What to Watch

What's Now Streaming - March 2020

Don't fret about being indoors, there's still some great things to watch on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO and more.

By Chuck Walton

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While we're all stuck inside, take a break and enjoy some great new content from your favorite streaming services.

Winston Duke and Mark Wahlberg in "Spenser Confidential." © Netflix.

While Netflix's original films were a bit sparse last month, March will see 15, including a few foriegn imports that should get a higher profile on the service. Major originals to look out for include the Mark Wahlberg action comedy "Spenser Confidential", drama "Lost Girls" (which recently premiered at Sundance), and "Uncorked", a restaurant drama starring Niecy Nash and Courtney B. Vance, which will have its premiere next week at SXSW. Throughout the month you can also chill with great classics like basketball romps "Space Jam" and "Semi-Pro", Martin Scorsese's mob classic "GoodFellas" (which should pair nicely with "The Irishman"), Scorsese's more family friendly historical drama "Hugo", 1994 Best Picture runner-up "The Shawshank Redemption", and the unfortunately now-timely "Outbreak" (all currently available). Later in the month, look for romance dramady "Silver Linings Playbook" and spy drama "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" (both coming 3/16), then round out the month with Brad Pitt as a hitman in "Killing Them Softly" (on 3/27).

Amazon is looking to launch their 2019 Tribeca Film Festival pick-up "Blow the Man Down", on 3/20. Along with that, you can get primed for some recent hits making their streaming debut including Kevin Smith's "Jay and Silent Bob Reboot" (coming 3/13), Stephen King adaptation/remake "Pet Sematary" (coming 3/19), and horror/thriller "I See You" (coming 3/21). Classics you can get primed to enjoy throughout the month include Jack Black's "Kung Fu Panda", Sam Worthington's crime thriller "Man on a Ledge", William H. Macy's Vegas drama "The Cooler", and excellent SNL sequel "Wayne's World 2" (all available now).

On the 20th Hulu will also be launching their Sundance pick-up, "Big Time Adolescence", starring SNL's Pete Davidson; the film will also have a brief theatrical run. Hulu will also share in some of Amazon's offerings, but here you'll find a bunch of '90s classics, including "Swingers", "Waiting to Exhale", "Natural Born Killers", "Free Willy", and "Good Will Hunting" (all available now). Recent hits making their streaming debuts include psychological thriller "Knives and Skin" (on 3/6) and indie war drama "Monos" (on 3/9).

HBO subscribers can look forward to the streaming premieres of "Hunter Killer" (now available), Beatles' fantasy "Yesterday" (3/7), "Fast & Furious" spin-off "Hobbs & Shaw" (3/14), X-Men outing "Dark Phoenix" (3/21), Springsteen-inspired musical "Blinded by the Light" (3/22), and crime thriller "The Kitchen" (3/28).

Over on Disney+ a few more Netflix hold-overs will make their way to the Mouse's streaming house, including Marvel's "Black Panther" (3/4) and Ava DuVernay's sci-fi adaptation "A Wrinkle in Time" (3/25). Disney will also be picking out some more family friendly gems from the Fox vault, including "Dr. Dolittle 2" and "Ice Age" (both now available). Plus, you can now enjoy Disney's winter hit "Frozen 2," which luanched three months early!

Finally, throughout the month, some recent theatrical hits will become yours to rent and own. This includes Oscar contenders "Richard Jewell" (3/3) and "1917" (3/10), the Star Wars final chapter, "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" and the so-bad-its-still-bad musical "Cats" (both on 3/17), and Robert Downey Jr's "Dolittle" (3/24).

Below we highlight some more selected top films debuting this month on each platform. Happy movie watching!

  • Netflix

    Amy Ryan in "Lost Girls." © Netflix.

