Even with Netflix’s recommendation algorithm steadily serving you new movies, new TV shows, and original programming tailored to your bingeing habits, the streaming service’s fire hose of content makes what’s coming and going difficult to parse.
That’s why we break down each month’s additions with a spotlight on what to keep on your radar. Netflix’s own “new releases” category is an info dump. Consider us a picture-in-picture talking head, screaming recommendations at the screen.
For whatever reason, March is a Netflix anime overload. Castlevania returns and Beastars, the anime that basically looks like Zootopia for adults, premieres alongside the Altered Carbon anime and the experimental Sol Levante. Also coming to the platform are He’s Just Not That Into You, my personal favorite bad romcom, a few of the Resident Evil sequels, and Space Jam, which everyone in general should watch before the sequel happens.
Available in March
ARASHI’s Diary - Voyage (Netflix Documentary)
From Netflix: Why did Japan’s top boy band ARASHI decide to go on hiatus at the height of their popularity? - Singers. Dancers. Legends. Japan’s No. 1 group has captured fans’ hearts for 20 years. Now they embark on a new journey. The episodes will be updated on a monthly basis: Episode 1&2 is now on streaming.
The English Game (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: In 1870s England, two footballers on opposite sides of a class divide forge a bond that helps bring the upper-class gentleman’s sport to the masses.
Ladies Up (Netflix Comedy Special)
From Netflix: Rising India-based comics Prashasti Singh, Kaneez Surka, Supriya Joshi and Niveditha Prakasam bring no-holds-barred humor to this stand-up series.
Available March 1
Go! Go! Cory Carson: Season 2 (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: Driveway dance parties, birthday treasure hunts — and going to the doctor to fix a flat tire. Whatever life brings, Cory’s gassed up and ready to go!
Always a Bridesmaid
Beyond the Mat
Live out your Hot Topic dreams with this dreamy Tim Burton romance.
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
He’s Just Not That Into You
I will be the first to admit that the dialogue in this movie is absolutely horrendous (someone says “funeral” instead of “wedding” and we’re supposed to accept that it was a natural blunder??), but it is exactly my bucket of awful and it might be yours. Justin Long is also in it and I love Justin Long. It has the best use of Keane’s “Somewhere Only We Know” in it, except they loop the instrumental part obviously too long so the main couple can have a confession and it’s so bad it’s good.
Kung Fu Panda 2
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
Life as We Know It
Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Resident Evil: Extinction
C’mon and slam and welcome to the Jam!
The Shawshank Redemption
The Story of God with Morgan Freeman: S3
There Will Be Blood
Velvet Colección: Grand Finale
ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas
Available March 3
Taylor Tomlinson: Quarter-Life Crisis (Netflix Comedy Special)
From Netflix: Now halfway through her twenties, Taylor Tomlinson is ready to leave her mistakes behind her. Following her Netflix debut on The Comedy Lineup Part 1 (2018), Taylor divulges the lessons she’s learned in her first hour-long comedy special, Taylor Tomlinson: Quarter-Life Crisis. Premiering globally on March 3, Taylor talks about working on yourself, realistic relationship goals, and why your twenties are not actually “the best years of your life.”
Available March 4
Lil Peep: Everybody’s Everything
Available March 5
Castlevania: Season 3 (Netflix Anime)
From Netflix: Belmont and Sypha settle into a village with sinister secrets, Alucard mentors a pair of admirers, and Isaac embarks on a quest to locate Hector.
Mighty Little Bheem: Festival of Colors (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: From surprising stage performances to spraying colors with friends, join baby Bheem for all his Holi hijinks during the special spring festival.
Available March 6
Guilty (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: When a college heartthrob is accused of rape by a less popular student, his girlfriend navigates various versions of the story in search of the truth.
I am Jonas (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: A turbulent past haunts Jonas, who recalls his teenage love affair with the impulsive, twisted and yet irresistible Nathan.
Paradise PD: Part 2 (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: As the diabolical Kingpin tightens his grip on Paradise, the squad contends with bitter feuds, dirty schemes, kinky fetishes and a nuclear threat.
The Protector: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: As chaos descends on Istanbul, Hakan faces a formidable Immortal who seeks to possess the key to destroying the city.
Spenser Confidential (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: Just out of prison and investigating a twisted murder, Spenser is sucked back into Boston’s underbelly. Based on the popular books; Mark Wahlberg stars.
Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: A detective inspector is pushed to the edge while he hunts the ritualistic murderer that has been terrorizing a city in Spain’s Basque Country for two decades.
Ugly Delicious: Season 2 (Netflix Documentary)
From Netflix: Ugly Delicious returns for a second season from James Beard Award-Winning Chef David Chang and Academy Award-Winner Morgan Neville. The second season of the hit series continues to challenge both our taste buds and our minds as Chef Chang travels the world with writers and chefs, activists and artists, who use food as a vehicle to break down cultural barriers, tackle misconceptions and uncover shared experiences. And this season ventures into more of the unknown, including the world of parenting as Chang gears up to become a first time father. Special guests include Nick Kroll, Aziz Ansari, Padma Lakshmi, food writers Helen Rosner and Chris Ying, Danny McBride, Bill Simmons, and Dave Choe among others.
