New Netflix Instant Releases: March 2015
It’s that time again—get ready to make your Netflix Instant queues even longer because there’s a whole bunch of new stuff hitting the streaming service in March. From new Netflix Original series like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Bloodline, to favorites like How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Mad Men Season 7, there’s plenty of great titles to look forward to in the coming weeks. Read on for your guide to all the new titles heading to Netflix Instant in March.
March 1Across the Great Divide (1976): Starring Robert Logan, George "Buck" Flower and Heather Rattray. Two orphans traverse the Rocky Mountains in order to claim their inheritance.
The Brothers Grimm (2005): Starring Heath Ledger, Matt Damon and Monica Bellucci. Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms.
City of Ghosts (2003): Starring Matt Dillon, James Caan and Natascha McElhone. A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for.
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (2009): Starring Frank Welker, Amy Hill and Ed O'Ross. George befriends an elephant and together they travel across the country to reunite her with her family.
The Diary of Anne Frank (2009): Starring Ellie Kendrick, Tamsin Greig and Kate Ashfield. Based on the diary of a teenage girl in hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.
Donnie Brasco (1997): Starring Johnny Depp, Al Pacino and Michael Madsen. An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life to the expense of his regular one.
Dream Lover (1994): Starring James Spader, Mädchen Amick and Bess Armstrong. A successful businessman tries to uncover what is wrong with his wife.
Evelyn (2002): Starring Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Marguiles and Aidan Quinn. Based on a true story, the film follows a man deserted by his wife, and whose three children are taken away and moved to an orphanage.
Event Horizon (1997): Starring Sam Neill, Laurence Fishburne and Kathleen Quinlan. A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.
Finding Neverland (2004): Starring Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet and Julie Christie. The story of J.M. Barrie’s friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.
Frankie and Johnnie (1991): Starring Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Hector Elizondo. Johnny has just been released from prison, and gets a job in a café beside waitress Frankie. Frankie is a bit of a loner, but Johnny is determined their romance will blossom.
Grease 2 (1982): Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield and Lorna Luft. An English student at a 1960s American high school has to prove himself to the leader of a girls' gang whose members can only date greasers.
Groundhog Day (1993): Starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell and Chris Elliott. A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.
Half of a Yellow Sun (2013): Starring Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Anika Noni Rose. Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic.
Harmontown (2014): A documentary that follows Dan Harmon on tour for his podcast series after he was fired from Community in 2012.
House Arrest (1996): Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Pollak and Amy Sakasitz. A group of children, desperate to keep their various parents from getting divorces, kidnap them and hold them prisoner in a basement in order to force them to reconcile.
Jealousy (2013): Starring Anna Mouglalis, Louis Garrel and Rebecca Convenant. As a man leaves his wife and daughter, a series of brief conversations, observed gestures, chance encounters and impulsive acts, tell the story of the relationships that flounder and thrive in the wake of this decision.
Johnny Dangerously (1984): Starring Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo and Marilu Henner. Set in the 1930s, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
K-Pax (2001): Starring Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges and Mary McCormack. Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Last Summer (2013): Starring Deb Lewis, Samuel Pettit and Sean Rose. Two high school sweethearts spend their last few months together during the summer, as they look toward the future for both themselves and America.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998): Starring Jason Statham, Nick Moran and Jason Flemyng. A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.
The Madness of King George (1994): Starring Helen Mirren, Nigel Hawthorne and Ian Holm. This biopic centers on the King George III, whose dementia inspires political and familial betrayal.
Number One With a Bullet (1987): Starring Billy Dee Williams, Robert Carradine and Valerie Bertinelli. A pair of detectives is assigned to investigate a murder, and discover a trail of corruption and criminal activity that leads right back to their own police department.
One Rogue Reporter (2014): With commentary from journalists and celebrities, this documentary explores the boundaries between privacy and public life.
Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: Stones Throw (2013): This documentary tells the story of the Los Angeles-based record label.
P2 (2007): Starring Rachel Nichols, Wes Bentley and Simon Reynolds. A businesswoman is pursued by a psychopath after being locked in a parking garage on Christmas Eve.
