The best 7 new movies on Netflix in March 2024

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muloozi Daniel

Netflix boasts an impressive array of new original films and beloved library titles for streaming in March.

Lindsay Lohan makes a return to the rom-com genre with “Irish Wish,” following her performance in “Falling for Christmas.” Meanwhile, Adam Sandler presents a new drama, “Spaceman,” adding diversity to the streaming platform’s offerings.

For those craving superhero action, Andrew Garfield’s “The Amazing Spider-Man” movies are available for a thrilling watch throughout the month. Additionally, fans of “The Hunger Games” series can rejoice as all four films make a comeback to the streaming platform towards the end of March.

Here’s a glimpse of some of the best new movies on Netflix in March 2024, offering a mix of genres and star-studded casts to cater to diverse viewer preferences.

Spaceman

"Spaceman"

Adam Sandler makes a stellar return, this time venturing into outer space as Astronaut Jakub. In the midst of a groundbreaking discovery at the edge of the universe, Jakub (played by Sandler) comes to a startling realization that his marriage with Lenka (Carey Mulligan) might be on shaky ground. As Jakub grapples with his marital concerns, his wife Lenka awaits his return on Earth. Adding a unique twist to the narrative is Hanuš, a mysterious creature from the Big Bang itself, voiced by Paul Dano, who assists Jakub in navigating through the complexities of his relationship.

Directed by Johan Renck and featuring a script penned by Colby Day, “Spaceman,” seamlessly blends Sandler’s trademark humor with a compelling storyline. The screenplay is based on “Spaceman of Bohemia,” a novel by Jaroslav Kalfař. The cast also includes Kunal Nayyar, Lena Olin, and Isabella Rossellini, promising a captivating cinematic experience with a mix of humor, drama, and cosmic intrigue.

Bodies bodies bodies

Bodies Bodies Bodies

The summer slasher film “Bodies Bodies Bodies” (2022) kicks off with an exhilarating premise as a group of affluent young adults seeks refuge from a hurricane in a house. Their plan to weather the storm by engaging in games and dares takes a dark turn. Directed by Halina Reijn and scripted by Sarah DeLappe and Kristen Roupenian, the A24 production features a star-studded cast including Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Myha’la, Pete Davidson, Rachel Sennot, Chase Sui Wonder, Lee Pace, and Conner O’Malley. Notably, Charli XCX contributed the song “Hot Girl” specifically for this film, adding an extra layer to the movie’s atmospheric intensity. “Bodies Bodies Bodies” promises a thrilling and suspenseful cinematic experience, blending elements of horror, drama, and the unexpected.

The hunger games

The Hunger Games

Revisiting or diving into the world of Panem is always a compelling choice. The film franchise, based on Suzanne Collins’ novels, stands as one of the finest in the dystopian genre, prompting viewers to ponder the potential shape of the future and the unraveling of society.

Led by Jennifer Lawrence in the role of Katniss Everdeen, the narrative unfolds in the brutal context of the Hunger Games. In this annual event, two tributes— one male and one female— engage in a fight to the death, ultimately crowning a lone victor. Liam Hemsworth portrays Gale, while Josh Hutcherson takes on the character of Peeta, both vying for Katniss’ affections.

The ensemble cast includes Lenny Kravitz as the composed designer Cinna, responsible for Katniss’ Capitol press tour wardrobe. Elizabeth Banks embodies the aloof Effie Trinket, and Stanley Tucci shines as the charismatic Caesar Flickerman. Woody Harrelson adds depth to the cast as the gruff mentor Haymitch Abernathy.

For an immersive experience, catch the first four “Hunger Games” movies on Netflix. And to complete the journey, don’t miss the 2023 prequel, “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.” The franchise offers a thought-provoking exploration of a dystopian future, coupled with compelling characters and intricate storytelling.

Yesterday

Lily James and Himesh Patel in "Yesterday" for Universal Pictures

In the film “Yesterday,” after a fateful encounter where Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is struck by a bus during a power outage, he awakens in a world where The Beatles never existed. Seizing this unique opportunity, Jack decides to recreate all of The Beatles’ iconic songs, claiming credit for the band’s genius. His musical endeavors catch the attention of a prominent singer and rapper, known for “Shape of You,” who invites Jack to open for him on tour.

The cast, led by Himesh Patel as Jack and Lily James as Ellie Appleton, embarks on a musical journey that includes delightful recreations of classic Beatles tunes like “I Saw Her Standing There” and “I Wanna Hold Your Hand.” The film also features Sophia Di Martino as Carol, Michael Kiwanuka, and other talented performers.

A particularly meta scene unfolds when Ed Sheeran, playing himself, challenges Malik to a songwriting contest. In this contest, they must each compose an original song in just ten minutes. To everyone’s surprise, Malik confidently produces “The Long & Winding Road.” This moment adds a clever and humorous twist to the storyline, showcasing the film’s playful approach to the timeless music of The Beatles.

The beautiful game

Vinny (Micheal Ward) and Coach Mal (Bill Nighy) in Netflix's "The Beautiful Game"

Fans eagerly awaiting more of the “Ted Lasso” charm will find joy in this sports feature. Bill Nighy, known for his roles in “Love Actually” and “About Time,” takes on the role of a man managing England’s homeless football team. The storyline revolves around their journey to Rome to participate in the Homeless World Cup, a global street soccer tournament. Nighy’s character recruits striker Vinny, portrayed by Michael Ward, at the eleventh hour. While Vinny is a formidable player, his past occasionally interferes with his performance on the field.

“The Beautiful Game” is not just a sports drama but a heartwarming tale supported by the Homeless World Cup. The film also features a talented ensemble cast, including Susan Wokoma, Callum Scott Howells, Kit Young, Sheyi Cole, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Robin Nazari, Aoi Okuyama, Christina Rodio, Tadashi Watanabe, Kazuhiro Muroyama, and Valeria Golino.

This uplifting watch promises to resonate with audiences, blending the emotional depth of personal struggles with the camaraderie found in the world of sports. As the team faces the challenges of the tournament, “The Beautiful Game” delivers a feel-good experience with a message of hope and resilience.

 

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