Best New Movies Added to Netflix This Week: March 12th, 2022

There's a great selection of new movies available to Netflix subscribers this week for March 12th, 2022.


best new movies added to netflix this week march 12th 2022

The Adam Project (2022) is now available to stream on Netflix

March continues to be an action-packed month for new movies on Netflix. The list of arrivals this week contains Shawn Levy’s The Adam Project, one of our most anticipated releases on Netflix in 2022.

If you missed any of the new releases on Netflix this week, you can go back and see everything new via our what’s new on Netflix hub.

Here are the best new movies on Netflix this week:

The Adam Project (2022) N

Director: Shawn Levy
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Runtime: 106 Minutes
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Walker Scobell, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner, Zoe Saldana

Ryan Reynolds and Shawn Levy have already teamed up once before in the popular easter egg-filled, sci-fi comedy Free Guy. The pair have once again teamed up for what is Netflix’s biggest movie release of the year so far, The Adam Project.

Adam Reed, age 13, is still reeling from the death of his father when a mysterious man from the future claiming to be a future Adam arrives. On a secret mission from the future, together the pair must embark into the past to save their father, or humanity’s dark future is sealed.

Beirut (2018)

Director: Brad Anderson
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama | Runtime: 110 Minutes
Cast: Jon Hamm, Jay Potter, Leïla Bekhti, Kate Fleetwood, Mark Pellegrino

Fans of Ben Affleck’s Argo may really enjoy a binge of Beirut this weekend.

At the height of the Beirut civil war, an American spy is caught and kidnapped. To return him from imprisonment a washed-up ex-diplomat is sent to the city to arrange a dangerous prisoner swap.

The Bombardment (2022) N

Director: Ole Bornedal
Genre: Drama, War | Runtime: 100 Minutes
Cast: Bertram Bisgaard Enevoldsen, Ester Birch, Ella Josephine Lund Nilsson, Malena Lucia Lodhal

Some of the best World War 2 movies on Netflix have recently come from multiple regions across Europe. This time the Danish step up to the occasion to tell the world just one of many incredible stories from the war.

The lives of several Copenhagen residents changed forever when a WW2 bombing mission accidentally targets an entire school full of children.

Dunkirk (2017)

Director: Christopher Nolan
Genre: Action, Drama, History | Runtime: 106 Minutes
Cast: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Damien Bonnard

One of the best war films of the 21st century, Christopher Nolan is a master of his craft.

As the German blitzkrieg pushes the British army to the shores of Dunkirk, they are sheer moments away from potential annihilation. It takes the courage of the men, their air force defenders, and the grit of civilians to bring them home.


London Has Fallen (2016) – Available Sunday

Director: Babak Najafi
Genre: Action, Thriller | Runtime: 99 Minutes
Cast: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Alon Aboutboul

The Has Fallen franchise is one of the surprise successful franchises to come out of the 2010s. But the pairing of Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman is a match made in lots of dollars at the box office.

While attending the funeral for the British Prime Minister, Mike Banning gets caught in an assassination plot against all of the attending world leaders.

What new movies will you be watching on Netflix this weekend? Let us know in the comments below!

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