It’s a new month. And for Netflix subscribers, that means a new selection of movies, TV shows and seasons, and documentaries. Get ready because there is a wide array to choose from in March.
From the action films Batman Begins and Parker to the rom-coms Crazy, Stupid, Love, and Two Weeks Notice, there’s plenty to watch this upcoming month. The Last Chance U series even got a spin-off with basketball! See, there’s a little something for everyone.
Dances With Wolves
The seven-time Academy Award-winning film Dances With Wolves is being added to the streaming platform. It’s time to hop back into the iconic western film and follow 1st Lieutenant John J. Dunbar as he goes from being a lost soul to being the hero the local Lakota tribe needs.
Starring Kevin Costner, this is one movie everyone should see at least once in their life. The good news is watching the film just got a whole lot easier for Netflix subscribers!
Biggie: I Got A Story To Tell
Netflix is releasing a highly-anticipated documentary in March, Biggie: I Got A Story To Tell. A story about The Notorious B.I.G’s rise from common street hustler to rap sensation, this documentary is for any and all Biggie fans.
Featuring a lot of rare footage and interview clips from the time B.I.G was alive, the documentary is going to be a special moment for anyone who followed his journey to fame, the feuds, and his ultimate passing.
Crazy, Stupid, Love
For all of those rom-com enthusiasts out there, Crazy, Stupid, Love is coming to Netflix this month. A hysterical portrayal of what happens when people step out of their comfort zone and try to find love in unlikely places or right at home, the film is something to watch if you’re in need of a good laugh.
Hey, it features Steve Carell and a shirtless Ryan Gosling; what more could one need in a film?
Two Weeks Notice
Starring Sandra Bullock and Hugh Grant, Two Weeks Notice is the perfect feel-good film. The rom-com follows the story of Lucy Kelson, an environmental lawyer who goes to work for, honestly, a man child.
Billionaire George Wade is indecisive, can’t pick out his own clothes, and needs Lucy to pretty much run his life. Ultimately, she gives her two weeks notice. It’s too bad that she becomes jealous of her replacement! See what happens in this “will they, won’t they” movie when it comes to Netflix in March.
In March, it’s time to go back to where it all started for the Dark Knight. Batman Begins, starring Christian Bale, is the first film in Christopher Nolan’s epic trilogy. So, grab that remote and be sure to watch Batman go from playboy billionaire to the savior of Gotham City in Batman Begins.
And Liam Neeson plays Ra’s al Ghul, so it’s kind of hard to skip over the title when scrolling through the platform’s content.
DC Super Hero Girls – Season One
For young kids or the animated television show-lover, the first season of Cartoon Network’s DC Super Hero Girls is dropping to the Netflix platform in March. A completely different twist on the typical superhero story, this animated series deals with DC’s most notorious heroes, such as Wonder Woman and Supergirl, as they navigate through the trials and tribulations of Super Hero High School.
Young kids should definitely give the first season a chance!
I Am Legend
If you feel like a good cry, have no fear because I Am Legend is here (if you know, you know)! It’s time to travel to the dystopian future with Will Smith and his trusty dog as they try to find a cure to the zombie epidemic that is ravaging the world.
Oh, plot twist, it’s Will Smith’s character’s fault that there is a zombie apocalypse in the first place. So, really, who’s at fault here, Mr. Smith?
Morgan Freeman takes on the role of a lifetime, portraying a fresh-out-of-prison Nelson Mandela in Invictus. With the heavy task of uniting a country months after Apartheid, Mandela does something extreme — he unites a team of rugby players to participate in the World Cup.
The movie is extremely moving, with both Freeman and his co-star Matt Damon giving some of their more powerful performances. The film definitely shows how even against all odds, even something as simple as a sport can bring people together.
The Dark Knight
The second installment of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, The Dark Knight, is coming to Netflix this month. It’s time to see, arguably, one of the best Joker performances on the silver screen as he battles against Batman for total anarchy over Gotham City.
The best part about this film is the fact that Netflix subscribers can hop straight from Batman Begins to The Dark Knight without even missing a beat!
Starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise, Rain Man is a must-see movie this upcoming month. Following the story of two estranged brothers, one money hungry and the other autistic, it’s an emotional tale of coming together and being there for family, no matter what.
Rain Man was nominated for a solid eight Academy Awards, winning two of the “biggies,” including Best Picture and a Best Actor award for Hoffman’s portrayal of Ray Babbitt.
The One is a TV drama unlike anything else on the market. What would happen if a DNA researcher was able to match a person with their soulmate? Will it be love? Or will it take a wrong turn and be a complete disaster?
Based on John Marrs’ novel of the same name, the drama dives into the mysteries of DNA and how it is the key to unlocking one of the most modern forms of matchmaking to date.
The Pursuit Of Happyness
The emotional film The Pursuit Of Happyness, starring Will Smith and his son Jaden, drops to the Netflix streaming platform this month. Based on a novel of the same name, this true story about Chris Gardner’s life is deeply moving, showcasing how a parent will do anything so their child has the opportunity for a better life.
Enduring hardship, homelessness, and the question of where he will get his son’s next meal, this is one of those films that requires a box of tissues readily available.
Denzel Washington brings Ethan Hawke on a training day he will never forget in the 2001 crime thriller Training Day. Believing he’s going on a ride with veteran officer Alonso Harris, Jake Hoyt soon realizes he might be a bit in over his head with the rough-and-tough LAPD undercover narcotics unit.
It’s an intense film that has the audience asking a lot of questions, such as what it means to go too far and what defines a “hero.”
For anyone in the mood for a good action movie, think about watching Parker when it comes to Netflix in March. Starring Jason Statham as the title character, the story follows Parker, a thief who teams up with a crime boss.
Unfortunately, the job goes south, and Parker is left for dead. Now, he’s out for revenge and winds up making the most unlikely alliance with none other than Jennifer Lopez.
Love, tears, and some more tears. If you feel like diving into a romantic drama this month, look no further than the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ Safe Haven. An epic tale, the story follows a woman, Erin, who is fleeing from her past, and a man, Alex, who is trying to get over his wife’s death.
Against all odds, they fall in love, but not before a boatload of secrets are unleashed, and Erin’s husband storms into town.
Last Chance U: Basketball – Season One
After the success of Last Chance U: Football, Netflix decided to remake the docu-series. But this time, it’s focusing on basketball. Last Chance U: Basketball follows the East Los Angeles College Huskies as they compete during their 2019-2020 season.
Their ultimate goal: to win the California Community College Athletic Association championship. Developed by Emmy Award-winning creator Greg Whiteley, this docu-series is a must-see for anyone who enjoyed the series Cheers and the original Last Chance U.
Living a life of luxury in Laguna Beach, thanks to some questionable funds, is all Ben, Chon, and O want out of life. But when Elena moves in and disrupts their open and loving relationship, things go south quickly.
With the help of a shady DEA agent, Ben, Chon, and O take on the Mexican Drug Cartel and can only hope to make it out of the war they got themselves into alive. Intrigued? Then watch Savages when it comes to Netflix!
Coven Of Sisters
Set in 1609, the Spanish series Coven of Sisters follows a band of women accused of witchcraft. Sentenced to death by fire, the women try their best to postpone their demise by luring the man who sentenced them to witness their witches’ Sabbath.
The series is sure to be full of drama, twists, turns, and more than one shady spell that’ll help this coven of sisters get out of sticky situations.
For those interested in learning more about the life, films, and fashion of the iconic Audrey Hepburn, look no further than Netflix in March. In the 2020 documentary Audrey, filmmaker Helena Coan dives into the life of the legend, showcasing old footage, interviews, and even reenactments.
The documentary is bound to be an interesting expose of the woman who was both an adored actress and style icon as well as a humanitarian.
What’s a new month without a Nic Cage movie? Well, Netflix has delivered in the form of the film Jiu Jitsu. Instead of going on a treasure hunt, though, this movie follows Cage as he and an ancient league of other jiu-jitsu fighters come together to defeat a violent race of aliens.