Parallels Season 1 (2015): Starring Mark Hapka, Patrick Kearns and Jessica Rothe. An underground MMA fighter must confront his sister and his past in an adventure through parallel universes.
Patch Adams (1998): Starring Robin Williams, Daniel London and Monica Potter. In the 1970s, a medical student treats patients, illegally, using humor.
Paycheck (2003): Starring Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart and Uma Thurman. What seemed like a breezy idea for an engineer to net him millions of dollars, leaves him on the run for his life and piecing together why he's being chased.
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006): Starring Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman and Dustin Hoffman. Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent.
Platoon Leader (1988): Starring Michael Dudikoff, Robert F. Lyons and Michael DeLorenzo. A young officer just out of West Point is sent to Vietnam, where the men don't respect him until he gets wounded and returns to be a wiser soldier and a better commander
Point Blank (2010): Starring Gilles Lellouche, Roschdy Zem and Gérard Lanvin. Samuel is a nurse who unwittingly saves the life of a thief, whose henchmen kidnap Samuel's wife and hold her hostage until the nurse agrees to help retrieve their boss from the hospital.
The Prince and Me (2004): Starring Julia Stiles, Luke Mably and Ben Miller. At college Paige meets Eddie, a fellow student from Denmark, whom she first dislikes but later accepts, likes, and loves; he proves to be Crown Prince Edvard. Paige follows him to Copenhagen, and he follows her back to school with a plan.
The Red Road Season 1 (2014): Starring Jason Momoa, Martin Henderson and Julianne Nicholson. Revolves around a sheriff struggling to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up and the neighboring Ramapo Mountains, home of the Ramapo Mountain Indians. After a terrible tragedy and coverup occurs involving the sheriff's wife, an unholy alliance is forged between the sheriff and a dangerous member of the tribe that will come back to haunt all involved.
Rules of Engagement (2000): Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson and Guy Pearce. An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.
Rumpelstiltskin (1987) Starring Amy Irving, Billy Barty and Clive Revill. This musical version of the classic tale centers on a miller's daughter who gets some help from a magical dwarf, but soon finds herself struggling with more than she bargained for.
The Secret of NIMH (1982): Starring Derek Jacobi, Elizabeth Hartman and Arthur Malet. To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected.
Shirley Valentine (1989): Starring Pauline Collins, Tom Conti and Julia McKenzie. A lonely housewife coping with the tedium of her marriage goes on an all-expenses paid vacation with her best friend to Greece, where she soon discovers there's more to life and the world.
Ski Patrol (1990): Starring Roger Rose, Yvette Nipar and T.K. Carter. A developer attempts to sabotage the safety record of a ski resort.
Soul Survivors (2001): Starring Wes Bentley, Melissa Sagemiller and Casey Affleck. A co-ed is caught between the world of the living and the dead.
The Story of Ruth (1960): Starring Stuart Whitman, Tom Tryon and Peggy Wood. Inspired by the scriptural tale. Moabitess priestess Ruth is drawn both to a Judean man and to his talk of a forgiving God. After tragedy strikes, she begins a new life in Bethlehem.
Switchback (1997): Starring Danny Glover, Dennis Quaid and Jared Leto. An FBI agent tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son.
Tank Girl (1995): Starring Lori Petty, Naomi Watts and Ice-T. Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.
Taxi Driver (1976): Starring Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster and Albert Brooks. A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Teen Witch (1989): Starring Robyn Lively, Dan Gauthier and Joshua John Miller. An unpopular high school teen learns that she’s descended from Salem witches and has been bestowed with their powers.
Three Days of the Condor (1975): Starring Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway and John Houseman. A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Top Gun (1986): Starring Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis and Val Kilmer. As students at the Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young flyer learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.
Twilight (2008): Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner. A teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire.
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995): Starring Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett and Alan Payne. Maximillian is the sole survivor of a race of Caribbean vampires. In order to keep his blood line going, he travels to New York to seek the human daughter born of a vampire.