Available March 8
Sitara: Let Girls Dream (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: Sitara: Let Girls Dream is an animated short film that follows the story of Pari, a 14-year-old girl with dreams of becoming a pilot, while growing up in a society that doesn’t allow her to dream.
Available March 10
Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: You drive the action in this interactive adventure, helping Carmen save Ivy and Zack when V.I.L.E. captures them during a heist in Shanghai.
Marc Maron: End Times Fun (Netflix Comedy Special)
Available March 11
The Circle Brazil (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: Be yourself — or someone else? The players must choose while chasing a cash prize when this lighthearted, strategic competition show comes to Brazil.
Dirty Money: Season 2 (Netflix Documentary)
From Netflix: The critically-acclaimed investigative series Dirty Money, from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions, returns for a second season. Dirty Money provides an up-close and personal view into untold stories of scandal, financial malfeasance and corruption in the world of business. This season offers a look inside Jared Kushner’s real estate empire, the Wells Fargo banking scandal and Malaysia’s 1MDB corruption case.
On My Block: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: They thought life was about to return to what passes for normal in Freeridge, but the stakes just got even higher. On My Block, co-created by Lauren Iungerich (Awkward) and Eddie Gonzalez & Jeremy Haft (All Eyez On Me), is a coming of age comedy about four bright and street-savvy friends navigating their way through the triumph, pain and the newness of high-school set in the rough inner city.
Available March 12
Hospital Playlist (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: Five doctors, whose friendship goes back to their days in med school, band together at one hospital as colleagues in the VIP wing.
Available March 13
100 Humans (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: One hundred diverse volunteers participate in experiments that tackle questions about age, gender, happiness and other aspects of being human.
Beastars (Netflix Anime)
From Netflix: In a world where beasts of all kinds coexist, a gentle wolf awakens to his own predatory urges as his school deals with a murder within its midst.
Bloodride (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: A Norwegian anthology series that blends horror with dark Scandinavian humor, setting each distinct story in its own realistic yet weird universe.
Elite: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: When another classmate is killed, a new investigation ensues. The students look toward their future, while the consequences of the past haunt them.
Go Karts (Netflix Film)
After moving to a new town with his mom, a teen discovers the high-speed sport of go-kart racing, learning from a former driver with a secret past.
Kingdom: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: The zombie period drama set in Korea’s Joseon era returns for Season 2.
Lost Girls (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: A mother’s quest to find her missing daughter uncovers a wave of unsolved murders in this drama based on a true story. Amy Ryan and Gabriel Byrne star.
The Valhalla Murders (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: An ambitious Icelandic detective teams up with a cop from Norway to investigate a series of murders that may be connected to a heinous trauma.
Women of the Night (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: Haunted by a shadowy past, the wife of a rising star in Amsterdam’s mayoral office finds herself drawn into the city’s underworld of sex and drugs.
Available March 15
Available March 16
The Boss Baby: Back in Business: Season 3 (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: After losing his job at Baby Corp, Boss Baby goes freelance and turns his playgroup into a makeshift field team. Cue the critical mission!
Silver Linings Playbook
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
The Young Messiah
Available March 17
Bert Kreischer: Hey Big Boy (Netflix Comedy Special)
From Netflix: Comedian Bert Kreischer is back, and shirtless once again, in his second Netflix Original comedy special, Bert Kreischer: Hey Big Boy. Bert candidly shares hilarious stories about his daughter’s period party, a pushy arms dealer, and an inside joke with a Starbucks barista.
All American: Season 2
Black Lightning: Season 3
Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: Clever sheep Shaun, loyal dog Bitzer and the rest of the Mossy Bottom gang cook up oodles of fun and adventure on the farm.
Available March 18
Lu Over the Wall
Available March 19
Altered Carbon: Resleeved (Netflix Anime)
From Netflix: Dai Sato, the creative mind behind “Cowboy Bebop,” further explores and expands upon the “Altered Carbon” universe in this anime adaptation.
Feel Good (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: Mae Martin stars as herself, a Canadian comedian living in London while navigating a new relationship and dealing with sobriety.
Available March 20
A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story (Netflix Documentary)
From Netflix: Juan Manuel Fangio was the Formula One king, winning five world championships in the early 1950s — before protective gear or safety features were used.
Archibald’s Next Big Thing: Season 2 (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: From outdoor adventures to shopping extravaganzas, Archibald can’t wait to experience everything this great, big world has to offer.
Buddi (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: Following the day-to-day adventures of five best “Buddis,” this colorful and entertaining series is targeted at children under 4.