Of course, someone from the order falls, and it’s up to the others to bring the bad guys down. It isn’t something you’re going to want to miss.
In 2001, New Line Cinema released a new type of villain in the form of Jason X. The movie is a reimagining of the classic tale of serial killer Jason Vorhees. Only, this time, there is a sci-fi twist (yes, that includes a new mask).
It’s the year 2455, and humans are just now returning to earth for a bit of recon. Little do they know that they’re about to unleash something that should have stayed frozen, Jason. If you’re in for a fright-night, look no further than Netflix in March!
Taran Killam wrote, directed, and starred in the 2017 action-comedy Killing Gunther, available on Netflix in March 2021. It’s time to watch as a group of assassins try to be the first to claim the title as the one who killed Gunther.
Who is Gunther, you might ask? None other than Arnold Schwarzenegger. The mockumentary action film is unlike anything else on the streaming platform and should be first on the list for the next family movie night.
Lego Marvel Spider-Man: Vexed by Venom
A 2019 “marvel” is coming to Netflix in March. Get ready to see Legos like never before in the Spider-verse! Lego Marvel Spider-Man: Vexed by Venom follows Venom as he and the Green Goblin team up to take over New York.
Of course, the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man isn’t going to let them get away with their latest sinister plot. But he can’t do it alone. Who does Spidey team up with? Well, you’re going to have to watch the animated special and see!
Nights In Rodanthe
Ready to cry? Because the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ novel Nights in Rodanthe is heading to Netflix in March. Starring Diane Lane and Richard Geer, the film follows the story of two people who find love when they’re doing everything but looking for it.
In the unlikely setting of a bed and breakfast on the beach of Rodanthe, sparks fly, fights happen, and, in true Nicholas Sparks fashion, more than one tear is shed.
Step Up 4: Miami Heat
It’s time to step up the “must-see” watch list this month and put Step Up 4: Miami Heat as number one. Following the story of Emily, a young dancer who finds herself in Miami in hopes of making her passion a profession, the film turns from the typical Step Up plot of dance battles to making sure she and her new crew save the dancers’ historic neighborhood from the businessmen trying to develop on the land.
Tenacious D In “The Pick Of Destiny”
In the mood for good old-fashion comedy and fun? Then look no further than Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny, streaming on Netflix this March. Starring Jack Black as JB and Kyle Gass as KG, the hilarious film follows the two as they embark on a quest to form the world’s greatest rock band.
Of course, in order to do so, they have to find a magical guitar pick (because why not?).
It might be 2021, but in March, it’s time to time travel back to Year One with Jack Black and Michael Cena. After eating some forbidden fruit, Jack Black’s character Zed is banished.
Taking along his friend Oh in exile, the two cavemen wander through history. Meeting some famous figures along the way, such as Cain and Able. It’s funny, nutty, and just the right amount of “what is happening in the film” to make Year One a great choice for movie night.
Black Or White
In March, Netflix is bringing some drama to the platform in the form of Black or White. Starring Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer, the film follows the tale of two people fighting for custody of a young girl.
With the little girl stuck in the middle of the legal battle, Costner and Spencer’s characters learn that there is more to a person than how they look. Was that too vague? Well, it looks like you’ll just have to watch the film.
The 2021 film Sentinelle is dropping on the Netflix streaming platform in March. It’s time to watch as a highly-skilled and trained French soldier, Klara, seeks out the men who did her sister harm.
Using lethal skills, she takes out anyone who stands in her way of justice. With reviews praising the character development of the leading lady Klara, this is one film thriller-lovers, and action enthusiasts aren’t going to want to miss out on watching.
Judi Dench and Steve Coogan star in the drama Philomena. Pregnant out of wedlock, Philomena is sent to a convent where she has her child, Anthony. But, when Anthony is a toddler, the nuns send him to America to be adopted.
Years later and Philomena wants nothing more than to meet her son. Cue a former BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, who hears of her story and wants to help. The result: a four-time Academy Award-nominated film.