Wings (1927): Starring Clara Bow, Charles "Buddy" Rogers and Richard Arlen. Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.
You Can Count on Me (2000): Starring Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo and Matthew Broderick. A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.
Houdini (2014): Starring Adrien Brody, Kristen Connolly and Evan Jones. Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.
Drop Dead Diva Season 6 (2014): Starring Brooke Elliott, Margaret Cho and Jackson Hurst. A vapid aspiring model killed in a car crash gets brought back to life as an intelligent, overweight lawyer, hoping to find the meaning of inner beauty.
Misfire (2014): Starring Gary Daniels, Vanessa Vasquez and Michael Greco. Hardened DEA agent Cole descends into the dangerous underworld of Tijuana, Mexico in search of his journalist ex-wife who he believes has been abducted by a charismatic Cartel boss with aspirations for public office.
Web Junkie (2013): This documentary visits rehab centers dedicated to treating internet addiction in China.
The Discoverers (2012): Starring Griffin Dunne, Madeline Martin and Devon Graye. A road movie about a dysfunctional family who embark on a Lewis and Clark re-enactment trek and discover themselves and each other in the process.
Missionary (2013): Starring Dawn Olivieri, Mitch Ryan and Kip Pardue. A single mother trying to make a life for her son begins an affair with a handsome Mormon elder who reveals a very troubling side when she attempts to break things off.
Rich Hill (2014): Intimately chronicles the turbulent lives of three boys living in an impoverished Midwestern town and the fragile family bonds that sustain them.
The ABCs of Death 2 (2014): Starring Martina Garcia, Andy Nyman and Tristan Risk. Another 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.
By the Gun (2014): Starring Ben Barnes, Leighton Meester and Toby Jones. Nick, a young Boston Italian, trying to find purpose in the ideology of the mafia and finding his world turned upside down.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 1 (2015): Starring Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess and Sara Chase. A woman escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over again in New York City.
Archer Season 5 (2014): Starring H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer and Aisha Tyler. At ISIS, an international spy agency, global crises are merely opportunities for its highly trained employees to confuse, undermine, betray and royally screw each other.
Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden (2015): The comedian and actor’s latest live stand-up show, exclusively on Netflix.
Glee Season 5 (2013): Starring Lea Michele, Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison. A group of ambitious misfits try to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club, where they find strength, acceptance and, ultimately, their voice, while working to pursue dreams of their own.
My Own Man (2014): 40-year-old documentary filmmaker David Sampliner discovers he’s going to be a father. Feeling insecure about his manhood, he sets off on a journey to find out what being a man really means.
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014): Starring Robin Williams, Mila Kunis and Peter Dinklage. A perpetually angry man is informed he has 90 minutes to live and promptly sets out to reconcile with his family and friends in the short time he has left.
Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club (2014): Starring Nia Long, Amy Smart and Wendi McLendon-Covey. When five struggling single moms put aside their differences to form a support group, they find inspiration and laughter in their new sisterhood, and help each other overcome the obstacles that stand in their way.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014): Starring Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett and America Ferrera. When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.
3rd Rock From the Sun Complete Series (1996–2001): Starring John Lithgow, Jane Curtin and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the third planet from the sun.
A Different World Complete Series (1987–1993): Starring Lisa Bonet, Kadeem Hardison and Jasmine Guy. A group of students at a historically Black university struggle to make it through college.
You’re Not You (2014): Starring Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum and Josh Duhamel. A drama centered on a classical pianist who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student who becomes her caregiver.
Bloodline Season 1 (2015): Starring Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn and Linda Cardellini. A family of adult siblings whose secrets and scars are revealed when their black sheep brother returns home.
Garfunkel and Oates Season 1 (2014): Starring Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci. Real-life musical comedy duo and best friends Garfunkel and Oates star in a fictional version of their lives as they pursue success.
Turn Season 1 (2014): Starring Jamie Bell, Timothy Brooks and Daniel Henshall. Follows New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America’s fight for independence.
Trailer Park Boys Season 7 (2007): Starring John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells and Mike Smith. Two petty felons have a documentary made about their life in a trailer park.