10 New Netflix Additions to Watch this Month

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In the #Mood for... Forgetting About Your Problems for a While?

Must-Watch No. 1: The Wes Anderson Classic Where Bill Murray Chases a Fish

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou

When oceanographer Steve Zissou's work partner is killed by a mysterious shark, he sets out for revenge. What he finds instead is a comedic, Shakespearean tangle of family high jinks.

Available to Stream: March 26

Original Release: 2004

Stars: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston

Director: Wes Anderson

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Fun Fact: The costumes worn by the seafaring characters in this movie are inspired by Jacques-Yves Cousteau, an underwater explorer and filmmaker referenced in another Anderson film, Rushmore.

Must-Watch No. 2: This Comedy Special Has All the (Maybe Terrible) Dating Advice You Need

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Amy Schumer: The Leather Special

If you can't stop watching reruns of Inside Amy Schumer, or if you've already devoured the comedian's book, The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo, there's good news: a new, hour-long stand-up set will be available in just a few days.

Available to Stream: March 7

Stars: Amy Schumer

Fun Fact: This stand-up set was recorded only a couple of months ago at the Bellco Theater in Denver, so expect some timely punches.

In the #Mood for... Hanging on to the Edge of Your Seat?

Must-Watch No. 3: This New Film Proves College Can Be *Scary*

Burning Sands

You've probably heard horror stories about hazing, either passed down by word of mouth or dug up from the recesses of Reddit. In Burning Sands, you can finally see what happens when those worst-case-scenario situations actually come to pass.

Available to Stream: March 10

Stars: Trevor Jackson, Trevante Rhodes, Alfre Woodard

Director: Gerard McMurray

Fun Fact: This isn't actor Trevante Rhodes's first time appearing in an emotionally weighted film; he plays Black in the Academy Award-winning film Moonlight.

Must-Watch No. 4: The High School Comedy That Shows What It's Like to Be a Teenage Train Robber

Deidra & Laney Rob a Train

When two teenage sisters have to make ends meet after their mom is sent to jail, they decide to go big or go home. So, they start robbing trains. The result is a dramatic comedy that's unlike any teen movie you've seen before.

Available to Stream: March 17

Stars: Ashleigh Murray, Rachel Crow, Tim Blake Nelson

Director: Sydney Freeland

Fun Fact: You might have seen Ashleigh Murray before: she plays Josie McCoy in CW's popular new take on the Archie comics, Riverdale.

Must-Watch No. 5: This Classic Thriller About Solving a Crime... Plays in Reverse


Memento is the story of a man searching for the man who murdered his wife, but he has one operative problem: he suffers from a rare condition called anterograde amnesia, which prevents the creation of new memories. As a result, Leonard has to come up with some truly unconventional methods for solving the crime.

Available to Stream: March 1

Original Release: 2001

Stars: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss

Director: Christopher Nolan

Fun Fact: Director Christopher Nolan is also the person behind The Dark Knight (2008) and Inception (2010).

In the #Mood for... An Adventure?

Must-Watch No. 6: The Dinosaur Movie That Brought the T-Rex Back to Life

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park, based on the book by Michael Crichton, is the first installment in one of the most successful film franchises of all time. The film is both a classic blockbuster monster movie and a gripping take on the dangers of playing God. Now is the perfect time to get caught up in this story: a fifth Jurassic Park film is scheduled for release in 2018.

Available to Stream: March 1

Original Release: 1993

Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum

Director: Steven Spielberg

Fun Fact: Director Steven Spielberg's 1975 film, Jaws, has long been credited with ushering in the "blockbuster" era.

Must-Watch No. 7: The Action Series With the Superhero Who Might Just Be the Next Batman

Iron Fist

On the heels of Jessica Jones and Luke Cage, Netflix welcomes its latest addition to the Marvel Universe. A billionaire businessman and practicing Buddhist by day, Danny Rand becomes martial artist extraordinaire Iron Fist whenever duty calls.

Available to Stream: March 17

Stars: Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick, Jessica Stroup

Creator: Scott Buck

Fun Fact: Iron Fist first appeared in the Marvel universe in 1974 and since then has frequently appeared alongside Luke Cage as part of the Heroes for Hire team.

Must-Watch No. 8: The Summer Blockbuster With a Lot of Heart (and a Huge Dragon)

Pete's Dragon

A remake of the 1977 Disney classic of the same name, Pete's Dragon is the story of a young boy who grows up in the forest with just one friend: a dragon named Elliot.

Available to Stream: March 14

Original Release: 2016

Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley, Robert Redford

Director: David Lowery

Fun Fact: Lowery is currently developing a live-action version of Peter Pan.

In the #Mood for... Shivers Running Down Your Spine

Must-Watch No. 9: This New Movie Reveals You Can Still Fall in Love in the Afterlife

The Discovery

When a scientist proves the existence of an afterlife, the suicide rate skyrockets. Now, people have to figure out how to live—and love—when they know that another plane of existence awaits.

Available to Stream: March 31

Stars: Rooney Mara, Jason Segel, Riley Keough, Robert Redford

Director: Charlie McDowell

Fun Fact: Writer Justin Lader and director Charlie McDowell previously collaborated on The One I Love, a sci-fi drama starring Mark Duplass and Elisabeth Moss.

Must-Watch No. 10: The Cult Hit That Will Inspire You to Throw a Seance

The Craft

In this witchy '90s flick, teenage outcasts form a coven and discover that their powers carry a price. Come for the magic and style inspiration, stay for the ultra-quotable dialogue (e.g., "We are the weirdos, mister.")

Available to Stream: March 1

Original Release: 1996

Stars: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, and Rachel True

Director: Andrew Flemming

Fun Fact: Actor Fairuza Balk is a Wiccan, so she was able to help keep the film as realistic as possible.

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