Dino Girl Gauko: Season 2 (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: Naoko and her friends have more strange adventures with aliens, robots and dinosaur girl Gauko. Their ordinary town has its share of oddities!
Greenhouse Academy: Season 4 (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: The teen drama based on the award-winning Israeli series “Ha-Hamama” returns for Season 4.
The Letter for the King (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: A young boy holds the fate of the kingdom in his hands when he embarks on a quest to deliver a secret message in this sweeping fantasy series.
Maska (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: A young man sets out to become a movie star, until a summer romance shows him the fine line between dreams and delusions. Starring Manisha Koirala.
The Platform (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: In a prison where inmates on high floors eat better than those below, who get the scant scraps, one man tries to effect change so everyone gets enough.
Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: This limited series is inspired by the incredible true story of Madam C.J. Walker, who was the first African American female self-made millionaire.
Ultras (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: A story of intergenerational friendship and coming of age, set in the world of ultras culture during the last five weeks of a soccer championship.
Tiger King (Netflix Documentary)
From Netflix: A rivalry between big cat eccentrics takes a dark turn when Joe Exotic, a controversial animal park boss, is caught in a murder-for-hire plot in this limited docuseries where the only thing more dangerous than a big cat is its owner.
Available March 23
Sol Levante (Netflix Anime)
From Netflix: An experimental project between Netflix and Production I.G, one of the leading anime production companies in Japan, to produce the world’s first 4K HDR native hand-drawn anime short.
Available March 25
Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution (Netflix Documentary)
From Netflix: In the early 1970s, teenagers with disabilities faced a future shaped by isolation, discrimination and institutionalization. Camp Jened, a ramshackle camp “for the handicapped” in the Catskills, exploded those confines. Jened was their freewheeling Utopia, a place with summertime sports, smoking and makeout sessions awaiting everyone, and campers felt fulfilled as human beings. Their bonds endured as they migrated West to Berkeley, California — a promised land for a growing and diverse disability community — where friends from Camp Jened realized that disruption and unity might secure life-changing accessibility for millions.
Co-directed by Emmy®-winning filmmaker Nicole Newnham and film mixer and former camper Jim LeBrecht, this joyous and exuberant documentary arrives the same year as the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, at a time when the country’s largest minority group still battles daily for the freedom to exist. Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution is executive produced by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama; Tonia Davis and Priya Swaminathan; Oscar® nominee Howard Gertler (How to Survive a Plague) and Raymond Lifchez, Jonathan Logan and Patty Quillin; LeBrecht, Newnham and Sara Bolder produce.
Curtiz (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: Driven and arrogant, film director Michael Curtiz deals with studio politics and family drama during the troubled production of “Casablanca” in 1942.
The Occupant (Hogar) (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: An unemployed executive is forced to sell his apartment. When he discovers that he still has the keys, he becomes obsessed with the family that lives there and will do anything to go back to the life he had before.
Signs (Netflix Original)
When a young woman’s murder shows similarities to a decade-old cold case, a new police commander must break the silence permeating an Owl Mountain town.
YooHoo to the Rescue: Season 3 (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: It’s time to take flight again! Join YooHoo and his adorable crew as they travel the world to help animal friends, one marvelous mission at a time.
Available March 26
7SEEDS: Part 2 (Netflix Anime)
From Netflix: The world they knew is long gone. Their new environment is dangerous, but not as deadly as their fellow humans. Based on the award-winning manga by Yumi Tamura, “7SEEDS” returns for Part 2.
Unorthodox (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: A young woman flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage in Brooklyn. Then her past catches up to her.
Available March 27
Car Masters: Rust to Riches: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: Classic cars get massive makeovers courtesy of Gotham Garage, a skilled California crew dedicated to upgrading and trading sweet vintage vehicles.
The Decline (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: As a way to prepare for disasters, family man Antoine attends a training program on survivalism given by Alain, at his self-sufficient retreat. Planning for a natural, economical or social breakdown, the group goes through drills meant to prepare them for apocalypses of all types. But the catastrophe waiting for them is nothing like what they anticipated.
Dragons: Rescue Riders: Hunt for the Golden Dragon (Netflix Family)
From Netflix: It’s the treasure hunt of a lifetime for the Rescue Riders, who must race to find a precious golden dragon egg and keep it safe from evil pirates.
Killing Them Softly
Ozark: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
From Netflix: The Emmy-winning series about a suburban family laundering millions in the Missouri Ozarks returns for Season 3.
There’s Something in the Water
True: Wuzzle Wegg Day (Netflix Family)
When searching for the perfect Wuzzle Wegg, Bartleby thinks he sees a monster. Will the Rainbow King have to cancel Wuzzle Wegg Day — or will True come to the rescue?
Uncorked (Netflix Film)
From Netflix: A young man faces his father’s disapproval when he pursues his dream of becoming a master sommelier instead of joining the family’s barbecue business.