Netflix is in a league of its own when it comes to streaming platforms. Often considered the pioneer of streaming services, Netflix strongly holds the title of the most subscribed platform across the world. While there has been a drop in viewership recently, Netflix is determined to bring quality content across genres for its viewers. On that note, here’s a list of 10 of the best original TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in March 2023.
10 Netflix Original TV Series and Films Releasing on March 2023
MH370: The Plane That Disappeared – 8th March
The first on our list is a docuseries based on the infamous disappearance of the Malaysian flight MH370 back in 2014. The British docuseries is produced by Harry Hewland and directed by Louise Malkinson for Raw TV. Netflix acquired the global distribution rights for the series.
The series will debut as a three-part story with the first part to releasing on 8th March. The docu-series will take an extensive dive into the disappearance of all the passengers onboard, subsequent global search operations, and possible reasons for the disappearance.
Faraway – 8th March
The next on our list is a German rom-com movie titled Faraway. The film has been directed by Vanessa Jopp and written by Jane Ainscough and Alex Kendall. It stars Naomi Krauss in the lead role.
The movie revolves around Zeynip (Naomi) as she struggles to find the meaning of life in an unhappy marriage and overworked life. One day she finds out that her mother has left her a small cottage in Croatia as her last will. Tired from life Zeynip decides to escape everything and move to find out more about the will. What follows and who she meets there forms the basic story of the movie.
Luther: The Fallen Sun – 10th March
One of the most anticipated crime thrillers for this year is the Idris Elba starrer Luther: The Fallen Sun. It’s a continuation of the famous TV series of the same name. Idris Elba reprises his role as John Luther, a brilliant yet disgraced and jailed detective. As the cyber psychopath terrorizes London, Luther decides to take the matter into his own hands.
The movie adaptation of the series has been done by Neil Cross who is also the writer of the original TV series with direction from Jamie Payne. The movie stars Andy Serkis and Cynthia Erivo in supporting roles.
Outlast – 10th March
Unscripted reality shows have become hugely popular in recent times and Netflix seems to be privy to them. Outlast is a Netflix original survival reality show where 16 participants will have to survive wild Alaska for a chance to win 1 million dollars.
The catch? They’ll have to work as part of a team. The 8-episode series will drop on Netflix on 10th March.
Ikebukuro West Gate Park – 15th March
Ikebukuro West Gate Park follows the story of Makoto, a 20-year-old delinquent who frequently gets into trouble for his over-the-top curiosity and unruly nature. Makoto is assisted by a group of his best buddies. How this group of delinquents navigates life and how they unravel deeper mysteries makes up the basic premise of the anime.
The first season of the anime has already been completed back in 2020 by Kobo Animations. Netflix has acquired the global distribution right of the series.