15 best movies, shows to stream in Canada for March: Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime and more

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We're a year into the pandemic and the streaming platforms have stepped up their game, providing binge-worthy content that will keep you entertained for hours.

Netflix has already made good on its promise to deliver new movies every week, offering a slate of fresh films and series in 2021. In March, fans will get to stream the Amy Poehler-helmed original Netflix movie, "Moxie" as well as the Oscar-nominated film "Vice," starring Christian Bale.

With Crave releasing the viral Britney Spears documentary "Framing Britney" last week, the streaming service will be releasing another big title, the highly anticipated "Zack Snyder's Justice League" on March 18. Just in time for this big release, Crave is now available for 50% off for three months on all monthly plans. The offer is available now through March 31 for first-time subscribers who subscribe directly through Crave.

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Instead of a theatrical release, "Coming 2 America," the Eddie Murphy sequel, will be streaming on Amazon Prime Video on March 5, and Disney+ will see the launch of the highly buzz-worthy series, "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier."

Check out the list of our top picks to stream on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, and Crave this month!

Best picks to watch on Netflix

Moxie

Moxie. Image via Netflix
Moxie. Image via Netflix

Amy Poehler directs and stars in "Moxie," a Netflix original film that celebrates teen spirit. It follows a young girl (Hadley Robinson) who starts a feminist revolution at her high school, after being inspired by her mom's (Poehler) own badass past. Now streaming.

Yes Day

Yes Day. Image via Netflix
Yes Day. Image via Netflix

Jennifer Garner and Edgar Ramirez star as a married couple in this original film titled "Yes Day." Tired of having to say no to their three kids, they decide to deny them no more, with a special yes day. This leads to a fun-filled adventure in Los Angeles. Streams March 12.

A Week Away

A Week Away. Image via Netflix
A Week Away. Image via Netflix

Netflix’s first-ever Christian musical, "A Week Away" follows a troubled teen (Kevin Quinn) who is sent to a Christian summer camp instead of juvenile detention after getting in trouble with the law. He meets fellow camper Avery (Bailee Madison) and finally finds a place to belong. Streams March 26.

Bill & Ted Face The Music

Bill & Ted Face The Music. Image via Orion
Bill & Ted Face The Music. Image via Orion

This films wraps up the trilogy that began in 1989, as best friends Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) must reunite to perform a new song in order to save the world. The duo travels through time to steal the song from their older selves, and their daughters join them on this adventure. Streams March 28.

Vice

Vice. Image via Annapurna Pictures
Vice. Image via Annapurna Pictures

Oscar-nominated Best Picture "Vice" is a biographical comedy-drama following Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), who overcomes several challenges to finally become a powerful bureaucrat in Washington — the Vice President to George W. Bush (Sam Rockwell). Streams March 5.

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect. Image via Universal Pictures
Pitch Perfect. Image via Universal Pictures

"Pitch Perfect" and "Pitch Perfect 2" are finally streaming on Netflix! The fan-favourite musical franchise stars Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, and Rebel Wilson as members of the college a cappella group, the Barden Bellas. Now streaming.

Best picks to watch on Amazon Prime Video

Coming 2 America

Coming 2 America. Image via Amazon Prime Video
Coming 2 America. Image via Amazon Prime Video

In this sequel that comes 33 years after the original hit film, Eddie Murphy reprises his role as Prince Akeem, teaming up with co-stars Arsenio Hall, Wesley Snipes, Tracy Morgan and Leslie Jones. Streams March 5.

Ammonite

Ammonite. Image via Neon
Ammonite. Image via Neon

This film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2020 to major buzz, and stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan. The film is loosely based on the life of British paleontologist Mary Anning (Winslet) and follows her romantic relationship with Charlotte Murchison (Ronan). Streams March 25.

The Stand

The Stand. Image via CBS
The Stand. Image via CBS

Stephen King's novel "The Stand" is finally being adapted for the small screen, with the miniseries premiering this month on Amazon Prime Video. The plot follows a worldwide pandemic after a mishap at the military biological research station, and stars Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgård and James Marsden. Streams March 19.

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump. Image via Paramount Pictures
Forrest Gump. Image via Paramount Pictures

This classic Oscar-winning film starring Tom Hanks and Robin Wright is back and easier than ever to watch online. In it, Forrest Gump (Hanks), a man with low IQ, finds himself in the middle of key historical events through American history from the 1950s to the 1990s.

Best picks to watch on Disney+

Raya and the Last Dragon

Raya and the Last Dragon. Image via Disney+
Raya and the Last Dragon. Image via Disney+

The new Disney+ movie follows the journey of lone warrior Raya (voiced by Kelly Marie Tran) as she tries to track down the last dragon Sisu (voiced by Awkwafina) and stop the monsters from destroying the world of Kumandra. The movie will be available to stream for Disney+ subscribers with Premier Access beginning March 5.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Image via Disney+
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Image via Disney+

Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan reprise their respective roles as Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. The series follows the events of "Avengers: Endgame," as the duo team up for a global adventure. Streams weekly beginning March 19.

Best picks to watch on Apple TV+

Cherry

Cherry. Image via Apple TV+
Cherry. Image via Apple TV+

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, this movie stars Tom Holland in the titular role as a young man who drops out of college to serve in Iraq as an Army medic. Sadly, he returns home to battle PTSD that soon turns into drug addiction. Streams March 12.

Best picks to watch on Crave

Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Image via HBO Max
Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Image via HBO Max

Director Zack Snyder had originally worked on 2017's "Justice League" for months before having to step away due to a personal tragedy. He was eventually replaced by Joss Whedon, whose rewrite and reshoot of the film was poorly received by audiences and critics alike. Now, fans who have been anxiously awaiting the original version can watch Snyder’s four-hour director's cut beginning March 18 on Crave.

Underplayed

Underplayed. Image via Underplayed
Underplayed. Image via Underplayed

This Canadian documentary explores gender inequality in the electronic dance music scene, and is set to premiere on Crave on International Women’s Day (March 8).

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