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All the sci-fi TV and movies hitting Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime in March 2018

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Mar 1, 2018

New month, new streaming line-up. The shifting sands of streaming deals can be aggravating when they cut off a series right in the middle of a binge, but they're also a blessing — bringing fresh new sci-fi and fantasy shows for fans to check out each and every month. For March, there's more than enough to keep your butt firmly planted on the couch well into April.

The big releases are on Netflix this month, with the second seasons of both Jessica Jones and Santa Clarita Diet dropping over the next few weeks. Jessica Jones was a breakout hit for the grittier corner of the Marvel Universe, and Season 2 looks to keep that whiskey-swilling attitude rolling. Santa Clarita Diet, starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant, is one of the funniest dark comedies on television and follows Barrymore's character as she explores life as a newly minted zombie.

Beyond that, there are a boatload of great TV series and movies rolling out across Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. Netflix will be debuting the rebooted children's series Reboot: The Guardian Code; Hulu will be picking up new season debuts like the return of NBC's Timeless; and Amazon Prime boasts the gorgeous mess that is Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. If you're wanting to go a bit more old-school, both Hulu and Amazon Prime are adding a deep bench of classic 007 flicks this month, too. We presume they're shaken, not stirred.

Check out our full rundown for the month and let us know what you'll be streaming in March 2018.

NETFLIX

Highlights

Jessica Jones Season 2 (March 8): Jessica faced her biggest nemesis last season in Kilgrave, and the pressure is on to figure out exactly where the story comes next. So how will they do it? Dig into Jessica's past as she continues her hero's journey and becomes a "Defender" (sorry) for the downtrodden. Like all other Netflix Marvel shows, the full season will drop all at once — so get ready for a binge.

 

Santa Clarita Diet Season 2: (March 23): This is the type of show that's absolutely built for streaming. It's weird, hilarious, dark, and loaded with A-list talent. The series stars Drew Barrymore as a zombie and Timothy Olyphant as her hapless-but-supportive husband as they try to figure out what their new normal is now that killing and eating people is simply a part of life. The first season was fantastic, and Season 2 looks to be just as much of a ride.

 

Reboot: The Guardian Code: Season 1 (March 30): Netflix is bringing the old-school CGI animated series Reboot back to life with a, well, reboot. The new show is a fresh take on the old concept, akin to a kid-friendly Tron. The jury's still out on whether the new show will be any good, but if nothing else, it'll bring all the old sci-fi feels.

 

March 1
300
2307: Winter's Dream
Alpha and Omega
Deathgrip
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters II
I Am Number Four
Moon
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild
The Brothers Grimm
The Descent
The Descent: Part 2
The Experiment
The Gift
The Lazarus Project

March 2
Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 5

March 7
Aftershock

March 8
Marvel's Jessica Jones (Season 2)

March 9
Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 2

March 13
Stretch Armstrong: The Breakout

March 15
Power Rangers Ninja Steel: Season 1
Tabula Rasa: Season 1

March 23
Dinotrux Supercharged: Season 2
Santa Clarita Diet: Season 2

March 30
A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 2
Reboot: The Guardian Code: Season 1
The Titan

March 31
Let Me In


HULU

Highlights

Power Rangers (March 9): The recent big-screen reboot comes to streaming this month, and though it doesn't get into all the classic Power Rangers action until closer to the end, it's still one heck of a fun reimagining of the classic franchise. With hopes for a potential sequel still up in the air, the film is the perfect setup for a monster-bashing good time.

 

Timeless Season 2 Premiere (March 12): It's an old joke at this point, but still true — someone with the Timeless crew must've used that time machine to go back in time and un-cancel the series at the last minute. Now Season 2 is finally here. Hulu snags more than a few new-to-air shows throughout the year, and one of the biggest premieres for sci-fi fans is the fan-favorite NBC time-travel adventure. The new season is just as ambitious as the first run of episodes, loaded with massive time-travel set pieces.

 

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (March 24): The live-action/animated hybrid classic lands on Hulu this month, and if you're a fan of good movies, it's always worth revisiting. This film pushed the boundaries for what you could do with visual effects technology at the time, and all these decades later it still looks absolutely fantastic. Va-va-va-voom!

 

March 1
A Mermaid's Tale
Antitrust
Carriers
Die Another Day
Earth Girls are Easy
For Your Eyes Only
Goldeneye
Hackers
License to Kill
Moonraker
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Stuart Little
Stuart Little 2
Tales of the Grim Sleeper
The Devil Inside
The Living Daylights
The Secret of N.I.M.H.
The World is Not Enough
Tomorrow Never Dies
Twenty Twenty Four
Where the Skin Lies
XXX
XXX: State of the Union

March 4
K.C. Undercover: Season 3

March 5
Amazing World of Gumball: Season 5

March 6
Fantasia 2000

March 8
Knock Knock

March 9
Power Rangers

March 12
American Ninja Warrior: Season 9 Premiere
Timeless: Season 2 Premiere
Wolf Warrior 2

March 15
Blade of the Immortal
The Fog
The Forgotten

March 24
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

March 30
Shadowhunters: Season 3 Premiere
Siren: Series Premiere

March 31
The Ghoul


AMAZON PRIME

Highlights

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (March 1): Sci-fi auteur Luc Besson spent a ton of time and money building the world of Valerian, based on the French science fiction comic Valerian and Laureline. Though the critical reaction was mixed due to a cliched, meandering story and characters, there's no denying Besson created one of the most stunningly gorgeous sci-fi films in history. It's an absolute sight to behold, and now you can drink it all in from the comfort of your living room.

 

Zathura: A Space Adventure (March 1): This spiritual sequel to the original Jumanji, based on the book by Jumanji author Chris Van Allsburg, follows two brothers who stumble upon a board game and get sucked into the events. Sound familiar? But instead of jungles, this is an epic space adventure. Critics dug the family-friendly tale, but the movie bombed at the box office. If you missed it the first time around, it's the perfect option for a movie night.

 

Antitrust (March 1): This near-future tech thriller dropped in 2001 with a cast of young, good-looking folks, including Ryan Phillippe, Rachael Leigh Cook, and Claire Forlani. It's a big, silly conspiracy thriller that only gets goofier the deeper you dig in — but it's still a relic of the era and a B-movie-style guilty pleasure that could've easily been missed when it dropped 17 years ago. If you want something weird and geeky, this should more than do the trick.

 

March 1
1984
Antitrust
Carriers
The Devil Inside
Die Another Day
Earth Girls Are Easy
For Your Eyes Only
Goldeneye
Hackers
The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells
: Season 1
License to Kill
Little Ghost
The Living Daylights
Moonraker
The Odyssey
: Season 1
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
The Secret of NIMH
Tomorrow Never Dies
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
The World Is Not Enough
XXX
XXX: State of the Union
Zathura: A Space Adventure

March 3
The Nut Job 2

March 8
Power Rangers