make the world a better place one Red State at a time. And finally, the upbeat zombies from The Santa Clarita Diet kick off their third season on March 29.
For studio pics, Netflix has stacked the packs with critical darlings such as A Clockwork Orange, Doubt, Apollo 13, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Junebug, The Hurt Locker and the J-Law breakout hit Winter’s Bone. Fans of tear-jerkers are in luck as Netflix adds Emma and The Notebook to its list as well.
As for good-byes, this will be your last chance to catch Ghostbusters, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, The Breakfast Club, Newsies: The Broadway Musical, and the multi-decade spanning crime show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit on Netflix, as the streaming service says farewell to these offerings.
* Film blurbs courtesy of Netflix
- A Clockwork Orange
- Apollo 13
- Budapest (Netflix Original Film): “Two best friends put their careers and marriages on the line when they launch a business hosting outrageous, anything-goes bachelor parties in Hungary.”
- Cricket Fever: Mumbai Indians (Netflix Original Series): “Follow Indian Premier League champions Mumbai Indians through the 2018 season in this series featuring insider insights and intense cricket action”
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
- Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks
- Larva Island (Season 2; Netflix Original Series): “Stranded on a tropical island, two silly larva buddies find slapstick fun in everything from discovering food to meeting new animal friends.”
- Losers (Netflix Original Series): “In a ‘winning is everything’ society, how do we handle failure? Using sports as its guide, this documentary series examines the psychology of losing.”
- Music and Lyrics
- Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
- Northern Rescue (Netflix Original Series): “After the sudden death of his wife, search and rescue commander John West relocates with his three kids to his rural hometown of Turtle Island Bay.”
- River’s Edge (Netflix Original Film): “High schooler Haruna befriends loner Yamada, then is drawn into the tangled relationship between him, a model and the girl who loves him unreasonably.”
- Stuart Little
- Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
- The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Netflix Original Film): “A boy with a curious mind finds a way to save his Malawian village from famine. A drama based on the remarkable true story of William Kamkwamba.” Directed by and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor
- The Hurt Locker
- The Notebook
- Wet Hot American Summer
- Winter’s Bone
- Your Son (Netflix Original Film): “After his son is brutally beaten outside a nightclub, a surgeon takes the law into his own hands and seeks vengeance against the perpetrators.”
- Romance is a Bonus Book (Netflix Original Series): “A gifted writer who’s the youngest editor-in-chief ever at his publishing company gets enmeshed in the life of a former copywriter desperate for a job.”
- Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj (Season 2; Netflix Original Series): “Hasan Minhaj returns with new episodes filled with his sharp comedic takes on politics and culture, streaming (hopefully) around the world each Sunday. Hasan Minhaj’s inventive commentary series takes on the biggest current events and trends with intelligence and humor.”
- Disney’s Christopher Robin
- Secret City: Under the Eagle (Season 2; Netflix Original Series): “A relentless muckraker pushes for truth and transparency in Australia’s corridors of political power, despite threats to her life and career.”
- The Order (Netflix Original Series): “Out to avenge his mother’s death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.”
- After Life (Netflix Original Series): “Struggling to come to terms with his wife’s death, a writer for a newspaper adopts a gruff new persona in an effort to push away those trying to help.”
- Bangkok Love Stories: Hey You! (Netflix Original Series): “A loving couple become rivals when Belle opens a fusion bistro next to her ex-boyfriend Kram’s traditional restaurant in Bangkok’s chic Ari district.”
- Bangkok Love Stories: Innocence (Netflix Original Series): “From a teenage parkour enthusiast to a bawdy restaurateur, an eclectic group of characters find romance in Bangkok’s glittering Silom district.”
- Blue Jasmine
- Formula 1: Drive to Survive (Netflix Original Series): “Drivers, managers and team owners live life in the fast lane — both on and off the track during one cutthroat season of Formula 1 racing.”
- Hunter X Hunter (Seasons 1-3)
- Immortals (Netflix Original Series): “Driven by revenge, human-turned-vampire Mia sets out to vanquish Dmitry, a ruthless vampire leader who seeks an artifact that grants immortality.”