    • Always a Bridesmaid (2019) - 3/1
    • Beyond the Mat (1999) - 3/1
    • Cop Out (2010) - 3/1
    • Corpse Bride (2005) - 3/1
    • Donnie Brasco (1997) - 3/1
    • Freedom Writers (2007) - 3/1
    • Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009) - 3/1
    • GoodFellas (1990) - 3/1
    • Haywire (2011) - 3/1
    • He's Just Not That Into You (2009) - 3/1
    • Hook (1991) - 3/1
    • Hugo (2011) - 3/1
    • Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) - 3/1
    • Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) - 3/1
    • Life as We Know It (2010) - 3/1
    • Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) - 3/1
    • Outbreak (1995) - 3/1
    • Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) - 3/1
    • Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) - 3/1
    • Richie Rich (1994) - 3/1
    • Semi-Pro (2008) - 3/1
    • Sleepover (2004) - 3/1
    • Space Jam (1996) - 3/1
    • The Gift (2015) - 3/1
    • The Interview (2014) - 3/1
    • The Shawshank Redemption (1994) - 3/1
    • There Will Be Blood (2007) - 3/1
    • Tootsie (1982) - 3/1
    • Valentine's Day (2010) - 3/1
    • ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas (2019) - 3/1
    • Everybody's Everything (2019) - 3/4
    • Guilty (2020) - 3/6 - Original
    • I Am Jonas (2018) - 3/6 - Original
    • Spenser Confidential (2020) - 3/6 - Original
    • Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City (2019) - 3/6 - Original
    • Sitara: Let Girls Dream (2019) - 3/8 - Original
    • Go Karts (2020) - 3/13 - Original
    • Lost Girls (2020) - 3/13 - Original
    • Aftermath (2017) - 3/15
    • Search Party (2014) - 3/16
    • Silver Linings Playbook (2012) - 3/16
    • The Young Messiah (2016) - 3/16
    • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011) - 3/16
    • Lu Over the Wall (2017) - 3/18
    • The Platform (2019) - 3/20 - Original
    • Ultras (2020) - 3/20 - Original
    • Curtiz (2020) - 3/25 - Original
    • The Occupant (Hogar) (2020) - 3/25 - Original
    • Blood Father (2016) - 3/26
    • Killing Them Softly (2012) - 3/27
    • The Decline (2020) - 3/27 - Original
    • There's Something in the Water (2019) - 3/27
    • Uncorked (2020) - 3/27 - Original
  • Amazon Prime Video

    © Amazon Studios.

    • Abduction (2011) - 3/1
    • Cantinflas (2014) - 3/1
    • Danny Roane: First Time Director (2007) - 3/1
    • Deck the Halls (2011) - 3/1
    • Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995) - 3/1
    • Eyes of an Angel (1994) - 3/1
    • Going the Distance (2010) - 3/1
    • Good Morning, Killer (2011) - 3/1
    • Henry's Crime (2010) - 3/1
    • Hide (2011) - 3/1
    • Hornets Nest (2012) - 3/1
    • Kevin of the North (Chilly Dogs) (2001) - 3/1
    • Kung Fu Panda (2008) - 3/1
    • Lady in a Cage (1964) - 3/1
    • Man on a Ledge (2012) - 3/1
    • Night of the Living Dead (2006) - 3/1
    • Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection (2013) - 3/1
    • Richard the Lionheart (2013) - 3/1
    • Ricochet (2011) - 3/1
    • Route 9 (1998) - 3/1
    • Silent Tongue (1994) - 3/1
    • Silent Witness (2011) - 3/1
    • Spinning Into Butter (2007) - 3/1
    • Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002) - 3/1
    • Tenderness (2008) - 3/1
    • The Cooler (2003) - 3/1
    • The Crazies (2010) - 3/1
    • The Descent (2005) - 3/1
    • The Descent: Part 2 (2009) - 3/1
    • The Skull (1965) - 3/1
    • Wayne's World 2 (1993) - 3/1
    • Show Dogs (2018) - 3/8
    • Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019) - 3/13
    • Pet Sematary (2019) - 3/19
    • Blow the Man Down (2020) - 3/20 - Original
    • I See You (2019) - 3/21
    • A Good Old Fashioned Orgy (2011) - 3/23
    • Santee (1973) - 3/30
  • Hulu

    Griffin Gluck and Pete Davidson in "Big Time Adolescence." © Neon / Hulu.

    • 50/50 (2011) - 3/1
    • Abduction (2011) - 3/1
    • Blue City (1986) - 3/1
    • Cantinflas (2014) - 3/1
    • Charlotte's Web (1973) - 3/1
    • Danny Roane: First Time Director (2007) - 3/1
    • Deck the Halls (2011) - 3/1
    • Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995) - 3/1
    • Eyes of an Angel (1994) - 3/1
    • Foxfire (1996) - 3/1
    • Free Willy (1993) - 3/1
    • Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995) - 3/1
    • Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997) - 3/1
    • Friends with Kids (2012) - 3/1
    • Furry Vengeance (2010) - 3/1
    • Good Morning, Killer (2011) - 3/1
    • Good Will Hunting (1997) - 3/1
    • Hide (2011) - 3/1
    • Hornet's Nest (2012) - 3/1
    • Kinsey (2004) - 3/1
    • Lady in a Cage (1964) - 3/1
    • Leap Year (2010) - 3/1
    • Major League II (1994) - 3/1
    • Man on a Ledge (2012) - 3/1
    • Natural Born Killers (1994) - 3/1
    • Night of the Living Dead (2006) - 3/1
    • Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection (2013) - 3/1
    • Notes on a Scandal (2006) - 3/1
    • Richard the Lionheart (2013) - 3/1
    • Ricochet (2011) - 3/1
    • Righteous Kill (2008) - 3/1
    • Silent Tongue (1994) - 3/1
    • Silent Witness (2011) - 3/1
    • Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002) - 3/1
    • Swingers (1996) - 3/1
    • Tenderness (2008) - 3/1
    • The Cooler (2003) - 3/1
    • The Descent (2005) - 3/1
    • The Descent: Part 2 (2009) - 3/1
    • The Interview (2014) - 3/1
    • The Skull (1965) - 3/1
    • Up in the Air (2009) - 3/1
    • Waiting to Exhale (1995) - 3/1
    • Wayne's World (1992) - 3/1
    • The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009) - 3/4
    • Knives and Skin (2019) - 3/6
    • Monos (2019) - 3/9
    • 4 Lovers (2013) - 3/15
    • Always Shine (2016) - 3/15
    • Hello I Must Be Going (2012) - 3/15
    • Pet Sematary (2019) - 3/19
    • Big Time Adolescence (2019) - 3/20 - Original
    • A Good Old Fashioned Orgy (2011) - 3/23
    • Brown Girl Begins (2017) - 3/26
    • Santee (1973) - 3/30
    • Pawparazzi (2018) - 3/31
  • HBO

    Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw." © Universal / Courtesy Everett Collection.

    • Hunter Killer (2018) - 3/1 - Premiere
    • Yesterday (2019) - 3/7 - Premiere
    • Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) - 3/14 - Premiere
    • Dark Phoenix (2019) - 3/21 - Premiere
    • Blinded by the Light (2019) - 3/22 - Premiere
    • The Kitchen (2019) - 3/28 - Premiere
    • Along Came Polly (2004) - 3/1
    • Alpha and Omega: Journey to Bear Kingdom (2017) - 3/1
    • Alpha and Omega: The Big Fureeze (2016) - 3/1
    • Alpha and Omega: The Great Wolf Games (2014) - 3/1
    • Armageddon (1998) - 3/1
    • Babe (1995) - 3/1
    • Babe: Pig in the City (1998) - 3/1
    • Battle for Terra (2007) - 3/1
    • Bedazzled (2000) - 3/1
    • Big Momma's House 2 (2006) - 3/1
    • Child's Play 2 (1990) - 3/1
    • Child's Play 3 (1991) - 3/1
    • Crimson Peak (2015) - 3/1
    • Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) - 3/1
    • Enemy at the Gates (2001) - 3/1
    • Fight Club (1999) - 3/1
    • Gamer (2009) - 3/1
    • Hall Pass (2011) - 3/1
    • Happy Feet Two (2011) - 3/1
    • In a Valley of Violence (2016) - 3/1
    • Johnny English (2003) - 3/1
    • Johnny English Strikes Again (2019) - 3/1
    • LOL (2012) - 3/1
    • Match Point (2005) - 3/1
    • Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005) - 3/1
    • My Left Foot (1989) - 3/1
    • Pups United (2015) - 3/1
    • Rapture-Palooza (2013) - 3/1
    • Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists (2000) - 3/1
    • The Adjustment Bureau (2011) - 3/1
    • The Bridges of Madison County (1995) - 3/1
    • The Getaway (2018) - 3/1
    • The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) - 3/1
    • They Came Together (2014) - 3/1
    • Wings: Sky Force Heroes (2014) - 3/1
    • Women of Troy (2020) - 3/10 - Original Documentary
    • After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News (2020) - 3/19 - Original Documentary
    • Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections (2020) - 3/26 - Original Documentary
    • The Scheme (2020) - 3/31 - Original Documentary
  • Disney+

    Chadwick Boseman in "Black Panther." © Marvel / © Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

    • Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) - 3/1
    • Ice Age (2002) - 3/1
    • Black Panther (2018) - 3/4
    • Bedtime Stories (2008) - 3/5
    • The Finest Hours (2016) - 3/6
    • Stargirl (2020) - 3/13 - Original
    • Frozen 2 (2019) - 3/15
    • G-Force (2009) - 3/15
    • A Wrinkle in Time (2018) - 3/25
  • Digital Rent/Own

    Daisy Ridley in "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker." © Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / © Lucasfilm / courtesy Everett Collection

    • Black Christmas (2019) - 3/3
    • Ne Zha (2019) - 3/3
    • Richard Jewell (2019) - 3/3
    • Run This Town (2019) - 3/6
    • 1917 (2019) - 3/10
    • Spies in Disguise (2019) - 3/10
    • The Grudge (2020) - 3/10
    • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) - 3/15
    • Cats (2019) - 3/17
    • Cunningham (2019) - 3/24
    • Dolittle (2020) - 3/24

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