What to watch on Netflix right now: Best movies and TV shows this month

Here's TODAY's special list of March recommendations you won't want to miss.

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By Randee Dawn

Netflix has more great programming than anyone could possibly consume in their lifetime. So how do you know where to start? Here's TODAY's special list of March recommendations you won't want to miss — from new releases to classics. So settle into your sofa and start bingeing!

All New


"Castlevania" (season three)

The animated vampire series continues, with Belmont and Sypha moving to a village with unsettling secrets, as Isaac goes on a quest to find Hector (March 5)

"Spenser Confidential"Daniel McFadden / Netflix

"Spenser Confidential"

Fans of Robert Parker's "Spenser" books as well as the 1980s mystery series "Spenser: For Hire" will be delighted to see the franchise getting a reboot, this time with Mark Wahlberg as the single-named, Boston-based investigator. (March 6)

"Dirty Money"Netflix

"Dirty Money"

The second season of the investigative series produced by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney's Jigsaw Productions takes a deep dive into stories of scandal, financial malfeasance and corruption in business. This season, Jared Kushner's real estate empire, the Wells Fargo banking scandal and Malaysia's 1MDB corruption case go under the microscope. (March 11)

"100 Humans"Netflix

"100 Humans"

What happens when 100 diverse volunteers take on experiments that ask hard questions about age, gender, happiness and other human experiences? Let's find out. (March 13)

"Tiger King"Netflix

"Tiger King"

Joe Exotic is an animal park boss who gets caught in a murder-for-hire plot in this limited docuseries that shows there are more dangerous things than big cats in the world. (March 20)

"Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution"Steve Honisgbaum / Netflix

"Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution"

Can disabled kids enjoy summer camp as much as their abled peers? Camp Jened in the Catskills proved in the 1970s that it was totally possible. This documentary is executive produced by former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, and is timed for the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. (March 25)

"Ozark"Steve Dietl / Netflix

"Ozark" (season three)

Suburbanites-turned-Missouri Ozarks residents the Byrdes are still hiding out and getting in trouble as they launder millions for criminals. (March 27)

Also add to the queue: "The English Game" (Coming soon); "Taylor Tomlinson: Quarter-Life Crisis" (March 3); "Ugly Delicious" (season two) (March 6); "The Decline" (March 27)

Certified Classics

"Goodfellas"Courtesy Everett Collection

"Goodfellas" (1990)

Whether you liked or loathed the last Martin Scorsese/Robert De Niro/Joe Pesci collaboration, "The Irishman," you're gonna love them in their earlier, better gangster matchup — which also stars Ray Liotta and his bewitching eyes. (March 1)

"The Shawshank Redemption"Courtesy Everett Collection

"The Shawshank Redemption" (1994)

For years, if "Shawshank" came on TV, you just had to put aside all your plans for the day. Well, Netflix is now intending that you stay glued to the couch forever, since the tale of Andy Dufrense's life sentence and hard times in prison, which is based on a Stephen King story and directed by "The Walking Dead" series creator Frank Darabont, makes its way to the streaming service. (March 1)

"Tootsie"Courtesy Everett Collection

"Tootsie" (1982)

Perceptions about men dressing up as women in films has changed considerably since Dustin Hoffman's struggling actor character landed the job of a lifetime by donning a dress, but we can still appreciate the gentle good humor, the soap opera madness and the dry wit of Bill Murray. (March 1)

Also add to the queue: "Hugo" (2011) (March 1); "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" (2004) (March 1); "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012) (March 16)

Going, Going ... Gone!

"Coraline"Courtesy Everett Collection

"Black Panther" (March 3) (2018); "Men in Black" (1997) and "Men in Black II" (2002) (March 14); "Coraline" (2009) (March 15); "Batman Begins" (2005) and "The Dark Knight" (2008) (March 30); "Death at a Funeral" (2010) (March 30)

Don't be remote! Be sure to check back here in late March to see what Netflix has coming up next!