- Juanita (Netflix Original Film): “Burdened by troubles in life and love, a mother of three grown children searches for hope and healing on an impromptu trip to Paper Moon, Montana.” Stars Alfre Woodard, Adam Beach and LaTanya Richardson Jackson.
- Lady J (Netflix Original Film): “When her love affair with a lustful marquis takes a sudden turn, a wealthy widow concocts a scheme to get revenge — with help from a younger woman.”
- Shadow (Netflix Original Series): “Haunted by a tragic loss, an ex-cop with a rare inability to feel pain strikes out on his own to catch offenders who’ve eluded Johannesburg police.”
- Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
- The Jane Austen Book Club
- Walk. Ride. Rodeo. (Netflix Original Film): “In the wake of an accident that leaves her paralyzed, a champion rodeo rider vows to get back on her horse and compete again. Based on a true story.”
- Jimmy Carr: The Best of Ultimate Gold Greatest Hits (Netflix Original): “Nothing is off limits as Jimmy Carr serves up the best jokes from his storied stand-up career in a special that’s as inappropriate as it is hilarious.”
- Terrace House: Opening New Doors (Part 6; Netflix Original Series): “In the woods of Karuizawa, six strangers meet for the first time. Doors to love are about to open in a place known for sports and natural beauty.”
- Triple Frontier (Netflix Original Film): “Loyalties are tested when five former special forces operatives reunite to steal a drug lord’s fortune, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences” Stars Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, and Charlie Hunnam
- A Separation
- Arrested Development (Season 5B; Netflix Original Series): “It’s the Emmy-winning story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.”
- Burn Out (Netflix Original Film): “When his son’s mom runs afoul of Paris’s criminal underworld, a thrill-seeking superbike racer begins moonlighting as a drug courier to clear her debt.”
- Dry Martina (Netflix Original Film): “An odd encounter with a fan and a tryst with that fan’s ex-boyfriend leads a sexually adventurous singer on an escapade in Chile.”
- Girl (Netflix Original Film): “Fifteen-year-old ballet dancer Lara faces physical and emotional hurdles as she prepares for gender confirmation surgery. Inspired by a true story.”
- If I Hadn’t Met You (Netflix Original Series): “Eduard, a husband and father who loses his family in a tragic accident, travels to parallel universes to seek a better fate for his beloved wife.”
- Kung Fu Hustle
- Las muñecas de la mafia (aka The Mafia Dolls) (Season 2; Netflix Original Series): “This dramatic telenovela follows the tumultuous lives of the women who fall in — and out of — love with Colombia’s biggest drug traffickers.”
- Love, Death & Robots (Netflix Original Series): “Terrifying creatures, wicked surprises and dark comedy converge in this NSFW anthology of animated stories presented by Tim Miller and David Fincher.” Starring Topher Grace, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Gary Cole.
- Paskal (Netflix Original Film): “Naval unit PASKAL is among the most elite special forces in Malaysia. But all bets are off when one of its own stages a hijacking. Based on true events.”
- Queer Eye (Season 3; Netflix Original Series): “The Fab Five hit the road and head to Kansas City, Missouri, for another season of emotional makeovers and stunning transformations.”
- Robozuna (Season 2; Netflix Original Series): “A boy and his homemade robot enter the toughest competition in the universe while attempting to free their oppressed home from an evil empire.”
- The Lives of Others
- Turn Up Charlie (Netflix Original Series): “Idris Elba stars as a failed DJ trying to relaunch his career while working as a nanny for his superstar best friend’s wild child 11-year-old daughter.”
- YooHoo to the Rescue (Netflix Original Series): “Five cuddly pals from the magical land of YooTopia use teamwork and special gadgets to help animals in trouble and make new friends along the way!”
- Green Door (Netflix Original Series): “A troubled psychologist returns from the U.S. and sets up a clinic in Taiwan, where mysterious patients and uncanny events shed light on his murky past.”
- Amy Schumer Growing (Netflix Original): “Amy Schumer talks marriage, pregnancy, politics and more in a new stand-up special filmed at the Chicago Theatre.”
