The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to HBO, Hulu, Apple TV+ and More in March

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‘Drive My Car’

Starts streaming: March 2

Nominated for four Academy Awards this year, including best picture, this critically acclaimed drama is a captivating meditation on loss and regret. Directed and co-written by Ryusuke Hamaguchi (adapting a Haruki Murakami short story), “Drive My Car” has Hidetoshi Nishijima playing Yusuke Kafuku, a renowned actor and theater director who is mourning the death of his wife and muse. When he agrees to direct a multilingual stage adaptation of “Uncle Vanya” in Hiroshima, Yusuke bonds with his designated driver, while also forging a wary relationship with the play’s star — who was his late wife’s secret lover. Though the movie has a three-hour running time, Hamaguchi moves the plot fairly briskly from one quietly intense scene to another, bringing a beautiful blue tinge to the story of a man haunted by all things he has left unsaid and undone.

‘Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty’

Starts streaming: March 6

The sports reporter Jeff Pearlman’s book “Showtime” covered the rise of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, an exciting and star-laden team who helped the N.B.A. become an international phenomenon. The TV adaptation “Winning Time” turns that tale into a stylish period dramedy and features an all-star cast recreating an era when a handful of strong, often conflicting personalities changed the whole culture of professional basketball. The producer Adam McKay (who also directed the first episode) and creators Max Borenstein and Jim Hecht deploy a storytelling style reminiscent of McKay’s movie “The Big Short,” where characters like Jerry Buss (John C. Reilly), Jerry West (Jason Clarke), Magic Johnson (Quincy Isaiah) and Pat Riley (Adrien Brody) sometimes break the fourth wall to help explain the fine details of business management, on-court strategy and handling superstar egos.

‘Minx’ Season 1

Starts streaming: March 17

Set amid the freewheeling publishing industry in early 1970s Los Angeles, “Minx” stars Ophelia Lovibond as Joyce, an activist who gets the chance to create and edit the feminist magazine of her dreams — so long as she is willing to include erotic photo spreads of naked men. Jake Johnson plays Doug, a successful pornographer who mentors Joyce, a proudly independent woman embarrassed to admit the troubles she has had adjusting to the age of sexual liberation. Created by Ellen Rapoport, “Minx” finds humor in the ways that certain gender-role expectations and stereotypes persist even in an “anything goes” era of free love and progressive politics.

Also arriving:

March 1

“The Larry David Story”

March 2

“West Side Story”

March 3

“Gaming Wall Street”

“Little Ellen” Season 2

“Our Flag Means Death” Season 1

“The Tourist” Season 1

March 8

“Ruxx” Season 1

March 10


“Theodosia” Season 1

March 13

“Game Theory with Bomani Jones” Season 1

March 13

“Blade Runner: Black Lotus” Season 1

March 15

“Phoenix Rising”

March 17

“DMZ” Season 1

“Jellystone!” Season 2

March 18

“Lust” Season 1


March 20

“Amsterdam” Season 1

March 24

“King Richard”

“One Perfect Shot” Season 1

“Starstruck” Season 2

March 31

“Julia” Season 1


Lucy and Desi’

Starts streaming: March 4

The comedian and producer Amy Poehler directed this homage to the groundbreaking Hollywood power couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, taking a comprehensive look at their impressive careers and rocky marriage. With the help of rare home movies and old audio interviews — combined with new comments from Carol Burnett, Bette Midler and others — Poehler and her team detail how Ball and Arnaz worked their way up in show business, before creating the groundbreaking sitcom “I Love Lucy” and founding the influential television studio Desilu Productions. This is a film about two widely beloved entertainers who helped change television with their business savvy and their stubborn refusals to compromise, even as they worked to exhaustion and made each other miserable behind the scenes.

Also arriving:

March 4

“The Boys Presents: Diabolical”

March 7

“2022 Academy of Country Music Awards”

March 10


March 11

“Upload” Season 2

March 18


March 25

“Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls”

‘Pachinko’ Season 1

Starts streaming: March 25

Min Jin Lee’s best-selling historical novel “Pachinko” inspired this ambitious drama, which follows one Korean family across three countries and seven decades against the backdrop of war and military occupation. Created by Soo Hugh — a writer and producer on “The Terror” — and featuring the work of the acclaimed indie film directors Kogonada and Justin Chon, “Pachinko” weaves together story lines from multiple time periods, including from a Korean fishing village in the early 20th century and Japan around the time of World War II and the late 1980s, when global business concerns were shrinking a lot of the old distinctions between regions and ideals. Like the book, the series is about the legacies and connections that sustain people through times of turmoil.

Also arriving:

March 4

“Dear…” Season 2

March 11

“The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey”

March 18


‘The Dropout’

Starts streaming: March 3

Amanda Seyfried plays the scandal-plagued biotech entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes in “The Dropout,” a miniseries based on the podcast of the same name. Anyone who has read the various investigative exposés about Holmes’s failed start-up, Theranos, already knows the yarn of how the company claimed to have developed a groundbreaking blood-testing device that never worked as promised. “The Dropout” goes deeper into Holmes’s past, framing her less as a hapless fraud than as a well-meaning misfit who was in too much of a rush to become rich and famous.

‘Atlanta’ Season 3

Starts streaming: March 25

After a four-year layoff, Donald Glover’s one-of-a-kind, award-winning dramedy “Atlanta” returns for its third and penultimate season, which was shot mostly in London. (Season 4 is currently slated to run this fall, wrapping up the series.) The story picks up with the aspiring rap star Paper Boi (Brian Tyree Henry) and his bumbling manager and cousin, Earn (Glover), trying to make inroads in the European market while they and their friends Darius (LaKeith Stanfield) and Van (Zazie Beetz) are feeling more alienated than usual by their surroundings. As always with “Atlanta,” expect the unexpected, as Glover and his creative team explore aspects of the Black experience that range from the subtly poignant to the comically surreal.

Also arriving:

March 1

“Better Things” Season 5

“The Savior for Sale”

March 4


“Dicktown” Season 2


March 6

“Mark, Mary & Some Other People”

March 8

“India Sweets and Spices”

March 10

“American Refugee”

March 14

“Hell Hath No Fury”

March 15

“You Can’t Kill Meme”

March 17

“Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn”

March 18

“Deep Water”

“Life & Beth” Season 1

March 19

“Captains of Za’atari”

March 26


March 29

“The Girl from Plainville”

‘Moon Knight’ Season 1

Starts streaming: March 30

The latest Marvel Cinematic Universe television series features a cult-favorite superhero: a cloaked vigilante who draws inspiration and strength from an ancient Egyptian god. Oscar Isaac plays the hero, who has dissociative identity disorder but does his best to use the unique qualities of his different selves in his fight over evil. In the Marvel comics, Moon Knight is a fairly dark, violent character, similar to Batman and Daredevil in his knowledge of the criminal underworld and his willingness to crack skulls. The TV version is being pitched as similarly shadowy, as evidenced by the first season’s main villain: a charismatic religious cult leader played by Ethan Hawke.

Also arriving:

March 11

“Turning Red”

March 18

“Cheaper by the Dozen”

“More Than Robots”

March 23

“Parallels” Season 1

March 25

“Olivia Rodrigo: driving home 2 u”

“The Wonderful Spring of Mickey Mouse”

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