- Antoine Griezmann: The Making of a Legend (Netflix Original Series): “With heart and determination, Antoine Griezmann overcame his small stature to become one of the world’s top soccer players and a World Cup champion.”
- Carlo & Malik (Netflix Original Series): “A veteran homicide cop is forced to confront his own biases when he’s paired up with an Ivory Coast-born rookie on a string of murder cases in Rome.”
- Charlie’s Colorforms City (Netflix Original Series): “Loveable, hilarious Charlie leads you on unpredictable and imaginative shape-filled story expeditions alongside a colorful cast of characters.”
- Delhi Crime (Netflix Original Series): “As Delhi reels in the aftermath of a gang rape, a female police officer leads an eye-opening search for the culprits in this retelling of true events.”
- Most Beautiful Thing (Netflix Original Series): “After her husband disappears, meek Maria Luiza turns his property into a bossa nova club and begins to come into her own as an independent woman.”
- ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre (Netflix Original Series): “Ambushed by Ulster loyalists, three members of the Miami Showband were killed in Northern Ireland in 1975. Was the crime linked to the government?”
- Selling Sunset (Netflix Original Series): “In early 20th-century Scotland, a farmer’s daughter dreams of leaving her hard rural life, but family tragedies force her to remain and take charge.”
- The Dirt (Netflix Original Film): “In this dramatization of Mötley Crüe’s no-holds-barred autobiography, the band hits the monster highs and savage lows of heavy metal superstardom.”
- Nate Bargatze: The Tennessee Kid (Netflix Original): “Comedian Nate Bargatze takes aim at the absurdity of everyday life in an approachable and deadpan stand-up set shot in Duluth, Georgia.”
- Ainori Love Wagon: Asian Journey (Season 2; Netflix Original Series): “Seven men and women board a pink bus in search of true love. On a journey through Asia with strangers, their goal is to return to Japan as a couple. “
- 15 August (Netflix Original Film): “Veteran Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit turns producer for this lighthearted snapshot of life in the chawls of Mumbai.”
- Bayoneta (MX) (Netflix Original Film): “A retired Mexican boxer living alone in Finland gets a shot to redeem himself in the ring, forcing him to confront his painful past in the process.”
- Osmosis (Netflix Original Series): “In a near-future Paris, an app uses personal memories to decode the mysteries of love. But what happens if your memories, like all data, are subject to manipulation?”
- Santa Clarita Diet (Season 3; Netflix Original Series): “Sheila searches for meaning, Joel investigates a secret society, and Abby struggles with her feelings for Eric. Life and undeath can be so stressful.” Stars Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant and Liv Hewson.
- The Highwaymen (Netflix Original Film): “The untold story of the detectives who brought down Bonnie and Clyde comes to life in this crime drama.” Stars Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson and Kathy Bates.
- The Legend of Cocaine Island (Netflix Original): “This documentary follows American Rodney Hyden’s journey to find a rumored stash of cocaine in the Caribbean with help from a colorful group of misfits.”
- Traitors (Netflix Original Series): “An FBI agent assigned to pursue an ex-Special Ops soldier who joined a terrorist organization begins to question his target’s true intentions.” Stars Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce and Saïd Taghmaoui.
- Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
- How to Get Away with Murder (Season 5)
- El sabor de las margaritas (Netflix Original Series): “While investigating the disappearance of a teen girl in a tight-knit Galician town, a Civil Guard officer uncovers secrets linked to a loss of her own
- The Burial of Kojo
- Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series (Netflix Original Series): “The trailer park just got a lot weirder. Picking up where Season 12 left off — and higher than ever — the entire gang has turned into cartoons.”
SO LONG, FAREWELL, AUF WIEDERSEHEN, ADIEU
- Bruce Almighty
- Fair Game (Director’s Cut)
- Ghostbusters 2
- Pearl Harbor
- The Breakfast Club
- The Cider House Rules
- The Gift
- The Little Rascals
- United 93
- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Season 18)
- Drop Dead Diva (Seasons 1-6)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
- Newsies: The Broadway Musical
- Baby Mama
- Charlie St. Cloud
- Role Models
- Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
- Party of Five (Seasons 1-6)
- The Real Ghostbusters (Seasons 1-5)